Some of the most famous bands we know and love listening to, used to have different names to the one we know these days, and it seems that they knew these were totally bad that would be a good idea changing their name and they decided to change it and use something more interesting.
These are some of the famous bands that decided to change their names, forgetting about the old one that they used to be called, well these old names weren’t that good as they thought. This is how they used to be called before being succesful. Choosing a name because everyone must recognize you and these celebritites knew it.
Radiohead are a English rock band, they released their debut single in 1992 as Radiohead. Their first and original name was On a Frinday, this name lasted from 1985 to 1992. Their name was changed after the signed with EMI Records and they were the ones who suggested to change the name for something better.
The first name was Smile, it could work because they make us Smile with every song but at the end they decided to change the name for something really different, they thought their music as something legendary and amazing.
The name of this band was Kara's Flowers because she was one of their fans who had a crush on every member of the band when they just started but they decided it was not a right name for a band as theirs and they changed it to Maroon 5.
They were known as Sweet Children and they played on local concerts, and they had to change the name because the name was different to their punk rock style.
This American rock band was formed in New York City and before the band was called Kiss, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley had a rock band called Wicked Lester and after they were called as Kiss because of a nickname.
Screaming abdabs used to be their original name, but when many things changed and also their name changed and they were called as Pink Floyd, that one was the right one.
Red Hot Chili Peppers
When it is about bands, brands or products, names must be short and catchy, but Red Hot Chilli Pepper first name was Tony Flow and the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem, such a long name for any group.
Even if Fifth Harmony are not all the original members, is not too bad to remember this group that used to be of 5 girls, at the beggining their name was Lylas, a name that would not let their roup be as succesul as they were.
The American rock band name was Pen Cap Chew, and then they decided to change the name. Now this band is considered as one of the most successful bands in these times.
This American hip hop duo formed in 1991 used to have a different name, they were called as Two Shades Deep, it is really difficult to believe it.
The original name of this American band was Xero, and there are some proof about it, they had material called like that.
Coldplay are a British bad formed in 1996. They had two different names before being called Coldplay, from 1996 to 1997 they were called as Pectoralz and then in 1997 they changed their name to Starfish but it looks like they were not sure about the second name so in 1998 they changed the name again.
The Band used to be called as The Obelisk but some year after their started Smith gave them a nickname calling them The Cure and they loved it and decided it was a right name.
Goo Goo Dolls
The Goo Goo Dolls are an American Rock band formed in New York in 1986. Their first name was The Sex Maggots but they changed it to Goo Goo Dolls.
Snow Patrol are an Irish rock band formed in 1993. Initially an indie rock band and their first name was Polar Bear but they had to change it to Snow Patrol because in United States was a band called as Polar Bear.
Talking Heads were an American rock band formed in 1975, originally they were called as The Artistics but they decided to change it and look for a name that could match with the group, and that's why they are called Talking heads.
Duck Tape was a little weird for a band name, even for this pop punk band, so they decided they wanted to be called as Blink-182, the numbers were added because there was a band called Blink.
Three 6 Mafia
Three 6 Mafia is a hip-hop group formed in Tennessee in 1991 and their first name was Backyard Posse.
The Beatles were an English band formed in 1960. Their first name used to be The Silver Beatles, it was not that different as the actual but they decided to make it short, and this was successful.
The British band had a different name, they used to be The Weak Heartdrops and then they changed the name to The Clash, because it was shorter and too catchy.