Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Cleveland

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

List includes Nine Inch Nails, Tracy Chapman, more.

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Nine Inch Nails is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Dark ambient, Industrial metal, Electronic music Nine Inch Nails is an American industrial rock band, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio. As its main producer, singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist, Reznor is the only ...more

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Tracy Chapman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Blues-rock, Pop music, Folk music Tracy Chapman is an American singer-songwriter, known for her hits "Fast Car" and "Give Me One Reason", along with other singles "Talkin' 'bout a Revolution", ...more

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Joe Walsh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock Joseph Fidler "Joe" Walsh is an American singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. In a career spanning more than 40 years, Walsh has been a member of ...more

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Horrorcore Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is an American hip hop group from Cleveland, Ohio. It consists of rappers Krayzie Bone, Layzie Bone, Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone and Flesh-N-Bone. American West Coast rapper ...more

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James Gang is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Rock music, Hard rock The James Gang was a rock band formed in Cleveland, Ohio in 1966. The band enjoyed moderate success with the singles "Funk #49" and "Walk Away," and are perhaps best ...more

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Chimaira is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal Chimaira was an American heavy metal band from Cleveland, Ohio. Formed in 1998, the group was a notable member of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal scene. The band's name is derived from the ...more

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The Dead Boys is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Rock music, Classic Punk, Punk rock The Dead Boys were an American punk rock band from Cleveland, Ohio. The band was among the first wave of early punk bands, and was known as one of the most rowdy and violent punk groups of the ...more

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Flesh-N-Bone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Hip hop music, Horrorcore Stanley Howse, better known as Flesh-n-Bone, is an American rapper from Cleveland, Ohio, and is known as a member of the rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. He is the older brother of Layzie Bone ...more

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Marc Cohn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Adult contemporary music, Rock music, Folk rock Marc Craig Cohn is a Grammy Award-winning American folk rock singer-songwriter and musician best known for his song "Walking in Memphis" from his eponymous 1991 album.

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Mushroomhead is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Doom metal, Nu metal, Electro-industrial Mushroomhead is an American heavy metal band from Cleveland, Ohio. Formed in 1993 in the Cleveland Warehouse District, the band is known for their avant-garde sound with includes influence from ...more

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Filter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Industrial metal, Rock music, Electronic music Filter is an American industrial rock group formed in 1993 in Cleveland by singer Richard Patrick and guitarist/programmer Brian Liesegang. The band was formed after Patrick desired to start his ...more

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The Raspberries is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop The Raspberries were an American power pop/pop rock band from Cleveland, Ohio. They had a run of success in the early 1970s music scene with their pop sound, which Allmusic later described as ...more

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Layzie Bone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B Steven Howse is rapper and hip-hop artist known primarily for being a member of the group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. He has also has gone by the names L-Burna and The #1 Assassin. He is the younger ...more

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Eric Singer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Glam metal, Progressive metal, Power metal Eric Singer is an American hard rock and heavy metal drummer for the rock band Kiss. He has also had other collaborations such as with Black Sabbath, Alice Cooper, Lita Ford, Badlands, Gary ...more

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Krayzie Bone is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Hip hop music Anthony Henderson, better known as Krayzie Bone, is an American rapper, producer, and entrepreneur. He is a member of the rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.

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Nine Inch Nails: Live is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Alternative rock, Synthpop, Electronica

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Gerald Levert is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Contemporary R&B, Soul music Gerald Edward Levert was an American soul singer, songwriter and producer. He sang with his brother, Sean Levert, and friend Marc Gordon of the trio LeVert. He was also a member of LSG, a ...more

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The Moonglows is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Doo-wop, Rhythm and blues The Moonglows were an American vocal group whose most notable hits, "Sincerely", "Most of All", "See Saw" and "Ten Commandments of Love", served "to ...more

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Shelly West is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Country pop, Country Shelly West is an American country music singer. Her mother was the country music star Dottie West, whose career spanned three decades. The younger West reached her peak in popularity during the ...more

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Nox Arcana is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Gothic rock Nox Arcana is an American neoclassical, dark ambient musical duo, formed in 2003 by Joseph Vargo and William Piotrowski. Their name in Latin translates to "mysteries of the night." All ...more

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Pat Torpey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Heavy metal, Pop rock, Progressive rock Pat Torpey is an American rock and roll drummer, known as the drummer of the hard rock band Mr. Big. He has also played for Robert Plant, Impellitteri, The Knack, David Lee Roth Band and the ...more

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Pere Ubu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
New Wave, Rock music, Experimental rock Pere Ubu is a rock group formed in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1975. Despite many long-term band members, singer David Thomas is the only constant. The group's name is a reference to Ubu Roi, a play by ...more

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Wi$h Bone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Hip hop music Charles C. Scruggs, better known by his stage name Wish Bone, is an American rapper and member of the Grammy-Award winning Cleveland rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony

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Dazz Band is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Rhythm and blues, Funk The Dazz Band is an American funk music band whose popularity exploded in the early 1980s. Emerging from Cleveland, Ohio, the group's biggest hit songs include the Grammy Award-winning "Let ...more

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Bone Brothers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cleveland
Urban contemporary, Pop music, Midwest hip hop Bone Brothers is an American hip hop duo composed of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony members Layzie Bone and Bizzy Bone. The first Bone Brothers album was released in 2005. Bizzy Bone had parted ways from ...more