Bands whose names typically begin with the word "The".
"The" Bands all play the same brand of Faux Arthouse pretso garbage, tending to look and sound almost identical to each other to the point where they are indistinguishable from one another when heard on the radio. Despite this, "The" bands enjoy almost unwavering popularity on both sides of the pond.
Examples of "The" Bands include:
The Magic Numbers
If I great plague was to suddenly wipe all trace of "The" Bands from this planet, I wouldn't miss a wink of sleep.