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overrated The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands  

Zachthemusicmage
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Who are those rock artists that get way too much credit for what they do?
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1
156 41
Morrissey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
carlybobarly added Morrissey Jangle pop, Indie pop, Rockabilly

2
151 56
The Smiths is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
The Smiths Jangle pop, Indie pop, Alternative rock

3
181 105
Justin Bieber is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
bojanthebest added Justin Bieber Pop music, Teen pop, Contemporary R&B

4
160 91
Kurt Cobain is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
carlybobarly added Kurt Cobain Grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock

5
149 84
Coldplay is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Dismalhead added Coldplay Rock music, Piano rock, Post-Britpop

6
98 45
Insane Clown Posse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
RichardBeecher added Insane Clown Posse Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Gangsta rap

7
95 44
Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
JacksonMay added Lil Wayne Hip hop music, Ragga, Hardcore hip hop

8
164 100
Nirvana is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Nirvana Rock music, Grunge, Alternative rock

9
137 84
Metallica is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Dismalhead added Metallica Thrash metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

10
134 85
Green Day is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
BostonBruins added Green Day Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock

11
143 93
Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Bruce Springsteen Americana, Blues-rock, Heartland rock

12
119 76
U2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
RichardBeecher added U2 Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock

13
132 88
Dave Grohl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Dave Grohl Doom metal, Rock music, Grunge

14
16 1
Linkin Park is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Linkin Park Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music

Rock Stars Who Have Aged Surprisingly Well

15
131 93
Kiss is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
BostonBruins added Kiss Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

16
146 109
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Dismalhead added Michael Jackson Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

17
106 75
John Mayer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Dismalhead added John Mayer Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

18
83 56
Lana Del Rey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
JacksonMay added Lana Del Rey Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

19
118 91
Grateful Dead is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
BostonBruins added Grateful Dead Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock

20
112 88
Iron Maiden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
BostonBruins added Iron Maiden New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

21
96 74
Slayer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Slayer Thrash metal, Groove metal, Rock music

The Best Female Rock Singers

22
103 81
Judas Priest is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Judas Priest New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Thrash metal, Power metal

23
126 106
The Rolling Stones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Dismalhead added The Rolling Stones Blues-rock, Rock music, Protopunk

24
12 1
Marilyn Manson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Marilyn Manson Glam metal, Nu metal, Industrial metal

25
115 96
Rush is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
BostonBruins added Rush Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

26
154 135
The Beatles is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
The Beatles Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

27
129 111
Queen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
gamedemon24 added Queen Pop music, Rock music, Heavy metal

28
106 90
Red Hot Chili Peppers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Dismalhead added Red Hot Chili Peppers Classic rock, Jazz-funk, Rock music

The Worst Rock Bands of All Time

29
139 123
Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Freddie Mercury Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly

30
105 90
David Gilmour is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
David Gilmour Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock

31
11 1
Disturbed is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Disturbed Nu metal, Rock music, Metalcore

32
11 2
Slipknot is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Slipknot Nu metal, Groove metal, Rapcore

33
10 1
Evanescence is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Evanescence Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock

34
11 3
Avenged Sevenfold is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Avenged Sevenfold Thrash metal, Deathcore, Rock music

35
85 81
Foo Fighters is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
FloMaier added Foo Fighters Rock music, Grunge, Post-grunge

Catchiest Viral Internet Songs of All Time

36
131 129
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Led Zeppelin Blues-rock, Classic rock, Rock music

37
102 101
George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
George Harrison Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

38
109 109
Radiohead is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Radiohead Rock music, Electronic music, New Prog

39
19 15
The Cure is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
muzziac added The Cure New Wave, Gothic rock, Rock music

40
11 7
Ozzy Osbourne is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Ozzy Osbourne Doom metal, Glam metal, Blues-rock

41
90 92
Frank Zappa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Frank Zappa Rock music, Experimental rock, Heavy metal

42
3 0
Argent is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Kassie Lanzarotta added Argent Pop music, Progressive rock, Hard rock

Favorite Dead Rockers...

43
13 11
AC/DC is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
AC/DC Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

44
100 106
Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
carlybobarly added Bob Dylan Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

45
4 2
Rod Stewart is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Kassie Lanzarotta added Rod Stewart New Wave, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

46
2 0
Ed Sheeran is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
GregerNordstrom added Ed Sheeran Hip hop music, Indie, Pop music

47
7 6
Megadeth is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Megadeth Glam metal, Thrash metal, Rock music

48
2 1
The Faces is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Kassie Lanzarotta added The Faces

49
12 14
Pink Floyd is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
kyeps29 added Pink Floyd Rock music, Space rock, Experimental rock

50
2 3
Van Morrison is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Kassie Lanzarotta added Van Morrison Skiffle, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music