Ever wonder where band names come from? Why Vampire Weekend, Queen, and Oasis are named the way they are? An interesting list compiled by DanFalco over at rateyourmusic.com chronicles the origins of various bands’ names from !!! to ZZ Top. It’s quite an interesting read, and fairly comprehensive.
And by the way, “The New Yardbirds” was the name adopted by Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Bonham, and John Paul Jones before they became superstars as Led Zeppelin