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List of Famous Bands from Cork

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List of Cork bands, listed by their level of fame. This Cork musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Cork bands are included, as well as many Cork musicians of underground status. This list of Cork 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 Cork 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 bands range from Altar of Plagues to Cyclefly.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Cork?" or "What is a list of Cork bands?" then this list will answer your questions. {#nodes}
  • Altar of Plagues1

    Altar of Plagues

    Post-metal, Black metal

    AlbumsTeethed Glory and Injury, Mammal, Møn / Light Through a Tomb, White Tomb, Tides

    Altar of Plagues is an Irish black metal band. After gaining attention in the metal community... more on Wikipedia
  • Cyclefly2


    Alternative rock, Glam rock

    AlbumsCrave, Generation Sap, Violet High, No Stress, Crawl Down

    Cyclefly were an alternative rock band from Cork, Ireland. The band toured the UK and Ireland... more on Wikipedia
  • Simple Kid3

    Simple Kid

    Folk music, Industrial rock

    Albums2, 1, Truck On, I Am Rock, Drugs

    Simple Kid, real-name Ciarán McFeely, is an Irish-born solo musical artist.
  • Taste4


    Blues-rock, Rock music

    AlbumsTaste, On the Boards, London Invasion, The Irish Werewolf, Live at the Isle of Wight

    An artist named Taste.

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  • 5

    Gina, Dale Haze and the Champions

    Pop music, Middle of the road
    Gina, Dale Haze and the Champions are an Irish pop group who formed in 1973 and remained a... more on Wikipedia
  • Seán Ó Riada6

    Seán Ó Riada

    Seán Ó Riada (Irish: [ˈʃaːn̪ˠ oː ˈɾʲiəd̪ˠə]; born John Reidy; 1 August 1931 – 3 October 1971),... more on Wikipedia
  • The Sultans Of Ping7

    The Sultans Of Ping

    Punk rock

    AlbumsTeenage Drug, Casual Sex in the Cineplex, Good Year for Trouble, Teenage Punks, Stupid Kid E.P.

    The Sultans of Ping FC are an Irish band formed in 1988 by Niall O'Flaherty, Pat O'Connell,... more on Wikipedia
  • Stanley Super 8008

    Stanley Super 800

    Indie, Electro

    AlbumsLouder & Clearer

    Stanley Super 800 is an Irish band, from Cork. The group's second album, Louder & Clearer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 9

    RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet

    RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet, also known as the RTÉ String Quartet, is the resident string quartet to... more on Wikipedia
  • The Bones of Cork10

    The Bones of Cork

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