Top 10 Most Overhyped Bands


The Top Ten

1 Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons is an American pop band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman.

Average and forgettable 'alternative rock' (which is actually just pop rock with a slight edge these days) that isn't great by any means. Not to mention how the vocalist shouts instead of sings in many cases (listen to the awful chorus on Warriors for instance). A below average band that represents how far alternative rock has sunk since its inception in the 80s and 90s. - Mrveteran

At best their mediocre nothing special. - BoredJeff02

Are you all retarded?

Oi m8 don't be bashin me lads the imagine dragons or I share I'll 720 YY no scope u - Jackamalio

2 Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy is an American pop rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley.

No,no,no no their not as good as people claim to be. While their older stuff is tolerable and their newer stuff is thrash I honestly think that people seriously overhype this band. - BoredJeff02

Take This To your Grave: 8/10
From Under A Cork Tree: 9/10
Infinity On High: 8/10
Folie A Deux: 8/10
Save Rock And Roll: 6/10
American Beauty/American Psycho: 4/10


3 Stone Temple Pilots Stone Temple Pilots Stone Temple Pilots was formed in San Diego, CA in 1989. more.

Self explanatory to be honest. - BoredJeff02

Cruddy grunge band whose lead singer is an utter tosspiece (refusing to allow a child from the Make A Wish foundation have a picture with him). - Mrveteran

4 Smashing Pumpkins Smashing Pumpkins The Smashing Pumpkins is an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1988. Formed by frontman Billy Corgan and James Iha, the band included D'arcy Wretzky and Jimmy Chamberlin in its original incarnation.

At best their a okay alternative 90's band. - BoredJeff02

What? The Smashing Pumpkins are awesome. - jack2244

5 Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that originates from Columbus, Ohio. Currently there are two members. The lead singer, Tyler Joseph, and the drummer, Josh Dun. At the 2016 American Music Awards, they won two AMAs for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist, and Favorite Alternative Artist. Twenty One more.

They aren't even good but people act like they're the best thing ever - Brobusky

They try hard to be deep but they come across as just whiny. - BrideiMacBella

I'm sorry brobusky. I respect your opinion but I honestly think twenty one pilots is one of the only good music artists of today. (PS I love TOP but their more mainstream songs are my least favourite)

At least they're better than M5 - Neonco31

6 Maroon 5 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.

Like Fall Out Boy when they started out they were decent but quickly became sell outs. Their even more over-hyped than Fall Out Boy at this point. - BoredJeff02

7 Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold is an American alternative metal/metalcore (early) 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). more.

Eh mediocre at best. - BoredJeff02

8 Coldplay Coldplay 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 more.

Eh their not really that good to be honest. - BoredJeff02

A poor man's Radiohead. Yes really! While some of their music is quite good and at points very touching, most of it is mediocre and not very interesting. Not to mention how they've become more poppier over the years, which has alienated their original fans. - Mrveteran

9 The Chainsmokers The Chainsmokers

Everything wrong with modern music these days. Overreliance on electronic elements, cruddy lyrics, repetitive and droning melodies, it's all there! Not to mention how their career initially started by making a song mocking how shallow modern culture is and then base their continued career on pandering to that culture. Also, they're apparently horrible people too. - Mrveteran

The fact that people call these guys a band is just sad. - PhantomMilitia

10 Radiohead Radiohead Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar).

Good, but nothing fantastic. I admire how they try and experiment and whatnot, but that doesn't mean that they're fun to listen to. Not to mention how their most recent release (A Moon Shaped Pool) is only recommendable if you are an insomniac or find the mundane ramblings of Yorke and co endearing. A band who are overhyped to the max, Radiohead are a perfectly fine band who were the unfortunate victims of media hype. - Mrveteran

Their decent but nothing special. - BoredJeff02

Political morons and proud of it. Music ain't much, either.

The Contenders

11 Muse Muse Muse are an English alternative rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994. The members are Matt Bellamy (lead vocal, lead guitar, piano, keyboard), Dom Howard (drums, percussion) and Chris Wolstenholme (bass, backing vocals). They've won several awards including five MTV Awards, 8 NME Awards, more. V 1 Comment
12 Bring Me The Horizon Bring Me The Horizon Bring Me the Horizon is a British rock band from Sheffield, Yorkshire. Formed in 2004, the group currently consists of vocalist Oliver Sykes, guitarist Lee Malia, bassist Matt Kean, drummer Matt Nicholls, and keyboardist Jordan Fish. They are signed to RCA Records globally and Columbia Records exclusively more.
13 Red Hot Chili Peppers Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers is an American funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. more.

Overhyped they are beyond a doubt. - BoredJeff02

14 One Direction One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) are an 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 more.

Sorry... but no one overhypes this band everyone however HATES this band. - BoredJeff02

15 Disturbed Disturbed Disturbed is an American heavy 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" .

They got a decent sound but that's about it. - BoredJeff02

16 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture more.

Pftt not as overhyped as Fall Out Boy. - BoredJeff02

17 Nirvana Nirvana 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. more.
18 All Time Low All Time Low more.
19 Metallica Metallica 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". more.

Kind of but FOB/ Sell Out Boy is more overhyped. - BoredJeff02

All metal is overhyped, it's fans constantly pushing it as possessing some kind of genius, symphonic majesty, imagining endless "subgenres" of what is nearly always contemptible noise pollution.

20 Foo Fighters Foo Fighters Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. It was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of obviously Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, songwriter), Pat Smear (lead guitarist, pianist), Nate Mendel more.

Their not bad by any means but kind of overhyped. - BoredJeff02

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