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Band Names by Antonym

Guess these musical acts, where most of the words have been replaced by antonyms.
Not all antonyms are exact
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Last updated: January 10, 2018
First submittedJanuary 9, 2018
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Antonyms
Band Name
King
Queen
Private Friend
Public Enemy
The Criminals
The Police
AA Bottom
ZZ Top
Televisionfoot
Radiohead
Hotwork
Coldplay
The Branches
The Roots
The Windows
The Doors
Obedient by Nurture
Naughty by Nature
Thankless Alive
Grateful Dead
Antonyms
Band Name
We Definitely Are Dwarfs
They Might Be Giants
Old Chaos
New Order
Sadness Multiplication
Joy Division
Living Nixons
Dead Kennedys
Pacifist Hommes
Violent Femmes
ZYYZ
ABBA
Don Winter
Donna Summer
Thingirl Chubby
Fatboy Slim
Antidote
Poison
Rise In Girl
Fall Out Boy
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level 82
Jan 9, 2018
Don Winter is not a band, it's a person.
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level 38
Jan 22, 2018
The antonyms aren't meant to be band names
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level 50
Jan 22, 2018
I guess he meant the answer behind Don Winter is a person and not a band. (and he's right)
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level 80
Jan 9, 2018
Sorry to nitpick, but it's spelled "obedient".
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level ∞
Jan 9, 2018
Fixed
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level 63
Jan 10, 2018
This is not nitpicking, this is assisting QM, we have to assume that QM knows a bit about spelling!
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level ∞
Jan 22, 2018
Honestly I wish people could just let stuff like this go. Its annoying to deal with comments about misspelled words and misplaced apostrophes.
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level 41
Jan 22, 2018
If we don't have grammar then what do we have?!
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level 73
Jan 22, 2018
spelling
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level 61
Jan 22, 2018
grampa
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level 44
Jan 23, 2018
TOTAL AND UTTER CHAOS, IN WHICH CIVILISED NERDS CAN NO LONGER SIT DOWN AND DO RANDOM QUIZZES ABOUT BANDS
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level 63
Jan 9, 2018
These made me laugh. A little weird that (essentially) the same band was used twice.
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level 78
Jan 13, 2018
The Criminals? I thought this was supposed to be antonyms, not synonyms.
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level 76
Dec 3, 2018
My thoughts exactly.
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level 67
Jan 13, 2018
Good quiz. Never heard of the Pacifist Hommes answer though. Either I'm showing my age or they didn't make it across the pond.
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level 73
Jan 15, 2018
Hope it intrigued you enough to check them out ... try "Add it up" for starters
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level 71
Jan 22, 2018
They had an awesome live show too. I think they're still touring a little. I remember seeing something that they were playing in Brooklyn a couple years ago but I couldn't make it for some reason. They were local to me when I was a kid in northern Illinois - as I recall they were from Lake Geneva WI.
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level 66
Jan 22, 2018
Do not feel bad. I have always love the Violent Femmes, but failed to come up with that one. Damn it!
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level 78
Jan 20, 2018
Come on, King and Queen are not antonyms. Oh well, I've said that one before (for man and woman I mean), let's just give one point to this quiz.
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level 58
Jan 22, 2018
Neither are many of the others - see conspicuous disclaimer
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level 78
Jan 23, 2018
It's so easy to put a disclaimer like that. But disclaimer or not, I still think this is a terrible quiz...
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level 58
Jan 23, 2018
I just kept looking and looking through the comments. I knew someone was gonna whine about something or other not really being an antonym. I can go now. My experience of this quiz is complete.
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level 78
Jan 24, 2018
I'm not complaining about words "not really being antonyms". I'm complaining about the philosophy which consists in opposing the human sexes. In my opinion, there are very few differences between men and women.
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level 73
Jan 21, 2018
good quiz! obedient by nature made me lol.
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level 44
Jan 22, 2018
Clever quiz!
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level 41
Jan 22, 2018
Good mix of bands to choose. I liked this one alot
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level 46
Jan 22, 2018
funny
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level 65
Jan 22, 2018
Great Quiz! 100%! Love Thingirl Chubby!! Made me laugh. Also nice you put Old Chaos and Sadness Multiplication together. As a fan of both I thank you!
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level 60
Jan 22, 2018
The Seeds could also work for opposite of branches.
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level 64
Jan 22, 2018
I really though Pacifist Hommes would be Riot Grrr. Seems to fit.
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level 76
Jan 22, 2018
Never heard of some of these but came close with Dying Kennedys, New Peace, Fat Boy Skinny, Rebellious Nature, We Might Be Giants, and Happiness Division. Good way to get the brain going this morning.
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level 71
Jan 22, 2018
Very clever theme for a quiz - post some sequels! I'm a big Helium Submarine fan myself.
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level 46
Jan 22, 2018
This was really good quiz! Thanks!
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level 59
Jan 22, 2018
Instead of "Obedient by Nature" why not "Obedient via Artificial" so that both words are antonyms. All in all, I love the quiz!
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level 67
Jan 22, 2018
Both words are antonyms! The clue is "Obedient by Nurture."
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level 67
Jan 22, 2018
HA! Points for using Nixon as the antonym of Kennedy.
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level 49
Jan 22, 2018
By coincidence I just referenced one of these bands in comments to another quiz seconds before taking this one.
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level 72
Jan 23, 2018
Nice, though I think my preferred antonym for Violent Femmes would be Peaceful Butches.
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level 35
Jan 24, 2018
I love all that you do for us QM
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level 79
Jan 24, 2018
you got me at zyyz
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level 44
Jan 26, 2018
Fantastic!
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level 48
Jan 27, 2018
Lots of fun - thanks
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level 63
Mar 11, 2018
DC/AC was a decent choice for this one.
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level 72
Apr 8, 2018
These made me laugh out loud. Thank you!
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level 64
Oct 17, 2018
LOL zyyz
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level 59
Oct 31, 2018
Donna Summer is a 70's disco singer. Definitely not a band.
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level 52
Mar 22, 2019
Excellent quiz! Loved the variety and many clues made me laugh, well done!
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level 67
Sep 27, 2019
Venom will also fit for the Antidote clue