List of Famous Bands from Wellington

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

This list has a variety of bands in it, from Flight of the Conchords to Shihad.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Wellington?" or "What is a list of Wellington bands?" then this list will answer your questions. {#nodes}
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  • Flight of the Conchords
    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Wave
    • Albums: I Told You I Was Freaky, Flight of the Conchords, Folk the World Tour, The Distant Future, High on Folk (live in Edinburgh August 2003)
    Flight of the Conchords is a New Zealand-based comedy band composed of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement. The duo's comedy and music became the basis of a BBC radio series and then an American ...more
  • Shihad
    Rock music, Industrial rock, Heavy metal
    • Albums: Love Is the New Hate, The General Electric, Shihad, Churn, Beautiful Machine
    Pacifier was an Australian musical group.
  • The Black Seeds
    Ska, Rock music, Reggae
    • Albums: On the Sun, Into the Dojo, Dust and Dirt, Solid Ground, Pushed
    The Black Seeds are a musical group from Wellington, New Zealand. Their music is a fusion of dub, funk, afrobeat and soul. Formed in 1998, The Black Seeds perform with eight members, with instruments ...more
  • Moped


    Rock music, Reggae rock, Reggae
    • Albums: Ask Your Doctor About Moped, Welcome to the Exodus, The Early Years, One More March, Riding Solo
    Moped was a New Zealand band formed in Palmerston North by three brothers, Gareth, Hayden and Karl Shearman. They played a brand of groove saturated reggae rock, with lyrics which speak of a clear ...more
  • Bret Peter Tarrant McKenzie ONZM (born 29 June 1976) is a New Zealand comedian, actor, musician and producer. He is best known as one half of musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords along with ...more
  • Jon Toogood
    Rock music, Industrial rock
    Jonathan Charles Toogood (born in Wellington, New Zealand, on 9 August 1971) is the frontman (lead vocals and guitar) of the New Zealand rock band Shihad. He formed the band in 1988 with fellow ...more