Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne

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List of Newcastle upon Tyne bands, listed by their level of fame. This Newcastle upon Tyne musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Newcastle upon Tyne bands are included, as well as many Newcastle upon Tyne musicians of underground status. This list of Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne 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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Dire Straits is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Celtic rock, Blues-rock, Rock music Dire Straits were a British rock band, formed in 1977 by Mark Knopfler, his younger brother David Knopfler, John Illsley, and Pick Withers. Dire Straits' sound drew from a variety of musical ...more

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Eric Burdon & the Animals is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Blues-rock, Rock music, British blues The Animals were a British band of the 1960s, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne during the early part of the decade. The band moved to London upon finding fame in 1964. The Animals were known for ...more

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Mark Knopfler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Celtic rock, Blues-rock, Rock music Mark Freuder Knopfler, OBE is a British songwriter, film score composer, guitarist, and record producer. He is best known as the lead guitarist, lead singer, and songwriter for the rock band ...more

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Cheryl Cole is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B Cheryl Ann Fernandez-Versini is an English recording artist, dancer, and television personality who is known by the mononym Cheryl in the context of her recording promotions. She rose to fame in ...more

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Venom is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Thrash metal, Black metal Venom are an English heavy metal band that formed in 1979 in Newcastle upon Tyne. Coming to prominence towards the end of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Venom's first two albums—Welcome to ...more

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Raven is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal Raven are an English heavy metal band associated with the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement. They had a hit with the single "On and On", and refer to their music as

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David Knopfler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Rock music, Jazz David Knopfler is a British rhythm guitarist, pianist, record producer and singer-songwriter. He is also a poet and book writer. He is a co-founder of the rock band Dire Straits, spending three ...more

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Bruce Welch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Bruce Welch is a singer, songwriter and record producer.

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John Harle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
John Harle is an English saxophonist, composer, conductor and record producer.

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The Wildhearts is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Pop punk, Power pop, Punk rock The Wildhearts are a British rock group originally formed in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. The band's sound is a mixture of hard rock and melodic pop music, often described in the music press as ...more

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Ian McCallum is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Rock music, Punk rock Ian McCallum is an English guitarist and songwriter.

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Avenger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Heavy metal Avenger are a heavy metal band from Newcastle, England. Associated with the New Wave of British Heavy Metal scene, they released two albums in the 1980s before splitting up. The band reunited in

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:zoviet*france: is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Dark ambient, Post-industrial music, Industrial music Zoviet France is a music group from Newcastle upon Tyne in north east England. While often dissonant and made of industrial textures, their music also falls into the ambient music category. ...more

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Battleaxe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Battleaxe Heavy metal Battleaxe is a heavy metal band from Sunderland, England. As one of the notable bands of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal scene, they started out with the name Warrior and morphed into ...more

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John Armatage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Jazz John Armatage is an English jazz swing drummer and arranger, perhaps most notable for his collaborative work with Pee Wee Russell. Armatage began professional work in 1957 when he gigged with ...more

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Geordie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Blues-rock, Rock music, Glam rock Geordie were a British rock band from Newcastle upon Tyne, England, most notably active in the 1970s.

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Lindisfarne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Folk rock Lindisfarne are a British folk rock and progressive rock band from Newcastle upon Tyne established in 1968. The original line-up comprised Alan Hull, Ray Jackson, Simon Cowe, Rod Clements and ...more

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Dubstar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music Dubstar are an English band, performing mostly dream pop and indie dance music, as well as occasional pop ballads and, on later releases, guitar-heavy rock with an industrial influence. The ...more

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Drill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Noise rock, Industrial rock, Industrial music Drill are a band from North East England. They were formed in early 1989 and released albums on the Abstract Sounds, Retribution Records and Muza Muza labels. After splitting in 1994 they ...more

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The Hafler Trio is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Electronic music, Industrial music, Experimental music The Hafler Trio is a conceptual and sound art collaborative between Andrew M. McKenzie, the only permanent member, and guest musicians. The project has seen the release of numerous albums and ...more

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Maxïmo Park is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Alternative rock, Art rock, Indie rock Maxïmo Park are a British alternative rock band, formed in 2000. They are signed to Warp Records. The band consists of Paul Smith, Duncan Lloyd, Archis Tiku, Lukas Wooller and Tom English. ...more

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Ken Lockie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Ken Lockie Synthpop, New Wave, Post-punk Ken Lockie is an English singer-songwriter and producer, best known as the creative force behind English new wave band Cowboys International and as a sometime collaborator with John Lydon in ...more

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Lee Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Lee Jackson Lee Jackson is an English bass guitarist and singer-songwriter, known for his work in The Nice, an English progressive-rock band.

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Miss Laura Mac is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Miss Laura Mac Pop music, Rock music Miss Laura Mac (Laura Jane McKenzie)from Gateshead close to Newcastle Upon Tyne in the UK. has been singing since she was a small child entering and winning talent Competitions. Since the age of ...more

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Last Orders is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Last Orders Traditional music, Folk music Last Orders is a four piece folk band originating from Newcastle upon Tyne and Cumbria. The four members of the band met when they were all members of Folkestra, a youth folk ensemble at the ...more

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Kubichek! is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Kubichek! Alternative rock, Indie rock Kubichek! were an English indie rock band from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, formed by four members of North East band Parklandsway after they split in 2003. Kubichek! were signed to indie label 30:30 ...more

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Spike is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Rock music Spike, sometimes also known as Spike Gray, is an English rock frontman, songwriter and vocalist, known for his times with The Quireboys with whom he has released seven studio albums to date.

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Paul Smith is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Paul Smith is the singer for the British indie rock group, Maxïmo Park.

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Sirens is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop Sirens are British girl group from Newcastle upon Tyne, best known for their Top 50 single, "Baby".

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Titus is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Newcastle Upon Tyne
Titus Rock music, Christian rock, Punk rock