Selecting the Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2012 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this RFT Music series, we're working our way through notable runners up in a number of categories.
Naming your band is hard. So hard, in fact, that groups almost invariably go through a couple false starts before the first record (or show, even). You want something memorable, unique and that you won't mind living with for the lifespan of the group. Here, dear readers, are ten St. Louis bands doing it right:
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10. The Hobosexuals Because obviously.
9. Ransom Note We're suckers for puns; this won't be the last double or triple-meaning on this list.
8. Bible Belt Sinners Honestly? It's just got a good ring to it.
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