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10 albums from the 2000s that have no skippable tracks

There's no shortage of perfect alternative songs from the 2000s. But can the same thing really be said about albums? You know what we're talking...
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10 bands you might not have discovered without Pete Wentz

Pete Wentz was one of the most prolific artists to emerge from the 2000s alternative scene. But did you know that he also catalyzed the meteoric...
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QUIZ: Can you match these iconic bands to their original names?

"What's in a band name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet..." Or whatever Shakespeare said. The truth is,...
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10 of the saddest songs you definitely had on your iPod in the 2000s

Emo may be a vague term, but it conjures up some seriously vivid 2000s nostalgia. You know, memories akin to straightening our bangs and...
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10 bonus tracks from the 2000s that should’ve made it on the album

Discovering bonus tracks to your favorite albums was hands-down one of the best feelings ever back in the 2000s. Before the rise of streaming services,...
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QUIZ: Do you remember which celebrities appeared in these iconic videos?

There's no shortage of casting opportunities when it comes to music videos. With each artist releasing a handful for each album cycle, each with...
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10 bands who had to change their name after already releasing music

There's a lot of pressure that comes with choosing a band name. After all, the last thing anyone wants to do is totally rebrand...
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10 things you never noticed about your favorite emo songs

A fundamental part of being an emo kid is not letting any aspects of music be unknown. That's why we memorize song lyrics in their entirety and...
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10 bands you won’t believe never played Warped Tour

There's no denying that for 25 years, Warped Tour was a significant rite of passage for alternative bands. Especially during the 2000s, the festival brought...
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10 lyrics from the 2000s that you definitely used for a Facebook status

We’re often guilty of being overly reminiscent of the 2000s, a time when we were able to be our peak scene kid selves. The 2000s...