List of Famous Bands from Hamburg

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.

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  • Helloween
    Progressive metal, Melodic music, Power metal
    • Albums: Keeper of the Seven Keys, Pt. 2, Walls of Jericho, Keeper of the Seven Keys, Part I
    Helloween is a German power metal band founded in 1984 in Hamburg, West Germany by members of bands Iron Fist and Gentry. Its first lineup consisted of singer and rhythm guitarist Kai Hansen, bassist ...more
    Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal
    • Albums: Naïve: Hell to Go, Sturm & Drang Tour 2002, Xtort, Boots, Angst
    KMFDM (originally Kein Mehrheit Für Die Mitleid, loosely translated by the band as "no pity for the majority") is a German industrial band from Hamburg led by multi-instrumentalist Sascha Konietzko, ...more
  • Scooter


    Euro-trance, Rock music, Rave music
    • Albums: The Stadium Techno Experience, Mind the Gap, Back to the Heavyweight Jam, We Bring the Noise!, Hyper Hyper
    Scooter is a German happy hardcore, rave and techno music band founded in Hamburg in 1993. To date, the band has sold over 30 million records and earned over 80 Gold and Platinum awards. Scooter is ...more
  • Running Wild
    Power metal, Heavy metal, Folk metal
    • Albums: Death or Glory, Port Royal, The Brotherhood, Black Hand Inn, Pile of Skulls
    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 released ...more
  • Gamma Ray
    Satire, Power metal, Heavy metal
    • Albums: Heaven Can Wait, Land of the Free, No World Order, Somewhere Out in Space, Heading for Tomorrow
    Gamma Ray is a heavy 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 vocalist, ...more
  • Dark Age
    Doom metal, Rock music, Melodic death metal
    • Albums: A Matter of Trust, Minus Exitus, Dark Age, Insurrection, Remonstrations
    Dark Age is a German metal band from Hamburg, Germany formed in 1995 by Eike Freese, André Schumann and Oliver Fliegel.