There are multiple bands by the name of Tarantula.
 A portuguese heavy metal band
 A relatively new band that blends elements of classical music and rock.
 A Czech thrash/power metal band.
 A Spanish progressive rock band.
 A Swedish band
 A Korean rock band
 A Japanese rapper Tarantula is a portuguese band formed in October 1981. By that time the Barros brothers were just kids dreaming about a musical career. After successful gigs in Portugal and Germany and two demo tapes, the band signed their first record deal in 1987.