Surprising origins of how bands chose their name

A lot of bands got their names from either a song title or a lyric from another band.UltimateClassicRock.com put together a list of 30 of them.Here are 10 . . .

1.Judas Priest . . . from the Bob Dylan song "The Ballad of Frankie Lee and Judas Priest".

2.The Rolling Stones . . . from the Muddy Waters song "Rollin' Stone".

3.Lady Gaga . . . from the Queen song "Radio Gaga".

4.Radiohead . . . from the Talking Heads song "Radio Head".

5.Simple Minds . . . from the David Bowie song "The Jean Genie".Lyric:"He's so simple minded, he can't drive his module."

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6.The Killers . . . from the New Order song "Crystal".Technically, they got their name from the video for "Crystal", which features a fictional band called . . . The Killers.

7."At the Drive-In" . . . from the Poison song "Talk Dirty to Me".Lyric:"At the drive-in, in the old man's Ford / Behind the bushes, 'til I'm screamin' for more."

8.Walk the Moon . . . from the Police song "Walking on the Moon".

10.Nazareth . . . from the song "The Weight" by The Band.Lyric:"I pulled into Nazareth, was feelin' 'bout half past dead."

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