Top Ten Most Underrated Bands

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41Dire Staits

Most overrated band of all time hands down, I mean how much of you actually heard this guys, I bet half, and their music is so deep you can feel it, if they want you to be sad you'll be sad, if the want you to be happy you'll be happy, at least give them a shot

Being overrated is bad, you mean underrated. You kinda had a bad fail there.

Sultans of Swing, Telegraph Road and Brothers in Arms should be in the top 100 of Rolling Stones 500 greatest songs yet fail to get even one mention. So many bands above Dire Straits in this list are in no way underrated at all E.G. Queen, ABBA, The Fray which has completely distorted this list. Dire Straits should be number 1.

Hmm.. So underrated that their entry name is spelled incorrectly?

Of course Jesus says,"I'll cure it soon."

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43Bad Company

They have some good songs, such as "Blue, silver and gold", "Rock and Roll fantasy", "Seagull", "Bad company", "Ready for love", and "Fell like Making love".

Bad Company has some great songs like "Ready for Love" and "Bad Company". They are pretty underrated.

44Barclay James Harvest

Notoriously underrated in their home country, the UK.

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45Supertramp

Did anyone actually read the title? I mean, Abba, Queen, System, Tool, Pink Floyd= underrated? Lolwut?

Anyway, supertramp is a great band and deserves more credit than they get.

they're just awesome :D the music is melodic, but is funky and rocking when it has to be, and the lyrics are really great. just a really great band altogether

I often hear piano parts and rythyms in today's song that make me think, that sounds a lot like Supertramp. If there's any knock on them, it's that they often put two or three solid-to-great songs on an album with eight others that weren't so great. If you compiled their "greatest hits, " that cd would be up there with the greatest hits of any other artist on this list

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46Vanilla NinjaVanilla Ninja is an Estonian pop rock and synth rock band consisting of Lenna Kuurmaa (vocals, guitar), Piret Järvis (vocals, guitar) and Katrin Siska (keyboards) . Past members are Maarja Kivi and Triinu Kivilaan, both providing vocals and electric bass . In the mid-2000s, Vanilla Ninja had notable ...read more.
47Simple PlanSimple Plan is a French-Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released five studio albums.

Simple Plan are totally underrated, every pop punk band gets attention more than them. Seriously Simple Plan in my opinion deserve more attention, because they're really worth it. I mean what's better in All Time Low (for example) than in Simple Plan? Nothing against ATL by the way, but they get A LOT more attention than SP do, and I think they sound the same in a way or another :/... Anyways that was my opinion...

I've been listening to Simple Plan when I was 2 years old. They opened up my ears for music, and I would like to thank them for that one day. Because, if it wasn't for them, I would have never known what music was in the first place.

Simple plan really got so underrated :(

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48The CureThe Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976. The band has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member.
49Dream TheaterDream Theater is an American progressive metal band. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", but had to change its name to Dream Theater later. ...read more.

No recognition for amazing talent and music. Octavarium, Metropolis, Images and Words, etc. Nobody rivals the true awesomeness of this band except for Rush. I can tell you from experience that nobody knows about these guys. I talk with 30-40 year olds and they have never heard of Dream Theater. People don't want to listen because the songs are too long. Attention spans...

They have so many hit songs that will blow your mind! Not just like plenty of 1 hit wonder rock bands out there. I recommend listening to Octavarium and Count o Tuscany THE WHOLE WAY THROUGH!

Everyone has to hear this band at least once in a lifetime, they are truly amazing.

Every musician is the best at what they do

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50NightwishNightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen.

This band is the perfect blend of rock and metal with just a simple touch of classic. Either way this band is an excellent band. Its such a shame being that very few people I met even know their name. But either way this band is the type of band is that simple crown Jewel that is worth the search.

51Sleeping With Sirens

This is a great band with an astounding vocalist like kellin quinn and a great back vocalist who raps brilliantly MGK

52Three Days GraceThree Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst.
53DevilDriverDevilDriver are an American heavy metal band from Santa Barbara, California, formed in 2002, consisting of vocalist Dez Fafara, guitarists Mike Spreitzer and Neal Tiemann, bassist Diego "Ashes" Ibarra and drummer Austin D'Amond.

You have to understand what underrated means. Most of these bands are everything but underrated

This is the only band in the top ten that is underrated. - IronSabbathPriest

54Beyond the BlackBeyond the Black is a German symphonic metal band from Mannheim originally consisting of Jennifer Haben (vocals), Nils Lesser (guitar), Christopher Hummels (guitar, vocals), Tobias Derer (drums), Erwin Schmidt (bass) and Michael Hauser (keyboard). As of August 2016, the members parted ways, with Haben ...read more.
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56MegadethMegadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. The group was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine's dismissal from Metallica.

Why is megadeth on here, I love megadeth but they're not at all underrated, they're one of the best bands in the world (in terms of metal) so why are they on this list?

57Simon & Garfunkel

Hey, they are group, 2 - difference: it has 2 members - just like their song "Sound of Silence" (lyric: People talking without speaking)
People deciding without analizing

P. S. : Let me tell you one more thing; their very best songs like "The Boxer" and the "Sound of Silence" weren't arranged by any other person... - heaven

58Paw
59RedRed is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002. The band's lineup consists of singer Michael Barnes, guitarist Anthony Armstrong, and bassist Randy Armstrong.

One of the most talented modern bands.

Listen= best is yet to come... so motivating

60Poets of the Fall

This is an amazing band, but they are underrated. Which is a good thing. I'm not gonna force everyone who doesn't know this band to listen to them, because we all know what happens to popular music bands overtime. But speaking of the band, The Distance is my favorite song!

Poets of the Fall is terrific!

I bet no one has even heard their songs... The ones who have heard know that this band is simply the greatest of all time... It's not about whether the music is complex, it's about the music which stirs your soul.
"Without silence, there can be no music"

Laugh out loud 37th on the list.. Should be first.. I am kidding? Then listen just any song of this band... The amazing thing about this band - All songs are beautiful

Because excellent doesn't always mean it's popular.

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