1 Simple Plan
Simple Plan is a French-Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released five studio albums.
Both simple plan and blink 182 are the whiniest rock bands ever in existence. The vocals, the song title names, the main singer's voice, their songs, pretty much everything about this band is irritating whiney and annoying - UltraLunalaX
Simple Plan's definitely the whiniest band I have ever heard in my life. They're WOAT tier, in my opinion. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo
Their third (self-titled) album is a sort of subversion. It does feature some mature tracks and shows signs of the band making mature lyrics and music. And in all honesty, they should have kept to that direction. The fourth album as a small selection of songs that are passable, but the rest is disposable. Taking One For The Team is absolute garbage and a pathetic display of regression for a band whose members are nearing the age of 40. - CrimsonShark
Most of their songs have whiny themes, and you can even tell from the title that it will be a whiny song (think In a Perfect World, God Must Hate Me, or How Could this Happen to Me). - allamassal
2 Black Veil Brides
Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. ...read more.
Whiny and painful to sit through.
Whiny as can be - AliciaMae
Whiniest band ever.Their music just consists of generic riffs found in almost all Screamo/Post Hardcore bands and their vocalist Andy Biersack is a whiny singer who is ugly and whines all the time.-DarkBoi-X
3 Falling in Reverse
Falling in Reverse is an American post hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2008, signed to Epitaph Records.
One of the most whiny and unlikable bands in existence. Ronnie Radke's vocals make me want to bash my head against my keyboard repeatedly!
In one song they bragged about cheating on their girlfriend
4 Asking Alexandria
Asking Alexandria are an English metalcore band from York, North Yorkshire formed initially in 2008 by lead guitarist Ben Bruce along with former lead singer Danny Worsnop, bassist Joe Lancaster, keyboardist and synth player Ryan Binns, and current members drummer James Cassells and rhythm guitarist ...read more.
Like Christangrant said they're basically a hardcore One Direction which is as bad as it sounds.
They have a few good songs like "A Prophecy" and "I won't give in" but other than that they suck and I agree they're whiny.-DarkBoi-X
5 Pierce The Veil
Pierce the Veil is an American post-hardcore band from San Diego, California. Formed in 2006, the band was founded by brothers Vic and Mike Fuentes after the disbandment of the group Before Today, which was formed out of the San Diego punk rock scene.
They're not just whiny they're irritating as hell.
6 Blood on the Dance Floor
Blood on the Dance Floor is an American scene duo currently consisting of Dahvie Vanity and Fallon Vendetta that formed in 2006. Former members include Jayy von Monroe (2009-2016) and Garrett Ecstasy (2009). All of them provided vocals to the project. ...read more.
More downright annoying than whiny but either way they suck elephant crap.Also Dahvie is ugly and looks like the scene/emo version of Harley Quinn.-DarkBoi-X
Blink-182 are a Pop Punk band formed in 1992. Original lineup were Mark Hoppus (Bass Guitar, Vocals) ...read more.
The perfect example of extremely whiney and immature pop punk garbage. Should be in the top 5 in my opinion. - UltraLunalaX
8 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 ...read more.
9 Sleeping With Sirens
Sleeping with Sirens is an American rock band from Orlando, Florida currently residing in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The band currently consists of Kellin Quinn, Gabe Barham, Jack Fowler, Nick Martin, and Justin Hills.
Painfully whiny in the worst aspects.
10 Bullet for my Valentine
Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh metalcore/emo band from Bridgend, formed in 1998. The band is composed of Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals), Michael Thomas (drums) and Jamie Mathias (bass guitar). Former members include Nick Crandle and Jason ...read more.
Their earlier material (Even if it was whiny) was at least good for Metalcore standards. Scream Aim Fire is their best album, mostly because Bullet For My Valentine tries to change its sound to a more Rock/Metal approach, and that the sound of that album is actually more aggressive and seriously approachable. Fever is also somewhat good in its own right, as is The Poison. But other than that Bullet For My Valentine isn't exactly very good, just passable at most... - CrimsonShark
Nah.B4MV is not whiny to me.In my opinion they are the best Metalcore bands and I have listened to lot's of Metalcore bands ranging from good ones like As I Lay Dying to whiny Emo Metalcore/Emocore bands like Asking Alexandria who have only 2 good songs.-DarkBoi-X
11 Fall Out Boy
Fall Out Boy is an American pop rock 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.
My Chemical Romance is also whiny but at least Gerard Way sounds a lot more tolerable than Patrick Stump's painfully whiny vocals and lyrics.
Screw this band. - Ninjaturtlesforpresident
12 All Time Low
All Time Low is an American pop punk band from Towson, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore, formed in 2003. The band currently consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Alex Gaskarth, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Jack Barakat, bassist and backing vocalist Zack Merrick and drummer Rian Dawson. ...read more.
A fairly accurate name considering how their musical maturity is at a all time low.
13 Escape the Fate
Escape the Fate is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2005 and originally from Pahrump, Nevada. They are signed to Eleven Seven Music.
Whiny and jesus Christ are their terrible vocals are a assault to my eardrums.
14 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.
Lots of Pop Punk bands with the exceptions of Green Day, The All American Rejects, Sum 41, The Offspring and Blink 182 come off as whiny. This band sure as hell is no exception.
This band sucks. - JCHOW
That name - Skullkid755
15 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.
16 Twenty One Pilots
Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that is originally from Columbus, Ohio, who are best known for their songs "Stressed Out", "Heathens" and "Ride". Currently there are two members, Tyler Joseph (lead vocals, piano, keyboards, synthesizers, ukulele, bass and guitar) and Josh Dun (drums and ...read more.
17 Papa Roach
Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California. Formed in 1993, their first major-label release was the triple-platinum album Infest.
Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed ...read more.
Aqua is a Danish eurodance group, best known for their 1997 breakthrough single "Barbie Girl". The group formed in 1989 and achieved huge success around the globe in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
20 Limp Bizkit
Limp Bizkit is an American nu metal band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 1994. Their lineup consists of Fred Durst, Sam Rivers, John Otto, and Wes Borland.
Perfect example for this list.
21 Nine Inch Nails
Nine Inch Nails is an American industrial rock band and, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.
I don't like NIN but I wouldn't consider them whiny.
This band is not whiny at all, - Soulstealer
You guys haven't heard the first album then... lol.
22 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, ...read more.
23 Avenged Sevenfold
Avenged Sevenfold is an American heavy metal band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums). ...read more.
Although I like this band, I respect your opinion, some songs on the stage album sound kind of whiny a little bit
Although I'm not really a fan, I can say that A7X has made some mature and experimental tracks throughout its career. Also, M. Shadows has a good voice. Yeah, their Metalcore days were shoddy and whiny, but the band has grown for the better, so they've averted an embarrassing status. - CrimsonShark
M. Shadow does have a very well whiny voice...
24 The Cure
The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976. The band has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member.
What!?! But The Cure is good. - JCHOW
25 Savage Garden
Savage Garden were an Australian pop duo consisting of Darren Hayes as vocalist and Daniel Jones as instrumentalist.
26 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.
27 Green Day
Green Day are an American pop punk, punk rock, and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1986. 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 ...read more.
Definitely. Whenever BJA tries to sing he sounds like he is either board or upset.
I don't think Green Day is whiny at all...
Have you heard of Blink 182? Just curious. - BlueTelegraph
28 Dead Kennedys
Dead Kennedys are an American hardcore punk band formed in San Francisco, California in 1978. The band was one of the first American hardcore bands to make a significant impact in the United Kingdom.
Every song is pointing the finger at someone else for unhappiness. It's good music, but the lyrical trends get boring and political.
Wouldn't call them whiny but okay. - BlueTelegraph
Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.
30 New Found Glory
31 Linkin Park
Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members currently include Mike Shinoda (vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture of Alternative ...read more.
How is it whiny? There themes aren't about trivial things and the vocals aren't high pitched crying - EliHbk
This band is Edgy not whiny there is a difference.
Didn't the maker specifically exclude this? - TheInsomniac
32 The Smiths
The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982. The band consisted of vocalist Morrissey, guitarist Johnny Marr, bassist Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce.
33 Jackson 5
The Jackson 5, or Jackson Five, currently known as The Jacksons, are an American family music group. Formed in 1964, the founding members were elder brothers Jackie, Tito and Jermaine. Younger brothers Marlon and Michael would join after.
I’m so happy they Michael Jackson grew up - Skullkid755
34 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.
Chevelle is an American rock band that formed in 1995 in the Chicago suburb of Grayslake, Illinois. The band was originally composed of brothers: Pete Loeffler, Sam Loeffler and Joe Loeffler.
Send the Pain Below, The Red, Take Out the Gunman... there are no whinier bands than Chevelle.
Magic!, originally stylized as MAGIC!, is a Canadian reggae fusion band based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar).
38 Reel Big Fish
Lamenting the fact that their ironic single Sell Out turned them into a one hit wonder, this ska-punk mainstay spent much of their careers wallowing in self pity and gratuitous self-deprecation while vilifying the music industry with every stroke of the pen.
Just observe some of the song titles:
Don't Start A Band
We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful
Turn The Radio Off
The Joke's On Me
One Hit Wonderful
Your Guts (I Hate 'Em)
The Kids Don't Like It
Down In Flames
Real talk: I love these guys, and their library has been a staple in my rotation for as long as I can remember. But they most certainly deserve a spot high on the list of whiny bands.