Best Rock Songs of the 2000s


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The Top Ten

Last Resort - Papa Roach

2Chop 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

3Headstrong - Trapt
It's a great song I love when he pauses then screams.

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!

5Boulevard 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 the best and this song is iconic! Should be higher
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.
Green Day is a legend and it deserves to be number one. Holiday and I walk alone are amazing.

6Breaking 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.

7Bring Me To Life - Evanescence
Awesome song best amy lee
Best song she sings so pretty and the backup singer is hardcore

8Animal 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

9Tears Don't Fall - Bullet For My Valentine
This song is freakingg awesome

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

13Snuff - Slipknot

14One 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".

15Uprising - Muse

16Numb - 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!

17Hoppipolla - Sigur Rós

18Float On - Modest Mouse

19The Night - Disturbed
The Greatest song ever made in history


20Prayer 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.

21The Red - Chevelle

22What 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.. !

23Im Just a Kid - Simple Plan

24Dance Yrself Clean - LCD Soundsystem

25The Kill - 30 Seconds to Mars
I love this song best thing ever!

26Voyage of Beliefs - FM Static

27Digital Love - Daft Punk

28Forget My Name - New Found Glory

29The Unforgiven III - Metallica

30So Cold - Breaking Benjamin

31The Day That Never Comes - Metallica
This song is one of the best Metallica songs, so it's deserves the top 10 of this list.


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

32By the Way - Red Hot Chili Peppers

33Lazy Eye - Silversun Pickups

34I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin

35It's My Life - Bon Jovi

36Fall for You - Secondhand Serenade

37Still Waiting - Sum 41

38Somewhere I Belong - Linkin Park

39Don't Stay - Linkin Park

40Savior - 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.

41Where Are You Now - Honor Society

42Points of Authority - Linkin Park

43Wasteland - 10 Years

44Brianstorm - Arctic Monkeys

45My Beloved Monster - Eels

46Helena (So Long & Goodnight) - My Chemical Romance

47Sound 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!

48Poem - Taproot

49Satellite Blues - AC/DC

50Fell In Love With a Girl - White Stripes

51Blow Me Away - Breaking Benjamin

52In the End - Linkin Park

53I Only Know (What I Know Now) - James Blake

54Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold

55Situations - Escape the Fate

56From the Inside - Linkin Park

57Hard to Explain - The Strokes

58Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
This should be in the top 5 at the very least.

59Check My Brain - Alice in Chains

60I Hate Everything About You - Three Days Grace

61Welcome 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.

62Downfall - Trust Company

63Your Guardian Angel - Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

64Stiff Upper Lip - AC/DC

65Breath - Breaking Benjamin

66Up the Bracket - The Libertines

67Youth of the Nation - P.O.D.

68Berliner Star - Robbie Williams

69Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day

70If Everyone Cared - Nickelback

71Rock 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
How is this not no. 1
You should be ashamed of yourselves

72The Reason - Hoobastank
One of the best bands ever... true down to earth lyrics that everyone can relate to!


73Crawling in the Dark - Hoobastank

74There, There - Radiohead

75Blackbird - 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!

76My Immortal - Evanescence

77Life Starts Now - Three Days Grace

78Falling Down - Atreyu

79If You Only Knew - Shinedown

80Kryptonite - 3 Doors Down

81Cancer - My Chemical Romance

82Get 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

83Assassin - Muse

84Love Like Winter - AFI

85Before I Forget - Slipknot

86Misery Business - Paramore

87Sugar, We're Goin Down - Fall Out Boy

88I Write Sins Not Tragedies - Panic! at the Disco

89Rome Munich Rome - Robbie Williams

90Better Days - Robbie Williams

91Song 3 - Robbie Williams

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

93I Almost Told You That I Loved You - Papa Roach

94Map of the Problematique - Muse

95Whispers In the Dark - Skillet

96Crawling - Linkin Park
One of the best songs ever!

97My Life Would Suck Without You - Kelly Clarkson

98Here I Am - Bryan Adams

99Stricken - Disturbed

100Lonely Day - System Of A Down

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This list was created 4 years, 328 days ago and has been voted on over 800 times. This top ten list contains 148 items, has been remixed 7 times.

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