Best Rock Albums of 2002


01
Agalloch
The Mantle

4.38
2305 votes
02
Racebannon
In the Grips of the Light

4.32
17 votes
03
Windir
Likferd

4.3
290 votes
04
Rollins Band
Rise Above

4.28
18 votes
05
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.26
1322 votes
06
Pain of Salvation
Remedy Lane

4.25
515 votes
07
Jean Leloup
La vallée des réputations

4.25
36 votes
08
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.25
7100 votes
09
Porcupine Tree
In Absentia

4.24
5892 votes
10
In Gowan Ring
Hazel Steps Through A Weathered Home

4.22
32 votes
11
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.22
293 votes
12
dredg
El Cielo

4.21
1591 votes
13
Empyrium
Weiland

4.19
179 votes
14
The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster
Horse of the Dog

4.18
22 votes
15
Johnny Cash
American IV: The Man Comes Around

4.18
914 votes
16
Andy Timmons
That Was Then, This Is Now

4.17
24 votes
17
16 Horsepower
Folklore

4.14
57 votes
18
Drive-by Truckers
Southern Rock Opera

4.14
132 votes
19
Bright Eyes
Lifted or The Story is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground

4.12
726 votes
20
The Flaming Lips
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

4.12
1492 votes
21
Wishbone Ash
Bona Fide

4.12
39 votes
22
Oxbow
An Evil Heat

4.11
98 votes
23
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

4.11
49 votes
24
Spiritual Beggars
On Fire

4.11
94 votes
25
Damien Rice
O

4.1
687 votes
26
Lambchop
Is a woman

4.1
31 votes
27
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 1

4.1
21 votes
28
Ron Jarzombek
Solitarily Speaking of Theoretical Confinement

4.09
22 votes
29
mclusky
McLusky Do Dallas

4.09
200 votes
30
Extremoduro
Yo, Minoría Absoluta

4.08
36 votes
31
Thomas Dybdahl
...That Great October Sound

4.08
18 votes
32
Coheed and Cambria
The Second Stage Turbine Blade

4.08
2225 votes
33
Today Is the Day
Sadness Will Prevail

4.08
97 votes
34
Joe Satriani
Strange Beautiful Music

4.07
224 votes
35
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 2

4.07
22 votes
36
Aimee Mann
Lost in Space

4.07
30 votes
37
Echolyn
Mei

4.06
16 votes
38
Butch Walker
Left of Self-Centered

4.06
102 votes
39
Hot Snakes
Suicide Invoice

4.06
81 votes
40
Okkervil River
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See

4.05
124 votes
41
The Postman Syndrome
Terraforming

4.05
30 votes
42
Anyone
Anyone

4.05
20 votes
43
Lemon Jelly
Lost Horizons

4.04
78 votes
44
Rage
Unity

4.04
37 votes
45
Number Girl
NUM-HEAVYMETALLIC

4.03
43 votes
46
Keelhaul
Keelhaul II

4.03
15 votes
47
Beck
Sea Change

4.03
858 votes
48
Silverchair
Diorama

4.03
389 votes
49
Tenhi
Vare

4.03
138 votes
50
Wyrd
Huldrafolk

4.03
18 votes
51
Thyrfing
Vansinnesvisor

4.02
44 votes
52
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Source Tags & Codes

4.02
430 votes
53
Hella
Hold Your Horse Is

4.02
650 votes
54
Les Claypool And The Frog Brigade
Purple Onion

4.02
47 votes
55
90 Day Men
To Everybody

4.02
60 votes
56
Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Houkai Amplifier

4.02
31 votes
57
The Gathering
Black Light District

4.01
38 votes
58
The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect

4.01
162 votes
59
Dream Theater
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence

4.01
1881 votes
60
The Mountain Goats
Tallahassee

4.01
283 votes
61
35007
Liquid

4.01
147 votes
62
Lucero
Tennessee

4
34 votes
63
The Cancer Conspiracy
The Audio Medium

4
20 votes
64
Minus the Bear
Highly Refined Pirates

3.99
912 votes
65
Ben Kweller
Sha Sha

3.99
57 votes
66
Muse
Dead Star/In Your World

3.99
50 votes
67
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

3.99
37 votes
68
Gackt
MOON

3.98
48 votes
69
The Mountain Goats
Devil In the Shortwave

3.98
23 votes
70
Tom Waits
Alice

3.98
328 votes
71
Megaherz
Herzwerk II

3.98
21 votes
72
The Devil Makes Three
The Devil Makes Three

3.97
18 votes
73
Sleater-Kinney
One Beat

3.97
120 votes
74
Melvins
Hostile Ambient Takeover

3.97
153 votes
75
QueenAdreena
Drink Me

3.97
30 votes
76
Perpetual Groove
Sweet Oblivious Antidote

3.96
28 votes
77
Spock's Beard
Snow

3.96
80 votes
78
Oneida
Each One Teach One

3.96
13 votes
79
Bongzilla
Gateway

3.96
103 votes
80
Biffy Clyro
Blackened Sky

3.96
313 votes
81
Neko Case
Blacklisted

3.96
71 votes
82
Flogging Molly
Drunken Lullabies

3.95
434 votes
83
Fatso Jetson
Cruel and Delicious

3.95
30 votes
84
Nickel Creek
This Side

3.94
43 votes
85
Green Carnation
Light of Day, Day of Darkness

3.94
156 votes
86
George Harrison
Brainwashed

3.92
124 votes
87
Iron And Wine
The Creek Drank the Cradle

3.92
383 votes
88
Oceansize
Relapse

3.92
24 votes
89
Camel
A Nod and a Wink

3.91
268 votes
90
Sinch
Sinch

3.91
62 votes
91
Umphrey's McGee
Local Band Does O.K.

3.91
56 votes
92
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip

3.91
129 votes
93
The Residents
Demons Dance Alone

3.9
21 votes
94
Peter Gabriel
Up

3.9
164 votes
95
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

3.9
1638 votes
96
Mum
Finally We Are No One

3.9
158 votes
97
Clinic
Walking With Thee

3.9
29 votes
98
Blindside
Silence

3.89
283 votes
99
Opeth
Deliverance

3.89
2888 votes
100
The Hellacopters
By the Grace of God

3.89
72 votes
101
Steve Von Till
If I Should Fall to the Field

3.88
106 votes
102
Ruins
Tzomborgha

3.88
40 votes
103
Oceansize
A Very Still Movement

3.87
23 votes
104
Sonic Youth
Murray Street

3.87
416 votes
105
Negura Bunget
'N Crugu Bradului

3.86
121 votes
106
Injected
Burn It Black

3.86
58 votes
107
Sharks Keep Moving
Pause And Clause EP

3.86
28 votes
108
The 69 Eyes
Paris Kills

3.84
70 votes
109
Dixie Chicks
Home

3.84
34 votes
110
Avantasia
The Metal Opera Pt. II

3.84
342 votes
111
The Books
Thought For Food

3.83
110 votes
112
Paul Gilbert
Burning Organ

3.83
20 votes
113
Owen
No Good for No One Now

3.82
105 votes
114
Xavier Rudd
To Let

3.82
17 votes
115
Ghost Mice
Ghost Mice

3.82
14 votes
116
The Decemberists
Castaways and Cutouts

3.82
392 votes
117
Pleymo
Episode 2: Medicine Cake

3.82
25 votes
118
Ram-Zet
Escape

3.81
16 votes
119
The Walkmen
Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone

3.81
81 votes
120
Doves
The Last Broadcast

3.81
114 votes
121
Woods of Ypres
Against the Seasons

3.81
49 votes
122
Floor
Floor

3.8
46 votes
123
Tom Waits
Blood Money

3.8
283 votes
124
Maserati
The Language Of Cities

3.8
40 votes
125
Madder Mortem
Deadlands

3.8
22 votes
126
Down
Down II: A Bustle in Your Hedgerow

3.8
440 votes
127
SuidAkrA
Emprise to Avalon

3.79
36 votes
128
Vanden Plas
Beyond Daylight

3.79
40 votes
129
Bruce Springsteen
The Rising

3.78
789 votes
130
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

3.78
330 votes
131
MUCC
Homura Uta

3.78
20 votes
132
Dark Moor
The Gates of Oblivion

3.77
53 votes
133
Star One
Space Metal

3.77
55 votes
134
Brant Bjork
Brant Bjork & The Operators

3.77
39 votes
135
Pele
Enemies

3.77
13 votes
136
Steve Earle
Jerusalem

3.77
30 votes
137
Primordial
Storm Before Calm

3.77
98 votes
138
toe
Songs, Ideas We Forgot

3.76
49 votes
139
Hanoi Rocks
Twelve Shots On The Rocks

3.75
32 votes
140
Mountain
Mystic Fire

3.75
24 votes
141
The Thirty Years War
Martyrs Among the Casualties

3.73
162 votes
142
Bright Eyes
There Is No Beginning To The Story EP

3.73
65 votes
143
Falconer
Chapters From A Vale Forlorn

3.73
48 votes
144
Vintersorg
Visions From The Spiral Generator

3.73
59 votes
145
Beth Gibbons and Rustin Man
Out Of Season

3.73
53 votes
146
This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb
Front Seat Solidarity

3.73
40 votes
147
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up

3.72
692 votes
148
Arcana
Inner Pale Sun

3.72
18 votes
149
ASG
ASG

3.71
16 votes
150
Edan
Primitive Plus

3.71
26 votes
151
The Flower Kings
Unfold the Future

3.71
62 votes
152
Weedeater
Sixteen Tons

3.71
31 votes
153
Miyavi
Gagaku

3.71
17 votes
154
Project 86
Truthless Heroes

3.7
132 votes
155
The Coral
The Coral

3.7
47 votes
156
The Mars Volta
Tremulant

3.7
1194 votes
157
Six Organs Of Admittance
Dark Noontide

3.7
60 votes
158
Red Hot Chili Peppers
By the Way

3.69
2647 votes
159
Freak Kitchen
Move

3.69
24 votes
160
Sam Roberts Band
The Inhuman Condition

3.69
16 votes
161
Magnum
Breath Of Life

3.69
16 votes
162
Acid Mothers Temple
Univers Zen ou de zero a zero

3.68
38 votes
163
Daughters
Daughters

3.68
38 votes
164
Off Minor
Problematic Courtship

3.68
98 votes
165
Q and Not U
Different Damage

3.68
69 votes
166
Ra
From One

3.68
256 votes
167
Nazgul
De Expugnatione Elfmuth

3.67
36 votes
168
Alabama Thunderpussy
Staring At The Divine

3.67
18 votes
169
Bathory
Nordland I

3.67
238 votes
170
W.A.S.P.
Dying For the World

3.66
46 votes
171
Bodyjar
Plastic Skies

3.66
19 votes
172
Cadacross
Corona Borealis

3.65
13 votes
173
The Tragically Hip
In Violet Light

3.64
56 votes
174
Kevin Devine
Circle Gets the Square

3.64
36 votes
175
David Bowie
Heathen

3.64
411 votes
176
Elvis Costello
When I Was Cruel

3.63
31 votes
177
Cave In
Tides of Tomorrow

3.63
99 votes
178
Rwake
Hell Is A Door To The Sun

3.63
24 votes
179
Zu
Igneo

3.63
16 votes
180
The Disco Biscuits
Senor Boombox

3.63
16 votes
181
Deerhoof
Reveille

3.61
49 votes
182
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

3.61
994 votes
183
Audioslave
Audioslave

3.61
3380 votes
184
Fu Manchu
California Crossing

3.6
162 votes
185
Trophy Scars
Darts to the Sea

3.6
158 votes
186
Lordi
Get Heavy

3.6
68 votes
187
Gogol Bordello
Multi Kontra Culti Vs. Irony

3.59
58 votes
188
The Blood Brothers
March On Electric Children

3.59
181 votes
189
Beth Orton
Daybreaker

3.59
14 votes
190
Feeder
Comfort In Sound

3.58
108 votes
191
Riot
Through the Storm

3.58
13 votes
192
Joey Ramone
Don't Worry About Me

3.58
20 votes
193
Murder by Death
Like the Exorcist, but More Breakdancing

3.57
112 votes
194
Nashville Pussy
Say Something Nasty

3.57
14 votes
195
The Warlocks
Phoenix Album

3.57
14 votes
196
Rotting Christ
Genesis

3.57
103 votes
197
Planet X
MoonBabies

3.56
34 votes
198
Joanna Newsom
Walnut Whales

3.55
19 votes
199
J Mascis and the Fog
Free So Free

3.55
20 votes
200
Beatsteaks
Living Targets

3.53
29 votes



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