Favorite band named after a film or film reference?

by yrnej | created - 06 Dec 2013 | updated - 06 Dec 2013 | Public

1. Babes In Toyland

Soundtrack | All Over Me

USA: Babes In Toyland officially break up.

3. Black Sabbath

Soundtrack | Iron Man

Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward and singer Ozzy Osbourne. Black Sabbath are often cited as pioneers of heavy metal music. The band helped define the genre ...

4. Duran Duran

Soundtrack | A View to a Kill

Duran Duran is an English new wave and synth pop band formed in Birmingham in 1978. The band grew from alternative sensations in 1982 to mainstream pop stars by 1984. The band achieved 14 singles in the top 10 of the UK Singles Chart and 21 in the Billboard Hot 100, and have sold over 100 million ...

6. Fine Young Cannibals

Soundtrack | Doomsday

Fine Young Cannibals are a soulful and exceptional British pop-rock band from Birmingham, England. The group was formed in 1984 after the disintegration of the British ska revival outfit the Beat. Bassist Andy Cox and guitarist David Steele recruited singer Roland Gift to form Fine Young Cannibals ...

8. The Knack

Soundtrack | Super 8

Members have included Berton Averre, Doug Fieger.

9. The Misfits

Soundtrack | Halloween

Punk Rock band formed in 1977 in Lodi, New Jersey, USA, by singer/songwriter Glenn Danzig. They are known for being one of the first bands from the "Horror Punk" sub-genre.After some line-up changes, the band recorded their first single, "Cough/Cool", the same year, with: Danzig on vocals and ...

10. Mogwai

Soundtrack | Wicker Park

11. Mudhoney

Soundtrack | Black Sheep

Mudhoney is an American alternative rock band. Formed in Seattle, Washington in 1988 following the demise of Green River, Mudhoney's members are singer and rhythm guitarist Mark Arm, lead guitarist Steve Turner, bassist Guy Maddison and drummer Dan Peters. Original bassist Matt Lukin left the band ...

12. My Bloody Valentine

Soundtrack | Lost in Translation

My Bloody Valentine are an Anglo-Irish rock band formed in Dublin in 1983.

14. Pink

Soundtrack | Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

Pink was born Alecia Beth Moore in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and was later raised in Philadelphia. Her parents, Judith Moore (née Kugel), a nurse, and Jim Moore, a Vietnam veteran, divorced when she was very young. Her mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while her father has Irish, German, ...

15. Save Ferris

Soundtrack | The Big Hit

Lead singer is Monique Powell.

16. They Might Be Giants

Soundtrack | The Adjustment Bureau

They Might Be Giants is known for his work on The Adjustment Bureau (2011), Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Sky High (2005).

17. Vampire Weekend

Soundtrack | Paper Towns

Members have included Ezra Koenig (lead vocals, guitar), Rostam Batmanglij (keyboard, guitar, vocal), Chris Tomson (drums), Chris Baio (bass guitar).

18. Veruca Salt

Soundtrack | Tank Girl

Veruca Salt is an American alternative rock band founded in Chicago, Illinois, United States, in 1992 by vocalist-guitarists Nina Gordon and Louise Post, drummer Jim Shapiro and bassist Steve Lack. The band's first release was the single "Seether"/"All Hail Me" on Minty Fresh Records, in 1994. The ...

19. White Zombie

Soundtrack | Escape from L.A.

White Zombie was an American heavy metal band that formed in 1985. Based in New York City, White Zombie was originally a noise rock band, and was known for its later heavy metal-oriented sound. Their best-known songs are "Thunder Kiss '65", "Black Sunshine" and "More Human than Human". The group ...

20. Wu-Tang Clan

Soundtrack | Nerve

Favorite rap group of directors Jim Jarmusch and Quentin Tarantino.

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