With a good band / artist name, you can make a name of yourself (litteraly)!
Before you venture into music history alongside infinite pools of artists, choosing the correct name to brand your business might help your advancement into celebrity rank..
Consider it a logo! If you eventually decide to actually spend more time creating music than, for instance reading this stupid guide, you may eventually produce a record which of course will contain your artist name. This might be crucial in that brief moment some guy is flipping trough records in the local record shack; "What's that? The Juggling Suicidal Diarrhea Elephants? Sounds great!!!" This is often the point of rise and fall for hopeful, self-proclaimed up-and-coming artists, who recently spent all their money on new guitar strings and live in a matchbox's basement, killing and eating pigeons.. Actually, a decent band name might be all you need, without even the music. How many times, in the heat of a music related discussion haven't you said; "Yeah, i've heard about that band!", while you don't remember any songs they've made?
Well, to help you get started, here's the Encyclopedia Of Stupid Artist Name Suggestions
No. 1: The method based approach
Assist your creativity by applying rules, like in drinking games..
The + (insert word) A common technique.. ex. "The Chnique". "The Shit", "The Fuck", "The Xfrs Zbotq Wphy"
Select a name from a band which plays the opposite of what you consider your own music, then invert the name ex. "I'm Happy!" (Christian Rock) converted: "You're Sad!" (Death Metal)
(Your name) + (Your instrument) 50/50 chance of succeeding.. ex. "Barry Baryton", "Alicia Keys", "Adolph Mandolin"
(Verb) + (Preposition) + (Adjective) + (Substantive), or eventual rearrangement ex. "Running On Wet Floor", "Shooting At Whimsy Chickens", "Puking Under Crumbling Bridges"
No. 2: The magnificent list of ready-to-use (read: useless) names!!!
Can't find a suitable name? Let other people take care of it! It's no shame, and actually more common than most artist would admit. Look at boybands, they don't write their own music, write their own lyrics or play their own instruments. Sometimes they don't even sing themselves, or form the band themselves, so surely some of them doesn't make the name themselves. Actually they do nothing! The true path to success!!
A good name unused dies lonesome as wasted creativity, so look no further.. This evergroing list of names might aid your quest..
Breakbeat /Tech House /Noise music Reproctating Vacuum Sergeant Eggshell Breaks & Beats GrenadeSampler Splint Pitbull, Itching Powder And Amfetamine Heavy Artillery Rules American Agressive Android Anti-Alien-Alligator Amplified Constructionyard Gangbangers Ambient A-bombs Ka-Chack fuuuuuuuuui Bla-Da-Boooom Spastic Apes With Tamburines The Steroid Gorilla Drummers Marching Brachiosaurus Jet-Engine Muzak Loungers Wolkswagen Rocketfuel The Dynamite Symphony Drill, Buzzsaw & Sledgehammer Quartet 10000 Seagulls At The Fishmarket Bowlingballs In Concrete Truck Raining Whales Misplaced Gorilla
Teenagepop /"Girly" Dance Sweet Kittenz LOL Teehee Candy Lickerz 2L8 4 Luv BoobBabez Silicone Sisters
Death Metal /Goth /Satanic /Punk Woodhouse Pyroman Accident Babyseal Massacre Vomit Fisting Frenzy Trash Everything Lobotomize This Roadkill Remains All Gore Please Bleed
Ambient /Electronica Whispering Machines Shy Amoeba Resonator Clinging Clang Beep Tyyt Arxpholynk Echaepot Rhyxglup Sonar Satelite Choir Deepwater Dunk Things That Says Click Snail + Glue Micromidget Sleeping Waffles A Tale Of Two Dishwashers Electric Analogue The Kilobit Conversation Ram & Rom Jelly In Stereo
Scandinavian Anything AS SamurairengÃ¸ring Forventningspressen LydbjÃ¶rn Helvetes Plystring Kagemandens Kontor Varsam Med Lyset Kalle, JÃ¤g Kan Inte Se Ljuden! Bokstavkjeks Svampesoppen Snuble-Oppskriften FaldeLarm