1 Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd were an English progressive rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitarist), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters (Vocals and Bass), ...read more.
They never where overrated, the reason the Dark Side Of The Moon lasted that well in the charts doesn't makes them overrated, because they deserve that admiration, being one of the few Bands that can be called: BEst BAnd of all Times - waldo
Pink Floyd is awesome, and I don't understand how anyone can call them overrated. - RogerWatersfan1999
Once the favorite band of Stoners, always the favorite band of Stoners.
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2 The Beatles
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.
The Beatles deserve their spot more than any other band. They revolutionized music, produced a large amount of quality music in a short amount of time, delving into many different genres. John Lennon and Paul McCartney are GENIUSES and George Harrison isn't a bad songwriter himself. Best band ever.
The Beatles are extremely overrated, but some of you guys need to keep in mind is that overrated and bad are two completely different things. It just means they're praised a lot, which was definitely the case for The Beatles, still to this day decades later.
I understand that overrated does not mean bad, it just means that they are overpraised. However, calling The Beatles overrated is stupid. Call me bias because I like The Beatles, but it is without a doubt a fact that they changed music, paved way for others to come, and made history.
They are appropriately praised.
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Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury ...read more.
They deserve every bit of praise they receive, they are AMAZING! - Ajkloth
Queen is the BEST
They are not overrated and not underrated. They get their well-deserved attention, I think.
Obviously the best rock band of all time with the amazing Freddie Mercury and not with Adam Lambert.
"There could never be another Freddie! " - John Deacon
One of the most most most overrated bands of all time
Bohemian Rhapsody is overrated, but they also have plenty of underrated songs too. - jrodz
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4 One Direction
One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) were a 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.
One direction is seriously a underrated band. They can sing, but unfortunately they do use a lot of auto-tune. One direction has songs will never die!
One direction isn't that overrated. In my opinion, they actually deserve the fame. Haters just don't like them because they're more good looking and talented. I mean "You and I" isn't such a bad song and so is "Perfect". Also, you got to admit, "Best song Ever" is actually pretty catchy.
You hopefully don't mean that one direction deserves more fame than,for example, Grateful Dead - waldo
1D isn't overrated,they deserve what they have.
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5 Big Time Rush
Lol. They do deserve to be on there.
They really only formed for Disney channel. Lol - MojoSpaederman
Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.
I love some of their work, but there are still many people who will scream at you for not liking st anger or lulu, so it kind of deserves to stay on the other list.
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8 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.
9 Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath were a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, Singer Ozzy Osbourne, Bassist and Main Lyricist Geezer Butler and Drummer Bill Ward. The band got into mainstream after improving after their debut album got negative feedback. In 1978, ...read more.
AC/DC are a Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014. They were fronted by Bon Scott until his untimely death due to alcohol poisoning in 1980, after which they hired Brian Johnson to ...read more.
Awww hell no. AC/DC is EASILY the most overrated rock band. Even if Johnson was Freddie Mercury, AC/DC would still not stack up against bands like Rush, Aerosmith, Van Halen, definitely Leppard, or Bon Jovi. - DavidBondra
? 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.
11 Limp Bizkit
Limp Bizkit is an American nu metal band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 1994. Their lineup consists of Fred Durst, Sam Rivers, John Otto, and Wes Borland.
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. ...read more.
They are quite overrated.
They are overrated - 12cc
No they deserve to be on there - christangrant
13 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.
They used to be good, now they are one of the worst. They are overrated, in my opinion.
Nonono, they're overrated. They are nothing special whatsoever yet everyone knows them. - DavidBondra
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14 5 Seconds of Summer
5 Seconds of Summer are an Australian pop-rock band from Sydney that formed in 2011. The group were originally YouTube celebrities, posting videos of themselves covering songs from various artists during 2011 and early 2012. They rose to international fame while touring with One Direction on the Take ...read more.
15 Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more.
They deserve to be at least number 2 on that list - christangrant
Led Zeppelin is the definition of rock n roll. There aren't many bands that are as talented or who put out as many classics as Zeppelin did.
All their praise is well deserved
No They Suck
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16 The Who
The Who is an English rock band formed in London, England in 1964 . The members are Roger Daltrey (lead singer), Pete Townshend (guitarist), John Entwistle (bassist), and Keith Moon (drums). They are best known for their live performances and hit songs Baba O'Riley, My Generation, and Won't Get Fooled ...read more.
No! These guys are completely underrated! They don't get enough of the attention they deserve! - MontyPython
Even though Pete Townshend is a douche, The Who is still an awesome band.
17 Fall Out Boy
Fall Out Boy is an American pop rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley.
Neither FALL OUT BOY nor LINKIN PARK deserves to be on the overrated lists. Both of these bands produce great music and meaningful lyrics. They should be on the overhated band not on overrated
18 Insane Clown Posse
Insane Clown Posse is an American hip hop, horrorcore and rap rock duo consisting of rappers Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope, that was formed in 1989 in Detroit. ...read more.
19 The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973, formed in New York City.
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.
Coldplay 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.
One of the best bands ever. Not overrated at all.
Such beautiful music, not overrated in the least
They are overrated they have one good song - christangrant
22 The Black Eyed Peas
The Black Eyed Peas is an American hip hop group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo, and singer Fergie.
They do deserve to be on that list
Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar). V 2 Comments
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin. Formed in 1976, the group consists of Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr. U2's early sound was rooted in post-punk but eventually grew to incorporate influences from many genres of popular music. Throughout the group's musical pursuits, they have ...read more.
If anything, they're underrated. They've been going strong for 40 years, they still sound great, and they are still one of the biggest bands in the world. They've also had some of the biggest tours of all time.
25 Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian ...read more.
26 A Tribe Called Quest
A Tribe Called Quest were an American hip-hop trio that was formed in 1985, and was composed of MC and producer Q-Tip, MC Phife Dawg and DJ and producer Ali Shaheed Muhammad.
Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. Megadeth was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine was fired from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums to date, and have gone through many lineup changes, with Dave ...read more.
Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.
Korn is a really good metal band and is definitely not overrated. You want overrated? Whatever the actual hell they put on the radio is overrated. People may think the Beatles, Metallica, Pink Floyd, etc, are overrated but that's not the case. They are ubiquitous, but that is because they really are great bands. However, prefabricated rock groups that are forcefully on the radio everyday are overrated because the music is almost never or never good and because of unnecessary overuse.
29 Marilyn Manson
Marilyn Manson is an American rock band from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Formed in 1989 by frontman Marilyn Manson and Daisy Berkowitz, the group was originally named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids with their theatrical performances gathering a local cult following in the early 1990s. ...read more.
I get that he is a good guy in real life, but his music is just satanic.
At least give him a little love people. He's a normal person who wouldn't even harm a fly.
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). ...read more.
31 Nine Inch Nails
Nine Inch Nails is an American industrial rock/metal band and, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.
32 The Naked Brothers Band
33 Green Day
One of the best bands ever.
34 Sex Pistols
The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band formed in London in 1975. Although they initially lasted just two and a half years and produced only four singles and one studio album, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols, they are considered one of the most influential acts in the history ...read more.
35 The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys are an American pop rock band formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961. The group's original lineup consisted of brothers Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and their friend Al Jardine.
The Beach Boys are simply the greatest band of all time. They came before The Beatles, The Bee Gees and all the other bands here on this list. Yes, they did start out with the surf music, but during the later years, they came out with absolute masterpieces. Today, Pet Sounds, SMiLE, Sunflower, and Surf's Up are only a few of their amazing albums. The Beach Boys have pioneered so many genres, and are among the earliest instigators of Psychedelic Rock and Pop. They have influenced just about everyone in the music business, including bands like The Beatles and Pink Floyd. Unlike Brian, Paul and John didn't have to deal with an abusive father, mental illness, or a record label that rejected everything you brought to them. Keep in mind that Paul, John, and George Martin all worked together to put out The Beatles' greatest works, such as Rubber Soul, Revolver, and Sgt. Pepper. Brian didn't have two other people to help write and produce. He composed Pet Sounds while the other Beach Boys ...more
The Beach Boys are not just surf, cars, and girls enthusiasts (although that stuff is quality pop rock in its own right): listen to Pet Sounds and SMiLE and tell me that isn't great stuff.
36 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.
37 Eccentric Toilet
Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.
39 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.
40 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.
N.W.A was an American hip hop group from Compton, CA. They were among the earliest and most significant popularizers and controversial figures of the gangsta rap subgenre, and are widely considered one of the seminal groups in the history of hip hop music.