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Houston Rock Bands List

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List of Houston rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as rock music solo artists from Houston are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Houston music that you've never heard before. The rock bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Houston. If you think the best Houston rock music band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

With bands ranging from ZZ Top to Kenny Rogers, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular rock bands from Houston?" and "Which rock bands started in Houston?" then this list will answer your questions.
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ZZ Top is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music
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Kenny Rogers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Country pop, Pop music, Rock music
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Blue October is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Rock music, Piano rock, Experimental rock
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Jaci Velasquez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Indie pop, Christian music, Pop music
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The Red Krayola is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Rock music, Outsider music, Experimental rock
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The Finalist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Rock music, Alternative rock, Post-hardcore
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Fenix TX is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Rock music, Punk rock
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Caedmon's Call is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Rock music, Folk music, Contemporary Christian music
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The Pain Teens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Noise rock, Rock music, Experimental rock
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Yppah is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Yppah Downtempo, Shoegazing, Rock music
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J.C. Crowley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Rock music, Country
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Indian Jewelry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Noise rock, Psychedelia, Rock music
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Wayside Drive is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Synthpop, Rock music, Alternative rock
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Mark Stoermer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Rock music, Alternative rock, Alternative country
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Pure Rubbish is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Glam metal, Rock music, Glam punk
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The Last Wish is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
The Last Wish Rock music
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Penny Royal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Penny Royal Rock music, Electronic dance music, Electronica
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The Burning Ground is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
The Burning Ground Rock music, Experimental music
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Robert Ellis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Houston Rock Bands List
Robert Ellis Rock music, Country