11 Classic Bands Who Changed Their Names

By Stereogum / May 10, 2012

There’s been quite a spate of name-changery going on in the indie rock ranks right now, as people like DIIV (FKA Dive), VÅR (FKA War), and POP ETC (FKA the morning benders) have decided to change stuff up (albeit for different, completely respectable reasons). So, we figured it was time to take a look back on other band name changes from classic bands. POP ETC, VÅR, and DIIV, in the context of this blog post, you’re in good company! Hit the gallery above.