Best Rock Albums Of 2000

Best Rock Albums Of 2000

The year 2000 saw debut albums by Coldplay, Ryan Adams, The Distillers, 3 Doors Down, Dashboard Confessional, Nine Days A New Found Glory, Good Charlotte and many more. Some of these were groups that would set the tone for a new style of rock and roll that merged elements of punk, rock, and metal. Younger teen music fans loved these bands. Still, there was plenty of music for older rock fans who grew up in the 60s and 70s with really strong releases by Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, and the long-awaited return of Steely Dan who released their first studio album in twenty years. U2 returned to their mid-80s sound after their trio of 90s albums that crossed many musical genres. And of course our old friend Sammy Hagar once again delivered another in-your-face heavy-duty rock and roll album that did not disappoint.

# 50 – The NightMorphine

The Night - Morphine

# 49 – Freak MagnetViolent Femmes

Freak Magnet - Violent Femmes

# 48 – The Secret Language of BirdsIan Anderson

The Secret Language of Birds - Ian Anderson

# 47 – Engines Of  Creations /Additional CreationsJoe Satriani

Engines Of  Creations /Additional Creations - Joe Satriani

# 46 – CovenantUFO

Covenant - UFO

# 45 – Gung Ho – Patti Smith

Gung Ho - Patti Smith

# 44 – MagicaDio

Magica - Dio

# 43 – EcstasyLou Reed

Ecstasy - Lou Reed

# 42 – Veni Vidi Vicious – The Hives

Veni Vidi Vicious - The Hives

# 41 – Return Of Saturn – No Doubt

Return Of Saturn - No Doubt

# 40 – Down Here – Tracy Bonham

Down Here - Tracy Bonham

# 39 – All Hands on the Bad OneSleater-Kinney

All Hands on the Bad One - Sleater-Kinney

# 38 – Smile – The Jayhawks

Smile - The Jayhawks

# 37 – De StijlThe White Stripes

De Stijl - The White Stripes

# 36 – V – Spock’s Beard

V - Spock's Beard

# 35 – HeartbreakerRyan Adams

Heartbreaker - Ryan Adams

# 34 – New Found GloryNew Found Glory

New Found Glory - New Found Glory

# 33 – Killswitch EngageKillswitch Engage

Killswitch Engage Album

# 32 – The Madding Crowd – Nine Days

Nine Days Album

# 31 – Chinese Work SongsLittle Feat

Chinese Work Songs - Little Feat

# 30 – My Favorite HeadacheGeddy Lee

My Favorite Headache - Geddy Lee

# 29 – Infest –  Papa Roach

Infest -  Papa Roach

# 28 – Mad SeasonMatchbox Twenty

Mad Season -Matchbox Twenty

# 27 – Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like a PeasantBelle & Sebastian

Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like a Peasant - Belle & Sebastian

# 26 – Good CharlotteGood Charlotte

Good Charlotte Album

# 25 – Righteous LoveJoan Osbourne

Righteous Love - Joan Osbourne

# 24 – Parachutes – Coldplay

Parachutes - Coldplay

# 23 – Get Over ItMr. Big

Get Over It - Mr. Big

# 22 – Crush – Bon Jovi

Crush -  Bon Jovi

# 21 – We Are MotörheadMotörhead

We Are Motörhead -Motörhead

# 20 – Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored WaterLimp Bizkit

Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water - Limp Bizkit

# 19 – Life’ll Kill YaWarren Zevon

Life'll Kill Ya - Warren Zevon

# 18 – The Better Life3 Doors Down

The Better Life - 3 Doors Down

# 17 – Sailing to PhiladelphiaMark Knopfler

Sailing to Philadelphia - Mark Knopfler

# 16 – Transcendental BluesSteve Earle

Transcendental Blues - Steve Earle

# 15 – Brave New WorldIron Maiden

Brave New World - Iron Maiden

# 14 – The ConstruKction of LightKing Crimson

The ConstruKction of Light - King Crimson

# 13 – BinauralPearl Jam

Binaural - Pearl Jam

# 12 – The DistillersThe Distillers

The Distillers - The Distillers

# 11 – Riding with the King – Eric Clapton and B.B. King

Riding with the King - Eric Clapton and B.B. King

# 10 – Hybrid Theory – Linkin Park

Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park

# 9 – WarningGreen Day

Warning - Green Day

# 8 – Inside JobDon Henley

Inside Job - Don Henley

# 7 – You’re the OnePaul Simon

You're the One - Paul Simon

# 6 – Ten 13Sammy Hagar

Ten 13 - Sammy Hagar

# 5 – Kid A – Radiohead

Kid A - Radiohead

# 4 – Both Sides Now – Joni Mitchell

Both Sides Now - Joni Mitchell

# 3 – Lightbulb SunPorcupine Tree

Lightbulb Sun - Porcupine Tree

# 2 -Two Against Nature – Steely Dan

Two Against Nature - Steely Dan

# 1 – All That You Can’t Leave Behind – U2

All That You Can't Leave Behind - U2

Feature Photo: ChrisJamesRyanPhotography / Shutterstock.com

Best Rock Albums Of 2000 article published on Classic RockHistory.com© 2022

Classicrockhistory.com claims ownership of all its original content and Intellectual property under United States Copyright laws and those of all other foreign countries. No one person, business, or organization is allowed to re-publish any of our original content anywhere on the web or in print without our permission. All photos used are either public domain creative commons photos or licensed officially from Shutterstock under license with ClassicRockHistory.com. All photo credits have been placed at the end of the article. Album Cover Photos are affiliate links and the property of Amazon and are stored on the Amazon server. Any theft of our content will be met with swift legal action against the infringing websites.

DMCA.com Protection Status

 

DON’T MISS A BEAT

Be the first to know when a new article is published

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Add Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Dan Fogelberg Songs
Top 10 Dan Fogelberg Songs
Aretha Franklin Songs
10 Essential Aretha Franklin Songs
Roy Buchanan Songs
Top 10 Roy Buchanan Songs
Emerson
Top 10 Emerson, Lake & Palmer Songs
Humble Pie Albums
Top 10 Humble Pie Albums
Bob Seger Albums
Our Ten Favorite Bob Seger Albums
Paul McCartney Albums
Top 10 Paul McCartney Albums
ZZ Top Albums
Our 10 Favorite ZZ Top Albums
Peter Frampton
Frampton, Foreigner, Ozzy, & Dave Matthews Band Voted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
Best Of Bruce Springsteen
2024 Best Of Bruce Springsteen CD Comes With No Rare Tracks
Earthquake In New York
Earthquake In New York This Morning, Like Nothing I Have Ever Felt
Monsters of Rock Cruise 2024: Day Five Review
An Interview With Isom Innus Of Foster The People & Peel
An Interview With Isom Innus Of Foster The People & Peel
Oliver Wakeman Interview
An Interview With Oliver Wakeman, Formerly Of Yes
Leslie Mandoki Interview
An Interview With Leslie Mandoki Of The Mandoki Soulmates
Marc Ribler Interview
An Interview with Marc Ribler of Little Steven’s Disciples of Soul
Motorhead Albums
Complete List Of Motorhead Studio Albums And Discography
Little River Band Albums
Complete List Of Little River Band Albums And Discography
Chevelle Albums
Complete List Of Chevelle Albums And Discography
Haim Albums
Complete List Of Haim Albums And Discography
9 Bands That Never Replaced Departed Members
Music CDs Comeback
Why Music CDs Have No Chance Of Making A Comeback
Classic Rock Bands Still Together But Overdue For A New Album
Classic Rock Bands Still Together But Overdue For A New Album
When Glam Bands Went Grunge In The 1990s
When Glam Bands Went Grunge In The 1990s
Taylor Swift Albums And Discography
Complete List Of Taylor Swift Albums And Discography
Carly Simon Hotcakes Album Review
Carly Simon’s HOTCAKES Album Still Sizzles After 50 Years
11 Tracks Of Whack Album Review
Walter Becker – 11 Tracks of Whack Album Review
Sammy Hagar Album Review
Why Sammy Hagar’s 1977 ‘Sammy Hagar’ LP Was One Of His Best