The Awful Original Names of Some Bands


Not all bands have just one name over the length of their existence. Some of them started off with pretty horrible names, before settling on something hopefully better and getting famous. Here are 20 examples

  1. The Goo Goo Dolls: The Sex Maggots

2. Creed: Naked Toddler

3. The Red Hot Chili Peppers: Tony Flow and the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem

4. Limp Bizkit: Blood Fart. Is one really any better than the other, though?

5. Hannah Montana: Alexis Texas. They changed it because there's actually a PORN STAR with that name.

6. Van Halen: Rat Salad. It's actually the title of a Black Sabbath song.

7. Linkin Park: Xero

8. Finger Eleven: Rainbow Butt Monkeys

9. Nickelback: Village Idiot

10. Black Sabbath: Polka Tulk Blues Band

11. Green Day: Sweet Children

12. Destiny's Child: Girls Tyme

13. Outkast: 2 Shades Deep

14. The Beastie Boys: The Young Aborigines

15. Pink Floyd: The Tea Set

16. The Bee Gees: The Rattlesnakes

17. The Fugees: The Tranzlator Crew

18. New Kids on the Block: Nyuk

19. TLC: 2nd Nature

20. Nirvana: Pen Cap Chew