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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 name has 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 ever? This is a list of the bands that failed to come up with good names. Whether they're trite or stupid or just don't reflect what the band actually sounds like, they are the Ranker community's official picks for more poorly named musical acts ever.
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    Soundtrack, New Wave, Spoken word

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  3. 3
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    Pop punk, Nu metal, Ska punk

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    Alternative hip hop, Noise rock, Dance-punk

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    Neo-psychedelia, Progressive bluegrass, Jam band

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    Rock music, World music, Dance

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    added by HaroldKarlsson Rock music, Folk music, Noise music

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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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    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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    Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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    Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore

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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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    Indie pop, Electro, Indietronica

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    added by fallen88zero Indie rock, Post-punk

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

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    Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    added by Kosh105 Hip hop music, Rock music, Grebo

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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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    Noise rock, Noise pop, Punk rock

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  29. 29
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    Rock music, Rock and roll

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  30. 30
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

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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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  33. 33
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    added by MadameLil

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  34. 34
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    added by MadameLil Electronic music, Industrial rock, Grebo

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    Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Gangsta rap

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    Indie pop, Pop music

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

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    Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

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    Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

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    Rock music, Post-grunge, Alternative rock

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    added by fallen88zero New Wave, Garage rock, Alternative rock

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    added by fallen88zero Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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  44. 44
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    added by colormelivvy Pop punk, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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  45. 45
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    Dubstep, Nu metal, Industrial metal

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  46. 46
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    Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock

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  47. 47
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    Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Grunge

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    Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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  50. 50
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    added by Dylan1077 Rock music, Jam band, Progressive rock

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