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The Worst Band Names Ever

List Criteria: Band names that are considered lame or awful

List of the worst band names ever chosen. With the ridiculous multitude of options for consumers, not just among the diverse crop of musical acts but all the different ways of discovering new music, picking the right band name is more important than ever. There are lots of requirements: The best band names have to be memorable enough for people to hear once or twice and remember. It has to be easily searchable in Google and social networks, so new fans can find you. The band name has to be funny or clever or interesting without being lame or cliche. Some artists succeed in picking just the right name, but let's be honest, not everyone gets there. Many of those who don't end up with stupid band names. 

What are the most stupid band names in history? This is a list of bands that not only failed to come up with a good name, they actually came up with the stupidest names ever. Whether they're trite or stupid or just don't reflect what the band actually sounds like, these bad band names are the Ranker community's official picks for more poorly named musical acts ever.
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    Pop punk, Nu metal, Ska punk

    ) open
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    Soundtrack, New Wave, Spoken word

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    Alternative hip hop, Noise rock, Dance-punk

    ) open
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    Rock music, World music, Dance

    ) open
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    added by HaroldKarlsson Rock music, Folk music, Noise music

    ) open
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    Neo-psychedelia, Progressive bluegrass, Jam band

    ) open
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    added by fallen88zero

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    Noise rock, Alternative rock, Progressive rock

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    Dance-punk, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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    added by Mentor_rm9 Deathcore, Electronic music, Metalcore

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    Jangle pop, Heartland rock, Rock music

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    Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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    Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore

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    Rock music, Britpop, Indie rock

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    Street punk, Skate punk, Punk rock

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    Indie pop, Indie, Rock music

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    Alternative hip hop, Blues-rock, Rhythm and blues

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    Ska punk, Rock music, Folk music

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    Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Synth rock

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    added by fallen88zero Electronic music, Dance-pop, Alternative dance

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    - 99

    Indie pop, Electro, Indietronica

    ) open
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    added by Kosh105 Hip hop music, Rock music, Grebo

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    Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

    ) open
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    added by fallen88zero Indie rock, Post-punk

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    added by ChangesDownClub Noise rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia

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    Americana, Blues-rock, Rock music

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    Rock music, Rock and roll

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

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    Noise rock, Noise pop, Punk rock

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    Indie pop, Indie rock, Baroque pop

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    added by fallen88zero Indie rock, Post-punk revival

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    Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Gangsta rap

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    - 41

    added by Coolza Neo-progressive rock, Psychedelic folk, Pop music

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    Indie pop, Pop music

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    Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

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    added by MadameLil Electronic music, Industrial rock, Grebo

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    Rock music, Post-grunge, Alternative rock

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    Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

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    Dubstep, Nu metal, Industrial metal

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    added by fallen88zero Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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    added by fallen88zero New Wave, Garage rock, Alternative rock

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  45. 45
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    - 228

    Nu metal, Rock music, Grunge

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    + 221
    - 71

    added by ChangesDownClub Hip hop music, Synthpop, Electro

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    + 176
    - 52

    added by colormelivvy Pop punk, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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    - 31

    Adolf Hitler's Nipples

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    - 253

    Jangle pop, Classic rock, Heartland rock

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    Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock

    ) open
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