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I'm just tired of people saying things like, ", Freddie Mercury is a genius. Bohemian Rhapsody is a masterpiece." They're ok, but aren't as artsy as some people are led to believe.
Bohemian Rhapsody is interesting to listen to, but is far from being a masterpiece. The song is more like a series of loosely tied together vignettes (musically, not lyrically) with some parts being good and others not so good. For example, in the part that goes, "I'm just a poor boy..." has a chord pattern that goes B, Bb, A, Bb and repeats. This pattern is used in various parts throughout the song. This pattern annoys me because it's simply going up and down a chromatic progression. In other words, it sounds like it was written by a nine year old with a few weeks of piano practice. Other parts like the one that goes, "mama, ooo-ooo-ooo-oo" are good, and I would have much preferred if the rest of the song expanded on this. It also crescendos way too early. It barely ...more
I strongly agree. I have no idea why this comment is thumbed down so low. - TimTamTheTurtleMan
Not underrated, not overrated. They deserve this big fame, I do however wish songs like The Prophet's Song, Fairy Feller's Master Stroke, Father To Son, Drowse, Flick Of The Wrist, March Of The Black Queen, White Man, White Queen (As It Began), Great King Rat, You Take My Breath Away, Brighton Rock, Liar and Nevermore got some more recognition.
They are one of the greatest rock bands of all time, and they're my 5th favorite band, but I don't understand how some people rate them higher than The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin, which in my opinion are way better bands. I wouldn't rate them as high as The Rolling Stones either. - KurtCocain
I love Queen as well but they are more famous for their singles and their albums are really average at best. You never see any of their LP's in any best albums list for a reason. They are a good band but nowhere near The Beatles or Pink Floyd. Queen are like the perfect balance of pop and rock which is probably the reason why they are so lovedV 15 Comments
Were they not on this list? - christangrant
Hey I actually agree with something on this list - imabigpotato
Not rock. - Gruunge
Little talent? Check.
Poor writing? Check.
Bland instrumentals? Check.
Generic poppy themes? Check.
Overrated? Hell yes. - naFrovivuS
I love X-Japan. I don't think they are overrated. The only person that seems to hate X Japan in every single top tens list is this LedZepp81 retard. I mean, most people here don't even know them (except for this stupid douche bag), so how are they overrated? Their music is inspiring and amazing. Just listen to Art of Life (worth 30 minutes of your life). Just so you know, I actually think Led Zeppelin is kinda overrated, and they are higher on the list than X anyways. However, I do think fans exaggerate sometimes, not by thinking X Japan is better than what they really are (even if they're not the greatest band that ever stepped on Earth), but by putting down every single Japanese band that isn't X. I'm a huge J-rock/metal fan and it irks me seeing X fans calling other bands trash because they're not X. X Japan isn't even my FAVORITE band... But definitely great.
I don't even know who they are but they're on like every list in the top 10 so I suspect foul play -_- - FresnoMMA
Then why don't you try listen to their music first? They're amazing - jadesweetbox
From what I can tell people on this site seem to love them. But I can't figure out why there borderline-horrible. I would say them and Avenged Sevenfold are the two most overrated bands.
Nirvana is also very overrated. - Chris-1
Bands like this deserve to be on this list. Not bands like Blink 182, A7X, Slipknot, LP, Metallica, Foo Fighters, Green Day, System of a Down or Nirvana. They are proper bands that make proper music - Danielsun182
Really, this low? Number 43!?! Ok, It is FINE if you like this, but saying it is better than Owl City? The Beatles? CRUSH 40, aka, the team who does all of Sonic's vocal songs? No. That may be your opinion, but that opinion is SHUNNED from where I come from, and so must this band be!
A bunch of teenage boys trying to play some music! Seriously I don't understand why some people (especially teenage girls) go gaga over them. If you think One Direction is a good band, my advice to you:Please start listening to some music preferrably Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Metallica or heck if you don't like rock some decent artists like Eminem.
Not a Rock band but yes they are overrated - christangrantV 13 Comments
This is one of the only bands that belong on this list. Whoever voted for Metallica, Linkin Park, Nirvana, Queen, Guns N' Roses, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, AC/DC, Aerosmith, and many others, to be on this list can go jump in the fire, hit the floor, and ascend the Stairway to Heaven.
No, this band absolutely does not belong on this list. And it's not because they're good, they're complete crap, and that's why they shouldn't be on here. This list is of overrated bands, not bad ones, people really need to learn to distinguish between bad and overrated, because they have nothing to do with each other. The Jonas Brothers aren't overrated because nobody likes the Jonas Brothers, they have ten times as many haters as they do fans, almost to the point where it would be more reasonable to argue that they're underrated rather than overrated.
So no, the Jonas Brothers are garbage, but they're in no way overrated.
How is Linkin Park and A7X ahead of this? I love Linkin Park and A7X, this list was obviously made by a 10 year old girl who can't begin to understand true talent. - thatonemeatlfan667
Not even close to rock, just another boy band doesn't even count as rock music not even close.;..V 15 Comments
If Avenged Sevenfold Number 1 This Is Much Worst At Least Avenged Sevenfold better than slipknot
Should be higher. This list sucks.
Overrated? You may not like it but they finally get the respect they deserve. And whereas some later songs may be considered overrated by picky fans, most people will not be familiar with their earlier even more brilliant tracks. A powerful rock trio with interesting and versatile writing, guitar and bass lines and effects, great vocals and not to forget some of the best live performances you will ever experience. Love it or hate it, but Muse is not overrated. Even if they sometimes make it to the charts.
Tasteless music. Tasteless band. Which blended therefore a lot of styles trying to sound originally. But Matt Bellamy did not manage to make any good songs (except Knights of Cydonia which sounds questionably same to Cecilia Ann by Pixies). So, what I wanted to say. People that like mediocre rock music will find it nice. I can not give this band more than 7 out of 10.
Don't know why muse are on this list, they are a great, talented band
Not overrated at all - imabigpotatoV 3 Comments
Evanescence is basically just Amy Lee, she was the only member to be on 2 album covers and most people seem to only like Evanescence because of Amy's oh so amazing voice. I've seen so many people talk about how they love because Amy Lees vocals are so beautiful and she saved their life! Sorry but a band is more than just vocals and honestly she's a good singer but not as great as everyone seems to claim. Their lyrics and music is just pretty generic, there are better symphonic rock bands.
If there is something wrong with that band is that Amy Lee is the only member that gets credits. Evanescence is my favorite band, but I think the other members need more credits. - BlueDiamondFromNowhere
Evanescence is the best band ever
Only popular because a woman is the frontman.
They're not overrated. A lot of people, like me, think they suck - ChatonNoir
Seriously? I think they are very underrated. The way that they are able to change to another completely different genre and master it is really indicative of the genius of Thom Yorke. Take for example, The Bends and Kid A. If you took someone who didn't know who Radiohead was, they would be shocked to know that those albums were done by the same band.
I don't understand why people love this band. This music brings only sorrow and desolation. Furthermore, it's not so good in lyrics and instruments.
They're not perfect obviously, but they're easily one of the best bands of all time. Radiohead is UNDERRATED.
Yes they are very overrated - christangrantV 3 Comments
Their debut album is the GENESIS of all metal. Legendary bands like Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, and 'tallica all owe everything to these guys and Deep Purple. Considering they created a whole genre of music and other bands that always strike top 10 on every list (Sabbath isn't one of them) didn't, it's safe to say that they're UNDERRATED if anything.
They are called the founders of metal when they only made Doom Metal - christangrant
Good band, but they didn't create metal like everyone says they did.
HAHA. Putting Sabbath on this list is a joke. They deserve all the credit and more.
YES this band is so overrated plus they also ruined Highway to Hell so they deserve the hate they get - christangrant
Marilyn Manson is not overrated - Disturbedpotato
If "hardcore" wannabes have a god, that must be Marilyn Manson.
Aerosmith doesn't get enough credit. They have many great songs and they are one of the best in the world, yet they don't get as much credit and recognition as other bands such as Led Zeppelin, Guns N' Roses, Queen; etc. They are not overrated, they're underrated. And they rock!
You either love Aerosmith or you can't stand them. I am the latter. The only song worth I like is "Janie's Got a Gun", just because it's different as has a good message. Oh, yea, "Dream On" is trash.V 2 Comments
Nothing special about this band yet so much love for blink
Just another average band. - naFrovivuS
I hate Tom DeLonge. His voice is so bad.
He has the easiest voice to imitate, it sounds like a 12 year old boy. - naFrovivuS
Might not be overrated because many people know they suck
So good... the highlight of the music who shaped me into who I am today.
If you say they're overrated, "might as well jump." - naFrovivuS
Eddie influenced vai, no eddie no vai
Ok, who put Van Halen on this list? Eddie practically invented shredding!
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