Best Alternative Rock Songs of the 21st Century

The Top Ten
1 Bring Me to Life - Evanescence

One of the best alternative metal songs of all time.

This song is amazing!

2 In the End - Linkin Park

Linkin Park is the best!

It's one of the best!

Its start with one

3 Holiday - Green Day

Amazing song by Green Day... They nailed it!

Beats any Linkin Park song if you ask me.

YEEES! If any song to make this list, this is a perfect nomination!

4 Dear God - Avenged Sevenfold

Kick ass mild solo, amazing vocals, video, edgy rythym... What else do you need in a song?

This song is not good

5 Waiting for the End - Linkin Park

I really love whatever linkin park cook. They are just awesome... Maybe I would have chosen other songs of linkin park for #1 spot but still it doesn't dissapoint. Cheers

Linkin Park is best of the best!

I Still love Linkin Park, with the changes of music style from hybrid theory

6 My Immortal - Evanescence

Just because this song is on an alt rock album doesn't mean it is alt rock...

It's a great ballad.

I love this songs and I'm sure that this song is better then "Dear God" by Avenged Sevenfold

7 The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin

This is the greatest rock song of all time definitely needs to be number 1!

Pretty boring to me.

8 The Kill - Thirty Seconds to Mars

I'm sorry for you this song must be the best alternative rock song
I just can say sorry!

I love songs that blend alternative rock and hard rock.

Hmmm. The kill? Simply the best song in the universe!

This song is overrated

9 Walk - Foo Fighters

Great song. It makes me feel so good

10 Awake and Alive - Skillet

Can't believe this song wasn't even in the list. This is the best alt rock song till date. John and ledger's voices, the lyrics and the instruments, please guys try listening to this song... It's just too good

LiKe seriusly guys? Skillet is literally one of the most best rock artists ever! And this song is one of his best! Coming from a rocker from heavensphere!

Amazing song. The lyrics and instruments used are just superb. It's the best alt rock song I've heard till date I. E 2014

The Contenders
11 I Hate Everything About You - Three Days Grace

I can gurantee all that none of song in this world would motivate to move on, beside this. 3day Grace created a master piece of emotionly broked down rage of a broken heart. You say music, lyrics, The voice... Every moment in this class song is EPIC.

This is definitely a good song I'll admit, also I'm getting sick of lists that have Linkin Park overshadow TDG all the time. Linkin Park is mediocre but their not that good.

While I am glad this is here, it needs to be higher up. I understand some think this is touchy, though.

12 Hysteria - Muse
13 In Loving Memory - Alter Bridge

Makes me cry every time

14 Mr. Brightside - The Killers
15 Numb - Linkin Park

Awesome song. I think there is no song out there as awesome as Numb.

Should have been above

16 Blind - Lifehouse
17 Into the Silence - Robbie Williams

His best rock album, nothing comes close to this one.

18 Mama - My Chemical Romance

This song is the pure essence of Alternative Rock and should be way up on the list. A lot of these items are not relevant to Alt Rock

19 Clocks - Coldplay

Best song ever. Starts with the most amazing piano riff and ends off with a big bang. The lyrics are also very meaningful and it shows the true talent of Coldplay.

20 Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
21 Carnival of Rust - Poets of the Fall

Just hear it and you'll know!

Gives me the Josh

22 Map of the Problematique - Muse
23 Lemon Freddy - The Arcana
24 Misery Business - Paramore
25 Going Under - Evanescence
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