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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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Entries Beginning with O

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The O'Jays Can anyone hear this name nowadays without thinking of Oj Simpson? Taylor Swift Kick In The Pants
The O'Kaysions Most people who hear this name but haven't seen it in print will spell it The Occasions. And who would guess that there's an apostrophe after the O? That would imply that they're Irish, which they're not. Candy Welty
O-Town O-Town was the name of the town Rocko lived in on the Nickelodeon cartoon, "Rocko's Modern Life". Doesn't seem right as a band's name. Amiko Hime
O-Town It rhymes with Motown, so naturally it makes me think of that famous record label. But this group doesn't even sound like a Motown group, nor have they ever been signed to said label. Susie Creamcheese
Obadiah Parker It sounds like it should be a solo performer, but it's actually a group. However, lead singer Mat Weddle later assumed the name for himself. So that makes a bit of confusion. Jonathan S.
Odin This was an obscure Hair Metal band in the 1980s. Their lyrics were not Norse-based. Basically, they took a cool name and stuck it on a band that just didn't fit... GlamRockNinjaLord
Of Mice and Men This just brings back boring memories of English class. (What's even weirder is that there's another band called Of Monsters and Men, whom you'd imagine would be even heavier, but they're the exact opposite style of this band!) Crafthead
Of Montreal They wanted people to think they came out of Montreal. Obviously not, because any band that comes out of Canada has to have some type of talent. Travis
Of Montreal Let me guess; a bunch of fans of The Stills. I suppose they thought people would think they were clever if they named themselves after a more obscure song than the Still In Love Song. The Skuz
Oingo Boingo  What does it mean? It doesnt make sense. It Rhymes!  Billy Florio
OK Go A typical command when starting a race or leaving. It just seems kinda awkward to use as a band name. Timmy O'Toole
Old 97s Of course 97 is old, It would be even dumber to name the band "Young 97s". Jon
Old Man Markley Sounds like a character from the first Home Alone movie, with a letter inserted in the middle of his main name. Also, this music act is a group of younger men, not an individual older guy as the name seems to imply. Mr. Critic
The Olivia Tremor Control What's the point in using a girl's name and two random words in a name for an all-male band? (This is an actual indie band that was active mostly in the 1990s, with a hiatus for much of the 2000s, but they didn't really have any hits. Is that due in part to their strangely constructed name?) Ken
The Olympics The Olympics is an event, not a group of people. If someone asked what your occupation or nationality was, "I'm an Olympic" would sound stupid. Frank Hotdog
One Direction Can you guys be more specific? JeReMy
One eskimO 1) They have 4 members. 2) None of them are eskimos. 3) They capitalize the last letter in 'eskimo' instead of the first. Three strikes, you're out! Rocky Rhoades
One Republic I guess "One Democracy" would be too controversial. MOR
OneRepublic  Exactly why does your band name not have a space betwwen "One and "Republic" and why is the R in "Republic" capitalized anyway? This band name makes my head hurt. hamp
The Ones It's a generic term. The ones that do what?? A little more information would be nice. Da Doo Ron Ron Howard
Oran 'Juice' Jones It must be cool to name yourself after O.J. Simpson, isn't it? Richard Head
Orange Goblin Yes, this is a real band, namely a London-based heavy metal group. They must have had warped minds to come up with a name like this. John
Orbit It can easily be confused with two other artists, Orbital (a group) and William Orbit (a soloist), both which were more popular than this performer was. Grady Brady
Orbital An orbital what? Bands names consisting solely of an adjective seem incomplete. Red Ruffcorn
Orchestral Manuevers in the Dark Somebody tell them to turn on the lights. freak
Orgy A group of males... doesn't send a very good message... Mega
The Original Caste Most people who hear this name but haven't seen it in print will spell it The Original Cast. Candy Welty
Orion The Hunter Naming your band after a major constellation? I sense ego problems here... GlamRockNinjaLord
Orson Is the band named after one of the members, Orson Welles, or Orson Pig from the TV Show "Garfield"? Paul Warren
The Other Two The other two of what? And what set were they part of? It's not obvious to everyone who hears of them for the first time. Cassandra
Oui 3 It's pronounced "we three" (since "oui" is French for "yes"). However, there's a problem because if 9 out of 10 people hear the name mentioned and they haven't seen it in print beforehand, they will naturally think "We Three". Max
Our Heart's Hero How can *anyone's* heart have a hero? If we had a section for Literally Impossible Band Names, this would be fitting to put there. Joe
Ours I'm sorry, but using a possessive pronoun for your band name is not very creative. It can get too confusing. "Hey, what band is that up there?" "It's Ours!" I can just see it now: an Abbott-and-Costello argument could ensue. Cassandra
The Outhere Brothers They're not actually brothers. Nor do any of them have 'Outhere' as a surname. Jeremy
Outkast There are two of these guys, so they should be The Outcasts. And learn how to spell, for Pete sake. Reggie Pillbox
The Overprivileged It sounds like this band is boasting that they have more advantages and opportunities than most other people, including most of those who listen to their music. That's not a good way to relate to an audience. Candy Welty
Owl City I never knew there was a city made just for owls! I don't think they know how to build a city! BillyBobby
Oxide & Neutrino Sounds like one of those really really expensive all-purpose cleaners you find on infomercials Mac

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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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