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List of Famous Bands from El Paso

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List of El Paso bands, listed by their level of fame. This El Paso musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous El Paso bands are included, as well as many El Paso musicians of underground status. This list of El Paso 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 El Paso 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 ranges from At the Drive‐In to Vikki Carr, plus much more.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from El Paso?" or "What is a list of El Paso bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (16 items)
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At the Drive‐In is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso

Albums: Relationship of Command, In/Casino/Out, Sunshine / At the Drive-In, Acrobatic Tenement, ATDI / The Murder City Devils, + more

At the Drive-In are an American post-hardcore band from El Paso, Texas, formed in 1993. Consisting of singer Cedric Bixler, guitarists Jim Ward and Omar Rodríguez, bassist Paul Hinojos, ...more

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Vikki Carr is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso
Genre: Pop music, Traditional pop music & Latin pop; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Cosas del Amor, It Must Be Him, The Best Of, Emociones, Brindo a La Vida, + more

Vikki Carr (born Florencia Bisenta de Casillas-Martinez Cardona, July 19, 1941) is an American vocalist who has had a singing career for more than four decades. Originally from El Paso, Texas, ...more

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Sparta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso

Albums: Wiretap Scars, Austere, Porcelain, Threes, Live At La Zona Rosa 3.19.04, + more

Sparta is an American rock band from El Paso, Texas, formed in 2001. Founding members Jim Ward (vocalist/guitarist) and Tony Hajjar (drummer) are also members of post-hardcore group At the ...more
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Bobby Fuller is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso
Genre: Pop music, Rock music & Rock and roll; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: I Fought the Law, Never to Be Forgotten: The Mustang Years, I Fought the Law, I Fought the Law & Other Hits, I Fought the Law / KRLA King of the Wheels, + more

Robert Gaston Fuller (October 22, 1942 – July 18, 1966) was an American rock singer, songwriter, and guitarist best known for "Let Her Dance" and "I Fought the Law", recorded ...more

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Cedric Bixler-Zavala is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso
Genre: Experimental rock, Reggae & Jazz fusion; Nationality: United States of America
Cedric Bixler-Zavala (born November 4, 1974) is an American singer and songwriter. He is the lead singer and lyricist of the Grammy Award-winning progressive rock band The Mars Volta and the ...more
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Jeff Knight is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso
Genre: Country; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: They've Been Talkin' About Me

Thomas Jeff Knight is an American country music artist, sometimes credited as T.J. Knight. Born in El Paso, Texas, he later moved to the Allegheny Mountains region of Pennsylvania; after finding ...more
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Jim Ward is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso
Genre: Alternative rock, Alternative country & Indie rock; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Quiet, In the Valley, On the Shores

James David Ward (born September 19, 1976) is an American musician. A self-taught guitarist and pianist, he is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the band Sparta; he is also a co-founder ...more
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Aerial is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso
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De Facto is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso

Albums: Légende du scorpion à quatre queues, ¡Megaton Shotblast!, 456132015, How Do You Dub? You Fight For Dub. You Plug Dub In., De Facto

De Facto was a dub reggae band which included Cedric Bixler-Zavala, Omar Rodríguez-López, Isaiah "Ikey" Owens and Jeremy Michael Ward.
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Clint Ballard, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso
Clint Ballard, Jr.

Albums: Come Back Little Sheba

Clinton Conger Ballard Jr. (May 24, 1931 – December 23, 2008) was an American songwriter. He wrote two Billboard Hot 100 number one hits. The first was "Game of Love" by Wayne Fontana ...more
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Zechs Marquise is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso
Zechs Marquise

Albums: Getting Paid, Our Delicate Stranded Nightmare, 34:26

Zechs Marquise is an American psychedelic rock band, formed in El Paso, Texas in 2003.
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Pissing Razors is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso

Albums: Cast Down the Plague, Pissing Razors, Fields of Disbelief, Evolution, Where We Come From, + more

Pissing Razors is an American groove metal band originally formed in 1996.

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Matt Miller is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso
Matt Miller Genre: Alternative rock and Post-hardcore; Nationality: United States of America
Matt Miller is a native of El Paso, Texas and the bassist for the Post-hardcore band, Sparta. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
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Sleepercar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso

Albums: West Texas

Sleepercar is the alternative country project of Jim Ward, a member of Sparta and former member of At the Drive-In. Regarding the band, Ward has noted that: "I think it will always be “my” ...more
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Los Dregtones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso
Los Dregtones

Albums: Five-Song Alibi

Los Dregtones was a band from El Paso, Texas, led by Cedric Bixler-Zavala, Ralph Jasso and Jimmy Hernandez. The line-up changed multiple times with Julio Venegas playing bass for a long duration ...more
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Med-X is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from El Paso
Med-X
Med-X is a hardcore punk band originally formed in El Paso, Texas in 2003. They have since reformed in Austin, Texas. In 2005 they were featured in the magazine Punk Rock Confidential, which is ...more