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List of Famous Bands from Syracuse

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

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    Masters of Reality

    Blues-rock, Rock music

    AlbumsBlue Garden, Sunrise on the Sufferbus, Give Us Barabbas, Welcome to the Western Lodge, Pine / Cross Dover

    Masters of Reality is a hard rock group formed in 1981 by guitarist and singer Chris Goss and Tim Harrington in Syracuse, New York. The band is sometimes associated with the "Palm Desert Scene",...  more
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    Ra Ra Riot

    Indie pop, Indie rock

    AlbumsRa Ra Riot, The Orchard, Beta Love, The Rhumb Line, Can You Tell

    Ra Ra Riot is an American indie rock band from Syracuse, New York, consisting of vocalist Wes Miles, bassist Mathieu Santos, guitarist Milo Bonacci, violinist Rebecca Zeller and drummer Kenny Bernard....  more
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    Tony Trischka

    Bluegrass, Country

    AlbumsThe Early Years, Territory, Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular, Dust on the Needle, World Turning

    Anthony Cattel Trischka (born January 16, 1949) is an American five-string banjo player....  more
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    Gary Lucas

    Jazz, Psychedelic rock

    AlbumsSongs to No One 1991-1992, Improve The Shining Hour, Gods and Monsters, Busy Being Born, Street of Lost Brothers

    Gary Lucas (born June 20, 1952) is an American guitarist who was a member of Captain Beefheart's band. He formed the band Gods and Monsters in 1989. Lucas has collaborated with Leonard Bernstein,...  more
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    Ed Gein

    Mathcore, Grindcore

    AlbumsBad Luck, Judas Goats and Dieseleaters, It's a Shame a That Family Can Be Torn Apart by Something as Simple as a Pack of Wild Dogs, Ed Gein

    Ed Gein is a political grindcore band from Syracuse, NY, named after American killer, Ed Gein. Each of the members perform vocals equally; there is no lead vocalist. They are currently on Black...  more
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    Peanuts Hucko

    Swing music, Dixieland

    AlbumsJam With Peanuts

    Michael Andrew "Peanuts" Hucko (April 7, 1918 - June 19, 2003) was an American big band musician. His primary instrument was the clarinet but he sometimes played various saxophones....  more
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    Earth Crisis

    Metalcore, Heavy metal

    AlbumsForever True, Neutralize the Threat, To the Death, Firestorm, The California Takeover... Live

    Earth Crisis is an American hardcore punk band from Syracuse, New York, active from 1989 until 2001, reuniting in 2007. Since 1993 the band's longest serving members are vocalist Karl Buechner,...  more
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    Found Dead Hanging

    Progressive metal, Mathcore

    AlbumsAll Is Not Lost, Ghost of the Salt Water Machines, Dulling Occams Razor

    Architect is a political American mathcore band from Syracuse, New York and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania....  more
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    Mikey Welsh

    Rock music, Emo
    Michael Edward "Mikey" Welsh (April 20, 1971 – October 8, 2011) was an American artist and musician who played bass with the rock band Weezer. He played with Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo during...  more
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    AlbumsRah!, Love Is What Stays, Timeless, Once to Every Heart, What a Way to Go

    Mark Howe Murphy (March 14, 1932 – October 22, 2015) was an American jazz singer based at various times in New York City, Los Angeles, London, and San Francisco. He recorded 47 albums under his own...  more

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    Jorge Boehringer

    Pop music, Electronic music
    Jorge Boehringer is an electro-acoustic musician, composer, sound designer, and installation artist from the United States. He was born in New York in 1975, grew up in Texas, and in 1998 moved...  more
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    Brand New Sin

    Heavy metal, Alternative rock

    AlbumsTequila, Recipe for Disaster, United State, Brand New Sin, Distilled

    Brand New Sin is a hard rock/Southern rock band from Syracuse, New York. They are well known in the music business and also the sports entertainment field for recording themes for pro wrestlers....  more
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    Indie, Rock music

    AlbumsWhen We Fight

    Merit is an indie rock band from Syracuse, New York....  more
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    Long Since Forgotten

    Emo, Indie rock

    AlbumsStanding Room Only, In All Honesty, All the Things You Said...

    Long Since Forgotten is an American band from Syracuse, New York....  more