Top 10 Most Overrated Rock, Metal, Alternative and Grunge Screamers

These Rock, Metal, Punk, Alternative and Grunge screamers aren't bad in any way just really overrated let's get started.

The Top Ten

1 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1987, he started the grunge band Nirvana, which became one of the most successful bands ever. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his ...read more.

He's really overrated when it comes to grunge screamers.

He’s decent but pretty overrated. - 3DG20

2 Chester Bennington Chester Bennington Chester Charles Bennington (March 20th, 1976 - July 20th, 2017) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known for being the lead singer of Linkin Park. He also participated in side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise. He committed suicide in 2017 after a period of depression. ...read more.

On the list of top 10 Best Male Rock Screamers he got 23% votes. Became quite overrated. - zxm

Nah.I think he's the best screamer and singer but that's just my opinion.-DarkBoi-X

Probably one of the most overrated alt. metal screamers out there not going to lie but there are more overrated alt. metal screamers out there.

He’s one of my favourite singers, but to be honest, I agree that he’s a little overrated. - 3DG20

3 M. Shadows M. Shadows Matthew Charles Sanders, better known by his stage name M. Shadows, is an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter and founding member of the American metalcore/alternative metal band Avenged Sevenfold.

Overrated. I admit. But not like Chester Bennington. - zxm

As overrated as it gets...

So overrated. - 3DG20

4 Dan Donegan Dan Donegan Dan Donegan is an American musician and guitarist for heavy metal band Disturbed. Donegan began playing guitar as a teenager and eventually formed a band called Vandal, which was an 1980s-style hair band.

He’s not overrated. His band is. People usually only talk about David Draiman. - 3DG20

Really overrated alt. metal screamer.

5 Jared Leto Jared Leto Jared Joseph Leto is an American actor, singer-songwriter, and director. He is well known for being the lead singer of Thirty Seconds to Mars.

He gets a lot of hype that I personally don’t understand. - 3DG20

He's really overrated when it comes to alt. metal screamers.

6 Brent Smith Brent Smith Brent Stephen Smith is an American singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist of the band Shinedown.

He’s kind of overrated, but not that overrated. - 3DG20

Yeah he's a bit overrated when it comes to alt. metal screamers.

7 Benjamin Burnley Benjamin Burnley Benjamin Jackson Burnley IV is an American musician, composer, and producer, best known as the founder and frontman of the American rock band Breaking Benjamin.

Overrated by a lot...

I disagree. “Diary of Jane” is a little overrated, but overall, he’s underrated in my opinion. - 3DG20

8 Sully Erna Sully Erna Salvatore Paul "Sully" Erna is the American vocalist and guitarist for the American hard rock band Godsmack.

He's kind of overrated he's the main screamer/ singer of Godsmack.

He’s a little overrated. - 3DG20

9 Adam Gontier Adam Gontier Adam Wade Gontier is a Canadian musician and songwriter. He is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for Saint Asonia, but is best known as the former lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter of the Canadian rock band Three Days Grace.

A tad overrated but not as overrated as Chester Bennington.

10 Corey Taylor Corey Taylor Corey Todd Taylor was born in December 8, 1973. He is an American musician, author, and actor best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the Nu-metal band Slipknot and hard rock/alternative metal band Stone Sour.

Kind of overrated but there's more overrated screamers out there.

Very overrated. - 3DG20

The Contenders

11 Mitch Lucker Mitch Lucker Mitchell Adam "Mitch" Lucker was an American musician and lead singer for the deathcore band Suicide Silence.

Also very overrated. - 3DG20

12 Dani Filth Dani Filth

I disagree. I never hear about him. - 3DG20

13 Shaun Morgan Shaun Morgan Shaun Morgan Welgemoed, known publicly as Shaun Morgan, is a South African musician and singer for the post-grunge/alternative metal band Seether.

Slightly overrated but not as overrated as the other entries.

A little bit but not that overrated. - 3DG20

14 Ivan L. Moody Ivan L. Moody Ivan L . Moody, known by the pseudonym Ghost during his time with Motograter, is the lead vocalist for American groove metal band Five Finger Death Punch from Las Vegas, Nevada .

He's not a bad screamer but he is a overrated screamer.

Very overrated. - 3DG20

15 Alexi Laiho Alexi Laiho Alexi "Wildchild" Laiho is a Finnish guitarist, composer, and vocalist. He is best known as the lead guitarist, lead vocalist and founding member of the melodic death metal band Children of Bodom, and is also the guitarist for Sinergy, The Local Band and Kylähullut.

I disagree. It’s not really him who’s overrated. It’s his band. - 3DG20

16 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under ...read more.

He’s not any of the genres in the title, but he’s extremely overrated. - 3DG20

17 Eric Clapton Eric Clapton Eric Patrick Clapton is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and Cream. He has also been a member of Derek and the Dominos.

Pretty overrated. - 3DG20

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