Singers 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

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219 139
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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196 128
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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188 124
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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149 107
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

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167 123
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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151 111
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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175 140
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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125 99
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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124 108
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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104 99
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

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81 76
Salt-N-Pepa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop rap

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87 83
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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99 97
Korn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Dubstep, Nu metal, Industrial metal

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83 80
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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73 74
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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36 31
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 4
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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71 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 38
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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27 29
Sweet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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52 63
Bowling for Soup is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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58 71
April Wine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
bojanthebest added Rock music, Hard rock

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28 32
Wild Cherry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Disco, Pop music, Rock music

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30 35
The Lemonheads is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Alternative rock, Punk rock, Indie rock

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23 26
Vanilla Fudge is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
RobLein added Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

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26 30
Ice Cube is listed (or ranked) 27 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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48 60
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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41 53
Hot Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Disco, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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29 37
The Turtles is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

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53 70
The Sugarhill Gang is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, Disco

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26 33
The Lovin' Spoonful is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

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55 74
Hootie & the Blowfish is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Jangle pop, Heartland rock, Rock music

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57 77
Meat Puppets is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Grunge, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative rock

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33 44
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 84
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 90
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 51
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 68
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 77
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 47
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 88
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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20 29
The Electric Prunes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added Rock music, Garage rock, Acid rock

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31 45
Hot Tuna is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Rock music, Acoustic music, Blues

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6 9
Sugarland is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Country pop, Pop music, Country

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28 41
The B-52's is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
reachnathalie added New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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3 5
Electric Sandwich is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
kosycat1 added Electric sandwich

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42 62
Veruca Salt is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Grunge, Power pop, Post-grunge

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2 4
Orange Wedge is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
kosycat1 added Orange Wedge

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4 7
Black Grape is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Bands That Are Named After Foods
Mike Williams Mendes added Alternative dance, Britpop