23 Band Names Inspired By Literature

1. Titus Andronicus

Source: Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare

2. The Doors

Source: The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley

3. The Velvet Underground

Source: The Velvet Underground by Michael Leigh

4. Modest Mouse

Source: “The Mark on the Wall” by Virginia Wool

f5. Steely Dan

Source: Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs

6. Belle and Sebastian

Source: Belle et Sébastien by Cécile Aubry

7. Esben and the Witch

Source: Esben and the Witch – Danish Fairy Tale

8. Steppenwolf

Source: Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse

9. Veruca Salt

Source: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

10. Oryx and Crake

Source: Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

11. The Romany Rye

Source: The Romany Rye by George Borrow

12. Gogol Bordello

Source: Nikolai Gogol

13. The Fall

Source: The Fall by Albert Camus

14. The Boo Radleys

Source: To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

15. Heaven 17

Source: A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

16. Campag Velocet

Source: A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

17. Moloko

Source: A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

18. As I Lay Dying

Source: As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

19. Of Mice and Men

Source: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

20. Opeth

Source: The Sunbird by Wilbur Smith

21. Art of Noise

Source: Art of Noises by Luigi Russolo

22. Stryper

Source: The Bible, King James Version

23. Marillion

Source: The Silmarillion by J.R.R Tolkein


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