Worst Rock Bands of All Time

The Contenders: Page 2

21 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California. Before the current group was established, the original four members, Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick, formed a band known as Kara's Flowers in 1994, while they were still in high school.

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

This band is a bit stupid cause they only care about the lead singer! Not the rest band members

After hands all over I don't know if they are rock anymore - Th3Zm0nst3r

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22 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture ...read more.

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.

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

Linkin Park is overrated and I don't say that term just because "I don't like them" or some other fake reason fans do that. They get way more acclaim and appreciation than they actually deserve, which is basically overrated in a nutshell. Bad and overrated aren't the same thing, but people need to stop calling Linkin Park the "best band in the world" because the truth, simply put, is that they aren't. I enjoy listening to Meteora sometimes, but don't defend Linkin Park; Their newer albums also prove that they are selling out. And let me also just say, they ARE NOT a metal band, and if anyone considers them that, then they shouldn't be arguing with me.

In the end as many of their songs are so edgy I cannot even finish listening them

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23 Poison Poison Poison is an American hair/glam metal band that achieved great commercial success in the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s.

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

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

This band is so cheesy

God I hate glam metal. Just a bunch of cheesy crap. - Kfox101

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

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.

Ok,to all of those who say they are "unoriginal" need to realise how difficult it is for any band to be original. We have had years and years of brilliant music and now modern music is considered dead because anything that people can call good music has been done and therefore bands now have to try their very hardest to create quality music. There are many musical artists that simply aren't trying, who are the real ones that deserve the title "Worst Band" and I just don't think Imagine Dragons deserves it. They obviously are trying to keep their music unique and their lyrics are meaningful but that is just my opinion and I respect the voters for having their own opinion.

My favourite band of all time... imagine dragons are talents. dan is a great singer, wayne semon is a great guitar player. don't believe me listen to warriors, platzman is a great drummer and the whole band is talent. there new album may not prove it but smoke and mirrors does. come on people. listen to this band more... they are the reason why I listen to rock music - Th3Zm0nst3r

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25 Hollywood Undead Hollywood Undead Hollywood Undead is an American rap rock band from Los Angeles, California, United States. They released their debut album, Swan Songs, on September 2, 2008, and their live CD/DVD Desperate Measures, on November 10, 2009. Their second studio album, American Tragedy, was released April 5, 2011. All of ...read more.

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

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 that

WHOEVER PUT THEM ON HERE IS THE MOST HEARTLESS CREATURE ON THE PLANET! TAKE THEM OFF NOW!

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26 Falling In Reverse Falling In Reverse Falling in Reverse is an American post hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2008, signed to Epitaph Records.

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

The Rock and metal industry has been unbelievably overstuffed with emo garbagecore like this. Where is escape the fate on here? Every time I talk to somebody and they say "I like metal, like Black Veil Brides" it makes me nauseous. And Why is Pink Floyd on here!?!?

Falling into Crap

They're okay - tacoperson

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27 Boys Like Girls Boys Like Girls Boys Like Girls is an American pop rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. Formed in 2005, the group gained mainstream recognition when it released its self-titled debut album.

What is this band? - OnyxDash

I'm sad that's where my family lives but if u suck then u suck - AutumnRobbins

28 Mumford and Sons Mumford and Sons Mumford & Sons are a British rock band from London, formed in 2007. The band consists of Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall and Ted Dwane.

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.

Never listened to them. - OnyxDash

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29 Hot Chelle Rae

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?

PURE. UTTER. CANCER. - OnyxDash

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30 Dragonforce Dragonforce DragonForce are a British power metal band based in London, England. Formed in 1999, the group are known for their long and fast guitar solos, fantasy-themed lyrics, and electronic sounds in their music to add to their retro video game-influenced sound.

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?

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.

This one of the best bands they even sang through the fire and flames and its the best there ever was

Only know them for Guitar Hero. - OnyxDash

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31 Big Time Rush

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!

I absolutely hate big time rush. They are just some manufactured fake boy band. Come on they came from a T.V. show. They're just so... FAKE! - SammySpore

They're like The Monkees, didn't even start as a real band. Even worst they never even learned to play for real.

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32 Guns N Roses Guns N Roses Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1985. The classic lineup, as signed to Geffen Records in 1986, consisted of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler. Apart from hard rock they are also ...read more.

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

! I HATE GUNS N ROSES. YES I SAID IT. AXL ROSE IS AN A$$HOLE AND I HATE HIS WHINEY VOCALS. SLASH IS AN OVERRATED GUITAR PLAYER. THEY KEEP CHANGING BAND MEMBERS EVERY SINGLE ALBUM THEY RELEASE AND THEIR MUSIC IS JUST PLANE GARBAGE. SORRY BUT I JUST CAN NOT GET INTO THIS BAND - Th3Zm0nst3r

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33 Paramore Paramore Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Hayley Williams and guitarist Taylor York.

This is one of those bands when the fans only care about the lead singer but there more to that. Now paramore have lost two members and is falling apart a lot like guns n roses

Come on how can U2, Nirvana, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Rolling Stones (even Coldplay) be worse than Paramore? They sound like one of these lame bands one encounters in Jesus camp but with an emo slant. "Look we have red hair! We're so cool and different! ! " Band as bad as Nickelback, both made for the 12 year olds who do not have a proper grasp on good music (yet).

Paramore is great. It shoudn't be on the list..
Someone who added Paramore on this list just jealous..!

I hear so much people say this band is great but it sounds really loud and bad. Oh yeah why do people think this is emo ITS NOT! - tacoperson

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34 No Doubt No Doubt No Doubt is an American rock band from Anaheim, California, that formed in 1986. Since 1994, the group has consisted of vocalist Gwen Stefani, bassist and keyboardist Tony Kanal, guitarist and keyboardist Tom Dumont, and drummer Adrian Young.

No Doubt THE worst - Jetticus12

I like the vocals, but the songs suck

No Doubt is an amazing band. Today's generation just doesn't understand good music.

Mediocre at best, not great, not atrocious either though. I don't like how Gwen sings and the songs are bland, sorry, but this band is overrated when they are not really that special. - AnimeDrawer

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35 Nirvana Nirvana Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. ...read more.

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 is worst band

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36 Bon Jovi Bon Jovi Bon Jovi is a hard rock band formed in 1983, which had a streak of successful albums in the late 1980s. The band originally consisted of lead vocalist Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Ritchie Sambora (left in 2013), bassist Alec John Such (left in 1994), keyboard David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres. The band's ...read more.

This band shouldn't be on this list bon jovi is awesome and this list is awful

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

You are all idiots for voting this band. They only have 3 of the best rock songs of all-time (from one album I might add)

Bon Jovi is one of the bands that can actually piss me off with their music and not in a good way

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37 Design The Skyline

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.

Never heard of them. - OnyxDash

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38 Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine is a Funk Metal band formed in Los Angeles, California. The band consists of vocalist Zack de la Rocha, bassist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello and drummer Brad Wilk.

Rage Against The Machine should not be on here, they did something that was never done before. They truely infused Rap and Heavy Metal. Morello's solos are amazing

One of the best bands ever

Rage Against The Machine basically created rap metal. Killing in the Name, Bulls on Parade, Wake Up, and Guerilla Radio are classic. This list is awful. Rage, U2, Limp Bizkit, 30 Seconds to Mars, Linkin Park, Nirvana, Rolling Stones, and Kiss in top 35!

GET EM OFF THIS LIST! (Cringes into a million pieces.) - OnyxDash

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39 Train Train Train is an American roots rock band from San Francisco, formed in 1993. The band currently consists of Patrick Monahan, Jimmy Stafford, Jerry Becker, Luis Maldonaldo, Hector Maldonado, Drew Shoals, Nikita Houston and Sakai Smith.

"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.

Oh my god I thought I was the only one who thought train was god awful I'm glad I'm not the only one. I mean "honestly hey soul sister" good god

How many good songs do they have? The only one I've heard is Drops of Jupiter. Their newer ones are just awful in terms of instrumentals and lyrics. - naFrovivuS

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40 A*** C***

Are you kidding me?! what the hell is this name!

Never heard of it

Uhh, okay? Good name...?

what? - OnyxDash

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