Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2002

Genre:  Year:  

01
Coaltar Of The Deepers
Newave

Rating: 4.45
20 votes
02
The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster
Horse of the Dog

Rating: 4.4
15 votes
03
Thomas Dybdahl
...That Great October Sound

Rating: 4.39
28 votes
04
Sigur Ros
( )

Rating: 4.31
2156 votes
05
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Rating: 4.24
2100 votes
06
Yann Tiersen
Le Phare

Rating: 4.23
22 votes
07
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

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

Rating: 4.22
282 votes
09
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

Rating: 4.22
2916 votes
10
Glifted
Under and In

Rating: 4.21
14 votes
11
dredg
El Cielo

Rating: 4.21
1428 votes
12
State Radio
Flag of the Shiners

Rating: 4.21
12 votes
13
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

Rating: 4.2
1552 votes
14
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

Rating: 4.19
477 votes
15
Aimee Mann
Lost in Space

Rating: 4.18
22 votes
16
earthtone9
Omega

Rating: 4.18
11 votes
17
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

Rating: 4.18
25 votes
18
Joseph Arthur
Redemption's Son

Rating: 4.16
19 votes
19
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

Rating: 4.16
875 votes
20
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

Rating: 4.15
402 votes
21
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

Rating: 4.14
636 votes
22
The Delgados
Hate

Rating: 4.14
14 votes
23
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

Rating: 4.13
30 votes
24
Number Girl
NUM-HEAVYMETALLIC

Rating: 4.13
28 votes
25
Azure Ray
Burn and Shiver

Rating: 4.13
16 votes
26
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It In People

Rating: 4.12
1382 votes
27
Stella Luna
Stargazer

Rating: 4.12
26 votes
28
Idlewild
The Remote Part

Rating: 4.11
83 votes
29
Bright Eyes
Lifted or the Story is in the Soil...

Rating: 4.11
1306 votes
30
Martin Grech
Open Heart Zoo

Rating: 4.11
14 votes
31
McLusky
McLusky Do Dallas

Rating: 4.11
142 votes
32
Nadja
Touched

Rating: 4.11
76 votes
33
Dishwalla
Opaline

Rating: 4.11
38 votes
34
Grandaddy
The Sophtware Slump

Rating: 4.1
134 votes
35
Interpol
Interpol EP

Rating: 4.1
48 votes
36
Bad Astronaut
Houston: We Have a Drinking Problem

Rating: 4.1
87 votes
37
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2

Rating: 4.1
188 votes
38
Pedro the Lion
Control

Rating: 4.09
216 votes
39
The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect

Rating: 4.09
75 votes
40
Coheed and Cambria
The Second Stage Turbine Blade

Rating: 4.08
1921 votes
41
Local H
Here Comes the Zoo

Rating: 4.08
50 votes
42
Hot Rod Circuit
Sorry About Tommorow

Rating: 4.08
19 votes
43
Thrice
The Illusion of Safety

Rating: 4.06
1861 votes
44
Okkervil River
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See

Rating: 4.06
198 votes
45
Against Me!
The Disco Before the Breakdown

Rating: 4.06
135 votes
46
The Mountain Goats
Devil In the Shortwave

Rating: 4.05
38 votes
47
The Fucking Champs
V

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
48
Beck
Sea Change

Rating: 4.03
1410 votes
49
Colossal
Brave The Elements EP

Rating: 4.03
16 votes
50
Taking Back Sunday
Tell All Your Friends

Rating: 4.03
1592 votes
51
Cooper Temple Clause
See This Through And Leave

Rating: 4.03
18 votes
52
Codeseven
The Rescue

Rating: 4.01
35 votes
53
Neko Case
Blacklisted

Rating: 4.01
57 votes
54
Tom Waits
Alice

Rating: 4
234 votes
55
Nada Surf
Let Go

Rating: 4
164 votes
56
Eyedea & Abilities
First Born

Rating: 4
82 votes
57
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Houkai Amplifier EP

Rating: 4
38 votes
58
The Gathering
Black Light District

Rating: 4
27 votes
59
Logh
Every Time A Bell Rings an Angel Gets His Wings

Rating: 4
20 votes
60
Queen Adreena
Drink Me

Rating: 4
14 votes
61
Aloha
Sugar

Rating: 4
12 votes
62
Minus the Bear
Highly Refined Pirates

Rating: 4
1612 votes
63
Silverchair
Diorama

Rating: 4
682 votes
64
The Mountain Goats
Tallahassee

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

Rating: 3.99
135 votes
66
Spoon
Kill The Moonlight

Rating: 3.99
508 votes
67
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Source Tags & Codes

Rating: 3.99
341 votes
68
Pulse Ultra
Headspace

Rating: 3.98
54 votes
69
mewithoutYou
A to B: Life

Rating: 3.97
1400 votes
70
Ben Kweller
Sha Sha

Rating: 3.97
104 votes
71
Biffy Clyro
Blackened Sky

Rating: 3.97
252 votes
72
Autumn's Grey Solace
Within the Depths of a Darkened Forest

Rating: 3.97
32 votes
73
Frou Frou
Details

Rating: 3.97
137 votes
74
Karate
Some Boots

Rating: 3.97
30 votes
75
Augie March
Strange Bird

Rating: 3.96
14 votes
76
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip

Rating: 3.96
216 votes
77
Vex Red
Start With A Strong & Persistant Desire

Rating: 3.96
27 votes
78
Voltaire
Boo Hoo

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
79
Early Day Miners
Let Us Garlands Bring

Rating: 3.95
20 votes
80
The Casket Lottery
Survival Is For Cowards

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
81
Rilo Kiley
The Execution of All Things

Rating: 3.94
139 votes
82
Iron & Wine
The Creek Drank the Cradle

Rating: 3.94
688 votes
83
Enon
High Society

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
84
Starflyer 59
Can't Stop Eating EP

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
85
Sigur Ros
Untitled 1

Rating: 3.93
27 votes
86
Oneida
Each One Teach One

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
87
The Libertines
Up The Bracket

Rating: 3.92
320 votes
88
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

Rating: 3.9
1353 votes
89
Sinch
Sinch

Rating: 3.9
52 votes
90
Muse
Dead Star/In Your World

Rating: 3.9
15 votes
91
Sonic Youth
Murray Street

Rating: 3.9
318 votes
92
Do Make Say Think
& Yet & Yet

Rating: 3.89
276 votes
93
Piebald
We Are the Only Friends We Have

Rating: 3.89
45 votes
94
Blindside
Silence

Rating: 3.89
264 votes
95
The Mercury Program
A Data Learn the Language

Rating: 3.88
50 votes
96
Blindspott
Blindspott

Rating: 3.88
32 votes
97
Penfold
Our First Taste of Escape

Rating: 3.88
20 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
1155 votes
101
Bad Religion
The Process of Belief

Rating: 3.86
419 votes
102
Supercar
HIGHVISION

Rating: 3.86
22 votes
103
Jimmy Eat World
Bleed American

Rating: 3.86
1387 votes
104
Skycamefalling
To Forever Embrace The Sun

Rating: 3.86
28 votes
105
Low
Trust

Rating: 3.85
111 votes
106
The Coral
The Coral

Rating: 3.85
40 votes
107
Ozma
The Doubble Donkey Disc

Rating: 3.85
20 votes
108
The Black Heart Procession
Amore Del Tropico

Rating: 3.84
32 votes
109
Ugly Casanova
Sharpen Your Teeth

Rating: 3.83
143 votes
110
Regina Spektor
Songs

Rating: 3.83
125 votes
111
Sharks Keep Moving
Pause And Clause EP

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

Rating: 3.83
23 votes
113
Engine Down
Demure

Rating: 3.83
20 votes
114
Oceansize
Relapse

Rating: 3.82
22 votes
115
The Six Parts Seven
Things Shaped In Passing

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
116
Doves
The Last Broadcast

Rating: 3.81
188 votes
117
Pop Unknown
The August Division

Rating: 3.81
16 votes
118
Tom Waits
Blood Money

Rating: 3.81
204 votes
119
Northstar
Is This Thing Loaded?

Rating: 3.81
44 votes
120
The Walkmen
Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone

Rating: 3.81
72 votes
121
My Chemical Romance
Like Phantoms, Forever

Rating: 3.81
18 votes
122
Funeral Diner
Difference Of Potential

Rating: 3.8
66 votes
123
Kent
Vapen & ammunition

Rating: 3.8
48 votes
124
Pele
Enemies

Rating: 3.8
20 votes
125
Mono
One Step More and You Die

Rating: 3.8
151 votes
126
Funeral for a Friend
Between Order And Model EP

Rating: 3.8
61 votes
127
ZOX
Take Me Home

Rating: 3.79
12 votes
128
toe
Songs, Ideas We Forgot

Rating: 3.79
26 votes
129
Archive
You All Look The Same To Me

Rating: 3.79
51 votes
130
The Red Paintings
Cinema Love

Rating: 3.78
32 votes
131
Maserati
The Language Of Cities

Rating: 3.78
16 votes
132
Newsboys
Thrive

Rating: 3.78
27 votes
133
Sparta
Wiretap Scars

Rating: 3.77
304 votes
134
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Read My Lips

Rating: 3.77
11 votes
135
Norah Jones
Come Away with Me

Rating: 3.77
200 votes
136
Owen
No Good for No One Now

Rating: 3.77
74 votes
137
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up

Rating: 3.77
564 votes
138
Tori Amos
Scarlet's Walk

Rating: 3.77
109 votes
139
World's End Girlfriend
Dream's End Come True

Rating: 3.77
49 votes
140
Oceansize
A Very Still Movement

Rating: 3.76
19 votes
141
The Used
The Used

Rating: 3.76
1100 votes
142
Brendan Benson
Lapalco

Rating: 3.76
25 votes
143
Steve Earle
Jerusalem

Rating: 3.75
14 votes
144
Tocotronic
Tocotronic

Rating: 3.75
14 votes
145
Denali
Denali

Rating: 3.75
12 votes
146
Sixpence None the Richer
Divine Discontent

Rating: 3.75
12 votes
147
Coldplay
A Rush of Blood to the Head

Rating: 3.75
1999 votes
148
No Knife
Riot For Romance!

Rating: 3.74
39 votes
149
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Master And Everyone

Rating: 3.74
31 votes
150
The Starting Line
Say It Like You Mean It

Rating: 3.74
200 votes
151
Apoptygma Berzerk
Harmonizer

Rating: 3.74
19 votes
152
Sam Roberts Band
The Inhuman Condition

Rating: 3.73
15 votes
153
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

Rating: 3.73
286 votes
154
God Is An Astronaut
The End of the Beginning

Rating: 3.73
231 votes
155
Pretty Girls Make Graves
Good Health

Rating: 3.72
38 votes
156
Pinback
Some Voices

Rating: 3.72
18 votes
157
Box Car Racer
Box Car Racer

Rating: 3.72
451 votes
158
Something Corporate
Leaving Through The Window

Rating: 3.71
182 votes
159
Bright Eyes
There Is No Beginning To The Story EP

Rating: 3.71
124 votes
160
N.E.R.D.
In Search Of

Rating: 3.7
110 votes
161
Red Hot Chili Peppers
By the Way

Rating: 3.7
2273 votes
162
Xiu Xiu
Knife Play

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

Rating: 3.69
64 votes
164
The Early November
For All of This EP

Rating: 3.68
188 votes
165
Finch (US)
What It is to Burn

Rating: 3.68
1240 votes
166
Antimatter
Saviour

Rating: 3.68
34 votes
167
Jets to Brazil
Perfecting Loneliness

Rating: 3.66
136 votes
168
Beth Orton
Daybreaker

Rating: 3.65
11 votes
169
Say Anything
Menorah/Majora

Rating: 3.64
140 votes
170
Filter
The Amalgamut

Rating: 3.64
179 votes
171
New Found Glory
Sticks and Stones

Rating: 3.64
517 votes
172
Cave In
Tides of Tomorrow

Rating: 3.64
88 votes
173
The Microphones
Little Bird Flies Into a Big Cloud

Rating: 3.64
33 votes
174
The Tragically Hip
In Violet Light

Rating: 3.63
26 votes
175
They Might Be Giants
No!

Rating: 3.63
15 votes
176
The Velvet Teen
Out of the Fierce Parade

Rating: 3.63
16 votes
177
Bleach
Again, For The First Time

Rating: 3.63
12 votes
178
The Good Life
Black Out

Rating: 3.62
50 votes
179
Audioslave
Audioslave

Rating: 3.61
1479 votes
180
Unwritten Law
Elva

Rating: 3.61
90 votes
181
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

Rating: 3.61
851 votes
182
Brand New and Safety In Numbers
Split

Rating: 3.59
87 votes
183
Badly Drawn Boy
Have You Fed The Fish?

Rating: 3.59
68 votes
184
Sum 41
Motivation EP

Rating: 3.58
43 votes
185
Death Cab for Cutie
Stability

Rating: 3.57
144 votes
186
System of a Down
Steal This Album!

Rating: 3.57
2650 votes
187
Joanna Newsom
Walnut Whales

Rating: 3.57
15 votes
188
Murder by Death
Like the Exorcist, but More Breakdancing

Rating: 3.55
104 votes
189
The Music
The Music

Rating: 3.55
104 votes
190
Ladytron
Light & Magic

Rating: 3.54
39 votes
191
Devendra Banhart
Oh Me Oh My ...

Rating: 3.54
50 votes
192
Yellowcard
The Underdog EP

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

Rating: 3.53
973 votes
194
Tegan and Sara
If It Was You

Rating: 3.51
222 votes
195
The Vines
Highly Evolved

Rating: 3.5
526 votes
196
The Beautiful Mistake
Light a Match, for I Deserve To Burn

Rating: 3.5
24 votes
197
Madrugada
Grit

Rating: 3.5
14 votes
198
Demon Hunter
Demon Hunter

Rating: 3.49
265 votes
199
Deerhoof
Reveille

Rating: 3.49
39 votes
200
Dashboard Confessional
Summers Kiss EP

Rating: 3.48
60 votes



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