Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Cologne

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List of Cologne bands, listed by their level of fame. This Cologne musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Cologne bands are included, as well as many Cologne musicians of underground status. This list of Cologne 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 Cologne 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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Ludwig van Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Opera, Classical music Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and ...more

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Nico is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Pop music, Folk music, Folk rock Nico was a German singer-songwriter, lyricist, composer, musician, fashion model, and actress who became famous as a Warhol Superstar in the 1960s. She is known for her vocals on the Velvet ...more

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Cosmic Gate is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Electronic music, Hard trance, Trance music Cosmic Gate is a German trance duo made up of Claus Terhoeven and Stefan Bossems. Both hail from Krefeld,Germany. On October 28, 2009, DJ Magazine announced the results of their annual Top 100 ...more

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CAN is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Krautrock, Rock music, Electronic music Can was a German experimental rock band formed in Cologne, West Germany, in 1968. Later labeled as one of the first krautrock groups, they transcended mainstream influences and incorporated ...more

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Angela Gossow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Death metal Angela Nathalie Gossow is a German vocalist, best known as the former lead vocalist for the Swedish melodic death metal band Arch Enemy. Her other previous bands include Asmodina and Mistress. ...more

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Holger Czukay is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Krautrock, Anarcho-punk, Electronic music Holger Czukay is a German musician, probably best known as a co-founder of the krautrock group Can. Described by critic Jason Ankeny as "successfully bridg[ing] the gap between pop and the ...more

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Blank & Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Downtempo, Electronic music, Chill-out music Blank & Jones are a German electronic music duo, consisting of the members Jan Pieter Blank, known as Piet Blank; René Runge, better known as DJ Jaspa Jones; and the producer Andy ...more

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Bap is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Rock music BAP is a German rock group. With eleven albums reaching the number one in the German record charts, BAP is one of the most successful rock acts in their home country. Nearly all of BAP's lyrics ...more

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Ayọ is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Folk music, Reggae, Soul music Ayọ is a Nigerian-German singer-songwriter and actress. She uses the Yoruba translation Ayọ or Ayo. of her first name Joy. Her debut album Joyful, which was first released in 2006, reached ...more

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Stefan Raab is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music Stefan Konrad Raab is a German entertainer, television host, comedian, and musician. Raab began his television career hosting the comedy show Vivasion in 1993 and has been hosting the late-night ...more

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Wise Guys is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Pop music, A cappella The Wise Guys are a band that began in early 1990 in Cologne, Germany. They are an a cappella group.

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Muhabbet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Soul music Muhabbet is a Turkish-German singer.

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Triumvirat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Progressive rock, Symphonic rock Triumvirat was a German progressive rock trio that formed in 1969 in Cologne, Germany. The founding members were: keyboardist/composer Hans-Jürgen Fritz, drummer/lyricist Hans Bathelt, and ...more

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Bad Reputation is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Ska, Psychobilly, Punk rock Bad Reputation is a German punk rock/psychobilly group formed in Herbst in 1998. They released their first album, Rubber Girl, in 2005.

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Schelmish is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Schelmish Medieval metal Schelmish was a German Mittelalter rock band from the city of Bonn. The band originally formed in 1999 for a birthday celebration for band member Des Demonia's mother. The language of their ...more

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Nicolai Pfeffer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Classical music Nicolai Pfeffer's musical activities have taken him across Europe and North America in performances as both a soloist and a chamber musician. In 2009, he earned his diploma from the Cologne ...more

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Planetakis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Planetakis Synthpop, Dance-punk

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Urlaub In Polen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Noise rock, Electronic music, Electronic dance music Urlaub in Polen is a German noise rock electronica duo formed in 1999 in Cologne.

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Coloma is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Coloma Indietronica, Electronic dance music Coloma is a Cologne, Germany-based English duo of vocalist Rob Taylor and producer Alex Paulick that falls into a continuum that includes Roxy Music, ABC, Soft Cell, and the Blue Nile; although ...more

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Pavor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Pavor Technical death metal Pavor is a German technical death metal band, formed in 1987. The band has released two albums in a twenty-year career and have chosen to be independent all that time.

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Siria is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cologne
Siria Trance music The music duo Siria is composed of singer Natalie Horler of Cascada fame, and DJ Manian, known both for his solo work as well as his work within Cascada. The Siria project has had two singles ...more