How Did You Come Up With Your Band Name?

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How Did You Come Up With Your Band Name?

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There are a lot of musicians here and I thought it would be interesting to not only find out about their bands but also have a thread where it becomes kind of a musician role call of the GrungeForum currently. So please answer what the title of the thread asks and include any more information you'd like. :)
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Tripod were supposed to be three members (five now...), me and Åge (drums) came up with the idea while listening to Alice In Chains 3. album.
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I came up with the name The SickNeeds after my bass player wasn't a fan of The SickPleasures which I came up with after listening to a lot of cramps....The goal was to not sound like either a ska punk band name or a hardcore band...more oldschool punk. I only agreed to changing it because I liked The SickNeeds better and was shocked that neither appeared anywhere online. I'm going to be releasing a bsides collection under the name The SickPleasures. I always do web searches for names I come up with cus I don't want to be one of a million bands with the same name.
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Justin + Evee = Jeevie. Although we haven't been banding so much lately.
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I thought Tripod was named that cus you guys had big wangs.
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Canucker wrote:I thought Tripod was named that cus you guys had big wangs.
also correct....
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kickstaaand
anyway
permute-picked at random from dictionary thought it also appropriately described the process i used to make songs from disparate sounds by transforming them
three angels-codeine tune and a favourite
goldleaf table-saw an ad for one in city pages and the name just kept ringing in my head, thought it was pretty #vapor sounding too
magic teens-boards of canada tune. i am, also, a magic teen.
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Fight Club

During practice I spoke into the mic "People are always asking me if I know Tyler Durden"

And then my lead guitarist got excited

Thus Project Mayhem was born
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Good Son.

I was listening to 'Serve the servants' and thinking how great the line 'i try hard to have a father but instead i have a dad' is and wanted a band name somehow related to that...after a brain storm "Good Son" just felt right.
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well first CIrCA's name was UnseenMotivation, but that sounded cheesy so then I asked my bandmates "when are we gonna find a new name"?, and then the drummer said "someday" and then one thing lead to another and there you have CIrCA
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My band is called Drowsy Nurse.

"Drowsy" due to a recent codeine binge and "Nurse" based on my on-air radio personality.
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No cool story here, just looked through intersting words on urban dictionary and found Mucket :fake:
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