Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Christchurch

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

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Christchurch?" or "What is a list of Christchurch bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (22 items)

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Hayley Westenra is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Pop music, Operatic pop, Classical music Hayley Dee Westenra is a New Zealand singer, classical crossover artist, songwriter and UNICEF Ambassador. Her first internationally released album, Pure, reached No. 1 on the UK classical ...more

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Anika Moa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Pop music Anika Rose Moa is a New Zealand recording artist. After signing to Atlantic Records in the United States she released her debut album Thinking Room in 2001, aged 21. The album reached the top of ...more

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Max Merritt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music Max Merritt is a New Zealand-born singer-songwriter and guitarist who is renowned as an interpreter of soul music and R&B. As leader of Max Merritt & The Meteors his best known hits are ...more

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Bic Runga is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Popular music, Pop music, Traditional music Briolette Kah Bic Runga MNZM, recording as Bic Runga, is a New Zealand singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist pop artist. Her first solo album, Drive, debuted at number one on the New ...more

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Mike Rudd is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Michael David "Mike" Rudd is a New Zealand-born musician and composer who has been based in Australia since the late 1960s, and who was the leader of Australian progressive rock bands ...more

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Scribe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Hip hop music, Rap music Malo Luafutu, also called Jeshua Ioane Luafutu, and better known by his stage name Scribe, is a New Zealand hip hop rapper and recording artist of Samoan descent. His debut album, The Crusader, ...more

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Boh Runga is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Rock music Boh Runga 1969/1970 is a New Zealand recording artist and was the lead singer and guitarist in New Zealand rock band Stellar. Boh is the older sister of Bic Runga and Pearl Runga who are also ...more

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Nathan King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Nathan King Rock music Nathan King is a pop/rock singer-songwriter from Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Bailterspace is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Noise rock, Shoegazing Bailter Space is an atmospheric noise rock band that formed in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1987 as Nelsh Bailter Space; they had previously recorded as The Gordons. Its members are Alister ...more

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The Bats is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Rock music The Bats are an influential New Zealand rock band formed in 1982 in Christchurch by Paul Kean, Malcolm Grant, Robert Scott and Kaye Woodward. Though primarily a Christchurch band, The Bats have ...more

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The Feelers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
The Feelers Rock music The Feelers is a New Zealand pop rock band formed in the early 1990s in Christchurch by James Reid and Hamish Gee.

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James Reid is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
James Reid Rock music

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Zed is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Rock music, Shock rock Zed was a New Zealand pop/rock four-piece band formed in 1998.

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Secondi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Indie pop Out of an anonymous flower pot, Secondi was birthed in the middle of a gaming scene at a LAN party

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Shapeshifter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Drum and bass, Dub, Soul music Shapeshifter are a live drum and bass act from New Zealand. They are known for their live shows and blend of heavy soul with drum and bass. They have made appearances at Glastonbury, The Big ...more

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Pitch Black is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Electronic dance music, Electronica Pitch Black is a New Zealand electronica band that was formed in 1996.

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The Exponents is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
The Exponents Rock music The Exponents is a New Zealand rock group led by vocalist and songwriter Jordan Luck. Their major hits, including "Why Does Love Do This To Me", "Who Loves Who The Most", ...more

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Atlas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Atlas Rock music, Alternative rock Atlas were a New Zealand rock band which was formed in 2005 and disbanded in late 2008. In April 2005, in Hollywood, California, producer Hank Linderman introduced New Zealand rocker Ben ...more

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Degrees.K is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Degrees.K Alternative rock

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Neil Robinson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Neil Robinson Pop music, Electronic music

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Hooster is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Hooster Hooster is a three piece rock band from Christchurch, New Zealand. The band released its first album, Rotate, in 2004. The band won a recording grant in 2003, to record one song from New Zealand ...more

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Pandemonium is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Christchurch
Pandemonium Pandemonium is a percussion group from Christchurch, New Zealand, formed in 1998