Most Underrated Rock Bands

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101 Journey Journey Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch.

every single person in the world knows don't stop believin but journey is pretty unknown - thefrozenlemon

Don't stop believing is only 4 minutes you dumbass and why would you vote for it if you don't like their music?

Why the hell is Journey here? They've had multiple big hits including Don't Stop Believing, Faithfully, Seperate Ways, and Open Arms. - naFrovivuS

Journey stinks don't stop I can't shut up because this is 7 minute song. The only song I like is Open Arms in this band. I don't like this band becuase the songs are boring.

102 Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age is an American rock band from Palm Desert, California, United States, formed in 1996. The band's line-up includes founder Josh Homme, alongside longtime members Troy Van Leeuwen, Michael Shuman, Dean Fertita, and recent addition Jon Theodore.

One of the greatest rock bands of the 21st century, made of incredibly talented musicians. They had a few songs on the radio, but they deserve more. It saddens me to think that hundreds and thousands of people will never get to hear them because of crappy, plastic, commercial rock being shoved down their throats and pushing these guys out of the way. They swap genres constantly and make some of the greatest rock songs I have ever heard.

Queens of the stone age, by far the best the music industry has to offer currently besides the Foo Fighters and Eagles of Death Metal.

I'm just wondering how they're underrated on a list of underrated bands. these guys should at least be within the top 20.

So underrated they're underrated on a list for underrated bands.

How? HOW? WHY IS THIS BELOW 100?

Are they just a band that's too cool to be underrated and too cool to be loved?

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103 Thousand Foot Krutch Thousand Foot Krutch

They really should get more recognition. - LarkwingFlight

They are quite good, better than even some of old linkin park.

Such a great band.

TFK is amazing! Very underrated

104 Slayer Slayer ...read more.

People seem to be voting for and adding their favourite bands rather than what is actually underrated, something which Slayer certainly isn't!

Probably Slayer then Dreamtheater and Megadeth (even though they have sold about 40 million albums they arent too well known)

Unbelievably underrated. I can't believe A7X is on this list. They aren't too terribly underrated, they just have a lot of stupid people who listen to one song, see talent, and decide to hate on it.

Nothing to say, they are awesome

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105 Soundgarden Soundgarden Soundgarden is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1984 by singer and rhythm guitarist Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto.

The best band of the grunge era. Cornell's voice was unstoppable. Thayil's guitar playing style is wholly unique and creative. Matt Cameron is one of the most underrated drummers as well. Every album by them is different from the last. They never stagnated when it came to their sound. They will probably get more recognition with Cornell's passing, but they deserved it before.

Best band from the Seattle Scene-singer, guitarist (s), drums and bass are all amazing. And the complexity of their music is great-it's prog without being nerdy-alt tunings and time signatures. These guys make me feel high without even being under the influence.

Dude, these guys started the grunge scene and the only thing I hear when I mention them is " oh, don't they sing Black Hole Sun? "

Best of the grunge bands but the least popular

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106 Foreigner Foreigner Foreigner is a British-American hard rock band, originally formed in New York City in 1976 by veteran English musician Mick Jones and fellow Briton and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm.
107 Neutral Milk Hotel

"In the Aeroplane Over the Sea" is one of the greatest albums of all time and certainly the most underrated. Take a listen people and just enjoy pure musical genius.

One album wonder (in fact they made 2 albums and 1 EP, however, only one is well known) but very influential for indie/alternative music world.

108 James Gang
109 Coroner Coroner Coroner is a Swiss thrash metal band from Z├╝rich, formed in the early 80s. They have been called "the Rush of thrash metal" for their increasingly complex style of progressive rock-infused thrash. They garnered relatively little attention outside Europe .
110 Flyleaf
111 Chickenfoot

One of best supergroups that has formed in last 10 years
Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony from Van Halen, Chad Smith from The Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Joe Satriani made up an awesome hard rock band..

112 Type O Negative Type O Negative Type O Negative was an American gothic/doom metal band formed in Brooklyn, New York City in 1989. Their lyrical emphasis on themes of romance, depression, and death resulted in the nickname "The Drab Four".

This band is definitely worth a listen. There is a certain mystical quality to their music; almost enchanting. Every album after and including Bloody Kisses is a masterpiece. A few songs I recommend: Black No. 1, Love You To Death, I Don't Wanna Be Me, Christian Woman, Green Man, Nettie, Creepy Green Light.

If you like the band after listening to those songs, try their albums. Bloody Kisses, October Rust, World Coming Down, and Life Is Killing Me are the greatest.

Emotional, humorous, and heavy. You won't be sorry.

Most original, musically talented, and underrated band of the past 20 years.

113 Celesty
114 Fever Tree
115 Porcupine Tree Porcupine Tree Porcupine Tree were an English rock band formed by musician Steven Wilson in 1987. The band began essentially as a solo project for Wilson, who created all of the band's music.

Actually not too bad this list! (normally full of nu-metal rubbish). My Pick goes to Porcupine Tree! This band is one of the most consistently great band ever to have existed. Its rare to discover a band both experimental and accessible. For fans of rock with atmosphere, flawless musicianship, audiophile sound quality and a live show to put most bands to shame.

Should be popular among Pink Floyd and Radiohead fans

I'm looking for this what a horrible list this must be 1

116 Weezer Weezer Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, currently consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar), Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner. V 2 Comments
117 Saint Asonia Saint Asonia Saint Asonia is a Canadian rock band consisting of former Three Days Grace frontman Adam Gontier, Mike Mushok, Corey Lowery, and Rich Beddoe.
118 Extreme V 1 Comment
119 Foghat Foghat Foghat are an English rock band formed in London in 1971. The band is known for its prominent use of electric slide guitar in its music.

A very good southern-Rock Band. Best track "Long way to go" - 1974

120 The Doors The Doors The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore.

Eh? They are one of the best but I'm not ready to say they are underrated.

Not very underrated. Even my grandmother knows light my fire. - ChatonNoir

Slightly Underrated.

I'm guessing this is not underrated because of Snoop Doggs remix (mostly from nfs underground 2)

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