Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Perth

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List of Perth bands, listed by their level of fame. This Perth musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Perth bands are included, as well as many Perth musicians of underground status. This list of Perth 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 Perth 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 features bands like INXS, Tame Impala and more!

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INXS is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
New Wave, Rock music, Dance-rock INXS was an Australian rock band, formed as The Farriss Brothers in 1977 in Sydney, New South Wales. They began playing covers in Western Australian pubs and clubs occasionally mixed with some ...more

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Tame Impala is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Space rock, Neo-psychedelia, Dream pop Tame Impala is the psychedelic recording project of Kevin Parker, from Perth, Australia, and signed to Modular Recordings. The band rose to prominence in 2010 with the release of its debut album ...more

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Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music Pendulum are an Australian/British drum and bass group founded in 2002. Pendulum originally formed in the Australian city of Perth, Western Australia by Rob Swire, Gareth McGrillen, and Paul ...more

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Alestorm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Power metal, Heavy metal, Folk metal Alestorm is a heavy metal band from Perth, Scotland. Their music is characterized by a pirate theme, and as a result they have been dubbed a "pirate metal" band by many critics and ...more

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Gyroscope is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo Gyroscope is an Australian rock band from Perth, Western Australia, that was formed in 1997. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist, Daniel Sanders, guitarist and backing vocalist, Zoran ...more

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Andrew Farriss is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
New Wave, Rock music Andrew Charles Farriss is a rock musician and multi-instrumentalist best known as the keyboardist, backing vocalist, and main composer for the Australian band INXS.

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The Scientists is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Swamp pop, Punk blues, Grunge The Scientists are an influential post-punk band from Perth, Australia, led by Kim Salmon, initially known as Exterminators and then Invaders. The band had two primary incarnations: the ...more

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Eurogliders is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Indie pop, New Wave Eurogliders were an indie pop band formed in 1980 in Perth, Western Australia, which included Grace Knight on vocals, Bernie Lynch on guitar and vocals, and Amanda Vincent on keyboards. In 1984, ...more

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Kim Salmon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Swamp pop, Punk blues, Grunge Kim Leith Salmon is an Australian indie rock musician and songwriter from Perth. He has worked in various groups including The Scientists, Beasts of Bourbon, Kim Salmon and the Surrealists, Kim ...more

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Brian Cadd is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Pop music, Rock music, Rock and roll Brian George Cadd is an Australian singer-songwriter, keyboardist and producer who has performed as a member of The Groop, Axiom, Flying Burrito Brothers and solo. Although he was briefly called ...more

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Matty B is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Hip hop music Matthew Barrett, also known by the stage name Matty B, is a former Australian rapper.

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Paul Ridge is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Hip hop music, Australian hip hop Paul Gary James Ridge, better known by the stage name Drapht, is an Australian hip hop artist from Perth. Drapht is a member of the Syllaboliks crew, a collective that includes fellow ...more

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End of Fashion is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop End of Fashion was an Australian pop rock band from Perth, Western Australia. As of January 2014, the band is defunct, with former lead singer and guitarist Justin Burford explaining in a ...more

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The Blackeyed Susans is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Rock music, Indie rock The Blackeyed Susans are an Australian rock band, formed in Perth in 1989, based in Melbourne since 1992.

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Allegiance is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Thrash metal, Heavy metal Allegiance was an Australian thrash metal group. They formed in 1990 in Perth, Australia and disbanded in 1997. They released two studio albums, D.e.s.t.i.t.u.t.i.o.n in 1994 and Skinman in ...more

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Stars Don't Fall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Pop punk, Power pop, Punk rock

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The Furor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Black metal, Heavy metal

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Johnny Diesel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Blues-rock, Rock music, Rock and roll Mark Denis Lizotte, is an American-born Australian musician, who has released material as leader of Johnny Diesel & the Injectors, under his birth name, or by the pseudonym Diesel. Two of ...more

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Samantha Jade is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Pop music, Electro, Electronic music Samantha Jade Gibbs is an Australian singer, songwriter, actress and former child model from Perth, Western Australia. She has written tracks for artists including JoJo and Ashley Tisdale. On 20 ...more

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The Triffids is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Rock music, Folk rock, Alternative rock The Triffids, a seminal Australian alternative rock and pop band, formed in Perth in Western Australia in May 1978 with David McComb as singer-songwriter, guitarist, bass guitarist and ...more

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The Sleepy Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Power pop, Alternative rock, Progressive rock The Sleepy Jackson are an Australian alternative rock band formed in Perth, Western Australia. The band's name was inspired by a former drummer who was narcoleptic. The band revolves around the ...more

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Little Birdy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Alternative rock, Indie rock Little Birdy are an Australian indie rock band formed in Perth, Western Australia in 2002 by singer and guitarist Katy Steele, drummer Matt Chequer, guitarist and keyboardist Simon Leach, and ...more

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Suze DeMarchi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Pop music, Rock music, Hard rock Suze DeMarchi is an Australian singer/songwriter, best known for fronting the band Baby Animals.

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Christie Allen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Disco, Pop music, Country Christie Allen was an English-born Australian pop singer who had a successful career in Australia. Her top four hits on the Australian Kent Music Report Singles Chart were "Goosebumps" ...more

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The Stems is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Alternative rock The Stems are an alternative rock band formed in Perth, Western Australia in late 1983. They were founded by Dom Mariani in 1983. The Stems are heavily influenced by 1960s garage rock and 1970s ...more

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Selwyn is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Pop music, Rhythm and blues Selwyn is an R&B singer from Perth, Western Australia. He was a contestant on the Australian reality series Popstars 2, but did not make it through to the final group lineup. He was ...more

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Downsyde is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Hip hop music, Australian hip hop Downsyde are an Australian hip hop group from Perth, Western Australia. The group is composed of six members, Optamus, Dazastah, Dyna-Mikes, DJ Armee, Cheeky, and Hi-Hat.

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Lubricated Goat is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Noise rock, Rock music, Grunge Lubricated Goat was an Australian noise rock band of the 1980s. They achieved brief notoriety for playing on a television program naked, wearing only their instruments and shoes. Mainly ...more

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Chris Murphy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Rock music Christopher Bryce Murphy, is an Australian male singer-songwriter who rose to fame when he placed fourth in Australian Idol 2006. Starting piano lessons at age 11, he added guitar to his list of ...more

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The Hampdens is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Indie pop The Hampdens are a modern Australian band known for their literary lyrics, originally from Perth, Western Australia, but who are now based in Melbourne.

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Sleepy Township is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Indie pop Sleepy Township was an indie pop band which was formed in Perth in 1994 as a side project by Guy Blackman, Mia Schoen, and Paul Williams. The band moved the following year to Melbourne, ...more

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Cosima De Vito is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Pop music, Rock music, Contemporary R&B Cosima De Vito, also known as Cosima, is an Australian pop and R&B singer-songwriter. In 2003, she was in the top 3 of the original Australian Idol TV talent quest series, before withdrawing ...more

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Jebediah is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Alternative rock, Indie rock Jebediah are an Australian alternative rock band formed in 1994 in Perth, Western Australia. They were formed by Chris Daymond on lead guitar, Kevin Mitchell on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, ...more

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Johnny Young is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Pop music Johnny Young is a Dutch Australian singer, composer, record producer, disc jockey, television producer and host. Originally from Netherlands, his family settled in Perth, Western Australia in ...more

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Christian Alexanda is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Cristian Alexanda is an Australian R&B singer from Perth. In 2003 and 2004, he has supported a number of well-known acts on their Australian tours including 50 Cent, G-Unit and Sean Paul and ...more

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Ammonia is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Rock music, Indie rock An alternative rock band from Australia, Ammonia made a name for themselves in the 1990s, producing a mixture of grunge and guitar pop. The group began in 1992, initially comprising guitarist ...more

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Karnivool is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Nu metal, Progressive metal, New Prog Karnivool are an Australian progressive rock band formed in Perth in 1997. The group currently consists of Ian Kenny on vocals, Drew Goddard and Mark Hosking on guitar, Jon Stockman on bass, and ...more

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Kim Salmon and the Surrealists is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Alternative rock, Indie rock Kim Salmon and the Surrealists are an Australian indie rock band formed by Kim Salmon in 1987 when he was living in Perth between the final two tours by The Scientists. When the Scientists ...more

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Carus and The True Believers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Rock music, Folk music, Reggae Carus and The True Believers are an Australian folk/country/roots/reggae band based in Melbourne, Australia. The band which was formed in 1995 has since risen to national prominence as a major ...more

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Lo-Key Fu is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Trip hop, Breakbeat, Nu skool breaks Lo-Key Fu is a contemporary producer, performer and remixer based in Perth, Western Australia who composes various styles of Breakbeat and performs his own music as a live electronic act. He is ...more

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Baby Animals is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Rock music, Indie rock Baby Animals are a 1990s hard rock band from Australia.

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Birds of Tokyo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Post-rock Birds of Tokyo is a five-piece alternative rock band from Perth, Western Australia. Their debut album Day One, gained them domestic success with it reaching No. 3 on the AIR Independent Album ...more

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The Someloves is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Alternative rock The Someloves were an alternative rock band from Perth, Western Australia which formed in 1986. They were led by Dom Mariani, on guitar and lead vocals; and Darryl Mather on lead guitar. The ...more

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Lash is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Pop punk, Pop music, Alternative rock Lash were an all-female alternative/punk rock band from Perth, Australia. The members Belinda-Lee Reid, Jaclyn Pearson, Jessica Bennett and Micaela Slayford all met in high school in Attadale, ...more

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Mark McEntee is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Mark McEntee is an Australian musician and former guitarist for the Australian rock band, Divinyls.

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Cypher is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Instrumental rock, Post-rock Cypher is a three piece instrumental band from Perth, Australia.

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Adam Said Galore is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Alternative rock, Indie rock Adam Said Galore are a three piece indie rock band from Perth, Western Australia. Formed in 1994, the founding mainstays are Matt Maguire on drums, Andrew Ryan on guitar and lead vocals, and ...more

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Kryptonics is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Pop punk, Alternative rock, Indie rock Hailing from Perth, Western Australia, The Kryptonics were a tough, melodic pop punk outfit that existed between 1985 and 1992. They were contemporaries of celebrated Perth bands, The Stems, The ...more

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Mach Pelican is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Mach Pelican Punk rock Mach Pelican were a punk rock band formed in Perth, Australia in 1996. In 1998, they relocated to Melbourne, Australia. They announced their farewell tour in July 2007, and played their final ...more

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Non-Intentional Lifeform is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Perth
Heavy metal, Hard rock Non-Intentional Lifeform or simply N.I.L. were an Australian band formed in 1995 and signed to Roadrunner Records. Members included Andrew Day, Declan de Barra, Hywel Stoakes and Adam Pedretti. ...more