Top Ten Most Underrated Bands

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161 Thin Lizzy Thin Lizzy Thin Lizzy are an Irish rock band formed in Dublin in 1969. Their leader Phil Lynott was composer or co-composer of almost all of the band's songs, and the first black Irishman to achieve commercial success in the field of rock music. Thin Lizzy's most successful songs, "Whiskey in the Jar", "Jailbreak" ...read more.

Probably the most underrated band ever cause they were the pioneers of the dual lead guitars and Phil's lyrics are simply perfect in every way and Brian Downey is probably the most underrated drummer ever cause he kicks butt and Lso even James hetfield said that the best metal band he thinks is black sabbath but all around music wise thin lizzy is the best and another reason there album. Live and dangerous is considered to be the best live Album ever so yeah very underrated

Excellent suggestion certainly a top 70's underrated band.

162 Thousand Foot Krutch Thousand Foot Krutch

This is my favorite band. They're songs are very good. Not a single person in my class know this band. Why does it have to be so underrated? - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

163 Righteous Vendetta
164 Becoming the Archetype
165 Jimmy Eat World Jimmy Eat World Jimmy Eat World is an American rock band from Mesa, Arizona, that formed in 1993. The band is composed of lead vocalist and guitarist Jim Adkins, guitarist and backing vocalist Tom Linton, bassist Rick Burch and drummer Zach Lind.

They Belong in the Top 100 if You are Being Honest!

166 Kreator Kreator Kreator is a German thrash metal band from Essen. Their style of music is similar to that of their compatriots Destruction, Sodom and Tankard; along with those three bands, Kreator has been referred to as one of the "big four" of Teutonic thrash metal, and they are often credited with helping pioneer ...read more.
167 Tankard Tankard Tankard is a thrash metal band from Frankfurt am Main, Germany, founded in 1982. Along with the bands Kreator, Destruction and Sodom, Tankard is often considered one of the "The Big Teutonic Four" of Teutonic thrash metal.

Heck yeah! People think that they're a gimmick band, but they have incredible musical chops- just listen to "For a Thousand Beers" They play punkish thrash metal with a strong Venom/Motorhead influence. EMPTY TANKARD!

168 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath Black Sabbath are a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, Singer Ozzy Osbourne, Bassist and Main Lyricist Geezer Butler and Drummer Bill Ward . The band got into mainstream after improving after their debut album got negative feedback . In 1978, ...read more.

Black Sabbath is one of Godfathers of rock and roll. They helped create rock. And they have such a unique way of playing. Their music sounds somewhat dark and satanic to some, but that's not what they were going for at all. They were just trying a different form of rock, and they really pulled it off. They deserve so much more credit!

More kids need to know about this band.

I totally agree The Most Underrated Band You can't disagree with me!

Without doubt The Most Underrated Band Ever!

169 Diamond Head Diamond Head Diamond Head are an English heavy metal band formed in 1976 in Stourbridge, England. The band is recognised as one of the leading members of the new wave of British heavy metal and is acknowledged by thrash metal bands such as Metallica and Megadeth as an important early influence.

Diamond head was an important force in the new wave of British heavy metal, practically created thrash, and yet nobody seems to know who they are

This is underrated. Not queen, deep purple and nirvana.

170 Sham 69
171 The Alan Parsons Project The Alan Parsons Project The Alan Parsons Project were a British progressive rock band, active between 1975 and 1990, consisting of Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson surrounded by a varying number of session musicians and some relatively consistent band members such as guitarist Ian Bairnson, bassist and vocalist David Paton, ...read more.

Alan Parsons Project is definitely underrated. "the Voice" and "Old and Wise", "I Robot", "Games People Play","I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You","Eye in the Sky","You Don't Believe", "When I breakdown". These songs still get plenty of play time. Alan Parsons himself should be in the Rock and Roll hall of Fame just for his engineering on some of the best Albums. Abbey Road by that one group Beatles and Dark side of the Moon by that other group Pink Floyd. By the way which one is Pink? Year of the Cat - Al Stewart and Some Hollies albums. Like the commenter below said, "grab some phones turn the lights out and LISTEN!

All ya gotta do is listen to the first 6 albums & you'll see what I mean. They, like Steely Dan, used only the best studio musicians and voices... Arranged in unique style. "Tales of Mystery & Imagination" first release based on the work of Edgar Allen Poe... All the albums were themed... Do yourself a favor - find a quiet place with some good headphones & just listen...

172 I Am Kloot

Maybe it's the name that throws people but they are a great band. Try Your favourite sky on YouTube and you'll know what I mean

Amazing band - have a listen to songs like your favourite sky, proof and even the stars.

173 No Doubt No Doubt No Doubt is an American rock band from Anaheim, California, that formed in 1986. Since 1994, the group has consisted of vocalist Gwen Stefani, bassist and keyboardist Tony Kanal, guitarist and keyboardist Tom Dumont, and drummer Adrian Young.
174 Genesis Genesis Genesis are an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967. The most commercially successful and long-lasting line-up includes keyboardist Tony Banks, bassist/guitarist Mike Rutherford and drummer/singer Phil Collins.

So underrated that they are even underrated on the "most underrated" list...

175 Deftones Deftones Deftones are an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California. The band, which was founded in 1988, consists of Chino Moreno, Stephen Carpenter, Frank Delgado, Abe Cunningham and Sergio Vega.
176 Fear Factory Fear Factory Fear Factory is an American heavy metal band that was formed in 1989. During the band's career, it has released nine full-length albums and has evolved through a succession of styles, including industrial metal, death metal, groove metal, and thrash metal.
177 Blue October

So very underrated. Songs like "Hate Me", "Overweight", "Blue Does", "Calling You" and "Blue Skies" are amazing and apart from "Hate Me" none of them ever reached large popularity. They deserve so much more recognition.

178 Jane's Addiction V 1 Comment
179 The Band The Band The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group formed in 1965 . Which originally consisting of Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, vocals), Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophones, trumpet), Richard Manuel (piano, drums, vocals) and Robbie Robertson ...read more.
180 Catherine Wheel

You beat me to the punch. I have all their CDs. Wish they would reunite.

A amazing British Alternative act from the 90s, they are a must listen.

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