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List of Famous Bands from Tempe

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

A factual list, featuring bands like Gin Blossoms and Pollen.

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

    Jangle pop, Pop punk

    AlbumsNew Miserable Experience, Congratulations I'm Sorry, Dusted, Major Lodge Victory, No Chocolate Cake

    Gin Blossoms is an American rock band formed in 1987 in Tempe, Arizona. They rose to prominence following the 1992 release of their first major label album, New Miserable Experience, and the first...  more

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  • 2


    Power pop, Indie rock

    AlbumsChip, Peach Tree, Bluette, Crescent, A Split Recording

    Pollen was a power pop band originally hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They released four albums over their eight years....  more
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    Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers

    Americana, Pop music

    Albums¡Americano!, Real to Reel, No More Beautiful World, Sonoran Hope & Madness, Honky Tonk Union

    Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers are a rock band from Tempe, Arizona, USA. The band is typically referred to by the fans as the abbreviation "RCPM". The music is known to cross genres with songs showing...  more
  • 4


    Indie pop

    AlbumsArco Iris, Morning After Cuts

    Skybox is an American indie pop quintet that formed in Tempe, Arizona in 2005. After singer Tim Ellis moved from Missouri to Tempe with bassist Johnny Kenepaske, they soon formed a trio with drummer...  more
  • 5


    Nu metal, Thrash metal

    AlbumsThe Flesh Eating Rollerskate Holiday Joyride, Space Vampires vs. Zombie Dinosaurs in 3-D, We Couldn't Think of a Title!, Sandwich, The Digital Appetizer

    Psychostick is an American comedy metal band from Tempe, Arizona, known for their silly image and usage of humor in their songs and lyrics. Their style is referred to by themselves and some online...  more
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    Gothic rock, Rock music

    AlbumsIonia, Cold, A Day in the Stark Corner, The Burning Circle and Then Dust, Compilation Appearances

    Lycia is a darkwave/gothic rock band that was formed in 1988, Tempe, Arizona, United States. The main personnel of the band are Mike VanPortfleet, Tara Vanflower, David Galas and John Fair. Although...  more
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    Let Go

    Indie rock

    AlbumsLet Go

    Let Go is a rock band from Tempe, Arizona, formed in late 2004. They are currently signed to southern California record label The Militia Group....  more
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    Doug Hopkins

    Pop rock, Alternative rock
    Douglas Owen "Doug" Hopkins (April 11, 1961 – December 5, 1993) was an American musician and songwriter. He co-founded the Gin Blossoms, a popular modern rock band of the early 1990s, with Richard...  more
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    Gas Giants

    Gas Giants were a pop rock band from Tempe, Arizona, formed as a successor project to the Gin Blossoms. The group was known as The Pharaohs when they formed in 1997, but changed their name after...  more