Check out music/reviews etc of the David Easton Band :
Examples of cool past rock band logos :
I would like for the logo that represents my band to have a cool, funky yet legible font and to also have associated with it an icon or character of some sort that would be associated with the band that fits the vibe of the band – dynamic, soulful, jazz&funk infused rock ( good examples of icons would be Jamiroquai or Rolling stones logos).
I checked several styles above b/c I don't care per se if the logo is an emblem or how exactly it is laid out ... I am more concerned with the following :
NOT corporate, conservative or cartoon like.
I do want it to be original, cool and funky looking, creative, unique and clever if possible....
If you want to dig a little deeper, you can do a search on youtube for david easton and several links will come up