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Good Band Name Ideas: A Band Ain't A Band Unless You Have One

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Need Awesome Band Name Ideas?

Welcome to my huge list of band name ideas.

This list was actually started several years ago when four friends and I bought some used musical instruments at a garage sale—we were convinced we were going to be the next Rolling Stones or AC/DC. Even though we sounded terrible, we spent hours trying to come up with a good name for the band and our little notebook became quite full of possibilities.

Certain things happened in our lives that derailed that dream (fate, perhaps), but I kept the notebook as a memory. Years later, I found it while digging through some things, and those memories came pouring back. Now, instead of throwing the band names back into storage, I've decided to share them with the rest of the world. I hope visitors will find this article useful and while you may not find the perfect band name, maybe the least you'll get from the list is some inspiration to come up with a good name. After all, any band knows that a band ain't a band unless it has a good name, right?

Good luck!

An Extensive List of Band Name Ideas

Band Names 0-10, A-HBand Names H-PBand Names Q-Z

007 Plus One

Heatstroke

Q2

1000 Frames

Hellbound

Qabalah

4 Roses

Hiding In Plain Sight

Quadrant

5 Angry Women

Holy Gamblers

Quake Covered

16 by Nine

Hot Mess

Quarter Life

90 Proof

Human Torso

Quest Forever

Action Slow Down

In Between

Queen Bees

Admin

In Debt

Quicken

Adult Insects

Insane Sardines

Quick Trilogy

After The Apocalypse

Instant Irregularity

Rag Picker

Agnostic

Invisible Lover

Random Dancing

Ahead Full

Iron Lightning

Rated R

A Is For Aftermath

Jackaroo

Reckless X

Albino Love Slaves

Jabberwocky

Re-dress

Algorithm

Jam Blackberry

Rubber Ducks

A Little Disorganized

Jar of Flies

Sandwich Kings / Queens

Area 52

Jelly Smooch

Sanitarium

Bad Dog

Just Beautiful

Santa Clause Is Dead

Bambi's Group

K-9 Cat

Sheep Eaters

Battle Sequence

Killing David

Show Off

Better Than Us

Knight's Darkness

Shutter

Black Light Dreams

Laugh Track

Six Outlaws

Blood Bath

Last Knight

Slap From A Loser

Bloodlust Angels

Lateral Move

Smoking Gun

Blooper

Leader In The Making

Soda Preachers

Blue Fairies

Leech

Soiled Doves

Born Victim

Leftovers

Something Strange

Brick City

Left Turn

Spoon!

Buzzkilled

Leviathan Unlimited

Stormtrooper's Lament

Candy Corn

Little Finger

Strawberry Lumps

Captivated

Machine Gun Villains

Sunset Patrol

Cast Iron Cornbread

Major Kronos

Tabora

Caterpillar

Martyrs Henchmen

Techno Eagle

Celtic Ozone

Mermaid Attraction

Tease

Checkmark

Miami Hitmen

The Third Coming

Citrus Extract

Mirror Racial

Think Tank Threshold

Clean Sweep

Mob Rule

Time Warp

Cold Stare

Molecular Muscle

Triage

Country Witch

Monks On Call

Twice The Action

Crimson Carnation

Mr. T's Mowhawk

Twilight Stuntwork

Crunch Dandies

Mudflap

Two Pair

Crutch Offensive

Naked Daydreams

Uneven Emotion

Daily Nightmare

Narcissus

Uniform

Dark Horse

National Anthem

Union Of Evil

Dead Skin

Nebula

Unisex

Death Trap

Necromancer

United In Cause

Devil In The Hallway

Necronomicon

Unkind Smile

Diarrhea Explosion

Needle Envy

Unprepared

Digital Divide

Negative Whiplash

Unwanted Hair Machine

Dirty Pillows

Neighbors You Know

Upper Management

Disco Confetti

Neptune Nerd

Using Sarah

Doom Lagoon

Never Mind The Damage

Vagabond

Drops Of Water

New Dawn

Vampire Vixens

Earthworm

Nuclear Nation

Vaporized

Editor Of The Game

Number Plug

Variation 5

Ego Multiplied

Object Lesson

Vaseline Fix

Electric Ham

Object Of A Verb

Vegetarian Carnivore

Eight By Eight

Oblivion

Vikings In Training

Equilibrium

Observing Mallory

Walnuts, The

Facade

Occupational Hazard

Watermelon Surprise

Fade To White

Ochre Eights

WD-41

False Alarm

Often Wrong

Wet Paint

Final Event

Old Colony

Wingers' Devils

Flush

Onto Land

X-Ray Undercover

Flying Piranha

Outbreak

Yank The Cover

Forever Clean

Out of Control

Yapper

Four O'Clock Mix

Pacified

Yard Birds

Franchise Alice

Perforated

Yawning Maniacs

Friction

Pink Barbies

Yearning For Perfection

Front Of The Line

Pitchfork

Yellow Jackets

Future Gluttons

Planet In Limbo

Young Decay

Glowing Darkly

Platonic Allegory

Youth Capable

Greek Infection

Playing Mantis

Yuppy Commanders

Groovy

Pluggers

Zealot Zodiac

Gross Anatomy 108

Pluto's Return

Zelda And The Green Hornets

Gung-Ho

Private Property

Zenith

Gypsy School Girls

Prophecy Kings

Zero Effect

Hard Times

Protoplasm

Zesty Zoo

Hazmat

Puppets For Hire

Zombie Killers

Heading For Two

Put Up Wet

 

Have any band names that you'd like to share? Please do, below!

Ariya Tillman on September 10, 2020:

I’m 10 and I’m in a band we are look for a name and I am in Fith grade I have 2 other band members one is 7 the other is 12

None you bussiness on August 26, 2020:

same i am in a band at 12

Name? on August 15, 2020:

I’m 12 in a band struggling on a band name. Rock band bit of metal. Any suggestions?

I Need Help! on August 01, 2020:

I feel like all of us are girls (at least the first couple comments) and I'm 10, my two friends are 11 and 12. We're thinking of doing a pop-rock band, but obviously we don't want to be called Poprocks even though that's kind of clever. Please help!

pls help on July 24, 2020:

need a band name for me and my friend, both girls, both age eleven

Band names are not what I wanted can you add more on July 23, 2020:

The band names are GREAT but not what I wanted I have a band of three girls and we are not girly have some goodmonesmfor girls but that are not girly THANK YOU

Merle on July 16, 2020:

For “I don’t have a band name but need one”: The Four Girls is good but a bit bland, try The For Girls. A pun as if it’s 4 girls, and it’s FOR girls

Don't have a band name and need one on July 11, 2020:

I need a band name please help me and my band we were thinking about The Four Girls but Idk

Idk on July 02, 2020:

Hi I’m a poo

Idk on June 30, 2020:

We started a band with 6 people in it 3 girls and 3 boys and it seems we cant find the right name.

anthony on June 24, 2020:

hey i need a band name that would sound creepy. we do metal punk rock and a little thrash

Aizen on June 22, 2020:

I need a sweet and good band name can any people gives me sme idea.

Justin on June 21, 2020:

Try this names:

The Records

Rhythm

Oblivion

Sonic 5

8 Letters

Chroma

Dreamers

Blue Chlorine

Astro Music

nish on June 19, 2020:

i wanna a start a band with 4 girls

Noa on June 17, 2020:

I just started a band, were with four girls and one guy. We rlly need a name tho...

H on June 11, 2020:

If you have to look up how to name your band, I feel sorry for you

Cris 1351 on June 08, 2020:

i Like the name crazy spirits plz no one else use that name and a good name for a band is B.E.A.T.

Layla on June 08, 2020:

Hi I have a band of 4 girls were in grade six and we need a band name does anybody got an idea?

And a cool name is crazy spirits or ricochet.

Bread :3 on June 05, 2020:

So were a band of 3 girls, and we couldn’t decide what we should call our band, does somebody have ideas

Someone from Somewhere on June 03, 2020:

I have a band of five girls and have no clue what to call it. Our friends say we have a big future so we need a name. Five girls in high school, rebellious! someone help.

Zoe MS on May 28, 2020:

No Clue

Anonymous on May 20, 2020:

Dynamic

it means we have good chemistry

Strik on May 18, 2020:

I have this band strik and the band names kinda sound liek album names for silly bands like mine.I wouldn't say its helpful but hey its cool.

and btw imma fire Biff From my Band due to copyright reasons

Too personal on May 15, 2020:

I thought maybe Kool Kids or Krazy Kids by the way right now me and my band are not successful we are called BFF band right now but we want a name that people will want to listen to their music and the only good song we have our musicians are not even in it

shelby dietz on May 08, 2020:

how do you find band names

Joe mama on April 29, 2020:

It’s good for your mom

BdayMassacreFan on April 22, 2020:

Those names sound nice tbh. I have already came up with a band name. My band is called The Scaredy Children, and we are a project I started on YouTube. We're also a British-American electronica/gothic rock duo as of now, consisting of me & my YT friend vibrational keys. Check us out if you want. We are currently working on our debut album, so please wish us luck :)

me on April 21, 2020:

i told my friend we should start a band i thought either Queen Bees or Hot messes

Joshua pagán on April 16, 2020:

2 degrees Celsius

Admin on April 15, 2020:

Need abetter and unique name for band of boys and girls

Bibek on April 02, 2020:

Names are good but

Not so attractive and simple

I need simple unique and atractive band name

(Anonymous) on March 30, 2020:

These names are good but I want more rock into the names not a name like mashing gun villains.

darcee on March 30, 2020:

i need a band name like 5 sconds of summer

Jeongiee on March 28, 2020:

These are cool names but I’m looking for something soft and cutesy with a meaningful behind it, I recommend it to anyone who is looking for a cool band name :]

Jak on March 19, 2020:

Bloodbath already exists

death leaf on March 19, 2020:

I think it is a good name because there is a movie on st. patrikcs day

RoseMartin22 on March 09, 2020:

The Enders becuz no one can end me

Sandy on March 06, 2020:

How about one that Rock’n Poppin?

lil cee on March 01, 2020:

I love this name cauz its inspired my life

Bob on February 29, 2020:

The real magma

no on February 27, 2020:

electric ham ;)

on February 25, 2020:

My band name is going to be high school musical

Sagan's limelight. Or Sagan's dawn's. on February 25, 2020:

A band name must be something really wierd to hear in peoples ears.

We are a fun hardrock band. on February 05, 2020:

These were the final names that we didnt use.

"Screamin Semen"

"Socially Misaligned"

"Missile Pushers"

"Anatomic Flaws"

"APB"

"Mind Pop"

"Psycho Down"

"Soul Psychos"

Make sure bandmates agree on any name you choose, dont be changing it once your know as it.

Your band name should fit your attitudes and your genre.

Peace

DB

The Forgotten Stars on February 04, 2020:

This was my band name but it never worked out so I'm letting others take this name. :)

Khai from vietnam on January 21, 2020:

Knight's darkness =))) that sound really cool

Phyllis O' Fickle on January 13, 2020:

My band is called Jesus Buttwipe. We are punk. Your names would be good for cover bands.

koo koo klan on January 09, 2020:

you could do anti racist jokes. and if you have a good sense of humer altho its not funny what they did

Una on December 30, 2019:

I would like to make a kpop bamd with my best friend Sophie ans I'm curios about the names

Zombie killers on December 14, 2019:

The names wer ensiering

Food on December 14, 2019:

Food

freddie mercury on December 13, 2019:

queen

SoMeOnE on December 08, 2019:

OutBreak

For Sure

pierce on December 03, 2019:

awesome aces

on December 03, 2019:

Uhhhhh Algorithm Has Been My Music Name Wtf Fuu Take Someone Else’s Name And Erase Mine Gmfu

Unheard Original. on November 30, 2019:

Every time I looked up in the name it was either a book poem or a bad meaning or an actual band I would suggest (if I was you) search up the names before you put them up there for people to use

Not Yet on November 30, 2019:

I think miujik can be a great band name.

Tiny piece of cheese on November 24, 2019:

I mean I think Leftover waffles would be good rn because I just ate some waffles

Pepper on November 24, 2019:

I think Unchained would be a good band name because no one can chain me or keep me away from making my own decisions exept for my mom

Tony Donovan on November 13, 2019:

Check out this Band Name Generator for some ideas :)

https://generatorfun.com/metal-band-name-generator

Scott on November 07, 2019:

I always thought IDLE WILD ! good band name !!!

Peter on October 26, 2019:

I came up with Lethalized and I thought it sounded pretty good

Skimp on October 14, 2019:

The leftovers is my bands name

ParkerBoiii on October 10, 2019:

I am thinking about Royal or Zoners

the phoenix on October 09, 2019:

the phoenix seems like a cool band name (any one feel free to use it for your band me and my band is still trying to figure something out)

Brooklyn morten on September 27, 2019:

I was thinking about unstable trio for my group or you can use duo or whatever

Marshals on September 25, 2019:

Anyone think this is good

annoyed on September 14, 2019:

I need pop, not rock ugh

billy edwards on August 21, 2019:

yes!!! Now my band is called The Yub Yubs, thank you, I would never have been able to do this by myself. THANK THANK YOU THANK YOU, I can almost taste the fame

J on August 14, 2019:

My idea is sneaking quietly

No name on August 12, 2019:

I like nuclear nation my mascot is a skull breatheing blue fire and is on fire. So it is sort of nuclear. Has anyone else went to the Chicago misfits reunion concert. It was amazing

^ on August 08, 2019:

Suspicion and waffles

/ on August 01, 2019:

I am not a big fans of any of these names

Lyric on July 21, 2019:

I am black so I was thinking blackbirds or something…

Jsjnsnsn on July 18, 2019:

Why do people post their band names on here but then say don’t steal them

Jay on July 10, 2019:

I was thinking On the River Styx but idk

Darya on July 07, 2019:

Awesome did you come up with all of them

Josh Demasi on July 06, 2019:

Don't steal these please:

1.My shouty Romance

2.Less Smiles

3.Heart Failure

4Odd ones

5.Pool of blood red hearts

6.Deep Abyss

7.Today Kid

Chris Vanheusen on July 06, 2019:

What about the name...Mistreater?

I think that would be a pretty cool name for a band, idk

Kenster500 on July 01, 2019:

THE UNDERTAKERS " We'll keep an eye on your dead ones! Hahaha..."

Nicø Tyler on June 26, 2019:

Gabi Cake, maybe Show Offs in Yellow?

Gabi Cake on June 21, 2019:

I was think show off or yellow jackets which one????

mettle detector on June 21, 2019:

iron lightning

Robert Willoughby on June 16, 2019:

Albion Lowlander. The name of a bus that was sold in Britain during the 60s. Not very successful, but the first bus I remembered as a child. Feel free to pinch - it's not as though I'll be using it!

Sam on June 15, 2019:

I got wet paint don’t steal it

Rhianna on June 11, 2019:

The Crazy heros of mars. Please dont steal my name

None on June 10, 2019:

The Future girls don't take my band name

Someone on June 06, 2019:

I’m just doing this for fun

Amber on May 24, 2019:

I have to do a band project thing for school i was going to make it "Why Don't we" but thats OG

Kole on May 24, 2019:

i was thinking Stamina For Free ? i don't know if it sounds good or not

Hey on May 20, 2019:

Maybe a band name like girls go fire or the rock group or fire

Steven on May 19, 2019:

Tramatized mule. Spinup the dead

addison on May 18, 2019:

i'm starting a band with four girls and don't know if we should use the name

Heatstroke

or

Hot Mess

pls tell me which is better

splat face on May 18, 2019:

i think its a good name idk tho

Hahaha on May 09, 2019:

What about Robolands

Or

The Wonderlands

luke on May 03, 2019:

im starting a band with my friends were called The Lost Jems or TLJ for short

Trident Tamang on April 30, 2019:

Evil ox spit

Stoned deaf

Smoking cigarette

M on April 14, 2019:

Tarantula Meat sounds like a good band name for maybe an indie rock/alt/punk band thingy.

Abud on April 13, 2019:

Hi my name is Abud and I’m just starting a band and if anyone who is new I’m always available to put more people in my band

jef on April 07, 2019:

could I have outbreak

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