Top 10 Biggest Douchebags of Rock and Metal

Rock and Metal have their fair share of douchebags from their ego's to their overall annoyance.
The Top Ten
1 Axl Rose William Bruce Rose Jr., better known as 'Axl Rose', is an American singer born on February 6, 1962, in Lafayette, Indiana. He Is the founder and lead singer of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses. He is a celebrated but controversial figure in the world of rock.

Axl minds his own business. Just because you don't agree with him doesn't mean he's a douche. One In Million is not an attack on homosexuals or people of another race. It is a story of Axl's experiences before making it big.

He is a homophobic a-hole. A shame because I really like a few Guns and Roses songs, but I can't listen to them anymore.

I am a big fan of Guns N Roses and his voice is amazing, but he is not the nicest person on the world

He's not a douchebag, or at least, he isn't a douchebag anymore. He is a better person than most people think.

2 Courtney Love Courtney Michelle Love is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and visual artist. A notable figure in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990s, Love's career has spanned four decades.

Didn't she overdose in front of her daughter? What a lovely human being, I'm sure you'll agree.

To this day... I will never know why Kurt Cobain married her. She's annoying, antagonizinng, irriating and just downright ignorant!

Somebody has already said it but isn't the word douchebag for men?

You can call a woman a lot of things but douchebag isn't one of them

3 Fred Durst William Frederick "Fred" Durst is an American musician and film director. Durst is best known as the vocalist of the nu metal band Limp Bizkit, formed in 1994, with whom he has released six studio albums.

He has quite the ego...


He's an ass

4 Gene Simmons Chaim Witz, known professionally by his stage name Gene Simmons, is an Israeli-American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor and television personality.

Depressed people should kill themselves; that's some amazing advice you've got there Simmons. I suppose Kurt Cobain, Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell need to owe you a lot, don't they, because those three did the right thing killing themselves because they were depressed. Ronnie James Dio is a pathetic ripoff, because Gene invented the metal horns, and has been using it ever since.

No seriously, I hate Gene Simmons SO MUCH! At least with Axl Rose, I can sympathize with him due to his backstory and he's actually gotten better overtime. Gene's the same pompous, fame/money greedy A-hole since KISS's success. His own son even criticized him, calling him the "Donald Trump of Rock music", which is coincidental considering he actually supports Trump. What's sad is that he never had a sad back story to influence his personality. He got popular, and his fame got the best of him.

Just a huge douche - Kiss one of the most overrated bands ever.

I don't even need to explain this one...

5 John Lennon John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40.

Let's be real here people, this dude was the perfect example of a rock douche. He took lots of LSD, abused his wife (as well as cheat on her) and son, and donated money to a terrorist organization. I'm just saying.

6 Lars Ulrich Lars Ulrich is a Danish drummer and one of the founding members of the American thrash metal band Metallica.

At the end of the day he is still metallica

He has a really big ego...

7 Ivan Moody Ivan L. Moody, known by the pseudonym Ghost during his time with Motograter, is the lead vocalist for American heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch from Las Vegas, Nevada.
8 James Hetfield James Alan Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963. He is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.

He's mellowed now, but back then, he was an ass. He and Lars Ulrich acted like jerks to Jason Newsted and acted real surprised when Jason left Metallica. And with Dave being booted from Metallica? You couldn't fully blame Dave for attacking James, as the dude basically just kicked Dave's dog. Still, I'm a huge fan of both Metallica and Megadeth, and there are worse douches on this list.

What's wrong with Hetfield? He seems like a nice person.

9 Ted Nugent Theodore Anthony "Ted" Nugent is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and far right activist. Nugent initially gained fame as the lead guitarist of the Amboy Dukes, a band formed in 1963 that played psychedelic rock and hard rock.

He may have done some crazy or weird stuff, but I've met him before and he seemed pretty chill and kind enough to sign my guitar t-shirt although he may have been feeling a little stressed

Decent guitar player but damn it needs to be said, he has one hell of a ego!

10 Dave Mustaine David Scott "Dave" Mustaine (born September 13, 1961) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor and author. Mustaine is best known as a pioneer in Thrash Metal, being the former lead guitarist of Metallica before his dismissal in 1983, leading to finding and becoming the front man of his own more.

This dude...he literally called himself the best guitarist

Dude wishes every day he was as good as Metallica

Dang some ego

The Newcomers

? Eric Clapton Eric Patrick Clapton is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and Cream. He has also been a member of Derek and the Dominos.
The Contenders
11 Kerry King Kerry Ray King is an American musician, best known as a guitarist for the American thrash metal band Slayer.

"Metallica is living off past success"
Explain to me how Slayer is not living off past success there Mr. King?
Oh wait you can't...

12 Ian Watkins Ian Watkins is a Welsh singer and convicted sex offender, best known as the former vocalist for the rock band Lostprophets.

He should be on top of that list.

He's a paedophile and has raped countless of people including children, and once even tried to rape a baby. A BABY! He's a depraved psychopath and deserves to be at no. 1

13 Wes Scantlin Wesley Reid "Wes" Scantlin is an American songwriter, lead singer, guitarist, and the only remaining founding member of the American post-grunge band Puddle of Mudd.
14 Jacoby Shaddix Jacoby Dakota Shaddix is an American musician, singer-songwriter, sporadic actor and former television presenter.

This Papa Roach singer sure is one hell of a douche.

15 Varg Vikernes Louis Cachet, (born Kristian Vikernes) more popularly known as Varg Vikernes, is a Norwegian musician, writer, and a convicted murderer and arsonist. He is known as the frontman of the one-man band Burzum (named after a word in the Black Speech, which is a fictional language in J.R.R. Tolkien's The more.

Hands down one of the big douches of any musical genre, let alone metal. Burns down churches, is a Neo-Nazi and killed a bandmate. Deserves a high spot on the list.

He is lower than Chad Kroeger, who donated to charity. Is this a joke?

Should be higher than Kroeger... at least Kroeger isn't a murderer.

But dat smile though

16 M. Shadows Matthew Charles Sanders, better known by his stage name M. Shadows, is an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter and founding member of the American metalcore/alternative metal band Avenged Sevenfold.

Nicest guy ever!

17 Marilyn Manson Brian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, multimedia artist, author, and former music journalist.

Funny that they put him on this list. I love him I mean he's like the most original rock figure out there and he tries to be a duchebag on purpose I honestly love it!

He doesn't just have a ego he intentionially wants to be controversial enough said.

I don't know how and why, but Marilyn Manson is definitely not a "douchebag"

Manson's not a douchebag. He's just out there, but still a decent dude.

18 Jimmy Page James Patrick Page is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin.

For me, my most hated person in all of music. While he is a fantastic guitarist and I'm not one to whinge about rock'n'roll rebellion, there are limits. Like kidnapping and raping a minor, for instance. Here, Page kidnapped a 14 year old Lorri Maddox because he took a fancy to her. After getting his roadie to kidnap her, she was imprisoned by Page while they had frequent sex, so he wouldn't be arrested. Utter scumbag, and to make things worse, unlike the many others on this list, Page was never arrested or punished for his crimes. Glad to know society is all in good shape, am I right?

Wait what. The Guitar God was not a douchebag. He was a great person!

He is a legend

19 Euronymous Øystein Aarseth (1968-1993), who went by the pseudonym Euronymous, was a Norwegian guitarist and co-founder of the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. Euronymous was stabbed to death by band member Varg Vikernes in August 1993. more.

Burnt Churches, formed the "Black Metal Inner Circle", a militant cult like group which indulged in illegal activities, was misanthropic and satanic, almost killed a band member during a rehearsal by stabbing him. Anymore points to prove that this guy deserves to be higher than 19?

20 Ozzy Osbourne John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath more.

Let's go after the facts, abuses alochol and drugs, has a big ego and displays lots of attiude.

21 Kid Rock Robert James Ritchie Sr., known professionally as Kid Rock, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, musician, record producer, activist, minister and actor.

Shouldn't even be on the list if you ask me.

He should be near the top of the list

He should be higher on the list.

No explanation needed.

22 Liam Gallagher William John Paul "Liam" Gallagher is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He rose to fame as the lead singer of the rock band Oasis, and later as the singer of Beady Eye.

He's said quite a couple of... questionable things. Mostly when under the influence. He and Noel... boy they do not get along at all. I wonder if he's putting on a facade sometimes to intentionally trigger people.

Liam is quite the character. I love him, but I have to admit he's a dipstick.

Got banned from an airline for abusing passengers

Oasis is better than the Beatles

23 Bono Paul David Hewson, known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist. His original nickname was Bono Vox which means "big voice".

Chad Kroeger, who donates to charity, gets a spot yet this literal piece of crap (as shown by South Park) doesn't. I love U2 but if I met this guy in real life I would just give him a punch in the face.

24 Vince Neil Vincent Neil Wharton is an American vocalist and musician, best known as the lead vocalist of glam metal/ hair metal band Mötley Crüe.

Trumptard republican values and an alcoholic and murderer who got off scott free

Just a vile unwashed no-talent dbag in every aspect.

25 Trent Reznor Michael Trent Reznor, known professionally as Trent Reznor, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and film score composer. He is known for his intense music videos.

Not a big NIN fan, but I wouldn't call him a douche...

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