List of Famous Bands from Gainesville

List of Gainesville bands, listed by their level of fame. This Gainesville musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Gainesville bands are included, as well as many Gainesville musicians of underground status. This list of Gainesville 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 Gainesville 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: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Less Than Jake and more.

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  • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    Blues-rock, New Wave, Classic rock
    • Albums: The Last DJ, Damn the Torpedoes, Into the Great Wide Open, Southern Accents, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were an American rock band from Gainesville, Florida. Formed in 1976, the band originally comprised Tom Petty (lead singer, guitar), Mike Campbell (lead guitarist), ...more
  • Less Than Jake
    Pop punk, Ska punk, Third-wave of ska
    • Albums: Hello Rockview, Pezcore, GNV FLA, Anthem, Borders & Boundaries
    Less Than Jake is an American ska punk band from Gainesville, Florida, formed in 1992. The band consists of Chris DeMakes (vocals, guitar), Roger Lima (vocals, bass), Vinnie Fiorello (drums, lyrics), ...more
  • Against Me!
    Folk rock, Alternative rock, Punk rock
    • Albums: New Wave, The Acoustic EP, Reinventing Axl Rose, White Crosses, Crime as Forgiven By
    Against Me! is an American punk rock band formed in 1997 in Gainesville, Florida, by singer and guitarist Laura Jane Grace. Since 2001, the band's lineup has also included guitarist James Bowman. ...more
  • Hot Water Music
    Blues-rock, Emo, Stoner rock
    • Albums: The New What Next, BYO Split Series Volume I, Caution, A Flight and a Crash, Finding the Rhythms
    Hot Water Music is a punk rock band from Gainesville, Florida. The members of the band are Chuck Ragan, Chris Wollard (both lead vocals and guitar), Jason Black (bass), and George Rebelo (drums) ...more
  • Mudcrutch
    Rock music, Country rock, Southern rock
    • Albums: Mudcrutch, Extended Play Live
    Mudcrutch is a Southern rock band from Gainesville, Florida best known for being the forerunner of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
  • i hate myself
    Emo, Screamo, Indie rock
    • Albums: 10 Songs, 3 Songs, 2 Songs, 4 Songs, i hate myself / Strikeforce Diablo
    I Hate Myself, stylized as "i hate myself", was a band formed by Jon and Jim Marburger in Gainesville, Florida during 1996. I Hate Myself use elements of post punk and indie in their songs.