Top 10 Best Alternative Rock and Metal Bands of the 2000s
The 2000's had a lot of good Alternative Rock & Metal bands. However for this list I`m not including Punk Rock bands, Nu Metal bands, and Glam Rock bands. So basically no Green Day, Linkin Park, Paramore etc. I`m still including Evanescence 'cause Evanescene is not Nu Metal. Enjoy I guess.
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21NightwishNightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen. It's currently formed by Tuomas, Emppu, lead vocalist Floor Jansen, bassist and vocalist Marco Hietala, ...read more.
22Red Hot Chili PeppersThe Red Hot Chili Peppers is an American funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. ...read more.
I've never really liked Red Hot Chili Peppers to me their soft rock.
Soft rock? They are soft alternative which is a type of soft rock. - Powerfultekin
Re:"I've never really liked Red Hot Chili Peppers to me their soft rock".Not soft rock.Soft rock is opposite of hard rock.Like it has slower guitar riffs,slow drum beats,melody singing etc. They are more of a funk rock but they are also an alternative rock band - zxm
23Within TemptationWithin Temptation is a Dutch symphonic metal band founded in April 1996 by vocalist Sharon den Adel and guitarist Robert Westerholt.
Definitely their up there with Evanescence!
24System of a DownSystem of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Nu Metal group from Glendale, California . The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. ...read more.
25SilbermondSilbermond is a German alternative rock band consisting of Stefanie Kloß (vocals), Thomas Stolle (guitar), Johannes Stolle (bass), Andreas Nowak (drums) that formed in 2000. ...read more.
26DeftonesDeftones are an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California. The band, which was founded in 1988, consists of Chino Moreno, Stephen Carpenter, Frank Delgado, Abe Cunningham and Sergio Vega.
27Queens Of The Stone AgeQueens of the Stone Age is an American rock band from Palm Desert, California, United States, formed in 1996. The band's line-up includes founder Josh Homme, alongside longtime members Troy Van Leeuwen, Michael Shuman, Dean Fertita, and recent addition Jon Theodore.
28Fall Out BoyFall Out Boy is an American pop rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley.
In the 2000's they were a actual Rock band now their a laughing stock.
29RammsteinRammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . ...read more.
30A Perfect Circle
31Art of Dying
32SkilletSkillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.
Not sure if Skillet's Alternative Rock or Metal. When they started out they were Heavy Metal now their Christian Rock.
33ToolTool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. ...read more.
34Tokio HotelTokio Hotel are a pop rock band from Magdeburg, Germany, consisting of Bill Kaulitz (singer), Tom Kaulitz (guitar), Gustav Schäfer (drums) and Georg Listing (keyboards, bass) that formed in 2001. ...read more.
This band makes me cringe. Look I got nothing against Japanese music or what not. However this band is just really weird and bizarre.
35Vanilla NinjaVanilla Ninja is an Estonian pop rock and synth rock band consisting of Lenna Kuurmaa (lead vocals, guitar), Piret Järvis (vocals, guitar) and Katrin Siska (keyboards). Past members are Maarja Kivi and Triinu Kivilaan, both providing vocals and electric bass. ...read more.
37Falling in ReverseFalling in Reverse is an American post hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2008, signed to Epitaph Records.
40RedRed is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002. The band's lineup consists of singer Michael Barnes, guitarist Anthony Armstrong, and bassist Randy Armstrong.