Top 10 Rock Albums of the 2000s


The Top Ten

1 American Idiot - Green Day

Green Day made punk popular (along with Blink-182 of course), and this album is AWESOME!

Superb album by superb band - Magnolia

Quite possibly the best album ever made.

2 In Rainbows - Radiohead

#4? That hurts.

3 Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not - Arctic Monkeys

Very decent debut album - Magnolia

4 Kid A - Radiohead

It was between this, Is this it, Funeral and Elephant, but this needs to be at the top. I mean, guys, it's Kid A! - Donut

One of the best albums since 2000 - Magnolia

American Idiot? *facepalm* This is one of the greatest album of all time! (in my humble opinion)

5 Funeral - Arcade Fire
6 Is This It - The Strokes

One of the best rock album of the decade easily. Every song is great. Other top albums in my opinion are In rainbows, a rush of blood to the head, kid a and viva la vida

7 Elephant - The White Stripes
8 Songs for the Deaf - Queens of the Stone Age

It rocks. That's all there is to it.

9 A Rush of Blood to the Head - Coldplay
10 Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park

Combine Mike's rap vocals with Chester's aggressive screams and you get a masterpiece. How is this not even in the top 5?

Idiots! H-T should be on 1st...

The Contenders

11 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot - Wilco

This album is just, WOW. Wilco is so underrated. This is an album everyone should have in their collection. Poor Places, Ashes of American Flags, Jesus etc.. I mean, Come On, this is just brilliant. Jeff Tweedy is a genius man.

One of the greatest Alternative Rock albums of the past decade.

12 The Black Parade - My Chemical Romance

I can't believe this one it at 48? It deserves to be in the top 10

What the hell is this masterpiece doing all the way down here?

13 Hot Fuss - The Killers
14 Stadium Arcadium - Red Hot Chili Peppers
15 Fallen - Evanescence
16 Demon Days - Gorillaz
17 White Blood Cells - The White Stripes
18 Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots - The Flaming Lips
19 Viva la Vida - Coldplay
20 Think Tank - Blur
21 Heathen Chemistry - Oasis
22 Avenged Sevenfold - Avenged Sevenfold
23 All That You Can't Leave Behind - U2
24 How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb - U2
25 Meteora - Linkin Park
26 Absolution - Muse

Should be much higher. I'm talking top 10

Wow... Way to underrated!
Should be top 10, at least!

This album is a modern rock classic!

27 The Sickness - Disturbed

Listen Down With The Sickness, Voices and Stupify. I think The Sickness shouldn't be 61 - Disturbedpotato

28 One-x - Three Days Grace
29 Sound of Silver - LCD Soundsystem
30 Century Child - Nightwish
31 Mother Earth - Within Temptation
32 Scream - Tokio Hotel
33 By the Way - Red Hot Chili Peppers
34 Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace - Foo Fighters
35 Lateralus - Tool
36 Echoes, Silence, Patience And Grace - Foo Fighters
37 My December - Kelly Clarkson
38 Demons and Wizards - Demons and Wizards
39 Only By Night - Kings of Leon
40 The Silent Force - Within Temptation
41 Mutter - Rammstein
42 Once - Nightwish
43 White Pony - Deftones

Definitely one the 10 best rock albums of this decade

44 Rock Steady - No Doubt
45 Back to Basics - Christina Aguilera

Wonderful album by Xtina. However she's not a rock singer and Back to Basics is not a rock album. Still very good album.

46 Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold
47 Crush - Bon Jovi
48 Modern Times - Bob Dylan
49 Good to Be Bad - Whitesnake
50 Wolfmother - Wolfmother
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Top Remixes (8)

1. Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park
2. Meteora - Linkin Park
3. By the Way - Red Hot Chili Peppers
1. Century Child - Nightwish
2. Mother Earth - Within Temptation
3. Scream - Tokio Hotel
1. Songs for the Deaf - Queens of the Stone Age
2. How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb - U2
3. All That You Can't Leave Behind - U2

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