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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 3

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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
The Reluctant Spacemen There's an old movie called "The Reluctant Astronaut". This band name's an homage to that. Sort of the counterpoint to Weezer's "We Are All On Drugs". RevengeFromMars YouTube
Remains of Jade I was squished in an AIM conversation once and became the remains of Jade. I said, "Oh my god! Remains of Jade! That could be...a Dir en grey song!" But eventually, I decided that a better tribute would be an actual BAND name! Hahaha... Jade Eyes
Remedial Madness My friend and I were trying to find a good band name when he thought this up. Remedial means "to go back and learn something", and madness is insanity. Relearn insanity. Do not use it, because it is our band name. Please! Sam N.
Remedy For Lies Well, I thought of it just listening to my music when I heard a lie in it. So I thought of Remedy For Lies. jonathan richards
Remember That One Time? Sometimes me and my friend Rey will be in a conversation with a bunch of people, and all of a sudden we start a dialogue that completely confuses people. It goes like this: Josh: Hey Rey, you remember that one time? Rey : Yeah that was awesome. Josh : Yep, sure was. The other people have no idea what we're talking about (of course neither do we) Josh:Valos
Remember The A La Mode It's a wordplay on Remember the Alamo. It's just fun and I enjoy puns. I have no idea what kind of music they'd play but I like it. Edward
Remember To Forget just in case u remember it....... crazyteen
Remmington I don't know, its just really cool. It could be Remington with one m too. I saw it on the box for my friend's chainsaw. :D Joe Schmo
Remnants Of Allison Based on current events. When Hurricane Allison hit Texas a month ago, the news stations talked about the remnants, which brought on even more devastation. A definite heavy metal thrash band. oppenheim
Remorseless Revenge Wanted a band name with "revenge" in it and "remorseless" was the first adjective i could come up with that started with "r" G_CrAcKa88
Remote Kings I came up with it when I saw my friend sign in on MSN and his name was "King". I looked to my right and there I see my remote control. groupie101
remotely queued just got told my song waiting to download was being 'remotely queued' whatever that means and i instantly thought it was a great name for a trip hop folk act or something electric,  Peterpan
Remus Nash It sounds like a disease. Cool for a death metal band. I came up with it whilst i was browsing a name book to change my name. Simosis
Renegade Oppressionists Metal/pop/dunno. It sounds catching. People will always ask for the deeper meanings. Pedrokovic
Renegade Strands The band members all had a bad hair day when they met... Y'z Cracker
Renesis Doesn't have a meaning, but it's the name of an engine and an awesome band name.  Pete
Renovation It means "renewal" and people's teenage years is where they change their beleifs to something more firm. Good for a Christian-based band like Switchfoot's. Sammy the Bull
REO Outta Nowhere Like my previous submission "RKO Speedwagon", but with the letters from REO Speedwagon and the "Outta Nowhere" usually used by WWE announcers for Orton's finisher, which became a meme. JeReMy
REO Speedealer I mean, how cool can you possibly be? fred
Report On The Exploration I was reading the Bible one day, and it was a story headline! I just thought it was kinda cool. Brandon
Reptile It's just bad ass. It could be a snake, could be a lizard but it's sneaky, scary and scaley. Captain Beefheart
The Republic of Cardboard Balloons During my freshman ELP class, we had to come up with the name for a fictional "country" to govern. My friend Shannon was my partner and requested that I create a name . . . well, my habit of creating random phrases took over and we decided on (out of several choices) "The Republic of Cardboard Balloons". Elfie
the republic of cardboard baloons  i fink dis is a cool name cox it gefies da laws of phisics and the fun fing is is sounds awsome !!! lol :D alison johnson
Republican Buttercreams I have no idea where this one came from. Could be a political satire band, I guess... IHaveNoBrain
Republican Gators My friend Maryann loves alligators and her not-exactly friend is VERY Republican. So I guess it kind of works out for both of them.  micah_punkergirl
Repulsive Magnetism Kind of like a magnet that repels, and as repulsive you like go away from it. U know what i mean... john
Requiem I originally got the idea from the title of the movie "Requiem for a Dream". Requiem has a nice dark, depressing sound for the perfect emo band. Not to mention it's actual meaning (A song for the dead) relates to the lyrics of the best emo bands out there. Cornelius
Requiem for a Whiplash From a cartoon - it was a name for a crazy home-made rollercoaster. Has a nice sound to it and a cool contrast - something dark, sacred and something wild, violent  XanderKage
The Required People will actually think the band you hear is required. Corey-O
Rescue Gloria From Eggshells As a child I learned the Christmas song "Angels We Have Heard On High". Back then "they" had me pronouncing the Line "Gloria in excelsis Deo" more or less as "Gloria in ex chell cease day oh". Later I became more or less acquainted with the differences in pronunciation between classical Latin and "church Latin", and tried singing it both ways, with "excelsis" being variously pronounced as something like I learned as a child, or more like "ex kell cease", the latter seeming more or less to fit classical Latin pronunciation. Then, during my early college days I sang in a church choir. The director of that choir insisted that we pronounce "excelsis" pretty much as "egg shell cease", fitting neither classical Latin nor "church Latin" as I'd thought I had some idea of those pronunciation patterns. In any event, that sort of spoiled the song for me, as it seemed so crass to sing something that sounded like "Gloria in eggshell". Since then I've seen that that is a commonly taught pronunciation (for that song at least), but it never ceases to bug me. I'd rather sing that line (or hear it sung) most any other way than what sounds like it includes the super crass "Gloria in eggshell"! So, hence my suggested band name, "Rescue Gloria From Eggshells". D. Melody Dole, MD
Reset It's what Simple Plan used to be called. They have two albums, no worries and no regrets or something. Matty
Resident Evil I saw the movie. After it, I thought that it would make a great name for a band. Luis Figo
Resin i dunno this mite already be a band name, but i was just sittin when i was little and i looked up my brother's weed pipe and it saw the resin and i was like what's that brown crap and he was like that's resin. ata
The Resistance I am actually in this band. I came up with it one day by playing the game G.U.N., because in that game there is a group of robbers called The Resisters. I just kept on thinking and eventually i just thought The Resistance. Adam Kuhlman
Resistance Force This came to me after playing Medal of Honor Allied Assault. This could be a cool Punk/Grunge/Slipnkot style Metal band. A cool name for one of thier singles could be, "Fall Back to the Frontline". Guitarpunk989
Resisting Forward I think this is a cool band name, because it sounds like resisting change and not trying to conform to what other people want you to be. TarrynMckalle
Respecto Asi Para Usted Respecto Asi Para Usted...RAPU for short...you know like an abbreviation (don't forget to roll your r's!)...it's actually stupid, but hey it sounds cool. I got it from the moral code of conducts schools use. persona
Ressurected Underneath I think it is awesome cause it reminds you of zombies and it makes me think "these guys are bad ass"!! Jesse Anderson
Resting Bitch Face It's the nickname for the facial expression made by not putting much effort into your facial expression. I heard YouTuber Jacksfilms say it was a good name for a band name in his series "YIAY" ("Yesterday, I Asked You"), in an episode about good band name ideas. JeReMy
Restless Radio I was bored and i was thinking of band names to amuse myself, and i thought, something to do with radio, and i thought how about restless? RobbieD
Restricted This is why i love the name. Now, when you see signs on important places, it has RESTRICTED printed on a sign, which means NO ONE can come in unless they are an important person for that buisness. Well, a rock band, Restricted means only the best people can be in, and obviously means were not losers. Matt (Mattis Kool)
Restricted Tendencees Umm its my friends band name, but i thought of it... Kinda' lame i know.. The kid in Wisoconsin(sarah..)
RESTRICTION It sounds cool! Guy
Results May Vary Cool name for a cover band, because you never know what you're gonna get. Stevo
Retarded Newts Read it in "Brian's Song". Junior
Retarded Riots It came to me in a dream.  Teddy Bear Rocker
The Reticanes Comes from a misheard lyric in Elton John's "Bennie And The Jets", where it sounds like he says "Oh, Bennie, she's a reticane." I heard it that way for years. Although I never had any idea what a "reticane" might be, it always seemed a cool, intriguing, and mystic word to me! Lucille Ball sized hail
Reticulating Splines Comes up on the loading screen for "The Sims". Brian Kelly
Retracted Testicle i was playing billards one tima and i was abut to make a shot and one of my friends insted of yelling CHOKE!!! he yelled RETRACTED TESTICLE!!! and i laughed my a** off and missed the shot. humbucker
Retro Retro Aside from the Mister Mister sound of it, just the fact that if our culture is retro now, what will the future have to rehash in twenty years? The answer...Retro Retro. dave
Retrodelic It means an item could be clothing, shoes, handbags, or hats; any accessories that has a vintage look and elegance, but has all the modern convenience today. Actually Retrodelic is a brand of really cool handbags and briefcases. Umphy
Retrospect I was thinking of changing my band's name, but my mom didn't think it was a good idea. She said, "It may be a good idea now, but in retrospect..." And I said, "Thanks!" JC
Retroverse It just seems cool, without actually meaning much. Princess Ana
Retrovirus It just sounds cool And it reminds me of viruses and zombies and Resident Evil (-: How did I come up with it. So I was doing my ugly yucky science homework. And then I got distracted. Yay me jessicayao
Return Of The Century This name just sounds really cool, and the name really clicks for a band name. Dana
Return of the Trio I think it's cool because it simplifies the fact that the band has 3 members. I just thought of it 2:59 PM 3-25-10 Colt J. Ledford
Return To Sender So i sent this letter to the mayor and i screwed up on it and i got it back and it said RETURN TO SENDER and i was like...new band name! haha. then i told by brothers band my idea and they shot it down. : ( im probably gonna be scarred for life...  Avada Kadavra
Reusable Box I was in ninth grade and we were watching "Amadeus" as part of our lesson music class about the life of Mozart. At the point in the movie after Mozart dies and he is taken to be dumped into the pauper's grave, one student called out "reusable box" referring to the coffin that Mozart had been dumped out of and sending the class into hysterical fits of laughter. Kirk Bradford Myers
Reveille It's the song the Army dudes play on the trumpet to wake up soldiers. (pronounced, rev-a-lee) It's also the mascot's name for Texas A&M. And you could have a theme, Bible verse Ephesians 5:14. Look it up sometime. dush
Revenge Of The Stick People I was in the site siestickdeath.com. I just thought about the people having revenge. And then I thought it was a cool name for a band. mc
revenge of the stick people I got this name from all these drawings of stick people on my english folder. good name for a punk band apt
Reverse Deep It sounds really emotionally deep (higher? enlightenment?). But really is just a past tense bodily function. Victoria
Reverse Into Space It's kind of Sci-Fi(ish) and I like that. It's actually a car parking instruction at our local hospital in Limerick, Ireland. Greeners
Reverse Into Space It's kind of Sci-Fi(ish) and I like that. It's actually a car parking instruction at our local hospital in Limerick, Ireland. Greeners
The Reverse Michaelangelo Escape Mechanism  Its cool because it deals with art and escaping. Steve
Reverse Osmosis I saw this on a water bottle thought it would be a cool band name JeReMy
Reverse Osmosis Jones A combination of "Reverse Osmosis" and "Osmosis Jones", two possible band names I sent in for Cool Band Names. JeReMy
Revision Needed Hey, I came up w/ this name one night when i was writting a song and i thought it needed to be redone, so at the top i wrote "Revision Needed", and then one day i was letting the Bass player of my band read some om my newest songs and she came across Revision Needed and was all "hey, that'd be a great band name" and, she was right. So, if you like the name, Its all yours! Mad Love, Carolyn
The Revival I though of this name when I was thinking about bringing back the old music and getting rid of the new music. It's a good name for a band that likes classic rock. Dillon
Revlis It's "silver" spelled backwards. Silver is awesome. Zack
The Revolt Against Beauty I was reading a book of funny quotes, and this was where one of them was from. I think it's some sort of philosophical volume. I can't remember the quote, or who wrote the book, but thought that it would be a really good name for a band (preferably a philosophical one, such as Rush or Supertramp). Doesn't it sound like a band? Bergil
The Revolting all these crazy kids are all about rebellion and anarchy and stuff so the revolting is purrfect Joe
Revolution Xtreme It is something I heard said in a race car game called Cart Fury.  Runnerbri101
Revolver Most people think of the Beatles, but it is acually because we had a REVOLVING line up. We pulled band members for gigs and really never had the same line up any time we played. It was great to play with so many different EXCELLENT musicians.  Pat Douglas
Rewind Back To Better Times I just thought of this because everybody has a point in there life in which they will stop and and wish to 'rewind back to better times'. Emo / Alternative / Punk style band name. Chris
RG Tree Where I'm from, a lot of people say "tree" instead of "three". So this is the Northeast Pennsylvania version of Robert Griffin III's nickname JeReMy
RhapSadie My band's Keybordest came up with this name from a Comic Book character she created. L
Rheezar I'm Portuguese and we say "rezar" sometimes. It's the Portuguese verb for "to pray". A friend of mine wrote "rhezar" by mistake in a Portuguese exam, so I just added another "e" and thought: "Wow! this could make a good band name."  FZodiac
Rhevin's Cage I was trying to think of a name, and i saw on my Friendster account. I was wondering who is that Rhevin... And i decided to just have for fun becuase it hurts.. because it is a combination of my crush Rhed and his new boyfriend. Now that's it .... Zukete
Rhinoceros Chocolate A pun on Rhinoceros Auklet, a seabird of the North Pacific, closely related to puffins. Regina Haniger
Rhombi Actually its two or more rombuses but I thought it sounded cool. (Geometry, gotta love it.) skankinjay
Rhyme Machine The most amazing rapper ever. Also rhymes with "time machine". RevengeFromMars YouTube
Rhymes with Nantucket Because there must be something interesting that rhymes with Nantucket.... RevengeFromMars YouTube
Rhymes with Riches I'm sure something interesting rhymes with riches. Also see Barbara Bush quote. RevengeFromMars YouTube
Rhynoplasty This damn word has been in the back of my mind for the last 5 years and i have no idea where the hell it came from, and just half an hour ago the TV was on an old episode of 'Rugrats' upon which Chuckie thinks he has a disease he calls Rhynoplasty. Besides that its just a demented word that sounds kewl. SlothMan
Rhynoplasty In response to sloth man's entry. It is not a nonsensical word, but rather the name give by plastic surgeons to a nose job.  james ney
Rhythm It's catchy, and it's to do with music. Helen & Georgie
Rhythm Strip .... my wife is a nurse.... only people in the Medical field would actually get it.............. Terry
The Rhythym Methodists Unamed friends of ours had an "accidental" child. They were using the rhythym method for birth control. We've called them the Rhythym Methodists ever since. Preacher Von Lugee
Ribbons and Rectangular Eggs(R.A.R.E) Well my friends and I are thinking about starting a band. We've been thinking of a name for a while, I was looking around and saw a ribbon. But it kind of looked like a rectangle for some reason. Then my mother said, "We having eggs for dinner!" And voila! We decided not to go with this name thought, so anyone can use it! Coolguyalex
Rice Burners A bunch of white guys singing about chevys and fords moderator
The Rice Chaplins It's a mix of our favourite musicians! Tim Rice-Oxley and Tom Chaplin!  elizabeth belanger
RiceCakes Great name for a asian or japanese punk all girl waif band  Gman
Rich Man's Mistress shallow...like all those other women root'n toot'n
Rich Water My friends always say things that contain the words "rich" and "water". I put those two words together and came up with "Richwater". Brook
Rick Ghastly It's like Rick Astley but it's not JeReMy
Rickohockan Haints Bluegrass band with Cherokee descendants in it. (The Rickohockans were the mysterious "old people" of the Appalachian Mountains--were probably absorbed by the Cherokee in the 1700s.) John Rudmin
Ricky Shartin My brother and I came up with a bunch of nicknames for each other involving the word "shart", a term for a wet fart, including this. JeReMy

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