Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg

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List of Gothenburg bands, listed by their level of fame. This Gothenburg musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Gothenburg bands are included, as well as many Gothenburg musicians of underground status. This list of Gothenburg 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 Gothenburg 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 is made up of many different bands, including In Flames and Ace of Base.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Gothenburg?" or "What is a list of Gothenburg bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (63 items)

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In Flames is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Nu metal, Melodic death metal, Metalcore
In Flames is a Swedish heavy metal band from Gothenburg, formed in 1990. Since the band's inception, they have released eleven studio albums, three EPs, and one live DVD. As of 2008, In Flames ...more

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Ace of Base is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Adult contemporary music, Dancehall, Pop music
Ace of Base is a Swedish pop group, originally consisting of Ulf "Buddha" Ekberg and three siblings, Jonas "Joker" Berggren, Malin "Linn" Berggren and Jenny ...more

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José González is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Folk music, Indie folk, Indie rock
José Gabriel González is a Swedish indie folk singer-songwriter and guitarist from Gothenburg, Sweden. González is also a member of the Swedish band Junip, along with Tobias

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Mikkey Dee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Black metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal
Micael Kiriakos Delaoglou in Gothenburg, Sweden. Known better as Mikkey Dee, he is known as a precision speed and power drummer for King Diamond, Don Dokken and Motörhead.

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Dark Tranquillity is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Progressive metal, Melodic death metal, Heavy metal
Dark Tranquillity is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Gothenburg. They are one of the longest-standing bands from the original Gothenburg metal scene.

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The Soundtrack of Our Lives is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Rock music, Alternative rock, Psychedelic rock
The Soundtrack of Our Lives, often abbreviated T.S.O.O.L., was a Swedish rock band that was formed in Gothenburg in 1995 and disbanded in 2012. All lyrics are sung in English. The band's style ...more

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HammerFall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Power metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal
HammerFall is a Swedish heavy metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. The band was formed in 1993 by ex-Ceremonial Oath guitarist Oscar Dronjak.

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At the Gates is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Heavy metal
At the Gates is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, and a major progenitor of the melodic death metal sound. Initially active from 1990 to 1996, the band reformed in 2007 for a ...more

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Jerusalem is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Christian rock, Christian metal
Jerusalem is a Swedish Christian rock band, founded in 1975 by Ulf Christiansson. It was one of the first bands to combine Christian lyrics with a hard rock and heavy metal sound.

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Jesper Strömblad is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Power metal
Clas Håkan Jesper Strömblad is a Swedish musician who is the guitarist for the bands Dimension Zero and The Resistance. He is best known as founder and former ...more

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Hardcore Superstar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Glam rock
Hardcore Superstar is a hard rock band from Gothenburg, Sweden. The band was formed in 1997 and continue on today. Hardcore Superstar have had several #1 hit singles, and Grammy wins in Sweden.

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Carl Johan Grimmark is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Christian music, Progressive metal, Power metal
Carl Johan Grimmark is a Christian guitarist born in Gothenburg, Sweden October 14, 1977. He has appeared with several influential Christian metal bands including Narnia, Saviour Machine, and ...more

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Crazy Frog is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Electronic dance music, Dance music, Trance music
Crazy Frog, originally known as The Annoying Thing, is a computer-animated character created in 2003 by Swedish actor and playwright Erik Wernquist. Marketed by the ringtone provider Jamba!, the ...more

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Mikael Stanne is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Progressive metal, Melodic death metal, Heavy metal
Bengt Mikael Stanne is the vocalist & one of the lyricists for the Swedish melodic death metal band, Dark Tranquillity and the ex-vocalist for Swedish power metal band HammerFall.

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Little Dragon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Nu jazz, Downtempo, Synthpop
Little Dragon are a Swedish electronic music band from Gothenburg, formed in 1996. The band consists of Yukimi Nagano, Erik Bodin, Fredrik Källgren Wallin and Håkan Wirenstrand. ...more

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Niklas Sundin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Melodic death metal, Heavy metal
Niklas Sundin, is a musician best known as the guitarist of bands Dark Tranquillity and Laethora. He is one of only two members to maintain a role as guitarist of Dark Tranquillity, unlike ...more

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The Haunted is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal
The Haunted is a Swedish Supergroup metal band from Gothenburg, formed in 1996. The original members were Anders & Jonas Björler, Peter Dolving, Adrian Erlandsson and Patrik Jensen. ...more

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Peter Dolving is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Heavy metal
Peter Dolving is a Swedish musician, songwriter, visual artist and spoken word poet, now living in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil and is most commonly known as the former frontman of the metal band, ...more

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Glenn Ljungström is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Melodic death metal, Power metal, Death metal
Glenn Ljungström is a European co-guitarist from Nödinge-Nol, for a Swedish band called The Resistance, since 2011. He was also an ex-guitarist and composer in a few other Swedish ...more

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Dead by April is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Glam metal, Pop music, Melodic death metal
Dead by April is a Swedish melodic metalcore band from Gothenburg, formed in February 2007 by Pontus Hjelm and Jimmie Strimell. The current band lineup consists of Pontus Hjelm, Christoffer ...more

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Dragonland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Power metal, Heavy metal, Symphonic metal
Dragonland is a power metal band from Sweden. The group is most notable for basing their first two and fifth albums upon the self-produced The Dragonland Chronicles fantasy saga and for the ...more

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Kristian Wåhlin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Doom metal, Melodic death metal, Gothic metal
Kristian Wåhlin is a Swedish musician, graphic designer, and album cover artist for many bands in the extreme metal scene worldwide. He is often credited under his pseudonym, Necrolord. ...more

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Sacramentum is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Black metal, Heavy metal, Blackened death metal
Sacramentum was a black metal band from Falköping, Sweden, formed by Nisse Karlén in the summer of 1990 under the name of Tumulus. Shortly thereafter, Anders Brolycke joined as a ...more

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Tommy Helgesson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Glam metal, Shock rock, Gothic metal
Snowy Shaw, born on 25 July 1968, is a Swedish heavy metal musician, based in the port city of Gothenburg in the west coast of Sweden. He has played with many heavy metal bands, like King ...more

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Dimension Zero is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Heavy metal
Dimension Zero is a melodic death metal band based in Gothenburg, Sweden. It was formed in 1995 as a side project by In Flames' former guitarists Jesper Strömblad and Glenn Ljungström. ...more