Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen

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List of Copenhagen bands, listed by their level of fame. This Copenhagen musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Copenhagen bands are included, as well as many Copenhagen musicians of underground status. This list of Copenhagen 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 Copenhagen 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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Mercyful Fate is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Mercyful Fate Doom metal, Thrash metal, Progressive metal Mercyful Fate is a Danish heavy metal band from Copenhagen, formed in 1981 by vocalist King Diamond and guitarist Hank Shermann. Influenced by progressive rock and hard rock, with lyrics dealing ...more

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Volbeat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Volbeat Horror punk, Nu metal, Psychobilly Volbeat are a Danish metal band which was formed in Copenhagen. They play a fusion of rock and roll, heavy metal and rockabilly. They are inspired by classic rock and roll artists such as Elvis ...more

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The Raveonettes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
The Raveonettes Shoegazing, Rock music, Garage rock The Raveonettes are a Danish indie rock duo, consisting of Sune Rose Wagner on guitar, instruments, and vocals, and Sharin Foo on bass, guitar and vocals. Their music is characterized by close ...more

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Aqua is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Aqua Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music Aqua is a Danish-Norwegian eurodance group, best known for their 1997 breakthrough single "Barbie Girl". The group formed in 1989 and achieved huge success around the globe in the late ...more

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D-A-D is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
D-A-D Melodic Rock, Glam metal, Rock music D-A-D is a Danish rock band. It was originally named "Disneyland After Dark", but had to be renamed after The Walt Disney Company threatened a lawsuit. Their style of music is often ...more

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King Diamond is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
King Diamond Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Black metal King Diamond is a Danish heavy metal band formed in 1985 by vocalist King Diamond, guitarists Andy LaRocque and Michael Denner, bassist Timi Hansen and drummer Mikkey Dee. Diamond, Denner and ...more

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HorrorPops is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
HorrorPops Pop punk, Psychobilly, Rockabilly HorrorPops are a Danish punk band that formed in 1996. The band's sound is rooted in psychobilly, rockabilly, and punk rock.

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Hot Butter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Hot Butter Synthpop, Pop music Hot Butter was an instrumental cover band fronted by the keyboard player Stan Free. The other band members were Dave Mullaney, John Abbott, Bill Jerome, Steve Jerome, and Danny Jordan. They are ...more

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Laid Back is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Laid Back Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music Laid Back are a Danish electronic music duo group from Copenhagen, formed in 1979. The duo consists of John Guldberg and Tim Stahl. They are best known for the hits "Sunshine Reggae" ...more

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Mike Tramp is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Mike Tramp Glam metal, Hard rock Michael Trempenau better known as Mike Tramp is a Danish singer and songwriter who is best known for his work with the hard rock bands, White Lion and Freak of Nature, although he has also ...more

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Papa Bue is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Papa Bue Jazz, Dixieland Arne "Papa" Bue Jensen, known as Papa Bue, was a Danish trombonist and bandleader, chiefly associated with the Dixieland jazz revival style of which he was considered an important ...more

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Efterklang is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Efterklang Rock music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music Efterklang is an indie rock group from Copenhagen, Denmark, formed in December 2000. The band has recorded four studio albums and are currently signed to the 4AD label, as well as their own ...more

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Lucas Secon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Lucas Secon Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music Lucas Secon, also known by the stage name Lucas, is a Grammy Award, MTV Award and Emmy Award-nominated record producer, songwriter, Golden Poets Award winner, DJ, rapper, singer and ...more

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Illnath is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Illnath Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Black metal

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Tim Christensen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Tim Christensen Pop music, Rock music, Folk music Tim Christensen is a Danish singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is both the singer, guitarist and songwriter of the Danish band Dizzy Mizz Lizzy and a solo artists who has to date ...more

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Per-Olov Kindgren is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Per-Olov Kindgren Classical music Per-Olov Kindgren is a Swedish classical guitarist, composer and music teacher known for his classical guitar playing, ranging from Bach to The Beatles.

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Trentemøller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Trentemøller Minimal techno, Electronic music, Neo-trance Anders Trentemøller is a Danish electronic music producer and multi-instrumentalist based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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The Fashion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
The Fashion Synthpunk, New Wave, Dance-punk The Fashion was an indie rock band hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark. Their musical style has been compared to a mix of The Rapture, Beastie Boys, Head Automatica, and LCD Soundsystem. The ...more

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Gasolin' is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Gasolin' Rock music Gasolin' was a Danish rock band from Christianshavn in Copenhagen formed by Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee and Wili Jønsson in 1969. Their first drummer was the late Bjørn Uglebjerg. ...more

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Whigfield is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Whigfield Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Dance music Sannie Charlotte Carlson, best known as Whigfield and also as Naan, is a Danish born, Italian based Eurodance singer best known for the song "Saturday Night" which was a worldwide hit ...more

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Nekromantix is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Nekromantix Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Punkabilly The Nekromantix are a Danish-American psychobilly band formed in 1989 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Their music is generally structured around monster and horror themes. A central icon of the band's ...more

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Lina Rafn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Lina Rafn Pop music, House music, Dance music Lina Rafn Sørensen, known professionally as Lina Rafn is a Danish female singer, songwriter and producer active in the band Infernal. Additionally, she is a former VJ on the Danish music ...more

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Chris Minh Doky is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Chris Minh Doky Jazz Chris Minh Doky is a Vietnamese-Danish bassist living in Copenhagen and New York City. Though Doky has worked in many genres, his main area of music is jazz. He released his first album, ...more

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Thomas Hjorth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Thomas Hjorth Indie pop, Indie, Indie rock Thomas Hjorth is a guitar player, producer, singer and songwriter with more than 20 years of experience in the music industry. Born and raised in Denmark, he won his first musical achievement ...more

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Anila Mirza is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Anila Mirza Pop music, Contemporary R&B Aneela Mirza, or Anila Mirza is a Danish singer who has found success as a member of the pop group Toy-Box and as a solo artist under the name of "Aneela". She was born and raised in ...more

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Christopher is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Christopher Pop music Christopher Nissen is a Danish singer from Copenhagen, signed to EMI Denmark. In November 2012, he won an award at the Danish Music Awards 2012. He was awarded New Thinker of the Year, given by ...more

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Camille Jones is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Camille Jones Pop music, Dance music Camille Jones is a Danish pop singer, songwriter and record producer. She is known for her song "The Creeps" written by herself and remixed by Dutch DJ Fedde le Grand, which has become ...more

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Rune Reilly Kølsch is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Rune Reilly Kølsch House music, Reggae fusion, Techno Rune Reilly Kölsch is a music producer and DJ from Denmark.

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Jesper Thilo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Jesper Thilo Jazz Jesper Thilo is a Danish jazz musician, mainly known as a tenor saxophonist, alto saxophonist and clarinetist. He is considered to be one of the top European straight-ahead jazz musicians of the ...more

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Barcode Brothers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Barcode Brothers Electronic music, Electronic dance music, Trance music Barcode Brothers was a Danish trance-duo consisting of Christian Møller Nielsen and Anders Øland. They are known for club hits like "Dooh Dooh", "Flute" and ...more

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Saturnus is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Saturnus Doom metal, Heavy metal, Death metal Saturnus is a band from Denmark formed in 1991 playing melodic death/doom metal, with touches of gothic metal.

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Specktors is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Specktors Hip Hop Specktors is a Danish hip-hop group formed in 2008 by Sluzh, Jonas For Fa'en, Wanr and Anders "Drysset" Drøidal. When Drøidal left the band, he wasn't replaced and ...more

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Bo Stief is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Bo Stief Jazz Bo Stief is a Danish jazz and rock bassist, composer, and arranger born in Copenhagen. He has worked or recorded with Don Cherry, Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Dexter Gordon, Johnny ...more

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Wuthering Heights is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Wuthering Heights Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal Wuthering Heights is a Danish heavy metal band, with a somewhat eclectic musical style which falls in somewhere between progressive, folk, and power metal.

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A Taste Of Red is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
A Taste Of Red Synthpop, Electronic music, Alternative

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Vinnie Who is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Vinnie Who Disco, Pop music Niels Bagge Hansen better known by the stage name Vinnie Who is a Danish indie pop and disco singer and songwriter who released two albums, whose the debut Then I Met You in 2010 and Midnight ...more

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Iniquity is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Iniquity Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Death metal Iniquity was a Danish death metal group. Established in 1989, the band released three full-length albums before parting ways in 2004.

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Konkhra is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Konkhra Thrash metal, Death metal Konkhra is a Danish death metal band formed in Køge in 1989.

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Radi8 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Radi8 Alternative hip hop, Synthpop, Pop music

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Ray Dee Ohh is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Ray Dee Ohh Pop music, Rhythm and blues Ray Dee Ohh was a Danish pop band that existed between 1988 and 1992, made from the remnants from Tøsedrengene and The Lejrbåls. The group consisted of Maria Bramsen, Caroline ...more

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Hej Matematik! is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Hej Matematik! Pop music, Electro, Europop Hej Matematik is a Danish pop band, consisting of the Aqua-member Søren Rasted and his nephew Nicolaj Rasted. On live shows, they are accompanied by Nikolaj Teinvig on guitar, Nicholas ...more

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Vira is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Vira Thrash metal, Technical death metal, Metalcore Vira is a metal band from Nørrebro, Copenhagen, Denmark. As of 2009, they have released one demo and two EPs and done several concerts, including the Roskilde Festival and the Dutch ...more

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Silo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Silo Experimental rock, Alternative rock, Post-punk

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I Got You on Tape is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
I Got You on Tape Rock music, Folk music, Alternative rock I Got You On Tape is a Danish rock band formed in 2004 in Copenhagen originally made up of five members, namely Jacob Bellens, Jacob Funch, Jakob Bro Jeppe Skovbakke and Rune Kielsgaard. Jakob ...more

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The Naked is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
The Naked The Naked was a Danish indie-rock band that existed from the end of the 1980s and disbanded in 1999. The band started out under the name Naked Lunch, later shortening the name to Naked, and ...more

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Late Night Venture is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen
Late Night Venture Alternative rock Late Night Venture is a Danish indie/post-rock act, consisting of five persons, striving to serve pieces of dark pop and alluring soundscapes. Late Night Venture, released their self-titled ...more