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Top 50 Hard Rock Songs of the 21st Century

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With more than a decade having passed since we entered the new millennium, there have been thousands of hard rock songs crammed into the ears of music fans worldwide. As time passes, it becomes further evident which bands have left their eternal footprint in the realm of music, with many of those acts releasing notable material in the 2000s.

After careful consideration, much bickering and no less than three knife fights, we’ve put together a list of the Top 50 Hard Rock Songs of the 21st Century. In choosing the 50 tracks, we’ve taken into account creative influence, originality, radio play, fan reaction, relative importance, pure awesomeness and many other factors. Don’t freak out if you don’t see your favorite metal or punk songs on the list, because those genres will be getting their own lists soon.

But the big catch here is we’ve limited each band to one song a piece. So even though several bands likely deserve multiple spots on this list, they only get one each.

Let the arguing begin! Please enjoy our Top 50 Hard Rock Songs of the 21st Century list by clicking below:

Check Out the Top 50 Hard Rock Songs of the 21st Century

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