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List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

Updated June 8, 2017 70.3k views34 items

List of Buffalo bands, listed by their level of fame. This Buffalo musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Buffalo bands are included, as well as many Buffalo musicians of underground status. This list of Buffalo musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Buffalo bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

A list made up of bands like Goo Goo Dolls and Brian McKnight.

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  • 1
    Goo Goo Dolls is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Goo Goo Dolls

    Jangle pop, Classic rock

    AlbumsBlack Balloon, Let Love In, "Name", Goo Goo Dolls, Dizzy Up the Girl

    Goo Goo Dolls is an American rock band formed in 1986 in Buffalo, New York, by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Brian McKnight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Brian McKnight

    Pop music, Contemporary R&B

    AlbumsAnytime, Bethlehem, I'll Be Home for Christmas, Brian McKnight, Gemini

    Brian McKnight (born June 5, 1969) is an American R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, producer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    John Rzeznik is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    John Rzeznik

    Rock music, Grunge

    AlbumsI'm Still Here

    John Joseph Theodore Rzeznik (; born December 5, 1965) is an American musician,... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Cannibal Corpse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Cannibal Corpse

    Brutal death metal, Death metal

    AlbumsButchered at Birth, Kill, Gallery of Suicide, Tomb of the Mutilated, Eaten Back to Life

    Cannibal Corpse is a death metal band from Buffalo, New York, now based in Tampa, Florida.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Gym Class Heroes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Gym Class Heroes

    Hip hop music, Indie pop

    AlbumsThe Papercut Chronicles, As Cruel as School Children, ...For the Kids, Patches from the Quilt, Clothes Off!!

    Gym Class Heroes are an American rap rock group from Geneva, New York, United States. The... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    moe. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    moe.

    Rock music, Jam band

    AlbumsWormwood, Sticks and Stones, Dither, Headseed, Tin Cans and Car Tires.

    Moe (commonly stylized as moe.) is an American jam band, formed at the University at Buffalo... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Jim Hall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Jim Hall

    Cool jazz, Post-bop

    AlbumsThe Unreleased Sessions, Jim Hall & Pat Metheny, Concierto, Free Association, Jim Hall & Basses

    James Stanley Hall (December 4, 1930 – December 10, 2013) was an American jazz guitarist,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Black Rob is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Black Rob

    Hip hop music

    AlbumsLife Story, Game Tested, Streets Approved, The Black Rob Report, Whoa!

    Black Rob (born Robert Ross; July 12, 1969) is an American rapper who was formerly signed to... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Robby Takac is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Robby Takac

    Rock music, Grunge
    Robert Carl Takac Jr. (born September 30, 1964) is an American rock bassist and vocalist.... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Malevolent Creation is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Malevolent Creation

    Thrash metal, Heavy metal

    AlbumsEnvenomed, Retribution, Eternal, In Cold Blood, Joe Black

    Malevolent Creation is an American death metal band formed in Buffalo, New York in 1987. The... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Willie Nile is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Willie Nile

    Rock music, Folk rock

    AlbumsWillie Nile, Streets of New York, House of a Thousand Guitars, Places I Have Never Been, The Innocent Ones

    Willie Nile (born Robert Noonan; June 7, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter. In 1980, Nile... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Patrick Wilson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Patrick Wilson

    Pop punk, Rock music
    Patrick George Wilson (born February 1, 1969) is an American musician, singer and songwriter.... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Cute Is What We Aim For is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Cute Is What We Aim For

    Pop punk, Rock music

    AlbumsThe Same Old Blood Rush With a New Touch, Rotation

    Cute Is What We Aim For is a rock band from Buffalo, New York. The band formed in 2005, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Copper is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Copper

    Emo, Indie rock

    AlbumsThe Fragile Fall, Drag Queen

  • 15
    Dyke & the Blazers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Dyke & the Blazers

    Rhythm and blues, Soul music

    AlbumsSo Sharp!, Dyke's Greatest Hits, Runaway People / I'm So All Alone, Let a Woman Be a Woman - Let a Man Be a Man / Uuh, Funky Bull

    Dyke and the Blazers was an influential American funk band led by Arlester Christian. The band... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    The Bloody Hollies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    The Bloody Hollies

    Punk blues, Rock music

    AlbumsWho to Trust, Who to Kill, Who to Love, Got It Where It Counts!, Yours Until the Bitter End

    The Bloody Hollies are an American punk rock band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 2000.... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Ray Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    AlbumsWhat a Way to Go

    Ray Kennedy (born May 13, 1954) is an American country music artist. He has recorded two... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Stacy Clark is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Stacy Clark

    Pop music, Folk music

    AlbumsMeanwhile..., Movement, Apples and Oranges, Connect the Dots

    Stacy Clark (born September 21, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter born in Buffalo, New... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Every Time I Die is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Every Time I Die

    Rock music, Mathcore

    AlbumsGutter Phenomenon, Last Night in Town, Hot Damn!, New Junk Aesthetic, The Big Dirty

    Every Time I Die is an American hardcore punk band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 1998.... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Snapcase is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Snapcase

    Noise rock, Metalcore

    AlbumsLookinglasself, The California Takeover... Live, Progression Through Unlearning, End Transmission, Bright Flashes

    Snapcase is a hardcore punk band from Buffalo, New York. Their records were released on the... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Patrick Cowley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Patrick Cowley

    Synthpop, Electronic music

    AlbumsMind Warp, School Daze, Megatron Man, 12 by 12: The Patrick Cowley Collection, The Ultimate Collection

    Patrick Joseph Cowley (October 19, 1950 – November 12, 1982) was an American disco and Hi-NRG... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Aaron Trubic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Aaron Trubic

    Americana, Rhythm and blues
    As an experienced studio and touring musician, recording engineer, producer, vocalist, cellist...
  • 23
    Sam Noto is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Sam Noto

    Jazz
    Sam Noto is an American jazz trumpeter born in Buffalo, New York, perhaps best known for his... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Seth Horan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    Seth Horan

    Seth Horan is an American bassist/singer-songwriter from Buffalo, New York who started a... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    The Reign of Kindo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

    The Reign of Kindo

    Jazz fusion, Jazz

    AlbumsRhythm Chord & Melody, Play With Fire, The Reign of Kindo EP, This Is What Happens

    The Reign of Kindo is a band from Buffalo, New York, currently signed to Candyrat Records.
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