Bands by Name Origin (D-F)

Guess the band based on the clue about the origin of their name. Answers are in alphabetical order.
One of these would be considered an artist rather than a band
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Last updated: September 18, 2020
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Name Origin
"D" Artist
A tabloid headline about a woman killed in a taxi accident
Death Cab for Cutie
Named after a revolt in Imperial Russia in the winter of 1825
The Decemberists
Inspired by a French fashion magazine of the same name
Depeche Mode
Short for the idea that, instead of evolving, mankind has actually begun to regress
Devo
Comes from the band's financial situation at the time of forming
Dire Straits
Took its name from the title of an Aldous Huxley book
The Doors
Reduplicated name that comes the villain of the cult sci-fi film Barbarella
Duran Duran
 
 
Name Origin
"E" Artist
The elemental and seasonal qualities of the frontman's astrological sign, Sagittarius
Earth, Wind, and Fire
Phonetic spelling of this rapper's former stage name
Eminem
Found this word in the dictionary, meaning "a disappearance or dissipation, like vapor"
Evanescence
 
 
Name Origin
"F" Artist
The sidekick of comic book superhero Radioactive Man from The Simpsons
Fallout Boy
Supposedly in reference to a baseball-themed porn movie
Fastball
Term used by Allied aircraft pilots in World War II to describe UFOs
Foo Fighters
Taken from a poster referring to Frank Sinatra’s move from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Frankie Goes to Hollywood
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