Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz

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List of Santa Cruz bands, listed by their level of fame. This Santa Cruz musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Santa Cruz bands are included, as well as many Santa Cruz musicians of underground status. This list of Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz 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.

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Scott Weiland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Rock music, Grunge, Neo-psychedelia Scott Weiland is an American musician, lyricist and vocalist. During a career spanning three decades, Weiland is best known as the former frontman for the successful rock band Stone Temple ...more

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Comets on Fire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Noise rock, Punk blues, New Weird America Comets on Fire is an American noise rock band from Santa Cruz, California. The band was formed in 1999 by guitarist and vocalist Ethan Miller and longtime friend bassist Ben Flashman, who were ...more

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Joy Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Christian music, Pop music, Folk rock Joy Elizabeth Williams is an American singer-songwriter. The winner of four Grammy awards, Williams has released four solo albums and four EPs since the release of her self-titled debut in 2001. ...more

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Good Riddance is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Pop punk, Melodic hardcore, Skate punk Good Riddance is a punk rock band from Santa Cruz, California. They released seven full-length studio albums on Fat Wreck Chords, and their final album was a live recording of their farewell ...more

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STS9 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Rock music, Electronic music, Instrumental rock Sound Tribe Sector 9 is an instrumental band whose sound is based heavily on instrumental rock and electronic music, funk, jazz, drum and bass, psychedelia, and hip hop, originating in Georgia, ...more

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Estradasphere is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Avant-progressive rock, Experimental rock, Experimental music Estradasphere was an experimental band that originated in Santa Cruz, California during the late 1990s. The band, which in its last incarnation was based in Seattle, consisted of 6 ...more

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$wingin' Utter$ is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Street punk, Folk rock, Punk rock Swingin' Utters is a Californian punk rock band that formed in the late 1980s. After a seven-year hiatus, the band reformed in 2010 and have since released three more records.

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Arsonists Get All the Girls is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Deathcore, Mathcore, Metalcore Arsonists Get All the Girls is an American deathcore band from Santa Cruz, California. Founded in 2005. They were previously signed to Century Media Records and released four full-length studio ...more

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Brain Drill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Grindcore Brain Drill is an American death metal band formed in 2005 from Ben Lomond, California. They are signed to Metal Blade Records and released their full length debut album entitled Apocalyptic ...more

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Craig's Brother is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Pop punk, Skate punk, Punk rock Craig's Brother is an American punk rock band. They have released three full length recordings internationally, two on Tooth & Nail Records and one self-released.

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Decrepit Birth is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Progressive metal, Technical death metal, Heavy metal Decrepit Birth is an American technical death metal band from Santa Cruz, California. They have released two studio albums through Unique Leader Records and one through Nuclear Blast, and a demo ...more

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The Devil Makes Three is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Acoustic music, Old-time music, Progressive bluegrass The Devil Makes Three is an Americana band from Santa Cruz, California, United States. The group blends bluegrass, old time, country, folk, blues, jazz, ragtime, and rockabilly music. The ...more

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Bethany Curve is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Shoegazing, Space rock, Dream pop Bethany Curve is a shoegaze and alternative rock band from Santa Cruz, California.

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The Ducks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock The Ducks were a short-lived hard rock supergroup formed in the summer of 1977 by singer-songwriter Jeff Blackburn, and consisted of musicians Bob Mosley, Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young, ...more

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The Vox Jaguars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Garage punk, Garage rock, Neo-psychedelia The Vox Jaguars is a North American rock band that formed in Santa Cruz, California in 2006. They began by performing in local coffee houses and record stores. Their influences include The ...more

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Mammatus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Santa Cruz
Mammatus Heavy metal, Psychedelic rock Mammatus are a stoner or psychedelic rock band from Santa Cruz, California.