Best Metal Albums of 2002


01
Stratovarius
EagleHeart

4.5
18 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
3768 votes
05
This Day Forward
Kairos

4.34
16 votes
06
Isis
Oceanic

4.32
5517 votes
07
Windir
Likferd

4.31
213 votes
08
Manilla Road
Spiral Castle

4.3
66 votes
09
Paysage d'Hiver
Winterkaelte

4.28
158 votes
10
Empyrium
Weiland

4.28
298 votes
11
Impaled
Mondo Medicale

4.26
29 votes
12
Dark Age
The Silent Republic

4.25
16 votes
13
Pain of Salvation
Remedy Lane

4.24
421 votes
14
Porcupine Tree
In Absentia

4.24
2611 votes
15
Botch
An Anthology of Dead Ends

4.22
637 votes
16
Ron Jarzombek
Solitarily Speaking of Theoretical Confinement

4.22
32 votes
17
Lustmord
Carbon/Core

4.21
17 votes
18
Prototype
Trinity

4.2
45 votes
19
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.19
505 votes
20
earthtone9
Omega

4.18
22 votes
21
Knut
Challenger

4.18
244 votes
22
Buckethead
Electric Tears

4.18
244 votes
23
Virgin Black
Sombre Romantic

4.17
45 votes
24
Red Harvest
Sick Transit Gloria Mundi

4.15
52 votes
25
Destroyer 666
Cold Steel...for an Iron Age

4.15
228 votes
26
Ildjarn
Hardangervidda

4.15
20 votes
27
Reverend Bizarre
In The Rectory Of The Bizarre Reverend

4.15
174 votes
28
Arcturus
The Sham Mirrors

4.15
874 votes
29
William Basinski
The Disintegration Loops I

4.15
111 votes
30
Acumen Nation
The 5ifth Column

4.14
22 votes
31
Kalmah
They Will Return

4.13
760 votes
32
Manilla Road
Mark of the Beast

4.13
60 votes
33
Nadja
Touched

4.12
164 votes
34
Symphony X
The Odyssey

4.09
1178 votes
35
Thyrfing
Vansinnesvisor

4.08
30 votes
36
Burst
In Coveting Ways

4.08
18 votes
37
Immolation
Unholy Cult

4.08
277 votes
38
Taake
Over Bjoergvin Graater Himmerik

4.08
108 votes
39
Shaman
Ritual

4.08
13 votes
40
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Irony Is a Dead Scene

4.08
1157 votes
41
Dark Tranquillity
Damage Done

4.07
1560 votes
42
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 1

4.07
21 votes
43
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 2

4.07
21 votes
44
Warlord
Rising Out of the Ashes

4.06
24 votes
45
Krux
Krux

4.06
18 votes
46
Judas Iscariot
To Embrace the Corpses Bleeding

4.05
20 votes
47
Immortal
Sons of Northern Darkness

4.04
1296 votes
48
Mourning Beloveth
The Sullen Sulcus

4.04
36 votes
49
Belenos
Spicilege

4.04
37 votes
50
Sentenced
The Cold White Light

4.03
194 votes
51
Rhapsody of Fire
Power of the Dragonflame

4.03
360 votes
52
Iron Savior
Condition Red

4.03
18 votes
53
Cephalic Carnage
Lucid Interval

4.02
161 votes
54
Dream Theater
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence

4.02
1651 votes
55
The Crown
Crowned in Terror

4.02
162 votes
56
Disgorge
Consume the Forsaken

4.01
43 votes
57
Necrophobic
Bloodhymns

4.01
98 votes
58
Blaze Bayley
Tenth Dimension

4
33 votes
59
Eths
Samantha

4
21 votes
60
Destroyer 666
Of Wolves, Women & War

4
21 votes
61
Wolf
Black Wings

4
21 votes
62
Desire
Locus Horrendus - The Night Cries Of A Sullen Soul

4
20 votes
63
At Vance
Only Human

4
18 votes
64
Wyrd
Huldrafolk

4
16 votes
65
Yyrkoon
Dying Sun

4
13 votes
66
Blind Guardian
A Night at the Opera

4
1416 votes
67
Decapitated
Nihility

3.99
594 votes
68
Melvins
Hostile Ambient Takeover

3.99
116 votes
69
Codeseven
The Rescue

3.99
37 votes
70
Rapture
Songs For The Withering

3.98
66 votes
71
Rage
Unity

3.98
54 votes
72
Vehemence
God Was Created

3.98
43 votes
73
Bongzilla
Gateway

3.98
162 votes
74
Pulse Ultra
Headspace

3.97
58 votes
75
Nile
In Their Darkened Shrines

3.97
1084 votes
76
Killswitch Engage
Alive or Just Breathing

3.96
3602 votes
77
Negura Bunget
'N Crugu Bradului

3.96
190 votes
78
The Red Chord
Fused Together in Revolving Doors

3.96
462 votes
79
Funeral
In Fields of Pestilent Grief

3.96
26 votes
80
Leviathan
White Devil, Black Metal

3.95
22 votes
81
Winds
Reflections of the I

3.95
19 votes
82
Freedom Call
Eternity

3.95
47 votes
83
Meshuggah
Nothing

3.94
3264 votes
84
Pinkly Smooth
Unfortunate Snort

3.94
124 votes
85
Dream Evil
Dragon Slayer

3.94
164 votes
86
Nocturnal Rites
Shadowland

3.94
13 votes
87
Boris
Heavy Rocks

3.93
520 votes
88
Green Carnation
Light of Day, Day of Darkness

3.93
252 votes
89
Naglfar
Ex Inferis

3.93
22 votes
90
Primal Fear
Black Sun

3.93
54 votes
91
Ram-Zet
Escape

3.93
28 votes
92
Burnt By the Sun
Soundtrack to the Personal Revolution

3.92
68 votes
93
Sinch
Sinch

3.92
54 votes
94
Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine
Rampton

3.91
87 votes
95
Dir En Grey
Kisou

3.9
423 votes
96
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

3.9
1415 votes
97
Paysage d'Hiver/Lunar Aurora
Split

3.9
15 votes
98
Harkonen
Shake Harder Boy

3.89
28 votes
99
Tad Morose
Matters Of The Dark

3.89
36 votes
100
Opeth
Deliverance

3.89
5090 votes
101
Nightwish
Century Child

3.88
1164 votes
102
Loscil
Submers

3.88
34 votes
103
Fleshpress
Fleshpress

3.88
17 votes
104
Madder Mortem
Deadlands

3.88
17 votes
105
Living Sacrifice
Conceived In Fire

3.88
279 votes
106
Paul Gilbert
Burning Organ

3.88
16 votes
107
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Yanqui U.X.O.

3.87
1264 votes
108
Joshua Fit For Battle
To Bring Our Own End

3.87
206 votes
109
Blindspott
Blindspott

3.87
34 votes
110
Soilwork
Natural Born Chaos

3.86
1890 votes
111
Snapcase
End Transmission

3.86
54 votes
112
Yakuza
Way of the Dead

3.86
32 votes
113
Skycamefalling
To Forever Embrace The Sun

3.86
28 votes
114
Pleymo
Episode 2: Medicine Cake

3.85
24 votes
115
Black Label Society
1919 Eternal

3.85
558 votes
116
Arghoslent
Incorrigible Bigotry

3.85
453 votes
117
SikTh
Let the Transmitting Begin

3.85
52 votes
118
Floor
Floor

3.84
70 votes
119
Norther
Dreams of Endless War

3.84
378 votes
120
Callenish Circle
Flesh Power Dominion

3.83
30 votes
121
Vomitory
Blood Rapture

3.83
24 votes
122
Holy Moses
Disorder of the Order

3.83
18 votes
123
Insomnium
In the Halls of Awaiting

3.83
708 votes
124
Mithras
Forever Advancing... Legions

3.82
34 votes
125
Ghoul
We Came for the Dead!!!

3.82
28 votes
126
Mastodon
Remission

3.82
5400 votes
127
Doomsword
Resound the Horn

3.82
33 votes
128
Darkspace
Minus One

3.82
19 votes
129
Down
Down II: A Bustle in Your Hedgerow

3.81
758 votes
130
Woods of Ypres
Against the Seasons

3.8
82 votes
131
Avantasia
The Metal Opera Pt. II

3.8
134 votes
132
Rotten Sound
Murderworks

3.8
81 votes
133
Dir En Grey
Child prey

3.79
51 votes
134
December
The Lament Configuration

3.79
24 votes
135
The Chasm
Conjuration of the Spectral Empire

3.79
19 votes
136
Five Pointe O
Untitled

3.79
66 votes
137
Threshold
Critical Mass

3.79
80 votes
138
Dark Moor
The Gates of Oblivion

3.77
46 votes
139
Shining (SWE)
III - Angst, Självdestruktivitetens Emissarie

3.77
156 votes
140
Trail Of Tears
A New Dimension Of Might

3.77
26 votes
141
Krieg
Destruction Ritual

3.77
13 votes
142
Shadows Fall
The Art of Balance

3.76
1617 votes
143
Angra
Hunters and Prey

3.76
70 votes
144
Firewind
Between Heaven And Hell

3.76
123 votes
145
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

3.76
299 votes
146
Primordial
Storm Before Calm

3.75
71 votes
147
Novembre
Dreams D'Azur

3.75
78 votes
148
Severe Torture
Misanthropic Carnage

3.75
22 votes
149
Luca Turilli
Prophet Of The Last Eclipse

3.74
70 votes
150
Curl Up and Die
Unfortunately We're Not Robots

3.74
54 votes
151
Project 86
Truthless Heroes

3.73
122 votes
152
Vintersorg
Visions From The Spiral Generator

3.72
98 votes
153
Cadaveria
The Shadows' Madame

3.72
18 votes
154
Falconer
Chapters From A Vale Forlorn

3.72
43 votes
155
Dimmu Borgir
Alive In Torment

3.72
16 votes
156
Star One
Space Metal

3.72
92 votes
157
Vanden Plas
Beyond Daylight

3.72
60 votes
158
SuidAkrA
Emprise to Avalon

3.71
56 votes
159
Tankard
B-Day

3.71
21 votes
160
Lord Gore
The Autophagous Orgy

3.71
14 votes
161
Apotheosis
Farthest from the Sun

3.71
14 votes
162
Bloodbath
Resurrection Through Carnage

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

3.7
850 votes
164
Haste the Day
That They May Know You

3.7
184 votes
165
Weedeater
Sixteen Tons

3.7
23 votes
166
Sirenia
At Sixes And Sevens

3.69
56 votes
167
Halford
Crucible

3.69
96 votes
168
Vader
Revelations

3.68
164 votes
169
Bathory
Nordland I

3.68
374 votes
170
Alabama Thunderpussy
Staring At The Divine

3.68
17 votes
171
Heaven Shall Burn
Whatever It May Take

3.67
315 votes
172
Rwake
Hell Is A Door To The Sun

3.67
42 votes
173
Ra
From One

3.66
108 votes
174
Origin
Informis Infinitas Inhumanitas

3.65
214 votes
175
Haemorrhage
Morgue Sweet Home

3.65
13 votes
176
Acid Mothers Temple
Univers Zen ou de zero a zero

3.65
17 votes
177
Running Wild
The Brotherhood

3.64
42 votes
178
Cave In
Tides of Tomorrow

3.64
186 votes
179
Evergreen Terrace
Burned Alive By Time

3.64
92 votes
180
Freak Kitchen
Move

3.63
19 votes
181
Filter
The Amalgamut

3.63
182 votes
182
W.A.S.P.
Dying For the World

3.62
76 votes
183
36 Crazyfists
Bitterness the Star

3.62
303 votes
184
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

3.62
888 votes
185
Sympathy
Invocation

3.61
18 votes
186
It Dies Today
Forever Scorned

3.61
73 votes
187
Lordi
Get Heavy

3.61
57 votes
188
Beyond The Embrace
Against The Elements

3.6
15 votes
189
Scars of Life
2002 Demo

3.6
15 votes
190
Enthroned
Carnage In World's Beyond

3.6
13 votes
191
Lacuna Coil
Comalies

3.6
452 votes
192
Poison the Well
Tear From the Red

3.59
423 votes
193
Annihilator
Waking the Fury

3.59
210 votes
194
Dead To Fall
Everything I Touch Falls To Pieces

3.59
126 votes
195
Snot
Alive!

3.58
18 votes
196
Thunderstone
Thunderstone

3.58
18 votes
197
Zao
Parade of Chaos

3.58
155 votes
198
System of a Down
Steal This Album!

3.58
5566 votes
199
Inquisition
Invoking the Majestic Throne of Satan

3.58
76 votes
200
Rotting Christ
Genesis

3.58
78 votes



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