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Band Name Generator

Type a word or two you want in your band name, and get a list of band name ideas and suggestions instantly.

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Choose the best name for your band

Deciding on a name is one of the first and most vital steps in branding your band. It’s important to pick a name that shows who you are as a group, and the type of music you play. Most importantly, your band name should be memorable—so make sure that the name you choose is easy for people to spell, pronounce and remember.

Use our free Band Name Generator to brainstorm band name ideas, or take inspiration from the examples below. Once you’ve found a name you like, you can find the domain name, choose your favorite band website template, and take your brand online.

Examples from the Band Name Generator

Each of these three names has a story to tell. Think about your story when choosing your band name.

01. Band Unknown

A band name for a new up and coming group that’s taking the world by storm.

02. Hip Homage

A tribute band that covers classic rock songs at parties and events.

03. Sonic Days

An indie rock band with a smooth sound and strong vocals.

Let these band name ideas help spark your creativity

We’ve put together some inspiring and catchy name ideas from our Band Name Generator to help you along your journey.

What makes a good band name?

A good band name should be memorable, unique and reflect your musical style. To find one that's perfect for your music group, start by thinking about the vibe you want to create. For example, do you want your band to have an edgy, rock-and-roll feel or a more earthy, bluegrass aesthetic?

It's also a good idea to pick a band name that isn't too specific. Instead of naming your rock band "Saturday Night Rockers," you could go for "The Hard Rocks" to give you flexibility when you perform or "The Sonic Boomers" to expand the types of musical genres you can play.

Keeping the right adjectives in mind can help create the feeling you want fans to have when they hear your band name. Remember, your band name is a big part of your musical identity, so make sure it captures your personality, resonates with your audience and leaves a lasting impression.

How to come up with your band name

Use the Business Name Generator to come up with creative name ideas. Then, pick the name that’s right for your band by keeping these best practices in mind


Decide on your band’s vibe

Choosing the right keywords to describe your music can make it easier for  potential listeners and fans to find you online and help them decide if your music is what they’re looking for.


Get to know your target audience

Take time to understand how people speak about music similar to yours. Make sure the band name you choose fits their language and that the content you’re putting out speaks to their needs.


Scope out the competition

See what your competitors are doing in order to stand out in the crowd. The name you come up with should be different, bold and unforgettable. Be sure to run a thorough search to make sure the name you want isn’t already taken.


Plan for the future

If you plan on going global, check that the name you choose has positive connotations in different languages. Mapping out future albums or merchandise can also help you decide if the name will stay relevant in the future.


Get feedback on your new name

Once you’ve chosen a name that you like, run it by potential listeners, fans or people in your industry to see what they think. Take note of their comments and reactions, and keep in mind any biases they may have.


Brand your band with a logo

Build a brand that will stay at the forefront of people’s minds with a memorable logo and strong website. Creating mockups of your logo is a great way to test if your new name will look good online and in print.

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