10 Bands Named After Genitalia

  • Pussy Riot

  • The Flaming Lips

  • Tool

  • Hole Courtney Love

  • Whitesnake

  • The Slits

  • Steely Dan

  • The Sex Pistols

  • Third Eye Blind

  • Test Icicles

You’d think naming your band after genitalia would be provocative, and in the case of a political protest band like Pussy Riot or all-girl punk band The Slits, you’d be correct in that assumption. But some band names are more subtle. Just think of The Flaming Lips and Whitesnake, who have more creative euphemisms that you maybe didn’t pick up on. Even dad-rock favorite Steely Dan got a sneaky sex reference into their name!

Here are ten bands unabashedly named after genitals, both male and female!