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All-time most creative band names

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby Toonces » Thu Oct 13, 2011 12:27 pm

Huh. No one mentioned Guided By Voices yet....classic....not to mention all the ridiculous aliases. King Shit and the Golden Boys comes to mind.

Spinal Tap
Cheap Trick
PowerSolo
Man or Astro-Man?
Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet
UJ3RK5 (translation=U-JERKS)
Eddy Current Suppression Ring
Masters Of The Obvious
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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby fisticuffs » Thu Oct 13, 2011 12:33 pm

UJ3RK5 (translation=U-JERKS)


Lame. And it breaks one of the most fundamental rules of rock.
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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby Toonces » Thu Oct 13, 2011 12:53 pm

fisticuffs wrote:
UJ3RK5 (translation=U-JERKS)


it breaks one of the most fundamental rules of rock.


They were not a rock band. It was more of a name that fits the sound, but they really do not belong on that list...my bad.
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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby acereraser » Thu Oct 13, 2011 2:01 pm

What, no Anal Cunt fans here?
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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby scratch » Thu Oct 13, 2011 8:40 pm

Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation
Mothers of Invention (when the label wouldn't go for The Mothers)
Lee Perry & the White Belly Rats
Hellhammer
The Eagles of Death Metal
Flying Burrito Brothers
Commander Cody and the Lost Planet Airmen
Bootsy's Rubber Band
Edgar Winter's White Trash
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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby wallrock » Fri Oct 14, 2011 9:49 am

Some of my favorites:
Big D and the Kid's Table
The Tim Version
Scared of Chaka
I Can Lick Any Sonofabitch In The House
Bomb the Music Industry!
Action Toolbelt
Two Cow Garage
The Violent Femmes

My favorite non-Cribshitter local band name is a toss-up between Mad Trucker Gone Mad and The Killer Dolphins With Rabies.
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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby Huckleby » Fri Oct 14, 2011 10:40 am

"Flying Burrito Brothers" & "The Violent Femmes" are really good names. They are so familar that you stop noticing.
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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby Ducatista » Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:19 am

Bad Brains
Beastie Boys
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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby acereraser » Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:57 pm

My favorite local band name is The Randy Cliffs.
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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby Vinnie P » Fri Oct 14, 2011 4:27 pm

Country Delight featuring Johnny de Lite.

Yes, that was actually his legal name. The cheesiest band name ever, and the cheesiest frontman ever. The band actually kicked some major ass in spite of Johnny. He never heard a corny old joke that he could resist telling on stage, but he did have the sense to hire the best musicians that he could afford to buy.
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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby fennel » Sat Oct 15, 2011 10:00 pm

The Klezmatics.

Which calls to mind Yid Vicious.
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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby ilikebeans » Sun Oct 16, 2011 1:29 am

fennel wrote:Which calls to mind Yid Vicious.

Years ago they were on a double-bill with another local band, Jewbacca.

The poster had me chuckling for weeks.
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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby meowzamusic » Tue Oct 18, 2011 1:15 am

My fav recently is Personal and the Pizzas
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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby scratch » Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:48 am

Lothar and the Hand People
Mylon LeFevre's Holy Smoke Doo Dah Band
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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby fisticuffs » Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:51 am

Lothar and the Hand People


I thought Lothar was of the Hill People.
http://www.hulu.com/watch/4108/saturday ... ill-people
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