Best Rock Albums of 2002


01
Thomas Dybdahl
...That Great October Sound

4.43
15 votes
02
Agalloch
The Mantle

4.36
1758 votes
03
Empyrium
Weiland

4.3
140 votes
04
Jean Leloup
La vallée des réputations

4.27
33 votes
05
Windir
Likferd

4.27
200 votes
06
Extremoduro
Yo, Minoría Absoluta

4.25
18 votes
07
Echolyn
Mei

4.25
12 votes
08
Pain of Salvation
Remedy Lane

4.24
398 votes
09
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.24
1067 votes
10
Porcupine Tree
In Absentia

4.24
5036 votes
11
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.22
5978 votes
12
dredg
El Cielo

4.21
1439 votes
13
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.2
211 votes
14
16 Horsepower
Folklore

4.2
40 votes
15
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

4.2
25 votes
16
Ron Jarzombek
Solitarily Speaking of Theoretical Confinement

4.2
15 votes
17
Keller Williams
Laugh

4.18
11 votes
18
The Residents
Demons Dance Alone

4.18
11 votes
19
Buckethead
Electric Tears

4.16
239 votes
20
Johnny Cash
American IV: The Man Comes Around

4.15
371 votes
21
Aimee Mann
Lost in Space

4.15
23 votes
22
Gackt
MOON

4.15
34 votes
23
Oxbow
An Evil Heat

4.15
62 votes
24
The Postman Syndrome
Terraforming

4.13
26 votes
25
The Flaming Lips
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

4.12
1210 votes
26
90 Day Men
To Everybody

4.12
54 votes
27
Spiritual Beggars
On Fire

4.11
93 votes
28
Bright Eyes
Lifted or the Story is in the Soil...

4.11
656 votes
29
McLusky
McLusky Do Dallas

4.1
145 votes
30
Joe Satriani
Strange Beautiful Music

4.1
202 votes
31
Today Is the Day
Sadness Will Prevail

4.1
52 votes
32
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

4.09
32 votes
33
Thyrfing
Vansinnesvisor

4.09
29 votes
34
Coheed and Cambria
The Second Stage Turbine Blade

4.08
1931 votes
35
The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect

4.08
152 votes
36
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2

4.08
97 votes
37
Hot Snakes
Suicide Invoice

4.08
59 votes
38
Halfway To Gone
Second Season

4.08
12 votes
39
Tenhi
Vare

4.07
94 votes
40
Butch Walker
Left of Self-Centered

4.07
49 votes
41
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 2

4.07
21 votes
42
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 1

4.07
21 votes
43
Warren Zevon
Genius

4.06
32 votes
44
Brant Bjork
Brant Bjork & The Operators

4.06
24 votes
45
Anyone
Anyone

4.06
24 votes
46
Wyrd
Huldrafolk

4.06
16 votes
47
Andy Timmons
That Was Then, This Is Now

4.06
18 votes
48
Okkervil River
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See

4.05
99 votes
49
The Mountain Goats
Devil In the Shortwave

4.05
20 votes
50
The Fucking Champs
V

4.05
11 votes
51
Aesop Rock
Daylight

4.04
146 votes
52
Beck
Sea Change

4.03
712 votes
53
Drive-by Truckers
Southern Rock Opera

4.03
46 votes
54
Dream Theater
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence

4.02
1601 votes
55
Local H
Here Comes the Zoo

4.02
25 votes
56
Hella
Hold Your Horse Is

4.02
492 votes
57
Neko Case
Blacklisted

4.02
58 votes
58
Pulse Ultra
Headspace

4.01
56 votes
59
Minus the Bear
Highly Refined Pirates

4
1632 votes
60
Injected
Burn It Black

4
44 votes
61
Lucero
Tennessee

4
29 votes
62
The Gathering
Black Light District

4
27 votes
63
Fatso Jetson
Cruel and Delicious

4
24 votes
64
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Houkai Amplifier EP

4
19 votes
65
Wishbone Ash
Bona Fide

4
18 votes
66
The Grateful Dead
Go to Nassau

4
16 votes
67
The Mountain Goats
Tallahassee

4
218 votes
68
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Source Tags & Codes

3.99
357 votes
69
Sleater-Kinney
One Beat

3.99
62 votes
70
Tom Waits
Alice

3.99
238 votes
71
Silverchair
Diorama

3.99
345 votes
72
35007
Liquid

3.99
123 votes
73
Peter Gabriel
Up

3.99
117 votes
74
Ben Kweller
Sha Sha

3.97
53 votes
75
Biffy Clyro
Blackened Sky

3.97
256 votes
76
Karate
Some Boots

3.97
30 votes
77
Negura Bunget
'N Crugu Bradului

3.96
84 votes
78
Ram-Zet
Escape

3.96
13 votes
79
Bongzilla
Gateway

3.96
73 votes
80
Voltaire
Boo Hoo

3.95
11 votes
81
Flogging Molly
Drunken Lullabies

3.95
395 votes
82
Nickel Creek
This Side

3.95
40 votes
83
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip

3.95
113 votes
84
The 69 Eyes
Paris Kills

3.94
54 votes
85
Melvins
Hostile Ambient Takeover

3.94
107 votes
86
Spock's Beard
Snow

3.94
71 votes
87
Boris
Heavy Rocks

3.94
243 votes
88
Rage
Unity

3.94
25 votes
89
Steve Von Till
If I Should Fall to the Field

3.94
33 votes
90
Camel
A Nod and a Wink

3.94
194 votes
91
Umphrey's McGee
Local Band Does O.K.

3.94
48 votes
92
Iron & Wine
The Creek Drank the Cradle

3.94
346 votes
93
Green Carnation
Light of Day, Day of Darkness

3.93
127 votes
94
Ghost Mice
Ghost Mice

3.93
14 votes
95
The Devil Makes Three
The Devil Makes Three

3.92
13 votes
96
Perpetual Groove
Sweet Oblivious Antidote

3.92
13 votes
97
Winds
Reflections of the I

3.92
19 votes
98
George Harrison
Brainwashed

3.92
96 votes
99
Oneida
Each One Teach One

3.92
12 votes
100
Sinch
Sinch

3.9
52 votes
101
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

3.9
1365 votes
102
Sonic Youth
Murray Street

3.9
318 votes
103
Opeth
Deliverance

3.9
2437 votes
104
Muse
Dead Star/In Your World

3.89
14 votes
105
Ruins
Tzomborgha

3.89
14 votes
106
Skycamefalling
To Forever Embrace The Sun

3.88
26 votes
107
Blindside
Silence

3.88
264 votes
108
Madder Mortem
Deadlands

3.88
16 votes
109
Sparks
Lil' Beethoven

3.88
16 votes
110
Mum
Finally We Are No One

3.87
124 votes
111
Paul Gilbert
Burning Organ

3.87
15 votes
112
Hundred Reasons
Ideas Above Our Station

3.85
71 votes
113
Oceansize
Relapse

3.85
23 votes
114
Yakuza
Way of the Dead

3.84
31 votes
115
Sharks Keep Moving
Pause And Clause EP

3.83
24 votes
116
Threshold
Critical Mass

3.83
38 votes
117
This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb
Front Seat Solidarity

3.83
35 votes
118
Pleymo
Episode 2: Medicine Cake

3.83
23 votes
119
Xavier Rudd
To Let

3.82
17 votes
120
Tom Waits
Blood Money

3.82
209 votes
121
Bruce Springsteen
The Rising

3.82
645 votes
122
Doves
The Last Broadcast

3.81
97 votes
123
The Walkmen
Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone

3.81
73 votes
124
toe
Songs, Ideas We Forgot

3.8
56 votes
125
Down
Down II: A Bustle In Your Hedgerow

3.8
364 votes
126
Elvis Costello
When I Was Cruel

3.79
26 votes
127
Woods of Ypres
Against the Seasons

3.79
40 votes
128
Angra
Hunters and Prey

3.78
32 votes
129
Maserati
The Language Of Cities

3.78
32 votes
130
Oceansize
A Very Still Movement

3.78
20 votes
131
Owen
No Good for No One Now

3.77
74 votes
132
Steve Earle
Jerusalem

3.77
15 votes
133
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Master And Everyone

3.77
32 votes
134
The Books
Thought For Food

3.76
89 votes
135
Q and Not U
Different Damage

3.76
55 votes
136
Edan
Primitive Plus

3.76
19 votes
137
The Thirty Years War
Martyrs Among the Casualties

3.76
75 votes
138
Vintersorg
Visions From The Spiral Generator

3.76
49 votes
139
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up

3.75
290 votes
140
Bodyjar
Plastic Skies

3.75
18 votes
141
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

3.75
291 votes
142
Primordial
Storm Before Calm

3.74
65 votes
143
Sam Roberts Band
The Inhuman Condition

3.73
15 votes
144
God Is An Astronaut
The End of the Beginning

3.73
233 votes
145
SuidAkrA
Emprise to Avalon

3.72
27 votes
146
Bright Eyes
There Is No Beginning To The Story EP

3.71
63 votes
147
Star One
Space Metal

3.71
42 votes
148
Vanden Plas
Beyond Daylight

3.7
30 votes
149
Miyavi
Gagaku

3.69
18 votes
150
Project 86
Truthless Heroes

3.69
123 votes
151
The Mars Volta
Tremulant

3.69
1132 votes
152
Acid Mothers Temple
Univers Zen ou de zero a zero

3.69
32 votes
153
Weedeater
Sixteen Tons

3.68
19 votes
154
Kevin Devine
Circle Gets the Square

3.68
33 votes
155
Freak Kitchen
Move

3.68
34 votes
156
David Bowie
Heathen

3.67
233 votes
157
Bathory
Nordland I

3.67
177 votes
158
Gogol Bordello
Multi Kontra Culti Vs. Irony

3.67
45 votes
159
Ra
From One

3.66
206 votes
160
Six Organs Of Admittance
Dark Noontide

3.66
50 votes
161
Alabama Thunderpussy
Staring At The Divine

3.66
16 votes
162
Beth Orton
Daybreaker

3.65
11 votes
163
Robert Plant
Dreamland

3.65
26 votes
164
Hanoi Rocks
Twelve Shots On The Rocks

3.65
13 votes
165
Rwake
Hell Is A Door To The Sun

3.65
20 votes
166
W.A.S.P.
Dying For the World

3.65
37 votes
167
Trophy Scars
Darts to the Sea

3.64
138 votes
168
Cave In
Tides of Tomorrow

3.63
89 votes
169
The Tragically Hip
In Violet Light

3.63
52 votes
170
Grand Magus
Grand Magus

3.63
16 votes
171
The Flower Kings
Unfold the Future

3.62
50 votes
172
Beth Gibbons and Rustin Man
Out Of Season

3.62
38 votes
173
Audioslave
Audioslave

3.62
2992 votes
174
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

3.61
855 votes
175
Joe Bonamassa
So, It's Like That

3.61
54 votes
176
Tracy Chapman
Let It Rain

3.61
18 votes
177
Agoraphobic Nosebleed
Frozen Corpse Stuffed With Dope

3.6
117 votes
178
Daughters
Daughters

3.59
29 votes
179
Lordi
Get Heavy

3.58
112 votes
180
Brand New Sin
Brand New Sin

3.58
13 votes
181
Fu Manchu
California Crossing

3.57
195 votes
182
Planet X
MoonBabies

3.57
29 votes
183
Joanna Newsom
Walnut Whales

3.57
15 votes
184
High on Fire
Surrounded By Thieves

3.57
153 votes
185
Feeder
Comfort In Sound

3.56
88 votes
186
Murder by Death
Like the Exorcist, but More Breakdancing

3.56
106 votes
187
Deerhoof
Reveille

3.53
40 votes
188
The Datsuns
The Datsuns

3.52
27 votes
189
Cathedral
The VIIth Coming

3.5
29 votes
190
Beatsteaks
Living Targets

3.5
27 votes
191
Mountain
Mystic Fire

3.5
18 votes
192
Madrugada
Grit

3.5
14 votes
193
Pax 217
Engage

3.5
12 votes
194
The Locust
The Locust & Melt Banana Split

3.47
17 votes
195
Hermano
Only a Suggestion

3.47
32 votes
196
UFO
Sharks

3.46
28 votes
197
Into Eternity
Dead or Dreaming

3.46
106 votes
198
Ryan Adams
Demolition

3.46
62 votes
199
The Apex Theory
Topsy-Turvy

3.45
56 votes
200
My Morning Jacket
Chocolate and Ice

3.44
36 votes



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