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Progressive Rock Top Albums / 38 - 1 - all years - all countries


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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.38 | 1019 ratings
QWR = 4.3197
Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
2
4.52 | 259 ratings
QWR = 4.2906
Blackstar
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2016
Shop
3
4.36 | 720 ratings
QWR = 4.2812
Queen II
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
4
4.29 | 853 ratings
QWR = 4.2282
Paranoid
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
5
4.27 | 840 ratings
QWR = 4.2096
A Night At The Opera
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
6
4.23 | 773 ratings
QWR = 4.1628
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
7
4.21 | 713 ratings
QWR = 4.1417
Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
8
4.22 | 595 ratings
QWR = 4.1375
Argus
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
9
4.21 | 575 ratings
QWR = 4.1249
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
10
4.18 | 450 ratings
QWR = 4.0771
Rising
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
11
4.13 | 668 ratings
QWR = 4.0626
Powerslave
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
12
4.15 | 428 ratings
QWR = 4.0436
Hunky Dory
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
13
4.11 | 652 ratings
QWR = 4.0417
Master Of Puppets
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
14
4.10 | 673 ratings
QWR = 4.0325
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
15
4.08 | 531 ratings
QWR = 3.9995
Ride The Lightning
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
16
4.15 | 287 ratings
QWR = 3.9993
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
17
4.05 | 768 ratings
QWR = 3.9978
Physical Graffiti
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
18
4.05 | 662 ratings
QWR = 3.9893
Master Of Reality
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
19
4.17 | 218 ratings
QWR = 3.9781
Secret Treaties
Blue Öyster Cult
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
20
4.03 | 834 ratings
QWR = 3.9763
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
21
4.06 | 346 ratings
QWR = 3.9412
Low
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
22
4.16 | 186 ratings
QWR = 3.9383
Remain In Light
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
23
4.02 | 506 ratings
QWR = 3.9370
Heaven And Hell
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
24
4.16 | 176 ratings
QWR = 3.9345
Never Turn Your Back On A Friend
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
25
4.03 | 323 ratings
QWR = 3.9137
Heroes
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
26
3.98 | 532 ratings
QWR = 3.9113
Sheer Heart Attack
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
27
3.98 | 507 ratings
QWR = 3.9064
Sabotage
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
28
3.95 | 796 ratings
QWR = 3.9024
Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
29
3.96 | 573 ratings
QWR = 3.8974
Somewhere In Time
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
30
3.97 | 509 ratings
QWR = 3.8945
Brave New World
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2000
Shop
31
4.00 | 320 ratings
QWR = 3.8870
The Man Who Sold The World
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
32
3.94 | 545 ratings
QWR = 3.8691
...And Justice For All
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
33
4.06 | 192 ratings
QWR = 3.8686
Blade Runner (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
34
3.91 | 774 ratings
QWR = 3.8628
Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
35
4.13 | 130 ratings
QWR = 3.8505
Black Noise
FM
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
36
3.89 | 742 ratings
QWR = 3.8465
Houses Of The Holy
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
37
3.94 | 366 ratings
QWR = 3.8408
Olias of Sunhillow
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
38
4.00 | 219 ratings
QWR = 3.8375
Équinoxe
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
39
3.97 | 271 ratings
QWR = 3.8362
Station to Station
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
40
3.91 | 403 ratings
QWR = 3.8259
Absolution
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2003
Shop
41
3.92 | 362 ratings
QWR = 3.8252
Origin Of Symmetry
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2001
Shop
42
4.06 | 125 ratings
QWR = 3.7983
Frizzle Fry
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
43
3.85 | 544 ratings
QWR = 3.7942
Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
44
3.86 | 471 ratings
QWR = 3.7942
Innuendo
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
45
3.90 | 297 ratings
QWR = 3.7868
Oxygène
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
46
4.01 | 132 ratings
QWR = 3.7730
Hope
Klaatu
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
47
3.82 | 621 ratings
QWR = 3.7716
The Number Of The Beast
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1982
Shop
48
3.93 | 198 ratings
QWR = 3.7694
The Book Of Souls
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2015
Shop
49
4.10 | 93 ratings
QWR = 3.7664
Spiderland
Slint
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
50
3.82 | 566 ratings
QWR = 3.7654
Volume Four
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
51
3.87 | 310 ratings
QWR = 3.7652
Aladdin Sane
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
52
3.97 | 149 ratings
QWR = 3.7598
Sailing the Seas of Cheese
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
53
4.08 | 90 ratings
QWR = 3.7431
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
54
4.31 | 52 ratings
QWR = 3.7343
Bicicleta
Seru Giran
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
55
4.07 | 89 ratings
QWR = 3.7325
Change We Must
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
56
4.31 | 51 ratings
QWR = 3.7312
A Rainbow In Curved Air
Terry Riley
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
57
3.80 | 371 ratings
QWR = 3.7240
Blackfield
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2004
Shop
58
3.89 | 173 ratings
QWR = 3.7217
There's The Rub
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
59
4.08 | 80 ratings
QWR = 3.7202
Junta
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
60
4.13 | 70 ratings
QWR = 3.7185
Faith Hope Love
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
61
3.89 | 168 ratings
QWR = 3.7154
The Next Day
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
62
4.01 | 95 ratings
QWR = 3.7066
Rising Force
Yngwie Malmsteen
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
63
3.93 | 128 ratings
QWR = 3.7057
1492 - Conquest Of Paradise (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1992
Shop
64
3.76 | 536 ratings
QWR = 3.7048
Piece Of Mind
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1983
Shop
65
3.82 | 230 ratings
QWR = 3.6954
Wishbone Ash
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
66
4.18 | 57 ratings
QWR = 3.6943
The Story Of Light
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2012
Shop
67
3.74 | 476 ratings
QWR = 3.6860
A Day At The Races
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
68
3.82 | 192 ratings
QWR = 3.6831
Heaven And Hell
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
69
3.86 | 149 ratings
QWR = 3.6821
Second Nature
Flying Colors
Prog Related
Studio, 2014
Shop
70
4.13 | 59 ratings
QWR = 3.6783
Diamond Head
Phil Manzanera
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
71
4.30 | 42 ratings
QWR = 3.6687
Church of Anthrax (with Terry Riley)
John Cale
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
72
3.89 | 112 ratings
QWR = 3.6584
Ambrosia
Ambrosia
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
73
4.60 | 27 ratings
QWR = 3.6531
Creuza de mä
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
74
4.05 | 64 ratings
QWR = 3.6521
Out of the Silent Planet
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
75
4.14 | 52 ratings
QWR = 3.6491
Electronic Realizations For Rock Orchestra
Synergy
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
76
3.92 | 92 ratings
QWR = 3.6471
Moontan
Golden Earring
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
77
3.70 | 358 ratings
QWR = 3.6317
Blackfield II
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2007
Shop
78
4.07 | 54 ratings
QWR = 3.6242
La Grasa de las Capitales
Seru Giran
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
79
4.05 | 56 ratings
QWR = 3.6210
Rift
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1993
Shop
80
3.86 | 98 ratings
QWR = 3.6175
Embrace The Storm
Stream Of Passion
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
81
3.70 | 265 ratings
QWR = 3.6157
13
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
82
3.88 | 88 ratings
QWR = 3.6143
Fire Garden
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 1996
Shop
83
4.00 | 60 ratings
QWR = 3.6107
Dogman
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
84
3.76 | 151 ratings
QWR = 3.6033
Heathen
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2002
Shop
85
3.89 | 79 ratings
QWR = 3.6014
Sarabande
Jon Lord
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
86
3.69 | 250 ratings
QWR = 3.6007
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
87
3.69 | 242 ratings
QWR = 3.5973
The Grand Illusion
Styx
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
88
3.64 | 458 ratings
QWR = 3.5893
Queen
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
89
3.87 | 77 ratings
QWR = 3.5863
Real Illusions: Reflections
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
90
3.64 | 382 ratings
QWR = 3.5860
Black Holes And Revelations
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
91
3.81 | 96 ratings
QWR = 3.5851
More Songs About Building And Food
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
92
3.77 | 120 ratings
QWR = 3.5851
China
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
93
3.64 | 404 ratings
QWR = 3.5846
A Matter Of Life And Death
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
94
3.84 | 86 ratings
QWR = 3.5835
Tales From the Punchbowl
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1995
Shop
95
4.39 | 27 ratings
QWR = 3.5810
Tutti morimmo a stento
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1968
Shop
96
3.61 | 494 ratings
QWR = 3.5691
Killers
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1981
Shop
97
3.76 | 109 ratings
QWR = 3.5653
Liege & Lief
Fairport Convention
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
98
3.62 | 382 ratings
QWR = 3.5651
The Final Frontier
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2010
Shop
99
3.71 | 140 ratings
QWR = 3.5630
Spiral
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
100
3.95 | 53 ratings
QWR = 3.5587
Lawn Boy
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop

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