Smash Mouth - it was so hard to pick just one album!
Smash Mouth - it was so hard to pick just one album! MICHAEL TULLBERG VIA GETTY IMAGES

[The following post may be construed as womansplaining, but do know that I was spurred to write it after being convinced to by my boyfriend. If you so wish, though, deduct points from this post due to my gender.]

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Jezebel's list of "The 150 Worst Albums Made by Men" contains many truly cringe-worthy entries, but it seems like a missed opportunity to expose the public to even more terrible and incompetent male musicians. Jezebel's list strikes me as a corrective toward many media outlets' blind promotion and uncritical exaltation of male cultural creativity.

But my main problem with the “150 Worst Albums by Men” list is that there is not enough space to list all of the painfully bad albums made by male musicians over the years.

That being said, Jezebel's list possesses several heinous classics with which I agree 100 percent: Michael Bolton’s Soul Provider, Korn’s self-titled debut, Maroon 5’s Hands All Over, Sting’s Ten Summoner’s Tales, Toby Keith’s Shock’n Y’all, Jack Johnson’s In Between Dreams, Nickelback’s Silver Side Up, Guns N Roses’ Chinese Democracy, Bon Iver’s For Emma, Forever Ago, Lou Reed & Metallica’s Lulu, and of course, the number one worst album made by a man of all time, our future Senator Kid Rock’s Rock N Roll Jesus.

Perhaps it wasn't on Jezebel's agenda to go that deep into the astounding industry sexism that qualifies male musicians to make truly mediocre music and score record deals despite an obvious lack of talent.

With that concept in mind, I would like to present another 100 terrible albums made by men that I think deserve substantial mocking and in good time, truly absurd status (in no particular order).

(Fellow cis-het female Anna Kaplan also contributed to this list.)

Amber's Picks:

Hootie and the Blowfish, Cracked Rear View

Spin Doctors, Pocket Full of Kryptonite

G Love and the Special Sauce, Philadelphonic

Slipknot, Slipknot

System of a Down, Toxicity

Lenny Kravitz, It Is Time for a Love Revolution

Incubus, Fungus Amongus

Coldplay, Parachutes

Scott Weiland, The Most Wonderful Time of The Year

Van Halen, III

The Doors, Other Voices

Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Love Beach

Billy Idol, Cyberpunk

Snoop Dogg, Doggumentary

Chingy, Hoodstar

The Raconteurs, Consolers of the Lonely

Pretty Ricky, Late Night Special

Rush, Rush in Rio

Support The Stranger

Puscifer, "V" Is for Vagina

Swedish House Mafia, Until One

Clay Aiken, Measure of a Man

New Kids on The Block, Hangin’ Tough

Ben Folds, Rockin' the Suburbs

Blues Traveler, Cover Yourself

Michael Buble, BaBalu

Rod Stewart, Blondes Have More Fun

Bo Bice, The Real Thing

Smash Mouth, Astro Lounge

Offspring, The Offspring

Sugar Ray, Music for Cougars

Everclear, Sparkle and Fade

Marcy Playground, Marcy Playground

Gin Blossoms, No Chocolate Cake

Fuel, Sunburn

Silver Chair, Neon Ballroom

Blink 182, Enema of the State

Fallout Boy, Take This to Your Grave

Gerard Way, Hesitant Alien

Backstreet Boys, Millennium

Aaron Carter, Aaron Carter

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Californication

Widespread Panic, Street Dogs

The String Cheese Incident, A String Cheese Incident


Anna's Picks:

Nickelback, All the Right Reasons

Chris Brown, F.A.M.E.

R Kelly, Chocolate Factory

Justin Bieber, Journals

Skrillex, Recess

The Black Keys, Turn Blue

Kodak Black, Project Baby

LCD Soundsystem, Sound of Silver

Sean Kingston, Sean Kingston

MGMT, Congratulations

Meek Mill, First Come First Serve

My Morning Jacket, Z

The Flaming Lips, Embryonic

Incubus, If Not Now, When?

Zedd, Clarity

Marshmello, Joytime

Beck, Morning Phase

The Fray, How to Save a Life

OneRepublic, Native

The Script, Science & Faith

Jason Derulo, Reloaded

Jimmy Eat World, Chase This Light

Cake, Pressure Chief

Modest Mouse, Sad Sappy Sucker

Counting Crows, Echoes of the Outlaw Roadshow

The Black Crowes, Croweology

The Shins, Chutes Too Narrow

Interpol, Our Love to Admire

Thirty Seconds to Mars, A Beautiful Lie

Angels & Airwaves, I-Empire

Everclear, Welcome to the Drama Club

Goo Goo Dolls, A Boy Named Goo

Collective Soul, Disciplined Breakdown

Green Day, 21st Century Breakdown

Bowling for Soup, A Hangover You Don’t Deserve

The All American Rejects, Move Along

My Chemical Romance, Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge

The Neighbourhood, Wiped Out!

The 1975, I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it

Bright Eyes, The People’s Key

Say Anything, Anarchy, My Dear

Pitbull, Globalization

LMFAO, Sorry For Party Rocking

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