Animal Band Names

Posted in Updates Analysis on Dec 16, 2019
Animal Band Names

Have you ever noticed how prevalent animal names are in the names of bands? There are many famous musical bands that use animals across a variety of genres. Felines, canines, rodents, fish, birds and more are all very popular when musicians commit to a name for their band. Below are some of our favorite animal band names and links to our new Animal Style name generator feature. You can combine Animal Style with our Generator Modes to get some great band name combinations.

Famous Feline Bands:

Stray Cats, Def Leppard, Atomic Kitten, White Lion, Cat Power

Famous Canine Bands:

Steppenwolf, Sea Wolf, Three Dog Night, Temple of the Dog, Wolf Parade

Famous Bird Bands:

The Eagles, Flock of Seagulls, Owl City, Jimmie's Chicken Shack, Counting Crows

Famous Fish Bands:

Great White, The Eels, Leftover Salmon, Hootie and the Blowfish

As you can see, it doesn't take long to think of a favorite band that has an animal. There are no limits to the combination of animals and musical styles. For instance, butterflies don't sound very heavy, but Iron Butterfly is a very famous hard rock band. If you want to use an animal in your band name, try our new Animal Style band name generator feature:

Generate Animal Style band names

Heavy Metal band names with Animal Style

Punk Rock band names with Animal Style

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Maybe simians aren't good spellers? Two names that used misspellings: The Monkees and Gorillaz. Also, Arctic Monkeys, Chimp Change, Gorilla Warfare...
Bonnaroo music festival just announced its line-up and there are a lot of animal band names: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Seven Lions, Oysterhead, Megan Thee Stallion

And these animal-ish: Glass Animals, Liz Cooper & the Stampede, Too Many Zoos