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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?

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

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

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  • Sheezer

    An all female Weezer cover band.

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  • 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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  • I love tribute bands – so many are brilliant, I love it when they put effort into the name too
    Standard:
    Nearvana
    Robbed Zombie
    Wrong Jovi
    Mentalica
    Motorheadache
    EZ Top
    Motley Crude
    Van Hailing
    Alanis Moreorless
    All female tributes:
    Lez Zepplin
    Black Sabbitch
    Asian Tributes:
    Patelvis
    Mashup:
    Elvana (Elvis fronted Nirvana tribute)

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  • Grand Funked Up or Grand Funkin’ around? Any other suggestions?

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