Top 10 Denver Band Names

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What's in a name ... for Planes Mistaken for Stars, a lot.

Alright, so I just started editing next week’s section, and Tom Murphy wrote a preview on a band whose name appears in the list below -- you’ll have to pick up next week’s paper to find out who it is -- and it got me thinking about some of the all-time great (or ill-conceived, depending on your perspective) monikers that this town has ever seen. These are the ones that get my vote. Many of them, particularly the first one, are head-slappers, handles I wish I'd had the foresight to have coined, while others skirt the line between clever and ridiculous. Feel free to weigh in your own picks after the jump. – Dave Herrera

1. Planes Mistaken for Stars
2. Lyin’ Bitch and the Restraining Orders
3. No High Fives to Bullshit
4. They Will Use Your Bones for Tools
5. Clinging to the Trees of a Forest Fire
6. The Commerce City Rollers
7. Parasite Hilton
8. Sick ‘Em Fifi
9. Fuck Start Your Face
10. Whores, Pigs and Ponies


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