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We all remember certain band names that strike a personal chord for their cleverness, bawdiness, obscurity, whatever.

Mine are mostly local to Northern Ireland but offer a starter for 10.

Horslips
Arms of Venus de Milo
Tyrone Shoelaces
Tiberius Minnows - recently resurfaced :) - classical reference, trust me you don’t want to know :sick:

One other of dubious provenance - Matt Vinyl and the Decorators.

What are your favourites?
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Good thread Dave 👍

Mingo's Locker
Stiff Little Fingers
The Stranglers
The Dead Kennedys
X-ray Spex
Echo and the Bunnymen
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Ippu Do
The Four of Us
Thompson Twins as they started out as an eight piece band :)
DC Fontana
FourSkins
RedSkins
Pogues
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The Gang of Four
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Sniff 'n' the Tears
The Men They Couldn't Hang
Half Man Half Biscuit

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Two door cinema club
Drive by truckers
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The Angelic Upstarts :pig: :lol:
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Toad the wet Sprocket
Hissing Sid is innocent!!!
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Peter and the test tube babies
Killing Joke
Vice Squad
Drongos for Europe
The Gonads
Discharge
Circle Jerks
Bad Brains
Canal Terror
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Nine Inch Nails
Squirrel Nut Zippers
Monster Magnet

And my favourite.

Tool

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Dumpy's Rusty Nuts
Gaye Bikers on Acid
The Jesus Loves Heroin Band
Butthole Surfers
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Pussy Riot
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Voice of the Beehive
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lufc1304 wrote: Fri Jun 11, 2021 12:31 pm Gaye Bikers on Acid
Preferred Lesbian Dopeheads on Mopeds.
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SaraM wrote: Fri Jun 11, 2021 3:35 pm Preferred Lesbian Dopeheads on Mopeds.
:roflmao: :clap:
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lufc1304 wrote: Sat Jun 12, 2021 12:28 pm :roflmao: :clap:
Even if it was just a ruse so the Gaye Bykers could play as their own support band.
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And who can forget the … Bonzo Dog Doo-dah Band
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I saw an all female punk band once and they were outstanding. I'll never forget their name because it was so good:

Ten Days Late
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