List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng

List of Johannesburg, Gauteng bands, listed by their level of fame. This Johannesburg, Gauteng musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Johannesburg, Gauteng bands are included, as well as many Johannesburg, Gauteng musicians of underground status. This list of Johannesburg, Gauteng 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 Johannesburg, Gauteng 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 features bands like Miriam Makeba and Tammin Sursok.

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  • Miriam Makeba
    Folk music, World music, Afrobeat
    • Albums: Africa, The Queen of African Music, Miriam Makeba, Comme une symphonie d'amour, Welela
    Zenzile Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 9 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer, songwriter, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and civil rights activist. ...more
  • Tammin Sursok
    Indie pop, Adult contemporary music, Ballad
    • Albums: Whatever Will Be, Spectacular!, Pointless Relationship, Whatever Will Be
    Tammin Sursok is a South African-born Australian actress and singer. She is known for her roles on television as Dani Sutherland on Home and Away, Colleen Carlton on The Young and the Restless, and ...more
  • Tweak
    Pop punk, Power pop, Alternative rock
    • Albums: The Romantic Lure of Possum Worship, Fallen, Dirty Sanchez and the Misfit Kids, Hybrid Organics, The Lost Boys Club
    Tweak was an Alternative rock band from South Africa. Members of the band formed Crashcarburn after members parted ways in 2006 to pursue personal projects.
  • Crash Car Burn
    Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music
    • Albums: The Romantic Lure of Possum Worship, Fallen, This City Needs a Hero, Crash Car Burn, Long Live Tonight
    CrashCarBurn is a rock band from South Africa. The band was formed in London in 2006 before returning to South Africa in early 2007. The group’s debut album, ‘This City Needs a Hero’ released in 2007 ...more
  • Dean Geyer
    Rock music, Pop rock
    • Albums: Rush
    Dean Stanley Geyer (born 20 March 1986) is a South African Australian singer-songwriter and actor who finished third in the 2006 season of the talent show television series Australian Idol, and has ...more
  • The Parlotones
    New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock
    • Albums: RADIOCONTROLLEDROBOT, Dragonflies and Astronauts, A World Next Door to Yours, Eavesdropping on the Songs of Whales, Stand Like Giants
    The Parlotones are a rock band from Johannesburg, South Africa. They have achieved multiplatinum-selling status in their home country. The band started in 1998. The band is known for the face make-up ...more