Best Mainstream Rock Band Names
The Contenders: Page 3
41 The Who
The Who is an English 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). They are best known for their live performances and hit songs Baba O'Riley, My Generation, and Won't Get Fooled ...read more.
42 System of a Down
System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Nu Metal 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.
Aerosmith 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
44 Jonas 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...?
some may have trouble understanding the name, but most musicians should
46 + 44
47 The 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.
48 Backstreet Boys
There the best rock band of all time - Justin B. Ber
Tool 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!
50 The Clash
The Clash were an English punk rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.
51 Foo Fighters
Foo Fighters are an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. The band was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, rhythm guitar, main songwriter), Pat Smear (rhythm guitar), Nate ...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.
It's cool 'cause it sounds like Kung Fu.
Slipknot is a Heavy 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
53 Rise Against
Rise Against is an American hardcore punk 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. They are known for popularizing punk.
sweet name, shows that they fight in them -
54 Pearl Jam
Pearl 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.
Rammstein 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'.
56 The Velvet Underground
The 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
Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. Megadeth was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine was fired from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums to date, and have gone through many lineup changes, with Dave ...read more.
My username is MegaToolica, which is a combination of Megadeth, Metallica, and Tool. - MegaToolica
DragonForce 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.
B'z is a Japanese rock duo, consisting of guitarist, composer and producer Takahiro "Tak" Matsumoto and vocalist and lyricist Koshi Inaba, known for their energetic hard-rock tracks and pop ballads.
60 Velvet Revolver