Best Hard Rock Songs of the 21st Century

No Heavy Metal, No Soft Rock, only pure Rock Music that gets you pumped up, and never leaves your memory.

The Top Ten

1 It's My Life - Bon Jovi

This is nowhere near rock. It is BON JOVI and it simply isn't rock. Nobody is going to get pumped up from THIS.

I defy anyone not to use their hairbrush as a microphone and belt this one out in your bedroom

Best song by BON JOVI!

This has to be number 1!

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2 Crawling - Linkin Park

One of the best songs of LP and truly one of the greatest songs of all time. It's been years since I listened to it and still I listen to it. It's so Roocking

There's something inside me that pulls beneath the surface - parth.jeet

Crawling is one of the best songs of LP

Best song

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3 Blackbird - Alter Bridge

Deserves the #1 spot!

Finally it has the number 1 spot it deserves. This is amazing.

This is a contender for greatest song of all time, let alone the 21st Century! What's it doing in No. 2?!

Definitely #1 Everything about this song is Phenomenal.It has one of the greatest solo of all time.

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4 Almost Easy - Avenged Sevenfold

This song is amazing... Is has a good lyrics... Good meaning, good solo, good riff... So this songs is best hard rock songs ever.. Everyone please listen avenged sevenfold... And then you will know how good the band is. Avenged sevenfold one of the best rock and heavy metal band of all time

What are metal songs doing here?

Great song, great video, great band. Whats not to love.

I love every single album of this band - gaurab

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5 Down with the Sickness - Disturbed

It's one of the best heavy rock song

6 Had Enough - Breaking Benjamin
7 Burn It to the Ground - Nickelback

Probably Nickelback's Best Song It's A Really Good Song From A Bad Band - christangrant

8 Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold

One of those rare songs. Amazing all round!

Best metal song - gaurab

A7X is a great band and this is one of their best songs.
I can't believe it is at number 9


9 Time of Dying - Three Days Grace

This band is awesome, also the songs of this band. Time of Dying is an exceptionally awesome song. It will always remind of when I am going to die, but this songs makes me to feel and live more than I could ever imagine.

Love this and animal I've become. My second favorite rock band! Guns N' Roses, them, and Velvot Revolver! - Alpha101

10 Still Unbroken - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Really bad ass song. Makes me realizes that I am storng enough to conquer all the crap going on in my life right now.

The Contenders

11 The Pretender - Foo Fighters

It's really a classic, if you love Hard Rock, you love this song. It's been recommending to me by many of my friends, and many Hard Rock lovers. People who play the guitar also say that it isn't a trashy song, but it is in fact quite unique and challenging to play.

12 The Unforgiven III - Metallica

It has a tone unlike any other mettalica song its amazing

13 Indestructible - Disturbed
14 Woman - Wolfmother
15 Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold

Once again a best track from A7X

This one is also great too - gaurab

16 Bat Country - Avenged Sevenfold
17 Cosmic Egg - Wolfmother
18 Never Too Late -Three Days Grace
19 Best Years - Whitesnake
20 Fake It - Seether

Never heard any song above.. So I'll vote this :p by the way Seether - 'Fur Cue' suits better here

21 Rock n' Roll Train - AC/DC

One hell of a comeback song

AC/DC is awesome

22 Animals - Nickelback
23 The Good Life - Three Days Grace
24 Holiday - Green Day

I like holiday and Jesus of Suburbia.

25 All Nightmare Long - Metallica
26 Blurry - Puddle of Mudd

This song is awesome the melody and lyrics are incredible don't forget that Wes is an amazing singer this should be at the top of the list the only reason it's not is because not many people now give them a listen one of the best band in the 2000's and should be the top song - donovanthorn

How the hell is thing song not top?! Perfect! Guitar, vocals, lyrics, everything!

27 Animal I Have Become - Three Days Grace

I Love Yhis Song!

28 Love Tyger - Edguy
29 Numb - Linkin Park
30 ...To Be Loved - Papa Roach
31 Metalingus - Alter Bridge

An awesome composition with really admirable drumming, vocals and guitar. Alter Bridge is the best band of this era, in my opinion. - Nord666

Hey, that's the same song I listen to while watching WWE and the Rated R Superstar Edge has his own theme song by Alter Bridge. Gotta love it!

32 All My Life - Foo Fighters

One of the best rock song from one of the best rock band ever

Best hard rock song ever with Dave Grohl's vocal

33 Whipping Boy Blues - Whitesnake
34 Hell to Pay - Deep Purple
35 I Stand Alone - Godsmack
36 So Cold - Breaking Benjamin

Number 1 song

37 The Kill - 30 Seconds to Mars

This song deserves a place in top ten.

38 Lateralus - Tool
39 Carousel - Linkin Park

Carousel was a demo song from hybrid theory. I'm surprised it got so far, even better than most songs that were sold and especially numb.

40 Slither - Velvet Revolver

It like the New Guns N' Roses. Also the two albums Contraband and libertad were masterpieces

41 Chop Suey - System of a Down

This has to be one of the catchiest hard rock/metal songs of all time. Even with a sad tone especially with words such as "I don't think you trust in my self-righteous suicide." and "I cry when angels deserve to die." and an acoustic intro, this song is definitely one of the greatest in modern hard rock.

42 White Limo - Foo Fighters
43 Careless Whispers - Seether
44 Breathe Into Me - Red
45 Give Me a Sign - Breaking Benjamin
46 Enter Sandman - Metallica

This wasn't even made in the 21st century

It's from 90s, why is this on the list?

47 Whatever - Our Lady Peace

Chris Benoits WWE theme

48 Awake and Alive - Skillet

Awesome song. Full of adrenaline and very catchy.

49 Seize the Day - Avenged Sevenfold
50 Attack - 30 Seconds to Mars
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Top Remixes (7)

1. Burn It to the Ground - Nickelback
2. Woman - Wolfmother
3. Cosmic Egg - Wolfmother
1. Blackbird - Alter Bridge
2. It's My Life - Bon Jovi
3. Still Unbroken - Lynyrd Skynyrd
1. Down with the Sickness - Disturbed
2. Almost Easy - Avenged Sevenfold
3. Indestructible - Disturbed

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