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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 R, Page 2

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Raw Ice I was thinking of the oxy-moron dry ice, and all of a sudden raw ice popped into my head and I was like! Kick ass! That sounds like a cool band name! Jack
The Raw Prawns well us Aussies are always saying ... "don't come the raw prawn with me baby!" LOL seems to come up a lot in conversations sometimes, either way you look at it, its kinda cool. HILARY
Raw Toast Me and my friend were camping and we were making mountain pies and this guy was telling someone how to make them and he kept calling the bread raw toast and it stuck so now whenever we do anything with bread its "can you pass the raw toast.....yea....... well i think it souds cool. Catherine
Raw Toilet When I first saw the entry for Raw Toast (on Cool Band Names), I thought it said "Raw Toilet". Deathawk
rawspeech fresh talents/music...original! xicon7lead
Razputin It's not referring to Gregor Rasputin, but it is referring to the main character from the 2005 video game Psychonauts, which is spelled with a "z" like the band name idea. JeReMy
Re-usable Cutlery I just think it might be funny to go see a band that is named after plastic knives and forks!!! becki aka pope
re: re: re: re: re: re: re: re: Spect  An email message subject relayed back and forth 8 times; the middle of the Aretha Franklin record. schweitzito
Ready To Strangle On the date mentioned above, I was having a REAL BAD day, and during said day, I thought, "I'm just about ready to strangle." Then I thought, "Hey! If someone's looking for a band name and THEY'RE having a bad day, they can use this band name to show the world they're ticked...REEEEEAL BAD." "Real Ticked" (as of 3/5/07)
The Readybreak Jedis About 10 years ago (1996) my mate and I were a bit drunk and talking about "Star Wars" (like the geeks we were). I was trying to explain something about Jedis when they die, you know when they have that glow around them, just like in the old advert for Readybrek. Any way, I discribed them as The Readybrek Jedis. Then I said, "Hey, what a cool name for a band ". I vowed that if I ever started a band or was in one, I wanted to call it The Readybrek Jedis. Guess what, I've never done it, yet. simon lean
Readyever It's based on the battery... everready, just switched around, I think it sounds cool BoB
The Real Could be cause it's the real deal. My name is rod and a running band name joke has always been "Rod and the Reels". I was jamming with some guys that were really serious musicians and i thought "The Real". sounds kind of deep and though provoking. Rockin Rod
Real Groovy The best music shop in Auckland, NZ and it sounds coolZ. eViL B
Real Vampires Don't Sparkle I saw twilight and I was like, WTF? Chazm
Reality Of The Lost I was just thinking, even years ago how this would be a really great band name. It's pretty self-explainatory, but anyway. The way mad/dellusioned people see the world must be real to them, so this refers to it, and the band would be about expanding views, from the darker angle.  Malek Markov
Reality Slap This would be cool for an industrial metal or gansta' rap band or any band from dingy areas because they sing about reality slapping our faces with it. origin
Really Bendy Thumbs I think it is a name that says the musicians in the band have become very accomplished at playing their instruments. If your fingers are really flexible, then you can play extra well. Also, it may indicate that the band does not have transportation and hitchikes a lot. At any rate, a name that people won't soon forget--very catchy indeed. hippi chic
really deep hole my friend and i were smokeing around and looking for some skate spots at a school and since we were so wasted he saw a whole and said "wow, thats a really deep hole" and i thought it was so rad andreas
Realm of Endeavor I came up with this years ago, thinking it might be a good representation of a band that actually thinks, and sings about things that matter in this world (like Queensryche). :-) Rikk
Realm Of Paranoia It's a name that could actually cover several different areas of pop or rock music. Most likely a young band of guys and with a name like this on them, it conjures them being rebellious and outside the norm, and would appeal to teens because as we all know teens rebel and are so self-conscious that everyone is out spy on them, or tell them how live their life or make fun of them. I got it when I overheard my sister-in-law talking on the phone the other day about her job to someone. And she said something like paranoia realm, and I thought hey that's cool, but I thought it sounded even better with the words reversed. Ed
Realusion It means that we sound so good that it sems like an illusion, but the thing is we're real. john maloney(drumer of REALUSION)
Rebecca Riots The Rebecca riots were a bunch of farmers who protested against something, (I forget what?) during the Industrial Revolution, by dressing up as women and rioting, which is pretty anarchic and cool My name is a mystery, mwahaha
Rebel Lackey I heard a song, and it was about rebels, and then I was thinking of this one really annoying dude that I call Lackey... Daisypicker6@cox.net
Rebelling Conformists It's impossible to rebel when you're conforming. Holly
The Rebelling Heroes Ironic, isn't it? Batman
Rebellion Is Futile well, no reason, really. it just came to me when i was sittin here lookin at these names...and besides, i'm a massive star trek/star wars fan. so yeah. The rebellion and the borg.  Saoclaphael
Rebels Of Rock Rebels of Rock is what my band used last summer in '09. We also called ourselves ROR. RockerGirl
The Rebels of the Sacred Heart Song name from a really cool band named Flogging Molly. The isn't so bad either. Corey-O
Rebirth its cool because it is a name for a band that comes back. i came up wit this name when i was in the bathroom. cool000
Reborn Misfits  I don't really know. I think it would be more of a punk rock or screamo band name though.  Alex Bennet
Rebresca Uniden When I was in school we had to make up some really cool words. So I saw the word Rebel and then I was drinking Fresca soda so I put those together and got Rebresca and Uniden is the name of my phone company so yeah.  Kayla :]
Recently Discovered Fame its a rip off of New found glory and it sounds cool rico suave
Recessive Inheritance Doing a science project. saw this on a site. I figured it'd be a cool name for a hardcore band but its w/e (if anyone uses this then repost the name and type in who you are and all that) Dylan Caccamesi
Recibio la Foto de Pene de Brett Favre It's from SNL's ESPN Deportes sketch from the January 16, 2011 episode. During the sketch, host Gwyneth Paltrow (as fictional host Sofia Cortez) said that the Philadelphia Phillies mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, received a picture of Brett Favre's privates, parodying Favre's sexting scandal. Since it was in Spanish (except for proper names (like Favre) and random exclamations (seen at other times in the sketch), the line was "El Phillie Phanatic recibio la foto de pene de Brett Favre" (literally translated as "The Phillie Phanatic received the photograph of Brett Favre's (well you can figure it out, I'm not sure if Amiright would allow it, better safe than sorry)") JeReMy
Reckless Endangerment A punk band with four law school graduates? Olvan The Terrible
Reckless Endangerment our friend mark is really fat so we said he is a reckless endangerment when he walks around in public. he got mad when we said it to him but its a good band name none the less Guy
The Reckless Pedestrians It conveys unpredictability and action-oriented images. It's a derivative of a line used in the Steely Dan song "Don't Take Me Alive". The line is "agents of the law, luckless pedestrian.  Jeff Stehr
Rectal Thermomindad We were drinking, and coming up with band names. Somebody suggested it. I spit beer out my nose. JimBob
Rectal Tuning Forks Me and asome buddies in college used to come up will all sorts of wacky band names, and this one was a favorite. Kind of rolls off the tongue, if ya know what I mean. Kevin
Rectify It means "to make right". Rachel
Rectum Loaded In the last and worst stage of tubercolosis you can't pee or crap anymore. My friend new a guy who died of tubercolosis and his autopsy read "cause of death: Rectum Loaded" . Balck Metal band Ophelia
The Recurring Nightmares A really great name that screams "Listen to us, we rock!" I would suggest a metalcore band like Trivium could use this name.  adam todes
Recycled Warfare My brother shared a post from a video game-related meme page on Facebook that read "Call of Money: Recycled Warfare", referring to the fact that Call of Duty seems to be the same game every year. JeReMy
RED 94 R= Resonating E=Electronical D=DEvices Makes sense because those are what guitars are....Resonating electronical devices.....94 was just our birthdays added up or something.... Granga
Red Blood Static (RBS) I used it as a screen name once, and I thought in my head of what the band would like like. Maybe an emo or hardcore metal band could use it. Connor
Red Cedar Siding Our house had this really bad red-orange cedar siding. Its was the only one like it in the whole neighborhood. Whenever we had pizza delivered, we would just tell the delivery guys to look for the ugly orange house. My landlord insisted on calling it "attractive red cedar siding." Shabo
Red Death We were learning about the red death plague in history class and I thought it sounded cool. emo girl
Red Devil Inc. Me and my friends like to watch wrestling (WWE). And The Undertaker has a name on the side of his pants. It is Deadman Inc. And he is also called the Red Devil. So we decided to name the band Red Devil Inc. Josh Brunner
Red Fetish I sort of have a fetish for redheads, so I thought I could surround myself with redheads who can play instruments (though it does sort of beg the question "what's that brunette doing on stage?") Miss B
Red Flame Well, I just ame up with this about....now. It just popped into my head because I'm drawing flames/fire for my science homework....Don't ask RockerGirl
red fuzzy kiwi it just funny tekiwi
Red Hair and a Limp A guy I know fits this description. It just sounds like a Blink-182-type group. Their 1st single: "Where's My Dye" kaz
The Red Hot Chili Fingers This play on the name Red Hot Chili Peppers was inspired by a couple's attempt to sue Wendy's based on their false claim of the woman finding a detached finger in her chili.  Renard
The Red Hot Mini Cheddarzz I thought it was quite funny because I like the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and there was this games I liked called "The Mini Cheddar Game". So I started to make up names like, "My Red Hot Cheddar", etc.  joe fleming
Red Knight Cue Kind of a rip off of Green Day (red night(knight)). Then my friend wanted a 'Q' (cue) in it. Alex
Red Lexus I thought of a gamer tag I used for a while (red eagle) and thought of a lexus. Jeff
Red Light It is what my cousin said he would call a bands, and I thought, that does sound like a good band name Joeydubbs
Red Mayhem I was bored and someone on a comercial said the word Mayhem and I was wearing red so I put it together. Ashley
Red Peppers I was looking out the window and saw a restaurant called Red Peppers. I thought, "Hey, peppers are hot and spicy, what a cool band name!" Plus red is a cool color. Sierra
Red Scare Cold War reference.  Tigger
Red Tetsusaiga In the anime/manga series "Inuyasha," the title character can use his sword, Tetsusaiga (tet-SYE-gah), to penetrate magical barriers. This could be a good name for a band known for songs about tolerance. Even for people who aren't familiar with "Inuyasha," it still sounds cool, right? Da Phoenix
Red Thorns We are Christian heavy metal! We are trying to bring back the sound of great bands like Living Sacrifice. We got our name after finding a wristband with red thorns on it. tj driskell
Red Town Just trying to think of cool band names and thought it would be cool if we used a saying like "painting the town red". Hence.... W.D.S.L.
RedC 5  why?
Redd Hotts The first candies my friends and I ever ate together were red hots, but I added an extra "d" and a "t" to make it look unique!!! steelergrl
Reddiwhip Lifted this from a Spider Robinson novel. Reddiwhip is a garage band that only plays Cream covers. Bucky Goldstein
The Redemption It is like paying for what you have done. It is a really cool name for an emo/metal band. Tyler
RedFare This is cool, because the band i'm in, took two of our most influential influences from the past two years, and put them together. The influences are RED wine, because it's cheap, and bus FARE, because we never have enough money for the bus! Jon
RedKaps Evil fareis in scottish folk legend. lame or what? john
Redknight It was a play on Greenday, until I added the k, and I thought it seemed cool. Holly
Redmund Blanks I'm supposedly a very good story writer (though I hate writing). I was thinking of a character and came up with Redmund Blanks. I thought it would make a cool band name. Col#35
Redneck Jedi Probably for a band that has the strange combination of bad southern accents and an undying love of the Star Wars films. james worth
Redneck Quidditch On BBC3's Russell Howard's Good News, host Russell Howard called a rodeo in which stick horses had to be used instead of real horses thanks to fatal horse herpes "redneck Quidditch". JeReMy
The Redpolls Since there are numerous bird names for bands, including The Larks, The Sandpipers, The Flamingos, and The Eagles, here's another bird name I thought I'd suggest! D. Melody Dole, MD
RedRum From the movie 'The Shining'. It was in the film because REDRUM is 'MURDER' spelled backwards. Hmm...then the name would have by either a thrash band or a rapper... Alia
redruM It`s murder backwards, and it would be awesome for a metal band. Only with the last letter capitalized. Willdood
Redshift I was in an astronomy class. We discussing the movement of stars. Redshift is the term used when a star is moving away from Earth. Mustang Dave
Reduce Speed Now It's cool because it is the name of my band! And because anything written on a sign has to be cool right? Pollypocket56
The Reed of Walter My boyfriend is in the army, And he was at Walter Reed in Washington, DC, and I used to visit him there. One day. my supervisor asked me if I was going to "The Reed of Walter", and I just thought it sounded cool. Maybe this band could consist of former war veterans! Carla Bisagni
Rees Smells Play on "Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?" by Megadeth. My boyfriend's name is Rees, and he is a massive Megadeth fan. So I wrote "Rees smells... but I'm lying" on the diary he takes to work with him for everyone to see. Alice
Reficul Natas I came up with this band name because Reficul is Lucifer backwards, and Natas is Satan backwards. Shredder
The Refiner's Fire This band name in particular is what I found in the Bible. It flows and the meaning is cool. MJK
Reflectus Juice That's what I misheard when The Godfathers were singing "I kissed Margaret Thatcher's shoes." A great name for hip-hop or nu-metal band. britrock
The Reformed Storm Troopers After the collapse of Empire, the four suviving storm troopers had no option but to form a band relating to the struggles and insanity of war. Adam James
Refrigerator Magnates It is a pun on "refrigerator magnets" with various possible humorous implications. D. Melody Dole, MD
The Refuse Nephews It's interesting because it rhymes, and it's a downbeat name; see, pronounced "REF-yooz", the middle word means "trash", so basically you're saying you're a bunch of young men who don't think very highly of themselves--so, it might be particularly good for an emo/punk or metal band. (Note: also, I considered at on point slightly changing the name to "Nephews OF Refuse", which would suggest that your relatives are not nice people, heh heh.) Jonathan S.
The Regal Beagles Three's Company can be mined for much coolness... Sparky
Regard Of Flight A name based on the PBS special, "The Regard of Flight", which featured Bill Irwin (of Bobby McFerrin's "Don't Worry, Be Happy" video) performing magical tricks and Vaudeville schtick. It fits any genre of music, especially electronic rock/dream pop. The Onceler
Regardless It would be a cool name for a rock band who simply don't give a damn about anything. Tareena
Regicide Peace It comes from an essay by Edmund Burke--so you have the intellectual snob factor. I think it flows very well. Aaron
Registered Members I saw it at the top of the this page. It sounds like you were all accepted into the band because you were really good. French toast
Regular Show It is a cartoon name. G
Regurgiburp It's cool cause everyone has done it at least once in their lives. REGURGIBURP is what happens when you burp and get a little acid reflux action as a bonus. I dubbed it while explaining to others what just happened to me. RobXob
Reigel 7 Based on the Dairy Queen commercial, where the announcer explains what would happen if their milkshakes were called "The Galaxy's Best". 'Reigel 7' was the planet that would wipe out Dairy Queens if their restaurant employees found out about it. IMHO, Steak 'n' Shake has "The Galaxy's Best" milkshakes.:D Commercial
The Reigning Riddle The question of our day from the wiseman who can answer the age old question, "Why are we here?" This has become the grail or the mother of all questions. Thus, it is what I called the Alpha & Omega of riddles. Does anyone have a true answer? Well, I do. We are here, "For His pleasure".  Gary Gray
Reissdorf Reissdorf is a beer here from Germany. It's so tasty; If want to spell it, joo should spell it like: "Rise, Dwarf!" without the letter "w" --->Darf try it.........sry my english isn't so well........ stay cool ghoul Niklas
Rejected Remedy No clue how to explain this awesome name. Anthony
Rejections from Perfections  Tressa
Rejic It's cool because it means "gold lady" in russia it's the name of my cat it would definitly be a techno band.  hamp
Reluctant Gargoyles Title of an old episode of "Gumby" which was extremely cool for pinheads and whatnot back when Devo and the Ramones were in diapers. Good name for an obnoxious college town synthesizer band I think. Ray Kiraruta

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