Most Boring Band Name Competition

So I was talking with a friend of mine from Down Under and he tells me he’s got a competition going with his brother: come up with the most boring band name you can possibly think of.

Not necessarily a real band (although “OK Go” has a really terrifically boring name), but any name that sounds plausibly like a band name, but just has to be boring. So boring you’re pretty sure you wouldn’t want to see them just because of the name.

I first came up with “Knockwurst” which is pretty good. Who wants to see a band called that? Except, it’s got a slight hint of irony to it, they might be a gag act of some sort. He also suggested “The Bay Doors” or “The Unloading Bays.” “PC Compilers.” I suggested “Interesting.”

He says his brother’s entry, so far uncontested, would be “A.S.A.P.” Who the hell can come up with something more boring?

But then he and I came up with this, I’m not sure which it was as we passed them back and forth. But I say this has to be the most boring band name you could think of:

“Proven Track Record.”

I defy anyone to come up with a more boring name for a band than “Proven Track Record.” I would probably pay money to avoid seeing that band.

Anyone think you could beat that? “Proven Track Record” is so boring, if you ask in an hour “what was that name again?” I guarantee you’ll have to come back here and look at it, it’s so boring it flies out of your brain.

Go on beat that. I dare ya.

  • Dr. F

    G’day Dean cunt,

    I thought of that name. “Proven Track Record.” Is mine mine mine you bloody thief.

    There !

  • http://www.deanesmay.com Dean Esmay

    Australians are all drunken thieves and liars, but, you might be right on this one.

    Ah, I remember now. You DID come up with it. But I convinced you you had a winner.

    How about “Australian Stew?”

  • Dr. F

    G’day Dean,

    Ok, your grace does glow.

    The fact of the matter is that you sold it to me. I erased it from my mind it’s so dreary. You take half credit here. Perhaps 80 percent but then again it’s so forgettable I won’t even remember writing this.

    P.S.
    The name “Australian” for a band is boring I agree, but my name isn’t “Stew”.

  • http://www.jaeddy.com John Eddy

    Not as good, but worthy of mention:

    “Outside The Box” and “Paradigm”. They have the benefit of being both boring and cliche all wrapped in one…

    Was going to go with “Paradigm Shift”, but “Shift” seems to imply action, so… no.

  • fche

    “The” is already taken, unfortunately.

  • Scott

    I know it’s not boring, but it’s from a favorite show of mine and it probably ranks as the most bizarre and nonsensical:

    “super karate monkey death car”

  • http://www.deanesmay.com Dean Esmay

    I would see a band called Super Karate Monkey Death Car.

    Their groundbreaking hit as I recall was “Groundbreaking Hit!”

  • http://www.jerrykindall.com/ Jerry Kindall

    Maybe something like the Beetles…