Mockery The Worst Band Names Ever  

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List Rules 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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1,164 453
Hoobastank is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Hoobastank Pop punk, Nu metal, Ska punk

2
1,264 347
Anal Cunt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
HaroldKarlsson added Anal Cunt Rock music, Folk music, Noise music

3
1,049 324
Let's Get Out of This Terrible... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever

4
1,143 485
The The is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
The The Soundtrack, New Wave, Spoken word

5
1,032 240
Anal Vomit is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added Anal Vomit

6
978 315
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
913 417
Chumbawamba is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Chumbawamba Rock music, World music, Dance

8
810 381
The String Cheese Incident is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
The String Cheese Incident Neo-psychedelia, Progressive bluegrass, Jam band

9
779 244
We Butter the Bread With Butte... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Mentor_rm9 added We Butter the Bread With Butter Deathcore, Electronic music, Metalcore

10
789 306
!!! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
!!! Dance-punk, Alternative rock, Indie rock

11
754 264
Gay Dad is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Gay Dad Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

12
683 238
Dogs Die in Hot Cars is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Dogs Die in Hot Cars Rock music, Britpop, Indie rock

13
628 226
Cerebral Ballzy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Cerebral Ballzy Street punk, Skate punk, Punk rock

14
609 207
Dananananaykroyd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Dananananaykroyd Indie pop, Indie, Rock music

15
935 416
Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Limp Bizkit Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore

16
623 410
...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
700 528
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
511 204
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
703 377
Butthole Surfers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
ChangesDownClub added Butthole Surfers Noise rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia

20
513 179
Gaye Bykers on Acid is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Kosh105 added Gaye Bykers on Acid Hip hop music, Rock music, Grebo

21
440 100
Adolf Hitler's Nipples is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Adolf Hitler's Nipples

22
541 316
G. Love & Special Sauce is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
G. Love & Special Sauce Alternative hip hop, Blues-rock, Rhythm and blues

23
444 156
Showaddywaddy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Showaddywaddy Rock music, Rock and roll

24
405 135
Joe Lean And The Jing Jang Jon... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added Joe Lean And The Jing Jang Jong Indie rock, Post-punk revival

25
407 164
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinos... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Indie pop, Electro, Indietronica

26
319 76
Rapeman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
VanessaHawelu added Rapeman Noise rock, Rock music, Alternative rock

27
283 63
Bathtub Shitter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Bathtub Shitter Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Deathgrind

28
529 312
Slightly Stoopid is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Slightly Stoopid Ska punk, Rock music, Folk music

29
409 179
Crispy Ambulance is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added Crispy Ambulance Indie rock, Post-punk

30
456 241
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
397 153
We Are Going to Eat You is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
MadameLil added We Are Going to Eat You

32
525 260
3OH!3 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
3OH!3 Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

33
367 168
I'm From Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
I'm From Barcelona Indie pop, Indie rock, Baroque pop

34
380 190
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
332 97
Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
colormelivvy added Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! Pop punk, Metalcore, Heavy metal

36
251 91
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Coolza added Gorky's Zygotic Mynci Neo-progressive rock, Psychedelic folk, Pop music

37
451 160
LMFAO is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
ChangesDownClub added LMFAO Hip hop music, Synthpop, Electro

38
187 31
Diarrhea Planet is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever

39
535 305
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
458 412
Mr. Mister is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Mr. Mister Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Synth rock

41
382 186
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever

42
341 176
Saturday Looks Good to Me is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Saturday Looks Good to Me Indie pop, Pop music

43
526 372
'N Sync is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
'N Sync Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

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179 23
Xstabxyouxinxthexheadxandxeatx... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
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45
297 151
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
395 260
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
304 186
Lovely Forts is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever

48
295 176
Pop Will Eat Itself is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
MadameLil added Pop Will Eat Itself Electronic music, Industrial rock, Grebo

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162 44
The Child Molesters is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever

50
453 460
The Band is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
The Band Americana, Blues-rock, Rock music