February 21, 2014

20 of the Most Overrated Bands and Musicians of All Time

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It's not that we don't like Green Day - not at all. There's a place for their very catchy pop-punk tunes, and that place is a college dorm in 1994, or in a big field at a music festival. What they are NOT, is the voice of a generation. A giggle and a bop, sure. But take them off that fucking pedestal.
It's not that we don't like Green Day - not at all. There's a place for their very catchy pop-punk tunes, and that place is a college dorm in 1994, or in a big field at a music festival. What they are NOT, is the voice of a generation. A giggle and a bop, sure. But take them off that fucking pedestal.
The new Clapton? The greatest guitarist of his generation? No! A fucking bore.
The new Clapton? The greatest guitarist of his generation? No! A fucking bore.
They used to be rough and hairy retro rockers, and were over-adored. They let it go to their heads and now they look like Urban Outfitters models.
They used to be rough and hairy retro rockers, and were over-adored. They let it go to their heads and now they look like Urban Outfitters models.
We all know that old-school rap is way cooler than the modern stuff, but LL Cool J was never as good as he still thinks he is. He's proof that longevity doesn't equal legendary.
We all know that old-school rap is way cooler than the modern stuff, but LL Cool J was never as good as he still thinks he is. He's proof that longevity doesn't equal legendary.
Adam Levine - You. Are Not. A God.
Adam Levine - You. Are Not. A God.
A bit Radiohead, a bit Queen - we get it. But people worship these dudes. Quit it.
A bit Radiohead, a bit Queen - we get it. But people worship these dudes. Quit it.
Oasis aped the Beatles so effectively, they started to believe their own hype. A few cool rock 'n' roll tunes, and that was all.
Oasis aped the Beatles so effectively, they started to believe their own hype. A few cool rock 'n' roll tunes, and that was all.
Remember when Pearl Jam were a good arena rock band, back before they wanted to be Crazy Horse? What happened?
Remember when Pearl Jam were a good arena rock band, back before they wanted to be Crazy Horse? What happened?
Let's make a language and make people think they're stupid if they don't understand. "Dkjlihnvcvnyiruhaucthghuhjvut bhgbcxhn vcxgvsc, baby."
Let's make a language and make people think they're stupid if they don't understand. "Dkjlihnvcvnyiruhaucthghuhjvut bhgbcxhn vcxgvsc, baby."
Morrissey has made it his business to kill all of your joy. Don't eat meat, don't have sex - you're shallow if you enjoy anything. He sings like Kermit the Frog, and his songs are boring. It's the ultimate example of "emperor's new clothes," and Morrissey is very naked.
Morrissey has made it his business to kill all of your joy. Don't eat meat, don't have sex - you're shallow if you enjoy anything. He sings like Kermit the Frog, and his songs are boring. It's the ultimate example of "emperor's new clothes," and Morrissey is very naked.