Top 10 Most Overhated Rock SubgenresSomePersonYouHate Rock is a very well known music sub genre. It also has it share of genres that gets unfair amounts of hate for the most idiotic and stupid reasons. I will include Metal genres because Metal is a subgenre of Rock.
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"This is the worst music genre ever" is something I hear about this genre, and its nowhere near that - christangrant
The Post- Grunge hate has gotten stale sure there's a few soft bands but not every post-grunge band is soft and poppy if you think that you've listened to much Creed and Nickelback. Here's bands I'd recommend checking out if you think Post- Grunge isn't aggressive.
- Pop Evil
- Saint Asonia
- Three Days Grace
- Breaking Benjamin
- Foo Fighters
- Alter Bridge
- Sick Puppies
- Thousand Foot Krutch
- Theory of a Deadman (Mainly their first album) - SomePersonYouHate
It's a bit poppy and corny but there's worse rock sub genres out there. - SomePersonYouHate
The hate for this genre is ridiculious. Sure it's not really "metal" but most people haven't proved how it isn't metal. Some of the bands can be corny like Limp Bizkit or Papa Roach but not EVERY Nu Metal band is terrible. - SomePersonYouHate
Why does everyone seem to hate nu metal (and metalcore)? For starters, nu metal is clearly a legitimate metal genre, based on its obvious heaviness - it may not be as heavy as death metal or even as thrash metal, but it’s at least heavier than traditional heavy metal. And it legitimately has a cool sound. What’s there to hate?
But people also haven't proved how it is metal, and I know Nu Metal isn't Metal and its not because "i'm a Eltlist" or "I don't like the bands (I like some bands in this genre)
Nu Metal also known as Mallcore is a genre that combines Hardcore Punk with Alternative and Rap Elements and it is evident by the riffs of Nu metal being repetitive which isn't a trait of Metal, Nu Metal maybe influenced by metal but most bands have little to no metal influence in them.
And to clarify what is metal, metal is usally a classical based riff played with distorted guitars one way to tell a Riff is metal is if it sounds like a Horse Gallop which came from the song Hard Lovin Man by Deep Purple, most bands that are considered metal have their riffs based on Deep Purple and more specifically Ritiche Blackmore, Black Sabbath and Judas Priest also helped towards metal
In Nu Metal i don't hear gallop riffs i hear slowed down Punk riffs which means the riffs aren't metal.
So if ...more - christangrant
Even if it's not "Metal" it still classifies as Rock and it's honestly annoying for people to make a big deal about what's metal and what's not Metal. - SomePersonYouHate
The hate for this genre like Post- Grunge gets really old after a while. - SomePersonYouHate
Its among my favorite genres in general. But I do see why people don;t refer to it as a Metal genre.
I would say to merge Nu Metal, Alternative Metal and some Post-Grunge, and have an end result in "Hard Alternative". It is Alternative Rock with traces of Heavy Metal, but to ensure that people don't get picky, give it back its original name. Hard Alternative seem more accessible if you ask me. - CrimsonShark
I think this one best explains itself. - SomePersonYouHate
Similar to Nu Metal the hate gets annoying after a while. - SomePersonYouHate
Kind of similar to Pop Rock common bands from this genre: Boston, Styx and Journey. Not a bad genre but not good either. - SomePersonYouHate
Not my favorite Metal sub genre but not every song from it is garbage. - SomePersonYouHate
A bit cheesy but I've heard worse genres. - SomePersonYouHate
This genre deserves all of it's damn hate... - SomePersonYouHate
This deserves to be hated on to. - SomePersonYouHate
Mediocre but still better than Death Metal. - SomePersonYouHate
This genre isn't hated if I recall correctly it's one of the most respected and love metal genres out there. - SomePersonYouHate
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