Top 10 Rock Albums of 21st Centuryshuvro
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Have to go with this one, this is the album that changed the way I though about music, and since then has opened doors for other bands in the same genre
The Album sparked music revolution for rock and reached out to fans in the sub-types of this genre. Everyone knew this band and album due to their defining hits. In the end, one step closer, papercut, By myself, Forgotten were all widely listened to. American Idiot was a great Album by a legendary band but it didn't spark a change as much as HT. Green Day was popular before AI and nothing new was really brought to the table. Both Great defining albums but HT takes this one
Hell yes! This album sparked a revolution in rock music, and this is the album that began Linkin Park's amazing career!
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Are you seriously kidding me? American Idiot marked a whole generation, this is by far the best album of the century, so far. Can't believe it's just 10.
American idiot, boulevard of broken dreams, wake me up when september ends, jesus of suburbia, letter bomb, give me novacaine- all amazing songs jesus of sub is my favorite and there's a story and meaning to this album and each song
Greatest album of the century and, arguably, of Green Day! Its insane to compare AI to Linkin Park! That's an insult to Green Day! Green Day India loves Green Day!
The best rock album of 21st century.V 14 Comments
I love Linkin Park's most successful and so brilliant album 'Hybrid Theory' and Green Day's masterpiece 'American Idiot' but 'Meteora' is my personal top album.
First of all, I adore "Numb" but the whole album is phenomenal! - Irina2932
Meteora is amazing, I might even love it more than Hybrid Theory! I can honestly say that I adore every single track on this album. It's a masterpiece!
This has to be #2 man. Come on AI is great but this is LP at it's best and by far better than AI. AI is good at #3
Yes hybrid theory is good but not good than meteora.songs like somewhere I belong and lying from you are my favourites in this album.every song of album meteora is amazing
Every album by Muse deserves to be near the top of this list, but absolution is definitely the pinnacle of their work. Between the twelve songs, Bellamy intensely expresses nearly every possible emotion. Some songs rock heavy and hard (Hysteria, Time is running out, The small print), while others are masterfully soft and beautiful (Blackout, Endlessly, Ruled by secrecy). Absolution is absolutely my favorite.
I like it, stay ahead to win the championship, drink MILO in Indonesia, you are the best band with the best album than the others, defeat Avenged Sevenfold, because they are the best band in their family at this very moment alone, so My Chemical Romance is the best and grandest world
Near flawless. A Night at the Opera, The Wall, an Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club band had a punk rock baby with major issues and a spirit as powerful as the best rock and roll has to offer. That's the best way to describe this album. Every song is a masterpiece. Famous Last Words. Mama. Teenagers. Disenchanted. Cancer. I don't Love You. And of course...
(Hits g note)
Gerard screams, sobs, sneers, and belts his way right into your heart. Ray's soloing is the best of his generation. And Mikey, Bob and Frank's rhythms give the music a propulsive, purposeful, grungey undercurrent.
Life. Death. War. Pain. Dreams. Music. The Black Parade tackles all of these uniquely and beautifully. It's theatrical, emotional, catchy, and utterly unforgettable.
I'm happy this album is in the top 10. It's my favorite album of all time.
I love this emo-rock-punk-ballad album
Seven Nation Army is a dead giveaway when deciding which album should be on top of the list. Besides other great creative tracks, Seven Nation Army really sets the bar.
The Strokes pretty much define 21st century rock. Their minimalism expertise is pretty much unmatched by anyone except maybe the White Stripes.
This is when The Strokes heave a blow to everyone's attentions. They're not bona fide of lyrics or anything like that, but they're really ground-breaking and define indie rock personally. Most of the songs are quite laid-back and probably lazy, yet they can deliberately express just with a line of lyrics. Fascinating. - TheRegular1227
Lulz, why is this song only the 8th? It is so amazing, every song is catchy and the music is so relaxed and lazy, but still so amazing..
This is it!
Hey buddy, pardon me, but you're posting in a wrong subject: This is an album, not a song. - TheRegular1227
Real true music the strokes are second to none in their time.
Very very powerful and emotional album, all eleven songs on Dear Agony work together to make the most powerful and beautiful album there is in my opinion. This album is my favourite along with Hybrid Theory by Linkin Park, but Hybrid Theory is already in 1st place and Dear Agony deserves to be up there with it. Amazing album. - EvilAngel
Linkin Park definitely rules this list, anything else would be a crime. But Dear Agony really makes you think about what you're going through. Also, this is an album written entirely sober for breaking Benjamin, which is an achievement all in itself.
Very enjoyable album by breaking benjamin. It's timeless for me, its hard to find work that's as detailed as this. The mastering is very good.
Very dep and a great album... Love it! - poisonforever
BEST BAND EVER! AND ALWAYS WILL BE! But why is it number 4 should be NUMBER 1!
I love Meteora, but this... This is a piece of art that comes around not very often. A7X, you have made something amazing! - RandomGuy18
Linkin Park are my favourite band so I see why they are so acclaimed in this list. But this album at least deserves 2nd place.
This album is so unique with it addition of a string section and an organV 2 Comments
This album song all are heart touching so I agree with this position
This should be higher. Many people don't like this album because LP was in their transition stage, but I really like the album, from Given Up to The Little Things Give You Away.
Hell yeah, Best band and Best album...
Fallen is that should be in top 5. Brilliant Album. Amy Lee's voice, Ben Moody's guitar, drums, lyrics, piano, electronic influences...
Evanescence is the best with Linkin Park.
I said it before and I say it again... Is the second best album of them after hail to the king and a7x is third for me. nightmare is original and it deserves to be high on the list - poisonforever
Best album ever with the best song ever from the best band ever
A piece of art.
Originality. Radiohead are a modern band that sound unlike the majority of 21st century bands and that is because they are original. This is crucial in the making of good music. I thnak you, members of Radiohead.
They go softer on this LP but it is a good CD check it out
One of the best rock albums EVER, definitely best of the 21st century. The only competition is Avenged Sevenfold's self-titled album.
Overall amazing album. don't SLEEP ON SKILLET
Breaking Benjamin is the BEST band of the 21st Century! Every Album was consistent and each one unique in itself. Their Third album, Phobia, in my opinion was there best. But not by a lot.
Whats is this doing here below top 10?
All melodies in this album are original and deep and you can never get bored of them! - poisonforever
GREAT SONGS.. THE CATALYST, WAITING FOR THE END, BURNING IN THE SKY, IRIDESCENT...
this is the best album come on!
Deer Dance, X, Chop Suey, Aerials, Psycho, Forest, Shimmy, Toxicity, Bounce, ATWA and more!
Only you have to listen - poisonforever
This is an epic original album
No doubt... This Album is a very inspirational, catchy, and high quality.
You obviously can't find a bad song in this album because has the biggest hits that lead Nickelback to where they are.
EVERY BODY NEEDS TO LISTEN THIS.
How the heck is this not higher. This album's song are all extremely beast
I love Animal I have Become, and quite a few other 3 Days Grace songs
Greatest album ever.
This album is awesome... I love the guitar solos and vocals. The standout songs are Monster and Sometimes... They're so good...
How is this not above comatose?
Amazing!...All songs are awesome.
the best blink album there is and one of the best albums of the 21st century no doubt! - saaif
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