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Worlds BEST band names

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Displaying posts 1 - 25 of 56 1 2 3 Last
Oct 30, 2009 12:37 PM ET #1 (permalink)

TOOL - I feel as though this is marketing genius. Think about it.

I'm sure many of you have equally great band names and reasons why you think they are the best band names in the world so let it rip fuckers.

Oct 30, 2009 1:14 PM ET #2 (permalink)

Nine Inch Nails.

Most sinister-sounding and all-round awesome name ever.

Oct 30, 2009 1:16 PM ET #3 (permalink)

At the Gates
Exodus
Testament
Bring Me the Horizon (seriously)
Strapping Young Lad
Darkest Hour
Artillery
Sepultura
Gojira

No real reason, other than they just sound badass, haha.

Oct 30, 2009 5:18 PM ET #4 (permalink)

Iron Maiden--especially once you visualize an actual iron maiden
Warbringer
Skeletonwitch
3 Inches of Blood^^all are a perfect combination of ridiculousness and metal

Oct 30, 2009 5:29 PM ET #5 (permalink)

Led Zeppelin

Can't believe I didn't think of it at first

Oct 30, 2009 7:46 PM ET #6 (permalink)

The Wiggles.

Oct 30, 2009 8:34 PM ET #7 (permalink)

Black Sabbath
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Mouth of the Architect
Porcupine Tree

Oct 30, 2009 9:25 PM ET #8 (permalink)

Morbid Anel Fog
Nargle Blargloth just 'cause they're awesome

Oct 30, 2009 9:44 PM ET #9 (permalink)

Coolest I can think of off the top of my head would be Anal Blast.
Got to use your imagination.

Oct 30, 2009 10:13 PM ET #10 (permalink)

Killswitch Engage
Cattle Decapitation
Diecast
The Agony Scene
The Haunted
Carcass
God Dethroned
Behemoth
Suffocation
Dying Fetus
Opeth
I'm really not sure which thread this goes under, but Pelican. It's so reasonably random.

Oct 30, 2009 11:22 PM ET #11 (permalink)

ANAL CUNT is the greatest band name ever.

/thread

Oct 31, 2009 6:00 PM ET #12 (permalink)

Lamb of God
Burn the Priest
Cattle Decapitation
Dying Fetus
Suicide Silence
Caliban(seriously)
Killswitch Engage(already said earlier but i still think its bad ass)
Unearth
Hellyeah(doesn't get much simpler than that lol)

Nov 1, 2009 5:28 AM ET #13 (permalink)

Anthrax
Judas Priest
Venom
Deep Purple

I'm sure there's alot more I can think of but those are three of my favourites. Sometimes simplicity works best.

Nov 1, 2009 6:28 AM ET #14 (permalink)

Faith No More
Malevolent Creation
Blotted Science
Hatebreed (Not a huge fan of the music though:P)
August Burns Red
Pig Destroyer... Oh YEAh!
Nothingface
Rush
Rage Against The Machine
Into Eternity
Autopsy
Obituary
Napalm Death
Crowbar
Dark Tranquility
Alice In Chains
Deftones
Nuclear Assault
Incubus...Yeah, fuck you too.
In Flames
Testament
Onslaught
Municipal Waste
Pink Floyd
Shadows Fall
A Perfect Circle

That's all I can think of right now.

Nov 2, 2009 10:41 PM ET #15 (permalink)

What part of " /thread" do you fuckers not understand?

Anal Cunt! END THREAD!

God, I feel like I'm dealing with the remedial class of a school full of retarted chimps.

Nov 3, 2009 3:03 AM ET #16 (permalink)

^It's a memorable name, but not a good one. I'm sorry, but no. Just no.

Nov 3, 2009 12:03 PM ET #17 (permalink)

Tears Of The Fetus

Nov 3, 2009 12:39 PM ET #18 (permalink)

Eyehategod, bongzilla, buzzov*en, 7000 dying rats, spermswamp, rompperromp.

Nov 3, 2009 12:40 PM ET #19 (permalink)

Well Personally, I think a name as simultaneously memorable and offensive as one that suggests having a vagina in your anus, at least deserves an honorable mention for the top five.

In other news...Solomon, stop dilly-dallying around on the internet and get back to work you megaqueer.

Nov 3, 2009 1:06 PM ET #20 (permalink)

That's just the thing Dustin, I am working. I just got finished putting away some shipment & am getting ready to check in & put away the 50 OTHER FVCKIN' BOXES!!!AAAAAAAHHHHHH!!!

Nov 3, 2009 3:32 PM ET #21 (permalink)

^WWWOOOOOOAAAAAHHHH tHere! I didnt ask for your fuckin life story there pal. Now go back to suckin dick or whatever it is you do for money. And tell Clayton to stop stealin shit lol

Nov 3, 2009 3:42 PM ET #22 (permalink)

Being offensive is easy, man. Anyone can do that. Coming up with a clever name that is both memorable and full of imagery and/or meaning, THAT is what I consider a good name for a band. A Perfect Circle, Dark Tranquility, Malevolent Creation, Judas Priest, Lamb of God, Black Sabbath, Sleepmakeswaves, The Red Shore, Coal Chamber, Nine Inch Nails, One Day As A Lion, even something as simple as Tool works.

It's all well and good to be offensive, or to try and have the gore-iest name out there, that's good marketing - people will probably remember that shit - but I wouldn't go so far as to say that much on its own constitutes a good name. Give me something that's had at least a LITTLE thought put into it, PLEASE! I think that's half the reason I like prog bands so much.

Nov 3, 2009 6:26 PM ET #23 (permalink)

exorcise the flaw (actualy "expose the flaw" but i think exorcise the flaw would be cooler)
5 finger death punch
dark tranquility
mudvayne

almost forgot honorable mention:
blind greed

(This post was last edited on November 3, 2009 at 6:28 PM ET.)

Nov 3, 2009 9:44 PM ET #24 (permalink)

Cradle of Filth
don't know why... just really like it.

Nov 3, 2009 10:25 PM ET #25 (permalink)

Slayer, Celtic Frost, and Cannibal Corpse. I can't believe nobody said any of these.

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