Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Canberra

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List of Canberra bands, listed by their level of fame. This Canberra musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Canberra bands are included, as well as many Canberra musicians of underground status. This list of Canberra 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 Canberra 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.

Frank Gambale and Alchemist are only the beginning of the bands on this list.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Canberra?" or "What is a list of Canberra bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (19 items)

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Frank Gambale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
Frank Gambale Instrumental rock, Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion Frank Gambale is an Australian jazz fusion guitarist. He has released eleven studio albums over a period of three decades, and is renowned for his use of the sweep picking and economy picking ...more

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Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
Alchemist Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Progressive rock Alchemist was an Australian progressive metal band from Canberra whose style combined death metal, progressive rock, psychedelic, Eastern, Aboriginal and electronic influences. The band formed ...more

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The Church is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
The Church Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music The Church are an Australian alternative rock band formed in Sydney in 1980. Initially associated with new wave and the neo-psychedelic sound of the mid-1980s, their music later became more ...more

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Armoured Angel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
Armoured Angel Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Death metal Armoured Angel was a Thrash/Death Metal band from Canberra, Australia. They were one of the earliest bands to play what later came to be known as death metal. The group was also responsible for ...more

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Youth Group is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
Youth Group Rock music, Alternative rock, Indie rock Youth Group is a rock band based in Newtown, Sydney, Australia. As of 2012, the band is signed to Ivy League Records. The band has released four albums in Australia, with the three latest albums ...more

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Fred Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
Fred Smith Folk music Iain Campbell Smith is an Australian diplomat, singer/songwriter and comedian. He performs under the stage name Fred Smith in Australia and his full name in the United States.

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Koolism is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
Koolism Hip hop music, Australian hip hop Koolism is an Australian hip hop duo originating from Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. The members are lyricist Hau Latukefu and producer/DJ/musician Danielsan Ichiban.

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Biftek is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
Biftek Electronic music, Electronic dance music, Electronica B(if)tek was an Australian electronic music duo comprising Kate Crawford and Nicole Skeltys, originally from Canberra, who released three albums between 1998 and 2003. In 1999, B(if)tek was ...more

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Falling Joys is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
Falling Joys Indie pop, Alternative rock, Indie rock Falling Joys is an Australian alternative rock band formed in Canberra in 1983. The original lineup was lead singer/guitarist Suzie Higgie singer/keyboardist Robin Miles, bass guitarist Stuart ...more

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78 Saab is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
78 Saab Rock music, Dream pop, Alternative rock 78 Saab were a rock band from Australia that consisted of Ben Nash, Jake Andrews, Garth Tregillgas and Nicholai Danko. The band has stated that it was influenced by acts such as the Rolling ...more

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The Bedridden is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
The Bedridden Indie, Anti-folk, Folk rock The Bedridden was an Australian cult band that performed and recorded, somewhat sporadically, between 1989 and 2002. The Bedridden reunited for a series of concerts in 2005 to promote a live ...more

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Kohllapse is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
Kohllapse Gothic metal, Heavy metal, Dark wave Kohllapse is a gothic-doom metal band from Canberra, Australia, formed in the early 1990s. They were one of the better-known Christian gothic metal bands active in the 1990s, and was closely ...more

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Doug Anthony All Stars is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
Doug Anthony All Stars Comedy The Doug Anthony All Stars are an Australian musical comedy, alternative rock and vocal group who initially performed together between 1984 and 1994. The band is an acoustic trio, originally ...more

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Henry's Anger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
Henry's Anger Heavy metal Henry's Anger was a Canberra based heavy metal band. Their second album Personality Test was nominated for an Aria Award for Best Rock Album and reached No. 38 on the alternative charts. They ...more

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Young and Restless is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
Young and Restless Rock music, Post-hardcore Young and Restless were a band from Canberra, Australia.

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Pod People band is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
Pod People band Doom metal, Heavy metal, Stoner rock Pod People are a doom metal band from Canberra, Australia that formed in 1991. The band has since recorded six releases, playing a blend of stoner and sludge traits, with lyrics typically ...more

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The Plunderers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
The Plunderers Power pop The Plunderers were an Australian power pop band which formed in May 1984 in Canberra. The group's founding mainstays were Nic Dalton on bass guitar and lead vocals and Stevie Plunder on lead ...more

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Meatbee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
Meatbee Rock music

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Night Train is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Canberra
Night Train Night Train is a Canberra-based rock band previously called Juggernaut 101.