Most Overrated Bands of All Time

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41 Insane Clown Posse Insane Clown Posse Insane Clown Posse is an American hip hop, horrorcore and rap rock duo consisting of rappers Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope, that was formed in 1989 in Detroit. Insane Clown Posse is known for their violent and outrageous lyrics that interpolate often horror elements and religious symbolism, all of this ...read more.

Is this music at all or the mentally handicapped flailing instruments around with masks on? - gamefreak198

Terrible band... the Beatles are the greatest - jwileson

They are just a band of dumbasses who are dressed up as clowns. Their music is just horrible. Makes my ears bleed. What has music come to. And why are the Beatles on here? - llamaboy17

Terrible. No words to really explain how bad their rap lyrics are either. It's just random words that don't flow with the beat.

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42 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: ...read more.

When it comes to death metal (or maybe even metal in general), it doesn't get much more overrated than Cannibal Corpse. There are many other great death metal bands who don't get as much recognition as Cannibal Corpse such as Death (yes, even Death isn't as popular as Cannibal Corpse; which is sad), Opeth, Morbid Angel, and Carcass. Cannibal Corpse songs usually have bad "lyrics" (By the way the vocalist sucks, a GOOD death metal vocalist would make it brutal, yet understandable such as Chuck Schuldiner or Mikael Akerfeldt), but it Cannibal Corpse it literally just sounds like the guy is burping into the mic. Cannibal Corpse songs also have the SAME drum beat for every song and the guitar work is horrible. This is the most overrated metal band ever; aside from Metallica and maybe some metalcore bands.

These guys just hands down suck and get tons of credit that they don't deserve

43 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Pink Floyd were an English progressive rock band formed in London . They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitarist), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters (Vocals and ...read more.

Whoever thinks this band is overrated has zero musical taste. Rock and Pop aren't the only genres in the world. Pink Floyd is an art form.

The Beatles, Nirvana, U2, Queen, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Green Day, The Who, & Pink Floyd. This list is what's overrated.

Great band. If you think Pink Floyd sucks, you suck.

I bet anybody that says they are a great band stills smokes pot. That is why you think this band is good... You are all baked! Not many people born after 1975 like this band.

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44 Red Hot Chili Peppers Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers is a Californian funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. ...read more.

1 of the best, if not best live bands I have seen. There work has become commercialised of late but they have had a big change in their line up, as they have throughout their history and always delivered. Who would have thought a band would come close to their best after bringing out one of the best albums of all time, blood sugar sex magic. They delivered with CALIFORNICATION and BY THE WAY, Then slipped back to commercial songs on STAD ARC. They will come good again with a young talent in Klinkonhoffer.

They are all right, but overrated, but the only thing that makes them overrated it, is because they are sellouts, there new album has proven my point

I actually think they have some good hits. I love Dani California. That song is so addicting.

Awful wanna AND... ARE hippies. Anthony can't sing and John sucks at guitar.

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45 Tenacious D Tenacious D Tenacious D is an American comedy rock duo that was formed in Los Angeles, California in 1994. Composed of lead vocalist and guitarist Jack Black and lead guitarist and vocalist Kyle Gass, the band has released three albums – Tenacious D, The Pick of Destiny and Rize of the Fenix.

(facepalm) really you do know that tenacious d is a comedy band right

Yeah this band is a joke. Literally it's a comedy band. Nice name though! Haha funny stuff

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46 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 ...read more.

I'll agree that the singers voice is whiny and could be better, but other than that this band is pretty good. Not overrated in my opinion. - Imreallyboredrightnow

Billy's cat being strangled to death voice ripped this bands talent quality down by half percent. Why was he allowed to front this band.

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47 Daft Punk Daft Punk Daft Punk is a French electronic music duo consisting of producers Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.

Alive 2007 is good, but guys, they're not the second coming of jesus or something. They're not great, they're just good. Calm down.

They made the most repetitive song ever.

This is a terrible band. They have lack of talent and they have "Pharell Willams" - kmyeakel

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48 The Who The Who The Who is an English hard rock band formed in London, England in 1964 . The members are Roger Daltrey (lead singer), Pete Townshend (guitarist), John Entwistle (bassist), and Keith Moon (drums). The genres they were associated with happened to be rock, soft rock, hard rock, and soul rock. They are ...read more.

I think these guys are actually very underrated. Keith Moon played drums at a pace that even some scientists say wasn't humanly possible. Pete Townshend may be the most underrated guitarist (and songwriter) ever. Jon Entwhistle is one of the best bass players ever, and Roger Daltrey is an ultra-talented singer and actor. A "few"good songs? Are you serious? The Who's thirtieth best song is better than the best song of most bands. Anything off of Tommy, Quadraphenia, Hooligans, Who's next, etc, etc

Chill out people... Just because you like something doesn't mean other music is bad. Nirvana fans: "the Beatles SUCK why on earth would you vote for nirvana they revolutionized 90s Rock? " True. Beatles fans: "Nirvana SUCKS they basically created rock music! " Well maybe not quite true but still they were EXTREMELY revolutionary. I just rember I used to hate a band... Gave them a fair listen and now they're one of my favorites. And how can ICP possibly be overrated when everybody hates them except like one group of people...

Good, but anyone who says better than Beatles is smoking somethin

The Who? SERIOUSLY?!? Listen to some of John Entwistle's isolated bass tracks and then tell us they are overrated. - synthonaplinth

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49 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.

I cannot believe that the beatles are on here. Have you not heard the rest of the music in the early 60's or late 50's? That's what the Beatles sound like. Numetal bands all sound the same too but only one of those is in the top ten. You people are out of your minds thats like saying that's like saying that jimi can't play the guitar. Nirvana is not overrated either them and Mudhoney completely revolutionized the sound of music. - IknowAlotAboutMusic

DragonForce is a horrible band that dare to call themselves "METAL". They are self obsessed and will never be a good band. They speed up there music in the studio so everyone believes they are God. Herman Li is overrated and their wimpy fans dare to claim they are the next wonder of the world. If you don't believe me about there use of the studio listen to them live and you will understand.

Cheesier than the entire state of Wisconsin and cornier than the entire state of Nebraska.

Two words: guitar wanking. That is every single Dragonforce song ever. - DavidBondra

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50 X Japan X Japan X Japan is a Japanese heavy metal band from Chiba, formed in 1982 by drummer Yoshiki and lead vocalist Toshi.

Their music was really good! And no one deserves to die (so stop saying hide needed to die, I hate Nirvana but I didn't wish death to Cobain). People can't expect them to sound like American metal because they're Japanese! Japanese metal will obviously sound different from American metal. You can't expect a Japanese singer to sound like an American singer. That's dumb. They were just not your typical metal band, but not bad.

I'm going to have to go find and listen to some X Japan just because the people on this website won't shut up about them. Apparently they're a better metal band than Iron Maiden and Black Sabbath and a better rock band than Led Zeppelin. I guess I should be excited. Why am I finding this so hard to believe...

why does everyone that knows japanese rock keep on telling that x-japan is the best band there are better japanese bands out there like DEAD END and D'ERLANGER and there are japanese bands have no credit. 80 credit to X-JAPAN, 20 credit to other pioneer bands. - ronluna

Weeaboos excuse for a rock band

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51 'N Sync

Truly trash.. Just a copy of the backstreet boys, who were more original and had meaningful songs as well.

52 Dream Theater Dream Theater Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", but had to change its name to Dream Theater later. ...read more. V 1 Comment
53 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" .

False metal band that makes songs that appeal to kids who think they are badass for listening to "metal." Calling Disturbed a metal band is an insult to the actual metal bands that create powerful music and not recycled garbage.

Everyone I Know Likes Disturbed, I don't even know why, music is the same after the album, believe 10000 fists, Indestructible and Asylum are exactly the same, PUMP this Excuse of a Band up to least #2

54 Tokio Hotel Tokio Hotel Tokio Hotel are a pop rock band from Magdeburg, Germany, consisting of Bill Kaulitz (singer), Tom Kaulitz (guitar), Gustav Schäfer (drums) and Georg Listing (keyboards, bass). In 2005, they started off as a hugely successful and trendsetting teen pop band in their home country with their debut album ...read more.

Were on the path to greatness, now will rot in electronic hell

Whoever likes this band has no brain whatsoever

They sucked since the beginning,just a generic band for teenage girls.In the same bracket as BVB.

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55 Arctic Monkeys Arctic Monkeys The Arctic Monkeys, otherwise known as the Death Ramps, are a British indie rock band formed in 2002 in Sheffield, England. The band consists of Alex Turner (lead vocalist, songwriter, electric and rhythm guitarist), Jamie Cook (electric and rhythm guitarist, songwriter), Matt Helders (percussionist, ...read more.

Good band but overrated! They have done some really good songs but I can't listen to an album without skipping quite a few tracks. All hyped up!

Arctic Monkeys are ok, but there music has become more bland these past few years. I think that Arctic Monkeys have lost their 'fun' that they had back in their first two albums. However, this favored for them because they became much popular with their album AM. - swagmaster97

AT LEAST. No one seemed to agree whenever I called this band overrated and dull.

Overplayed mediocre rock.

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56 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). ...read more.

The Beatles, Nirvana, U2, Queen, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Green Day, The Who, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Rush, The Eagles, Guns N' Roses, and The Rolling Stones. These bands aren't overrated, they're good. There's a big difference. Sympathy for the Devil is one of the best songs of all time. I will admit, though, that Satisfaction is as overrated as hell.

They aren't overrated, they are great, they have got some of the best songs of all time. Gimme Shelter, Sympathy for the Devil, You Can't Always Get What You Want, Paint It, Black, Wild Horses, It's Only Rock N Roll, Jumpin' Jack Flash, Can't You Hear Me Knocking... They are really really good on what they do... MUSIC... But they are bad persons, just because one thing: They are talking about war and about bigger problems, and they doesn't seem to understand they aren't going to stop until you solve the little ones: Brian Jones, they left a lost man alone, think about that

Great band... Listen to "Gimme Shelter" and then come back and say they are overrated.

I loved them in the 70's and the 80's but their music is really dated today.

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57 Big Time Rush

Please... These kids don't know what to sing about... They're lyrics are as stupid as they are... And they have poor sound... This is by far the worst on this list

They STOLE a good song and made it more famous! Thieves! We hates them forever!

They're bad, but I wouldn't say they're overrated. That would suggest people liked them in the first place.

I used to like these guys when J was little... now I realized that they are horrible - ExplosivePanther

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58 Slayer Slayer ...read more.

I know every metal head is going to kill me for this, but Slayer are overrated. Their riffs are bland, they recycled a lot and frankly aren't as good as every metal head says they R. I wouldn't call them bad, but they're still overrated. - Kyo

Easily one of the most overrated metal bands of all time. I'm not saying they're bad. it's just that critics and people say they're the heaviest band of all time when in reality there's much more heavier bands out there like Kreator, Behemoth, Cannibal Corpse, Meshuggah, Nile, Napalm Death, even Strapping Young Lad. Plus, all their songs sound the same. Same riffs, same lyrics, all going on since day one. They really do get too much credit. I respect them for being influential but they just simply get too much credit.

All their first albums from Show No Mercy to Seasons in the abyss are just fine (reign in blood is awesome) but it's always the same! Solos are poor, riffs are recycled and the signing isn't original at all...

While I do admit that I like quite a few songs by Slayer I have to admit that they are indeed overrated. A lot of their riffs are recycled and most of their lyrics are all about the same thing.

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59 Arcade Fire Arcade Fire Arcade Fire are a Canadian indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Win's younger brother Will Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.

Arcade Fire is a great band. Way better than most music these days. Arcade Fire is bold enough to experiment with new styles and does so very well. Currently one of the best bands.

Seriously, radiohead and oasis I can understand, but why do Q praise these guys so much!? I listen to all sorts (I mean 60s to last month, almost every genre) but not one song is memorable in my opinion (the vaccines are even more memorable). Also why watchmojo have dedicated a list to them and not blur, kaiser Chiefs or even the Beatles (which I'll admit they'll probably get round to).
Then again, music is music and whilst I personally dislike AF, they're amazing if you compare them to 1D.

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60 The Grateful Dead The Grateful Dead The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. Ranging from quintet to septet, the band is known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of country, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, rock, improvisational jazz, psychedelia, space rock, for live performances ...read more.

This band is great. They should not be on this list. - Rambles

Worst harmonies I've ever heard. They all must be tone deaf.

They suck they are boring and also they suck

Maybe ok if you're on acid ( every band is ok then! ) but otherwise a very bad band and certainly overrated.

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