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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Classic rock, Pop music, Rock music
Stephanie Lynn "Stevie" Nicks is an American singer-songwriter, best known for her work with Fleetwood Mac and an extensive solo career, which collectively have produced over forty Top ...more
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Meat Puppets is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Grunge, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative rock
Meat Puppets are an American rock band formed in January 1980, in Phoenix, Arizona. The group's original lineup was Curt Kirkwood, his brother Cris Kirkwood, and Derrick Bostrom. The Kirkwood ...more
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Dierks Bentley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Country
Dierks Bentley is an American country music singer and songwriter who has been signed to Capitol Records Nashville since 2003. That year, he released his self-titled debut album. Both it and its ...more
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Blessthefall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Christian hardcore, Emo, Metalcore
Blessthefall is an American metalcore band from Phoenix, Arizona, signed to Fearless Records. The band was founded in 2003 by guitarist Mike Frisby, drummer Matt Traynor, and bassist Jared ...more
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Chester Bennington is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Alternative hip hop, Nu metal, Emo
Chester Charles Bennington is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actor. He is best known as the lead vocalist of rock bands Linkin Park. He was originally the lead vocalist for Sean ...more
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Soulfly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal
Soulfly is a metal band formed in 1997 based in Phoenix, Arizona. The original lyrical content revolved around spirituality and religious themes, with later albums encompassing other themes ...more
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Flotsam and Jetsam is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Power metal
Flotsam and Jetsam is a thrash metal band that formed in Phoenix, Arizona in 1981.
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Jessi Colter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Outlaw country, Pop music, Country
Miriam Johnson, known professionally as Jessi Colter, is an American country music artist who is best known for her collaboration with her husband, country singer and songwriter Waylon Jennings, ...more
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Tuff is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock
Tuff is an American glam metal band formed in 1985 in Phoenix, Arizona, by guitarist Jorge DeSaint,drummer Gary Huckaby, and bassist Todd Chase. After drummer Gary Huckaby left the group in 85 ...more
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Greeley Estates is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Emo, Metalcore, Screamo
Greeley Estates is an American band from Maricopa County, Arizona. Formed in 2002, the band has released five full-length studio albums and three EPs. The group initially had an emo and ...more
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Dear and the Headlights is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Indie, Indie rock
Dear and the Headlights was an indie rock band from Phoenix, Arizona. They released two widely known demos, recorded by future bassist Chuckie Duff, before their debut album was released. These ...more
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Sugar High is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Sugar High Rock music, Power pop
Adrian Evans and Sean Gens — who attended Paradise Valley High together in Phoenix — teamed up with Cleveland transplants Patrick Singleton and Rusty Marlboro to form Autumn Teen Sound in the ...more
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Autumn Teen Sound is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Bubblegum pop, Power pop, Glam rock
.Autumn Teen Sound formed at the end of 1994 with a vision of bringing back fun to rock n roll land. They embraced thier love of sing-along-choruses,loud guitars,'70's keen fashion,teen idol ...more
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Melody Thornton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B
Melody Thornton is an American singer-songwriter and dancer. She rose to stardom as a member of the successful pop group the Pussycat Dolls. The youngest member of the group, Thornton assumed ...more
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J Miller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Country
Jody Miller is an American country music singer. Born Myrna Joy Miller, in Phoenix, Arizona, she was raised in Blanchard, Oklahoma, the youngest of five sisters.
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Phunk Junkeez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Hip hop music, Trip hop, Rock music
The Phunk Junkeez are an American rap rock band from Phoenix, Arizona that formed in 1991 and have established a strong underground following. The band has toured the U.S. extensively, even ...more
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Psychostick is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Nu metal, Thrash metal, Metalcore
Psychostick is an American comedy metal band from Tempe, Arizona, known for their silly image and usage of humor in their songs and lyrics. Their style is referred to by themselves and some ...more
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Sir Richard Bishop is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Experimental music
Richard Bishop is an American composer, guitarist and singer best known for his work with the Sun City Girls. He styles himself Sir Richard Bishop. In 2005, Bishop began performing as a solo ...more
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Sun City Girls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Soundtrack, Traditional music, Spoken word
The Sun City Girls were an American experimental rock band, formed in 1979 in Phoenix, Arizona. From 1981 the group consisted of Alan Bishop, his brother Richard Bishop, and Charles Gocher. ...more
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Opiate for the Masses is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Nu metal, Industrial metal, Metalcore
Opiate for the Masses was a post-hardcore band from Arizona. They formed in Phoenix in 1999 by Ron Underwood, Elias Mallin, Dustin Lyon and Jim Kaufman. The meaning of their name comes from the ...more
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Chronic Future is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Experimental rock
Chronic Future is a band from Scottsdale, Arizona. The band was formed in 1995, when their average age was 14. They achieved a short period of mainstream success with the album Lines in My Face, ...more
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Atllas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Atllas Hip hop music
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Goose Creek Symphony is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Goose Creek Symphony Rock music, Folk music, Acid rock
The Goose Creek Symphony is an American rock band with roots in Arizona and Kentucky. They were formed in 1968 in Phoenix, Arizona as an outlet for the songs of Charlie Gearheart, aka Ritchie ...more
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The Society of Invisibles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
The Society of Invisibles
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Trik Turner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Phoenix
Rock music, Rap rock, Rapcore
Trik Turner is a rap rock band founded in Phoenix, Arizona in 1999. The band is best known for their song "Friends and Family," which reached the top ten on the Billboard Modern Rock ...more