Band Names by Synonym #2

Guess these band names, where most of the words have been replaced by synonyms.
Not all synonyms are exact
Some questions from kalbahamut and Jacko77
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Last updated: June 12, 2018
First submittedJanuary 9, 2018
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Synonyms
Band Name
Numbering Ravens
Counting Crows
Soil, Breeze & Blaze
Earth, Wind & Fire
Profound Violet
Deep Purple
Crazy Buffoon Mob
Insane Clown Posse
Voyage
Journey
Shrubbery
Bush
The Velour Subway
The Velvet Underground
Rotation Physicians
Spin Doctors
23 Centimeter Pegs
9 Inch Nails
SMOOCH
KISS
Synonyms
Band Name
Rubbish
Garbage
Destroying Gourds
Smashing Pumpkins
Steel Moth
Iron Butterfly
James Consume Planet
Jimmy Eat World
Guided Dirigible
Led Zeppelin
Regina
Queen
Fury Against the Apparatus
Rage Against the Machine
Flesh Marionettes
Meat Puppets
Bison Bouncepasture
Buffalo Springfield
Hysteria! at the Nightclub
Panic! at the Disco
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Level 81
Jan 9, 2018
I'm going out on a limb here, but I don't think 'bouncepasture' is a real world! Figured it out, though...
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Level 64
Jan 9, 2018
I thought it was some French word I'd never heard of. Only after I saw the answers did the lightbulb go off.
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Level 72
Jan 9, 2018
That was my favourite one haha
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Level 70
Jan 22, 2018
only reason I guessed it was bison - could only think of one band that fit
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Level 87
Feb 27, 2018
Yeah, the only other one I can think of is Buffalo Tom, and bouncepasture doesn't quite work there.
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Level 67
Jun 13, 2018
I'd probably be more excited for their music if their name really was Bison Bouncepasture. That's just an awesome name.
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Level 87
Apr 14, 2019
Had no idea what this was. I might have got it had it said something like fountpasture, which is a synonym better fitting where the word comes from.
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Level 63
Jan 9, 2018
SMOOCH!!

Lol. So funny

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Level 71
Jan 10, 2018
This is AWESOME!! Although just to nitpick, "Nine" in Nine Inch Nails is always spelled out. I don't know if you'd want to change the clue to spell out "23", but I personally don't think it's necessary.
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Level 59
Jan 10, 2018
like, Well, there's thirteen hundred and fifty two

Guitar pickers in Nashville

from "Nashville Cats."

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Level 67
Jan 29, 2018
And you can call Jenny at eight six seven five three zero nine, perhaps in the year twenty five twenty five.
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Level 83
Apr 27, 2018
I made this clue, too. On my quiz I spelled out the band name. I guess QM wanted the clue and name to appear more symmetrical.
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Level 78
Jun 12, 2018
Thanks for introducing me to the music of Trent Reznor. I'd never heard of him before your recommendation on another quiz.
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Level 70
Jan 18, 2018
Good quiz. I find with these I either get them straight off or I'm very unlikely to get them.

As you guys are a knowledgeable bunch, save me a trip to Google, who are the fourth answer?

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Level 43
Jun 12, 2018
Terrible, lol. Really strange following. Google away lol.
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Level 85
Aug 8, 2018
Juggalo baby's funeral pretty much sealed the deal for me.
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Level 76
Sep 21, 2020
You are better of not knowing .awful awful band .
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Level 68
Apr 4, 2018
Crazy buffoon mob sounds about right.
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Level 64
Jun 12, 2018
I guessed Mad Moron Gang :)
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Level 50
Apr 17, 2018
The led in Led Zeppelin is referring to lead, as in the metal, so the synonyms off. But whatever.
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Level 83
Apr 27, 2018
I made that clue. I know that they didn't mean led as in directed, but they misspelled "lead"... "led" is the past participle of the verb "to lead"..
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Level 67
Aug 21, 2019
If people alter words it does not mean they misspelled it. HIghly unlikely it was a misspelling. Pretty sure it was on purpose, there are tons of bands out there with a slight variation on words. (Even if you don't count the ones that put "z" at the end of words instead of "s") it is almost sort of the thing to do when you make a band. Do something fancy with the words
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Level 82
Apr 21, 2021
I read somewhere that they wanted to make sure that it is read is “lead” the metal, hence they changed the spelling to “led”.
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Level 50
Aug 29, 2021
A deliberate misspelling is still a misspelling.
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Level 85
Aug 8, 2018
Maybe you are unfamiliar with homonyms and English spelling. Or you're part of an insane buffoon mob.
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Level 69
Jun 12, 2018
'flesh marionettes' is possibly the most disturbing band name I've ever heard...and 'meat puppets' really isn't much better.
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Level 54
Jun 12, 2018
Just a thought, Panic! at the Disco fans typically refer to the group as "Panic." If "Rage" is a write-in for Rage Against the Machine, then I expect that "Panic" should be enough as well. After all, if you get that far, you probably already know the full name.
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Level 71
Jun 12, 2018
Agree. I thought it was odd I only had to type the word Rage.
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Level ∞
Jun 12, 2018
This has been fixed. On this quiz, the full band names will be required for both bands. On other quizzes, we'll accept just "Rage" or "Panic".
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Level 60
Jun 12, 2018
I'm getting old!! Who are half these bands!
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Level 69
Jun 12, 2018
They're all pretty old. I think only one of these bands started more recently than 2000.
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Level 65
Jun 12, 2018
I must be the perfect age for this quiz. This was a very fast five points, and it reminded me of a lot of great music from my younger days. Fantastic quiz! I really enjoyed it.
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Level 67
Aug 21, 2019
I got all but insane clown posse though I heard the name before. But I got some I had never heard about. Buffalo springfield, meat puppets, jimmy eat world and iron butterfly. The 1st and 3rd I am pretty impressed I actually got haha, surprised it was right.
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Level 72
Jun 13, 2018
"Fury Against the Apparatus" and "Destroying Gourds" are hilarious, and actually better than their real counterparts. Fact.
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Level 71
Feb 17, 2020
I guessed "eat world" correctly, but I had hard time coming up with a synonym for James. And I didn't know two of the other three answers I missed.
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Level 54
Jun 12, 2021
Quiz for the QM: Countries of the World spelled backwards.
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Level 56
Aug 22, 2021
Jimmy Eat World was a good one for this quiz, made me laugh a bit
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Level 69
Nov 20, 2021
James Consume Planet is a GREAT band <3
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Level 47
Nov 20, 2021
I got all of them except Voyage. As a teen in the 80s, I'm embarrassed that I forgot about Journey.
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Level 54
Nov 21, 2021
I tried Saskatoon... oops
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Level 60
Nov 21, 2021
very relatable quiz with many bands that are very popular
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Level 22
Nov 21, 2021
Some unpopular bands as well tho
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Level 64
Nov 22, 2021
Missed 4. 3 I've never heard of, and for Profound Violet I kept trying Simply Red
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Level 67
Nov 22, 2021
Love the titles by synonym and antonym quizzes above all else! I will henceforth refer to Bush - which is not often - as Shrubbery.
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Level 52
Nov 27, 2021
Shrubbery, yeah, that one is hilarious.
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Level 32
Nov 22, 2021
Correct me if I'm wrong, but Flesh Marionettes is a genuinely amazing name for a band
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Level 55
Nov 22, 2021
"Bison Bouncepasture" made me laugh out loud.
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Level 25
Nov 23, 2021
crows are not ravens
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Level 52
Nov 27, 2021
Nice work, and good to see the Meat Puppets getting a mention.