Strangest Band Names

MoldySock

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

Truly #1, if I may say so. - PositronWildhawk

Why would someone give such a strange name for their band? - TheFourthWorld

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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

It looks like someone by accident put his head on the keyboard - RocknRollJoanOfArc

5 The Used

The used what? Tampon? - MoldySock

Should've been specific... - Ananya

6 All-American Rejects
7 Styx

Did they misspell "sticks? "

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

8 One Direction One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) were a 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 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
10 Oh S*** They’re Going to Kill Us

why?

The Contenders

11 Hed PE Hed PE Hed PE, also known as Planet Earth and stylized as p.e., is an American rock band from Huntington Beach, California.
12 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

13 The Rainbow Butt Monkeys

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

This was the original name for finger eleven.

14 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.
15 Limp Bizkit Limp Bizkit
16 The Buzzcocks

WHAT THE ACTUAL FRUP. - MoldySock

17 Chumbawamba
18 Horse The Band
19 Half Man Half Biscuit
20 Gwar Gwar Gwar, often styled as GWAR, is an American heavy metal band formed in Richmond, Virginia, United States, in 1984, composed of and operated by a frequently rotating line-up of musicians, artists and filmmakers collectively known as Slave Pit Inc.
21 The Offspring
22 Hoobastank 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.
23 LikeAfro
24 The Vatican Commandos
25 Butthole Surfers Butthole Surfers Butthole Surfers is an American rock band formed by Gibby Haynes and Paul Leary in San Antonio, Texas in 1981.
26 Neutral Milk Hotel
27 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Pink Floyd were an English progressive rock band formed in 1965 in London, England. 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 Guitar), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters ...read more.
28 Bralalalala
29 The Project Hate MCMXCIX
30 Squeeze
31 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members currently include Mike Shinoda (vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture of Alternative ...read more.
32 Arctic Monkeys Arctic Monkeys The Arctic Monkeys, otherwise known as the Death Ramps, are a British indie rock band formed in 2002 in Sheffield, England. The band consists of Alex Turner (lead vocalist, songwriter, electric and rhythm guitarist), Jamie Cook (electric and rhythm guitarist, songwriter), Matt Helders (percussionist, ...read more.
33 The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). ...read more.
34 Chicken Charmers
35 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.

Very original name for a band - Userguy44

36 Anal C*** Anal C*** Anal C*** was an American grindcore band founded by vocalist Seth Putnam in 1988. 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 ...read more.
37 The Bronx Casket Co.
38 Slaves on Dope Slaves on Dope
39 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California. Before the current group was established, the original four members, Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick, formed a band known as Kara's Flowers in 1994, while they were still in high school.
40 Woozles
41 Ylvis
42 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more.
43 The Propellerheads

It's English slang for "nerds". Really good, Propellerheads. And nerds. - PositronWildhawk

44 Judas Priest Judas Priest Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band that formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. They are often referred to as one of the greatest metal bands of all time, and are even commonly called “The Metal Gods”, after one of the songs on their 1980 album “British Steel”. ...read more.
45 The Zutons
46 Creedence Clearwater Revival
47 Mud
48 Daft Punk Daft Punk Daft Punk is a French electronic music duo consisting of producers Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.
49 Primal Scream
50 Butt Trumpet
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Sick Puppies
2. Naked Brothers Band
3. The Used
MoldySock
1. A Cat Born In An Oven Isn't a Cake
2. Naked Brothers Band
3. The Buzzcocks
PositronWildhawk
1. Hed PE
2. Korn
3. Limp Bizkit
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