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Bands who share a name but are completely different from the other.

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  1. jdgladw

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    Iranian blues rock


    Belgian surf rock
     
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    Josh Smith, Blues Guitarist


    Josh Smith, Country musician


    And I think there is another Joshua Smith that plays country/Americana, apart from the basket player.
     
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    I just saw a promo for a band called Wallflowers. It's not the "One Headlight" band fronted by Jakob Dylan. It's a big country, and a bigger world, and you have to show that your trademark is active in the same market, and that there might be confusion. "Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers" can be distinguished from "Heartbreakers" or "Some other guy and the Heartbreakers" because he's the real draw. It's tough for a band like The Beat, who had a great name in their market -- until they outgrew their market (deservedly so).
     
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    I haven't read through the thread since I am technically supposed to be working now, so I'm sure someone else has probably already brought up Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers vs Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Pretty much opposite ends of the cultural spectrum. It is sad and ironic that Tom Petty died from an overdose when all along everyone figured that distinction would have been Johnny Thunders fate.
     
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    Shining - Norwegian blackjazz band.
    Shining - Swedish depressive black metal band.
     
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    Slipknot and Massachusetts Grateful Dead cover band Slipknot!, who when sued by Slipknot had to change their name to "The Knot."
     
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    David Jones the laughing gnome who became David Bowie!
    Good one!
     
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    I always loved stupid "Judy in Disguise "
    as a little kid- still do! Good R&B riff and groove.
     
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    Chicago in the 70s, then Chicago in the 80s !
     
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    I am a huge Monks fan (the Americans in Germany version).
     
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    ...and who is a billion times better than the L.A. X.
     
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    Yup. We cover "Take a Long Line."
     
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    Surprised this hasn't shown up yet.





    Not to mention three very famous songs that have the name "Heartbreaker": Zeppelin, the Stones, and Pat Benetar.
     
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    There was a dual guitar rock band leaning to the progressive side in the 70s called Fragile from Holland with one release. And in the 90s there came out of Japan a hard-hitting jazz rock band called Fragile. Fragile has released many albums. These two bands were nothing alike.
     
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    That was the Chemical Brothers but The Prodigy is close enough!
     
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    My band (Little Misnomer - shameless plug ;) once appeared on the same bill as two bands both called "The Doubtful Sounds". One was an alt-rock five-piece, the other a 20-person choir.
     
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    ABBA

    and.. ABBA-teens aka ateens..
     
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    The U.K. band Deadbolt, and their american counterpart, spooky voodoo truck driver infused surf.
     
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