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Band Name Wordplay

Different ways to look at the names of bands and song titles.

amIright Events -> Latest Entries

May 3
Return of OWN-Week 7 -"Old Town Road"(Lil Nas X)

This week we're taking a look at the popular "Country?" / "Rap?" song "Old Town Road" performed by the 20-year-old Lil Nas X and his buddy Billy Ray Cyrus who hasn't been relevant in 20 years! Due = 5-10-2019 (Comments & Parodies)

Apr 26
Return of O.W.N. - Week 6 - "Sunflower"

This week we're taking a look at a great song from one of the best animated movies of 2018 - "Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse" (Comments & Parodies)

Apr 19
Return of O.W.N. - Week 5 = "Hold Me Tight"

This week we're discovering the little talked about classic rock band from the U.K. called "The Beatles". Don't know why they decided to name themselves after a bunch of bugs but maybe Papa Roach knows... This is a classic Beatles number but has only been parodied twice so far on (Maybe we'll find out why) (Comments & Parodies)

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If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be... -> Latest Entries

BBMak combined with Macklemore
Submitted By: Miss Elanius
BBMac Davis
BBMak combined with Mac Davis
Submitted By: Miss Elanius

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Duets That Haven't Been Performed Yet -> Latest Entries

"That's The Way It Goes"
"That's The Way It Is," Celine Dion
"That's The Way Love Goes," Janet Jackson
Submitted By: Serafina
"What's Up With You?"
"What's Up?," 4 Non-Blondes
"With You," Jessica Simpson
Submitted By: Cassandra

All of the new duets that haven't been performed yet

Cool Band Names (we invented) -> Latest Entries

Basinets And Castanets
Two words coming together because of their vaguely similar sounds, even though they designate dissimilar things. As a band name it might have a rhythmic aura as if both were musical instruments.
Submitted By: Richard Wetfuss
Speak Softly And The Big Hickory Sticks
Wordplay on the saying "Speak softly and carry a big stick", based on the fact that "carry a" sounds like Carya, the scientific genus name for hickory.
Submitted By: Richard Wetfuss

All of the new cool band names

Band Name Anagrams -> Latest Entries

Wed A Dama originally Adam Wade - Submitted By: Corinne Auterlehr
Pack Blink originally Blackpink - Submitted By: Henrietta Caroleen Ellenboro

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Band Name Aliteration -> Latest Entries

Eats Everything - - Submitted By: All-Starr
Kurt Cobain - The "K" and "C" are pronounced alike. - Submitted By: Karen Smith

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How to Pronounce a Band Name -> Latest Entries

6ix9ine pronounced as six nine - Submitted By: JohnHowarth
Idina Menzel pronounced as id-DEE-na men-ZELL - Submitted By: Brionna Secret

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Names as a Word Bank -> Latest Entries

Annul Lax Aid Nix In Lunar Luau formed from Adrian Lux - Submitted By: Karen Smith
No, band agents annoy. formed from Bangtan Sonyeondan - Submitted By: Julian

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Band Name Spoonerisms -> Latest Entries

Ravelly Carter originally Valerie Carter - Submitted By: Amanda Svenson
Mark You Well Sam Lee originally Samuel Marklee - Submitted By: Natalie Lundgren

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Products Bands Should Endorse Based on Their Name -> Latest Entries

Morning Musume should endorse "Dunkin' breakfast wraps" - Submitted By: Ant Ko
St. Vincent should endorse "Tourism to St. Vincent And The Grenadines" - Submitted By: Natalie Lundgren

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New Band Names -> Latest Entries

Tobit a better name for Maccabees
Submitted By: Natalie Lundgren
Judith a better name for Maccabees
Submitted By: Natalie Lundgren

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Music Performer Nicknames -> Latest Entries

Tove Lo is also called: The Saddest Girl In Sweden
Her grim and autobiographical lyrical content have led pundits to dub her as this.
Submitted By: Tove Hi
Jane Wiedlin (of the Go-Gos) is also called: Reverend Sister Go-Go
She is an ordained minister of the Universal Life Church and officiates weddings - for a fee. And she states that she is an atheist too!
Submitted By: Go Go Figure

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Other Name Resources -> Latest Entries

Origins -> Latest

Soft Cell
'Soft Cell' is the title of an early chapter in John Brunner's 1968 science fiction novel 'Stand on Zanzibar'. The band takes their name from this book, not the Frank Zappa song.
Submitted By: Donnie Wilcox

All of the Band Name Origins

Pseudonyms -> Latest

Roddy Ricch
used to be: Rodrick Wayne Moore Jr.
Submitted By: Yvette Bristle

All of the Performer Pseudonyms

Offspring -> Latest

Odin Reign
born to: Nick Carter
Nick has explained that he picked the name Odin because he wanted his son's name to mean something. I didn't like it at first, but I do now!
Submitted By: Ariana Grande mocha swirl

All of the Offspring Names