Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Long Beach

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

Everything from Snoop Dogg to Sublime is included on this list.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Long Beach?" or "What is a list of Long Beach bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (51 items)

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Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Snoop Dogg Hip hop music, Pop music, Gangsta rap Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr, best known by his stage name Snoop Dogg, is an American recording artist and actor from Long Beach, California. His music career began in 1992, when he was discovered ...more

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Sublime is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Sublime Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rock music Sublime was an American ska punk and alternative rock band from Long Beach, California, formed in 1988. The band's line-up, unchanged until their breakup, consisted of Bradley Nowell, Eric ...more

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Warren G is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Warren G Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk Warren Griffin III, better known by his stage name, Warren G, is an American West Coast rapper and hip hop producer. He is best known for his debut 1994 single, "Regulate", which ...more

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The Mars Volta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
The Mars Volta Krautrock, Noise rock, Space rock The Mars Volta was an American rock band from El Paso, Texas, formed in 2001. The band's final lineup consisted of Omar Rodríguez-López, Cedric Bixler-Zavala, Juan Alderete, Marcel ...more

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Nate Dogg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Nate Dogg Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul Nathaniel Dwayne Hale, better known by his stage name Nate Dogg, was an American singer, rapper, and actor. He was noted for his membership in rap trio 213 and his solo career in which he ...more

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Dubstep, Jug band, Country pop Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is an American country-folk-rock band that has existed in various forms since its founding in Long Beach, California in 1966. The group's membership has had at least a ...more

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War is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
War Chicano rock, Ska, Rock music War is an American funk band from California, known for the hit songs "Low Rider", "Spill the Wine", "Summer", "Why Can't We Be Friends?", "The Cisco ...more

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Russell Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Russell Allen Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal Russell Allen is a singer best known as the vocalist of American progressive metal band Symphony X. He is also a member of supergroups Star One, Allen-Lande and most recently formed the band ...more

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Eric Collins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Eric Collins Hip hop music, West Coast hip hop Eric Dwayne Collins better known by his stage name RBX, is a rapper and R&B singer from Long Beach, California. Contrary to popular belief, Collins is not related to funk legend Bootsy ...more

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Tha Dogg Pound is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Tha Dogg Pound Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop Tha Dogg Pound is an American hip hop duo formed in 1992, made up of West Coast rappers Daz Dillinger and Kurupt. They were signed to Death Row Records in their early careers and were key to the ...more

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I am ghost is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
I am ghost Horror punk, Gothic rock, Rock music I Am Ghost was an American post-hardcore band from Long Beach, California, conceived of and founded by Steven Juliano in 2004. They were signed to Epitaph Records from 2005 to 2010, before ...more

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Tha Eastsidaz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Tha Eastsidaz Hip hop music, West Coast hip hop Tha Eastsidaz, originally spelled as the Eastsiders, is a hip hop group that somewhat reformed the LBC Crew with Snoop Dogg, Lil' C-Style and Techniec. Their first appearance was on Tommy Boy ...more

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Daz Dillinger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Daz Dillinger Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk Delmar Drew Arnaud, better known by his stage name Daz Dillinger, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer from Long Beach, California. Dillinger is best known for his ...more

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Bad Azz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Bad Azz Hip hop music, Gangsta rap Jamarr Antonio Stamps, better known by the stage name Bad Azz, is an American rapper and member of Tha Dogg Pound Gangsta Crips, also known as DPGC.

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L.B.C. Crew is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
L.B.C. Crew Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop The LBC Crew is a collective of Long Beach-based rappers. They were the first act to be executively-produced by Snoop Dogg. In 1997, The LBC Crew was signed to Doggystyle Records, a label ...more

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The Violet Burning is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
The Violet Burning Rock music, Alternative rock, Christian rock The Violet Burning is an independent American rock band based in Boston, Massachusetts. The band was formed in 1989 in Orange County, California by Michael J. Pritzl. The band is the project of ...more

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T.S.O.L. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
T.S.O.L. Horror punk, Glam metal, Gothic rock T.S.O.L. is a punk rock band formed in 1978 in Long Beach, California. Although most commonly associated with hardcore punk, T.S.O.L.'s music has varied on each release. They have also released ...more

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Lil' Half Dead is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Lil' Half Dead Hip hop music, G-funk, West Coast hip hop Donald Smith, better known by his stage name Lil' ½ Dead, is an American hip hop recording artist from Long Beach, California. Smith's moniker is based on the character Half Dead, in the ...more

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213 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
213 Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk 213 was an American hip hop group from Long Beach, California composed of Snoop Dogg, Warren G and Nate Dogg. The name "213" comes from Los Angeles' original telephone area code. Their ...more

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Ugly Duckling is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Ugly Duckling Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop Ugly Duckling is an American hip hop group that formed around 1993 in Long Beach, California. Ugly Duckling's members include Dizzy Dustin, Young Einstein and Andy Cat. They took the name Ugly ...more

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Twinz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Twinz Hip hop music, G-funk, West Coast hip hop The Twinz are a hip hop duo from Long Beach, California, consisting of twin brothers Deon "Trip Locc" Williams and Dewayne "Wayniac" Williams. After working with Warren G on ...more

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Long Beach Dub Allstars is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Long Beach Dub Allstars Ska, Rock music, Reggae rock The Long Beach Dub Allstars are a dub reggae/ska/rock band formed in 1997 and disbanded in 2002, but reformed 10 years later.

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Evan Christopher is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Evan Christopher Evan Christopher is an American clarinetist and composer based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Recognized mainly for a personal brand of "contemporary early-jazz,” he strives to extend the ...more

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Tavis Werts is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Tavis Werts Ska punk

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The Dove Shack is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
The Dove Shack Hip hop music, G-funk, West Coast hip hop The Dove Shack is a G-funk group from Long Beach. Consisting of C-Knight, Bo-Roc and 2Scoops, the group made their debut with the song "This Is the Shack" on Warren G's album ...more

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Create is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Create Traditional music, Folk music, No wave

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Joe Escalante is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Joe Escalante Punk rock Joseph Patrick "Joe" Escalante is an American musician, record label owner, radio host, film and music video director, and amateur matador, as well as a former television executive and ...more

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Butch Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Butch Cassidy Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap, G-funk Danny Elliott Means II or better known by his stage name, Butch Cassidy, is an American G-Funk/R&B singer/rapper.

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Priest
Priest "Soopafly" Brooks Gangsta rap, G-funk, West Coast hip hop Priest Joseph Brooks, better known by his stage name Soopafly, is a hip hop producer and rapper from Long Beach, California. He is an associate of the DPGC.

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Kevin Welch is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Kevin Welch Country Kevin Welch is an American country music artist. He has charted five singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts and released eight studio albums. He is also one of the cofounders of the ...more

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Tracy Davis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Tracy Davis Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop Tracy Lamar Davis, better known by his stage name Tray Deee, is an American rapper who was once signed to Death Row Records and later signed with Snoop Dogg's label Dogghouse Records.

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Goldie Loc is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Goldie Loc Dubstep, Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop Keiwan Deshawn Spillman better known by his stage name Goldie Loc is a rapper who is a member of Tha Eastsidaz with Snoop Dogg and Tray Deee.

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Laurie Lewis is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Laurie Lewis Laurie Lewis, is an American bluegrass musician.

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Battlecat is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Battlecat G-funk, West Coast hip hop Kevin Gilliam, better known by his stage name Battlecat, is an American hip hop producer from Long Beach, California.

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Le Shok is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Le Shok Synthpunk, New Wave, Punk rock Le Shok was a synthpunk band from Long Beach, California, USA. The band was made up of members of various other punk bands from the area and existed from 1997 until early 2001, releasing ...more

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Lil C-Style is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Lil C-Style Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop

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Claw Hammer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Claw Hammer Noise rock, Punk blues, Indie rock Claw Hammer was an American indie rock band from California. Claw Hammer formed in 1986 in Long Beach, California; its members were from several neighboring municipalities. Their name was taken ...more

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Cali4thvision is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Cali4thvision Hip hop music Marquise Mayhand aka "Cali4thvision" is an up comeing producer from long beach

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Jack Grisham is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Jack Grisham Horror punk, Gothic rock, Anarcho-punk Jack Grisham is an American rock musician, raconteur and political activist from Southern California. He is the vocalist for the punk band T.S.O.L., which emerged from the late 1970s Los Angeles ...more

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Jack Maness is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Jack Maness Reggae, Acoustic music Jack Maness is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and keyboardist. Maness began his career singing and playing guitar on Sublime's "Rivers of Babylon", and later joining the ...more

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Droid is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Droid Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal Droid is an American Heavy metal/Death metal band from Long Beach, California. They are currently signed to Korn member James "Munky" Shaffer's record label Emotional Syphon Records. ...more

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Nu Flavor is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Nu Flavor Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Boy band Nu Flavor is an R&B quartet from Long Beach, California consisting of Jacob Ceniceros, Anthony DaCosta, Rico Luna, and Frank Pangelinan, Jr..

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Free Moral Agents is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Free Moral Agents Hip hop music, Rock music, Dub Free Moral Agents is a collective of musicians brought together by Isaiah "Ikey" Owens as a means to expand the sounds of what started as a solo recording project. In the spring of ...more

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Final Conflict is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Final Conflict Crossover thrash, D-beat, Thrash metal Final Conflict is a hardcore punk band from Long Beach, California formed in 1983. They have gone through various lineup changes since with the only constant member being their original guitar ...more

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Isaiah Ikey Owens is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Isaiah Ikey Owens Hip hop music, Ska, Experimental rock Isaiah Randolph "Ikey" Owens was an American Grammy Award winning keyboardist known for his work with The Mars Volta, Jack White and an array of bands from the Long Beach music scene.

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Bikeride is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Bikeride Indie rock Bikeride was an American indie rock band fronted by Tony Carbone. Their record companies of the past have included is Hidden Agenda, a part of Parasol Records, and Choclaty! Records. Bikeride's ...more

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One Hit Wonder is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
One Hit Wonder Punk rock One Hit Wonder was a Californian punk band that made its debut in 1994. Front man Dan Root is credited as playing guitar for Tender Fury,Rik L Rik, Keith Morris Buglamp, The Adolescents, The ...more

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Hot Potty is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Hot Potty

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FM Bats is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
FM Bats Punk rock FM Bats is a four-piece punk band from Long Beach, California that formed in 2004, consisting of singer Todd Jacobs, formerly of The Distraction, Le Shok, and Neon King Kong; bassist Leonardo ...more

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Oil is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Oil Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Christian metal Oil is a Christian thrash metal band from Long Beach, California, USA. The band was formed in 1997 by Ron Rinehart, the former vocalist with Dark Angel, who converted to Christianity at a ...more