Top 10 Bands Named After Tolkien Related Things

Here's 10 bands named after things created by J. R. R. Tolkien. Bands named after characters, locations, etc.

The Top Ten

1 Gandalf's Fist Gandalf's Fist

Named after Gandalf the Grey.

Great live interesting songs well worth a look see.

Suitably over the top and ridiculously name for a band, to go with the over the top and ridiculously good triple album(! ) they released recently.

Excellent musically talented group.

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2 Hobbit Hobbit

One of the oldest Tolkien themed bands. Named after the Hobbits.

3 Sauron Sauron

Named after the title character and main villain of Lord of the Rings.

4 Burzum Burzum Burzum is an influential black metal solo project of Norwegian musician and writer Varg Vikernes. Burzum came to prominence at the beginning of the Norwegian Black Metal scene in the early 1990s. Vikernes was imprisoned for 21 years for the murder of Mayhem guitarist Euronymous, and charges of church more.

Named after a word in the Black Speech (Burzum means "darkness").

Varg is an evil person but Burzum is a great project. - IronMaidenFan666

5 Amon Amarth Amon Amarth Amon Amarth is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Tumba, formed in 1992. The band takes its name from the Sindarin name of Mount Doom.

Named after the Sindarin name of Mount Doom.

6 Gorgoroth Gorgoroth Gorgoroth is a Norwegian black metal band based in Bergen. Formed in 1992 by Infernus, the band is named after the dead plateau of evil and darkness in the land of Mordor (a fictional location in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings).

Named after the dead plateau of darkness in the land of Mordor.

7 Cirith Ungol Cirith Ungol

Named after the mountain pass Cirith Ungol.

8 Rivendell Rivendell

Named after the Elven realm Rivendell.

9 Balrog Balrog

Named after a race of fiery demons.

10 Saruman Saruman

Named after the evil wizard Saruman.

The Contenders

11 The Tirith The Tirith
12 Gothmog Gothmog

A good black metal band that an older metalhead showed me, they rule. They are named after the lord of the Balrogs who appears in The Silmarillion. - IronMaidenFan666

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