Top Ten Bands Who's Songs All Sound the Same

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These bands... Just try something different for a change.

The Top Ten

1 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.

One Of The Most Repitative Bands Ever. - FettiMC

How to make a successful Nickelback song
1. Write lyrics about getting drunk, stoned, having sex and or a breakup
2. Write a cliché as hell chorus
3. Write a boring verse or two
4. Have generic Guitar riffs
5. Sing like a drunk robot
6. Make a cringe inducing Music video
7. Watch the money& hate pour in at once - BoredJeff02

2 AC/DC AC/DC 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.

Well, I like AC/DC, but I have to agree that they sound very similar and sounds like they are parodying themselves. There are prime examples of this: "TNT", "Jailbreak", and "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap"; "You Shook Me All Night Long" and "Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pullution"; and everything with the 12 bar blues riff to name a few. They use the minor pentatonic scale and power chords for all of their songs and write about the same stuff. Like I said, I like AC/DC, they just sound the same. - blake_meinhardt

"YOU SHOOK ME ALL NIGHT LONG! "

"WE'RE ON THE HIGHWAY TO HELL! "

"I'M BACK IN BLACK! "

Yes, we get it, AC/DC. You have perfected the art of creating boring, uninventive radio rock. - PetSounds

They are great, but they are very uninventive. - gemcloben

The Razors Edge is the only one that kind of sound different. - JCHOW

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3 Disturbed Disturbed Disturbed is an American heavy metal band from Chicago, Illinois . The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren . They are known for songs like "Down With the Sickness" and "Stricken" .
4 Linkin Park 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.

I don't like this band, but they drastically changed their style over time so it doesn't really deserve to be on this list.

Linkin Park is overrated, only the most depressed of the depressed listen to them

I thought you were a fan, Jett? - PetSounds

Linkin park doesn't sound the same. they change genres every albums. listen to given up and lost in the echo. they both sound different - Th3Zm0nst3r

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5 Tool Tool Tool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. ...read more.

I don't want to hear nothing about tool! they are the greatest band to ever hit this earth!

There songs can sound similar, but don't tell me a song like third eye sounds exactly like schism

Tool? your kidding right?

They are like the most diverse band out there. tool is the least likely band I would have expected to be on this list. their song durations are very diverse. with the shortest song being useful idiot at 39 seconds and the longest being disgustipated at over fifteen minutes long.

6 Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine is a Nu-Metal band formed in Los Angeles, California. The band consists of vocalist Zack de la Rocha, bassist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello and drummer Brad Wilk.

It sounds different but it's the same basic concept. I wouldn't vote.

7 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 same? No, each song is unique. Maybe with the exception of a few songs from "golden cobra". - brutalmetalbloke

8 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). ...read more.

Yeah honestly... I like Breaking Benjamin, too, but they haven't really changed their sound at all. - YCLP33

Just about every song they play has the same song structure.

I love them so much, but their songs really do all sound similiar. Blow me away, I will not bow, so cold, had enough etc. All sound pretty similiar.

With Breaking Benjamin I already know what to expect with their songs.
1. Generic Guitar riff
2. Average but not special singing
3. Boring drums
4. Average lyrics
5. Repetitive bass
6. Mediocre sound in the process - BoredJeff02

9 Mumford and Sons Mumford and Sons Mumford & Sons are a British rock band from London, formed in 2007. The band consists of Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall and Ted Dwane.

"something heart something hand something love something she" *guitar gets quiet* *SUDDEN BANJO*

10 Slayer Slayer ...read more.

Their songs sound very similar in the sense of a punk band, just a lot of raw, thrashtastic energy

The guitar are just 000000000000 [insert random power chord] 00000000 [insert another random power chord]
And the drums are always the same cliche skank rhythm which gets old real soon

The Contenders

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

I sadly have to vote for Evanescence. Their music is good, but just all sound depressing. - MontyPython

Even though Evanescence is one of my favorite bands and always will be, their songs are a bit repetitive per album.

12 Cannibal Corpse Cannibal Corpse Cannibal Corpse is a American death metal band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 1988 . The band is known for their graphic album covers, explicitly violent lyrics and song titles like "I C** Blood" The group got into mainstream after performing the song "Hammer Smashed Face" in the 1994 film Ace Ventura: ...read more.

Your right, but its not like its any use, I mean you can't even kind of make out the lyrics. the music itself is basically just blast beats on the drums and sweep picking on the guitar for five minutes and finally its over.

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13 Dragonforce Dragonforce DragonForce are a British power metal band based in London, England. Formed in 1999, the group are known for their long and fast guitar solos, fantasy-themed lyrics, and electronic sounds in their music to add to their retro video game-influenced sound.
14 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 ...read more.

All of their songs arw generic and sound the same they are a trashy boy band and suck @$$ - christangrant

15 Nirvana Nirvana 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.

A lot of Nirvana songs have gibberish lyrics followed by a occasional grunt or scream. And with average guitar playing, decent singing but yeah definitely sounds the same to me. - BoredJeff02

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16 Bring Me to the Horizon

Like I said this band is a wannabe Three Days Grace. At least Three Days Grace actually starts their songs off with normal singing before the screaming parts happen. But with Bring Me The Horizon not so much, they scream as soon as a song starts, and unlike TDG don't have a good guitar player, drummer, bass player or singer. Overall a very terrible band of the 2000's that doesn't put any EFFORT into their music. - BoredJeff02

SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM! Predictable guitar riff - IronSabbathPriest

17 Ramones Ramones The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. They are often cited as the first band to define the punk rock sound.

Listen to the start of Blitzkrieg Bop then listen to the start of Sheena is a punk rocker and you'll see - lelennyface

True, but they're still one of the best punk rock bands

18 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.

Every single song sounds the same to me.

19 Rise Against Rise Against Rise Against is an American melodic hardcore band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999. The band's current line-up comprises vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tim McIlrath, lead guitarist Zach Blair, bassist Joe Principe and drummer Brandon Barnes.
20 Meshuggah Meshuggah Meshuggah is a Swedish progressive metal band from Umeå, formed in 1987. They are credited with crafting the Djent subgenre. Meshuggah's line-up consists of founding members vocalist Jens Kidman and lead guitarist Fredrik Thordendal, drummer Tomas Haake, who joined in 1990, rhythm guitarist Mårten ...read more.
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1. Nickelback
2. Limp Bizkit
3. Cannibal Corpse
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1. Nickelback
2. Tool
3. Linkin Park
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1. AC/DC
2. Disturbed
3. Slayer
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