Top 10 Worst Alternative Bands

Bands from the alternative genre or its many sub genres that are honestly not that great. Some of the alternative sub genres include: Post- Grunge, Nu Metal, Pop Punk, Alternative Rock, Alternative Metal, and more. If I missed one in particular feel free to add it.

The Top Ten

1 Red Hot Chili Peppers Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers is an American funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. more.

One of the most overpraised and downright atrocious alternative bands out there. From their out of key to performances to tedious sound. - SomePersonYouHate

I really like them though! - awesomedp900

I’ve never understood how people could like them, they’re frigging terrible.

SAVAGE - 445956

2 Crazy Town Crazy Town Crazy Town is an American rap rock band, formed in 1995 by Bret Mazur and Seth Binzer. Crazy Town is best known for their 2000 hit single, "Butterfly", which reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and helped their debut album, The Gift of Game sell over 1.5 million units.

A obnoxious one hit wonder band with some of the worst songs I've ever heard. I tried listening to their discography and that was pure torture for me. - SomePersonYouHate

3 The Smashing Pumpkins The Smashing Pumpkins The Smashing Pumpkins is an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1988. Formed by frontman Billy Corgan and James Iha, the band included D'arcy Wretzky and Jimmy Chamberlin in its original incarnation. They are also considered to be one of the most influential alternative more.

What do people see in this band? I honestly can't tell and they're pretty generic and boresome. - SomePersonYouHate

Not good at all - awesomedp900

4 Queens Of The Stone Age Queens Of The Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age is an American rock band from Palm Desert, California, United States, formed in 1996. The band's line-up includes founder Josh Homme, alongside longtime members Troy Van Leeuwen, Michael Shuman, Dean Fertita, and recent addition Jon Theodore.

This is considered to be one of the best alternative bands out there? Really they're quite boring and rather mediocre at best. - SomePersonYouHate

5 The Black Keys The Black Keys The Black Keys is an American indie rock and blues rock duo, that was formed by Dan Auerbach (Vocals, Guitar) and Patrick Carney (Drums). more.

I don't get the appeal for this band I really don't. - SomePersonYouHate

6 Stone Temple Pilots Stone Temple Pilots Stone Temple Pilots was formed in San Diego, CA in 1989. more.

Other than their EP with Chester Bennington I can't stand them and I'm not a fan of Weiland's vocals. - SomePersonYouHate

I don’t like them that much - awesomedp900

7 Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold is an American alternative rock 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). more.

People call this average alternative band Metal? Wow... and I really can't stand the singer of this band next to their boring lyrics. - SomePersonYouHate

8 Fall Out Boy 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.

I've tried listening to their songs but my god this band is obnoxious and repetitive. - SomePersonYouHate

They lied to their fans and their music is awful, even the bandleader sings rude songs only.

Not even rock, really - EzzyEsbourne

Fan base is annoying! I can’t stand their music! - awesomedp900

9 Hinder Hinder Hinder is an American rock band from Oklahoma that was formed in 2001 by drummer Cody Hanson, lead singer Austin Winkler and guitarist Joe "Blower" Garvey.

A wannabe Nickelback that's so painful it hurts. - SomePersonYouHate

Hinder, Saliva and Fall Out Boy are the only ones that I agree here
What's so bad with the rest? - Pato_cargo

10 Coldplay Coldplay 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 more.

RHCP NUMBER 1?! SERIOUSLY?!?! Coldplay is the worst band ever. Chris Martin’s vocals are so bad I want to kill myself. People love to say Oasis is the thing that happened, but I disagree. Coldplay is worse.

The Contenders

11 Saliva Saliva Saliva is an American rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996. Saliva released their self-titled debut album on August 26, 1997, through Rockingchair Records, a record label owned and operated by Mark Yoshida, who recorded and produced the release at his studio, Rockingchair Studios.

Nu Metal is a alternative sub genre and I can't stand the vocals of this band. - SomePersonYouHate

12 Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman.

What? Imagine Dragons are amazing!

13 Nickelback Nickelback Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.

Worst indie band ever, enough said - 445956

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16 Skillet Skillet Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.
17 OneRepublic OneRepublic OneRepublic is an American pop rock band. Formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 by lead singer Ryan Tedder and guitarist Zach Filkins, the band achieved commercial success on Myspace as an unsigned act.
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