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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
Red Hot Chili Peppers Classic rock, Jazz-funk, Rock music

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2
167 91
The Smashing Pumpkins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Smashing Pumpkins Shoegazing, Gothic rock, Alternative rock

3
153 84
Cream is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Cream Blues-rock, Classic rock, Rock music

4
138 84
Meat Loaf is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Meat Loaf Wagnerian rock, Rock opera, Rock music

5
151 97
Pearl Jam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Pearl Jam Rock music, Grunge, Post-grunge

6
119 73
The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Cranberries Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music

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119 76
Blue Öyster Cult is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Blue Öyster Cult Rock music, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

8
98 72
Chuck Berry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Chuck Berry Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll

9
100 83
Cake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Cake Country rock, Post-grunge, Alternative rock

10
130 114
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Eminem Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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63 57
Bananarama is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Bananarama Girl group, Synthpop, New Wave

12
82 81
Korn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Korn Dubstep, Nu metal, Industrial metal

13
67 68
Hall & Oates is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hall & Oates Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Rock music

14
78 83
The Black Eyed Peas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Black Eyed Peas Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

15
59 61
Salt-N-Pepa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Salt-N-Pepa Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop rap

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66 71
Bread is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Bread Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock

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18 14
Creedence Clearwater Revival is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
black90txd added Creedence Clearwater Revival Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Swamp pop

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59 70
Blind Melon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Blind Melon Blues-rock, Grunge, Folk rock

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49 58
April Wine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
bojanthebest added April Wine Rock music, Hard rock

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56 68
Fiona Apple is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Fiona Apple Indie pop, Rock music, Piano rock

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16 16
Sweet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Sweet Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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21 24
The Lemonheads is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Lemonheads Alternative rock, Punk rock, Indie rock

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17 19
Wild Cherry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Wild Cherry Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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3 1
Neneh Cherry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Neneh Cherry Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

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14 16
Vanilla Fudge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
RobLein added Vanilla Fudge Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

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44 57
The Sugarhill Gang is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Sugarhill Gang Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, Disco

27
49 64
Phish is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Phish Rock music, Neo-psychedelia, Jazz fusion

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49 65
Meat Puppets is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Meat Puppets Grunge, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative rock

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3 2
Sugar is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Sugar Power pop, Alternative rock, Post-punk

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33 44
Hot Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hot Chocolate Disco, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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38 51
Tangerine Dream is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Tangerine Dream Krautrock, New Age music, Electronic music

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20 26
The B-52's is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added The B-52's New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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20 26
Ice-T is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Ice-T Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Rock music

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20 26
The Turtles is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added The Turtles Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

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2 1
Candyland is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Candyland

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40 54
Bowling for Soup is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Bowling for Soup Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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17 22
The Lovin' Spoonful is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added The Lovin' Spoonful Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

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4 4
Pigface is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Pigface

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45 62
Hootie & the Blowfish is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hootie & the Blowfish Jangle pop, Heartland rock, Rock music

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10 13
Strawberry Alarm Clock is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Strawberry Alarm Clock Bubblegum pop, Blues-rock, Rock music

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53 74
Vanilla Ice is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Vanilla Ice Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music

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31 43
The Jam is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
slantsix added The Jam Pop punk, New Wave, Rock music

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37 52
Humble Pie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Humble Pie Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

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39 55
Buckcherry is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Buckcherry Glam metal, Blues-rock, Heavy metal

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1 1
Sugarland is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Sugarland Country pop, Pop music, Country

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1 1
Pure Sugar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Pure Sugar

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1 1
The Mighty Lemon Drops is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added The Mighty Lemon Drops Jangle pop, Indie, Alternative rock

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15 21
The Electric Prunes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added The Electric Prunes Rock music, Garage rock, Acid rock

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10 14
The Honey Drippers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added The Honey Drippers

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3 4
Big Pig is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Big Pig New Wave, Pop music, Rock music