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02-20-12, 02:18 PM
My wife & I don't get out to see that much local talent, but we do get a kick out of some of the names listed in the newspaper's concert listings. Don't have any idea about what kind of music they play or how good they are, but still appreciate the names.

Some recent ones that caught our attention:

Big Nasty
Unkle Dad
Blind Boy Chocolate

and two favorites:

Skunk Ruckus
Yo' Mama's Big Fat Booty Band

There's lots more and lots better, but these are the ones I can remember off the top of my head.

Got any good band names to share (regardless of whether you've heard 'em or not)?

02-20-12, 02:23 PM
Biggy Rat

02-20-12, 05:24 PM
S.P.U.D.S. - Special People Under Doctors Supervision. They were around Pittsburgh in the 80's, don't know if they still are.

02-20-12, 05:32 PM
Boom Bang
Wurly Birds
Starlight Mints
Captain Eyeball
Skating Polly

Pizza the Hutt
02-20-12, 07:08 PM
Grandma's Horny
Busted Hymen and the Penetrators
White Light/White Heat/White Trash
The Diarrhea of Anne Frank

02-21-12, 02:43 AM
The Diarrhea of Anne Frank


02-21-12, 04:48 AM
Not around anymore, but I liked Kathleen Turner Overdrive.

The Bus
02-21-12, 05:01 AM
Das Kickboy

02-21-12, 07:44 AM
the v8 love affair

Michael Corvin
02-21-12, 08:02 AM
Point One Zero

02-21-12, 08:02 AM
An Austin tradition.


02-26-12, 01:31 PM
Live Nudes, who chose the band name in the hopes that their concert listings in the newspaper might fool more people into coming to the show, expecting something else entirely. I worked with one of the band members almost 20 years ago.

Obi-Wan Jabroni
02-26-12, 07:30 PM
Bump N Uglies

Turd Ferguson
02-27-12, 04:52 PM
Minnie Pearl Jam

02-27-12, 07:04 PM
My favorite was always "John Cougar Concentration Camp"

The Infidel
02-28-12, 02:47 PM
Not around anymore, but I liked Kathleen Turner Overdrive.
Aside from being a line from High Fidelity, that was a real band?

02-29-12, 02:48 PM
Sandy Duncan's Glass Eye

02-29-12, 08:12 PM
My favorite South FL metal band from the 80s was Sinister Minister. So perfect for 1986...

Dr. Phibes
02-29-12, 08:27 PM
When I worked at a Kinko's in VA I used to always print out posters for a band called Hot Buttered Elvis. Never bothered to check them out, fun name though.

Charlie Goose
03-01-12, 06:54 AM
The O'Neders

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