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List of Famous Bands from Italy

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

Bands include everything from Laura Pausini to Rhapsody of Fire.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Italy?" or "What is a list of Italy bands?" then this list will answer your questions. {#nodes}
  • Laura Pausini1

    Laura Pausini

    Adult contemporary music, Pop music

    AlbumsLaura, La mia risposta, From the Inside, Tra te e il mare, Resta in ascolto

    Laura Pausini (Italian: [ˈlaura pauˈziːni]; born 16 May 1974) is an Italian pop...  more
  • Rhapsody of Fire2

    Rhapsody of Fire

    Progressive metal, Power metal

    AlbumsDawn of Victory, Symphony of Enchanted Lands, The Frozen Tears of Angels, From Chaos to Eternity, Triumph or Agony

    Rhapsody of Fire is an Italian symphonic power metal band led by Alex Staropoli. Since forming...  more

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  • Lacuna Coil3

    Lacuna Coil

    Progressive metal, Gothic rock

    AlbumsComalies, In a Reverie, Unleashed Memories, Shallow Life, Enjoy the Silence

    Lacuna Coil is an Italian gothic metal band from Milan. Since their formation in 1994, the...  more
  • Andrea Bocelli4

    Andrea Bocelli

    Adult contemporary music, Pop music

    AlbumsCarmen - Duets & Arias, Georges Bizet, Sentimento, Romanza, Amore

    Andrea Bocelli, OMRI, OMDSM (Italian pronunciation: [anˈdreːa boˈtʃɛlli]; born 22 September...  more

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  • Ennio Morricone5

    Ennio Morricone

    Lounge music, Classical music

    AlbumsOnce Upon a Time in America, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Duck You, Sucker

    Ennio Morricone (November 10, 1928 – July 6, 2020) was an Italian composer, orchestrator,...  more

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  • Crookers6


    Hip hop music, Electronic music

    AlbumsONELOVE 08 Sound Machine, From Then Until Now, Tons of Friends, Remedy, Crookers Remixed

    Crookers is the musical project of Italian DJ/producer, Francesco "Phra" Barbaglia. Crookers...  more

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  • Christian Death7

    Christian Death

    Horror punk, Gothic rock

    AlbumsOnly Theatre of Pain, Sex and Drugs and Jesus Christ, A Catastrophe Ballet With Rhapsody of Youth and Rain, The Scriptures, Atrocities

    Christian Death is an American gothic rock band formed in Orange County, California, in 1979...  more
  • Spagna8


    Pop music, Italo disco

    AlbumsYou Are My Energy, Dance Collection, Woman, No Way Out, Matter of Time

    Spagna (Italian: [ˈspaɲɲa]; born Ivana Spagna, 16 December 1954, Valeggio sul Mincio, Verona,...  more
  • Graveworm9


    Symphonic black metal, Melodic death metal

    AlbumsDiabolical Figures, Collateral Defect, (N)utopia, As the Angels Reach the Beauty, Scourge of Malice

    Graveworm is an Italian gothic metal band from Bruneck. The group was founded in 1992....  more

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  • Marco Carola10

    Marco Carola

    Minimal techno, Tech house

    AlbumsFokus, The 1000 Collection, Open System, 1->5, 5th Question

    Marco Carola is an Italian electronic musician and DJ....  more
  • Den Harrow11

    Den Harrow

    New Wave, Italo disco

    AlbumsBack From the Future, The Best Of, Day by Day, I, Den

    Den Harrow (born 4 June 1962 as Stefano Zandri) is an Italo disco artist and fashion model....  more
  • 12


    Adult contemporary music, Disco

    AlbumsMiracles, Sharing Your Love, The Glow of Love, This Is Your Time, Change of Heart

    Change was an Italian-American post-disco group formed in Bologna, Italy in 1979 by...  more
  • Baltimora13


    Synthpop, New Wave

    AlbumsLiving in the Background, Survivor in Love, Key Key Karimba, Tarzan Boy, Global Love

    Baltimora was an Italian music project active in the 1980s. They are best known for their 1985...  more

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  • Sonya Scarlet14

    Sonya Scarlet

    Gothic rock, Symphonic black metal
    Sonya Scarlet (born 2 April 1980) is the singer and lyricist of the Italian extreme gothic...  more
  • Theatres des Vampires15

    Theatres des Vampires

    Doom metal, Gothic rock

    AlbumsNightbreed of Macabria, The Vampire Chronicles, Vampyrìsme, Anima Noir, Pleasure and Pain

    Theatres des Vampires is an Italian gothic metal band with strong black metal influences,...  more
  • Raintime16


    Progressive metal, Melodic death metal

    AlbumsFlies & Lies, Tales From Sadness, Psychromatic

    Raintime was an Italian progressive / power metal band, founded in 1999. The band was...  more
  • Alice17


    Pop music, Traditional music

    AlbumsGioielli rubati, Viaggio in Italia, Il sole nella pioggia, Mezzogiorno sulle Alpi, Park Hotel

    Alice (Italian pronunciation: [aˈliːtʃe]; born Carla Bissi on 26 September 1954), also known...  more
  • Mina18


    Nuevo tango, Blue-eyed soul

    AlbumsThe Platinum Collection, Minantologia, Uiallalla, Mina, Bugiardo più che mai...più incosciente che mai...

    Anna Maria Mazzini OMRI (born 25 March 1940), Anna Maria Quaini (for the Swiss civil...  more

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  • Ludovico Einaudi19

    Ludovico Einaudi

    New Age music, Classical music

    AlbumsNightbook, Waves: The Piano Collection, Diario Mali, I Giorni, Doctor Zhivago

    Ludovico Maria Enrico Einaudi OMRI (Italian: [ludoˈviːko eiˈnaudi] (listen); born 23 November...  more
  • Claudio Abbado20

    Claudio Abbado

    Opera, Classical music

    AlbumsBolero / Rapsodie espagnole / Ma mère l'oye / Pavane (London Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Claudio Abbado), 5 Symphonies / 7 Overtures, The Symphony Edition, Piano Concertos nos. 1 & 2 / Two Portraits, Symphonien no. 3 "Scottish" / no. 5 "Reformation"

    Claudio Abbado, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (Italian pronunciation: [ˈklaudjo abˈbaːdo]; 26...  more
  • Antonello Venditti21

    Antonello Venditti

    Pop music, Pop rock

    AlbumsUllallà, Bologna 2 settembre 1974 (dal vivo), Lilly, Theorius campus, Gli Anni '70

    Antonio "Antonello" Venditti (born 8 March 1949) is an Italian singer-songwriter who became...  more
  • Dario Marianelli22

    AlbumsAtonement, Pride & Prejudice, Salmon Fishing In The Yemen, I Went Down, The Brothers Grimm

    Dario Marianelli (born June 21, 1963) is an Italian film composer, known for his frequent...  more
  • Vasco Rossi23

    Vasco Rossi

    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsNon siamo mica gli Americani, Rock, Vado al massimo, Siamo solo noi, Cosa succede in città

    Vasco Rossi (born 7 February 1952), also known mononymously as Vasco or with the nickname Il...  more
  • Litfiba24


    New Wave, Gothic rock

    Albums17 Re, Desaparecido, Spirito, Union, Litfiba 3

    Litfiba is an Italian rock band formed in Florence in early 1980. The band evolved from...  more
  • Vanilla Sky25

    Vanilla Sky

    Pop punk, Power pop

    AlbumsChanges, The Band Not the Movie, Waiting for Something, Fragile, Play It If You Can't Say It

    Vanilla Sky is an Italian pop punk group formed in 2002. Their first album, Play It If You...  more