With PETA's unsuccessful attempt to turn Pet Shop Boys into Rescue Shelter Boys to raise awareness of "cramped" and "filthy conditions" in pet shops, it got us thinking (careful!): which other animal-inspired band names are on the hit list?
We've put together 10 bands who could well be receiving a PETA letter - from Chickenfoot to Danger Mouse. Unfortunately, bands named Deerhunter, Pig Destroyer and Deadmau5 are beyond saving.
Batteries not included? Thank goodness.
Should be: Free Range Chickenfoot
9. Reel Big Fish
Gold fish bowls are not an option…
Should be: Reel Big Fish In A Suitably Large Tank With Adequate Room To Swim
8. Meat Puppets
A healthy alternative…
Should be: Soya Meat Substitute Puppets
7. Lamb Of God
Not like a lamb to the slaughter…
Should be: Non-Sacrificial Lamb Of God
6. Minus The Bear
Less negative, more positive, please.
Should be: Plus The Bear
5. Band Of Horses
As long as they're running free…
Should be: Band Of Wild Horses
4. Noah And The Whale
Harpoons? Don't even think about it…
Should be: Noah And The Whaling Ban
3. Bear Hands
Severed claws are not a good look.
Should be: Bear Hands Still Attached To Bear Wrists
2. Cage The Elephant
Should be: Don't Cage The Elephant
1. Danger Mouse
No animal, however small, should be exposed to risk…
Should be: Safety Mouse
Did we miss any corkers? Let us know in the comments below.
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