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Cryptic Bands

Some of these are piss easy

1. Venom
2. Oysters annoyed by heavy traffic
3. Lion talker
4. Champagne and Orange Juice
5. Primitive Shout
6. Primates
7. B.A, B.SC, B.Eng
8. Where Snow White's friends keep their bikes
9. Woodworkers
10. Back to Normal
11. Spicy jalapenos
12. Hard shelled insects
13. A violent place for plants to live
14. Dark Sunday
15. Distribute equally
16. Barbie was even on 100
17. Desert waterhole
18. Hamlet, a female relative
19. Toilet Lecture
20. Nuclear Pussy

i think i'd better just make it clear that i don't know all the correct answers but i'm sure i'll recognise them when i see them.
Grind

4 is Bucks Fizz.. They're fucking brilliant.

8 is Snow White's barse crack.

Some of the others have answers too.
Grind

A few have multiple answers.

* Especially if you accept incorrect ones. *
Forest

1 poison?
2 pearl jam?
fartcatcher

1,2 and 4 correct

Grind Yellow card for 8
Forest

9 carpenters
10 Status Quo
Grind

7. Is someone with no clue what they want to do.

BSc MSc PhD would make more sense.

Is it Diana Ross and the Supremes?
Grind

Struggling with 20.

Is it Bev?

Would.
fartcatcher

9 and 10 correct

Grind - very close with the Supremes  
Butts

6 - Monkees
7 - 3 Degrees
14 - Black Sabbath
17 - Oasis
11 - RHCP
20- Cat Power
13 - Savage Garden
5 - Primal Scream
Grind

13 is the technofolk three piece Salad Bar
Grind

Three or four are still eluding me.

But I'll say I've got them all and appear smug.
Tank Girl

Re: Cryptic Bands

fartcatcher wrote:
Some of these are piss easy

1. Venom -poison
2. Oysters annoyed by heavy traffic - pearl jam
3. Lion talker
4. Champagne and Orange Juice - bucks fizz
5. Primitive Shout - primal scream
6. Primates - gorrillaz
7. B.A, B.SC, B.Eng - three degrees
8. Where Snow White's friends keep their bikes -
9. Woodworkers - carpenters
10. Back to Normal -
11. Spicy jalapenos - red hot chilli peppers
12. Hard shelled insects
13. A violent place for plants to live - savage garden
14. Dark Sunday - black sabbath
15. Distribute equally
16. Barbie was even on 100
17. Desert waterhole - oasis
18. Hamlet, a female relative
19. Toilet Lecture
20. Nuclear Pussy - cat power

fartcatcher

Grind wrote:
13 is the technofolk three piece Salad Bar


I am not familiar with their work.

Butts - all correct except Cat Power. A little too highbrow.
Tank Girl

is it gorillaz or monkees???
you dont know do you?
Butts

Or the Apes (obscure 60s US garage band).
Grind

Neds atomic dustbin?
Tank Girl

so what are we missing then?
Tank Girl

ahahahahaha
atomic kitten
Grind

Tank Girl wrote:
ahahahahaha
atomic kitten


I was thinking of their Coventry tribute band.  
Tank Girl

3 and 8?
12 - beatles
15 16 18 19?
Tank Girl

Re: Cryptic Bands

Tank Girl wrote:
fartcatcher wrote:
Some of these are piss easy

1. Venom -poison
2. Oysters annoyed by heavy traffic - pearl jam
3. Lion talker
4. Champagne and Orange Juice - bucks fizz
5. Primitive Shout - primal scream
6. Primates - gorrillaz
7. B.A, B.SC, B.Eng - three degrees
8. Where Snow White's friends keep their bikes -
9. Woodworkers - carpenters
10. Back to Normal - status quo
11. Spicy jalapenos - red hot chilli peppers
12. Hard shelled insects - beatles
13. A violent place for plants to live - savage garden
14. Dark Sunday - black sabbath
15. Distribute equally
16. Barbie was even on 100
17. Desert waterhole - oasis
18. Hamlet, a female relative
19. Toilet Lecture
20. Nuclear Pussy - atomic kitten

Grind

Shaekespear's sister?
Grind

Grind wrote:
Shakespear's sister?


Ophelia?
Butts

8 - Shed Seven  
Tank Girl

shed 7
Tank Girl

leo sayer

ffs
Grind

Tank Girl wrote:
shed 7


Oh for fuck's sake.  
Tank Girl

lou reed? cant be
Tank Girl

what is the barbie one???
Grind

15 Shakin' St evens.
Grind

Tank Girl wrote:
what is the barbie one???


Summat with dolls. Prolly.
Tank Girl

yes but not pussycats or new york ones
so what then
Tank Girl

its dolly parton innit


*kills self*
Grind

Tank Girl wrote:
its dolly parton innit


*kills self*


A couple of huge clues would've helped.

What's left then?
Tank Girl

well i am not certain 15 and 19 answers we have made up are quite correct.
sadly i dont think the quizmaster can help
Grind

Cher?

I'll kill him!
Grind

Something to do with Lulu?
Tank Girl

Grind wrote:
Cher?



hahaha
oh i hope it is that
Butts

Grind wrote:
Cher?

I'll kill him!


I think your right, Lou Reed doesn't sound right (the second bit)
Grind

Small Faeces?
Butts

WC..........
John......
Grind

John .......?
Grind

This passes for highbrow radio entertainment here:-



* Still doesn't know the answer. *
Grind

John Learning, as enunciated by Bearing.

* Imagine another answer. *
Grind

A bit nautical, so more than a bit more subtle than almost all the others, but.....

Talking Heads?

* My last guess *

** Until the next one. **
Grind

And?
fartcatcher

Very good effort from Grind and TG in particular. I admire your persistence. I didn't get 18 or 19 but i emailed the man and he has confirmed.

Lou Read for 19 and Gertrude for 18.

http://www.gertruderock.com/

    maybe they're mates of his

Apologies. I had an early night last night. I was worn out from an exhausting game of table tennis Wednesday plus i had a bit of jet lag as I'd been working in Solihull.


1. Venom - Poison
2. Oysters annoyed by heavy traffic - Pearl Jam
3. Lion talker - Leo Sayer
4. Champagne and Orange Juice - Bucks Fizz
5. Primitive Shout - Primal Scream
6. Primates - Monkees (or Gorillaz) - it's a fair cop
7. B.A, B.SC, B.Eng - Three Degrees
8. Where Snow White's friends keep their bikes - Shed 7
9. Woodworkers - Carpenters
10. Back to Normal - Status Quo
11. Spicy jalapenos Red Hot Chili Peppers
12. Hard shelled insects - Beatles
13. A violent place for plants to live - Savage Garden
14. Dark Sunday - Black Sabbath
15. Distribute equally - Cher
16. Barbie was even on 100 - Dolly Parton
17. Desert waterhole - Oasis
18. Hamlet, a female relative - Gertrude
19. Toilet Lecture - Lou Read
20. Nuclear Pussy - Atomic Kitten
Grind

fartcatcher wrote:
Very good effort from Grind and TG in particular. I admire your persistence. I didn't get 18 or 19 but i emailed the man and he has confirmed.

Lou Read for 19 and Gertrude for 18.

http://www.gertruderock.com/

    maybe they're mates of his

Apologies. I had an early night last night. I was worn out from an exhausting game of table tennis Wednesday plus i had a bit of jet lag as I'd been working in Solihull.


1. Venom - Poison
2. Oysters annoyed by heavy traffic - Pearl Jam
3. Lion talker - Leo Sayer
4. Champagne and Orange Juice - Bucks Fizz
5. Primitive Shout - Primal Scream
6. Primates - Monkees (or Gorillaz) - it's a fair cop
7. B.A, B.SC, B.Eng - Three Degrees
8. Where Snow White's friends keep their bikes - Shed 7
9. Woodworkers - Carpenters
10. Back to Normal - Status Quo
11. Spicy jalapenos Red Hot Chili Peppers
12. Hard shelled insects - Beatles
13. A violent place for plants to live - Savage Garden
14. Dark Sunday - Black Sabbath
15. Distribute equally - Cher
16. Barbie was even on 100 - Dolly Parton
17. Desert waterhole - Oasis
18. Hamlet, a female relative - Gertrude
19. Toilet Lecture - Lou Read
20. Nuclear Pussy - Atomic Kitten


I guess Talking Heads would strictly have to be put down as Lecture toilets.

Gertrude? I just assumed there wasn't a band called that!
fartcatcher

I didn't even know Gertrude was Hamlet's mrs. We did Julius Caesar at school.

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