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This is a list of replacement names for existing band names.

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Entries Beginning with R

New Name
 
Original Name
 
Description
 
Submitted by:
Radiodead Radiohead I smash my radio when they are on. tomario
Rage Against the ATM Rage Against the Machine Let's be specific about which machine annoys us. RevengeFromMars YouTube
F**k Capitalism and Buy Our Album Rage Against the Machine I think it's a more accurate name, considering that they are just a bunch of musicians, and not the big socialists they claim to be.  Martin Zimmerman
Lust for the Machine Rage Against the Machine With Zach leaving, I think they need to revamp their image a little.  rageagainstRATM
Finger Eleven Rainbow Butt Monkeys Real example-they changed their name & stuck w/ it Calop
Roadway Madness Randy Travis Crashed into a tree while drunk and got naked Robert D. Arndt Jr.
False Life Real Life Whatever false life would be?!? Louisa Ferncliff
Rebecca Fade-to-Black Rebecca Black After "Friday"? Seriously, girl... go away! Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Rebecca Black Friday Rebecca Black Combine her name with her song; seems funny to me. Schadenfreudian Slip
Rebecca Black-balled Rebecca Black After "Friday", she should never sing again! Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Green Mild Bell Peppers Red Hot Chili Peppers Green peppers taste better than red peppers Spencer Tait
Red Hot Chili Pinheads Red Hot Chili Peppers I love Anthony but- let's face it- he's a ditz. Amanda
Blue Cold Chilly Ices Red Hot Chili Peppers Their polar opposites. Rip Jeans
Hot Red Pepper Red Hot Chili Peppers They aren't so HOT anymore!!! Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Red Hot Chili Perverts Red Hot Chili Peppers Nine-tenths of their songs seem sexual/suggestive. Jonathan S.
Red Hot Chile Slappers Red Hot Chili Peppers A lot more realistic, don't you think? majzz
Dead Rockers Red Rockers They had no additional hits after "China" Kyle
Red Wokker Red Ryder As in a walker: the opposite of rider, misspelled. Opie M.
Real Big Fish Reel Big Fish Other homonym; could also be Really Big Fish. Tish
Reel Small Minnows Reel Big Fish They sound more like little fish. fish
RPM REM If only vinyl had been around long enough... Pat Maheiny
SOS REM Help! Help! Please save us from Michael Stipe's speeches. J.C.
Mario Speedwagon REO Speedwagon What I misheard the band's name as Isac
Democra Republica Other US political party with end letter removed Ziggie
Rich Man Rich Boy He's not a kid anymore, for pete's sake! Timmy
Icky Martin Ricky Martin People who hate his music might drop his initial. Random Madeupperson
Up Said Barney Right Said Fred Very complementary to one of the new names Archie C.
Left Said Wilma Right Said Fred An alternate to Mads' submission (right/left) Oliver South
Wrong Said Wilma Right Said Fred Opposite/much more fun Mads
Righteous Son Righteous Brothers Only Bill Medley remains, as Bobby Hatfield died. Larcen Tyler
Rod Steward Rod Stewart If we had Change Letter for artists, this'd work. Nigel Shave Cream
As the Moss Grows The Rolling Stones They are so old now! Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Kidney Stones Rolling Stones The members are old now. Travis
The Tumbling Rocks The Rolling Stones Synonyms for each word. Calop
The Mossgatherers The Rolling Stones They're so old, they've stopped rolling and started gathering moss. crazydon
Bag of Bones Rolling Stones Mick Jagger is old as hell! Band started in '62 Robert D. Arndt Jr.
The Strolling Bones The Rolling Stones Well they ARE getting a lot older Samuel Crabtree
Ron Badloss Ron Goodwin Reversing each component of last name Margaret (less massive than my name backwards)
Take Your Time Rush It's not good to rush through anything. John
Rush to the Geritol Aisle Rush The lead-singer/bassist looks like he could be Robin Williams' grandmother! Absolute Smith
Hurry Rush Another way of going fast. Travis
Russell Legs Russell Arms The other anatomical extremities. Anon Y. Mous

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