Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2002


01
Thomas Dybdahl
...That Great October Sound

4.43
30 votes
02
Peter Murphy
Dust

4.42
13 votes
03
Coaltar of the Deepers
Newave

4.34
32 votes
04
The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster
Horse of the Dog

4.34
19 votes
05
Sigur Ros
( )

4.32
2433 votes
06
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.25
1926 votes
07
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.25
2462 votes
08
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

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

4.24
3385 votes
10
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.23
339 votes
11
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.22
846 votes
12
dredg
El Cielo

4.21
1559 votes
13
Lambchop
Is a woman

4.21
17 votes
14
Yann Tiersen
Le Phare

4.19
26 votes
15
Joseph Arthur
Redemption's Son

4.19
21 votes
16
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.18
542 votes
17
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

4.18
970 votes
18
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

4.18
37 votes
19
Azure Ray
Burn and Shiver

4.17
15 votes
20
Glifted
Under and In

4.14
14 votes
21
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

4.14
736 votes
22
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It in People

4.14
1568 votes
23
Aimee Mann
Lost in Space

4.13
26 votes
24
Bright Eyes
Lifted or the Story is in the Soil...

4.12
1406 votes
25
Damien Rice
O

4.1
1330 votes
26
The Delgados
Hate

4.1
20 votes
27
Pedro the Lion
Control

4.1
276 votes
28
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

4.09
33 votes
29
Enon
High Society

4.08
24 votes
30
Coheed and Cambria
The Second Stage Turbine Blade

4.08
2111 votes
31
Idlewild
The Remote Part

4.07
102 votes
32
Interpol
Interpol EP

4.07
62 votes
33
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 2

4.07
21 votes
34
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 1

4.07
21 votes
35
Hot Rod Circuit
Sorry About Tommorow

4.06
24 votes
36
Martin Grech
Open Heart Zoo

4.06
17 votes
37
Okkervil River
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See

4.05
232 votes
38
Thrice
The Illusion of Safety

4.05
4110 votes
39
Number Girl
NUM-HEAVYMETALLIC

4.05
41 votes
40
Bad Astronaut
Houston: We Have a Drinking Problem

4.04
106 votes
41
Taking Back Sunday
Tell All Your Friends

4.03
1785 votes
42
Augie March
Strange Bird

4.03
15 votes
43
Lucero
Tennessee

4.03
33 votes
44
Beck
Sea Change

4.02
821 votes
45
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Source Tags & Codes

4.02
415 votes
46
Against Me!
The Disco Before the Breakdown

4.02
149 votes
47
The Mountain Goats
Tallahassee

4.02
530 votes
48
The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect

4.02
83 votes
49
Silverchair
Diorama

4.02
742 votes
50
Sigur Ros
Untitled 1

4.02
31 votes
51
The Gathering
Black Light District

4.01
34 votes
52
Muse
Dead Star/In Your World

4.01
36 votes
53
Neko Case
Blacklisted

4
66 votes
54
Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Houkai Amplifier

4
52 votes
55
Codeseven
The Rescue

4
39 votes
56
The Cooper Temple Clause
See This Through And Leave

4
23 votes
57
Early Day Miners
Let Us Garlands Bring

4
22 votes
58
Flunk
For Sleepyheads Only

4
14 votes
59
Minus the Bear
Highly Refined Pirates

4
1770 votes
60
Frou Frou
Details

3.99
157 votes
61
Sleater-Kinney
One Beat

3.99
114 votes
62
Ben Kweller
Sha Sha

3.99
114 votes
63
The Mountain Goats
Devil In the Shortwave

3.98
46 votes
64
Nada Surf
Let Go

3.98
192 votes
65
Spoon
Kill the Moonlight

3.98
329 votes
66
Karate
Some Boots

3.97
34 votes
67
Vex Red
Start With A Strong & Persistant Desire

3.97
33 votes
68
Desaparecidos
Read Music/Speak Spanish

3.97
173 votes
69
QueenAdreena
Drink Me

3.96
14 votes
70
Oneida
Each One Teach One

3.96
13 votes
71
mewithoutYou
A to B: Life

3.96
1660 votes
72
Biffy Clyro
Blackened Sky

3.96
286 votes
73
Steve Von Till
If I Should Fall to the Field

3.96
47 votes
74
Rilo Kiley
The Execution of All Things

3.95
152 votes
75
Cage
Movies for the Blind

3.95
100 votes
76
Dishwalla
Opaline

3.95
40 votes
77
Wonderland Falling Yesterday
Enchanted Landscape Escape

3.94
18 votes
78
Autumn's Grey Solace
Within the Depths of a Darkened Forest

3.94
33 votes
79
Starflyer 59
Can't Stop Eating EP

3.93
14 votes
80
Iron & Wine
The Creek Drank the Cradle

3.93
748 votes
81
The Mercury Program
A Data Learn the Language

3.92
54 votes
82
Oceansize
Relapse

3.92
48 votes
83
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip

3.91
121 votes
84
Local H
Here Comes the Zoo

3.91
99 votes
85
Pulse Ultra
Headspace

3.91
70 votes
86
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

3.91
1527 votes
87
Stella Luna
Stargazer

3.9
58 votes
88
Blindside
Silence

3.89
277 votes
89
Sinch
Sinch

3.89
59 votes
90
Noyes
Noyes

3.89
18 votes
91
Do Make Say Think
& Yet & Yet

3.89
151 votes
92
Sonic Youth
Murray Street

3.89
383 votes
93
The Libertines
Up The Bracket

3.88
764 votes
94
Aloha
Sugar

3.88
13 votes
95
Supercar
HIGHVISION

3.88
34 votes
96
Jimmy Eat World
Bleed American

3.88
1592 votes
97
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Yanqui U.X.O.

3.87
1407 votes
98
Oceansize
A Very Still Movement

3.87
46 votes
99
The Casket Lottery
Survival Is For Cowards

3.87
23 votes
100
Blindspott
Blindspott

3.87
34 votes
101
Penfold
Our First Taste of Escape

3.86
29 votes
102
Sharks Keep Moving
Pause And Clause EP

3.85
27 votes
103
Newsboys
Thrive

3.84
29 votes
104
Pop Unknown
The August Division

3.83
18 votes
105
Sixpence None the Richer
Divine Discontent

3.82
17 votes
106
Regina Spektor
Songs

3.82
294 votes
107
Ugly Casanova
Sharpen Your Teeth

3.81
164 votes
108
Hundred Reasons
Ideas Above Our Station

3.81
85 votes
109
Pleymo
Episode 2: Medicine Cake

3.81
26 votes
110
ZOX
Take Me Home

3.81
13 votes
111
Mono
One Step More and You Die

3.81
180 votes
112
Pretty Girls Make Graves
Good Health

3.8
46 votes
113
The Walkmen
Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone

3.8
79 votes
114
Piebald
We Are the Only Friends We Have

3.8
48 votes
115
Doves
The Last Broadcast

3.8
222 votes
116
Tori Amos
Scarlet's Walk

3.8
123 votes
117
The Six Parts Seven
Things Shaped In Passing

3.8
15 votes
118
The Roots
Phrenology

3.8
381 votes
119
Owen
No Good for No One Now

3.8
98 votes
120
Northstar
Is This Thing Loaded?

3.8
49 votes
121
Funeral Diner
Difference Of Potential

3.79
85 votes
122
The Warlocks
Pheonix Album

3.79
24 votes
123
The Black Heart Procession
Amore Del Tropico

3.79
57 votes
124
My Chemical Romance
Like Phantoms, Forever

3.79
26 votes
125
Low
Trust

3.79
141 votes
126
The Used
The Used

3.79
1225 votes
127
Kent
Vapen & ammunition

3.78
55 votes
128
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

3.78
317 votes
129
World's End Girlfriend
Dream's End Come True

3.77
55 votes
130
Logh
Every Time A Bell Rings an Angel Gets His Wings

3.77
22 votes
131
Norah Jones
Come Away with Me

3.77
220 votes
132
Sparta
Wiretap Scars

3.77
334 votes
133
Pele
Enemies

3.77
26 votes
134
The Red Paintings
Cinema Love

3.77
30 votes
135
toe
Songs, Ideas We Forgot

3.76
42 votes
136
Coldplay
A Rush of Blood to the Head

3.76
2333 votes
137
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Master And Everyone

3.76
39 votes
138
The Coral
The Coral

3.76
45 votes
139
Funeral for a Friend
Between Order And Model EP

3.76
69 votes
140
Brendan Benson
Lapalco

3.75
26 votes
141
Maserati
The Language Of Cities

3.74
19 votes
142
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up

3.74
332 votes
143
Archive
You All Look The Same To Me

3.73
63 votes
144
Sam Roberts Band
The Inhuman Condition

3.73
15 votes
145
Funeral Diner
The Wicked

3.73
41 votes
146
Bright Eyes
There Is No Beginning To The Story EP

3.73
130 votes
147
Box Car Racer
Box Car Racer

3.73
511 votes
148
God Is an Astronaut
The End of the Beginning

3.72
267 votes
149
The Starting Line
Say It Like You Mean It

3.72
219 votes
150
No Knife
Riot For Romance!

3.72
39 votes
151
Apoptygma Berzerk
Harmonizer

3.71
19 votes
152
The Early November
For All of This EP

3.71
214 votes
153
Say Anything
Menorah/Majora

3.71
151 votes
154
Something Corporate
Leaving Through The Window

3.7
208 votes
155
Red Hot Chili Peppers
By the Way

3.69
2556 votes
156
Jets to Brazil
Perfecting Loneliness

3.69
154 votes
157
Q and Not U
Different Damage

3.67
66 votes
158
N.E.R.D.
In Search Of

3.67
130 votes
159
Ra
From One

3.67
126 votes
160
Finch
What It Is to Burn

3.66
684 votes
161
The Tragically Hip
In Violet Light

3.65
26 votes
162
Engine Down
Demure

3.65
23 votes
163
The Good Life
Black Out

3.65
54 votes
164
New Found Glory
Sticks and Stones

3.65
574 votes
165
Kevin Devine
Circle Gets the Square

3.65
68 votes
166
Unwritten Law
Elva

3.64
93 votes
167
Pinback
Some Voices

3.64
36 votes
168
Gomez
In Our Gun

3.64
22 votes
169
MUCC
Homura Uta

3.63
15 votes
170
Antimatter
Saviour

3.63
40 votes
171
The Velvet Teen
Out of the Fierce Parade

3.63
16 votes
172
Filter
The Amalgamut

3.62
199 votes
173
Plain White T's
Stop

3.62
13 votes
174
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

3.61
942 votes
175
Badly Drawn Boy
Have You Fed The Fish?

3.61
70 votes
176
Death Cab for Cutie
Stability

3.61
114 votes
177
Cave In
Tides of Tomorrow

3.61
97 votes
178
Audioslave
Audioslave

3.61
1642 votes
179
Supergrass
Life On Other Planets

3.6
24 votes
180
Yellowcard
Underdog

3.6
63 votes
181
Brand New/Safety In Numbers
Split

3.59
87 votes
182
Ladytron
Light & Magic

3.59
42 votes
183
Lacuna Coil
Comalies

3.59
490 votes
184
Sum 41
Motivation

3.59
47 votes
185
System of a Down
Steal This Album!

3.58
2983 votes
186
Feeder
Comfort In Sound

3.58
196 votes
187
Murder by Death
Like the Exorcist, but More Breakdancing

3.58
109 votes
188
Deerhoof
Reveille

3.58
46 votes
189
The Music
The Music

3.57
108 votes
190
Tocotronic
Tocotronic

3.56
48 votes
191
Ozma
The Doubble Donkey Disc

3.56
32 votes
192
Thursday
Five Stories Falling

3.56
216 votes
193
Beatsteaks
Living Targets

3.53
29 votes
194
Madrugada
Grit

3.53
15 votes
195
Jucifer
I Name You Destroyer

3.53
16 votes
196
Joanna Newsom
Walnut Whales

3.53
18 votes
197
Sum 41
Does This Look Infected?

3.52
1125 votes
198
Devendra Banhart
Oh Me Oh My ...

3.52
60 votes
199
Tegan and Sara
If It Was You

3.49
238 votes
200
Dashboard Confessional
Summers Kiss EP

3.48
64 votes



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