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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
Not metal but extremely Overrated - christangrant
Up! "Such a lonely day, and it's mine.."
This is the kind of band you will like (as a guilty pleasure only).
More underrated in my opinion. - FlaMeThrOwer9V 4 Comments
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.
So overrated, they should belong in the big 10 if such thing would exist. Only thing that got then famous is moshing and kept singing about it for years they always sound the same: silent hardcore-thrash with even more idiotic vocals. Stupid band
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.
Boring music same drum sound on every songV 1 Comment
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. )
Started out ok but then turned into a fetty wap/little Wayne guitar solo type band. Absolutely terrible.
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
I would say Babymetal is more weird than overrated. - ThatoneMetalhead
Why are they on the list
This band is awful. - Rambles
Yes, BabyRoachmetal is overrated. - Ananya
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.
Overrated, fake "viking metal", only good and original song of theirs is Guardians of Asgaard and others are riffless "epic" songs with stupid growling. Growling and epicness do not blend. Period.V 2 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.
All of Death's albums were great except The Sound Of Perseverance which was okay. - Rambles
Death is overrated? Not in the slighest! Chuck was one of the most influental and best songwriter and guitarist in metal.Liste to some of his masterpieces like "Spiritual Healing","Spirit Crusher","Voice of the Soul","Lack of Comprehension","Crystal Mountain" and many more.Albums "Human","Symbolic" and "The Sound of Perseverance" are true masterpieces - DejanKalinicV 3 Comments
I'm really, REALLY surprised they are not number one. - Roy_Aspiros
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.
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
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
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.
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
They don't deserve fansV 1 Comment
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!
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, Children of Bodom, Morbid Angel, Obituary, 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 not the most overrated but they are bland
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
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.
How can Mayhem be on this list. Mayhem was one of the greatest Metal bands of all time. - RamblesV 2 Comments
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
This band is really bad. I don't know why people call this band Death Metal. - Rambles
Children of Boredom - N4XUS
Why is Rammstein everyone's favourite band? Their music has it's style and is original I agree, but probably the most overrated band. I personally hate them.
These guys are boring! If you want good German metal, listen to Helloween! - IronSabbathPriest
These guys are creepy and overrated! I don't know why so many people like them. It really baffles my mind.
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