Top 10 Most Overrated Bands of the 2000s
These bands received way too much attention in the 2000's.
The Top Ten
1 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 ...read more.
Though I do love this band, they are overrated, especially Hybrid Theory and Meteora. Their fans worship those albums like Jesus made them and hate one anything post Minutes To Midnight like they were made by The Devil. - NikBrusk
People consider this band as the best band of the 2000's. Their not even the best band of the 2000's Green Day or Foo Fighters is more worthy of that title. - BoredJeff02
You don't like them that does not mean they are overrated
They get way too much attention they are overrated and that's not why I don't like them. - BoredJeff02
I do not understand the term 'overrated' then. I mean how can a band be overrated with over 2 billion views on YouTube, with songs that are getting more popular like Numb(look at the statistics on the song on YouTube)
It's not about views but the fact that everyone keeps over-praising this band when their generic. Not too mention how much attention all of their albums get every year. Their more overrated then the Beatles! - BoredJeff02
2 Breaking Benjamin
Breaking Benjamin is a American post-grunge/alternative metal band formed in 1998. The bands members all changed in the time between 2010 to 2014, with the exception of Ben Burnley (Vocals). The Ex-Members included Chad Szeliga (Drums), Aaron Fink (Guitar) and Mark Klepaspi (Bass). ...read more.
This band is even more overrated then Papa Roach, only one band is more overrated then Breaking Crinjamin. - BoredJeff02
3 Papa Roach
Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California. Formed in 1993, their first major-label release was the triple-platinum album Infest.
I don't like last resort's rapping but the guitar riff of that song is awesome - zxm
This band gets so much attention all because of Last Resort. Even their songs sound way too boring and they get like 1 million or-so listeners on Spotify definitely overrated. - BoredJeff02
Last Resort is pretty much the only reason these guys are known. - NikBrusk
4 Thirty Seconds To Mars
Thirty Seconds to Mars (commonly stylized as 30 Seconds to Mars) is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1998. The band consists of Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Miličević.
Just like Linkin Park they get so damn over-praised their ok but their nothing special. - BoredJeff02
Hinder is an American rock band from Oklahoma that was formed in 2001 by drummer Cody Hanson, lead singer Austin Winkler and guitarist Joe "Blower" Garvey.
Generic as hell, mixed in with only one hit and yet they were a popular band of the 2000's? Just no... - BoredJeff02
6 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.
I agree. They used to be great, but after Hands All Over came out, all of their songs were about Love, Breaking Up, Sex, Partying, and little else. They weren't even good songs. Definitely overrated. - NikBrusk
They didn't get overrated until the 2010's so eh. - BoredJeff02
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.
More like overhated. They get as much hate as Nickelback, how are they overrated exactly? - BoredJeff02
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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" .
Like Papa Roach, they're only most likely known for one famous song. - NikBrusk
But they have a lot of good songs.
9 System Of A Down
System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Nu Metal group from Glendale, California . The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. ...read more.
Other then byob this band is extremly overrated. - BoredJeff02
10 Fall Out Boy
Fall Out Boy is an American pop 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.
11 Insane Clown Posse
Insane Clown Posse is an American hip hop, horrorcore and rap rock duo consisting of rappers Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope, that was formed in 1989 in Detroit. Insane Clown Posse is known for their violent and outrageous lyrics that interpolate often horror elements and religious symbolism, all of this ...read more.
Hmm least I checked this band was more hated then Slipknot how are they overrated? - BoredJeff02
12 Bullet for My Valentine
Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh metalcore 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 James; ...read more.
Slipknot is a Nu Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa . The band released their first album in 1999 and was well received by critics and fans. The group gained success after the release of their second studio album, "Iowa". ...read more.
They might've started in the 90's but they got really overrated in the 2000's - BoredJeff02
Like Linkin Park, I love them, but their fans are super cringey and worship this band and don't even take criticism from the band, constructive or not. - NikBrusk
14 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 ...read more.
A decent band but gets a bit too much attention not as much as the other entries however. - BoredJeff02
15 Thousand Foot Krutch
16 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.
17 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. V 1 Comment
Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.
Still better then Breaking Benjamin. - BoredJeff02
Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.
Seether are a South African hard rock band founded in May 1999 in Pretoria, South Africa. The band originally performed under the name Saron Gas until 2002, when they adopted the Seether name.
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