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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
Hip hop music, Pop music, Gangsta rap
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971), known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, media personality, entrepreneur, and actor. His ...more
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Sublime is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rock music
Sublime was an American ska punk band from Long Beach, California, formed in 1988. The band's line-up, unchanged until their breakup, consisted of Bradley Nowell (vocals and guitar), Eric Wilson ...more
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Warren G is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk
Warren Griffin III (born November 10, 1970), known by his stage name Warren G, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and DJ, known as one of the pioneers of West Coast hip hop. ...more
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The Mars Volta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
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
Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul
Nathaniel Dwayne Hale (August 19, 1969 – March 15, 2011), known professionally as Nate Dogg, was an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and actor. Hale began his career as a member of the ...more
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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Dubstep, Jug band, Country pop
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is an American country rock band. The group has existed in various forms since its founding in Long Beach, California, in 1966. The band’s membership has had at least ...more
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War is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Chicano rock, Ska, Rock music
War is a large-scale armed conflict and the term is used as a metaphor for non-military conflicts. War or WAR may also refer to:
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Russell Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal
Russell Allen (born July 19, 1971) is a singer and lyricist best known as the vocalist of American progressive metal band Symphony X. He has also worked with supergroups Star One, Allen-Lande, ...more
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Eric Collins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Hip hop music, West Coast hip hop
Eric Dwayne Collins (born June 20, 1968) better known by his stage name RBX (standing for "Reality Born Unknown"), is an American rapper from Long Beach, California.
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Tha Dogg Pound is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
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 Kurupt and Daz Dillinger (formerly Dat Nigga Daz). They were signed to Death Row Records in their early ...more
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I am ghost is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
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
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 (born May 25, 1973) better known by his stage name Daz Dillinger (formerly Dat Nigga Daz), is an American rapper and record producer from Long Beach, California. Dillinger is ...more
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Bad Azz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap
Jamarr Antonio Stamps (born November 27, 1975), 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
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
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
Horror punk, Glam metal, Gothic rock
T.S.O.L. (True Sounds of Liberty) is an American 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 ...more
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Lil' Half Dead is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
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
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
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
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
Ska, Rock music, Reggae rock
The Long Beach Dub Allstars are a dub/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 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
Ska punk
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The Dove Shack is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Long Beach
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