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
1,269 521
Hoobastank is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Pop punk, Nu metal, Ska punk

2
1,418 402
Anal Cunt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
HaroldKarlsson added Rock music, Folk music, Noise music

3
1,172 381
Let's Get Out of This Terrible... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever

4
1,143 280
Anal Vomit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added

5
1,066 349
Test Icicles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Alternative hip hop, Noise rock, Dance-punk

6
1,244 554
The The is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Soundtrack, New Wave, Spoken word

7
870 279
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
873 426
The String Cheese Incident is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Neo-psychedelia, Progressive bluegrass, Jam band

9
980 455
Chumbawamba is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Rock music, World music, Dance

10
838 298
Gay Dad is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

11
766 263
Dogs Die in Hot Cars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Rock music, Britpop, Indie rock

12
851 349
!!! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Dance-punk, Alternative rock, Indie rock

13
668 228
Dananananaykroyd is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Indie pop, Indie, Rock music

14
1,029 455
Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore

15
684 249
Cerebral Ballzy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Street punk, Skate punk, Punk rock

16
662 451
...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
743 578
Hootie & the Blowfish is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Jangle pop, Heartland rock, Rock music

18
566 230
Carter the Unstoppable Sex Mac... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added Electronic music, Dance-pop, Alternative dance

19
565 129
Adolf Hitler's Nipples is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Adolf Hitler's Nipples

20
352 78
Bathtub Shitter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Deathgrind

21
765 425
Butthole Surfers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
ChangesDownClub added Noise rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia

22
438 187
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinos... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Indie pop, Electro, Indietronica

23
559 199
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
568 335
Slightly Stoopid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Ska punk, Rock music, Folk music

25
486 174
Showaddywaddy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Rock music, Rock and roll