Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2002

Genre:  Year:  

01
Coaltar Of The Deepers
Newave

Rating: 4.45
20 votes
02
Thomas Dybdahl
...That Great October Sound

Rating: 4.43
30 votes
03
The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster
Horse of the Dog

Rating: 4.41
16 votes
04
Sigur Ros
( )

Rating: 4.31
2189 votes
05
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Rating: 4.24
2130 votes
06
Yann Tiersen
Le Phare

Rating: 4.23
22 votes
07
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

Rating: 4.22
2984 votes
08
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

Rating: 4.22
286 votes
09
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

Rating: 4.21
1623 votes
10
dredg
El Cielo

Rating: 4.21
1437 votes
11
State Radio
Flag of the Shiners

Rating: 4.21
12 votes
12
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

Rating: 4.2
422 votes
13
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

Rating: 4.2
25 votes
14
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

Rating: 4.2
482 votes
15
earthtone9
Omega

Rating: 4.18
11 votes
16
Glifted
Under and In

Rating: 4.17
12 votes
17
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

Rating: 4.16
886 votes
18
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

Rating: 4.16
416 votes
19
Joseph Arthur
Redemption's Son

Rating: 4.16
19 votes
20
Aimee Mann
Lost in Space

Rating: 4.15
23 votes
21
The Delgados
Hate

Rating: 4.14
14 votes
22
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

Rating: 4.13
30 votes
23
Stella Luna
Stargazer

Rating: 4.13
30 votes
24
Azure Ray
Burn and Shiver

Rating: 4.13
16 votes
25
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It In People

Rating: 4.12
1402 votes
26
Idlewild
The Remote Part

Rating: 4.11
83 votes
27
Bad Astronaut
Houston: We Have a Drinking Problem

Rating: 4.11
88 votes
28
Bright Eyes
Lifted or the Story is in the Soil...

Rating: 4.11
1312 votes
29
Martin Grech
Open Heart Zoo

Rating: 4.11
14 votes
30
Grandaddy
The Sophtware Slump

Rating: 4.11
137 votes
31
Interpol
Interpol EP

Rating: 4.1
49 votes
32
McLusky
McLusky Do Dallas

Rating: 4.1
144 votes
33
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2

Rating: 4.09
194 votes
34
Pedro the Lion
Control

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

Rating: 4.08
1930 votes
36
The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect

Rating: 4.08
76 votes
37
Dishwalla
Opaline

Rating: 4.08
38 votes
38
Hot Rod Circuit
Sorry About Tommorow

Rating: 4.08
19 votes
39
Thrice
The Illusion of Safety

Rating: 4.06
1869 votes
40
Against Me!
The Disco Before the Breakdown

Rating: 4.06
135 votes
41
The Mountain Goats
Devil In the Shortwave

Rating: 4.05
40 votes
42
The Fucking Champs
V

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
43
Okkervil River
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See

Rating: 4.04
200 votes
44
Taking Back Sunday
Tell All Your Friends

Rating: 4.04
1612 votes
45
Beck
Sea Change

Rating: 4.03
1418 votes
46
Number Girl
NUM-HEAVYMETALLIC

Rating: 4.03
62 votes
47
Colossal
Brave The Elements EP

Rating: 4.03
16 votes
48
Cooper Temple Clause
See This Through And Leave

Rating: 4.03
18 votes
49
Eyedea & Abilities
First Born

Rating: 4.02
83 votes
50
Neko Case
Blacklisted

Rating: 4.02
58 votes
51
Codeseven
The Rescue

Rating: 4.01
35 votes
52
Minus the Bear
Highly Refined Pirates

Rating: 4
1632 votes
53
Pulse Ultra
Headspace

Rating: 4
56 votes
54
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Houkai Amplifier EP

Rating: 4
38 votes
55
The Gathering
Black Light District

Rating: 4
27 votes
56
Logh
Every Time A Bell Rings an Angel Gets His Wings

Rating: 4
20 votes
57
QueenAdreena
Drink Me

Rating: 4
14 votes
58
Aloha
Sugar

Rating: 4
12 votes
59
Silverchair
Diorama

Rating: 4
688 votes
60
The Mountain Goats
Tallahassee

Rating: 4
438 votes
61
Nada Surf
Let Go

Rating: 3.99
162 votes
62
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Source Tags & Codes

Rating: 3.99
355 votes
63
Sleater-Kinney
One Beat

Rating: 3.99
62 votes
64
Tom Waits
Alice

Rating: 3.99
240 votes
65
Desaparecidos
Read Music/Speak Spanish

Rating: 3.99
137 votes
66
Spoon
Kill The Moonlight

Rating: 3.98
554 votes
67
Local H
Here Comes the Zoo

Rating: 3.98
52 votes
68
mewithoutYou
A to B: Life

Rating: 3.98
1414 votes
69
Autumn's Grey Solace
Within the Depths of a Darkened Forest

Rating: 3.97
19 votes
70
Ben Kweller
Sha Sha

Rating: 3.97
106 votes
71
Frou Frou
Details

Rating: 3.97
138 votes
72
Biffy Clyro
Blackened Sky

Rating: 3.97
256 votes
73
Karate
Some Boots

Rating: 3.97
29 votes
74
Augie March
Strange Bird

Rating: 3.96
14 votes
75
Vex Red
Start With A Strong & Persistant Desire

Rating: 3.96
27 votes
76
Early Day Miners
Let Us Garlands Bring

Rating: 3.95
20 votes
77
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip

Rating: 3.95
226 votes
78
Sigur Ros
Untitled 1

Rating: 3.94
27 votes
79
The Casket Lottery
Survival Is For Cowards

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
80
Rilo Kiley
The Execution of All Things

Rating: 3.94
143 votes
81
Iron & Wine
The Creek Drank the Cradle

Rating: 3.94
692 votes
82
Penfold
Our First Taste of Escape

Rating: 3.93
21 votes
83
Starflyer 59
Can't Stop Eating EP

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
84
Enon
High Society

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
85
Voltaire
Boo Hoo

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
86
Oneida
Each One Teach One

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
87
The Libertines
Up The Bracket

Rating: 3.91
324 votes
88
Sinch
Sinch

Rating: 3.9
52 votes
89
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

Rating: 3.9
1365 votes
90
Sonic Youth
Murray Street

Rating: 3.9
318 votes
91
The Mercury Program
A Data Learn the Language

Rating: 3.9
50 votes
92
Muse
Dead Star/In Your World

Rating: 3.89
14 votes
93
Do Make Say Think
& Yet & Yet

Rating: 3.89
276 votes
94
Piebald
We Are the Only Friends We Have

Rating: 3.89
45 votes
95
Skycamefalling
To Forever Embrace The Sun

Rating: 3.88
26 votes
96
Blindside
Silence

Rating: 3.88
264 votes
97
Blindspott
Blindspott

Rating: 3.88
32 votes
98
Wonderland Falling Yesterday
Enchanted Landscape Escape

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
99
Noyes
Noyes

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
100
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Yanqui U.X.O.

Rating: 3.87
1169 votes
101
Jimmy Eat World
Bleed American

Rating: 3.87
1415 votes
102
Bad Religion
The Process of Belief

Rating: 3.86
427 votes
103
Oceansize
Relapse

Rating: 3.85
23 votes
104
The Black Heart Procession
Amore Del Tropico

Rating: 3.84
32 votes
105
Kent
Vapen & ammunition

Rating: 3.84
50 votes
106
Ugly Casanova
Sharpen Your Teeth

Rating: 3.83
142 votes
107
Supercar
HIGHVISION

Rating: 3.83
24 votes
108
Sharks Keep Moving
Pause And Clause EP

Rating: 3.83
24 votes
109
Regina Spektor
Songs

Rating: 3.83
125 votes
110
The Coral
The Coral

Rating: 3.83
41 votes
111
Low
Trust

Rating: 3.83
114 votes
112
Pleymo
Episode 2: Medicine Cake

Rating: 3.83
23 votes
113
The Six Parts Seven
Things Shaped In Passing

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
114
Tom Waits
Blood Money

Rating: 3.82
210 votes
115
Pop Unknown
The August Division

Rating: 3.81
16 votes
116
Doves
The Last Broadcast

Rating: 3.81
192 votes
117
Northstar
Is This Thing Loaded?

Rating: 3.81
44 votes
118
The Walkmen
Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone

Rating: 3.81
72 votes
119
toe
Songs, Ideas We Forgot

Rating: 3.8
28 votes
120
Pele
Enemies

Rating: 3.8
20 votes
121
Mono
One Step More and You Die

Rating: 3.8
151 votes
122
Funeral for a Friend
Between Order And Model EP

Rating: 3.8
61 votes
123
Archive
You All Look The Same To Me

Rating: 3.79
52 votes
124
ZOX
Take Me Home

Rating: 3.79
12 votes
125
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Read My Lips

Rating: 3.79
12 votes
126
My Chemical Romance
Like Phantoms, Forever

Rating: 3.79
21 votes
127
The Red Paintings
Cinema Love

Rating: 3.78
32 votes
128
Maserati
The Language Of Cities

Rating: 3.78
16 votes
129
Newsboys
Thrive

Rating: 3.78
27 votes
130
Funeral Diner
Difference Of Potential

Rating: 3.78
67 votes
131
World's End Girlfriend
Dream's End Come True

Rating: 3.78
49 votes
132
Oceansize
A Very Still Movement

Rating: 3.78
20 votes
133
Engine Down
Demure

Rating: 3.78
20 votes
134
The Used
The Used

Rating: 3.77
1123 votes
135
Sparta
Wiretap Scars

Rating: 3.77
302 votes
136
Tori Amos
Scarlet's Walk

Rating: 3.77
108 votes
137
Ozma
The Doubble Donkey Disc

Rating: 3.77
22 votes
138
Owen
No Good for No One Now

Rating: 3.77
74 votes
139
Norah Jones
Come Away with Me

Rating: 3.77
201 votes
140
Steve Earle
Jerusalem

Rating: 3.77
15 votes
141
Brendan Benson
Lapalco

Rating: 3.76
25 votes
142
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up

Rating: 3.76
574 votes
143
Tocotronic
Tocotronic

Rating: 3.75
14 votes
144
Denali
Denali

Rating: 3.75
12 votes
145
Coldplay
A Rush of Blood to the Head

Rating: 3.75
2042 votes
146
No Knife
Riot For Romance!

Rating: 3.74
39 votes
147
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Master And Everyone

Rating: 3.74
33 votes
148
The Starting Line
Say It Like You Mean It

Rating: 3.74
202 votes
149
Apoptygma Berzerk
Harmonizer

Rating: 3.74
19 votes
150
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

Rating: 3.73
287 votes
151
Sam Roberts Band
The Inhuman Condition

Rating: 3.73
15 votes
152
God Is An Astronaut
The End of the Beginning

Rating: 3.73
233 votes
153
Pretty Girls Make Graves
Good Health

Rating: 3.72
38 votes
154
Pinback
Some Voices

Rating: 3.72
18 votes
155
Box Car Racer
Box Car Racer

Rating: 3.72
456 votes
156
Something Corporate
Leaving Through The Window

Rating: 3.72
187 votes
157
Bright Eyes
There Is No Beginning To The Story EP

Rating: 3.71
126 votes
158
Gomez
In Our Gun

Rating: 3.7
20 votes
159
Red Hot Chili Peppers
By the Way

Rating: 3.7
2293 votes
160
Xiu Xiu
Knife Play

Rating: 3.69
44 votes
161
N.E.R.D.
In Search Of

Rating: 3.69
114 votes
162
Antimatter
Saviour

Rating: 3.69
35 votes
163
Kevin Devine
Circle Gets the Square

Rating: 3.68
66 votes
164
Sixpence None the Richer
Divine Discontent

Rating: 3.68
11 votes
165
The Early November
For All of This EP

Rating: 3.68
188 votes
166
Finch (US)
What It is to Burn

Rating: 3.68
1248 votes
167
Jets to Brazil
Perfecting Loneliness

Rating: 3.67
140 votes
168
They Might Be Giants
No!

Rating: 3.66
32 votes
169
Say Anything
Menorah/Majora

Rating: 3.66
282 votes
170
Beth Orton
Daybreaker

Rating: 3.65
11 votes
171
Filter
The Amalgamut

Rating: 3.64
179 votes
172
New Found Glory
Sticks and Stones

Rating: 3.64
525 votes
173
Cave In
Tides of Tomorrow

Rating: 3.63
89 votes
174
The Tragically Hip
In Violet Light

Rating: 3.63
26 votes
175
Unwritten Law
Elva

Rating: 3.63
93 votes
176
The Microphones
Little Bird Flies Into a Big Cloud

Rating: 3.63
36 votes
177
The Velvet Teen
Out of the Fierce Parade

Rating: 3.63
16 votes
178
Bleach
Again, For The First Time

Rating: 3.63
12 votes
179
Audioslave
Audioslave

Rating: 3.62
1496 votes
180
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

Rating: 3.61
855 votes
181
The Good Life
Black Out

Rating: 3.6
50 votes
182
Sum 41
Motivation

Rating: 3.6
42 votes
183
Brand New and Safety In Numbers
Split

Rating: 3.59
87 votes
184
Badly Drawn Boy
Have You Fed The Fish?

Rating: 3.59
68 votes
185
Devendra Banhart
Oh Me Oh My ...

Rating: 3.58
52 votes
186
System of a Down
Steal This Album!

Rating: 3.57
2694 votes
187
Joanna Newsom
Walnut Whales

Rating: 3.57
15 votes
188
Death Cab for Cutie
Stability

Rating: 3.56
144 votes
189
Murder by Death
Like the Exorcist, but More Breakdancing

Rating: 3.56
106 votes
190
The Music
The Music

Rating: 3.55
104 votes
191
Ladytron
Light & Magic

Rating: 3.54
39 votes
192
Yellowcard
The Underdog EP

Rating: 3.54
57 votes
193
Sum 41
Does This Look Infected?

Rating: 3.53
989 votes
194
Deerhoof
Reveille

Rating: 3.53
40 votes
195
The Beautiful Mistake
Light a Match, for I Deserve To Burn

Rating: 3.52
25 votes
196
Tegan and Sara
If It Was You

Rating: 3.51
224 votes
197
The Vines
Highly Evolved

Rating: 3.5
534 votes
198
Beatsteaks
Living Targets

Rating: 3.5
27 votes
199
Supergrass
Life On Other Planets

Rating: 3.5
20 votes
200
Madrugada
Grit

Rating: 3.5
14 votes



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