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Whenever I hear a cool phrase somewhere, I like to exclaim "That would make a cool band name". This page is a list of such names.

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Entries Beginning with A, Page 5

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Ape soldier vs samurai I was watching planet of the apes and mentally added samurais. Sinister Sully
Apeman Needs a Home Well, here's the story for this one. I was at my friend's house and their was a tag sale going on. We asked if we could sell some of my friend's old action figures. We had been selling stuff all day and we realized that there was one toy that wasn't getting any attention. That toy was Apeman. We felt sorry for the amazingly ugly and lame action figure that had hair all over it and a green under-belly. That's why we set up a special sale for him we called "Appeman needs a home". After many more hours of trying to sell him and MANY more rolled eyeballs and polite "No-thank-yous" the mailman came and we finally convinced him to take Apeman home for free. It was heart-warming enough to be a band name. Num
Apocalypse This is cool because it means 'Doomsday' (the day when everything is destroyed). anonymous
Apocalypse Cow A cow that can predict The End, how scary is that. Not G
Apocalyptic Revelations of John (or A.R.J.) The words apocalyptic and revelations both sound cool, and they go together. John was the guy who wrote Revelations, the last book in the Bible. It's also about the Apocalypse. PS: Don't pronounce the acronym as a word. It'll just sound stupid. Anonymous Bob
Apocalyptic Silence It just sounds cool. Rachel
The Apocolips It tells us the fear of the end and is gothic and dark. Chuck
Apollo Rocket To Hell I was was looking at my printer because I was printing something right after I had watched "Little Nicky" the movie.  Joseph
Apoplectik It means you're prone to strokes. Good luck pronouncing it.  Mr. Guy
Apothecary An apothecary is basically a pharmacist in the Middle Ages. The name is perfect for death metal or symphonic/fantasy metal, in the vein of Bal-Sagoth and Nightwish. Olvan The Terrible
Appature I was learning about photography in art. My teacher mentioned 'appature and shutterspeed'. I thought it would be quite cool. :-Dean
Apple Blossoms With Worms There are apples with worms. Why not something with 'apple' that a worm can't get into? bandname
Apple Pi snacks and pi (pie) get it? if you do go see a shrink!! Now i'm going to see a shrink!! Laura
The Apple Pie Crusade C'mon, EVEYONE likes apple pie. Let's go to foreign countries and steal theirs! And it's cute! Great for a deathmetal band looking to slip past overprotective, omg-you-can't-listen-to-that-it-sounds-scary parents. biTTEN.x.cRiMSON
The Applestick Desirables We were trying to think of cool band names, when our friend Phil burst out saying he had a desire for one of those candy apples on a stick, and well he's like The Applestick Desirables!!! It's either cool and totally original, or just completely stupid, we're not sure which Kallie
Approach With Caution it was on a sign. kyle d
April 32nd We have a really (times 8) annoying French teacher at my school. (I'm telling the truth, she's that bad.) Some guy got sent to the office for doing nothing (which is usally the reason she sends us to the office but she says we were talking or something like that.) Anyhow, I went down because I said I was going down and in the office he said he'll have his detention on April 32nd. I said I would have my detention on the 12th of Never and the principals laughed. It would make a good band name by the way? :) (P.S.: We never get in trouble ;)) phamilto
April Deflowered Life isn't life without music. April isn't April without flowers. Simple isnt it? RockerChick
April Mayhem Either a female punk rocker or what comes after March Madness. RevengeFromMars YouTube
Aptly Named I was watching Austin Powers Goldmember, and that was how Dr. Evil introduce him he said, "The aptly named Goldmember." Sounded like an awesome name for a band. Feel free to use it.  Endless Dawn
The Aqua Fide MY NEW BANDS name. MU band mates were talking while I was busy dealing with... 'Life' and They decided on that and I thought it was preatty kewl... Eric
Aquafresh its a toothpaste! cool huh! i just thought of it out of the blue,the big blue.the aqua,idont know, sounds cool. and the fresh is sayin like fresh as I return  stace or ace
Aqualung The name of a Jethro Tull song. Not sure if that would be copyright infringement or not....but it's still cool. Brandon
The Aquamen Because Aquaman doesn't get enough love. IHaveNoBrain
The Aquarean Conspiracy This is just a cool name. Sounds like a techno rock band. PhaserFuzz
The Arcane Randoms It means the understood by few randoms, and that is why it is cool. Came up with it from mixing a few names from here. yandj
ArchaicModernism A bit of a paradoxical oxymoron. Gotta love 'em. Kadooshka
Archangel Battalion Because everyone likes to here a group of angels kick a** with guitars and drums. redgar4238
Arche Angel Arche means something's leader. It just sounds cool. jan lemon
Archetypal Clowns Happy on the outside, sad on the inside. Zac
Archie's Paper Cut My friend and I were extras in this film called 'Paper Cut' and the director's name was Archie.  Alfonzo
Archives of the Dream This makes me think of a metal band name. enemy909
Arctic Lava A contrast of two extremes Jonno
Arctic Lorry My dad was looking for a job and my grandad said he has seen a sign for drivers to the arctic which should be interesting, the job was for an articulated lorry driver! it is a running joke between me and my dad. Emma
Arctic Ocean I think that sea is strong and the Arctic Ocean is where I want to live near the most. Demi-lee
Ardent Orange I had to use the word "ardent" in a sentence once, and it stuck. I just added the orange for flavor and needed some color to follow "ardent". Just me
Are Cynic It's one of those double meaning band names. It means the members are jaded, and then it's arsenic. My band was gonna change it's name to Are Cynic, but we broke up, so it's still fictional. Jenn/Niffer
Area 51 What better name for a band( unless the gov't has this name copywrited too like everything else).. This restricted area is what REALLY is making Las Vegas famous, not the casinos. Besides you think of aliens and the unknown unverise that is out there and leaves things to the imagination real or imaginary. firefox
Arguement Error It came up on my calculator once. I have no idea what I did, it just showed up. Good for a metal/hard rock band? kinia
Aristotle In My Head my friend said that she woke up one morning and for no reason, the first thing she said was Aristotle..like its the first thing she thought of-she plays the base in our band and and i think this name would be pretty cool for some band. lenster lady
Arkvard It's kind of like taking Aardvark and moving some letters, deleting a few, and creating a whole new word sound. Bucky Chunk
Arlington Stat My best friend(also our drummer) was in a very serious car accident. When he was life flighted in to the hospital, the doctors didn't know his name. They gave him an alias (Arlington Stat). That is an awsome band name! [Ed.'s note: Hopefully, "Mr. Stat" survived.] CDpunkrock
Armada cus it sounds powerful, i think its a fleet of naval (navy) ships or something. Brett
Armageddon Angel My friends and I were sitting around coming up with oxymorons and the girl sitting next to me just blurt it out. I am not sure if it's an actual oxymoron, though. DrumGirl1092
The Armchair Psychologists It's a phrase that gets used a lot nowadays. You're playing armchair psychologist and so on. It's time someone used it for a band. I'm surprised someone hasn't already. Edward
Armed hotdog i saw the limp bizkit cd label at walmart the day after the 911 thing and thought there is nothing more American than the hotdog and the machine gun  Scrooge mCduck
Armitage Shanks The toilet company rae
Armonikos Latin for 'skilled in music'. I'm sorry for knowing that. Creg
Armpit  It could be a hair metal band, along the same lines as Poison or RATT. Billy Florio
Army of Noise Sounds like a thrash-metal band RevengeFromMars YouTube
Arockalyptica It influenced by Apocalyptica but with that bad ass middle part it's like the world will end will ROCK!!!!!!! sLaSh
Arsenic Lullabye I played (video game?) "Day of Defeat" with a guy with that name. Thought it was really cool. It has a deep meaning, if you think about it. Daniel
Arsenic Poptart My friend has this saying that goes "Isn't that just the arsenic icing on the cyanide cake." I was having a horrible day, and eating a Poptart, and she said that and it just kinda happened. I like it. Sweet but deadly. Kerianne
Arsenic Tubs An actual city of Arizona. Drey
Arsenic Waters I just thought of it in my science class. C I got my edmacation!! Gregory Valentin
The Art Is Formally Known As Prints You mean you can't TELL why it's cool? Darling, wake up and smell the burnt spoons! Dudelette
Art Music is Lame I thought of it when my cousin said "Art music is lame, rap is all the rage" while playing basketball with us. Can be abbreviated to AMIL. Best for a rap or hip-hop group since rap is the opposite of art music. Joe
Artemis Braidtuggers "Artemis"=name of goddess of the moon. "Braidtuggers"=inspired by a character from the Wheel of Time book series by Robert Jordan, named Nynaeve, who pulls on her long braid when she's irritated. Put them together and you have the Artemis Braidtuggers! Do-do-do DOOO! (golden trumpets blare) It's just cool and random.  FuNkY mOnKeY
Article 15 Thought of this name while in the Airforce and getting in trouble, this name would be good for anyone in the miltary or that got kicked out or couldnt re-enlist due to one of these bad boys. kc
Artificially Flavored Saw it on a Necco's box in my friends car... would be great cause it can be used to describe so many different things, based on how its said. i guess it just sounds cool. it would be a good emo band name. NO ONE TAKE THIS NAME CAUSE I WILL EVENTUALLY START A BAND AND NAME IT THIS. i have some other cool ones but im afraid they'll get stolen... or something... Laura
Artificially Natural big oxymoron (always nice) depicting the two sides of songwriting. 'nuff said. Brad
Artistic License We called our band Artistic License because at our first practice I kept on saying "We can write whatever songs we want to write, it is our artistic license" It caught on after a while and thats what we named our band. We just changed our name but I liked this one better, its really cool. Lina
Arwing This name is KILLER AWESOME because it's the name of the starships that Fox and his crew use in Star Fox. I think Fox is cool and is right up there with Link and Mario in the Nintendo world. I think Arwing sounds really cool when you think about it. StarFox Lives on! StARFoX737818
As Autumn Dies I think a good name for a screamo or post-hardcore band. Plus autumn is the best season Jakub
As Blood Lies Dying I found it one day while I was out with my friend and his mom. We stopped by a store and the phrase "Blood lies Dying" was on the packet of seeds (It was at a gardening store). So yea, it sounded so cool my friend and I added "As" in front of it. Chris L
as i was  austin
As Seen On TV It could become ironic if you never get on TV. shmoonoosh
As The Gears Remain Sounds hardcore you know with the gears... yeah! Kilo
As Yet Unsigned Permanently have A&R men chasing them - no trouble then getting signed Meee
Asbury Dean Nobody knew who it was. Looking in the newspaper at the "Crime Stoppers" a man named Asberry Dean was wanted for sexual abuse in the first degree, we change some letters and went with it.  Winston
Ascendancy Just sounds tight. Got it from my friends xBox Live Gamertag. Derrick
Ascent Into Madness For some, insanity is a positive experience. RevengeFromMars YouTube
Asgard Similar to Nirvana. The home of the gods in norse myth. Joshua
Asgardian Forklift A slightly warped take on Mannheim Steamroller; members would include Hy M. Dahl and Lowell Keye. Ellis
Ash Phoenix A line from Ani DiFranco's "32 Flavors" goes, "...and God help you if you are a phoenix and you dare to rise up from the ash, a thousand eyes will smolder with jealousy as you are just flying past." Medication-High Jesteress Among Royalty
Ashedelsha There was a drugstore in the neighborhood where I grew up, called "Avondale Pharmacy". I've been told that when my sister was a small child, "Ashadelsha" is what she said when trying to say "Avondale". Waldo D. Law
Ashes of Abdication I was surfing the dictionary one day and- (yes, I really was), and I came up with the word "abdication." It essentially means "dethronement." The word fits my past there years of high school perfectly! From valedictorian at my old school I have become abdicated. Now I'm number 23 out of 434. Oh well. Ashes are the remants of destruction as you know. Of course, my name is Ashley and the "ashes" just remind me of me.  Ragdoll
ASI-9 It spells out Asinine: Meaning: extremely or utterly foolish  Spar
The Asian Attack Squad It's actually the name of my band. I drew a picture of this band called Xero, that I created. My friend wrote "The Asian Attack Squad" on top since all my band members are asians. I thought it sounded cool and kept it. You can substitute Force or Posse for Squad.  Akira Hahn
The Asian Buffet Skimmers I came up with it when I was having breakfast at a hotel. It came to me when I saw all the Asian tourists hogging the food in the buffet. I love this name. {Ed.'s note: Just as long as you don't have anything against Asians.} christina gill
Asian Error Its asian and an error Jorge
Asian Invasion Why is it cool? Do I have to explain THAT?!?! I was reading The Silver Linings Playbook, and thought "Awesome band name!" Jessie
Asian Plate Sprite Well we were sitting around putting together the first 3 things we see... and we saw an Asian(me), a plate, and a can of Sprite. Sprinkles
Asian Sound Flamingo When we sing, we make (stereotypically Asian) noises. You know, and wear pink on stage with feathered head dresses. Cawknbawls
asiL anoM me n my friend have a thing for the mona lisa n spell it backwards... perfect groovy
Asinine Lives Instead of "nine lives" like cats, most humans are just asinine. RevengeFromMars YouTube
Ask Me Later If you told someone that you started a band, they would soon ask, "What's it called?" patrick tipton
Ask No Questions This would be such an awesome name for a band that played a bunch of different styles like hardcore, techno, goth, electric etc...at one time my brass quintet considered it because we played jazz and classical and arrangements of rock stuff...but it kind of fell apart. I still think the names f***ing cool, though. jacki
Aspectus sounds cool, but it's actually latin for range of power or vision. matt
Asphalt well we were in my friends basement 2 years ago and 1 of them was tryn to come up w/ a band name and i of them was like street or sidewalk and i was like wow thats dumb y not asphalt...it sounds hard n evrything and i thought it was cool but they finially decided on 37th paralle CAIT
Asphalt Monkey Saw it on the back of a truck back in the late 90's. Would've been a good name for one of those ska/punk bands that were crawling out of the wood work. ted
Asphyxia My friend and I were sitting in his bedroom smoking tab after tab. In the end, the air in his room was so thick with smoke that we couldn't breathe! We were listening to Sepultura at the time and this was the dumbest name we could come up with! Mike n' Jake
Aspirin Automatic a couple of my friends and i were trying to come up with a name for our friend's band (currently called "undecided"...yeah, you get it), and we came up with some really crazy stuff like that...until someone burst our bubble. aspirin automatic=AA=alchoholics anonymous. yeah. tomoye
Ass Backwards "Doing something ass backwards" is another way of saying "doing something wrong" JeReMy
Ass Kong Ass Kong is what Donkey Kong actually translates into from Japanese. Carla Bisagni
Ass Pirates I don't know I guess Aaron just said it & it sounded cool. Optimus Lime
The Assassination Of Hypocrisy I thought that if I was ever a song writer, I would be writing songs exposing social hypocrisies. And so this would be the name of my band... mannequinboy
Assassinine An assassin who is also a total idiot is... RevengeFromMars YouTube
Assault Of The Cult it just sounds cool. Cody
Assaulted by Numbers I was in physics class when the professor said that we live in a world where we're being assaulted by numbers. I just thought the phrase sounded like a good band name, so I scribbled it on my notebook and, after class, ran to enter it on the site! Metalgirl162002

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