18 Bands With Cherry In The Name: Groups and Artists

Using the word cherry in a band name can create some interesting results. There have been many bands and artists that included the term in their name in some creative ways.

Here are some of the most well-known, and even never heard of, bands with cherry in the name.


Cherry is a new Melbourne-based band that started during the pandemic as a way to pass time. The members have come from many different genres including some real heavy ones to form this more mellow, rock based group.

Cherry Poppin’ Daddies

This band is known for their unique blend of swing and ska music. They formed in the late 1980s and have been touring and releasing albums ever since.

This is a very interesting name that may have made you look twice! Especially if you have never heard of it before.

The Cherry Bombs

The Cherry Bombs is an all-female punk rock band that was formed in the early 2000s. They were known for their DIY attitude and hard-hitting sound.

The Cherry Orchard

This indie rock band from the UK has been around since the early 2000s. They are known for their dreamy, ethereal sound.

Cherry Glazerr

Cherry Glazerr is a Los Angeles-based band and relatively new, having only formed in 2013. They have already made a name for themselves with their garage rock sound.

The Cherry Poppin’ Mamas

The name of this band is quite wild until you learn that it’s a side project of the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies. They play a mix of swing, jazz, and blues music.

Cherry 2000

Cherry 2000 is named after the cult classic film of the same name. They play a mix of rock, electronic, and dance music.

Cherry Ghost

Cherry Ghost

This British band is known for their melancholic and atmospheric indie rock sound. They’ve been around since the early 2000s.

Cherry Boys

Cherry Boys were an English band from Liverpool that was more new wave. They were well known for their high-energy live shows.

The Cherry Electric

The Cherry Electric from Philadelphia blends genres like rock, jazz, and soul to create their unique sound. They’ve been together since the early 2000s.

Cherry Suede

Cherry Suede is a Canadian band that formed in the late 1990s. They have made a name for themselves with their catchy pop-rock sound.



Buckcherry is a Los Angeles-based hard rock band that has been around since the late 1990s. They’re known for their raucous live shows and hits like “Lit Up.”

Black Stone Cherry

Black Stone Cherry is a Kentucky-based hard rock band that formed in the early 2000s. They’ve released many albums and have toured with some of the biggest names in rock music.

Wild Cherry

Wild Cherry was an American funk rock band that was formed in 1970 and was active until 1979. They are from Mingo Junction, Ohio.

Cherry Tree

Cherry Tree was a band from Toronto, Canada that formed in the early 2000s. They’re known for their eclectic blend of genres like rock, pop, and electronica.

Other Bands With Cherry In the Name

And while cherry isn’t the first choice to include in a band name, as you can see there have been quite a few. Some other bands that have chosen to include the term in their name include:

  • The Cherry Pickers.
  • The Cherry Drops.
  • Cherry St.


Whether it’s a reference to a film, fruit, or something else entirely, it seems that cherry is a decently popular choice for band names.

So if you’re looking for something unique, consider using cherry in your band name. Who knows, you might just end up on this list someday!

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Don East

My name is Don East, I'm the editor for Killer Rig. I've been playing guitar for over 20 years and have designed and manufactured products like guitar amps, effects pedals, and more. Over the years I have played in many bands and have a deep love for quality gear. I am an electrical engineer and have a passion for music gear, and now want to share what I know with the community!