List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

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

This is a list that features bands like Deftones and Tesla.

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  • Deftones
    Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal
    • Albums: White Pony, Around the Fur, Change (In the House of Flies), Adrenaline, Diamond Eyes
    Deftones is an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California. It was formed in 1988 by Chino Moreno (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Stephen Carpenter (lead guitar), Abe Cunningham (drums) ...more
  • Tesla
    Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music
    • Albums: Psychotic Supper, The Great Radio Controversy, Mechanical Resonance, Five Man Acoustical Jam, Forever More
    Tesla is an American rock band formed in Sacramento, California in late 1981 by bassist Brian Wheat and guitarist Frank Hannon Lead vocalist Jeff Keith, drummer Troy Luccketta, and guitarist Tommy ...more
  • Cake
    Country rock, Post-grunge, Alternative rock
    • Albums: Fashion Nugget, Comfort Eagle, Prolonging the Magic, Motorcade of Generosity, Pressure Chief
    Cake is an American alternative rock band from Sacramento, California. Consisting of singer John McCrea, trumpeter Vince DiFiore, guitarist Xan McCurdy, bassist Gabe Nelson and drummer Paulo Baldi, ...more
  • The 77's
    New Wave, Christian punk, Rock music
    • Albums: Eighty Eight, All Fall Down, Sticks and Stones, 123, Drowning With Land in Sight
    The 77s (alternatively spelled the Seventy Sevens or the 77's) is an American rock band consisting of Michael Roe on vocals/guitar, Mark Harmon on bass guitar, and Bruce Spencer on drums.
  • !!!
    Dance-punk, Alternative rock, Indie rock
    • Albums: Myth Takes, Louden Up Now, !!!, Take Ecstasy With Me / Get Up, Me and Giuliani Down by the School Yard (A True Story)
    !!! is a dance-punk band that formed in Sacramento, California, in 1996 by lead singer Nic Offer. Its name is most commonly pronounced "Chk Chk Chk". Members of !!! came from other local bands such ...more
  • The Cramps
    Horror punk, New Wave, Punk blues
    • Albums: Stay Sick!, Smell of Female, Flamejob, How to Make a Monster, Psychedelic Jungle
    The Cramps were an American punk band formed in 1976 and active until 2009. The band split after the death of lead singer Lux Interior. Their line-up rotated frequently during their existence, with ...more