Worst Rock Bands of All Time
The Top Ten
Jonas Bros. Is not rock. But they suck nevertheless.
WHY IS RADIOHEAD IN THIS LIST?!?! Same with Nirvana, U2, Blink-182, The Beatles, etc.
Oh yeah, Nickelback sucks. If you see "Nickelback" and "innovative" in the same sentence, the words "is the opposite of" is between them, maybe some variation of words. 10 years of singles all sound the same.
I agree with Johnny_likes_rock. Blink-182 and Radiohead is good. How are they bad? - KingSlayer93316
Nickelback is the punchline of music. Everything about them is a joke. They try so so hard to try to be cool and that is why they immediately fail.
That being said, why are good bands like blink-182, rolling stones, queen, mumford & sons, pink floyd, and such on this list?
Right, I am gonna go out on a limb here and say Nickelback are really great if you listen to some of their early stuff like Curb, All The Right Reasons Or Silver Side Up! You'll find that they are pretty decent and not just a bad band! - metalmilitia1
Nickelback is kinda underrated at this point164 Comments
Laugh out loud, it's a known FACT that CLASSIC rock/metal listeners HATE Punk Rock/Pop Punk etc and pretty much any new generation band which is why they're voting for them. Jonas Brothers is who WE should ALL be voting for, not good bands like Fall Out Boy who worked very hard to get where they did, Jonas Brothers made it through Disney and don't even WRITE their own stuff. Fall Out Boy are a talented band with great lyrics, awesome guitar play and drumming. This band (? ) is pure crap.
I don't think that you realize that this band is not punk rock. This band is not even pop punk (which is understandably hated), Actual punk, Dead Kennedys, Black Flag, Bad Religion.. That's punk rock, not this pop group. - longlostdogofit
this list sucks and especially jonas brothers. Nirvana and the other great bands don't deserve to be here. fool!
This is the most f'd up list on this website. First of all, none of the negative lists are great, but this tops the list. Yes, it does list most of the bands that are horrid, but half of these items should not be on here. Moreover, many of these bands are also listed on the counterpart of this list ("Best Rock Bands of all Time"). For example, Metallica, who should not be on this list and anyone with any musical understanding and knowledge would agree, are listed at #15 of the worst rock bands, whereas on the greatest rock bands they are #3. Where is the sense in that? But this list is mostly derived from the meaningless opinions of the imbecilic music listener who thinks they know what they are talking about, but when in reality, they are deluding themselves into ideas of false music realizations. These people should be prohibited from being able to express their opinions to a global audience.
To the following bands, I apologize for your presence on this list (only naming a ...more
Not even rock if you could call it rock150 Comments
I think the reason why most people don't like them is because they were totally and completely created by the media, for the media, if they had been self formed and wrote their own songs and music I'd at least give them at the very least my respect, even though I wouldn't like their music (assuming they'd be making the same music if they were self-formed even though I highly doubt anyone who was "in it for the music, man! " would be making this kind of poppy cliché music just to appeal to the mass market of twelve year old girls) I wouldn't call them "the worst band ever" but as far as my opinion is concerned they don't even qualify as a band, any band that is made by a big label formed for no other reason than to make money is not even a real band. Again just my opinion. I don't hate any of them personally, though I do hate their music, I'd hate that no matter who they were or what they were, I think what I really hate though is what they stand for which is that you can completely ...more
Well, I wouldn't say that One Direction is the worst band ever, mainly because there are a LOT of other horrible bands out there. They have only two good songs (I like a lot nu-metal/grunge/punk bands).
They don't write their own music, and they don't have a lot of depth in their songs, all it is is synthesizers and cheesy lyrics about girls.
Overall, the deserve to be around fifth place - Blair_Ball
These guys definitely get my vote on this, the truth is that they're only famous because girls find them attractive. If they weren't as good looking as girls say they are I'll bet they'd be home playing video games all day and wasting their lives. The part that most confuses me is that they got on this list at all, they are NOWHERE NEAR rock!
Their fans consider them as rock, but you are right, they aren't anything related to rock
I remember when this totally "fresh" band came out a few years ago. Everybody in school was talking about them and everybody had their opinion. All of the girls went ballistic over them while the "tough guys" called them losers and excuse my language "p******". Later when I was driving home I finally heard one of their songs on the radio. Then I realized it was another lame boy-band. Uggh. I have no clue how another group of supposedly hot boys got to become a great commercial band of today. It boggles my mind as to how these guys even became famous in the first place. It was during X-factor, a show where people try to show their talent but always a person that sings who should be on American Idol wins or comes close to winning. It's just another marketing scam so companies could get deals on a good contract. They were formed when Simon Cowell (who I have no beef with) combine the five rejects into a band. Of course in X-factor style, they came in third ...more
THEY SUCK! Only stupid teenage girls like this garbage. Most because of their looks, and the fact that they sing about love. They don't even write their own songs, so there are no feelings behind the music, it's all about the money -. -352 Comments
Black Veil Brides does not promote suicide, they don't at all. They are a wonderful band. If you don't like them, at least respect them.
THESE ARE QUOTES FROM THEM..
"You're not alone, we'll brave this storm. And face today"-Carolyn
"Never give in, never back down. When your life feels lost, fight against all odds"-Never Give In
"Suicide isn't cowardly. I'll tell you what is cowardly;treating people so badly that they want to end their lives. "-Ashley Purdy
"Dear suicidal teens,
Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. Sincerely,
You have so much to look forward to in life. "~Ashley Purdy
BVB is an inspirational, wonderful, great band. You just can't realize it.
They save lives. Their lyrics are meaningful. Suicidal people have been saved by their music all over. Bullied kids have something that can bring them joy, their music and lyrics. Self harmers of people that use to have been helped, by their music and lyrics. Now stop following those ...more
They can be as great of people as they want, but if they can't write decent music, then they can't. Personality doesn't transfer into your music.
I try to accept all types of music, but I just couldn't do that with this band. When I first saw them on a poster at hot topic, I honestly thought they were girls. Plus the name threw me off. When I found out otherwise, It didn't really bother me... Just a little. What did it was when I heard one of their songs for the first time. I'm pretty sure it was called fallen angels or something. The lyrics were way to repetitive and didn't mean much of anything. The creativity wasn't there and it wasn't original.
Another thing, this list is so not accurate. For example, 30 Seconds to Mars is on this list, but at the same time its number 7 on the best rock bands of all time list. So if you're mad that your favorite band is on this list, take it lightly.
I hate these whiney emo posers with a burning passion. Andy Biersack's voice is incredibly whiney. - UltraLunalaX
I really don't care about their image or whatever like everyone else here. I'm going to talk about their music. It's pretty generic. Like the Nickelback of metal. I cannot distinguish one song from another which is a problem when the band and many of their fans claim that they are creative. There's nothing creative about cramming as many cliches as you possibly can into a song. Then adding in a boring riff doesn't make it any better. Categorizing them as emo doesn't make any sense since emo music is usually much more creative and has much more interesting lyrics. I can't help but feel that people judge them way too much on how they look and don't even look into the flaws that lie within their actual music. So in conclusion I think that they are boring, not emo, but boring.110 Comments
Who the heck voted for Pink Floyd? They're one of the greatest bands to grace the Earth.
I really like Nu-Metal. From Deftones to Linkin Park, I haven't found a single Nu-Metal band I couldn't rock out to, well that is except for most of Limp Bizkit. If you can believe it, they actually made at least one good album, there debut album "Three Dollar Bill, Y'all$". From the intro song to the very end, each song felt louder and louder, and I enjoyed it a lot. The problem is just 2 years later they had a drastic decrease in quality with the album "Significant Other". No more screaming, no more good riffs, no more good rapping. It just sounded like an angry white rapper surrounded by metal music in the background, and if you could believe it, they got worse with there next album "Chocolate Starfish and Hot Dog Flavored Water" which I consider the absolute worst album ever... Worse then any thing Nickleback could ever put out at their worst. It is just over 75 minutes of some of the worst songs you can possibly find. As for "Results May Vary" and "Gold Cobra" they sounded ...more
The other band members are talented, but especially people hates Fred Durst and the combination of rap and metal. - 05yusuf09
Limp Bizkit... Just, why? Why does a band like this exist? Is their existence proof that God doesn't exist? Or maybe their existence is proof that Satan does exist? How can a band like this become popular and sell millions of records worldwide? How can a group that names an album Three Dollar Bill, Yall$ become famous and successful? How can a band name an album Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water and get it to debut at no. 1 on the albums charts? For Christ's sake, how can a band named LIMP BIZKIT (! ) become world famous?! How can a band consisting of an immature tool who thinks he's black and wear a backwards red baseball hat and a guitarist who dresses up in ridiculous and unbelievably stupid outfits sell millions of copies? How can a band make terrible, meaningless rap rock songs about absolutely nothing, and pass it off as heavy metal music? How could we, as human beings, allow this to happen? How could we, as human beings, allow a group of wannabe rappers who have ...more
I like some of their songs and they are an okay band in my opinion, it's just I can't stand the main singer Fred Durst's obnoxious and unpleasant voice - UltraLunalaX66 Comments
Radiohead, Nirvana, U2, metallica, coldplay, Black sabbath, pink floyd, The rolling stones! The people who put these bands on here know nothing about music at all, don't you people get that it it is good to make up new sounds and be creative. These are some of the most influential and innovative bands of all time! Just because they are not your crappy justin beiber does not mean they suck
Radiohead on this list?
Who the hell voted for them?
Imagine hating a band cause of their Christian beliefs... - Joeljohns249
So cringe-inducing, why do people like this band?34 Comments
Stupid name, awful music, terrible lifestyle. I just love how they sold out before anyone ever hear of them. I wish more people would listen to real Rock & Heavy Metal than this noise pollution.
There goes screamo, then there goes pop, then scream again. Almost like every songs of them have the same lyrics like "OH MY GOD! ", songs like, "A Prophecy" and "The Final Episode". Really, they have no talents in song writing.
Absolutely awful basically straight plagiarism of The Devil Wears Prada plagues but worse with techno bits, when did this become post hardcore I thought that was bands like Thursday and At the Drive in
Sucks! My friend likes them I don't know why.18 Comments
Blood on the Dance Floor is the reason Hot Topic is still in business, while at the same time given a bad reputation. Blood on the Dance Floor is the reason D-list celebrities can find themselves allowed to break the damn law.
Blood on the Dance Floor is the reason suicidal teenagers find themselves turning to the "trendy emo" lifestyle.
Blood on the Dance Floor is the reason dull and crass phantasm are gussied up and sold as "unique and individual".
Blood on the Dance Floor is the reason the outlying social cliques of society are not seen as normal or sane.
Blood on the Dance Floor is a menace to society and the music industry. They are self-ruinous and, in doing so, represent those who seek to destroy any real chance of genuine talent being seen and appreciated. Their message is brutal and downright atrocious. They'll say to their fanbase, "What's the matter, boys and girls? Not feeling to good? World got you down? Well, don't use this ...more
Teenage girls are their biggest fans, and think this is cool, because their lyrics read like lines in a porno (a very bad porn movie) Their Youtube videos have comments like, "laugh out loud my dad caught me listening to this, and his jaw dropped! " That alone says everything you need to know about them.
The absolute worst band ever. Seriously, though, this guy just took every band that someone might like and put it on here. The majority of the bands listed do NOT belong here.
Absolute disgrace to rock bands. Hell, they aren't even rock! From the few songs I forced myself to listen to, this garbage excuse for music was just electronic trash with overly-sexual, drug-related and just overall disgusting lyrics. Not to mention, their lead singer (who sounds completely awful even with heaps of autotune) is a manipulative pedophile. I sincerely hope they've realized that no one cares about them anymore, and that their music takes no talent whatsoever to make and just sounds like retro video game music on crack. Absolute worst "band" I've ever heard.100 Comments
To be fair they aren't even that bad, don't put them down just cause you don't like there music, it's their choice to do that. And people who fault them for being PUNK ROCK or POP/ROCK, you clearly can't see that both them names have the word 'rock' in them, stop wasting your time voting for these when the jonas brothers are so low down. - Tobzz
This list is so bad and full of hypocrisy. Everybody is like "why hate on (insert band here) for no reason" while they give no reason themselves.
And pink Floyd, queen, the rolling stones, the beatles? Some people must like the Jonas brothers.
BS on of the best bands I've ever heard. Patrick Stump, (Their lead singer), AMAZING! Go look his solo stuff up on YouTube
To everyone reading this sont vite FOB just because you want to say you disagree cause its only gonna Get them up higher120 Comments
Coldplay shouldn't even BE on this list. They are one of the most popular bands around and considering they write and play their own music is fairly good for todays music standards.
Whoever said compare them to Metallica should know that Coldplay is way better than Metallica - EliS
What's the deal? Coldplay is supposed to be one of the best bands.
Not the worst band, but certainly not the best. Worst bands on this list would be OneD and JoBros.
All right look, I am generally not one to hate on people because of opinions. Everybody is entitled to their own opinion, and I respect that.
HOWEVER, I literally cannot have any respect for anyone who would honestly call one of the greatest bands of all time "the worst band ever."
Coldplay have made more impressively beautiful music than any other band I've heard in my life. Everything about their songs just comes together in a way I have yet to see.
Chris Martin's voice is seriously the most beautiful thing ever, and fits perfectly with the rest of the band's fantastic instrumentation, and their lyrics contain pure, raw emotion that is impossible to match.
If you must be educated as to why Coldplay deserve nothing but positive reception, go an listen to my personal top 20 favorite Coldplay songs:
20. In My Place
18. White Shadows
17. Christmas Lights
16. Strawberry Swing
14. Lovers In Japan
Why are good bands are above this poser band? This so-called rock band claims to be pop punk. They are not. Most (or all) of their fans are little girls who has no idea what is punk rock. The only reason why this boy band (yes, it is a boy band) is famous because of One Direction, a boy band.
They write songs about girls all the time (like One Direction). "She's Kinda Hot" is one of them. What kind of name is that? Really? And they're called a rock band. They have an album called She Looks So Perfect...
If they were so rock, then why do they tour with One Direction? And no, they are nothing compare to Green Day.Stop comparing them to Blink-182 or Green Day.
5 Seconds of Summer is a lame boy band who needs to stop making music for little girls.
If you want to listen to real pop punk, listen to Green Day, Blink-182, My Chemical Romance, and The Offspring. If you want to listen to true punk rock, listen to Ramones, Sex Pistols, Black Flag, and The Clash.
At least you had the decency to separate the punk bands from the pop-punk bands.
Basically another one direction but more emo pop rock. - UltraLunalaX
I cannot stand 5 seconds of Summer. They try WAY to hard to be like All Time Low and their little girl fans are convinced that they're the most punk rock thing in the world. It's gotten to the point where I have run into their fans at All Time Low shows. They have no clue what is going on and are scared because All Time Low shows are nothing like their One Direction style shows.
Not rock. They are too poppy to be a real rock band. - Userguy4464 Comments
Anyone who voted for bands like the beatles or queen or pink Floyd or the rolling stones have no musical taste these are all real bands who made real music. The Beatles were amazing songwriters and invented psychedelic rock and the "bubblegum pop" stuff was the popular music of that time and was still very good in my opinion. Queen had Freddie Mercury who had amazing range as a singer. The Rolling stones kept the blues alive during the sixties and are still playing today. Pink Floyd created genius albums that always told a story Just listen to dark side of the moon. Peace out.
Haha haha! Oh wow. What a progressive band... (Sarcasm)
Go to the top spot posers
The past 10-15 years have witnessed a boatload of U2 ripoffs. And no band ever ripped off U2 as bad as these guys. If I were Bono I'd outright sue these guys for even picking up musical instruments. Jared Leto prances about the stage and puts 13 and 14-year old girls (yep, that's the majority of their fan-base) into a trance-like state convincing them that he is Jesus reincarnated. Bono may have had a lot of charisma, but he didn't do that. Seriously. This band should be abolished and I don't care how "epic" Kings and Queens is. Just pick up a U2 Rattle & Hum tour video and you'll see what I mean.
30 Seconds to Mars may not be the worst band ever, when compared to Nickelback, One Direction, and a lot of the other bad guys on this list, but I just have to give them their punishment for being such copycats to such an ignorant generation that doesn't even know what U2 is besides "Beautiful Day. "
Get this: one of their songs, "Stranger in a strange ...more
Seriously number 12! Screw you people! - Soulstealer34 Comments
Insane Clown Posse is quite possibly the only band I have seen on tihs entire list that is worthy of the "Worst Rock Band" honor, and even then, they're more rap than rock.
This list is otherwise an indication that the voters have no taste in rock of any stripe. Metallica might be the most OVERPLAYED band on commercial radio (Mandatory Metallica, anyone? ), but Metallica, more than any other band during the 80s, made thrash metal a rock staple, and to call them among the worst just jars me. And to see U2, Nirvana, Queen, Kiss and The Rolling Stones in the top 10 only shows me that this poll has been hijacked by a bunch of idiots who don't know what rock is about. I'm guessing the voters probably think cliched no-talents like Theory of a Dead Man are cool.
This band is the sum of all that is retarded in this world. Have you ever caught someone trying to break down your door with a sandwich? You opened the door and saw them, you started to yell but then noticed the Insane Clown Posse shirt they had and said "ohhhh. " Yeah, that's the proof.
Insane Clown Posse's goal is LITERALLY to inspire idiocy in children. By spraying juice on their faces and dressing up as clowns. Reminds me of the kindergarten Halloween party.
This isn't even music. It's a bunch of pointless cursing and crappy rhymes with no flow. My five year old can rhyme better than this. My biggest issue is that they claim to really have a point, and yet they don't. And how the hell did the Beatles, Nirvana and Pink Floyd get on this list? Who makes these anyway?
They can rap. They made so many good songs and my whole family listens to them.44 Comments
So why do good girls like bad guys? I’ve had this question for a real long time
SO WHY DO GOOD GIRLS LIKE BAD GUYS - venomouskillingmachine
Don't kid yourselves, guys. I will gladly pay anyone who can explain to me why they are a good band because what I what I have heard from them makes me think a caveman with two sticks has more musical talent. - Duality
Should be higher than amazing bands like Linkin Park and Radiohead.Falling In Reverse is garbage. - DarkBoi-X16 Comments
How the hell is this band above Thirty Seconds to Mars! TSTM is actually good and Brokencyde is horrible. - Soulstealer
This is the only list Brokencyde deserve to be #1 on. - KDS
Quite possibly the worst idea ever. Screamo and hiphop mixed. enough said. -
When I first heard this band I thought it was some kind of a joke. Now I wish it was. - ellagos19 Comments
This so-called rock band killed rock music. They are absolutely one of the worst bands of this generation or any generation. If you can't play rock music the right way, don't even bother trying to do so because you will only suck more.
You kidding me? Adam levine and his backup guys (because they are NOT band) should be #1. They once started out amazing with songs about jane and wont be soon before long, and then adam levine sold out and turned from a musician to generic pop star, I have no clue why he isn't solo, the rest of the band has no other purpose, they make absolutely terrible music these days and the only reason they are so huge is because of 40 year old moms who have a boner for adam levine
I enjoyed their older pop rock songs but now they really suck. They shouldn't even be considered rock music anymore and now they are just generic pop music - UltraLunalaX
Sounds like pushing crap through the garden hose72 Comments
The lead singer so ugly that Scorpion from Mortal Kombat said "Stay over there! "
The same pattern of song very repetitive - ronluna
Why is daughtry in this list? They have very good songs (over you, life after you, no surprise, crawling back to you... )
I don't know why, but I've never been into Daughtry but everyone I know are mad for them. While I agree with 1D and Jonas Brothers, they aren't rock bands. There is no way Nirvana is is worse band than Daughtry - Danielsun18219 Comments
Obviously you asses haven't heard American tragedy or notes from the underground anyone who thinks that Hollywood undead sucks needs to get shot.
Getting shot is a harsh punishment for having an opinion, but I completely agree - StalkingHeads
This and Limp Bizkit are perfect examples of how not to do rap rock, and the fanbase for both is absolutely terrible. - 3DG20
I'm scrolling through here and I'm seeing many bands who don't deserve to be here but when I saw this my heart stopped a beat. The fanbase for this band stretches from directioners to death metal listeners to Eminem fans. They have awesome masks and stage names and once you look past they're party songs they have some really badass and some of the most beautiful songs I've heard. And danny is the best vocalist I've ever heard
They are mostly good. And I like the stage names. And who gives a crap about the clothes they wear or their masks that has no effect whatsoever on their music so maybe just shut up about that30 Comments
WHY ARE THEY EVEN ON THIS LIST?
Do you people even know what music is?
They are so talented!
They are legends!
Your keypad must be broken Jstin Bieber lovers.
You make Linkin Park look bad. Stop making them look like the most overrated band in existence! - KingSlayer93316
When I think of "talent" or "emotion" or "great lyrics" or "musicianship" I think of bands like Queen, Rush, Dream Theater, and even the Beatles, who, as a guitarist, I must say, aren't as musical as most people think. Hopefully this doesn't make me come off as a "Bieber fangirl" like you butthurt fans insult us with. (I'm not one). But anyways...
I don't think of Linkin Park as a complex band or the "greatest band in the world" like people call them to be, and...I don't say this on multiple occasions...But I don't see how anyone can.
Someone explain in full detail what is great about Linkin Park. I'll annotate for you all;
Lyrics: Lyrics don't mean anything, by that logic 2Pac and Lorde are the best "bands" in the world. And even so, LP is only unique in that regard because 2000s "rock bands" like Three Days Grace and Nickelback sucked at writing stuff, at least compared to LP.
Vocals: Either we have Mike or Chester. I won't say they're bad, but there are ...more
I just have two problems with what you said :
1. Lyrics are an important part of music, they add meaning, substance, a message or a story.
2. "When your best instrument is a keyboard, you're not a rock band."
- Well, ask ELP... - JoLeKosovo
People who say there are crap I think you people are jb fans
Happy to see LP last on this list muse, colplay, Green Day should not be ther
Answer me this why do they deserve to be on this list?83 Comments
What is this band? - OnyxDash
I'm sad that's where my family lives but if u suck then u suck - AutumnRobbins
They are actually pretty good if you leave out all the swears in their lyrics. I do not think they should even be on this list but if they had to be...
Oh my gosh guys this band is great! OK, the swearing not so much but still! Geez Louise, people, they are the same as angels and airwaves and totally do not deserve to be on this list.
How is this at number 11? They should be off the list. This is the best band ever and here is why:
-The band members did not get famous for their looks, unlike boy bands today. Besides, the only one even considered attractive is Tom, according to fans, the rest of the band members are not attractive.
-They influenced many bands in the future and revolutionized music, they changed music a lot. People claim it's Green Day, though I love both, Green Day brought punk back, but Blink-182 brought it to a new level that changed music forever. They kind of both did it actually, besides, when Blink-182 started in 1992, Green Day was still not big, so they were not influenced by Green Day. There would be no Sum 41, All Time Low, and Fall Out Boy, all these bands people love and know. Even Brendon Urie himself said Tom DeLonge influenced him.
- They have a variety of music, not all the songs sound the same. Does Wishing Well and Dysentary Gary sound the same? Nope. They ...more
Not horrible just overrated. I honestly prefer sum 41 and Green Day by far in my opinion. - UltraLunalaX81 Comments
Poison is not a girl band! Poison shouldn't even be on the list! They're like the most successful group of the glam rock of the 80s1 - X-Kid
People who like Poison (who the hell knows why) are the ones who dislike Nirvana because Nirvana put them out of the music industry. All Poison had was big hair and instruments that they didn't know how to use. I'm happy they're on this list. - Duality
This band is so cheesy
"Talk dirty to me." was great, like a Raspberries record on steroids. "Every rose has its thorn." was pathetic, like a Partridge Family record on heroin. That's all I have to say.10 Comments
Dis list is a fraud... Guns N' Roses shouldn't be here in dis list
WHAT IS IT DOING HERE?
Crazy peoples... Guns N' Roses is the best rock band ever, in my country Indonesia they are influence so many rock band
They're not that bad. - Userguy4467 Comments
Why on earth is U2 hear they are not rock but pop and they are loved by millions. I don't want to live on this planet
They are loved by millions but one word makes them horrible...Bono. - AdamDestructorJr.
I always wonder what's up with this site.. If its managed and voted on by monkeys.. Go watch their live version of 'bad' performed at wembley for live aid, 1985.. That's not something you'd see everyday..
Hey Bono! I can scream like a whiny druckard into a microphone too! Doesn't mean I have any talent... And neither do you! U2 is seriously overrated GARBAGE! The only reason why they're popular is because everyone who listens to classic rock is an old, racist, sexist, homophobic conservative who lives in the middle of nowhere and probably has hearing problems. Anyone with a decent pair of ears hates this band with a passion.
The pinnacle of bad 80's music. Even worse than Boy George. I always changed the station when either of those 2 were on. I listened to Simple Minds, The Cure, Tears For Fears, Depeche Mode, and bands who were creative, intelligent, and talented. U2 was none of that.88 Comments
The worst music (if I can even call it that) I hate how they just scream all the time, it is not a talent to scream, especially when you can ruin your vocal chords that way.
I think the keyboardist is whats saving this band in all honestly in songs like Throne, or Can you Feel my Heart, otherwise were forced to have our ears bleed from the wannabe metalcore/deathcore singer Oliver Sykes
The singer's voice is one of the most pretentious and painful to listen to. His idol is probably Yoko Ono.
Worst piece of crap of all time!12 Comments
The reason why I hold a strong prejudice against pop punk almost entirely.
Should be a lot higher than 48. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo
Ew I hate this whiny emo band - BananaBrain
Jeez, and considering I actually liked them, I'm embarrassed.
Though they do have a few good songs, and that's in only one album. - CrimsonShark
Ehm have you noticed that mumford and sons aren't even rock they're one of the best folk indie bands that's wht they are
Pop-folk which has convinced fans that it's real folk. Very little about their music is actually original, as anyone familiar with folk music would know. And their songs really do all sound the same.
They're great at what they do, but if you were expecting rock, they weren't for you. That is until their latest single ("The Wold", aka. "Wandering for Days"), which could almost be mistaken for a Foo Fighters record.
I've never actually heard Mumford and Sons, but I voted for it to push it above Queen. What a disgrace to have arguably the greatest, most musical band ever on 23rd place of the WORST bands-ever-list.11 Comments
More like pop metal
Remember every favorite metal song you've ever had? Well speed them up to somewhere near the speed of light and you've got Dragonforce's entire discography.
Dragonforce is my favorite band not only because I love their songs but also because they take many different styles of metal and mix them to make what they call extreme power metal. And they make it work. They are very energetic, harmonic, and overall a great band. Even after the departure of their former vocalist ZP Theart, Dragonforce has kept the style they are known for but made it better. Their songs are very well put together and organized each part flows smoothly into the next. People commonly think that they speed up their songs in studio. This is not true I've seen them live and they play at the exact speed they do on their albums and put on one hell of a show. So can someone please explain to me why they are on the top worst rock bands list?
DragonForce is cheesy, but in no way would I call them bad. They have very good instrumentation and much of their discography is pretty solid from what I've seen. Although I can argue that there's better Power Metal bands. - CrimsonShark16 Comments
Radiohead's electronic music shows that they are a great band being able to create great music from other genres besides rock.
Electronic music is what they wanted to do and if they did just what the fans wanted by just creating rock music then they would be selling out and doing it for the money which isn't the true spirit of Radiohead.
Radiohead are gods amongst mere mortals, they should not be here. They should be in best bands of all time lists
My best friend is overrating it.
They are the BEST musical act the world has ever seen...29 Comments
What is metallica, pink floyd, Guns N' Roses, nirvana and worst of all my favorite band the rolling stones dooing on this list? This lame band should be much higher here... It is equivalent to the Jonas Brothers, Justin Bieber and other ugly and commercial crap like lady gaga... This is pathetic.
No. No-no-no-no. Tokio Hotel definitely shouldn't be in this list. The list is about the worst rock bands. That's right, ROCK. But can anybody say that this crap is rock? (cricket chirping)
They are not even a ROCK band to begin with so I don't think they should be included in this list.
This list is entitled 'Worst Rock Bands of All Time' after all but apparently the vast majority of people who visit this site can't even read.
Having said that, their 'music' undeniably sucks though and I will tell you why: incredibly cheesy teenage-oriented lyrics, dull sounding guitar tones and extremely poor technical skills by the rest of the band. They don't even try to write good music because their fanbase is composed almost exclusively by dumb teenagers with very bland musical tastes and they are totally OK with this very fact.
All these facts only support the idea that Tokio Hotel are nothing more but a bunch of losers who only are probably in it for the money and fame.
This band is a God in Mexico, 'because whatever the hell is in English (especially prefabricated pop chicken-scratches) is undeniably a masterpiece in music over there. That accounts for ALL English music. I first knew about this band watching a Mexican music channel (Telehit) and boy! Were these guys treated like Gods! Like every other English-singing group, these are the maximum authority in musically ignorant countries like Mexico and the rest of Latin America. They hate mariachi over there, and Justin Bieber is their God. It's the same for Tokio Hotel, who's explanation for being in this list isn't surprising. I don't hate music in English by any means (I love real bands like the Beatles, Metallica, Judas Priest, only to name a few and I am knowledgable of music theory), but overrated bands like Tokio (yay! Anime; uh, what is dango and why aren't there fortune cookies in Japan? ) Hotel must get the actual F out.14 Comments
You can't be serious. This band is amazing. Original. Great music makers. Come on people!
To be honest, I would be fine with this band, if only they weren't overplayed. They play this generic unoriginal cheesy mediocre garbage on the radio about every 2 hours or so every single day, and I just want to shoot my radio whenever I hear them. Come on people, their music is not that good, it's mediocre if not poor. There are way better modern rock bands that are getting overshadowed by this mediocre band, bands with way more originality and way less generic/cheesy lyrics. This band deserves it hate, people hate this band for a lot of the same reasons people hated Nickelback. Their music is weak, generic, cheesy, unoriginal, uninspiring, sounds more pop than rock, and most of all, get way too much radio airplay, just like Nickelback got back in the '00s. Nowdays, I'd rather listen to 4 hours of Nickelback than 4 seconds of Imagine Dragons, and that's saying something. So dear radio stations, quit playing this garbage.
If you are 12 and like soundtracks from your PS4 game this is the band for you.
Imagine sucks...,65 Comments
This band shouldn't be on this list bon jovi is awesome and this list is awful
You can judge a band based on fans who write in all minuscules without punctuation - Alkadikce
Cheesy cheese cheese and more cheese.
WHO PUT THESE GUYS IN HERE DO THESE PEOPLE HAVE NO TASTE IN MUSIC WHAT SO EVER maybe 10 years olds are just retarded stereotypes who only care about ONE DIRECTION, Justin BEIBER, AND MORE and I'm only 11 and they are my favorite band who could vote them they are the best I HATE KIDS THESE DAYS NOT KNOWING WHAT GOOD MUSIC IS LIKE QUEEN, Led Zeppelin, BON JOVI, Van Halen, KISS kids just like popular instead of good and if one artist die from today I wouldn't care
Kinda of like you, seeing as you love all of those rock bands which were popular at some point? - DCfnaf
This defending fanbase here just proves why it is bad
Edit: I meant that such people listen to it who think everybody who does not like the artist they do are 10 year old "retarded" who listen to One Direction. It annoys me how if you don't like a classic rock band, you are always going to be badged as a Belieber without the slightest previous mention of any pop artist. - Alkadikce
The worst parts of metal (which isn't good to begin with) and pop (which aslo isn't good to begin with) mixed. -
Wondering about a band that makes Suicide Silence sound like actual silence, Black Veil Brides sound like Ozzy Osbourne, Asking Alexandria sound like Queen, Bring Me The Horizon sound like Iron Maiden and Emmure sound like Rage Against The Machine, better check this stuff out. YouTube their entire album nevaeh (which is probably the dumbest album title since it is nothing but 'heaven' backwards) and listen to 'surrounded by silence' ONLY AND ONLY IF you wanna be tormented 4 life. This deserves to be in top 5. Why hasn't it made it there yet?
Totally sucks! This SHOULD MAKE IT TO THE TOP TEN. I'd rather listen to Bring Me The Horizon than this piece of crap which people don't even know exists.
None of these bands are bad lol, except for Attila and this one.
These people should have made it to the top five already. They make Asking Alexandria look like a genuine non scene rock band and just are a deathcore version of BOTDF and Brokencyde.2 Comments
Can't believe the stones are on this list. Arguably the best rock band ever (well maybe second behind Zep, but still)
I completely agree with you...without The Rolling Stones there wouldn't have been a lot of other bands - Rocker00
This list is ridiculous. The Rolling Stones is one of the best band in the rock music history. Also Kiss, Guns N' Roses, Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin. Even if you do not like these bands, you can not say that they are bad.
Come on. Give me a break.
How are the stones on here? They are amazing? Their amazing riffs, studio experimentation (sometimes), and daring lyrics are phenomenal. Not to mention Jagger's rock god style and stage behavior. They are not bad at all.
But don't bring up Dirty Work. We don't speak about that in this household.
Nirvana is awesome they should not be here
Nirvana is a great band and shouldn't be on here.
This is the worst list ever
NIrvana revolutionized rock music without even wanting to do so! Are you all out of your minds? They are still a huge influence for countless modern rock bands all over the world! Who ever voted for them to be include here must have had a very bad LSD trip or something. This is not acceptable at all.126 Comments
How are radiohead, linkin park, U2 and many more above this crap...
"Just a shy guy, looking for a two-ply Hefty bag to hold my love"... Says it all right there, honestly.
I'm forced to hear "Bruises" at least twice a day. It's on at work. It's on at the gym. It's on in the car. I hear it walking through the grocery store. This has been going on for several months and its slowing eroding my soul. May the members of Train be struck with debilitating rheumatoid arthritis.
"My heart is bound to beat right out my untrimmed chest"
Man, these lyrics are so deep and meaningful! Okay, cutting the sarcasm, is it any wonder why people turn away from Train? They're too damn cheesy! - CrimsonShark
Actually in the show they insulted rock saying that a rock song must have an aggressive/violent title to be "rock",this Is the thing that annoys me of that "band" - jkk
The worst part is being a fan of the actual band called Rush from Canada and people think you mean this trash heap. - CaptDeadeye
Big Time Rush suck. Their music is just bubblegum auto tuned pop rubbish. All they do is whinge about relationships and breakups. They are about as entertaining as Gary Glitter and David Icke trying to kidnap little kids and take them up to Neverland. They have their own T.V. show and they are only around for money. They only want to sleep with as many girls as possible. They have brainwashed my sister and brother. Let me tell you what true music is: Pink Floyd, Rush, Nirvana, Queen, AC DC, Genesis, Deep Purple, Coldplay, Muse, Green Day, Linkin Park, Motörhead, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Metallica. Your BTR will fade away in time just like One Direction.
What? They aren't even a rock band!14 Comments
I had to find a band that was relatively bad so I could say this: THIS IS THE STUPIDEST LIST EVER MADE! I mean seriously Nirvana? Red Hot Chili Peppers? U2, Guns n Roses, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, DragonForce, THE ROLLING STONES, and Green Day? THIS IS RIDICULOUS! Those bands are some of the best bands not the worst and anyone who denies it is lying to themselves. Next its gonna say the Beatles! Someone would die if they said that. Even if I don't like a band, I respect them enough to know they're talented (if they are)
I hated them when I fist heard their repetitive song "Tonight Tonight". the song doesn't actually have any REAL meaning... first he's singing about dancing in Hollywood, and then talking about a tattoo he got?
They should definitely be in the top 10. The song "Tonight, Tonight" is so boring and unoriginal. Besides, how is Rage Against The Machine above these guys?
How are they even really considered rock and why are there so many good bands on here like rush mettalica and heart and well the list goes on they are responsible for every little peice of rock and metal today and really half of the bands on here shouldn't be considered rock they should make a new genra called crap. Haha10 Comments
No they're so good - BananaBrain
They helped stop the cutting now I only drink bleach
So what that Vic is hot? They're a horrible band, and the lead singer(Vic) sounds like he's either been kicked in the nuts or like he's about to break into tears about something minor. Also, the screams are mediocre. They make Limp Bizkit look like Black Sabbath.
Pierce the veil should NOT be on here. The lyrics they have are meaningful and help save lives.
Yes they should be on here, their lyrics are not meaningful and since when has their music saved lives? - AdamDestructorJr.7 Comments
These guys are terrible. They leader singers voice sucks my will to live. Sounds like a bitch instead of a man
I'm sorry, but I just can't stand this band.
Fun are just depressing. Nate Ruess' voice is terrible. Get this band to the top and also get Muse off this list.
I can't even believe I used to listen to them. What. The. Hell. Was. I. Thinking?!4 Comments
Kiss is the hottest band in the world, how could it be the 16th worst band!?
The original members wearing the makeup back in the mid 70's... NEVER! They melted your face off and kicked your ass! I'll admit... I'm not too fond of their lineup that they have today, but I'll never forget going to their concerts back in the day... They were amazing! Their concerts were unbelievable! Afterwards... You were so definitely that your hearing was off for 2-3 days, they shouldn't even be mentioned let alone be on this list what MAN seriously!
Kiss only survived because of their stage show and gimmicks. If they didn't have the makeup, costumes and gimmicky show they would have only made 2 albums at the most. They weren't ever about making good music. Their music was so corny. When Ace and Peter were replaced and they took the makeup off. Their music got better. They should have changed their name and left the Kiss mess behind.
I agree, they are very corny, this bands lyrics look like they were written by a 12 year old
They really aren’t good, a generic band.49 Comments
They're honestly worse than Nickelback.
Why are good bands like Queen and Nirvana on the list? Bands like Hinder deserve to be on the list not those legends.
These guys should trade places with Nickelback. - thomwim
I listen to a ton of bands, and hinder is my absolute favorite. don't put them on this list!3 Comments
The most overrated rock band of the last decade and one of the most overrated in history. "Sex on Fire", is a terrible song that never stopped getting played on radio or T.V.. "Only by the night", is a terrible album which someone added to my ipod. Worse still is that every non-rock fan adopts this band and pretends they like or have knowledge of rock music. People and the media only jump on their bandwagon because they are the only new rock band in recent years that have actually sold records in charts that are clogged with euro dance and hip hop fodder. I can think of 15-20 bands that are better than Kings of Leon that should be getting their acclaim. Kings of Leon aren't fit to carry their amplifiers.
This one is almost the only one that should actually be here. People were trded tbh to vote for metallica... Pff, st. anger death magnetic reload and load sucks but the stupid people don't see tht. - freezerman75
They are just AWFUL. This is by far the worst band on this list. Number 29? More like number 1. Worse than Bon Jovi, A7x, AC/DC, Guns N' Roses, etc.? I think not.
This band is truly abysmal. Their lead singer CANNOT sing at all, and the rest of the band plays boring stuff that has been done many times before, and better. Hell even Limp Bizkit is better than this dreck.12 Comments
Whoever added CC should die.
I like death metal, but for some reason I disliked this band instantly. They seem trying too hard to shock, and I wish the vocals were slightly clearer.
I'm so tired of seeing metal bands on this list when it's meant for rock bands. I know the two genres are similar, but still. Aside from that, I personally don't like this band, but their guitarist and bassist are pretty good. Plus, there are worse bands out there.
I mean look at some of their song titles. This band tries to hard to be shocking and doesn't try hard enough to make music that you can actually listen to when you're NOT on a murder spree. - Duality9 Comments
Gerard Way would like to know your location for putting them on this list. Besides, 2019 is their comeback year!
I love a lot of rock bands. But not this one. - Smash64
Screw what anyone says, they save lives! One of the best bands of the 2000's based on pure sound alone.
My Chemical Romance is a great band, possibly my all-time favourite. This list is shockingly bad, half of the bands on here shouldn't be on the list at all! They've saved lives, inspired loads and of course, made amazing music!26 Comments
This is music for emos who do nothing but whine on Tumblr all day complaining about how much hell their life is. They also make mental illnesses a joke by glorifying them, which is not right at all. Please, stop listening to this band and get out of your emo phase already (if you have any sort of intelligence, you would never have gone through any sort of phase in your life anyway).
Fake deep music for people who put their lips on the water fountain.
The suburban white trash band. Annoying. Tries to be deep, and fails. The lyrics are cheesy beyond measure. They aren't rock. Or rap. Or hip hop. They just make me wish that their music would stop.
Complete posers. They are not even rock.39 Comments
Their first 3 albums are amazing, after that they went way downwill, kinda like Metallica did after their first 4 albums, though the Black Album had some great songs.
GET EM OFF THIS LIST! (Cringes inot a million pieces) - OnyxDash
Some of the worst lyrics ever. They're just a bunch of crap thrown in a bag and picked out at random. Oh, I'm writing this with one hand.
I don't agree with a lot of things on this list, but this band is one of the most overrated pieces of dog poo do in rock history.2 Comments
Emo trash. Kill me now.
Who ever even thought about putting patd on the list has problems
Good band, but pretty overrated.
PANIC! AT THE DISCO IS THE BEST BAND EVER! I love them21 Comments
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