Best One-Word Band Names

Best NAME for a band with only one word in the name! It can be nonsense or compound, but it must contain AT LEAST one letter and no SPACES or ARTICLES (which rules out all bands beginning with "the").

The Top TenXW

1U2
2Radiohead

Has an enigmatic feel to it indicative of the band itself.

3Beirut
4Yes
5Transatlantic

Evokes an epic journey, in similar fashion to their music.

6Oasis
7Opeth

Based on a fictional city that translates to "City of the Moon. " Gorgeous name even though it sounds like a medication.

8MetallicaMetallica is an American Heavy Metal band formed in 1981. The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist) Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar) Lars Ulrich (Drums) Ron McGovney (Bassist) The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.
9Marillion
10Aerosmith

The Contenders

11Evanescence

Yeah man come on too the top 10 awesome band - children41

12Rush
13Nirvana
14Verdena
15Paramore
16QueenQueen are a British rock group formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury ...read more.
17Anathema
18ABBA
19Pussycat
20EMF
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