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List of Famous Bands from Phoenix

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

    Classic rock, Pop music
    Stephanie Lynn Nicks (born May 26, 1948) is an American singer and songwriter. Nicks is best...  more

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    Meat Puppets

    Grunge, Neo-psychedelia
    Meat Puppets are an American rock band formed in January 1980 in Phoenix, Arizona. The group's...  more

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    Frederick Dierks Bentley (born November 20, 1975) is an American country music singer and...  more

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    The Best Dierks Bentley Songs of All Time#134 of 291 The Top Country Artists of All Time

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    Christian hardcore, Emo
    Blessthefall is an American metalcore band from Phoenix, Arizona, signed to Fearless Records....  more

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    #25 of 115 The Best Screamo Bands of All Time#23 of 124 The Very Best Metalcore Bands

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    Chester Bennington

    Alternative hip hop, Nu metal
    Chester Charles Bennington (March 20, 1976 – July 20, 2017) was an American singer,...  more

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    Nu metal, Thrash metal
    Soulfly is a metal band formed in 1997 based in Phoenix, Arizona. The original lyrical content...  more
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    Flotsam and Jetsam

    Thrash metal, Progressive metal
    Flotsam and Jetsam is an American thrash metal and progressive metal band that formed in...  more

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    Jessi Colter

    Outlaw country, Pop music
    Mirriam Johnson (born May 25, 1943), known professionally as Jessi Colter, is an American...  more
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    Glam metal, Heavy metal
    Tuff is an American glam metal band formed in 1985 in Phoenix, Arizona, by guitarist Jorge...  more

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    Greeley Estates

    Emo, Metalcore
    Greeley Estates is an American band from Maricopa County, Arizona. Formed in 2002, the band...  more
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    Dear and the Headlights

    Indie, Indie rock
    Dear and the Headlights was an indie rock band from Phoenix, Arizona. They released two widely...  more
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    Sugar High

    Rock music, Power pop
    Adrian Evans and Sean Gens — who attended Paradise Valley High together in Phoenix — teamed up...
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    Autumn Teen Sound

    Bubblegum pop, Power pop
    .Autumn Teen Sound formed at the end of 1994 with a vision of bringing back fun to rock n roll...  more
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    Melody Thornton

    Hip hop music, Pop music
    Melody Thornton (born September 28, 1984) is an American singer-songwriter, dancer and...  more
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    J Miller

    Jody Miller (born November 29, 1941) is an American country music singer. Born Myrna Joy...  more
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    Phunk Junkeez

    Hip hop music, Trip hop
    The Phunk Junkeez are an American rap rock band from Phoenix, Arizona that formed in 1991 and...  more
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    Nu metal, Thrash metal
    Psychostick is an American comedy metal band from Tempe, Arizona, known for their silly image...  more
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    Sir Richard Bishop

    Experimental music
    Richard Bishop is an American composer, guitarist and singer best known for his work with the...  more
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    Sun City Girls

    Soundtrack, Traditional music
    The Sun City Girls were an American experimental rock band, formed in 1979 in Phoenix,...  more
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    Opiate for the Masses

    Nu metal, Industrial metal
    Opiate for the Masses was an American rock band from Phoenix, AZ in 1999....  more
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    Chronic Future

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop
    Chronic Future is a band from Scottsdale, Arizona. The band was formed in 1995, when their...  more
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    Hip hop music
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    Goose Creek Symphony

    Rock music, Folk music
    The Goose Creek Symphony is an American rock band with roots in Arizona and Kentucky. They...  more
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    The Society of Invisibles

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    Trik Turner

    Rock music, Rap rock
    Trik Turner is a rap rock band founded in Phoenix, Arizona in 1999. The band is best known for...  more