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I'm always thinking of names for bands, but I never come up with a good one. I was in a Christian rock band a while back and we didn't have a name. At practice one day I came up with the name "The Knockers" from the verse in the Bible that reads, "Knock and it shall be opened to you." After some laughter our bass player spoke up in his best announcer-type voice, "Ladies and gentlemen, please give a nice warm hand to The Knockers." :) I've been in A LOT of bands, and I don't think I've ever been in one that has had a good name. Some bands never lasted long enough to have a name. What are some of the band names you didn't use, or, in hindsight, shouldn't of used? The first band I was ever in, in 1969 (I was 13/14), was called Blue Ice. Boy, those were the days. Regards, Dan Worley
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George Carlin had this list of fake band names... the one that I remember is "Scumbag Charlie and the Tit People."

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Our bass player used to be in a band called the Purple Bishops. He also had an alternate lineup that was called the Impotent Dildos. In the "band names that were never used" category, a friend of mine at one point wanted to call a band the Cock Ringling Brothers. But it never happened. :D --Lee
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I used to be in a blues band with a horrible name - "Ragin' Johnson". Not a pretty visual, is it? The cover band I'm in used to be called "Tastes Like Chicken". I've always hated it but everyone else in the band liked it and we couldn't agree on anything. Fortunately, I finally convinced them that "Tastes Like Chicken" will become hackneyed much like "Where's the Beef?" and we ended up deciding on "Loaded". Here's some of the ones I thought were good but were rejected: Camel Toe ;) Paper St. Soap Co. (from "Fight Club") Here are some I hated and vetoed: Too Much Information Virgin Rubber Band Here are some that was hilarious but we didn't use: Three Trees and a Bush (we have 3 guys and a gal in the band) :p Mulva (from "Seinfeld")

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When I was in high school I played in a blues band with 3 older guys (I was a sophmore and they were all seniors). We signed up to play a talent show and by the night of the show we didn't have a name, so the drummer told the girl who would be announcing us it that it was the "Phallus Brothers band". Thankfully she didn't know what that meant, but I'm sure that most of the parents in the audience did :D .
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[quote]Originally posted by KHAN: [b]The Buster Highman Project... :eek: :eek: :eek: [/b][/quote]It's funny you should mention that, Khan. A while back ago some friends and I were talking about what our names would be if we were porn stars. I choose Buster Hyman which was inspiried by jazz pianist, Dick Hyman :thu: .
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One of the high school-era ('73-'75) bands I was in was called "Snatch." We meant it as in heist, as opposed to female plumbing. We didn't have a clue, basically. Neither did our folks, come to think of it...it certainly didn't seem to rustle any parental feathers. I still think it was a great name, but I don't believe I'd use it nowadays!
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[url=http://www.brainwashed.com/bandnames/]BRAINWASHED\'S CANONICAL GUIDE TO WEIRD BAND NAMES [/url] Some high-lights from the site: Above average weight band Asshole Parade Barbara's Bush Christians In Search of Filth The Do I Look Like I Give a Fucks The Goodyear Pimps Small Mediums at Large /Mats

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A local school band playing heavy rock called themselves the "Stealth Hoovers" (vaccuum cleaners). Which takes me back a few years when my mum used to drive me out of the house with the infernal machine when I was looking forwards to a lie in. :mad: :mad: :mad:
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[quote]Originally posted by Tedster: [b] [quote]Originally posted by strat0124: [b]Sperm guzzlers probably wouldn't hit it off too well.......[/b][/quote]EWWWWWWW... Might make an all girl band real popular, though...[/b][/quote]Hey Ted, how bout Puke Breath Drama Queens? Or....Dingleberry Davis? Ok...I stole that one....its a punk band in Roanoake. Taint tasters....is a fave crude name.
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Hey Guys. Just wanted to say hello....*newbie* here. Actually I used to post here a lot last year under another name...but these boards are very addictive, and I almost lost my job...Had to go thru therapy and rehab... Anyway, as far as names you shouldn't use, I used to do this thing in the middle of the second set where I would change the name of our band from Almost Illegal (South Georgia, Anybody?), to A Nest Of Woodpeckers, and threaten to charge a new cover. Great fun was had by all... I think I am glad to be posting here again..as long as my parole officer doesn't find out :o ) EJ
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Tedster wrote: "EWWWWWWW... Might make an all girl band real popular, though..." Yeah, they could do a double ... errm ... header with Hole. -- Rob If god didn't want man to eat pussy, why'd he make it taste like chicken?
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[quote]Originally posted by Elbert James: [b]I would change the name of our band from Almost Illegal (South Georgia, Anybody?), to A Nest Of Woodpeckers[/b][/quote]Pecker is always a good word to use. I don't know why, but the word pecker and chicken have always cracked me up. Say Chicken Pecker and I'm on the floor laughing. I may need help, I don't know. I'm still tempted to call one of my bands Peckerhead. I'm sure it's been used though. Richard Pryor's comedy routine about the differences between black people and white people still remains one of the funniest things I've ever seen in my life. In it, he imitates a white guy getting really angry and he uses the word peckerhead perfectly. I love that routine. [b]White guy:[/b] Eh, er, um, ah, are we having sexual intercourse tonight, dear?...No, well, okay, I didn't think so, but I thought I'd ask. Great stuff!!! Regards, Dan Worley
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I used to be in a band called "The Altared Boys". The other three guys had been Catholic altar boys and I was the token infidel. One name I came up with last year, but could get no takers with the guys I played with was "The Standard Deviants". Self-Destructive Tendon-Seize. Phoenician Blinds. Big Jim and the Twins. Osama Rush Limbaugh and the Jonestown Dittoheads. (long prior to 9/11, I heard Rush spewing about Clinton's attempt to bomb Bin Laden, painting our favorite terrorist as something Clinton had cooked up to get us to forget about Monica).

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about a year back, i had a great name for my band, so i told my bandmates about it...the name was "The Beatles"...i later found out that there was this band in the 50's, or 40's or something, that had a few hits. so we chose to go with "The Shades Of Black" [url=http://www.geocities.com/theshadesofblack]shameless plug (my band\'s website):[/url]
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The "band" I was part of in high school was knowm as "Homer's Illegitimate Children" or "H.I.C" for short. :D :D This band later evolved into "Pizzabones". Look for our debut album sometime in 2011 {we're only in the same timezone once a year, if we're lucky} :p Cheers! Spencer
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