Most Underrated Rock Bands

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161 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.
162 Mr.Strange
163 Matchbox Twenty

All of their songs are amazingly good!

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164 Simple Plan Simple Plan Simple Plan is a French-Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released five studio albums.
165 Nothingface
166 The Psychedelic Furs
167 The Offspring The Offspring The Offspring is an American punk rock band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1984. Formed under the name Manic Subsidal, the band consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Dexter Holland, bassist Greg K., lead guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman and drummer Pete Parada.

Definitely one of the best punk bands

The best punk rock band in my opinion.I WAS LISTENING TO GREEN DAY for 2 years and at the same time I was listening to The Offspring...Now there have been 5 years since I first heard of them and I still enjoy their music.And...Dexter Holland is a man that everyone should admire for his achievements.

168 Skid Row Skid Row Skid Row is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1986 in Toms River, New Jersey. They were very successful in the late 1980s and early 1990s, with their first two albums certified multi-platinum.

Sebastian Bach has one of the best voices in history. Their songs were really touching, not only the ballads, but the rebellious ones also.

169 Pearl Jam Pearl Jam Pearl Jam is a Grunge Rock Band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. The band had comprised of Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament. ...read more.

Pearl Jam are very underrated mainly because they refused to be commercial sellouts so not as many people have had a chance to listen to them. It just goes to show how much of a great band they are when Eddie has performed with the likes of Pink Floyd, The Who, The Rolling Stones, REM etc.

Not most underrated but it most be at top 10 at least. They are one of the best bands in the history. Better than nirvana alice in chains Foo Fighters. Best grunge band. - Bilgehankonya

Every day I'm reminded of how amazing Pearl Jam is when I listen to one of their songs. I even think of my 30th favorite PJ song as an incredibly awesome song. Even songs below that! This band is rated pretty high, but they still could be much higher, which is why I put Pearl Jam at number one. - Songsta41

172, well now they're at least underrated - Disturbedpotato

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170 Nickelback Nickelback Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.

If you've all jumped on board with the "Nickelback sucks" band wagon, then it's a real shame. Yes, they only had 2 hits. 2 mainstream successful hits does NOT equal only 2 good songs. No, Nickelback have many good songs. They have their own distinctive sound. They are underrated in so many ways, people I know say they hate Nickelback and when asked why, a long pause is then followed by "well I didn't like Rockstar," I mean come on, grow up. So yes, Nickelback is extremely underrated, they deserve so much more than this!

Everyone hates them. I love them. They sound the same but so what song fix what's not broken.

Corruptly underrated

"They have their own distinctive sound"
Oh yes, very distinctive, THE SAME EXACT DISTINCTIVE SOUND IN EVERY SINGLE SONG THAT MAKES YOU WANT TO PULL YOUR EARDRUMS OUT - KingofSnails42

171 Megadeth Megadeth Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. The group was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine's dismissal from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums, and their biggest hits are Symphony of Destruction, Holy ...read more.

Yeah us metallica fans made them so underrated - blackBlackBlack

Look at the best songs from Kill 'Em All and Dave Mustaine wrote several of them. Not as good at Metallica but still damn good.

He do write a little bit that's all. He gets way to much credit then he deserves. - Sabbath

They should be the king of thrash not Metallica - superluke10000

Metallica sold out and got popular while the real metal fans stayed with a real metal band.

172 Meat Loaf Meat Loaf Michael Lee Aday is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor usually known by his stage name Meat Loaf.

What a boss but I don't think he's underrated. bat out of hell has sold more than 40 million copies

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173 D'erlanger

most of the bands in the top tens is internationally known but this one, even if they are legendary, only japanese people recognized the band. other people into j-rock recognizes x-japan, buck tick, l'arc en ciel, dir en grey, gazette, asian kung fu generation and they forgot this one - ronluna

only a few outside japan like me who are a fan of d'erlanger, x-japan gets all credit in terms who started visual kei movement but this one is also one of the bands who started it. ask many visual kei bands in japan and they will point d'erlanger as their idol. - ronluna

very underrated under appreciated rock band of japan because of those fangirls who are busy collecting x-japan, dir en grey, girugamesh, etc without noticing d'erlanger's major contribution to japanese rock history - ronluna

I'm the only one voting for them and writing them in the website and other japanese rock fans are busy with other popular japanese bands like dir en grey, larc en ciel (one of my favorite besides this) and so common x-japan - ronluna

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174 Children of Bodom Children of Bodom Children Of Bodom is a melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. Formed in 1993, the group currently consists of Alexi Laiho, Janne Wirman, Henkka Seppälä, Jaska Raatikainen and Daniel Freyberg.
175 Dinosaur Jr. Dinosaur Jr. Dinosaur Jr. is an American rock band formed in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 1984, originally simply called Dinosaur until legal issues forced a change in name.

So underrated they're not even high on the underrated list. I firmly believe Dino is up there among the greatest rock bands of all time. They invented their own unique sound and no one has done it quite as well as them since.

Half these bands are over rated. Radio head, and Megadeth for sure. Nirvana is over rated too

176 Emerson, Lake & Palmer Emerson, Lake & Palmer Emerson, Lake & Palmer were an English progressive rock supergroup formed in London in 1970. The band consisted of keyboardist Keith Emerson, singer, bassist, and producer Greg Lake, and drummer and percussionist Carl Palmer. V 1 Comment
177 Daughtry Daughtry Daughtry is an American rock band formed and fronted by namesake Chris Daughtry, who was a finalist on the fifth season of American Idol. Their self-titled debut album was released in November 2006.
178 Finger Eleven

Most Underrated & hard working band I've ever Known! Better than 200 bands on this list in terms of song writing, riffs, acoustic work everything!

Consistently have the best live performances & Vocals I have ever SEEN!

Finger Eleven Awake And Dreaming Live - a Demonstration to how this is one of the best bands in Canada & how much better they Sound Live compared to My chemical Romance & three days grace & Nickleback & Rage against the machine

179 Black Stone Cherry
180 Nine Inch Nails Nine Inch Nails Nine Inch Nails is an American industrial rock/metal band and, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.

They deserve more credit than what they've got. They make some of the best music you'll ever hear.

They're pretty underrated on TheTopTens.

They are so original, why are they this low?

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