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(Village Voice)   The best fictional bands of all-time. List fails without "My Canadian Girlfriend"   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, Jason Bonham, Anthony Kiedis, Rob Halford, Zakk Wylde, Mark Wahlberg, Point Break, Dominic West, tribute bands  
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2013-03-15 06:45:03 PM  
List sucks. Not because of who is or isn't listed, but because of the shiatty slideshow format. Not the slideshow itself, just the fact that half of the pages have a band, 1 sentence, another band, 1 sentence... It's like having a DailyFail article spread out over 4 pages.
2013-03-15 06:49:25 PM  
List fails without the Honey Bees

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/hot, like MaryAnn
2013-03-15 06:49:53 PM  
The list fails without...

"Rob, thank you for that kind introduction. We're no longer called Sonic Death Monkey. We're on the verge of becoming Kathleen Turner Overdrive, but just for tonight, we are...Barry Jive and the Uptown Five!"
2013-03-15 06:51:37 PM  
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2013-03-15 06:58:07 PM  
Wyrd Sisters?

/list suxxors without Dethklok
2013-03-15 07:00:03 PM  
List fails without Sex Bob-Omb.
2013-03-15 07:06:18 PM  

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This.  And the Archies. They had a number one song, for cryin' out loud.
2013-03-15 07:06:25 PM  
List fails without even so much as a nod to the greats who brought us  Killer Tofu
2013-03-15 07:10:17 PM  
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2013-03-15 07:11:32 PM  
2013-03-15 07:11:33 PM  

hoots_toot_ochaye: MaudlinMutantMollusk: Eddie and the Cruisers

That, plus The Commitments, and Strange Fruit.

Came to say; total failure without the Commitments.
2013-03-15 07:12:46 PM  
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/hot like Franz Kafka
2013-03-15 07:13:59 PM  
Does Ted's band from Scrubs count as a fictional band?
2013-03-15 07:14:07 PM  

Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: Possibly applicable.

Nope, I know that link when I see it. Pw8s noodle dick.
2013-03-15 07:20:42 PM  

Snapper Carr: Yeah, so they were basically a British ripoff of Spinal Tap but Bad News deserves at least honorable mention. Full Size

Except Spinal Tap was in 1984, and Bad News in 1983...
2013-03-15 07:21:53 PM  
I was really hoping to see Timmy! and the Lords of the Underworld.

/No Stillwater also makes me sad
//No Vesuvius from The Rocker either?
///Sad slashies
2013-03-15 07:22:45 PM  
Boyzvoice calls Shenanigans, asks why they weren't included...
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2013-03-15 07:25:00 PM  
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Did you guys go to the Gasworks on Friday night? There was this band, Crucial Taunt. They had this mega-babe for a lead singer.
2013-03-15 07:25:24 PM  
These guys would like a word with the author...

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2013-03-15 07:25:30 PM  
Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem put out an album.. Doesn't that qualify as real?
2013-03-15 07:27:15 PM  

mjones73: These guys would like a word with the author...

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They were kind of a real band, too, though
2013-03-15 07:27:28 PM  
The Miami Cousins
2013-03-15 07:27:30 PM  

cherryl taggart: Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem put out an album.. Doesn't that qualify as real?

So did Spinal Tap
2013-03-15 07:29:32 PM  
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Napier Wit & the Pavels
2013-03-15 07:33:14 PM  
No Dethklock or Strange Fruit (from the movie "Still Crazy")?!
2013-03-15 07:35:49 PM  
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"A list of great fictional bands, let us see it!"
2013-03-15 07:35:51 PM Full Size
2013-03-15 07:36:10 PM  
Kind of off-topic, but I loved the running joke in Role Models about the nonexistent Wings song "Love Take Me Down (to the Streets)"
2013-03-15 07:41:20 PM  
No Kinky Wizards?  Pfft.
2013-03-15 07:42:55 PM  
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2013-03-15 07:43:31 PM  
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2013-03-15 07:44:35 PM  
At least deserving of an honorable mention:

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2013-03-15 07:47:19 PM  
List fails without "The Band with Rocks in" from the cartoon version of Terry Pratchett's "Soul Music":

2013-03-15 07:50:48 PM  
Cell Block 4 or CB4 whichever you prefer.
2013-03-15 07:50:48 PM  
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2013-03-15 07:51:00 PM  
omg, really?
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2013-03-15 07:52:18 PM  
Robin Sparkles / Robin Daggers, also.
2013-03-15 07:52:22 PM  
2013-03-15 07:53:11 PM  
The Commitments toured after the movie. So... they're a cover band of a fictional tribute band? Or is it a tribute band of a fictional cover band?

..oh, and where's Cold Slither? You'll be joining them soon, you know.
2013-03-15 07:53:19 PM  
List fails without The Bedbugs.

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The only picture I could find.

Lowell George being silly.
2013-03-15 07:59:47 PM  

hoots_toot_ochaye: MaudlinMutantMollusk: Eddie and the Cruisers

That, plus The Commitments, and Strange Fruit.

I was wondering if any one else would remember SF. They actually had a good (well, decent) album.
2013-03-15 08:01:43 PM  
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2013-03-15 08:05:03 PM  
Rob Torkleson's Armada featuring Herman Menderchuck? Really Fark? 92 comments and no RTAFHM? Jessie and the rippers? Nickleback?
2013-03-15 08:10:41 PM  
That band from can't hardly wait? Furburger? Something like that.
2013-03-15 08:16:54 PM  

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2013-03-15 08:19:11 PM  

Champion of the Sun: That band from can't hardly wait? Furburger? Something like that.

Love Burger.
2013-03-15 08:21:42 PM  

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Demands a vote recount.

2013-03-15 08:30:21 PM  
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Scum of the Earth, aka Detective.

Bonus: lead singer Michael des Barres was also Murdoc, who tried to kill MacGyver as often as the coyote did for the roadrunner.
2013-03-15 08:33:51 PM  
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2013-03-15 08:35:35 PM  

kronicfeld: Sex Bob-omb

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