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The Best Bands Named After Genitalia 

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Updated June 14, 2019 553 votes 169 voters 38.8k views 14 items

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The best bands that are named after genitalia criss-cross the music world with offerings from music genres like indie rock, classic rock, and even a little hip-hop. The only rule here is that these famous bands must have some kind of genital affiliation. For instance: Faster Pussycat, Kill Kill has a word in it that could be genitalia but is not. Russian band Pussy Riot, however, makes the list.

This votable list of band names is your chance to choose the best pleasure organ related artist or band. Is a bit of Limp Bizkit your thing? Are you feeling turned on by Third Eye Blind? Do you want to get your hands on some Whitesnake? Whether you're a fan of a good band with a funny genitalia name or just a fan of genitalia names and weird bands, this list of famous bands with sexy names is the place to be for all the most titillating band names.

Sex Pistols is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bands Named After Genitalia
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The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band that formed in London in 1975. They were responsible for initiating the punk movement in the United Kingdom and inspiring many later punk and alternative rock musicians. Although their initial career lasted just two and a half years and produced only four singles and one studio album, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols, they are regarded as one of the most influential acts in the history of popular music.The Sex Pistols originally comprised vocalist Johnny Rotten (John Lydon), guitarist Steve Jones, drummer Paul Cook and bassist Glen Matlock. Matlock was replaced by Sid Vicious in early 1977. Under the management of Malcolm McLaren, ...more on Wikipedia

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Butthole Surfers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bands Named After Genitalia
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Butthole Surfers are an American rock band formed by singer Gibby Haynes and guitarist Paul Leary in San Antonio, Texas, in 1981. The band has had numerous personnel changes, but its core lineup of Haynes, Leary, and drummer King Coffey has been consistent since 1983. Teresa Nervosa served as second drummer from 1983 to 1985, 1986 to 1989, and 2009. The band has also employed a variety of bass players, most notably Jeff Pinkus.Emerging from the 1980s hardcore punk scene, Butthole Surfers quickly became known for their chaotic live shows, black comedy, and a sound that incorporated elements of psychedelia, noise rock, punk as well as their use of sound manipulation and tape editing.Although ...more on Wikipedia

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The Flaming Lips is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bands Named After Genitalia
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The Flaming Lips is an American rock band formed in 1983 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The group recorded several albums and EPs on an indie label, Restless, in the 1980s and early 1990s. After signing to Warner Brothers, they released their first record with Warner, Hit to Death in the Future Head (1992). They later released The Soft Bulletin (1999), which was NME magazine's Album of the Year, and then Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (2002). In February 2007, they were nominated for a BRIT Award for "Best International Act". The group has won three Grammy Awards, including two for Best Rock Instrumental Performance. They were placed on Q magazine's list of the "50 Bands to See Before You Die" ...more on Wikipedia

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The 4‐Skins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bands Named After Genitalia
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The 4-Skins are a working class Oi! punk rock band from the East End of London, England. Originally composed of Gary Hodges, 'Hoxton' Tom McCourt, Steve 'H' Hamer and Gary Hitchcock, they formed in 1979 and disbanded in 1984 – although new line-ups formed in 2007 and 2008. Many of their songs dealt with violent topics, but the band has claimed they were discussing the realities of inner city life, not promoting violence. Other 4-Skins song topics include police harassment, political corruption, war and unemployment. ...more on Wikipedia

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