Best Rock Albums of 2002

Genre:  Year:  

01
Thomas Dybdahl
...That Great October Sound

Rating: 4.43
15 votes
02
Wishbone Ash
Bona Fide

Rating: 4.4
15 votes
03
Manilla Road
Mark of the Beast

Rating: 4.37
15 votes
04
Agalloch
The Mantle

Rating: 4.36
1749 votes
05
Manilla Road
Spiral Castle

Rating: 4.33
18 votes
06
Empyrium
Weiland

Rating: 4.3
138 votes
07
Jean Leloup
La vallée des réputations

Rating: 4.27
33 votes
08
Windir
Likferd

Rating: 4.26
199 votes
09
Extremoduro
Yo, Minoría Absoluta

Rating: 4.25
18 votes
10
Echolyn
Mei

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
11
Pain of Salvation
Remedy Lane

Rating: 4.24
397 votes
12
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Rating: 4.24
1064 votes
13
Porcupine Tree
In Absentia

Rating: 4.24
5002 votes
14
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

Rating: 4.22
5932 votes
15
dredg
El Cielo

Rating: 4.21
1436 votes
16
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

Rating: 4.2
211 votes
17
Oxbow
An Evil Heat

Rating: 4.2
60 votes
18
16 Horsepower
Folklore

Rating: 4.2
40 votes
19
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

Rating: 4.2
25 votes
20
Aimee Mann
Lost in Space

Rating: 4.18
22 votes
21
Keller Williams
Laugh

Rating: 4.18
11 votes
22
The Residents
Demons Dance Alone

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

Rating: 4.18
14 votes
24
Keelhaul
Keelhaul II

Rating: 4.17
18 votes
25
Buckethead
Electric Tears

Rating: 4.16
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 Postman Syndrome
Terraforming

Rating: 4.13
26 votes
30
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

Rating: 4.13
30 votes
31
The Flaming Lips
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

Rating: 4.12
1209 votes
32
Spiritual Beggars
On Fire

Rating: 4.12
90 votes
33
Joe Satriani
Strange Beautiful Music

Rating: 4.11
200 votes
34
McLusky
McLusky Do Dallas

Rating: 4.11
143 votes
35
Bright Eyes
Lifted or the Story is in the Soil...

Rating: 4.11
657 votes
36
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2

Rating: 4.11
95 votes
37
90 Day Men
To Everybody

Rating: 4.1
53 votes
38
Today Is the Day
Sadness Will Prevail

Rating: 4.09
52 votes
39
Thyrfing
Vansinnesvisor

Rating: 4.09
29 votes
40
Coheed and Cambria
The Second Stage Turbine Blade

Rating: 4.08
1928 votes
41
The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect

Rating: 4.08
152 votes
42
Halfway To Gone
Second Season

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
43
Tenhi
Vare

Rating: 4.07
94 votes
44
Butch Walker
Left of Self-Centered

Rating: 4.07
48 votes
45
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 2

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

Rating: 4.07
21 votes
47
Hot Snakes
Suicide Invoice

Rating: 4.07
58 votes
48
Warren Zevon
Genius

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

Rating: 4.06
24 votes
50
Anyone
Anyone

Rating: 4.06
24 votes
51
Wyrd
Huldrafolk

Rating: 4.06
16 votes
52
Andy Timmons
That Was Then, This Is Now

Rating: 4.06
18 votes
53
Okkervil River
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See

Rating: 4.05
99 votes
54
The Mountain Goats
Devil In the Shortwave

Rating: 4.05
20 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
708 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
490 votes
61
Dream Theater
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence

Rating: 4.02
1586 votes
62
Neko Case
Blacklisted

Rating: 4.02
57 votes
63
Pulse Ultra
Headspace

Rating: 4
56 votes
64
Injected
Burn It Black

Rating: 4
44 votes
65
Lucero
Tennessee

Rating: 4
29 votes
66
The Gathering
Black Light District

Rating: 4
27 votes
67
Fatso Jetson
Cruel and Delicious

Rating: 4
24 votes
68
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Houkai Amplifier EP

Rating: 4
19 votes
69
The Grateful Dead
Go to Nassau

Rating: 4
16 votes
70
Minus the Bear
Highly Refined Pirates

Rating: 4
816 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
345 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
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip

Rating: 3.97
110 votes
81
Karate
Some Boots

Rating: 3.97
29 votes
82
Negura Bunget
'N Crugu Bradului

Rating: 3.96
84 votes
83
Ram-Zet
Escape

Rating: 3.96
13 votes
84
Bongzilla
Gateway

Rating: 3.96
72 votes
85
Voltaire
Boo Hoo

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
86
Flogging Molly
Drunken Lullabies

Rating: 3.95
396 votes
87
Nickel Creek
This Side

Rating: 3.95
40 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
241 votes
96
Camel
A Nod and a Wink

Rating: 3.93
192 votes
97
Green Carnation
Light of Day, Day of Darkness

Rating: 3.93
126 votes
98
Ghost Mice
Ghost Mice

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
99
The Devil Makes Three
The Devil Makes Three

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
100
Ruins
Tzomborgha

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
101
Perpetual Groove
Sweet Oblivious Antidote

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
102
Steve Von Till
If I Should Fall to the Field

Rating: 3.92
32 votes
103
George Harrison
Brainwashed

Rating: 3.92
96 votes
104
Oneida
Each One Teach One

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

Rating: 3.9
1357 votes
106
Sinch
Sinch

Rating: 3.9
52 votes
107
Opeth
Deliverance

Rating: 3.9
2427 votes
108
Sonic Youth
Murray Street

Rating: 3.9
318 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
30 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
Yakuza
Way of the Dead

Rating: 3.83
30 votes
119
Sharks Keep Moving
Pause And Clause EP

Rating: 3.83
24 votes
120
This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb
Front Seat Solidarity

Rating: 3.83
35 votes
121
Pleymo
Episode 2: Medicine Cake

Rating: 3.83
23 votes
122
Xavier Rudd
To Let

Rating: 3.82
17 votes
123
Tom Waits
Blood Money

Rating: 3.82
209 votes
124
Bruce Springsteen
The Rising

Rating: 3.81
642 votes
125
Doves
The Last Broadcast

Rating: 3.81
96 votes
126
The Walkmen
Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone

Rating: 3.81
72 votes
127
Q and Not U
Different Damage

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

Rating: 3.8
56 votes
129
Threshold
Critical Mass

Rating: 3.8
37 votes
130
Down
Down II: A Bustle In Your Hedgerow

Rating: 3.8
362 votes
131
Woods of Ypres
Against the Seasons

Rating: 3.79
40 votes
132
Maserati
The Language Of Cities

Rating: 3.78
32 votes
133
Angra
Hunters and Prey

Rating: 3.78
32 votes
134
The Books
Thought For Food

Rating: 3.78
88 votes
135
Oceansize
A Very Still Movement

Rating: 3.78
20 votes
136
The Thirty Years War
Martyrs Among the Casualties

Rating: 3.77
75 votes
137
Owen
No Good for No One Now

Rating: 3.77
74 votes
138
Steve Earle
Jerusalem

Rating: 3.77
15 votes
139
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Master And Everyone

Rating: 3.77
32 votes
140
Edan
Primitive Plus

Rating: 3.76
19 votes
141
Elvis Costello
When I Was Cruel

Rating: 3.76
25 votes
142
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up

Rating: 3.76
285 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
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

Rating: 3.73
287 votes
147
Sam Roberts Band
The Inhuman Condition

Rating: 3.73
15 votes
148
Vanden Plas
Beyond Daylight

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

Rating: 3.73
231 votes
150
SuidAkrA
Emprise to Avalon

Rating: 3.72
27 votes
151
Bright Eyes
There Is No Beginning To The Story EP

Rating: 3.71
63 votes
152
Star One
Space Metal

Rating: 3.71
41 votes
153
Miyavi
Gagaku

Rating: 3.69
18 votes
154
The Mars Volta
Tremulant

Rating: 3.69
1134 votes
155
Project 86
Truthless Heroes

Rating: 3.69
122 votes
156
Acid Mothers Temple
Univers Zen ou de zero a zero

Rating: 3.69
32 votes
157
Kevin Devine
Circle Gets the Square

Rating: 3.68
33 votes
158
Ra
From One

Rating: 3.68
204 votes
159
Freak Kitchen
Move

Rating: 3.68
34 votes
160
David Bowie
Heathen

Rating: 3.67
232 votes
161
Bathory
Nordland I

Rating: 3.66
179 votes
162
Six Organs Of Admittance
Dark Noontide

Rating: 3.66
50 votes
163
Gogol Bordello
Multi Kontra Culti Vs. Irony

Rating: 3.66
44 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
Weedeater
Sixteen Tons

Rating: 3.65
20 votes
169
Rwake
Hell Is A Door To The Sun

Rating: 3.65
20 votes
170
W.A.S.P.
Dying For the World

Rating: 3.65
37 votes
171
Cave In
Tides of Tomorrow

Rating: 3.63
89 votes
172
The Tragically Hip
In Violet Light

Rating: 3.63
52 votes
173
Robert Plant
Dreamland

Rating: 3.63
24 votes
174
The Flower Kings
Unfold the Future

Rating: 3.62
50 votes
175
Beth Gibbons and Rustin Man
Out Of Season

Rating: 3.62
38 votes
176
Audioslave
Audioslave

Rating: 3.62
2982 votes
177
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

Rating: 3.61
853 votes
178
Agoraphobic Nosebleed
Frozen Corpse Stuffed With Dope

Rating: 3.61
117 votes
179
Joe Bonamassa
So, It's Like That

Rating: 3.61
54 votes
180
Tracy Chapman
Let It Rain

Rating: 3.61
18 votes
181
Daughters
2002

Rating: 3.59
28 votes
182
Fu Manchu
California Crossing

Rating: 3.59
192 votes
183
Lordi
Get Heavy

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

Rating: 3.57
152 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
The Datsuns
The Datsuns

Rating: 3.52
27 votes
192
Beatsteaks
Living Targets

Rating: 3.5
27 votes
193
Mountain
Mystic Fire

Rating: 3.5
18 votes
194
Madrugada
Grit

Rating: 3.5
14 votes
195
Pax 217
Engage

Rating: 3.5
12 votes
196
The Avett Brothers
Country Was...

Rating: 3.5
12 votes
197
Deerhoof
Reveille

Rating: 3.49
39 votes
198
Cathedral
The VIIth Coming

Rating: 3.48
28 votes
199
The Locust
The Locust & Melt Banana Split

Rating: 3.47
17 votes
200
Ryan Adams
Demolition

Rating: 3.47
61 votes



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