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
1,090 394
Hoobastank is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Hoobastank Pop punk, Nu metal, Ska punk

2
1,148 309
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
964 295
Let's Get Out of This Terrible... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever

4
1,066 439
The The is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
The The Soundtrack, New Wave, Spoken word

5
917 283
Test Icicles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Test Icicles Alternative hip hop, Noise rock, Dance-punk

6
947 215
Anal Vomit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added Anal Vomit

7
763 343
The String Cheese Incident is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
The String Cheese Incident Neo-psychedelia, Progressive bluegrass, Jam band

8
707 221
We Butter the Bread With Butte... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Mentor_rm9 added We Butter the Bread With Butter Deathcore, Electronic music, Metalcore

9
856 390
Chumbawamba is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Chumbawamba Rock music, World music, Dance

10
737 281
!!! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
!!! Dance-punk, Alternative rock, Indie rock

11
694 240
Gay Dad is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Gay Dad Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

12
584 210
Cerebral Ballzy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Cerebral Ballzy Street punk, Skate punk, Punk rock

13
628 221
Dogs Die in Hot Cars is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Dogs Die in Hot Cars Rock music, Britpop, Indie rock

14
878 386
Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Limp Bizkit Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore

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15
561 192
Dananananaykroyd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Dananananaykroyd Indie pop, Indie, Rock music

16
593 380
...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
662 500
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
467 194
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
481 166
Gaye Bykers on Acid is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Kosh105 added Gaye Bykers on Acid Hip hop music, Rock music, Grebo

20
418 142
Showaddywaddy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Showaddywaddy Rock music, Rock and roll

21
515 301
G. Love & Special Sauce is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
G. Love & Special Sauce Alternative hip hop, Blues-rock, Rhythm and blues

Celebrities Killed by the Internet

22
652 350
Butthole Surfers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
ChangesDownClub added Butthole Surfers Noise rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia

23
379 126
Joe Lean And The Jing Jang Jon... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added Joe Lean And The Jing Jang Jong Indie rock, Post-punk revival

24
368 82
Adolf Hitler's Nipples is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Adolf Hitler's Nipples

25
377 158
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
500 291
Slightly Stoopid is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Slightly Stoopid Ska punk, Rock music, Folk music

27
266 61
Rapeman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
VanessaHawelu added Rapeman Noise rock, Rock music, Alternative rock

28
383 169
Crispy Ambulance is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added Crispy Ambulance Indie rock, Post-punk

The Sexiest Artists of All Time

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240 55
Bathtub Shitter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Bathtub Shitter Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Deathgrind

30
430 229
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
497 240
3OH!3 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
3OH!3 Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

32
371 142
We Are Going to Eat You is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
MadameLil added We Are Going to Eat You

33
343 153
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
361 176
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
234 79
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Coolza added Gorky's Zygotic Mynci Neo-progressive rock, Psychedelic folk, Pop music

The Best TV Shows That Lasted 10+ Seasons

36
306 90
Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
colormelivvy added Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! Pop punk, Metalcore, Heavy metal

37
411 143
LMFAO is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
ChangesDownClub added LMFAO Hip hop music, Synthpop, Electro

38
504 287
Insane Clown Posse is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Insane Clown Posse Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Gangsta rap

39
367 174
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever

40
325 163
Saturday Looks Good to Me is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Saturday Looks Good to Me Indie pop, Pop music

41
432 398
Mr. Mister is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
Mr. Mister Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Synth rock

42
144 24
Diarrhea Planet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever

The Best Metal Albums of 2018

43
503 341
'N Sync is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
'N Sync Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

44
289 174
Lovely Forts is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever

45
372 242
Bowling for Soup is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added Bowling for Soup Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

46
278 140
The Pigeon Detectives is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
fallen88zero added The Pigeon Detectives New Wave, Garage rock, Alternative rock

47
277 157
Pop Will Eat Itself is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
MadameLil added Pop Will Eat Itself Electronic music, Industrial rock, Grebo

48
435 424
The Band is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever
The Band Americana, Blues-rock, Rock music

49
136 15
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50
217 53
Disco Tits is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst Band Names Ever