Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Moscow

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

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Vladimir Ashkenazy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Vladimir Ashkenazy Classical music Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy is a Russian-born pianist and conductor of Icelandic and Swiss citizenship.

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Gorky Park is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Gorky Park Glam metal, Heavy metal, Progressive rock Gorky Park or Парк Горького is a Russian hard rock band, that gained mainstream popularity in the United States during Perestroika. Gorky Park is famous for its kitsch use of western stereotypes ...more

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Pussy Riot is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Pussy Riot Riot grrrl, Punk rock, Hardcore punk Pussy Riot is a Russian feminist punk rock protest group based in Moscow. Founded in August 2011, it has a variable membership of approximately 11 women ranging in age from about 20 to 33. The ...more

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t.A.T.u. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
t.A.T.u. Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music t.A.T.u. was a Russian music duo that consisted of Julia Volkova and Lena Katina. The duo was managed by Russian television producer Ivan Shapovalov while in the group Neposedi. The duo were ...more

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Arkona is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Arkona Black metal, Heavy metal, Folk metal Arkona is a Russian pagan metal band. Their lyrics are heavily influenced by Russian folklore and Slavic mythology, and their music incorporates several traditional Russian musical instruments. ...more

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Serebro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Serebro Synthpop, Pop music, Trip hop Serebro is a Russian girl group formed by their manager and producer Maxim Fadeev. The group consists of members Olga Seryabkina, Polina Favorskaya, and Dasha Shashina. Serebro was formed in ...more

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Ranetki Girls is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Ranetki Girls Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock Ranetki Girls is an all-girl Russian pop rock group. Winners of the contest Five Star and EuroSonic 2008, winner of two Muz-TV 2009 Awards for Best Album and Best Soundtrack. The band also is ...more

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Lev Zhurbin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Lev Zhurbin Folk music, World music, Classical music Lev 'Ljova' Zhurbin is a composer, violist, and arranger. Ljova is the author of over 70 original compositions for classical, jazz, and folk music ensembles. He has also contributed musical ...more

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Vladimir Vysotsky is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Vladimir Vysotsky Russian chanson, Chanson, Bard Vladimir Semyonovich Vysotsky was a Russian singer-songwriter, poet, and actor whose career had an immense and enduring effect on Soviet and Russian culture. He became widely known for his ...more

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Alla Pugacheva is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Alla Pugacheva Pop music, Traditional pop music, Russian pop Alla Borisovna Pugacheva, is а Soviet and Russian musical performer. Her career started in 1965 and continues to this day. For her "clear mezzosoprano and a full display of sincere ...more

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Linda is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Linda Gothic rock, Pop music, Trip hop Linda is a stage name for Svetlana Lvovna Geiman, a Russian singer. Her style incorporates trip hop, electronic and ethnic music. Since January 2012, she has been married to Greek composer ...more

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Sergey Lazarev is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Sergey Lazarev Pop music, Dance music Sergey Vyacheslavovich Lazarev is a singer, dancer and actor born in Moscow, Russia. He is most famous for his singing career, when he rose to fame as the dark-haired member of the group ...more

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Lena Katina is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Lena Katina Synthpop, Pop rock, Alternative rock Elena Sergeevna Katina, better known as Lena Katina, is a Russian singer and songwriter who is best known for her work with Russian duo t.A.T.u. She started her career at the age of eight, ...more

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Yulia Volkova is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Yulia Volkova Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music Yulia Olegovna Volkova, better known by the alternative spelling of Julia, is a Russian singer, recording artist and actress, best known for being a member in the Russian girl group t.A.T.u., ...more

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Alexei Gorokhov is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Alexei Gorokhov Classical music Aleksey Nikolaevich Gorokhov was a Soviet violinist who lived most of his life in Ukraine. Many Ukrainian violinists are either his pupils or pupils of his pupils.

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Yury Saulsky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Yury Saulsky Pop music, Jazz Yury Sergeevitch Saulsky is a Soviet and Russian composer, author.

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Valeriya is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Valeriya Pop music Valeriya is a stage name of Alla Yurievna Perfilova, a Russian singer.

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Marina Verenikina is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Marina Verenikina Pop music, Acoustic music Marina Verenikina is a Russian-American singer/musician. She was born in the city of Moscow in the Russian SFSR to a nuclear physicist father and a child psychologist mother. She now lives in ...more

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Denis Maydanov is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Denis Maydanov Russian chanson, Pop rock Denis Maydanov is a composer, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor.

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Natalia Vetlitskaya is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Natalia Vetlitskaya Pop music

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Victor Zinchuk is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Victor Zinchuk Instrumental rock, Classical music, Instrumental

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Elka is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Elka Elka is a singer.

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Joseph Kobzon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Joseph Kobzon Iosif Davydovich Kobzon is a Russian singer, known for his crooner style.

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Stas Mikhaylov is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Stas Mikhaylov Russian chanson Stas Mikhaylov is a singer and songwriter.

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Lydia Kavina is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Lydia Kavina Lydia Yevgenyevna Kavina is a Russian theremin player, and is currently the leading performing musician on the instrument. The granddaughter of Léon Theremin's first cousin, a Soviet ...more

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Lyudmila Georgievna Zykina is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Lyudmila Georgievna Zykina Folk music Lyudmila Georgievna Zykina was a national folk singer of Russia. She was born in Moscow and joined the Pyatnitsky Choir in 1947. Her surname is derived from the Russian word for ...more

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Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra The Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra is an orchestra based in Moscow, Russia. It was founded in 1951 by Samuil Samosud, as the Moscow Youth Orchestra for young and inexperienced musicians, ...more

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Smash!! is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Smash!! Pop music Smash!! was a Russian pop duo formed in 2000 which consisted of members Sergey Lazarev and Vlad Topalov. They sang mainly in English, and released their music in Eastern Europe and Southeast ...more

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A'Cappella ExpreSSS is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
A'Cappella ExpreSSS Vocal jazz, A cappella A'Cappella ExpreSSS is a professional a cappella group from Russia, consisting of six members: soprano Narine Jinanyan, tenor Max Kostra, soprano Katya Nadareishvily, baritone Anton Kasatkin, ...more

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Слот is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Слот Nu metal, Heavy metal, Alternative metal Slot is a Russian metal band.

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Those Days is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Those Days Emo, Alternative rock "Those Days" is a Russian alternative rock band with remarkable emo-influences. The band has released a self-titled LP in 2005 and an EP in the following year. The band's style is an ...more

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Disen Gage is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Disen Gage Fusion, Experimental rock, Instrumental rock Disen Gage is a Russian rock band from Moscow, Russia.

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Mechanical Poet is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Mechanical Poet Progressive metal, New Prog, Heavy metal Mechanical Poet is a Russian metal band formed in Moscow in 2002. The band releases concept albums in post-prog and progressive metal genres with original orchestral arrangements and electronic ...more

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C-P-C is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
C-P-C Dark psytrance, Psychedelic trance Vladislav Radostavin, also known as C-P-C, is a record producer and DJ. He has been producing music since 1992 when he began programming Z80 based computers, subsequently writing music for video ...more

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EXIT project is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
EXIT project Electronic music, Electronic dance music, World music EXIT project is an instrumental, nu jazz, world, IDM, electronic music, art rock, experimental music, and jazz fusion band from Russia. The band created its own unique style which was labeled as ...more

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Butterfly Temple is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Butterfly Temple Doom metal, Heavy metal, Folk metal

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Bravo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Bravo Rock music, Rockabilly, Merseybeat Bravo is a rock and roll band founded in 1983 in Moscow, Russia by guitarist Evgeny Havtan. Drawing a heavy inspiration from 1950's western music, Bravo was a part of Soviet rock and roll ...more

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Distemper is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Distemper Ska punk, Hardcore punk Distemper is a ska punk band from Moscow that was founded in 1989 and is also successful outside of Russia.

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Lubeh is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Lubeh Russian chanson, Rock music, Folk rock Lyube is a Russian rock band from Lubertsy, a suburb of Moscow. Lyube's music is a mixture of several genres, with influences from both Russian folk music, rock, Russian chanson, and Soviet ...more

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Фабрика is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Фабрика Pop music Fabrika is a Russian pop girl group from Moscow. The group was formed from four girls who took part in the first season of the Russian talent show Star Factory in 2002 named Irina Toneva, Sati ...more

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Ambehr is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Ambehr Melodic death metal

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Borodin Quartet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Borodin Quartet Classical music The Borodin Quartet is a string quartet that was founded in 1945 in the then Soviet Union. It is one of the world's longest lasting string quartets, having marked its 60th anniversary season in ...more

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Fungus Funk is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow

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Melnitsa is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Melnitsa Folk rock Melnitsa is a Russian folk rock band. It was founded in 1999 by Natalia "Hellawes" O'Shea and Alexey "Chus" Sapkov around the remnants of a local folk band 'Till

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Круиз is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Круиз Heavy metal, Speed metal, Hard rock Cruise is a rock band from the former Soviet Union. While the band was originally formed in 1978, they were largely unknown in the west for a number of years. They are best known for their ...more

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Pompeya is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Pompeya Pompeya is a four piece indie pop and rock band based in Moscow, Russia. Their music is often described as bright and breezy, a mix of 70s Disco, 80s New Wave, and 90s Pop rock.

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Voskreseniye is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Voskreseniye Russian rock Voskreseniye is a classic Russian rock band.

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Uma2rmaH is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Uma2rmaH Pop music, Pop rock Uma2rman is a Moscow-based alternative rock band made up of the two brothers Sergei and Vladimir Kristovski. They have been active since 2003, releasing their first album "V Gorode N" ...more

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Denis Mazhukov and the Off Bea... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
Denis Mazhukov and the Off Beat Piano rock

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25/17 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Moscow
25/17 Hip hop music 25/17 is a Russian rap group founded in 2002 in Moscow by Andrey Bledny.