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Old 09-16-05, 09:26 AM
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What's the most creative band name?

What are some band names that really stand out? Queens of the Stone Age immediately come to mind. What are some others?
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Old 09-16-05, 09:39 AM
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not a real band, but I thought "The Shitty Beatles" from Waynes World was genius
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Old 09-16-05, 09:49 AM
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Originally Posted by dick_grayson
not a real band, but I thought "The Shitty Beatles" from Waynes World was genius
I forgot about that part in the movie.

I thought "Cheap Girls" from The Money Pit was also funny.
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Old 09-16-05, 11:33 AM
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While not 100% "creative" my favorite band name is Toad the Wet Sprocket.
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Old 09-16-05, 11:46 AM
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The Christpunchers

It's hilarious to me because I know the group was probably trying to be controversial and edgy, but it is so terribly dumb it cracks me up. I just picture some surly death metalheads punching a lifesize Buddy Christ statue, all pissed off.
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The Coolies, mainly because of the definition:

Main Entry: coo∑lie
Pronunciation: 'kŁ-lE
Function: noun
Etymology: Hindi kulI
: an unskilled laborer or porter usually in or from the Far East hired for low or subsistence wages

I've also liked And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead.

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I thought that Five for Fighting was a creative one.
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