List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

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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  • Goo Goo Dolls is an American rock band formed in 1986 in Buffalo, New York, by guitarist/vocalist Johnny Rzeznik, bassist/vocalist Robby Takac, and drummer George Tutuska. Mike Malinin was the band's ...more
  • Brian McKnight (born June 5, 1969) is an American R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, producer, multi-instrumentalist and musician. McKnight is most recognized for his strong falsetto and belting range. ...more
  • John Joseph Theodore Rzeznik (; born December 5, 1965) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and producer. He became known as the guitarist and frontman of the rock band the Goo Goo Dolls, of ...more
  • Cannibal Corpse is a death metal band from Buffalo, New York, now based in Tampa, Florida. Formed in December 1988, the band has released fourteen studio albums, two box sets, four video albums, and ...more
  • Gym Class Heroes are an American rap rock group from Geneva, New York, United States. The group formed in 1997 when Travie McCoy met drummer Matt McGinley during their high school gym class. The ...more
  • Moe (commonly stylized as moe.) is an American jam band, formed at the University at Buffalo in 1989. The band members are Rob Derhak (bass, vocals), Al Schnier (guitar, vocals, keyboard), Chuck ...more
  • James Stanley Hall (December 4, 1930 – December 10, 2013) was an American jazz guitarist, composer and arranger. Premier Guitar magazine stated that "It could be argued that the jazz guitar tree is ...more
  • Black Rob (born Robert Ross; July 12, 1969) is an American rapper who was formerly signed to Bad Boy. He is best known for the 2000 single "Whoa!", which reached the Billboard Hot 100.
  • Robert Carl Takac Jr. (born September 30, 1964) is an American rock bassist and vocalist. Takac is one of the founding members of the Goo Goo Dolls, along with Johnny Rzeznik.
  • Malevolent Creation is an American death metal band formed in Buffalo, New York in 1987. The band’s original members were vocalist Brett Hoffmann, guitarists Phil Fasciana and Jeff Juskiewicz, ...more
  • Willie Nile (born Robert Noonan; June 7, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter. In 1980, Nile released his self-titled debut album. His early career was interrupted by various problems, but he ...more
  • Patrick George Wilson (born February 1, 1969) is an American musician, singer and songwriter. He is best known as the drummer and co-founding member of the alternative rock band Weezer, with whom he ...more
  • Cute Is What We Aim For is a rock band from Buffalo, New York. The band formed in 2005, and since have released two albums: The Same Old Blood Rush with a New Touch and Rotation. The band was ...more
  • Dyke and the Blazers was an influential American funk band led by Arlester Christian. The band was formed in 1965 and recorded until 1971, when Christian died. Among their most successful records ...more
  • The Bloody Hollies are an American punk rock band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 2000. Their lineup comprised three art school students. Their debut record, Got it Where it Counts!, came out on ...more
  • Ray Kennedy (born May 13, 1954) is an American country music artist. He has recorded two albums for Atlantic Records. His two Atlantic albums produced a total of four singles on the Hot Country Songs ...more
  • Stacy Clark (born September 21, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter born in Buffalo, New York.
  • Every Time I Die is an American hardcore punk band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 1998. They have garnered acclaim for their energetic and intense live shows. They announced on July 14, 2008 that ...more
  • Snapcase is a hardcore punk band from Buffalo, New York. Their records were released on the Chicago record label, Victory Records. During the course of the band's initial run of fourteen years, they ...more
  • Patrick Joseph Cowley (October 19, 1950 – November 12, 1982) was an American disco and Hi-NRG dance music composer and recording artist. Besides Giorgio Moroder, he is often credited as a pioneer of ...more
  • As an experienced studio and touring musician, recording engineer, producer, vocalist, cellist and writer, Aaron Trubic has proudly garnered numerous commercial recording credits for both major and ...more
  • Sam Noto is an American jazz trumpeter born in Buffalo, New York, perhaps best known for his work with Stan Kenton during the 1950s.
  • Seth Horan is an American bassist/singer-songwriter from Buffalo, New York who started a successful solo career after stints with Darwin's Waiting Room and Vertical Horizon. His songwriting showcases ...more
  • The Reign of Kindo is a band from Buffalo, New York, currently signed to Candyrat Records.