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.
There over-hated to the max
Why do people hate these guys again? I mean, they're not god's gift to rock, but they're certainly not the musical antichrist people think they are. - Nickelstickman
I don't know much about this band nor do I care to look into them considering all the crap they get. Only song I know from them is Savin Me, and I like that song, I'll admit. Don't shoot me. - Mcgillacuddy
They aren't my cup of tea either but Hinder or 3 Doors Down is worse.
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Creed was an American rock band, formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida. The band's best-known line-up consisted of lead vocalist Scott Stapp, guitarist and vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.
I've heard worse. - Croy987
I'll admit that they aren't the greatest band on the planet but they have plenty of good songs. I think they're underrated.
Creed may not be the greatest band to have ever existed but the musicans are talented why? Because the members went on to form Alter Bridge a band which was much more musically advanced and better than Creed however Creed isn't bad, The musicans are also good people especially Scott Stapp who is very nice to his fans and he started a foundation that raised millions of dollars to help children and familes in need so say that Creed is terrible band all you want but the musicans are good people. - christangrant
Saliva is an American rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996. Saliva released their self-titled debut album on August 26, 1997, through Rockingchair Records, a record label owned and operated by Mark Yoshida, who recorded and produced the release at his studio, Rockingchair Studios.
To be honest their not the best metal band I've listened to but their far from the worst metal band I've listened to.
Yeah don't deserve the hate. They aren't the worst out there. - Zizz
Not the best or worst - EliHbk
I like Some Songs From This Band (Click Click Boom Doperide Your Disease And Always - christangrant
Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.
They're hated for a lot of reasons.
1. St. Anger
2. Dave Mustaine left Metallica.
3. Metallica fans thinks that everything after MOP is bad
4. There are a lot of metal haters
And more... - Userguy44
Metallica's well loved last I recalled not overhated nice try.
Metallica's not overhated. Even Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett don't get the hate for being overrated. - zxm
Everyone loves Metallica! - TwilightKitsune
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Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury ...read more.
They're not overhated. Absolutely speaking, they're fairly rated and in relative numbers, they're overrated.
I do think they made good music, no question, but for some reason they seem to be the only 70s band still popular today, while bands like Led Zeppelin or Pink Floyd, who were also very popular as well as extremely innovative at the time, seem to get no love. It seems to me like 13 year olds who think they figured out music like to claim they were like the most innovative band of all time because it's the only 20th century band they know, ignoring groups like The Beach Boys, Led Zeppelin, etc. A lot of them actually try to justify themselves by saying they also like The Beatles, which I think is really weird 'cause if it were true they should realize there are much greater bands out there. Also, liking The Beatles doesn't make Queen any better. Again, they did make decent music, and maybe there is some amazing stuff hiding on the lesser known albums and b-sides I don't know, ...more
But why do people hate it so much.
Not overhated at all. - Userguy44
Queen? Overhated? Am I missing something? - 3DG20
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6 My Chemical Romance
My Chemical Romance was an American rock band from Jersey City, New Jersey, active from 2001 to 2013. For much of their career, the band consisted of lead vocalist Gerard Way, guitarists Ray Toro and Frank Iero, bassist Mikey Way, and drummer Bob Bryar.
I understand that band isn't getting back together anytime soon (Sorry for rubbing salt in the wound). The only reason why I can think of is why their hated is because this band is considered emo. Still though their a decent band Black Veil Brides being worse though.
Honestly, this is an emo band I can actually enjoy. Quite creative and need I say it, not a bad band at all. - cjWriter1997
"ooh its emo you're emo"-literally everyone
People freak out when I say I like My Chemical Romance because apparently they are emo. - mmarce445
7 Linkin Park
Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members currently include Mike Shinoda (vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture of Alternative ...read more.
Linkin Park are honestly both overrated and overhated. Many take their love for LP WAAY too far saying they're the best band in the entire world, but haters take their hate too far by saying they're the worst band and they're talentless and put them #1 on the worst music artists remix and CHester on the worst singers of all time remix even though they're are worse artists out there. Now this doesn't apply to every lover and hater, but those who take LP too far. - TheDarkOne_221b
They're overrated but they don't deserve the hate. - Userguy44
Eh Nickelback's more overhated to be honest.
By the site, they are actually a little overLOVED, but they've basically became a meme now so meh. - cjWriter1997
8 Bullet for my Valentine
Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh metalcore/emo band from Bridgend, formed in 1998. The band is composed of Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals), Michael Thomas (drums) and Jamie Mathias (bass guitar). Former members include Nick Crandle and Jason ...read more.
9 Limp Bizkit
Limp Bizkit is an American nu metal band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 1994. Their lineup consists of Fred Durst, Sam Rivers, John Otto, and Wes Borland.
Fred durst is the only one that deserves the h8
Their hate is much deserved.
AC/DC are a Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014 . They were fronted by Bon Scott until his untimely death due to alcohol poisoning in 1979, after which they hired Brian Johnson ...read more.
They're a very influential hard rock band, yet everyone insults them.
I think that the more you listen to them, the less you hate them!
They are the most Overhated music artist in existence they make awesome music yet it seems they always get hate even though they did nothing to deserve it - christangrant
Yeah, yeah! You all hate AC/DC for sounding the same! That doesn't matter, the thing that matters is if the song has good quality, good lyrics and good vocals! NO-ONE UNDERSTANDS!
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? Black Veil Brides
Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. ...read more.
Sure their attire can get weird and their lyrics can be a bit emo-like, and don't even get me started with the fanbase, but they got some lit songs too, such as Heart on Fire and Goodbye Agony. They don't count as real metal, but I'll give them credit for being the first band to get me into actual metal music. Andy is a decent vocalist, although I do admit that he's mostly generic and perhaps the least talented of the group, but Jake Pitts and Jinxx are really amazing guitarists. They're obviously far from being the best band in existence, but they get way too much hate than they deserve. - yungstirjoey666
11 Puddle of Mudd
Puddle of Mudd is an American rock band formed in 1991. To date, the band has sold over seven million albums and has had a string of No. 1 hits with their most famous hit being "Blurry".
I've seen several online pictures of being comparing this band to Staind for which one's more worse. Honestly their not the best post-grunge band out there but they aren't as bad as people make them out to be.
By the way, TOD's image and this band's image is same? - zxm
I don't know there the same to be honest same with the description uncertain why.
12 Cannibal Corpse
Cannibal Corpse is a American death metal band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 1988. The band is known for their graphic album covers, explicitly violent lyrics and song titles like "I C** Blood" The group got into mainstream after performing the song "Hammer Smashed Face" in the 1994 film Ace Ventura: ...read more.
More like underhated. - Userguy44
Their hate is very deserved.
Slayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California, formed in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. They rose to fame with their 1986 album Reign in Blood, and is credited as one of the big four of thrash metal bands, the others being Metallica, Megadeth, and Anthrax. ...read more.
14 Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin was an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more.
Mmarce445 oh, shut up!
Eh kind of but there hate is deserved they do RIP OFF and PLAGARIZE songs. Don't believe me? Then go to Metal Treasure's "Songs Led Zeppelin ripped off" list.
Yes, but there are bands who ripped of their original songs too. - zxm
But almost everyone likes Led Zeppelin... - Nickelstickman
Mmarce445 no, they don't! Get a better taste, ass wipe!
What's wrong with having an opinion? I'm sure he has a reason for hating them. - Metarock
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15 Guns N' Roses
Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1985. The classic lineup, as signed to Geffen Records in 1986, consisted of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler. Apart from hard rock they are also ...read more.
I don't get why loads of people hate Guns N Roses I mean sure their last two albums were bad but they so have loads of good songs as well but I don't see what makes them one of the worst rock bands ever ill admit they are overrated but they are also Overhated - christangrant
Yes, I agree with that guy, why does everybody hate GN'R so much? Their newest songs might be horrible, but guys, dig harder and you'll find some good GN'R songs!
Ok, they say Axl is a douchebag but I don't blame him for growing up in a violent environment!
Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed ...read more.
Come on they're the best band ever they shouldn't even need to be on this list let alone being this low
I will admit for about the last 10 years they have not been at their best but parachutes is one of my favorite albums of all time, and arobtth is pretty great too. Their next two albums are pretty good too..
I don't get all the hate.
They're completely not offensive. Their first 4 albums are very good...why the hate?
They deserve their hate for being so damn generic.
I'm just curious, but why would you think Coldplay is generic? I'm just confused. I think of Coldplay as one of the most diverse and creative bands on Earth. - Nerdy_Demon
Kiss is an American hard rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the band's original manager, Lew Linet.
Yes, but tney didn't influence The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple or Pink Floyd?
They are overhated. They have influenced every band there is and they're better than AC/DC and Guns'N'Roses combined.
They’ve inspired a lot of great music, but the sheer amount of cheap merch they’ve flogged over the years, their treatment of Peter Criss and Gene Simmons’s ego I think justifies the hate.
18 One Direction
One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) were a British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015. The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records ...read more.
Even though it is justified to hate them, they are irrelevant for a few years and some people still like to create various hate jokes about them. They are often called the worst band ever, which is an exaggeration. - Alkadikce
Eh kind of but there hate is deserved.
No I think they get just the right amount of hate - Mcgillacuddy
@BoredJeff02, I've added them for the same reason of JB. they aren't a rock band but they are on high of "top 10 worst rock bands" list. - zxm
19 All Time Low
All Time Low is an American pop punk band from Towson, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore, formed in 2003. The band currently consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Alex Gaskarth, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Jack Barakat, bassist and backing vocalist Zack Merrick and drummer Rian Dawson. ...read more.
While not as good as The All American Rejects their still better than garbage called Mayday Parade!
Slipknot is an American Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band is best known as one of the pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal during the late 1990s - 2000s and are distinguishable by the band's clothing choices, consisting of black/red jumpsuits and horror inspired masks. ...read more.
Nu metal counts as real metal - yungstirjoey666
Not a fan of them either but some metal etlists overhated on them due them supposedly not being "Real metal". There is no real or fake metal, metal's just metal.
Psychosocial is a metal song, the riff and solo are 'classically based' - SoldierOfFortune
They are just as over hated as any nu metal band. - Metaladethaxer
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21 Three Days Grace
Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1992 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst. Their original name was Groundswell until they changed it to their current name in 1997. ...read more.
Hoobastank is an American rock band, formed in 1994 in Agoura Hills, California with lead singer Doug Robb, guitarist Dan Estrin, drummer Chris Hesse, and original bassist Markku Lappalainen.
While most of their songs were hit and miss they were still tolerable.
I don’t care for anything else from them, but I like “The Reason”. - 3DG20
23 Simple Plan
Simple Plan is a French-Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released five studio albums.
Their honestly not the worst pop-punk band out there.
24 Imagine Dragons
Imagine Dragons is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman.
Stupid NBLP4E. He hates this band for bad reasons. - Bammer73
Nah, they are UNDER-hated if anything. - benhos
Why do you say that? Part of their proceeds goes towards a cancer research foundation. They are literally saving lives with their music. - Nerdy_Demon
25 Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Red Hot Chili Peppers is an American funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. ...read more.
Every time somebody mentions RHCP in the Internet he will get replies like:
"Red Hot Chili Peppers can go to hell if you ask me"
"Imagine Red Hot Chili Peppers songs wouldn't have any music at all! It would be heaven! " - Alkadikce
26 Theory Of A Deadman
Theory of a Deadman is a Canadian post-grunge band. Formed in 2001, the band is currently signed to Roadrunner Records as well as 604 Records. They were discovered by Nickelback lead singer Chad Kroeger.
I don't get the hate for this band admittedly they aren't the most unique 2000's band but are they really as bad as people say? No.
27 Avenged Sevenfold
Avenged Sevenfold is an American alternative metal band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums). ...read more.
These comments prove the point. Avenged Sevenfold is overhated. - yungstirjoey666
No, they are rip offs. - Userguy44
They deserve their hate their logo is a ripoff of Overkill's logo and further more "The Hail to the King" album is a rip off of the "Black" album by Metallica.
There is no proof that A7X ripped of Overkill's logo. If two pictures would be same, then I'd say Overkill ripped off old pirates logos. - zxm
Their logo looks too similar to Overkill's and they shamelessly rip off Metallica their hate is much DESERVED.
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Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Hayley Williams, guitarist Taylor York, and drummer Zac Farro.
To been honest they are pretty mature for been Pop punk/Alt rock
29 Green Day
Green Day are an American pop punk and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock. Some ...read more.
Payable on Death, also known as P.O.D., is a Christian nu metal band formed in 1992 and based in San Diego, California.
I generally don't like this band but I've heard worse to be honest.
Disturbed is an American nu metal/ alternative rock/ alternative metal band from Chicago, Illinois. The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren. They are known for songs like "Down With the Sickness" and "Stricken" .
Their hate is well deserved... they aren't the saviors of metal music people make them out to be same with A7X.
They Don't Deserve The Hate
Because They Do Have Good Songs
Ex Sricken They Are Also Great At Doing Covers Land Of Confusion Sound of Silence - christangrant
DragonForce are a British power metal band based in London, England. Formed in 1999, the group are known for their long and fast guitar solos, fantasy-themed lyrics, and electronic sounds in their music to add to their retro video game-influenced sound.
They're not fake; they work just as much as most power metal bands. And they have more songs than just Through the Fire and the Flames. - yungstirjoey666
I'm a huge dragonforce fan but I'll admit their sound is not for everyone. Some people find them way too over the top, and it's okay to not like them. But they get way too much hate. - wizardlarry
I don't understand why they are hated they are an amazing band and Herman Li is a guitar god
Hole was an American alternative rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 1989 by singer and guitarist Courtney Love and lead guitarist Eric Erlandson.
34 Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi is a hard rock band formed in 1983, which had a streak of successful albums in the late 1980s. The band originally consisted of lead vocalist Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Ritchie Sambora (left in 2013), bassist Alec John Such (left in 1994), keyboard David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres. The band's ...read more.
35 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.
"Pretentious oversynthed and too artsy to be rock" Dumb argument by critics. They're amazing. Hated for making music musical.
Fun is an American indie pop band based in New York City. It was formed by Nate Ruess, former lead singer of The Format, with Andrew Dost of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff of Steel Train.
Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin. Formed in 1976, the group consists of Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr. U2's early sound was rooted in post-punk but eventually grew to incorporate influences from many genres of popular music. Throughout the group's musical pursuits, they have ...read more.
I went to a U2 concert. It was awesome. They're too overhated. - Userguy44
39 Maroon 5
Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California. Before the current group was established, the original four members, Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick, formed a band known as Kara's Flowers in 1994, while they were still in high school.
40 Blink 182
Blink-182 are a Pop Punk band formed in 1992. Original lineup were Mark Hoppus (Bass Guitar, Vocals) ...read more.
41 Jonas Brothers
The Jonas Brothers are an American pop rock band. Formed in 2005, they gained popularity from their appearances on the Disney Channel television network.
I've added them here for a reason. They aren't a rock band but they are on top of every worst rock band list. - zxm
42 Marilyn Manson
Marilyn Manson is an American rock band from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Formed in 1989 by frontman Marilyn Manson and Daisy Berkowitz, the group was originally named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids with their theatrical performances gathering a local cult following in the early 1990s. ...read more.
Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. ...read more.
To be honest I don't hate this band in fact I used to be a big lover of them however as I grew up I started to listen to other bands that were more complex than Nirvana and to be honest better than them which when I look back at nirvana they aren't as good as I remember them to be but that's just me they aren't bad but it gets annoying seeing them number 1 on so many lists especially lists about the 90s because I have heard much better but if you like them that's fine but they are overrated the 2nd most Overrated band in history in my opinion behind Led Zeppelin - christangrant
44 My Darkest Days
My Darkest Days is a Canadian rock band based in Peterborough, Ontario consisting of lead singer Matt Walst, bassist Brendan McMillan, drummer Doug Oliver, and keyboardist Reid Henry.
45 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.
46 Art of Dying
Art of Dying is a Canadian rock band fronted by Jonny Hetherington. The band is currently signed to Better Noise Records. Bassist Cale Gontier is the cousin of Adam Gontier, the lead singer of Saint Asonia and former lead singer of Three Days Grace.
Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. The band is composed of founder, frontman and songwriter Sully Erna, guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill, and drummer Shannon Larkin.
48 Sick Puppies
Sick Puppies is an Australian rock band, formed in 1997. Sick Puppies rose to prominence in 2006 when their song "All the Same" was uploaded along with a video to YouTube.
49 Def Leppard
Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.
50 Asking Alexandria
Asking Alexandria are an English metalcore band from York, North Yorkshire formed initially in 2008 by lead guitarist Ben Bruce along with former lead singer Danny Worsnop, bassist Joe Lancaster, keyboardist and synth player Ryan Binns, and current members drummer James Cassells and rhythm guitarist ...read more.