Best Mainstream Rock Band Names

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41System of a DownSystem of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American rock group from Glendale, California. The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. ...read more.

An epic name that suits their music. The band's name derived from a poem their guitarist wrote called "Victims of the Down". The band changed it to "System of a Down" to make it appeal to fans.

42AerosmithAerosmith is an American rock band, sometimes referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston" and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band".

Aerosmith is a really cool name for a band - LimoZeen

43Jonas Brothers

It just the greatest band ever in the history of the world. By far, very far. - Tito

Wut. Are you kidding me? This name is really easy to think of. That's like making a band with my sister and call ourselves "________ Twins". (My surname begins with 'T' so it actually sounds catchy. T Twins...). Are they even rock...?

44Audioslave ...read more.

some may have trouble understanding the name, but most musicians should

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46The Arctic Monkeys

Very very very awesome name, only too bad it's spelled without the "the"...

Great name, sounds cool, ts intriguing, I also likethat its mysterious but actually means nothing. Just love it, and them.

47The WhoThe Who is an English hard rock band formed in London, England in 1964 . The members are Roger Daltrey (lead singer), Pete Townshend (guitarist), John Entwistle (bassist), and Keith Moon (drums). The genres they were associated with happened to be rock, soft rock, hard rock, and soul rock. They are ...read more.
48ToolTool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. ...read more.

I love this name because you don't know whether they mean a tool from the tool box, or tool like YOU STUPID TOOL!

49Backstreet Boys

There the best rock band of all time - Justin B. Ber

50The ClashThe Clash were an English punk rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.
51Foo FightersFoo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. It was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of obviously Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, songwriter), Pat Smear (lead guitarist, pianist), Nate Mendel ...read more.

They've got their name from real foo fighters. Strange UFO-like lights that aircraft pilots in world war II have reported seeing in the sky.

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52SlipknotSlipknot is a Nu Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa . The band released their first album in 1999 and was well received by critics and fans. The group gained success after the release of their second studio album, "Iowa". ...read more.

Slipknot... Great band it has quite a good history their lyrics are deep plus they have great personality as a band... They have lots of followers

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53Rise AgainstRise Against is an American melodic hardcore band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999. The band's current line-up comprises vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tim McIlrath, lead guitarist Zach Blair, bassist Joe Principe and drummer Brandon Barnes.

sweet name, shows that they fight in them -

54Pearl JamPearl Jam is a Grunge Rock Band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. The band had comprised of Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament. ...read more.
55RammsteinRammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . ...read more.

Easily one of the best bands. Though they're definitely not a rock band! Try metal. They're named after an airbase where a big crash happened. Of course, with an added 'm' in the middle which makes it's literal translation 'ramming stone'.

56The Velvet UndergroundThe Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973, formed in New York City.

This is a beautiful, yet kick-ass band name. I have no clue why though. That's the beauty of it.

The Velvet Underground is such a good name for a band, totally.

Good name, good band. Original. - ohright

57MegadethMegadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. The group was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine's dismissal from Metallica.

My username is MegaToolica, which is a combination of Megadeth, Metallica, and Tool. - MegaToolica

58DragonForceDragonForce are a British power metal band based in London, England. Formed in 1999, the group are known for their long and fast guitar solos, fantasy-themed lyrics, and electronic sounds in their music to add to their retro video game-influenced sound.
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