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1.7k votersThe Best Bands That Are Named After FoodsThe best bands that are named after food criss-cross the music world with offerings from music genres like indie rock, classic roc...
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1.2k votersThe Best Bands Named After Books and Literary CharactersThe best bands that are named after books span the music world with offerings from music genres like indie rock, classic rock, and...
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2.2k votersBands You Didn't Realize Had Names Inspired By HistoryRock music has been around for long enough that rock history is a legitimate subject of study, but that’s not the only way in whic...
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378 votersBands That Sound Nothing Like Their NameHave you ever been really intrigued by a band with a great name, only to be super disappointed when you hear their music? Or maybe...
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2k votersThe Best Bands With Animal NamesThe best bands with animals in their names criss-cross the music world with offerings from music genres like indie rock, classic r...
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1.7k votersThe Best Bands with Colors in Their NamesQuick: someone has just asked you to rattle off the best bands named after a color! What do you say? Drawing a blank? This list of...
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314 votersThe Best Bands Named After Historical FiguresThese bands named after a historical figure are from all genres of music – rock, new wave, metal, pop, and hip-hop. There are band...
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494 votersThe Best Bands Named After CitiesPlenty of bands are named after various places, including countries, continents, and states. This list is for bands with cities in...
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816 votersThe Best Bands Named After SongsComplete list of bands named after songs performed by other musicians (or, in some cases, bands named after their own songs). Look...
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622 votersThe Best Bands Named After Body PartsPlenty of musicians are inspired to name their bands after famous people, animals, or even colors. You’ll also find a surprisingly...
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2k votersThe Best Bands with Numbers in Their NamesWhat’s the most famous band with numbers in their name? Drawing a blank? This list of number band names will help. You might be re...
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341 votersThe Best Bands Named After MoviesThere's just something about the movies that inspires artists. In fact, plenty of bands have taken their names from popular movies...
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422 votersThe Best Bands Named After FlowersBands get their names from all sorts of different inspirations. Some go with animals as part of their name; others choose monikers...
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793 votersThe Best Bands Named After BirdsBands get their names in all kinds of ways. But when it comes to bands named after birds, you might be surprised at how many of th...
Bugs
327 votersThe Best Bands Named After BugsWhat is it about bugs that proves so inspiring? A number of great bands are named after bugs. In fact, these musical groups took t...
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362 votersThe Best Bands Named After Stars, Planets, and Other Things in Outer SpaceWhat do Earth, Wind & Fire, 30 Seconds to Mars, and Silversun Pickups all have in common? Aside from the fact that they are all mu...
Animals
210 votersThe Best Bands Named After Sea AnimalsWhen it comes to animal band names, some of the most popular choices seem to come from water. There are a ton of great bands named...
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292 votersThe Best Bands Named After DrugsBands named after drugs or medicines aren’t hard to find in music today. Some of the names are quite straightforward, using “acid”...
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556 votersThe Best Bands Named After StatesThe best bands named after states include some of rock’s most iconic groups, a country music powerhouse ensemble, at least one of ...
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372 votersThe Best Bands Named After Things from the BibleBiblical bands can be found in almost every genre of music. Plenty of bands have religious names – some intentionally, others not ...