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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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list ordered by
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Hoobastank is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Pop punk, Nu metal, Ska punk
2
Anal Cunt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
HaroldKarlsson added Rock music, Folk music, Noise music
3
Anal Vomit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added
4
Let's Get Out of This Terrible... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
5
Test Icicles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Alternative hip hop, Noise rock, Dance-punk
6
The String Cheese Incident is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Neo-psychedelia, Progressive bluegrass, Jam band
7
Chumbawamba is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Rock music, World music, Dance
8
The The is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Soundtrack, New Wave, Spoken word
9
Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore
10
Hootie & the Blowfish is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Jangle pop, Heartland rock, Rock music
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We Butter the Bread With Butte... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Mentor_rm9 added Deathcore, Electronic music, Metalcore
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Gay Dad is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock
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Dogs Die in Hot Cars is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Rock music, Britpop, Indie rock
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Slightly Stoopid is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Ska punk, Rock music, Folk music
15
Adolf Hitler's Nipples is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Adolf Hitler's Nipples
16
Dananananaykroyd is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Indie pop, Indie, Rock music
17
Bathtub Shitter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Deathgrind
18
Rapeman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
VanessaHawelu added Noise rock, Rock music, Alternative rock
19
Carter the Unstoppable Sex Mac... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added Electronic music, Dance-pop, Alternative dance
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Diarrhea Planet is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
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G. Love & Special Sauce is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Alternative hip hop, Blues-rock, Rhythm and blues
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...And You Will Know Us by the... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Noise rock, Alternative rock, Progressive rock
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!!! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Dance-punk, Alternative rock, Indie rock
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Cerebral Ballzy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Street punk, Skate punk, Punk rock
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The Child Molesters is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever