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List of Famous Bands from Tucson

Updated June 8, 2017 12.9k views21 items

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

Bands here include everything from Calexico to Machines of Loving Grace.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Tucson?" or "What is a list of Tucson bands?" then this list will answer your questions. {#nodes}
  • Calexico1


    Americana, Rock music

    AlbumsFeast of Wire, In the Reins, Carried to Dust, Garden Ruin, Hot Rail

    Calexico is a Tucson, Arizona-based Americana, Tex-Mex, indie rock band. The band's two main... more on Wikipedia

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  • Machines of Loving Grace2

    Machines of Loving Grace

    Industrial rock, Grunge

    AlbumsConcentration, Gilt, Machines of Loving Grace, Rite of Shiva, Butterfly Wings

    Machines of Loving Grace was an industrial rock band from Tucson, Arizona.
  • Michael Peterson3

    AlbumsBeing Human, Michael Peterson, Super Hits, Modern Man

    Michael James Peterson (born August 7, 1959) is an American country music artist. He made his... more on Wikipedia
  • Bob Log III4

    Bob Log III

    Noise rock, Punk blues

    AlbumsTrike, Log Bomb, School Bus, Live!!! Aloha From Japan, My Shit Is Perfect

    Bob Log III (born November 21, 1969) is an American slide guitar one-man band based in Tucson,... more on Wikipedia
  • Brian Bromberg5

    Brian Bromberg

    Jazz fusion, Jazz

    AlbumsIn the Spirit of Jobim, Wood (Special Edition), Basses Loaded, You Know That Feeling, Choices

    Brian Bromberg (born December 5, 1960) is an American jazz bassist and record producer who... more on Wikipedia
  • Sand Rubies6
    The Sidewinders were a rock band from Tucson, Arizona, who released two major-label albums and... more on Wikipedia
  • Friends of Dean Martinez7

    Friends of Dean Martinez

    Americana, Lounge music

    AlbumsLost Horizon, The Shadow of Your Smile, Under the Waves, A Place in the Sun, Wichita Lineman

    Friends of Dean Martinez is an instrumental rock/post-rock band featuring members of Giant... more on Wikipedia
  • The Bled8

    The Bled

    Rock music, Mathcore

    AlbumsFound in the Flood, Pass the Flask, Silent Treatment, Heat Fetish, The Bled

    The Bled was an American post-hardcore band from Tucson, Arizona formed in 2001. They released... more on Wikipedia
  • The Supersuckers9

    The Supersuckers

    Rock music, Garage punk

    AlbumsThe Smoke of Hell, Splitsville, Volume 1, La Mano Cornuda, Must've Been High

    Supersuckers are an American rock band. They are the self-proclaimed "Greatest Rock 'n' Roll... more on Wikipedia

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  • Giant Sand10

    Giant Sand

    Americana, Rock music

    AlbumsPurge & Slouch, Official Bootleg Series, Volume 1, Chore of Enchantment, Center of the Universe

    Giant Sand is an American rock band, based in Tucson, Arizona, United States. The name is... more on Wikipedia
  • Howe Gelb11

    Howe Gelb

    Americana, Folk rock

    AlbumsHisser, Lull Some Piano, Confluence, Dreaded Brown Recluse, Ogle Some Piano

    Howe Gelb (born October 22, 1956, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States) is an American... more on Wikipedia
  • Green on Red12

    Green on Red

    Jangle pop, Rock music

    AlbumsGas Food Lodging / Green on Red, Gravity Talks, Archives, Volume 1: What Were We Thinking?, No Free Lunch / The Killer Inside Me

    Green on Red was an American rock band, formed in the Tucson, Arizona punk scene, but based... more on Wikipedia
  • Fish Karma13

    Fish Karma

    Rock music, Folk rock

    AlbumsSunnyslope, Lunch with the Devil, Teddy In The Sky With Magnets

    Fish Karma (real name Terry Owen, b. 1959) is an American punk rock/comedy rock/folk rock... more on Wikipedia
  • Roger Clyne14

    Roger Clyne

    Rock music
    Roger Meade Clyne (born January 13, 1968) is the lead singer, primary songwriter, and rhythm... more on Wikipedia
  • 15


    Thrash metal

    AlbumsViolent by Nature, Socialized Hate

    Atrophy was a thrash metal band formed in Tucson, Arizona.
  • Bark Bark Bark16

    Bark Bark Bark

    Electronic music, Electronic dance music

    AlbumsHott Summer Traxx, Haunts

    Jacob Cooper, also known as Jacob Safari, is an American musician, remixer, record producer,... more on Wikipedia
  • Tiffany Jo Allen17

    Tiffany Jo Allen

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    Alter Der Ruine

    Industrial music, Power noise

    AlbumsState of Ruin, Giants From Far Away, There's Always One More Son of a Bitch, The Ruine Process, This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things

    Alter Der Ruine is an internationally touring electronic act based out of Tucson, Arizona that... more on Wikipedia
  • 19

    Hector On Stilts

    Indie pop, Rock music

    AlbumsSame Height Relation, Fun Size, Pretty Please, HectoronstiltsEP

    Hector on Stilts is an American Indie pop/rock band. The band was originally formed in Tucson,... more on Wikipedia
  • 20

    Mostly Bears

    Experimental rock, Progressive rock

    AlbumsThe Ed Mitchell Clinic

    Mostly Bears are an experimental rock group from Tucson, Arizona. Their music is a difficult... more on Wikipedia
  • Doo Rag21

    Doo Rag

    Punk blues, Rock music

    AlbumsChuncked and Muddled, Sinful Tunes & Spirituals

    Doo Rag was an American lo-fi blues band duo from Tucson, Arizona, USA. The band consisted of... more on Wikipedia