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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. (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 (Swedish pronunciation: [²abːa]) are a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. The group's ...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 (born 12 June 1979), known as Robyn (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈrɔbʏn]), is a Swedish singer, songwriter and record producer. She arrived on the music scene with her 1995 ...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 progressive metal band from Stockholm, formed in 1989. The group has been through several personnel changes, including the replacement of every single original member. Lead ...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 are a Swedish soft rock duo, consisting of Marie Fredriksson (vocals and keyboards) and Per Gessle (vocals and guitar). Formed in 1986, the duo became an international act in the late ...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 are a Swedish garage rock band that was formed in 1994 by Nicke Andersson (vocals and guitar), Andreas Tyrone "Dregen" Svensson (guitar), Kenny Håkansson (bass) ...more

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Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Progressive House,  Electro House,  Tech House
Steven Angello Josefsson Fragogiannis (born 22 November 1982) is a Greek-Swedish DJ, record producer, remixer and record label owner. He is a member of Swedish House Mafia, together with Axwell ...more

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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/rock band, formed in Stockholm in 1999 and named after the first names of the band's members: Peter Morén (vocals, guitar and harmonica), ...more

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Candlemass is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Doom metal, Heavy metal
Candlemas is the Christian feast of the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple. It can also refer to: Candlemass (band), a Swedish doom metal band of 1984 onwards Candlemass (album), the eighth ...more

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Axwell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Stockholm
Progressive House, Electro House, Funky House
Axel Christofer Hedfors (born 18 December 1977), better known by his stage name Axwell, is a Swedish DJ, record producer, remixer and owner of Axtone Records. He is a member of Swedish House ...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 is 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 is a Swedish heavy metal band from Strömstad. Formed in 2000, the group are noted for their dark horror-themed lyrics, pessimistic and misanthropic social commentary, distinctive ...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 (Swedish pronunciation: [ka²roːla ²hɛɡːkvɪst]; born 8 September 1966), also known as simply Carola, is a Swedish singer and songwriter. She has been among ...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 (Swedish pronunciation: [²peːtra ²marklɵnd]; born 12 September 1984), known also by her previous stage name, September, is a Swedish singer, songwriter, and ...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
Daniel Gabriel Alessandro Saucedo Grzechowski (born 25 February 1986), known professionally as Danny Saucedo or simply Danny, is a Swedish singer and songwriter. He rose to fame as one of the ...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 Swedish death metal band formed in October 1991 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 (born January 29, 1979) is a Swedish rap artist.
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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 is a heavy metal band from Sweden. Clawfinger is known for aggressive but melodic music and tackling political and anti-racist themes in their songs.

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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 Swedish band that formed in Stockholm in 1987 and led by Johan Edlund. The band went through a number of stylistic changes, usually leaning towards gothic metal.

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