Top 10 Most Mediocre Bands of the 60s-90s

Bands around the 60s - 90s that are honestly pretty mediocre, not necessarily terrible, but not great either. I'm not including bands from the 2000s, 2010s or 50s for this list.

The Top Ten

1 The Beatles The Beatles The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented more.

Softy, simple songs for kids. They aren't good musicians, Ringo was a very bad drum player (read the interview with Quincy Jones 7th February 2018), McCartney was not a good bass player also. They wrote very simple song, no need mush singing skills to sing them.

I only like maybe two of their songs, they're pretty mediocre and meh in all honesty. - SomePersonYouHate

2 The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). more.

I'd argue that they're just as mediocre as The Beatles. - SomePersonYouHate

I don't like the Beatles but I'll take them over the Rolling Stones any day. - SomePersonYouHate

3 No Doubt No Doubt No Doubt is an American rock band from Anaheim, California, that formed in 1986. Since 1994, the group has consisted of vocalist Gwen Stefani, bassist and keyboardist Tony Kanal, guitarist and keyboardist Tom Dumont, and drummer Adrian Young.

Mediocre and pretty generic it's not a surprise to me that this band didn't last long. - SomePersonYouHate

4 Hole Hole Hole was an American alternative rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 1989 by singer and guitarist Courtney Love and lead guitarist Eric Erlandson.

Not godawful but certainly not good either. - SomePersonYouHate

Didn't they get famous just because Courtney Love dated Kurt Cobain and is theorized to have killed him? - Skullkid755

5 U2 U2 U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin. Formed in 1976, the group consists of Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr. U2's early sound was rooted in post-punk but eventually grew to incorporate influences from many genres of popular music. Throughout the group's musical pursuits, they have more.

Sure they have a few ok tunes but nothing that I'd consider great. - SomePersonYouHate

6 The Smashing Pumpkins The 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. They are also considered to be one of the most influential alternative more.

Mediocre and average at best. - SomePersonYouHate

7 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.

Most of their songs are pretty bland and dull but not terrible. - SomePersonYouHate

8 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.

Sure they're corny and hard to take seriously but nowhere near worst band of all time status mediocre suits them in my book. - SomePersonYouHate

9 Stone Temple Pilots Stone Temple Pilots Stone Temple Pilots was formed in San Diego, CA in 1989. more.

Not atrocious but they're pretty average in about every aspect. - SomePersonYouHate

10 Bush Bush Bush are a British rock band formed in London, England in 1992. The band found their immediate success with the release of their debut album Sixteen Stone in 1994, which is certified 6× multi-platinum by the RIAA.

Out of all the 90s grunge bands that came out Bush was quite honestly one of the more boring bands from the scene. Nothing stands out other than the ok vocals from what I've heard. - SomePersonYouHate

The Contenders

11 Queen Queen Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury more.

Over rated, over praised, and WAY over played. Ironically they barely garnered attention when they were active, but the weak minded of today think they are totally hip when they discover them.

12 Judas Priest Judas Priest Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band that formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. They are often referred to as one of the greatest metal bands of all time, and are even commonly called “The Metal Gods”, after one of the songs on their 1980 album “British Steel”. more.
13 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. more.

I agree even though I like Nirvana. - SomePersonYouHate

14 Deep Purple Deep Purple Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years. Originally formed as a progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in 1970. Deep Purple, more.
15 Black Flag Black Flag Black Flag was an American punk rock band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, California. Initially called Panic, the band was established by Greg Ginn, the guitarist, primary songwriter, and sole continuous member through multiple personnel changes in the band. They are widely considered to be one of more.
16 Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson is an American rock band from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Formed in 1989 by frontman Marilyn Manson and Daisy Berkowitz, the group was originally named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids with their theatrical performances gathering a local cult following in the early 1990s. more.
17 Megadeth Megadeth Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. Megadeth was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine was fired from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums to date, and have gone through many lineup changes, with Dave more.

I can tell I'll get flack for this but Megadeth's pretty mediocre the only song I liked by them was a instrumental... I cannot stand Mustaine's vocals and it really does take away from the experience for me. Mustaine's a good guitar player but a AWFUL singer. - SomePersonYouHate

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