The Best Bands Named After Genitalia  

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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 formed in London in 1975. Although they 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 were one of the most influential acts in the history of popular music, initiated a punk movement in the United Kingdom, and inspired many later punk and alternative rock musicians. The first incarnation of the Sex Pistols included singer Johnny Rotten, lead guitarist Steve Jones, drummer Paul Cook and bass player Glen Matlock. Matlock was replaced by Sid Vicious early in 1977. Under the management of Malcolm McLaren, a visual artist, performer, clothes designer and ...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 is an American rock band formed by Gibby Haynes and 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. Rooted in the 1980s hardcore punk scene, Butthole Surfers quickly became known for their chaotic and disturbing live shows, black comedy, and a sound that incorporated elements of psychedelia, noise, punk rock and, later, electronica, as well as their use of sound manipulation and tape ...more on Wikipedia

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The 4‐Skins is listed (or ranked) 3 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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The Flaming Lips is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bands Named After Genitalia
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The Flaming Lips are an American rock band formed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1983. Instrumentally, their sound contains lush, multi-layered, psychedelic rock arrangements, but lyrically their compositions show elements of space rock, including unusual song and album titles—such as "What Is the Light?". They are also acclaimed for their elaborate live shows, which feature costumes, balloons, puppets, video projections, complex stage light configurations, giant hands, large amounts of confetti, and frontman Wayne Coyne's signature man-sized plastic bubble, in which he traverses the audience. In 2002, Q magazine named The Flaming Lips one of the "50 Bands to See Before You Die." The band is ...more on Wikipedia

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