Music Artists' Names that Give No Hint of Their Music Genre

Metal_Treasure
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

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2 The Band 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 ...read more.

Well at least we know it's a band. - cjWriter1997

If they were a solo artist it would be interesting. - AddictedToSilentScream

CjWriter1997's comment made me laugh. The Band is a really good choice. - Britgirl

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4 Korn Korn Korn 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.

I kind of disagree, the mispelling is sort of a nu metal thing. - AddictedToSilentScream

5 Tool Tool Tool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. ...read more.
6 Obscura Obscura Obscura 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

7 13th Floor Elevators
8 Mr. Mister

I only can say this probably wouldn't be metal. - Metal_Treasure

9 Neutral 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

10 Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson Brian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, multimedia artist, author, and former music journalist.

The Contenders

11 SpongeBozz SpongeBozz Dimitri 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.
12 The Who 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.
13 Ween Ween
14 Falling in Reverse Falling in Reverse Falling in Reverse is an American post hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2008, signed to Epitaph Records.
15 My Chemical Romance My Chemical Romance My 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.

This one honestly just sounds emo to me, I disagree. - AddictedToSilentScream

16 Kollegah Kollegah Felix 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

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18 Vanilla Ninja Vanilla Ninja Vanilla 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.
19 An Cafe An Cafe An 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.
20 Nickelback Nickelback Nickelback 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.
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