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The Worst Band Name in New York: We’re Putting It to a Vote

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So last week, as you recall, we announced plans to find the single worst band name in this fair city — a difficult task indeed, given the comment-section opprobrium heaped on the Ball of Flame Shoot Fires and Veal Estates and Vampire Weekends (heh) of the world. In fact, we are now officially stumped: We can’t pick between five worthy finalists. We’d be obliged if you could give us a hand.

We’re putting it to a poll, folks. Sifting through our initial grievances and adding a few commenter suggestions, here are your five finalists:


Vote now; polls are open until Friday evening. Winner receives a trophy. Probably. Or at least we have an idea for a trophy that we’ll describe to you in detail.