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List of Famous Bands from Stockholm

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List of Stockholm bands, listed by their level of fame. This Stockholm musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Stockholm bands are included, as well as many Stockholm musicians of underground status. This list of Stockholm 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 Stockholm 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 list has a variety of bands in it, from ABBA to Robyn.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Stockholm?" or "What is a list of Stockholm bands?" then this list will answer your questions. {#nodes}
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    Synthpop, Disco
    ABBA (Swedish pronunciation: [²abːa]) are a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by...  more

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    Hip hop music, Synthpop
    Robin Miriam Carlsson (born 12 June 1979), known as Robyn (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈrɔbʏn]),...  more

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    Doom metal, Thrash metal
    Opeth is a Swedish progressive metal band from Stockholm, formed in 1989. The group has been...  more

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    Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock
    Roxette are a Swedish soft rock duo, consisting of Marie Fredriksson (vocals and keyboards)...  more

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    The Hellacopters

    Rock music, Garage punk
    The Hellacopters are a Swedish garage rock band that was formed in 1994 by Nicke Andersson...  more

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    Steve Angello

    Progressive House,  Electro House
    Steven Angello Josefsson Fragogiannis (born 22 November 1982) is a Greek-Swedish DJ, record...  more

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    Peter Bjorn and John

    Indie pop, Synthpop
    Peter Bjorn and John are a Swedish indie pop/rock band, formed in Stockholm in 1999 and named...  more

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    Doom metal, Heavy metal
    Candlemas is the Christian feast of the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple. It can also refer...  more

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    Progressive House, Electro House
    Axel Christofer Hedfors (born 18 December 1977), better known by his stage name Axwell, is a...  more

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    Glam metal, Heavy metal
    Crashdïet are a Swedish glam metal band from Stockholm. They have released four albums: 2005's...  more

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    #155 of 156 The Best Hair Metal Bands Of All Time#38 of 238 The Best Sleaze Rock Bands

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    Thrash metal, Viking metal
    Bathory was a Swedish extreme metal band formed in Vällingby in 1983 and named after the...  more

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    Shout Out Louds

    Indie pop, Indie rock
    Shout Out Louds is an indie pop band from Stockholm, Sweden. The group has toured with bands...  more
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    Pop music, Eurodance
    A-Teens was a Swedish pop music group from Stockholm, Sweden, formed by Niklas Berg in 1998 as...  more
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    Glam metal, Industrial metal
    Deathstars is a Swedish heavy metal band from Strömstad. Formed in 2000, the group are noted...  more

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    Carola Häggkvist

    Pop music, Schlager music
    Carola Maria Häggkvist (Swedish pronunciation: [ka²roːla ²hɛɡːkvɪst]; born 8 September 1966),...  more

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    Synthpop, Disco
    Petra Linnea Paula Marklund (Swedish pronunciation: [²peːtra ²marklɵnd]; born 12 September...  more
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    Pop music, Teen pop
    E.M.D. was a Swedish boyband consisting of Erik Segerstedt, Mattias Andréasson and Danny...  more
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    Dark Funeral

    Thrash metal, Black metal
    Dark Funeral is a Swedish black metal band from Stockholm, founded by guitarists Blackmoon and...  more

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    Bubblegum pop, Synthpop
    Play was a Swedish pop girl group consisting of, in total, seven young women. Faye Hamlin,...  more

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    Daniel Saucedo

    Disco, Pop music
    Daniel Gabriel Alessandro Saucedo Grzechowski (born 25 February 1986), known professionally as...  more
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    Melodic death metal, Technical death metal
    Hypocrisy is a Swedish death metal band formed in October 1991 in Ludvika, Sweden by Peter...  more

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    #18 of 190 The Best Melodic Death Metal Bands#20 of 60 The Best Blackened Death Metal Bands

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    Nu metal, Christian hardcore
    Blindside is a rock band from Tumba, Sweden. They formed in the Christian metal scene in...  more

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    Rap music
    Ken Ring (born January 29, 1979) is a Swedish rap artist....  more
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    Crossover thrash, Nu metal
    Clawfinger is a heavy metal band from Sweden. Clawfinger is known for aggressive but melodic...  more

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    Doom metal, Progressive metal
    Tiamat is a Swedish band that formed in Stockholm in 1987 and led by Johan Edlund. The band...  more

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