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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

    ) open
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    Alternative hip hop, Noise rock, Dance-punk

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    added by HaroldKarlsson
    Rock music, Folk music, Noise music

    ) open
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    Rock music, World music, Dance

    ) 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

    ) open
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    Deathcore, Electronic music, Metalcore

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    Jangle pop, Heartland rock, Rock music

    ) open
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    Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

    ) open
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    Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore

    ) open
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    Cerebral Ballzy Street punk, Skate punk, Punk rock

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    Rock music, Britpop, Indie rock

    ) open
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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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    Electronic music, Dance-pop, Alternative dance

    ) open
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    Indie pop, Electro, Indietronica

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

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    Indie rock, Post-punk

    ) open
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    Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Noise rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia

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    Rock music, Rock and roll

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    Americana, Blues-rock, Rock music

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    Indie pop, Indie rock, Baroque pop

    ) open
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    added by fallen88zero
    Indie rock, Post-punk revival

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    Noise rock, Noise pop, Punk rock

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

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    Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Gangsta rap

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

    ) open
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    Indie pop, Pop music

    ) open
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    Rock music, Post-grunge, Alternative rock

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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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    Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

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    Dubstep, Nu metal, Industrial metal

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    New Wave, Garage rock, Alternative rock

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Grunge

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    - 45

    Adolf Hitler's Nipples

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    added by ChangesDownClub
    Hip hop music, Synthpop, Electro

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    added by fallen88zero
    Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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    Pop punk, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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    + 128
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    Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Deathgrind

    ) open
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    Jangle pop, Classic rock, Heartland rock

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