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List of Famous Bands from Frankfurt

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List of Frankfurt bands, listed by their level of fame. This Frankfurt musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Frankfurt bands are included, as well as many Frankfurt musicians of underground status. This list of Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt 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.

Examples of bands on this list include Booka Shade and Hans Zimmer.

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  • 1

    Booka Shade

    Minimal techno, Deep house

    AlbumsMemento, Movements, Body Language, The Sun & the Neon Light, O Superman Remixes

    Booka Shade is a German house duo. It is made up of Walter Merziger and Arno Kammermeier, described as veterans of the Frankfurt electronic music scene. They have released 7 studio albums including...  more
  • 2

    Hans Zimmer

    Electronic music, Film score

    AlbumsGladiator: More Music From the Motion Picture, The Dark Knight, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Pearl Harbor, The Dark Knight Rises

    Hans Florian Zimmer (German pronunciation: [ˈhans ˈfloːʁi̯aːn ˈtsɪmɐ] (listen); born 12 September 1957) is a German film score composer and record producer. Zimmer's works are notable for integrating...  more

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  • 3


    Thrash metal, Heavy metal

    AlbumsBeast of Bourbon, The Meaning of Life, Stone Cold Sober, B-Day, The Morning After

    Tankard is a thrash metal band from Frankfurt am Main, Germany, founded in 1982. Along with Kreator, Destruction and Sodom, Tankard is often considered one of the "Big Teutonic Four" of Teutonic...  more
  • 4

    Sabrina Setlur

    Hip hop music, Pop music

    AlbumsRot, Die neue S-Klasse, Aus der Sicht und mit den Worten von..., S ist Soweit, Hija

    Sabrina Setlur (born January 10, 1974), formerly known as Schwester S., is a German rapper, songwriter and occasional actress. Her debut was in 1995 under the guidance of 3p Records executive and...  more
  • 5

    Sopor Aeternus & The Ensemble of Shadows

    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Gothic rock

    AlbumsTodeswunsch - Sous le Soleil de Saturne, Ich töte mich..., The Inexperienced Spiral Traveller, La Chambre d'Echo - Where the Dead Birds Sing, Songs From the Inverted Womb

    Sopor Aeternus & the Ensemble of Shadows is a darkwave musical project based in Frankfurt, founded in 1989 by Anna-Varney Cantodea. Since the project's beginnings, Anna-Varney's work has garnered a...  more
  • 6

    Uwe Schmidt

    Electronic music, Latin pop

    AlbumsFiesta Songs, Trans Europe Express, Yellow Fever!, El Baile Alemán, Pop Artificielle

    Uwe H. Schmidt (born 27 August 1968 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany), also known as Atom™, Atom Heart, or Señor Coconut, is a German composer, musician and producer of electronic music. He is often...  more
  • 7

    Klaus Badelt

    Film score

    AlbumsPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Pirates of the Caribbean: Soundtrack Treasures Collection, Pirates Remixed, The Extra Man, Constantine

    Klaus Badelt (born 12 June 1967) is a German composer, producer, and arranger of film scores. He is known for his collaborations with Hans Zimmer, helping to write scores for dozens of critically...  more
  • 8

    Böhse Onkelz

    German rock, Heavy metal

    AlbumsAdios, Heilige Lieder, Böse Menschen - böse Lieder, Hier sind die Onkelz, E.I.N.S.

    Böhse Onkelz, derived from the German die Bösen Onkel is a German rock group formed in 1980 in Frankfurt am Main. The band was reunited in 2014. Despite mass-media criticism concerning their past as...  more
  • 9

    Jessica Wahls

    Pop music, Soul music


    Jessica Martina Wahls (born 2 February 1977 in Bad Nauheim, Hesse), also known under her nickname Jess, is a German pop singer, songwriter and television host, who rose to fame as one of the founding...  more
  • 10

    Oliver Lieb

    Electro, House music

    AlbumsRendezvous in Outer Space, The Best of L.S.G: The Singles Reworked, Volume Two, The Hive, The Black Album

    Oliver Lieb (born 1969 in Frankfurt, Germany) is a German electronic music producer and DJ. Lieb is known to have more than a dozen aliases with over 200 productions and remixes in various electronic...  more
  • 11

    Nadja Benaissa

    Pop music, Rhythm and blues

    AlbumsKnow Your Emotion, Es ist Liebe, Schritt für Schritt

    Nadja Benaissa (born 26 April 1982) is a German recording artist, television personality, and occasional actress. She rose to fame in late 2000 when she auditioned for the reality television show...  more
  • 12


    Hip hop music, Rap music

    AlbumsFaust des Nordwestens, All 4 One, Leben, Game Over, One

    Azad Azadpour is a German rapper of Iranian descent based in Frankfurt am Main....  more
  • 13

    Just Music

    Experimental music, Free improvisation
    Just Music were a West German avant-garde music ensemble, an interchangeable collective of classically trained instrumentalists founded at the centrum freier cunst, Frankfurt/Main in 1967 by...  more
  • 14


    Electronic dance music, Dance music

    AlbumsBeau mot plage, We Are Monster, Rest, Western Store, I Owe You

    Rajko Müller, better known by his stage name Isolée, is a German electronic music producer. He is noted for his work in the microhouse genre, reminiscent of indie electronic pop music of the early...  more
  • 15

    Konstantinos Gerodimos

    Electronic music
  • 16


    Gothic rock, Industrial metal

    AlbumsHorror Vacui: The Eeriest Tales of ASP so Far, Werben, Aus der Tiefe: Der schwarze Schmetterling, Teil IV, Die Zusammenkunft E.P.

    ASP is a German gothic metal band from Frankfurt am Main formed in 1999. The name is identical to the pseudonym of the band's leader Asp (Alexander Spreng), and is pronounced as one word (like the...  more
  • 17


    Heavy metal, Punk rock

    AlbumsLive at Vintage, Halb und Halb (Der Kopflose Börsenmakler vs. Pornoheft), Florian Heinke liest Pornoheft, Pornoheft, The Making Of Bild 0

  • 18


    Disco, Euro disco

    AlbumsIX Radio Arabesque, Time To Say "Good Bye", Arabesque IV, Arabesque II: City Cats, Arabesque VI: Caballero

    Arabesque was an all-girl trio at the height of the European disco era in 1977 in Frankfurt, Germany. After the first album, the band lineup was changed by keeping only the original member Michaela...  more
  • 19

    Dance 2 Trance

    Electronic music, Trance music

    AlbumsMoon Spirits, Power of American Natives 98, Revival, Power of American Natives, I Have a Dream (Enuf Eko?)

    Dance 2 Trance was a German trance duo composed of Rolf Ellmer and DJ Dag Lerner. They had a small number of hit singles in the mid 1990s and were associated with Jam & Spoon....  more
  • 20


    Classical music

    AlbumsEin Deutsches Requiem, Mein Vaterland, Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection", Piano Concerto No. 1 / Hungarian Dances, Symphonies Nos. 1-3 / Le Poème de l'Extase / Prométhée : Le Poème du Feu (Radio-Sinfonie-Orchester Frankfurt feat. conductor: Eliahu Inbal)

    The hr-Sinfonieorchester is the radio orchestra of Hessischer Rundfunk, the public broadcasting network of the German state of Hesse. From 1929 to 1950 it was named Frankfurter...  more
  • 21


    Noise rock, Rock music

    AlbumsSanguine, Cause, Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired, Sis Masis, 7

    Harmful is a rock band from Frankfurt, Germany, founded in 1992 and frequently compared to early Helmet and more occasionally to Blackmail. The band has released eight albums to date, the first two...  more
  • 22

    Cheap Turtle

    Rock music, Hard rock

    AlbumsIn April, Live Strangers

  • 23


    Electro, House music
    phantim (born April 18, 1989) is a German electronic dance music producer and DJ....