Most overrated band of all time?

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    For me, it's The Police.

    I even really liked them in my youth and I know they're all individually talented. Now, I find all their music unlistenable. It really doesn't hold up well, in my opinion.

    This is Howard related because he's overrated.
     
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    They do suck.
     
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    Creed
     
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    Rush. Nails on a chalkboard.
     
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    Overrated by whom? Fans, critics? I would say Radiohead is the most overrated band by critics and their own pseudo-intellectual fans. I can't stand it when someone deems an album "truly important" or says a band is the "most important band in the world." How fucking pretentious and obnoxious. I swear if Radiohead released an album consisting of TV sitcom covers they would still have music rags up their ass.

    When Thom Yorke lets loose his haunting croon about the Fearless Crew we can truly feel the heroism of one Gilligan and the plight of those soon to be stranded passengers.

    Experimental music is all well and good but it wouldn't be too much to ask that they still write, you know, songs.
     
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    Rupert Pupkin That Ass is Attached to Daniela Lopez

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    The Eagles :grad:
     
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    Rolling Stones. They haven't put anything good out since 1975. They weren't the Beatles, the Who, Zeppelin or Sabbath. Most people under 30 probably know them more for drug use and paparazzi pics than can name a song of theirs.

    Second place, every band created from 1989 forward.
     
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    Great answer.
     
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    I still like the Police. Sting as a solo act is way overrated though.
     
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    Bruce's annoying fucking Yuppie fans really sway sentiment to the negative.

    Here in Jersey, once a night, in every bar, someone should put a Bruce song or a song from Grease on the juke box, so the drunken skanks can identify themselves by whooting, hollering and singing along.
     
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    This x10000
     
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    Beatles are the most successful boy band in history. I like saying that to Beatles loons, and watching them frown.

    Speaking of bands with loon fans, KISS absolutely blows.
     
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    :hug: totally agree
     
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    Radiohoead, smashing pumpkins, U2, and anyone who makes music with a computer.
     
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    I don't know if I have a most overrated, but here are some of my candidates in no particular order:

    Nirvana - I liked them (don't love them), but I don't know how my generation made them the ultimate band of the Grunge era. I like the guitar drive bands of the Grunge era more like Pearl Jam and Soundgarden myself.

    Led Zeppelin - Great talent as muscians, but they stole most of their music from others. If look at the writing credits of their first four albums and it is like a who's who of old time blues musicians. Over the years, they lost ton of lawsuits from people claiming they stole from them.

    Green Day - Absolutely loved Dookie, but they also guilty of stealing from others in most of their bigger songs since. I don't know if they actually wrote a song without lifting a riff since Dookie. They are basically an one hit wonder that were able to have a two decade long career stealing stuff from other people from Petula Clark to Bryan Adams.

    Creedance Clearwater Revival - Really like some of their songs, but most of their songs all sound the same.

    Moody Blues (a shot at Howard) - Overproduced, boring, pompous rock.

    U2 - I am actually a fan, but this is mostly about the Edge. He is arguably the most overrated guitarist of all time. The guy uses a lot of effects to hide his deficiencies as a guitarist.

    Coldplay - Just don't get them at all. Rock for chicks and wusses.
     
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    U2 fo sho.
     
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    Led Zeppelin.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Stones, Greateful Dead.