Top 10 Bands that Suck at Writing Lyrics

Lyrics are the most part of a song, some bands write good lyrics while others write garbage lyrics.

The Top Ten

1 Falling in Reverse Falling in Reverse Falling in Reverse is an American post hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2008, signed to Epitaph Records.

Is this like a campaign against emo bands or something? I don't listen to FIN music but can they really be worse than 1 direction? or 5sos? - AnonymousChick

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2 Blood on the Dance Floor Blood on the Dance Floor Blood on the Dance Floor was an American crunkcore group that last consisted of multi-instrumentalist, singer and rapper Dahvie Vanity and singer and rapper Jayy von Monroe, that formed in 2007 in Florida and disbanded in 2016 . more.
3 Coldplay Coldplay 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 more.

How can this band be on this list, they wrote a lot of great songs. Their lyrics are great. - RichardSSG

Nobody is worse than 5SOS. BE REALISTIC - Marvel_1William

Is this band here because people don't like this band or really they can't write lyrics.cause their lyrics don't seem garbage to me - zxm

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4 Panic! at the Disco Panic! at the Disco Panic! at the Disco is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 and featuring the current lineup of vocalist Brendon Urie, accompanied on tour by bassist Dallon Weekes, guitarist Kenneth Harris, and drummer Dan Pawlovich.
5 Creed Creed Creed is an American rock band, formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida. The band's best-known line-up consists of lead vocalist Scott Stapp, guitarist and vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.

Creed is just terrible at writing lyrics... - BoredJeff02

6 Nickelback Nickelback 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.

"Got to meet the hottie with the millionaire body! " No wonder I hate this band these lyrics really suck. - BoredJeff02

This band needs to be erased from history. - TheEvilNuggetCookie

What a disgrace to rock music.

Yeah I agree with @Metal_Treasure.This band sucks.but not all of their lyrics are garbage - zxm

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7 Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. more.

I don't like these lyrics much nor the music at all - Skyleesue811

Just cringe worthy lyrics, yet people put in the f-ing "This band saved my life" claim. - BoredJeff02

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8 Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy is an American pop 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.

I got a better name for them, Sell Out Boy. When they were starting out they wrote good Rock lyrics, when the 2010's came along they wrote crappy sell out Pop Rock lyrics that just suck. - BoredJeff02

9 Hinder Hinder Hinder is an American rock band from Oklahoma that was formed in 2001 by drummer Cody Hanson, lead singer Austin Winkler and guitarist Joe "Blower" Garvey.

Hinder is really terrible in the lyric writing department. Just listen to one album by them and you'll see for yourself. - BoredJeff02

10 Suicide Silence Suicide Silence Suicide Silence is an American deathcore band from Riverside, California. Formed in 2002, the band has released four full-length studio albums, one EP and eleven music videos.

The Contenders

11 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.
12 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.

The so called "lyrics" are nothing ore than half retarded drivel from the mind of a man-child - Johnnyt800

This mediocre rap/nu metal band repeats the same slang words over and over... - Powerfultekin

13 Papa Roach Papa Roach Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California. Formed in 1993, their first major-label release was the triple-platinum album Infest. V 1 Comment
14 Bring Me the Horizon Bring Me the Horizon Bring Me the Horizon are a British rock band from Sheffield, Yorkshire. Formed in 2004, the group currently consists of vocalist Oliver Sykes, guitarist Lee Malia, bassist Matt Kean, drummer Matt Nicholls, and keyboardist Jordan Fish. They are signed to RCA Records globally and Columbia Records exclusively more.

Bring Me the Horizon is just ugh... their not exactly good with lyrics. Their kinda like a wannabe Three Days Grace but without any talent. Best way I can sum them up. - BoredJeff02

15 One Direction One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) are an 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 more.

These 1D jokes are kinda getting old to me. Yeah they kinda suck at writing lyrics but to be honest Falling in Reverse is worse then 1D in the lyric department. - BoredJeff02

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16 Babymetal Babymetal Babymetal is a Japanese metal idol band. Their line-up consists of Suzuka Nakamoto as "Su-metal", Yui Mizuno as "Yuimetal", and Moa Kikuchi as "Moametal". V 1 Comment
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18 Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin is a American post-grunge/alternative metal band formed in 1998. The bands members all changed in the time between 2010 to 2014, with the exception of Ben Burnley (Vocals). The Ex-Members included Chad Szeliga (Drums), Aaron Fink (Guitar) and Mark Klepaspi (Bass). more.

Agreed Breaking Benjamin is just generic with lyrics. - BoredJeff02

Breaking Benjamin is a good band, but not so good at writing lyrics. - Powerfultekin

19 5 Seconds of Summer 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 more.

Eh their bad at lyrics but I've heard worse lyrics in my life time. - BoredJeff02

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

1. Nickelback
2. Blood on the Dance Floor
3. Limp Bizkit
1. Falling in Reverse
2. Coldplay
3. Creed
1. Blood on the Dance Floor
2. Black Veil Brides
3. Falling in Reverse



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