Best Alternative Rock Songs of the 21st Century


The Top Ten

1 Bring Me to Life - Evanescence

This song is amazing!

...the best I've ever heard ...No song comes close to this one..

This is metal. not alternative Rock - Th3Zm0nst3r

2 In the End - Linkin Park

My favourite song of Linkin Park. love you chester

Linkin Park is the best!

It's one of the best!

Its start with one

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3 Holiday - Green Day

Beats any Linkin Park song if you ask me.

Amazing song by Green Day... They nailed it!

YEEES! If any song to make this list, this is a perfect nomination!

4 Dear God - Avenged Sevenfold

This song is not good

Kick ass mild solo, amazing vocals, video, edgy rythym... What else do you need in a song?

5 Waiting for the End - Linkin Park

I Still love Linkin Park, with the changes of music style from hybrid theory

Linkin Park is best of the best!

I really love whatever linkin park cook. They are just awesome... Maybe I would have chosen other songs of linkin park for #1 spot but still it doesn't dissapoint. Cheers

Amazing song never get tired of listening to it;)
It makes me remember all my good moments

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6 My Immortal - Evanescence

I love this songs and I'm sure that this song is better then "Dear God" by Avenged Sevenfold

7 The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin

This is the greatest rock song of all time definitely needs to be number 1!

Great song by a great band

Pretty boring to me.

Waiting For The End?

8 The Kill - Thirty Seconds to Mars

I'm sorry for you this song must be the best alternative rock song
I just can say sorry!

This song is overrated

Hmmm. The kill? Simply the best song in the universe!

Saya rasa lagu lagu dari 30 second to mars sangat bagus baik dari segi vocal sampai hal hal terkecil

9 Walk - Foo Fighters

Great song. It makes me feel so good

10 I Hate Everything About You - Three Days Grace

While I am glad this is here, it needs to be higher up. I understand some think this is touchy, though.

I can gurantee all that none of song in this world would motivate to move on, beside this. 3day Grace created a master piece of emotionly broked down rage of a broken heart. You say music, lyrics, The voice... Every moment in this class song is EPIC.

This is definitely a good song I'll admit, also I'm getting sick of lists that have Linkin Park overshadow TDG all the time. Linkin Park is mediocre but their not that good.

The Contenders

11 Hysteria - Muse

This song should be number 1

That bassline! That epic chorus! Its fantastic.

Common, Muse is the best band from the 2000�'s

The bassline.
The guitar.
The drum.


12 Awake and Alive - Skillet

Can't believe this song wasn't even in the list. This is the best alt rock song till date. John and ledger's voices, the lyrics and the instruments, please guys try listening to this song... It's just too good

Amazing song. The lyrics and instruments used are just superb. It's the best alt rock song I've heard till date I. E 2014

LiKe seriusly guys? Skillet is literally one of the most best rock artists ever! And this song is one of his best! Coming from a rocker from heavensphere!

13 In Loving Memory - Alter Bridge

Makes me cry every time

14 Mr. Brightside - The Killers

Simply the best song ever

Fantastic song - Frog04

If you haven't heard this, the best song by The Killers. U haven' heard anything!

Sa Cuat. I wish this was higher.

15 Numb - Linkin Park

Awesome song. I think there is no song out there as awesome as Numb.

Best song ever, people in 2015 still heat this

Should have been above - darpon

Prefect song

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16 Into the Silence - Robbie Williams

His best rock album, nothing comes close to this one.

17 Blind - Lifehouse
18 Clocks - Coldplay

Best song ever. Starts with the most amazing piano riff and ends off with a big bang. The lyrics are also very meaningful and it shows the true talent of Coldplay.

19 Mama - My Chemical Romance

This song is the pure essence of Alternative Rock and should be way up on the list. A lot of these items are not relevant to Alt Rock

One of My Chemical Romance's greatest

20 Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
21 Carnival of Rust - Poets of the Fall

Just hear it and you'll know!

Gives me the Josh

22 Map of the Problematique - Muse
23 Be a Boy - Robbie Williams
24 Going Under - Evanescence
25 Best of You - Foo Fighters

Amazing song! Truly never get tired of listening to this beautiful masterpiece. Thank you Foo Fighters!

26 Misery Business - Paramore
27 When You Were Young - The Killers
28 Soul Meets Body - Death Cab for Cutie
29 Lying from You - Linkin Park
30 Leave Out All the Rest - Linkin Park
31 New Born - Muse
32 Pda - Interpol
33 Idioteque - Radiohead
34 Lead Sails (And a Paper Anchor) - Atreyu
35 Bliss - Muse
36 Hey, Johnny Park! - Foo Fighters
37 My Poor Brain - Foo Fighters
38 Let It Die - Foo Fighters
39 2+2=5 - Radiohead
40 Little Thoughts - Bloc Party
41 Munich - Editors
42 The River - Good Charlotte
43 Available - The National
44 Made to Disappear - The Twilight Sad
45 Drag - Placebo
46 Bigger Than Us - White Lies
47 Big Exit - PJ Harvey
48 Hate to Say I Told You So - The Hives
49 The Hand That Feeds - Nine Inch Nails
50 Flying High - The Arcana
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Top Remixes

1. Holiday - Green Day
2. Bring Me to Life - Evanescence
3. Blind - Lifehouse
1. Bring Me to Life - Evanescence
2. Waiting for the End - Linkin Park
3. The Kill - Thirty Seconds to Mars
1. Bring Me to Life - Evanescence
2. In the End - Linkin Park
3. Dear God - Avenged Sevenfold


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