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List of Famous Bands from Tampa

Updated June 8, 2017 19.5k views43 items

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

Examples include Iced Earth and The Outlaws.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Tampa?" or "What is a list of Tampa bands?" then this list will answer your questions. {#nodes}
  • Iced Earth1

    Iced Earth

    Thrash metal, Progressive metal

    AlbumsSomething Wicked This Way Comes, Night of the Stormrider, The Glorious Burden, Iced Earth, Slave to the Dark: The Century Media Years

    Iced Earth is an American heavy metal band from Tampa, Florida. It was formed in 1985 under... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Outlaws2

    The Outlaws

    Rock music, Country rock

    AlbumsBring It Back Alive, Ghost Riders, So Low, Los Hombres Malo, Soldiers of Fortune

    Outlaws is an American southern rock/country rock band best known for their 1975 hit "There... more on Wikipedia

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  • Khia3


    Hip hop music, Dirty rap

    AlbumsGangstress, MotorMouf aka Khia Shamone, Thug Misses, Nasti Muzik, My Neck

    Khia Shamone Finch (née Chambers, November 8, 1977), known professionally as Khia (, KY-ə),... more on Wikipedia


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  • Slim Whitman4

    Slim Whitman

    Folk music, Country

    Albums50 Original Tracks, The Man With the Singing Guitar, Volume 2, The Greatest, Rose Marie (disc 3)

    Ottis Dewey Whitman Jr. (January 20, 1923 – June 19, 2013), professionally known by the stage... more on Wikipedia
  • Brooke Hogan5

    Brooke Hogan

    Hip hop music, Pop music

    AlbumsUndiscovered, The Redemption, Judgement Day, This Voice, Everything to Me

    Brooke Ellen Bollea (born May 5, 1988), better known by her stage name Brooke Hogan, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Willa Ford6

    Willa Ford

    Pop music, Dance-pop

    AlbumsWilla Was Here, A Toast to Men (F**k the Men), I Wanna Be Bad

    Amanda Lee Williford (born January 22, 1981), known by her stage name Willa Ford, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • Mel Tillis7

    Mel Tillis

    Outlaw country, Country

    AlbumsFour Legends, Stateside, Love Revival, Who's Julie, Life Turned Her That Way

    Lonnie Melvin Tillis (August 8, 1932 – November 19, 2017) was an American country music singer... more on Wikipedia

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  • Aaron Carter8

    Aaron Carter

    Hip hop music, Synthpop

    AlbumsAaron Carter, Surfin' USA, Oh Aaron: Live in Concert, Most Requested Hits, Oh Aaron

    Aaron Charles Carter (born December 7, 1987) is an American singer. He first came to fame as a... more on Wikipedia

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  • David Sanborn9

    David Sanborn

    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsLethal Weapon 3, Another Hand, Double Vision, Backstreet, A Change of Heart

    David William Sanborn (born July 30, 1945) is an American alto saxophonist. Though Sanborn has... more on Wikipedia

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  • From First to Last10

    From First to Last

    Pop punk, Rock music

    AlbumsDear Diary, My Teen Angst Has a Body Count, Heroine, Throne to the Wolves, From First to Last

    From First to Last is an American post-hardcore band based in the Los Angeles Area and Tampa,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Nat Adderley11

    Nat Adderley

    Hard bop, Soul jazz

    AlbumsIntroducing Nat Adderley, Soul Zodiac, Much Brass, The Scavenger, To the Ivy League from Nat

    Nat Adderley (November 25, 1931 – January 2, 2000) was an American jazz trumpeter. He was the... more on Wikipedia
  • Deicide12


    Heavy metal, Death metal

    AlbumsDeicide, Once Upon the Cross, Legion, Serpents of the Light, Best of Deicide

    Deicide is an American death metal band formed in 1987 by bassist and vocalist Glen Benton and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Yo Majesty13

    Yo Majesty

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop

    AlbumsFuturistically Speaking...Never Be Afraid, Yo EP

    Yo! Majesty is an American hip hop group consisting of singer Jwl B and rappers Shunda K and... more on Wikipedia
  • Cordell Francis14

    Cordell Francis

    Popular music, Christian music

    AlbumsMemories That I Had, A Little Kind Of Showing, Justified, Care For Love, Pretty Smile

  • Morbid Angel15

    Morbid Angel

    Heavy metal, Death metal

    AlbumsBlessed Are the Sick, Domination, Altars of Madness, Covenant, Gateways to Annihilation

    Morbid Angel is an American death metal band based in Tampa, Florida formed in 1983 by... more on Wikipedia
  • 16


    Black metal, Blackened death metal

    AlbumsLex Talionis, Those Who Have Risen, Rites of the Black Mass, Compendium Diablerie: The Demo Days, Anti-God

    Acheron is an American death/black metal band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that was formed by... more on Wikipedia
  • Nocturnus17


    Technical death metal, Heavy metal

    AlbumsThe Key, Thresholds, Ethereal Tomb, Nocturnus, The Nocturnus Demos

    Nocturnus was an American progressive death metal band formed in Tampa, Florida in 1987 by... more on Wikipedia
  • Obituary18


    Heavy metal, Death metal

    AlbumsCause of Death, Slowly We Rot, World Demise, The End Complete, Back From the Dead

    Obituary is an American death metal band formed in Tampa, Florida, in 1984. Initially called... more on Wikipedia

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  • Zulema19


    Rhythm and blues, Soul music

    AlbumsMs. Z, Zulema

    Zulema Cusseaux (3 January 1947 – 30 September 2013), usually credited as Zulema, was an... more on Wikipedia
  • 20


    Heavy metal, Death metal

    AlbumsFrom Beyond, The Second Coming, Tyrants of Death, Inhuman Condition, Promise

    Massacre was an American death metal band. They were formed in 1984 by Allen West, Bill... more on Wikipedia
  • Six Feet Under21

    Six Feet Under

    Groove metal, Death 'n' roll

    AlbumsHaunted, Maximum Violence, Warpath, Graveyard Classics, Bringer of Blood

    Six Feet Under is an American death metal band from Tampa, Florida, formed in 1993. The band... more on Wikipedia
  • 22


    Heavy metal, Death metal

    AlbumsEmbalmed Existence, Mistaken for Dead

  • Aubrey Haynie23

    Aubrey Haynie

    Bluegrass, Country

    AlbumsBluegrass '95, The Bluegrass Fiddle Album

    Aubrey Haynie (born March 27, 1974) is an American bluegrass musician who plays the fiddle and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24

    Matt Hires

    Pop rock

    AlbumsLive from the Hotel Café, A to B EP, Take Us to the Start, Live Sessions, This World Won't Last Forever

    Matt Hires (born August 5, 1985) is an American singer-songwriter from Tampa, Florida. Drawing... more on Wikipedia
  • This Runs Through25

    This Runs Through

    Deathcore, Christian hardcore

    AlbumsUntil Forever Finds Me

    This Runs Through was an American metalcore band from Tampa, Florida. Founded in April 2002,... more on Wikipedia