Top 10 Bands that Get Unfairly Judged for Their Genre

These bands are harshly judged for the genre they're in or because they were popular in that genre.

The Top Ten

1 Linkin Park (Alternative Metal) Linkin Park (Alternative Metal) 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.

Seriously just because their a genre that people hate doesn't make them bad.

I like some of their songs. - zxm

They aren't hated for their genre, they're hated for their awful music. - SwagFlicks

I'm sorry that a band is called what they're not and grouped in a genre you like. - SwagFlicks

2 Evanescence (Alternative Rock) Evanescence (Alternative Rock) Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

I thinks this one's too obvious.

Evanescence is not alternative rock. They are more hard rock.

3 Simple Plan (Pop-Punk) Simple Plan (Pop-Punk) Simple Plan is a French-Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released five studio albums.

They aren't the worst pop-punk band out there and they get hated on for just being a pop- punk band.

4 Nickelback (Alternative Rock) Nickelback (Alternative Rock) Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.

I think this one needs no explanation.

5 Theory of a Deadman (Alternative Rock) Theory of a Deadman (Alternative Rock) Theory of a Deadman is a rock band from Delta, British Columbia, Canada. Formed in 2001, the band is currently signed to Roadrunner Records as well as 604 Records.

Self explantory.

6 Three Days Grace (Alternative Rock) Three Days Grace (Alternative Rock) Three 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. In 2013 Gontier left the band due to creative differences. He was replaced with Brad's ...read more.
7 Slipknot (Nu Metal) Slipknot (Nu Metal) Slipknot is an American Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band is best known as one of the pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal during the late 1990s - 2000s and are distinguishable by the band's clothing choices, consisting of black/red jumpsuits and horror inspired masks. ...read more.

Very harshly judged I'll add...

8 Korn (Nu Metal) Korn (Nu Metal) 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.

Yeah... I don't need to go further with this one.

To be fair, I've heard that Korn has the best nu-metal album. - SwagFlicks

Deftones - White Pony for the win! Can't get a better Nu Metal album than that. - cjWriter1997

9 Puddle of Mudd (Post-Grunge) Puddle of Mudd (Post-Grunge) Puddle of Mudd is an American rock band formed in 1991. To date, the band has sold over seven million albums and has had a string of No. 1 hits with their most famous hit being "Blurry".
10 Avenged Sevenfold (Metalcore) Avenged Sevenfold (Metalcore) Avenged Sevenfold is an American alternative 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.

No they get judged for their overall terrible fanbase.

They aren't metalcore anymore. - zxm

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