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List of Famous Bands from Knoxville

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

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Kenny Chesney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Country
Kenneth Arnold Chesney (born March 26, 1968) is an American country music singer, songwriter, and record producer. He has recorded 20 albums, 20 of which have been certified Gold or higher by ...more

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Disciple is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Nu metal, Christian hardcore, Groove metal
Disciple is a Christian metal / rock band from Knoxville, Tennessee, formed in 1992.
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Whitechapel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Whitechapel
Deathcore, Heavy metal, Death metal
Whitechapel is an American heavy metal band from Knoxville, Tennessee. The band is named after the Whitechapel district in East London, England, referencing the series of murders committed by ...more
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Brian Bell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
Brian Lane Bell (born December 9, 1968) is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is best known as the rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and occasional lead vocalist of the ...more

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Brownie McGhee is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Piedmont blues, East Coast blues, Country blues
Walter Brown "Brownie" McGhee (November 30, 1915 – February 16, 1996) was an African-American folk music and Piedmont blues singer and guitarist, best known for his collaboration with ...more

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10 Years is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Progressive rock
10 Years is an American alternative metal band, formed in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1999. The band consists of Jesse Hasek, Ryan Johnson, Brian Vodinh, and Lewis Cosby. The band's original lead ...more
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Robinella & The CCst... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Pop music, Jazz blues, Progressive bluegrass
Robinella is the band of singer-songwriter Robin Ella Bailey. The band was first formed as Robinella and the CCstringband in the late 1990s by Robin Ella Tipton Contreras and former husband, ...more
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Atticus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Atticus
Rock music, Power pop, Alternative rock
Atticus is a rock band noted for progressive compositions, complex harmonies, innovative cover art, and a small but loyally devoted fan base. The band is named after the Atticus Finch character ...more
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Con Hunley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Country
Conard Logan "Con" Hunley (born April 9, 1945) is a country music singer.
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Homer and Jethro is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Parody music, Comedy, Country
Homer and Jethro were the stage names of American country music duo Henry D. Haynes and Kenneth C. Burns, popular from the 1940s through the 1960s on radio and television for their satirical ...more
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Jordan Hill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues
Jordan Hill may refer to: Jordan Hill (singer) (active 1995 and after), American singer/songwriter Jordan Hill (basketball) (born 1987), American professional basketball player Jordan Hill ...more
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Jake Thomas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Pop music, Rock music
Jake Thomas (born January 30, 1990) is an American actor voice actor and photographer perhaps best known for his role as Matt McGuire, the title character's younger brother, in the Disney ...more
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Kristian Bush is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Folk rock, Country
Kristian Merrill Bush (born March 14, 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist. Bush is a former member of the folk rock duo Billy Pilgrim with Andrew Hyra, ...more

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Ashley Monroe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Country
Ashley Lauren Monroe (born September 10, 1986) is an American country music singer-songwriter. Monroe has released two solo singles, "Satisfied" and "I Don't Want To" (which ...more
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Place of Skulls is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Doom metal
Place of Skulls is a doom metal band from Knoxville, Tennessee.
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Ava Barber is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Country
Ava Marlene Barber (born June 28, 1954) is an American country music singer and performer. She is best remembered for her performances on The Lawrence Welk Show throughout much of the 1970s and ...more
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Brodequin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Goregrind, Deathgrind, Brutal death metal
Brodequin was a death metal band from Knoxville, Tennessee. Formed in 1998 by brothers Mike and Jamie Bailey, the band has released three full-length albums to date. After 2005, all updates from ...more
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Jag Star is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Jag Star
Pop music, Alternative rock
Jag Star is an alternative rock/pop band from Knoxville, Tennessee. Originally formed in late 1998, the band has released four independent records, and have a number of singles on a compilation ...more
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Space Twins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Knoxville
Space Twins
Alternative rock
Space Twins was an American rock band fronted by Weezer guitarist Brian Bell.