10 politically corrected animal band names
9th Apr 2009 | 11:47
A few alternatives, if PETA had its way
With PETA's unsuccessful attempt to turn Pet Shop Boys into Rescue Shelter Boys to raise awareness of "cramped" and "filthy conditions" in pet shops, it got us thinking (careful!): which other animal-inspired band names are on the hit list?
We've put together 10 bands who could well be receiving a PETA letter – from Chickenfoot to Danger Mouse. Unfortunately, bands named Deerhunter, Pig Destroyer and Deadmau5 are beyond saving.
Batteries not included? Thank goodness.
Should be: Free Range Chickenfoot
9. Reel Big Fish
Gold fish bowls are not an option…
Should be: Reel Big Fish In A Suitably Large Tank With Adequate Room To Swim
8. Meat Puppets
A healthy alternative…
Should be: Soya Meat Substitute Puppets
7. Lamb Of God
Not like a lamb to the slaughter…
Should be: Non-Sacrificial Lamb Of God
6. Minus The Bear
Less negative, more positive, please.
Should be: Plus The Bear
5. Band Of Horses
As long as they're running free…
Should be: Band Of Wild Horses
4. Noah And The Whale
Harpoons? Don't even think about it…
Should be: Noah And The Whaling Ban
3. Bear Hands
Severed claws are not a good look.
Should be: Bear Hands Still Attached To Bear Wrists
2. Cage The Elephant
Should be: Don't Cage The Elephant
1. Danger Mouse
No animal, however small, should be exposed to risk…
Should be: Safety Mouse
Did we miss any corkers? Let us know in the comments below.
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