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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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

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

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The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Cranberries Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music

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

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Pearl Jam is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Pearl Jam Rock music, Grunge, Post-grunge

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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Eminem Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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Blue Öyster Cult is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Blue Öyster Cult Rock music, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

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Chuck Berry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Chuck Berry Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll

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

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The Black Eyed Peas is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Korn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Korn Dubstep, Nu metal, Industrial metal

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Salt-N-Pepa is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Hall & Oates is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hall & Oates Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Rock music

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Bananarama is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Bananarama Girl group, Synthpop, New Wave

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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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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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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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Ice-T is listed (or ranked) 19 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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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

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

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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

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Wings is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Thom Ovacek added Wings Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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

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Hot Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hot Chocolate Disco, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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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

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Ice Cube is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Ice Cube Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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Fiona Apple is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Fiona Apple Indie pop, Rock music, Piano rock

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Hootie & the Blowfish is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hootie & the Blowfish Jangle pop, Heartland rock, Rock music

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Tangerine Dream is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Tangerine Dream Krautrock, New Age music, Electronic music

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The Lemonheads is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Lemonheads Alternative rock, Punk rock, Indie rock

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Vanilla Fudge is listed (or ranked) 32 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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Vanilla Ice is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Vanilla Ice Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music

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

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The Lovin' Spoonful is listed (or ranked) 35 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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Spice Girls is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Spice Girls Girl group, Rock music, Dance-pop

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The Jam is listed (or ranked) 37 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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Phish is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Phish Rock music, Neo-psychedelia, Jazz fusion

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The Turtles is listed (or ranked) 39 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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Orange Wedge is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
kosycat1 added Orange Wedge

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Food Brain is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
kosycat1 added Food Brain

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Cactus is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
kosycat1 added Cactus Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

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Electric Sandwich is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
kosycat1 added Electric sandwich

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The Electric Prunes is listed (or ranked) 44 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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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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The Raspberries is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Raspberries Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop

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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

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The Honey Drippers is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added The Honey Drippers

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Neneh Cherry is listed (or ranked) 49 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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Captain Beefheart & His Magic ... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band Blues-rock, Spoken word, Garage rock