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List of Famous Bands from Richmond

Updated June 8, 2017 32.1k views56 items

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

    Lamb of God

    Thrash metal, Groove metal

    AlbumsSacrament, Ashes of the Wake, As the Palaces Burn, Burn the Priest, New American Gospel

    Lamb of God (sometimes abbreviated as LoG) is an American heavy metal band from Richmond,... more on Wikipedia

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    Gwar

    Gwar

    Horror punk, Crossover thrash

    AlbumsScumdogs 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... more on Wikipedia

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    Aimee Mann

    Aimee Mann

    Rock music, Folk music

    AlbumsI'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... more on Wikipedia

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    Sparklehorse

    Sparklehorse

    Dream pop, Alternative rock

    AlbumsIt'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... more on Wikipedia
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    Rich Mullins

    Rich Mullins

    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music

    AlbumsA 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... more on Wikipedia

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    Municipal Waste

    Municipal Waste

    Crossover thrash, Thrash metal

    AlbumsHazardous 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... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Pat McGee

    Pat McGee

    Rock music, Folk music

    AlbumsShine, Vintage Stages Live, Revel, Save Me, General Admission

    The Pat McGee Band is a rock band from Richmond, Virginia. Formed by frontman Pat McGee, who... more on Wikipedia
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    Randy Blythe

    Randy Blythe

    Thrash metal, Groove metal
    David Randall "Randy" Blythe (born February 21, 1971) is an American singer, best known as the... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Elliott Yamin

    Elliott Yamin

    Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

    AlbumsElliott Yamin, Fight for Love, Let's Get to What's Real, My Kind of Holiday, The Elliott Yamin Holiday Collection

    Efraym Elliott Yamin (Arabic: افرايم إليوت يامين‎; Hebrew: אפרים אליוט ימין‎; born July 20,... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Arto Lindsay

    Arto Lindsay

    Experimental music

    AlbumsNoon Chill, Hyper Civilizado, O Corpo Sutil (The Subtle Body), Mundo Civilizado, Invoke

    Arthur Morgan "Arto" Lindsay (born May 28, 1953) is an American guitarist, singer, record... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Brian Fechino
    Brian Fechino is an American guitarist most known for being a member of the Pat McGee Band;... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Strike Anywhere

    Strike Anywhere

    Melodic hardcore, Punk rock

    AlbumsDead FM, Exit English, Change Is a Sound, Chorus of One, In Defiance of Empty Times

    Strike Anywhere is a punk rock band from Richmond, Virginia. Formed in 1999 after the demise... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Keeley Davis

    Keeley Davis

    Alternative rock, Post-hardcore
    Keeley Davis (born January 4, 1976) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter and graphic... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Christopher Williams

    Contemporary R&B, New jack swing

    AlbumsAdventures in Paradise, Changes, Not a Perfect Man, Real Men Do

    Troy Christopher Williams (born August 22, 1967) is an American singer–songwriter and actor.... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Donnie Lewis

    Donnie Lewis

    Hip hop music

    AlbumsFrom Where???, Confessions of a Ghostwriter, I Ain't Mad No More, The Million Dollar Backpack, Thoughts Become Things

    Shaqwan Donnie Lewis, (born June 2, 1974) also known as Skillz, or Mad Skillz is an American... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Levi Seacer Jr. is an American musician. He was an early associate of Sheila E. when he was... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Ann Savoy

    Ann Savoy

    Adult contemporary music, Folk music

    AlbumsAdieu False Heart, If Dreams Come True, Black Coffee, Walk Away Renée

    Ann Savoy (; born Ann Allen on January 20, 1952) is a musician, author, and record producer.

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    Alabama Thunderpussy

    Alabama Thunderpussy

    Heavy metal, Stoner rock

    AlbumsRiver City Revival, Open Fire, Constellation, Staring at the Divine, Fulton Hill

    Alabama Thunderpussy, originally known as Alabama Thunder Pussy were a stoner metal band from... more on Wikipedia

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    Charlotte Diamond

    Charlotte Diamond

    Children's music

    Albums10 Carrot Diamond, Diamond in the Rough, The Christmas Gift, Diamonds & Daydreams, My Bear Gruff

    Charlotte Diamond, (born 31 July 1945) is a Canadian children's singer. She has recorded 12... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Engine Down

    Engine Down

    Emo, Alternative rock

    AlbumsEngine Down, Demure, To Bury Within the Sound, Under the Pretense of Present Tense, A Sign of Breath

    Engine Down was an American rock band from Richmond, Virginia, active from 1996 to 2005. They... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Savage Resurrection

    Savage Resurrection

    Garage rock, Acid rock

    AlbumsThe Savage Resurrection

    The Savage Resurrection were an American psychedelic rock band from the San Francisco Bay... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Smoke or Fire

    Smoke or Fire

    Punk rock

    AlbumsThe Speakeasy, This Sinking Ship, Prehistoric Knife Fight, Above the City, Worker's Union

    Smoke or Fire is an American punk rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. The band originally... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Carbon Leaf

    Carbon Leaf

    Folk rock, Pop rock

    AlbumsEcho Echo, Meander, Ghost Dragon Attacks Castle, Indian Summer, Nothing Rhymes With Woman

    Carbon Leaf is a five-piece band from Richmond, Virginia known for their alt-country, Celtic,... more on Wikipedia

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    #113 of 180 The Best Indie Folk Bands & Artists#147 of 167 The Best Bluegrass Bands and Artists

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    Danielle Kimmey

    Danielle Kimmey

    Christian music, Pop music
    Joy Danielle Kimmey (born October 20, 1982) is a singer in the genre of contemporary Christian... more on Wikipedia
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    VCR

    VCR

    Dance-punk, Synth rock

    AlbumsPower Destiny, VCR EP

    VCR is a punk rock band from Toronto, Ontario. VCR released a self distributed, self titled... more on Wikipedia