Top Ten Most Underrated Bands


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22 Dream
23 Nirvana Nirvana Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. more.

... I wouldn't call them underrated at all, honestly I would call them overrated, even if nirvana is my favorite band of all time

Every one here is totally wrong you put all of the bands on the overrated list on the underrated list. nirvana is the best band

Nirvana is not underrated at all they probably get more credit then they really should I'm not saying their not good but not underrated at all who the hell made this list lol

They are not underrated they're considered best grunge band of all time

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24 Tool Tool Tool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. more.

Now before people call me a "cyber bully" or whatever, I am just stating MY OPINION. If you don't like it, then that's too bad isn't it! It has to be Tool! They should be number 1, although all but one of the rest (I am not keen on Journey) are extremely underrated and more than brilliant, Tool is definitely even more so. Out of the top ten, the next most underrated is... Supertramp. Their music is awesome too, especially "Rudy". Their are a LOT of underrated metal bands actually, and they are mainly progressive. When people say "What is the best metal band? " you always know what the answer will be - Metallica. NO! Yes "Ride The Lightning" is great, but after that they went pretty average. Ever listened to "Master Of Puppets"? Well to my ears, the majority of it is terrible! 80& of the people who enjoy listening to metal will say that not only is this THEIR best, but the best metal album ever! I don't know if I'm weird or anything, ...more

I find it absolutely ridiculous that tool is as underrated as they are. They are my favorite band ever. I know this because when I can't listen to any other band due to boredom, I can put in any tool cd and they always take me on a ride. This is a band that sells out MSG in 15 minutes, but isn't considered as good as Korn ( if you watch those BS VH1 100 greatest lists. I mean seriously is freak on a leash better than sober. I think not. By the way I am a fan of korn too, but they are not better than tool) So that's my two cents.

This talented group of musicians do not get enough credit for the music they create. Each one of them are considered to be some of the best of today in their respected instrument. It's sad that pop artists that create songs with a computer are favored over original artists like these. Plus their songs are technical, the sounds are unlike any other, and their lyrics make you think to find an underlying meaning

Tool is so underrated that they are underrated on a poll featuring underrated bands.

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25 System of a Down System of a Down System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American rock group from Glendale, California. The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. more.

v're tokin about the band wich composed such awesome songs such as chop suey! BYOB, toxicity, lonely day, aerials
and they are so low... come on they are the most underrated band eva

One of the most underrated bands of all time! - moose4life19

They are not so underrated where I'm from but when it comes to the media ya the are. oh and they are my fav band ever next to the doors. - thegreatone

They aren't the most underrated band ever, but they are easily my favorite! Highway Song is my favorite song ever. - Meko750

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26 Motley Crue Motley Crue Mötley Crüe was an American metal band formed in Los Angeles, California on January 17, 1981. The group was founded by bassist Nikki Sixx and drummer Tommy Lee, lead vocalist Vince Neil and lead guitarist Mick Mars.

They are sadly absent from or down far low on so many lists. They're great, and they even have some super catchy songs that never became popular.

27 Galactic Cowboys

Truly one of the most underrated bands in history

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28 B*Witched
29 The Goo Goo Dolls The Goo Goo Dolls The Goo Goo Dolls are an American rock band formed in 1986 in Buffalo, New York, by vocalist and guitarist John Rzeznik, vocalist and bassist Robby Takac, and drummer George Tutuska.
30 Rush Rush Rush is a Canadian progressive rock band that was formed in 1968. Even though the only founding member still in the band is Alex Lifeson (Guitar), the band is most well-known for their current members Neil Peart (Drums) and Geddy Lee (Bass, Vocals). more.

You can't say Queen is an underrates band! Are you kidding me? That's like saying football is underrated. Pink Floyd is my favorite band, but I would never describe them us underrated, and they are more underrated than Queen. If anything, Queen is overrated. Yes is another great band that is very, very underrated. Rush is very, very underrated. Nickelback just plain sucks. Whoever voted for Queen as underrated are idiots.

Rush is the greatest band of all time, yet they are severely underrated. They have so many great albums yet the music critics don't give a crap about this band and that, my friends, is just plain ignorance. Though bands like Led Zeppelin are amazing bands and are some of my favorites, they are extremely overrated and overexplained. Rush is one of those great bands yet no one gives a flying frick about them when they really should

Rush are one of the most technically proficient bands to walk the Earth; combined with a great lyricist in Neil Peart (who is also possibly the greatest drummer of all time) and a passion for theatrics, you get pure epic. However, despite having the fourth most continuous platinum and gold albums ever, they never really hit mainstream. Critics simply didn't 'get' them.

The definition of underrated right here ladies and gentlemen - Brobusky

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31 Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. more.

They can't be underrated if they just totally suck

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33 Nickelback Nickelback Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.

How are Queen, Led Zeppelin, and The Beatles on here? They are much better than Nickelback but several people like them. Everyone seems to hate on Nickelback though. Most people just hate on Nickelback because of their bad songs (like Rockstar) which are played on the radio all the time. This band is better than people give them credit for. Being the greatest band ever isn't the point, being a good band very people like is the point.

I've seen 89 concerts, and I went to see Breaking Benjamin and Nickel just happened to be headlining, turned out to be the best live band I've ever seen. They get a bad rap because they are overplayed on the radio, and yes, I get it, however, I stand by my previous glowing endorsement.

Haha Nickelback? Come on. They didn't start a musical revolution and to say that queen or nirvana won't be remembered 20 years from now is downright bs. And Beatles weren't just about music, the Beatles started a cultural movement. And Pink Floyd should move out of the way for Nickelback? Haha that's funny. You are all tools. Have a nice day

Nickelback is one of the only bands that are both overrated in the way they don't really deserve to be as well known as they are, but also underrated in the way they don't deserve all the hate they get.

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34 Stone Temple Pilots Stone Temple Pilots
35 Shinedown Shinedown Shinedown is an American hard rock band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 2001 and founded by members Brent Smith, Brad Stewart, Jasin Todd, and Barry Kerch.

Devour, devour! It's your final hour!

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36 Daughtry Daughtry Daughtry is an American rock band formed and fronted by namesake Chris Daughtry, who was a finalist on the fifth season of American Idol. Their self-titled debut album was released in November 2006.

Daughtry needs more credit than they deserve. Daughtry has amazing, meaningful lyrics as well as awesome instrumentals. Each one of their albums are worth listening to. The band has great rock anthems as well as power ballads and songs in between. Daughtry has got it all and is definitely quality music.

37 Journey Journey Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch.

Another great great band that has to get more respect than they normally get...
P. S. : They do have one of the greatest vocals of all time - heaven

This list is retarded. They play these bands on the radio everyday. MC5. Grade. The get up kids Bet you haven't heard of any of those groups yet they're better than bands on this list.

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38 Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band formed in July 1967, in London. The band have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time.

An instrumental band in popularizing lead female vocals to the rock audiences. Their bass thumping is incredible too!

No words can describe them - none (they are all insufficient) - heaven

This band is fairly good, but not at all Underrated

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39 Bad Religion Bad Religion Bad Religion is an American punk rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 1979. The band makes extensive use of soaring three-part vocal harmonies, guitar solos and lyrics that often contain religious and political commentary.

I like Green Day more than Bad Religion, but this is an UNDERRATED list. Green Day is one of the most popular bands in the world. Floyd and Queen, Journey? Great bands, but not underrated. Bad Religion is and it deserves my vote. Phenomenal band.

Bad Religion is one of the best bands in the world. Not only are the lyrics amazing, but they actuallly have a meaning. Unlike many sonngs in today's "Mainstream" music agenda that are all about bitches and hos.

Greg Graffin and Brett Gurewitz write the most sophisticated lyrics in the world, list to skyscraper or dearly beloved. - magnus502

40 Asking Alexandria Asking Alexandria Asking Alexandria are an English metalcore band from York, North Yorkshire formed initially in 2008 by lead guitarist Ben Bruce along with former lead singer Danny Worsnop, bassist Joe Lancaster, keyboardist and synth player Ryan Binns, and current members drummer James Cassells and rhythm guitarist more.

Who cares about this band? No one, because they are quite possibly one of the worst bands ever! Those who do like this band either don't have a clue about what good music is or don't want to know about good music and those are people that don't need to be in your life!

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