I don’t even know where to start with this one, but there are some CRAZY band names out there! I decided to put together a list of the wild and weird band names either saved in any of my Spotify playlists, bands I’ve heard of, or a special bonus… bands playing in Nashville in the coming weeks. Take a look and chime in below if you have more to add!
10 Weirdest Band Names in my Spotify…
Boney M – The name supposedly came from a pseudonym band creator Frank Farian used for himself. Either way, I LOVE the band.
Marshmello – you’re gonna leave off the ‘w’… really? And even if you kept it, why “Marshmello”? It’s just weird.
Wolfmother – Surely this was from the mind of a guy. What’s tougher than a wolf? Who’s tougher than a mother? No one and nothing.
Alien Ant Farm – I’m guessing this started off as a joke but then just stuck.
Milli Vanilli – It almost sounds like part of a children’s rhyme, but hey, just blame it on the rain.
fun. – no capital ‘f’ but they make sure to include a period… OKKKKKKKKKKK sure.
The Goo Goo Dolls – originally named “The Sex Maggots,” it’s not a surprise they changed their name when they got serious about pursuing success as a band.
Bow Wow Wow – someone in the band must’ve been a dog lover.
Coopertheband – these new bands with their kitschy play on letters and spaces.
Shovels and Rope – after burying a body, they thought, “hey our band name could be the tools we just used!”
Blessid Union of Souls – an ‘i’? Really?
TV On The Radio – my brain can’t even compute having TV on the radio. It’s not registering for some reason.
The Ting Tings – this literally IS their name, which is funny because the one song I know of theirs is “That’s Not My Name.”
Chingy – I hesitated to use any rap names because 99% could also double as the name of a 1980s-era Care Bear… but Chingy is on my Spotify sooooooooo…… yeah.
And a list of a few playing in Nashville in the next few weeks…
Csztr – umm, what?
Sleeping with Sirens – it’s nearly impossible for this to ever happen.
The Cold Stares – I wonder if they love eye contact during their shows?
Dirty Honey – a worker bee’s worst failure.
The Amazons – they’re big in the US. Actually, they’re big everywhere. They’re just big.
Thanks for stopping by! If you have comments or suggestions, chime in below. Be on the lookout for more posts in the coming days…
-Out of the Wilderness