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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list ordered by
1
1,291 550
Hoobastank is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Pop punk, Nu metal, Ska punk
2
1,463 417
Anal Cunt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
HaroldKarlsson added Rock music, Folk music, Noise music
3
1,199 397
Let's Get Out of This Terrible... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
4
1,184 286
Anal Vomit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added
5
1,090 358
Test Icicles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Alternative hip hop, Noise rock, Dance-punk
6
1,265 570
The The is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Soundtrack, New Wave, Spoken word
7
892 287
We Butter the Bread With Butte... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Mentor_rm9 added Deathcore, Electronic music, Metalcore
8
893 439
The String Cheese Incident is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Neo-psychedelia, Progressive bluegrass, Jam band
9
996 468
Chumbawamba is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Rock music, World music, Dance
10
865 306
Gay Dad is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock
11
784 270
Dogs Die in Hot Cars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Rock music, Britpop, Indie rock
12
686 237
Dananananaykroyd is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Indie pop, Indie, Rock music
13
867 360
!!! is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Dance-punk, Alternative rock, Indie rock
14
1,056 469
Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore
15
696 257
Cerebral Ballzy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Street punk, Skate punk, Punk rock
16
669 465
...And You Will Know Us by the... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Noise rock, Alternative rock, Progressive rock
17
755 595
Hootie & the Blowfish is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Jangle pop, Heartland rock, Rock music
18
591 133
Adolf Hitler's Nipples is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Adolf Hitler's Nipples
19
577 238
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
20
368 83
Bathtub Shitter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Deathgrind
21
785 437
Butthole Surfers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
ChangesDownClub added Noise rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia
22
451 191
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinos... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Indie pop, Electro, Indietronica
23
570 206
Gaye Bykers on Acid is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Kosh105 added Hip hop music, Rock music, Grebo
24
579 345
Slightly Stoopid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Ska punk, Rock music, Folk music
25
585 349
G. Love & Special Sauce is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Alternative hip hop, Blues-rock, Rhythm and blues