Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2002


01
Thomas Dybdahl
...That Great October Sound

4.43
30 votes
02
The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster
Horse of the Dog

4.41
16 votes
03
Coaltar Of The Deepers
Newave

4.36
22 votes
04
Peter Murphy
Dust

4.35
13 votes
05
Sigur Ros
( )

4.32
2304 votes
06
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.29
165 votes
07
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.24
2250 votes
08
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.23
1776 votes
09
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.23
3146 votes
10
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.23
466 votes
11
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.23
318 votes
12
Yann Tiersen
Le Phare

4.22
25 votes
13
dredg
El Cielo

4.22
1500 votes
14
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

4.21
34 votes
15
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.2
513 votes
16
Joseph Arthur
Redemption's Son

4.19
21 votes
17
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.19
488 votes
18
The Delgados
Hate

4.16
16 votes
19
Glifted
Under and In

4.14
14 votes
20
Grandaddy
The Sophtware Slump

4.13
149 votes
21
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

4.13
686 votes
22
Aimee Mann
Lost in Space

4.13
24 votes
23
Azure Ray
Burn and Shiver

4.13
16 votes
24
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It In People

4.12
1458 votes
25
Bright Eyes
Lifted or the Story is in the Soil...

4.12
1348 votes
26
The Flaming Lips
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

4.11
1301 votes
27
Number Girl
NUM-HEAVYMETALLIC

4.11
66 votes
28
Nadja
Touched

4.1
84 votes
29
Pedro the Lion
Control

4.09
248 votes
30
Idlewild
The Remote Part

4.09
95 votes
31
Interpol
Interpol EP

4.09
57 votes
32
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

4.09
35 votes
33
Coheed and Cambria
The Second Stage Turbine Blade

4.08
2030 votes
34
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 1

4.07
21 votes
35
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 2

4.07
21 votes
36
Okkervil River
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See

4.07
214 votes
37
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Houkai Amplifier EP

4.07
46 votes
38
Hot Rod Circuit
Sorry About Tommorow

4.06
24 votes
39
Enon
High Society

4.06
16 votes
40
Butch Walker
Left of Self-Centered

4.06
50 votes
41
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2

4.06
196 votes
42
Thrice
The Illusion of Safety

4.06
3890 votes
43
Taking Back Sunday
Tell All Your Friends

4.05
1701 votes
44
The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect

4.04
80 votes
45
Bad Astronaut
Houston: We Have a Drinking Problem

4.04
96 votes
46
Muse
Dead Star/In Your World

4.04
28 votes
47
Beck
Sea Change

4.03
1512 votes
48
Karate
Some Boots

4.03
31 votes
49
Eyedea & Abilities
First Born

4.03
95 votes
50
Martin Grech
Open Heart Zoo

4.03
16 votes
51
Colossal
Brave The Elements EP

4.03
16 votes
52
The Mountain Goats
Tallahassee

4.03
474 votes
53
Neko Case
Blacklisted

4.03
60 votes
54
Silverchair
Diorama

4.01
716 votes
55
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Source Tags & Codes

4.01
386 votes
56
Desaparecidos
Read Music/Speak Spanish

4
148 votes
57
Minus the Bear
Highly Refined Pirates

4
1702 votes
58
Logh
Every Time A Bell Rings an Angel Gets His Wings

4
20 votes
59
Early Day Miners
Let Us Garlands Bring

4
20 votes
60
QueenAdreena
Drink Me

4
13 votes
61
Nada Surf
Let Go

3.99
176 votes
62
Sleater-Kinney
One Beat

3.99
96 votes
63
Frou Frou
Details

3.99
145 votes
64
Codeseven
The Rescue

3.99
37 votes
65
Spoon
Kill the Moonlight

3.99
620 votes
66
The Mountain Goats
Devil In the Shortwave

3.98
46 votes
67
Steve Von Till
If I Should Fall to the Field

3.97
39 votes
68
Cooper Temple Clause
See This Through And Leave

3.97
19 votes
69
Cage
Movies for the Blind

3.97
94 votes
70
mewithoutYou
A to B: Life

3.97
1556 votes
71
Pulse Ultra
Headspace

3.97
59 votes
72
Biffy Clyro
Blackened Sky

3.96
269 votes
73
Augie March
Strange Bird

3.96
14 votes
74
Ben Kweller
Sha Sha

3.96
110 votes
75
Stella Luna
Stargazer

3.96
54 votes
76
Dishwalla
Opaline

3.95
42 votes
77
The Gathering
Black Light District

3.95
31 votes
78
Rilo Kiley
The Execution of All Things

3.95
148 votes
79
Vex Red
Start With A Strong & Persistant Desire

3.95
29 votes
80
Iron & Wine
The Creek Drank the Cradle

3.93
710 votes
81
Starflyer 59
Can't Stop Eating EP

3.93
14 votes
82
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip

3.93
230 votes
83
Autumn's Grey Solace
Within the Depths of a Darkened Forest

3.93
27 votes
84
Sigur Ros
Untitled 1

3.92
30 votes
85
The Mercury Program
A Data Learn the Language

3.91
52 votes
86
Oceansize
Relapse

3.91
46 votes
87
Sinch
Sinch

3.91
57 votes
88
Local H
Here Comes the Zoo

3.91
66 votes
89
The Libertines
Up The Bracket

3.91
704 votes
90
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

3.91
1447 votes
91
Do Make Say Think
& Yet & Yet

3.91
143 votes
92
Oceansize
A Very Still Movement

3.9
42 votes
93
Penfold
Our First Taste of Escape

3.9
26 votes
94
Sonic Youth
Murray Street

3.89
345 votes
95
Noyes
Noyes

3.89
18 votes
96
Blindside
Silence

3.88
269 votes
97
Supercar
HIGHVISION

3.88
26 votes
98
Wonderland Falling Yesterday
Enchanted Landscape Escape

3.88
17 votes
99
Piebald
We Are the Only Friends We Have

3.88
45 votes
100
Jimmy Eat World
Bleed American

3.87
1491 votes
101
Blindspott
Blindspott

3.87
34 votes
102
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Yanqui U.X.O.

3.87
1298 votes
103
Newsboys
Thrive

3.86
29 votes
104
Skycamefalling
To Forever Embrace The Sun

3.86
28 votes
105
The Casket Lottery
Survival Is For Cowards

3.86
21 votes
106
Pleymo
Episode 2: Medicine Cake

3.85
24 votes
107
Ugly Casanova
Sharpen Your Teeth

3.85
149 votes
108
My Chemical Romance
Like Phantoms, Forever

3.85
26 votes
109
The Six Parts Seven
Things Shaped In Passing

3.85
13 votes
110
Sharks Keep Moving
Pause And Clause EP

3.84
25 votes
111
The Walkmen
Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone

3.84
78 votes
112
Low
Trust

3.84
129 votes
113
Pele
Enemies

3.83
24 votes
114
Ozma
The Doubble Donkey Disc

3.83
24 votes
115
Hundred Reasons
Ideas Above Our Station

3.83
160 votes
116
Doves
The Last Broadcast

3.81
204 votes
117
Regina Spektor
Songs

3.81
266 votes
118
The Black Heart Procession
Amore Del Tropico

3.81
54 votes
119
Tori Amos
Scarlet's Walk

3.8
117 votes
120
Northstar
Is This Thing Loaded?

3.8
48 votes
121
The Coral
The Coral

3.8
42 votes
122
World's End Girlfriend
Dream's End Come True

3.79
52 votes
123
Mono
One Step More and You Die

3.79
164 votes
124
Engine Down
Demure

3.79
21 votes
125
The Used
The Used

3.78
1178 votes
126
Owen
No Good for No One Now

3.78
83 votes
127
The Red Paintings
Cinema Love

3.78
32 votes
128
Funeral Diner
Difference Of Potential

3.78
73 votes
129
Xiu Xiu
Knife Play

3.78
59 votes
130
Alexisonfire
Alexisonfire

3.78
1200 votes
131
Pop Unknown
The August Division

3.78
18 votes
132
Sparta
Wiretap Scars

3.78
312 votes
133
Funeral for a Friend
Between Order And Model EP

3.77
68 votes
134
Tocotronic
Tocotronic

3.77
39 votes
135
Steve Earle
Jerusalem

3.77
15 votes
136
Kent
Vapen & ammunition

3.76
53 votes
137
Norah Jones
Come Away with Me

3.76
208 votes
138
Pretty Girls Make Graves
Good Health

3.76
41 votes
139
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

3.76
299 votes
140
Coldplay
A Rush of Blood to the Head

3.75
2155 votes
141
Brendan Benson
Lapalco

3.75
26 votes
142
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up

3.75
626 votes
143
toe
Songs, Ideas We Forgot

3.74
35 votes
144
Box Car Racer
Box Car Racer

3.74
488 votes
145
Apoptygma Berzerk
Harmonizer

3.74
19 votes
146
Maserati
The Language Of Cities

3.74
17 votes
147
The Starting Line
Say It Like You Mean It

3.74
207 votes
148
Sam Roberts Band
The Inhuman Condition

3.73
15 votes
149
Bright Eyes
There Is No Beginning To The Story EP

3.73
130 votes
150
Sixpence None the Richer
Divine Discontent

3.73
13 votes
151
God Is an Astronaut
The End of the Beginning

3.73
247 votes
152
No Knife
Riot For Romance!

3.72
38 votes
153
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Master And Everyone

3.72
36 votes
154
Archive
You All Look The Same To Me

3.72
58 votes
155
Something Corporate
Leaving Through The Window

3.71
195 votes
156
The Early November
For All of This EP

3.7
204 votes
157
Red Hot Chili Peppers
By the Way

3.7
2394 votes
158
Jets to Brazil
Perfecting Loneliness

3.69
142 votes
159
Kevin Devine
Circle Gets the Square

3.69
64 votes
160
Say Anything
Menorah/Majora

3.68
145 votes
161
N.E.R.D.
In Search Of

3.68
119 votes
162
Finch (US)
What It Is to Burn

3.67
658 votes
163
Gomez
In Our Gun

3.67
24 votes
164
New Found Glory
Sticks and Stones

3.65
548 votes
165
Antimatter
Saviour

3.65
40 votes
166
The Good Life
Black Out

3.65
54 votes
167
Unwritten Law
Elva

3.64
93 votes
168
Pinback
Some Voices

3.64
18 votes
169
The Tragically Hip
In Violet Light

3.63
26 votes
170
Cave In
Tides of Tomorrow

3.63
94 votes
171
Filter
The Amalgamut

3.63
183 votes
172
The Velvet Teen
Out of the Fierce Parade

3.63
16 votes
173
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

3.62
902 votes
174
Badly Drawn Boy
Have You Fed The Fish?

3.61
70 votes
175
Audioslave
Audioslave

3.61
1544 votes
176
Death Cab for Cutie
Stability

3.6
104 votes
177
Sum 41
Motivation

3.59
45 votes
178
Brand New/Safety In Numbers
Split

3.59
86 votes
179
System of a Down
Steal This Album!

3.58
2823 votes
180
Ladytron
Light & Magic

3.58
42 votes
181
The Music
The Music

3.57
108 votes
182
Thursday
Five Stories Falling

3.57
212 votes
183
Jucifer
I Name You Destroyer

3.57
14 votes
184
Feeder
Comfort In Sound

3.57
184 votes
185
Joanna Newsom
Walnut Whales

3.56
16 votes
186
Murder by Death
Like the Exorcist, but More Breakdancing

3.56
107 votes
187
Devendra Banhart
Oh Me Oh My ...

3.55
56 votes
188
Yellowcard
Underdog

3.55
58 votes
189
Sum 41
Does This Look Infected?

3.54
1037 votes
190
Madrugada
Grit

3.53
15 votes
191
The Microphones
Little Bird Flies Into a Big Cloud

3.53
34 votes
192
The Beautiful Mistake
Light a Match, for I Deserve To Burn

3.52
25 votes
193
Deerhoof
Reveille

3.51
42 votes
194
Tegan and Sara
If It Was You

3.5
230 votes
195
Supergrass
Life On Other Planets

3.5
21 votes
196
The Vines
Highly Evolved

3.5
546 votes
197
Ryan Adams
Demolition

3.48
61 votes
198
Dashboard Confessional
Summers Kiss EP

3.48
30 votes
199
Beatsteaks
Living Targets

3.48
28 votes
200
They Might Be Giants
No!

3.48
40 votes



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