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

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2
176 93
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
159 90
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
144 85
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
157 98
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
123 76
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

7
123 78
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
103 73
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
102 85
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
132 118
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

11
85 81
Korn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Korn Dubstep, Nu metal, Industrial metal

12
63 59
Bananarama is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Bananarama Girl group, Synthpop, New Wave

13
23 14
Creedence Clearwater Revival is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
black90txd added Creedence Clearwater Revival Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Swamp pop

14
62 61
Salt-N-Pepa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Salt-N-Pepa Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop rap

15
82 85
The Black Eyed Peas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Black Eyed Peas Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

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16
68 70
Hall & Oates is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hall & Oates Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Rock music

17
66 73
Bread is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Bread Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock

18
61 71
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

19
17 17
Sweet is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Sweet Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

20
19 20
Wild Cherry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Wild Cherry Disco, Pop music, Rock music

21
57 70
Fiona Apple is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Fiona Apple Indie pop, Rock music, Piano rock

22
49 60
April Wine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
bojanthebest added April Wine Rock music, Hard rock

23
24 27
Ice-T is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Ice-T Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Rock music

24
15 17
Vanilla Fudge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
RobLein added Vanilla Fudge Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

25
57 74
Vanilla Ice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Vanilla Ice Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music

26
51 66
Meat Puppets is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Meat Puppets Grunge, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative rock

27
48 62
Hootie & the Blowfish is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hootie & the Blowfish Jangle pop, Heartland rock, Rock music

28
45 58
The Sugarhill Gang is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Sugarhill Gang Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, Disco

29
22 27
The B-52's is listed (or ranked) 29 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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30
21 26
The Lemonheads is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Lemonheads Alternative rock, Punk rock, Indie rock

31
42 55
Bowling for Soup is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Bowling for Soup Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

32
50 66
Phish is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Phish Rock music, Neo-psychedelia, Jazz fusion

33
4 3
Neneh Cherry is listed (or ranked) 33 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

34
34 45
Hot Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hot Chocolate Disco, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

35
21 27
The Turtles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added The Turtles Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

36
39 52
Tangerine Dream is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Tangerine Dream Krautrock, New Age music, Electronic music

37
18 23
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

38
3 3
Sugarland is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Sugarland Country pop, Pop music, Country

39
32 44
The Jam is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
slantsix added The Jam Pop punk, New Wave, Rock music

40
40 56
Buckcherry is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Buckcherry Glam metal, Blues-rock, Heavy metal

41
3 4
The Waterboys is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added The Waterboys Celtic rock, New Wave, Rock music

42
3 4
Sugar is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Sugar Power pop, Alternative rock, Post-punk

43
54 77
Spice Girls is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Spice Girls Girl group, Rock music, Dance-pop

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4 6
Salt N Peppa is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Salt N Peppa

45
4 6
Pigface is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Pigface

46
37 54
Humble Pie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Humble Pie Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

47
10 15
Strawberry Alarm Clock is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Strawberry Alarm Clock Bubblegum pop, Blues-rock, Rock music

48
41 60
Captain Beefheart & His Magic ... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band Blues-rock, Spoken word, Garage rock

49
3 5
Big Pig is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Big Pig New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

50
37 55
Veruca Salt is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Veruca Salt Grunge, Power pop, Post-grunge