Best Rock and Metal Bands With a Bad Reputation
The Contenders: Page 2
21 Green Day
Green Day are an American pop punk and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock. Some ...read more.
I really enjoy their music don't get me wrong. It's just so much of their music is explicit, which makes the songs hard to appreciate. Of course you can simply ignore the lyrics but it's hard when you know it's explicit. Believe me I've tried. But enough negativity they have great music and not all of their songs have bad meanings.
After their first 5 albums I lost interest and American idiot was and is one of the most overrated albums in rock - Sabbath
22 Böhse Onkelz
Who... - Lucretia
Pantera was a Heavy Metal band formed in 1981 by guitarist Dimebag Darrell and drummer Vinnie Paul. The group got into mainstream after changing from Glam Metal to Groove Metal. The band's most successful album is "Vulgar Display of Power". As the pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal, They ...read more.
Their glam metal past (in the 80s). - Metal_Treasure
24 The Doors
The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore.
Just about every other name on this list grew up with a poster of Jim Morrison tacked up in their garage.
25 Judas Priest
Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. The band has sold over 45 million albums to date. They received a lot of popularity due to their big hits Breaking The Law, You've Got Another Thing Comin', and Living after Midnight which were played on the radio a ...read more.
Yeah, the amazing singer of the Metal Gods (Rob Halford) is GAY. For some reason gays are great singers - Freddie, Adam Lambert, Elton John, George Michael... - Metal_Treasure
I heard about it once. They had some case against suicide. They were sued for it. But the won it. (as I remember). - zxm
Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . ...read more.
Constantly getting a bad rap when Slipknot is worse
27 Linkin Park
Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture ...read more.
DragonForce are a British power metal band based in London, England. Formed in 1999, the group are known for their long and fast guitar solos, fantasy-themed lyrics, and electronic sounds in their music to add to their retro video game-influenced sound.
29 Guns N' Roses
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.
Axl Rose, definitely, - Lucretia
30 Grateful Dead
They are an amazing band. Probably my favorite. But they did so many drugs. Drugs contributed to Jerry's death, alcohol caused Pig Pen's death, and attheir shows, everyone did drugs. Their fans are big drug addicts a lot of the time. It's terrible, because, I've never been to a dead show, because I wasn't born when Jerry died, so I want to see Dead and Co., but I'm not allowed to because of the drugs at those shows.
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