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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 2260 Band Name Origin entries on the site.

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I Prevail Yes, you prevail at making band names that don't make sense. Mac
Meg Mac It sounds like a McDonald's burger that is bigger than the Big Mac. (Mega-Mac?) Polly Darton
In Dying Arms What a repulsive-sounding name! Max E. Padd
Worm Quartet It's not a four-person ensemble, nor are there any worms in it. Plus, the name sounds rather disgusting. Chris
Breathe Carolina What, were they trying to use CPR on someone named Carolina? If so, that's not a very good inspiration for a band name. Gus
Savage Grace Yet another name that pertains to two actual bands. One was a progressive band, briefly active in the late 1960s/early 1970s, the other a heavy metal band active for much of the 1980s/early 1990s. Not only that, the name looks like it could pertain to an individual female performer, possibly a rapper. Gebbie Dibson
6ix9ine What the hell is up with replacing the first letter in a word for a number with the numeral itself? That's what this guy did. It looks like it should be pronounced "six-ix nine-ine", which leads to phonetic ambiguity with "6, 6, 9, 9." Mr. Critic
Young the Giant Since Young is not a first name, and none of these musicians are giant, what gives? Rock Maninoff
k.d. lang Another female artist whose initials sound like "Katie". The stupid part is that she doesn't capitalize her name. Really! Polly Darton
Professional Murder Music Yet another way-too-repulsive name for a band.

**Reminder: This section is only for actual performer names. Lately there have been many incoming submissions with very wacky names that likely don't pertain to actual bands; googling them produces no results, and they don't even appear on; therefore they've been rejected. So PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT ANY MORE MADE-UP PERFORMER NAMES TO THIS SECTION. Thank you for your cooperation.
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Eats Everything Sounds like an incomplete sentence; something should come before it. (This is an actual one-man band, by the way.) Maude
Les Humphries Singers My first impression on seeing this band name was that, to convey an aura of "classiness" or something like that they had affixed the French prefix "Les" (meaning "the" [plural]; sounds sort of like the English word "lay" as nearly as the French sound can be rendered into English phonetics) to their name. Then I thought how "Les" (sounding like "less") could be a given name or nickname derived therefrom. Then I realized the band might be named for someone (probably a member thereof) named Les Humphries. That makes the name ambiguous in meaning. So I looked up the band, finding that the second guess above is the correct one. Band member Les Humphries was from England. He started the band in Hamburg, Germany (in a country adjacent to France, no less), than moved back to England after the band disbanded. So the name leaves both its pronunciation and its meaning ambiguous. Liberty Anderson
The Tee Set When I first heard of them, I thought they were metaphorically calling themselves a set of teacups and saucers. But the name isn't even spelled right for that. Did they name themselves instead after a set of golf tees? (Do golf tees even come in sets?) Tabitha Cartwright
Hue and Cry Just another pair of seemingly-random three letter words put together with a conjunction. What's the point? Joe
The Rock*A*Teens It looks awkward (in a sense) with those astericks separating the words. Yet that's how they punctuated it. Maybe they did that because Rock-A-Teens (with the traditional hyphens) was already taken? Even so, it can cause conflict. Mac
Gwen Stacy It makes one think of a female solo singer when it's a group of men. And they named it after Spiderman's first girlfriend. They should stop reading comic books. Rock Maninoff
Outkast There are two of these guys, so they should be The Outcasts. And learn how to spell, for Pete sake. Reggie Pillbox
Dethklok Sounds like "Death Clock," which, even if spelled correctly, would be a name of vague meaning, and questionable poignancy and cuteness. As a misspelling, it merits all the usual questioning about the relevance and cuteness of misspelling words in band names. Henrietta Caroleen Ellenboro
Klaxons Nobody knows what a klaxon is. Lance Crackers
Rainbow Kitten Surprise What is a rainbow kitten? And is one surprising somebody or BEING surprised? Farlow Maitland

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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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