List of Famous Bands from Leicester

List of Leicester bands, listed by their level of fame. This Leicester musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Leicester bands are included, as well as many Leicester musicians of underground status. This list of Leicester 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 Leicester 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 here include everything from Kasabian to Cornershop.

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

  • Kasabian
    Neo-progressive rock, Space rock, Rock music
    • Albums: West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum, Kasabian, Empire, L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever), Live from Brixton Academy
    Kasabian ( kə-SAY-bee-ən) are an English rock band formed in Leicester in 1997. The band's original members were vocalist Tom Meighan, guitarist and vocalist Sergio Pizzorno, guitarist Chris Karloff, ...more
  • Cornershop
    Electronic dance music, Dance music, Britpop
    • Albums: When I Was Born for the 7th Time, Handcream for a Generation, Brimful of Asha, Woman's Gotta Have It, Hold on It Hurts
    Cornershop are a British indie rock band best known for their 1998 UK number one single "Brimful of Asha". The band were formed in 1991 by Wolverhampton-born Tjinder Singh, his brother Avtar Singh, ...more
  • Showaddywaddy
    Rock music, Rock and roll
    • Albums: Red Star, Remember Then, Living Legends, Bright Lights, Trocadero
    Showaddywaddy are a pop/rock group from Leicester, England. They specialise in revivals of hit songs from the 1950s and early 1960s as well as original material and dress as Teddy Boys. Showaddywaddy ...more
  • Family
    Rock music, Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock
    • Albums: Fearless, Family Entertainment, Music in a Doll's House, Anyway, A Song for Me
    Family were an English rock band that formed in late 1966 and disbanded in October 1973. Their style has been characterised as progressive rock, as their sound often explored other genres, ...more
  • Blitzkrieg
    New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Heavy metal
    • Albums: A Time of Changes, Unholy Trinity, The Mists of Avalon, Absolute Power, Sins and Greed
    Blitzkrieg are a heavy metal band initially from Leicester formed in 1980. The current line-up is Brian Ross, Ken Johnson, Alan Ross, Bill Baxter and Mick Kerrigan. Ross is the only remaining member ...more
  • Mark Morrison
    Hip hop music, Popular music, Dance-pop
    • Albums: Innocent Man, Return of the Mack, Only God Can Judge Me, I Am What I Am, Mark Morrison
    Mark Morrison (born 3 May 1972) is a British R&B singer. His single, "Return of the Mack", became a No. 1 or Top 10 hit in several European countries in 1996. The song peaked at No. 2 in the United ...more