List of Famous Bands from Copenhagen

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
    Doom metal, Thrash metal, Progressive metal
    • Albums: The Beginning, Melissa, Don't Break the Oath, In the Shadows, Mercyful Fate
    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 with ...more
  • Volbeat
    Heavy metal, Hard rock, Psychobilly
    Volbeat are a Danish rock band formed in Copenhagen in 2001. They play a fusion of rock and roll, heavy metal, and rockabilly. Their current line-up consists of vocalist and guitarist Michael ...more
  • The Raveonettes
    Shoegazing, Rock music, Garage rock
    • Albums: Pretty in Black, Chain Gang of Love, Lust Lust Lust, Observator, Raven in the Grave
    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
  • Aqua
    Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music
    • Albums: Barbie Girl, Aqua Remix: Super Best, Roses Are Red, Aquarium (Remixed), Aquarius
    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 1990s and ...more
  • D-A-D
    Melodic Rock, Glam metal, Rock music
    • Albums: No Fuel Left for the Pilgrims, Scare Yourself, Riskin' It All, Simpatico, Call of the Wild
    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 categorized as ...more
  • King Diamond
    Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Black metal
    • Albums: Abigail, Black Rose: 20 Years Ago, The Puppet Master, House of God, Abigail II: The Revenge
    King Diamond are 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 Hansen ...more