The surprising origins of famous band names

Anecdotes that reveal a lot about these bands in their early days!

Stars Insider

24/05/24 | StarsInsider

MUSIC Groups

There's nothing like a good band name. It can tell you a lot about the band's music and even about the musicians themselves. From the heavy-metal titans who dubbed themselves after a folk tune, to the rock band named after the despised gym teacher, some of these groups' creativity wasn't limited to their lyrics: they also expressed it with their band names. 

Curious? Click on to learn how some of the most famous bands in history chose their names. 

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