Top 10 Rock Bands That Have Gotten Worse Over Time


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41 The Killers The Killers The Killers is an American rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2001, by Brandon Flowers and Dave Keuning.
42 Static-X Static-X Static-X formed in Los Angeles in 1994. more.

Wayne's voice got scratchy on the Cannibal and Cult Of Static albums - spiderskull98

43 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Pink Floyd were an English progressive rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitarist), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters (Vocals and Bass), more.

Dear Admin, looks like there is a glitch in your website. Pink Floyd mustn't be here at all! Please fix the bug.

Their first couple of albums were magical. Later on however, Pink Floyd 's music became real depressing. I have nothing against Pink Floyd though, their great.

44 Iron Maiden Iron Maiden Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian more.

Why are they here? - Rorywilbren

45 One Direction One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) were a British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015. The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records more.

They are bad but they are NOT a rock band

Their first two albums suck, "midnight memories" was ok and "four" was definitely the best one so far. They're not a rock band though & I still don't really like their music lol (although I honestly tried to give them a chance)

They are not a rock band and honestly, they have always been terrible

Who put the gods here? I love them because of their awesome and meaningful songs...They can actually sing though they aren't a rock band... Love you one direction. - zaynmalik2003

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46 Marilyn Manson

His Trilogy will always be his best but his new album "The Pale Emperor" is pretty awesome WAY better than Born Villain. I think Manson is making a comeback - ComaWhite21

Even today he still brings out some pretty good songs and there hasn't been an album by him I haven't enjoyed some aspect of. But nothing since his "trilogy" has ever been as genius.

He just did a song with Gucci Mane two years ago. That just proves how much of a sellout he is.

Definitely looking forward Heaven Upside Down. - PewPewAssassin

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47 Panic! at the Disco Panic! at the Disco Panic! at the Disco is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 and featuring the current lineup of vocalist Brendon Urie, accompanied on tour by bassist Dallon Weekes, guitarist Kenneth Harris, and drummer Dan Pawlovich.

People change, and as their musical tastes changed, half the band left and things were okay at first. They put out another album (Vices and Virtues), just the two of them, and it was great! Then, they put out their 4th album, which was a rapid transition to pop music. They do have a single or two on the album that is good, but that's about it. I still love them to death, primarily because of their first album ever. Straight out of high school, they put out "A Fever You Can't Sweat Out". This is my favorite album ever. It changed my life, but when their 4th album came out, I was disappointed. Though it wasn't what I wanted to hear from them, I respect their growth and development as an artist. I am still waiting for the day when they go back to their baroque/burlesque/circus themed album. It just mesmerized me.

But can you really blame them I mean literally there is only one remaining original member of the band everyone else are just touring members

They made the most of their situation. They are still good but were much better before

Why are they on here? I actually loved vices and virtues and thought too weird to live is one of the best albums. Death of a bachelor was alright too!

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48 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition more.

They should even be on this list. Each one of their album is different from the other each one has a certain style in it because Led Zeppelin always had new materials and they were special because they have played different styles of music such as hard rock blues folk heavy metal even reggae. I never skip a song when I'm listening their music because they don't have a single song that's bad and I'm sure that they would have done so much more if it wasn't for their break up in 1980 when their drummer john Bonham died and they knew that they didn't have a choice because no one could have replaced him and things would never be the same.

Whoever put led zeppelin on this list needs to off themselves I like most songs on in through the out door (their second to last album) more than I like most songs on led zeppelin (their first) save Dazed and confused, good times bad times, babe I'm gonna leave you, and how many more times (the whole album is still incredible though) The only things you can say against them as they went on is Jimmy Page's heroin problem (which he beat after Bonzo died) and coda which really doesn't count because it's all the songs they agreed weren't worth putting on any album at thwork time, and even then some of those songs are really good.

Actually they have gotten better over time. Cause they had many rip off songs from their earlier albums. But they became more original in their later years. But those songs are unnoticed. Most people only focus on their ripped off songs. - zxm

Most of what they're remembered for is Led Zeppelin IV, after that it was still great but not that level.

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49 Who

You are totally WRONG!

First of all, why is there only Who, and not The Who? - waldo

They definitely went downhill after Quadrophenia.

50 Cage the Elephant

Their first album was great. Their second album was just okay. Their third album wasn't very good. I don't understand why melophobia gets so much praise, it's not really that great and I think it was their worst album. - Imreallyboredrightnow

I love all of Cage The Elephants albums, and at fist wasn't a big fan of Melephobia, but now I realize what a masterpiece it is.

The first 2 albums were good and then the third album they turned into disco wannabees.

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51 Megadeth Megadeth Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. Megadeth was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine was fired from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums to date, and have gone through many lineup changes, with Dave more.

First 4-6 albums were excellent, but with Risk they dug themselves into a ditch it took about ten years to fully recover from, and they came back in a ditch with Super Collider.

52 Skillet Skillet Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.

It's actually not that bad and very inspirational. Gotten a little soft over the years so maybe not a rock band anymore but very good. Please remove from list.

I guess its on here because their newer album is not as good as the rest I did not really enjoy Unleashed too much I liked feel invinsible from it and some song I forgot the name of but it did not feel like skillet - TheUltimateNavigator1

2006: Comatose, BRILLIANT

2009: AWAKE, pretty good.

2012: RISE, it's still above average, not amazing but about a 6.5/7 out of 10

2016: UNLEASHED, it's okay I guess? It just doesn't seem like much like skillet anymore

53 The Beach Boys The Beach Boys The Beach Boys are an American pop rock band formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961. The group's original lineup consisted of brothers Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and their friend Al Jardine.

What do you expect without Brian Wilson? - PetSounds

They started to get better then they got worse.

Surf's Up was their last great album.

Nonthreatening, white, upper-class suburbs harmonizing about cars and girls.
P McCartney loved 'em.
Gaggingly sweet.

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54 Rascal Flatts
55 Bring Me the Horizon Bring Me the Horizon Bring Me the Horizon is a British rock band from Sheffield, Yorkshire. Formed in 2004, the group currently consists of vocalist Oliver Sykes, guitarist Lee Malia, bassist Matt Kean, drummer Matt Nicholls, and keyboardist Jordan Fish. They are signed to RCA Records globally and Columbia Records exclusively more.

Their newest album isn't that bad but a lot of it sounds similar. But I love their older albums.

From kinda dodgy deathcore to some super awesome albums to this. Count your blessings had a few w awesome songs on it. Suicide season and there's a hell were just epic from start to finish. Sempiternal was different but still awesome. Then that's the spirit. Its some cheap attempt at alternative rock and everyone acts as though they love them
They're just boring now

They made a deep dive down the drain.

This band is pure cringe.

56 Kaiser Chiefs Kaiser Chiefs Kaiser Chiefs are an English indie rock band from Leeds who formed in 2000 as Parva, releasing one studio album, 22, in 2003, before renaming and establishing themselves in their current name that same year.
57 Suicide Silence Suicide Silence Suicide Silence is an American deathcore band from Riverside, California. Formed in 2002, the band has released four full-length studio albums, one EP and eleven music videos.

Hey they are a Deathcore Band! Why this is in rock band's list!

Guys we can't say they got worse. Mitch died and we can't change that. They tried their hardest to come out of a difficult situation.

1 Word: Doris.

Suicide Silence used to be great until they decided to stay together and replace Mitch after losing him. That was a bull**** move on their side, and now they suck. They used to be really good... Now they don't even compare. RIP Mitch Lucker.

58 Billy Talent Billy Talent Billy Talent is a Canadian rock band from Mississauga, Ontario. They formed in 1993 with Benjamin Kowalewicz as the lead vocalist, Ian D'Sa on guitar, bassist Jon Gallant and drummer Aaron Solowoniuk.
59 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.

The Arctic Monkeys truly made art with their first 2 albums. A certain Romance, Brianstorm, Flourecent Adolescence, and Riot Van are some of my personal favorites. Starting on their third effort, however, they lost much of their individuality and starting pumping out all kinds of heartless garbage. They did come out with some ok songs like R you Mine, but even these high points paled in comparison to their hard hitting first works. It really is sad what Alex Turner has done to my favorite band.

Sure Am lost their spark a bit with AM but I think all the other albums were great! suck it and see was fantastic, humbug has bad rep but you can't deny the brilliance of crying lightning and cornerstone, favourite worst nightmare was brilliant but of course the best from them, and my favourite album of all time must be whatever people say I am, that's what I'm not

Since Alex Turner became the cocky airhead that he's today they started going downhill, they were a great band in their early years though.

In my opinion they got better. - KidA

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