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List of Famous Bands from Montreal

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

This list below has everything from Celine Dion to Leonard Cohen.

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  • 51

    Your favorite enemies

    Emo, Post-grunge
    Your Favorite Enemies is a Canadian alternative rock band that was formed in Varennes in 2006 by Alex Foster, Jeff Beaulieu, Sef, Ben Lemelin, Miss Isabel, and Charles "Moose" Allicie. The band is...  more
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    Indie pop, Experimental music
    Clues was an indie rock band from Montreal, Canada formed by Alden Penner and Brendan Reed in 2007. The band's only album Clues was released on May 19, 2009 by Constellation Records. The band have...  more
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    Progressive rock
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    Krautrock, Rock music
    Suuns is a Canadian rock band from Montreal. The group was formed in the summer of 2006 when vocalist/guitarist Ben Shemie and guitarist/bassist Joe Yarmush got together to make some beats which...  more
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    Danny Marino

    Melodic death metal, Metalcore
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    Punk rock, Hardcore punk
    Humanifesto is a Canadian hardcore punk music group from Montreal. Formed in the summer of 2004, the band quickly wrote and recorded their first album, A Declaration Of Intent with the help of The...  more
  • 57


    Acid house, Tech house
    James Sontag (born 18 September 1974), better known as Tiga, is a Canadian musician, DJ and record producer of electronic dance music. He has released three albums, Sexor, Ciao!, and No Fantasy...  more
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    Rock music, Alternative rock
    Mobile were a Canadian alternative rock band from Montreal initially composed of Mathieu Joly, Christian Brais, Pierre-Marc Hamelin, Dominic Viola and Frank Williamson. Their debut album, Tomorrow...  more
  • 59

    General Rudie

    Ska, Reggae
    General Rudie was a third wave ska band from Montréal, Canada. In their nine-year career, the band released two full-length albums on Stomp Records and toured extensively throughout Canada and the...  more
  • 60

    Pulse Ultra

    Progressive metal, Rock music
    Pulse Ultra was a four-piece rock band from Montreal, Quebec....  more
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    Tears from the Sky

    Rock music, Heavy metal
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    October Sky

    Rock music, Alternative rock
    October Sky is a Canadian alternative rock band based in Montreal. Formed in 2000 by lead vocalist Karl Raymond and drummer Alex Racine, the musical group was soon joined by keyboardist Yanik Rouleau...  more
  • 63

    Land of Talk

    Indie rock
    Land of Talk is a Canadian indie rock band formed in 2006 from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The band is led by singer and guitarist Elizabeth Powell....  more
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    Antoine Bédard

    Electronic music
    Antoine Bédard (born c. 1978) is a Canadian electronic musician, best known for his recordings under the stage name Montag. Originally from Montreal, he sings in both French and English, and is...  more
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    Qurram Hussain

    Fusion, Pop music
    Qurram Hussain is a Pakistani Canadian musician and member of JoSH, a Montreal-based South Asian fusion band, which has released four albums and 17 music videos internationally. Hussain has created...  more
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    The Agonist

    Deathcore, Melodic death metal
    The Agonist is a Canadian metal band from Montreal, Quebec, formed in 2004. The current line up consists of guitarists Danny Marino and Pascal Jobin, bassist Chris Kells, drummer Simon Mckay, and...  more

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    Magic Weapon

    Indie rock
    Magic Weapon was a Canadian indie rock group based out of Montreal, fronted by multi-instrumentalist Jordan Robson-Cramer, who also is a member of Sunset Rubdown and former member of Miracle Fortress....  more
  • 68

    Manu Militari

    Hip hop music, French hip hop
    Manu Militari (born May 21, 1979) is a francophone rapper from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. His stage name is taken from the Latin phrase meaning "By the force of arms". After a tour that included...  more
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    Patricia Conroy (born January 30, 1964) is a Canadian country music singer. In her career, she has released five studio albums and a one compilation album. Several of her singles have charted on the...  more
  • 70

    Lisa Lavie

    Pop music, Contemporary R&B
    Lisa Lavie (surname pronounced lah-vee) is a Canadian singer and songwriter originally from LaSalle, Quebec, Canada....  more
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    Jim Zeller

    Blues-rock, Chicago blues
  • 72


    Emo, Post-rock
    Riverbeds is a Canadian post-rock/emo band from Montreal, Qc formed in 2010. The band made its recording debut in 2012 with the EP Hiding Small Things In Obvious Places which was released on November...  more
  • 73

    Sunset Rubdown

    Experimental rock, Neo-psychedelia
    Sunset Rubdown was a Canadian art rock music group from Montreal. The band began as a solo project for Spencer Krug of Wolf Parade, who released his debut, Snake's Got a Leg, in early 2005....  more
  • 74

    AIDS Wolf

    Noise rock, Punk rock
    AIDS Wolf were a Canadian noise rock band, who debuted on Pasalymany tapes but moved to Skin Graft Records and Lovepump United. The band received critical attention for their albums The Lovvers LP...  more
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    Donkey Heart

    Indie rock
    Donkey Heart is an indie rock band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The band was known for its DIY attitude and energetic live performances, which often included makeshift costumes, toy instruments,...  more