The Weekly rock quiz: Celeb band name edition


Atlanta foursome Gringo Star plays the Bunkhouse Saturday night, and they’re not the only act band out there with a play on Ringo in its name (see: Austin’s Ringo Deathstarr). Everybody’s heard of Gnarls Barkley and the Dandy Warhols, but can you separate the real bands on this list from the ones we made up?

The Details

Gringo Star with Hoka Key, Zach Ryan
October 22, 10 p.m., $8
Bunkhouse, 384-4536

1. Santa Barbra Streisand

2. Com Truise

3. Gargamel Gibson

4. Pink Floyd Mayweather Jr.

5. Coaxial Rose

6. The Samuel Jackson Five

7. Rou Leed

8 Jackson Browne vs. the

Board of Education

9. Keith Sweathog

10. They Killed Kenny Loggins!

11. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

12. Piss Pissedofferson

The answers: 2, 6, 11 and 12 are real. All the rest are fake.

Staff outtakes

We thought off a couple more ...

Brad PitBull Terrier

Geddy Lee Harvey Oswald

Englebert and Ernie

Jessica Al B. Sure

Jean-Claude Van Halen

Camper Van Halen

Selma Kayak

Catherine Zeta Jonestown Massacre

Alicia Silverstone Temple Pilots

Leave It to Sigourney Weaver

Lil Wayne Brady

Holly Madison Square Garden

Spelunking Nick's Cave

Everybody Loves Raymond Burr

Andre Agassi 3000

Tom Waits for Guffman

Dirsten Kunst

Roe vs. Dwyane Wade

Mos Def Leppard

Neil Young MC

Fat Joe Jonas

Fat Joe Montana

Fat Joe Mantegna

Steven Seagalstones

Gnarly Simon

Neil Diamond Phillips ... which turned out to be the name of a real Neil Diamond tribute band in Chicago


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