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Top Rock Albums Since 2000: U2, Kings of Leon, Bon Jovi

U2 seems to have made mark in three decades since 1980s for scoring big albums during each a decade. Kings of Leon finally made an album which they can surely be proud of for its success. While Bon Jovi returned with after a half decade.

U2- All That You Can’t Leave Behind
U2 used to be one of the biggest rock band of all time after hit abums every decade and made a big album during tge last quarter of 200 through “All That You Can’t Leave Behind”. This album became their biggest album since 2000 and made a mark at the Grammys along with quadruple platinum sales in the US. The album also marks comeback to rockier sound after electronic sound from their previous effort.

Kings of Leon- Only By the Night
Kings of Leon finally released an album which made a mark in rock music scene. This album “Only By the Night” became definitive for the band as apart from the multi-million sales of the LP, it secured a UK million selling single “Sex on Fire” and the bigger hit “Use Sonebody” which attained multiple platinum certifications in several countries.

U2- How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb
U2 actually scored another #1 album after this but due to less impact, this album can be cosidered their last highly successful album. With the worldwide smash rock song “Vertigo”, it contributed to the success of “How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb” when it opened at number anywhere else. At teh Grammys, it even became the most successful record winning all the nominations.

Bon Jovi- Crush
Jon Bon Jovi attempted solo record in 1997 but came back with the band through “Crush”, released in middle of 2000. The album was very successful especially in Europe thus leading this album and the track “It’s My Life” as one of the biggest albums and singles of 2000 respectively. It even paved a way for succeeding albums for the band.