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NEW BAND NAME! (hlp plz)

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by The Artist, Sep 18, 2003.


  1. Mahogony's Revenge

    5 vote(s)
    11.6%
  2. MEZZO-RELIVO

    1 vote(s)
    2.3%
  3. The Red Hot Poker(s)

    1 vote(s)
    2.3%
  4. THE TRIP

    2 vote(s)
    4.7%
  5. THE VANS

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Shallow World

    4 vote(s)
    9.3%
  7. THE ASH

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. THE CUT

    2 vote(s)
    4.7%
  9. SIMPLE MINDED

    1 vote(s)
    2.3%
  10. THE TONGUES

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. THE TONGS

    3 vote(s)
    7.0%
  12. THE TORPEDOS

    1 vote(s)
    2.3%
  13. TORRICELLIAN VACUM

    1 vote(s)
    2.3%
  14. WILDLIFE

    1 vote(s)
    2.3%
  15. THE TUXUEDO PAINT SYSTEM

    6 vote(s)
    14.0%
  16. ZEWA (german pronounciation: zeva)

    4 vote(s)
    9.3%
  17. PUKKA

    3 vote(s)
    7.0%
  18. THE MAHOGONY SLAUGHTERHOUSE

    1 vote(s)
    2.3%
  19. THE HINDENBERG ARSONIST

    2 vote(s)
    4.7%
  20. SERVO SLAVE

    5 vote(s)
    11.6%
  1. Since May our old Drummer and one of the Guitarists, left our band, to do thair own thing.
    We now have a new Drumer (we knew it was gonna come like this, so we've acctualy had him since before the others left).
    BUT WE NEED A NEW NAME!
    We used to be called "PokeSmokerSociety" and played "Stoner Rock". Now we're not sure what we do, it's still got simerlarities to the old stuff, but a new "groove".
    We've gone through 4 pages of sugestions and can't agree on one.
    I now have a comleatly new list which I'm going to put on the Poll, for YOU to vote on, to help us decide.
    Thank 4 your input
    SCODI

    (ps: maybe some of the names combined with another name, or an own suggestion...!?)
     
  2. Joe Turski

    Joe Turski

    Jul 29, 2003
    Connecticut
    m
    How about "Accidental Goat Sodomy"
    or "Elbow Deep" or "Pigeon Flicker"
    I have better ones....but I'm saving those for myself...
    :spit: ;)
     
  3. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
    It's "mahogany", "vacuum" and "Hindenburg", other than that I have no comment. :p
     
  4. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I like The Cut.
     
  5. adouglas

    adouglas

    Jun 23, 2003
    Bridgeport, CT
    I kind of liked Torricellian Vacuum, but since you can't spell it, I'd avoid it if I were you. Even if you spell it right, it's a lousy name for a real band.

    Here's a good guideline. Pick a name which, if it's shouted into a telephone by a drunk person in a noisy bar, can be understood at the other end of the line.

    "YO, DUUUDE!! YA GOTTA COME SEE THIS BAND... TROORI..TORRI...TORCHI...TORISOMETHING VACUUM! THEY'RE GREAT (belch)!!!!"

    "Hey, man, what was the name of that band you saw last night?"

    "Uhhh... something vacuum, I think."

    See what I mean?

    My vote, the Red Hot Pokers (definitely pokers, not poker), fits the bill. It's also catchy, easy to remember and evocative.

    A lot of the other names also fit that guideline, but are way too punk/80s. The Cut? Please, kill me now. The Clash, The Cure, blah, blah, blah.

    NEVER EVER pick a name that has to be explained or has to be spelled out. (Zewa? Huh?) I've worked for a lot of companies with names that I had to spell for people when I talked to them on the phone, and it's a pain in the ol' gluteus maximus.

    Tuxedo Paint System? What are you, a 60s tribute band? Can you say Strawberry Alarm Clock? Silly.

    Hindenburg Arsonist? Are you a bunch of self-absorbed, tragically hip glam rockers complete with eye makeup?

    Stick with something that has raunch and punch.
     
  6. thumbtrap

    thumbtrap

    Jun 26, 2003
    Bluarrrch!?
     
  7. Killdar

    Killdar

    Dec 16, 2002
    Portland Maine
    My list of band names grows larger and larger. Use them at your own risk.

    Revenge of the Punctured Centipede

    Silicon Chips and Salsa

    The Emmentaler Revolutionaries

    The Marsupial Masticating Mofos

    Death by Roquefort

    I Can't Believe it's not Butter and the Fat Free Textured Soy Proteins

    Radioactive cheddar pot pies

    Gorgonzola ate my mother

    The cataclysmic Camembert

    The garden of Edam

    The Buddha's Gouda

    Crustacean Jake and the homicidal arthropods

    Mmmmm, gnome sausage

    Barbequed halflings on a stick

    Lobster Stu vs. the mighty Ketchup of doom

    Filet o' fetus

    Deep Fried Jesus

    Did you hurt your head?

    I have a banana in my ear

    God was a grapefruit

    :D

    [edit] oh yah, a couple are for the last guy who requested band names, but use them if ya want. :D
     
  8. Vacum Pump Seal

    Catylist Reaction

    :confused:
     
  9. adouglas

    adouglas

    Jun 23, 2003
    Bridgeport, CT
    Another good rule of thumb is to keep it to five syllables or less, preferably somethig punchy.

    Something you can yell over a microphone and people will hear and understand what you said.

    I LOVE "Deep Fried Jesus." Almost made me spew my beer out of my nose (belch).

    HELLO MEMPHIS, WE'RE DEEEP FRAAAAAYD JEEZUS! PRAISE THE LAWD!
     
  10. Joe Turski

    Joe Turski

    Jul 29, 2003
    Connecticut
    m
    Do A 70s funk band and name it "All White Meat"
     
  11. via satellite

    via satellite

    Sep 16, 2003
    pretty pretty please, name the band 'your mom'


    please?


    Or, for more combinations of the above:

    Tuxedo Society
    Poker Revenge
    (or switch 'em...Poker Society and Tuxedo Revenge?)
    Vacuum Minded
    Tongue Paint

    Good luck...
     
  12. sorry about the typo's, but I'm off sick, and the doc. perscribed me codein and I'm kinda dopy. but it's not all bad;)
     
  13. thanks for your input, helpful to see oppinions from other nations, or even people;)
     

  14. But what about names like "Red Hot Chilli Peppers", or "Queens of the Stoneage", or "The Dillinger Escape Plan" there long, but they stick to your mind.

    But I'd also rather go with a short and snappy one.

    SCODI
     
  15. these were also just some suggestions, you can't put more than 20 options in the poll;)
    The other guys in the band aren't any help, our guitarist comes up with stuff like: "The Funky Yiddisch Hitlers" or, "Sperm Whale"
    and our singer is more on the soft side, Zewa and Wildlife were his idea. He also came up with a few new ones like, "Haircut", Sunshine Ranch, Angel Dust(witch I think allready exists).
    And our drummer just agrees with everything, like if I say "hay how about the name SEXFOIL?" He'll say "yea, thats great!"
    At the moment our temp name is Blackpool, wich is a place in england full of amusement parks and stuff, there is a kinda candy-cane you can get there called "Blackpool Rock", kind of a pun. But the guitarist said it sounded better without the "Rock". I like it, but it kinda sounds like we are some kind of dark mettal band.

    KEEP VOTING!
    SCODI
     
  16. *bump*
     
  17. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    LoLz and The OMFGs ;)
     
  18. The Clancys
     
  19. The Bacon's.
     
  20. 5stringDNA

    5stringDNA

    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    Purple Bloated Cowfish