Most Underrated Pop Punk Bands


The Top Ten

1 Yellowcard Yellowcard

Unlike a lot of pop punk bands, these guys have sounds that really make their music much more unique to the genre.

2 Sum 41 Sum 41 Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario, Canada. Originally called Kaspir, the band was formed in 1996 and, as of 2015, consists of lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Deryck Whibley, lead guitarist/backing vocalist Dave Baksh, co-lead guitarist/backing vocalist Tom Thacker, bassist/backing vocalist more.

Sum 41 is excellent but they are clearly underrated and their videos on YouTube deserve at leat 200 million views, but that applies to Green Day and My Chemical Romance as well.

3 Good Charlotte Good Charlotte Good Charlotte is an American rock band from Waldorf, Maryland that formed in 1996. Since 1998, the band's constant members have been lead vocalist Joel Madden, lead guitarist and vocalist Benji Madden, bassist Paul Thomas, rhythm guitarist and keyboardist Billy Martin and drummer Dean Butterworth, more.

Personally really like Good Charlotte. I always thought they were super underrated.

Well, just listen to The River. That's all I have to say! - Kiteretsunu

4 Simple Plan Simple Plan Simple Plan is a French-Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released five studio albums.
5 Bowling for Soup Bowling for Soup Bowling for Soup is an American rock band originally formed in Wichita Falls, Texas, in 1994. The band consists of Jaret Reddick, Chris Burney, Erik Chandler, and Gary Wiseman.

Bowling for soup is so underrated (along with Good Charlotte) They really need more recognition!

6 Real Friends
7 The Offspring The Offspring The Offspring is an American punk rock band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1984. Formed under the name Manic Subsidal, the band consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Dexter Holland, bassist Greg K., lead guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman and drummer Pete Parada.

YES! The Offspring are ridiculously underrated! Despite being around since the 80s 1/20 people that listen to alternative music have never even heard of The Offspring. Not to mention dexter has the highest IQ out of anyone in the pop-punk genre!

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9 Weezer Weezer Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, currently consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar), Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner.

Nice try, but Weezer is not pop punk, it is post-punk and alternative

10 The All-American Rejects The All-American Rejects The All-American Rejects are an American rock band formed in Stillwater, Oklahoma in 1999. The band consists of bassist and lead vocalist, Tyson Ritter, lead guitarist and backing vocalist, Nick Wheeler, rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist, Mike Kennerty, and drummer Chris Gaylor.

The Contenders

11 Green Day 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 more.
12 The Undertones
13 The Used
14 Alkaline Trio Alkaline Trio Alkaline Trio is an American punk rock band from McHenry, Illinois. The band consists of guitarist and vocalist Matt Skiba, bassist and vocalist Dan Andriano, and drummer Derek Grant.

They have something that most pop-punk bands don't; diversity in their sound.

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16 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.
17 MxPx MxPx MxPx is an American punk rock band from Bremerton, Washington founded in 1992 as Magnified Plaid. The band has skate punk leanings, with connections to the pop punk scene.
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19 Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy is an American pop band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley.

Everyone likes them now because they are becoming more mainstream. However, their pop punk stuff isn't even thought about twice by the people on the bandwagon. Listen to Thnks Fr Th Mmrs, I Don't Care, Saturday, & Sugar We're Going Down, and that is one of the real reasons why Fall Out Boy is an underrated pop punk band

20 Paramore Paramore Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Hayley Williams and guitarist Taylor York.
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List StatsUpdated 22 Aug 2017

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Top Remixes

1. Yellowcard
2. Sum 41
3. Good Charlotte
1. The Undertones
2. Real Friends
3. Green Day
1. Good Charlotte
2. Bowling for Soup
3. Weezer



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