Worst Rock Bands of All Time

The Contenders: Page 2

21 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California. Before the current group was established, the original four members, Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick, formed a band known as Kara's Flowers in 1994, while they were still in high school.

This so-called rock band killed rock music. They are absolutely one of the worst bands of this generation or any generation. If you can't play rock music the right way, don't even bother trying to do so because you will only suck more.

You kidding me? Adam levine and his backup guys (because they are NOT band) should be #1. They once started out amazing with songs about jane and wont be soon before long, and then adam levine sold out and turned from a musician to generic pop star, I have no clue why he isn't solo, the rest of the band has no other purpose, they make absolutely terrible music these days and the only reason they are so huge is because of 40 year old moms who have a boner for adam levine

This band is a bit stupid cause they only care about the lead singer! Not the rest band members

I agree they suck but they cover songs from the Beatles very well

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22 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin 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.

WHY ARE THEY EVEN ON THIS LIST?
Do you people even know what music is?
They are so talented!
They are legends!
Your keypad must be broken Jstin Bieber lovers.

People who say there are crap I think you people are jb fans
Happy to see LP last on this list muse, colplay, Green Day should not be ther

Linkin Park is overrated and I don't say that term just because "I don't like them" or some other fake reason fans do that. They get way more acclaim and appreciation than they actually deserve, which is basically overrated in a nutshell. Bad and overrated aren't the same thing, but people need to stop calling Linkin Park the "best band in the world" because the truth, simply put, is that they aren't. I enjoy listening to Meteora sometimes, but don't defend Linkin Park; Their newer albums also prove that they are selling out. And let me also just say, they ARE NOT a metal band, and if anyone considers them that, then they shouldn't be arguing with me.

Only good songs they have are Faint and In the end

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23 No Doubt No Doubt No Doubt is an American rock band from Anaheim, California, that formed in 1986. Since 1994, the group has consisted of vocalist Gwen Stefani, bassist and keyboardist Tony Kanal, guitarist and keyboardist Tom Dumont, and drummer Adrian Young.

I like the vocals, but the songs suck

No Doubt is an amazing band. Today's generation just doesn't understand good music.

I don't think anyone doubts that no one would miss this band if their stage set collapsed and crushed them all flat. - Duality

Anyone who hates this band has either only heard "don't speak" or gwen stefanis solo work. This was like a Green Day with a female singer. Little kids shouldn't be allowed their input about this since they know so little about music

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24 Brokencyde Brokencyde Brokencyde is an American crunkcore musical group from Albuquerque, New Mexico, founded in 2006. The group's lineup consists of David "Se7en" Gallegos and Michael "Mikl" Shea, and musically are one of the founding groups in the crunkcore genre, which is crunk hip-hop with screamed vocals.

This is the only list Brokencyde deserve to be #1 on. - KDS

Quite possibly the worst idea ever. Screamo and hiphop mixed. enough said. -

When I first heard this band I thought it was some kind of a joke. Now I wish it was. - ellagos

Wow so as of now people think this deserves to be lower on the list than Metallica

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25 Hollywood Undead Hollywood Undead Hollywood Undead is an American rap rock band from Los Angeles, California, United States. They released their debut album, Swan Songs, on September 2, 2008, and their live CD/DVD Desperate Measures, on November 10, 2009. Their second studio album, American Tragedy, was released April 5, 2011. All of ...read more.

Obviously you asses haven't heard American tragedy or notes from the underground anyone who thinks that Hollywood undead sucks needs to get shot.

Getting shot is a harsh punishment for having an opinion, but I completely agree - StalkingHeads

I'm scrolling through here and I'm seeing many bands who don't deserve to be here but when I saw this my heart stopped a beat. The fanbase for this band stretches from directioners to death metal listeners to Eminem fans. They have awesome masks and stage names and once you look past they're party songs they have some really badass and some of the most beautiful songs I've heard. And danny is the best vocalist I've ever heard

They are mostly good. And I like the stage names. And who gives a crap about the clothes they wear or their masks that has no effect whatsoever on their music so maybe just shut up about that

Was I a fan of this band? *looks at the comments I posted* I DID actually liked this band? Well I grown of this band and now when I listen to their songs there meanings are partying or something really stupid. The only song I like from them is Day of the Dead. - spodermanfan1000

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26 Kiss Kiss Kiss is an American hard rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the band's original manager, Lew Linet.

Kiss is the hottest band in the world, how could it be the 16th worst band!?

The original members wearing the makeup back in the mid 70's... NEVER! They melted your face off and kicked your ass! I'll admit... I'm not too fond of their lineup that they have today, but I'll never forget going to their concerts back in the day... They were amazing! Their concerts were unbelievable! Afterwards... You were so definitely that your hearing was off for 2-3 days, they shouldn't even be mentioned let alone be on this list what MAN seriously!

Kiss only survived because of their stage show and gimmicks. If they didn't have the makeup, costumes and gimmicky show they would have only made 2 albums at the most. They weren't ever about making good music. Their music was so corny. When Ace and Peter were replaced and they took the makeup off. Their music got better. They should have changed their name and left the Kiss mess behind.

I agree, they are very corny, this bands lyrics look like they were written by a 12 year old

This just pissed me off but we r all entitled to our own opinions I guess - AutumnRobbins

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27 Boys Like Girls Boys Like Girls Boys Like Girls is an American pop rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. Formed in 2005, the group gained mainstream recognition when it released its self-titled debut album. V 1 Comment
28 Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons is an American pop band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman.

You can't be serious. This band is amazing. Original. Great music makers. Come on people!

To be honest, I would be fine with this band, if only they weren't overplayed. They play this generic unoriginal cheesy mediocre garbage on the radio about every 2 hours or so every single day, and I just want to shoot my radio whenever I hear them. Come on people, their music is not that good, it's mediocre if not poor. There are way better modern rock bands that are getting overshadowed by this mediocre band, bands with way more originality and way less generic/cheesy lyrics. This band deserves it hate, people hate this band for a lot of the same reasons people hated Nickelback. Their music is weak, generic, cheesy, unoriginal, uninspiring, sounds more pop than rock, and most of all, get way too much radio airplay, just like Nickelback got back in the '00s. Nowdays, I'd rather listen to 4 hours of Nickelback than 4 seconds of Imagine Dragons, and that's saying something. So dear radio stations, quit playing this garbage.

Ok,to all of those who say they are "unoriginal" need to realise how difficult it is for any band to be original. We have had years and years of brilliant music and now modern music is considered dead because anything that people can call good music has been done and therefore bands now have to try their very hardest to create quality music. There are many musical artists that simply aren't trying, who are the real ones that deserve the title "Worst Band" and I just don't think Imagine Dragons deserves it. They obviously are trying to keep their music unique and their lyrics are meaningful but that is just my opinion and I respect the voters for having their own opinion.

Unoriginal? they suck? one of the best comments here.they deserve awards for this,also the trolls who added these bands here - zxm

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29 Mumford and Sons Mumford and Sons Mumford & Sons are a British rock band from London, formed in 2007. The band consists of Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall and Ted Dwane.

Ehm have you noticed that mumford and sons aren't even rock they're one of the best folk indie bands that's wht they are

Pop-folk which has convinced fans that it's real folk. Very little about their music is actually original, as anyone familiar with folk music would know. And their songs really do all sound the same.

They're great at what they do, but if you were expecting rock, they weren't for you. That is until their latest single ("The Wold", aka. "Wandering for Days"), which could almost be mistaken for a Foo Fighters record.

This is my favorite modern folk band. I don't think they are the worst. - zxm

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30 Poison Poison Poison is an American hair/glam metal band that achieved great commercial success in the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s.

Poison is not a girl band! Poison shouldn't even be on the list! They're like the most successful group of the glam rock of the 80s1 - X-Kid

People who like Poison (who the hell knows why) are the ones who dislike Nirvana because Nirvana put them out of the music industry. All Poison had was big hair and instruments that they didn't know how to use. I'm happy they're on this list. - Duality

"Talk dirty to me." was great, like a Raspberries record on steroids. "Every rose has its thorn." was pathetic, like a Partridge Family record on heroin. That's all I have to say.

Every Rose Has It's Thorn and nothing' but a Good Time are pretty good songs, but I haven't really heard other songs from them. - matty925

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31 Bon Jovi Bon Jovi Bon Jovi is a hard rock band formed in 1983, which had a streak of successful albums in the late 1980s. The band originally consisted of lead vocalist Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Ritchie Sambora (left in 2013), bassist Alec John Such (left in 1994), keyboard David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres. The band's ...read more.

This band shouldn't be on this list bon jovi is awesome and this list is awful

WHO PUT THESE GUYS IN HERE DO THESE PEOPLE HAVE NO TASTE IN MUSIC WHAT SO EVER maybe 10 years olds are just retarded stereotypes who only care about ONE DIRECTION, Justin BEIBER, AND MORE and I'm only 11 and they are my favorite band who could vote them they are the best I HATE KIDS THESE DAYS NOT KNOWING WHAT GOOD MUSIC IS LIKE QUEEN, Led Zeppelin, BON JOVI, Van Halen, KISS kids just like popular instead of good and if one artist die from today I wouldn't care

You are all idiots for voting this band. They only have 3 of the best rock songs of all-time (from one album I might add)

Perfect hair and pretty faces - is that what rock is about? I call it pop.

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32 The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). ...read more.

Can't believe the stones are on this list. Arguably the best rock band ever (well maybe second behind Zep, but still)

I completely agree with you...without The Rolling Stones there wouldn't have been a lot of other bands - Rocker00

This list is ridiculous. The Rolling Stones is one of the best band in the rock music history. Also Kiss, Guns N' Roses, Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin. Even if you do not like these bands, you can not say that they are bad.

How are the stones on here? They are amazing? Their amazing riffs, studio experimentation (sometimes), and daring lyrics are phenomenal. Not to mention Jagger's rock god style and stage behavior. They are not bad at all.

But don't bring up Dirty Work. We don't speak about that in this household.

One of mu favorite 60's bands and they still make good new music this list SUKS

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33 Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine Rage 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.

Rage Against The Machine should not be on here, they did something that was never done before. They truely infused Rap and Heavy Metal. Morello's solos are amazing

Rage Against The Machine basically created rap metal. Killing in the Name, Bulls on Parade, Wake Up, and Guerilla Radio are classic. This list is awful. Rage, U2, Limp Bizkit, 30 Seconds to Mars, Linkin Park, Nirvana, Rolling Stones, and Kiss in top 35!

I cannot for the life of me understand why people like this band, especially "bulls on parade." Morello is the only one in the band with any talent, and he would probably sound pretty good if he'd quit all the retarded special effects.

I think a lot of people just pretend to like this band the way they did Slipknot after Guitar Hero 3 came out

They're awesome! Why are they on this list?

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34 Hot Chelle Rae

I had to find a band that was relatively bad so I could say this: THIS IS THE STUPIDEST LIST EVER MADE! I mean seriously Nirvana? Red Hot Chili Peppers? U2, Guns n Roses, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, DragonForce, THE ROLLING STONES, and Green Day? THIS IS RIDICULOUS! Those bands are some of the best bands not the worst and anyone who denies it is lying to themselves. Next its gonna say the Beatles! Someone would die if they said that. Even if I don't like a band, I respect them enough to know they're talented (if they are)

I hated them when I fist heard their repetitive song "Tonight Tonight". the song doesn't actually have any REAL meaning... first he's singing about dancing in Hollywood, and then talking about a tattoo he got?

They should definitely be in the top 10. The song "Tonight, Tonight" is so boring and unoriginal. Besides, how is Rage Against The Machine above these guys?

Their name makes no sense and they sound like a rip off of the red hot chili peppers

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35 Dragonforce Dragonforce DragonForce 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.

Dragonforce is my favorite band not only because I love their songs but also because they take many different styles of metal and mix them to make what they call extreme power metal. And they make it work. They are very energetic, harmonic, and overall a great band. Even after the departure of their former vocalist ZP Theart, Dragonforce has kept the style they are known for but made it better. Their songs are very well put together and organized each part flows smoothly into the next. People commonly think that they speed up their songs in studio. This is not true I've seen them live and they play at the exact speed they do on their albums and put on one hell of a show. So can someone please explain to me why they are on the top worst rock bands list?

Remember every favorite metal song you've ever had? Well speed them up to somewhere near the speed of light and you've got Dragonforce's entire discography.

This one of the best bands they even sang through the fire and flames and its the best there ever was

Hello through the fire and flames

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36 Guns N Roses Guns N Roses Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1985. The classic lineup, as signed to Geffen Records in 1986, consisted of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler. Apart from hard rock they are also ...read more.

Dis list is a fraud... Guns N' Roses shouldn't be here in dis list

Crazy peoples... Guns N' Roses is the best rock band ever, in my country Indonesia they are influence so many rock band

This is the stupidest list I've ever read. A lot of these bands r good. And the ones that aren't are NOT rock bands and shouldn't even be mentioned. You guys suck

Guns n roses are great. So just shut the hell up

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37 Good Charlotte Good Charlotte Good Charlotte is an American rock band from Waldorf, Maryland that formed in 1996. Since 1998, the band's constant members have been lead vocalist Joel Madden, lead guitarist and vocalist Benji Madden, bassist Paul Thomas, rhythm guitarist and keyboardist Billy Martin and drummer Dean Butterworth, ...read more.

These phonies pawn themselves off as punk rockers, just look at there wives. To quote Eddie Vedder Good Charlotte's music is as appealing as sticking a Popsicle up your ass.

Good Charlotte can make music I can't tell the repetitive guitars and bass are so obvious you just wanna laugh this bands trays to be goofy and humorous like lifestyles of the rich and famous when it was rather boring and the anthem is a example of the repetitive guitars and bass and not to mention how predictable the song is.

These posers play junk (pop punk) instead of rock oh wait they are not even a good pop band like weezer just a awful pop band that also get really negative reviews by rolling stone and All music these critics seem to hate good charlotte just look at the ratings and you will believe me

Somehow Coldplay, U2, and Radiohead are above them. These guys suck! Just tried to cash in on the success of Blink-182

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38 Paramore Paramore Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Hayley Williams and guitarist Taylor York.

This is one of those bands when the fans only care about the lead singer but there more to that. Now paramore have lost two members and is falling apart a lot like guns n roses

Come on how can U2, Nirvana, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Rolling Stones (even Coldplay) be worse than Paramore? They sound like one of these lame bands one encounters in Jesus camp but with an emo slant. "Look we have red hair! We're so cool and different! ! " Band as bad as Nickelback, both made for the 12 year olds who do not have a proper grasp on good music (yet).

Paramore is great. It shoudn't be on the list..
Someone who added Paramore on this list just jealous..!

I only like one song by them-The Only Exception. Other than that I don't really like this band.

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39 Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that originates from Columbus, Ohio. Currently there are two members. The lead singer, Tyler Joseph, and the drummer, Josh Dun. At the 2016 American Music Awards, they won two AMAs for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist, and Favorite Alternative Artist. Twenty One ...read more.

The suburban white trash band. Annoying. Tries to be deep, and fails. The lyrics are cheesy beyond measure. They aren't rock. Or rap. Or hip hop. They just make me wish that their music would stop.

Complete posers. They are not even rock.

All I just know is that the song "Ride" is annoying, and many of their songs are forgettable. Just rubbish for suburbia.

I liked Heathens but everything else they did is garbage

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40 Train Train Train is an American roots rock band from San Francisco, formed in 1993. The band currently consists of Patrick Monahan, Jimmy Stafford, Jerry Becker, Luis Maldonaldo, Hector Maldonado, Drew Shoals, Nikita Houston and Sakai Smith.

"Just a shy guy, looking for a two-ply Hefty bag to hold my love"... Says it all right there, honestly.

I'm forced to hear "Bruises" at least twice a day. It's on at work. It's on at the gym. It's on in the car. I hear it walking through the grocery store. This has been going on for several months and its slowing eroding my soul. May the members of Train be struck with debilitating rheumatoid arthritis.

Oh my god I thought I was the only one who thought train was god awful I'm glad I'm not the only one. I mean "honestly hey soul sister" good god

This band is garbage. The only good thing they have released were their Led Zeppelin covers which I actually enjoyed to be honest. I feel like they did a good job covering them.

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