Bands named after other bands' songs

A surprising number of musical acts are named after other bands' tunes

Stars Insider

24/02/23 | StarsInsider

MUSIC Namesake

Coming up with a good name for a band is no easy task. Especially when there are millions of names out there that have already been taken. So it's natural that music artists look for inspiration everywhere, and that includes other bands' song titles and their lyrics. And the truth is that many were indeed quite successful, partially thanks to drawing inspiration from their fellow musicians.

In this gallery, we bring you the stories behind the many musical acts that drew inspiration from other bands' songs. Click through to see if your favorites are on the list.

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