ORIGINAL NAMES OF FAMOUS BANDS

1. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Original name: Tony Flow and the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem
2. Nirvana - Original name(s): Pen Cap Chew, Skid Row
3. Oasis - Original name: Rain
4. The Beatles - Original name(s): Johnny & The Moondogs, The Quarrymen
5. Grateful Dead - Original name(s): Mother Mcree's Uptown Jug Champions, The Warlocks
6. Radiohead - Original name: On A Friday
7. Van Halen - Original name(s): Rat Salad, Mammoth
8. Creedence Clearwater Revival - Original name: The Golliwogs
9. The Yardbirds - Original name: Metropolis Blues Quartet
10. Led Zeppelin - Original name: The New Yardbirds
11. The Who - Original name(s): The High Numbers, The Detours
12. Beach Boys - Original name: The Pendletones
13. REM - original names (considered): Cans Of Piss, Negro Wives
14. U2 - Original name: Feedback
15. Black Crowes - Original name: Mr. Crowes Garden
16. Chicago - Original name: Chicago Transit Authority
17. Coldplay - Original name: Starfish
18. Green Day - Original name: Sweet Children
19. The Cure - Original name: Easy Cure
20. Bachman Turner Overdrive - Original name: Brave Belt
21. Queen - Original name: Smile
22. The Doors - Original name: Psychedelic Rangers
23. Black Sabbath - Original name(s): The Polka Tulk Blues Band, Earth
24. Bee Gees - Original name: The Rattlesnakes
25. Def Leppard - Original name: Atomic Mass
26. Pink Floyd - Original name (s): Tea Set, Meggadeath
27. Guster - Original name: Gus
28. Phish - Original name: Blackwood Convention
29. Pearl Jam - Original name: Mookie Blaylock
30. Slayer - Original name: Dragon Slayer
31. Goo Goo Dolls - Original name: The Sex Maggots
32. Snow Patrol - Original name: Polar Bear
33. Badfinger - Original name: The Iveys
34. Klaxons - Original name: Klaxons (Not Centaurs)
35. The Band - Original name: The Hawks
36. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Original name: The Other Gang
37. Jimi Hendrix Experience - Original name: Jimmy James & The Blue Flames
38. The Pogues - Original name: P—g mo Th—in (Kiss my Ass)
39. Pixies - Original name: Pixies In Panoply
40. Barenaked Ladies - Original name: Free Beer