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The Most Underrated Pop Punk Songs of the 2000s

Slap on your old Chucks and revisit some iconic deep cuts

There was a special kind of angst fueling the music of the early 2000s.

Pop punk, post-grunge, and other guitar-laden subgenres consumed the mainstream. Pete Wentz and Hayley Williams, with their thick eyeliner and greasy bangs, made the magazine rounds, while potty-mouth bands like Simple Plan and Bowling for Soup topped the charts with their dated quirky syntax ("and if you're hearing what I'm saying / then I want to hear you say, "I'm gay!")

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