Looking for the best rock songs of the year 2002? Look no further! We have compiled for you the ultimate playlist in terms of rock music from the year 2002. Let’s take a look at the 100 best rock songs of 2002!
Rock Music in 2002
Rock music in 2002 was marked by a resurgence of alternative rock, post-grunge and nu-metal bands, as well as the emergence of new genres such as emo, garage rock revival, and metalcore.
Some of the most successful rock acts of the year included Nickelback, Linkin Park, Creed, P.O.D., Evanescence, Audioslave, The White Stripes, Foo Fighters, and Queens of the Stone Age.
Rock music also dominated the charts and the awards shows, with Nickelback’s “How You Remind Me” being the best-selling single of the year in the US and Canada, and The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army” winning the Grammy Award for Best Rock Song.
Top 10 Rock Songs 2002
- Blurry – Puddle Of Mudd
- How You Remind Me – Nickelback
- Wasting My Time – Default
- My Sacrifice – Creed
- Too Bad – Nickelback
- For You – Staind
- In The End – Linkin Park
- I Stand Alone – Godsmack
- Drift & Die – Puddle Of Mudd
- By The Way – Red Hot Chili Peppers
About the Playlist
Let us highlight some of the most remarkable and popular rock songs of the year 2002 for you.
“In The End” by Linkin Park (#7)
“In the End” is one of the most popular songs by the American rock band Linkin Park. It was released in 2001 as the fourth single from their debut album Hybrid Theory.
The song combines rap and rock elements, with vocals by Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda. The lyrics express frustration and disillusionment with a failed relationship and the realization that nothing really matters in the end.
The song was a commercial success, reaching number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number one on many other charts around the world. It is also considered one of the band’s signature songs and a fan favorite.
“By The Way” by Red Hot Chili Peppers (#10)
“By the Way” is a song by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, an American rock band formed in 1983 in Los Angeles. The song was released on June 10, 2002, as the lead single from their eighth studio album of the same name.
The song combines elements of funk, rock, and rap and features a fast chorus and a melodic bridge.
The lyrics are about the relationship between the singer and a girl named Dani, who is a recurring character in the band’s songs.
The song was a successful hit commercially, reaching number one on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and number two on the UK Singles Chart.
It also received positive reviews from critics, who praised its energy and catchiness.
“Defy You” by The Offspring (#37)
The song “Defy You” by the American punk rock band The Offspring was recorded in 2001 for the soundtrack of the movie Orange County.
It was also released as a single in December 2001 and featured on the band’s Greatest Hits album in 2005.
The song is about standing up to authority and not letting others bring you down. The music video shows various scenes of people defying expectations and stereotypes.
“Defy You” reached number 8 on the US Mainstream Rock and Alternative Airplay charts, and number 17 on the Italian FIMI chart.
Number-one Rock Song 2002
So now we have come to the end of our countdown of the top 100 best rock songs of 2002. This song makes you feel alive and emotional every time you hear it.
Yes, it’s Blurry by Puddle Of Mudd. This song was released in 2001 and became an instant hit in 2002.
It reached number one on several charts and won several awards. The song is about the singer’s struggle with his ex-wife and his desire to see his son, who he believes is the only thing that matters in his life.
The song is powerful, raw, and honest, and it resonates with many people who have been through similar situations.
In conclusion, Blurry is a masterpiece of rock music and deserves to be our number-one song. Congratulations to Puddle Of Mudd for creating this amazing song that we all love.
List of 100 Best Rock Songs 2002
|#||Title - Artist|
|1||Blurry - Puddle Of Mudd|
|2||How You Remind Me - Nickelback|
|3||Wasting My Time - Default|
|4||My Sacrifice - Creed|
|5||Too Bad - Nickelback|
|6||For You - Staind|
|7||In The End - Linkin Park|
|8||I Stand Alone - Godsmack|
|9||Drift & Die - Puddle Of Mudd|
|10||By The Way - Red Hot Chili Peppers|
|11||One Last Breath - Creed|
|12||Hold Me Down - Tommy Lee|
|13||Control - Puddle Of Mudd|
|14||It's Been Awhile - Staind|
|15||Hero - Chad Kroeger f/Josey Scott|
|16||I Wish You Were Here - Incubus|
|17||Never Again - Nickelback|
|18||Alive - P.O.D.|
|19||Deny - Default|
|20||Fade - Staind|
|21||Dreamer - Ozzy Osbourne|
|22||Caught In The Sun - Course Of Nature|
|23||Down With The Sickness - Disturbed|
|24||Gets Me Through - Ozzy Osbourne|
|25||Schism - Tool|
|26||She Hates Me - Puddle Of Mudd|
|27||Aerials - System Of A Down|
|28||Never Gonna Stop (The Red...) - Rob Zombie|
|29||One Little Victory - Rush|
|30||She Loves Me Not - Papa Roach|
|31||Defy You - Offspring|
|32||Youth Of The Nation - P.O.D.|
|33||Crawling In The Dark - Hoobastank|
|34||Nice To Know You - Incubus|
|35||Bother - Stone Sour|
|36||Nothing Could Come Between Us - Theory Of A Deadman|
|37||Dig In - Lenny Kravitz|
|38||Mourning - Tantric|
|39||Anger Rising - Jerry Cantrell|
|40||When I'm Gone - 3 Doors Down|
|41||Running Away - Hoobastank|
|42||Here To Stay - Korn|
|43||Get Away - Earshot|
|44||Bullets - Creed|
|45||Lonely Road Of Faith - Kid Rock|
|46||Prayer - Disturbed|
|47||Don't Stop - Rolling Stones|
|48||Now - Def Leppard|
|49||I Am Mine - Pearl Jam|
|50||Lateralus - Tool|
|51||The Energy - Audiovent|
|52||The Red - Chevelle|
|53||You Know You're Right - Nirvana|
|54||Toxicity - System Of A Down|
|55||The Rising - Bruce Springsteen|
|56||Downfall - Trustcompany|
|57||Parabola - Tool|
|58||All My Life - Foo Fighters|
|59||The Last DJ - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers|
|60||Adriana - Headstrong|
|61||Tear Away - Drowning Pool|
|62||Secret Touch - Rush|
|63||Girls Of Summer - Aerosmith|
|64||Fine Again - Seether|
|65||The One - Foo Fighters|
|66||Darkness, Darkness - Robert Plant|
|67||Here Is Gone - Goo Goo Dolls|
|68||Faithless - Infected|
|69||God Gave Me Everything - Mick Jagger|
|70||Chop Suey - System Of A Down|
|71||Thoughtless - Korn|
|72||Freechild - Must|
|73||Cochise - Audioslave|
|74||Everyday - Bon Jovi|
|75||Again - Jeremiah Freed|
|76||Let's Roll - Neil Young|
|77||The Question - Familiar 48|
|78||Click Click Boom - Saliva|
|79||Epiphany - Staind|
|80||Electrical Storm - U2|
|81||Where Do We Go From Here - Filter|
|82||You Never Met A Motherf**er... - Kid Rock|
|83||Always - Saliva|
|84||Squash That Fly - Fu Manchu|
|85||Feel So Numb - Rob Zombie|
|86||Headful Of Ghosts - Bush|
|87||Zephyr Song - Red Hot Chili Peppers|
|88||Polyamorous - Breaking Benjamin|
|89||Live Again - Sevendust|
|90||Warning - Incubus|
|91||Last Time - Fuel|
|92||She's On Fire - Train|
|93||Boom - P.O.D.|
|94||Praise - Sevendust|
|95||Gone Away - Cold|
|96||Revolution - Stone Temple Pilots|
|97||Sunshine - Aerosmith|
|98||Somewhere Out There - Our Lady Peace|
|99||Spin - Lifehouse|
|100||Demon Speeding - Rob Zombie|
We hope you enjoyed listening to our playlist with the best rock songs from 2002.
This was a year that saw the rise of many new and exciting bands, as well as the continuation of some established legends.
These songs showcase the diversity and creativity of rock music in 2002, as well as the emotional and lyrical depth that can be achieved in this genre.
Whether you are a fan of hard rock, alternative rock, indie rock, or pop rock, you will find something to love in this playlist.
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Thank you for tuning in and stay tuned for more playlists from us in the future.