Band Name Origins

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

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