10 Bands You Never Knew Were Named After Novels

10 Bands You Never Knew Were Named After Novels

There’s nothing better than when two art forms come together. Multiple musicians were so inspired by books that they named their bands after the title or characters in the story. Here are ten of the most popular acts that were inspired by literature:   1. The Velvet Underground   Image Via ultimateclassicrock   The Lou Reed-fronted art-rock band took its name from the popular 1960s novel about masochism by Michael Leigh, The Velvet Underground.    2. Modest Mouse   Image Via NPR   Seattle rock band, Modest Mouse, took their name from a line in Virginia Woolf’s story Mark on the Wall. The …