Bands Named after Real People

By the clue and the hit song, guess the artist!
Quiz by jkr4000
Last updated: May 28, 2012
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An unlucky family of politicians
"California über alles"
Dead Kennedys
A compound of a Hollywood icon and a famous mass murderer
"Tainted Love"
Marilyn Manson
Inventor of christianity and his mother
"Blues from a Gun"
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Princip shot this duke
Franz Ferdinand
Famous "pop-art" artist
"Bohemian Like You"
Dandy Warhols
Rolling Stones guitarist and an ugly incident
"Dropping Bombs on the White House"
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Compound of two jazz musicians ... Anderson and ... Council
Pink Floyd
Inventor of the seed drill form the 18th century
"Living in the past/driving song"
Jethro Tull
The first russian president
"Sink/Let It Sway"
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
He gathered a couple of all animal species
"5 years time"
Noah & the Whale
Basketball player
Gnarls Barkley
He betrayed Jesus
"Heading out the Highway"
Judas Priest
Famous Depression-era robbe
"Milk Lizard"
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Level 57
May 28, 2012
Couple of things- it's "The Jesus and Mary Chain", also when I typed in "Noah and the Whale" (instead of "&") it didn't work.
Level 29
May 28, 2012
Oh yeah, you're right. My fault. By the way, good guessing
Level 77
May 3, 2014
Since when is Noah a real person? Just because he was in the Bible does not make him real. A real person should be a historical person.
Level 55
Jul 14, 2014
You are nit-picking.
Level 82
Feb 14, 2015
Nice to see something a bit more alternative on jetpunk. Nice quiz (9/13, but should've got Judas Priest...)
Level 75
Jun 24, 2021
A couple more suggestions: Molly Hatchet and Babe Ruth