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Orion (Yes I know its a Metallica song)

I'm just wondering if we should use it or not because of the song and its fan base. People might think we are ripping off Metallica (which we are not...I think). So I'm just wondering if we should use it or pick a different one. I appreciate the advice =D
#2
There's probably already a band called that.

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#5
I've wondered this as well (naming a band if there's a song or album by the same name). I sometimes think it's okay, but only if the song name is an already existing word or phrase.

#6
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No.

Name your band Rainbow Assmaster and the Wang Warriors.


The Rainbow Asswarriors-Wangmasters.
#9
add belt to it...

Orion's Belt

Loses the metallica reference, and adds an astronomy/men in black reference
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#10
Not unless you're in the Southern Hemisphere like me and can actually SEE Orion every night.
*shrugs* I don't know...
#11
Quote by superunknown4
Orion (Yes I know its a Metallica song)

I'm just wondering if we should use it or not because of the song and its fan base. People might think we are ripping off Metallica (which we are not...I think). So I'm just wondering if we should use it or pick a different one. I appreciate the advice =D


No one will think you're ripping off Metallica. Machine Head are called Machine Head and so is Deep Purple's album.
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#12
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You should post some pics of your band to help us get a better feel for you guys.
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#13
A better name would be Searchbar and The Reported


seriously, it just oozes epicness
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No.

Name your band Rainbow Assmaster and the Wang Warriors.

You just won't give up with that hey?
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add belt to it...

Orion's Belt

Loses the metallica reference, and adds an astronomy/men in black reference

yes! yes! my thoughts exactly
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#16
Orion and rainbow hearts.
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#17
Go for it. I think it's good. Anyone that's a douche enough to compare you to Metallica because you have a similar name to one of their songs, you probably don't want as a fan anyway. You want fans that like your music because it's good, not because your name is similar to a Metallica song.
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Go for it. I think it's good. Anyone that's a douche enough to compare you to Metallica because you have a similar name to one of their songs, you probably don't want as a fan anyway. You want fans that like your music because it's good, not because your name is similar to a Metallica song.

Well, i would think they were another tribute band, and i would probably not listen to them because of that
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#20
BTW you know the story of Orion?
I wouldn't name my band after a hunter that couldn't catch a scorpion :|
*shrugs* I don't know...
#22
Quote by b4t3man
No one will think you're ripping off Metallica. Machine Head are called Machine Head and so is Deep Purple's album.


When I first heard of Machine Head I instantly thought they were a Deep Purple Cover band. Anyways Orion sounds a bit like a TV or Fridge Manufacturer to me.

EDIT wow..I have esp (not the guitar) Severed is better.
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#23
The funny thing is that I didn't get it from the song. I was jamming with my friend one day and I we were trying to think of names for a band and I noticed my TV brand was Orion and I suggested it and we stuck with it. Then I became a big Metallica fan and I noticed the name of the song. I was also thinking of going with the name Severed too if Orion was going to be a failure.
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#25
Godsmack is from an Alice in Chains song
Rolling Stones is from a Bob Dylan song
There's another band that gets their name from a Counting Crows lyric/song,but I forget who.

Point is name your band Orion if you want. Change it later if it doesn't suit your interests anymore.
#26
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Name yourself the blood farts instead

That's from the new version of the Bad News Bears

and why does nobody like my name of "Searchbar and The Reported"?

is not epic enough for the pit?
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#27
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That's from the new version of the Bad News Bears


Thank you! I knew I'd heard that from somewhere, couldn't remember where, though
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Quote by superunknown4


Orion (Yes I know its a Metallica song)

I'm just wondering if we should use it or not because of the song and its fan base. People might think we are ripping off Metallica (which we are not...I think). So I'm just wondering if we should use it or pick a different one. I appreciate the advice =D


And the name of a million other bands. I don't think anyone is even going to think about Metallica, bub.
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#30
Everyone's forgetting Orion is a star constellation and also to do with Greek mythology (I think)
#33
Orion's Scorpion is badass sounding to me.
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#35
Orion's Cheerios.

Its stupid, Its perfect.
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Orion's Cheerios.

Its stupid, Its perfect.

Haha!! You, sir, just made my day
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#37
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You just won't give up with that hey?

I'mma keep suggesting it until someone uses it.

These "oh noes im too unoriginal to come up with a name for my band" threads annoy me anyway.
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#38
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Flaming anal holocaust.
That's a good grindcore name.
#40
Quote by TunerAddict
add belt to it...

Orion's Belt

Loses the metallica reference, and adds an astronomy/men in black reference


Or just call the band Belt.
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