Top 10 Most Overrated Indie Bands

Indie Bands that honestly get too much attention. I don't hate any of the following bands on this list. I just think they get more attention than needed. If I missed one feel free to add it.

The Top Ten

1 Arctic Monkeys Arctic Monkeys The Arctic Monkeys, otherwise known as the Death Ramps, are a British indie rock band formed in 2002 in Sheffield, England. The band consists of Alex Turner (lead vocalist, songwriter, electric and rhythm guitarist), Jamie Cook (electric and rhythm guitarist, songwriter), Matt Helders (percussionist, more.

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Not the best indie band out there to be honest. - SomePersonYouHate

2 The Black Keys The Black Keys The Black Keys is an American indie rock and blues rock duo, that was formed by Dan Auerbach (Vocals, Guitar) and Patrick Carney (Drums). more.

Don't really see the appeal behind them they're mediocre at best. - SomePersonYouHate

3 Cage the Elephant Cage the Elephant

Quite overrated when it comes to Indie bands. - SomePersonYouHate

4 The Strokes The Strokes The Strokes are an American rock band formed in New York City in 1998. They consists of Julian Casablancas (lead vocalist), Nick Valensi (guitarist, keyboardist, backing vocalist), Albert Hammond, Jr. (rhythm guitarist, keyboardist, backing vocalist), Nikolai Fraiture (bassist) and Fabrizio Moretti more.

They're ok but get more attention than needed. - SomePersonYouHate

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.

Somewhat overrated. - SomePersonYouHate

6 The White Stripes The White Stripes The White Stripes are an American rock duo, formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan. The duo consists of only a couple married at the time, Jack White, whose real name was Jack Gillis (songwriter, lead vocalist, guitarist, bassist and keyboardist) and Meg White (drummer and backing vocalist). After they more.

They're tolerable but get loads of attention. - SomePersonYouHate

They are more garage rock I would say. - cjWriter1997

7 Bon Iver Bon Iver Bon Iver is an American indie folk band founded in 2006 by singer-songwriter Justin Vernon. The name "Bon Iver" derives from the French phrase bon hiver, taken from a greeting on Northern Exposure.
8 The Killers The Killers The Killers is an American indie rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2001, by Brandon Flowers and Dave Keuning.

Not terrible but they aren't really special either. - SomePersonYouHate

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10 Animal Collective Animal Collective

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The Contenders

11 Tame Impala Tame Impala Tame Impala is an Australian psychedelic rock band founded by Kevin Parker in 2007. The group began as a home recording project for Parker, who writes, records, performs, and produces the music.
12 Car Seat Headrest Car Seat Headrest
13 Mac DeMarco
14 The Verve The Verve The Verve were an English rock band formed in Wigan in 1990 by lead vocalist Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick McCabe, bass guitarist Simon Jones and drummer Peter Salisbury. Guitarist and keyboard player Simon Tong became a member at a later date.

Overrated but decent. - SomePersonYouHate

15 Blur Blur Blur are an English rock band, formed in London in 1988. The group consists of singer/keyboardist/guitarist Damon Albarn, guitarist/singer Graham Coxon, bassist Alex James and drummer Dave Rowntree.

Only slightly overrated though. - SomePersonYouHate

16 Dirty Projectors
17 Brand New Brand New
18 Oasis Oasis Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991. Developed from an earlier group, the Rain, the band originally consisted of Liam Gallagher (vocals and tambourine), Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs, Paul "Guigsy" McGuigan, and Tony McCarroll.

As much as I like Oasis I'll admit that they're overrated. - SomePersonYouHate

19 The Shins
20 Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend
21 Rex Orange County
22 Belle and Sebastian Belle and Sebastian
23 The National The National
24 The xx The xx
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