It seems strange to believe that the Y2K panic is already twenty years behind us. Besides NASA losing two Mars bound space probes and the breakout of the boy band era, the year 1999 also saw the release of some great punk and rock albums. Here are 25 albums turning 20 this year!

25. American Football – American Football

American Football’s debut album, American Football, was released September 28, 1999.

24. No. 4 – Stone Temple Pilots

The fourth studio album from Stone Temple Pilots was released October 26, 1999.

23. Issues – Korn

Korn’s fourth studio album Issues was released November 16, 1999.

22. Blue – Third Eye Blind

Third Eye Blind’s sophomore album was released on November 23, 1999.

21. Slipknot – Slipknot

Slipknot’s self-titled, debut album, Slipknot, was released on June 29, 1999.

20. Astro Lounge – Smash Mouth

Yes, the iconic “All Star” that was used in Shrek was released on the second studio album from Smash Mouth, on June 8, 1999.

19. Point #1 – Chevelle

This debut album from alternative metal band Chevelle was released on May 4, 1999.

18. The White Stripes – The White Stripes

The White Stripes’ debut album was released on June 15, 1999.

17. Make Yourself – Incubus

The third studio album from rock band Incubus, was released on October 26, 1999.

16. Significant Other – Limp Bizkit

The album that gave us “Break Stuff” was released June 22, 1999.

15. The Battle of Los Angeles – Rage Against The Machine

Rage Against The Machine’s third studio album The Battle of Los Angeles was released on November 2, 1999.

14. Californication – Red Hot Chili Peppers

This iconic Red Hot Chili Peppers album was released on June 8, 1999.

13. There Is Nothing Left to Lose – Foo Fighters

The third studio album from rock band Foo Fighters was released on November 2, 1999.

12. Modern – Buzzcocks

English pop punk band Buzzcocks released their sixth studio album on September 7, 1999.

11. Emo – Screeching Weasel

Screaming Weasel’s tenth studio album was released May 18, 1999.

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