Top 10 Underrated Rock Bands

  • Опубликовано: 27 июл 2015
  • You know their singles, but do you know how much they influenced music? Join as we count down our picks for the Top 10 Underrated Rock Bands. For this list, we are looking at bands in the rock genre that may not get as much love as they deserve. While we know how much you Mojoholics love bands like Rise Against and Muse, we will be excluding them based on their large and devoted fan bases and critical and commercial success.
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  • SwingTheDoor
    SwingTheDoor 15 часов назад

    Cold Chisel, an underrated Australian band that were huge here in the late 70's and 80's but never made it big in the US. Here's a song they dedicated to a certain US Record company executive at the time. Different circumstances and Cold Chisel would have made it big in the US.видео.html

  • Joel Espedal
    Joel Espedal 17 часов назад

    Always with the Stone roses These cats are!!!

  • Buj Moose
    Buj Moose 19 часов назад

    CCR Underrated? Not by their peers.

  • Time-Lapse Tom
    Time-Lapse Tom День назад

    2:12 I’m pretty sure that song is called Proud Mary not Rollin’ On The River

  • pkamenakis
    pkamenakis День назад

    Most everybody has fantastic selections (except the “imposter”. You all gave it to her good though. Kudos), and I totally agree with so many comments; like bands not listed, or bands listed but shouldn’t be on list. Many probably won’t know my nominee - but I believe many years from now society will catch up to their music and finally give them the recognition they deserve, and that band is - King’s X. CRIMINALLY underrated.

  • nicolasroberge
    nicolasroberge День назад


  • ngobleus
    ngobleus День назад

    The Guess Who

  • Joakim Wennberg
    Joakim Wennberg 2 дня назад

    Ten Years After

  • .
    . 2 дня назад

    i’d add guns n roses

  • ChomskyMcDougal
    ChomskyMcDougal 3 дня назад

    Don't forget about SHAT

  • Seirx240 0
    Seirx240 0 3 дня назад

    Blind melon should be on this list

  • Joseph Muir
    Joseph Muir 3 дня назад

    I saw Tears For Fears open for Hall & Oates, and they definitely stole the show that night.

  • Tres Dedos
    Tres Dedos 3 дня назад

    Absolutely, yes to the guy who said that in this conception, Stones n Beatles should be on the list...or Zeppelin maybe, U2, why not...guys, really , friendly advice, pay attention who makes the article/clip...thus kind of crap ruins your reoutation...n makes you dullheads...

  • Tres Dedos
    Tres Dedos 3 дня назад

    Creedence?Kinks!Heart!Deep Purple!???!ZZ Top!!!! Underrated!?? That stuf you re on s got your brains totally messed up. Underrated are Clash, An emotional Fish, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Uriah Heep, Grand Funk, Wild Cherry, Jorney,Foreigner, Little Ceasar n so on....bands that had hits but always just a bit behind the "glory line".......n "never understood" bands like Yes, Tangerine Dream...make a more "realistic" list-you re, at least I thought so until this clip, a serious channel...

  • James Goodwin
    James Goodwin 3 дня назад

    I think the goo goo dolls should be in there

  • Bluto Mosc
    Bluto Mosc 4 дня назад

    Every video of Deep Purple you showed had Ian Gillian. You called him David Coverdale. Get your shit straight! This video is overrated

  • Michael Adams
    Michael Adams 4 дня назад

    Love And Rockets,B.O.C.,The Cars and The Kinks.

  • John McCarthy
    John McCarthy 5 дней назад

    Jethro Tull never gets any love. Great band with great live concerts, I saw many of them in the 70's

  • Sean Travis
    Sean Travis 5 дней назад

    Mojo a question. Why the fuck do you have tears for fears on here? They're not rock they're an alternative band. I like sme of their stuff but they're not rock.

  • Worlds Most Mediocre Guitarist
    Worlds Most Mediocre Guitarist 6 дней назад +1


  • nongthip
    nongthip 6 дней назад

    April Wine Harder Faster remains one of the best Canadian rock albums of it's time. Say Hello 😎

  • The Legendary Pocket Hounds
    The Legendary Pocket Hounds 6 дней назад

    My favourite rock bands
    - Thousand foot krutch
    - Three days of Grace
    - Skillet
    - Ashes remain
    - Linkin park
    Just to name a few

  • Neıl Dunbar
    Neıl Dunbar 6 дней назад

    What about The Hollies? They were often called 'Manchester's Beatles'. If they'd been Scousers they may well have been better thought of. And I'm sure they're still around.

  • Classicrock Rock&roll
    Classicrock Rock&roll 6 дней назад

    Love them all .. We should all be given respect.. We should treat each other' as brother and sister. Stick together

  • ? ?
    ? ? 7 дней назад

    Watchmodjo is run by retards, CCR, ELO, Deep Purple, Tears for Fears, The Kinks and ZZ Top are not underrated bands you pieces of shit

  • Jr Bojorquez
    Jr Bojorquez 7 дней назад



    And Sonic Youth??

  • Purple Hazeffc
    Purple Hazeffc 7 дней назад

    It's 2019. If anything, it shows how fucking crap new music has been for the last few years...
    Name just one band, singer. That in 20 - 30 years time there will be lists like this made about them..
    RIP Rock "n" Roll..

  • Deborah O.
    Deborah O. 8 дней назад


  • Csprint
    Csprint 8 дней назад

    Aaand, might as well, these guys from Kansas City...видео.html

  • Vince Clark
    Vince Clark 8 дней назад

    One of my favourite bands I feel are way underrated is “54-40”

  • Glenn Eckholm
    Glenn Eckholm 8 дней назад

    Maybe underrated if you’re like 10.

  • siddiquee noor bappi
    siddiquee noor bappi 9 дней назад

    The cars,boston,lynyrd skynyrd should have been on the list.
    Blue oyster cult should have been number 1,not a honorable mention.

    LACVR 9 дней назад

    its not rolling on the river, its proud mary

  • Kane Conklin
    Kane Conklin 9 дней назад

    Lynyrd skynyrd is highly underrated

  • EVfan Benson
    EVfan Benson 9 дней назад +1

    The little kid narrating this needs to get his facts straight. "Proud Mary" is the name of the song by CCR. Not "rolling on the river." The internet b.s. so much misinformation. Never tellingv the "whole" story. Facepalm

  • Deoty1
    Deoty1 11 дней назад

    What about dr hook badfinger etc

  • Leo
    Leo 11 дней назад

    Poets of The Fall. 4 words. You understood me

  • Fred Orlando
    Fred Orlando 11 дней назад

    Zebra, Zebra

  • dav cav
    dav cav 13 дней назад

    Small faces... anyone?
    ( Not a band but...) Ananda Shankar

  • reher714
    reher714 14 дней назад +1

    First off why is ccr on this list and second why is the title of the song rollin on a river when the song's name is proud mary

  • Pedroleum100
    Pedroleum100 14 дней назад

    What about Eleven? Despite being closely tied to successful bands RHCP and QotSA, they are virtually unknown.

  • Gloucester Cooks
    Gloucester Cooks 15 дней назад

    10:37, all obay the cats

  • Csprint
    Csprint 15 дней назад +1

    The Replacements!!

    • Vince Clark
      Vince Clark 8 дней назад +1

      Csprint, I know right!!

  • Zoe Carlson
    Zoe Carlson 15 дней назад

    WTF? No Cheap Trick? What is wrong with you people?

  • Gerard James
    Gerard James 15 дней назад

    Utter nonsense: look at comments earlier. How are Deep Purple, ZZ Top etc underrated ?!
    And Credence ,The Kinks... since when are they termed as a Rock Band ?? They are indeed the top PoP bands.
    Bizarre !!!

  • Andrey Krupnov
    Andrey Krupnov 15 дней назад

    DP are "less appreciated siblings of LZ and BS"? Less appreciated by whom? By WM admins who obviously just dislike 'em for some reasons and never put band members and their work on top places in their "top"s? For everyone else DP is one of the most successful and influential bands of rock era, on par with LZ and BS with whom they're known as The Big 3 Hard Rock Bands of the 70's.

  • Mark Rossmiller
    Mark Rossmiller 15 дней назад

    Grand Funk!
    Tears for Fears WAS appreciated with Grammy nom.
    Edgar Winter?

  • ClassicRock4007
    ClassicRock4007 16 дней назад

    I love Soundgarden, ELO, and The Kinks

  • Phranquee Phraq
    Phranquee Phraq 16 дней назад

    Usually I agree with watchmojo list, he's way off here.

  • shaggy 12001
    shaggy 12001 16 дней назад

    You lost me at zz top..

  • D'angelo Russell
    D'angelo Russell 16 дней назад

    Panic at the disco

  • Bill Murray Gaming
    Bill Murray Gaming 16 дней назад

    Rollin’ On the River? The song is called Proud Mary...

  • hifrets
    hifrets 18 дней назад

    Wait a second,ELO?

  • WDGP5
    WDGP5 18 дней назад

    Stereophonics should have been on this list.

  • Martin Tramil
    Martin Tramil 18 дней назад

    Thin Lizzy & Humble Pie

  • Greg Christensen
    Greg Christensen 18 дней назад

    Jethro Tull, ELP, Yes, Moody Blues ...

  • Greg Christensen
    Greg Christensen 18 дней назад

    Agree with top pick, Kinks. People have to realize they were early HOF pick, though, and rightfully so.

  • Greg Christensen
    Greg Christensen 18 дней назад

    ZZ Top. Whoever underrates them is just stupid.

  • Greg Christensen
    Greg Christensen 18 дней назад

    Would agree with Deep Purple on list.

  • Greg Christensen
    Greg Christensen 18 дней назад

    CCR? Nothing underrated about them. They are in my top 5.

  • TheJangling Jones'
    TheJangling Jones' 18 дней назад

    T.Rex, Marc Bolan literally started glam rock and influenced David Bowie and many more.

  • TheJangling Jones'
    TheJangling Jones' 18 дней назад

    T.Rex, Marc Bolan literally started glam rock and influenced David Bowie and many more.

  • Stella66
    Stella66 19 дней назад

    Seriously guys, how can a once overhyped band that released one decent record and miserably failed on the follow up, while sporting a singer that most of the time sings completely out of tune be underrated? I'm talking about the Stone roses of course. I loved their early stuff but on the evidence of their live performances they were pretty lucky to get as far as they did.

  • clok1966
    clok1966 19 дней назад

    Geeez I keep thinking whoever does these list for MOJO is a idiot.. i am starting to understand. We all watch and see a bunch of well KNOWN and loved bands and tell Mojo they are idiots so they get lots of comments and views.. Stone roses while i dont agree they influenced much And Violet Femmes are about the only bands who could be classified as Underrated. all the other bands are (as stated already) in the R&R Hall or on Rolling Stones "great bands" list. Many are not making new music anymore, but when you are 50+ years making music you would be slowing down now. I guess i have to ask, Underrated by who? the person who put this list together? Because most are acknowledged by music mags, album sales, and fan sites. Yep, "immense Popularity" is where i look for underrated.

  • Jon Metzler
    Jon Metzler 19 дней назад

    Tears for fears isn’t even rock

  • Ken Rosenberg
    Ken Rosenberg 19 дней назад +1

    Bruh, why is "the lawrence arms" are not in the list?

  • Mark Greenway
    Mark Greenway 19 дней назад


  • Lars Tasche
    Lars Tasche 20 дней назад


  • Marie Pagan
    Marie Pagan 21 день назад

    There were a few bands I had never heard of but the rest (most) I used to listen to. ELO was actually one of my favorites and I even attended a concert and amazing light show back in the day. Though I never saw them, I did enjoy listening to Creedence Clearwater Survival.
    Might Grand Funk Railroad and Saga have been underrated?

  • The Metalhead Gamer
    The Metalhead Gamer 22 дня назад

    Dont ever call Led Zeppelin metal
    They were never metal

  • Cherry Fox
    Cherry Fox 22 дня назад

    Ummm, anyone notice that they mislabeled "Proud Mary" as "Rollin' On The River"? Do your research!

  • Reginald McKnight
    Reginald McKnight 23 дня назад

    Nice job.

  • thesuperstickman87
    thesuperstickman87 24 дня назад

    You don’t know how happy seeing ELO being on this list made me

  • ForARide
    ForARide 24 дня назад

    Cabaret Voltaire
    The Gun Club
    The Kinks
    The Misunderstood
    Pere Ubu
    Queen Adreena
    The Residents

  • Yee Man
    Yee Man 24 дня назад

    Black Flag

  • Yee Man
    Yee Man 24 дня назад

    Siouxsie and The Banshees

  • Yee Man
    Yee Man 24 дня назад

    Melvins and The Cramps

  • Jeff Willis
    Jeff Willis 24 дня назад

    How about Kings X. Way ahead of their time... very little fame!

  • Paul Tomaszewski
    Paul Tomaszewski 24 дня назад

    Apparently, they don't know what "underrated" means. With the exception of The Stone Roses, ( and maybe E.L.O.) none of these bands are underrated.

  • Ronnieronn Bilz
    Ronnieronn Bilz 25 дней назад

    Just type/punch in...'PRAY' By King's X On here(RU-clip) And maybe You'll see what I mean.

  • Ronnieronn Bilz
    Ronnieronn Bilz 25 дней назад

    Poor,Poor KING'S X!!! They Don't Even make This LIST And (BTW)...They Just Happen 2 Be AWESOME!

  • ZoSo
    ZoSo 25 дней назад

    Deep Purple and Creedence CR underrated? I don't think so..

  • Rothsuede
    Rothsuede 25 дней назад

    None of these bands are underrated- KIX is underrated band -

  • Rio Bravo
    Rio Bravo 26 дней назад

    Umm not sure about this list but for me Montrose was underrated
    (see the 1st Montrose album)

  • Michael Cote
    Michael Cote 26 дней назад

    wait I just watched all of this video and Blue Oyster Cult got an honorable mention!!!!!! what the F--- what Other underrated band can you think of.DUH, well maybe, Boston. who the hell makes these lists, and who says ZZ Top is underrated

  • Michael Cote
    Michael Cote 26 дней назад

    thank you for Stone Roses,, though way too English, Sorry Brits... What about Mission UK?? or Asia now that's a through back to the 90s...big luv from the cold across the pond..

  • Bernhard Burkart
    Bernhard Burkart 26 дней назад

    Think it´s a problem of the generation gap.If you are in the 50+ range you can´t agree with the label "underrated".

  • david white
    david white 26 дней назад

    ZZ top overrated

  • John Cameron
    John Cameron 26 дней назад

    Tears for fears? Lol

  • Eddie breihof
    Eddie breihof 26 дней назад

    Even you guys overlook CCR , labeling their biggest hit Proud Mary as Rollin down the River ! What’s that about ?

  • Pixel1991
    Pixel1991 27 дней назад


  • theedrstrangelove
    theedrstrangelove 27 дней назад

    Really? Creedence? Underrated? Other than Mudhoney and The Stone Roses, everyone of these bands were payed on top 40 for decades. Stilled selling and still played. Watchmojo is just overrated. Example: ZZ Top has achieved four gold, three platinum and two multiple-platinum album certifications, in addition to one diamond album.

  • Nikolaus
    Nikolaus 27 дней назад

    Purple underrated? I mean the were HUUUUUUGE... Without Lord and Blackmore it's not the same though. Morse is a fine guitarist, but nowhere as lyrical as Blackmore.

  • TheSkinking
    TheSkinking 27 дней назад

    You show April Wine and then don't include them, duhhhhhh

  • Ricky Winals
    Ricky Winals 27 дней назад

    #1 underrated band of ALL TIME is ANGEL!

  • L
    L 27 дней назад +1

    tears for fears isn't rock...

  • Max Austin
    Max Austin 27 дней назад

    creedence is underrated? huh... not in the household i grew up in lol

    RCD RCD 28 дней назад

    Kyuss: Underrated
    Grant Lee buffalo: Underrated
    Editors: Underrated
    Ccr: Not Underrated

  • Sam Wood
    Sam Wood 28 дней назад

    I nominate the Doobie Brothers. Amazing top selling band NOT in the RnR Hall of Fame. How's that for underrated?