Let’s Make a List: Best Tribute Band Names

Not the real thing, but a damn reasonable facsimileNormally I hate puns. Yet for some inexplicable reason, I do enjoy a clever turn of phrase when it comes to names of tribute bands.

For example, a recent Q Magazine listed these actual tribute band name:



Anyone have anything else to the list?

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

6 thoughts on “Let’s Make a List: Best Tribute Band Names

  • May 4, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    I'm trying think of what kind of people would start a Tragically Hip tribute band.

  • May 5, 2013 at 2:02 pm


    An all female Weezer cover band.

  • May 15, 2013 at 5:18 pm

    Hi Alan i glad you like the jamirrorquai everyone thinks
    It's pretty clever but tbh nothing else would really do 🙂


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