Top 10 Rock Bands that are Overrated but Not the Most Overrated of Their Genre

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The Top Ten

1 AC/DC (Hard Rock) AC/DC (Hard Rock) AC/DC are a Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014. They were fronted by Bon Scott until his untimely death due to alcohol poisoning in 1980, after which they hired Brian Johnson to ...read more.

Yes they might be overrated but when Compared to Led Zeppelin they aren't even close to the amount of overpraising that band gets. - christangrant

2 Guns n Roses (Hard Rock) Guns n Roses (Hard Rock) Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1985. The classic lineup, as signed to Geffen Records in 1986, consisted of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler. Apart from hard rock they are also ...read more.

Same as AC/DC - christangrant

3 Queen (Hard Rock) Queen (Hard Rock) Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury ...read more.
4 The Rolling Stones (Rock and Roll, Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Pop Rock, Hard Rock) The Rolling Stones (Rock and Roll, Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Pop Rock, Hard Rock) The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). ...read more.

Yes they are overrated but the Beatles are far more overrated - christangrant

5 Disturbed (Nu Metal) Disturbed (Nu Metal) Disturbed is an American heavy metal band from Chicago, Illinois . The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren . They are known for songs like "Down With the Sickness" and "Stricken" .

Overrated yes but not the most overrated as Linkin Park is far more overrated - christangrant

6 Slipknot (Nu Metal) Slipknot (Nu Metal) Slipknot is a Nu Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band released their first album in 1999 and was well received by critics and fans. The group gained success after the release of their second studio album, "Iowa". ...read more.

I do think they are overrated but they aren't the most overrated of the genre - christangrant

7 System of a Down (Nu Metal) System of a Down (Nu Metal) System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Nu Metal group from Glendale, California . The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. ...read more.

Same as Slipknot and Disturbed - christangrant

8 Bullet for my Valentine (Metalcore) Bullet for my Valentine (Metalcore) Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh metalcore band from Bridgend, formed in 1998 . The band is composed of Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals), Michael Thomas (drums) and Jamie Mathias (bass guitar). Former members include Nick Crandle and Jason James; ...read more.

Yes they are overrated but A7X is more overrated - christangrant

9 Nickelback (Post Grunge) Nickelback (Post Grunge) 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.

Not as overrated at least when compared to 3 Doors Down and Hinder - christangrant

10 Creed (Post Grunge) Creed (Post Grunge) Creed is an American rock band, formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida. The band's best-known line-up consists of lead vocalist Scott Stapp, guitarist and vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.

Same as Nickelback - christangrant

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