Top 10 Bands You Used to Love but You Can No Longer Listen To
The Top Ten
1 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 used to like these guys a lot, but man, their stuff has just not aged well at all. Not quite Simple Plan levels of whiny, but it's up there. I can only listen to them now when they're pretty far from their nu-metal selves. - Zach808
While they weren't that great to begin with, at least they were trying with their albums. Then they only sold out harder, feeding into modern teenage angst, which was when I called quit with these "singers". - Swellow
They pretty much were my favorite band as a kid. Now, I only listen to Iridescent or The Little Things Give You Away. Those two songs are beautiful. - cjWriter1997
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.
Somehow, I've actually softened on these guys. Don't get me wrong, I still despise their attempts at being preachy in songs like If Everyone Cared, but I can kinda see the appeal of their dirtier rockstar ass side. I still don't like them, but I've heard worse. - Zach808
Who would even listen to Nickelback in the first place? - Entranced98
5 Simple Plan
Simple Plan is a French-Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released five studio albums.
Why did I even like these guys in the first place - wrests
Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, currently consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar), Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner.
I'd say some of their stuff has actually held up really well. Or at least their 90s albums. Some of their stuff is just crap now. - Zach808
7 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.
8 Green Day
Green Day are an American punk rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock . Some of their influences ...read more.
The whole Spanish Numbers (Referring to Uno, Dos and Tres) trilogy really shows how far they fell of the hook. Thankfully they're building themselves back up. - Swellow
They came back with their new album. But yeah, as I grew older, I started to like them less. I used to like them more between the age of 12-14. - zxm
Muse are an English alternative rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994. The members are Matt Bellamy (lead vocal, lead guitar, piano, keyboard), Dom Howard (drums, percussion) and Chris Wolstenholme (bass, backing vocals). They've won several awards including five MTV Awards, 8 NME Awards, ...read more.
10 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 ...read more.
With Rose being the only remaining member of the band and how bad he and his music has aged, it's safe to say that they're not going to make the next decade. - Swellow
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.
Besides a few songs I don't really listen to this band any more because I have heard so many other bands that now Nirvana sounds too simple for me - christangrant
Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. The group was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine's dismissal from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums, and their biggest hits are Symphony of Destruction, Holy ...read more.
11 Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more.
I've been listening their songs for a long time. And yes, its been years that I know about their plagiarisms, but I still like their songs.I just don't like their members.
Because it's they who are bad. Not their songs which are bad. - zxm
Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.
13 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.
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.
15 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.
16 Three Days Grace
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.
17 Van Halen
Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972. From 1974 until 1985, the band consisted of guitarist Eddie Van Halen, vocalist David Lee Roth, drummer Alex Van Halen, and bassist Michael Anthony.
I'm sorry, but I feel the need to disagree with this. I know this is an opinion but since this is a subjective list, I think I can explain why do I not agree with Van Halen being this high on the list. To me, Van Halen is amazing, and is within my top 5 favorite bands for sure, and probably tied with Whitesnake for my favorite hard rock band. Van Halen was the first hard rock band I really got into and liked a lot-and still do. I've never tired of hearing their music despite listening to it quite often. They have a variety of songs depending on what you want to listen to from both David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar's eras. - Element119
Van Halen is the epitome of plastic, West Coast bands. Took shredding to the point of torture, and slaughtered too many classic songs to ever be forgiven.
18 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.
19 Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath are a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, Singer Ozzy Osbourne, Bassist and Main Lyricist Geezer Butler and Drummer Bill Ward . The band got into mainstream after improving after their debut album got negative feedback . In 1978, ...read more.
Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.
Except few songs most metallica's songs are kinda like a season to me. I like them at that time. (I am not saying their songs aren't good. I just don't listen them often). - zxm