Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2002

Genre:  Year:  

01
Glifted
Under and In

Rating: 4.42
12 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
Coaltar Of The Deepers
Newave

Rating: 4.33
18 votes
05
Sigur Ros
( )

Rating: 4.31
2118 votes
06
Dishwalla
Opaline

Rating: 4.31
36 votes
07
The Mountain Goats
Devil In the Shortwave

Rating: 4.24
34 votes
08
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Rating: 4.23
2040 votes
09
Supercar
HIGHVISION

Rating: 4.23
22 votes
10
Yann Tiersen
Le Phare

Rating: 4.23
22 votes
11
State Radio
Flag of the Shiners

Rating: 4.23
11 votes
12
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

Rating: 4.22
388 votes
13
Interpol
Interpol EP

Rating: 4.22
39 votes
14
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

Rating: 4.22
2818 votes
15
dredg
El Cielo

Rating: 4.21
1413 votes
16
Number Girl
NUM-HEAVYMETALLIC

Rating: 4.21
26 votes
17
Stella Luna
Stargazer

Rating: 4.21
24 votes
18
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

Rating: 4.2
1492 votes
19
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

Rating: 4.2
274 votes
20
Aimee Mann
Lost in Space

Rating: 4.19
18 votes
21
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

Rating: 4.19
468 votes
22
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

Rating: 4.17
360 votes
23
Grandaddy
The Sophtware Slump

Rating: 4.17
127 votes
24
Idlewild
The Remote Part

Rating: 4.16
79 votes
25
Joseph Arthur
Redemption's Son

Rating: 4.16
19 votes
26
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

Rating: 4.15
849 votes
27
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

Rating: 4.15
24 votes
28
McLusky
McLusky Do Dallas

Rating: 4.14
137 votes
29
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

Rating: 4.14
628 votes
30
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

Rating: 4.13
28 votes
31
Azure Ray
Burn and Shiver

Rating: 4.13
16 votes
32
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It In People

Rating: 4.12
1346 votes
33
The Delgados
Hate

Rating: 4.12
13 votes
34
Bright Eyes
Lifted or the Story is in the Soil...

Rating: 4.11
1272 votes
35
Martin Grech
Open Heart Zoo

Rating: 4.11
14 votes
36
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Houkai Amplifier EP

Rating: 4.11
19 votes
37
Colossal
Brave The Elements EP

Rating: 4.1
15 votes
38
The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect

Rating: 4.09
75 votes
39
Bad Astronaut
Houston: We Have a Drinking Problem

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

Rating: 4.09
1899 votes
41
Pedro the Lion
Control

Rating: 4.09
210 votes
42
Local H
Here Comes the Zoo

Rating: 4.08
50 votes
43
Hot Rod Circuit
Sorry About Tommorow

Rating: 4.08
19 votes
44
The Gathering
Black Light District

Rating: 4.08
26 votes
45
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2

Rating: 4.07
180 votes
46
Against Me!
The Disco Before the Breakdown

Rating: 4.07
131 votes
47
Okkervil River
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See

Rating: 4.06
198 votes
48
Thrice
The Illusion of Safety

Rating: 4.05
1846 votes
49
Beck
Sea Change

Rating: 4.03
1380 votes
50
Cooper Temple Clause
See This Through And Leave

Rating: 4.03
18 votes
51
Taking Back Sunday
Tell All Your Friends

Rating: 4.02
1553 votes
52
Codeseven
The Rescue

Rating: 4.01
35 votes
53
Tom Waits
Alice

Rating: 4.01
227 votes
54
The Mountain Goats
Tallahassee

Rating: 4
410 votes
55
Silverchair
Diorama

Rating: 4
668 votes
56
Nada Surf
Let Go

Rating: 4
160 votes
57
Neko Case
Blacklisted

Rating: 4
56 votes
58
Autumn's Grey Solace
Within the Depths of a Darkened Forest

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

Rating: 4
18 votes
60
Queen Adreena
Drink Me

Rating: 4
14 votes
61
Spoon
Kill The Moonlight

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

Rating: 4
1584 votes
63
Eyedea & Abilities
First Born

Rating: 3.99
80 votes
64
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Source Tags & Codes

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

Rating: 3.98
127 votes
66
Karate
Some Boots

Rating: 3.98
28 votes
67
Frou Frou
Details

Rating: 3.98
135 votes
68
Biffy Clyro
Blackened Sky

Rating: 3.97
243 votes
69
Pulse Ultra
Headspace

Rating: 3.97
51 votes
70
Ben Kweller
Sha Sha

Rating: 3.97
100 votes
71
mewithoutYou
A to B: Life

Rating: 3.97
1392 votes
72
Augie March
Strange Bird

Rating: 3.96
14 votes
73
Vex Red
Start With A Strong & Persistant Desire

Rating: 3.96
27 votes
74
Kind of Like Spitting
Bridges Worth Burning

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
75
Voltaire
Boo Hoo

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
76
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip

Rating: 3.95
206 votes
77
Melvins
Hostile Ambient Takeover

Rating: 3.95
103 votes
78
Early Day Miners
Let Us Garlands Bring

Rating: 3.95
20 votes
79
The Casket Lottery
Survival Is For Cowards

Rating: 3.95
19 votes
80
Rilo Kiley
The Execution of All Things

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

Rating: 3.94
684 votes
82
Starflyer 59
Can't Stop Eating EP

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
83
Sigur Ros
Untitled 1

Rating: 3.92
26 votes
84
Enon
High Society

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
85
The Libertines
Up The Bracket

Rating: 3.91
308 votes
86
Oneida
Each One Teach One

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
87
Sonic Youth
Murray Street

Rating: 3.9
308 votes
88
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

Rating: 3.9
1297 votes
89
Sinch
Sinch

Rating: 3.89
51 votes
90
Blindside
Silence

Rating: 3.89
265 votes
91
Low
Trust

Rating: 3.89
108 votes
92
Piebald
We Are the Only Friends We Have

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

Rating: 3.89
268 votes
94
The Mercury Program
A Data Learn the Language

Rating: 3.89
49 votes
95
Wonderland Falling Yesterday
Enchanted Landscape Escape

Rating: 3.88
17 votes
96
Pleymo
Episode 2: Medicine Cake

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
97
Noyes
Noyes

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
98
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Yanqui U.X.O.

Rating: 3.87
1121 votes
99
Penfold
Our First Taste of Escape

Rating: 3.87
19 votes
100
Jimmy Eat World
Bleed American

Rating: 3.86
1335 votes
101
The Coral
The Coral

Rating: 3.85
41 votes
102
Ozma
The Doubble Donkey Disc

Rating: 3.85
20 votes
103
Blindspott
Blindspott

Rating: 3.84
32 votes
104
The Black Heart Procession
Amore Del Tropico

Rating: 3.84
32 votes
105
Bad Religion
The Process of Belief

Rating: 3.84
402 votes
106
Oceansize
Relapse

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
107
Ugly Casanova
Sharpen Your Teeth

Rating: 3.84
140 votes
108
Northstar
Is This Thing Loaded?

Rating: 3.83
42 votes
109
Skycamefalling
To Forever Embrace The Sun

Rating: 3.83
27 votes
110
Engine Down
Demure

Rating: 3.83
20 votes
111
Tom Waits
Blood Money

Rating: 3.82
201 votes
112
Kent
Vapen & ammunition

Rating: 3.82
48 votes
113
The Six Parts Seven
Things Shaped In Passing

Rating: 3.82
11 votes
114
Pop Unknown
The August Division

Rating: 3.81
16 votes
115
The Walkmen
Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone

Rating: 3.81
71 votes
116
Funeral for a Friend
Between Order And Model EP

Rating: 3.81
63 votes
117
Regina Spektor
Songs

Rating: 3.81
120 votes
118
My Chemical Romance
Like Phantoms, Forever

Rating: 3.81
18 votes
119
Archive
You All Look The Same To Me

Rating: 3.8
50 votes
120
Doves
The Last Broadcast

Rating: 3.8
178 votes
121
World's End Girlfriend
Dream's End Come True

Rating: 3.8
48 votes
122
Pele
Enemies

Rating: 3.8
20 votes
123
Sharks Keep Moving
Pause And Clause EP

Rating: 3.8
20 votes
124
Newsboys
Thrive

Rating: 3.8
27 votes
125
Funeral Diner
Difference Of Potential

Rating: 3.79
65 votes
126
ZOX
Take Me Home

Rating: 3.79
12 votes
127
Mono
One Step More and You Die

Rating: 3.78
153 votes
128
toe
Songs, Ideas We Forgot

Rating: 3.78
23 votes
129
The Red Paintings
Cinema Love

Rating: 3.78
32 votes
130
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Read My Lips

Rating: 3.77
11 votes
131
Sparta
Wiretap Scars

Rating: 3.77
298 votes
132
Owen
No Good for No One Now

Rating: 3.77
72 votes
133
Steve Earle
Jerusalem

Rating: 3.77
13 votes
134
Denali
Denali

Rating: 3.77
13 votes
135
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up

Rating: 3.77
554 votes
136
Maserati
The Language Of Cities

Rating: 3.77
15 votes
137
Oceansize
A Very Still Movement

Rating: 3.76
19 votes
138
Brendan Benson
Lapalco

Rating: 3.76
25 votes
139
Tori Amos
Scarlet's Walk

Rating: 3.76
106 votes
140
The Used
The Used

Rating: 3.75
1075 votes
141
No Knife
Riot For Romance!

Rating: 3.75
38 votes
142
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Master And Everyone

Rating: 3.75
30 votes
143
Tocotronic
Tocotronic

Rating: 3.75
14 votes
144
Coldplay
A Rush of Blood to the Head

Rating: 3.74
1912 votes
145
Apoptygma Berzerk
Harmonizer

Rating: 3.74
19 votes
146
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

Rating: 3.73
283 votes
147
Sam Roberts Band
The Inhuman Condition

Rating: 3.73
15 votes
148
God Is An Astronaut
The End of the Beginning

Rating: 3.73
227 votes
149
The Starting Line
Say It Like You Mean It

Rating: 3.73
198 votes
150
Pinback
Some Voices

Rating: 3.72
18 votes
151
Box Car Racer
Box Car Racer

Rating: 3.72
444 votes
152
Something Corporate
Leaving Through The Window

Rating: 3.72
177 votes
153
Pretty Girls Make Graves
Good Health

Rating: 3.72
37 votes
154
Bright Eyes
There Is No Beginning To The Story EP

Rating: 3.71
124 votes
155
Red Hot Chili Peppers
By the Way

Rating: 3.7
2234 votes
156
N.E.R.D.
In Search Of

Rating: 3.69
106 votes
157
Kevin Devine
Circle Gets the Square

Rating: 3.69
64 votes
158
The Early November
For All of This EP

Rating: 3.68
186 votes
159
Antimatter
Saviour

Rating: 3.68
33 votes
160
Finch
What It is to Burn

Rating: 3.68
1218 votes
161
The Microphones
Little Bird Flies Into a Big Cloud

Rating: 3.67
27 votes
162
Jets to Brazil
Perfecting Loneliness

Rating: 3.66
134 votes
163
Beth Orton
Daybreaker

Rating: 3.65
11 votes
164
The Tragically Hip
In Violet Light

Rating: 3.64
25 votes
165
Xiu Xiu
Knife Play

Rating: 3.63
41 votes
166
Filter
The Amalgamut

Rating: 3.63
180 votes
167
They Might Be Giants
No!

Rating: 3.63
15 votes
168
Cave In
Tides Of Tomorrow

Rating: 3.63
87 votes
169
New Found Glory
Sticks and Stones

Rating: 3.63
509 votes
170
The Good Life
Black Out

Rating: 3.63
48 votes
171
The Velvet Teen
Out of the Fierce Parade

Rating: 3.63
16 votes
172
Audioslave
Audioslave

Rating: 3.61
1455 votes
173
Say Anything
Menorah/Majora

Rating: 3.61
133 votes
174
Unwritten Law
Elva

Rating: 3.61
89 votes
175
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

Rating: 3.6
830 votes
176
Brand New and Safety In Numbers
Split

Rating: 3.6
88 votes
177
Sum 41
Motivation EP

Rating: 3.6
42 votes
178
Badly Drawn Boy
Have You Fed The Fish?

Rating: 3.59
68 votes
179
Thursday
Five Stories Falling

Rating: 3.57
204 votes
180
System of a Down
Steal This Album!

Rating: 3.56
2569 votes
181
Murder by Death
Like the Exorcist, but More Breakdancing

Rating: 3.55
104 votes
182
The Music
The Music

Rating: 3.55
104 votes
183
Death Cab for Cutie
The Stability EP

Rating: 3.54
141 votes
184
Devendra Banhart
Oh Me Oh My ...

Rating: 3.54
50 votes
185
Yellowcard
The Underdog EP

Rating: 3.54
56 votes
186
Deerhoof
Reveille

Rating: 3.53
40 votes
187
Sum 41
Does This Look Infected

Rating: 3.52
960 votes
188
Tegan and Sara
If It Was You

Rating: 3.5
218 votes
189
The Beautiful Mistake
Light a Match, for I Deserve To Burn

Rating: 3.5
24 votes
190
Joanna Newsom
Walnut Whales

Rating: 3.5
15 votes
191
31knots
A Word Is Also a Picture of a Word

Rating: 3.5
14 votes
192
Madrugada
Grit

Rating: 3.5
13 votes
193
AqME
Sombres Efforts

Rating: 3.5
12 votes
194
MUCC
Homura Uta

Rating: 3.5
11 votes
195
The Vines
Highly Evolved

Rating: 3.5
512 votes
196
Ladytron
Light & Magic

Rating: 3.49
36 votes
197
Demon Hunter
Demon Hunter

Rating: 3.49
262 votes
198
Dashboard Confessional
Summers Kiss EP

Rating: 3.48
60 votes
199
Ryan Adams
Demolition

Rating: 3.48
60 votes
200
The Apex Theory
Topsy-Turvy

Rating: 3.46
53 votes



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