List of Famous Bands from Oslo

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

List bands range from A-ha to Dimmu Borgir.

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  • A-ha
    Adult album alternative, Synthpop, New Wave
    • Albums: Hunting High and Low, Minor Earth | Major Sky, Take On Me, Stay on These Roads, Scoundrel Days
    A-ha is a Norwegian band formed in Oslo in 1982. The band was founded by Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Paul Waaktaar-Savoy. The group initially rose to fame during the mid-1980s after being ...more
  • Dimmu Borgir
    Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Black metal
    • Albums: Death Cult Armageddon, In Sorte Diaboli, Godless Savage Garden, Enthrone Darkness Triumphant, Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia
    Dimmu Borgir () is a Norwegian symphonic black metal band from Oslo, Norway, formed in 1993. The name is derived from Dimmuborgir, a volcanic formation in Iceland, the name of which means "dark ...more
  • Turbonegro
    Crossover thrash, Glam metal, Rock music
    • Albums: Locked Down, Scandinavian Leather, Stinky Fingers, Small Feces, Ass Cobra
    Turbonegro (Turboneger in Norway) is a Norwegian rock band, initially active from 1989 to 1998, and then reformed in 2002. Their style combines glam rock, punk rock and hard rock into a style the ...more
  • Satyricon
    Medieval music, Medieval metal, Thrash metal
    • Albums: The Forest Is My Throne / Yggdrasill, Now, Diabolical, Rebel Extravaganza, Nemesis Divina
    Satyricon is a Norwegian black metal band, formed in 1991 in Oslo. Satyr and Frost have been the band's core members since 1993. The band's first three albums typify the Norwegian black metal style. ...more
  • Terje Rypdal
    Rock music, Third stream, Jazz
    • Albums: Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette, To Be Continued, Odyssey, Whenever I Seem to Be Far Away, The Sea II
    Terje Rypdal (born 23 August 1947) is a Norwegian guitarist and composer. He has been an important member in the Norwegian jazz community, and has also given show concerts with guitarists Ronni Le ...more
  • Mayhem
    Black metal, Heavy metal
    • Albums: De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas, Live in Leipzig, Wolf's Lair Abyss, Grand Declaration of War, European Legions
    Mayhem is a Norwegian black metal band formed in 1984 in Oslo, Norway. They were one of the founders of the Norwegian black metal scene and their music has strongly influenced the black metal genre. ...more