Amidst the bustling chaos of 6th Street at South-By-Southwest, some bands will do anything to stand out from the thousands of other self-proclaimed “quirky” acts vying for the attention of audiophiles, free taco aficionados, and music journalists. And since no one has time to go through every single bandcamp page of the festival’s official artists, sometimes a messed up name can do all the attention grabbing for you. After surveying this year’s SXSW roster, we’ve selected the most WTF band names performing in Austin this year — because nothing screams fun like telling your grandmother you’re off to Saxon Pub to see Grandpa Death Experience.
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The likelihood of a group of men making a successful female anatomy pun is always slim, but four dudes from New Delhi cracked the code. The “post office rock” band was the first Indian band to play SXSW in 2007, and 10 years later, they’re back with their 2017 release Neon Delhi. #punsaplenty