Strangest Band Names

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The Top Ten

1 Naked Brothers Band
2 A Cat Born In An Oven Isn't a Cake

Haha! Love this. How do bands arrive at these names? The mind boggles. Great stuff! - Britgirl

That's a pretty weird name. Well, I can give you plenty of those like "Crappy the Clown and the Punch Drunk Monkies", "Gee That's A Large Beetle I Wonder If It's Poisonous" or "A box of fish with tarter sauce". At least there is no lack of art in this field. - Kiteretsunu

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3 Sick Puppies Sick Puppies Sick Puppies is an Australian rock band, formed in 1997. Sick Puppies rose to prominence in 2006 when their song "All the Same" was uploaded along with a video to YouTube.

This IS a truly strange band name. Just so random and...well..weird! - Britgirl

If you thought this was weird then check out Skinny Puppy.

4 Iwrestledabearonce
5 All-American Rejects
6 The Used

The used what? Tampon? - MoldySock

Should've been specific... - Ananya

7 Styx

No, they didn't misspell "sticks" - it's the river Styx from the Greek mythology - a river that separates the world of the living from the world of the dead. Styx it is said winds around Hades (hell or the underworld are other names) nine times. Its name comes from the Greek word 'stugein' which means hate, Styx, the river of hate.
Styx is also the goddess of the River Styx. - Metal_Treasure

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8 One Direction One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) are an British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015 . The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records ...read more.

AS much as I hate adding main stream bands to lists, this really is...And odd name. - MoldySock

9 Oh S*** They’re Going to Kill Us V 1 Comment
10 Barenaked Ladies Barenaked Ladies Barenaked Ladies is a Canadian rock band. The band is currently composed of Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Ed Robertson, and Tyler Stewart. V 1 Comment

The Contenders

11 Green Day

I love this name. I think it's a great way to encourage people to not liter.

I think the band names is about the singer and his experience with Marijuana - spiderskull98

12 The Rainbow Butt Monkeys

This one is just too cute for words! Adorable. - Britgirl

This was the original name for finger eleven.

13 The Buzzcocks
14 Horse The Band
15 Half Man Half Biscuit
16 The Offspring
17 The Vatican Commandos
18 LikeAfro
19 The Project Hate MCMXCIX
20 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Pink Floyd were an English progressive rock band formed in London . They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitarist), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters (Vocals and ...read more.
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List StatsUpdated 26 Feb 2017

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1. A Cat Born In An Oven Isn't a Cake
2. Naked Brothers Band
3. The Buzzcocks
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1. Oh S*** They’re Going to Kill Us
2. Iwrestledabearonce
3. Barenaked Ladies
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1. Sick Puppies
2. Naked Brothers Band
3. The Used
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