Top 10 Bands Whose Names Fit Them the Least

The Top Ten
1 Barenaked Ladies Barenaked Ladies is a Canadian rock band. The band is currently composed of Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Ed Robertson, and Tyler Stewart.

As you can see they are all males. And they are never naked (alternative rock band from Canada)

This is probably my top pick.

2 Eagles of Death Metal Eagles of Death Metal is an American rock band from Palm Desert, California, formed in 1998. Founded by Jesse Hughes and Josh Homme, the band also includes a wide range of other musicians that perform both on the band's studio albums and at live shows.

Yep, I never got why they were named like that. Confuses people who don't know what Death Metal is.

Eagles of Rock would of made more sense.

3 Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers is an American funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. ...read more.

Their previous name "Tony Flow and the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem" was more unfitting though.

When I first heard this name, I thought of a 1970s hippie band playing country rock.

4 Pretty Maids
5 fun. Fun is an American indie pop band based in New York City. It was formed by Nate Ruess, former lead singer of The Format, with Andrew Dost of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff of Steel Train.
6 Asia Asia is an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1981. The most commercially successful line-up was its original, which was a supergroup of four members of different progressive rock bands of the 1970s, including lead vocalist and bassist John Wetton of King Crimson, guitarist Steve Howe ...read more.
7 Job for a Cowboy Job for a Cowboy is an American death metal band from Glendale, Arizona. Formed in 2003, the band's debut album Genesis was released in 2007, peaking at No.

They don't play country. They are death metal

8 The Animals The Animals were an English band of the 1960s, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne, during the early part of the decade.

Great underrated band, but under this name I imagine either a hardcore metal or a country band.

9 AC/DC AC/DC are a Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014 . They were fronted by Bon Scott until his untimely death due to alcohol poisoning in 1979, after which they hired Brian Johnson ...read more.

OK, there are electric guitars, but the electricity-related name would suggest there are heavily processed synthesizers and computer-generated sound effects.

10 Savage Garden Savage Garden were an Australian pop duo consisting of Darren Hayes as vocalist and Daniel Jones as instrumentalist.

Since when is a garden savage? That is one of the least cool names I've seen.

The Newcomers

? Sick Puppies Sick Puppies is an Australian rock band, formed in 1997. Sick Puppies rose to prominence in 2006 when their song "All the Same" was uploaded along with a video to YouTube.
The Contenders
11 Modern Talking Modern Talking were a German synth-pop duo formed in 1983 by singer/pianist Thomas Anders and chorus singer/producer/composer/guitarist Dieter Bohlen best known for their hits "You're My Heart, You're My Soul", "Cheri Cheri Lady" and "Brother Louie", that broke up in 1987 before rejoining in 1998 with ...read more.

What was so modern about it back then?

12 Angry Samoans The Angry Samoans are an American punk rock band from the first wave of American punk, formed in August 1978 in Los Angeles.

They are not Samoan.

13 Trans-Siberian Orchestra Trans-Siberian Orchestra is an American progressive rock band founded in 1996 by producer, composer, and lyricist Paul O'Neill, who brought together Jon Oliva and Al Pitrelli and keyboardist and co-producer Robert Kinkel to form the core of the creative team.

American rock/metal band

14 Lifelover

Well sarcasm obviously.

15 Rainbow Rainbow are a British rock band led by guitarist Ritchie Blackmore from 1975 to 1984 and 1993 to 1997. They were originally established with Ronnie James Dio as the lead singer and lyricist. Rainbow were ranked No. 90 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock. The band has sold over 28 million albums ...read more.
16 Birds of Tokyo

(Australian rock band)

17 Cream Cream were a 1960s British rock supergroup power trio consisting of bassist/vocalist Jack Bruce, drummer Ginger Baker, and guitarist/vocalist Eric Clapton.
18 Alien Weaponry

That name sounds great and badass, but their music isn't in any way about aliens (at least not so far in their career, they are a young band).

19 My Bloody Valentine My Bloody Valentine is a Irish shoegazing band from Dublin, formed in 1983, which consists of guitarist, producer, samplist, and vocalist Kevin Shields, drummer and samplist Colm Ó Cíosóig, bassist Debbie Googe, and later on in their early career vocalist, and guitarist Bilinda Butcher. ...read more.

Their name sounds like they would be a Gothic Rock/Metal band, while they are really Shoegaze.

Indie Rock, but I believed they were an Emocore band before I listened to a song by them.

20 Radiohead Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar).

They suit a hair metal, punk, or rap group.

21 Iron Maiden Iron Maiden are an English Heavy Metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian ...read more.

It was a so dreadful way of execution that this name should be worn by a grindcore band.

22 The Killers The Killers is an American indie rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2001, by Brandon Flowers and Dave Keuning.

I'm a little surprised that they weren't on this list. The name sounds like they would be some metal/hardcore band. They are really Alternative Pop though.

23 Alice In Chains Alice in Chains is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987 by guitarist and songwriter Jerry Cantrell and original lead vocalist Layne Staley.
24 Nirvana Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. ...read more.
25 The Darkness

They are a glam hard rock band, and glam style is very opposite of dark styles.

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