Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2002


01
Peter Murphy
Dust

4.44
17 votes
02
Thomas Dybdahl
...That Great October Sound

4.41
32 votes
03
Sigur Ros
( )

4.33
2564 votes
04
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.29
456 votes
05
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

4.26
1382 votes
06
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf

4.25
3723 votes
07
Interpol
Turn on the Bright Lights

4.25
2125 votes
08
Coaltar of the Deepers
Newave

4.24
42 votes
09
Nine Inch Nails
Still

4.24
374 votes
10
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving

4.23
1011 votes
11
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas

4.22
662 votes
12
dredg
El Cielo

4.2
1617 votes
13
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain

4.18
58 votes
14
Hopesfall
The Satellite Years

4.18
599 votes
15
Glifted
Under and In

4.17
18 votes
16
Against Me!
Reinventing Axl Rose

4.16
1033 votes
17
Aimee Mann
Lost in Space

4.16
32 votes
18
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It in People

4.15
1752 votes
19
City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar

4.14
814 votes
20
Bright Eyes
Lifted or The Story is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground

4.12
1476 votes
21
The Mountain Goats
Devil In the Shortwave

4.11
44 votes
22
Plastic Tree
Träumerei

4.11
18 votes
23
The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster
Horse of the Dog

4.11
23 votes
24
Pedro the Lion
Control

4.11
154 votes
25
This Day Forward
Kairos

4.09
23 votes
26
Supercar
Highvision

4.07
42 votes
27
Idlewild
The Remote Part

4.07
226 votes
28
Interpol
Interpol EP

4.07
67 votes
29
Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Houkai Amplifier

4.07
60 votes
30
Number Girl
NUM-HEAVYMETALLIC

4.07
45 votes
31
Coheed and Cambria
The Second Stage Turbine Blade

4.07
2215 votes
32
The Gathering
Black Light District

4.06
40 votes
33
Thrice
The Illusion of Safety

4.06
4336 votes
34
Azure Ray
Burn and Shiver

4.06
18 votes
35
Okkervil River
Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See

4.05
258 votes
36
Against Me!
The Disco Before the Breakdown

4.05
170 votes
37
Lambchop
Is a Woman

4.05
38 votes
38
Martin Grech
Open Heart Zoo

4.05
20 votes
39
Dishwalla
Opaline

4.05
44 votes
40
Gustavo Cerati
Siempre Es Hoy

4.04
14 votes
41
Augie March
Strange Bird

4.03
15 votes
42
Silverchair
Diorama

4.03
800 votes
43
The Paper Chase
Hide the Kitchen Knives

4.03
37 votes
44
The Mountain Goats
Tallahassee

4.02
622 votes
45
Hot Rod Circuit
Sorry About Tommorow

4.02
27 votes
46
Beck
Sea Change

4.02
904 votes
47
Muse
Dead Star/In Your World

4.02
58 votes
48
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Source Tags & Codes

4.02
449 votes
49
Bad Astronaut
Houston: We Have a Drinking Problem

4.02
124 votes
50
Taking Back Sunday
Tell All Your Friends

4.02
1906 votes
51
Sigur Ros
Untitled 1

4.01
34 votes
52
The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect

4.01
82 votes
53
The Cooper Temple Clause
See This Through And Leave

4
54 votes
54
Maximillian Colby
Discography

4
46 votes
55
Lucero
Tennessee

4
34 votes
56
AFI
336

4
18 votes
57
Broken Social Scene
Stars and Sons / KC Accidental

4
14 votes
58
Frou Frou
Details

4
164 votes
59
Ben Kweller
Sha Sha

3.99
116 votes
60
Minus the Bear
Highly Refined Pirates

3.99
1846 votes
61
Neko Case
Blacklisted

3.99
73 votes
62
Joseph Arthur
Redemption's Son

3.98
23 votes
63
Wonderland Falling Yesterday
Enchanted Landscape Escape

3.97
19 votes
64
Enon
High Society

3.97
32 votes
65
QueenAdreena
Drink Me

3.97
16 votes
66
Sleater-Kinney
One Beat

3.96
125 votes
67
Codeseven
The Rescue

3.96
39 votes
68
Desaparecidos
Read Music/Speak Spanish

3.96
181 votes
69
Early Day Miners
Let Us Garlands Bring

3.96
24 votes
70
Spoon
Kill the Moonlight

3.96
782 votes
71
Nina Nastasia
The Blackened Air

3.95
22 votes
72
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 1

3.95
22 votes
73
Nada Surf
Let Go

3.95
220 votes
74
mewithoutYou
A to B: Life

3.95
1748 votes
75
Rilo Kiley
The Execution of All Things

3.95
167 votes
76
Biffy Clyro
Blackened Sky

3.94
312 votes
77
The Delgados
Hate

3.94
102 votes
78
Vex Red
Start With A Strong & Persistant Desire

3.94
34 votes
79
Pulse Ultra
Headspace

3.94
77 votes
80
Cog
Just Visiting - Part 2

3.93
23 votes
81
The Mercury Program
A Data Learn the Language

3.93
56 votes
82
Starflyer 59
Can't Stop Eating EP

3.93
14 votes
83
Jerry Cantrell
Degradation Trip

3.92
135 votes
84
Karate
Some Boots

3.92
37 votes
85
Oceansize
Relapse

3.92
48 votes
86
Iron And Wine
The Creek Drank the Cradle

3.92
790 votes
87
Sinch
Sinch

3.91
63 votes
88
The Casket Lottery
Survival Is For Cowards

3.91
32 votes
89
Chevelle
Wonder What's Next

3.9
1634 votes
90
Blindside
Silence

3.9
287 votes
91
Do Make Say Think
& Yet & Yet

3.89
167 votes
92
My Chemical Romance
Like Phantoms, Forever

3.88
29 votes
93
The Libertines
Up The Bracket

3.87
828 votes
94
Steve Von Till
If I Should Fall to the Field

3.87
54 votes
95
Oceansize
A Very Still Movement

3.87
46 votes
96
Sonic Youth
Murray Street

3.87
439 votes
97
Et Tu Brute
Demo EP

3.87
19 votes
98
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Yanqui U.X.O.

3.87
1546 votes
99
Autumn's Grey Solace
Within the Depths of a Darkened Forest

3.87
76 votes
100
Stella Luna
Stargazer

3.86
76 votes
101
Local H
Here Comes the Zoo

3.85
111 votes
102
Newsboys
Thrive

3.85
30 votes
103
Noyes
Noyes

3.85
20 votes
104
Regina Spektor
Songs

3.85
332 votes
105
Sharks Keep Moving
Pause And Clause EP

3.84
29 votes
106
Northstar
Is This Thing Loaded?

3.84
49 votes
107
Archive
You All Look The Same To Me

3.84
78 votes
108
Low
Trust

3.83
189 votes
109
Owen
No Good for No One Now

3.83
111 votes
110
Penfold
Our First Taste of Escape

3.83
35 votes
111
Aloha
Sugar

3.82
42 votes
112
The Decemberists
Castaways and Cutouts

3.82
798 votes
113
Pop Unknown
The August Division

3.82
22 votes
114
Blindspott
Blindspott

3.82
38 votes
115
Flunk
For Sleepyheads Only

3.82
19 votes
116
ZOX
Take Me Home

3.81
13 votes
117
Pretty Girls Make Graves
Good Health

3.8
51 votes
118
Maserati
The Language Of Cities

3.8
20 votes
119
Mono
One Step More and You Die

3.8
191 votes
120
Tori Amos
Scarlet's Walk

3.8
135 votes
121
Saxon Shore
Be a Bright Blue

3.8
49 votes
122
Ugly Casanova
Sharpen Your Teeth

3.8
183 votes
123
Piebald
We Are the Only Friends We Have

3.79
51 votes
124
The Six Parts Seven
Things Shaped In Passing

3.79
17 votes
125
World's End Girlfriend
Dream's End Come True

3.79
58 votes
126
Doves
The Last Broadcast

3.79
236 votes
127
Hundred Reasons
Ideas Above Our Station

3.79
89 votes
128
Sixpence None the Richer
Divine Discontent

3.79
38 votes
129
Alexisonfire
Alexisonfire

3.79
1348 votes
130
Pleymo
Episode 2: Medicine Cake

3.79
28 votes
131
JJ72
I To Sky

3.79
14 votes
132
toe
Songs, Ideas We Forgot

3.78
51 votes
133
The Used
The Used

3.78
1286 votes
134
Zolof the Rock and Roll Destroyer
Zolof the Rock and Roll Destroyer

3.78
32 votes
135
CKY
Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

3.78
349 votes
136
Funeral Diner
Difference Of Potential

3.78
92 votes
137
Funeral for a Friend
Between Order And Model EP

3.77
75 votes
138
MUCC
Homura Uta

3.77
22 votes
139
Logh
Every Time A Bell Rings an Angel Gets His Wings

3.77
22 votes
140
The Walkmen
Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone

3.77
85 votes
141
Pele
Enemies

3.77
26 votes
142
Sparta
Wiretap Scars

3.77
354 votes
143
The Red Paintings
Cinema Love

3.77
30 votes
144
Coldplay
A Rush of Blood to the Head

3.76
2513 votes
145
Brendan Benson
Lapalco

3.75
26 votes
146
Kent
Vapen & ammunition

3.74
60 votes
147
The Starting Line
Say It Like You Mean It

3.74
237 votes
148
Box Car Racer
Box Car Racer

3.73
563 votes
149
Denali
Denali

3.73
13 votes
150
Tonic
Head On Straight

3.73
22 votes
151
The Early November
For All of This EP

3.73
238 votes
152
N.E.R.D.
In Search Of

3.72
148 votes
153
God Is an Astronaut
The End of the Beginning

3.72
279 votes
154
Bright Eyes
There Is No Beginning To The Story EP

3.72
134 votes
155
Funeral Diner
The Wicked

3.71
45 votes
156
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up

3.71
352 votes
157
No Knife
Riot For Romance!

3.71
41 votes
158
Something Corporate
Leaving Through The Window

3.7
226 votes
159
Say Anything
Menorah/Majora

3.7
304 votes
160
The Warlocks
Phoenix Album

3.7
30 votes
161
Oneida
Each One Teach One

3.7
15 votes
162
Q and Not U
Different Damage

3.69
68 votes
163
Red Hot Chili Peppers
By the Way

3.69
2713 votes
164
Sam Roberts Band
The Inhuman Condition

3.69
16 votes
165
Jets to Brazil
Perfecting Loneliness

3.68
180 votes
166
Ra
From One

3.68
135 votes
167
Deadboy and the Elephantmen
If This Is Hell, Then I'm Lucky

3.68
14 votes
168
Pinback
Some Voices

3.68
60 votes
169
The Coral
The Coral

3.67
49 votes
170
Finch
What It Is to Burn

3.67
737 votes
171
New Found Glory
Sticks and Stones

3.66
620 votes
172
Plain White T's
Stop

3.65
13 votes
173
Engine Down
Demure

3.65
23 votes
174
The Black Heart Procession
Amore Del Tropico

3.65
60 votes
175
Bleach
Again, For The First Time

3.64
21 votes
176
Yume Bitsu
Golden Vessyl of Sound

3.64
14 votes
177
Kevin Devine
Circle Gets the Square

3.64
74 votes
178
The Tragically Hip
In Violet Light

3.63
30 votes
179
The Velvet Teen
Out of the Fierce Parade

3.63
16 votes
180
Apoptygma Berzerk
Harmonizer

3.62
21 votes
181
Filter
The Amalgamut

3.61
207 votes
182
Death Cab for Cutie
The Stability EP

3.61
124 votes
183
Mudvayne
The End of All Things to Come

3.61
1026 votes
184
Deerhoof
Reveille

3.61
54 votes
185
Yellowcard
Underdog

3.61
77 votes
186
Audioslave
Audioslave

3.61
1752 votes
187
Ozma
The Doubble Donkey Disc

3.59
34 votes
188
Badly Drawn Boy
Have You Fed The Fish?

3.59
80 votes
189
Brand New/Safety In Numbers
Split

3.59
87 votes
190
The Good Life
Black Out

3.59
58 votes
191
Beth Orton
Daybreaker

3.59
14 votes
192
Lacuna Coil
Comalies

3.58
518 votes
193
Gomez
In Our Gun

3.58
26 votes
194
System of a Down
Steal This Album!

3.58
3143 votes
195
The Music
The Music

3.57
114 votes
196
Supergrass
Life On Other Planets

3.57
60 votes
197
Murder by Death
Like the Exorcist, but More Breakdancing

3.57
114 votes
198
Thursday
Five Stories Falling

3.57
229 votes
199
Antimatter
Saviour

3.57
46 votes
200
Feeder
Comfort In Sound

3.56
220 votes



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