Band Name Origins

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Can you name the bands from their origins?

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

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