Top 10 Rock Albums of the 2000s


The Top Ten

1 American Idiot - Green Day

Quite possibly the best album ever made.

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

Superb album by superb band - Magnolia

2 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...

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

Very decent debut album - Magnolia

4 In Rainbows - Radiohead

#4? That hurts.

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 The Black Parade - My Chemical Romance

Best rock album of the 2000s. underrated.

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?

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

I need a saga.

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

10 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)

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 A Rush of Blood to the Head - Coldplay

Great great album

13 Stadium Arcadium - Red Hot Chili Peppers
14 Fallen - Evanescence
15 Hot Fuss - The Killers
16 Demon Days - Gorillaz
17 Untouchables - Korn
18 Iowa - Slipknot
19 White Blood Cells - The White Stripes
20 Through the Eyes - Flaw
21 Welcome - Taproot
22 Satellite - P.O.D.
23 Absolution - Muse

WHAT? guys?!
Hysteria, Stockholm Syndrome, Time Is Running Out, Apocalypse please... classic 21 century rock songs! This album is so underrated in general.


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!

24 One-x - Three Days Grace

Simple, catchy, well produced and memorable songs. Great album from beginning to end

Come on this is top 10. Forget about that it’s my favorite band, but all the radio play songs from this album get

25 Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots - The Flaming Lips
26 Heathen Chemistry - Oasis
27 Break the Cycle - Staind
28 Meteora - Linkin Park

Come on, at least Chesters favourite song is from here, why this isn't on top 20?

29 Avenged Sevenfold - Avenged Sevenfold
30 Lateralus - Tool

This is the best album in the 2000's

31 All That You Can't Leave Behind - U2
32 How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb - U2
33 The Sickness - Disturbed

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

34 Century Child - Nightwish
35 Mother Earth - Within Temptation
36 Scream - Tokio Hotel
37 Wonder What's Next - Chevelle
38 By the Way - Red Hot Chili Peppers
39 Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace - Foo Fighters
40 Echoes, Silence, Patience And Grace - Foo Fighters
41 My December - Kelly Clarkson
42 Demons and Wizards - Demons and Wizards
43 Only By Night - Kings of Leon
44 The Silent Force - Within Temptation
45 Mutter - Rammstein
46 Once - Nightwish
47 White Pony - Deftones

Definitely one the 10 best rock albums of this decade

48 Rock Steady - No Doubt
49 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.

50 Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold
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Top Remixes (9)

1. Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park
2. Meteora - Linkin Park
3. By the Way - Red Hot Chili Peppers
1. Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park
2. Untouchables - Korn
3. Iowa - Slipknot
1. Century Child - Nightwish
2. Mother Earth - Within Temptation
3. Scream - Tokio Hotel

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