Bands/Musicians 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. (122 items)

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ABBA is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
ABBA Synthpop, Disco, Pop music ABBA was a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972, comprising Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. ABBA is an acronym of the first letters ...more

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Robyn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Robyn Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music Robin Miriam Carlsson, better known by her stage name Robyn, is a Swedish recording artist. Robyn became known in the late nineties for her worldwide dance-pop hit "Do You Know" from ...more

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Opeth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Opeth Doom metal, Thrash metal, Progressive metal Opeth is a Swedish heavy metal band from Stockholm, formed in 1990. Though the group has been through several personnel changes, singer, guitarist, and songwriter Mikael Åkerfeldt has ...more

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Roxette is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Roxette Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock, Pop music Roxette is a Swedish pop rock duo, consisting of Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle. Formed in 1986, the duo became an international act in the late 1980s, when they released their breakthrough ...more

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The Hellacopters is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
The Hellacopters Rock music, Garage punk, Garage rock The Hellacopters were a Swedish garage rock band that was formed in 1994 by Nicke Andersson, Dregen, Kenny Håkansson and Robert Eriksson. Andersson had been the drummer for death metal ...more

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Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Steve Angello Tech house, Electro house, House music Steve Angello is a Greek-Swedish disc jockey, record producer and record label owner. Angello was a member of Swedish House Mafia, together with Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso.

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Peter Bjorn and John is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Peter Bjorn and John Indie pop, Synthpop, Experimental rock Peter Bjorn and John are a Swedish Indie pop band, formed in Stockholm in 1999 and named after the first names of the band's members: Peter Morén, Björn Yttling and John Eriksson, ...more

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Candlemass is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Candlemass Doom metal, Heavy metal Candlemass is an influential Swedish epic doom metal band established in Stockholm 1984 by bassist, songwriter and bandleader Leif Edling and drummer Matz Ekström. After releasing five ...more

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Axwell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Axwell Acid house, Deep house, Electro house Sven Axel Christofer Hedfors, better known under his stage name Axwell, is a Swedish DJ, remixer, record producer and record label owner. He is one third of what once was the Swedish House Mafia ...more

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Crashdïet is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Crashdïet Glam metal, Heavy metal, Sleaze rock Crashdïet are a Swedish glam metal band from Stockholm. They have released four albums: 2005's Rest in Sleaze, 2007's The Unattractive Revolution, 2010s Generation Wild and 2013's The ...more

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Bathory is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Bathory Thrash metal, Viking metal, Black metal Bathory was a Swedish extreme metal band formed in Vällingby in 1983 and named after the infamous Hungarian countess, Elizabeth Báthory. The band's frontman and main songwriter was ...more

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Shout Out Louds is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Shout Out Louds Indie pop, Indie rock Shout Out Louds are an indie pop band from Stockholm, Sweden. The group has toured with bands such as The Strokes, The Magic Numbers, The Rosebuds, and The Essex Green.

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A-Teens is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
A-Teens Pop music, Eurodance, Europop A-Teens was a Swedish pop music group from Stockholm, Sweden, formed by Niklas Berg in 1998 as an ABBA tribute band called ABBA Teens and later renamed to A-Teens. They were composed of Marie ...more

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Deathstars is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Deathstars Glam metal, Industrial metal, Gothic metal Deathstars are a Swedish gothic metal band from Strömstad. Formed in 2000, the group are noted for their dark horror-themed lyrics, pessimistic and misanthropic social commentary, ...more

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Carola Häggkvist is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Carola Häggkvist Pop music, Schlager music, Gospel music Carola Maria Häggkvist, better known as simply Carola, is a Swedish singer and occasional songwriter. She has been among Sweden's most popular performers since the early 1980s, and has ...more

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September is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
September Synthpop, Disco, Pop music Petra Linnea Paula Marklund, better known as her stage name September, is a Swedish singer-songwriter. When September was younger, she started recording in professional studios around the age of ...more

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E.M.D. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
E.M.D. Pop music, Teen pop, Boy band E.M.D. was a Swedish boyband consisting of Erik Segerstedt, Mattias Andréasson and Danny Saucedo. All three members had participated on the Swedish version of Idol, with Erik as a ...more

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Dark Funeral is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Dark Funeral Thrash metal, Black metal, Heavy metal Dark Funeral is a Swedish black metal band from Stockholm, founded by guitarists Blackmoon and Lord Ahriman in 1993. They emerged during the second wave of black metal. Their lyrical themes have ...more

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Play is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Play Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music Play was a Swedish pop girl group consisting of, in total, seven young women. Faye Hamlin, Anna Sundstrand, Anaïs Lameche, and Rosie Munter formed Play's original line-up from the band's ...more

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Daniel Saucedo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Daniel Saucedo Disco, Pop music, Europop Danny Saucedo is a Swedish singer and songwriter often presented just as Danny, who competed as one of the finalists in Idol 2006 — the Swedish version of Idol where he got to the top 6 before ...more

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Hypocrisy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Hypocrisy Melodic death metal, Technical death metal, Heavy metal Hypocrisy is a death metal band from Sweden. It was formed in 1990 in Ludvika, Sweden by Peter Tägtgren. Musically, the band started off with a traditional death metal sound on their early ...more

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Blindside is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Blindside Nu metal, Christian hardcore, Rock music Blindside is a rock band from Tumba, Sweden. They formed in the Christian metal scene in Stockholm in 1994 as Underfree and released the EP Empty Box with Day-Glo Records before changing their ...more

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Ken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Ken Rap music Ken Ring is a Swedish rap artist. He was born in Hässelby, a suburb west of Stockholm, Sweden. Ken wrote the song "Mamma" about his mother becoming ill and dying of cancer when he ...more

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Clawfinger is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Clawfinger Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Industrial metal Clawfinger was a rap metal band from Sweden and was one of the earliest bands to adopt this sound. Clawfinger is known for aggressive but melodic music and tackling political and anti-racist ...more

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Tiamat is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Tiamat Doom metal, Progressive metal, Gothic rock Tiamat is a metal band that formed in Stockholm, Sweden in 1987.

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Katatonia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Katatonia Doom metal, Death-doom, Gothic rock Katatonia is a Swedish metal band formed in Stockholm in 1991 by Jonas Renkse and Anders Nyström. The early Katatonia albums, along with albums by bands such as My Dying Bride, Anathema and ...more

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Backyard Babies is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Backyard Babies Glam metal, Glam punk, Punk rock Backyard Babies are a rock band from Nässjö, Sweden. The band was formed in 1987 and over the years they have released six studio albums and won a Swedish Grammy. The band is now ...more

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Lifelover is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Lifelover Doom metal, Dark ambient, Pop music Lifelover was a Swedish metal band, formed in 2005 by Jonas Bergqvist and Kim Carlsson. The band split-up in September 2011 after the death of Bergqvist, as he was the lead composer and one of ...more

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Bloodbath is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Bloodbath Heavy metal, Death metal Bloodbath is a Swedish death metal supergroup from Stockholm, formed in 1998. The band has released four full-length albums, two EPs and two DVDs depicting their performances at Wacken Open Air ...more

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The Field is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
The Field Minimal techno, Electronic music, Intelligent dance music Axel Willner is a Swedish electronic music producer and DJ from Stockholm and currently based in Berlin, best known for his critically acclaimed releases as The Field that blend micro-samples of ...more

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Siebenbürgen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Siebenbürgen Gothic metal, Black metal, Heavy metal Siebenbürgen is a melodic black metal band from Stockholm, Sweden, formed in 1994.

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Annika Norlin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Annika Norlin Indie pop, Pop music Annika Norlin, of Östersund, Sweden, is a Swedish pop artist who makes music under the names Hello Saferide and Säkert!.

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Andreas Öberg is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Andreas Öberg Pop music, Electronic dance music, Jazz Andreas Öberg is a Swedish virtuoso guitarist, gold and platinum certified song writer, producer/vocal producer and educator. As a song writer, Andreas has had 10 Nr1's on the single/album ...more

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Fredrik Åkesson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Fredrik Åkesson Doom metal, Progressive metal, Technical death metal Karl Fredrik Henry Åkesson is a Swedish heavy metal guitarist. He is a current member of Opeth. He is also active in Krux, Monsters of Metal and Talisman.

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Diabolical Masquerade is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Diabolical Masquerade Symphonic black metal, Black metal, Experimental metal Diabolical Masquerade was a Swedish one-man black metal band with progressive influences. The band was formed in 1993 in Stockholm as side project of Anders Nyström, known for his work as ...more

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Blue Swede is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Blue Swede Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock Blue Swede was a Swedish rock band fronted by Björn Skifs which was active between 1973-1975. Blue Swede released two albums of cover versions, including a rendition of "Hooked on a ...more

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The Real Group is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
The Real Group Pop music, Vocal jazz, A cappella The Real Group is a professional a cappella group from Sweden, consisting of five members: Emma Nilsdotter, Katarina Henryson, Anders Edenroth, Morten Vinther Sørensen, and Anders ...more

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Necrophobic is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Necrophobic Swedish death metal, Black metal, Blackened death metal Necrophobic is a Swedish death metal band formed in 1989 by drummer Joakim Sterner and now-deceased guitarist David Parland. It is believed that the band named themselves after a Slayer song ...more

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"Demons" Rock music, Garage punk, Garage rock Demons is a punk rock/garage punk band from Sweden. The band includes quotation marks in their name to differentiate themselves from other bands with a similar name. Their music has been ...more

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Thyrfing is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Thyrfing Melodic death metal, Viking metal, Black metal Thyrfing is a viking metal band from Sweden. The band is named after the royal sword Tyrfing from Norse mythology.

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Thunder Express is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Thunder Express Blues-rock, Rock music, Garage rock Thunder Express was started as a sideproject by Robert Dahlqvist from the Swedish rock band The Hellacopters on guitars and vocals together with Robert Pehrsson from the metal band Death Breath ...more

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Snook is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Snook Hip hop music Snook is a Swedish rap group from Stockholm. The group consists of Oskar "Kihlen" Linnros and Daniel "Danne" Adams-Ray. The group often makes fun of traditional rap and tries ...more

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Heavy Load is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Heavy Load Viking metal, Power metal, Heavy metal Heavy Load was a Swedish heavy metal band from Stockholm. The band is often hailed as the first Swedish heavy metal band, and were known for their Viking themes. The Wahlquist brothers, who ...more

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Admonish is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Admonish Black metal, Extreme metal Admonish is a Swedish black metal band formed in 1994. They were one of the first bands in the Christian black metal movement and the first Christian black metal group in Sweden. While the band ...more

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Dundertåget is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Dundertåget Blues-rock, Rock music, Garage rock Dundertåget is a Swedish rock band, the band was originally formed by lead vocalist and guitarist Robert Dahlqvist in 2004 as Thunder Express as a side project while playing in The ...more

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Max Martin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Max Martin Pop music, Rock music, Dance-pop Martin Sandberg, known professionally as Max Martin, is a Swedish music producer and songwriter. He rose to prominence in the mid-1990s after crafting a string of major hits for artists such as ...more

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Eagle-Eye Cherry is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Eagle-Eye Cherry Pop music, Rock music, Acoustic music Eagle-Eye Lanoo Cherry is a Swedish musician best known for the single "Save Tonight".

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Fredrika Stahl is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Fredrika Stahl Pop music, Jazz Fredrika Stahl is a Swedish singer and songwriter signed to Sony Music in France. Her style is a mix of jazz and pop. Along with singing, Fredrika plays the piano and guitar. Her debut album, A ...more

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Stina Nordenstam is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Stina Nordenstam Pop music, Rock music, Folk music Stina Nordenstam is a Swedish singer, songwriter and musician.

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Caroline af Ugglas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Caroline af Ugglas Pop music, Soul music Caroline Thérese af Ugglas Liljedahl is a Swedish singer, artist and chorister. Af Ugglas created the format for a televised choir contest, which was picked up by NBC in the United States ...more