Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal
Deftones are an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California, founded in 1988. The band consists of Chino Moreno, Stephen Carpenter, Frank Delgado, Abe Cunningham and Sergio Vega. ...more

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Tesla is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music
Tesla is an American rock band formed in Sacramento, California in late 1982. They have sold 14 million albums in the United States.

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Cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Country rock, Post-grunge, Alternative rock
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 ...more

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The 77's is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
New Wave, Christian punk, Rock music
The 77s are an American rock band consisting of Michael Roe on vocals/guitar, Mark Harmon on bass, and Bruce Spencer on drums.

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!!! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Dance-punk, Alternative rock, Indie rock
!!! 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 ...more

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The Cramps is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Horror punk, New Wave, Punk blues
The Cramps were an American garage punk band, formed in 1976 and active until 2009. The band split after the death of lead singer Lux Interior. Their line-up rotated much over their existence, ...more

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X-Raided is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Gangsta rap
Anerae Veshaughn Brown, better known by his stage name X-Raided, is an American rapper and a former 24th St. Garden Blocc Crip gang member. He is currently incarcerated for gang-related ...more

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C-BO is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, G-funk
Shawn Thomas, better known by his stage name C-Bo, is an American rapper. From Sacramento, California, he is currently signed to West Coast Mafia Records. He was one of the first rappers to be ...more

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Luni Coleone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Hyphy
Monterrio Williams, better known by his stage names Luni Coleone or Lunasicc, is a Garden Blocc Crip rapper who began his musical career on the streets of Sacramento, California.

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Oleander is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Rock music, Grunge, Post-grunge
Oleander is a post-grunge band from Sacramento, California, USA. Its name is derived from the poisonous wildflower oleander, which line the highways of Northern California. In their nine years ...more

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The Kimberly Trip is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Indie, New Wave, Rock music
The Kimberly Trip is a pop band from Sacramento, California.

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Brie Larson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Pop music, Rock music, Teen pop
Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers, known professionally as Brie Larson, is an American actress and singer. She is known for her film roles in Sleepover, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, The Trouble with ...more

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Brotha Lynch Hung is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop
Kevin Danell Mann, better known by his stage name Brotha Lynch Hung, is an American rapper and record producer from Sacramento, California. Since the release of his debut EP 24 Deep in 1993, ...more

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Kyle Thomas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Thrash metal, Groove metal, Stoner rock

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Jimmy 'Z' Zavala is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Rock music, Blues, Funk
Jimmy 'Z' Zavala is an American musician. In his teens, the saxophonist, frequented nightspots in his hometown of Sacramento, California, often sporting his trademark dark sunglasses. During ...more

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James House is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Country pop, Country
James Andrew House is an American country music artist. Originally a member of a group called the House Band, James began his country music career in 1990 on MCA Records, recording two albums ...more

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Hot Rod is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Hip hop music, Dance music
Rodney Toole better known by his stage name Hot Rod, is an American recording artist from Phoenix, Arizona. In 2006, Hot Rod secured a recording contract with New York City-based rapper 50 ...more

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Groovie Ghoulies is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Horror punk, Pop punk, Rock music
The Groovie Ghoulies were an American pop punk band from Sacramento, California, United States, whose music took inspiration from horror movies. They released numerous albums, EPs, and singles, ...more

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Training for Utopia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Industrial metal, Mathcore, Metalcore
Training for Utopia was a metalcore band which existed from 1996–2000. The band first signed with Tooth & Nail Records and was later moved to Solid State Records, the Tooth & Nail ...more

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An Angle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Rock music, Indie rock
An Angle was an indie rock band from Sacramento, California. At the center of this group was singer-songwriter Kris Anaya. The band was signed to Drive-Thru Records. On Monday, July 20, 2008, ...more

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Elysia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Deathcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal
Elysia is an American deathcore band from Shingle Springs, California. Originally called Elysium's Revenge, the band was started in 2003 while the members were just freshmen and sophomores in ...more

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Embrace the End is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Deathcore, Mathcore, Metalcore
Embrace the End are a five-piece metalcore band from Sacramento, California, formed in 1999.Originally consisting of only four members, the band has gone through several line-up changes, at one ...more

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Pressure Point is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Punk rock, Hardcore punk, Oi!
Pressure Point is an American punk band from Sacramento, California, formed in 1995 by Mike Erickson and Kenny Beasley. Pressure Point includes Mike Erickson, Kenny Beasley, Nate Alexander, Tony ...more

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Catherine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Metalcore, Heavy metal, Post-hardcore
Catherine is a now defunct metalcore band from Sacramento, California.

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Claire Voyant is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Ethereal wave, Dream pop, Dark wave
Claire Voyant is a indie pop/downtempo band from Sacramento, California. The trio were once part of a 5-piece band called Murmur, which split over creative differences. Their 1995 debut, Claire ...more