Musicians 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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263 145
Red Hot Chili Peppers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Classic rock, Jazz-funk, Rock music

2
243 147
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

3
198 128
Cream is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Blues-rock, Classic rock, Rock music

4
203 135
The Smashing Pumpkins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Shoegazing, Gothic rock, Alternative rock

5
177 126
Meat Loaf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Wagnerian rock, Rock opera, Rock music

6
155 111
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

7
157 115
The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music

8
181 145
Pearl Jam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Grunge, Post-grunge

9
130 105
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

10
126 113
Cake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Country rock, Post-grunge, Alternative rock

11
106 101
Korn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Dubstep, Nu metal, Industrial metal

12
107 105
The Black Eyed Peas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

13
87 83
Bread is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock

14
90 87
Hall & Oates is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Rock music

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42 34
Creedence Clearwater Revival is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
black90txd added Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Swamp pop

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82 81
Salt-N-Pepa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop rap

17
76 75
Bananarama is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Girl group, Synthpop, New Wave

18
13 7
Wings is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Thom Ovacek added Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

19
74 82
Blind Melon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Blues-rock, Grunge, Folk rock

20
38 41
Ice-T is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Rock music

21
56 65
Bowling for Soup is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

22
33 36
The Lemonheads is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Alternative rock, Punk rock, Indie rock

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30 33
Wild Cherry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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29 32
Sweet is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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60 73
April Wine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
bojanthebest added Rock music, Hard rock

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29 33
Ice Cube is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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24 27
Vanilla Fudge is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
RobLein added Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

28
49 62
Tangerine Dream is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Krautrock, New Age music, Electronic music

29
55 71
The Sugarhill Gang is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, Disco

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42 54
Hot Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Disco, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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31 39
The Turtles is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

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28 35
The Lovin' Spoonful is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

33
35 45
The Raspberries is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop

34
59 79
Meat Puppets is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Grunge, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative rock

35
67 92
Vanilla Ice is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music

36
62 85
Fiona Apple is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Indie pop, Rock music, Piano rock

37
55 77
Hootie & the Blowfish is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Jangle pop, Heartland rock, Rock music

38
56 79
Phish is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Neo-psychedelia, Jazz fusion

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49 70
Captain Beefheart & His Magic ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Blues-rock, Spoken word, Garage rock

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7 10
Sugarland is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Country pop, Pop music, Country

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16 23
The Honey Drippers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added The Honey Drippers

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29 42
The B-52's is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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42 61
Humble Pie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

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37 54
The Jam is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
slantsix added Pop punk, New Wave, Rock music

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43 63
Veruca Salt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Grunge, Power pop, Post-grunge

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32 47
Hot Tuna is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Acoustic music, Blues

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62 91
Spice Girls is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Girl group, Rock music, Dance-pop

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1 2
Green Apple Quick Step is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Milko added Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Psychedelic rock

49
16 24
Strawberry Alarm Clock is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Bubblegum pop, Blues-rock, Rock music

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3 5
Orange Wedge is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
kosycat1 added Orange Wedge