Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Greece

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

Everything from Vangelis to Yanni is included on this list.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Greece?" or "What is a list of Greece bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (85 items)

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Vangelis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
New Age music, Electronic music, Classical music Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou, professionally known as Vangelis, is a Greek composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, pop rock, and orchestral music. He is best known for his ...more

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Yanni is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
New Age music, Contemporary classical music, Instrumental Yiannis Chryssomallis, known professionally as Yanni, is a Greek-American composer, keyboardist, pianist, and music producer who has spent his adult life in the United States. Yanni continues to ...more

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Nana Mouskouri is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Pop music, Folk music, World music Nana Mouskouri, born Iōánna Moúschouri on October 13, 1934, in Chania, Crete, Greece, is a Greek singer. She was known as "Nána" to her friends and family as a ...more

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Firewind is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Thrash metal, Power metal, Heavy metal Firewind is a Greek power metal band. Formed in 1998, the group is currently signed to Century Media Records and was originally a small project created by guitarist, Gus G. to showcase his demo, ...more

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Elena Paparizou is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Pop-folk, Pop music Eleni "Elena" Paparizou, usually referred to abroad as Helena Paparizou, is a Greek-Swedish singer, songwriter and television personality. Born and raised in Sweden to Greek parents, ...more

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Kostas Karamitroudis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Black metal Kostas Karamitroudis also known as Gus G, born September 12, 1980 in Thessaloniki, Greece is a heavy metal guitarist. He currently plays with his band Firewind and Ozzy Osbourne. He has also ...more

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Anna Vissi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Pop music, Folk music Anna Vissi, also known as Anna Vishy, is a Cypriot recording artist and actress. Born in Cyprus, she studied music at conservatories and performed locally before moving to the professional scene ...more

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Sakis Rouvas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Hip hop music, Ballad, Blues-rock Anastasios "Sakis" Rouvas, known mononymously as Sakis, is a Greek recording, film and television artist; model; businessman and former pole vaulter. Born in Corfu, he won medals on ...more

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Tolis Voskopoulos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Film score Apostolos Voskopoulos is one of the legends of modern Greek music. He also starred in many films and played in the Theatre in Athens. One of Voskopoulos' greatest theatrical hits was Oi Erastes ...more

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Rotting Christ is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Gothic metal, Black metal, Heavy metal Rotting Christ is a Greek extreme metal band formed in 1987. They are noted for being one of the first black metal bands within this region, as well as a premier act within the European ...more

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Sakis Tolis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Black metal Sakis Tolis is a Greek musician best known as the vocalist and guitarist of Rotting Christ. He is also known as Necromayhem. He has recently produced some of the band's albums and contributed as ...more

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Antique is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Synthpop, Pop music Antique was a Swedish-Greek singing duo consisting of Elena Paparizou and Nikos Panagiotidis originating from Sweden which combined Greek popular music and lyrics with a Nordic dance pop beat. ...more

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Nightfall is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Symphonic black metal, Melodic death metal, Gothic metal Nightfall is a Greek heavy metal band from Athens. Formed by vocalist/bassist Efthimis Karadimas in 1991, the group is currently signed to Metal Blade Records. They are widely considered the ...more

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Astarte is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Black metal, Heavy metal, Blackened death metal Astarte was an all-female black metal band from Athens, Greece, named after the goddess Astarte.

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Bob Katsionis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal Babis "Bob" Katsionis is the rhythm guitarist and keyboard player for the heavy metal/power metal bands Firewind, Revolution Renaissance and Outloud. He is considered to be Greece's ...more

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Necromantia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Black metal, Heavy metal Necromantia is a Greek black metal band that was founded in 1989 in Athens, Greece.

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Ravencult is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Black metal, Heavy metal

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I Knew Them is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
No wave, Post-grunge I Knew Them is a band that originates from Thessaloniki, Greece. However, it is a band that differentiates itself from the Greek rock movement, introducing elements from foreign rock styles such ...more

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One is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
One ONE was a boy band that first appeared in 1999, recognized as both Greece and Cyprus's very first boy band. The band was formed by leading Cypriot-Greek composer Giorgos Theofanous and Minos EMI ...more

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Naer Mataron is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Black metal, Heavy metal Naer Mataron is a black metal band from Greece which draws on imagery from Greek mythology. The band was formed in 1994 after splitting from Nar Mataron, and was soon signed to Black Lotus ...more

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Míkis Theodorakis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Film score, 20th-century classical music Michael "Mikis" Theodorakis is a Greek songwriter of over 1000 songs and composer. He scored for the films Zorba the Greek, Z, and Serpico. He is viewed as Greece's best-known living ...more

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Katy Garbi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Pop music, Dance music Katerina 'Katy' Garbi is a Greek singer active in Greece and Cyprus, with some popularity in Turkey. Her career has spanned over 20 years and is marked by several multi-platinum releases. Garbi ...more

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Nikos Karvelas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Pop music, Rock music Nikos Karvelas is a Greek songwriter, producer, and singer. He has sold millions of records as a producer and is most recognizable for his three-decade-long collaboration with Anna Vissi, while ...more

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Elli Kokkinou is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Pop music, Folk music Elli Kokkinou is a Greek singer who was born in Athens, Greece. Kokkinou is among the most popular singers in Greece today. She has performed together with Greek music stars such as Anna Vissi, ...more

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Manos Hadjidakis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Manos Hatzidakis was a Greek composer and theorist of Greek music. He was also one of the main prime movers of the "Éntekhno" song. In 1960 he received an Academy Award for Best ...more

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Despina Vandi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Pop music, Dance music Despina Vandi, born as Despina Malea born 22 July 1969, is a Greek singer of Pontic Greek ancestry. Born in Tübingen near Stuttgart, Germany, Vandi's family returned to Kavala, Greece when ...more

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Eleftheria Arvanitaki is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Pop music, Balkan pop Eleftheria Arvanitaki is a Greek folk singer. She originates from the island of Icaria. Arvanitaki has worked with important musicians, such as Cesária Évora and Arto ...more

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Tamta is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Pop music Tamta Goduadze, known professionally as simply Tamta, is a Greek - Georgian pop singer, famous in Greece and Cyprus for her participation in Super Idol Greece, and for her later singles such as ...more

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Natassa Theodoridou is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Pop music Natassa Theodoridou, born October 24, 1970 in Drama, is a well-known Greek singer and the only female Greek artist to have her first three albums achieve platinum status. She has been certified ...more

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George Dalaras is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Traditional pop music, Folk rock George Dalaras, also possibly spelled as Yiorgos or Giorgos Dalaras, is a Greek singer. He is of international fame and has recently been selected as a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee ...more

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Christos Dantis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Pop music, Rock music Christos Dantis, is a Greek multi-instrumentalist singer, songwriter, lyricist, and record producer best known for his hits such as "To Palio Mou Palto" and "Ena Tragoudi ...more

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Phoebus is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Pop music, Rock music Phoebus, sometimes spelled Phivos or Fivos, is a well-known songwriter in both Greece and Cyprus. Phoebus is mostly known for his music through Despina Vandi and Katy Garbi, although he has ...more

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Antonis Remos is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Pop music Antonis Remos, is a Greek singer.

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Kalomoira Saranti is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Pop music Kalomira Sarantis, is a Greek American singer who has achieved recognition in Greece and Cyprus following her participation and win in the Greek talent show Fame Story. She has released four ...more

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Stelios Kazantzidis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Rebetiko Stylianos "Stelios" Kazantzidis was a prominent Greek singer. A leading singer of Greek popular music, or Laïkó, he collaborated with many of Greece's foremost composers.

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C:Real is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Pop music, Pop rock C:Real are a popular Greek pop rock band. They are characterized by their pop rock sound and live performances.

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Gianna Terzi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Pop music, Dance music

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Socrates Drank The Conium is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Blues-rock, Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock Socrates Drank the Conium, known also as Socrates, is a Greek rock band that formed in 1969 and achieved success in the 1970s. Influenced by heavy blues and rock bands like The Jimi Hendrix ...more

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Memorain is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal Memorain is a speed/thrash metal band from Greece, formed by guitarist/vocalist Ilias Papadakis in 1999.

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Marianta Pieridi is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Pop music, Dance music Mariada Pieridi, is a Greek pop singer.

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Chaostar is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Neoclassical Dark Wave, Opera, Avant-garde Chaostar is a classical, opera and vocal orchestra from Greece started in 1998, composed of Christos Antoniou, Spiros Antoniou, Sotiris Vayenas, Nathalie Rassoulis, and Sapfo Stavridou. Several ...more

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Matisse is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Pop rock, Alternative rock, Glam rock Matisse is an English language-singing alternative rock band from Athens, Greece formed in 1999. They took their name from the famous French painter Henri Matisse.

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Chrispa is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Chrispa Laïko Chryspa is a Greek singer. She has released five studio albums.

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Vicky Leandros is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Ballad, Pop music Vassiliki, Baroness von Ruffin, known by her stage name Vicky Leandros, is a Greek singer with a long international career. She is the daughter of singer, musician, and composer, Leandros ...more

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Nightrage is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Melodic death metal, Heavy metal Nightrage is a Greek/Swedish melodic death metal band, originally from Thessaloniki. They later re-located to Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Irini Merkouri is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Laïko, Pop music, Dance music Irini Merkouri is a Greek pop and laïka singer.

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Eleni Vitali is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Eleni Vitali Eleni Vitali is a Greek popular singer and composer the last 30 years.

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Sotiria Bellou is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Sotiria Bellou Rebetiko Sotiria Bellou was a famous Greek singer and performer of the Greek rebetiko style of music. She was one of the most famous rebetisa of all, mentioned in many music guides, and a contributor to ...more

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Aphrodite's Child is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock Aphrodite's Child was a Greek progressive rock band formed in 1967, by Vangelis Papathanassiou, Demis Roussos, Loukas Sideras, and Anargyros "Silver" Koulouris.

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Bain Mattox is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Greece
Bain Mattox Folk music, Indie rock Bain Mattox is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, based out of Athens, Georgia. Having self-released albums in the past with a backing band simply under the name 'Bain Mattox', his band now ...more