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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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
234 140
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
199 128
The Smashing Pumpkins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Shoegazing, Gothic rock, Alternative rock

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190 124
Cream is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Blues-rock, Classic rock, Rock music

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152 108
Blue Öyster Cult is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

6
169 124
Meat Loaf is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Wagnerian rock, Rock opera, Rock music

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154 111
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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177 140
Pearl Jam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Grunge, Post-grunge

9
127 100
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
125 109
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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105 100
The Black Eyed Peas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

12
101 97
Korn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Dubstep, Nu metal, Industrial metal

13
82 77
Salt-N-Pepa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop rap

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88 84
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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84 81
Bread is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock

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74 75
Bananarama is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Girl group, Synthpop, New Wave

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37 32
Creedence Clearwater Revival is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
black90txd added Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Swamp pop

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12 5
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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72 81
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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36 39
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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31 35
The Lemonheads is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Alternative rock, Punk rock, Indie rock

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27 30
Sweet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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52 64
Bowling for Soup is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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58 72
April Wine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
bojanthebest added Rock music, Hard rock

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28 33
Wild Cherry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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26 31
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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23 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

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48 61
Tangerine Dream is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Krautrock, New Age music, Electronic music

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30 38
The Turtles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

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54 71
The Sugarhill Gang is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, Disco

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58 77
Meat Puppets is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Grunge, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative rock

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41 54
Hot Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Disco, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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26 34
The Lovin' Spoonful is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

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55 75
Hootie & the Blowfish is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Jangle pop, Heartland rock, Rock music

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

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61 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

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65 91
Vanilla Ice is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music

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37 52
The Jam is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
slantsix added Pop punk, New Wave, Rock music

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48 69
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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54 78
Phish is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Neo-psychedelia, Jazz fusion

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33 48
Moby Grape is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Garage rock, Folk rock

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61 89
Spice Girls is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Girl group, Rock music, Dance-pop

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31 46
Hot Tuna is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Acoustic music, Blues

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20 30
The Electric Prunes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Rock music, Garage rock, Acid rock

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28 42
The B-52's is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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42 63
Veruca Salt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Grunge, Power pop, Post-grunge

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Green Apple Quick Step is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Milko added Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Psychedelic rock

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0 1
Orange 9mm is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Milko added Orange 9mm

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6 10
Sugarland is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Country pop, Pop music, Country

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40 61
Humble Pie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music