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List of Famous Bands from Worcester

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

List bands range from The J. Geils Band to Jordan Knight.

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    Blues-rock, New Wave

    AlbumsFreeze Frame, Monkey Island, Bloodshot, Hotline, Sanctuary

    The J. Geils Band was an American rock band formed in 1968, in Worcester, Massachusetts, under the leadership of guitarist John "J." Geils. The original band members included vocalist Peter Wolf,...  more

    The Best J. Geils Band Albums of All Time#387 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#42 of 376 Musicians Who Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

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    Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music

    AlbumsThe Fix, Jordan Knight, Love Songs, Love Songs, Jordan Knight Performs New Kids on the Block: The Remix Album

    Jordan Nathaniel Marcel Knight (born May 17, 1970) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. He is the lead singer of the boy band New Kids on the Block (NKOTB), who rose to fame in the 1980s and...  more
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    Pop punk, Rock music

    AlbumsIt's Our Time, Rise or Die Trying, Enemy of the World, Explains it All, Hassle Records Acoustic Session

    Four Year Strong is an American rock band from Worcester, Massachusetts, formed in 2001. The group consists of vocalists and guitarists Dan O'Connor and Alan Day, bassist Joe Weiss, and drummer...  more
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    Jonathan Knight (born November 29, 1968) is an American singer. He is part of the boy band New Kids on the Block. It also includes Donnie Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre, Danny Wood and his younger brother,...  more
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    Indie pop, Electronic dance music
    Andrew "Andy" Ross (born March 8, 1979), is an American musician most famous as guitarist, keyboardist and vocalist for the rock band OK Go since 2005. He is also behind a solo project, Secret Dakota...  more
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    Progressive bluegrass, Jam band
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    Metalcore, Hardcore punk
    Mat Bruso is vocalist of the Massachusetts metalcore band, Bury Your Dead. He joined the band in 2003, shortly before the band signed to Victory Records and released their debut full-length album You...  more
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    Georgia Gibbs (born Frieda Lipschitz, August 17, 1919 – December 9, 2006) was an American popular singer and vocal entertainer rooted in jazz. Already singing publicly in her early teens, Gibbs first...  more
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    Melodic hardcore, Alternative rock

    AlbumsHolding This Moment, Give Blood, Bane / Adamantium, It All Comes Down to This, The Note

    Bane is a hardcore punk band that began as a side project between Aaron Dalbec and Damon Bellardo. Dalbec approached Matt Firestone to sing and they played under the moniker of Gateway for a few...  more
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    Doom metal, Stoner rock

    AlbumsAs Heaven Turns to Ash..., The Priestess, I Am Dying, Lysergic Communion

    Warhorse were a doom metal band that formed in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1996, and released their debut album "As Heaven Turns to Ash" on Southern Lord Records in 2001. They officially disbanded in...  more
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    Rock music, Post-hardcore

    AlbumsLove is Worth It, Rock H Design

    Silent Drive is a post-hardcore band from Worcester, Massachusetts. The band was formed from members of Ink Cartridge Funeral, Bane, Dasai and Drowningman. The band was signed to Equal Vision...  more
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    Electronic music, Orchestra

    AlbumsEveryone Is an Artist, Minerva: Metastasis

    ZhayTee is a Worcester, MA-based composer who releases his music under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 License. ZhayTee writes in varying genres, mostly preferring the piano and...  more
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    Hip hop music, Pop music
    Duncan Charles Arsenault (born August 28, 1974 in Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.) is a multi-instrumentalist and the drummer for the American rock bands The Curtis Mayflower, The Curtain Society, Sam...  more
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    Jazz, Blues
    Joseph Alfred Arsenault (April 6, 1938 – May 15, 2007) was an American blues and jazz organ player known for his playing on the Hammond B3. He was a prominent musician in the Worcester area for over...  more
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