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My Top-50 Rock Songs of the 2000s

November 28, 2015

After so much success with all the hits and discussion on social media about “My Top-50 Rock Songs of the 1990’s”, I thought I’d put together a list of my 50 favorite rock tunes from the subsequent decade.

As with my previous musical missive, there were many songs (and artists) that didn’t make the cut, so don’t yell at me if I omitted your fave artist or tune. That’s why we discuss such things.

1. Drowning Pool – “Bodies” (2001)


2. Puddle of Mudd – “She Hates Me” (2002)


3. Muse – “Uprising” (2009)


4. P.O.D. – “Youth of the Nation” (2002)


5. The Killers – “Mr. Brightside” (2005)


6. Papa Roach – “Last Resort” (2000)


7. Evanescence (featuring Paul McCoy) – “Bring Me To Life” (2003)


8. Weezer – “Hash Pipe” (2001)


9. Foo Fighters – “All My Life” (2002)


10. Volbeat – “I Only Wanna Be With You” (2006)


11. Queens of the Stone Age – “No One Knows” (2002)


12. Breaking Benjamin – “Sooner or Later” (2005)


13. Finger Eleven – “Paralyzer” (2007)


14. Incubus – “Pardon Me” (2000)


15. Audioslave – “Cochise” (2002)


16. Foo Fighters – “Times Like These” (2003)


17. Carolina Liar – “Show Me What I’m Looking For” (2009)


18. Disturbed – “Down With the Sickness” (2001)


19. Weezer – “Pork and Beans” (2008)


20. The Cult – “Rise” (2001)


21. Halestorm – “I Get Off” (2009)


22. Paramore – “Misery Business” (2007)


23. System of a Down – “Chop Suey” (2001)


24. Chevelle – “The Red” (2002)


25. Slipknot – “Psychosocial” (2008)


26. Avenged Sevenfold – “Almost Easy” (2007)


27. Silversun Pickups – “Panic Switch” (2009)


28. Franz Ferdinand – “Take Me Out” (2004)


29. Black Label Society (featuring Ozzy Osbourne) – “Stillborn” (2003)


30. Pacifier – “Bullitproof” (2003)


31. Stone Sour – “Through Glass” (2006)


32. Audioslave – “Show Me How To Live” (2003)


33. Linkin Park – “One Step Closer” (2000)


34. Marilyn Manson – “Personal Jesus” (2004)


35. Seether – “Remedy” (2005)


36. The Offspring – “You’re Gonna Go Far, Kid” (2008)


37. Sum 41 – “Fat Lip” (2001)


38. Interpol – “The Heinrich Maneuver” (2007)


39. Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Californication” (2000)


40. Blink 182 – “The Rock Show” (2001)


41. Yellowcard – “Lights and Sounds” (2006)


42. The Bravery – “Believe” (2008)


43. Disturbed – “Land of Confusion” (2006)


44. Mudvayne – “Happy?” (2005)


45. Velvet Revolver – “Slither” (2004)


46. 3 Doors Down – “When I’m Gone” (2003)


47. Staind – “It’s Been Awhile” (2001)


48. Jet – “Are You Gonna Be My Girl?” (2003)


49. Anberlin – “The Feel Good Drag” (2009)


50. Fuel – “Hemorrhage (In My Hands)” (2000)

 

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