Best Metal Albums of 2002


01
Stratovarius
EagleHeart

4.5
18 votes
02
Daisuke Ishiwatari
Guilty Gear XX Original Soundtrack

4.39
18 votes
03
Agalloch
The Mantle

4.37
3698 votes
04
Manilla Road
Spiral Castle

4.35
60 votes
05
This Day Forward
Kairos

4.34
16 votes
06
Isis
Oceanic

4.32
5451 votes
07
Windir
Likferd

4.3
208 votes
08
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.3
157 votes
09
Empyrium
Weiland

4.29
296 votes
10
Manilla Road
Mark of the Beast

4.28
54 votes
11
Pain of Salvation
Remedy Lane

4.24
416 votes
12
Porcupine Tree
In Absentia

4.24
2580 votes
13
Lustmord
Carbon/Core

4.23
15 votes
14
Impaled
Mondo Medicale

4.23
24 votes
15
Ron Jarzombek
Solitarily Speaking of Theoretical Confinement

4.22
32 votes
16
Botch
An Anthology of Dead Ends

4.22
632 votes
17
Hopesfall
No Wings To Speak Of

4.21
296 votes
18
Red Harvest
Sick Transit Gloria Mundi

4.2
50 votes
19
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.19
503 votes
20
Knut
Challenger

4.18
226 votes
21
Virgin Black
Sombre Romantic

4.17
45 votes
22
Arcturus
The Sham Mirrors

4.15
850 votes
23
Ildjarn
Hardangervidda

4.15
20 votes
24
Prototype
Trinity

4.14
42 votes
25
William Basinski
The Disintegration Loops I

4.14
113 votes
26
Destroyer 666
Cold Steel...for an Iron Age

4.14
225 votes
27
Reverend Bizarre
In The Rectory Of The Bizarre Reverend

4.14
176 votes
28
Acumen Nation
The 5ifth Column

4.14
22 votes
29
Krux
Krux

4.13
16 votes
30
Kalmah
They Will Return

4.12
746 votes
31
Nadja
Touched

4.09
160 votes
32
Symphony X
The Odyssey

4.08
1166 votes
33
Thyrfing
Vansinnesvisor

4.08
30 votes
34
Burst
In Coveting Ways

4.08
18 votes
35
Taake
Over Bjoergvin Graater Himmerik

4.08
103 votes
36
Immolation
Unholy Cult

4.08
274 votes
37
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Irony Is a Dead Scene

4.08
2280 votes
38
Dark Tranquillity
Damage Done

4.07
1544 votes
39
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 1

4.07
21 votes
40
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 2

4.07
21 votes
41
Belenos
Spicilege

4.06
36 votes
42
Mourning Beloveth
The Sullen Sulcus

4.04
36 votes
43
Immortal
Sons of Northern Darkness

4.04
1274 votes
44
Sentenced
The Cold White Light

4.04
190 votes
45
Shaman
Ritual

4.04
14 votes
46
Judas Iscariot
To Embrace the Corpses Bleeding

4.03
17 votes
47
Iron Savior
Condition Red

4.03
18 votes
48
Rhapsody of Fire
Power of the Dragonflame

4.03
352 votes
49
Cephalic Carnage
Lucid Interval

4.03
158 votes
50
Disgorge
Consume the Forsaken

4.02
42 votes
51
Dream Theater
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence

4.02
1639 votes
52
The Crown
Crowned in Terror

4.02
162 votes
53
Blaze Bayley
Tenth Dimension

4.02
32 votes
54
Codeseven
The Rescue

4.01
36 votes
55
Necrophobic
Bloodhymns

4.01
98 votes
56
Eths
Samantha

4
21 votes
57
Destroyer 666
Of Wolves, Women & War

4
21 votes
58
Wolf
Black Wings

4
21 votes
59
Desire
Locus Horrendus - The Night Cries Of A Sullen Soul

4
20 votes
60
Wyrd
Huldrafolk

4
16 votes
61
Yyrkoon
Dying Sun

4
13 votes
62
Blind Guardian
A Night at the Opera

4
1386 votes
63
Decapitated
Nihility

3.99
589 votes
64
Rapture
Songs For The Withering

3.98
66 votes
65
Rage
Unity

3.98
54 votes
66
Bongzilla
Gateway

3.98
160 votes
67
Vehemence
God Was Created

3.98
43 votes
68
Pulse Ultra
Headspace

3.97
58 votes
69
The Red Chord
Fused Together in Revolving Doors

3.97
457 votes
70
Nile
In Their Darkened Shrines

3.96
1070 votes
71
Melvins
Hostile Ambient Takeover

3.96
112 votes
72
Killswitch Engage
Alive or Just Breathing

3.96
3588 votes
73
Negura Bunget
'N Crugu Bradului

3.96
188 votes
74
Funeral
In Fields of Pestilent Grief

3.96
26 votes
75
Ram-Zet
Escape

3.96
26 votes
76
Winds
Reflections of the I

3.95
19 votes
77
Meshuggah
Nothing

3.95
3243 votes
78
At Vance
Only Human

3.94
18 votes
79
Dream Evil
Dragon Slayer

3.94
158 votes
80
Boris
Heavy Rocks

3.94
508 votes
81
Nocturnal Rites
Shadowland

3.94
13 votes
82
Green Carnation
Light of Day, Day of Darkness

3.94
252 votes
83
Freedom Call
Eternity

3.93
46 votes
84
Naglfar
Ex Inferis

3.93
22 votes
85
Warlord
Rising Out of the Ashes

3.93
21 votes
86
Pinkly Smooth
Unfortunate Snort

3.93
122 votes
87
Burnt By the Sun
Soundtrack to the Personal Revolution

3.93
67 votes
88
Primal Fear
Black Sun

3.92
53 votes
89
Sinch
Sinch

3.92
54 votes
90
Dir En Grey
Kisou

3.91
417 votes
91
Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine
Rampton

3.91
84 votes
92
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

3.9
1400 votes
93
Paysage d'Hiver/Lunar Aurora
Split

3.9
15 votes
94
Callenish Circle
Flesh Power Dominion

3.89
28 votes
95
Opeth
Deliverance

3.89
5026 votes
96
Loscil
Submers

3.89
32 votes
97
Harkonen
Shake Harder Boy

3.88
26 votes
98
Fleshpress
Fleshpress

3.88
17 votes
99
Madder Mortem
Deadlands

3.88
17 votes
100
Living Sacrifice
Conceived In Fire

3.88
279 votes
101
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Yanqui U.X.O.

3.88
1216 votes
102
Joshua Fit For Battle
To Bring Our Own End

3.88
205 votes
103
Nightwish
Century Child

3.88
578 votes
104
Paul Gilbert
Burning Organ

3.88
16 votes
105
Snapcase
End Transmission

3.87
53 votes
106
Blindspott
Blindspott

3.87
34 votes
107
Black Label Society
1919 Eternal

3.86
555 votes
108
Tad Morose
Matters Of The Dark

3.86
39 votes
109
Soilwork
Natural Born Chaos

3.86
1866 votes
110
Yakuza
Way of the Dead

3.86
32 votes
111
Skycamefalling
To Forever Embrace The Sun

3.86
28 votes
112
Pleymo
Episode 2: Medicine Cake

3.85
24 votes
113
Arghoslent
Incorrigible Bigotry

3.85
441 votes
114
Floor
Floor

3.85
66 votes
115
Norther
Dreams of Endless War

3.83
372 votes
116
SikTh
Let the Transmitting Begin

3.83
54 votes
117
Holy Moses
Disorder of the Order

3.83
18 votes
118
Vomitory
Blood Rapture

3.83
23 votes
119
Mithras
Forever Advancing... Legions

3.82
34 votes
120
Ghoul
We Came for the Dead!!!

3.82
28 votes
121
Insomnium
In the Halls of Awaiting

3.82
690 votes
122
December
The Lament Configuration

3.82
22 votes
123
Darkspace
Minus One

3.82
19 votes
124
Mastodon
Remission

3.81
3566 votes
125
Anvil
Still Going Strong

3.81
24 votes
126
Woods of Ypres
Against the Seasons

3.8
82 votes
127
Avantasia
The Metal Opera Pt. II

3.8
131 votes
128
Threshold
Critical Mass

3.8
80 votes
129
Down
Down II: A Bustle in Your Hedgerow

3.79
760 votes
130
Dir En Grey
Child prey

3.79
51 votes
131
Five Pointe O
Untitled

3.79
66 votes
132
Rotten Sound
Murderworks

3.78
78 votes
133
Trail Of Tears
A New Dimension Of Might

3.77
26 votes
134
Angra
Hunters and Prey

3.76
68 votes
135
Primordial
Storm Before Calm

3.76
70 votes
136
Luca Turilli
Prophet Of The Last Eclipse

3.76
70 votes
137
Shadows Fall
The Art of Balance

3.76
1602 votes
138
Vintersorg
Visions From The Spiral Generator

3.75
96 votes
139
Novembre
Dreams D'Azur

3.75
78 votes
140
Dark Moor
The Gates of Oblivion

3.75
44 votes
141
Severe Torture
Misanthropic Carnage

3.75
22 votes
142
The Chasm
Conjuration of the Spectral Empire

3.75
18 votes
143
Shining (SWE)
III - Angst, Självdestruktivitetens Emissarie

3.75
159 votes
144
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

3.74
292 votes
145
Curl Up and Die
Unfortunately We're Not Robots

3.74
51 votes
146
Doomsword
Resound the Horn

3.73
33 votes
147
Falconer
Chapters From A Vale Forlorn

3.73
42 votes
148
Sirenia
At Sixes And Sevens

3.72
55 votes
149
SuidAkrA
Emprise to Avalon

3.72
54 votes
150
Cadaveria
The Shadows' Madame

3.72
18 votes
151
Project 86
Truthless Heroes

3.72
122 votes
152
Dimmu Borgir
Alive In Torment

3.72
16 votes
153
Alabama Thunderpussy
Staring At The Divine

3.72
16 votes
154
Star One
Space Metal

3.72
92 votes
155
Vanden Plas
Beyond Daylight

3.72
60 votes
156
Tankard
B-Day

3.71
21 votes
157
Lord Gore
The Autophagous Orgy

3.71
14 votes
158
Apotheosis
Farthest from the Sun

3.71
14 votes
159
Behemoth
Zos Kia Cultus (Here and Beyond)

3.7
836 votes
160
Bloodbath
Resurrection Through Carnage

3.7
489 votes
161
Haste the Day
That They May Know You

3.7
184 votes
162
Halford
Crucible

3.69
94 votes
163
Firewind
Between Heaven And Hell

3.68
132 votes
164
Bathory
Nordland I

3.68
362 votes
165
Vader
Revelations

3.68
154 votes
166
Ra
From One

3.67
107 votes
167
Heaven Shall Burn
Whatever It May Take

3.67
309 votes
168
Rwake
Hell Is A Door To The Sun

3.67
42 votes
169
Acid Mothers Temple
Univers Zen ou de zero a zero

3.66
16 votes
170
Origin
Informis Infinitas Inhumanitas

3.66
106 votes
171
Weedeater
Sixteen Tons

3.65
23 votes
172
Cave In
Tides of Tomorrow

3.64
184 votes
173
Filter
The Amalgamut

3.63
183 votes
174
Evergreen Terrace
Burned Alive By Time

3.63
91 votes
175
Freak Kitchen
Move

3.63
19 votes
176
36 Crazyfists
Bitterness the Star

3.62
289 votes
177
W.A.S.P.
Dying For the World

3.62
76 votes
178
Annihilator
Waking the Fury

3.62
128 votes
179
It Dies Today
Forever Scorned

3.62
73 votes
180
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

3.62
878 votes
181
Grand Magus
Grand Magus

3.61
36 votes
182
Running Wild
The Brotherhood

3.61
36 votes
183
Sympathy
Invocation

3.61
18 votes
184
Lordi
Get Heavy

3.61
57 votes
185
Beyond The Embrace
Against The Elements

3.6
15 votes
186
Scars of Life
2002 Demo

3.6
15 votes
187
Rotting Christ
Genesis

3.6
76 votes
188
Lacuna Coil
Comalies

3.59
451 votes
189
Thunderstone
Thunderstone

3.59
17 votes
190
Poison the Well
Tear From the Red

3.59
416 votes
191
Agoraphobic Nosebleed
Frozen Corpse Stuffed With Dope

3.58
118 votes
192
Snot
Alive!

3.58
18 votes
193
System of a Down
Steal This Album!

3.58
5498 votes
194
Zao
Parade of Chaos

3.58
156 votes
195
Hate
Cain’s Way

3.58
26 votes
196
Jucifer
I Name You Destroyer

3.57
28 votes
197
Xasthur
Nocturnal Poisoning

3.56
71 votes
198
Dead To Fall
Everything I Touch Falls To Pieces

3.56
122 votes
199
Daylight Dies
No Reply

3.55
76 votes
200
Norma Jean
Bless the Martyr and Kiss the Child

3.55
905 votes



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