iconic album artwork

We certainly don’t just buy albums because they look cool, but we still think it’s important to appreciate a piece of music for its overall package. While the contents are what’s most important, we can all appreciate epic album art. As for these specific ones, they’re often viewed as scene staples, so it’s never surprising to see them inspire everything from a T-shirt to tattoos.

Here are 50 iconic album artworks from the 2000s.

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1. 3OH!3 – Want (2008)

3oh3

2. A Day To Remember – Homesick (2009)

a day to remember

3. The Academy Is… – Almost Here (2005)

the academy is

4. AFI – Sing The Sorrow (2003)

afi

5. Against Me! – Reinventing Axl Rose (2002)

against me

6. Alkaline Trio – Good Mourning (2003)

alkaline trio

7. The All-American Rejects – The All-American Rejects (2002)

all american rejects

8. All Time Low – So Wrong, It’s Right (2007)

all time low

9. Armor For Sleep – What To Do When You Are Dead (2005)

armor for sleep

10. Attack Attack! – Someday Came Suddenly (2008)

attack attack

11. blink-182 – Untitled (2003)

blink 182

12. Bowling For Soup – A Hangover You Don’t Deserve (2004)

bowling for soup

13. Bring Me The Horizon – Suicide Season (2008)

bring me the horizon

14. The Cab – Whisper War (2008)

the cab

15. Cartel – Chroma (2005)

cartel

16. Chiodos – Bone Palace Ballet (2007)

chiodos

17. Cobra Starship – ¡Viva La Cobra! (2007)

cobra starship

18. Cute Is What We Aim For – The Same Old Blood Rush With A New Touch (2006)

cute is what we aim for

19. The Devil Wears Prada – With Roots Above And Branches Below (2009)

the devil wears prada

20. The Distillers – Sing Sing Death House (2002)

the distillers

21. Escape The Fate – Dying Is Your Latest Fashion (2006)

escape the fate

22. Fall Out Boy – From Under The Cork Tree (2005)

fall out boy

23. Good Charlotte – The Young And The Hopeless (2002)

good charlotte

24. Green Day – American Idiot (2004)

green day

25. Jack’s Mannequin – Everything In Transit (2005)

jacks mannequin

26. Jimmy Eat World – Bleed American (2001)

jimmy eat world

27. Less Than Jake – Anthem (2003)

less than jake

28. Linkin Park – Hybrid Theory (2000)

linkin park

29. Marilyn Manson – Holy Wood (In The Shadow Of The Valley Of Death) (2000)

marilyn manson

30. Mayday Parade – A Lesson In Romantics (2007)

mayday parade

31. Motion City Soundtrack – Commit This To Memory (2005)

motion city soundtrack

32. My Chemical Romance – Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge (2004)

my chemical romance

33. New Found Glory – Sticks And Stones (2002)

new found glory

34. Panic! At The Disco – A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out (2005)

panic at the disco

35. Papa Roach – Infest (2001)

papa roach

36. Paramore – RIOT! (2007)

paramore

37. Rancid – Rancid (2000)

rancid

38. Saosin – Saosin (2006)

39. Say Anything – …Is A Real Boy (2004)

say anything

40. Senses Fail – Let It Enfold You (2004)

senses fail

41. Simple Plan – No Pads, No Helmets…Just Balls (2002)

simple plan

42. Slipknot – Iowa (2001)

slipknot

43. The Starting Line – Say It Like You Mean It (2002)

the starting line

44. Sum 41 – All Killer No Filler (2001)

sum 41

45. System Of A Down – Toxicity (2001)

system of a down

46. Taking Back Sunday – Louder Now (2006)

taking back sunday

47. Underoath – They’re Only Chasing Safety (2004)

underoath

48. The Used – In Love And Death (2004)

the used

49. We Came As Romans – To Plant A Seed (2009)

we came as romans

50. Yellowcard – Ocean Avenue (2003)

yellowcard

Which iconic album artwork did we miss? Let us know in the comments below!

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