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Bands by Name Origin (#, A-C)
Guess the band based on the clue about the origin of their name. Answers are in alphabetical order.
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March 3, 2017
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Band Name Origin
An Omaha, Nebraska, police code for indecent exposure.
A palindromic acronym from the initials of the first names of the band members
Derived from "masters of the basement"
Ace of Base
"We were going to have this band that dressed up in drag and played heavy metal as a joke."
Alice in Chains
Named after the 1930 William Faulkner novel
As I Lay Dying
A character from The NeverEnding Story
From the name of a beehive hairstyle, itself named for the Stratofortress.
A combination of band members' last names and the name of a magazine
Band Name Origin
Name derives from an event celebrated on the lead singer's birthday, July 14
Boys Entering Anarchistic States Towards Inner Excellence
The Crickets were cited as one inspiration for the name.
The name of a children's book by French writer Cécile Aubry.
Belle & Sebastian
If a white flag means surrender, then this means anarchy.
Nickname given to frontwoman by catcalling truck drivers.
Changed the "u" to a "v" to make it easier to find in internet searches
Friend's first name + quote from beer commercial + word for members' renewed commitment
Creedence Clearwater Revival
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