List of Famous Bands from Reykjavik

List of Reykjavik bands, listed by their level of fame. This Reykjavik musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Reykjavik bands are included, as well as many Reykjavik musicians of underground status. This list of Reykjavik 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 Reykjavik 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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  • Björk
    Electronic dance music, Jazz, Tribal house
    • Albums: Homogenic, Debut, Vespertine, Post, Biophilia
    Björk Guðmundsdóttir (born 21 November 1965) is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, record producer, actress and DJ. Over her four-decade career, she has developed an eclectic musical style that draws ...more
  • Sigur Rós
    Shoegazing, Experimental rock, Minimalist Post Rock
    • Albums: Ágætis byrjun, Takk..., ( ), Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust, Kveikur
    Sigur Rós (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈsɪːɣ̞ʏɾ ˌroːus] (listen)) are an Icelandic avant-rock band from Reykjavík, active since 1994. Known for their ethereal sound, frontman Jónsi's falsetto vocals, ...more
  • Quarashi
    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal
    • Albums: Jinx, Kristnihald undir Jökli, Xeneizes, Quarashi, Switchstance
    Quarashi was a rap group from Reykjavík, Iceland. The group consisted of rappers Hössi Ólafsson, Ómar Örn Hauksson, Steinar Orri Fjeldsted, and Sölvi Blöndal. For live shows, Quarashi was joined by ...more
  • Jón Jósep Snæbjörnsson
    Ballad, Rock music, Pop rock
    • Albums: Never Forget
    Jón Jósep Snæbjörnsson or Jónsi (born 1 June 1977) is an Icelandic singer and member of the band Í svörtum fötum ("In black clothing"). He represented Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 and ...more
  • Amiina
    Indie pop, Folk music, Instrumental rock
    • Albums: Kurr, AnimaminA, Puzzle, Re Minore, Seoul
    amiina is an Icelandic band composed of Hildur Ársælsdóttir, Edda Rún Ólafsdóttir, Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, and Sólrún Sumarliðadóttir. The name is spelled in lowercase. They have frequently ...more
  • Skúli Sverrisson
    Jazz fusion, Jazz
    • Albums: Desist, Seria, Seremonie, A Thousand Incidents Arise
    Skúli Sverrisson is an Icelandic composer and bassist residing in New York City. Over the past two decades, bass guitarist-composer Skuli Sverrisson has worked with a veritable who’s who of the ...more