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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Doom metal, Progressive metal, Gothic rock
Tiamat is a metal band that formed in Stockholm, Sweden in 1987.