Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Netherlands

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

Bands include everything from Simone Simons to Floor Jansen.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Netherlands?" or "What is a list of Netherlands bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (224 items)

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Simone Simons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Progressive metal, Gothic metal, Symphonic metal Simone Johanna Maria Simons is a Dutch singer-songwriter. She is the lead vocalist of Dutch symphonic metal band Epica.

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Floor Jansen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Progressive metal, Gothic metal, Power metal Floor Jansen is a Dutch singer-songwriter and vocal coach. She is the current lead vocalist of the Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish and also the Dutch progressive metal band ReVamp. Jansen ...more

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Armin van Buuren is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Vocal trance, Electro house, Neo-trance Armin van Buuren is a Dutch trance music producer, DJ and radio personality. Since 2001, Van Buuren has hosted a weekly radio show called A State of Trance, which has 20 million weekly listeners ...more

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Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house Tijs Michiel Verwest, better known by his stage name Tiësto, is a Dutch DJ and record producer. Formerly known as DJ Tiësto, he is now known simply as "Tiësto", an ...more

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Sharon den Adel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Doom metal, Gothic rock, Gothic metal Sharon Janny den Adel is a Dutch singer and composer, best known as the lead vocalist and one of the main songwriters in the Dutch symphonic metal/rock band Within Temptation. She has been a ...more

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Alex Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Heavy metal, Jazz fusion, Hard rock Alexander Arthur Van Halen is a Dutch-born American musician, best known as the drummer and co-founder of the hard rock band Van Halen. Originally, his brother Eddie had taken lessons for drums, ...more

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Ferry Corsten is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Electro, House music, Trance music Ferry Corsten is a Dutch DJ, remixer, and producer of electronic dance music. He is well known for being a trance producer pioneer and legend with several legendary classic trance tracks going ...more

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Within Temptation is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Doom metal, Gothic rock, Rock music Within Temptation is a Dutch symphonic metal band founded in 1996 by vocalist Sharon den Adel and guitarist Robert Westerholt. They have always been classified by critics as gothic metal or ...more

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Epica is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Progressive metal, Gothic metal, Power metal Epica is a Dutch symphonic metal band, founded by guitarist and vocalist Mark Jansen subsequent to his departure from After Forever. They are known for their symphonic sound and the use of ...more

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Golden Earring is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Blues-rock, Pop music, Nederpop Golden Earring is a Dutch rock band, founded in 1961 in The Hague as the Golden Earrings. They achieved worldwide fame with their international hit songs "Radar Love" in 1973, ...more

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Adrian Vandenberg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music Adrian Vandenberg is a Dutch rock guitarist, best known for his tenure as one of the guitarists in Whitesnake during their successful late 1980s period and the band Vandenberg which he started ...more

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Focus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Nederpop, Rock music, Instrumental rock Focus is a Dutch progressive rock band, founded by classically trained organist/flautist Thijs van Leer in 1969, most famous for the instrumental "Hocus Pocus". The band broke up in ...more

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Sander van Doorn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music Sander van Doorn is a Dutch electronic dance music producer and DJ. He is listed at DJMag's top 100 djs list, debuting at #32 in 2006, then moving up to #13 in 2008, being #10 in 2009, up to #12 ...more

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W & W is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Trance music, Progressive house music, Tech trance W&W is a Dutch trance and house duo from Breda, consisting of Dutch Willem van Hanegem and Wardt van der Harst. Willem is the son of the Dutch football player Willem van Hanegem.

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Noisia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Dubstep, Techstep, Neurofunk Noisia, stylized as NOISIΛ, is an Dutch electronic music trio consisting of members Nik Roos, Martijn van Sonderen and Thijs de Vlieger from Groningen, Netherlands. They produce a wide variety ...more

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Anouk is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock, Pop music Anouk Teeuwe, professionally known by the mononym Anouk, is a Dutch singer-songwriter and record producer. After her breakthrough in 1997 with the single "Nobody's Wife", she had ...more

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C.C.Catch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Synthpop, Disco, Pop music C. C. Catch is a Dutch-born German pop singer, best known for her collaboration with Dieter Bohlen in the 1980s.

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Jan Akkerman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Rock music, Jazz fusion, Progressive rock Jan Akkerman is a Dutch guitarist. He first found international commercial success with the band Focus, whom he co-founded with Thijs van Leer. After leaving Focus, Akkerman continued as a solo ...more

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Clan of Xymox is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Synthpop, Indie, New Wave Clan of Xymox, also known as simply Xymox, are a Dutch rock band formed in 1981. Clan of Xymox featured a trio of songwriters — Pieter Nooten, Ronny Moorings and Anka Wolbert — and gained ...more

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Delain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Gothic metal, Heavy metal, Symphonic metal Delain is a Dutch symphonic metal band formed in 2002 by former Within Temptation keyboardist Martijn Westerholt, and Charlotte Wessels. The name of the band comes from the Kingdom of Delain in ...more

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Han Bennink is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Avant-garde jazz, Free jazz Han Bennink is a Dutch jazz drummer and percussionist. On occasion his recordings have featured his playing on clarinet, violin, banjo and piano. Though perhaps best known as one of the pivotal ...more

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Vengaboys is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Pop music, Dance-pop, Eurodance The Vengaboys are a Dutch Eurodance group based in Rotterdam. The brainchild of two Dutch producers Wessel van Diepen and Dennis van den Driesschen, the group consists of lead vocalist Kim ...more

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Candy Dulfer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Nu jazz, Smooth jazz, Funk Candy Dulfer is a Dutch smooth jazz and funk alto saxophonist who began playing at the age of six. She founded her band, Funky Stuff, when she was fourteen years old. Her debut album Saxuality ...more

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Don Diablo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Hip hop music, Dubstep, Disco Don Pepijn Schipper, also known as Don Diablo, is a Dutch DJ and producer of electronic dance music. He is known for his eclectic style of production and vocalizing in most of his songs.

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Hans Dulfer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Netherlands
Jazz fusion, Jazz Hans Dulfer is a Dutch jazz musician who plays tenor saxophone. Hans Dulfer was born on 28 May 1940 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He began at age 17 and has been referred to as "Big boy" ...more