History FunWithAcronyms / Music

4th May '16 5:37:28 PM aye_amber
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* 801, the occasional band created by BrianEno and [[RoxyMusic Phil Manzanera]], is sometimes assumed to be based on an acronym of '''E'''ight '''N'''ought '''O'''ne. Eno has denied this, saying, "Ingenious, but...", and Manzanera has performed with 801 without Eno.

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* 801, the occasional band created by BrianEno Music/BrianEno and [[RoxyMusic [[Music/RoxyMusic Phil Manzanera]], is sometimes assumed to be based on an acronym of '''E'''ight '''N'''ought '''O'''ne. Eno has denied this, saying, "Ingenious, but...", and Manzanera has performed with 801 without Eno.
20th Apr '16 1:07:38 AM aye_amber
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* Music/{{KMFDM}}'s name was often thought to stand for "'''K'''ill '''M'''other '''F'''ucking DepecheMode," but it's actually "'''K'''ein '''M'''ehrheit '''f'''ur '''d'''ie '''M'''itleid" or "'''K'''ein '''M'''itleid '''f'''ur '''d'''ie '''M'''ehrheit," which is loosely translated from the German as "No pity for the majority."

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* Music/{{KMFDM}}'s name was often thought to stand for "'''K'''ill '''M'''other '''F'''ucking DepecheMode," Music/DepecheMode," but it's actually "'''K'''ein '''M'''ehrheit '''f'''ur '''d'''ie '''M'''itleid" or "'''K'''ein '''M'''itleid '''f'''ur '''d'''ie '''M'''ehrheit," which is loosely translated from the German as "No pity for the majority."
26th Mar '16 11:22:18 AM MikeK
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* D.A.R.K. are a group consisting of '''D'''olores O'Riordan, '''A'''ndy '''R'''ourke, and Olé '''K'''oretsky.
14th Mar '16 3:36:40 PM Iampureevil
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* {{Music/Slipknot}} has ''AOV'' which stands for ''approaching original violence'' and nothing else...
28th Jan '16 3:25:38 AM samsteel5
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* The [[JAMProject '''J'''apan '''A'''nimationsong '''M'''akers '''Project''']], a group of various anime theme song singers.

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* The [[JAMProject '''J'''apan '''A'''nimationsong '''M'''akers '''Project''']], '''[[JAMProject J]]'''[[JAMProject apan]] '''[[JAMProject A]]'''[[JAMProject nimationsong]] '''[[JAMProject M]]'''[[JAMProject akers]] '''[[JAMProject Project]]''', a group of various anime theme song singers.


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* Music/GaMetal was previously named '''[[NintendoEntertainmentSystem N]]'''[[NintendoEntertainmentSystem intendo]] '''[[NintendoEntertainmentSystem E]]'''[[NintendoEntertainmentSystem xperienced]] '''[[NintendoEntertainmentSystem S]]'''[[NintendoEntertainmentSystem hred]] before the name change, which changed it into a PunnyName instead.
21st Jan '16 1:49:00 PM Morgenthaler
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* The song 'S.H.E.' from {{IAMX}}'s album ''The Alternative'' stands for "'''S'''ecret '''H'''armonic '''E'''motion".

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* The song 'S.H.E.' from {{IAMX}}'s Music/{{IAMX}}'s album ''The Alternative'' stands for "'''S'''ecret '''H'''armonic '''E'''motion".
31st Dec '15 7:29:05 PM Prfnoff
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* In 1970, there were rumours that JimiHendrix would be member of a new supergroup called '''H'''endrix, EmersonLakeAndPalmer.

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* In 1970, there were rumours that JimiHendrix Music/JimiHendrix would be member of a new supergroup called '''H'''endrix, EmersonLakeAndPalmer.Music/EmersonLakeAndPalmer.
28th Oct '15 4:20:21 PM nombretomado
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* {{Drake}}'s catchphrase YOLO ('''Y'''ou '''O'''nly '''L'''ive '''O'''nce)

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* {{Drake}}'s Music/{{Drake}}'s catchphrase YOLO ('''Y'''ou '''O'''nly '''L'''ive '''O'''nce)
16th Oct '15 3:26:46 PM nombretomado
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* PinkFloyd's live box set ''P.U.L.S.E.'' just has the periods in the title to look cool, and doesn't actually stand for anything. However, one fan-made FAQ jokes that, [[BrokenBase depending on how you feel about the David Gilmour-fronted incarnation of the band]], it could either be "'''P'''inkfloyd '''U'''ltimate '''L'''ight & '''S'''ound '''E'''xperience" or "'''P'''retty '''U'''ninspired '''L'''ight '''S'''how, '''E'''ssentially"

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* PinkFloyd's Music/PinkFloyd's live box set ''P.U.L.S.E.'' just has the periods in the title to look cool, and doesn't actually stand for anything. However, one fan-made FAQ jokes that, [[BrokenBase depending on how you feel about the David Gilmour-fronted incarnation of the band]], it could either be "'''P'''inkfloyd '''U'''ltimate '''L'''ight & '''S'''ound '''E'''xperience" or "'''P'''retty '''U'''ninspired '''L'''ight '''S'''how, '''E'''ssentially"
8th Oct '15 11:56:25 PM KidDynamite
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** Before they became Korn, the band (with a different singer) played under the name LAPD, which they claimed stood for "Laughing As People Die" or "Love And Peace, Dude".

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** Before they became Korn, the band (with a different singer) played under the name LAPD, '''LAPD''', which they claimed stood for "Laughing As People Die" "'''L'''aughing '''A'''s '''P'''eople '''D'''ie" or "Love And Peace, Dude"."'''L'''ove '''A'''nd '''P'''eace, '''D'''ude".
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