Top Ten Most Overplayed Rock & Metal Bands

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The Top Ten

1 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". ...read more.

I Agree With You That Metallica Is A Very Talented Band But At Times My Ears Can Not Take Anymore.Same Goes For Queen.However I Believe Queen Is A Better Band That's Why I Put It Below Metallica But Queen Can Be Very Overplayed(At Times) - FettiMC

These guys are legends, and it would be fantastic if the radio could play a Metallica song not named Enter Sandman or Nothing Else Matters. Both songs are good but I'm sick of the radio thinking those two songs are the only Metallica songs out there. - Metarock

Every metal station I switch to on the radio suddenly starts playing Metallica. Don't get me wrong, they are great, but there are so many better metal bands. - MontyPython

Overplayed, OVERPLAYED?!?! Look at Led Zeppelin, THEY'RE MORE OVERPLAYED THAN THIS LEGEND OF MUSIC! - PhoenixAura81

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2 AC-DC

Sure, Metallica is overplayed, but AC/DC is more overplayed.

3 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin were 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.

So overplayed, overrated, and terrible. - PhoenixAura81

Eh, maybe Black Dog but nothing else.

4 Megadeth Megadeth Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. Megadeth was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine was fired from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums to date, and have gone through many lineup changes, with Dave ...read more.
5 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. ...read more.

Please stop playing Smells Like Teen Spirit! - IronSabbathPriest

6 Green Day 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.
7 Queen Queen 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.

Queen is a great band but they are overplayed. - RiverClanRocks

A really good band but yeah it is overplayed. - cosmo

8 Van Halen Van Halen Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972. From 1974 until 1985, the band consisted of guitarist Eddie Van Halen, vocalist David Lee Roth, drummer Alex Van Halen, and bassist Michael Anthony.
9 Iron Maiden Iron Maiden Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian ...read more.

Run to the Hills is very overplayed yes. But they're an amazing band still. - IronSabbathPriest

10 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.

Fall out boy is great, but they are overplayed. - nintendofan126

The Contenders

11 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.
12 Def Leppard 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.

I cannot go through an hour on classic rock radio without hearing a Def Leppard song. Give it a rest! - Gg2000

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