List of Famous Bands from Richmond

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

Examples of bands on this list include Lamb of God and Gwar.

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  • Lamb of God
    Groove metal, Metalcore, Thrash metal
    • Albums: Sacrament, Ashes of the Wake, As the Palaces Burn, Burn the Priest, New American Gospel
    Lamb of God known professionally as Lamb of God, is an American heavy metal band formed in 1994 in Richmond, Virginia. Originally formed as Burn the Priest, the group consists of bassist John ...more
  • Gwar
    Horror punk, Crossover thrash, Thrash metal
    • Albums: Scumdogs of the Universe, Beyond Hell, Lust in Space, RagNaRok, Blood Drive 2002
    Gwar, often stylized as GWAR, is an American heavy metal band formed in Richmond, Virginia in 1984, composed of and operated by a frequently rotating line-up of musicians, artists and filmmakers ...more
  • Aimee Mann
    Rock music, Folk music
    • Albums: I'm With Stupid, Bachelor No. 2, Lost in Space, @&*! Smilers, Live at St. Ann's Warehouse
    Aimee Mann (born September 8, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter. Mann began her career in the 1980s as the bassist and a vocalist for 'Til Tuesday, and wrote their top-ten single "Voices Carry". ...more
  • Sparklehorse
    Dream pop, Alternative rock, Indie rock
    • Albums: It's a Wonderful Life, Dark Night of the Soul, Good Morning Spider, Dreamt for Light Years in the Belly of a Mountain, Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot
    Sparklehorse was an American indie rock band led by the singer and multi-instrumentalist Mark Linkous.
  • Rich Mullins
    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music
    • Albums: A Liturgy, a Legacy & a Ragamuffin Band, Never Picture Perfect, Songs, Pictures in the Sky
    Richard Wayne Mullins (October 21, 1955 – September 19, 1997) was an American contemporary Christian music singer and songwriter best known for his worship songs "Awesome God" and "Step by Step". ...more
  • Municipal Waste
    Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Crust punk
    • Albums: Hazardous Mutation, Massive Aggressive, The Art of Partying, Waste ’Em All, The Fatal Feast
    Municipal Waste is a crossover thrash band from Richmond, Virginia. They performed at the UK's Download Festival on June 15, 2008. They also joined At the Gates on their "Suicidal Final Tour" along ...more