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These are the band names that we feel are just plain stupid. Bands pick the most absurd names, who wants to be known as a member of the "Butthole Surfers"? We only accept entries for this page that make fun of a band name. Just saying a band is lame (no matter how lame they might be) isn't a good reason for entry.

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Latest Entries

The 20 most recent entries are listed below. There are 1846 Band Name Origin entries on the site.

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Lamb of God Like "Testament", the name "Lamb of God" could lead one to believe that they are a Christian band rather than the metal band that they really are. (I've heard others claim that they were fooled that this was a Christian band.) Thaddeus Gammelthorpe
Testament I used to think this was a Christian band before I learned that it was a thrash-metal band formed in the 80's. (that one joke on "The Simpsons" didn't help, either...) Thaddeus Gammelthorpe
Screamin' Cheetah Wheelies What is a cheetah wheelie? Is it a motorcycle stunt done while being chased by a cheetah? Don Snotts
The Slades Some people might confuse this band with Slade (the singular of this name), even though this band was actually around long before Slade was even formed. Ceejay
Pearl Jam Picture some Jam-like substance that's the same color a pearl would be, what does that remind you of?...yeah, gross. Thaddeus Gammelthorpe
W.A.S.P. Wonder what it stands for... We Are Stupid People, perhaps? Thaddeus Gammelthorpe
5 Seconds of Summer Sounds like a poor attempt at a pun on the movie "500 Days of Summer." The Skuz
Cymbals Eat Guitars Just how is that supposed to work? Cymbals have no way of devouring anything. Plus, even if they could, do two cymbals come together to form a mouth, or does one cymbal turn into a little Pac-Man?  Jonathan S.
Ratt It is supposed to be an acronym for Rock All The Time, but clearly the band members forgot to put the periods after each letter... so the name resembles a certain kind of rodent instead GlamRockNinjaLord
Nazareth This is not a religious band! GlamRockNinjaLord
Badfinger All I can think of is that this band named themselves after flipping the bird. That's just plain distasteful. GlamRockNinjaLord
Twisted Sister Why on Earth would you want to twist your sister? GlamRockNinjaLord
Modest Mouse I seriously doubt that mice have a kind of mentality capable of manifesting either modesty or arrogance or any related attitudes. Natalie Merchant's Millpond
Tech N9ne If we were to use the normal numbers in place of words system so many people use nowadays, this rapper's name would be Tech Nnineine. It's not, but do you see how dumb that looks? GlamRockNinjaLord
Deftones It sounds as though they're saying that everyone in this band is tone-deaf. Sorry, not good. GlamRockNinjaLord
Asia It's a bunch of white, British guys. I shouldn't have to explain any more. GlamRockNinjaLord
Jimmy Eat World How big is Jimmy he can eat the whole world? Nurul
Butthole Surfers I'd stay away from them, for fear they might give me hemorrhoids! Tiffany Furlong
Good Old War Wars are not good. Who on earth thought up this name??? Alex
Cinderella Like with Queen etc, this is an all male band with a WAY too feminine-sounding name. GlamRockNinjaLord

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Submissions Are Accepted Again

Much like the stupid song lyrics page, I get a lot of submissions for this page. More than I can really handle. The problem is that I get a lot of "Blink 182 is stupid 'cuz I said so" submissions, which I have to waste time deleting (though not much). I also get a lot of submissions that just aren't funny. I guess the real problem is that the word stupid can mean so many things, and hence every band name could be considered stupid.

So in short, don't bother sending me stupid email about this stupid page, or you're stupid.

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