Band Names You Don’t Know How To Pronounce (and How To Pronounce Them Correctly)


Bands are running out of name ideas. All the obvious ones are taken, so bands are forced to get creative. They're leaving out letters, adding extra letters, including out-of-place symbols and numbers, and choosing foreign or made-up words. We can read and write about these bands all we want, but that doesn't help avoid that awkward situation when you have a conversation about Bon Iver for the first time and say, "Oh, I love Bawn Eye-ver, they're my favorite band!" and then some snob corrects you, looks at your like you're a poser, and spits at your feet. If you've ever been spit on because you don't know how to say Bon Iver, this post is for you.

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