Best Rock Songs of the 2000s


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The Top Ten

Chop Suey - System of a Down
You kiding me. It should go all the way up to 1st
This is "The song", time variation, good voice, good band. All good

2Breaking the Habit - Linkin Park
6 Lp songs in this list just adds to the bands' legacy. But Breaking the Habit is amazing live. The great lyrics and sound just shows the bands talent. Definitely led the band into their new sound.


Amazing lyrics and vocals by Chester, just plain awesome.


Awesome lyrics. Its something you will keep on reciting long after you finished listening. Everything is just brilliant. There is no one to compete LP.
[Newest]This is artistically better than chop suey and everyone knows it.

3Last Resort - Papa Roach

4The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin
Awesome song! You have to listen to this... Also try to get your hands on Dance with the devil. This is one of the best rock groups ever.
Best band ever this list is filled with Breaking Benjamin and is topped off by their number 1 single The Diary of Jane can't beat them
This... This got me hooked to rock!
Loved it straightaway. Beautiful!

5Headstrong - Trapt
It's a great song I love when he pauses then screams.

6Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day
why is last resort up there... its a fairly good song and all.. but this should be number 1 and number 2 must be chop suey...
Green Day is a legend and it deserves to be number one. Holiday and I walk alone are amazing.
This list does not have 21 guns. Like come on. And only like one Green Day song. Green can make the the top ten all there's. Green Day IS THE BEST.

7Animal I Have Become - Three Days Grace
Three Days Grace is a purely inspirational band who plays and sings about life. Amazing band, love Adam and Barry and everyone else :D This song really rocks. Give it a listen for sure, and some of their other songs!
It was a difficult decision between what I've done and animal I have become...
But, I chose this one because it felt like more personal and deep than the others... Brilliant song
[Newest]I have this song and the album and it is really good. They are inspirational.

8Tears Don't Fall - Bullet For My Valentine
This song is freakingg awesome

9Bring Me To Life - Evanescence
Awesome song best amy lee
Best song she sings so pretty and the backup singer is hardcore

10The Pretender - Foo Fighters
My list would be:

1. The pretender
2. All my life
3. Holiday - gd

The Contenders

11No One Knows - Queens of the Stone Age
Awesome band, especially with Dave Grohl as drums!

12Seven Nation Army - White Stripes
A thumper to get your body filled with chills

13It's My Life - Bon Jovi
A defining song of the Rock genre of the time!

14Uprising - Muse

15Snuff - Slipknot

16One Step Closer - Linkin Park
This song are so rock very screamed band and more energy I have listen this in first time my feel is I said "for me it is the band of the year in 2000s".
What it should be at 2 after soads killer song. Guess everyone is a pop fan

17Numb - Linkin Park
This is the best song of LINKIN PARK! I just can't believe that it is on the 31st position! It should be on the top! LINKIN PARK ROCKS!
listen to this song very beautiful. should be in top ten. listen to chester benington the golden voice of him!
It's the greatest! Come on guys! Listen to it before voting!

18Hoppipolla - Sigur Rós

19Float On - Modest Mouse

20The Red - Chevelle

21The Night - Disturbed
The Greatest song ever made in history


22Prayer of the Refugee - Rise Against
Awesome song. Everything about it is awesome. From the vocals to the beat and most suprisingly (though not for this band) the meaning. The beauty of this song lies not in the beat, the vocals (though they are still awesome) but the people they give in recognition. This really deserves to be at the number 1 spot.

23What I've Done - Linkin Park
Best rock song ever by the best band ever
One of the Best Song of My Fave Rock Band Linkin Park. There are other beautiful linkin park songs than this like New Devide and In the End...
Best Band LP better than Metallica.. !

24Im Just a Kid - Simple Plan

25By the Way - Red Hot Chili Peppers

26The Day That Never Comes - Metallica
This song is one of the best Metallica songs, so it's deserves the top 10 of this list.


I love this song...
Honestly I can't believe why this GREAT AWESOME song wasnt in the top 100s.

27Dance Yrself Clean - LCD Soundsystem

28The Kill - 30 Seconds to Mars
I love this song best thing ever!

29Voyage of Beliefs - FM Static

30Burn It to the Ground - Nickelback

31Digital Love - Daft Punk

32Forget My Name - New Found Glory

33The Unforgiven III - Metallica

34So Cold - Breaking Benjamin

35I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin

36Lazy Eye - Silversun Pickups

37Fall for You - Secondhand Serenade

38Dracula - Iced Earth

39Still Waiting - Sum 41

40Somewhere I Belong - Linkin Park

41Nailed to the Wheel - Edguy

42Savior - Rise Against
Rise Against is the best band ever. Any song in which Tim McIlrath (lead singer) sings in is golden and combines singing and screaming better than peanut butter and jelly.

43Don't Stay - Linkin Park

44Brianstorm - Arctic Monkeys

45Where Are You Now - Honor Society

46Points of Authority - Linkin Park

47Wasteland - 10 Years

48Diabolus - Primal Fear

49My Beloved Monster - Eels

50Sound of Madness - Shinedown
Sound of madness kicks some major ass! Shinedown is the best band of the 21st century!
Shinedown is the best band period!

51Helena (So Long & Goodnight) - My Chemical Romance

52Poem - Taproot

53In the End - Linkin Park

54Satellite Blues - AC/DC

55Path of Glory - Demons & Wizards

56Fell In Love With a Girl - White Stripes

57Blow Me Away - Breaking Benjamin

58I Only Know (What I Know Now) - James Blake

59Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold

60From the Inside - Linkin Park

61Fly - Blind Guardian

62Situations - Escape the Fate

63Sober - Kelly Clarkson

64Hard to Explain - The Strokes

65Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical romance
The drums in the end are simple, yet amazing. They give the song it's signature marching band feel. It really could be played by a marching band.
Just brilliant to listen to, start to finish. You feel every beat in line with you the whole length of the song.
The song was probably the closest thing to a really grand piece than most at the time. I read one comment that this was the modern Bohemian Rhapsody, I disagreed with that. It's not perfect but man it can take you places if you let it.

66Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
This should be in the top 5 at the very least.

67Check My Brain - Alice in Chains

68I Hate Everything About You - Three Days Grace

69Downfall - Trust Company

70Your Guardian Angel - Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

71Stiff Upper Lip - AC/DC

72Breath - Breaking Benjamin

73Up the Bracket - The Libertines

74I Live for the Day - Lindsay Lohan

75Berliner Star - Robbie Williams

76Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day
I'm surprised this song got so low! It's a song Billie Joe Armstrong wrote about his father's death, and it honestly brings so much emotion to me when I hear it. It's truly beautiful. The lyrics are amazing, and the voices... Pure music.

77Jaded - Aerosmith

78Youth of the Nation - P.O.D.

79If Everyone Cared - Nickelback

80Rock and Roll Train - AC/DC
Should be top ten at least
Just another good song by the greatest hard rock band ever walked on earth
AC/DC at their best! This should be in the top 10 or 20 at least...
How is this not no. 1
You should be ashamed of yourselves

81The Reason - Hoobastank
One of the best bands ever... true down to earth lyrics that everyone can relate to!


82Crawling in the Dark - Hoobastank

83There, There - Radiohead

84Blackbird - Alter Bridge
Probably one of the best songs ever made. What a shame that so few people know it. Oh well, this is a chance to change this!

85Wrong - Depeche Mode

86My Immortal - Evanescence

87I Thought I'd Seen Everything - Bryan Adams

88Get Out Alive - Three Days Grace
This song is great it starts out really slow and eerie but by the end it's an amazing hard rocking that should be number 1

89Life Starts Now - Three Days Grace

90Falling Down - Atreyu

91If You Only Knew - Shinedown

92Kryptonite - 3 Doors Down

93I Write Sins Not Tragedies - Panic! at the Disco
Why is this song so low?

94Cancer - My Chemical Romance

95Woman - Wolfmother

96New Divide - Linkin Park
92? Oh god take me to you. I can't see this.

97Assassin - Muse

98Love Like Winter - AFI

99Before I Forget - Slipknot

100Misery Business - Paramore

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