The Pendeltons: Pendleton shirts (wool plaid shirts) were worn by surfers at the time.
Skid Row: Before Kurt Cobain’s band was called Nirvana, they went by a number of different names
The Quarrymen: Before The Beatles, John Lennon and Paul McCartney were rocking in Liverpool.
On a Friday: Thom Yorke’s band used to rehearse after school.
Tony Flow and the Miraculously: If you thought Red Hot Chili Peppers was a long name, think again.
Smile: Luckily, Brian May and Roger Taylor’s band changed their name to something
The Young Aborigines: Apparently the name was based on the idea that their music should be primitive.
Screaming Abdabs: An early version of Pink Floyd went under this rather unique name.
Sweet Children: Green Day started playing under this name in 1986.
Mr. Crowe’s Garden: Before Mr. Crowe’s Garden evolved to the Black Crowes.
Wicked Lester: Before forming Kiss, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley played in a band called.
Atomic Mass: The British rockers eventually came up with a rather good band name.
Kara’s Flowers: Before becoming Maroon 5, Adam Levine’s band was called Kara’s Flowers.
Mookie Blaylock: Pearl Jam apparently played their first gig under basketball.
The Polka Tulk Blues Band: Before the heavy metal riffs, Ozzy and the boys were actually a blues rock band.