Top Ten Worst Band Names

These are the weirdest and silliest names for a band.
The Top Ten
1 The The The The are an English post-punk band. They have been active in various forms since 1979, with singer/songwriter Matt Johnson being the only constant band member.

The The? Maybe in the future people gonna give a band name An An, Of Of, In In, At At, My My, Your Your, His His, etc... Run out of idea to give name for a band, huh?

This is one of the worst band names I've ever heard of in my life. I mean who would call their band that? What kind of person would call their band "The The"

The way I see it is that one of the member's name starts with a T, Another starts with an H, then there's one that starts with an E.
So it spells T.H.E

But it's a great parody that in most cases, the is unnecessary before the name.

2 Chumbawamba

What in gods name is this name?

Is this a rejected Dr. Seuss character?

What does it mean?

3 Paracoccidioidomicosisproctitissarcomucosis

This honestly looks like somebody smashed their keyboard randomly. But in all seriousness, this is way too long to pronounce. I didn't know a band like this exists...

Isn't that too Long? ?
Really some people think that trying something stupid in the name of creativity will make them invincible! !

This is unpronounceable. What moron came up with the idea for this name?

Will anyone form a tribute band for this band? I recommend you make a band with name.

4 Queen Queen are an English rock band formed in London in 1970. The original lineup was Freddie Mercury (lead vocals, piano), Brian May (guitar, vocals), Roger Taylor (drums, vocals), and John Deacon (bass guitar, vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury was a fan of Smile and encouraged them to experiment with more elaborate stage and recording techniques. He then joined the band in 1970, suggested "Queen" as a new band name, and adopted his familiar stage name. John Deacon was also recruited to complete the line-up. more.

Our friend ImAKillerQueen is half right: Queen are indeed a kind of magic, and a damned good magic at that. they are second only to The Beatles at the art of music. Freddie Mercury remains, more than 20 years after shuffling his mortal coil, the gold standard of rock frontmen.
however, the issue here is another one entirely. it has to be admitted that, kickass as their music is, Queen isn't the greatest name a band ever had. they certainly take a lot more abuse over Freddie's homosexuality than they would've of they'd called themselves King or Kaiser or Monarch.
(note to fellow fans: yes, I'm aware that the name has nothing to do with sexuality, that Freddie came up with it before he knew himself. the name was meant to reflect a certain regal, aristocratic quality they wanted to have some fun with and/or at the expense of. we know that, but does the proverbial man in the street? )

Freddy Mercury is a boy. So should it be called King?

What a stupid name

5 We Butter the Bread With Butter We Butter the Bread with Butter is a German metalcore band from Lübben, noted for their heavy use of electronic music characteristics.

What else would you butter the bread with? You said you're gonna butter it so you're scrapping butter on it and not any other food item.

I dare you all reading this to sing this. We butter the bread with butter!

WHAT?! No one would ever buy a record from these.. Ehm.. People who butter their bread with butter..

All toasters toast toast!

6 Limp Bizkit Limp Bizkit is an American nu metal/rap metal/rock band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 1994. Their lineup consists of Fred Durst, Sam Rivers, John Otto, and Wes Borland. They're mostly known for their singles like Break Stuff, My Way, My Generation, Nookie, Eat You Alive, Rollin', and Take a Look Around. They have made 5 albums to date.

I can't believe queen is number 2 this should be 2
screw all those nu metal fans! slayer should not be here the idiots here think that bullet for my valentine is better name than slayer! screw you posers! that's right you are all posers if you vote for slayer! slayer is great name for a metal band! limb bizkit should be on here not slayer!

I bet you that the people who still like this band write with a closed fist. Oh, yeah, and what kind of name is Limp Bizkit?

The origins behind the name of this band are more horrifying than their horrifyingly bad music.

So many people don't know what a Limp Bizkit is it's so gross. Still kinda like the band though.

7 Hoobastank Hoobastank is an American rock band, formed in 1994 in Agoura Hills, California with lead singer Doug Robb, guitarist Dan Estrin, drummer Chris Hesse, and original bassist Markku Lappalainen.

Sounds like the name of that movie that plays on Cartoon Network occasionally.

It also sounds like something on the Playboy Channel.

Sounds like a new show on TLC.

8 Nickelback Nickelback is a Canadian post-grunge 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.

Nickelback what sucks, just a commercial cliche hard rock band. Why is Nirvana on this list? What is so bad about their name? One of the best bands of all time. And toad the wet sprocket is my personal favorite band. I was able to look past the funny name.

I can't remember how they picked that name up for their band but I remember that the back of a 25 cent thing is not even symbolic, just purely exists for the sake of having a mindelessly marketable name...

Is the name a play on heads or tails? Like flipping a nickel up and down on it's back?

I think they get a nickel back for every song they sell.

9 The Naked Brothers Band The Naked Brothers Band are an American pop rock duo from New York, New York, consisting of brothers Nat and Alex Wolff. The siblings are known for their work on the Nickelodeon television series The Naked Brothers Band, which was created and produced by their mother, actress Polly Draper. It was adapted from the self-titled mockumentary film that Draper wrote and directed. The duo's initial teen pop boy band called "The Naked Brothers Band" was depicted as part of its participation in their Nickelodeon series that aired from 2007 to 2009. They have released four full-length albums and have been nominated for several awards.

I admit that it's a terrible band name but I'll excuse it since Nate and Alex were kids when they came up with it. Even I would go and name my band something dumb at 10 years old.

It's a pretty bad name, I agree. but you do have to excuse them because nat and alex were kids when they thought of this name. what do you expect two kids below ten years old to name their band? The well-dressed brothers band?

This name is extremely stupid. Seriously! Who THE HECK would name their band this and who THE HECK would make a T.V. show about them?

Led Zeppelin doesn't deserve to be in this list, but the people in this group aren't naked, definitely the worst name for a band.

10 Thirty Odd Foot of Grunts

The name = "Russell Crowe's Band"'s (a F. )= the name of a song by Frenzal Rhomb which pours dirt on Russell's fairly vain attempt to reign as the frontman of a real band on a Friday night @ your local.

Did thirty people come up with this one?

The Contenders
11 Bowling for Soup Bowling for Soup is an American rock band originally formed in Wichita Falls, Texas, in 1994. The band consists of Jaret Reddick, Chris Burney, Erik Chandler, and Gary Wiseman.

I always thought it was a bunch of guys who bet how many pins they could bowl down just for a bowl of tomato soup.

I think too that's the worts band name ever... But It changes nothing on that they're awesome band

How is that even possible? Bowling for soup, psycho babble!

What kind of name this is.. IT Sucks... it's the wors name ever.. I agree with this list...

12 Toad the Wet Sprocket

Apparently it is a decent band. Still won't listen because I hate that name.

Didn't they steal this from the band Frog the Wet Sprocket?

Just hearing this band name made my day.

13 Goo Goo Dolls The Goo Goo Dolls are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Buffalo, New York, by vocalist and guitarist John Rzeznik, vocalist and bassist Robby Takac, and drummer George Tutuska.

I'm Pretty sure the marketing idea is "Lets have the most ridicolus name possable, so everyone knows that the clowns are coming when we show off our tour posters".

That's the point, it's supposed to make it seem like a child made it up but it's really a rock band.

I understand that it's a stupid name, but they're a very good band.

Just plain dumb! There all GUYS too, which makes it even weirder!

14 Nirvana Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band.

The band was comprised of Kurt Cobain (Vocals, Guitar), Dave Grohl (Drums) and Krist Novoselic (Bass). more.

Another name for heaven but ironically, those people who wants to die because they think that there is a better place called nirvana. (but actually dying internationally will make it worse)

There was already a a psychedelic band with this name.

Nirvana is a great name

Nirvana is a good name

15 Yeah Yeah Yeahs
16 W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. is an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 by Blackie Lawless, who is the only remaining original member of the band.
17 Hootie and the Blowfish

For all I know, their music could be utterly fantastic. I'm just wondering what drugs they were high on when they thought up "Hootie and the Blowfish".

Remember the black guy is not Hootie then he is Blowfish?

Not very good... imagine their music?!

What's with the blowfish?

18 Nearly Died Laughing While Shaving My Butt

This name makes me cringe. I mean, why would you shave your own butt and why would you laugh while doing it?

I puked and nearly died from laughing at this list item..

Yes, that's a name of a band.

How does this exist?

19 Anal C*** Anal C*** was an American grindcore band founded by vocalist Seth Putnam in 1988 in Newton, Massachusetts. The band is known for their highly offensive lyrics which included themes of misogyny, homophobia, racism, Nazism, antisemitism, and schadenfreude (ridicule of the unfortunate). Their music has been received negatively by critics, which the band stated that their music was intentionally bad, just to get negative reviews. Anal C*** ended when Seth Putnam died from a heart attack in 2011.

Sounds like a song title

20 The Child Molesters

What's their album called? The Pedophiles?

Well I know what I'm gonna name my band.

And they got away with this name?

This name is just no

21 Oingo Boingo

I don't even know them, but "Oingo Boingo" IS a foolish name!

At least their lead singer is a movie composer.

You mean from Jojo: part 3? I don't think so.

22 Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that is originally from Columbus, Ohio, who are best known for their songs "Stressed Out", "Heathens" and "Ride". Currently there are two members, Tyler Joseph (lead vocals, piano, keyboards, synthesizers, ukulele, bass and guitar) and Josh Dun (drums and more.

Their 'horrible' band name is from the All My Sons play by Arthur Miller. A man must decide if he should sell false play parts to an airplane company in order to make money for his family. He does, and because of his wrong actions twenty one pilots die. The man later commits suicide because of his wrong actions. The band name reminds them that you must always do the right action, even if you don't get what you want or need, etc.
the 'ø' is a reference to Søren Kierkegaard, the first existentialist philosopher.
People should do their research before they hate on a band that has done nothing wrong.

Fitting a terrible name for a terrible band. Also whoever posted this forgot the most obnoxious part of their name, replacing the letter O with Zero (what a brilliant and idea).

Totally does not belong here. Their name has deep meaning, they're an awesome band, and it sounds cool to say.

If we took the name literally, there would be 21 pilots in the band.

23 Slayer Slayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California, formed in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. They rose to fame with their 1986 album Reign in Blood, and is credited as one of the big four of thrash metal bands, the others being Metallica, Megadeth, and Anthrax. more.

Slayer is more of a name to make you look cocky than band.

24 Rancid
25 Heart Heart is an American rock band that first found success in Canada and later in the United States and worldwide.

No self respecting man would be in this band named Heart.

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