Top 10 Most Misleading Band Names and Music Artist Stage NamesMetal_Treasure Misleading band names /stage names give you wrong expectations and impressions:
1) about their country of origin - a band called 'Birds of Tokyo' is not from Japan
2) about the type of music they play - a band called 'Miss May I' plays metalcore
3) about anything else - the band members of 'Barenaked Ladies' are not hot chicks, and so on.
The Top Ten
Haha, this is really funny! - Metal_Treasure
Siberia is a cold region in Russia!
But the band is great. - Metal_Treasure
They are males, there's no pornography. They are an alternative rock band from Canada. - Metal_Treasure
The name perfectly embodies their music--tongue-in-cheek. - PetSounds
I could easily trick a Country fan to listen to these guys.
Especially if they cover Pantera's Cowboys from Hell. - Metal_Treasure
I thought they were japanese
LOL - somekindofaguy
A great stoner rock band. Their name actually came from singer Josh Home discovering the Polish death metal band Vader, and referred to them as "The Eagles of Death Metal" - ryanrimmel
Thanks for this addition and explanation, Ryan. But now I have to find the band with the female drummer that disappointed me - haha, I don't remember any word of their name... - Metal_Treasure
Ahh, wasn't it a band with a hot female drummer?
About 2 years ago I checked out a band that I expected to be death metal but it wasn't. Maybe it was this one. Thanks to whoever added it. - Metal_Treasure
This US band plays neo-classical metal, one of the most demanding and well structured music genres. I have no idea why Marty Friedman and Jason Becker named their band Cacophony. Marty Friedman and Jason Becker are among the most talented guitarists of all time. - Metal_Treasure
Pedro is a Spanish name and I expected a comedy flamenco band or something like that. This band name doesn't speak metal at all but they are a thrash metal/metalcore band from Canada. - Metal_Treasure
Geez, those metallers are so well mannered...
They are an American melodic metalcore band. - Metal_Treasure
From this band name I expected country music. - Metal_Treasure
Also, they are not furries. - Martin_Canine
Tell me about it I wish he would be silent because Watch Me was just annoying and awful - christangrant
A band from the United States. - Metal_Treasure
So are Brian, Roger, and John for that matter. Unless you are watching the "I Want to Break Free" music video. - Torchpost
I love this band but I hate their name.
Power metal and speed metal from Germany. - Metal_Treasure
Molotov sounds very Russian because Molotov is Russian. But this band even sings in Spanish (song - No Manches Mi Vida) - Metal_Treasure
Montreal is the 2nd largest city in Canada. - Metal_Treasure
Side project of Tim Lambesis, singer for As I Lay Dying. It's a parody of- and tribute to Arnold Schwarzenegger's films. - Metal_Treasure
I never got why they named themselves 'America' since they're british. - somekindofaguy
Legible name spelling: I wrestled a bear once
From a band with this name I expected songs like Deer Season Fever by Lo-Brau, or Fred Bear by Ted Nugent.
It's actually a metalcore band from the USA. - Metal_Treasure
Sounds way too mystical for a band that have absolutely nothimg mystical in their music or lyrics. Fits better for a symphonic metal, new age, gothic or at least emo band. - Martin_Canine
American garage punk band formed in 2008 - Metal_Treasure
Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam. - Metal_Treasure
Blutengel translates to "Blood Angel". But their musical style is dark wave or future pop, which is atmospheric, but not in the slightest any hard or heavy. Yet, they are always put in the "hard & heavy" section in stores. - Martin_Canine
Gojira is japanese for Godzilla but the band is from France. In fact they originally were just called Godzilla but changed it due to copyright reasons. - cjWriter1997
I would expect death metal - Metal_Treasure
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