Most Annoying Rock/Metal Bands

This is the list of all those smelly little bands with most annoying songs, members and specially fan-bases.

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 more.

This band is extremely repetitive generic guitar riffs, boring lyrics and downright mediocre singing. This band gets appraised way too much. At best this band is ok but not like top notch stuff to me. Seriously though Green Day, Foo Fighters and Shinedown don't annoy me as much as this horrendous band does.

How is linkin park annoying you need to listen to numb and in the end

This band is and always has been annoying. I barely stand to listen to even one of there songs. I understand that many people enjoy them and I respect that, however I cannot stand them.

I love this band very much and this band is not borring it is rock band

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2 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). more.

They're one of the best bands ever! But they get annoying after awhile.

I totally agree with this list what is so good about A7X anyways?

They are ok for a while but they get annoying if you listen to them constantly

Trash - 445956

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3 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.

I have to say their guitar player Wes Borland ain't bad. But Fred Durst is the least talented person in music business ever. No doubt about that.

By the way I agree that Marilyn Manson should not appear on this list. Antichrist Superstar and Mechanical Animals are two damn fine records. Even though the more recent albums - I don't know.

Linkin Lark gets on my nerves from time to time, the only thing annoying about Avenged Sevenfold is their fanbase, Slipknot is the same as A7X, but with a less annoying fanbase, I haven't heard enough CoB to consider them annoying, Bullet For My Valentine is AWESOME, Disturbed is good except when the singer goes "Awk, awk", Jonas Brothers aren't even rock, Marilyn Manson isn't quite as annoying as Limp Bizkit, I've never heard any songs by Bring Me the Horizon, but I actually cringe when I listen to Limp Bizkit's cover of Behind Blue Eyes.

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4 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.

Why isn't this #1? Every song sounds exactly the same!

The hate on this band is more annoying than the band themselves - christangrant

What can I say? I really hate their guts.

Chad Kroeger is a douche. - benhos

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5 Jonas Brothers Jonas Brothers

There not even rock or metal. They have their own genre called "annoying Disney washouts"

Not even rock nowhere even near metal

Sure they're not metal but way way way worse than most of these bands, they deserve the number one spot

Forget about metal, not even rock, they are "nothing" - EliHbk

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6 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.

I can understand why people don't like him, but in my opinion, he shouldn't be on this list.

7 Bullet for My Valentine Bullet for My Valentine Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh metalcore/emo band from Bridgend, formed in 1998. The band is composed of Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals), Michael Thomas (drums) and Jamie Mathias (bass guitar). Former members include Nick Crandle and Jason more.

My friend had there album and was playing it in his car. I was utterly appalled by the so-called " music ".. should be labeled "trash"

They are just such an annoying band! I mean, no offense to people who like them, but they suck. They are weird emos. Nothing compared to most Metal and rock bans.

8 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 more.

Its all doom and gloom with oli Sykes and it gets old really fast

9 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is an American Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band is best known as one of the pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal during the late 1990s - 2000s and are distinguishable by the band's clothing choices, consisting of black/red jumpsuits and horror inspired masks. more.

Why are they on this list? I love their music. - UndisputedLunatic

Number 1, worst band ever.

10 Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that originates from Columbus, Ohio. Currently there are two members. The lead singer, Tyler Joseph, and the drummer, Josh Dun. At the 2016 American Music Awards, they won two AMAs for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist, and Favorite Alternative Artist. Twenty One more.

Twenty One Pilots?! More like Twenty One Losers! First of all, they're not even rock nor metal cause they don't have a guitarist and a bassist. Second of all, all their songs sound the same and they're not even creative at all! I love creative bands like Gorillaz, Queen, Pearl Jam, Guns N Roses and Alice in Chains! These bands put effort into their songs unlike Twenty One Losers! Finally the drumming is fake and Tyler Joseph voice sounds like a chicken! AT LEAST you can call hair metal crap a metal sub-genre (even though it's WAY more pop than actual metal or rock)! The reason they're famous is cause stupid emo and scene tween and teen girls think they're rock! WELL get a life and listen to some REAL rock like Guns N Roses, Alice in Chains and Pearl Jam! Don't listen to these boring, lame rock posers! 21 losers are pure pop, alternative pop and indie pop, not rock at ALL, nor are they good.

Get this to number 1 please - christangrant

Tyler Joseph's voice is just painful annoying.

I can't stand this 'band'. - Brobusky

The Newcomers

? KISS KISS Kiss is an American hard rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the band's original manager, Lew Linet.
? Good Charlotte Good Charlotte Good Charlotte is an American rock band from Waldorf, Maryland that formed in 1996. Since 1998, the band's constant members have been lead vocalist Joel Madden, lead guitarist and vocalist Benji Madden, bassist Paul Thomas, rhythm guitarist and keyboardist Billy Martin and drummer Dean Butterworth, more.

The Contenders

11 Cradle of Filth Cradle of Filth Cradle of Filth are a British extreme metal band that formed in Suffolk in 1991. The band's musical style evolved from black metal to a cleaner and more "produced" amalgam of gothic metal, symphonic black metal and other extreme metal styles.

We will show no mercy and kill them all against these posers - Odinest

Ruined Hallowed Be Thy Name - christangrant

12 Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. more.

Terrible band, their fans are even worse.

There good they have some meaning in there songs but I guess its like
marmite you love them or hate them

13 Coheed and Cambria Coheed and Cambria Coheed and Cambria is an American progressive rock band from Nyack, New York, formed in 1995. The band consists of Claudio Sanchez, Travis Stever, Josh Eppard, and Zach Cooper.

The singer has such an annoying voice, just wanna smack his face in!

14 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.


15 The New Guns N' Roses

Axl is fat and old and gets out of breath trying to sing anymore. And no slash so basically every good thing about them is gone.

No, they've sucked since day 1 - jack2244

RIP The old Guns :(

16 Steel Panther Steel Panther Steel Panther is an American comedy glam metal band from Los Angeles, California, mostly known for their profane and humorous lyrics, as well as their exaggerated on-stage personae that parody the stereotypical 1980s "glam metal" lifestyle.

They look gay

Bland and not even funny. Buff said

They’re a comedy band - Kfox101

17 Disturbed Disturbed Disturbed is an American nu metal/ alternative rock/ alternative 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" .

Disturbed is good, its just the elitist thing to hate them - ryanrimmel

18 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.
19 Children of Bodom Children of Bodom Children Of Bodom is a melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. Formed in 1993, the group currently consists of Alexi Laiho, Janne Wirman, Henkka Seppälä, Jaska Raatikainen and Daniel Freyberg.
20 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 more.

Why would you hate Korn? - UndisputedLunatic

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

I just don't like the similar guitar riffs and the vocal's voice. But Back In black is a masterpiece

Worst voice in all of heavy metal/rock. They are annoying and way too overrated, and angus young is a poor excuse for a guitarist. Way to make use of those 3 chords in every song, Angus. I mean really? A chord, D chord and the E chord. Repeat. Horrible.

Totally changed the hard rock scene. Wicked vocals (Brian Johnson and Bon Scott), great riffs (Angus Young), sick basslines (Cliff Williams), awesome rhythm guitar (Malcolm Young), and smashing drum playing (Phil Rudd). I don't get how you people could just trash these hard-rocking pioneers. - HardRockSam

Stuff Australian rock! Even though I'm Aussie, I hate this band worst band ever

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23 Poison Poison Poison is an American hair/glam metal band that achieved great commercial success in the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s.
24 Anal C*** Anal C*** Anal C*** was an American grindcore band founded by vocalist Seth Putnam in 1988. The band is known for their highly offensive lyrics which included themes of misogyny, homophobia, racism, Nazism, antisemitism, and schadenfreude (ridicule of the unfortunate). Their music has been received negatively more.
25 Hollywood Undead Hollywood Undead Hollywood Undead is an American rap rock band from Los Angeles, California, United States. They released their debut album, Swan Songs, on September 2, 2008, and their live CD/DVD Desperate Measures, on November 10, 2009. Their second studio album, American Tragedy, was released April 5, 2011. All of more.

HOW DARE YOU?! Why the masks, kid? Well ask bands that wore masks before them, like Slipknot and Daft Punk. How dare you put this awesome band on this list. Disgraceful.

Straight up stupid music

Why the masks? Hollywood Undead comes accross as a failed pop band that are despritly trying to get attention, but can't show their faces in fear of being recognized.

26 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: more.
27 Nightwish Nightwish Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen. It's currently formed by Tuomas, Emppu, lead vocalist Floor Jansen, bassist and vocalist Marco Hietala, more.
28 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.

You have go to be kidding me. - HardRockSam


29 Pierce The Veil Pierce The Veil Pierce the Veil is an American post-hardcore band from San Diego, California. Formed in 2006, the band was founded by brothers Vic and Mike Fuentes after the disbandment of the group Before Today, which was formed out of the San Diego punk rock scene.

The most annoying band I've ever heard in my life and suicidal

30 As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying is an American metalcore band from San Diego, California. Founded in 2000 by vocalist Tim Lambesis, the establishment of the band's first full lineup, which included drummer Jordan Mancino, occurred in 2001. As I Lay Dying has released six albums, one split album, and two compilation more.

A very mediocre metalcore band consists of '5 CHRISTIANS' (as they have said in an interview)! They are just the biggest douchebags on the earth.

31 Dream Theater Dream Theater Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band from Boston, Massachusetts. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", only to change its name to Dream Theater later. more.

Oh my god you people are complete idiots!
they are known for their fifteen minute meaningful epics. they are the most diverse and technically proficient bands out there. sure pull me under can get a little annoying after a while but if you go deep into their playlist to some of their longer songs you will become a new person.
here is your dream theater checklist of songs you need to hear.
1. blind faith 2. count of tuscany (truly will change your life trust me) 3. in the name of god 4 the best of times 5. the glass prison 6. octavarium
get started.

32 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.
33 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.
34 Asking Alexandria Asking Alexandria Asking Alexandria are an English metalcore band from York, North Yorkshire formed initially in 2008 by lead guitarist Ben Bruce along with former lead singer Danny Worsnop, bassist Joe Lancaster, keyboardist and synth player Ryan Binns, and current members drummer James Cassells and rhythm guitarist more.
35 Arch Enemy Arch Enemy Arch Enemy is a Swedish melodic death metal band, originally a supergroup, from Halmstad, formed in 1996. Its members were in bands such as Carcass, Armageddon, Carnage, Mercyful Fate, Spiritual Beggars, and Eucharist.

Just consider your wife growling with a horrible voice, throwing hands and waving hairs... And you're listening to Arch Enemy! - Nord666

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39 The Kinks The Kinks The Kinks were an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1963 by brothers Dave and Ray Davies.

The Kinks are amazing.The harmonies, the riffs, they are basically the underrated Beatles. - HardRockSam

40 The Flaming Lips The Flaming Lips

I've recently heard they will be releasing an album with Ke$ha titled Lip$ha next Monday. That's how low you can get.

41 Mastodon Mastodon Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in early 2000 and composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor.
42 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.
43 Guns N' Roses 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 more.
44 Falling in Reverse Falling in Reverse Falling in Reverse is an American post hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2008, signed to Epitaph Records.
45 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.
46 Emmure Emmure Emmure is an American metalcore band formed in 2003. Originally based in New Fairfield, Connecticut, but now residing in Queens, New York, the group has a total of seven releases, with their first public release being a 2006 EP entitled The Complete Guide to Needlework.
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48 Dark Angel Dark Angel Dark Angel is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California formed in 1981. Their over-the-top style (extremely fast, heavy and lengthy songs with lots of tempo changes, lyrics and extended instrumental parts) earned them the nickname "the L.A. Caffeine Machine". Although Dark Angel had more.
49 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.
50 Foo Fighters Foo Fighters Foo Fighters are an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. The band was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, rhythm guitar, main songwriter), Pat Smear (rhythm guitar), Nate more.
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