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

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Avatar is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Melodic death metal Avatar is a metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Cardinal Sin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Melodic death metal, Black metal, Blackened death metal Cardinal Sin are a death/black metal band formed in 1995 by ex-Dissection member John Zwetsloot. In 1996, they released a 4-track EP called Spiteful Intents, which featured a trademark classical ...more

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Karin Dreijer Andersson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Dark ambient, Synthpop, Trip hop Karin Elisabeth Dreijer Andersson is the lead vocalist of the electronic music duo The Knife, formed with her brother Olof Dreijer. Andersson was previously the vocalist and guitarist of the ...more

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Jens Lekman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Indie pop, Pop music Jens Martin Lekman is a Swedish musician. His music is guitar-based pop with heavy use of samples and strings, with lyrics that are often witty, romantic, and melancholic. His work is heavily ...more

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Anders Fridén is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Nu metal, Melodic death metal, Alternative metal Anders Fridén is the vocalist/lyricist of the Swedish metal band In Flames. Fridén was also the vocalist of Passenger, a side project.

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Daniel Svensson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Melodic death metal Daniel Svensson is the current drummer and youngest member of the Swedish band In Flames, and drummer / vocalist for the band Sacrilege GBG. He was also in Diabolique before he joined In Flames ...more

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Papa Dee is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Ragga, Dancehall, Rap music David Christopher Daniel Wahlgren, better known by the stage name Papa Dee, is a Swedish rap, ragga and dancehall musician. His most commercially successful track is his version of the Cat ...more

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Jenny Berggren is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Jenny Cecilia Petrén, née Berggren, professionally known as Jenny Berggren and Jenny from Ace of Base is a Swedish mezzo-soprano singer and former lead singer in the Swedish pop ...more

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Gardenian is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Melodic death metal, Heavy metal Gardenian is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Gothenburg that formed in 1996 and disbanded in 2004 but reunited in 2012.

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Sofia Talvik is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Sofia Talvik Pop music, Folk rock, Pop folk Sofia Talvik is a Swedish musician and singer/songwriter. Her music often blends elements of folk and pop; she also uses a lot of acoustic instruments in her songs, including violins, cellos, ...more

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Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Classical music The Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra is a symphony orchestra based in Gothenburg, Sweden. Founded in 1905, it was granted the title of the National Orchestra of Sweden in 1997. The GSO is resident ...more

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Sally Shapiro is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Synthpop, Italo disco Sally Shapiro is the pseudonym of a Swedish vocalist and the name of the Italo disco/synthpop duo composed of Shapiro and musician Johan Agebjörn.

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Evergrey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal Evergrey is a progressive metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. The band was founded in 1995 and released its debut album, The Dark Discovery, in 1998. After a minor hiatus the band returns with ...more

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Joel Alme is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Joel Alme Indie pop Joel Alme is a pop singer from Gothenburg, Sweden. Alme released his debut album A Master of Ceremonies on April 22, 2008 with "Queen's Corner" being the single. In 2010 he released ...more

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Jezper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Jezper Jezper Söderlund is a Swedish record producer and electronic music artist who records mainly under the name of Airbase. His experimentation with electronic music began in 1994 after he was ...more

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Arvingarna is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Dansband Arvingarna is a Swedish dansband, which was formed in 1989 and which competed in the Swedish Melodifestivalen in 1993, 1995, 1999 and 2002. In 1993 they won with the song '"Eloise" and ...more

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All Ends is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Heavy metal, Alternative metal All Ends is an alternative metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden, founded in 2003. It started as a side project of the In Flames guitarists Björn Gelotte and Jesper Strömblad, but ...more

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Union Carbide Productions is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Union Carbide Productions Garage rock, Alternative rock, Punk rock Union Carbide Productions was a Swedish rock band formed by Ebbot Lundberg, Patrik Caganis, Björn Olsson, Per Helm and Henrik Rylander in 1986. Their music can be described as a fusion of ...more

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Sister Sin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Glam metal, Heavy metal Sister Sin is a female-fronted "old-school metal" band from Gothenburg, Sweden. The band has released 4 full length albums, with the newest "Black Lotus" released October 27, ...more

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Skitsystem is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
D-beat, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk Skitsystem is a Swedish crust punk band formed in early 1994. Their sound was heavily influenced by death metal and d-beat. The band members originally came from different death metal bands, ...more

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The Tough Alliance is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music The Tough Alliance, or TTA, was an electronic pop music duo from Gothenburg, Sweden. The duo first came together in 2003 and consists of childhood friends Henning Fürst and Eric Berglund. ...more

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Anti Cimex is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Crossover thrash, D-beat, Crust punk Anti Cimex were a Swedish hardcore punk band, based in Skövde, Göteborg, Linköping, and Malmö, at different times, that formed in 1981. They were one of the first bands to ...more

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Broder Daniel is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Broder Daniel Indie pop, Pop music, Alternative rock Broder Daniel, often abbreviated as BD, was an alternative rock band from Gothenburg, Sweden. They formed in the late 1980s and then consisted of classmates Henrik Berggren and Daniel Gilbert. ...more

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Love is All is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Indie pop, Indie rock Love Is All is a five-piece indie pop band from Gothenburg, Sweden. It releases songs in English. Paste Magazine has stated that it makes "infectiously lo-fi punk rock laced with saxophone ...more

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Engel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Gothenburg
Industrial metal, Melodic death metal, Alternative metal Engel is a melodic death metal band with alternative and industrial influences from Gothenburg, Sweden. They are currently signed to Gain Records/Sony.