Top Ten Overrated, Crazy Rock Bands

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1One DirectionOne Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) are an British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015 . The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records ...read more.

Wow they're not a rock band but they're overhyped by low-class 12 year old girls. They think their music is so good just because they're good looking. They don't even write their own songs or play instruments, how can they be talented. In fact they are far from it! They're just a bunch of dropouts! Worst of all, DIRECTIONERS and BELIEBERS work together to change direction of the music charts and industry and annoy us! Whoever put ALTER BRIDGE, PEARL JAM, THE BEATLES, SLAYER and PANTERA is going to suffer an unfortunate accident.

I have no clue how anyone can like the crap these idiots put out. Reasons:

-Songs are repetitive and always have the same theme of "love and girlfriends" and crap that only 12 year old girls can somehow enjoy

-You can not make a song called "the best song ever" without some sort of criticism

I can think of more things but I have limited time (Coffee Break) My final thought is that 1 direction (and lots of other current artists and bands for that matter) should be executed and their bodies impaled on barbed metal poles and burned.

They are not a rock band, however since my blood pressure rises every time I see them my vote goes here. One Direction fans are incapable of casually liking their music, they worship them like gods, stalk them online, and insist on starting arguments against anyone who disagrees with them. Never mind the fact that their music is just four-chord generic pop.

Not rock, but as overrated as frozen was.

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2Linkin ParkLinkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture ...read more.

Linkin Park are okay, but I find it insane that some of their fans consider them a top ten rock band. They're more alternative than rock, and they definitely aren't anything special. I like a lot of their songs, and I'll agree that they're catchy, but they're not musical masterpieces or anything.

People say they're one of the greatest rock bands ever and say that they're greater than bands like Jimi Handrix Experience or Rush. I honestly don't get what makes them so great. I don't think they're bad or anything, but they certainly are overrated. The usual song formula is rap a little bit, yell a little bit, rap a little bit, yell a little bit, and so on. - SlimVeggie

Linkin Park is unbelievably huge. And is praised all the time. With such a massive following, of course they will be overrated. There's no doubt in that. But I certainly do think they're a rock band at best. I don't think you could call a song like "war" or " Rebellion" pop or rap rock.

How are these guys "crazy"?

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3Avenged SevenfoldAvenged Sevenfold is an American heavy metal/metalcore (early) band, that was formed 1999 in California . Their longest lineup of members was M . Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums) . ...read more.

Way overrated, people parade around saying that A7x is the best rock band ever, but they just aren't. They will probably never have as good guitar solos as Van Halen, as good of drums as rush, or as good vocals as guns n' roses. They simply aren't the best band ever, and the people that say they are the best are ignorant morons

Why is system of a down in here? System of a Down is among the most underrated bands ever! A7x is an extremely overrated band I'm sure the comments below will explain how overstated they are

Who ever put them on this list should be shot

Do you guys not know what overrated means?

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4Black Veil BridesBlack 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. ...read more.

Just a try hard emo scene kid band

Really crappy band, with a billion scene kids kissing their a$$

1D isn't even rock? Rock fans would be pissed if they were on the best rock bands list because they aren't rock so why would you vote for them on here? You're claiming that they're rock. Anyways bvb sucks. Generic lyrics targeted at kids who think they're "depressed" and claim that bands save you from suicide. Same with SWS, PTV, and most other core bands.

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5SlipknotSlipknot is a Nu Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa . The band released their first album in 1999 and was well received by critics and fans. The group gained success after the release of their second studio album, "Iowa". ...read more.

I like slipknot but their fans are annoying

What's wrong with Slipknot? They are a pretty talented and creative band in my opinion

They are very good at least better than one direction and one republic and nickel back

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6System Of A DownSystem 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. ...read more.

These guys are UNDERrated. Even if they weren't, they deserve more fans

Um, System of a Down isn't underrated. Just look at the metal bands list and regret making this comment. - Mumbizz01

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7DragonforceDragonForce are a British power metal band based in London, England. Formed in 1999, the group are known for their long and fast guitar solos, fantasy-themed lyrics, and electronic sounds in their music to add to their retro video game-influenced sound.

I would say Linkin Park, but they are already one, so I will vote these guys. They just speed their stuff up, which just makes their "music" worse. All of their songs sound the same as well.

Playing really fast doesn't make you good. Especially when all their songs sound the same. - seabass4115

Okay they play fast and crazy songs but seriously? - BBBB

Aren't these guys only famous for that one crazy hard song in Guitar Hero 3? - SlimVeggie

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8Green DayGreen Day are an American punk rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock . Some of their influences ...read more.

They are awesome! Screw you guys!

I don't want Green Day to rank any higher but I just have to say this:

Green Day is definitely NOT overrated! And yes they may be crazy on some of their songs,... but that's the thing about them!

Why is Green Day in this list? Green Day has come up with incredibly clever,inspiring and wonderful songs over the past two decades. It doesn't deserve to be on this list at all and yeah, it isn't overrated at all

Who made this list?

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9Tenacious DTenacious D is an American comedy rock duo that was formed in Los Angeles, California in 1994. Composed of lead vocalist and guitarist Jack Black and lead guitarist and vocalist Kyle Gass, the band has released three albums – Tenacious D, The Pick of Destiny and Rize of the Fenix.

I don't know why people rip this band to shreads only band I no that can but comedy/humour into the songs and sound brilliant!

This is literally a joke band. They aren't TRYING to make quality music. They're trying to sell records by making you laugh, which they do very well. They're hilarious

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10Rage Against the MachineRage Against the Machine is a Nu-Metal band formed in Los Angeles, California. The band consists of vocalist Zack de la Rocha, bassist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello and drummer Brad Wilk.

Are you kidding me? Without RATM, rap metal would just be douches like Fred Durst running around rapping with worthless Lil Wayne, never having anything relevant with their music. RATM is an amazing group of musicians and Zach is a great rapper. Their lyrics focus on politics but they actually know what they're talking about and everything about them kicks ass.

Even though I despise rap metal with a passion, these guys are still one of my all time favorite bands, mostly because of Tom Morello.

Without these guys, rap metal probably would've been gone by now! First of all, you've got a certain douchebag named Fred Durst. He was the OTHER face of rap metal. Without RATM, rap metal would be filled with a bunch of douchebags like Fred Durst.

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The Contenders

11ColdplayColdplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed ...read more.

They literally just steal stuff from everyone else

They have like 4 original good songs - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

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12Diamond HeadDiamond Head are an English heavy metal band formed in 1976 in Stourbridge, England. The band is recognised as one of the leading members of the new wave of British heavy metal and is acknowledged by thrash metal bands such as Metallica and Megadeth as an important early influence.
13HeartHeart is an American rock band that first found success in Canada and later in the United States and worldwide.

What the heck?! Without Ann and Nancy, I feel that many later female rockers wouldn't have stepped up to the plate. Great band.

14Red Hot Chili PeppersThe Red Hot Chili Peppers is a Californian funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. ...read more.

I'd bet that this is from the same person who put Queen on this list. But hey you just can't fix stupid!

15X JapanX Japan is a Japanese heavy metal band from Chiba, formed in 1982 by drummer Yoshiki and lead vocalist Toshi.V1 Comment
16Sleeping With Sirens

I love all their songs! But if I had to pick a few of my favorites it would have to be Tally It Up, Settle the Score, Congratulations FT. Matty Mullins, Your Nickel Ain't Worth My Dime, and Here we Go.

Plus their new album Madness is amazing! My top 3 favorite off of their are We Like it Loud, Fly, and November.

Really they are just an amazing band! - music-is-life

I personally don't believe that this band has too much talent. - Narranoxa

I love their songs especially Roger Rabbit! The best!

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17Alter BridgeAlter Bridge is an American rock band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 2004. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Myles Kennedy, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.
1830 Seconds To MarsThirty Seconds to Mars (commonly stylized as 30 Seconds to Mars) is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1998. The band consists of Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Miličević.
19Guns 'n' Roses

This list is terrible Guns 'n' Roses are awesome and Van Halen, Motley Crue, Metallica, Coldplay, Slayer, Green Day and Pantera what is this list going to have next? Led Zeplan. This list is overrated all those bands ROCK.

I like Slash, but Axel is very annoying. If you could switch him with Robert Plant, this band would be great

I actually like Slash, but for some reason Axl always gets on my nerves.

I agree this list is the overrated one around here

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20SlayerSlayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California, formed in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King.

Raining blood and South of heaven rest of their songs sound the same and sounds crap

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