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List of Famous Bands from Tucson

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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. (21 items)
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Calexico is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Americana, Rock music, Alternative country
Calexico is a Tucson, Arizona-based Americana / Tex-Mex / indie rock band. The band's two main members, Joey Burns and John Convertino, first played together in Los Angeles as part of the group ...more
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Machines of Loving Grace is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Industrial rock, Grunge, Industrial music
Machines of Loving Grace was an industrial rock band from Tucson, Arizona.
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Michael Peterson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Country
Michael James Peterson is an American country music artist. He made his debut on the country music scene in 1997 with his self-titled debut album, which produced five Top 40 hits on the ...more
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Bob Log III is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Noise rock, Punk blues, Rock music
Bob Log III is an American slide guitar one-man band. During performances, he plays old Silvertone archtop guitars, wears a full body human cannonball suit, and a motorcycle helmet wired to a ...more
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Brian Bromberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Jazz fusion, Jazz
Brian Bromberg is an American jazz bassist and record producer who performs on both electric and acoustic instruments. Though he tends to gravitate towards the genre of smooth jazz, Bromberg has ...more
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Sand Rubies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
The Sidewinders were a rock band from Tucson, Arizona, who released two major-label albums and scored two radio hits in the US before a lawsuit forced a change of name. Another album was ...more
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Friends of Dean Martinez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Americana, Lounge music, Instrumental rock
Friends of Dean Martinez is an instrumental rock/post-rock band featuring members of Giant Sand, Calexico, and Naked Prey. FoDM music may be described as a combination of americana tunes with ...more
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The Bled is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Rock music, Mathcore, Metalcore
The Bled was an American post-hardcore band from Tucson, Arizona formed in 2001. They released four albums, Pass the Flask, Found In The Flood, Silent Treatment, and Heat Fetish before ...more
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The Supersuckers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Rock music, Garage punk, Garage rock
Supersuckers are an American rock band. They are the self-proclaimed "Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band in the World". Following the relative success of their 1997 foray into country music ...more
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Giant Sand is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Americana, Rock music, Alternative rock
Giant Sand is an American rock band, based in Tucson, Arizona, United States. The name is shortened from the original 'Giant Sandworms', a reference to the creatures in the Dune books. Overseen ...more
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Howe Gelb is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Americana, Folk rock, Alternative country
Howe Gelb is an American singer-songwriter, musician and record producer based in Tucson, Arizona.
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Green on Red is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Jangle pop, Rock music, Country rock
Green on Red was an American rock band, formed in the Tucson, Arizona punk scene, but based for most of its career in Los Angeles, California, where it was loosely associated with the Paisley ...more
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Fish Karma is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Rock music, Folk rock, Punk rock
Fish Karma is an American punk rock/comedy rock/folk rock musician from Tucson, Arizona.
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Roger Clyne is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Roger Clyne Rock music
Roger Meade Clyne is the lead singer, primary songwriter, and rhythm guitar player for the American rock band Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers. His previous bands include The Refreshments and the ...more
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Atrophy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Thrash metal
Atrophy was a thrash metal band formed in Tucson, Arizona.
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Bark Bark Bark is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Bark Bark Bark Electronic music, Electronic dance music, Indie rock
Jacob Cooper, also known as Jacob Safari, is an American musician, remixer, record producer, songwriter, and occasional DJ. Cooper has been a drummer of the bands Wavves, The Mae Shi, and ...more
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Tiffany Jo Allen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Tiffany Jo Allen Country
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Alter Der Ruine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Industrial music, Power noise, Hardcore techno
Alter Der Ruine is an internationally touring electronic act based out of Tucson, Arizona that began in 2005. They are known for their creative diversity and intense live shows. The group began ...more
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Hector On Stilts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Hector On Stilts Indie pop, Rock music, Indie rock
Hector on Stilts is an American Indie pop/rock band. The band was originally formed in Tucson, Arizona in 1998, and currently resides in Albany, New York.
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Mostly Bears is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Experimental rock, Progressive rock, Indie rock
Mostly Bears are an experimental rock group from Tucson, Arizona. Their music is a difficult to categorize fusion between alternative, progressive and newer indie rock, like "Radiohead ...more
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Doo Rag is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Tucson
Punk blues, Rock music, Delta blues
Doo Rag was an American lo-fi blues band duo from Tucson, Arizona, USA. The band consisted of Bob Log III and Thermos Malling. By the time of their breakup, they had supported a number of ...more