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Original band name?

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by BassWindu711, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. BassWindu711

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    My band can't decide on a name and our first gig is less than a month away. Any original ideas? We play modern and classic rock.
  2. Stick_Player

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    All the names have been used.
  3. EnviroMetal

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    Late Night Taco Truck
  4. pushbuttonfour

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    it really is true, almost every name you will initially think of will be taken. Just brainstorm a tonna cool ideas and use the best one that isn't taken. google the name with "band" or "tour dates" behind it to see if it's taken. Spoiler: it will be. But unless it's on itunes or under a major record label, it doesn't really matter. Heck, even my name, Push Button Four, was taken, but it was by some failing ska band from the early 2000s with like 200 views so it doesn't matter
  5. FatherG

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    Gorbachev's Birthmark
  6. Luke19Boarder

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    big bad bad barf baby
  7. bobm2112

    bobm2112 Supporting Member

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    Cookies For Einstein
  8. Dondabass

    Dondabass Supporting Member

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    One of my favs from my garage band days:
    Pacific Sandlot
  9. Hamlet7768

    Hamlet7768 Here to chew gum and rock. Still have gum. Supporting Member

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    You weren't kidding! I just tried this and both my favorite names were taken! Craps.
  10. Hawkbone

    Hawkbone Supporting Member

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    Blackhole Sundress

    Blood Valves

    Atheist Dogma
  11. Luke19Boarder

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    carpet chowder
  12. letsrumble

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    Eddy Glee.

    Switching the letters in the names of famous people seems like a popular trend right now (Bustin Jieber, Cleric Apton).

    P.S. There's a name. :D
  13. ronaldpdbrandt

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    Disclosures:
    Sponsored by The Letter G
    Diarrhea Van Frank

    You're welcome.
  14. Leon Transaxle

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    Try something like
    http://www.bandnamemaker.com/
    (Other random band name generators are also available)

    Some results are good; I rather like -
    Balanced For Uranium
    Some are a bit more rubbish -
    Drastic Shutup And The Intense Anywhere
    ...or maybe not.

    Also useful for generating lyric ideas and song titles.
  15. ChrisB2

    ChrisB2 Bass... in your fass Supporting Member

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    We're Screwed
  16. Tactician

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    Just take some random words from a language like Greenland - no one will know what t mean so you can be radical.
  17. Yango

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    Zit Poppers
  18. Tactician

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    Or Norwegian Sami language, or Canadian Inuit. etc etc Mongolian....
  19. Tactician

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    We did the same thing - trying to think up a new name. After a couple of beer we got stuck - we couldn't get past 'Hide the Sausage'

    I've come across far worse and it will just limit who and where you can work.
  20. Yango

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    Ha ha ha!!

    You're not actually taking any of this seriously are you??

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