Top Ten Most Overrated Rock Musicians
The Contenders: Page 2
21 James LaBrie
Kevin James LaBrie is a Canadian vocalist and songwriter, who is best known as the lead singer of the American progressive metal band Dream Theater.
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
22 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.
I don't think there was ever a time I went to Loudwire where his name wasnt mentioned - bigmike137
23 Lou Reed
Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He was the guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of the Velvet Underground, and his solo career spanned five decades. ...read more.
24 Jonathan Davis
Jonathan Howsmon Davis, also known as JD and JDevil, is an American musician best known as the leading vocalist and frontman of the nu metal band Korn.
26 Fred Durst
William Frederick "Fred" Durst is an American musician and film director. Durst is best known as the vocalist of the nu metal band Limp Bizkit, formed in 1994, with whom he has released six studio albums.
27 David Draiman
David Michael Draiman is an American songwriter and the vocalist for the band Disturbed as well as for the band Device.
28 Jared Leto
Overrated as a musician not as actor - zxm
29 Troy Sanders
Troy Jayson Sanders is an American musician, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the Atlanta, Georgia metal band Mastodon, in which he plays bass and shares lead vocal duties with guitarist Brent Hinds and drummer Brann Dailor.
30 Brann Dailor
Brann Timothy Dailor is an American drummer/singer best known as a member of the Atlanta, Georgia metal band Mastodon, in which he is the drummer, backing vocalist, lead vocalist and primary lyricist.
31 Patrick Stump
Patrick Martin Stumph, known professionally as Patrick Vaughn Stump, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, actor and music critic, best known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, pianist and composer of Fall Out Boy, an American rock band from Wilmette, Illinois.
32 Zack de la Rocha
Zacharias Manuel "Zack" de la Rocha (born January 12, 1970) is an American musician, poet, rapper, and activist best known as the vocalist and lyricist of rap metal band Rage Against the Machine from 1991–2000, and after the band's reunion in 2007 until their last show in 2011. He left Rage Against ...read more.
33 Geddy Lee
Geddy Lee Weinrib, known professionally as Geddy Lee, is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist, bassist, and keyboardist for the Canadian rock group Rush.
No I don't think he is overrated. - zxm
34 Rob Halford
Robert John Arthur "Rob" Halford is an English singer and songwriter, who is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest and famed for his powerful wide ranging operatic voice.
I wouldn't consider him as a overrated singer.He doesn't even come on best singer's list on top 20 - zxm
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35 Ringo Starr
Richard Starkey known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.
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
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36 Amy Lee
Amy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter, classically trained pianist and composer. She is also the lead singer to the Arkansas band Evanescence.
crap - Ananya
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