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
1,292 552
Hoobastank is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Pop punk, Nu metal, Ska punk
2
1,466 417
Anal Cunt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
HaroldKarlsson added Rock music, Folk music, Noise music
3
1,200 399
Let's Get Out of This Terrible... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
4
1,187 286
Anal Vomit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added
5
1,091 359
Test Icicles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Alternative hip hop, Noise rock, Dance-punk
6
1,265 573
The The is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Soundtrack, New Wave, Spoken word
7
894 288
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
894 440
The String Cheese Incident is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Neo-psychedelia, Progressive bluegrass, Jam band
9
997 470
Chumbawamba is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Rock music, World music, Dance
10
868 306
Gay Dad is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock
11
785 272
Dogs Die in Hot Cars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Rock music, Britpop, Indie rock
12
688 238
Dananananaykroyd is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Indie pop, Indie, Rock music
13
869 362
!!! is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Dance-punk, Alternative rock, Indie rock
14
1,058 470
Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore
15
698 257
Cerebral Ballzy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Street punk, Skate punk, Punk rock
16
671 466
...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
756 597
Hootie & the Blowfish is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Jangle pop, Heartland rock, Rock music
18
595 133
Adolf Hitler's Nipples is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Adolf Hitler's Nipples
19
579 238
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
371 83
Bathtub Shitter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Deathgrind
21
788 437
Butthole Surfers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
ChangesDownClub added Noise rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia
22
452 193
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinos... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Indie pop, Electro, Indietronica
23
572 206
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
581 346
Slightly Stoopid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Ska punk, Rock music, Folk music
25
404 107
Rapeman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
VanessaHawelu added Noise rock, Rock music, Alternative rock