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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
Indie rock, Psychedelic 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 YouTuber (MattyBRaps) with over 12 million subscribers.
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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