Best Rock Albums of 2002

Genre:  Year:  

01
Thomas Dybdahl
...That Great October Sound

Rating: 4.39
14 votes
02
Agalloch
The Mantle

Rating: 4.36
1733 votes
03
Manilla Road
Mark of the Beast

Rating: 4.32
14 votes
04
Empyrium
Weiland

Rating: 4.31
133 votes
05
Manilla Road
Spiral Castle

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

Rating: 4.27
33 votes
07
The Postman Syndrome
Terraforming

Rating: 4.27
24 votes
08
Windir
Likferd

Rating: 4.27
195 votes
09
Extremoduro
Yo, Minoría Absoluta

Rating: 4.25
18 votes
10
Echolyn
Mei

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
11
Wishbone Ash
Bona Fide

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
12
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Rating: 4.24
1050 votes
13
Pain of Salvation
Remedy Lane

Rating: 4.24
394 votes
14
Porcupine Tree
In Absentia

Rating: 4.23
4912 votes
15
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

Rating: 4.22
208 votes
16
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

Rating: 4.22
5830 votes
17
dredg
El Cielo

Rating: 4.21
1428 votes
18
Oxbow
An Evil Heat

Rating: 4.2
60 votes
19
16 Horsepower
Folklore

Rating: 4.2
40 votes
20
Aimee Mann
Lost in Space

Rating: 4.18
22 votes
21
Keller Williams
Laugh

Rating: 4.18
11 votes
22
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

Rating: 4.18
25 votes
23
Ron Jarzombek
Solitarily Speaking of Theoretical Confinement

Rating: 4.18
14 votes
24
Buckethead
Electric Tears

Rating: 4.15
235 votes
25
Gackt
MOON

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

Rating: 4.15
366 votes
27
Prototype
Trinity

Rating: 4.14
14 votes
28
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

Rating: 4.13
30 votes
29
Number Girl
NUM-HEAVYMETALLIC

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

Rating: 4.12
1197 votes
31
Spiritual Beggars
On Fire

Rating: 4.12
90 votes
32
Bright Eyes
Lifted or the Story is in the Soil...

Rating: 4.11
653 votes
33
Joe Satriani
Strange Beautiful Music

Rating: 4.11
200 votes
34
McLusky
McLusky Do Dallas

Rating: 4.11
142 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
Tenhi
Vare

Rating: 4.09
92 votes
38
The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect

Rating: 4.09
150 votes
39
Today Is the Day
Sadness Will Prevail

Rating: 4.09
52 votes
40
Thyrfing
Vansinnesvisor

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

Rating: 4.08
1921 votes
42
Halfway To Gone
Second Season

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
43
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 1

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

Rating: 4.07
21 votes
45
Hot Snakes
Suicide Invoice

Rating: 4.07
57 votes
46
Butch Walker
Left of Self-Centered

Rating: 4.06
48 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
Aesop Rock
Daylight

Rating: 4.06
143 votes
52
Okkervil River
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See

Rating: 4.06
99 votes
53
Andy Timmons
That Was Then, This Is Now

Rating: 4.06
18 votes
54
The Mountain Goats
Devil In the Shortwave

Rating: 4.05
19 votes
55
The Fucking Champs
V

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
56
Beck
Sea Change

Rating: 4.03
705 votes
57
Drive-by Truckers
Southern Rock Opera

Rating: 4.03
46 votes
58
Hella
Hold Your Horse Is

Rating: 4.02
484 votes
59
Dream Theater
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence

Rating: 4.01
1558 votes
60
Neko Case
Blacklisted

Rating: 4.01
57 votes
61
Tom Waits
Alice

Rating: 4
234 votes
62
Injected
Burn It Black

Rating: 4
44 votes
63
Lucero
Tennessee

Rating: 4
29 votes
64
The Gathering
Black Light District

Rating: 4
27 votes
65
Fatso Jetson
Cruel and Delicious

Rating: 4
24 votes
66
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Houkai Amplifier EP

Rating: 4
19 votes
67
The Grateful Dead
Go to Nassau

Rating: 4
16 votes
68
Minus the Bear
Highly Refined Pirates

Rating: 4
806 votes
69
Silverchair
Diorama

Rating: 4
341 votes
70
Sleater-Kinney
One Beat

Rating: 3.99
61 votes
71
The Mountain Goats
Tallahassee

Rating: 3.99
218 votes
72
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Source Tags & Codes

Rating: 3.99
341 votes
73
Ben Kweller
Sha Sha

Rating: 3.97
52 votes
74
Biffy Clyro
Blackened Sky

Rating: 3.97
252 votes
75
Peter Gabriel
Up

Rating: 3.97
112 votes
76
Negura Bunget
'N Crugu Bradului

Rating: 3.97
80 votes
77
Karate
Some Boots

Rating: 3.97
30 votes
78
Spock's Beard
Snow

Rating: 3.96
70 votes
79
Bongzilla
Gateway

Rating: 3.96
69 votes
80
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip

Rating: 3.96
108 votes
81
35007
Liquid

Rating: 3.96
120 votes
82
Voltaire
Boo Hoo

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
83
Nickel Creek
This Side

Rating: 3.95
40 votes
84
Flogging Molly
Drunken Lullabies

Rating: 3.95
393 votes
85
Melvins
Hostile Ambient Takeover

Rating: 3.95
104 votes
86
The 69 Eyes
Paris Kills

Rating: 3.94
54 votes
87
Winds
Reflections of the I

Rating: 3.94
17 votes
88
Rage
Unity

Rating: 3.94
25 votes
89
Iron & Wine
The Creek Drank the Cradle

Rating: 3.94
344 votes
90
Umphrey's McGee
Local Band Does O.K.

Rating: 3.94
48 votes
91
Boris
Heavy Rocks

Rating: 3.94
233 votes
92
Green Carnation
Light of Day, Day of Darkness

Rating: 3.93
126 votes
93
Camel
A Nod and a Wink

Rating: 3.93
184 votes
94
Ghost Mice
Ghost Mice

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
95
Ruins
Tzomborgha

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
96
Perpetual Groove
Sweet Oblivious Antidote

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
97
Steve Von Till
If I Should Fall to the Field

Rating: 3.92
32 votes
98
The Devil Makes Three
The Devil Makes Three

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
99
Oneida
Each One Teach One

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
100
George Harrison
Brainwashed

Rating: 3.91
92 votes
101
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

Rating: 3.9
1353 votes
102
Sinch
Sinch

Rating: 3.9
104 votes
103
Opeth
Deliverance

Rating: 3.9
2369 votes
104
Muse
Dead Star/In Your World

Rating: 3.9
15 votes
105
Sonic Youth
Murray Street

Rating: 3.9
318 votes
106
Blindside
Silence

Rating: 3.89
264 votes
107
Ram-Zet
Escape

Rating: 3.88
12 votes
108
Paul Gilbert
Burning Organ

Rating: 3.87
15 votes
109
Mum
Finally We Are No One

Rating: 3.86
123 votes
110
Hundred Reasons
Ideas Above Our Station

Rating: 3.85
71 votes
111
Madder Mortem
Deadlands

Rating: 3.83
15 votes
112
Yakuza
Way of the Dead

Rating: 3.83
29 votes
113
Sharks Keep Moving
Pause And Clause EP

Rating: 3.83
23 votes
114
Pleymo
Episode 2: Medicine Cake

Rating: 3.83
23 votes
115
Xavier Rudd
To Let

Rating: 3.82
17 votes
116
This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb
Front Seat Solidarity

Rating: 3.82
36 votes
117
Oceansize
Relapse

Rating: 3.82
22 votes
118
Doves
The Last Broadcast

Rating: 3.81
94 votes
119
Bruce Springsteen
The Rising

Rating: 3.81
636 votes
120
Q and Not U
Different Damage

Rating: 3.81
53 votes
121
Tom Waits
Blood Money

Rating: 3.81
204 votes
122
The Walkmen
Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone

Rating: 3.81
72 votes
123
Woods of Ypres
Against the Seasons

Rating: 3.8
40 votes
124
Down
Down II: A Bustle In Your Hedgerow

Rating: 3.8
358 votes
125
toe
Songs, Ideas We Forgot

Rating: 3.79
52 votes
126
Angra
Hunters and Prey

Rating: 3.78
32 votes
127
Maserati
The Language Of Cities

Rating: 3.78
32 votes
128
The Thirty Years War
Martyrs Among the Casualties

Rating: 3.77
75 votes
129
Vintersorg
Visions From The Spiral Generator

Rating: 3.77
48 votes
130
Owen
No Good for No One Now

Rating: 3.77
74 votes
131
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up

Rating: 3.77
282 votes
132
Threshold
Critical Mass

Rating: 3.76
36 votes
133
Oceansize
A Very Still Movement

Rating: 3.76
19 votes
134
The Books
Thought For Food

Rating: 3.76
86 votes
135
Elvis Costello
When I Was Cruel

Rating: 3.76
25 votes
136
Bodyjar
Plastic Skies

Rating: 3.75
18 votes
137
Steve Earle
Jerusalem

Rating: 3.75
14 votes
138
Primordial
Storm Before Calm

Rating: 3.74
64 votes
139
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Master And Everyone

Rating: 3.74
31 votes
140
Sam Roberts Band
The Inhuman Condition

Rating: 3.73
15 votes
141
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

Rating: 3.73
286 votes
142
Vanden Plas
Beyond Daylight

Rating: 3.73
28 votes
143
Edan
Primitive Plus

Rating: 3.72
18 votes
144
Star One
Space Metal

Rating: 3.71
40 votes
145
SuidAkrA
Emprise to Avalon

Rating: 3.71
26 votes
146
Bright Eyes
There Is No Beginning To The Story EP

Rating: 3.71
62 votes
147
Miyavi
Gagaku

Rating: 3.69
18 votes
148
The Mars Volta
Tremulant

Rating: 3.69
1132 votes
149
Kevin Devine
Circle Gets the Square

Rating: 3.69
32 votes
150
Acid Mothers Temple
Univers Zen ou de zero a zero

Rating: 3.69
32 votes
151
Project 86
Truthless Heroes

Rating: 3.68
121 votes
152
Ra
From One

Rating: 3.68
204 votes
153
Freak Kitchen
Move

Rating: 3.68
34 votes
154
David Bowie
Heathen

Rating: 3.66
225 votes
155
Bathory
Nordland I

Rating: 3.66
176 votes
156
Trophy Scars
Darts to the Sea

Rating: 3.66
136 votes
157
Six Organs Of Admittance
Dark Noontide

Rating: 3.66
50 votes
158
Gogol Bordello
Multi Kontra Culti Vs. Irony

Rating: 3.66
45 votes
159
Beth Orton
Daybreaker

Rating: 3.65
11 votes
160
Hanoi Rocks
Twelve Shots On The Rocks

Rating: 3.65
13 votes
161
Robert Plant
Dreamland

Rating: 3.65
20 votes
162
Rwake
Hell Is A Door To The Sun

Rating: 3.65
20 votes
163
Joe Bonamassa
So, It's Like That

Rating: 3.65
51 votes
164
The Flower Kings
Unfold the Future

Rating: 3.65
48 votes
165
Weedeater
Sixteen Tons

Rating: 3.64
18 votes
166
Cave In
Tides of Tomorrow

Rating: 3.64
88 votes
167
The Tragically Hip
In Violet Light

Rating: 3.63
52 votes
168
Alabama Thunderpussy
Staring At The Divine

Rating: 3.63
15 votes
169
Beth Gibbons and Rustin Man
Out Of Season

Rating: 3.62
38 votes
170
Audioslave
Audioslave

Rating: 3.61
2958 votes
171
W.A.S.P.
Dying For the World

Rating: 3.61
36 votes
172
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

Rating: 3.61
851 votes
173
Daughters
2002

Rating: 3.6
29 votes
174
Fu Manchu
California Crossing

Rating: 3.59
183 votes
175
Lordi
Get Heavy

Rating: 3.57
108 votes
176
Planet X
MoonBabies

Rating: 3.57
29 votes
177
High on Fire
Surrounded By Thieves

Rating: 3.57
150 votes
178
Joanna Newsom
Walnut Whales

Rating: 3.57
15 votes
179
Feeder
Comfort In Sound

Rating: 3.56
86 votes
180
Murder by Death
Like the Exorcist, but More Breakdancing

Rating: 3.55
104 votes
181
Brand New Sin
Brand New Sin

Rating: 3.54
12 votes
182
Xasthur
Nocturnal Poisoning

Rating: 3.53
59 votes
183
Tracy Chapman
Let It Rain

Rating: 3.5
14 votes
184
Madrugada
Grit

Rating: 3.5
14 votes
185
Grand Magus
Grand Magus

Rating: 3.5
14 votes
186
The Avett Brothers
Country Was...

Rating: 3.5
12 votes
187
Pax 217
Engage

Rating: 3.5
11 votes
188
Deerhoof
Reveille

Rating: 3.49
78 votes
189
Cathedral
The VIIth Coming

Rating: 3.48
28 votes
190
The Locust
The Locust & Melt Banana Split

Rating: 3.47
17 votes
191
Ryan Adams
Demolition

Rating: 3.47
122 votes
192
UFO
Sharks

Rating: 3.46
28 votes
193
Hermano
Only a Suggestion

Rating: 3.46
28 votes
194
The Datsuns
The Datsuns

Rating: 3.46
26 votes
195
Into Eternity
Dead or Dreaming

Rating: 3.46
106 votes
196
L.A. Guns
Waking The Dead

Rating: 3.45
11 votes
197
The Apex Theory
Topsy-Turvy

Rating: 3.45
56 votes
198
My Morning Jacket
Chocolate and Ice

Rating: 3.44
36 votes
199
Dave Matthews Band
Busted Stuff

Rating: 3.43
146 votes
200
Electric Wizard
Let Us Prey

Rating: 3.42
282 votes



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