Funniest Metal Band Names

Britgirl
Whilst browsing through the Jazz section in HMV, my friend called me over to look at the Metal section and we spent the best part of half an hour laughing at the odd and funny band names. Imagine asking, "Do you have... "

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1Funeral For a Friend

It isn't exactly weird, it's named after an Elton John song... - ryanrimmel

Have to agree with all band names on this list, but this is the funniest and most weird! Laugh out loud!

"Next time he borrows my girlfriend I will have! " - Britgirl

Definitely the funniest on here by far.

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2Five Finger Death PunchFive Finger Death Punch is an American heavy metal band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Formed in 2005, the band's name is derived from a fictional martial arts maneuver in the 2003 film Kill Bill.

Hitting your mind after every word! - Curti2594

Sounds like a weird cereal name - MoldySock

3Anal C***

I honestly find this name funny. Put it on top!

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4CarcassCarcass are a British extreme metal band from Liverpool, who formed in 1985 and disbanded in 1995. A reformation was enacted in 2007 without one of its original members, drummer Ken Owen, due to health reasons.V1 Comment
5Nine Inch NailsNine Inch Nails is an American industrial rock/metal band and, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.

Trent stated the name has no literal meaning anyway.

Why they wanted to be called this, I will never know.

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6Oh S*** They’re Going to Kill Us

Lol this is so funny, needs to be number 1 - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

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7Anal Blast

Funny story. I was at Mayhem Fest over the summer watching Jungle Rot, and an old man walked walked in front of me. He was wearing a sun hat and a shirt that read "Anal Blast" with a hilariously gross graphic - ryanrimmel

Ha! Just came to this list again for a giggle but now I'm laughing! Seriously...is there a rock or metal band with this name?! Haha - Britgirl

8Suicidal TendenciesSuicidal Tendencies is an American crossover thrash band founded in 1980 in Venice, California by vocalist Mike Muir, who is the only remaining original member of the band. The band is often credited as one of "the fathers of crossover thrash".

"Only every bloody day, my friend! " - Britgirl

Not even metal
Frivolous list, I wonder why people are so being ignorant, human stupidity after all.. - Ananya

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10iwrestledabearonce

How is this not at least in the top 3? I mean, Carcass, Anthrax, etc. Are funny, but for metal they're pretty standard. "Iwrestledabearonce" is funny for every genre of music, even in their silly humor-metalcore subgroup. And note that it's spelled all as one word. - ThatStrangeKid42

Horrible grammar and you cannot survive if you wrestled a bear. You will die. - SirSkeletorThe3rd

Correct spelling: I wrestled a bear once - Metal_Treasure

I hate this band

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12AnthraxAnthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.

None of the bands in the top ten have weird names. - IronSabbathPriest

You go to the records shop and ask the shopkeeper-Do You Have Any Anthrax? - Toucan

"I'm craving some Anthrax right now."

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13Blind GuardianBlind Guardian is a German power metal band formed in the mid-1980s in West Germany. They are often credited as one of the seminal and most influential bands in the power metal and speed metal subgenres. Heavily influenced by Queen, they use the technique of overdubbing. They also incorporate large ...read more.

What! This is an awesome name, and the best band on here

Ha, my favorite band. Never sounded funny to me because I know how serious they are, and how great they are. Their musicianship is "A" class, with one of the greatest singers out there. - Metal_Treasure

14Dead Brain CellsDead Brain Cells are a Canadian thrash metal band from the late 1980s. Called DBC for short, the band started in 1985 in Montreal as a small project named Final Chapter by guitar players Eddie Shahini and Gerry Ouellette, who put an ad in a magazine looking for a drummer.V1 Comment
15Dying FetusDying Fetus is an American death metal band originally from Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Formed in 1991, the group is known for their consistently hook-laden song structures, characterized by blast beats, complex riffing, slam riffs and heavy breakdowns.V1 Comment
16GoatwhoreGoatwhore is an American extreme metal band formed in 1997 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States formed by former Acid Bath guitarist Sammy Duet. Goatwhore is known for their fast-paced fusion of black, death, and thrash metal.

A member of the band was drunk at a bar, stood up and called some woman a goatwhore. Thus, Goatwhore got its name. One of my favorite bands - ryanrimmel

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19VenomVenom are an English extreme metal band formed in 1979 in Newcastle upon Tyne. Coming to prominence towards the end of the new wave of British heavy metal, Venom's first two albums—Welcome to Hell and Black Metal—are considered a major influence on thrash metal and extreme metal in general.V1 Comment
20Lamb of GodLamb of God is an American heavy metal band from Richmond, Virginia. Formed in 1994, the group consists of vocalist Randy Blythe, guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler, bassist John Campbell, and drummer Chris Adler.

Just...too weird. I can imagine how odd their fans sound.

Our cool top tenner gemcloben is their fan and he doesn't sound odd. - Metal_Treasure

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