Tribute Band Names Champion of Champions tournament

Last year I conducted the World Cup of Tribute Band Names and the World Championship of Tribute Band Names. Now is the time to go from two champions to one. The semi-finalists from each tournament will be competing in a straight knockout tournament. Below is the schedule:

Monday 20th April: By Jovi V Iffy Clyro (Match 1)
Tuesday 21st April: Courtbetweeners V Oasish (Match 2)
Wednesday 22nd April: Antarctic Monkeys V Chick Jagger (Match 3)
Thursday 23rd April: T Rextasy V Clone Roses (Match 4)
Friday 24th April: Winner of Match 1 V Winner of Match 2 (Match A)
Saturday 25th April: Winner of Match 3 V Winner of Match 4 (Match B)
Sunday 26th April: Third Placed Playoff
Monday 27th April: Final

Voting opens at 19:00 each day (20:00 for the Third Placed Playoff) and closes at 19:00 the following day. In the event of a tie, I will have the deciding vote.

The World Cup of Tribute Band Names The Final – By Jovi V Antarctic Monkeys

Recap on the finals.

Vote for your favourite tribute band name out of By Jovi or Antarctic Monkeys; voting closes at 20:00 on Friday 12th April.

The World Cup of Tribute Band Names – The Final

The Semi-Final stage has finished. Two tribute bands will contest the World Cup of Tribute Band Names Final, whilst the other two will take part in the 3rd Place Playoff. The schedule is below. Voting will start at 20:00 on the day and close at 20:00 the following day.

Third Place Playoff

The Clone Roses V OasishWednesday 10th April

The World Cup of Tribute Band Names Final

By Jovi V Antarctic MonkeysThursday 11th April

In the event of a tie, I will have the deciding vote.

The World Cup of Tribute Band Names Semi-Finals – By Jovi V The Clone Roses

Re-cap on the semi-finals.

Vote for your favourite tribute band name out of By Jovi or The Clone Roses; voting closes at 20:00 on Monday 8th April.

The World Cup of Tribute Band Names – The Semi-Finals

The Quarter-Final stage has finished. 4 more tribute bands have left the World Cup of Tribute Band Names. There are just 4 left. The schedule for the Quarter Finals is below. Voting will start at 20:00 on the day and close at 20:00 the following day.

Top Half

Match A: By Jovi (Winner of Match A) V The Clone Roses (Winner of Match B) – Sunday 7th April

Bottom Half

Match B: Oasish (Winner of Match C) V Antarctic Monkeys (Winner of Match D) – Monday 8th April

In the event of a tie, I will have the deciding vote.

World Cup of Tribute Band Names Quarter-Finals – By Jovi V Green Date

Re-cap on the quarter-finals.

Vote for your favourite tribute band name out of By Jovi or Green Date; voting closes at 20:00 on Wednesday 3rd April.

The World Cup of Tribute Band Names – The Quarter-Finals

The Last 16 stage has finished. 8 more tribute bands have left the World Cup of Tribute Band Names. There are just 8 left. The schedule for the Quarter Finals is below. Voting will start at 20:00 on the day and close at 20:00 the following day.

Top Half

Match A: By Jovi (Winner of Match A) V Green Date (Winner of Match B) – Tuesday 2nd April
Match B: The Clone Roses (Winner of Match C) V Nearvana (Winner of Match D) – Thursday 4th April

Bottom Half

Match C: Stereotonics (Winner of Match E) V Oasish (Winner of Match F) – Wednesday 3rd April
Match D: The Small Fakers (Winner of Match G) V Antarctic Monkeys (Winner of Match H) – Friday 5th April

In the event of a tie, I will have the deciding vote.

The World Cup of Tribute Band Names Last 16 – Green Haze V By Jovi

Re-cap on the Last 16 schedule.

Vote for your favourite tribute band name out of Green Haze or By Jovi; voting closes at 20:00 on Monday 25th March.

The World Cup of Tribute Band Names – The Last 16

The Last 32 stage has finished. 16 more tribute bands have left the World Cup of Tribute Band Names. There are just 16 left. The schedule for the Last 16 is below. Voting will start at 20:00 on the day and close at 20:00 the following day.

Top Half

Match A: Green Haze (Winner of Match A) V By Jovi (Winner of Match B) – Sunday 24th March
Match B: The Southmartins (Winner of Match C) V Green Date (Winner of Match D) – Tuesday 26th March
Match C: Fred Zeppelin (Winner of Match E) V The Clone Roses (Winner of Match F) – Thursday 28th March
Match D: Nearvana (Winner of Match G) V SNOG (Winner of Match H) – Saturday 30th March

Bottom Half

Match E: Quo-Incidence (Winner of Match I) V Stereotonics (Winner of Match J) – Monday 25th March
Match F: Oasish (Winner of Match K) V Happy Mondaze (Winner of Match L) – Wednesday 27th March
Match G: Blurd (Winner of Match M) V The Small Fakers (Winner of Match N) – Friday 29th March
Match H: Think Floyd (Winner of Match O) V Antarctic Monkeys (Winner of Match P)

In the event of a tie, I will have the deciding vote.

The World Cup of Tribute Band Names Last 32 – By Jovi V The Fillers

Re-cap on the Last 32 schedule

Vote for your favourite tribute band name out of By Jovi and The Fillers; voting closes at 20:00 on Sunday 10th March.

The World Cup of Tribute Band Names – The Last 32

The group stage has finished. 16 groups have seen 32 tribute bands qualify for the knockout phase, with 16 leaving the tournament. The schedule for the Last 32 is below. Voting will start at 20:00 on the day and close at 20:00 the following day.

Top Half

Match A: Green Haze (Winner of Group A) V No Duh (Runner-up of Group B) – Thursday 7th March
Match B: By Jovi (Winner of Group C) V The Fillers (Runner-up of Group D) – Saturday 9th March
Match C: Quo-caine (Winner of Group E) V The Southmartins (Runner-up of Group F) – Monday 11th March
Match D: Fake That (Winner of Group G) V Green Date (Runner-up of Group H) – Wednesday 13th March
Match E: Fred Zeppelin (Winner of Group I) V Red Not Chili Peppers (Runner-up of Group J) – Friday 15th March
Match F: The Clone Roses (Winner of Group K) V Fleetwood Bac (Runner-up of Group L) – Sunday 17th March
Match G: Nearvana (Winner of Group M) V Kings Of Lyon (Runner-up of Group N) – Tuesday 19th March
Match H: Pearl Scam (Winner of Group O) V SNOG (Runner-up of Group P) – Thursday 21st March

Bottom Half

Match I: Swede Dreamz (Winner of Group B) V Quo-Incidence (Runner-up of Group A) – Friday 8th March
Match J: Stereotonics (Winner of Group D) V Blobbie Williams (Runner-up of Group C) – Sunday 10th March
Match K: Oasish (Winner of Group F) V Wrong Jovi (Runner-up of Group E) – Tuesday 12th March
Match L: Happy Mondaze (Winner of Group H) V Hi-On Maiden (Runner-up of Group G) – Thursday 14th March
Match M: Blurd (Winner of Group J) V ABBAsolutely (Runner-up of Group I) – Saturday 16th March
Match N: Peat Loaf (Winner of Group L) V Small Fakers (Runner-up of Group K) – Monday 18th March
Match O: The Offspin (Winner of Group N) V Think Floyd (Runner-up of Group M) – Wednesday 20th March
Match P: Antarctic Monkeys (Winner of Group P) V Definitely Might Be (Runner-up of Group O) – Friday 22nd March

In the event of a tie, I will have the deciding vote.

The World Cup of Tribute Band Names – Group C

Watch the draw again

The tribute bands in Group C are Blobbie Williams (Robbie Williams), By Jovi (Bon Jovi) and Paramore Or Less (Paramore). Vote for your favourite tribute band name – the top two progress.

The World Cup of Tribute Band Names – The Draw

Welcome to the World Cup of Tribute Band names, in which we look to crown the tribute band with the best name. The FIFA World Cup will be expanding to 48 teams, so we have 48 tribute bands split into 16 groups; the top two from each group (as voted for by you) progress to the knockout phase. The tribute bands in the draw are:

ABBAsolutely; Antarctic Monkeys; The B Street Band; Blank 281; Blobbie Williams; Blurd; By Jovi; Clone Roses; Definitely Might Be; Departure; Fake That; Faux Fighters; The Fillers; Fleetwood Bac; Fred Zeppelin; Green Date; Green Haze; Guns 4 Roses; Happy Mondaze; Hi-On Maiden; Kings of Lyon; Let There B/DC; Mac Sabbath; Mused; Nearvana; Noasis; No Duh; Not The Hoople; Oasish; The Offspin; Paramore Or Less; Quo-caine; Quo-Incidence; Peat Loaf; Really Hot Chilli Peppers; Red Hot Chili Pipers; Red Not Chili Peppers; Reet Hot Chili Peppers; The Rolling Clones; Scopyons; Small Fakers; The South Martins; Stereotonics; Swede Dreamz; Take Fat; Think Floyd; Who’s Who; Wrong Jovi

Voting for Group A will open on Monday 18th February; voting will open at 20:00 and last for one day before the next group (or knockout match) becomes available. In the event of a tie, I will have the casting vote.

Watch the draw:

Group A
Group B
Group C
Group D
Group E
Group F
Group G
Group H
Group I
Group J
Group K
Group L
Group M
Group N
Group O
Group P