The 13 Best Bands of the 2000s, Ranked

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Ever wonder what the best bands of the 2000s were? As we navigate through the golden era of the 2000s, it's impossible to overlook the colossal contributions that various bands made to the music scene. These groups not only dominated the airwaves but also reinvented and redefined the essence of their respective genres. This compilation features the most influential, trendsetting, and simply, the best bands of the 2000s. Let's delve into the list, starting from number 13 and working our way up to the reigning champion of the decade.

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13. Fall Out Boy

Members: Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Joe Trohman, Andy Hurley

12. The Killers

Members: Brandon Flowers, Dave Keuning, Mark Stoermer, Ronnie Vannucci Jr.

11. The Strokes

Members: Julian Casablancas, Albert Hammond Jr., Fabrizio Moretti, Nick Valensi, Nikolai Fraiture

10. Maroon 5

Members: Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, Mickey Madden, James Valentine, Matt Flynn, PJ Morton, Sam Farrar

9. Arctic Monkeys

Members: Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Nick O'Malley, Matt Helders

8. Linkin Park

Members: Chester Bennington, Mike Shinoda, Brad Delson, Dave Farrell, Joe Hahn, Rob Bourdon

7. Green Day

Members: Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool

6. Radiohead

Members: Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Colin Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Philip Selway

5. Foo Fighters

Members: Dave Grohl, Pat Smear, Nate Mendel, Taylor Hawkins, Chris Shiflett, Rami Jaffee

4. Muse

Members: Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme, Dominic Howard

3. Coldplay

Members: Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, Will Champion

2. Red Hot Chili Peppers

Members: Anthony Kiedis, Flea, John Frusciante, Chad Smith

1. U2

Members: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.

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