Top Ten Tuesday: Titles That Would Make Good Band Names

Hello dear readers! I haven’t done a TTT in ages, but I really liked this week’s topic. It made me go through all the titles on my bookshelves, and then I got distracted for a couple of hours naturally. >__> Anyway, I randomly chose ten titles out of my favorites, recent reads, and some of my future reads, and I imagined a band, its members, genre, etc. It was fun, and because I’m a little bit extra, I decided to design a simple album cover for each of my bands. What can I say, quarantine takes its toll on my sanity. TBR’s Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by  That Artsy Reader Girl, and every Tuesday there is a different themed post of top 10 things.


1. Undead Girl Gang by Lily Anderson


Undead Girl Gang is a Horror Punk Rock band, like female Misfits. There are five girls in the band, led by the charismatic singer Lily Anderson, also known as Bat Babe. Their first, self-titled album just came out and broke all records. Their biggest fans collectively call themselves ZomBabez.


2. The Gloaming by Kirsty Logan


The Gloaming is a Nordic Folk Metal band founded in 2015 in Stavanger. Their second album, Sunken, is coming out this autumn. A limited blue vinyl edition will be available in 100 copies.


3. The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

the roanoke girls

The Roanoke Girls is a British Electropop duo comprising of singer and composer Amy Engel and a mysterious unnamed keyboardist known only as X. Their new album, Violet Ends is now available for streaming on all platforms.


4. Love, Lies and Spies by Cindy Anstey


Cindy Anstey founded Love, Lies and Spies with her now ex husband in 2009. They started as an Indie Rock duo, but have since verged into Electronic music heavily influenced by K-Pop. Both members reside in Tokyo.


5. The Daughters of Ys by M.T. Anderson, Jo Rioux


The Daughters of Ys was a Gothic metal band inspired by Tristania and The Gathering, which disbanded in 2009, after the tragic death of their lead singer. Their best known album was Coils, released in 2006.


6. Stardust by Neil Gaiman


Stardust is a deep house producer, winner of numerous awards and a regular resident of Coachella and The Burning Man. His identity is kept secret, even though there are rumors online that he’s none other than the famous novelist Neil Gaiman.


7. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Six of crows

Six of Crows is an Atmospheric Black Metal trio from Reykyavik, Iceland. Their latest album, In the Night, In the Dark, is comprised of five songs, ranging from 15 to 28 minutes. They have cancelled their European tour this summer considering the circumstances.


8. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon


The underrated Sludge Metal band from Savannah, Georgia has just released their third full length album Get Them Bones for Relapse records. They’ve cited Baroness, Kylesa and Red Fang as their biggest influences.


9. Vicious by V.E. Schwab


Vicious is a one person project by the androgynous singer and music producer known as V. Their signature looks is neon hair and heart shaped glasses. Their first, self titled album has been on the Billboard top 100 for seven months.


10. She Walks in Shadows by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

She walks in shadows

She Walks in Shadows is a Darkwave husband-wife duo from Leeds, England. They’ve released four albums since 2012, and their latest issue, Red Room, will be featured in its entirety in the new The Crow movie, starring Jason Momoa.



Thank you for your attention. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve done since the quarantine started? Are you well? I, as you can witness, am slightly off my rocker, not just because of the whole Covid thing, but because I incidentally quit smoking after 15 years just a couple of days before all this started. I was convinced I’ll be frolicking the fresh nature in parks with my new books (Bought with the money I saved from cigarettes!), just as the temperatures are rising enough to be warm, but not hot (My favorite temperature.), but alas. I’m not complaining though, I know this is horrible, and I hope you’re all well and safe at home, I’m just going a bit coocoo. I wasn’t the most social being before this, but I miss parties, concerts, my friends, wearing normal clothes. What do you miss the most, and what’s the first thing you’ll do after the crisis is over? Have a great week everyone and stay at home!

P.S. My design skills are better than this, I just couldn’t invest serious time into fake album covers.

5 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Titles That Would Make Good Band Names

  1. Marina I love it! My biggest pet peeve is when people do these lists and don’t actually explain why they have chosen what they’ve chosen or even try to be creative because I think a post like this is a complete opportunity to say what type of music those bands would do! You’ve gone one step further and designed album covers!! Awesomeness supreme!

    I reckon I would download The Gloaming’s album!!

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    1. Thank you so much Gerry! 🙂 Honestly, you can count me guilty I guess, as a lot of times I just listed the books and explained why in a short paragraph, but I’m bored of that and wanted to spice it up, but at the same time I thought people would think I’m insane haha. 😀 I don’t really care though, glad you like it so I’ll continue doing things my way. 🙂

      Haha I would too! I based most of these on my fave genres anyway. 😀

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