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Band Name Wordplay

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

amIright Events -> Latest Entries

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)

Apr 12
Return of O.W.N. - Week 4 = "Icky Thump"

Welcome back to another exciting week of the Return of O.W.N. this week we're tackling a great song by the alternative rock band The White Stripes! Have fun! (By the way - Trump is a perfect sub for Thump) (Comments & Parodies)

Apr 5
Return of O.W.N. - Week 2 - "Monkey Wrench"

Week 3 of Return of the O.W.N. brings us the Alt Rock Band Foo Fighters with their great song "Monkey Wrench" which was featured in a bunch of video games most notably Guitar Hero 2 which I have fond memories of playing back in college alongside Karaoke Revolution! (Comments & Parodies)

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

Cherry Blossoms
Another way to create this combo.
Submitted By: Yul B. There
Jem combined with Jamiroquai
If we had change letter for performer names, this would work on the second performer's name.
Submitted By: Kanye East

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

"I Still Think I'm A Clone Now"
"I Think I'm A Clone Now," Weird Al Yankovic
Submitted By: Ralph
"Birmingham Jailbreak"
"Birmingham Jail," Slim Whitman
"Jailbreak," Thin Lizzy
Submitted By: Ralph

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Cool Band Names (we invented) -> Latest Entries

What does it mean. What does it remind you of?
Submitted By: woohoo
My daughter made it up. How would you pronounce it? (Editor's note: So-wheel?)
Submitted By: Grate Job

All of the new cool band names

Band Name Anagrams -> Latest Entries

All In Tent originally Little Ann - Submitted By: Yul B. There
All Intent originally Little Ann - Submitted By: Yul B. There

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Band Name Aliteration -> Latest Entries

David Duchovny - - Submitted By: Mal Bertha
Krokus - Two "k" sounds - Submitted By: Lydia Idyl

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How to Pronounce a Band Name -> Latest Entries

Eluveitie pronounced as el-VAY-tee - Submitted By: Joe
Les Miserables pronounced as LAY miz-a-Robb - Submitted By: Joe

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Names as a Word Bank -> Latest Entries

Lew, Tell Lib I Bat Ball Well formed from Talib Kweli - Submitted By: Karen Smith
Jim, I'm Him, Den, Ren, Rix formed from Jimi Hendrix - Submitted By: Darius Whitehead

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Band Name Spoonerisms -> Latest Entries

Slender Tim originally Tender Slim - Submitted By: Joe
BeautyPie originally PewDiePie - Submitted By: hkotaku2015

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

Save Ferris should endorse "Amusement Parks" - Submitted By: Secret
The Jelly Beans should endorse "Jelly beans" - Submitted By: Jillybean

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New Band Names -> Latest Entries

Senior a better name for Junior
Submitted By: Pete Worst
78violet a better name for Aly and AJ
Submitted By: Gus

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Music Performer Nicknames -> Latest Entries

Billy Gibbons is also called: Top Top
He's the frontman for ZZ Top.
Submitted By: Eliminator Jeff
Alicia Keys is also called: Lellow
What her family and friends call her sometimes
Submitted By: Stan Z.

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Other Name Resources -> Latest Entries

Origins -> Latest

KT Tunstall
Tunstall is her real surname and "KT" is derived from her first name Kate. It is not short for anything. According to her, "Kate makes me think of a buxom lass baking bread for her man working in the fields, I have no problem with that, but it is not really how I pictured being a rock star''.
Submitted By: Jill

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Pseudonyms -> Latest

Robin S.
used to be: Robin Stone
Submitted By: Lori Blonde

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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

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