List of Famous Bands from Salford

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

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  • New Order
    Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music
    • Albums: Power, Corruption & Lies, Low-Life, Technique, Brotherhood
    New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980 and currently consisting of Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman. The band was formed in 1980 by Sumner, ...more
  • Joy Division
    Punk rock, Post-punk
    • Albums: Unknown Pleasures, Closer, Substance, Joy Division The Complete BBC Recordings, An Ideal for Living
    Joy Division were an English rock band formed in Salford in 1976. The group consisted of vocalist Ian Curtis, guitarist/keyboardist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook and drummer Stephen ...more
  • The Ting Tings
    Synthpunk, Synthpop, New Wave
    • Albums: That's Not My Name, Great DJ, We Started Nothing, That's Not My Name / Great DJ, Fruit Machine / Impacilla Carpisung
    The Ting Tings are a British musical duo, consisting of Katie White and Jules De Martino. They formed in December 2007 while based at Islington Mill Studios in Salford, Greater Manchester. White and ...more
  • The Whip
    Pop music, Dance-punk, Electro house
    • Albums: Trash, X Marks Destination, Wired Together, Muzzle No.1, Trash / Frustration
    The Whip are a band whose founding members, Bruce Carter and Danny Saville, hail from Oldham, Greater Manchester, England. They were previously in the hotly tipped four-piece Nylon Pylon, who were ...more
  • Russell Watson
    Operatic pop, Classical music, Pop rock
    • Albums: The Voice, Encore, Amore Musica, With Love From Russell Watson, That's Life
    Russell Watson (born 24 November 1966) is an English tenor who has released singles and albums of both operatic-style and pop songs. The self-styled "People's Tenor" had been singing since he was a ...more
  • Dave Sharp
    New Wave, Rock music, Punk rock
    • Albums: Downtown America, Hard Travellin'
    Dave Sharp (born 28 January 1959) is an English guitarist who co-founded, along with Mike Peters, the Welsh punk/new wave band The Alarm.