This Is How The Biggest Rock Bands Got Their Names

Victoria Black

by Victoria Black Published on 06-15-2022

Most of these bands have something in common, and it is not their music. Surprisingly, many band names were actually the runner-up for a moniker that was already taken, while others were chosen without much consideration, and a few don't make much sense. We even found out that some naming stories were made up! But the rejected alternatives are what's most shocking. So here they are, the most interesting stories about how rock bands got their names.

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