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
17 votes
03
Coaltar Of The Deepers
Newave

4.4
20 votes
04
Peter Murphy
Dust

4.35
13 votes
05
Sigur Ros
( )

4.32
2263 votes
06
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.28
158 votes
07
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.24
2200 votes
08
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.23
1733 votes
09
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.23
3091 votes
10
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.23
444 votes
11
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.23
313 votes
12
dredg
El Cielo

4.22
1479 votes
13
Yann Tiersen
Le Phare

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

4.21
29 votes
15
Joseph Arthur
Redemption's Son

4.19
21 votes
16
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.19
505 votes
17
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.19
474 votes
18
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

4.17
918 votes
19
Glifted
Under and In

4.14
14 votes
20
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

4.13
670 votes
21
Aimee Mann
Lost in Space

4.13
24 votes
22
Azure Ray
Burn and Shiver

4.13
16 votes
23
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It In People

4.12
1442 votes
24
Nadja
Touched

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

4.11
1336 votes
26
Grandaddy
The Sophtware Slump

4.11
144 votes
27
Number Girl
NUM-HEAVYMETALLIC

4.11
66 votes
28
The Delgados
Hate

4.1
15 votes
29
Idlewild
The Remote Part

4.1
91 votes
30
Interpol
Interpol EP

4.1
56 votes
31
Bad Astronaut
Houston: We Have a Drinking Problem

4.09
91 votes
32
Pedro the Lion
Control

4.09
238 votes
33
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

4.09
35 votes
34
Coheed and Cambria
The Second Stage Turbine Blade

4.08
2000 votes
35
Okkervil River
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See

4.08
212 votes
36
Butch Walker
Left of Self-Centered

4.07
49 votes
37
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 2

4.07
21 votes
38
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 1

4.07
21 votes
39
The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect

4.07
79 votes
40
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Houkai Amplifier EP

4.07
44 votes
41
Enon
High Society

4.06
16 votes
42
Thrice
The Illusion of Safety

4.05
3850 votes
43
Taking Back Sunday
Tell All Your Friends

4.05
1679 votes
44
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2

4.04
190 votes
45
Eyedea & Abilities
First Born

4.04
88 votes
46
Against Me!
The Disco Before the Breakdown

4.04
139 votes
47
Beck
Sea Change

4.04
1494 votes
48
Colossal
Brave The Elements EP

4.03
16 votes
49
Martin Grech
Open Heart Zoo

4.03
16 votes
50
Neko Case
Blacklisted

4.03
60 votes
51
Hot Rod Circuit
Sorry About Tommorow

4.02
21 votes
52
The Mountain Goats
Tallahassee

4.02
462 votes
53
Karate
Some Boots

4.02
30 votes
54
Codeseven
The Rescue

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

4.01
377 votes
56
Silverchair
Diorama

4
712 votes
57
Minus the Bear
Highly Refined Pirates

4
1670 votes
58
Desaparecidos
Read Music/Speak Spanish

4
140 votes
59
The Mountain Goats
Devil In the Shortwave

4
42 votes
60
Dishwalla
Opaline

4
38 votes
61
Muse
Dead Star/In Your World

4
24 votes
62
Early Day Miners
Let Us Garlands Bring

4
20 votes
63
Logh
Every Time A Bell Rings an Angel Gets His Wings

4
20 votes
64
QueenAdreena
Drink Me

4
13 votes
65
Cage
Movies for the Blind

3.99
88 votes
66
Nada Surf
Let Go

3.99
172 votes
67
Spoon
Kill The Moonlight

3.99
604 votes
68
Frou Frou
Details

3.99
142 votes
69
Sleater-Kinney
One Beat

3.99
84 votes
70
Stella Luna
Stargazer

3.98
52 votes
71
mewithoutYou
A to B: Life

3.98
1458 votes
72
Pulse Ultra
Headspace

3.97
58 votes
73
Cooper Temple Clause
See This Through And Leave

3.97
19 votes
74
The Gathering
Black Light District

3.97
29 votes
75
Biffy Clyro
Blackened Sky

3.96
266 votes
76
Augie March
Strange Bird

3.96
14 votes
77
Ben Kweller
Sha Sha

3.96
110 votes
78
Rilo Kiley
The Execution of All Things

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

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

3.93
704 votes
81
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip

3.93
224 votes
82
Local H
Here Comes the Zoo

3.93
58 votes
83
Starflyer 59
Can't Stop Eating EP

3.93
14 votes
84
Supercar
HIGHVISION

3.92
26 votes
85
Autumn's Grey Solace
Within the Depths of a Darkened Forest

3.92
26 votes
86
Sinch
Sinch

3.92
54 votes
87
Oceansize
Relapse

3.91
23 votes
88
The Mercury Program
A Data Learn the Language

3.91
51 votes
89
The Libertines
Up The Bracket

3.91
339 votes
90
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

3.9
1414 votes
91
Do Make Say Think
& Yet & Yet

3.9
140 votes
92
Sonic Youth
Murray Street

3.9
341 votes
93
Sigur Ros
Untitled 1

3.9
29 votes
94
Penfold
Our First Taste of Escape

3.9
24 votes
95
Blindside
Silence

3.89
271 votes
96
Noyes
Noyes

3.89
18 votes
97
Wonderland Falling Yesterday
Enchanted Landscape Escape

3.88
17 votes
98
Piebald
We Are the Only Friends We Have

3.88
46 votes
99
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Yanqui U.X.O.

3.88
1258 votes
100
Oceansize
A Very Still Movement

3.88
20 votes
101
Jimmy Eat World
Bleed American

3.87
1472 votes
102
Blindspott
Blindspott

3.87
34 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
Low
Trust

3.85
123 votes
108
The Six Parts Seven
Things Shaped In Passing

3.85
13 votes
109
Sharks Keep Moving
Pause And Clause EP

3.84
25 votes
110
Regina Spektor
Songs

3.84
264 votes
111
Ugly Casanova
Sharpen Your Teeth

3.84
146 votes
112
The Walkmen
Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone

3.84
76 votes
113
My Chemical Romance
Like Phantoms, Forever

3.83
24 votes
114
Pele
Enemies

3.83
24 votes
115
Ozma
The Doubble Donkey Disc

3.83
24 votes
116
The Black Heart Procession
Amore Del Tropico

3.82
51 votes
117
The Coral
The Coral

3.82
42 votes
118
Doves
The Last Broadcast

3.82
202 votes
119
Tori Amos
Scarlet's Walk

3.8
114 votes
120
Northstar
Is This Thing Loaded?

3.8
47 votes
121
World's End Girlfriend
Dream's End Come True

3.79
51 votes
122
The Used
The Used

3.79
1164 votes
123
Mono
One Step More and You Die

3.78
160 votes
124
The Red Paintings
Cinema Love

3.78
32 votes
125
Maserati
The Language Of Cities

3.78
16 votes
126
Funeral Diner
Difference Of Potential

3.78
73 votes
127
Funeral for a Friend
Between Order And Model EP

3.78
65 votes
128
Sparta
Wiretap Scars

3.78
306 votes
129
Pop Unknown
The August Division

3.78
18 votes
130
Engine Down
Demure

3.78
20 votes
131
Xiu Xiu
Knife Play

3.77
57 votes
132
Norah Jones
Come Away with Me

3.77
206 votes
133
Alexisonfire
Alexisonfire

3.77
1178 votes
134
Tocotronic
Tocotronic

3.77
13 votes
135
Owen
No Good for No One Now

3.77
80 votes
136
Steve Earle
Jerusalem

3.77
15 votes
137
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

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

3.75
2118 votes
139
Kent
Vapen & ammunition

3.75
52 votes
140
Brendan Benson
Lapalco

3.75
26 votes
141
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Read My Lips

3.75
13 votes
142
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up

3.75
608 votes
143
Pretty Girls Make Graves
Good Health

3.74
39 votes
144
toe
Songs, Ideas We Forgot

3.74
35 votes
145
Box Car Racer
Box Car Racer

3.74
482 votes
146
Apoptygma Berzerk
Harmonizer

3.74
19 votes
147
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Master And Everyone

3.74
34 votes
148
The Starting Line
Say It Like You Mean It

3.73
206 votes
149
Sam Roberts Band
The Inhuman Condition

3.73
15 votes
150
Bright Eyes
There Is No Beginning To The Story EP

3.73
128 votes
151
No Knife
Riot For Romance!

3.72
38 votes
152
God Is An Astronaut
The End of the Beginning

3.72
245 votes
153
Archive
You All Look The Same To Me

3.71
57 votes
154
Something Corporate
Leaving Through The Window

3.71
190 votes
155
Red Hot Chili Peppers
By the Way

3.7
2370 votes
156
The Early November
For All of This EP

3.7
192 votes
157
N.E.R.D.
In Search Of

3.69
115 votes
158
Jets to Brazil
Perfecting Loneliness

3.68
142 votes
159
Finch (US)
What It Is to Burn

3.67
651 votes
160
Say Anything
Menorah/Majora

3.67
144 votes
161
Kevin Devine
Circle Gets the Square

3.67
66 votes
162
Antimatter
Saviour

3.67
39 votes
163
Gomez
In Our Gun

3.67
24 votes
164
New Found Glory
Sticks and Stones

3.65
537 votes
165
Unwritten Law
Elva

3.65
94 votes
166
Cave In
Tides of Tomorrow

3.64
93 votes
167
Pinback
Some Voices

3.64
18 votes
168
The Tragically Hip
In Violet Light

3.63
26 votes
169
Filter
The Amalgamut

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

3.63
16 votes
171
The Good Life
Black Out

3.62
52 votes
172
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

3.61
887 votes
173
Badly Drawn Boy
Have You Fed The Fish?

3.61
70 votes
174
Audioslave
Audioslave

3.61
1526 votes
175
They Might Be Giants
No!

3.61
36 votes
176
Brand New and Safety In Numbers
Split

3.59
86 votes
177
The Music
The Music

3.58
110 votes
178
System of a Down
Steal This Album!

3.58
2778 votes
179
Death Cab for Cutie
Stability

3.58
104 votes
180
Ladytron
Light & Magic

3.58
42 votes
181
Thursday
Five Stories Falling

3.57
210 votes
182
Jucifer
I Name You Destroyer

3.57
14 votes
183
Joanna Newsom
Walnut Whales

3.57
15 votes
184
Murder by Death
Like the Exorcist, but More Breakdancing

3.56
108 votes
185
Feeder
Comfort In Sound

3.56
180 votes
186
The Microphones
Little Bird Flies Into a Big Cloud

3.56
34 votes
187
Sum 41
Motivation

3.56
44 votes
188
Devendra Banhart
Oh Me Oh My ...

3.55
56 votes
189
Yellowcard
The Underdog EP

3.55
58 votes
190
Sum 41
Does This Look Infected?

3.53
1029 votes
191
Madrugada
Grit

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

3.52
25 votes
193
Deerhoof
Reveille

3.51
41 votes
194
The Vines
Highly Evolved

3.5
542 votes
195
Tegan and Sara
If It Was You

3.5
226 votes
196
Supergrass
Life On Other Planets

3.5
21 votes
197
Dashboard Confessional
Summers Kiss EP

3.48
60 votes
198
Beatsteaks
Living Targets

3.48
28 votes
199
Ryan Adams
Demolition

3.48
61 votes
200
Guided by Voices
Universal Truths and Cycles

3.47
32 votes



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