Most Overrated Bands of All Time

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101 The Offspring The Offspring The Offspring is an American punk rock band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1984. Formed under the name Manic Subsidal, the band consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Dexter Holland, bassist Greg K., lead guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman and drummer Pete Parada.

The Offspring are not overrated. Songs like Kids aren't alright, Pretty Fly (for a white guy) and Self esteem are some of the best punk rock songs ever made. - swagmaster97

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102 The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973, formed in New York City.

The Velvet Underground are responsible for the creation of art and alternative rock. No band before them had a sound quite as unique as them. You can argue that they had only one great album. Okay, fine. However, that one album has had a massive influence on many artists. The saying is this, "Not everyone owned music by the Velvet Underground. However, those who did formed successful bands of their own." Alternative music was born here and while they didn't find much success, success does not always equal influence. Coldplay is more successful, but far less influential than the Velvet Underground. They're far from overrated. If anything, they're probably one of the ten most underrated bands of all time. - DavidBondra

I was once told that the Velvet Underground "invented" modern music, and I know many music critics would agree. They may not be so recognized by the mainstream, but among all the critics who remain convinced that the Velvets were nothing short of genius, they're extremely overrated

How are they overrated? Without them, we wouldn't know most of rock and indie bands.

Lol if these guys didn't exist, neither would your favorite band. So do me a favor and grow some ears.

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103 HIM HIM HIM is a rock band from Helsinki, Finland. The band was formed in 1992 by vocalist Ville Valo, and bassist Mikko "Migé" Paananen, under the name His Infernal Majesty.

Lyrically whinny. Musically outdated.
If you're one of those people who haven't outgrown your early high-school emo phase, with songs like "Join Me in Death" from the hilariously titled album "Razorblade Romance", yeah... This band is for you.

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104 A Tribe Called Quest A Tribe Called Quest A Tribe Called Quest were an American hip-hop trio that was formed in 1985, and was composed of MC and producer Q-Tip, MC Phife Dawg and DJ and producer Ali Shaheed Muhammad.
105 George Michael George Michael Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known professionally by his stage name George Michael, is an English singer, songwriter, and record producer.

Careless Whisper Is Weird And Appeared In YouTube Poops - CuteGirlJigglypuff

Last time I checked George Michael is one person, not a band

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106 Beastie Boys Beastie Boys The Beastie Boys are an American Rap/Rock group that was formed in 1981 by its three original members, Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, and Adam "MCA" Yauch.

The sad thing is that this was no doubt voted up by rap fans who will quickly say that Eminem is the best rapper of all time, seeing as there would be no Eminem without the Beastie Boys. The Beastie Boys also happened to release classic and influential albums that are only unappreciated because rap fans nowadays only listen to music 2 decades old and up and don't appreciate anything else. They are not overrated, not by a longshot.

107 The White Stripes The White Stripes The White Stripes are an American rock duo, formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan. The duo consists of only a couple married at the time, Jack White, whose real name was Jack Gillis (songwriter, lead vocalist, guitarist, bassist and keyboardist) and Meg White (drummer and backing vocalist). After they ...read more.

Overrated as hell. They literally only released 7 Nation Army (Which, in my opinion is garbage. Gets worse when lyrics start)

108 Gorillaz Gorillaz Gorillaz are an English virtual band created in 1998 by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett. The band consists of four animated members: 2D, Murdoc Niccals, Noodle and Russel Hobbs.

More like UNDERRATED. 22 years later and I still don't know a single person who has even heard of or heard any work from this talented group.

109 Orange Range
110 P.O.D. P.O.D.

Have you heard these guys live? Seriously...

111 Dimmu Borgir Dimmu Borgir Dimmu Borgir is a Norwegian symphonic black metal band from Oslo, Norway, formed in 1993. The name is derived from Dimmuborgir, a volcanic formation in Iceland, the name of which means "dark cities" or "dark castles/fortresses" in Icelandic, Faroese and Old Norse.
112 Cream Cream Cream were a 1960s British rock supergroup power trio consisting of bassist/singer Jack Bruce, drummer Ginger Baker, and guitarist/singer Eric Clapton.

Cream does not suck

Cream overrated? We got one of the best guitar player of all time, one of the best drummer of all time and one of the best bass player of all time.

Overrated by the fact they almost didn't release a thing. But damn, they were good

The Beatles, Nirvana, U2, Queen, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Green Day, The Who, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Rush, The Eagles, Guns N' Roses, The Rolling Stones, and now CREAM!? Why? These guys are awesome!?

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113 Moi dix Mois
114 R.E.M

I don't HATE these guys, but most of their songs are boring or dull. Michael Stripe has no power to his voice, and often drags down songs.

They have 5 good songs and those are all good. They lack out on other greats though.
1: Losing My Religion
2: It's The End Of The World
3: The One I Love
4: Everybody Hurts
5: Radio Free Europe

Here are some other songs you might wanna check out: Man on the Moon, Nightswimming, Don't Go Back to Rockville, What's the Frequency Kenneth, Drive, Driver Eight, Stand, Orange Crush, Bang and Blame,...

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115 R5 R5 R5 is an American pop rock band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 2009. The band consists of lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Ross Lynch, Riker Lynch, Rocky Lynch, Rydel Lynch, and Ellington Ratliff.

I'll admit not a ton of people know who they are, but they get WAY too much credit as band by their fans, who insist on shoving their biased ideologies about how great R5 down your throat if you DARE "assault" them by saying that R5 sucks. They are the worst band ever, and get way too much credit for doing pretty much nothing, while there are people who work day and night to learn to play real instruments and really sing real music, but get absolutely no recognition. This band is one of a few that solidified my belief that music is never getting back to he standards that were set before autotune was invented. Auto-tune pretty much describes this band's "music" in a nutshell.

Prime example of a band that people either don't know or love way too much. I know this one girl who obsesses over their music. I'll say it now, compared to other artists in today's world, they are AWFUL. They make Limp Bizkit look like musical geniuses that should have won every award at the Grammy's. - DavidBondra

This band is so bad, that having any fans makes them overrated.

116 Faith No More Faith No More Faith No More is an American rock band from San Francisco, California, formed in 1979. Before settling on their current moniker in 1983, the band performed under the names Sharp Young Men and later Faith No Man.

They aren't overrated at all if anything they are the most underrated band ever. I'll admit they have strange songs but you rarely rarely will have any two songs sound alike plus they are the most versatile band ever and play music in any genre because they can pull that off.

Mike Patton is a great vocalist, But people are saying these guys are the best of all time? Give me a break.

117 Manowar Manowar Manowar is an American heavy metal band from New York City, New York. Formed in 1980, the group is known for lyrics based on fantasy and mythology.

Too many people over praise them. They ain't that great to me

118 The Verve The Verve The Verve were an English rock band formed in Wigan in 1990 by lead vocalist Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick McCabe, bass guitarist Simon Jones and drummer Peter Salisbury. Guitarist and keyboard player Simon Tong became a member at a later date.
119 Il Volo Il Volo Il Volo is an Italian pop trio, consisting of singers: the baritone Gianluca Ginoble, and two tenors, Piero Barone and Ignazio Boschetto.They describe their music as "popera". V 1 Comment
120 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, ...read more.
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