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Old 30th July 2020
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Band/Alias Names You Liked But Didn't Get to Use

Anyone got any fun band/alias names that they didn't get to use but wish they had? Let's hear 'em!

Starting out:

Anal Clog - My first band came dangerously close to using this name. I loved it for all the funny puns that come with a name like that. We would always have to headline because no one would a marquee to read "Anal Clog opening up for KoRn!" Album names in particular were going to be a blast with classics like "Anal Clog Unplugged" and "What's the Beef With Anal Clog?"

The Prune Brothers - Named after a magical internet video, but it only works if it's a duo.
Old 30th July 2020
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The was a period where we changed our name to Prince.
Old 30th July 2020
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A friend of mine wanted to do an industrial project called Reverse Gynecology. Only problem was, none of us played anything.
Old 30th July 2020
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Was thinking of using the band name Talentless Hoarders but it was already taken
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Originally Posted by orangecaruption ➡️
Was thinking of using the band name Talentless Hoarders but it was already taken
Similarly, I kind of always wanted to work on something and call it Talentless Hack.
Old 30th July 2020
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Back in the 90's when I was playing in bands I tried to start a band called Sycho Lowrider's..

Think the other one that was batted around was Dusted Gangbangers or something..LOL!!


Crazy times..
Old 30th July 2020
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Free beer
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Free beer
there is a band in romania called bere gratis which literally translates to free beer. they thought it was a good name to use as it would bring people to their gigs. they did get mildly successful (though the music was mostly garbage)
Old 30th July 2020
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Jello Biafra did a whole track on potential band names ..
Old 30th July 2020
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Obadiah Bobbleknob and The Mucus Eaters might still get an outing....
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"Tacos and Indians" - I had a horribly racist cartoon drawn in the 70's for the album cover.

"Sticks and Bugs" - Our first album!
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Old 31st July 2020
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Dukes of Hazmat. But the music did not fit the name.
Old 31st July 2020
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Back in the early 2000s, we used the name The VDN (aka the Virus Distribution Network) for an industrial music project that never really got off the ground. At the time the reference was to computer viruses. It would have a whole new meaning today and all of our songs would be back at the top of the charts. Oh the missed opportunities.
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Slightly off topic. Locally in a pub was a band asking for a support band. They were called "The Thieving Bastards" - So here's the question, taken it was a smallish bar/pub in a small town, would you offer your services?

There is probably a fine line between being risque and wrong. Bit like at age 20 showing your mum your penis saying "look mum, you handled this all the time when I was a little boy" is that risque or dodgy? That was silly.
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Bodysauce: both mystical and sexy
Old 31st July 2020
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Talkin 'bout Porkin
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Not one I’ve ever wanted to use, but I’ve heard a few bands who would probably suit being called The Clueless Noodlers.
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The crapbehri’s
Old 31st July 2020
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Edgy teenage me bounced between these when trying to start a metal band:

The Jim Wicked Mass Murder Experience
Total Carnage
Malicious Intent
Freak
Krylon (Yes, after the paint brand. I got it out of an old copy of Boy's Life of all things.)
Necrophile
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Karen
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i like 'Total Carnage'.
Old 1st August 2020
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I always thought that "Fossil Assault" (which is a fictional band from the game Grand Theft Auto 2 with ****ty hard rock music) would be a great name for a band composed entirely of grumpy old sods rocking out with songs about outrageous exaggerations of care home life ("The new-fangled genre of Geriatric Rock").

Of course I came up with that before grumpy old sods (like the Rolling Stones) getting back on stage and rocking out became a generally accepted thing...
Old 1st August 2020
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Some day I will start a band called Post No Bills. It's going to make flyering for gigs a lot easier.
Old 1st August 2020
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(Put Your Hands Together For) Sexual Chocolate
Old 1st August 2020
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"Crapner and the Shat Upon" A tribute to Cap'm Shatner. Feel free to use this one.
Old 1st August 2020
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Jeremy Kyle Death Squad.
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"Explosive Diarrhea"

I was particularly looking forward to making the album cover art

...and maybe a video
Old 4th August 2020
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Amot Balab
(A minimum of talent, but a lot of balls)
Old 5th August 2020
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I was going to start a Joy Division tribute band called Joy Revision.

Pink Fraud, covering Pink Floyd.
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