23 Unfortunate Ads That Companies Thought Were A Good Idea

23 Unfortunate Ads That Companies Thought Were A Good Idea

Picking a band name is a lot like... well, we don't know what to compare it to. A band name is very different from a song title, a book title, a pen or stage name, or, uh, anything else where you have to name something? A band name must sound stylish and be instantly recognizable. More significantly, it must be one-of-a-kind, and hitting all of those points necessitates a stroke of luck or a lot of natural images. And, as they (whatever "they" are) say, necessity is the mother of invention.

Suits, antisemitism, and a club owner who refused to put "The Sex Maggots" on a performance poster were all part of the necessity in the case of these bands' names. On one side, we understand his apprehension — that name is obnoxious. On the other hand, the type of music that may be expected from a band called "The Sex Maggots" differs significantly from that of "The Goo Goo Dolls."

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