Most Underrated Band Members


The Top Ten

1 Krist Novoselic (Nirvana) Krist Novoselic (Nirvana) Nirvana's bassist for the entirety of their lifespan before the group was disbanded in 1994. Nowadays, Krist is a humanitarian and a human rights activist.
2 Steven Adler (Guns N' Roses) Steven Adler (Guns N' Roses) Steven Adler is an American musician. He is best known as the former drummer and co-songwriter of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he achieved worldwide success in the late 1980s.
3 Richard Wright (Pink Floyd) Richard Wright (Pink Floyd) Richard William "Rick" Wright was an English musician, composer, singer and songwriter. He was the main keyboardist and a backup vocalist for the psychedelic and progressive English rock band, Pink Floyd .

Totally underappreciated, not only for his keyboard playing and textures but his lead vocals and backing vocals on many great Floyd tunes not to mention his songwriting imput

4 Brian Jones (The Rolling Stones) Brian Jones (The Rolling Stones) Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones was an English musician, the founder and the original leader of the Rolling Stones.

Brian Jones was the person who started the Rolling Stones. the band was his, but Mick Jagger and Keith Richards continuously get the recognition, respect and credit he deserves

5 John Bonham (Led Zeppelin) John Bonham (Led Zeppelin) John Henry Bonham was born on May 31, 1948 in Redditch, United Kingdom. Bonham (nicknamed Bonzo) was a professional hard rock drummer who was best known for being the drummer in the band Led Zeppelin. Bonham was also one of the background singers in the band. His drumming is mainly displayed on the more.

How is this guy underrated? He's the greatest drummer of all time!

Great drummer, one of my all time favourites. His drumming in Stairway to Heaven is sensational. Rest in Peace.

6 John Deacon (Queen) John Deacon (Queen) John Richard Deacon is a retired English musician, best known as the bass guitarist for the rock band Queen.
7 Dave 'Phoenix' Farrell (Linkin Park)
8 Johnny Christ (Avenged Sevenfold) Johnny Christ (Avenged Sevenfold) Jonathan Lewis Seward, known as Johnny Christ, is the bassist of the American heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold. Seward is the fourth bassist to join Avenged Sevenfold in 2003, replacing former member Dameon Ash.

It's always about M. Shadows, Synyster Gates, The Rev or Zacky Vengeance. Never Johnny Christ.. - Lem

9 Arin Ilejey (Avenged Sevenfold)

Awesome drummer deserves a lot more respect from fans. - makyho

10 Mick Taylor (The Rolling Stones) Mick Taylor (The Rolling Stones) Michael Kevin Taylor is an English musician, best known as a former member of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and the Rolling Stones.

The Contenders

11 Syd Barrett (Pink Floyd) Syd Barrett (Pink Floyd) Roger Keith Barrett was an English musician, composer, singer, songwriter, and painter. Best known as a founder member of the band Pink Floyd, Barrett was the lead singer, guitarist and principal songwriter in its early years and is credited with naming the band.
12 Nick Mason (Pink Floyd) Nick Mason (Pink Floyd) Nicholas Berkeley "Nick" Mason is an English musician and composer, best known as the drummer of legendary rock band Pink Floyd.
13 Rings Starr (The Beatles)

George in my opinion was the most undefeated. - Lucretia

14 John Humphrey (Seether)
15 Seth Morrison (Skillet)
16 Tommy Thayer (KISS)
17 Chris Vrenna (Nine Inch Nails)
18 Craig Jones (Slipknot)
19 Al Jardine (The Beach Boys)

The most forgotten Beach Boy and my favorite. He sang some of their greatest songs like "Help Me, Rhonda" and "Then I Kissed Her ".

20 Ray Manzarek (The Doors) Ray Manzarek (The Doors) Raymond Daniel Manczarek, Jr., better known as Ray Manzarek, was an American musician, singer, producer, film director, and author.

Ray Manzarek was the genius behind a lot of the doors most famous songs, but it is Jim Morrison who gets most credit

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Top Remixes

1. Brian Jones (The Rolling Stones)
2. Steven Adler (Guns N' Roses)
3. Richard Wright (Pink Floyd)



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