Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Sheffield

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

List bands range from Def Leppard to Joe Cocker.

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Def Leppard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement. Since 1992, the band has consisted of Rick Savage, Joe Elliott, Rick ...more

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Joe Cocker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Rock music John Robert "Joe" Cocker, OBE was an English rock, blues and soul singer and musician who came to popularity in the 1960s. He was known for his gritty voice, spasmodic body movement in ...more

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Arctic Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Trip hop, Dance-punk, Garage rock Arctic Monkeys are an English rock band formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield. The band consists of Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Nick O'Malley, and Matt Helders. Former band member ...more

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The Human League is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music The Human League is an English electronic new wave band formed in Sheffield in 1977. Dare, the band's most popular album, yielded the single "Don't You Want Me", a No. 1 hit in the pop ...more

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Bring Me The Horizon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Deathcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal Bring Me the Horizon are a British metalcore band from Sheffield, Yorkshire. Formed in 2003, the group currently consists of lead vocalist Oliver Sykes, lead guitarist Lee Malia, bassist Matt ...more

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Pulp is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Indie pop, Britpop, Alternative rock Pulp are an English alternative rock band who formed in Sheffield in 1978. Their best-known line-up from their heyday consisted of Jarvis Cocker, Candida Doyle, Russell Senior, Mark Webber, ...more

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ABC is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Synthpop, New Wave, Disco ABC are an English new wave group that first came to prominence in the early 1980s. Their 1982 debut album, The Lexicon of Love, was a UK number one and they achieved ten UK and five US Top 40 ...more

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Cabaret Voltaire is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Acid house, Synthpop, New Wave Cabaret Voltaire are an English music group from Sheffield. Initially composed of Stephen Mallinder, Richard H. Kirk, and Chris Watson the group was named after Cabaret Voltaire, a nightclub in ...more

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LFO is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Acid house, Electronic music, Intelligent dance music LFO was a British electronic music act on the Warp Records label. LFO were pioneers of the bass-heavy techno, IDM, and acid house music of the late 1980s to mid-1990s. Originally, the group was ...more

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Moloko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop Moloko were an English-Irish music duo from Sheffield, England. The duo consisted of Róisín Murphy from Arklow, Ireland and Mark Brydon, from Sunderland, England.

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The Pigeon Detectives is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
New Wave, Garage rock, Alternative rock The Pigeon Detectives are an English indie rock band from Rothwell in Leeds, West Yorkshire, who formed in 2004. They performed at the Reading and Leeds Festivals in 2006, where they were tagged ...more

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Philip Oakey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Synthpop, Electronic dance music, Electronica Philip "Phil" Oakey is an English composer, singer, songwriter and producer. He is best known as the lead singer, lead songwriter, frontman and co-founder of the English synthpop band ...more

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Derek Bailey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Avant-garde jazz, Free funk, Free jazz Derek Bailey was an English avant-garde guitarist and leading figure in the free improvisation movement.

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65daysofstatic is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Electronic music, Experimental rock, Instrumental rock 65daysofstatic are an instrumental electronic post/math rock band. Formed in Sheffield, England, in 2001, the band is composed of Paul Wolinski, Joe Shrewsbury, Rob Jones and Simon Wright. The ...more

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Reverend and The Makers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Synthpop, Rock music, Electro Reverend and The Makers are a band based in Sheffield, Yorkshire. They are signed to Wall of Sound. The band is fronted by Jon McClure, nicknamed "The Reverend". The band's debut album ...more

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Paul Carrack is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Blue-eyed soul, Pop rock, Soft rock Paul Melvyn Carrack is an English singer, songwriter and musician who has recorded as both a solo artist and as a member of several popular bands. The BBC dubbed Carrack "The Man with the ...more

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Comsat Angels is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
New Wave, Post-punk The Comsat Angels were an English post-punk band from Sheffield and Doncaster, England, initially active from 1978 to 1995. Their music has been described as "abstract pop songs with spare ...more

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Joanne Catherall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Synthpop Joanne Catherall is one of the two female vocalists of the English synthpop band The Human League. In October 1980, Catherall was an unknown 18-year old school girl when she and her best friend ...more

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Martyn Ware is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Electronic dance music, Electronica Martyn Ware is a British musician and music producer. As a founder member of both The Human League and Heaven 17, he was partly responsible for hit records such as "Being Boiled" and ...more

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Ian Burden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Synthpop Ian Charles Burden is an English musician who played keyboards and bass guitar with synthpop band The Human League, between 1981 and 1989. He attended The King's School in Peterborough, as a ...more

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Arthur Alexander is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Soul music, Country Arthur Alexander was an American country songwriter and soul singer. Jason Ankeny, music critic for Allmusic, said Alexander was a "country-soul pioneer" and that, though largely ...more

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Ian Craig Marsh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Synthpop Ian Craig Marsh is an English musician. He was a founding member of the electronic band The Human League, writing and playing on their first two albums and several singles, until leaving in 1980 ...more

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Susan Ann Sulley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Synthpop Susan Ann Sulley, formerly known as Susanne Sulley and Susan Ann Gayle, is a British singer and one of the two female vocalists of the synthpop group The Human League. Born and raised in ...more

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Mark White is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
New Wave, Rock music Mark Andrew White is an English musician, best known for being part of the pop band ABC, from 1980 to 1992. His last contribution to the band was their 1991 album, Abracadabara.

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Bromheads Jacket is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Garage rock, Indie rock Bromheads are a two-piece English garage rock band originating from Sheffield, England.

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Little Man Tate is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Indie rock Little Man Tate were a four-piece indie rock band from Sheffield, England who formed in 2005. They broke up in 2009. The band quickly began attracting interest from several record labels and in ...more

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Milburn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Indie rock Milburn were an indie rock band from Sheffield, England that consisted of Joe Carnall, Louis Carnall, Tom Rowley, and Joe Green. They announced they would split on 28 March 2008, with the band ...more

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Helen Boulding is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Pop music, Rock music Helen Boulding is a London-based singer-songwriter originally from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK. Her first album, New Red Dress, was released in February 2008.

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Living in a Box is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop, New Wave Living in a Box were a British band from the late 1980s. They are best known for their eponymous debut single, produced by Richard James Burgess. They were composed by singer Richard Darbyshire, ...more

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Stuart Zender is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Rock music, Alternative rock, Jazz Stuart Patrick Jude Zender is an English bassist, songwriter and record producer. He is best known for being the original bass player for Jamiroquai.

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Existend is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Thrash metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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BabyPinkStar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Electronic music BabyPinkStar are an Electro glam punk band from Sheffield, England, formed in 2004 with original members Tom, Ben, Alice, and Bleepy.

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Dig Vis Drill is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Dig Vis Drill industrial electro pop rock Their early beginnings were formed around a tin of biscuits (custard creams were never mentioned as to being the catalyst of the beginnings of this group but then again they were never denied ...more

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Gas Club is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Indie rock Gas Club were a four-piece indie band from Sheffield, England and formed in 2005. Taking their name from Malin Bridge Sports and Social Club at the bottom of Stannington Road. The vast majority ...more

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Avida Dollars is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Rock music

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The Long Blondes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Indie pop, Indie rock, Post-punk revival The Long Blondes were a five-piece English indie rock band formed in Sheffield, United Kingdom in 2003 by Dorian Cox, Reenie Hollis, Emma Chaplin, Kate Jackson and Screech Louder. After several ...more

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I Monster is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Synthpop, Trip hop, Electronic music I Monster is an English electronic music group, composed of the Sheffield based record producers Dean Honer and Jarrod Gosling. I Monster and its label Twins of Evil are both named after horror

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J.S.T.A.R.S. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Electro, Electronic music, Electronic dance music J*S*T*A*R*S is an electronica collaboration from Kingston upon Hull and Sheffield, Yorkshire, formed by Steve Cobby and Sim Lister in 2002. Their debut release was a 12" vinyl, ...more

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Stoney is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Indie, Rock music, Alternative rock Stoney is a British musician, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

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Hiem is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Hiem Electronic dance music, Dance, Electronica Hiem is an electronic dance duo from Sheffield, England, consisting of Nick "Nico" Eastwood and David "Bozz" Boswell.

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The All Seeing I is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
The All Seeing I Electronic music The All Seeing I were an English electronic music group from Sheffield, comprising Dean Honer, Jason Buckle and DJ Parrot. They released their first single "I Walk" in 1997, but it was ...more

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Kings Have Long Arms is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Kings Have Long Arms Electronic dance music, Electronica Kings Have Long Arms are an English "rocktronica" act, formed in Sheffield and masterminded by Salford-born Adrian Flanagan. Kings Have Long Arms have collaborated with Philip Oakey ...more

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The Dodgems is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Indie rock

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Jonny Maudling is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Jonny Maudling Jonny Maudling is an English composer, keyboard player and former drummer for the band Bal-Sagoth, keyboardist with the band Kull, former bassist with the unsigned UK thrash band Igniter, and ...more

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MU is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Synthpunk, Dance-punk, Electronic music MU is the British, Sheffield, England–based electropunk musician, Mutsumi Kanamori. She has released three albums: Afro Finger and Gel; Out of Breach, which featured the minor hit "Paris ...more

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SND is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
SND Glitch snd are Mark Fell and Mat Steel, a pair of Sheffield DJs and musicians whose work has been described as glitch. Naming their project after the extension often used for computer sound files, Fell ...more

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Phoenix Rising is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Melodic Rock, Power metal, Heavy metal Phoenix Rising is a symphonic power metal band from Alcorcón, Madrid. Their music is strongly influenced by bands like Stratovarius, Rhapsody of Fire, Galneryus or Sonata Arctica. The ...more

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Pink Grease is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
New Wave, Rock music, Glam rock Pink Grease were a five-piece rock group from Sheffield, England. Drawing from prominent early influences like David Bowie, Iggy Pop, T.Rex, and even Kiss, the band's sound and style was often ...more

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Venini is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
Britpop, Art rock, Indie rock Venini were a British artrock band, featuring members of Pulp and Ladytron, who were active between the years 1998 and 2001.

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The Lovers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sheffield
The Lovers Electronic dance music, Electronica The Lovers are a French electronica/Neo Burlesque band based in Sheffield consisting of real-life lovers Fred de Fred and Marion Benoist. Their music is usually upbeat, satirising French ...more