Worst Indie Bands of All Time

Counting down the absolute worst indie bands that dare to even call themselves "indie". The kings and queens of rubbish beats, rubbish lyrics and retarded fans. Mostly all wannabe pop failures that had no choice but to label themselves as indie.

The Top TenXW

1The Neighbourhood

A tween pop band that had to label themselves indie to get limelight. They're American but use British spelling for their name. The have only one real person in their band, their lead singer. With lyrics like "one love, one house, no shirt, no blouse", you wonder if One Direction would wanna have a collaboration with them.

2Sigur RosSigur Rós is an Icelandic post-rock band from Reykjavík, who have been active since 1994. Known for their ethereal sound, frontman Jónsi Birgisson's falsetto vocals, and the use of bowed guitar, the band's music is also noticeable for its incorporation of classical and minimalist aesthetic elements. ...read more.

I would love a song that was under 5 mins and wasn't in a made up language

3Bloc Party
4Violet Femmes

I admit there are times that they don't feel that bad. But they are.

5Kaiser ChiefsKaiser Chiefs are an English indie rock band from Leeds who formed in 2000 as Parva, releasing one studio album, 22, in 2003, before renaming and establishing themselves in their current name that same year.V1 Comment
6The KooksThe Kooks are an English rock band formed in 2004 in Brighton. The band currently consists of Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris, Alexis Nunez, and Peter Denton. The original bassist was Max Rafferty, and the founding drummer was Paul Garred.

The Kooks are an absolutely fantastic band and if you have actually listened to them, they have a lot of depth in their songs and make fantastic music. Their band members are so talented, especially the bassist.

Their songs do lack depth and most of the people that like them are generic indie fangirls, or guys that wanna bang generic indie fangirls.


They should never have formed.

9The Enemy
10Death Cab for Cutie

The Contenders

11The Whigs
12Arcade FireArcade Fire are a Canadian indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Win's younger brother Will Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.
13ChvrchesChvrches are a Scottish synthpop band from Glasgow, formed in 2011. The band consists of Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook and Martin Doherty. The band, before formation, practiced playing with demo songs written mostly by Doherty.
14The 1975V1 Comment
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