Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng

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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng
Folk music, World music, Afrobeat Zenzile Miriam Makeba, nicknamed Mama Africa, was a Grammy Award-winning South African singer and civil rights activist. In the 1960s, she was the first artist from Africa to popularize African ...more

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Tammin Sursok is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng
Indie pop, Adult contemporary music, Ballad Tammin Pamela Sursok is a South African-born Australian actress and singer-songwriter. Sursok is best known for her roles as Dani Sutherland on Home and Away, Colleen Carlton on The Young and ...more

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Tweak is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng
Pop punk, Power pop, Alternative rock 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.

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Crash Car Burn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music 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 ...more

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Dean Geyer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng
Rock music, Pop rock Dean Stanley Geyer 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 had a notable ...more

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The Parlotones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng
New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock 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 ...more

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Mahlathini and The Mahotella Q... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng
Mbaqanga Mahlathini and the Mahotella Queens was a South African mbaqanga supergroup made up of the three musical acts linked together by talent scout and record producer Rupert Bopape at the Gallo ...more

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The Awakening is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng
Gothic rock, Industrial rock, Ethereal wave The Awakening is a musical project founded in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1995 by vocalist, songwriter, guitarist and producer Ashton Nyte. The sound has been described as a hybrid of gothic ...more

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Mahotella Queens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng
Mbaqanga The Mahotella Queens is a South African female group formed in 1964 by music producer Rupert Bopape. Originally a studio recording group consisting of around five or six singers, the current ...more

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Danny K is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng
Pop music, Contemporary R&B Danny K is a South African singer, songwriter and actor. He holds a B.A. degree from the Wits University. He was nominated multiple times for the SAMA and has won 4 times. He has two consecutive ...more

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Dino Sofos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng
Soundtrack, Rock music, Alternative rock Dino Sofos is a London based Sound Designer, Composer and Multi-instrumentalist, working in Film, Television and Digital Content.

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Qkumba Zoo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng
Qkumba Zoo Electronic music, House music, Dance music Qkumba Zoo was a dance music trio from Johannesburg, South Africa, consisting of vocalist Levannah, dancer/sculptor Tziki and musician/producer Owl. The band was originally formed by Owl and ...more

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Fuzigish is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng
Fuzigish Ska punk, Ska, Rock music Fuzigish is a ska punk band from Gauteng, South Africa established in 1997. They are noted for their high energy performances and have released five full-length albums and one compilation since ...more

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Wickhead is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng
Wickhead Rock music, Hard rock WICKHEAD were an alternative rock band from Johannesburg, South Africa. After having won two LA Music Awards in late 2006 the band relocated to Los Angeles in 2007. The band was active from 2001 ...more

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Wonderboom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Johannesburg, Gauteng
Wonderboom Rock music, Alternative rock Wonderboom is a 4 piece South African rock band from Johannesburg. They formed in 1996 when Martin, Wade and Cito, originally in an underground band called "The Eight Legged Groove ...more