Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Sweden

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List of Sweden bands, listed by their level of fame. This Sweden musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Sweden bands are included, as well as many Sweden musicians of underground status. This list of Sweden 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 Sweden 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 ranges from ABBA to Agnetha Fältskog and more.

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ABBA is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
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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Agnetha Fältskog is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Disco, Pop music, Rock music
Agnetha Fältskog is a Swedish recording artist. She achieved success in Sweden after the release of her debut album Agnetha Fältskog in 1968, and reached international stardom as a ...more

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Robyn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
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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Europe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music
Europe is a Swedish hard rock/heavy metal band formed in Upplands Väsby, Stockholm in 1979 under the name Force by vocalist Joey Tempest, guitarist John Norum, bassist Peter Olsson and ...more

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Opeth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
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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In Flames is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Nu metal, Melodic death metal, Metalcore
In Flames is a Swedish heavy metal band from Gothenburg, formed in 1990. Since the band's inception, they have released eleven studio albums, three EPs, and one live DVD. As of 2008, In Flames ...more

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The Hives is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Rock music, Garage punk, Garage rock
The Hives are a Swedish rock band from Fagersta that first garnered attention in the early 2000s as a prominent group of the garage rock revival. Their mainstream success came with the release ...more

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Amon Amarth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Melodic death metal, Viking metal, Technical death metal
Amon Amarth is a melodic death metal band from Tumba, Sweden, founded in 1992. It takes its name from the Sindarin name of Mount Doom, a volcano in J. R. R. Tolkien′s Middle-earth. Their lyrics ...more

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Meshuggah is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Progressive metal, Mathcore, Technical death metal
Meshuggah is a Swedish extreme metal band from Umeå, formed in 1987. Meshuggah's line-up has primarily consisted of founding members vocalist Jens Kidman and lead guitarist Fredrik ...more

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Ace of Base is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Adult contemporary music, Dancehall, Pop music
Ace of Base is a Swedish pop group, originally consisting of Ulf "Buddha" Ekberg and three siblings, Jonas "Joker" Berggren, Malin "Linn" Berggren and Jenny ...more

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Refused is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Heavy metal, Melodic hardcore, Screamo
Refused is a Swedish hardcore punk band originating from Umeå, formed in 1991. In total the band released five EPs and three full-length albums before originally splitting up in 1998. ...more

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Arch Enemy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Heavy metal
Arch Enemy is a Swedish melodic death metal band, originally a supergroup, from Halmstad, formed in 1996. Its members were in bands such as Carcass, Armageddon, Carnage, Mercyful Fate, Spiritual ...more

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Roxette is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
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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Dada Life is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Electro house, House music, Progressive house music
Dada Life is a Swedish DJ duo from Stockholm. The duo consists of Olle Cornéer and Stefan Engblom and was formed in 2006.

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Sebastian Ingrosso is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
House music, Progressive house music
Sebastian Carmine Ingrosso is a Swedish DJ and electronic dance music producer. He was also former member of the DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia, together with friends Axwell and Steve ...more

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The Cardigans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Indie pop, Rock music, Industrial rock
The Cardigans are a Swedish rock band formed in Jönköping, Sweden, in 1992, by guitarist Peter Svensson, bassist Magnus Sveningsson, drummer Bengt Lagerberg, keyboardist Lars-Olof ...more

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The Hellacopters is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
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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José González is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Folk music, Indie folk, Indie rock
José Gabriel González is a Swedish indie folk singer-songwriter and guitarist from Gothenburg, Sweden. González is also a member of the Swedish band Junip, along with Tobias

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Steve Angello is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
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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Entombed is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Death 'n' roll, Heavy metal, Death metal
Entombed is a Swedish death metal band which formed in 1987 under the name of Nihilist. Entombed began their career as an early pioneer of Scandinavian death metal which initially differed from ...more

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Mikkey Dee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Black metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal
Micael Kiriakos Delaoglou in Gothenburg, Sweden. Known better as Mikkey Dee, he is known as a precision speed and power drummer for King Diamond, Don Dokken and Motörhead.

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Peter Bjorn and John is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
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) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
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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The Knife is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Minimal techno, Dark ambient, New Wave
The Knife were a Swedish electronic music duo from Gothenburg formed in 1999. The group consisted of siblings Karin Dreijer Andersson and Olof Dreijer, who together also run their own record ...more

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Dark Tranquillity is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Sweden
Progressive metal, Melodic death metal, Heavy metal
Dark Tranquillity is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Gothenburg. They are one of the longest-standing bands from the original Gothenburg metal scene.