Best rock& roll names

How 'bout the brothers Van Halen?

Lemmy from Motorhead.
And Buckethead. What a weirdo.

I would say Sid Vicious, but I don’t know if that’s his real name.

Darby Crash
Johnny Thunders
Billy Zoom
Johnny Rotten

and my favorite…

Blind Marky Felchtone

Sid Vicious’ real name was most likely John Simon Ritchie. John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten) named him after a pet hamster that bit people (the hamster was named Sid the Vicious).

dude, Lemmy rocks!

and Buckethead rocks too… check out that first Praxis album! It’s ASWOME!

Jimi Hendrix. What a cool name.


Iggy Pop and Billy Idol are two of the best assumed names.

Jimi Hendrix…you couldn’t make up a better name. Sigh…
pops in Ultimate Experience and kicks back


Oh, and I completely agree about Hendrix.

I like Englebert Humperdinck. His real name is Arnold George Dorsey.

Ry Cooder
D.J. Bonebrake
Captain Beefheart
Melissa Auf Der Maur
Jimmy Thudpucker (not real)

Real names:

Vivian Stanshall
Grace Slick
Papa John Creach
Frank Zappa

Stage names:

Taj Mahal
Alice Cooper

Ringo Starr!

Ariel Bender and Overend Watts of Mott the Hoople. Bender gets extra credit for his real name, Luther Grosvenor.

Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond of Jethro Tull (not his real name, but it could have been–both his parents really did have the same surname).

Art Tripp of the Mothers of Invention (his real name).

I have to go with either Elvis Costello.

:smack: Preview is a good thing… Preview is a good thing…

Eddie Spaghetti of the Supersuckers (real name Edward Carlyle Daly III)

Commander Cody of the Lost Planet Airmen (real name George Frayne IV)

You have to love the simplicity, the sheer beauty, of…


…I’m keepin’ my baby…

This is what I get for being late. Each and every one of my suggestions are listed. Every darned one! Arrrggggg!!!