Band Name Origins

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Named after a medieval torture device.
From a William Blake quote 'If the doors of perception were to be cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite'.
Police code for indecent exposure.
Inspired by an Australian Aborigine custom of sleeping with three canines on extremely cold nights.
Named after Robert E. Lee High school gym coach.
Boys Entering Anarchistic States Toward Internal Excellence
A dildo in the William Burroughs novel 'Naked Lunch'.
A term meaning you smoked pot and goofed off all day.
A Pete De Rose song.
Title of an unemployment form.
The name of an S&M book a band member found on a sidewalk in New York.
Named after a state of sleep.
After the mythical river that people crossed over to go into Hell.
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A 1972 movie starring Jeff Bridges.
They wanted a generic name void of any preconceptions about their style of music.
Portuguese for 'panther'.
A British inventor/farmer in the 1800's who invented the precurser to the modern plow.
Slang for a speed freak.
In Buddhism it means the state of perfect blessedness attained through the annihilation of the self.
Keith Moon joked that the creation of a Super Band would go over like a lead balloon.
A villan in the 1967 Jane Fonda movie 'Barbarella'.
A type of spy plane used by the United States.
Inspired by a friend and a logo on 'Olympia' beer cans.
Named after a 1963 horror movie starring Boris Karloff.
The average amount a man ejaculates.
The brothers Gibb.

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