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.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Sacramento?" or "What is a list of Sacramento bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (46 items)

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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

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Endeverafter is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal Endeverafter was an American heavy metal band from Sacramento, California.

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Hella is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Noise rock, Experimental rock, Math rock Hella is an American rock band from Sacramento, California. The primary members of the band are Spencer Seim on electric guitar and Zach Hill on drums. In 2005, the band expanded their live band ...more

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Out Hud is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Dance-punk, Electronic music, Experimental rock Out Hud was an electronic band formed in 1996 in the Bay Area of California and later based in New York City. The band consisted of guitarist Nic Offer, bassist Tyler Pope, cellist Molly ...more

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Sicx is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Sicx Hip hop music

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Self Against City is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo Self Against City is a pop rock band from Sacramento, California best known for their single "The Process." They formed in 2004 and were the first band to sign to Rushmore Records. The ...more

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Team Sleep is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Shoegazing, Trip hop, Rock music Team Sleep is an American experimental alternative rock/post-rock group led by singer/guitarist Chino Moreno. Moreno is better known for fronting the Sacramento-based alternative metal band ...more

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Giant Squid is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Doom metal, Post-metal, Progressive metal Giant Squid is a post-metal, progressive-rock band, based out of San Francisco, California since 2007, but originated from Sacramento, California in 2002, as well as a stint in Austin, Texas ...more

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Vector is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music Vector is a rock band formed in Sacramento, California in the early 1980s by Jimmy Abegg, Steve Griffith and Charlie Peacock. The band had several drummers over the years, including Aaron Smith ...more

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With Passion is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Melodic death metal, Mathcore, Metalcore With Passion was an American technical death metal band from Sacramento, California. They were formed in 2002, and broke up in 2007.

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Ryan Roxie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Rock music, Heavy metal, Glam rock Ryan Roxie born in Sacramento, California, December 1, 1965 is an American guitarist/singer-songwriter currently residing in Stockholm, Sweden. He is the founding member of Roxie 77 and probably ...more

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The Revolution Smile is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Nu metal, Indie, Indie rock The Revolution Smile was a band from Sacramento, California, USA.

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Golden Youth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Golden Youth Indie, Alternative rock Golden Youth is an American Indie/Alternative band from Sacramento, California, formed in 2012. The core of the band are singer/songwriters Stephanie Lauren and Kyle Monroe. They have played a ...more

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Fight the Sky is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Alternative rock, Punk rock, Post-hardcore Fight the Sky is a post-hardcore band from Sacramento, California, best known for being the heavier side-project of Papa Roach lead singer Jacoby Shaddix.

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Mama's Gravy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Blues-rock, Jam band, Funk rock

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Vince Lateano is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Vince Lateano Jazz Vince Lateano is an American jazz drummer who has toured with numerous great jazz musicians over the years, including Cal Tjader, Woody Herman, Vince Guaraldi, and Stan Getz. Vince was born in ...more

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Will Haven is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Nu metal, Noise rock, Experimental rock Will Haven is a noise metal band from Sacramento, California, USA.

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Warp 11 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Warp 11 Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock Warp 11 is a rock band from Sacramento, California that performs original songs with lyrics entirely about Star Trek. Warp 11 music covers a wide range of styles including alternative, classic ...more

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Xenophilia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
Pop music

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The Secretions is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
The Secretions Pop punk, Punk rock The Secretions are an American punk rock band from Sacramento, California. Formed in 1991, the band has released numerous albums and singles, and toured the USA and internationally.

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The Evening Episode is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
The Evening Episode

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The Strawmen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento
The Strawmen Pop music