Band Name Origins

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

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