Bands that Sound Worse Live

Bands that honestly sound better in a studio recording than a live recording. Regardless if they're out of key or if the singer sings like crap live. These bands sounds worse live than recorded.

The Top Ten

1 Crazy Town Crazy Town Crazy 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.

At least Limp Bizkit was decent live but this bad is atrocious live... - SomePersonYouHate

2 Red Hot Chili Peppers Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers is an American funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. more.

In Studio they're mediocre but they sound pretty bad live. - SomePersonYouHate

3 Third Eye Blind

The lead singer usually struggles a lot live and usually they're pretty mediocre live. - SomePersonYouHate

4 Adema Adema Adema is a nu metal band from Bakersfield, California. The band formed in 2000 with members lead vocalist Mark Chavez, vocalist/guitarist Tim Fluckey, guitarist Mike Ransom, bassist Dave DeRoo, and drummer Kris Kohls.

Unlike Korn this band sounds like rubbish live and it's disappointing because this band has some decent songs. - SomePersonYouHate

5 Cold Cold Cold 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.

Look up any performance of "Stupid Girl" if you think I'm joking. - SomePersonYouHate

6 Crossfade Crossfade Crossfade 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.

I like this band but they sound HORRIBLE live... - SomePersonYouHate

7 Smash Mouth Smash Mouth Smash 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.

Mainly because they're out of key live and Steve Harwell sounds drunk live which ruins the experience. - SomePersonYouHate

8 Evans Blue

Mainly their older singer who struggled a lot live. - SomePersonYouHate

9 Incubus Incubus Incubus is an American rock band from Calabasas, California. The band was formed in 1991 by vocalist Brandon Boyd, lead guitarist Mike Einziger, and drummer Jose Pasillas while enrolled in Calabasas High School and later expanded to include bassist Alex "Dirk Lance" Katunich, and Gavin "DJ Lyfe" Koppell; more.

Their singer is mediocre live. - SomePersonYouHate

10 Limp Bizkit 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.

Not as bad as other bands on this list so that's why they're not as high. - SomePersonYouHate

The Contenders

11 Smashing Pumpkins Smashing Pumpkins The 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.

Sadly they sounded awful live. - THC13

12 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 more.

Saw them in 93 or 94 with Metallica. Metallica blew them out of the water. Guns n Roses sucked live. Maybe it was just a bad night? - THC13

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