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    Updated on 13 Nov 2018. Posted on 17 Oct 2017

    24 Songs That All Alternative Kids During The '00s Grew Up With

    Violently screaming the lyrics to some Linkin Park song was just part of the experience TBH.

    1. "All The Small Things" – Blink 182

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    Throwback memory: Watching the music video and realising it was basically one big parody of ~mainstream~ boy bands.

    2. "Going Under" – Evanescence

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    Throwback memory: Being shocked every time the music cut out and you heard your own voice attempting to reach the high notes.

    3. "Gives You Hell" – The All-American Rejects

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    Throwback memory: Covering your room with posters of Tyson Ritter you had collected from Kerrang!.

    4. "American Idiot" – Green Day

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    Throwback memory: Being a little scared but mostly sexually attracted to Billie Joe Armstrong and his eyeliner.

    5. "Numb" – Linkin Park

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    Throwback memory: Turning up the sound and screaming the lyrics as soon as your parents went out.

    6. "In The End" – Linkin Park

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    Throwback memory: Violently whispering the lyrics because you had already exhausted your voice trying to sing "Numb".

    7. "Teenage Dirtbag" – Wheatus

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    Throwback memory: Not wanting to label yourself, but also relating to the term "teenage dirtbag".

    8. "Thnks fr th Mmrs" – Fall Out Boy

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    Throwback memory: Religiously straightening your hair everyday so that your MySpace pictures would look good for Pete Wentz's doppelgängers.

    9. "Mr Brightside" – The Killers

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    Throwback memory: Hearing this song at every hangout and party you attended. No complaints though, it was a banger.

    10. "Misery Business" – Paramore

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    Throwback memory: Purchasing multiple bottles of bleach and Manic Panic so your hair could look like Hayley Williams. Spoiler alert: it never really did turn out right.

    11. "Welcome To The Black Parade" – My Chemical Romance

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    Throwback memory: Being triggered every time you heard the G-note on a piano.

    12. "The Anthem" – Good Charlotte

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    Throwback memory: Coming home with facial piercings and having to tell your mum, "iT's nOt a pHaSe!!!!".

    13. "I Write Sins Not Tragedies" – Panic! At The Disco

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    Throwback memory: Trolling your friends by bursting through a door and singing "I chime in with a... 'haven't you people ever heard of closing a goddamn door?'"

    14. "Sophie" – Goodshirt

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    Throwback memory: Being able to remember the "she's just so sweet so fine" part, but never the actual title of the song.

    15. "I Miss You" – Blink 182

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    Throwback memory: Putting the lyrics of "I Miss You" in your MSN Messenger profile because you were going through a difficult breakup.

    16. "In Too Deep" – Sum 41

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    Throwback memory: Proudly wearing all of the Sum 41 band merchandise you could get your hands on.

    17. "Bring Me To Life" – Evanescence

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    Throwback memory: Realising how much of a terrible singer you really were when you tried to alternate between the high and low notes.

    18. "Feel Good Inc." – Gorillaz

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    Throwback memory: Being mystified by the Gorillaz's ~true~ identity.

    19. "Welcome To My Life" – Simple Plan

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    Throwback memory: Braving the mosh at Warped Tour so you could see Simple Plan perform IRL.

    20. "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" – Green Day

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    Throwback memory: Sulkily sitting in a corner of your room blaring the song after a hard day at school.

    21. "Drive" – Incubus

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    Throwback memory: Being dared by your friends to look up the word "incubus".

    22. "By The Way" – Red Hot Chili Peppers

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    Throwback memory: Headbanging so hard to the beat that you would have a sore neck after.

    23. "The Reason" – Hoobastank

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    Throwback memory: Singing this all day, everyday when you found out it was on SingStar.

    24. "The Middle" – Jimmy Eat World

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    Throwback memory: Daring to watch the music video on MTV while your parents weren't home.

    And here's a Spotify playlist to really take you back. Enjoy!

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