Greatest Rock Songs of the 21st Century


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41 Bodies - Drowning Pool
42 Smooth Criminal - Alien Ant Farm
43 A Little Piece of Heaven - Avenged Sevenfold V 2 Comments
44 Everybody Loves Me - Onerepublic
45 Animal I Have Become - Three Days Grace

It's bass is amazing! The screams are godlike. Best rock song ever. Linkin Park is good but this represents rock music for me

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46 Abracadavre - Elena Siegman

We'll never thought I'd see a Call of Duty soundtrack song on here but a very great song indeed

47 Karma Killer - Robbie Williams
48 How to Save a Life - The Fray

46, really, after all the impact on people?

49 Fluorescent Adolescent - Arctic Monkeys

It's a fantastic song, which brilliantly captures the feeling of not wanting to grow up and feeling nostalgic about your riotous adolescence. It reminds me of music from the Britpop era, which is always a plus.

50 Blackbird - Alter Bridge

This is a true musical masterpiece. Just listen to it with headphones on with full concentration. Everything is perfect. Not just the solo. The instruments complement the vocals and everything is of such a high level. This song could easily be up there with the likes of "Master Of Puppets" or "Hallowed Be Thy Name".

When the solo comes in, this song took me to other places but maybe that's just me. There is something more about this song than other music. Sometimes there is just that one song that just reaches higher levels than others. This is one of those songs.

This will never be number one, unless Alter Bridge gets popular with the mainstream public, but I doubt that.

Without a doubt the best song of the 21st century, and one wouldn't be crazy to put it in the top 3 of all time. Alter Bridge masterfully communicates deep emotions through explosive choruses, and one of the best bridge/solo sections of all time. Then when the final chorus explodes in after Mark Tremonti shreds his face off, it is perhaps the most emotional moment in music history. This song transcends any generation.

One of the masterpieces in rock history. Listen to it with headphones. It must be in top 10. If other band like Linkin Park would have sung this dong, I bet it would be in (at least) top 5. Music at its best, this is the best of Alter Bridge & also the best in rock.

The only reason this isn't first is because it ain't mainstream

51 Walk - Foo Fighters
52 Holiday - Green Day

I love this song! It's so cool and Billy Joe does fantastic vocals, as usual. I really love Green Day, but I think Boulevard of Broken Dreams is a bit too slow.

Love the bass solo. Mike Dirnt is the second best alternative bassist

This song has so much meaning behind it and I believe that it should be higher on the list

53 Nobody's Listening - Linkin Park
54 Mein Teil - Rammstein

Sick, yet brilliant. Rammstein's pinnacle is the ultimate blend of damn heavy guitar riffs, powerful vocals and a drumming performance I will remember forever (military march drumming as background sound before the refrain remains the most intriguing beat I' ve ever heard in a rock/metal song).

55 Rockstar - Nickelback
56 Crawling - Linkin Park

A number 1 song truly

57 Pyramid Song - Radiohead

Absolutely the best song in this list. Radiohead are the best band of the 21st century and they deserve the 1st place. Amazing melodies, very good lyrics and Thom Yorke's great voice

58 I Hate Everything About You - Three Days Grace
59 Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand

This should at least be top 10... has the most catchy guitar playing I've ever heard and the whole song is epic

This is the best song on the whole list

60 Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Pt. 1 - The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips have to be one of the quirkiest bands ever, and this song encapsulates a lot of great things about the band. Is it a love song? Who knows?

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