Editors' Notes As the 2000s began, hard rock had a nu-metal hangover: Limp Bizkit’s rugged riffage still had teeth, while P.O.D.’s thundering anthems and Papa Roach’s slash-and-burn approach rose to prominence. The genre was given an electrifying creative jolt by Linkin Park, a California group whose hip-hop-tinted take on nu-metal—and frustration-filled lyrics that zeroed in on the pain of personal shortcomings—felt fresh and energetic, not to mention all too relatable to a generation paralyzed by post-9/11 uncertainty and turmoil. In fact, although ’90s superstars such as Foo Fighters and Red Hot Chili Peppers continued to churn out comfort-food hits, a new breed of ambitious hard rockers captured the decade’s winds of change. Muse and My Chemical Romance unleashed heroic glam epics; Evanescence embraced an operatic vocal delivery; and radio-ready acts like Shinedown merged unstoppable hooks with roiling emotional angst.

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ALBUM
Welcome to the Black Parade
5:11
 
In the End
3:36
 
4:28
 
Last Resort
3:19
 
The Pretender
4:29
 
Duality
4:12
 
Renegades of Funk
4:34
 
Chop Suey!
3:30
 
Bring Me To Life
3:55
 
Boulevard of Broken Dreams
4:20
 
Change (In the House of Flies)
4:59
 
How You Remind Me
3:43
 
Schism
6:47
 
The Hand That Feeds
3:31
 
I Hate Everything About You
3:51
 
Rollin' (Air Raid Vehicle)
3:33
 
Here to Stay
4:30
 
Youth of the Nation
4:16
 
Into the Ocean
3:59
 
Fake It
3:15
 
Land of Confusion
4:49
 
Hero
3:06
 
Like a Stone
4:53
 
Second Chance
3:42
 
Kryptonite
3:53
 
Best of You
4:15
 
4:38
 
Fat Lip
2:58
 
Miss Murder
3:26
 
Tainted Love
3:22
 
3:07
 
Slither
4:08
 
Smooth Criminal
3:29
 
World Wide Suicide
3:27
 
Dani California
4:42
 
Headstrong
4:46
 
American Bad Ass
4:33
 
4:07
 
Life Is Beautiful
3:35
 
4:33
 
Seven Nation Army
3:51
 
2:41
 
My Generation
3:41
 
Metalingus
4:19
 
Bodies
3:22
 
Down With the Sickness
4:38
 
Animal I Have Become
3:51
 
Stiff Upper Lip
3:34
 
Psychosocial
4:43
 
Toxicity
3:38
 
Remedy (iTunes Originals Version)
3:34
 
Rockstar
4:15
 
I Get Off
3:03
 
5:03
 
It's Been Awhile
4:24
 
Hemorrhage (In My Hands)
3:56
 
With Arms Wide Open
4:34
 
Scars
3:28
 
4:28
 
Call Me When You're Sober
3:34
 
I Don't Wanna Stop
3:59
 
Coming Undone
3:19
 
I Disappear
4:26
 
Boom
3:10
 
Knights of Cydonia
6:08
 
Far Cry
5:18
 
The End of Heartache
4:58
 
Jaded
3:35
 
It's Not Over
3:35
 
In Too Deep
3:26
 
Paralyzer
3:28
 
Never Gonna Stop (The Red, Red Kroovy)
3:09
 
One Step Closer
2:35
 
Click Click Boom
4:12
 
Sound of Madness
3:53
 
I Stand Alone
4:06
 
Savior
4:02
 
I'm Not Okay (I Promise)
3:07
 
Welcome Home
6:14
 
Through Glass
4:42
 
Anna Molly
3:45
 
Girl's Not Grey
3:10
 
B.Y.O.B.
4:15
 
Take It Off
2:41
 
Indestructible
4:37
 
Check My Brain
3:57
 
Back to School (Mini Maggit)
3:57
 
Happy?
3:36
 
Broken (iTunes Originals Version)
4:14
 
Show Me How to Live
4:37
 
All My Life
4:23
 
Disposable Teens
3:01
 
Feel Good Hit of the Summer
2:43
 
Getting Away With Murder
3:11
 
Brackish
3:09
 
Bat Country
5:11
 
Send the Pain Below
4:12
 
All Around Me
3:18
 

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