Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Hamburg

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List of Hamburg bands, listed by their level of fame. This Hamburg musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Hamburg bands are included, as well as many Hamburg musicians of underground status. This list of Hamburg 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 Hamburg 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 ranges from Helloween to KMFDM, plus much more.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Hamburg?" or "What is a list of Hamburg bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (43 items)

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Helloween is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Progressive metal, Melodic music, Power metal Helloween is a German power metal band founded in 1984 in Hamburg, Northern Germany. The band is a pioneering force in the power metal genre and their second and third studio albums, Keeper of ...more

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KMFDM is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal KMFDM is an industrial band led by German multi-instrumentalist Sascha Konietzko, who founded the group in 1984 as a performance art project. KMFDM has released nineteen studio albums and two ...more

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Scooter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Euro-trance, Rock music, Rave music Scooter are a German dance/trance group founded in Hamburg, who have sold over 30 million records and earned over 80 Gold and Platinum awards. Scooter are considered the most successful German ...more

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Running Wild is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Power metal, Heavy metal, Folk metal Running Wild is a German heavy metal band, formed in 1976 in Hamburg. They were part of the German metal scene to emerge in the early to mid-1980s. Over the course of their career, they have ...more

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Gamma Ray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Satire, Power metal, Heavy metal Gamma Ray is a power metal band from Hamburg, northern Germany, founded and fronted by Kai Hansen after his departure from the German power metal band Helloween. Hansen is the current lead ...more

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Dark Age is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Doom metal, Rock music, Melodic death metal Dark Age is a German metal band from Hamburg, Germany formed in 1995 by Eike Freese, André Schumann and Oliver Fliegel.

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Stormwarrior is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Thrash metal, Viking metal, Power metal Stormwarrior is a speed metal band from Germany that was formed in 1998 by vocalist and guitar player Lars Ramcke and drummer Andre Schumann, adding later in the same year guitarist Scott Bolter ...more

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Sascha Konietzko is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal Sascha Konietzko, also known as Sascha K and Käpt'n K, is a German musician and producer of Polish descent. He is the founder, frontman, and "anchor" of industrial band KMFDM. ...more

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Axel Zwingenberger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues Axel Zwingenberger is a blues and boogie-woogie pianist, and songwriter. He is considered one of the finest boogie-woogie music masters in the world.

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Brooklyn Bounce is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
House music, Trance music, Progressive house music Brooklyn Bounce is one of several pseudonyms used by German trance producers Matthias Menck and Dennis Bohn. They have also produced music under the names Mental Madness Productions and Beatbox ...more

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Slapp Happy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Avant-progressive rock, Rock music, Experimental rock Slapp Happy was a German/English avant-pop group consisting of Anthony Moore, Peter Blegvad and Dagmar Krause. The band formed in Germany in 1972. The band members moved to England in 1974 where ...more

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Deichkind is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Hip hop music, Electro, Ghettotech Deichkind is a Hip-Hop / Electro band formed in Hamburg, Germany in 1997. In the middle of 2008 Ferris MC, aka “Ferris Hilton”, joined singer/MC Philipp Grütering and bassist/MC Sebastian ...more

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Markus Grosskopf is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Power metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal Markus Peter Großkopf is a German musician and songwriter, best known as the bass guitarist, backing vocalist and founding member of power metal band Helloween, and one of only two ...more

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Eureka is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
World music, Progressive rock, Art rock Frank Bossert is a composer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and ever-restless creative spirit from the far north of Germany. Having grown up in Hamburg, he has been working on his ...more

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Jan Delay is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Hip Hop, Reggae, German hip hop Jan Delay is a German singer, songwriter, and producer whose stylistic range includes mainly hip hop, reggae, dub and funk. An accomplished solo artist, he became known to the public as a member ...more

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Anna Depenbusch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Chanson, Pop music, Jazz Anna Depenbusch is a German singer and musician.

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U96 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Rave music, Electronic music, Dance-pop U96 is a German dance-music project formed by the DJ and producer Alex Christensen and a team of producers named Matiz.

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Fettes Brot is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Fettes Brot Hip hop music, Pop rap, German hip hop Fettes Brot are a German hip hop group who formed in 1992. Fettes Brot mean fat bread in German. "Fett" is a German slang term for "excellent" and brot is slang for ...more

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Carsten Bohn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Krautrock, Rock and roll Carsten Bohn is a German drummer and composer. He was the drummer for the German progressive rock band Frumpy from 1969 to 1972 and had a long career in the German music scene. He has recorded ...more

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Girls Under Glass is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Electro-industrial, Gothic rock, Rock music Girls Under Glass is a musical group from Hamburg, Germany.

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Special D. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Hardstyle, Euro-trance, Hard trance Special D. is a German DJ and dance music artist who is particularly popular in the Netherlands, where he won the 'Best Dance International' award at the 2004 TMF NL awards. He is also popular ...more

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Xmal Deutschland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
New Wave, Gothic rock, Ethereal wave Xmal Deutschland, often written as X-Mal Deutschland, was a musical group from Hamburg, Germany. Founded in 1980 with a completely female line-up, they became successful outside their native ...more

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Paragon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Power metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal Paragon is a speed metal/power metal band from Hamburg, Germany.

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Marcus Brosch is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Pop music, Rhythm and blues Marcus Brosch is a German songwriter, record producer and remixer. Lacking success at playing football in the early eighties, he stopped playing it in favour of playing the guitar at the age of ...more

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Tocotronic is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Alternative rock, Indie rock Tocotronic is a German rock band founded in 1993. Similar to Blumfeld or Die Sterne they are considered a part of the Hamburger Schule movement. They are influential for bands such as Wir sind ...more

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Palais Schaumburg is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Neue Deutsche Welle Palais Schaumburg was a new wave band from Hamburg, Germany. The style was classified as Neue Deutsche Welle, and strongly characterized by their avant garde music and dadaistic attitude. The ...more

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Samy Deluxe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Samy Deluxe German hip hop Samy Sorge, commonly known as Samy Deluxe, Wickeda MC or Sam Semillia is a German rapper, and hip hop artist from Hamburg. When his Sudanese father left Germany when Samy Deluxe was just two ...more

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The Punkles is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
The Punkles Punk rock The Punkles were a band performing songs by The Beatles in punk style. They formed in 1998 in Hamburg, Germany and it was actually a side project of Prollhead!. After a lot of touring around ...more

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Die Goldenen Zitronen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Hip hop music, New Wave, Electro Die Goldenen Zitronen are a punk rock band from Hamburg, Germany that are known for their entertaining and politically relevant style. Their original name was Die Deutschen Nazikartoffeln. When ...more

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Moti Special is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
New Wave Moti Special was a German new wave band, formed in 1981 in Hamburg, by Danish guitar player Nils Tuxen, Romanian keyboard player Michael Cretu, bassist/vocalist Manfred "Thissy" Thiers ...more

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Night Sun is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Heavy metal, Progressive rock, Hard rock Night Sun were a German heavy prog/metal band consisting of Bruno Schaab, Walter Kirchgessner, Knut Rossler and Ulrich Staudt. Their one and only album, Mournin', was released in 1972 on ...more

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Kettcar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Indie, Pop music, Alternative rock Kettcar is an indie rock music band based in Hamburg, Germany. The band has released four studio albums. The band released their fourth album, Zwischen den Runden, on February 10, 2012. The band ...more

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Blumfeld is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Indie pop, Noise rock Blumfeld was an indie-pop band from Hamburg, Germany, formed by singer and songwriter Jochen Distelmeyer. The name of the band was coined by the main character of the short story "Blumfeld, ...more

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Fünf Sterne Deluxe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Fünf Sterne Deluxe Hip hop music Fünf Sterne deluxe was a German-language hip-hop band from Hamburg, Germany, founded in mid-1997, consisting of the rappers Das Bo and Tobi Tobsen, the graphic designer Marcnesium, and the ...more

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Mob Rules is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Power metal, Heavy metal Mob Rules are a German power metal band. They were founded in 1994 by erstwhile Van Blanc guitarist Matthias Mineur and bassist Thorsten Plorin. Pulling in vocalist Klaus Dirks and drummer Arved ...more

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Ougenweide is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Ougenweide Medieval metal, Medieval folk rock, Progressive rock Ougenweide is a progressive rock band from Germany. They are notable for being pioneers of the medieval folk rock subgenre. The name comes from Middle High German ougenweide.

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Les Humphries Singers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Les Humphries Singers Pop music, Gospel music, Country The Les Humphries Singers was a 1970s musical group formed in Hamburg, Germany in 1969 by the English born Les Humphries, who had been inspired to do his own version of the Edwin Hawkins ...more

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DisJam is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Jazz-funk, Acid jazz, Jazz disJam is an acid-jazz and jazz-funk band from Hamburg, Germany. The band's members have included Christoph Kähler, Sascha Panknin, Volker Kurnoth, Ralf Petter, Ole Janssen and Oliver ...more

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Bassinvaders is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Experimental rock, Heavy metal Bassinvaders is the bass guitar focused side-project of Helloween bassist Markus Grosskopf. The project is a unique heavy metal experiment which features only the bass guitar and does not ...more

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...But Alive is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
...But Alive Anarcho-punk, Punk rock ...But Alive was a German punk rock band, which was founded in 1992 in Hamburg. Most of their lyrics were very political. When they announced their breakup in 1999, because of musical and ...more

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M'Blu Et Moi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Funk, Acid jazz

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Ralph Sutton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Jazz Ralph Earl Sutton was an American jazz pianist born in Hamburg, Missouri. He was a stride pianist in the tradition of James P. Johnson and Fats Waller. Sutton had a stint as a session musician ...more

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Bravo All Stars is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamburg
Bravo All Stars Pop music The Bravo All Stars were a pop supergroup, who came together for a one-off single titled "Let the Music Heal Your Soul". The group is named after a German publication called Bravo, ...more