Worst Rock Bands of the 2000s


The Top Ten

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

Without a doubt. And whoever voted for Linkin Park, kill yourself.

I understand having nickelback and daughtry and some other bands on here but a lot of ten are actually really good. Green Day, 30 seconds to mars, red hot chili peppers, Coldplay, paramore, and a few other bands on this list are some of the best alternative rock bands in the world.

And by the way: Jonas brothers and one direction are not rock in any way, shape, or form.

The big issue I have with Nickelback is that the lead singer sounds like he's taking a huge dump in every song. That alone ruins this band for me. Though it doesn't help that their lyrics are boring at best, awful at worst, and most of their songs sound very similar to each other.

Just have lost their touch and wht is 30 seconds of summer even close to this list?

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2 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.

I find it funny that this band is at number 2 for worst rock band of the 2000's while it's also on the #1 spot of the best rock bands of the 2000's.

I voted for Linkin Park because they are so so so overrated. I do like some of their stuff, but how could this band be on the list of top ten bands of all time. I honestly have no idea how so many people vote for this band to be so good because their music is just average.

Oh my god, why is this band on this list?! Linkin Park is my favorite band of all time and that will never change! If you made this list, take Linkin Park off of this chart! Why is it number 3 on the best bands of the 2000s AND the worst of the 2000s?

LINKIN PARK are not "talented". How did this word ever come to mind about them? because they are popular? because the first time you hear them they sound cool? anyways, lets get to the point. Mike Shinodas rapping is lifeless, robotic, and fails to convey emotion. I don't know why one voter said he was more talented the KanYe West on the best rappers poll! Chester Bennington does a much better job with vocals but still uses corny rage/emo/aggro factors. LP's songwriting is terrible and the songs on their records are just the sound of Corny, boilerplate aggro lyrics, DJ effects and Muscled guitars. (as described in the rolling stone review for hybrid theory) also their guitar riffs are just muscled for effect and
are really just generically lackluster (Limp Bizkit I will half-heartedly admit play better guitar riffs). check their reviews from rolling stone for further assurance (Hybrid theory 2.5/5, meteora 3/5, etc.). Overall this band is overrated by their surprisingly large ...more

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3 Jonas Brothers Jonas Brothers

If they were a rock band I wouldn't of known... Considering they were on god damn Disney... They suck

Even though they aren't rock, I'm voting for them because of how much they suck.

JONAS BROTHERS WAS A ROCK BAND?! All of the groups here are mediocre or even good in my opinion (coldplay and linkin park) what the f is jonas brothers doing here

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4 Creed Creed Creed is an American rock band, formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida. The band's best-known line-up consists of lead vocalist Scott Stapp, guitarist and vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.

People love to hate Nickelback they should not be in the worst bands they are not good but they are not bad they are mediocre linkin park is awesome

Nickelback doesn't even come close. The inventors of queefcore and still champions of rock without testicles.

I just want to say something. A whole bunch of these bands are good. I swear the person who made this list is damnright stupid. Nickeleback and Linkin Park are my two favorite rock bands. The person who made this list is stupid

One band you named is actually talented... Linkin Park, Nickelback way be the worst band of all time

5 Limp Bizkit Limp Bizkit Limp Bizkit is an American nu metal band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 1994. Their lineup consists of Fred Durst, Sam Rivers, John Otto, and Wes Borland.

It's just Fred Durst's voice, I can't stand it. Take out the lyrics and just play the music then it's good. The riffs to Break Stuff is so awesome but Fred's voice screws it up and Nookie is very catchy but with Durst's lyrics, it just sounds stupid.

Yes, Fred's voice is sometimes annoys me. But no matter, love this band. - 05yusuf09

Stupid people! This band is amazing. Get off the list.

Limp Bizkit is amazing, why people are hated this band? They are awesome.

Keep rollin rollin rollin rollin

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6 Tokio Hotel Tokio Hotel Tokio Hotel are a pop rock band from Magdeburg, Germany, consisting of Bill Kaulitz (singer), Tom Kaulitz (guitar), Gustav Schäfer (drums) and Georg Listing (keyboards, bass). In 2005, they started off as a hugely successful and trendsetting teen pop band in their home country with their debut album ...read more.

Tokio hotel is what you get when you throw emo and pop in the blender and watch them both die.

7 30 Seconds to Mars 30 Seconds to Mars Thirty Seconds to Mars (commonly stylized as 30 Seconds to Mars) is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1998. The band consists of Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Miličević.

Really? Really? Really?! 30 Seconds To Mars is probably my favorite band of the 21st century. Especially comparing it to these other garbage bands, ignore their atrocious image and you get nothing short of great music. For this to be below Maroon 5 is also something insulting. The band has a little bit of everything, and it all works! Jared Leto is outstanding in his vocal performances. Just listen to "End Of All Days", "Alibi", "Attack". The man has insane range backed up by impressive lyrics. With purely awesome collaborations of string instruments with guitars. Best example "Conquistador". The only fault I see in the band is the excessive use of crowd chanting. Other than that, the band is nearly perfect. What a stupid list.

What kind of a list is this. Linkin Park, Evanescence, 3 Doors Down, and Good Charlotte don't deserve to be on this list. The guy who made this list is obviously a troll who doesn't like the fact that bands he doesn't like get more recognition than his favorites. At least Nickelback is number 1 with 30 Seconds To Mars trailing close behind.

Pretentious. Jared Leto is undoubtedly the white Kanye West. He thinks that he is jesus and bares a nerving messianic presence and their fans (or the Echelon) are creepy and cult-like and are ALMOST like Juggalos. Just watch the video to Closer to the Edge as it confirms everything I have just said.

Boo this bands good sounds on instrumental.. - alter-native

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8 Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. ...read more.

These guys are not 2000s. They're 2010s. Know the difference.

I love black veil brides they are amazing they're the best you guys rock

There's being a freaky emo band, and then there's trying too hard. BVB is unfortunately akin to doing the latter

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9 Coldplay Coldplay Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed ...read more.

Their growth towards mainstream popular music is just disturbing. Come on man, you guys used to make genius arrangements like in "Speed of Sound" and then you made "Hymn for the Weekend" or "Up and Up" and such? Disturbing.

Coldplay do not qualify for a worst list at all. they are big fans of U2, and I think CP does a good job following in their footsteps (especially having Brian Eno produce Viva La Vida). also they did great with their albums in the 2000's, with three of them Parachute, A Rush of Blood to the Head, and Viva la Vida making rolling stones Best Albums of the 2000's list.

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10 Blood On the Dance Floor Blood On the Dance Floor Blood on the Dance Floor was an American crunkcore duo that last consisted of multi-instrumentalist, singer and rapper Dahvie Vanity and singer and rapper Jayy von Monroe, that formed in 2007 in Florida and disbanded in 2016 . ...read more.

If you've been fortunate enough in your time on Earth to never hear this group's recordings of sound, but for some illogical reason wish to experience it, here is an easy test to determine if you like this group or not. All you have to is find 1 pound of broken glass. Take one half of you broken glass and violently insert it all into your ear canals. Take the rest of your shards and eat it all. Be sure to chew throughly. If you found this exercise fun and refreshing, I can safely say you will love Blood On The Dance Floor. - VisionsOfSight

I have never heard them before but I like bands like my chemical romance taking back sunday the used and so I don't think I world like them and every body I know said that they are bad so I don't think I will ever hear them

I can not get through one song by this group. It sounds like some dim witted attention whoring teenagers.

Kill me fam

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The Contenders

11 3 Doors Down 3 Doors Down 3 Doors Down is an American rock band from Escatawpa, Mississippi that formed in 1996. The band originally consisted of Brad Arnold (vocals/drums), Todd Harrell (bass guitar) and Matt Roberts (guitar). They were soon joined by guitarist Chris Henderson, and later by drummer Richard Liles.

Why is 3 doors down here, they're great

12 Disturbed Disturbed Disturbed is an American heavy metal band from Chicago, Illinois . The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren . They are known for songs like "Down With the Sickness" and "Stricken" .

Disturbed above jonas brothers? Seriously? Who the hell vote for they if they are very awesome, just listen songs like stricken, indestructible or asylum and you know what I talking about

This band is stupified - alter-native

13 Good Charlotte Good Charlotte Good Charlotte is an American rock band from Waldorf, Maryland that formed in 1996. Since 1998, the band's constant members have been lead vocalist Joel Madden, lead guitarist and vocalist Benji Madden, bassist Paul Thomas, rhythm guitarist and keyboardist Billy Martin and drummer Dean Butterworth, ...read more.

They made a song glorifying suicide. "enough Said

These guys combine poser punk, whiny emo, and soulless Nickelbackian sound. Truly a feat of mighty proportions!

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14 Godsmack Godsmack Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. The band is composed of founder, frontman and songwriter Sully Erna, guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill, and drummer Shannon Larkin.

Godsmack are just lucky to have "Godsmack Day" celebrated in Boston, MA when their mayor should've chosen "Aerosmith Day". Curse him for that. also Sully Ernas vocals are garbage. I don't even know why their songs get radio play.

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15 Pierce the Veil Pierce the Veil Pierce the Veil is an American post-hardcore band from San Diego, California. Formed in 2006, the band was founded by brothers Vic and Mike Fuentes after the disbandment of the group Before Today, which was formed out of the San Diego punk rock scene.

I love pierce the veil! Love them my favorite band of all time.

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16 Red Hot Chili Peppers Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers is a Californian funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. ...read more.

They are the worst rock band of any decade.

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17 Daughtry Daughtry Daughtry is an American rock band formed and fronted by namesake Chris Daughtry, who was a finalist on the fifth season of American Idol. Their self-titled debut album was released in November 2006.

True rock band laugh out loud, their material seldom gets played in rock stations even though they are a "rock" band. Besides, don't they sound like Nickelback, another terrible band

Whoever put this here is not very bright. In their prime around 06-08 they were an amazing true rock band with great guitar riffs aided by Daughtry's amazing voice. Nowadays they are not so good so I can understand the rankings. However, this is of the 2000's, not the 2010's.

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20 Mudvayne Mudvayne Mudvayne was an American heavy metal band from Peoria, Illinois formed in 1996. Originally from Bloomington, Illinois, they are known for their sonic experimentation, innovative album art, face and body paint, masks and uniforms. V 1 Comment
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1. Tokio Hotel
2. Jonas Brothers
3. Nickelback
1. Nickelback
2. Linkin Park
3. Limp Bizkit
1. Black Veil Brides
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