Best Rock Albums of 2002

Genre:  Year:  

01
Thomas Dybdahl
...That Great October Sound

Rating: 4.43
15 votes
02
Agalloch
The Mantle

Rating: 4.36
1743 votes
03
Empyrium
Weiland

Rating: 4.33
138 votes
04
Manilla Road
Mark of the Beast

Rating: 4.32
14 votes
05
Manilla Road
Spiral Castle

Rating: 4.29
17 votes
06
Jean Leloup
La vallée des réputations

Rating: 4.27
33 votes
07
Windir
Likferd

Rating: 4.27
199 votes
08
Extremoduro
Yo, Minoría Absoluta

Rating: 4.25
18 votes
09
Echolyn
Mei

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
10
Wishbone Ash
Bona Fide

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
11
Pain of Salvation
Remedy Lane

Rating: 4.24
397 votes
12
The Postman Syndrome
Terraforming

Rating: 4.24
25 votes
13
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Rating: 4.24
1060 votes
14
Porcupine Tree
In Absentia

Rating: 4.24
5000 votes
15
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

Rating: 4.22
5914 votes
16
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

Rating: 4.21
210 votes
17
dredg
El Cielo

Rating: 4.21
1435 votes
18
Oxbow
An Evil Heat

Rating: 4.2
60 votes
19
16 Horsepower
Folklore

Rating: 4.2
40 votes
20
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

Rating: 4.2
25 votes
21
Aimee Mann
Lost in Space

Rating: 4.18
22 votes
22
The Residents
Demons Dance Alone

Rating: 4.18
11 votes
23
Keller Williams
Laugh

Rating: 4.18
11 votes
24
Ron Jarzombek
Solitarily Speaking of Theoretical Confinement

Rating: 4.18
14 votes
25
Buckethead
Electric Tears

Rating: 4.15
237 votes
26
Johnny Cash
American IV: The Man Comes Around

Rating: 4.15
370 votes
27
Gackt
MOON

Rating: 4.15
34 votes
28
Prototype
Trinity

Rating: 4.14
14 votes
29
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

Rating: 4.13
30 votes
30
The Flaming Lips
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

Rating: 4.12
1211 votes
31
Spiritual Beggars
On Fire

Rating: 4.12
90 votes
32
Joe Satriani
Strange Beautiful Music

Rating: 4.11
200 votes
33
McLusky
McLusky Do Dallas

Rating: 4.11
143 votes
34
Bright Eyes
Lifted or the Story is in the Soil...

Rating: 4.11
656 votes
35
90 Day Men
To Everybody

Rating: 4.1
53 votes
36
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2

Rating: 4.1
94 votes
37
Today Is the Day
Sadness Will Prevail

Rating: 4.09
52 votes
38
Thyrfing
Vansinnesvisor

Rating: 4.09
29 votes
39
Coheed and Cambria
The Second Stage Turbine Blade

Rating: 4.08
1931 votes
40
The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect

Rating: 4.08
152 votes
41
Halfway To Gone
Second Season

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
42
Tenhi
Vare

Rating: 4.07
94 votes
43
Butch Walker
Left of Self-Centered

Rating: 4.07
48 votes
44
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 2

Rating: 4.07
21 votes
45
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 1

Rating: 4.07
21 votes
46
Hot Snakes
Suicide Invoice

Rating: 4.07
58 votes
47
Warren Zevon
Genius

Rating: 4.06
32 votes
48
Brant Bjork
Brant Bjork & The Operators

Rating: 4.06
24 votes
49
Anyone
Anyone

Rating: 4.06
24 votes
50
Wyrd
Huldrafolk

Rating: 4.06
16 votes
51
Andy Timmons
That Was Then, This Is Now

Rating: 4.06
18 votes
52
The Mountain Goats
Devil In the Shortwave

Rating: 4.05
19 votes
53
Okkervil River
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See

Rating: 4.05
99 votes
54
Number Girl
NUM-HEAVYMETALLIC

Rating: 4.05
31 votes
55
The Fucking Champs
V

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
56
Aesop Rock
Daylight

Rating: 4.04
146 votes
57
Beck
Sea Change

Rating: 4.03
707 votes
58
Drive-by Truckers
Southern Rock Opera

Rating: 4.03
46 votes
59
Local H
Here Comes the Zoo

Rating: 4.02
25 votes
60
Hella
Hold Your Horse Is

Rating: 4.02
488 votes
61
Neko Case
Blacklisted

Rating: 4.02
57 votes
62
Dream Theater
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence

Rating: 4.02
1587 votes
63
Minus the Bear
Highly Refined Pirates

Rating: 4
815 votes
64
Pulse Ultra
Headspace

Rating: 4
56 votes
65
Injected
Burn It Black

Rating: 4
44 votes
66
Lucero
Tennessee

Rating: 4
29 votes
67
The Gathering
Black Light District

Rating: 4
27 votes
68
Fatso Jetson
Cruel and Delicious

Rating: 4
24 votes
69
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Houkai Amplifier EP

Rating: 4
19 votes
70
The Grateful Dead
Go to Nassau

Rating: 4
16 votes
71
Tom Waits
Alice

Rating: 4
237 votes
72
The Mountain Goats
Tallahassee

Rating: 4
218 votes
73
Silverchair
Diorama

Rating: 3.99
342 votes
74
Sleater-Kinney
One Beat

Rating: 3.99
61 votes
75
35007
Liquid

Rating: 3.99
123 votes
76
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Source Tags & Codes

Rating: 3.99
344 votes
77
Peter Gabriel
Up

Rating: 3.98
116 votes
78
Biffy Clyro
Blackened Sky

Rating: 3.97
254 votes
79
Ben Kweller
Sha Sha

Rating: 3.97
52 votes
80
Negura Bunget
'N Crugu Bradului

Rating: 3.97
83 votes
81
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip

Rating: 3.97
109 votes
82
Karate
Some Boots

Rating: 3.97
30 votes
83
Ram-Zet
Escape

Rating: 3.96
13 votes
84
Bongzilla
Gateway

Rating: 3.96
142 votes
85
Voltaire
Boo Hoo

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
86
Nickel Creek
This Side

Rating: 3.95
40 votes
87
Flogging Molly
Drunken Lullabies

Rating: 3.95
395 votes
88
The 69 Eyes
Paris Kills

Rating: 3.94
54 votes
89
Winds
Reflections of the I

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
90
Spock's Beard
Snow

Rating: 3.94
71 votes
91
Melvins
Hostile Ambient Takeover

Rating: 3.94
106 votes
92
Rage
Unity

Rating: 3.94
25 votes
93
Iron & Wine
The Creek Drank the Cradle

Rating: 3.94
345 votes
94
Umphrey's McGee
Local Band Does O.K.

Rating: 3.94
48 votes
95
Boris
Heavy Rocks

Rating: 3.93
240 votes
96
Green Carnation
Light of Day, Day of Darkness

Rating: 3.93
126 votes
97
Ghost Mice
Ghost Mice

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
98
Ruins
Tzomborgha

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
99
Perpetual Groove
Sweet Oblivious Antidote

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
100
Steve Von Till
If I Should Fall to the Field

Rating: 3.92
32 votes
101
Camel
A Nod and a Wink

Rating: 3.92
188 votes
102
George Harrison
Brainwashed

Rating: 3.92
96 votes
103
Oneida
Each One Teach One

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
104
The Devil Makes Three
The Devil Makes Three

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
105
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

Rating: 3.9
1359 votes
106
Sinch
Sinch

Rating: 3.9
52 votes
107
Opeth
Deliverance

Rating: 3.9
2415 votes
108
Sonic Youth
Murray Street

Rating: 3.9
319 votes
109
Muse
Dead Star/In Your World

Rating: 3.89
14 votes
110
Blindside
Silence

Rating: 3.88
264 votes
111
Madder Mortem
Deadlands

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
112
Sparks
Lil' Beethoven

Rating: 3.88
16 votes
113
Mum
Finally We Are No One

Rating: 3.87
124 votes
114
Paul Gilbert
Burning Organ

Rating: 3.87
15 votes
115
Skycamefalling
To Forever Embrace The Sun

Rating: 3.86
28 votes
116
Hundred Reasons
Ideas Above Our Station

Rating: 3.85
71 votes
117
Oceansize
Relapse

Rating: 3.85
23 votes
118
Sharks Keep Moving
Pause And Clause EP

Rating: 3.83
24 votes
119
Yakuza
Way of the Dead

Rating: 3.83
29 votes
120
Pleymo
Episode 2: Medicine Cake

Rating: 3.83
23 votes
121
Xavier Rudd
To Let

Rating: 3.82
17 votes
122
This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb
Front Seat Solidarity

Rating: 3.82
36 votes
123
Tom Waits
Blood Money

Rating: 3.81
208 votes
124
Bruce Springsteen
The Rising

Rating: 3.81
639 votes
125
The Walkmen
Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone

Rating: 3.81
72 votes
126
Q and Not U
Different Damage

Rating: 3.81
54 votes
127
Doves
The Last Broadcast

Rating: 3.81
95 votes
128
toe
Songs, Ideas We Forgot

Rating: 3.8
56 votes
129
Down
Down II: A Bustle In Your Hedgerow

Rating: 3.8
360 votes
130
Woods of Ypres
Against the Seasons

Rating: 3.79
40 votes
131
Maserati
The Language Of Cities

Rating: 3.78
32 votes
132
Angra
Hunters and Prey

Rating: 3.78
32 votes
133
The Books
Thought For Food

Rating: 3.78
88 votes
134
Oceansize
A Very Still Movement

Rating: 3.78
20 votes
135
The Thirty Years War
Martyrs Among the Casualties

Rating: 3.77
75 votes
136
Owen
No Good for No One Now

Rating: 3.77
74 votes
137
Steve Earle
Jerusalem

Rating: 3.77
15 votes
138
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Master And Everyone

Rating: 3.77
32 votes
139
Threshold
Critical Mass

Rating: 3.76
36 votes
140
Edan
Primitive Plus

Rating: 3.76
19 votes
141
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up

Rating: 3.76
284 votes
142
Elvis Costello
When I Was Cruel

Rating: 3.76
25 votes
143
Vintersorg
Visions From The Spiral Generator

Rating: 3.76
49 votes
144
Bodyjar
Plastic Skies

Rating: 3.75
18 votes
145
Primordial
Storm Before Calm

Rating: 3.74
64 votes
146
Sam Roberts Band
The Inhuman Condition

Rating: 3.73
15 votes
147
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

Rating: 3.73
286 votes
148
Vanden Plas
Beyond Daylight

Rating: 3.73
28 votes
149
God Is An Astronaut
The End of the Beginning

Rating: 3.72
230 votes
150
SuidAkrA
Emprise to Avalon

Rating: 3.71
26 votes
151
Bright Eyes
There Is No Beginning To The Story EP

Rating: 3.71
62 votes
152
Star One
Space Metal

Rating: 3.7
41 votes
153
Miyavi
Gagaku

Rating: 3.69
18 votes
154
The Mars Volta
Tremulant

Rating: 3.69
1134 votes
155
Acid Mothers Temple
Univers Zen ou de zero a zero

Rating: 3.69
32 votes
156
Weedeater
Sixteen Tons

Rating: 3.68
19 votes
157
Project 86
Truthless Heroes

Rating: 3.68
121 votes
158
Kevin Devine
Circle Gets the Square

Rating: 3.68
33 votes
159
Ra
From One

Rating: 3.68
204 votes
160
Freak Kitchen
Move

Rating: 3.68
34 votes
161
David Bowie
Heathen

Rating: 3.67
230 votes
162
Six Organs Of Admittance
Dark Noontide

Rating: 3.66
50 votes
163
Bathory
Nordland I

Rating: 3.66
178 votes
164
Alabama Thunderpussy
Staring At The Divine

Rating: 3.66
16 votes
165
Beth Orton
Daybreaker

Rating: 3.65
11 votes
166
Trophy Scars
Darts to the Sea

Rating: 3.65
136 votes
167
Hanoi Rocks
Twelve Shots On The Rocks

Rating: 3.65
13 votes
168
Rwake
Hell Is A Door To The Sun

Rating: 3.65
20 votes
169
Cave In
Tides of Tomorrow

Rating: 3.63
89 votes
170
The Tragically Hip
In Violet Light

Rating: 3.63
52 votes
171
Gogol Bordello
Multi Kontra Culti Vs. Irony

Rating: 3.63
45 votes
172
Robert Plant
Dreamland

Rating: 3.63
24 votes
173
The Flower Kings
Unfold the Future

Rating: 3.62
50 votes
174
Beth Gibbons and Rustin Man
Out Of Season

Rating: 3.62
38 votes
175
Audioslave
Audioslave

Rating: 3.62
2974 votes
176
Joe Bonamassa
So, It's Like That

Rating: 3.61
54 votes
177
W.A.S.P.
Dying For the World

Rating: 3.61
36 votes
178
Tracy Chapman
Let It Rain

Rating: 3.61
18 votes
179
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

Rating: 3.61
854 votes
180
Agoraphobic Nosebleed
Frozen Corpse Stuffed With Dope

Rating: 3.61
115 votes
181
Daughters
2002

Rating: 3.6
29 votes
182
Fu Manchu
California Crossing

Rating: 3.59
192 votes
183
Lordi
Get Heavy

Rating: 3.58
110 votes
184
High on Fire
Surrounded By Thieves

Rating: 3.57
151 votes
185
Planet X
MoonBabies

Rating: 3.57
29 votes
186
Grand Magus
Grand Magus

Rating: 3.57
15 votes
187
Joanna Newsom
Walnut Whales

Rating: 3.57
15 votes
188
Feeder
Comfort In Sound

Rating: 3.56
88 votes
189
Murder by Death
Like the Exorcist, but More Breakdancing

Rating: 3.56
106 votes
190
Brand New Sin
Brand New Sin

Rating: 3.54
12 votes
191
Xasthur
Nocturnal Poisoning

Rating: 3.53
59 votes
192
Beatsteaks
Living Targets

Rating: 3.5
27 votes
193
Madrugada
Grit

Rating: 3.5
14 votes
194
Pax 217
Engage

Rating: 3.5
12 votes
195
The Avett Brothers
Country Was...

Rating: 3.5
12 votes
196
Deerhoof
Reveille

Rating: 3.49
39 votes
197
Cathedral
The VIIth Coming

Rating: 3.48
28 votes
198
The Locust
The Locust & Melt Banana Split

Rating: 3.47
17 votes
199
Ryan Adams
Demolition

Rating: 3.47
61 votes
200
UFO
Sharks

Rating: 3.46
28 votes



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