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New Jersey punk rock band, Titus Adronicus got their name from one William Shakespeare's plays Titus Andronicus, one of the writer's more bloody and violent works. The band is composed of singer/lyricist/guitarist Patrick Stickles, guitarist Liam Betson, bassist R.J. Gordon, and drummer Chris Wilson.
Sixpence None The Richer is a alternative Christian rock band from New Braunfels, Texas, evenually setting in Nashville, Tennesse, got their name from a passage in C.S. Lewis' books Mere Christianity. The band received a Grammy Award nomination to best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for Kiss Me (2000). The section of Lewis' book they reference is about a son asking his father for a sixpence to buy him a gift.
Born Richard Hall, the electronic songwriter got his middle name and nickname "Moby" from his parents, who told him at age that Moby Dick author Herman Melville was in their family bloodline. "The basis of Richard Melville Hall - and Moby - is that supposedly that Herman Melville was my great-great-great granduncle." he once told CNN.
The Boo Radleys are an English alternative rock band of the 1990s. The band consisted of members, drummer Rob Harrison, singer/guitarist Simon Rowbottom, guitarist/ songwriter Martin Carr, and bassist Timothy Brown. They performed under the the subgenre Britpop, and the shoegazing, aka indie rock, movement. This name comes from the mysterious Boo Radley of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. On their Myspace page it was said the name was chosen in a pub because the name simply sounded nice.
The name of the band was originally Warsaw but they later changed it to Joy Divison. They are an English band formed in 1976 Salford, Greater Manchester. The band consisted of singer Ian Curtis, guitarist and keyboardist Bernard Sumner, bass player Peter Hook, and drummer Stephen Morris. The name Joy Division comes from the novella entitled House of Dolls from a Jewish writer named Yehiel Feiner who wrote under the pen name Ka-tezenik 135633, which was his number in the Auschwitz concentration camp.
The Doors is an American rock band formed in 1965 Los Angeles with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Kreiger, and drummer John Densmore. The Doors took their name from Aldous Huxley's The Doors of Perception , which was itself taken from The Marriage of Heaven and Hell from English poet William Blake.
My Chemical Romance also often abbreviated (MCR) was an American band from New Jersey, active from 2001 -2013 performed made songs in the sub-genre emo and alternative rock. The band's lineup consisted of lead vocalist Gerard Way, guitarist Ray Toro, and Frank Iero, bassist Mikey Way and and drummer Bob Bryar. Bassist Mikey Way, was working at a Barnes and Nobles when he was taken aback by the title, Ecstasy: The Tale of Chemical Romance from Scottish novelist Irvine Walsh. His older brother and co-founder suggested the "My"at the beginning of the band's name.
Often abbreviated "OM&M" is an American band that performs the sub-genre "metalcore" originated in Orange County, California. The band's lineup mainly consists of lead singer and bassist, Aaron Pauley, lead guitarist, Phil Mananasala, rhyhm guitarist Alan Ashby, and drummer Valentino Arteaga. Once asked about the band's name orgin, former vocalist Austin Carlile responded with, "The book says 'The well laid plan of mice and men often falter. You make plans, and they and they get screwed. [Jaxon Hall] and I both had plans for life and they both get screwed up, so now we're making the most of what we can'". Jaxon Hall, former bass and backing vocals, also stated that "The name idea