Couple years ago, saw an advert for a band called, and I'm not making this up, The Treadmill Trackstars. They were appearing somewhere in the Detroit area.
...and you will know us by the trail of dead
Old School Punk: Dead Milkmen, Exploding White Mice, Dead Kennedys
New School Emo: Death Cab for Cutie
Obscure Movie Reference: Paris, Texas; They Might be Giants
Obscure Monty Python Reference: Toad the wet Sprocket
I'm sure I'm forgetting a classic but I'm tired and the game has started
Saw one on a marquee at a dive bar years ago, the band was called Butt Gravy. I don't think they ever made it.
My dad's cousin's former California band, THE POTATO EATERS. They're Irish.
The Plumbers.... gotta love a white dude in a wife beater & overalls playing some rap.
Throbbing Gristle. Industrial band
A favorite local band name of mine was a group called "Free Beer". Made for great advertising posters in a college town.
older than dirt wrote:
Great names and great bands don't necessarily go together.
Made the charts: Strawberry Alarm Clock
Obscure but funny: MC 900 Foot Jesus, Ned's Atomic Dustbin.
Local: Avogadro's Number
godspeed! you black emperor
plus another vote for
... and you will know us by the trail of dead
Bob Hope to Die
The Tony Danza Tap Dance Extravaganza
Sewing with Nancy
The Mr. T Experience
Wheels on the Bus
Look Ma No Ham
At the Drive-In
Lamb of God
and the best ever band name....Guns n Roses!!
Whoever said Level 42....what the hell is cool about that. There are ATLEAST 106,420 bands out there who have a number at the end of their name (project 86, blink 182, sum 41, the list goes on FOREVER). or the words "project", "plan", and "theory" at the end. these are equally as lame.
They Might Be Giants
dogs die in hot cars