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    25 "Favorite" Bands That Are Huge Red Flags

    These artists are basically harmless. Until a friend or loved one tells you that one of them is their FAV.

    We recently asked Buzzfeed readers what "favorite" bands might serve as a warning for a sort of significant character flaw. Here are some of their responses.

    1. The Smashing Pumpkins

    2. Train

    3. One Direction

    4. Lady Gaga

    5. Anyone "Yung"

    6. Creed

    7. Ariana Grande

    8. Coldplay

    9. The Shins

    10. Katy Perry

    11. Taylor Swift

    12. Dave Matthews Band

    13. Mumford and Sons

    14. Robin Thicke

    15. Insane Clown Posse

    16. Radiohead

    17. Any Christian rock

    18. Carly Rae Jepson

    19. Kiss

    20. Nirvana

    21. Rush

    22. Captain Beefheart

    23. Fall Out Boy

    24. Barry Manilow

    25. "Everything"

    An earlier version of this post included a .gif of Justin Timberlake for #14.