Popular Bands Who Had Bizarre Original Names

Naked Toddler.

If you've ever started a band before, you know that the most important part is coming up with a great name. It's No. 1 on the four-point checklist for starting a band.

  1. Come up with a name.
  2. Decide if you're going to wear masks.
  3. Take group photos in an abandoned warehouse.
  4. Get instruments.

Some of the most popular bands of our time weren't always called what we came to know them by. Coldplay, Creed, Red Hot Chili Peppers; they all had weird names at first. BuzzFeed quizzed people to see if they knew the bizarre original names to some for these popular bands.

Also on HuffPost:

13 Commonly Misheard Song Lyrics That Are Way Funnier Than The Real Ones

For a constant stream of entertainment news and discussion, follow HuffPost Entertainment on Viber.