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List of Famous Bands from Swindon

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List of Swindon bands, listed by their level of fame. This Swindon musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Swindon bands are included, as well as many Swindon musicians of underground status. This list of Swindon 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 Swindon 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 includes XTC, Justin Hayward, more.

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  • 1
    Indie pop, New Wave

    AlbumsSkylarking, Apple Venus Volume 1, Drums and Wires, English Settlement, Oranges & Lemons

    XTC were an English rock band formed in Swindon in 1972. Led by songwriters Andy Partridge and Colin Moulding, the band gained popularity during the rise of punk and new wave in the 1970s, later...  more

    #197 of 376 Musicians Who Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame#514 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#808 of 1,681 The Best Rock Bands Of All Time

  • 2
    Rock music, Progressive rock

    AlbumsSongwriter, Blue Jays, The View From the Hill, Moving Mountains, Night Flight


    Justin David Hayward (born 14 October 1946, in Swindon, Wiltshire) is an English musician best known as songwriter, lead singer, and guitarist of the rock band The Moody Blues. Hayward became the...  more

    #285 of 488 The Best Rock Vocalists#179 of 298 The Best Frontmen in Rock#224 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time

  • 3
    Popular music, New Wave

    AlbumsGonwards, Orpheus: The Lowdown, Take Away/The Lure of Salvage, Fuzzy Warbles: The Demo Archives, Volume 4


    Andrew John Partridge (born 11 November 1953) is an English singer, songwriter, and record producer who founded the rock band XTC. He and Colin Moulding each acted as a songwriter and frontman for...  more
  • 4
    Electro-industrial, Electronic body music

    AlbumsSatyricon, Archive Things 1982-88, Subliminal Sandwich, Version Galore, 99%

    Meat Beat Manifesto, often shortened as Meat Beat, Manifesto or MBM, is an electronic music group originally consisting of Jack Dangers and Jonny Stephens, and formed in 1987 in Swindon, United...  more
  • 5
    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsToo Many Cooks in the Kitchen


    Colin Ivor Moulding (born 17 August 1955) is an English bassist, singer, and songwriter who was one of the core members of the rock band XTC. Though he was less prolific a songwriter than his...  more
  • 6
    Pop music, Soft rock

    AlbumsAlone Again (Naturally), Back to Front, The Other Side of Gilbert O'Sullivan, By Larry, Greatest Hits


    Gilbert O'Sullivan (born Raymond Edward O'Sullivan, 1 December 1946) is an Irish-English singer-songwriter, best known for his early 1970s hits "Alone Again (Naturally)", "Clair", and "Get...  more
  • 7
    Deathcore, Metalcore

    AlbumsEternal Lord, Blessed Be This Nightmare, Split EP, Azriel / Eternal Lord

    Eternal Lord was a short lived English deathcore band that formed in 2005 and disbanded in 2009....  more
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    Electronic music

    AlbumsForbidden Planet Explored, Tracks, Loudness Clarifies / Electronic Music From Tapelab, Hiss & Buzz, Music for Planetarium


    Jack Dangers (born John Stephen Corrigan) is an electronic musician, DJ, producer, and remixer best known for his work as the primary member of Meat Beat Manifesto. He lives in San Francisco....  more