Statistics for Band Name Etymology

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  • The average score is 5 of 22

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EtymologyBand% Correct
Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid LyngstadABBA
91%
Referring to the HindenburgLed Zeppelin
65%
Randomly from a dictionary, an abbreviation for a type of sleepR.E.M.
59%
Abbreviation of original name, "The Management"MGMT
44%
Nickname given to lead vocalist because of his asthmaWeezer
29%
The sidekick to Radioactive Man from The SimpsonsFall Out Boy
28%
Slang term for a day spent smoking marijuanaGreen Day
25%
Term used by Allied pilots in WWII to describe various UFOsFoo Fighters
24%
From a John Steinbeck novel, itself taken from a Robert Burns poemOf Mice & Men
23%
A beehive hairstyleThe B-52's
18%
From a Muddy Waters songThe Rolling Stones
18%
After a gym teacher notorious for enforcing no long hair on boysLynyrd Skynyrd
16%
Heart-exploding move from the movie Kill BillFive Finger Death Punch
15%
Shortening of a deceased animal found in his computer as a teenagerdeadmau5
13%
After the group saw a kung fu filmWu-Tang Clan
13%
A negative review described the duo's effort as "a ____ ____y thrash"Daft Punk
11%
A Wu-Tang Clan name generator sophomore year at NYUChildish Gambino
10%
From the Book of Genesis - "If Cain shall be _______ _________"Avenged Sevenfold
6%
The lead singer filmed a low-budget vampire movie with the same nameVampire Weekend
6%
From a line said by Captain Jack Sparrow in The Curse of the Black PearlBring Me the Horizon
5%
Lead vocalist's little sister, with an added space, meaning "victory rose"Sigur Rós
3%
A flea market in OrlandoBackstreet Boys
2%

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