Top Ten Most Generic Band Names

The Top Ten

1 The Band The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group formed in 1965 . Which originally consisting of Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, vocals), Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophones, trumpet), Richard Manuel (piano, drums, vocals) and Robbie Robertson more.


I've just noticed how this list has already existed when I made my Least Creative Band Names list. This means I did not copy this list. - Alkadikce

2 Death Death was an American death metal band formed in 1983 by Chuck Schuldiner. Death is considered to be one of the most influential bands in heavy metal and a pioneering force in death metal. Its debut album, Scream Bloody Gore, has been widely regarded as the first death metal record, while the band's more.

Death is a suitable name for a pioneering death metal band.
Doing more research makes lists better - for example, band names like The The, Trio or Band A, are more deserving to be on this list than Metallica, or even Death. - Metal_Treasure

They’re great but man their name is generic.

Death. What a name. “So unique.” Said no one - lilrocketman

3 Metallica Metallica is an American Thrash 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". more.

I disagree. This is one of the greatest names ever, especially for a metal band. - Metal_Treasure

Metallica isn't the best band name ever, but it's more generic than The Group? - Userguy44

4 The Group
5 Powerglove
6 Elektus
7 Minor Threat Minor Threat was an American hardcore punk band, formed in 1980 in Washington, D.C. by vocalist Ian MacKaye and drummer Jeff Nelson.
8 NOFX NOFX are an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California. The band was formed in 1983 by vocalist/bassist Fat Mike and guitarist Eric Melvin. Drummer Erik Sandin joined NOFX shortly after.
9 Band A
10 The Killers The Killers is an American indie rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2001, by Brandon Flowers and Dave Keuning.

The Killers just screams uncreative, and edgy, when it comes to a band name.

The Contenders

11 Thee Oh Sees
12 God Dethroned

Really creative in my opinion, but it kinda sounds satanic. - XxembermasterxX

13 Satan
14 Grim Reaper
15 Holocaust
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