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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.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Worcester?" or "What is a list of Worcester bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (16 items)
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The J. Geils Band is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester

Albums: Freeze Frame, Monkey Island, Bloodshot, Hotline, Sanctuary, + more

Labels: Atlantic Records, EMI America Records

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 ...more

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Jordan Knight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester
Genre: Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music & Dance-pop; Nationality: United States of America

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

Labels: Interscope Records

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 ...more

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Four Year Strong is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester

Albums: It's Our Time, Rise or Die Trying, Enemy of the World, Explains it All, Hassle Records Acoustic Session, + more

Labels: Universal Motown Records, Decaydance

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 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester
Genre: Pop music; Nationality: United States of America

Labels: Interscope Records, Columbia

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 ...more

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Andy Ross is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester
Genre: Indie pop, Electronic dance music & Indie rock; Nationality: United States of America

Labels: Capitol Records

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 ...more
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Adam Aijala is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester
Genre: Progressive bluegrass and Jam band; Nationality: United States of America

Labels: Frog Pad Records, SCI Fidelity Records, Vanguard Records

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Mat Bruso is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester

Labels: Victory Records, Mediaskare Records

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 ...more
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Georgia Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester

Albums: Girl Singer, The Best of Georgia Gibbs - the Mercury Years, Rock, Rock, Rock

Labels: Mercury

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 ...more
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Bane is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester

Albums: Holding This Moment, Give Blood, Bane / Adamantium, It All Comes Down to This, The Note, + more

Labels: Equal Vision Records

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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WarHorse is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester

Albums: As Heaven Turns to Ash..., The Priestess, I Am Dying, Lysergic Communion

Labels: Southern Lord Records

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 ...more
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Silent Drive is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester

Albums: Love is Worth It, Rock H Design

Labels: Equal Vision Records

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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Zhaytee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester
Genre: Electronic music, Orchestra & Video game music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Everyone 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 ...more
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Dawgs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester
Dawgs
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Duncan Arsenault is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester
Genre: Hip hop music, Pop music & Rock music; Nationality: United States of America
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 ...more
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Al Arsenault is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester
Al Arsenault Genre: Jazz and Blues; Nationality: United States of America
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 ...more
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The Commandos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Worcester
The Commandos