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

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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
Classic rock, Jazz-funk, Rock music

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246 147
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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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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179 129
Meat Loaf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Wagnerian rock, Rock opera, 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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The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Jangle pop, New Wave, 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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132 106
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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128 114
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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Korn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Dubstep, Nu metal, Industrial metal

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Bread is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock

13
92 87
Hall & Oates is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Rock music

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

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83 81
Salt-N-Pepa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop rap

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42 35
Creedence Clearwater Revival is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
black90txd added Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Swamp pop

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77 75
Bananarama is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Girl group, Synthpop, New Wave

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15 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

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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

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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

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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

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31 33
Wild Cherry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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30 32
Sweet is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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33 36
The Lemonheads is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Alternative rock, Punk rock, Indie rock

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61 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