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List of Famous Bands from Salford

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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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  • 1
    Synthpop, New Wave

    AlbumsPower, 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

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  • 2
    Punk rock, Post-punk

    AlbumsUnknown 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 Best Joy Division Albums of All Time#341 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#189 of 376 Musicians Who Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

  • 3
    Synthpunk, Synthpop

    AlbumsThat'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

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  • 4
    Pop music, Dance-punk

    AlbumsTrash, 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
  • 5
    Operatic pop, Classical music

    AlbumsThe 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
  • 6
    New Wave, Rock music

    AlbumsDowntown 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....  more
  • 7
    Pop music
    Harold Allan Clarke (5 April 1942, Salford, Lancashire, England) is an English pop rock singer, who was one of the founding members and the original lead singer of The Hollies. He retired from...  more
  • 8
    Classical music, Crossover

    AlbumsNorthern Light

    Jon Christos (born John Christodoulou 23 March 1976, Salford, England) is an English singer, local radio presenter. and a member of the Professorial Staff - Vocal Studies at the Trinity Laban...  more
  • 9

    AlbumsHands of a Giant, Stop It (I Like It)

    Rick Guard is an English contemporary jazz singer and songwriter. He performs as a solo vocalist or with other live musicians from two piece up to an 18-piece bigband. Guard made his debut with Decca...  more