Best Metal Albums of 2002


01
Stratovarius
EagleHeart

4.5
21 votes
02
Luca Turilli
Demonheart

4.43
14 votes
03
Daisuke Ishiwatari
Guilty Gear XX Original Soundtrack

4.39
18 votes
04
Agalloch
The Mantle

4.37
3828 votes
05
Manilla Road
Spiral Castle

4.33
72 votes
06
This Day Forward
Kairos

4.32
17 votes
07
Isis
Oceanic

4.31
5616 votes
08
Windir
Likferd

4.31
218 votes
09
Impaled
Mondo Medicale

4.3
35 votes
10
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.29
163 votes
11
Empyrium
Weiland

4.27
302 votes
12
Porcupine Tree
In Absentia

4.24
2643 votes
13
Pain of Salvation
Remedy Lane

4.22
431 votes
14
Botch
An Anthology of Dead Ends

4.22
647 votes
15
Ron Jarzombek
Solitarily Speaking of Theoretical Confinement

4.22
32 votes
16
Goat Semen
Goat Semen (demo)

4.21
14 votes
17
Prototype
Trinity

4.2
45 votes
18
Dark Age
The Silent Republic

4.2
20 votes
19
Lustmord
Carbon/Core

4.19
18 votes
20
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.19
511 votes
21
Ildjarn
Hardangervidda

4.19
21 votes
22
earthtone9
Omega

4.18
22 votes
23
Buckethead
Electric Tears

4.18
245 votes
24
Knut
Challenger

4.18
262 votes
25
Manilla Road
Mark of the Beast

4.17
63 votes
26
Spiritual Beggars
On Fire

4.16
35 votes
27
Virgin Black
Sombre Romantic

4.16
48 votes
28
Red Harvest
Sick Transit Gloria Mundi

4.15
52 votes
29
Destroyer 666
Cold Steel...for an Iron Age

4.15
231 votes
30
Arcturus
The Sham Mirrors

4.15
902 votes
31
William Basinski
The Disintegration Loops I

4.14
112 votes
32
Reverend Bizarre
In The Rectory Of The Bizarre Reverend

4.14
182 votes
33
Kalmah
They Will Return

4.13
1158 votes
34
Nadja
Touched

4.11
168 votes
35
Acumen Nation
The 5ifth Column

4.11
23 votes
36
Shaman
Ritual

4.11
14 votes
37
Symphony X
The Odyssey

4.09
1196 votes
38
Taake
Over Bjoergvin Graater Himmerik

4.09
111 votes
39
Thyrfing
Vansinnesvisor

4.08
30 votes
40
Burst
In Coveting Ways

4.08
18 votes
41
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Irony Is a Dead Scene

4.08
1174 votes
42
Dark Tranquillity
Damage Done

4.08
1590 votes
43
Judas Iscariot
To Embrace the Corpses Bleeding

4.08
20 votes
44
Immolation
Unholy Cult

4.07
281 votes
45
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 1

4.07
21 votes
46
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 2

4.07
21 votes
47
Warlord
Rising Out of the Ashes

4.06
24 votes
48
Krux
Krux

4.06
18 votes
49
Belenos
Spicilege

4.05
38 votes
50
Immortal
Sons of Northern Darkness

4.05
1326 votes
51
Mourning Beloveth
The Sullen Sulcus

4.04
36 votes
52
Blaze Bayley
Tenth Dimension

4.03
68 votes
53
Iron Savior
Condition Red

4.03
19 votes
54
Cephalic Carnage
Lucid Interval

4.02
162 votes
55
Dream Theater
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence

4.02
1674 votes
56
Sentenced
The Cold White Light

4.02
196 votes
57
The Crown
Crowned in Terror

4.02
162 votes
58
Rhapsody of Fire
Power of the Dragonflame

4.02
364 votes
59
Melvins
Hostile Ambient Takeover

4
119 votes
60
Necrophobic
Bloodhymns

4
100 votes
61
Wolf
Black Wings

4
21 votes
62
Eths
Samantha

4
21 votes
63
Destroyer 666
Of Wolves, Women & War

4
21 votes
64
Desire
Locus Horrendus - The Night Cries Of A Sullen Soul

4
20 votes
65
At Vance
Only Human

4
18 votes
66
Wyrd
Huldrafolk

4
16 votes
67
Yyrkoon
Dying Sun

4
14 votes
68
Blind Guardian
A Night at the Opera

4
1440 votes
69
Decapitated
Nihility

3.99
603 votes
70
Codeseven
The Rescue

3.99
37 votes
71
Rapture
Songs For The Withering

3.98
66 votes
72
Rage
Unity

3.98
54 votes
73
Vehemence
God Was Created

3.98
44 votes
74
Nile
In Their Darkened Shrines

3.97
1112 votes
75
Negura Bunget
'N Crugu Bradului

3.97
192 votes
76
Pulse Ultra
Headspace

3.97
59 votes
77
Killswitch Engage
Alive or Just Breathing

3.97
3634 votes
78
Bongzilla
Gateway

3.96
168 votes
79
Funeral
In Fields of Pestilent Grief

3.96
28 votes
80
The Red Chord
Fused Together in Revolving Doors

3.96
466 votes
81
Disgorge
Consume the Forsaken

3.96
45 votes
82
Winds
Reflections of the I

3.95
19 votes
83
Green Carnation
Light of Day, Day of Darkness

3.95
260 votes
84
Meshuggah
Nothing

3.94
3282 votes
85
Nocturnal Rites
Shadowland

3.94
13 votes
86
Freedom Call
Eternity

3.94
48 votes
87
Boris
Heavy Rocks

3.94
526 votes
88
Primal Fear
Black Sun

3.93
55 votes
89
Naglfar
Ex Inferis

3.93
22 votes
90
Dream Evil
Dragon Slayer

3.93
168 votes
91
Ram-Zet
Escape

3.93
28 votes
92
Pinkly Smooth
Unfortunate Snort

3.93
122 votes
93
Burnt By the Sun
Soundtrack to the Personal Revolution

3.92
68 votes
94
Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine
Rampton

3.91
87 votes
95
Dir En Grey
Kisou

3.9
432 votes
96
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

3.9
1435 votes
97
Sinch
Sinch

3.9
56 votes
98
Harkonen
Shake Harder Boy

3.9
30 votes
99
Paysage d'Hiver/Lunar Aurora
Split

3.9
15 votes
100
Tad Morose
Matters Of The Dark

3.89
36 votes
101
Opeth
Deliverance

3.89
5146 votes
102
Loscil
Submers

3.89
35 votes
103
Nightwish
Century Child

3.88
594 votes
104
Madder Mortem
Deadlands

3.88
17 votes
105
Fleshpress
Fleshpress

3.88
17 votes
106
Paul Gilbert
Burning Organ

3.88
16 votes
107
Living Sacrifice
Conceived In Fire

3.87
285 votes
108
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Yanqui U.X.O.

3.87
1295 votes
109
Joshua Fit For Battle
To Bring Our Own End

3.87
208 votes
110
Blindspott
Blindspott

3.87
34 votes
111
Snapcase
End Transmission

3.86
55 votes
112
Soilwork
Natural Born Chaos

3.86
1908 votes
113
Vomitory
Blood Rapture

3.86
25 votes
114
Skycamefalling
To Forever Embrace The Sun

3.86
28 votes
115
Pleymo
Episode 2: Medicine Cake

3.85
24 votes
116
Holy Moses
Disorder of the Order

3.85
20 votes
117
Arghoslent
Incorrigible Bigotry

3.85
453 votes
118
SikTh
Let the Transmitting Begin

3.85
52 votes
119
Black Label Society
1919 Eternal

3.84
567 votes
120
Norther
Dreams of Endless War

3.84
378 votes
121
Yakuza
Way of the Dead

3.84
31 votes
122
Floor
Floor

3.84
68 votes
123
Insomnium
In the Halls of Awaiting

3.83
1089 votes
124
Threshold
Critical Mass

3.83
82 votes
125
Callenish Circle
Flesh Power Dominion

3.82
34 votes
126
Avantasia
The Metal Opera Pt. II

3.82
138 votes
127
Mastodon
Remission

3.82
5469 votes
128
Darkspace
Minus One

3.82
19 votes
129
Woods of Ypres
Against the Seasons

3.81
88 votes
130
Mithras
Forever Advancing... Legions

3.81
36 votes
131
Ghoul
We Came for the Dead!!!

3.8
30 votes
132
Down
Down II: A Bustle in Your Hedgerow

3.8
766 votes
133
Dir En Grey
Child prey

3.79
51 votes
134
Rotten Sound
Murderworks

3.79
84 votes
135
Doomsword
Resound the Horn

3.79
36 votes
136
December
The Lament Configuration

3.79
24 votes
137
The Chasm
Conjuration of the Spectral Empire

3.79
19 votes
138
Novembre
Dreams D'Azur

3.78
81 votes
139
Trail Of Tears
A New Dimension Of Might

3.77
26 votes
140
Krieg
Destruction Ritual

3.77
13 votes
141
Dark Moor
The Gates of Oblivion

3.77
47 votes
142
Five Pointe O
Untitled

3.76
68 votes
143
Firewind
Between Heaven And Hell

3.76
126 votes
144
Angra
Hunters and Prey

3.76
70 votes
145
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

3.76
299 votes
146
Shadows Fall
The Art of Balance

3.75
1626 votes
147
Primordial
Storm Before Calm

3.75
71 votes
148
Shining (SWE)
III - Angst, Självdestruktivitetens Emissarie

3.75
162 votes
149
Severe Torture
Misanthropic Carnage

3.75
22 votes
150
Luca Turilli
Prophet Of The Last Eclipse

3.74
70 votes
151
Curl Up and Die
Unfortunately We're Not Robots

3.74
54 votes
152
Project 86
Truthless Heroes

3.73
123 votes
153
Vintersorg
Visions From The Spiral Generator

3.72
98 votes
154
Cadaveria
The Shadows' Madame

3.72
18 votes
155
Falconer
Chapters From A Vale Forlorn

3.72
43 votes
156
Halford
Crucible

3.72
100 votes
157
Dimmu Borgir
Alive In Torment

3.72
16 votes
158
Vanden Plas
Beyond Daylight

3.72
60 votes
159
SuidAkrA
Emprise to Avalon

3.71
56 votes
160
Apotheosis
Farthest from the Sun

3.71
14 votes
161
Tankard
B-Day

3.7
22 votes
162
Bloodbath
Resurrection Through Carnage

3.7
496 votes
163
Behemoth
Zos Kia Cultus (Here and Beyond)

3.7
860 votes
164
Weedeater
Sixteen Tons

3.7
23 votes
165
Star One
Space Metal

3.69
94 votes
166
Sirenia
At Sixes And Sevens

3.69
57 votes
167
Vader
Revelations

3.68
164 votes
168
Running Wild
The Brotherhood

3.68
44 votes
169
Bathory
Nordland I

3.68
380 votes
170
Haste the Day
That They May Know You

3.68
190 votes
171
Alabama Thunderpussy
Staring At The Divine

3.68
17 votes
172
Heaven Shall Burn
Whatever It May Take

3.67
327 votes
173
Rwake
Hell Is A Door To The Sun

3.67
42 votes
174
Lord Gore
The Autophagous Orgy

3.67
15 votes
175
Ra
From One

3.66
109 votes
176
W.A.S.P.
Dying For the World

3.65
80 votes
177
Acid Mothers Temple
Univers Zen ou de zero a zero

3.65
17 votes
178
Origin
Informis Infinitas Inhumanitas

3.64
214 votes
179
Arch Enemy
Burning Angel

3.64
14 votes
180
Haemorrhage
Morgue Sweet Home

3.64
14 votes
181
Cave In
Tides of Tomorrow

3.63
186 votes
182
Freak Kitchen
Move

3.63
19 votes
183
Filter
The Amalgamut

3.63
182 votes
184
Evergreen Terrace
Burned Alive By Time

3.63
92 votes
185
Riot
Through the Storm

3.63
16 votes
186
36 Crazyfists
Bitterness the Star

3.62
306 votes
187
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

3.62
899 votes
188
Sympathy
Invocation

3.61
18 votes
189
It Dies Today
Forever Scorned

3.61
73 votes
190
Lordi
Get Heavy

3.61
57 votes
191
Inquisition
Invoking the Majestic Throne of Satan

3.6
78 votes
192
Beyond The Embrace
Against The Elements

3.6
15 votes
193
Scars of Life
2002 Demo

3.6
15 votes
194
Poison the Well
Tear From the Red

3.59
433 votes
195
Lacuna Coil
Comalies

3.59
455 votes
196
Enthroned
Carnage In World's Beyond

3.59
14 votes
197
Zao
Parade of Chaos

3.59
157 votes
198
Xasthur
Nocturnal Poisoning

3.59
76 votes
199
Angel Dust
Of Human Bondage

3.58
36 votes
200
Thunderstone
Thunderstone

3.58
18 votes



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