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Heath Slater, Drew McIntrye and Jinder Mahal stable name: 'The Band'

Well this is bad. It's just so, so bad. Heath Slater, Jinder Mahal and Drew McIntrye are officially a stable now that they have a name but the name they were given is a familiar one that was used by another group ... in a different company.

Well, this is interesting. And bad. Terribly, terribly bad.

You know that mismatched group featuring Heath Slater, Drew McIntyre, and Jinder Mahal that I've been lovingly referring to as The JOB Squad? I won't be calling them that going forward because apparently they're officially a stable who has a name and everything.

"The Band."

That's the word from the Wrestling Observer, who correctly points out that Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, and Sean Waltman used that very name while they were all working at TNA in 2010. They did so to get around the fact that they couldn't use the New World Order (nWo) name, instead simply saying "The Band is getting back together."

The difference, of course, is that Slater, McIntyre and Mahal are actually working a gimmick that they're a real band.

Here's a WWE App video that came out last week that managed to fly under the radar:

Slater also sent out a ridiculous tweet that makes little sense after this past Monday's episode of Raw:

"You will see @WWE superstars getting beat up each week until we get what we want. #itsallaboutthemusic."

It's all about the music? What does that even mean? And what the hell does it have to do with pro wrestling?

No matter what, it seems this group of misfits already has a catchphrase or two and they've got a plan. Who knows what that might be, but there you have it, Cagesiders.

Anyone eagerly awaiting the next encore?

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