Band Names

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by JmD, Jan 10, 2006.

  1. JmD


    Sep 13, 2005
    Got a really unimaginative (inimaginative?) band, and we can't think of any catchy names which havn't already been taken.

    We're kind of an indie (has to begin with "The"! ;)), rocky, poppy group.

    Any ideas?
  2. Hi,
    How about:

    Donkey Punch
    Fish Hook
    Captain Chair and the Jarheads
    The Weasels
    Penguin Electricity and the Shimmering Banshee
    The Ape of the Futile

    These were made using except the top two. Which are from conversations with strange people.
  3. buzzbass

    buzzbass Shoo Shoo Retarded Flu !

    Apr 23, 2003
    How about "Pull My Finger" ?
  4. The Marmot and the Wicker Basket
    Fishes in the Fall
    God's Broccoli
    Dancehall Ninja(s)

    I thought those all up...weird? Yes. :)
  5. CetiAlphaVI


    May 27, 2005
    The Investments
    The Smoken Tokes
    The Taken Tokes
    The Farther
    The Geckos
    The Numbers Game
    The Band's Band
  6. McHack


    Jul 29, 2003
    Central Ohio!
    When I was a kid, I thought "ToeJam" would be funny.

    We're trying to come to a good name, for my band... we have one now, but its HORRIBLE. Sort of a placeholder, in the big scheme of things. Some of the names were trying on, are all good... but none are great.

    This is can be frustrating.
  7. dharma

    dharma Srubby wubbly

    Oct 14, 2005
    Monroe, Louisiana
    Sneeze Guard Heatlamp
  8. The Existintial Experiment
  9. BassChuck


    Nov 15, 2005
    Remember Helen

    Second Cousin

    Older Now

    Last Legal Drug

    Aces and Eights

    DNA of Tomorrow

    Next to Last Band

    Closed for Remodeling
  10. TheMightyQuinn


    Dec 26, 2005
    The Well Hungarians.

    Thats a winner.
  11. Cougar207


    Jun 17, 2005
    St. Charles, MO
    Yea, but it's taken by a band here in St. Louis.
  12. pklima


    May 2, 2003
    Kraków, Polska
    How about Hungarian Hungarian Hippos, then? Or Hungry Hungry Huns?

    Make a list of all the band names that have made you go "damit, I wish I thought of that one first" and try to rip them off... I mean use them for inspiration. Works for me, though it tends to result in names such as Sex Without Goats.
  13. The BIRP (Band playing Indie-Rock-Pop)?
  14. pcollin


    Dec 22, 2005
    Portland, Maine
    I suggested these to my band but just got stoney silence.

    The Late Arrivals
    The Remainders
    Go figure
    Sideways glance
    The fragments
    Frequent flyers
    Push 2 Play (pushed to play)
    Garage Sale
  15. killer_j27

    killer_j27 Guest

    Dec 28, 2005
    Bethany Ontario
    Okay i like the name Disturbed Illusions or Disturbing Illusions Or something like that. it sounds pretty cool
  16. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Death Death for Deathie
  17. buzzbass

    buzzbass Shoo Shoo Retarded Flu !

    Apr 23, 2003
    Call the band Ass. That way when your records are on the radio people will say, "what song is that" ? And someone else will say, "I'm not sure, but it sounds like ASS"

    :bag: :D
  18. txbasschik


    Nov 11, 2005
    Leander, Texas
    We came up with this one. We didn't use it, and my son didn't use it, and we're not in Cali or NYC, so Texans find it odd, but I love the way it sounds...

    The Rolling Blackouts

    Cherie :)
  19. Joe P

    Joe P

    Jul 15, 2004
    Milwaukee, WI
    I was out-voted in the last band I was with, and I'm still peeved about it.

    ...So you can have it.


    There ya' go; you're welcome.

    But Wait! That's not all! ...Last time I checked, "" was available.

  20. Joe P

    Joe P

    Jul 15, 2004
    Milwaukee, WI
    Dang.. Now you made me laugh out-loud at work again.

    I'm going to get busted for Talkbass one of these days. If they fire me, maybe that'll be the sign that I should just switch careers, and join a touring band.