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The… interesting original names of your favorite bands

Fun fact: you favorite band may have originally gone by a different name.  Buzzfeed shared a list of some that may surprise you…

P.S. I reeaalllyyy want a Rainbow Butt Monkeys t-shirt  <3 Lauren

Nirvana:  Pen Cap Chew

The Red Hot Chili Peppers:  Tony Flow and the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem

Linkin Park:  Xero

Finger Eleven:  Rainbow Butt Monkeys

Limp Bizkit:  Blood Fart

Green Day:  Sweet Children

Outkast:  2 Shades Deep

The Beastie Boys:  The Young Aborigines

Coldplay: Starfish

The Goo Goo Dolls:  The Sex Maggots

Creed:  Naked Toddler

Hannah Montana:  Alexis Texas.  They changed it because there’s actually a PORN STAR with that name.

Van Halen:  Rat Salad.  It’s actually the title of a Black Sabbath song.

Nickelback:  Village Idiot

Black Sabbath:  Polka Tulk Blues Band

Destiny’s Child:  Girls Tyme

Pink Floyd:  The Tea Set

The Bee Gees:  The Rattlesnakes

The Fugees:  The Tranzlator Crew

(Check out more here.)

Sweet Children AKA Green Day at the Aragon photo by Julia Simone Paul

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