Music Artists' Names that Give No Hint of Their Music Genre
It's when you see a band name and don't know what kind of music to expect - it could be anything. I mean, when you see names like Metallica or Metal Church, you know it's gonna be metal (most probably).
The Top Ten
2The BandThe 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 ...read more.
Well at least we know it's a band. - cjWriter1997
CjWriter1997's comment made me laugh. The Band is a really good choice. - Britgirl
4KornKorn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.
5ToolTool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. ...read more.
6ObscuraObscura is a German technical death metal band from Landshut, Germany, founded in 2002. The band became prominent when members of Necrophagist and Pestilence joined Steffen Kummerer to release the critically acclaimed second full-length album, Cosmogenesis. The band was named after the Gorguts album ...read more.
Sounds very... obscure. Currently they are one of my favorite metal bands. - Metal_Treasure
713th Floor Elevators
I only can say this probably wouldn't be metal. - Metal_Treasure
9Neutral Milk Hotel
Sounds more like a place. But in reality there a pinnacle band to the indie music scene. In the Aeroplane Over the Sea is an 90s Indie classic. - cjWriter1997
10Marilyn MansonBrian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, multimedia artist, author, and former music journalist.
11SpongeBozzDimitri Chpakov, better known by his stage names SpongeBozz and Sun Diego, is a German rapper of Russian descent born on March 17th, 1989. ...read more.
12The WhoThe 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.
13WeenWeen is an American experimental rock band formed in 1984, in New Hope, PA. It's members are Dean and Gene Ween.
14Falling in ReverseFalling in Reverse is an American post hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2008, signed to Epitaph Records.
15My Chemical RomanceMy Chemical Romance was an American rock band from Jersey City, New Jersey, active from 2001 to 2013. For much of their career, the band consisted of lead vocalist Gerard Way, guitarists Ray Toro and Frank Iero, bassist Mikey Way, and drummer Bob Bryar.
16KollegahFelix Antoine Blume, better known by his stage name Kollegah, is a German rapper of Canadian descent born on August 3rd, 1984. He is widely credited to have established multisyllabic rhyming and doubletime rapping in German hip hop. ...read more.
That's how some foreigners pronounce the German word "Kollege" ("colleague"). - Martin_Canine
18Vanilla NinjaVanilla Ninja is an Estonian pop rock and synth rock band consisting of Lenna Kuurmaa (lead vocals, guitar), Piret Järvis (vocals, guitar) and Katrin Siska (keyboards). Past members are Maarja Kivi and Triinu Kivilaan, both providing vocals and electric bass. ...read more.
19An CafeAn Cafe, also known as Antic Cafe or Antikku Kafe, is a Japanese dance rock band consisting of Miku (vocals), Takuya (guitar), Yu-ki (keyboard), Teruki (drums) and Kanon (bass), that formed in 2003. Guitarist Buo left the band in 2007. ...read more.
20NickelbackNickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.