Most Overrated Rock Bandscopkiller
The Contenders: Page 2XW
I'm just tired of people saying things like, ", Freddie Mercury is a genius. Bohemian Rhapsody is a masterpiece." They're ok, but aren't as artsy as some people are led to believe.
Bohemian Rhapsody is interesting to listen to, but is far from being a masterpiece. The song is more like a series of loosely tied together vignettes (musically, not lyrically) with some parts being good and others not so good. For example, in the part that goes, "I'm just a poor boy..." has a chord pattern that goes B, Bb, A, Bb and repeats. This pattern is used in various parts throughout the song. This pattern annoys me because it's simply going up and down a chromatic progression. In other words, it sounds like it was written by a nine year old with a few weeks of piano practice. Other parts like the one that goes, "mama, ooo-ooo-ooo-oo" are good, and I would have much preferred if the rest of the song expanded on this. It also crescendos way too early. It barely ...more
I strongly agree. I have no idea why this comment is thumbed down so low. - TimTamTheTurtleMan
Not underrated, not overrated. They deserve this big fame, I do however wish songs like The Prophet's Song, Fairy Feller's Master Stroke, Father To Son, Drowse, Flick Of The Wrist, March Of The Black Queen, White Man, White Queen (As It Began), Great King Rat, You Take My Breath Away, Brighton Rock, Liar and Nevermore got some more recognition.
I would have to agree, Brian May is a seriously underrated guitarist. And I would also say that the band, still popular, is not overrated at all.
They need to be higher, so many of their songs suckV13 Comments
What in is this bull? THEY'RE NOT EVEN A ROCK BAND IN ANY WAY. This site is full of crap.V1 Comment
They're not overrated. A lot of people, like me, think they suck - ChatonNoir
I love X-Japan. I don't think they are overrated. The only person that seems to hate X Japan in every single top tens list is this LedZepp81 retard. I mean, most people here don't even know them (except for this stupid douche bag), so how are they overrated? Their music is inspiring and amazing. Just listen to Art of Life (worth 30 minutes of your life). Just so you know, I actually think Led Zeppelin is kinda overrated, and they are higher on the list than X anyways. However, I do think fans exaggerate sometimes, not by thinking X Japan is better than what they really are (even if they're not the greatest band that ever stepped on Earth), but by putting down every single Japanese band that isn't X. I'm a huge J-rock/metal fan and it irks me seeing X fans calling other bands trash because they're not X. X Japan isn't even my FAVORITE band... But definitely great.
I don't even know who they are but they're on like every list in the top 10 so I suspect foul play -_- - FresnoMMA
Then why don't you try listen to their music first? They're amazing - jadesweetbox
From what I can tell people on this site seem to love them. But I can't figure out why there borderline-horrible. I would say them and Avenged Sevenfold are the two most overrated bands.
Nirvana is also very overrated. - Chris-1
Overrated? You may not like it but they finally get the respect they deserve. And whereas some later songs may be considered overrated by picky fans, most people will not be familiar with their earlier even more brilliant tracks. A powerful rock trio with interesting and versatile writing, guitar and bass lines and effects, great vocals and not to forget some of the best live performances you will ever experience. Love it or hate it, but Muse is not overrated. Even if they sometimes make it to the charts.
Tasteless music. Tasteless band. Which blended therefore a lot of styles trying to sound originally. But Matt Bellamy did not manage to make any good songs (except Knights of Cydonia which sounds questionably same to Cecilia Ann by Pixies). So, what I wanted to say. People that like mediocre rock music will find it nice. I can not give this band more than 7 out of 10.
Don't know why muse are on this list, they are a great, talented band
It may not be overrated, but their fandom is certainly one of the most annoying fandoms out there.V2 Comments
Their debut album is the GENESIS of all metal. Legendary bands like Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, and 'tallica all owe everything to these guys and Deep Purple. Considering they created a whole genre of music and other bands that always strike top 10 on every list (Sabbath isn't one of them) didn't, it's safe to say that they're UNDERRATED if anything.
HAHA. Putting Sabbath on this list is a joke. They deserve all the credit and more.
Bands like this deserve to be on this list. Not bands like Blink 182, A7X, Slipknot, LP, Metallica, Foo Fighters, Green Day, System of a Down or Nirvana. They are proper bands that make proper music - Danielsun182
Really, this low? Number 43!?! Ok, It is FINE if you like this, but saying it is better than Owl City? The Beatles? CRUSH 40, aka, the team who does all of Sonic's vocal songs? No. That may be your opinion, but that opinion is SHUNNED from where I come from, and so must this band be!
A bunch of teenage boys trying to play some music! Seriously I don't understand why some people (especially teenage girls) go gaga over them. If you think One Direction is a good band, my advice to you:Please start listening to some music preferrably Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Metallica or heck if you don't like rock some decent artists like Eminem.
Is one direction even rock? I thought they were just straight up pop.V11 Comments
Aerosmith doesn't get enough credit. They have many great songs and they are one of the best in the world, yet they don't get as much credit and recognition as other bands such as Led Zeppelin, Guns N' Roses, Queen; etc. They are not overrated, they're underrated. And they rock!
You either love Aerosmith or you can't stand them. I am the latter. The only song worth I like is "Janie's Got a Gun", just because it's different as has a good message. Oh, yea, "Dream On" is trash.V2 Comments
Yeah, OK so they're women. Big deal. Their music is weak. So there.
Heart is the worst band ever and what's queen doing in this list - rodoglezV3 Comments
They were a solid rock band but baby-boomers believe them to be almost as groundbreaking and historically important as Elvis. I'm actually a fan of a few of their songs but they made some stinkers too. The fact there is a successful magazine called "The Rolling Stones" is enough proof that this band is way overrated and not only that but able to use their magazine to release top 100 songs of all time that list their own songs way too favorably near the top every time.
The most overrated band ever. There are no questions. Seriously Mick Jagger is a great performer don't get me wrong, but that is the only reason that these guys are considered influential. His voice is nothing special, Keith Richards is a so-so guitarist and Brian Jones there only stand out musician was rejected and killed himself. - Ledjam17
Good writers & good in the studio - seen 'em live and they're brutal - glorified garage band. They're like Dylan - also a great writer - should have had someone else record his tunes. But of course, all music is subjective - one man's garbage is another man's gold.
I can see the top comments and it makes me angry, but then I can remember that this has.6 percent of the votes, and it restores my faith in the world.V5 Comments
Eddie influenced vai, no eddie no vai
Ok, who put Van Halen on this list? Eddie practically invented shredding!V1 Comment
They're more underrated because not lots of people really listen to death metal.V1 Comment
Nothing special about this band yet so much love for blink
I hate Tom DeLonge. His voice is so bad.
Evanescence is basically just Amy Lee, she was the only member to be on 2 album covers and most people seem to only like Evanescence because of Amy's oh so amazing voice. I've seen so many people talk about how they love because Amy Lees vocals are so beautiful and she saved their life! Sorry but a band is more than just vocals and honestly she's a good singer but not as great as everyone seems to claim. Their lyrics and music is just pretty generic, there are better symphonic rock bands.
If there is something wrong with that band is that Amy Lee is the only member that gets credits. Evanescence is my favorite band, but I think the other members need more credits. - BlueDiamondFromNowhere
Evanescence is the best band ever
Related ListsTop Ten Overrated, Crazy Rock Bands Top Ten Most Overrated Modern Rock Bands Top 10 Most Overrated Rock Bands of the 1960s-1990s Top 10 Most Overrated Rock Bands from the 1960s Thru the 2010s Top 10 Very Overrated Rock Bands You Wish Would Stop Making Music
List StatsUpdated 3 Dec 2016
8 years, 180 days old
Top Remixes (19)
2. Linkin Park
3. Green Day
2. Tokio Hotel
3. Green Day
3. Foo Fighters
View All 19