name change

QUIZ: Can you match these iconic bands to their original names?

“What’s in a band name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet…” Or whatever Shakespeare said. The truth is, branding is actually pretty important in entertainment. Can you imagine having to call Fall Out Boy or Paramore something else? Yeah, we’d prefer not to. Read more: Gojira preview new album with […]

14 bands who have performed under different names

Can you imagine Fall Out Boy going by any other name? Well, they did, and they certainly weren’t alone. Check out nine bands who have performed under a different name at a secret show, festivals and more. Read more: ‘Black Mirror’ creators “vaguely aware” of Halsey, deny Ashley O. theories 1. Arctic Monkeys – The […]

This post office is honoring Jimi Hendrix in the sweetest way

A Seattle post office is changing its name in order to honor hometown hero and guitar icon Jimi Hendrix. Washington State officials motioned to rename Renton Highlands Post Office to James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix Post Office. According to the Seattle Times, the bill was passed unanimously. Read more: Alice Cooper doesn’t “look at Bruce Springsteen as […]

Macaulay Culkin is legally changing his middle name to Macaulay Culkin

Macaulay Culkin recently made headlines after he was once again “home alone,” and while it cemented our childhood nostalgia last week, it seems like Culkin isn’t done making headlines just yet. According to a weird round of news, Culkin has officially decided to go forth with legally changing his middle name to his actual name, and honestly, […]

Daylight officially change name to Superheaven

The band formerly known as Daylight announced today that they will no longer be playing or recording music under that name. Instead, the band are changing their name to Superheaven. Bassist Joe Kane said of the name change,”Long story short, we legally cannot operate under the band name 'Daylight' anymore. So we’re changing it. The music we […]