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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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230 105
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

2
182 101
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
169 96
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
152 91
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
134 79
The Cranberries is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Cranberries Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music

6
164 104
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

7
129 84
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
111 80
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
111 91
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
136 122
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
71 64
Salt-N-Pepa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Salt-N-Pepa Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop rap

12
91 87
The Black Eyed Peas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Black Eyed Peas Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

13
89 85
Korn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Korn Dubstep, Nu metal, Industrial metal

14
67 65
Bananarama is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Bananarama Girl group, Synthpop, New Wave

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15
75 76
Hall & Oates is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hall & Oates Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Rock music

16
73 75
Bread is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Bread Rock music, Folk rock, Country rock

17
27 22
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

18
26 24
Wild Cherry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Wild Cherry Disco, Pop music, Rock music

19
66 74
Blind Melon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Blind Melon Blues-rock, Grunge, Folk rock

20
53 63
April Wine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
bojanthebest added April Wine Rock music, Hard rock

21
28 31
Ice-T is listed (or ranked) 21 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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22
50 62
The Sugarhill Gang is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Sugarhill Gang Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, Disco

23
59 75
Fiona Apple is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Fiona Apple Indie pop, Rock music, Piano rock

24
37 47
Hot Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hot Chocolate Disco, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

25
45 58
Bowling for Soup is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Bowling for Soup Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

26
20 24
Sweet is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Sweet Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

27
60 79
Vanilla Ice is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Vanilla Ice Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music

28
51 67
Hootie & the Blowfish is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hootie & the Blowfish Jangle pop, Heartland rock, Rock music

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52 70
Meat Puppets is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Meat Puppets Grunge, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative rock

30
52 70
Phish is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Phish Rock music, Neo-psychedelia, Jazz fusion

31
41 55
Tangerine Dream is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Tangerine Dream Krautrock, New Age music, Electronic music

32
22 29
The Lemonheads is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Lemonheads Alternative rock, Punk rock, Indie rock

33
7 8
Salt N Peppa is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Salt N Peppa

34
34 46
The Jam is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
slantsix added The Jam Pop punk, New Wave, Rock music

35
16 21
Vanilla Fudge is listed (or ranked) 35 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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1 0
Wings is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Thom Ovacek added Wings Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

37
17 23
Ice Cube is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Ice Cube Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

38
56 79
Spice Girls is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Spice Girls Girl group, Rock music, Dance-pop

39
20 28
The Lovin' Spoonful is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added The Lovin' Spoonful Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

40
17 24
The Electric Prunes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added The Electric Prunes Rock music, Garage rock, Acid rock

41
12 17
Strawberry Alarm Clock is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Strawberry Alarm Clock Bubblegum pop, Blues-rock, Rock music

42
12 17
The Honey Drippers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
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41 59
Buckcherry is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Buckcherry Glam metal, Blues-rock, Heavy metal

44
5 7
Neneh Cherry is listed (or ranked) 44 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

45
56 81
Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Limp Bizkit Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore

46
22 32
The Turtles is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added The Turtles Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

47
28 41
The Raspberries is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
The Raspberries Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop

48
38 56
Humble Pie is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Humble Pie Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

49
38 56
Veruca Salt is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Veruca Salt Grunge, Power pop, Post-grunge

50
3 5
Sugarland is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Sugarland Country pop, Pop music, Country