Top Ten Worst Music Genres


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81 House

Jazz house and soul house music are good types of house music. Old house music was good too. - waraypiso

I Took a Pill in biza's SeeB remix by Mike Prosner and Middle by DJ Snake are GOOD examples though. - Neonco31

82 Art Punk
83 Tropical House

It's all the same stuff. Nothing changes from a song to another, oldstyle EDM was way more enjoyable.

84 Punk Jazz
85 Funk Funk
86 Pirate Metal

Haha, the only popular Pirate Metal band is Alestorm. They are good, but they are also very cheesy. It's actually funny - ryanrimmel

The only thing I hate about this genre is that you're making a genre out of a lyrical theme which is ridiculous.

87 Indie Rock

This term no longer has much of a real meaning. What is called indie rock today seems to fall somewhere on a spectrum between punk/noise influenced sounds, retro-fetishism, and nerdy pop music sung by people who sound like they are about to fall asleep. In fact, a lot of what I've investigated that gets tagged as indie rock strikes me as little more than another form of pop music, and it strikes me that a lot of the music is actually pretty mainstream in its popularity, so the label no longer makes sense. On the less pop end of it, a good chunk of it just sounds like garage style bands that can hardly play their instruments and purposefully make a fetish of lo-fi or unpleasant sounds. In either case it always ends up coming off as very boring and inauthentic. This genre puts me to sleep, everything about it emanates a lack of imagination, creativity, and talent.

The Arctic Monkeys, Palma Voilets, Kaiser Chiefs, The Killers.. Indie Rock is great, more guitar music on the radio please better than auto-cue rubbish and Dub-step.

People like this music because it's easy to listen to and makes them feel slightly more cultured than if they were to listen to pop. I know this can be said for many genres, but really, every song sounds the same. Boring ass instrument playing, singer usually has an annoying monotone voice. The bands are often pretentious and are obsessed with their image. Stupid music for stupid people.

Modest Mouse, The Strokes, Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand, Death Cab For Cutie, and Two Door Cinema Club are just a few examples of great indie rock bands. - chevygolderado

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88 Goregrind

Just by looking at the lyrics of some gore grind songs just really makes me really sick. There's a band called Intense hammer rage (I think it's rage) and their lyrics are highly revolting, disgusting and repulsive.

Goregrind is a genre so abysmal and morally shameful that it makes death metal and rap almost respectable. There's absolutely nothing worse than goregrind. Nothing.

So it has songs about blood, guts, and violence?

I'm ok with the lyrics, but the sound off it is awful

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89 Christian Contemporary

Ridiculously repetitive and predictable chord progressions, repetitive subject matter, requires very little talent to write and perform, occasionally some decent and unique moments happen, and some vocal performances are good, but as a whole, it's a very vapid genre.

This is already on here - FloydtheCat

90 Big Room House

The worst electo house subgenre that just uses simple beats and easy to make genre that all you need is just to fiddle around with things and bam, there you go

Why is this so low? It should be at least top ten...

Oh god, I cannot stand this genre. - wrests

The sequence of this genre:

Riser... bass drop with snare... duck duck duck, duck duck duck, duck duck duck, duck... (all in triplets with over compressed, sightly distorted kick)

I enjoyed so many types of electronic music (trance, techno, progressive, non generic dubstep, chiptune...), except this one, I have no idea why people would getting high while listening to this type of music, just a bunch of dotted super keys played repeatedly with kick drums, what able to be made in fl studio under 15 minutes.

I wanna know what is value of this type of music...

91 Djent

I can't believe Djent is so low. It is the meme of metal; a genre that was invented throughout the internet. Look at how many people made fun of this genre, that's enough proof to see djent is the most laughable genre out there. It's not even a genre; it's just a picking technique that's been used by new "metal bands". The only legitimate "metal djent" band is Meshuggah. Bands like Periphery aren't even metal because they have a vocalist that uses bad hardcore punk screaming and switches to pop cleans.

Djent isn't even a genre.

Djent can be bad ass sometimes, animals as leader could be considered djent, maybe

Listen, Djentlemen, the is Djust a meme. - SoldierOfFortune

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92 Glam Rock

One word : SUCK

Uh...What about Möltey Crüe? - AA_Family

93 Dance Punk

Although it's one of my favorite genres, I can see why someone won't like it. Gg

94 Glam Punk

This exists even? - Lucretia

95 Folk

While I can sort of respect some of the early faces of this genre, overall it comes off as cliche to me that it is highly unimaginative, boring, and generally requires a low level of musical talent. The idea of having a message is used to cloak the significance of its musical hollowness. Anyone with an acoustic guitar they've only been playing for 2 months and a diary full of autobiography can easily get their foot in the door in the singer-songwriter portion of this genre. The musical ideas are cliche and dull to a point that its pretty much all the same song.

Folk is one of the greatest genres out there the traditional cowboy folk was amazing and then there's contemporary folk like Bob Dylan & Joan Baez two of the greatest musicians to ever walk this earth

Stairway to Heaven is folk-rock, and it's viewed by most as the greatest song of all time

This has been around almost as long as humans have!

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96 EDM

EDM is the master race of music. The fact that this is even on this list is absolutely discussing. It's als so funny when people think it's just one genre. EDM includes dubstep, drumstep, Brostep, glitch hop, dubstep, trap, techno, Drum and bass, trance, and about a million other ones. It is also funny when people say things like, "it takes no talent to produce dubstep" because in fact, it would be much easier to rhyme some words and call it pop (I'm not hating on pop music) than it is to sit down for days, weeks, or even months to years and make intricate drum patterns and basslines. Believe me, I've tried making it before. It is not an easy thing to just sit down and figure out. And while some are better than others, you can't just slap EDM on a list of bad genres before you even know what you're talking about.

EDM is not a genre.. But it deserves to be on this list as ever since I started hearing teeny-boppers throw this term around, nearly every genre under this umbrella-term (particularly electro house) immediately became a free-for-all where anything could classify as something it wasn't.

This is what happens when idiots use blanket terms to describe music cause they don't know what they're listening to, genres become obsolete :(

Now I hate a genre I once loved and can't find a description for the type of music I do.

For all those people who say EDM is not a genre, you've got it all wrong. It is but it's an "umbrella" term as in it has HEAPS of sub-genres but if you're going to add dubstep, techno, hardcore etc. then don't I repeat DON'T put EDM on this list

I like The Chainsmokers, they have nice songs like Closer, Paris, Young, and Honest and Zedd and Calvin Harris are good too, so from what I've heard, EDM is good. - lovefrombadlands

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97 Schlager

Ugh! I hate this so much! Terrible lyrics, terrible music, everything! I'm German, but schlager is obviously the worst thing the Germans invented!

The. worst. ever.
I can't understand why ROCK should be on this list. Schlager is the only genre which deserves #1 of worst music genres EVER

Schlager is horrible

Eww, schlager is disgusting

98 Hardcore (Electro)

Why are Hardcore and Electro put together? Yeah I guess Hardcore is kind of like a sped up version of Electro-House but still what!?

Techno metal, Gabber or just hardcore is a style of electro that is characterized by beats at a huge rate beyond 200 bpm, this style was created in Rotterdam in the 90s, because of the house ( music ) and society both political and religious

This style has many subgenres such as speedcore, deathcore or terror, among others MainStyle

The most prominent artists would (now neophyte bodylotion, omar santana, angerfist, gabber vienna masterz etc.)

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99 Rock Rock Rock music is a music genre that was created in the 1950s . The genre really got popular in the 60s, 70s and 80s . It generally consists of a guitar player, a drummer, bass player and singer . There are a lot of rock subgenres .

How is rock even on this list some of the biggest bands ever like led zeppelin, the Beatles, rush, the rolling stones, the who, Pink Floyd, jimi Hendrix, cream, guns n roses, queen, van halen, ac/dc, aerosmith, bon jovi, system of a down and the doors are some of the most talented bands ever to walk earth now I think death metal, heavy metal, punk, prog rock, rock obviously and even some black metal shouldn't be on the list because there all fantastic genres for the most part. just how is rock or any of the other genres I listed even on this list. rock is the best genre ever and can't be beat

I'm gonna list some awesome bands, Rush, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Cream, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jimi Hendrix, Guns and Roses, Black Sabbath, Queen. Why is this a bad genre

Rock is not the worst it should be first on the best.. - paasadani

It just... hurts. Physically and inside on my heart. - Ohno

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100 Punk Rock Punk Rock Punk rock is a subgenre of rock music. It usually has rebellious lyrics and down stroked power chords played on guitars. Bad Religion, Sex Pistols, and Green Day (actually pop-punk, which is still punk in a way) are a few punk rock bands. The subgenre influenced thrash metal because of it's down stroked more.

Who put this on here?
One of the best genres ever, if you hate it you have no taste in music.

Punk rock is awesome! Think about The Ramones, think about Sex Pistols, think about Green Day

Yep. This killed BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY. Gets my vote any day.

Not really a skinhead.

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