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List of Famous Bands from Dallas

Updated June 8, 2017 75.1k views87 items

List of Dallas bands, listed by their level of fame. This Dallas musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Dallas bands are included, as well as many Dallas musicians of underground status. This list of Dallas 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 Dallas 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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  • 1
    Stevie Ray Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Stevie Ray Vaughan

    Blues-rock, Rock music

    AlbumsCouldn't Stand the Weather, In Step, Texas Flood, The Essential Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, The Sky Is Crying

    Stephen Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990) was an American musician, singer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Demi Lovato is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Demi Lovato

    Indie pop, Contemporary R&B

    AlbumsDon't Forget, Here We Go Again, Demi, Unbroken, Walmart Soundcheck

    Demetria Devonne Lovato ( lə-VAH-toh; born August 20, 1992) is an American singer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Lisa Loeb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Lisa Loeb

    Rock music, Folk music

    AlbumsPurple Tape, Catch the Moon, Cake and Pie, Camp Lisa, Firecracker

    Lisa Anne Loeb (; born March 11, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter, producer, touring... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Drowning Pool is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Drowning Pool

    Nu metal, Rock music

    AlbumsFull Circle, Bodies, Sinner, Drowning Pool, Desensitized

    Drowning Pool is an American rock band formed in Dallas, Texas in 1996. The band was named... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    The D.O.C. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    The D.O.C.

    Hip hop music, Horrorcore

    AlbumsNo One Can Do It Better, Deuce, Helter Skelter, Mind Blowin’, Voice Threw Hot Vessels

    Tracy Lynn Curry (born June 10, 1968), better known by his stage name The D.O.C., is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    The Chicks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    The Chicks

    Country pop, Pop music

    AlbumsTaking the Long Way, Home, Wide Open Spaces, Fly, There's Your Trouble

    The Chicks (formerly known as the Dixie Chicks) are an American country pop group composed of... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Nichole Nordeman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Nichole Nordeman

    Christian music, Pop music

    AlbumsBrave, Wide Eyed, This Mystery, The Ultimate Collection, Woven & Spun

    Nichole Ellyse Nordeman (born January 3, 1972) is an American contemporary Christian singer... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Ashlee Simpson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Ashlee Simpson

    Pop punk, Pop music

    AlbumsAutobiography, Bittersweet World, I Am Me, Invisible, Boyfriend

    Ashlee Nicolle Ross (née Simpson; born October 3, 1984) is an American singer, songwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Hellyeah is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Hellyeah

    Nu metal, Groove metal

    AlbumsHellyeah, Stampede, Band of Brothers, Band of Brothers, Blood for Blood

    Hellyeah is an American heavy metal supergroup, consisting of Mudvayne lead vocalist Chad... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Vinnie Paul is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Vinnie Paul

    Glam metal, Thrash metal

    AlbumsRebel Meets Rebel

    Vincent Paul Abbott (March 11, 1964 – June 22, 2018), also known as Vinnie Paul, was an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    The Secret Machines is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    The Secret Machines

    Space rock, New Prog

    AlbumsNow Here Is Nowhere, Ten Silver Drops, Secret Machines, September 000, The Road Leads Where It's Led

    Secret Machines are a three-piece American alternative rock band. Originally from Dallas,... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    The Polyphonic Spree is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    The Polyphonic Spree

    Choral music, Pop music

    AlbumsThe Beginning Stages of…, Thumbsucker, Yes, It’s True, Together We're Heavy

    The Polyphonic Spree is an American choral rock band from Dallas, Texas that was formed in... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Damageplan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Damageplan

    Nu metal, Thrash metal

    AlbumsNew Found Power

    Damageplan was an American heavy metal band from Dallas, Texas that formed in 2003. Following... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Roky Erickson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Roky Erickson

    Rock music, Garage rock

    AlbumsTrue Love Cast Out All Evil, Don't Slander Me / Starry Eyes, You're Gonna Miss Me: The Best of Roky Erickson, Don't Slander Me, Never Say Goodbye

    Roger Kynard "Roky" Erickson (July 15, 1947 – May 31, 2019) was an American musician and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    The Reverend Horton Heat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    The Reverend Horton Heat

    Psychobilly, Rock music

    AlbumsWe Three Kings: Christmas Favorites, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of The Reverend Horton Heat, Space Heater, Holy Roller, Revival

    The Reverend Horton Heat is the stage name of American musician Jim Heath as well as the name... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Tevin Campbell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Tevin Campbell

    Urban contemporary, Pop music

    AlbumsT.E.V.I.N., I'm Ready, Back to the World, Tevin Campbell, The Best of Tevin Campbell

    Tevin Jermod Campbell (born November 12, 1976) is an American singer, songwriter and actor.... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Dusty Hill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Dusty Hill

    Blues-rock, Boogie rock
    Joseph Michael "Dusty" Hill (born May 19, 1949) is the bassist, keyboardist, and co-vocalist... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    John Handy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    AlbumsProjections, Where Go the Boats, In the Vernacular, New View!, The 2nd John Handy Album

    John Richard Handy III (born February 3, 1933) is an American jazz musician most commonly... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Memphis May Fire is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Memphis May Fire

    Metalcore, Post-hardcore

    AlbumsBetween the Lies, Memphis May Fire, Sleepwalking, The Hollow

    Memphis May Fire is an American metalcore band formed in Denton, Texas and currently signed to... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Gene Hoglan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Gene Hoglan

    Thrash metal, Progressive metal

    AlbumsMusic for Them Asses

    Eugene Victor Hoglan II (born August 31, 1967, in Dallas, Texas) is an American drummer,... more on Wikipedia
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    Budd Johnson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas
    Albert J. "Budd" Johnson III (December 14, 1910 – October 20, 1984) was an American jazz... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Ben Kweller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Ben Kweller

    Thrash metal, Indie

    AlbumsOn My Way, Sha Sha, Ben Kweller, Freak Out, It's Ben Kweller

    Benjamin Lev "Ben" Kweller (born June 16, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter and... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Larry Groce is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Larry Groce

    Folk music, Children's music

    AlbumsChildren's Favorite Songs, Volume 1, Sing-A-Long, Children's Favorite Songs, Volume 4

    Larry Groce (born April 22, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and radio host. Since 1983,... more on Wikipedia

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    Todd Agnew is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Todd Agnew

    Christian music, Pop music

    AlbumsReflection of Something, Breath of God, Do You See What I See?, Grace Like Rain, Need

    Todd Wilson Agnew (born March 15, 1971 in Dallas, Texas) is a contemporary Christian musician... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Tripping Daisy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Dallas

    Tripping Daisy

    Rock music, Psychedelic pop

    AlbumsI Am an Elastic Firecracker, Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb, Bill, Tripping Daisy, Time Capsule

    Tripping Daisy was a neo psychedelic pop rock band that was formed in Dallas, Texas, USA by... more on Wikipedia

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