"some music was meant to stay underground..."

Metal Underground.com Forum

Our newly launched forum is a place to freely discuss topics that are not directly in the news. Posting messages in the forum requires a free Metalunderground.com membership. You can still discuss news articles by posting comments on the respective articles (with or without a login).

Please view the forum rules before posting. Spamming, trolling or personal attacks may result in deletion of messages, loss of membership privledges, and/or a permanent ban.


Your permissions: while not logged in as a member, you may only read the forums. (Log in/Sign Up)


World's Worst Band Names

Posted in: Forum Home >> General Music Discussion >> World's Worst Band Names

Displaying posts 1 - 25 of 35 1 2 Last
Displaying posts 1 - 25 of 35 1 2 Last
Oct 27, 2009 7:43 PM ET #1 (permalink)

I came across a band today called We Butter The Bread With Butter.

Just curious what you guys think some of the worst band names out there are (even good bands have horribly bad names sometimes)...

Edit: I forgot about You Me At Six and Starring Janet Leigh. I'm sure there's more I'll remember later.

(This post was last edited on October 27, 2009 at 8:14 PM ET.)

Oct 27, 2009 7:57 PM ET #2 (permalink)

Goblin Cock

Devil Wears Prada

Job for a Cowboy

Oct 27, 2009 8:30 PM ET #3 (permalink)

Fudge Tunnel

Oct 27, 2009 11:45 PM ET #4 (permalink)

FUDGE TUNNEL WAS AWESOME!!!

I wrestled a bear once. I'm not going to type it all stupid like they do. Dumb fucking name for an ass fucking band. I'm ashamed to say they're from my state.

Oct 28, 2009 12:12 AM ET #5 (permalink)

Anal Cunt. I mean, we all know this one. But really, there are no two words that go together to create something quite as offensive as Anal Cunt.

Oct 28, 2009 12:15 AM ET #6 (permalink)

Anal Blast is a pretty bad one too. I know the vocalist or whatever died and all...but it's still true.

Oct 28, 2009 2:20 AM ET #7 (permalink)

Alexisonfire
Alien Ant Farm
Every Time I Die
Job For A Cowboy
See You Next Tuesday
I Wrestled A Bear Once
Arsonists Get All The Girls
The Number 12 Looks Like You
Clinging To The Trees Of A Forest Fire
The Tony Danza Tap Dance Extravaganza
...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead
Success Will Write Apocalypse Across The Sky

Completely ridiculous!

Oct 28, 2009 2:37 AM ET #8 (permalink)

^^^ Lol SHREDDER! I think we should make a graph, in particular to show that the increase in band name length is directly proportional to how lame a band will be in this age.

Oct 28, 2009 2:51 AM ET #9 (permalink)

Heavy heavy low low.
Fear before the march of flames
The Number 12 Looks Like You
Papa Roach
Korn
Limp Bizkit
DeathStar........and i fuckin love myself some star wars but i think its a stupid fuckin name for a band
DeathCab for Cutie.....not metal but still one of the stupidest fuckin names for any band ever
Scary Kids Scaring Kids.....again not metal but very fuckin stupid name.

Oct 28, 2009 3:45 AM ET #10 (permalink)

Awwww c'mon Shredder, ETID is pretty neat.

Hanjob, I like Death Cab a lot but I will admit their name is pretty lame.

(This post was last edited on October 28, 2009 at 3:46 AM ET.)

Oct 28, 2009 12:19 PM ET #11 (permalink)

I always hated Limp Bizkit (yes, the name as well), but As I Lay Dying, Between the buried and me, and especially Anal Vomit are all pretty horrible

Oct 28, 2009 12:32 PM ET #12 (permalink)

Cynic: Anal Cunt is a brilliant name for a band. Once you hear it; you'll never forget it.

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus.

Oct 28, 2009 12:45 PM ET #13 (permalink)

well Anal Cunt will definitely get attention... but lets face it, its a horrible name.
Something like Marilyn Manson is pure genius

Oct 28, 2009 12:49 PM ET #14 (permalink)

Heh I like BTBAM. It's metaphysical. How about: I Set My Friends On Fire, HORSE the band (even though I like them), and Owl City. DO NOT look up Owl City. It's vomit inducing.

Oct 28, 2009 3:14 PM ET #15 (permalink)

As great as some of them are, any band whose name should start with a C and is instead spelled with a K just annoys me. I love Kreator, though. Also, Cradle of Filth have a terrible name.

Oct 28, 2009 4:51 PM ET #16 (permalink)

A Million Dead Birds Laughing
And So I Watch You From Afar
Annotations Of An Autopsy
Bring Me The Horizon
Behold... The Arctopus
Panic! At The Disco (what cunt puts an exclamation mark there?)
My Chemical Romance
Lucifer's Friend
Blessed By A Broken Heart
Bullet For My Valentine
Cute Is What We Aim For
Kids In Glass Houses

Oct 28, 2009 5:20 PM ET #17 (permalink)

Cynic - Right? It seems like these days bands are just combining a bunch of random/insignificant words to form a "cool" abbreviation. Fucking lame if you ask me! Plus, their music sucks!

Natsquatch - I have nothing against the band personally. It's just that their name makes no sense. Every Time I Die? Oh yeah, I hate when that happens.

Oz - Nice list. Forgot to mention some of those in my graph.

(This post was last edited on October 28, 2009 at 5:27 PM ET.)

Oct 28, 2009 6:27 PM ET #18 (permalink)

Job for a Cowboy.

Reminds me sodomy.

Oct 28, 2009 9:47 PM ET #19 (permalink)

Fuck... I'm Dead. -Actually, scratch that, that name amuses me, it's orright.

Dillenger Escape Plan
Dry Kill Logic
Puddle of Mudd
The Cranberries
Alien Ant Farm
Beanflipper
Breaking Benjamin
Drowning Pool
Flogging Molly
Hoobastank
In The Nursery
Klaxons
Letter Kills
Nickelback
Regular John
Savage Garden
Snot
Stabbing Westward
StoneSour
Story of the Year
Stripebound
Stuck Mojo
Trust Company
Twisted Sister
!!!
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Coldplay
Crazytown
Do Make Say Think
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Mental As Anything
Sum 41
The Living End
Justin Timberlake... just coz I hate that prick.

Oct 28, 2009 10:00 PM ET #20 (permalink)

Lol. Hoobastank.

Oct 29, 2009 11:27 AM ET #21 (permalink)

Does It Offend You Yeah?

I knew I left out another really shitty one.

Also,

We Are Scientists
The Wombats (always makes me think of The Wombles)

Oct 29, 2009 4:18 PM ET #22 (permalink)

The Beatles. Sure, they could very well be the best band to have ever existed in music history. But that's not up for discussion this time around, the name is. It's a shitty pun, let's face it.

Oh and Hot Buttered Anal. And they aren't that great for my musical tastes either. Something about their music just pissed me off.

Oct 29, 2009 8:37 PM ET #23 (permalink)

Wait, wait, wait... The Beatles is a -PUN-?!!! hahah :P

Isn't there a band called 'Butthole Surfers' or some shit?? Here's my philosophy: don't name your band after gaydom or penis. Taintstick, for example. SHIT. FUCKING. NAME.

Atreyu (loved the movies when I was a kid, but seriously? guys? you guys, seriously? seriously, you guys. seriously.)
Mr. Mister
Chumbawamba
Staind
Bullet For My Valentine
Live
New Kids On The Block
The The
Goo Goo Dolls
The Mr T Experience (does not contain traces of nuts... or Mr T)
BrokeNCYDE
Natalie Portman's Shaved Head

Oct 29, 2009 8:52 PM ET #24 (permalink)

Saliva
Flaw (ironic in so many ways)

(This post was last edited on October 29, 2009 at 8:54 PM ET.)

Oct 29, 2009 8:57 PM ET #25 (permalink)

Mr. Bungle lol i dig the band but again a pretty gay name

Reply to Discussion or Return to General Music Discussion forum