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Old 08-15-06, 02:06 PM
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the reviewers rants are a tad anal.
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Originally Posted by nodeerforamonth
Yeah, even the band hates that name! By the time they were thinking of changing it ("Boy Named Goo"-era), they were already too big.

They should've changed it back in '91 when "Superstar Carwash" came out. That album was just too different from their other 3 albums before it.
should have stuck with the name The Sex Maggots
Old 08-15-06, 02:24 PM
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I always thought Butt Trumpet was a silly gratituous name for a band.

I am not making this up, but a church friend of mine had a son, whose name was Lyman and their garage band was called Lyman's Hymen
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Originally Posted by slop101
Which inspired the greatest band name ever: John Cougar Concentration Camp.
I've always like the name Kathleen Turner Overdrive.

Local bands:

Impotent Sea Snakes

Dick Delicious and the Tasty Testicles
Old 08-15-06, 02:57 PM
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Originally Posted by atlantamoi
I've always like the name Kathleen Turner Overdrive.
Along those lines, I like Smorgasborgnine.
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Brilliant list. I even agree with the bands I like on that list.

Salty was right though, Goo Goo Dolls should have made that list. I used to be so embarassed telling people that's what I was listening to (before they blew up), and now that everyone knows the name, I still hate it.
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Also missing from the list:

Bubble Puppy
Mom's Apple Pie
Strawberry Alarm Clock
The The
Toad The Wet Sprocket
Old 08-15-06, 05:30 PM
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Originally Posted by The Bus
Alright, Oingo Boingo is a pretty terrible name. So is Iggy Pop. (Yeah, I know, Wayne's World talked about these guys).

Audioslave is pretty awful too.
The original name for Audioslave was Civilian. IMO, a much cooler name.
Old 08-15-06, 05:48 PM
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How about:
Thomas Jefferson Slave Apartments

offensive and untalented!
Old 08-15-06, 06:06 PM
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Wasn't the Goo Goo Dolls' original name the F--- Buckets? Hmm, maybe that was someone else.

Personally I can't really stand the name Butthole Surfers, but that's me.
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I always wanted to start a band and call it "Botched Abortion".
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Originally Posted by cdollaz
Along those lines, I like Smorgasborgnine.
And to continue, my favorite is The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black.
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I always hated the name,

The Butthole Surfers
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Good list, made for an amusing read.
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What about "The The"
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Originally Posted by Giantrobo
I always wanted to start a band and call it "Botched Abortion".

I've always wanted to start a band called "Guitarded"
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Originally Posted by U6C84
What about "The The"
the choosing of that band name was out of sheer laziness... ...
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Toad The Wet Sprocket
The thing about Toad the Wet Sprocket is that they themselves hated the name and regretted choosing it but had to stick with it after they found success.

I always wanted to start a band and call it "Botched Abortion".
When I was about 14 my cousin and I would come up with hilariously offensive band names and the 2 most memorable ones I came up with were "The Botched Abortions" and "The Fetal Fucks". In any case, I came up with "The Botched Abortions" over a decade ago so you'd better not use it or you'll be hearing from my lawyer.
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A friend of mine and I always wanted to name a band nostrilgödstench after seeing a televangelist who said that sinners are a stench in the nostrils of God. It would probably have to be a metal band.
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I always thought Godspeed You Black Emperor! was an extremely retarded band name.
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Originally Posted by Gdrlv
moe. - Named after the musical 5 Guys Named Moe
i always thought moe. was 'monkeys on ecstasy'...?

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Psychedelic Breakfast - Obviously a jamband
that's why they changed it.

and let's not forget Animal Liberation Orchestra...
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Sometimes I see concert listings for "I am the World Trade Center". I haven't seen it listed in a while but "Dick Delicious and his Tasty Testicles" used to come around every so often also. Pun intended.

I've never heard them but I think "...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of The Dead" is the coolest band name ever.
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Originally Posted by Lunatikk
should have stuck with the name The Sex Maggots
Yeah, that would've sold them a lot of records! They couldn't get gigs with that name! Well... probably now they could, but certainly not back in '85-'86!
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Originally Posted by mkdevo
i always thought moe. was 'monkeys on ecstasy'...?

and let's not forget Animal Liberation Orchestra...
I know I read an interview with one of the band members that said moe. got the name from the musical. I think the monkeys on ecstasy thing came later when they were trying to play some stealth shows.

And you're right, Animal Liberation Orchestra is a terrible name...
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What? No "Fuck Your Yankee Blue Jeans"?

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