Best Rock Albums of 2002

Genre:  Year:  

01
Prototype
Trinity

Rating: 4.46
12 votes
02
Thomas Dybdahl
...That Great October Sound

Rating: 4.39
14 votes
03
Agalloch
The Mantle

Rating: 4.35
1617 votes
04
Jean Leloup
La vallée des réputations

Rating: 4.33
27 votes
05
Empyrium
Weiland

Rating: 4.3
121 votes
06
Manilla Road
Spiral Castle

Rating: 4.29
17 votes
07
Extremoduro
Yo, Minoría Absoluta

Rating: 4.25
18 votes
08
Manilla Road
Mark of the Beast

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
09
Wishbone Ash
Bona Fide

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
10
Pain Of Salvation
Remedy Lane

Rating: 4.24
381 votes
11
The Postman Syndrome
Terraforming

Rating: 4.24
23 votes
12
The Mountain Goats
Devil In the Shortwave

Rating: 4.24
17 votes
13
Windir
Likferd

Rating: 4.24
177 votes
14
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Rating: 4.23
1018 votes
15
Porcupine Tree
In Absentia

Rating: 4.23
4694 votes
16
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

Rating: 4.22
194 votes
17
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

Rating: 4.21
5630 votes
18
dredg
El Cielo

Rating: 4.21
1410 votes
19
Number Girl
NUM-HEAVYMETALLIC

Rating: 4.21
26 votes
20
16 Horsepower
Folklore

Rating: 4.2
38 votes
21
Aimee Mann
Lost in Space

Rating: 4.19
18 votes
22
Keller Williams
Laugh

Rating: 4.18
11 votes
23
Thyrfing
Vansinnesvisor

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

Rating: 4.18
14 votes
25
Oxbow
An Evil Heat

Rating: 4.17
81 votes
26
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

Rating: 4.17
27 votes
27
Buckethead
Electric Tears

Rating: 4.15
233 votes
28
Gackt
MOON

Rating: 4.15
34 votes
29
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

Rating: 4.15
24 votes
30
McLusky
McLusky Do Dallas

Rating: 4.14
137 votes
31
Johnny Cash
American IV: The Man Comes Around

Rating: 4.13
351 votes
32
Andy Timmons
That Was Then, This Is Now

Rating: 4.13
16 votes
33
The Flaming Lips
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

Rating: 4.12
1167 votes
34
Joe Satriani
Strange Beautiful Music

Rating: 4.12
198 votes
35
Bright Eyes
Lifted or the Story is in the Soil...

Rating: 4.11
636 votes
36
Spiritual Beggars
On Fire

Rating: 4.11
84 votes
37
90 Day Men
To Everybody

Rating: 4.11
52 votes
38
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Houkai Amplifier EP

Rating: 4.11
19 votes
39
Wyrd
Huldrafolk

Rating: 4.1
15 votes
40
The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect

Rating: 4.09
150 votes
41
Coheed and Cambria
The Second Stage Turbine Blade

Rating: 4.09
1899 votes
42
The Gathering
Black Light District

Rating: 4.08
25 votes
43
Tenhi
Vare

Rating: 4.08
92 votes
44
Halfway To Gone
Second Season

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
45
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2

Rating: 4.07
90 votes
46
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 1

Rating: 4.07
21 votes
47
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 2

Rating: 4.07
21 votes
48
Butch Walker
Left of Self-Centered

Rating: 4.06
48 votes
49
Brant Bjork
Brant Bjork & The Operators

Rating: 4.06
24 votes
50
Anyone
Anyone

Rating: 4.06
24 votes
51
Okkervil River
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See

Rating: 4.06
99 votes
52
Hot Snakes
Suicide Invoice

Rating: 4.04
56 votes
53
Today Is the Day
Sadness Will Prevail

Rating: 4.04
51 votes
54
Beck
Sea Change

Rating: 4.03
690 votes
55
Hella
Hold Your Horse Is

Rating: 4.02
456 votes
56
Drive-by Truckers
Southern Rock Opera

Rating: 4.02
44 votes
57
Sleater-Kinney
One Beat

Rating: 4.02
59 votes
58
35007
Liquid

Rating: 4.02
99 votes
59
Tom Waits
Alice

Rating: 4.01
227 votes
60
Dream Theater
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence

Rating: 4.01
1485 votes
61
Silverchair
Diorama

Rating: 4
334 votes
62
The Mountain Goats
Tallahassee

Rating: 4
205 votes
63
Neko Case
Blacklisted

Rating: 4
56 votes
64
Injected
Burn It Black

Rating: 4
46 votes
65
The Grateful Dead
Go to Nassau

Rating: 4
16 votes
66
Minus the Bear
Highly Refined Pirates

Rating: 4
792 votes
67
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Source Tags & Codes

Rating: 3.99
334 votes
68
Spock's Beard
Snow

Rating: 3.99
67 votes
69
Karate
Some Boots

Rating: 3.98
28 votes
70
Lucero
Tennessee

Rating: 3.98
28 votes
71
Rage
Unity

Rating: 3.98
25 votes
72
Biffy Clyro
Blackened Sky

Rating: 3.97
242 votes
73
Ben Kweller
Sha Sha

Rating: 3.97
50 votes
74
Bongzilla
Gateway

Rating: 3.96
67 votes
75
The 69 Eyes
Paris Kills

Rating: 3.96
52 votes
76
Negura Bunget
'N Crugu Bradului

Rating: 3.96
77 votes
77
Nickel Creek
This Side

Rating: 3.96
38 votes
78
Flogging Molly
Drunken Lullabies

Rating: 3.96
383 votes
79
Voltaire
Boo Hoo

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
80
Melvins
Hostile Ambient Takeover

Rating: 3.95
103 votes
81
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip

Rating: 3.95
103 votes
82
Peter Gabriel
Up

Rating: 3.94
103 votes
83
Winds
Reflections of the I

Rating: 3.94
17 votes
84
Umphrey's McGee
Local Band Does O.K.

Rating: 3.94
48 votes
85
Iron & Wine
The Creek Drank the Cradle

Rating: 3.94
342 votes
86
Boris
Heavy Rocks

Rating: 3.93
227 votes
87
Ghost Mice
Ghost Mice

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
88
Perpetual Groove
Sweet Oblivious Antidote

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
89
Steve Von Till
If I Should Fall to the Field

Rating: 3.92
31 votes
90
Camel
A Nod and A Wink

Rating: 3.92
180 votes
91
Ruins
Tzomborgha

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
92
George Harrison
Brainwashed

Rating: 3.91
90 votes
93
Sonic Youth
Murray Street

Rating: 3.91
306 votes
94
Green Carnation
Light of Day, Day of Darkness

Rating: 3.91
122 votes
95
Oneida
Each One Teach One

Rating: 3.91
11 votes
96
Opeth
Deliverance

Rating: 3.9
2271 votes
97
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

Rating: 3.9
1293 votes
98
Black Label Society
1919 Eternal

Rating: 3.89
168 votes
99
Sinch
Sinch

Rating: 3.89
51 votes
100
Blindside
Silence

Rating: 3.89
265 votes
101
Yakuza
Way of the Dead

Rating: 3.88
29 votes
102
Pleymo
Episode 2: Medicine Cake

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
103
Ram-Zet
Escape

Rating: 3.88
12 votes
104
This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb
Front Seat Solidarity

Rating: 3.87
34 votes
105
Paul Gilbert
Burning Organ

Rating: 3.87
15 votes
106
The Devil Makes Three
The Devil Makes Three

Rating: 3.86
11 votes
107
Fatso Jetson
Cruel and Delicious

Rating: 3.86
21 votes
108
Mum
Finally We Are No One

Rating: 3.85
120 votes
109
Hundred Reasons
Ideas Above Our Station

Rating: 3.85
68 votes
110
Oceansize
Relapse

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
111
Madder Mortem
Deadlands

Rating: 3.83
15 votes
112
Xavier Rudd
To Let

Rating: 3.82
17 votes
113
Tom Waits
Blood Money

Rating: 3.82
201 votes
114
Bruce Springsteen
The Rising

Rating: 3.82
615 votes
115
Angra
Hunters and Prey

Rating: 3.81
29 votes
116
The Walkmen
Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone

Rating: 3.81
71 votes
117
Down
Down II: A Bustle In Your Hedgerow

Rating: 3.81
331 votes
118
Doves
The Last Broadcast

Rating: 3.8
89 votes
119
Sharks Keep Moving
Pause And Clause EP

Rating: 3.8
20 votes
120
Woods of Ypres
Against the Seasons

Rating: 3.79
40 votes
121
toe
Songs, Ideas We Forgot

Rating: 3.78
46 votes
122
The Thirty Years War
Martyrs Among the Casualties

Rating: 3.77
75 votes
123
Owen
No Good for No One Now

Rating: 3.77
72 votes
124
Vintersorg
Visions From The Spiral Generator

Rating: 3.77
48 votes
125
Steve Earle
Jerusalem

Rating: 3.77
13 votes
126
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up

Rating: 3.77
277 votes
127
Maserati
The Language Of Cities

Rating: 3.77
30 votes
128
Threshold
Critical Mass

Rating: 3.76
36 votes
129
Oceansize
A Very Still Movement

Rating: 3.76
19 votes
130
Bodyjar
Plastic Skies

Rating: 3.76
19 votes
131
Vanden Plas
Beyond Daylight

Rating: 3.76
27 votes
132
Primordial
Storm Before Calm

Rating: 3.75
60 votes
133
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Master And Everyone

Rating: 3.75
30 votes
134
The Books
Thought For Food

Rating: 3.74
84 votes
135
Edan
Primitive Plus

Rating: 3.74
19 votes
136
Sam Roberts Band
The Inhuman Condition

Rating: 3.73
15 votes
137
God Is An Astronaut
The End of the Beginning

Rating: 3.73
226 votes
138
Star One
Space Metal

Rating: 3.72
38 votes
139
SuidAkrA
Emprise to Avalon

Rating: 3.72
25 votes
140
Bright Eyes
There Is No Beginning To The Story EP

Rating: 3.71
62 votes
141
Miyavi
Gagaku

Rating: 3.69
18 votes
142
The Mars Volta
Tremulant

Rating: 3.69
1110 votes
143
Project 86
Truthless Heroes

Rating: 3.68
117 votes
144
Freak Kitchen
Move

Rating: 3.68
34 votes
145
Weedeater
Sixteen Tons

Rating: 3.68
17 votes
146
The Flower Kings
Unfold the Future

Rating: 3.67
46 votes
147
The Tragically Hip
In Violet Light

Rating: 3.67
52 votes
148
Trophy Scars
Darts to the Sea

Rating: 3.67
256 votes
149
Gogol Bordello
Multi Kontra Culti Vs. Irony

Rating: 3.67
42 votes
150
Ra
From One

Rating: 3.67
208 votes
151
Six Organs Of Admittance
Dark Noontide

Rating: 3.66
50 votes
152
David Bowie
Heathen

Rating: 3.66
216 votes
153
Joe Bonamassa
So, It's Like That

Rating: 3.66
48 votes
154
Kevin Devine
Circle Gets the Square

Rating: 3.66
32 votes
155
Acid Mothers Temple
Univers Zen ou de zero a zero

Rating: 3.66
32 votes
156
Beth Orton
Daybreaker

Rating: 3.65
11 votes
157
Hanoi Rocks
Twelve Shots On The Rocks

Rating: 3.65
26 votes
158
Rwake
Hell Is A Door To The Sun

Rating: 3.65
20 votes
159
Bathory
Nordland I

Rating: 3.65
164 votes
160
Cave In
Tides Of Tomorrow

Rating: 3.63
87 votes
161
Beth Gibbons and Rustin Man
Out Of Season

Rating: 3.62
37 votes
162
W.A.S.P.
Dying For the World

Rating: 3.61
35 votes
163
Audioslave
Audioslave

Rating: 3.61
2908 votes
164
Daughters
2002

Rating: 3.61
27 votes
165
Robert Plant
Dreamland

Rating: 3.61
18 votes
166
Fu Manchu
California Crossing

Rating: 3.6
180 votes
167
The Avett Brothers
Country Was...

Rating: 3.58
12 votes
168
Lordi
Get Heavy

Rating: 3.57
108 votes
169
Coil
The Remote Viewer

Rating: 3.57
14 votes
170
Planet X
MoonBabies

Rating: 3.57
29 votes
171
High on Fire
Surrounded By Thieves

Rating: 3.56
144 votes
172
Feeder
Comfort In Sound

Rating: 3.56
86 votes
173
Murder by Death
Like the Exorcist, but More Breakdancing

Rating: 3.55
104 votes
174
Brand New Sin
Brand New Sin

Rating: 3.54
12 votes
175
Xasthur
Nocturnal Poisoning

Rating: 3.54
54 votes
176
Deerhoof
Reveille

Rating: 3.53
40 votes
177
Cathedral
The VIIth Coming

Rating: 3.52
52 votes
178
MUCC
Homura Uta

Rating: 3.5
22 votes
179
Joanna Newsom
Walnut Whales

Rating: 3.5
15 votes
180
Tracy Chapman
Let It Rain

Rating: 3.5
14 votes
181
Madrugada
Grit

Rating: 3.5
13 votes
182
AqME
Sombres Efforts

Rating: 3.5
12 votes
183
Pax 217
Engage

Rating: 3.5
11 votes
184
Merzbow
Merzbeat

Rating: 3.49
35 votes
185
Ryan Adams
Demolition

Rating: 3.48
60 votes
186
Grey Skies Fallen
Tomorrow's In Doubt

Rating: 3.47
30 votes
187
The Apex Theory
Topsy-Turvy

Rating: 3.46
53 votes
188
Hermano
Only a Suggestion

Rating: 3.46
26 votes
189
The Datsuns
The Datsuns

Rating: 3.46
25 votes
190
Beatsteaks
Living Targets

Rating: 3.45
22 votes
191
L.A. Guns
Waking The Dead

Rating: 3.45
11 votes
192
Into Eternity
Dead or Dreaming

Rating: 3.45
105 votes
193
Electric Wizard
Let Us Prey

Rating: 3.45
264 votes
194
My Morning Jacket
Chocolate and Ice

Rating: 3.44
36 votes
195
Dave Matthews Band
Busted Stuff

Rating: 3.44
143 votes
196
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Plastic Fang

Rating: 3.43
30 votes
197
Kottonmouth Kings
Rolling Stoned

Rating: 3.42
46 votes
198
UFO
Sharks

Rating: 3.42
24 votes
199
Stone Sour
Stone Sour

Rating: 3.42
645 votes
200
Ephel Duath
Rephormula

Rating: 3.41
11 votes



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