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.