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
2312 votes
06
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.29
164 votes
07
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.24
2284 votes
08
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.24
1792 votes
09
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.23
3171 votes
10
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.22
318 votes
11
Yann Tiersen
Le Phare

4.22
25 votes
12
dredg
El Cielo

4.21
1513 votes
13
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.21
468 votes
14
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.2
515 votes
15
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.19
488 votes
16
Joseph Arthur
Redemption's Son

4.19
21 votes
17
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

4.19
35 votes
18
The Delgados
Hate

4.15
17 votes
19
Glifted
Under and In

4.14
14 votes
20
Grandaddy
The Sophtware Slump

4.14
150 votes
21
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

4.14
687 votes
22
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It In People

4.13
1468 votes
23
Azure Ray
Burn and Shiver

4.13
16 votes
24
Aimee Mann
Lost in Space

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

4.12
1354 votes
26
The Flaming Lips
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

4.11
1307 votes
27
Number Girl
NUM-HEAVYMETALLIC

4.11
66 votes
28
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

4.11
33 votes
29
Nadja
Touched

4.1
84 votes
30
Interpol
Interpol EP

4.09
58 votes
31
Pedro the Lion
Control

4.09
256 votes
32
Idlewild
The Remote Part

4.08
95 votes
33
Coheed and Cambria
The Second Stage Turbine Blade

4.08
2031 votes
34
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 2

4.07
21 votes
35
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 1

4.07
21 votes
36
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Houkai Amplifier

4.07
46 votes
37
Okkervil River
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See

4.06
218 votes
38
Karate
Some Boots

4.06
32 votes
39
Hot Rod Circuit
Sorry About Tommorow

4.06
24 votes
40
Enon
High Society

4.06
16 votes
41
Butch Walker
Left of Self-Centered

4.06
50 votes
42
Thrice
The Illusion of Safety

4.05
3900 votes
43
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2

4.05
194 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
Eyedea & Abilities
First Born

4.04
96 votes
47
Muse
Dead Star/In Your World

4.04
28 votes
48
Martin Grech
Open Heart Zoo

4.03
16 votes
49
Beck
Sea Change

4.03
1524 votes
50
The Mountain Goats
Tallahassee

4.03
472 votes
51
Cooper Temple Clause
See This Through And Leave

4.03
20 votes
52
Neko Case
Blacklisted

4.02
60 votes
53
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Source Tags & Codes

4.02
391 votes
54
Silverchair
Diorama

4.01
714 votes
55
Desaparecidos
Read Music/Speak Spanish

4
151 votes
56
Minus the Bear
Highly Refined Pirates

4
1702 votes
57
Early Day Miners
Let Us Garlands Bring

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

4
20 votes
59
QueenAdreena
Drink Me

4
13 votes
60
Sleater-Kinney
One Beat

4
98 votes
61
Frou Frou
Details

3.99
145 votes
62
Nada Surf
Let Go

3.99
174 votes
63
Spoon
Kill the Moonlight

3.99
628 votes
64
The Mountain Goats
Devil In the Shortwave

3.98
46 votes
65
Steve Von Till
If I Should Fall to the Field

3.97
39 votes
66
mewithoutYou
A to B: Life

3.97
1572 votes
67
Cage
Movies for the Blind

3.97
94 votes
68
Codeseven
The Rescue

3.97
37 votes
69
Pulse Ultra
Headspace

3.97
59 votes
70
Biffy Clyro
Blackened Sky

3.96
271 votes
71
Augie March
Strange Bird

3.96
14 votes
72
Ben Kweller
Sha Sha

3.96
110 votes
73
Stella Luna
Stargazer

3.96
54 votes
74
Dishwalla
Opaline

3.95
42 votes
75
The Gathering
Black Light District

3.95
31 votes
76
Vex Red
Start With A Strong & Persistant Desire

3.95
29 votes
77
Rilo Kiley
The Execution of All Things

3.95
146 votes
78
Iron & Wine
The Creek Drank the Cradle

3.93
356 votes
79
Starflyer 59
Can't Stop Eating EP

3.93
14 votes
80
Sigur Ros
Untitled 1

3.92
30 votes
81
The Mercury Program
A Data Learn the Language

3.92
53 votes
82
Oceansize
Relapse

3.91
46 votes
83
Do Make Say Think
& Yet & Yet

3.91
143 votes
84
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip

3.91
228 votes
85
Sinch
Sinch

3.91
57 votes
86
Local H
Here Comes the Zoo

3.91
66 votes
87
Oceansize
A Very Still Movement

3.9
42 votes
88
Penfold
Our First Taste of Escape

3.9
26 votes
89
The Libertines
Up The Bracket

3.9
358 votes
90
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

3.9
1453 votes
91
Noyes
Noyes

3.89
18 votes
92
Sonic Youth
Murray Street

3.89
346 votes
93
Blindside
Silence

3.89
270 votes
94
Supercar
HIGHVISION

3.88
26 votes
95
Wonderland Falling Yesterday
Enchanted Landscape Escape

3.88
17 votes
96
Piebald
We Are the Only Friends We Have

3.88
45 votes
97
Jimmy Eat World
Bleed American

3.87
1496 votes
98
Autumn's Grey Solace
Within the Depths of a Darkened Forest

3.87
27 votes
99
Blindspott
Blindspott

3.87
34 votes
100
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Yanqui U.X.O.

3.87
1306 votes
101
Newsboys
Thrive

3.86
29 votes
102
The Casket Lottery
Survival Is For Cowards

3.86
21 votes
103
Pleymo
Episode 2: Medicine Cake

3.85
24 votes
104
Ugly Casanova
Sharpen Your Teeth

3.85
148 votes
105
Sharks Keep Moving
Pause And Clause EP

3.85
26 votes
106
My Chemical Romance
Like Phantoms, Forever

3.85
26 votes
107
The Walkmen
Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone

3.84
79 votes
108
Skycamefalling
To Forever Embrace The Sun

3.84
28 votes
109
Ozma
The Doubble Donkey Disc

3.83
24 votes
110
Pele
Enemies

3.83
24 votes
111
Pop Unknown
The August Division

3.83
18 votes
112
Low
Trust

3.83
132 votes
113
Hundred Reasons
Ideas Above Our Station

3.83
80 votes
114
The Six Parts Seven
Things Shaped In Passing

3.82
14 votes
115
Regina Spektor
Songs

3.81
270 votes
116
Doves
The Last Broadcast

3.81
204 votes
117
Northstar
Is This Thing Loaded?

3.81
49 votes
118
The Black Heart Procession
Amore Del Tropico

3.81
54 votes
119
Funeral Diner
Difference Of Potential

3.8
77 votes
120
World's End Girlfriend
Dream's End Come True

3.8
52 votes
121
The Coral
The Coral

3.8
42 votes
122
Tori Amos
Scarlet's Walk

3.8
118 votes
123
Mono
One Step More and You Die

3.79
165 votes
124
Engine Down
Demure

3.79
21 votes
125
Curve
The New Adventures Of Curve

3.79
14 votes
126
The Used
The Used

3.78
1178 votes
127
The Red Paintings
Cinema Love

3.78
32 votes
128
Xiu Xiu
Knife Play

3.78
59 votes
129
Sparta
Wiretap Scars

3.78
313 votes
130
toe
Songs, Ideas We Forgot

3.78
36 votes
131
Funeral for a Friend
Between Order And Model EP

3.77
68 votes
132
Owen
No Good for No One Now

3.77
82 votes
133
Pretty Girls Make Graves
Good Health

3.77
41 votes
134
Norah Jones
Come Away with Me

3.77
210 votes
135
Steve Earle
Jerusalem

3.77
15 votes
136
Kent
Vapen & ammunition

3.76
53 votes
137
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

3.76
298 votes
138
Coldplay
A Rush of Blood to the Head

3.75
2161 votes
139
Brendan Benson
Lapalco

3.75
26 votes
140
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up

3.75
628 votes
141
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Master And Everyone

3.74
37 votes
142
Box Car Racer
Box Car Racer

3.74
490 votes
143
Maserati
The Language Of Cities

3.74
17 votes
144
Sam Roberts Band
The Inhuman Condition

3.73
15 votes
145
God Is an Astronaut
The End of the Beginning

3.73
249 votes
146
The Starting Line
Say It Like You Mean It

3.73
206 votes
147
Bright Eyes
There Is No Beginning To The Story EP

3.73
130 votes
148
Sixpence None the Richer
Divine Discontent

3.73
13 votes
149
No Knife
Riot For Romance!

3.72
38 votes
150
Archive
You All Look The Same To Me

3.72
58 votes
151
Jets to Brazil
Perfecting Loneliness

3.71
146 votes
152
Something Corporate
Leaving Through The Window

3.71
194 votes
153
Apoptygma Berzerk
Harmonizer

3.7
20 votes
154
The Early November
For All of This EP

3.7
206 votes
155
Red Hot Chili Peppers
By the Way

3.7
2395 votes
156
Say Anything
Menorah/Majora

3.69
144 votes
157
Kevin Devine
Circle Gets the Square

3.69
64 votes
158
N.E.R.D.
In Search Of

3.68
120 votes
159
Gomez
In Our Gun

3.68
22 votes
160
Tocotronic
Tocotronic

3.68
42 votes
161
Finch (US)
What It Is to Burn

3.67
661 votes
162
New Found Glory
Sticks and Stones

3.65
551 votes
163
Antimatter
Saviour

3.65
40 votes
164
The Good Life
Black Out

3.65
54 votes
165
Unwritten Law
Elva

3.64
93 votes
166
Pinback
Some Voices

3.64
18 votes
167
The Tragically Hip
In Violet Light

3.63
26 votes
168
Cave In
Tides of Tomorrow

3.63
94 votes
169
Filter
The Amalgamut

3.63
184 votes
170
The Velvet Teen
Out of the Fierce Parade

3.63
16 votes
171
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

3.62
901 votes
172
Badly Drawn Boy
Have You Fed The Fish?

3.62
68 votes
173
Audioslave
Audioslave

3.61
1553 votes
174
Death Cab for Cutie
Stability

3.6
104 votes
175
Sum 41
Motivation

3.59
45 votes
176
Brand New/Safety In Numbers
Split

3.59
86 votes
177
System of a Down
Steal This Album!

3.58
2828 votes
178
The Music
The Music

3.57
108 votes
179
Thursday
Five Stories Falling

3.57
212 votes
180
Jucifer
I Name You Destroyer

3.57
14 votes
181
Feeder
Comfort In Sound

3.57
186 votes
182
Ladytron
Light & Magic

3.56
42 votes
183
Joanna Newsom
Walnut Whales

3.56
16 votes
184
Murder by Death
Like the Exorcist, but More Breakdancing

3.56
107 votes
185
Devendra Banhart
Oh Me Oh My ...

3.55
56 votes
186
Yellowcard
Underdog

3.55
58 votes
187
Autopilot Off
Autopilot Off

3.54
14 votes
188
Sum 41
Does This Look Infected?

3.53
1041 votes
189
Madrugada
Grit

3.53
15 votes
190
The Microphones
Little Bird Flies Into a Big Cloud

3.53
36 votes
191
The Beautiful Mistake
Light a Match, for I Deserve To Burn

3.52
25 votes
192
Deerhoof
Reveille

3.51
42 votes
193
Tegan and Sara
If It Was You

3.5
230 votes
194
Supergrass
Life On Other Planets

3.5
21 votes
195
The Vines
Highly Evolved

3.5
546 votes
196
Ryan Adams
Demolition

3.48
61 votes
197
Dashboard Confessional
Summers Kiss EP

3.48
30 votes
198
Beatsteaks
Living Targets

3.48
28 votes
199
They Might Be Giants
No!

3.48
40 votes
200
Lifehouse
Stanley Climbfall

3.45
82 votes



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