All-time most creative band names

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby jman111 » Tue Oct 11, 2011 6:07 pm

Reverend Raven and the Chain-Smokin' Altar Boys

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby Huckleby » Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:14 pm

hellogoodbye wrote:Cribshitter is a good one .


yep, real poetry there.

I seem to be drawn to the scatalogical names. Disturbing.

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby doppel » Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:21 pm

Kinky Friedman and The Texas Jewboys.
Furry Cumsnatch and the Love Muscle.
Elvis Hitler.

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby fennel » Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:03 pm

hellogoodbye wrote:Cribshitter is a good one.

This is about the worst I've heard. Not only unimaginative but desperately forced. About as clever as a styrofoam cooler full of week-old bait.

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby fennel » Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:03 pm

I would add Holly Golightly, but that's an actual name. She owes the name to her mother.

Fourtet.
Popol Vuh.
Orchestra Baobob.
The Lounge Lizards.
The Velvet Underground.
Gang of Four.
Buzzcocks.
Human Sexual Response.
Mighty Sparrow.
Echo & the Bunnymen.
It Play.
Urge Overkill.
...

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby snoqueen » Tue Oct 11, 2011 11:32 pm

When I was in college, there was a frat-party band called Uranus and the (3? 4?) Moons. They had a three tiered price structure, cheapest being clothed. Midrange was in g-strings (or something of that sort) and top price got you the entire band naked.

Supposedly they were a better-than-average cover band. Think Louie Louie.

It was remarkable at the time, not so much any more.

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby scratch » Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:23 am

fennel wrote:
hellogoodbye wrote:Cribshitter is a good one.

This is about the worst I've heard. Not only unimaginative but desperately forced. About as clever as a styrofoam cooler full of week-old bait.


Would Cradle of Filth be an improvement?

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby Right Bower » Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:27 am

Dead Milkmen
Pain Tractor
Skeletonwitch
Cannibal Corpse
Corpsicle
Carnivore
Killdozer
...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby Wino » Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:32 am

Saccharine Trust

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby diaper daniels » Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:23 am

fennel wrote:
hellogoodbye wrote:Cribshitter is a good one.

This is about the worst I've heard. Not only unimaginative but desperately forced. About as clever as a styrofoam cooler full of week-old bait.


Worst for sure.

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:35 am

A college party circuit band from the early 60s:
Doug Clark and his Hot Nuts

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby Huckleby » Wed Oct 12, 2011 1:45 pm

diaper daniels wrote: Worst for sure.


Diaper Dan is putoff by cribshitter?

Cake

The name that annoys me is "The New Pornographers"

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby Huckleby » Wed Oct 12, 2011 1:48 pm

doppel wrote:Kinky Friedman and The Texas Jewboys.

I like song "They Don't Make Jews Like Jesus Anymore"

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby fennel » Wed Oct 12, 2011 1:57 pm

"Belly"
(Though that was a few years back.)

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Re: All-time most creative band names

Postby minicat » Wed Oct 12, 2011 2:14 pm

my fave new local one lately:

The Faith Hills Have Eyes

Fucking. Genius.


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