Most Overrated Metal BandsNoorsalah
The Top Ten
I hate to do this. Metallica gets too much praise from too many people, but so many people put them too low. They're in the top 3 metal bands for sure. In my mind, they're battling it out with Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden and winning.
Also, how are Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, and Deep Purple overrated? That makes no sense. Even Slayer and Megadeth are kind of pushing it. These bands are all appropriately or maybe even underrated. Whatever. Point is, people rarely know what they are talking about. Slipknot are overrated in the same way Justin Bieber or Ke$ha are overrated. They're just bad and people like them anyway.
Metallica hasn't released ANY good album since 1988. Black album succeed (comercially), but it's a very generic, monotonic and non-thrash album. Similar with Load and Reload. St. Anger is terrible. Death Magnetic is decent, even though its mastering is just horrible. And finally, Lulu - absolutely the worst album I've ever heard. And I've heard a lot - yeah, even Trout Mask Replica seems to be better.
Definitely not the best nor most important metal band in the world. There's so many artists that are less known, but play better music - let's just remind few: Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Slayer, Megadeth, Pantera, Venom, Death, Motorhead, Judas Priest, Anthrax... And the list goes on. And on.
Metallica is a great example of a good band goes wrong. They play crap, but ironically, it helps them to expand their fanbase.
Metallica has sold out. They're old stuff like ride the lightning, master of puppets, seek and destroy and justice for all were great albums. But after that they sold out, the only ones that have stayed true and kept they're old thrash metal scene is megadeth. Dave mustaine for president.
FACT: OVER...OVER...OVER... 50% of people that purchased the Black Album DO NOT OWN ANY OTHER METALLICA ALBUM.
Overrated. I rest my case.
It is horrible that these guys are considered top of the pile in mainstream metal nowadays. I'm in my early twenties so these guys would be held in high regard by lots people my age but these guys are everything that's wrong with metal. They are posers they don't have that powerful aura that pantera, motorhead and slayer would have. My point being they seem more commercial emo than they do metal. I thought bat country was a good song in fairness but unfortunately that seems to be it. Everything else I've heard has been fairly awful. Nightmare is meant to be one of their best loved songs I don't even consider it metal and upon hearing it my face contorted into a grimace of disgust. Also Metallica shouldn't be number 1 even though their output for the last twenty years has been horrible at least they begun by giving us some of the best metal albums ever. And also even when they are bad now they still provide entertainment in the guise of unintentional comedy like the some kind of ...more
Not only are they some of the most unbearable posers ever to walk the Earth (right alongside Linkin Park), but they can't even come up with their own logo. So steal Overkill's?
Many of the bands I see on this list aren't even overrated, and so shouldn't even be near these fools. Metallica's first 4 albums were kick-ass and unfathomably influential, but not even as much so as everything Led Zeppelin has ever done. Steve Harris of Iron Maiden composes the best power ballads I've ever heard ("Paschendale", "Brighter Than A Thousand Suns", "The Talisman", etc. ), and that's just the stuff that everyone overlooks because they're too busy listening to their '80s stuff, which is also undeniably awesome. The only reason that anybody thinks that Deep Purple is overrated is because they've never bothered listening to any of their music besides the "Machine Head" album. Try listening to the "In Rock" and "Fireball" albums, then reconsider.
I have given these guys WAY too many chances and as each day passes I start to hate them more they do have a few good songs but the more I listen to them the more things I find I dislike about them for instance most of their cover songs are covering some of the easiest songs to cover (EX, Walk Wish You Were Here, Paranoid) Plus their Hail to the King album is one of the most unoriginal albums of all time because most of the songs are just ripoffs of other bands songs and plus this band as a whole is unorginal and they are treated as if they are the greatest thing to have ever happened to music which they clearly aren't none of their songs or albums inpress me they are just boring and repetitive and now they are called a Metal band but they aren't even metal to me they make too many soft songs and plus their closest song to being metal (Afterlife) uses too much "core" elements overall I'll give them one last chance if the next album they realese is good and somewhat trys to be ...more - christangrant
Super gay posers that aren't really that far away from teenage pop californian mainstream punk rock, yet try to pretend they're really hardcore. Music for teenagers with very bad tastes and very low standards.V 33 Comments
Slipknot in 10? next to Metallica, is the most overrated metal band!
many guys only know this band about metal, with other band which are also commercial; as Metallica (they are really good but every fan should admit that they turned very commercial)... I'm not saying they are bad, but at least I have to say that is stupid that the guy who made this list thinks that Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Pantera, Megadeth, Slayer, Judas Priest and Deep Purple are most overrated than one of the most played bands in MTV! - rock2metal
These guys were killer back in 99-02 but the masks seem much more gimmicky now. After Iowa Corey and Jim went and did stone sour. They have an awful whiny sound that drives me mad. So some of that started to leak into slipknot and to be honest I liked volume 3 a lot but the albums after that are whiny excuses for talent.
I went to the mall with my friend and saw like 60 slipknot t-shirts what they are overrated but still good
Pikachu is a virginV 13 Comments
Really these guys are VERY OVERRATED and not that skilled
One of the most overrated bands in the world. All they do is use their computers for music and scream in the name of singing. THERE IS NOTHING SPECIAL ABOUT THEIR SONGS.
LP has really bothered me all of the sudden like I really use to like them then Chester started to sing more... And Mike had less lines...
At the end of their career before Chester died they weren't even making metal anymore. Other than Chester, the band itself isn't that amazing either.
I'd be hard-pressed to call most of their music metal. Nu-metal was an influence in the first two, and The Hunting Party had some, but after that not much. - somelifeonaplanetV 18 Comments
I like slayer, but it's not like they're the single most amazing band in the world. Sure, they're influential, but that doesn't change the fact that they're incredibly overrated. They're talented, and their music is super fast and hard to play, but they do suffer from a huge case of "every song sounds the same." The drumbeat to pretty much all of their songs is just snare over and over, and the guitars get old pretty quickly. Also, let's be honest. Tom Araya is a terrible vocalist. The worst part about this all is that since I didn't say "Slayer is the most amazing band ever," this comment is going to get thumbs-downed all over the place. I like Slayer, but people need to grow up and realize that heaviness alone doesn't make a band good. - AngryByrd
I completely agree. Slayer is good, but they're probably around my 50th favourite band. Their music can't compare to other bands. - IronSabbathPriest
Well, they're probably past recovery, sadly. Ever since Divine Intervention, Kerry (would he just quit and go home? ) Kerry started writing most of their songs after Divine Intervention, but before Hanneman wrote them. By the way, Divine Intervention wasn't half bad. It could've been better, though. What do Angel of Death, Chemical Warfare, Hell Awaits, Raining Blood, South of Heaven, War Ensemble, Seasons in the Abyss, Disciple, and World Painted Blood have in common? All written by J. Hanneman. Now, sadly, he's dead, and so cannot redeem Slayer. Maybe Holt can, but he's only done a mediocre job on Repentless, and, for that matter, with his own band lately. Last good Exodus album was in '03. But make no mistake, Seasons and Reign are thrash classics forever, right up with Rust in Peace. But the band's sum talent is pretty low. They had one super talented dude pushing it, and let Kerry write a song or two so he would shut up, and made some darn good albums. Then Araya and King thought ...more
Reign in Blood is one of the most overrated metal albums of all time. It's a heavy album but there's much more heavier albums out there. Like for example, Kreator released an even heavier album (Pleasure to Kill) the exact same year Slayer released Reign in Blood. That album alone should get more recognition.
For me the most overrated metal band on history, except for a few songs are all equal, is not a bad band, tom araya has a great vocals, david lombardo is one of the best metal drummers of all time and kerry king... is kerry king uncreative riffs and mr 0-0-0-0-0 (Except a few ones) shouldn't be in the big 4
Is only my opinion
People, learn the meaning of the word "overrated". Yeah, we know that Dimebag was a great guitarist but Pantera like the most of the bands got really popular after he died. Him and Phil were only "great" musicians in the band, and only 2 albums were really good and "special".
Why the hell are they even in the same zip code as an "overrated" list. Excellent riffs, drums, and vocals (sometimes)
Incredibly overrated. How the hell is Dimebag Darrell ranked in the top ten greatest guitarists with HUGE heavyhitters like Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page. Same goes for Vinnie Paul. My brother puts him in his top 5 favorite drummers, and I just don't see why. Pantera's songs are sloppy and dull. They don't deserve all the praise they get all the time. - NvGNick
NvGNICK. You seem to be into a certain kind of rock, which consists of simple rhythm and basic beats, clearly you don't no enough about metal to be on this page... Go help yourself to a Justin Bieber album and watch re runs of 7th heaven or something...V 18 Comments
Just to let people know, most of their music isn't sped up and is indeed repeatable and also does require a large amount of technical skill. They aren't really proper power metal, so can't really be compared with angra, helloween etc
They destroy the image of whole power metal community and thus bands like Blind Guardian, Sabaton, Gamma Ray, Therion, Iced Earth, Kamelot, Symphony X, Angra... That are actual quality power metal get shunned upon.
The problem with them is that they keep using the same formula over and over again. They don't speed up their music in the studio, watch the live DVD from 2015 and album from 2010 and you will realize that. They used to drink too much. But almost all of the songs sound the same.
Too damn cheesy to be taken seriously. - DarkMatter1997V 19 Comments
Maiden are top 3 of all time without doubt.
Metallica better than Maiden? Only in the mind of Lars Ulrich.
What the hell is this even doing on this list?! Maiden is worthy of all the praise it gets. Great band.
Don't get me wrong, I love Iron Maiden, the are one of the most original, diverse, and talented bands out there, but they get too much praise from almost every metalhead out there. All they can ever talk is Iron Maiden. Iron Maiden this, Iron Maiden that... OKAY! WE GET IT! You like Iron Maiden. They're undoubtedly a great band, but there are so many bands out there that are just as good... if not better than Iron Maiden.
I love them but very overratedV 13 Comments
Dave mustaine is a much better guitarist than singer
There's no way in this world Rust in Peace could be the best metal album of all time...
First list that I want to see Megadeath to climb higher. This band is the second most successful thrash band and yet Mustaine got complexes for being kicked out of Metallica. Maybe he got his reasons
The problem is that Megadeth fans are so rabid and worshipping of Mustaine that it’s frankly disturbing. Megadeth sold out, that’s a fact. Look at most of their albums during the nineties, not to mention supercollider. The difference is that they failed to make a success of it like Metallica. Metallica are more overrated, but that doesn’t mean Megadeth aren’t.
It's funny how you whine about Megadeth fans in this way while forgetting the rabid morons who worship the rest of the musicians on this list. Nice consistency you got there. But seriously, if you want rabid, look at the fans of either Sabbath or Maiden. - AdamDestructorJr.V 18 Comments
Black sabbath started metal. They are the kings of metal. They have no business being on here. All of these people that are talking trash on them and liking each others comments are pathetic - Sabbath
I would argue that Black Sabbath is underrated. Their early work with Ozzy was all great, Sabbath Bloody Sabbath and Sabotage don't get NEARLY enough credit. Their are two masterful albums with Dio that no one cares about (Heaven and Hell was great as well), Born Again, Headless Cross and Tyr were all amazing and 13 had a lot of energy. I would put Black Sabbath in my top 5 bands of all time, probably at #4. - Caleb9000
Uh...I don't think they're underrated at all. In fact, they're at the top of most 'Top 10 Metal Bands' lists. - AdamDestructorJr.
Black Sabbath of the 70s with Ozzy is overrated mostly because everybody thinks they invented metal but they didn't - they invented doom metal and maybe goth metal but that's all, not the rest of the metal genre. Black Sabbath's stuff of the 70s wasn't metal - it was heavy blues rock and even Tony Iommi admitted that. That's why they radically changed their sound in 1980 - they just started play metal.
Judas Priest and Iron Maiden didn't sound like Black Sabbath (bluesy, slow and/or quite simple songs), they sounded like Rainbow and Deep Purple (non-bluesy, fast, complex, technical and classically inspired songs). Same for the current metal, which means that not Black Sabbath but Deep Purple and Rainbow invented metal as we know it now. - Metal_Treasure
They didn't invent every kind of metal. - Userguy44V 12 Comments
Honestly, the guitarist is the highlight of the band, you'll get an awesome intro and then Andy's voice kicks in, along with a generic drum track... Andy's voice, despite sounding gritty, is just very weak, you don't get a sense of power behind it, and his harsh vocals are some of the worst I've heard where the accent goes all twangy. The Legacy had an awesome intro and then it just lost all its momentum, and the only songs I can say were good all the way through were In The End, Fallen Angels and I Am Bulletproof.
The band is not as good as their fans claim them to be, only Jake Pitts is talented on this band, he is one hell of a guitarist, with this band you get an awesome lead guitar with horrible vocals, drumming and bass, pretty much the only good thing about the band is the lead guitar, they are generic glam metal and in the beggining they were playing generic metalcore, that makes them a natural generic band
I totally agree, but have you ever heard the amazing rhythm guitarist Jinxx? The lead and rhythm do AMAZING guitar dual riffs AND solos. Overall you're completely right. - Plonderss
A band for girls who want to seem alternative and into the 'metal scene' yet would cower if ever shown some Slayer or Pantera.
Their appearance and sound is as if KISS and Avenged got put in a blender together with some razor blades. - Mullac
What are they doing on this list, they're not even metal, not to mention that they suck!V 14 Comments
Black metal? Seriously? More like wannabe metal!
They Are Good Band But Overrated too much!
They Are Not A Black Metal Band, the Real black Metal Belong to Norway and Sweden! BURZUM MAYHEM EMPEROR DIMMU BORGIR IMMORTAL DARKTHRONE GORGOROTH Dark Funeral BATHORY and etc.
Their recent stuff is pop metal!
Heavier version of Nickelback - all their songs sound exactly the same. And Jekyll and Hyde is the worst I've heard over the airwaves since Coldplay was inescapably popular. The only reason they're "big" right now is because Wrong Side of Heaven's music video managed to whip the general populace into a circlejerk frenzy because of the military theme, and apparently nobody knows how to draw the line at "Yeah, that one thing they did was good but let's just let it die now."
Seriously. One decent song with a decent message does not make them good.
God what an abysmal band on so many levels. Vocalist who can't sing, some of the most garbage lyrics ever penned, generic riffs that are stolen from Pantera and Machine Head, and a fanbase consisting entirely of rednecks.
Saw them live and Ivan is BY FAR the worst singer of all time without his voice effects in the studio
They had 2 good albums and since that they suck.V 2 Comments
His lyrics are fantastic, but his style of singing isn't that good.
Not a metal band.
He's not metal - christangrant
Talentless poseurs.V 5 Comments
Why are these guys so popular? They're one of the worst metalcore bands out there. Generic, unoriginal, emo band with cheesy lyrics and terrible vocals, and they suck live. There's so much better metalcore bands out there. Listen to As I Lay Dying or August Burns Red, not this crap.
Not metal but extremely Overrated - christangrant
Not Metal, but a really good Metalcore-band!
Nothing special here at all.
Never knew why they are worshipped so much. This band is extremely overrated and mediocre at best
They're okay but not great
BolloxV 7 Comments
Don't say anything bad about this awesome band! Michael Akerfeldt is one of the greatest songwriters in metal. Blackwater Park easily makes it into my top 10 albums of all time. - IronSabbathPriest
No positive or negative opinions regarding their musical ability or the quality of their albums and songs" I just think that the hype surrounding this band is insane: literally ANY negative feedback about Opeth is regarded as hypocrisy. No band should be that overrated.
They deserve no place on this list because they are the most underrated band I've ever heard
Only there first two albums were great. - Rambles
That has got to be a joke, still life, blackwater park, and ghost reveries are amazing records! - imabigpotatoV 1 Comment
So overrated! I have no idea why so many people are into them. They're just boring, uninteresting, and mediocre at best. Really terrible band in my eyes.
Boring awful just no way interesting
Their earlier albums (remission-Crack the skye) were beautiful but they dropped and then boom. Emperor of sand.they however moved from sluge to prog
Nah Anthrax deserve their praise. They wrote awesome riffs and they had a unique sound. Just because they're not an uber-fast uber-brutal band like Dark Angel doesn't mean they suck. Plus their new albums are a lot better than Slayer's and Metallica's new albums.
Easily the worst of the "Big 4" and rides off the coat tails of the others.
One decent album (among the living) gets them grouped in with 3 of the most influential, genre defining bands of a generation.
To be honest, Anthrax is the least known and, thus, the most underrated out of the Big 4 of Thrash. Its surprising how people want to jump in on how Anthrax isn't as good as the other three, although in terms of 2010s material Anthrax has (so far) done the best. - CrimsonShark
They’re not overrated. Have you heard Caught In A Mosh, Madhouse, Deathrider, etc?V 3 Comments
This whole list is a joke. It just seems to me like this person couldn't think of a lot of other bands to name other then the legendary bands. Metallica was the first thrash band to play in arenas before mtv even discovered them. - Sabbath
They should be removed from this list.
Led Zeppelin is one of the best bands ever, but they are not metal. They had a lot of influence on metal, but they are a hard rock band. - ryanrimmel
Do these guys even classify as metal?
They're not metal. - MetarockV 9 Comments
I like them but they're 12 year old scene girls only linking them for their looks.
They also try to be edgy but suck at music and the vocals sound like someone swallowed a frog, gargled saltwater fir an hour, and screamed into a briken mike set
Metalcore in general is overrated
Looks? Well it's better than in the 1970s with a singer who looked like a 70 year old and at the end of the 90s we found out he was a pedophile.V 2 Comments
Not metal but extremely Overrated - christangrant
They aren't metal but they are heavy and they aren't overrated in my opinion
Up! "Such a lonely day, and it's mine.."
More underrated in my opinion. - FlaMeThrOwer9
They have a unique sound. - Userguy44V 6 Comments
OH MY GOD. This band is horrible, it's one note breakdowns and techno. Slipknot, Priest, Metallica, Sabbath, and Avenged Sevenfold could definitely be considered overrated but at least they have good music to back it up. AA should be #1.
Talentless hacks who only seem to know how to write pointless 0-0-0-1-0-0-0 breakdowns. Hopefully the scene kids who like these guys eventually grow up and listen to something worthwhile. Oh, and this band is anything but metal, despite what they'd tell you.
This band is the single biggest crime against humanity since Hitler
Not metal but very overrated - christangrantV 5 Comments
I so agree with Rambles. And they definitely didn't deserve the Grammy for Best Metal Performance. - Metal_Treasure
Can't believe these clowns won a grammy. It should have gone to Iron Maiden, maybe even Sevendust
I actually like these guys, but come on! THEY'RE OVERRATED! These guys are more famous than any modern metal band which is not fair at all!
@CostcoHotDogs - brief answer to "Who did? Cirice is amazing":
1) Many did (go to the lists - Best Metal Albums of 2015, but skip Meliora by Ghost; Best Metal Songs of 2015).
The riff is a ripoff - it is composed of 2 well known riffs by Slayer: Skeletons of Society and a variation of the intro to Raining Blood.
Instantly forgettable solo.
If there's something amazing here, these are the Slayer riffs.
They ripped off the riff from Symphony of Destruction by Megadeth, which is the best part of the "Ghost song". - Metal_Treasure
They're not a metal band, why are they on this list? Same for Zeppelin.
Kiss is hard rock - zxm
I love kiss! And there not even metal. But anyway there the best band ever!
They invented trash metal! - Userguy44
They deserve to be here. They suck, musically they’re just a ripoff of Motörhead. They took everything that made them amazing and made it garbage.
Seriously, have you HEARD their new music? They sold out worse than Green Day did. Better yet, they sold out worse than Metallica did. (And that's almost literally impossible. )
Cheesy poser band. - Userguy44
Started out ok but then turned into a fetty wap/little Wayne guitar solo type band. Absolutely terrible.
Sorry, but Cannibal Corpse are definitely the most overrated death metal band. I hate it when people say they're better than legends such as Death, Autopsy, Morbid Angel, Entombed, etc. - IronSabbathPriest
This band ISN'T actually TERRIBLE, it's just that it gets way too much praise for mediocre guitar work, low quality locals, and poor lyrics. DM bands like: Death, Morbid Angel, COB, Opeth, Obituary, Decide, Etc. ARE MUCH better than this band. It also contributed to several negative stereotypes, contributing to a problem in metal. We're isolated enough already, no need to make it worse with bad lyrics. This band was too focused on shock value and making as much money from morbid curiosity, instead of making good music. Their "best" song, "Hammer Smashed Face" is mediocre at best.
They're not that bad, but the style gets old fairly soon, their albums are very similar and show little variation musically or lyrically
They're the reason why I don't listen to Death Metal. - Userguy44V 5 Comments
They are overhated. Just a bunch of kids having fun, no need to hate them. - SoldierOfFortune
This band is awful. - Rambles
Why are they on the list
Their instrumentals are sometimes power metal gold. Their vocals are nightcore esq. garbage. Emos ruin everything.V 2 Comments
Amon Amarth aren't overrated in the slightest. They're basically a bucket list of everything that makes a great band: brilliant and memorable riffs, great vocals, stellar lyrics that really capture the viking spirit, a terrific atmosphere, and they're highly consistent in quality. They're completely deserving of all their praise.
Nope. Amon Amarth deserve their praise. Their music is too awesome.
I'll never understand the hype surrounding this band. They have one phenomenal song, and that is Twilight of the Thunder God. After that... Everything just sounds like a bastard child of this song. CRIMINALLY overrated.
Mediocre melodeath at its best. Perfect for beginner extreme metal fans, and viking wannabes.V 3 Comments
Death practically shaped the entire death metal genre and always managed to say one step ahead of their contemporaries (minus the crappy Sound of Perseverance). Not overrated in the slightest.
They're good but they weren't the first death metal band. Possessed was.
People who vote for Death, go hide. Saying Death is overrated is like saying Iron Maiden is overrated.
Good to see this garbage band on the list.V 4 Comments
I've never understood why they were places so high in critics eyes. They've got a few good songs but the majority of there music is nothing but filler - sextysex
Judas Priest should not be on this list. Its one of the most influencal metal band that ever existed.
Why the hell is Judas Priest on this list?
What? If anything, Priest is underrated!
The first British metal band I ever heard they wher one of my favorite metal bands ever as a teen. Ram it down had a great loud bass and the 2 most awesome shared guitar solos everV 4 Comments
I'm really, REALLY surprised they are not number one. - Roy_Aspiros
Wow. They're aren't even metal. - Userguy44
You can't be surprised, idiot. Guns N' Roses is not a heavy metal band. All those years, people couldn't understand this fact. Face the truth.
They're twice on the list? - Userguy44
I'm not the bigget death metal guy but Deicide is definitely one of the most overrated bands within the genre. They really should think about writing something different. There's many screwed up things like politics and humanity in general other than writing lyrics about trashing Christianity and God for 30 years straight. - Redrocm
Deicide is trash.
“We get it Glen Benton, you hate god, your religious parents made you made. SHUT UP.
Whenever I say "metal", the first thing that comes to people's minds is AC/DC. That's just wrong! - Rorywilbren
AC/DC is hard rock - zxm
We'll they're hard rock )
AC/DC kicks ass though
So Korn should be hated on for pioneering a genre which created some amazing and highly successful albums in the 90s. It's not their fault bands came with it. That literally makes no sense. Their new content is open for debate but they are hardly over rated they don't have that much presence in modern day metal. - rbodding
If it weren't for Korn there would be no Limp Bizkit or Linkin Park. I think that's reason enough.
Why do people like these guys? They're the ones who created nu metal. One of the most hated metal subgenres. If you people hate nu metal so much then blame Korn for it. They're the ones who made it.
OverratedV 3 Comments
I don't know why so many people like them. Most of their music sounds boring and monotonous due to the guitar tuning.
They suck ass? Using 7 string and 8 string guitars is just a terrible idea, as a guitarist I tend to avoid bands that tune any lower than drop B. And all the songs are creative, but they're terrible guitar tone ruins every possibly good song with they're "brutal" drop g# riff.
Children Of Bodom is not overrated, you have just listened to their wrong stuffs, listen to their first 3 albums and you'll see their not overrated at all, Halo Of Blood is also great. They're actually one of the most underrated metal band
How are these guys below Amon Amarth? Compared them, Children of Boredom is terrible.
These guys deserve the hype. They are like Slayer, but Technical Death Metal... Which is pretty awesome. - ThatoneMetalhead
They suck so bad that I had to go to a hospital to replace my earsV 2 Comments
Are they really overrated? I've never met one person that would fess up to liking Hellyeah (rightfully so. They're garbage)
Are these guys overrated? Hell Yeah. - ThatoneMetalhead
1st album was pretty much or less good after that they sold out and became a stupid gothic band
The only Norwegian Black Metal band I don't like.
Dimmu Borgir are hardly overrated, they don't exactly get much praise, and all the trve-kvlt metalheads tend to label them as a disgrace to black metal (even though they're much closer to symphonic metal nowadays)
I Know their 2010 Abarahadabra Album Sucks, But This Guys Are Awesome and Real Symphonic Black Metal, They are Not a band Like Cradle of Filth, In My Opinion Cof even is Good band, But COF Is Not a Black Band!
In My Opinion they are Best Black Band After Burzum, Mayhem, Darkthrone, Emperor, Gorgoroth, Immortal and Bathory!
Legendary is unequal to great. Honestly, this is just mediocre black metal in its "prime." Terrible vocals that sound like some talentless drunk attempting to be evil at a karaoke bar. Blast beats all the way through, and mind bogglingly repetitive guitars that I can't stand. Its only atmospheric when you try to force yourself into thinking so. Crappy lyrics with no thought, combine with ear grading music and you've got a band that I will never be able to appreciate
Influential is unequal to great. Sure they may have influenced a ton of bands in black metal but that doesn't mean they're not mediocre black metal with awful vocals and repetitive guitars.
I like black metal (Immortal, Gorgoroth and Bathory mostly) but their satanic fanboys worship them. They think their concerts are rituals for the devil. Also both the vocalists suck, that means you Dead. Also the guitar playing is very simple rarely playing any solos. The drummer always plays blast beats. There is nothing special about this band.
People like this band despite the fact that their guitarist was a satanist who hated individualism and supported communism and burned churches and their drummer was a racist.These guys shouldn't have any fans at all so yes they are overrated.-DarkBoi-XV 3 Comments
Band for beginners, but I don't think they are a good band.. Easy to listen for everyone with easy choruses, but I think most people gets tired of bands like this, switching to more interesting groups.
It's the most bland, most powerless, most formulaic, most forgettable, most easily digestible band, they basically killed power metal's reputation, the little that it had anyways.
I think this band is only liked for its war theme which I think is disgusting.
Its an insult to every soldier to make happy drinking music with the war scenario.
No. Never ever put lamb of god and overrated in a sentence.
Metal/deathcore is a stupid genre. It is only listened to because ONE:the name sounds "cool" Two:its emotional... Whatever that means
Really? They're not on here, but Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Dio, The Scorpions, Judas Priest, Children of Bodom, and Led Zeppelin are? Seriously? I can't stand KSE. They're emo music masking themselves as metal. I can't consider them at all metal with a good conscience.
They destroyed Holy Diver. One of the worst metal covers possibly of all time.
Yep. Not to mention that they ruined Holy Diver, this band is just taking everything bad about FFDP and adding to metalcore, which is already a horrible genre. They're not good at all.V 1 Comment
Not overrated, just awful.
Limp Bizkit getting praise of any kind makes them overrated. They deserve none. - AdamDestructorJr.
Ronnie Radke can kiss my ass
This band is post hardcore, to label them metal is a damn disgrace. They do suck though, no question.
I'd say they are overrated for their genre. But as a whole metal genre, they aren't that much of overrated. - zxm
Overrated compared to Epica but not to the another bands on the symphonic metal.
Every comment is unneeded
They are not overrrated.V 1 Comment
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