List of Famous Bands from Long Island

List of Long Island bands, listed by their level of fame. This Long Island musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Long Island bands are included, as well as many Long Island musicians of underground status. This list of Long Island 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 Island 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 bands range from Public Enemy to Blue Öyster Cult.

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  • Public Enemy
    Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop
    • Albums: It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back, Fear of a Black Planet, Apocalypse 91… The Enemy Strikes Black, Yo! Bum Rush the Show, Fight the Power
  • Blue Öyster Cult
    Hard rock, Heavy metal, Occult rock
    • Albums: Agents of Fortune, Tyranny and Mutation, Fire of Unknown Origin, Secret Treaties, Don't Fear the Reaper
  • Rakim
    Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
    • Albums: The 18th Letter, The Archive: Live, Lost & Found, The Master, Addictive
  • De La Soul
    Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop
    • Albums: 3 Feet High and Rising, De La Soul Is Dead, Buhloone Mindstate, Stakes Is High, Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump
  • Prodigy
    Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
    • Albums: H.N.I.C., Return of the Mac, H.N.I.C. Pt. 2, Albert Einstein, Product of the 80's
  • A Tribe Called Quest
    Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop
    • Albums: The Low End Theory, Midnight Marauders, People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm, The Love Movement, Beats
  • Aesop Rock
    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Experimental hip hop
    • Albums: Labor Days, Bazooka Tooth, Float, Build Your Own Bazooka Tooth, Daylight
  • Mountain
    Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal
    • Albums: Climbing!, Mystic Fire, Nantucket Sleighride, Go for Your Life, Man's World
  • EPMD
    Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
    • Albums: Strictly Business, Business Never Personal, Unfinished Business, Business as Usual, Out of Business
  • Leslie West
    Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal
    • Albums: Alligator, The Leslie West Band / The Great Fatsby, Mountain, Theme, Blood of the Sun 1969-75
  • Chuck Schuldiner
    Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Technical death metal
    • Albums: Zero Tolerance
  • Taylor Dayne
    Urban contemporary, Rock music, Dance-pop
    • Albums: Can't Fight Fate, Tell It to My Heart, Naked Without You, Prove Your Love, Greatest Hits
  • Chrisette Michele
    Pop music, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B
    • Albums: Let Freedom Reign, I Am, Better, Epiphany, If It's Love
  • Stray Cats
    New Wave, Psychobilly, Rock music
    • Albums: Built for Speed, Stray Cats, Rock This Town, Shake, Rattle and Roll: Live at TK's Place
  • Erick Sermon
    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, East Coast hip hop
    • Albums: React, Double or Nothing, Music, Def Squad Presents Erick Onasis, No Pressure
  • MF Doom
    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, East Coast hip hop
    • Albums: Vaudeville Villain, Operation: Doomsday, Special Herbs and Spices, Volume 1, Special Herbs
  • Taking Back Sunday
    Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
    • Albums: New Again, Tell All Your Friends, The Tell All Your Friends Demo, Louder Now, Taking Back Sunday/Angels and Airwaves/Head Automatica/The Subway Promotional CD
  • Vanilla Fudge
    Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal
    • Albums: Vanilla Fudge, Golden Age Dreams, Out Through the In Door, Renaissance, The Beat Goes On
  • Mindy Smith
    Christian music, Americana, Indie
    • Albums: Long Island Shores, My Holiday, One Moment More, Mindy Smith, The Essential Mindy Smith
  • Brand New
    Pop punk, Gothic rock, Rock music
    • Albums: Your Favorite Weapon, Deja Entendu, The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me, Daisy, The Holiday EP
  • Ravi Coltrane
    Post-bop, Jazz
    • Albums: Moving Pictures, In Flux, Spirit Fiction, Mad 6, Blending Times
  • R.A. The Rugged Man
    Hip hop music, Dirty rap
    • Albums: Die Rugged Man Die, Legends Never Die, Legendary Classics, Volume 1, Chains / Black & White
  • Suffocation
    Deathcore, Brutal death metal, Death metal
    • Albums: Human Waste, Effigy of the Forgotten, Pierced From Within, The Best of Suffocation, Suffocation
  • Gregory Raposo
    Pop music, Rock music
    • Albums: Greg Raposo
  • Glassjaw
    Neo-progressive rock, Mathcore, Emo
    • Albums: Worship and Tribute, Our Color Green, Coloring Book, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Silence, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang