Top Ten Most Overrated Rock Musicianssomekindofaguy
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Overrated? He's more underrated.
He's both underrated and overrated. He's underrated compared to singers outside metal but he is getting overrated compared to singers within metal. Currently he is at #17 on the list "Top Metal Singers" but singers with way better vocal skills are way lower than him: Michael Kiske (32), Hansi Kürsch (29), Russell Allen (81), Tobias Sammet (49), Roy Khan (46), Mikael Åkerfeldt (28), to name a few. - Metal_Treasure
I don't think there was ever a time I went to Loudwire where his name wasnt mentioned - bigmike137
Overrated as a musician not as actor - zxm
Metal_Treasure sorry, but this time I don't agree with you. He is the most underrated member of the Beatles, and after the Beatles disbanded, Ringo were unpopular... absolutely not overrated! - somekindofaguy
@somekindofaguy: I will explain why I decided he is overrated, at least on the Top 10 lists. He's usually in the top 10-20 best rock drummers (different versions of drummers lists) but many drummers that are better than him are significantly lower. I guess this is due to the effect of popularity - because the band is very popular people just vote for him. I have nothing against him but he is usually higher than more deserving drummers and this speaks "overrated". - Metal_Treasure
Yeah, in this way you're right, but as a musician not that overrated... - somekindofaguy
Ringo haters are so misguided.
His singular job was to keep proper time to the phenomenal Lennon/McCartney [and later Harrison] compositions, the greatest pop/rock songbook in history.
Any of the so-called "better" drummers of the era, whether Moon, Bonham, Baker, or whoever, would have tried to make it about themselves, the exact opposite of what was required.
No I don't think he is overrated. - zxm
crap - Ananya
I wouldn't consider him as a overrated singer.He doesn't even come on best singer's list on top 20 - zxm
No, he's UNDERrated. - Metal_Treasure
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