Books that Would be Awesome Band Names

February 15, 2007 at 9:44 am 3 comments

To me, there really aren’t a lot of great things about weeding, minus the ability to evict any dust mites that may have made homes in our literature. But if there is one thing I love doing, is looking at book titles and making note of them for their appeal, oscurity, dated or, in this post, their potential awesomeness for a band name.

Here are my Top 10 choices:

Hi Tech Babies
The Princess of Neptune


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  • 1. Marie L. Radford  |  February 20, 2007 at 10:27 pm

    This reminds me of a conversation I had at a party at ALA Midwinter with someone who said they had fun thinking of fun names for bands with librarians in them. The ones I remember as funniest were:

    Dewey and the Decimals &
    The Boolean Operators

  • 2. Anonymous  |  March 5, 2007 at 7:45 pm

    I’ve always thought ‘industrial melanism’ (though I don’t think there’s an actual book but I haven’t looked on Worldcat), would be a great band name. And ‘fractious babes,’ but again, probably no book entitled that…

  • 3. Anonymous  |  September 4, 2009 at 9:53 am

    Here are a couple of good ones!!

    "Go-Go Girls of the Apocalypse"
    by Victor Gischler

    "Desolation Angels"
    by Jack Kerouac

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