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Post your stage name (or what you would use if you had to have one)

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by dBChad, Oct 2, 2018.

  1. dBChad


    Aug 17, 2018
    Daytona Beach, FL
    I'm thinking of performing under the name "Murphy Mephistopheles".

    I got the idea from having to take out a student loan to finish a certification that's required for my degree, and it felt like selling my soul.

    Any other names you use, or would use if your band asked you to come up with one. Cool stories worth bonus points.
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  2. I can not think of one.
  3. eJake


    May 22, 2011
    New Orleans
    In the salsa band I'm Gigante: The Entertainer

    Inspired by Sabado Gigante.
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  4. biguglyman


    Jul 27, 2017
    Rochester, NY
    I have been known by various names in various bands due to my rather large size and somewhat aggressive style. The Bear, The Animal, and The Biguglyman.
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  5. Tench Frickler
    Hugh Janis
    Peter Saus

  6. 48thStreetCustom


    Nov 30, 2005
    Muhammad George Frazier
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  7. 48thStreetCustom


    Nov 30, 2005
    I used to love Sabado Gigante. I don't speak a lick of Spanish so I'd just make up what they were talking about.
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  8. eJake


    May 22, 2011
    New Orleans
    You never had to make up much about the models wink wink
  9. saabfender

    saabfender Inactive

    Jan 10, 2018
    I got this the other day: "Rich Kwai Chang"
  10. ELG60

    ELG60 Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2017
    Jack Mehoff
  11. Das Jugghead which is a play on a nickname from my best friend. He had always called me "Snapperhead" growing up. In the band we were in previously the drummer misheard this as "Jugghead." Add my German roots and I became "Das Jugghead" and the name stuck. Wait . . . I just realized the drummer named me. Dammit.
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  12. FingerDub

    FingerDub Inactive

    Jan 8, 2016
    Iron Cobra.
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2018
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  13. 928cat


    Aug 6, 2018
    Elwood Eventual.
  14. tgriley62


    Jan 25, 2011
    S.E. Mo
    Pat MyWeeine
    Heywood Jablowme
    Ken, Chick ken (very bad James bond reference)
  15. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    Thai'd Up!
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  16. 40Hz

    40Hz Supporting Member

    Closest I ever got was one band where I was occasionally called and introduced as “40.” For every other band before and after that, my christian name suited everyone (and me!) just fine.
  17. Bunk McNulty

    Bunk McNulty It is not easy to do simple things correctly. Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 2012
    Northampton, MA
    When I joined Redhead, the previous bass player's name began with a D. So does mine. So I became D2. When I'd been in the band longer than the first D, I asked if I could get upgraded to D1. BL said no. We auditioned a keyboard player last week, his name also starts with D. I said if he joins the band, he's D3. Non-negotiable demand! :D
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  18. TNCreature

    TNCreature Jinkies! Supporting Member

    Jan 25, 2010
    Philadelphia Burbs
    I was in a new wave band in the early '80s named Porcelain Forehead and my stage name was Ace Symmetrical.
  19. TNCreature

    TNCreature Jinkies! Supporting Member

    Jan 25, 2010
    Philadelphia Burbs
    P.S. how "shocking" that 90% of these are penis names...
    Stay tuned for Butt and Poo coming right up.
  20. Relsom


    Nov 23, 2013
    The Old Dominion
    Uncle Felix
    Ardath Bey
    Don't ask me why on any of these. No reason.
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