The Most Hated Rock Bands of All Time, According to Data

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Best Life magazine has scientifically ranked the Most Hated Rock Bands of All Time using an easy-to-understand algorithm based on a sound analytical, mathematical results. In part, bands are ranked based on whether they appear on several popular "hated band" rankings. Here are the stats on Linkin Park (RIP):

LA Weekly's worst bands: N/A
Vice's worst musicians: No
Ultimate Guitar's worst bands: N/A
Ranker's most overrated artists:N/A
Ranker's worst rock bands: 325
Hated Band Index: 0.00

With that explanation, here's a ranking you have to respect for the solid science behind it:

(* Vistalite Black has seen this band live. ^ Vistalite Black fully agrees with ranking).

20. Spin Doctors^

19. Nirvana

18. Rush***

17. Pearl Jam

16. Oasis

15. KORN*^

14. Metallica**

13. The Doors

12. Green Day

11. Coldplay^

10. Dave Matthews Band

9. KISS*

8. Radiohead

7. Phish

6. Bob Dylan*

5. Mumford & Sons

4. U2*

3. Creed^

2. Limp Bizkit*

1. Nickelback^

This Is the Most Hated Rock Band of All Time, According to Data | Best Life (bestlifeonline.com)
 

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This science is flawed. I hate all of those bands except for 7 of them
 

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I don't get the "hate" thing with bands, I don't hate bands, some I'm just not crazy about.

The Nickleback thing is kind of an internet meme I think.

U2 being that high on the list is curious.
 

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Bob Dylan was not good live and this was years ago. GE Smith of SNL Band playing guitar was all that made it bearable
 

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I remember we had a rock station in Pittsburgh (WDVE)that on Sunday nights did like a 2 hour feature of certain bands or artists.
Me and my buds had taken a mind altering substance just prior to that and man what a bummer!
Dylan music did not mix very well with the trip.
Reminds me of fingernails on a chalk board.
 

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REO Speedwagon is a band that I don't hate but meh...

And, contrary to popular opinion I'm not crazy about GnR or The Who. I get why people like them but I never got into either.
 

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REO Speedwagon is a band that I don't hate but meh...

And, contrary to popular opinion I'm not crazy about GnR or The Who. I get why people like them but I never got into either.
The Early REO , I like a lot .
I’m with you on GnR though , those vocals are hard to take for me ...
 

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U2 should not be up there
U2

LA Weekly's worst bands: N/A

Vice's worst musicians: Yes

Ultimate Guitar's worst bands: 7

Ranker's most overrated artists: 34

Ranker's worst rock bands: 229

Hated Band Index: 75.46
 

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U2

LA Weekly's worst bands: N/A

Vice's worst musicians: Yes

Ultimate Guitar's worst bands: 7

Ranker's most overrated artists: 34

Ranker's worst rock bands: 229

Hated Band Index: 75.46
Vice is the same source that makes videos about how stupid the beatles are.

The edge is an amazing guitarist. I feel like people just hate them for their politics and newest albums. (The new albums aren't even bad lol)
 


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