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The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods  

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List Rules Band name must have something to do with food/edible substances

The best bands that are named after food 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 food affiliation. For instance: Ice Cube has no caloric value so he doesn't count. Ice-T, however, is a sweet delicious treat on a hot day and in the music world, so he's in. 

This votable list of band names with food in them is your chance to choose the best food related artist or band. Is a bit of Cake your thing? Are you feeling frisky from Blue Oyster Cult? Does a little Eminem satisfy your funny music name cravings? Whether you're a fan of a good band with a funny food name or just a fan of food names and weird bands, this list of famous bands with food names is the place to be for all the most mouth watering band names.

This band names list exists solely to highlight food bands, but if you're curious to see where some of the best weird band names came from, check out the greatest band name origin stories. Also, don't be surprised when you see some of these funny band names on the list of great bands with the worst names.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Alternative Rock, Funk Metal
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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hip hop
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Cream is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Blues-rock, Classic rock, Rock music
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The Smashing Pumpkins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Shoegazing, Gothic rock, Alternative rock
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The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music
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Blue Öyster Cult is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Heavy metal, Stoner rock
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Meat Loaf is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Wagnerian rock, Rock opera, Rock music
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Pearl Jam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Grunge, Post-grunge
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Chuck Berry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll
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Cake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Country rock, Post-grunge, Alternative rock
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Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Siersha 2 added Doo-wop, Pop music, Neo soul
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Brandi Carlile is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Siersha 2 added Pop music, Folk music, Folk rock
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Damien Rice is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Siersha 2 added Indie pop, Folk music, Folk rock
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Fine Young Cannibals is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Siersha 2 added New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock
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Garbage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Siersha 2 added Pop music, Trip hop, Rock music
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Juice Newton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Siersha 2 added Pop music, Rock music, Country
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Vic Chesnutt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Siersha 2 added Folk rock, Alternative country
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Creedence Clearwater Rev... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
black90txd added Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Swamp pop
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Bread is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock
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Korn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Dubstep, Nu metal, Industrial metal
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The Black Eyed Peas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hip hop, Pop, Electronic
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Brandy Norwood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Siersha 2 added Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop
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Pink Martini is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Siersha 2 added Lounge music, Latin American music, Classical music
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Rosemary Clooney is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Siersha 2 added Traditional pop music, Vocal jazz
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Wings is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Thom Ovacek added Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock