Band names - HELP!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by bassmaniax, Dec 19, 2005.

  1. bassmaniax


    Nov 27, 2005
    Me and my mates have recently got together to form a rock/punk band but we have a slight problem, we have no name.

    Hopefully this is where you could come in. I would really appreciate it if you guys could come up with some random band names for us. Obviously ones that are not already taken but something original and unique to us.

    There are four of us in the band, me (bassist/backing vocals), helen (lead vocals), holly (lead guitarist/backing vocals) and emma (drummer/backing vocals).

    Thanks if you can help n thanks even more if you reply,

    thanks again,


  2. Maverick Blues

    Maverick Blues Being a Thumper is all about ATTITUDE!

    Apr 28, 2005
    Richmond, VA
    Google Is Your Friend. :cool:

    Band Name Generators

    Here are a few that popped up randomly as I was playing with some of the generators:

    The Killing Four (only makes you smile if you're into the blues :) )
    Curious Fate and the Crude Morale
    Classical Trick of the Beginning Shrimp
    Amphibious Cake
    Generating Disaster
    Censored Farewell
    Dreams of Luscious Punks
    Female Crackhead Bodyguards
    Dawn of the Fuzzy Crack Dealers

    If nothing else, they're amusing to play with... and they might give you some ideas.

    Have fun!

    Good luck with the band,
  3. fenderx55


    Jan 15, 2005
    Band names are not something that can be decided by other people. Trust me. My first band went through 4 names before we settled on CharlieDontSurf. The band i play in at school has the most god-awful name i've ever heard but we haven't thought of anything else yet. meridius. We don't play death metal, it's pretty straight forward rock. I don't want to be meridius, but we haven't ocme up with anything better.
  4. Kareoke Machine Guns
  5. beaglesandbass

    beaglesandbass Think first, then post? Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    all female punk rock group?

    sounds cool.

    i'd like to hear some stuff when you have anything recorded.

    name it . "jaco only needed 4."
  6. Bard2dbone


    Aug 4, 2002
    Arlington TX
    While we're waiting for Golden Boy to make his traditional suggestion, I have a list of band names that I posted in another thread. It was an abridged version of a frighteningly long list of suggested names for a band I was in in the '80's and '90's. We finally settled on Fuzzy Logic. But we went through a lot of choices to get there.

  7. Planet Boulder

    Planet Boulder Hey, this is a private

    Nov 10, 2001
    6,482 feet above sea level
    I once had impure thoughts. Oh, and I pluck my ear hair.
    Artemis Glue
    The Segacious 7
    Plastics, Son
    The Tea Bags
    Butt Trumpet
  8. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    Right off the top of my head:

    The Paper Cutz
    Toe Shoes and Gin
    Last Pin Standing
    Sonic Kitten
    Pimping Ain't Easy
    Pumpkin Cutters
    Shell Schlock
    Dribble Syringe
    The Aenemic
    Rabid Blue Hampster
    Slightly Left of Infected
    The Lost Tops
    Gum in My Valium

    More later. . .

    It's later:
    The obvious - Mehehoem (from your lineup)
    The Benevolent Shemp
    The Frosty Pop Tarts
    Kaptain Kafka
    The Kurt Waldheim
    Thirty & Desparate
    The Astro Blankets

    Need a break. . . . .
  9. Bard2dbone


    Aug 4, 2002
    Arlington TX
    I liked the highlighted ones.
  10. Pink Unicorn Horsey.

    Crap, you're a girl. (or you're a dude named Jenny)

    Then try Gangrenous Footwound.
  11. Bard2dbone


    Aug 4, 2002
    Arlington TX
    Gold...what kept you?
  12. Hey, it's within the day... :rolleyes:

    I know, I'm slippin' since they blocked TB at work...

    I'm sure Ron would take up my slack... :smug:
  13. I like oxymoron band names like significant irrelevance, or irrelevant significance
  14. georgestrings

    georgestrings Inactive

    Nov 5, 2005
    I like to look through the cable TV guide for movie titles to use as band names - the older the better... You can either adopt them directly, or vary them a bit to suit you...

    - georgestrings
  15. if u want it to be unique to YOU, why are you asking us ?
  16. pklima

    pklima Commercial User

    May 2, 2003
    Kraków, Polska
    Karoryfer Samples
    If you ask for band name help on an internet forum you'll only get humorous and useless ideas. For example,

    Hungry Hungry Huns
    Beauty Only Offers Bitter Sorrows (this would make for great band shirts)
    Goat With Gout
    Steam-Powered Wolves
    Battle Cattle
    In My Pants
    Quaint Gristle
    The Texas Separatist Paramilitary Marching Band
  17. Tsal


    Jan 28, 2000
    "Bleeds Like An Elvis"?

    No, I wouldn't invent a name for you - it's much nicer if you can come up with one yourselves. I think a band name needs to be such that there's a cool story to be told. Hey, if you ever get famous, every reporter is gonna ask "how'd you get your name?" - and there's better to be a better story than "well.. a bunch of internet nerds came up with it.." ;)
  18. Bard2dbone


    Aug 4, 2002
    Arlington TX
    But if you come up with a good name on your own, we'll make up a story for how you came up with it so you can tell reporters some day.

    I'm thinking it will include jive talking robots and drag queens from outer space.
  19. Hi,
    My band are currently toying with the names of:

    Martyred Youth (Sort of anti-war statement, Not my idea)
    Rollem Leinad (My name backwards :) )
    Donkey Punch (Which is where you...actually won't post the details)
    Dapper Dan and the Depressed Ducks (Don't ask)

  20. Visceral Blizzard Warfare