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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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Morrissey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
carlybobarly added Jangle pop, Indie pop, Rockabilly

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153 59
The Smiths is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Jangle pop, Indie pop, Alternative rock

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187 105
Justin Bieber is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
bojanthebest added Pop music, Teen pop, Contemporary R&B

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156 84
Coldplay is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Dismalhead added Rock music, Piano rock, Post-Britpop

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167 93
Kurt Cobain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
carlybobarly added Grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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103 46
Insane Clown Posse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
RichardBeecher added Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Gangsta rap

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100 44
Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
JacksonMay added Hip hop music, Ragga, Hardcore hip hop

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170 101
Nirvana is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Rock music, Grunge, Alternative rock

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140 86
Green Day is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
BostonBruins added Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock

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148 94
Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Americana, Blues-rock, Heartland rock

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138 86
Metallica is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Dismalhead added Thrash metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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121 77
U2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
RichardBeecher added Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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134 89
Dave Grohl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Doom metal, Rock music, Grunge

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134 93
Kiss is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
BostonBruins added Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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149 111
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Dismalhead added Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

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86 56
Lana Del Rey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
JacksonMay added Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

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106 76
John Mayer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Dismalhead added Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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121 91
Grateful Dead is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
BostonBruins added Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock

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13 1
Disturbed is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Nu metal, Rock music, Metalcore

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114 90
Iron Maiden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
BostonBruins added New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

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130 106
The Rolling Stones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Dismalhead added Blues-rock, Rock music, Protopunk

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97 76
Slayer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Thrash metal, Groove metal, Rock music

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104 83
Judas Priest is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Thrash metal, Power metal

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118 98
Rush is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
BostonBruins added Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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109 90
Red Hot Chili Peppers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Dismalhead added Classic rock, Jazz-funk, Rock music

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Ed Sheeran is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
GregerNordstrom added Hip hop music, Indie, Pop music

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17 3
Linkin Park is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music

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132 115
Queen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
gamedemon24 added Pop music, Rock music, Heavy metal

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157 140
The Beatles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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15 2
Slipknot is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Nu metal, Groove metal, Rapcore

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106 92
David Gilmour is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock

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15 3
Avenged Sevenfold is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Thrash metal, Deathcore, Rock music

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139 126
Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly

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13 2
Evanescence is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock

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14 3
Marilyn Manson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Glam metal, Nu metal, Industrial metal

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89 81
Foo Fighters is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
FloMaier added Rock music, Grunge, Post-grunge

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133 132
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Blues-rock, Classic rock, Rock music

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111 111
Radiohead is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Rock music, Electronic music, New Prog

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16 11
AC/DC is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

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13 8
Ozzy Osbourne is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Doom metal, Glam metal, Blues-rock

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102 102
George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

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91 93
Frank Zappa is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Rock music, Experimental rock, Heavy metal

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Argent is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Kassie Lanzarotta added Pop music, Progressive rock, Hard rock

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The Cure is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
muzziac added New Wave, Gothic rock, Rock music

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5 2
Rod Stewart is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Kassie Lanzarotta added New Wave, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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The Faces is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Kassie Lanzarotta added The Faces

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100 107
Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
carlybobarly added Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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7 8
Megadeth is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Glam metal, Thrash metal, Rock music

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14 17
Pink Floyd is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
kyeps29 added Rock music, Space rock, Experimental rock

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2 4
Van Morrison is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overrated Rock Stars and Bands
Kassie Lanzarotta added Skiffle, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music