Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill

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

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James Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
Blues-rock, Disco, Pop music James Vernon Taylor is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, Taylor was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. Taylor achieved his ...more

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Squirrel Nut Zippers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
The Squirrel Nut Zippers are an American band formed in 1993 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, by James "Jimbo" Mathus, Katharine Whalen, Chris Phillips on drums, Don ...more

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Ben Folds Five is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
Pop music, Piano rock, Power pop Ben Folds Five are an alternative rock trio formed in 1993 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The group's members are Ben Folds, Robert Sledge, and Darren Jessee. The group achieved mainstream ...more

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Archers of Loaf is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
Noise rock, Noise pop, Punk rock Archers of Loaf is an American indie rock band originally formed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 1991. The group toured extensively and released four studio albums, a collection album, ...more

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Livingston Taylor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
Folk rock, Soft rock, Jazz Livingston Taylor is an American singer-songwriter, born in Boston, Massachusetts, and raised in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He attended the Westtown School in Pennsylvania. He is the brother ...more

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Southern Culture on the Skids is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
Psychobilly, Rock music, Rockabilly Southern Culture on the Skids, also sometimes known as SCOTS, is an American rock band that was formed in 1983 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The band consists of Rick Miller, Dave Hartman, and ...more

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The Comas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
Indie rock The Comas formed in Chapel Hill, NC, in March 1998 as a joke country band, a sort of counterweight to the hyped No Depression movement. Before long, however, both the "joke" and the ...more

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Valient Thorr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
Rock music, Heavy metal, Stoner rock Valient Thorr are an American Southern Rock/Heavy Metal band from Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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Flat Duo Jets is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
Punk blues, Rockabilly, Garage rock Flat Duo Jets was an American psychobilly band from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Athens, Georgia. They were a major influence on several bands of the 1990s and 2000s, including The White ...more

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The Kingsbury Manx is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
Folk music, Indie rock The Kingsbury Manx are an American indie rock group from Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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Sorry About Dresden is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
Sorry About Dresden Alternative rock, Indie rock Sorry About Dresden is a four-man indie rock band from Chapel Hill, N.C. Since forming in 1997, the band has made a modest splash in the national indie scene. Combining elements of traditional ...more

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The Old Ceremony is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
The Old Ceremony Rock music The Old Ceremony is a Chapel Hill, North Carolina pop-noir musical group fronted by Django Haskins. Formed in 2004, the group has released five full-length albums, Our One Mistake, on sonaBLAST! ...more

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Classic Case is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
Rock music, Alternative rock Classic Case was an American rock band from Chapel Hill, North Carolina formed in 2002.

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Collapsis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
Collapsis Rock music, Modern rock Collapsis is a band from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The band's name can be traced back to a Dillon Fence song of the same name. Collapsis can loosely be categorized as late-90s post-grunge, ...more

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Polvo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
Noise rock, Experimental rock, Indie rock Polvo is an American indie noise rock band from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The band, formed in 1990, is fronted by guitarists/vocalists Ash Bowie and Dave Brylawski. Brian Quast plays drums, ...more

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Kerbloki is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
Hip hop music, Indie, Electronic dance music

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The Never is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
The Never Pop rock The Never is a Chapel Hill-based indie band. They have released two albums, both of which include both folk metal and R&B sensibilities. They have toured throughout the South and the East ...more

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Shinola is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill
Rock music, Alternative rock, Alternative country Shinola was a rock band from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, that existed from 1994 to 1997, and was a regular mainstay in the burgeoning local indie-rock scene of the time. ...more