List of Famous Bands from Olympia

List of Olympia bands, listed by their level of fame. This Olympia musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Olympia bands are included, as well as many Olympia musicians of underground status. This list of Olympia 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 Olympia 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 Sleater-Kinney to The Gossip.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Olympia?" or "What is a list of Olympia bands?" then this list will answer your questions. {#nodes}

  • Sleater-Kinney
    Riot grrrl, Rock music, Grunge
    • Albums: The Woods, One Beat, Call the Doctor, Dig Me Out, All Hands on the Bad One
    Sleater-Kinney is an American rock band that formed in Olympia, Washington, in 1994. The band's current lineup features Corin Tucker (vocals and guitar) and Carrie Brownstein (guitar and vocals) ...more
  • The Gossip
    Punk blues, Dance-punk, Garage rock
    • Albums: Standing in the Way of Control, Movement, Real Damage, Standing in the Way of Control, That's Not What I Heard
    Gossip is a three-piece American indie rock band formed in 1999 in Olympia, Washington. The band consists of singer Beth Ditto, guitarist Brace Paine and drummer Hannah Blilie. After releasing ...more
  • Corin Tucker
    Riot grrrl, Alternative rock, Punk rock
    • Albums: 1,000 Years, Kill My Blues
    Corin Lisa Tucker (born November 9, 1972, in Eugene, Oregon) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known for her work with rock band Sleater-Kinney. Prior to forming Sleater-Kinney, ...more
  • Bikini Kill
    Riot grrrl, Alternative rock, Punk rock
    • Albums: Pussy Whipped, Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah, Bikini Kill, Reject All American, Revolution Girl Style Now!
    Bikini Kill is an American punk rock band formed in Olympia, Washington, in October 1990. The group consists of singer and songwriter Kathleen Hanna, guitarist Billy Karren, bassist Kathi Wilcox, and ...more
  • Barrett Martin
    Grunge, World music, Alternative rock
    • Albums: Under the Rose, The Painted Desert
    Barrett Martin (born April 14, 1967) is an American drummer, composer, writer, and Latin Grammy award-winning producer. He is best known for his work with the Seattle rock bands Skin Yard, Screaming ...more
  • Wolves in the Throne Room
    Doom metal, Dark ambient, Black metal
    • Albums: Celestial Lineage, Two Hunters, Malevolent Grain, Wolves in the Throne Room, Diadem of 12 Stars
    Wolves in the Throne Room is an American black metal band formed in 2003 in Olympia, Washington. According to the band, one of the founding concepts of WITTR is to channel the "energies of the ...more