Best Rock Bands of the 2000s

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81 Audioslave Audioslave more.

Vastly superior to the likes of Green Day and Linkin Park. Morello lays down some excellent riffs, while one of the greatest rock singers of all time sings meaningful lyrics. Also wrote the best rock song of the 2000s in "Show Me How To Live". Never got the respect they deserved.

We all have to remember when listening to this band that they only used GUITARS to make their signature psychedelic sound. Morello is one of the best guitarists to pick up the instrument and Chris has the grunge sound that helped shaped the genre. Amazing projects from an equally amazing group.

Way underrated. Impressive guitar playing and transcendent voice of Chris made this band so special, should be ranked in the top 10 at the bare minimum. Disappointing to see...

77? That's a joke

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82 Yellowcard Yellowcard

Definitely one of the most talented and underrated bands! They should be a lot higher than 254! There music and lyrics are great and they deserve to be in the top 20!

Underrated band, definitely rock, so I don't understand why it is not in this list

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83 Mastodon Mastodon Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in early 2000 and composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor.

Very nice band. Should be on top 10, surely.

84 Jet

No bad songs, best ROCK band of the 2000's! Seventeen, She's a Genius,
Cold Hard Bitch, K.I.A. , Rip It Up, Rollover DJ, Are you gonna be
my Girl? , Put your money where your mouth is, just to name a few.

This band is amazing. They should be in the the top 20 at least

These guys don't know what is a bad song. If Coldplay is a top 30 as they don't come up with radiohead&co (12), Jet deserves a top 40 as they don't come up with Foo Fighters&co. They are definitely the 2000's heart

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85 12 Stones 12 Stones

Most underrated band. My favorite band daughtry is somewhere in the 300s. So 85 is not bad for 12 stones

One of my favorite bands!

Really 12 stones here it should be at 54 not this


86 Good Charlotte Good Charlotte Good Charlotte is an American rock band from Waldorf, Maryland that formed in 1996. Since 1998, the band's constant members have been lead vocalist Joel Madden, lead guitarist and vocalist Benji Madden, bassist Paul Thomas, rhythm guitarist and keyboardist Billy Martin and drummer Dean Butterworth, more.

Girls and boys
The river
The anthem
Last night
I just want to live
Best songs in the world!

In my opinion one my the best pop punk bands in the world

So catchy there songs get stuck in your head for days laugh out loud such a fun vibe about them

This is insane they are better than a lot of bands earlier on this list

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87 Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. more.

Why is BVB at number 125? They deserve to at least be in the top 100 mean they are a great band and I know that some people don't like them cause they wear make up but I think that people who judge a band on how they look need to wake up and smell the god damn roses. Cause they are an amazing band that a lot of people can relate to.

They're new album definitely isn't the greatest. But Set the World on Fire is one of the best rock albums of all time. There isn't a bad song on it.

Black Veil Brides! They should be at least under the top 10!

They deserve to be higher in the top. they are awesome

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88 We the Kings

Awesome band and really nice guys!

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89 Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that originates from Columbus, Ohio. Currently there are two members. The lead singer, Tyler Joseph, and the drummer, Josh Dun. At the 2016 American Music Awards, they won two AMAs for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist, and Favorite Alternative Artist. Twenty One more.

These guys belong on the list. They aren't very well known but they're music and lyrics are absolutely amazing. This list isn't very accurate, although I am big fan of Linkin Park.

Right, the list is way off, my favorites are after top 40, 100, and even 150

My favorite band, but not qualified to be a top 10 alternative rock, but they perform incredibly and have better lyrics than any band I can think of and they could definitely be qualifief for top 150 I-/

This guys are popular now

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90 Bring Me the Horizon Bring Me the Horizon Bring Me the Horizon is a British rock band from Sheffield, Yorkshire. Formed in 2004, the group currently consists of vocalist Oliver Sykes, guitarist Lee Malia, bassist Matt Kean, drummer Matt Nicholls, and keyboardist Jordan Fish. They are signed to RCA Records globally and Columbia Records exclusively more.

Prophet of the new era of Rock

They are awesome I love this song called thrown

Count your blessings is incredible. The song Black and Blue simply guarantees them a place here. And love their other albums too, sempiternal is a close second favourite. BMTH forever "️

91 Pyramaze

Pyramaze released three albums, all in the 2000s: Melancholy Beast, Legend of the Bone Carver, and Immortal. Their fast-paced, melodic rock features impossible guitar rifs, ethereal keyboards, sick layered vocals, epic themes. The albums are tight, well-mixed and produced works of art. The first two feature a glam power metal sound while the third has a grittier feel. It's the kind of music you have to really listen to a few times before you hear everything due to how complex the song structures, stories, and layers of each song are. The more you listen, the better it gets. Nothing disappoints about this music. It's not your standard radio fare but why not? What has the world got against the best band to come out of the 00s? I'll put Pyramaze toe-to-toe, song-to-song, album-to-album, musician-to-musician against ANY band on this list and Pyramaze will win in any rational debate between open-minded people who are willing to allow any form of rock to compete in such a comparison. I know ...more

92 The Savages
93 Seether Seether Seether are a South African hard rock band founded in May 1999 in Pretoria, South Africa. The band originally performed under the name Saron Gas until 2002, when they adopted the Seether name.

Shaun has an amazing voice and their lyrics are great. Some of my favorites are Breakdown, Fine Again, Rise Above This, Like Suicide, and Words as Weapons

Are you kidding? This is the band that has carried Nirvana's torch for the last 15 years. They are simply amazing and are legit top 25!

Most of these bands aren't even hard rock
But seether is for sure hard rock. Like suicide
And no resolution are my favorites. Holding
Onto to strings better left to fray is their best
Album. Keep up the good work guys! : )

This band rocks

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94 Trapt Trapt Trapt is an American rock band that formed in Los Gatos, California in 1995, best known for their 2002 single "Headstrong".

Who the hell put Trapt way down here? Trapt is clearly higher ranked then this. Trapt should be up there with Rise Against, Its pretty clear some people need to learn what good music is.

There's so many good bands here that are ranked lower or higher then were they really should be. These rankings are so far fetched!

Whats not to like about this brilliant band! This music can be played in the morning throughout the day! This music moves listeners! Get Real People! All Hail Trapt

I agree many of these slightly older and harder bands didn't get the ratings they deserve

San Antonio, TX bring them on August 9th. Woo-hoo! I will be there to hear and see this great band.

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95 Red Red Red 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.

I love REDs albums. They are the best. Christian music will save this world from darkness. And give us hope. By the way Skillet has some good song but man RED is the best number 1. To me and... May be you.

Really? All the way down here? Red is an awesome band, with awesome instrument synergy, awesome melodies, awesome vocals and awesome messages. You won't be disappointed if you check it out!

Red's music is relatable and full of heart. Every song has a meaning and they are just fabulous. I don't know why they are 87 I mean really. really. They are way more amazing than half the bands above it.

This should at least be in the top 20. RED is my second favorite band behind Breaking Benjamin

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96 P.O.D. P.O.D.

One of my favorite bands for ever.

Uhm...P.O. D was most definitely the greatest band of the mid 2000's... This top ten list is stupid.

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97 The National

"About Today" is one of my favorite songs.

98 Florence & The Machine Florence & The Machine Florence and the Machine are an English indie rock band that formed in London in 2007, consisting of lead singer Florence Welch, Isabella Summers, and a collaboration of other artists.
99 Weezer Weezer Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, currently consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar), Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner.

That low, really? Weezer is in my opinion at least top 15, they have a sound that isn't too mopey nor too poppy. Rivers Cuomo is a musical genius and deserves more credit.

What the Hell, they Should be up high then a lot of these bands "Each one their Albums are unique in there own way. Blue and Pinkerton are amazing albums from start to finish, lets not forget the guitar solo in Only in Dreams.Lets not forget Green with Island in the Sun and Hash Pipe, I also I thought Red Album was amazing Pork and Beams and the GMWEL And recently Hurley has to be one of their best Albums that they release in awhile.

So many great songs should at least be 15 and above

They have some of the greatest songs of the 2000's, easy.

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100 AFI

... AFI... Enough said, though if I must go on from that. It's ' AFI. While DU wasn't that grand you have to give them props for Art of Drowning and STS, you have to give them props for CL and let's not forget the two new amazing songs they've released so far from the new album. I'd go back further but then it wouldn't be in the 2000's so... Yeah.

What the hell this band is badass it should be somewhere at the top you posers especialy their song miss murder was one of the songs that represented that at rock is alive somewhere that one shed of light

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