Bands from Seattle

This is a list of bands, musician, and musical artists from Seattle. We obviously don't have every band from Seattle, but it's a pretty long list! Enjoy!

  • 10 Minute Warning, hardcore punk band

  • 3rd Secret, alternative rock/folk rock/grunge band

  • 7 Horns 7 Eyes, Christian melodic death metal band

  • 7 Year Bitch, riot grrrl band

  • 764-HERO, indie rock/emo band

  • A Frames, experimental rock band

  • Aaron Parks, jazz pianist

  • Aaron Sprinkle, alternative rock multi-instrumenralist & producer

  • Abney Park, steampunk band

  • Abyssinian Creole, Northwest hip hop duo

  • Acceptance, pop-punk band

  • The Accused, crossover thrash band

  • Aiden, horror punk band

  • Akimbo, hardcore punk band

  • Alcohol Funnycar, alternative rock/post-grunge band

  • Alex Vincent, grunge/punk rock drummer

  • Alice in Chains, grunge band

  • Alice N' Chains, glam metal band

  • Allen Stone, blue-eyed soul singer-songwriter

  • Alyse Black, rock/pop/jazz/folk pop singer-songwriter

  • Amber Pacific, pop-punk band

  • Amy Denio, avant-garde jazz/experimental rock/free improvisation multi-instrumenralist/vocalist

  • Andrew Wood, grunge/glam metal vocalist

  • Ann Wilson, hard rock/pop rock vocalist

  • Anomie Belle, avant-garde vocalist/multi-instrumentalist

  • Aqueduct, indie pop band

  • Artis the Spoonman, rock spoonist/busker

  • Arthur & Yu, indie folk duo

  • Assemblage 23, futurepop band

  • Asva, drone/doom metal band

  • Awaken the Empire, alternative rock/metal band

  • "Awesome", cabaret collective

  • Ayron Jones, blues rock vocalist/guitarist

  • Baby Gramps, Americana singer-songwriter

  • Band of Horses, indie rock band

  • Barcelona, indie rock band

  • Barrett Martin, grunge percussionist & ethnomusicologist

  • The Beakers, art punk/post-punk/new wave band

  • Bell Witch, doom metal band

  • Ben Bridwell, indie rock vocalist/guitarist

  • Ben Gibbard, indie rock vocalist/guitarist

  • Ben Shepherd, grunge bassist

  • The Bergevin Brothers, political jazz band

  • Bernadette Bascom, R&B/gospel vocalist

  • Best Kissers in the World, post-grunge band

  • Big Band Garage Orchestra, punk jazz orchestra

  • Big Business, heavy metal band

  • Bill Frisell, jazz guitarist

  • Bill Rieflin, industrial rock drummer

  • Black Cat Orchestra, classical/world/film score band

  • The Blackouts, punk rock band

  • Blaine "Zippy" Cook, punk rock/thrash metal vocalist

  • Blake Lewis, beatboxer/pop vocalist

  • Blake Wescott, indie rock guitarist/drummer

  • The Blakes, indie rock band

  • The Blood Brothers, post-hardcore band

  • Blood Circus, sludge metal band

  • Bloodgood, Christian metal band

  • Blue Scholars, Northwest hip hop/alternative hip hop duo

  • BOAT, indie rock band

  • Bonnie Guitar, country/pop singer-songwriter/guitarist

  • Botch, mathcore band

  • Brad, alternative rock band

  • Brandi Carlile, Americana singer-songwriter

  • Brent Amaker and the Rodeo, country band

  • Briana Marela, indie rock vocalist

  • The Briefs, punk rock band

  • Brite Futures (formerly Natalie Portman's Shaved Head), indie rock/electronica band

  • The Brothers Four, folk pop vocal group

  • Bruce Fairweather, grunge guitarist/bassist

  • Buddy Catlett, jazz bassist

  • Budo, hip hop multi-instrumenralist/producer

  • Bundle of Hiss, grunge band

  • Burning Witch, doom metal band

  • Calm Down Juanita, psychedelic rock band

  • Candlebox, grunge/post-grunge band

  • Car Seat Headrest, indie rock band

  • Cardiknox, indie pop band

  • Carissa's Wierd, indie rock band

  • Carrie Akre, alternative rock vocalist

  • Cat Butt, alternative rock band

  • The Catch, alternative pop band

  • The Catheters, hard rock band

  • The Cave Singers, indie rock/folk band

  • Chad Channing, alternative rock drummer

  • Champion, hardcore punk band

  • charlieonnafriday, melodic rapper

  • Chastity Belt, alternative rock band

  • Childbirth, garage rock band

  • Chinas Comidas, art punk band

  • Choral Arts, choral music group

  • Chris Ballew aka Caspar Babypants, alternative rock/kids' music vocalist/bassist/basitarist

  • Chris Cornell, grunge/hard rock vocalist

  • Chris Staples, alternative rock multi-instrumenralist

  • Chris Walla, indie rock singer-songwriter/guitarist

  • Christ Analogue, electronic/industrial rock band

  • Christian Wargo, indie folk singer-songwriter/guitarist

  • Circus Contraption, dark cabaret troupe

  • Clarence Acox Jr., jazz drummer & director of the Garfield Jazz Ensemble (1979–2019)

  • The Classic Crime, alternative rock band

  • Climax Golden Twins, experimental music band

  • Cody Votolato, post-hardcore guitarist

  • Coffin Break, hardcore punk band

  • Common Market, Northwest hip hop duo

  • Critters Buggin, jazz/rock/funk/electronica instrumental band

  • Culprit, heavy metal band

  • Cuong Vu, jazz trumpet

  • Daily Flash, folk rock/psychedelic rock band

  • Damien Jurado, indie rock singer-songwriter

  • Dan Hoerner, emo vocalist/guitarist

  • Dan Peters, grunge drummer

  • Daniel House, grunge bassist & former owner of C/Z Records

  • Dann Gallucci, indie rock guitarist/producer

  • The Dark Fantastic, hard/desert/psychedelic/indie rock band

  • Dark Time Sunshine, alternative/indie hip hop duo

  • Dave Dederer, alternative rock vocalist/guitarist/guitbassist

  • Dave Knudson, indie rock/mathcore guitarist

  • Dave Krusen, alternative rock drummer

  • Dave Lewis, R&B vocalist/keyboardist

  • David Bazan, indie rock singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist

  • David Friesen, jazz bassist

  • David Zaffiro, Christian metal guitarist & producer

  • David Wayne, heavy metal vocalist

  • Dead Low Tide, garage rock band

  • The Dead Science, experimental pop band

  • Dear John Letters, alternative rock/indie rock/emo band

  • Death Cab For Cutie, indie rock band

  • Deep Sea Diver, pop rock band

  • Demon Hunter, Christian metal band

  • Devilhead, alternative rock band

  • Diagram of Suburban Chaos, electronic music composer

  • Dick Wilson, jazz tenor saxophonist

  • Dickless, riot grrrl/grunge/punk rock/funk punk band

  • The Divorce, indie rock band

  • Doll Squad, alternative rock/power pop band

  • Dolour, indie rock band

  • Don Lanphere, jazz saxophonist

  • Dude York, alternative rock band

  • Duff McKagan, hard rock bassist

  • Dust Moth, metalgaze band

  • The Dutchess and the Duke, indie folk band

  • Eddie Vedder, grunge vocalist

  • Eldon Hoke aka El Duce, shock rock vocalist/drummer

  • Elmer Gill, jazz pianist/vibraphonist/vocalist

  • Emi Meyer, jazz vocalist/pianist

  • Eric Carlson aka Sickie Wifebeater, shock rock guitarist

  • Erik Blood, hip hop artist/producer

  • Ernestine Anderson, vocal jazz/blues vocalist

  • Estradasphere, experimental rock band

  • Fair, alternative rock/emo pop band

  • Faith & Disease, ethereal wave/dark wave/slowcore/shoegaze/dream pop/new-age band

  • The Fall of Troy, mathcore band

  • The Fartz, hardcore punk band

  • Fastbacks, punk rock band

  • Fences, pop rock band

  • Fifth Angel, heavy metal band

  • The Fire Theft, prog rock band

  • Fleet Foxes, indie folk band

  • Flop, power pop band

  • Floyd Standifer, jazz tenor saxophonist/trumpeter

  • Foo Fighters, post-grunge band

  • Forced Entry, thrash metal band

  • Forgive Durden, indie rock/emo band

  • Frank Waldron, jazz cornetist/trumpeter/alto saxophonist

  • The Frantics, garage rock band

  • Gabor Hun, punk rock guitarist/vocalist

  • Gabriel Teodros, Northwest hip hop rapper

  • The Gallahads, doo wop vocal group

  • Gary Lee Conner, grunge guitarist

  • Gas Huffer, garage rock band

  • Gatsbys American Dream, indie rock band

  • The Gentlemen, pop rock band

  • Geoff Reading, hard rock drummer

  • Gerald Brashear, jazz conga drummer/saxophonist/scat singer

  • Girl On Fire, hard rock band

  • The Girls, pop punk band

  • The Gits, punk rock band

  • Goodness, alternative rock band

  • Gosling (formerly Loudermilk), hard rock band

  • Grammatrain, post-punk band

  • Grand Archives, indie rock band

  • Grand Hallway, chamber pop

  • Grave Babies, goth rock band

  • Grayskul, Northwest hip hop/alternative hip hop duo

  • Green Apple Quick Step, post-grunge/psychedelic rock band

  • The Green Pajamas, neo-psychedelia band

  • Green River, grunge band

  • Greg Anderson, doom metal guitarist

  • Greg Gilmore, grunge drummer

  • Grieves, hip hop rapper/producer

  • Gruntruck, grunge band

  • Guy Lacey, grunge guitarist/vocalist

  • Hadley Caliman, jazz saxophonist/flutist

  • Hammerbox, grunge band

  • Harold Weeks, jazz/ragtime composer/songwriter

  • Harvey Danger, alternative rock band

  • Hater, alternative metal band

  • He Is We, indie pop band

  • The Head and the Heart, indie folk band

  • Headphones, indie rock/synthpop band

  • Heart, hard rock/pop rock band

  • Heir Apparent, heavy metal band

  • Heiress, sludge metal band

  • Hell's Belles, all-girl AC/DC tribute band

  • Helms Alee, sludge metal band

  • Hey Marseilles, indie folk/chamber pop band

  • Hibou, dream pop band

  • Himsa, metalcore band

  • Hiro Yamamoto, grunge bassist

  • Hobosexual, experimental rock band

  • Hollis, pop/hip hop singer-songwriter

  • Howard Leese, hard rock guitarist

  • Hovercraft, experimental rock instrumental band

  • I Declare War, deathcore band

  • The Intelligence, post-punk band

  • Isaac Brock, indie rock vocalist/guitarist

  • Isaac Scott, blues/soul/gospel guitarist/vocalist

  • Ivan & Alyosha, indie pop band

  • Ivar Haglund, folk singer and founder of Ivar's Acres of Clams

  • J. Clark post-punk guitarist/drummer

  • Jack Endino, grunge guitarist & Sub Pop producer/engineer

  • Jake Snider, indie rock guitarist/vocalist

  • Jake One, Northwest hip hop/trap producer/songwriter

  • James Bergstrom, hard rock drummer

  • Jason Finn, alternative rock drummer

  • Jason Holstrom, electronic rock/dream pop guitarist/vocalist

  • Jason Kardong, Americana/lo-fi/alt-country pedal steel guitarist/vocalist

  • Jason Webley, folk punk vocalist/accordionist/guitarist

  • Jay Park, hip hop/R&B rapper/singer-songwriter

  • Jeff Ament, grunge bassist

  • Jeff Angell, blues rock vocalist/guitarist

  • Jeff Kashiwa, jazz fusion saxophonist

  • Jeff Loomis, prog rock guitarist

  • Jeff Rouse, hard rock bassist

  • Jeff Suffering, Christian punk vocalist/bassist

  • Jen Wood, alternative rock vocalist/guitarist

  • Jennifer Thomas, crossover/classical/new-age pianist

  • Jeremiah Green, indie rock drummer

  • Jeremy Enigk, emo/prog rock vocalist/guitarist

  • Jerry Cantrell, grunge guitarist/vocalist

  • Jesse Brand, country rock singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist

  • Jessica Lurie, jazz woodwinds

  • Jim Allchin, blues rock guitarist/vocalist & Microsoft software engineer

  • Jim Black, free jazz/post-rock drummer

  • Jim Page, folk singer-songwriter/busker

  • Jim Sheppard, prog rock bassist

  • Jimi Hendrix, psychedelic rock/blues rock guitarist/vocalist

  • Joe Doria, jazz/funk/rock Hammond organist

  • John Holte, big band swing bandleader/arranger/reedist

  • John Pettibone, hardcore punk/metalcore vocalist

  • John Roderick, indie rock singer-songwriter/guitarist

  • Johnny Bacolas, glam metal/industrial dance/world music bassist

  • Johnny Whitney, post-hardcore vocalist/keyboardist

  • Jon Auer, power pop/psychedelic rock guitarist

  • Jonathan Moore aka Wordsayer, Northwest hip hop producer/rapper/DJ

  • Jordan Blilie, post-hardcore vocalist

  • Julian Priester, jazz trombonist & educator (Cornish College of the Arts 1979–2011)

  • Juned, pop rock band

  • Juno, post-punk band

  • Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground, psychedelic pop band

  • Kenny G, smooth jazz saxophonist

  • Ken Stringfellow, alternative rock guitarist/vocalist