I was watching a documentary on TV the other night and discovered that Dave Grohl’s band Foo Fighters got its name from the mysterious UFO-type aircraft produced by Germany in the last phases of World War II.
Click here to view a video of the mysteries of foo fighters.
Here is another film showing the Nazi experimental crafts that were called, “foo fighters”:
Some other bands with historically-based names:
U2 - The Irish band went through a few names before deciding on U2 which was taken from the U-2 high-altitude spy plane that got shot down over Russia during the Cold War. The plane was also developed secretly in the 1950s in Roswell, New Mexico. Some of those UFO sightings there actually were probably of the U-2.
Please feel free to share any other bands’ names that come from historical figures of events!
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