Best Albums of 2002

Genre:  Year:  

01
Bela Fleck and The Flecktones
Live at the Quick

Rating: 4.4
26 votes
02
Agalloch
The Mantle

Rating: 4.36
1731 votes
03
Koji Kondo
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker OST

Rating: 4.34
58 votes
04
Howard Shore
The Two Towers

Rating: 4.31
105 votes
05
Jeremy Soule
Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Soundtrack

Rating: 4.31
32 votes
06
Empyrium
Weiland

Rating: 4.31
133 votes
07
Sigur Ros
( )

Rating: 4.31
2153 votes
08
Isis
Oceanic

Rating: 4.31
1742 votes
09
Assemblage 23
Defiance

Rating: 4.31
34 votes
10
Glassjaw
Worship and Tribute

Rating: 4.31
1873 votes
11
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

Rating: 4.3
138 votes
12
Boards of Canada
Geogaddi

Rating: 4.28
785 votes
13
The Postman Syndrome
Terraforming

Rating: 4.27
24 votes
14
Windir
Likferd

Rating: 4.27
194 votes
15
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Rating: 4.24
1050 votes
16
Pain of Salvation
Remedy Lane

Rating: 4.24
393 votes
17
Porcupine Tree
In Absentia

Rating: 4.23
2453 votes
18
Yann Tiersen
Le Phare

Rating: 4.23
22 votes
19
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

Rating: 4.22
208 votes
20
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

Rating: 4.22
282 votes
21
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

Rating: 4.22
2914 votes
22
The World/Inferno Friendship Society
Just the Best Party

Rating: 4.21
21 votes
23
dredg
El Cielo

Rating: 4.21
1427 votes
24
Blackalicious
Blazing Arrow

Rating: 4.21
288 votes
25
Botch
An Anthology of Dead Ends

Rating: 4.21
602 votes
26
Virgin Black
Sombre Romantic

Rating: 4.2
42 votes
27
16 Horsepower
Folklore

Rating: 4.2
40 votes
28
Oxbow
An Evil Heat

Rating: 4.2
30 votes
29
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

Rating: 4.2
1549 votes
30
Impaled
Mondo Medicale

Rating: 4.2
23 votes
31
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

Rating: 4.19
477 votes
32
Aimee Mann
Lost in Space

Rating: 4.18
22 votes
33
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

Rating: 4.18
25 votes
34
Infest
No Man's Slave

Rating: 4.17
136 votes
35
Knut
Challenger

Rating: 4.16
110 votes
36
Arcturus
The Sham Mirrors

Rating: 4.16
406 votes
37
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

Rating: 4.16
874 votes
38
El-P
Fantastic Damage

Rating: 4.15
246 votes
39
Bohren & Der Club Of Gore
Black Earth

Rating: 4.15
155 votes
40
Buckethead
Electric Tears

Rating: 4.15
235 votes
41
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

Rating: 4.15
200 votes
42
Johnny Cash
American IV: The Man Comes Around

Rating: 4.15
366 votes
43
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

Rating: 4.14
635 votes
44
Number Girl
NUM-HEAVYMETALLIC

Rating: 4.14
28 votes
45
Medeski, Martin and Wood
Uninvisible

Rating: 4.14
29 votes
46
Destroyer 666
Cold Steel...for an Iron Age

Rating: 4.14
69 votes
47
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

Rating: 4.13
30 votes
48
Reverend Bizarre
In The Rectory Of The Bizarre Reverend

Rating: 4.13
79 votes
49
Blaze Bayley
Tenth Dimension

Rating: 4.13
28 votes
50
Orchid
Orchid

Rating: 4.12
388 votes
51
Kalmah
They Will Return

Rating: 4.12
360 votes
52
The Flaming Lips
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

Rating: 4.12
1197 votes
53
Murcof
Martes

Rating: 4.12
25 votes
54
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It In People

Rating: 4.12
689 votes
55
Spiritual Beggars
On Fire

Rating: 4.12
30 votes
56
Idlewild
The Remote Part

Rating: 4.11
83 votes
57
Bright Eyes
Lifted or the Story is in the Soil...

Rating: 4.11
653 votes
58
Joe Satriani
Strange Beautiful Music

Rating: 4.11
100 votes
59
Nadja
Touched

Rating: 4.11
76 votes
60
Interpol
Interpol EP

Rating: 4.1
48 votes
61
90 Day Men
To Everybody

Rating: 4.1
53 votes
62
Bad Astronaut
Houston: We Have a Drinking Problem

Rating: 4.1
87 votes
63
McLusky
McLusky Do Dallas

Rating: 4.1
141 votes
64
William Basinski
The Disintegration Loops I

Rating: 4.1
108 votes
65
Grandaddy
The Sophtware Slump

Rating: 4.1
133 votes
66
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2

Rating: 4.1
94 votes
67
Busdriver
Temporary Forever

Rating: 4.1
60 votes
68
The Cinematic Orchestra
Every Day

Rating: 4.09
96 votes
69
Alkaline Trio/Hot Water Music
Alkaline Trio/Hot Water Music Split

Rating: 4.09
22 votes
70
Pedro the Lion
Control

Rating: 4.09
108 votes
71
Tenhi
Vare

Rating: 4.09
46 votes
72
The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect

Rating: 4.09
75 votes
73
Today Is the Day
Sadness Will Prevail

Rating: 4.09
52 votes
74
Thyrfing
Vansinnesvisor

Rating: 4.09
29 votes
75
Maximillian Colby
Discography

Rating: 4.09
35 votes
76
Coheed and Cambria
The Second Stage Turbine Blade

Rating: 4.08
1920 votes
77
Symphony X
The Odyssey

Rating: 4.08
558 votes
78
Devin The Dude
Just Tryin' Ta Live

Rating: 4.08
43 votes
79
Local H
Here Comes the Zoo

Rating: 4.08
25 votes
80
Taake
Over Bjoergvin Graater Himmerik

Rating: 4.07
90 votes
81
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 2

Rating: 4.07
21 votes
82
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 1

Rating: 4.07
21 votes
83
Hot Snakes
Suicide Invoice

Rating: 4.07
57 votes
84
Immolation
Unholy Cult

Rating: 4.07
253 votes
85
Scarface
The Fix

Rating: 4.07
82 votes
86
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Irony Is a Dead Scene

Rating: 4.07
1098 votes
87
Dalek
From Filthy Tongue Of Gods And Griots

Rating: 4.06
64 votes
88
Butch Walker
Left of Self-Centered

Rating: 4.06
48 votes
89
Belenos
Spicilege

Rating: 4.06
35 votes
90
Thrice
The Illusion of Safety

Rating: 4.06
1860 votes
91
Aesop Rock
Daylight

Rating: 4.06
142 votes
92
Against Me!
The Disco Before the Breakdown

Rating: 4.06
135 votes
93
Okkervil River
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See

Rating: 4.06
99 votes
94
Michael Andrews
Donnie Darko

Rating: 4.06
27 votes
95
Dark Tranquillity
Damage Done

Rating: 4.05
729 votes
96
Mr. Lif
Emergency Rations

Rating: 4.04
23 votes
97
Mourning Beloveth
The Sullen Sulcus

Rating: 4.04
36 votes
98
The Lawrence Arms
Apathy and Exhaustion

Rating: 4.04
147 votes
99
Cephalic Carnage
Lucid Interval

Rating: 4.04
149 votes
100
Beck
Sea Change

Rating: 4.04
705 votes
101
Drive-by Truckers
Southern Rock Opera

Rating: 4.03
46 votes
102
Immortal
Sons of Northern Darkness

Rating: 4.03
613 votes
103
Rhapsody of Fire
Power of the Dragonflame

Rating: 4.03
171 votes
104
Taking Back Sunday
Tell All Your Friends

Rating: 4.03
1590 votes
105
Lemon Jelly
Lost Horizons

Rating: 4.03
59 votes
106
Utada Hikaru
DEEP RIVER

Rating: 4.02
68 votes
107
Dillinger Four
Situationist Comedy

Rating: 4.02
80 votes
108
Hella
Hold Your Horse Is

Rating: 4.02
242 votes
109
Ten Grand
The Comprehensive List of Everyone Who H

Rating: 4.01
35 votes
110
Codeseven
The Rescue

Rating: 4.01
35 votes
111
Pg. 99
Document #12

Rating: 4.01
75 votes
112
Dream Theater
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence

Rating: 4.01
1553 votes
113
Cage
Movies for the Blind

Rating: 4.01
83 votes
114
The Crown
Crowned in Terror

Rating: 4.01
50 votes
115
Neko Case
Blacklisted

Rating: 4.01
57 votes
116
Decapitated
Nihility

Rating: 4.01
552 votes
117
Sentenced
The Cold White Light

Rating: 4.01
92 votes
118
Tom Waits
Alice

Rating: 4
234 votes
119
Nobuo Uematsu
Final Fantasy X - Piano Collections

Rating: 4
25 votes
120
Ekkaia
Manos Que Estrechan Planes De Muerte Y Sometimient

Rating: 4
23 votes
121
Alias
The Other Side Of The Looking Glass

Rating: 4
22 votes
122
Injected
Burn It Black

Rating: 4
22 votes
123
The Gathering
Black Light District

Rating: 4
27 votes
124
Lucero
Tennessee

Rating: 4
29 votes
125
Necrophobic
Bloodhymns

Rating: 4
45 votes
126
Swing Kids
Discography

Rating: 4
65 votes
127
People Under the Stairs
O.S.T.

Rating: 4
67 votes
128
Nada Surf
Let Go

Rating: 4
82 votes
129
Eyedea & Abilities
First Born

Rating: 4
82 votes
130
Minus the Bear
Highly Refined Pirates

Rating: 4
806 votes
131
Blind Guardian
A Night at the Opera

Rating: 4
444 votes
132
Silverchair
Diorama

Rating: 4
341 votes
133
Sleater-Kinney
One Beat

Rating: 3.99
61 votes
134
The Mountain Goats
Tallahassee

Rating: 3.99
218 votes
135
Desaparecidos
Read Music/Speak Spanish

Rating: 3.99
134 votes
136
Spoon
Kill The Moonlight

Rating: 3.99
254 votes
137
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Source Tags & Codes

Rating: 3.99
341 votes
138
Gantz
Les jours se suivent et ne se ressemblent plus

Rating: 3.99
34 votes
139
RJD2
Deadringer

Rating: 3.98
219 votes
140
CunninLynguists
Will Rap For Food

Rating: 3.98
169 votes
141
Atmosphere
God Loves Ugly

Rating: 3.98
469 votes
142
Pulse Ultra
Headspace

Rating: 3.98
54 votes
143
Primal Fear
Black Sun

Rating: 3.98
47 votes
144
The Streets
Original Pirate Material

Rating: 3.98
295 votes
145
Disgorge
Consume the Forsaken

Rating: 3.97
39 votes
146
mewithoutYou
A to B: Life

Rating: 3.97
700 votes
147
Ben Kweller
Sha Sha

Rating: 3.97
52 votes
148
Biffy Clyro
Blackened Sky

Rating: 3.97
252 votes
149
Rapture
Songs For The Withering

Rating: 3.97
32 votes
150
Negura Bunget
'N Crugu Bradului

Rating: 3.97
80 votes
151
Peter Gabriel
Up

Rating: 3.97
112 votes
152
Frou Frou
Details

Rating: 3.97
137 votes
153
Dream Evil
Dragon Slayer

Rating: 3.97
76 votes
154
Karate
Some Boots

Rating: 3.97
30 votes
155
The Red Chord
Fused Together in Revolving Doors

Rating: 3.97
444 votes
156
Spock's Beard
Snow

Rating: 3.96
70 votes
157
Bongzilla
Gateway

Rating: 3.96
69 votes
158
Sage Francis
Personal Journals

Rating: 3.96
165 votes
159
Killswitch Engage
Alive or Just Breathing

Rating: 3.96
1734 votes
160
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip

Rating: 3.96
108 votes
161
Vex Red
Start With A Strong & Persistant Desire

Rating: 3.96
27 votes
162
35007
Liquid

Rating: 3.96
40 votes
163
The Killing Tree
The Romance of Helen Trent

Rating: 3.96
24 votes
164
Nile
In Their Darkened Shrines

Rating: 3.95
503 votes
165
Freedom Call
Eternity

Rating: 3.95
41 votes
166
Raised Fist
Dedication

Rating: 3.95
51 votes
167
Nickel Creek
This Side

Rating: 3.95
40 votes
168
Non Phixion
The Future Is Now

Rating: 3.95
40 votes
169
Flogging Molly
Drunken Lullabies

Rating: 3.95
393 votes
170
Pinkly Smooth
Unfortunate Snort

Rating: 3.95
57 votes
171
Melvins
Hostile Ambient Takeover

Rating: 3.95
103 votes
172
The 69 Eyes
Paris Kills

Rating: 3.94
27 votes
173
Majority Rule
Emergency Numbers

Rating: 3.94
35 votes
174
Rilo Kiley
The Execution of All Things

Rating: 3.94
139 votes
175
Vehemence
God Was Created

Rating: 3.94
42 votes
176
Ayumi Hamasaki
Rainbow

Rating: 3.94
25 votes
177
Rage
Unity

Rating: 3.94
25 votes
178
Iron & Wine
The Creek Drank the Cradle

Rating: 3.94
344 votes
179
Umphrey's McGee
Local Band Does O.K.

Rating: 3.94
24 votes
180
Meshuggah
Nothing

Rating: 3.94
1017 votes
181
Boris
Heavy Rocks

Rating: 3.94
233 votes
182
Green Carnation
Light of Day, Day of Darkness

Rating: 3.93
126 votes
183
Camel
A Nod and a Wink

Rating: 3.93
92 votes
184
Sigur Ros
Untitled 1

Rating: 3.93
27 votes
185
NOFX/Rancid
BYO Split Series Vol. 3

Rating: 3.93
27 votes
186
Steve Von Till
If I Should Fall to the Field

Rating: 3.92
32 votes
187
Clinic
Walking With Thee

Rating: 3.92
25 votes
188
DIR EN GREY
Kisou

Rating: 3.92
121 votes
189
The Libertines
Up The Bracket

Rating: 3.92
318 votes
190
Loscil
Submers

Rating: 3.91
29 votes
191
George Harrison
Brainwashed

Rating: 3.91
46 votes
192
Max Richter
Memoryhouse

Rating: 3.91
63 votes
193
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

Rating: 3.9
1353 votes
194
Hans Zimmer
Black Hawk Down

Rating: 3.9
21 votes
195
Sinch
Sinch

Rating: 3.9
52 votes
196
Opeth
Deliverance

Rating: 3.9
2368 votes
197
Sonic Youth
Murray Street

Rating: 3.9
318 votes
198
Burnt By the Sun
Soundtrack to the Personal Revolution

Rating: 3.89
61 votes
199
VNV Nation
Futureperfect

Rating: 3.89
56 votes
200
Do Make Say Think
& Yet & Yet

Rating: 3.89
138 votes



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