Bands that don't really sound the same live as they do on a CD. Mainly their vocalist or vocalists either struggle to sing live or can't sing live.
The Top Ten
1Crazy TownCrazy Town is an American rap rock band, formed in 1995 by Bret Mazur and Seth Binzer. Crazy Town is best known for their 2000 hit single, "Butterfly", which reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and helped their debut album, The Gift of Game sell over 1.5 million units.
This mediocre one hit wonder band is awful to hear live, they're so out of key that it hurts. Plus their black singer can't sing at all. Not saying that because he's black, but rather because he can't sing in general.
2ColdCold is an American rock band, formed in 1996 in Jacksonville, Florida. With two gold-albums, Cold has sold over one million records in the US alone.
They're generally pretty out of key especially when performing "Stupid Girl."
3Theory Of A DeadmanTheory 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.
I like this band but damn do they sound out of key in some of their live performances.
4CrossfadeCrossfade is an American hard rock band originating from Columbia, South Carolina. Their current members are Ed Sloan on lead vocals and guitar, Les Hall on lead guitar, keyboard, and backing vocals, and Mitch James on backing vocals and bass.
Not the best live enough said.
5Red Hot Chili PeppersThe Red Hot Chili Peppers is an American funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. ...read more.
Anthony Kiedis is off key even on many studio versions. - Metal_Treasure
Pretty off key live I'll add.
6The Smashing PumpkinsThe Smashing Pumpkins is an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1988. Formed by frontman Billy Corgan and James Iha, the band included D'arcy Wretzky and Jimmy Chamberlin in its original incarnation. They are also considered to be one of the most influential alternative ...read more.
Even fans can admit that they sound a bit off key live.
7Limp BizkitLimp 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.
Ugh... where do I begin with this band?
8RattRatt is an American heavy metal band that had significant commercial success in the 1980s, with their albums having been certified as gold, platinum, and multi-platinum by the RIAA.
Not going in depth here.
9Puddle Of MuddPuddle 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".
For the most part Wes lip syncs nowadays and sounds like complete crap but back in the day he could sing.
10Three Days GraceThree 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.
In general they sound out of key because of the vocal techinque their singers use.
11Smash MouthSmash Mouth is an American rock band from San Jose, California. The band was formed in 1994, and was originally composed of Steve Harwell, Kevin Coleman, Greg Camp, and Paul De Lisle.
Listen to any live performance of them... if you think I'm joking'.