Worst Pop Punk BandsTheirs the greats such as blink-182 and my chemical romance but then theirs the failures!
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OK the band classifies itself as pop punk but they just don't know what's its about. Their lyrics are generic I mean it's a band made up of "attractive" young males, who sing about girls and whose lyrics have no greater meaning so why aren't they number one. Little kids like them and this style of music isn't even for little kids its for teenagers. The little kids think there oh so emo and alternative but people who are teenagers not understanding the difference between alternative and pop punk and 5sos. Those people who don't understand the difference should go listen to Fall out boy, Green Day, Paramore, Blink 182, my chemical romance and panic at the disco aka real pop punk/ alternate bands who unlike 5sos don't use auto tune and shouldn't be on this list. Don't compare them to those bands unless your pointing out the obvious difference between them and although they say they are influenced by bands like Green Day they are nothing like Green Day.
Yay. A boy band. So original. Their music is TOTALLY original. Ah, screw it. Five Seconds of Summer SUCKS. Don't even get me started on their fanbase. Their fanbase makes it harder to like them. They also waste the best singer in the band having him ONLY play an instrument and sing a couple lines every once in a while. Everyone says they're punk rock, but they aren't. I've even heard someone compare them to Green Day. Where their brain went, I have no idea. I could keep going on and on but I'm going to stop here.
They sound like a watered down version of pop punk, which itself is a watered down version of punk rock. They are just like the average boy band; their music quality is that of a boy band but they play instruments. The band sucks. Many girls at my school obsess over this band and one direction and it's extremely annoying. I've heard them having an argument with each other on whether they are a rock band or not. Well, a boy band is a pop group that usually has attractive members and appeals to teenage girls. That being said, five seconds of summer is just another lame boy band like one direction.
Their songs aren't original at all. I just listened to their new song though, and their new sounds shows that they have matured. But still, they need to stop copying other people's work. And their fanbase is annoying, no one it entitled to their own opinion and if you happen to have a disagreement, they'll tell you to kill yourself. That's what I learned from being in the fandom myself, and what I see on a daily basis. I can't stand them.
I notice that a lot of the comments against this band are getting tons of dislikes. Honestly, they're just like Good Charlotte and other mediocre pop punk bands of the early 2000s. Still don't agree with me? Go on YouTube and watch Rocked's Regretting The Past on Simple Plan and you'll understand what I mean.
Simple Plan isn't anything special or unique, and a little too whiny. On a higher note Paramore shouldn't be in first place, Fall Out Boy deserves a lower rank, blink-182 shouldn't be on here and We Are The In Crowd is a little too pop not sure if they're pop punk
Say what you want about bands like Busted and Mcfly, at least they're funny in hindsight. Simple Plan is just painful.
Who in their right mind put the sex pistols and the ramones on here, they aren't even pop punk and they invented punk so without their influence most off all your favorite punk bands wouldn't be here
Evening out with your girlfriend, Take this to your grave and From under the cork tree was the band at it's best
Infinity on high and Folie a deux weren't as good but still kept Fall Out Boy's greatest strength: Their tongue in cheek lyrics that were witty with a dash of melancholy
Save rock and roll had plenty of artificial effects that paled in comparison, but it was still better than what was playing on the radio
but their latest album, American Beauty/American Psycho is absolutely artificial with lyrics that made no sense like "The stench, the stench of summer sex
And CK eternity, oh, hell, yes" from one of the singles
but most importantly, most of the music was made in the studio by machines, not the INSTRUMENTS that they apparently play. I've been a fan since 2003, and I'll admit that they we're atrocious live, but the music they played was still amazing. Now they're better live, but I'd rather listen to the horrible live playing of ...more
Hey, why is Fall Out Boy on this list? They're awesome and talented! There's more to them than just a couple songs you heard on the radio, like "Centuries" or "Uma Thurman". In fact, most of their fans don't even like those songs! For the true FOB, listen to songs like "Sugar, We're Going Down", "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race", "Save Rock and Roll", "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark", and a lot more. Also, I hate it when people call them posers! They're not even emo, morons. Leave them alone!
Why are they on here? They don't belong here at all! I love them so much and I hate the fact that people call them sellouts and unoriginal... Not. True. Leave them alone and don't say anything about my muffin babies!
They are not sell-outs. Everyone is bound to change after 15 years. They are still really good and are no less talented or anything. Their old albums are amazing anyway, you have to admit.
I can't even believe they are compared to Blink-182. That is like comparing The Beatles and One Direction. This band should not be compared to a masterpiece band like Blink-182, they are obviously better than Good Charlotte.
Not only one of the worst pop-punk bands, one of the worst bands period. This is the musical equivalent of belly button lint, you know it exists but you're not sure why.
For starters, nothing says daddy issues like the lyrics to "The Anthem". Besides that, their instrumentation is tight, yet very simple and while their vocalist technically hits all the notes he's supposed to hit, his voice still sounds awful. - ThatoneMetalhead
More pop than punk.
How put this band on here? Idiots...
Ok Ramones and sex pistols and not even pop punk they do not deserve to be on this list.
Funny how the best band of the genre is in a list called the worst bands. - Wolf92xd
Literally best pop punk band ever (Green Day is alternative rock).
Well, they can't be Paramore rip-offs if they formed first, just saying. Paramore formed in 2005, All Time Low formed in 2003. They sound nothing like Fall Out Boy, or any others. They're unique. They don't write the same song over and over and over. I Feel Like Dancin' and Time-Bomb. Same? Not at all. Very different. A Love Like War and Remembering Sunday. Same? No. Not at all. Every song is about partying, growing up, girls? SO what? They're young. That's what they think about. Make you feel low? Just because they're name is All Time LOW doesn't mean they make sad music. Most of it is very upbeat and happy. ATL actually has quite a large male following, too. Simple Plan sucks. They're very unique and brilliant. No sense of experimentation? I Feel Like Dancin'. Have fun proving that it's just the same as all their other songs. I think they're one of the greatest bands of all time. - Number
All Time Low makes amazing music and it means a lot to many people
This band is just an all time low for pop punk. See what I did there hur hur - SoldierOfFortune
Why are the creators of pop punk, the Ramones, on this list. This makes no sense.
... What is Blink-182 doing on this list? They are pop punk. Read the description of the list. "there's the greats such as blink-182". This list needs to get fixed.
Paramore at first place really? They're badass, they come on strong which is why most people either love or hate them. But unlike most other pop punk bands they're not so generic and actually have creativity.
Hayley treats the band as her solo project, the rest of the band doesn't get any credit. Ask anyone who likes Paramore, they probably just thing "Paramore" is Hayley's artist name. That's why the members of the band are changing all the time. Haley just uses them and replaces them when she feels like it.
This why this site isn't credible. Ranked #1 on worst pop-punk bands (unfairly, up until the self-titled album, they were simply amazing) and then #7 on best pop-punk bands.
Why are Paramore at no1 they rock! New found glory just take the mick and could destroy pop punk if were not careful.
No, this should take Paramore's position
I don't like emo. I'm sorry, but I thought this was pop-punk.
Panic! is a really good band that gets a lot of unwarranted hate for just being a little bit on the emo side. If you are one of those people who hates Panic! for that reason, you should really just listen to a few of their songs like "The Emperor's New Clothes", or some of their older stuff like "I Write Sins Not Tragedies". You will probably end up looking into their lyrics to find a quite a bit of intellect behind them. - ThatoneMetalhead
Panic! at one point actually had good background music, but now all they care about is vocals so all of their new stuff is awful. I seriously cannot name any of the instruments in the background just by hearing one of their songs.
They're amazing. They're pop punk. They change their sound with every album. If you want an example, listen to A Fever You Can't Sweat Out.
I don't get why they are on this list. My Chemical Romance is one of the best bands of all times. Their songs and lyrics are amazing. Whoever says they're bad is completely wrong, they've let their marks in music history. Their memory will carry on, we'll carry on. Proud killjoy.
Yeah, totally, such meaningful and emotional lyrics in there songs! Those first 100 "Na's" in Na Na Na Na were so touching! - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak
The people who put Ramones and Sex Pistols on here must be joking. These guys aren't pop-punk, they're the greatest bands in punk history. They made punk what it is.
First of all, My Chemical Romance was actually a great band and I'm proud to listen to them. Obviously this list is a total joke because The Offspring is known as one of the BEST PUNK ROCK bands in history and so are Sex Pistols.
I personally wasn't interested when I heard them, but they have great lyrics and voices. I don't know why they're on this list.
Are you kidding me? Zebrahead are quality, and are a million times more original than ALL of the bands on this list. They can play play anything from funk, to hip-hop, to straight up punk and hard rock. Their progression on each record is astounding, and their sound is completely original. No way do they deserve to be higher up on the list than Panic, or even on the list at all.
What Zebrahead? They are perfect!
Why would anyone even THINK to put Zebrahead anywhere on here? Seriously! Zebrahead is personally one of my favorite bands of all time. Plus, they aren't even a pop punk band. They are Rap-Rock and Punk Rock.
Zebrahead is more intense than most pop-punk bands, which may drive some people away, but popularity should NEVER be used to judge a band. In fact, this band is an underrated diamond in the rough in my humble opinion. - ThatoneMetalhead
They are decent. I only like a few songs by them but hey shouldn't be on this list - emilycondon7
More pop than anythinhg. Some songs are fairly catchy but can be seen to be very annoying. They are probably decent guys but how they are in any way punk I'll never know.
They improved with their new album kids in the street but are not punk in anyway.
More pop than punk. Annoying.
Worst band ever!
Wake up people
This is the worst band ever! Why are bands like Paramore, all time low and good charlotte even on this list. ADTR are rubish
This band suck! Why are good charlotte on the list any way?
Jumping on the bandwagon to make a few quid
The lyrics are so bad that they make me laugh. Regardless, I still listen to them so...
WHAT they don't even deserve to be on this list they are so non pop punk!
Thisx band was onec good but now horsbl34
When they made "pop-punk" music, they dropped "punk" and couldn't find it again. - ThatStrangeKid42
1D isn't even punk - Fall_Out_Nikki
1D isn't even pop punk
Like I'm not a fan nor do I hate him
But that's like
What? - Ethansics
This is post hardcore not pop punk! They ain't Evan pop. Why are they in the list?
First of all, Pierce the Veil is NOT pop-punk. Whoever made this list could stand to learn a bit more about the genre before they start grouping bands in it.
Second of all, I don't understand how PTV could be included on a list of 'worst' bands considering how unique and amazing their music is. Their lyrics are surprisingly deep and intelligent, their guitars heavy and carrying a raw rock sound that'll start a mosh pit faster than lead singer of A Day To Remember shouting "DISRESPECT YOUR SURROUNDINGS."
Being one of the most popular bands among whats considered the 'emo' genre, they get a lot of hate. Although they deserve very little if any of it, as most any educated music critic listening to them would appreciate their sound and lyrics that I could never call 'generic' in the least. Or do most rock bands sing about having stained glass eyes and colorful tears and I'm just an overly sensitive emo trying to protect their favorite smol beans? Why PTV is on this list, I ...more
No matter what they say Pierce the veil is a pop punk band disguised.
Pierce The Veil is not pop punk, much less a bad band. Have a good day.
I love cute is what we aim for, they're hella adorable and are just fab aw c:
What!? The pistols are pioneers of punk, they are not pop punk. They weren't afraid of anyone, they even influenced Joe Strummer
Whoever put this up here is truly an idiot. Not only were the Sex Pistols not part of the ironic perversion that is pop punk, they were also one of the groups, including the Ramones and the Stooges, that pioneered punk made it great for a little while. All I have to say to the person who put this here, shut up go listen to your Blink-182 records, maybe you'll eventually have so little brain power that you won't be able to annoy anyone with your obnoxious taste in music anymore.
While they are punk, unlike the most of this list. They're not good punk. Pretty much a boy band in a sense but supported by a different group of teen girls. Want real punk? Try bad brains or black flag. If your mom knows about them they're not all that punk. (My opinion though I found them to be pretty damn annoying)
The Pistols are part of what brought punk to life, genius...
Good as band
Falling in Reverse is definitely one of my all time favorite bands. Their music is incredible and so catchy and I sold my soul to this band.
This band is awful, and Ronny Radke is a joke.
To the person who said that they have lazy basic songs, that is what punk is! It's supposed to be stripped down, no frills, raw music. Saying that the Ramones aren't punk because their songs are to basic is like saying you don't like the ocean because there's to much water
The Ramones?! They invented punk and have nothing to do with pop punk! I'm older then most of these voters on this wall and I am completely offended.
If the Ramones are pop punk then I guess TheTopTens is a gaming site. - ryanrimmel
Whoever wrote this is an idiot.
They're mediocre at best. Only Ocean Avenue's an okay song by them. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo
Absolute crap band made by Essex posh boys who got where they are due to rich parents and no talent at all.
Bunch of public school boys making the worst form of 'pop rock' drivel
God awful pop music
Terrible boy band who are not 'punk' in any way. Spoilt brats writing terrible music for other spoilt brats, mainly 12 year old girls.
Really.. ? My Chemical Romance? All Time Low? Green Day? Fall Out Boy? And the one that REALLY ticked me off, Paramore? These are all great bands in my opinion, don't get me wrong, but Paramore is at FIRST? I've been to a Paramore concert before, and Hayley puts a lot of energy into her preformances, and Paramore's songs all have a message. Paramore doesn't deserve to be anywhere NEAR this list. - PiercedVeil
You have a horrible taste in music and don't deserve to live in this planet anymore. And I'm sure a song called "ankle biters" has a REAL MESSAGE - Brobusky
They're super generic and really nothing special at all
And for everyone saying that Paramore and ATL is too pop, then you clearly haven't WATIC
What are they doing here?
This band is amazing, they're good people and their music is awesome, This list is stupid
The dude's voice is too poppy
Their songs are bad -_-
The most disgusting strain of tumblrcore disease
This entire list is stupid. Most of the list are great bands, but have adapted their sounds to survive. If that makes them not punk that's fine, but they're still good bands. And if that was they case they shouldn't even BE on the list in the first place, because this is worst "PUNK" bands!
Wait, even I know BVB isn't pop punk... - Fall_Out_Nikki
I put then here cause I heard one of their songs on the channel x station in Grand Theft Auto 5 I forgot the name but my head nearly exploded
Realv freinds, mire like, real bad
They are a great mix of pop punk and metal. They don't deserve to be here.
Someone is a hater. This band deserves more respect and shouldn't be on this dang list.
HOW DID THEY GET ON HERE? THEY ARE DO AWESOME AND MY FAVORITE POP-PUNK BAND. People who say "In Too Deep" is there only good song, have obviously not listen to the hell song, handle this, pieces, over my head, still waiting, and I can go on and on.
WHY are they here
Hey, Sum 41 is amazing! Listen to this to prove all of you haters wrong: We're All to Blame
Why is Green Day and Blink-182 on the list? They're the main creators if the pop-punk genre.
That's why they are on the list. For creating this terrible genre
Haters gonna hate but Green Day is the best pop punk and punk rock band ever!
Green Day is the reason pop punk exists!
Green day gets a lot of hate for posers who "are so punk," but what people don't realize is that they have made many songs that should be counted as punk. Their older albums were full of the punk elements that made them so well known. If you don't believe me, listen to 39/Smooth, Kerplunk, Dookie, and Insomniac. I don't know about Nimrod or Warning though. It was only after American Idiot that the posers came in, and those songs were not even supposed to be punk.
I love this band <3 awesome
No way this shouldn't be on this list.
One of the best ever
At least it's lower than blink. But seriously if you think the offspring is the worst punk band of all time you've got another thing coming to ya
Whoever added this is definitely an idiot...
They are an okay band. I love the "Be My Escape" and "College Kids", but stuff like mood rings and my girlfriend make 5sos sound decent.
Just listen to their song My Girlfriend and you'll see why they deserve to be on here.
Am I the only one who thinks this guy's a creepy weirdo who was not right in the head? I mean he actually gets as much praise as he gets hate. What is honestly so great about him?
The man was a complete maniac. I get that the dude's life wasn't all that great but jeez. GG was like a rabid dog that needed to be put down