Top 10 Most Overrated Canadian Bands

SomePersonYouHate
Bands formed in Canada that are overrated. I'm not saying that ANY of these bands are bad. They just get too much attention. So please don't overreact.... If I missed one feel free to add it.

The Top Ten

1 Rush Rush Rush is a Canadian progressive rock band that was formed in 1968. Even though the only founding member still in the band's final lineup is Alex Lifeson (Guitar), the band is most well-known for their other members of that lineup: Neil Peart (Drums) and Geddy Lee (Bass, Vocals). ...read more.

The most overrated Canadian Rock band in existence. - SomePersonYouHate

2 Strapping Young Lad Strapping Young Lad Strapping Young Lad was a Canadian extreme metal band formed by Devin Townsend in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1994. The band started as a one-man studio project; Townsend played most of the instruments on the 1995 debut album, Heavy as a Really Heavy Thing. By 1997, he had recruited permanent members; ...read more.

Not terrible but they get lots of attention. - SomePersonYouHate

3 The Band The Band The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group formed in 1965 . Which originally consisting of Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, vocals), Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophones, trumpet), Richard Manuel (piano, drums, vocals) and Robbie Robertson ...read more.

Decent but nothing special in my book. - SomePersonYouHate

4 Annihilator Annihilator Annihilator is a Canadian thrash metal band founded in 1984 by vocalist, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, engineer, producer, mixer and mastering engineer Jeff Waters and former vocalist John Bates.

They are at #208 on the list 'Best Metal Bands', behind many generic bands that aren't even metal. How is this overrated on TTT? - Metal_Treasure

This one's kind of a yes and no. Yes because they're overrated on TTT but underrated off of it. - SomePersonYouHate

Hey, they are at #1 on the list 'Most Underrated Metal Bands', where many people expressed their opinion, and not only one person. That list was made 7 years, 230 days ago and got many votes. - Metal_Treasure

5 Arcade Fire Arcade Fire Arcade Fire are a Canadian indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and RĂ©gine Chassagne, along with Win's younger brother Will Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.

Mediocre and average in my opinion. - SomePersonYouHate

6 Triumph Triumph Triumph is a Canadian hard rock power trio that was popular in the late 1970s through the 1980s. Between the band's 16 albums and DVDs, Triumph has received 18 gold and 9 platinum awards in Canada and the United States.

Somewhat overrated. - SomePersonYouHate

7 Steppenwolf Steppenwolf Steppenwolf is a Canadian-American rock group that was prominent from 1968 to 1972. The group was formed in late 1961 in Toronto by vocalist John Kay, keyboardist Goldy McJohn, and drummer Jerry Edmonton.

Kind of overrated. - SomePersonYouHate

8 Theory of a Deadman 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.

Only slightly overrated. - SomePersonYouHate

9 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.

Both overrated and overhated. - SomePersonYouHate

10 Three Days Grace Three Days Grace Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst. In 2013 Gontier left the band due to creative differences. He was replaced with Brad's ...read more.

This lower than Annihilator, and underrated band, and Nickelback and Theory of a Deadman 2 overhated bands? - 445956

They're not number one material. Sure they're edgy but not as overrated as Rush. Also Nickelback's not underrated... - SomePersonYouHate

Not the most overrated Canadian band when compared to RUSH. - SomePersonYouHate

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