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List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

Updated June 8, 2017 78.8k views46 items

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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  • 1
    Deftones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Deftones

    Nu metal, Rock music

    AlbumsWhite 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... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Tesla is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Tesla

    Glam metal, Blues-rock

    AlbumsPsychotic 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... more on Wikipediaspotify buy button

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    Cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Cake

    Country rock, Post-grunge

    AlbumsFashion Nugget, Comfort Eagle, Prolonging the Magic, Motorcade of Generosity, Pressure Chief

    Cake is an American alternative rock band from Sacramento, California. Consisting of singer... more on Wikipedia

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    The 77's is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    The 77's

    New Wave, Christian punk

    AlbumsEighty 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... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    !!! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    !!!

    Dance-punk, Alternative rock

    AlbumsMyth 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... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    The Cramps is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    The Cramps

    Horror punk, New Wave

    AlbumsStay 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... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    X-Raided is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    X-Raided

    Hip hop music, Horrorcore

    AlbumsThe Initiation, The X-Filez, Vol. 1, Deadly Game, Psycho Active

    Anerae Brown (born July 30, 1974), better known by his stage name X-Raided, is an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    C-BO is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    C-BO

    Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

    AlbumsThe Moment of Truth, 'Til My Casket Drops, Blocc Movement, The Mobfather, Money to Burn

    Shawn Thomas, also known by his stage name C-Bo, is an American rapper.
  • 9
    Luni Coleone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Luni Coleone

    Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

    AlbumsIn the Mouth of Madness, A Million Words A Million Dollars, Total Recall, Mr. Lunasicc, Still Wanted

    Monterrio Williams (born August 10, 1978), better known by his stage names Luni Coleone or... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Oleander is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Oleander

    Rock music, Grunge

    AlbumsShrinking the Blob, February Son, Unwind, Joyride, Runaway Train

    Oleander is a post-grunge band from Sacramento, California, USA. Its name is derived from the... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    The Kimberly Trip is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    The Kimberly Trip

    Indie, New Wave

    Albums'You'll Get Nothing... and Like It!', Popularity Contest, Not Compatible with My System, Mimicking the Cool Kids, Catastrophic Behavior

    The Kimberly Trip is a pop band from Sacramento, California.
  • 12
    Brie Larson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Brie Larson

    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsFinally Out of P.E., Life After You, She Said

    Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers (born October 1, 1989), known professionally as Brie Larson, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Brotha Lynch Hung is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Brotha Lynch Hung

    Hip hop music, Horrorcore

    AlbumsBlocc Movement, The New Season, The Plague, Nigga Deep, Loaded

    Kevin Danell Mann (born January 10, 1969), better known by his stage name Brotha Lynch Hung,... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Kyle Thomas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Kyle Thomas

    Thrash metal, Groove metal
  • 15
    Jimmy 'Z' Zavala is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Jimmy 'Z' Zavala

    Rock music, Blues

    AlbumsWild Reunion 1996–2011, Jimmy Z Presents: 4play, Volume 3, Jimmy Z presents: 4Play, Volume 1

    Jimmy 'Z' Zavala is an American musician.
  • 16
    James House is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    James House

    Country pop, Country

    AlbumsHard Times for an Honest Man, Days Gone By, James House

    James Andrew House (born March 22, 1955) is an American country music artist. Originally a... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Hot Rod is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Hot Rod

    Hip hop music, Dance music

    AlbumsDance With Me, Hot Girl, Hey There, Fast Lane

    Rodney Toole (born June 25, 1981) better known by his stage name Hot Rod (formerly Young Hot... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Groovie Ghoulies is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Groovie Ghoulies

    Horror punk, Pop punk

    AlbumsBorn in the Basement, Appetite For Adrenochrome, Go! Stories, Travels With My Amp, Re-Animation Festival

    The Groovie Ghoulies were an American pop punk band from Sacramento, California, United... more on Wikipedia

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    Training for Utopia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Training for Utopia

    Industrial metal, Mathcore

    AlbumsThrowing a Wrench Into the American Music Machine, Plastic Soul Impalement, The Falling Cycle, Training for Utopia / Zao, Technical Difficulties

    Training for Utopia was a metalcore band which existed from 1996–2000. The band first signed... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    An Angle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    An Angle

    Rock music, Indie rock

    AlbumsWe Can Breathe Under Alcohol, The Truth Is That You Are Alive, ...and Take It With a Grain of Salt, 5 Days 5 Songs, Songs to Shoot up to

    An Angle was an indie rock band from Sacramento, California. At the center of this group was... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Elysia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Elysia

    Deathcore, Metalcore

    AlbumsMasochist, Lion of Judas, Tease Her, Please Her, Stick Her in the Freezer

    Elysia is an American deathcore band from Shingle Springs, California. Originally called... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Embrace the End is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Embrace the End

    Deathcore, Mathcore

    AlbumsLey Lines, Counting Hallways to the Left, It All Begins With One Broken Dream, The End of 6000 Years / Embrace the End

    Embrace the End are a five-piece metalcore band from Sacramento, California, formed in... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Pressure Point is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Pressure Point

    Punk rock, Hardcore punk

    AlbumsResist and Riot, Youth on the Street, Cross to Bear, To Be Continued, Life's Blood

    Pressure Point is an American punk band from Sacramento, California, formed in 1995 by Mike... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Catherine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sacramento

    Catherine

    Metalcore, Heavy metal

    AlbumsRumour Has It Astaroth Has Stolen Your Eyes, The Naturals, Rumor Has It: Astaroth Has Stolen Your Eyes, A Call to Entropy, Inside Out

    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

    Claire Voyant

    Ethereal wave, Dream pop

    AlbumsTime and the Maiden, Claire Voyant, Time Again, Love Is Blind, Lustre

    Claire Voyant is a indie pop/downtempo band from Sacramento, California. The trio were once... more on Wikipedia
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