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Old 12-01-2008, 08:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Fancy & funny names & people in music

So there's a lot of fancy and funny names in music, both stage names and real names. Let's discuss the embarassing ones as well as the good ones! Please include some kind of information about the person too, just in case it's not appearant who you're talking about.


One name that I thought was funny is Steve Peregrin Took.

Steve was born Stephen Ross Porter, but at some stage in his life he must've become slightly obsessed with the lord of the rings and changed his name to that of one of the Hobbit characters from Tolkien's masterpiece. Steve was an early member of T.Rex alongside Marc Bolan. Unfortunately, he died in 1980 while high on shrooms and morphine by choking on a c-ocktail cherry. Had he been alive today, maybe he would've been a proud contender for the cheesiest name award.

So, who's next?
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Old 12-01-2008, 10:37 AM   #2 (permalink)
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One of the cheesiest names in music has got to be 50 Cent. I don't think anyone wants or needs any background information on that awful artist.

A couple of other aritist names I think are silly would be Johnny Rotten (born John Lydon)and Sid Vicious (born John Ritchie) both of which played with the Sex Pistols. I just think those stage names are goofy and would be a better fit in the wresting world.
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Old 12-01-2008, 10:41 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Dave Davies
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Old 12-01-2008, 10:44 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Avenged Sevenfold have awful stage names.

Zacky Vengeance, Synyster Gates, M. Shadows, I mean, seriously?
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Old 12-01-2008, 10:53 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Members of the norwegian stoner-rock band Thulsa Doom (formed in 1999, have 3 records out) have these stage-names :
  • Doom Perignon (Henning Solvang) – guitar, lead vocals since 2003
  • El Doom (Ole Petter Andreassen) – guitar,vocals
  • Angelov Doom (Egil Hegerberg) – bass , keyboards,vocals
  • Fast Winston Doom (Halvor Winsnes) – drums
Real names in parantheses, of course.

Also, members of norwegian black metal bands often have quite dramatic stage names, but I'll save some of those for later.
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The only guy in ZZ Top who doesnt have a beard is Frank Beard, the drummer.
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The Edge is a stoopid name. Especially considering there is nothing edgy about the music he plays.
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The only guy in ZZ Top who doesnt have a beard is Frank Beard, the drummer.
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That was for a brief period in the 90's...you're so pedantic :p

Lol.
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