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List of Famous Bands from Hamilton

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

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Neil Peart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton
Genre: Progressive metal, Swing music & Heavy metal; Nationality: Canada

Albums: Anatomy of a Drum Solo, The Hockey Theme

Neil Ellwood Peart (September 12, 1952 – January 7, 2020) was a Canadian musician and writer best known as the drummer and primary lyricist of the rock band Rush. Peart received numerous awards ...more

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Brian Connolly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton

Albums: Performs the Greatest Hits of The Sweet

Brian Francis Connolly (5 October 1945 – 10 February 1997) was a Scottish singer-songwriter, musician and actor, best known as the lead singer between 1968 and 1979 of the British glam rock band ...more

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The Delgados is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton

Albums: The Great Eastern, The Complete BBC Peel Sessions, Universal Audio, Hate, Domestiques, + more

The Delgados were a Scottish indie rock band from Motherwell, North Lanarkshire. The band was composed of Alun Woodward (vocals, guitar), Emma Pollock (vocals, guitar), Stewart Henderson (bass), ...more

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Brady Seals is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton
Genre: Country; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: The Truth, Brady Seals, Thompson Street

Brady Seals (born March 29, 1969) is an American country music artist. He is the cousin of Jim Seals (of Seals & Crofts) and Dan Seals and Johnny Duncan, the nephew of Troy Seals, and the ...more
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Wraith of the Ropes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton
Wraith of the Ropes

Albums: Ada, The Red Door

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Jeremy Fisher is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton
Genre: Folk music and Breakbeat; Nationality: Canada

Albums: Let It Shine, Flood, Goodbye Blue Monday, Back Porch Spirituals, The Lemon Squeeze, + more

Jeremy Fisher (born Jeremy Binns, December 15, 1976) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Fisher is based in Ottawa, Ontario, and was previously based on Vancouver Island, B.C., Montreal, Quebec, ...more
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Brian Melo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton
Genre: Pop music and Rock music; Nationality: Canada

Albums: Livin' It, All I Ever Wanted

Brian Melo (born August 15, 1982) is a Canadian singer-songwriter from Hamilton, Ontario who was the winner of the fifth season of Canadian Idol in 2007. His first studio album, Livin' It, ...more
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Threat Signal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton

Albums: Under Reprisal, Vigilance, Threat Signal

Threat Signal is a Canadian heavy metal band from the city of Hamilton.
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Junior Boys is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton

Albums: It's All True, So This Is Goodbye, Last Exit, The Dead Horse EP, Body Language Six, + more

Junior Boys are a Canadian electronic music group, founded in 1999 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
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Nicole Appleton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton
Nicole Appleton Genre: Pop music; Nationality: Canada
Nicole Marie Appleton (born 7 December 1974) is an English-Canadian television presenter, singer-songwriter and actress. She is a member of All Saints and Appleton. She is the younger sister of ...more
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Sven Gali is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton

Albums: Sven Gali

Sven Gali was a hard rock/glam metal band which originally started as a cover band in 1987 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Their original lineup consisted of Dave Wanless, Dee Cernile, Andy Frank, ...more
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Simon Wilcox is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton
Genre: Rock music; Nationality: Canada

Albums: Smart Function

Simon Wilcox is a songwriter based in Los Angeles. She has written multiple platinum and gold singles, working with artists such as Nick Jonas, Enrique Iglesias, Camila Cabello, Tinashe, Demi ...more
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The Marble Index is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton

Albums: The Marble Index, Watch Your Candles Watch Your Knives

The Marble Index was a Canadian rock band from Hamilton, Ontario. The group formed in 2001, and comprised Brad Germain, Ryan Tweedle, and Adam Knickle. The band is named after the album “The ...more
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Kitsune² is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton

Albums: FULL TECHNO JACKASS, Post-Apocalyptic Porn Groove, All of Life's Mysteries, The High Moral Fibre Album, The Killer's Notebook, + more

Renard Queenston (real name: David Remmler) is an electronic music producer and founder of his own record label, LapFox Trax (formerly VULPvibe Records), who lives in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. ...more
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A Northern Chorus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton

Albums: Before We All Go to Pieces, Spirit Flags, Bitter Hands Resign, The Millions Too Many, Chained to the Truth

A Northern Chorus was a Canadian band from Hamilton, Ontario.
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Blackie and the Rodeo Ki... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton

Albums: Swinging From the Chains of Love, Kings and Queens, Blackie and the Rodeo King, Bark, Let's Frolic Again, + more

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings are a Canadian folk rock/alternative country band with blues and country influences. The band was formed in 1996, in Hamilton, Ontario, by Tom Wilson, Stephen ...more
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Wax Mannequin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton
Genre: Psychedelic folk and Alternative rock; Nationality: Canada

Albums: and Gun, Wax Mannequin, The Price, Orchard & Ire, Saxon, + more

Wax Mannequin is the stage name of Chris Adeney, a Canadian indie rock singer-songwriter. His style has been described as "a hybrid of Bruce Cockburn and Frank Zappa", "Tom Waits ...more
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Tristan Psionic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton

Albums: TPA Flight 028, Feves: The Sounds of Tristan Psionic, Mind the Gap

Tristan Psionic was a Canadian indie rock band. Formed in 1991 in an industrial warehouse loft in Hamilton, Ontario, the band consisted of vocalist Sandy McIntosh, guitarist Mark Milne, bassist ...more
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The Killjoys is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton

Albums: Gimmie Five, Starry, Gimme Five, Onenight and a Morningafter, Melos Modos

The Killjoys were a Canadian alternative rock band that formed in 1992 in Hamilton. Their first album was Starry, released in 1994, followed by Gimme Five in 1996, and Melos Modos in 1997. In ...more
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The Reason is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton

Albums: Things Couldn't Be Better, Ravenna, Fools, Problems Associated With Running, Silence Is Bliss

The Reason is a Canadian rock band, formed by Adam White and James Nelan in 2003 in Hamilton.
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Jordan Hastings is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton
Genre: Ska punk, Metalcore & Alternative rock; Nationality: Canada
Jordan "Ratbeard" Hastings (born March 15, 1982) is a Canadian musician born in Hamilton, Ontario but raised in Burlington, Ontario. He is best known as the drummer of Alexisonfire, ...more
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Steve Negus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton
Genre: Rock music and Progressive rock; Nationality: Canada

Albums: Dare to Dream

Stephen William Negus (born February 19, 1952) is a Canadian drummer, songwriter, who was a member of the progressive rock band Saga for twenty-six years. In the late 80's, he and keyboardist ...more
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Jacob Moon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton
Jacob Moon Genre: Folk music and Contemporary Christian music; Nationality: Canada

Albums: The Loop, Maybe Sunshine, Landing

Jacob Moon is a solo Canadian folk singer/songwriter and guitarist based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He has an extensive repertoire of songs, with nine albums to his credit. He has won many ...more
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Teenage Head is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton

Albums: Frantic City, Some Kinda Fun, Teenage Head, Head Disorder, Trouble in the Jungle, + more

Teenage Head is a Canadian rock group from Hamilton, Ontario and was a popular Canadian punk rock band during the early 1980s. The group was formed in Hamilton by Frankie Venom, Gord Lewis, ...more
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The Forgotten Rebels is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Hamilton
The Forgotten Rebels

Albums: In Love With the System, I Left My Heart in Ottawa, (Untitled) + Surfin' on Heroin, Tomorrow Belongs to Us, Nobody's Heros, + more

The Forgotten Rebels are a punk rock band from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. With roots dating back to 1977 to the present day, the Forgotten Rebels have left a discography of seven albums and a ...more