Top 10 Mediocre Bands We Liked as Teens

Ya ever went through a phase of liking a certain band in high school? Then once you got into college you simply did not care for that band anymore? I bet we all have. This is a list of bands that aren't really that unique or remarkable yet we listened to anyway during our teen years. Bands that haven't aged well over the years.

If you still like these bands then great. Nothing wrong with that at all. This list is just my personal opinion.

The Top Ten

1 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.

Yup. They are fun when you're under 18 after you start questioning your music taste...

In the End is a good song, but that's all. - somekindofaguy

Lol I never liked this big time gimmick. - Ananya

Ooh boy. This band has the biggest love-hate relationship with me. I was a HUGE fan back then but now not so much. I still enjoy them but it's a constant struggle between are they still really great to me or just one of those bands I liked then but are kind of meh to me now. I constantly go back and forth with this lol

Also thanks for the little shoutout Metal_Treasure. That was one of the comments where I went full music snob. - cjWriter1997

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2 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.

They are one of the most hated bands around and I can understand why, I liked them as a kid but now I see that they are really mediocre because their songs are too simple and repetitive. - IronMaidenFan666

3 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.
4 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is a Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band released their first album in 1999 and was well received by critics and fans. The group gained success after the release of their second studio album, "Iowa". ...read more.

Slipknot are badass, they shouldn't be on here. - IronMaidenFan666

5 Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy is an American pop rock 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 never liked them to be honest - christangrant

Fall out boy are ok but there are much better emo bands. Like panic! At the disco, twenty one pilots, my chemical romance etc

6 Three Days Grace 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.

This band is amazing! Songs like Riot, Painkiller, So what, Landmine and many other. Just hear these songs you'll get mad. THIS BAND MUST BE IN TOP 3

I liked Three Days Grace since elementary school call them mediocre all you want but I'll still like them and not get into all this Shoegae/ blackgaze garbage. - BoredJeff02

7 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.

My life...

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.

This band is like 90% rap and 10% metal... - somekindofaguy

Never liked them - Metal_Treasure

9 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.

Oh yes this band is very overrated - christangrant

10 Alien Ant Farm Alien Ant Farm Alien Ant Farm is an American rock band that formed in Riverside, California, United States, in 1996. Their name comes from an idea original guitarist Terry Corso had about aliens and the Earth: "it was just my daydream about our planet being seeded by entities from other dimensions." They have released ...read more.

The Contenders

11 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" .

I find Disturbed to be interesting enough to listen to and enjoy greatly - kempokid

Great band actually but they are not the best band ever. - IronMaidenFan666

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

Metal band my ass, soft alternative rock band, people obsessed with this band because a woman is the singer... - somekindofaguy

Amy Lee's voice is a miracle let alone their entire body of work which is brilliant. They have zero bad songs. Nonsense! - mood333

Not this either, I always disliked it. - Ananya

13 Coal Chamber Coal Chamber Coal Chamber was formed in Los Angeles, CA, in 1993. The current members of Coal Chamber are Dez Fafara (Vocals), Nadja Peulen (Bass), Meegs Rascón (Guitar), and Mike Cox (Drums). Former members of the band include Rayna Foss, Chela Rhea Harper, and John Thor. Coal Chamber is typically known being ...read more.

I find their first album to be solid heavy and dark Nu Metal. Unfortunately can't say the same about their later records. - cjWriter1997

14 Skillet Skillet Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.
15 Bring Me the Horizon Bring Me the Horizon Bring Me the Horizon is 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 ...read more.
16 Mushroomhead Mushroomhead Mushroomhead is an American Nu Metal band from Cleveland, Ohio. Formed in 1993 in the Cleveland Warehouse District, the band is known for their avant-garde sound which includes influence from heavy metal, art rock and electro-industrial and their imagery which features masks and costumes as well as ...read more.
17 Korn Korn Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.

I still very much enjoy their self-titled and Life Is Peachy. Follow the Leader and Issues have some really great tracks too. - cjWriter1997

Not necessarily directed at you, just more less we agree they are in no way mediocre. - htoutlaws2012

18 Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold is an American alternative metal/metalcore (early) band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums). ...read more.

Their Metalcore stuff is really overrated - christangrant

But their self titled album isn't Metalcore though I agree that it's their best album. I'm mainly talking about Waking the Fallen (Their 2nd album) its not as good as people make it out to be its Meh it has some great tracks (I Won't See You Tonight Unholy Confessions Second Heartbeat) but other than those few its meh i don't see what makes it one of the best Metalcore albums when albums by Trivium and Killswitch Engage are better - christangrant

19 Seether Seether Seether are a South African hard rock band founded in May 1999 in Pretoria, South Africa. The band originally performed under the name Saron Gas until 2002, when they adopted the Seether name.
20 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. ...read more.

The most overrated solo "metal" artist ever... - somekindofaguy

I never liked his music - christangrant

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