mockery The Worst Band Names Ever  

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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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1,052 374
Hoobastank is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Hoobastank Pop punk, Nu metal, Ska punk

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2
921 281
Let's Get Out of This Terrible... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever

3
1,082 299
Anal Cunt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
HaroldKarlsson added Anal Cunt Rock music, Folk music, Noise music

4
1,035 417
The The is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
The The Soundtrack, New Wave, Spoken word

5
905 206
Anal Vomit is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added Anal Vomit

6
881 274
Test Icicles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Test Icicles Alternative hip hop, Noise rock, Dance-punk

7
738 330
The String Cheese Incident is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
The String Cheese Incident Neo-psychedelia, Progressive bluegrass, Jam band

8
678 211
We Butter the Bread With Butte... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Mentor_rm9 added We Butter the Bread With Butter Deathcore, Electronic music, Metalcore

9
835 377
Chumbawamba is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Chumbawamba Rock music, World music, Dance

10
713 272
!!! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
!!! Dance-punk, Alternative rock, Indie rock

11
669 228
Gay Dad is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Gay Dad Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

12
564 204
Cerebral Ballzy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Cerebral Ballzy Street punk, Skate punk, Punk rock

13
602 215
Dogs Die in Hot Cars is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Dogs Die in Hot Cars Rock music, Britpop, Indie rock

14
845 375
Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Limp Bizkit Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore

15
538 189
Dananananaykroyd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Dananananaykroyd Indie pop, Indie, Rock music

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576 368
...And You Will Know Us by the... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Noise rock, Alternative rock, Progressive rock

17
642 488
Hootie & the Blowfish is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Hootie & the Blowfish Jangle pop, Heartland rock, Rock music

18
441 188
Carter the Unstoppable Sex Mac... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine Electronic music, Dance-pop, Alternative dance

19
461 162
Gaye Bykers on Acid is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Kosh105 added Gaye Bykers on Acid Hip hop music, Rock music, Grebo

20
397 137
Showaddywaddy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Showaddywaddy Rock music, Rock and roll

21
501 292
G. Love & Special Sauce is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
G. Love & Special Sauce Alternative hip hop, Blues-rock, Rhythm and blues

22
367 121
Joe Lean And The Jing Jang Jon... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added Joe Lean And The Jing Jang Jong Indie rock, Post-punk revival

23
622 337
Butthole Surfers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
ChangesDownClub added Butthole Surfers Noise rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia

24
365 152
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinos... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Indie pop, Electro, Indietronica

25
334 79
Adolf Hitler's Nipples is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Adolf Hitler's Nipples

26
483 283
Slightly Stoopid is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Slightly Stoopid Ska punk, Rock music, Folk music

27
373 163
Crispy Ambulance is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added Crispy Ambulance Indie rock, Post-punk

28
362 134
We Are Going to Eat You is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
MadameLil added We Are Going to Eat You

29
237 56
Rapeman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
VanessaHawelu added Rapeman Noise rock, Rock music, Alternative rock

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420 222
Enuff Z'Nuff is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Enuff Z'Nuff Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

31
337 146
I'm From Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
I'm From Barcelona Indie pop, Indie rock, Baroque pop

32
222 50
Bathtub Shitter is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Bathtub Shitter Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Deathgrind

33
479 235
3OH!3 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
3OH!3 Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

34
350 172
Archers of Loaf is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Archers of Loaf Noise rock, Noise pop, Punk rock

35
224 77
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Coolza added Gorky's Zygotic Mynci Neo-progressive rock, Psychedelic folk, Pop music

36
386 133
LMFAO is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
ChangesDownClub added LMFAO Hip hop music, Synthpop, Electro

37
288 87
Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
colormelivvy added Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! Pop punk, Metalcore, Heavy metal

38
358 166
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever

39
482 279
Insane Clown Posse is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Insane Clown Posse Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Gangsta rap

40
318 157
Saturday Looks Good to Me is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Saturday Looks Good to Me Indie pop, Pop music

41
421 387
Mr. Mister is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Mr. Mister Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Synth rock

42
488 334
'N Sync is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
'N Sync Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

43
271 151
Pop Will Eat Itself is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
MadameLil added Pop Will Eat Itself Electronic music, Industrial rock, Grebo

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285 170
Lovely Forts is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever

45
270 137
The Pigeon Detectives is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added The Pigeon Detectives New Wave, Garage rock, Alternative rock

46
359 235
Bowling for Soup is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added Bowling for Soup Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

47
425 412
The Band is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
The Band Americana, Blues-rock, Rock music

48
120 21
Diarrhea Planet is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever

49
236 103
Umphrey’s McGee is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Dylan1077 added Umphrey’s McGee Rock music, Jam band, Progressive rock

50
203 50
Disco Tits is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever