Best Bands with Colorful Names

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1Pink Floyd

I LOVE ANIMALS (the album), the dark side of the moon is OK. wish you were here (song), comfortably numb, another brick in the wall part 2, money, time, us and them, brain damage, eclipse and all of animals are the only pink floyd songs that I like. have a cigar is ok, but goes on for too long. - Nickname

Pink Floyd... You can't help but just think about what that name means. It's so mysterious, so passionate, so artistic yet so Powerful. They know how to take control... Long live their legacy.

Pink floyd is freeking amazing, dark side of the moon, brick in the wall. I mean cmon, how could they not be first

Absolute great band. They are amazing. - jprg12

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2Red Hot Chili Peppers

Awesome name. I've always hated the chili peppers... ALWAYS. I can't stand them. I hate Anthony Kietis with every ounce of my heart... but... I like the band name... It's an awesome name.

I Love The Chilli Peppers... They have the most original music ever... They are awesomely crazy!

why isnt dis song first on the list t is just such a vibrant name

one of the best bands of the 20th century

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3Black Sabbath

Green Day shouldn't be before a legend of metal, but what's wrong with you people? Black Eyed Peas before BLACK SABBATH?
it's clear that the people who voted for those suckers don't know what music is! - rock2metal

one of the greatest bands of all time, they are truely the pioneers of metal

the greatest band ever along with led zeppelin

listening to the name I thought it black metal

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4Deep Purple

the best band ever with the best colorful name.

Purple is the color most often associated with royalty, magic, mystery and piety.
Imperial color, worn by the rulers of the Byzantine Empire and the Holy Roman Empire, and later by Roman magistrates and Roman Catholic bishops.

The name of the key bandmember is also with a color - Ritchie BLACKmore, aka The Man In Black.
Lots of songs with colorful names: Black Night, Black & White, Rat Rat Blue.
A band can't get more epic and colorful than that. - Metal_Treasure

black knight is good song too
- rockisgood

Everyone knows smoke on the water - Akskater

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5Green Day

Best band on this list.

Also best color, even without bands. Just sayin. No coincidence - cowboyskid2

Green Day is amazing on it's own, and it just happens to have a color in the name. As a bonus.

why are black eyed peas over them. everyone is voting for them cause fergie is there right.

such a colorful name plus their music is the best! - idolangelx13

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6The Black Eyed Peas

The peas are awesome. Boom Boom pow rocks - spartansrock

7Blue Oyster Cult

their music is absolutely great, especially "don't fear the reaper"

Uh... Honestly now, I don't think anyone can surpass this band's greatness... - irish400

They're worth a Buck, Dharma.

8King Crimson
9The White Stripes

7... Nation... Army... Enough SAID.

most innovative band of recent times - anupjonesm

10Cream

Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker. 'nuff said.

The Contenders

11Maroon 5

Maroon 5 rock!
Green Day is overrated.
They should be last. Or not on the list at all...

12Whitesnake
13Black Label Society
14Moody Blues
15Blackstreet
16Dir en Grey
17The Black Keys

The Black Keys know how to form a good sound and keep it. Plus, their band name is legit. "The Black Keys" and most of their songs are in a minor key, meaning they use more of the black keys. Makes sense, right? Awesome band! Put them in the top ten!

Are you kidding me... ? The Black Keys are MIND-BLOWING! Hail to Carney and Auerbach!

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19Orange Range
20Plain White T's
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