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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. {#nodes}
  • 1

    At the Drive‐In

    Rock music, Emo

    AlbumsRelationship of Command, In/Casino/Out, Sunshine / At the Drive-In, Acrobatic Tenement, ATDI / The Murder City Devils

    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, and drummer...  more

    #1746 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#1200 of 1,681 The Best Rock Bands Of All Time#310 of 375 The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

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    Vikki Carr

    Pop music, Traditional pop music

    AlbumsCosas del Amor, It Must Be Him, The Best Of, Emociones, Brindo a La Vida

    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, born...  more

    #302 of 500 The Best Female Vocalists Ever#61 of 121 The Best Musical Artists From Texas#59 of 215 The Best Easy Listening Bands/Artists

  • 3


    Emo, Alternative rock

    AlbumsWiretap Scars, Austere, Porcelain, Threes, Live At La Zona Rosa 3.19.04

    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 Drive-In....  more
  • 4

    Bobby Fuller

    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsI 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

    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 with his group The Bobby...  more

    #67 of 152 The Greatest Musicians Who Died Before 40#357 of 525 Which Artist Would You Bring Back From The Dead To Write One More Song?#135 of 190 Rock Stars Whose Deaths Were The Most Untimely

  • 5

    Cedric Bixler-Zavala

    Experimental rock, Reggae
    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 only...  more
  • 6

    AlbumsThey'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 work...  more
  • 7

    Jim Ward

    Alternative rock, Alternative country

    AlbumsQuiet, 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 of the...  more
  • 8


    Experimental rock, Alternative metal
  • 9

    De Facto

    Chicano rock, Salsa music

    AlbumsLégende 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....  more
  • 10

    Clint Ballard, Jr.

    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 and The...  more
  • 11

    Zechs Marquise

    Rock music, Instrumental rock

    AlbumsGetting Paid, Our Delicate Stranded Nightmare, 34:26

    Zechs Marquise is an American psychedelic rock band, formed in El Paso, Texas in 2003....  more
  • 12

    Pissing Razors

    Thrash metal, Groove metal

    AlbumsCast Down the Plague, Pissing Razors, Fields of Disbelief, Evolution, Where We Come From

    Pissing Razors is an American groove metal band originally formed in 1996....  more
  • 13

    Matt Miller

    Alternative rock, Post-hardcore
    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....  more
  • 14


    Americana, Rock music

    AlbumsWest 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” band....  more
  • 15

    Los Dregtones

    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
  • 16


    Punk rock, Hardcore punk
    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 owned...  more