Best Rock and Metal Bands With a Bad Reputation
The Contenders: Page 2
21 My Chemical Romance
My Chemical Romance was an American rock band from Jersey City, New Jersey, active from 2001 to 2013. For much of their career, the band consisted of lead vocalist Gerard Way, guitarists Ray Toro and Frank Iero, bassist Mikey Way, and drummer Bob Bryar.
They aren't an emo band. All of their fans aren't suicidal teens. "The Black Parade" is one of the greatest albums of all time. - MyLocalRoyalVampire
22 The Flaming Lips
23 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.
24 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
25 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.
27 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.
28 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.
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
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
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