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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 | 1043 ratings
QWR = 4.3269
Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
2
4.52 | 277 ratings
QWR = 4.3032
Blackstar
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2016
Shop
3
4.36 | 736 ratings
QWR = 4.2790
Queen II
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
4
4.30 | 873 ratings
QWR = 4.2331
Paranoid
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
5
4.28 | 858 ratings
QWR = 4.2150
A Night At The Opera
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
6
4.22 | 791 ratings
QWR = 4.1520
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
7
4.21 | 724 ratings
QWR = 4.1436
Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
8
4.22 | 612 ratings
QWR = 4.1404
Argus
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
9
4.22 | 595 ratings
QWR = 4.1323
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
10
4.19 | 462 ratings
QWR = 4.0840
Rising
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
11
4.13 | 682 ratings
QWR = 4.0638
Powerslave
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
12
4.16 | 442 ratings
QWR = 4.0570
Hunky Dory
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
13
4.10 | 687 ratings
QWR = 4.0364
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
14
4.09 | 673 ratings
QWR = 4.0241
Master Of Puppets
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
15
4.08 | 681 ratings
QWR = 4.0110
Master Of Reality
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
16
4.15 | 300 ratings
QWR = 4.0064
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
17
4.06 | 785 ratings
QWR = 4.0016
Physical Graffiti
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
18
4.08 | 550 ratings
QWR = 3.9976
Ride The Lightning
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
19
4.03 | 858 ratings
QWR = 3.9810
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
20
4.17 | 222 ratings
QWR = 3.9808
Secret Treaties
Blue Öyster Cult
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
21
4.06 | 362 ratings
QWR = 3.9500
Low
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
22
4.17 | 180 ratings
QWR = 3.9474
Never Turn Your Back On A Friend
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
23
4.16 | 189 ratings
QWR = 3.9442
Remain In Light
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
24
4.02 | 518 ratings
QWR = 3.9442
Heaven And Hell
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
25
3.99 | 544 ratings
QWR = 3.9173
Sheer Heart Attack
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
26
4.03 | 340 ratings
QWR = 3.9166
Heroes
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
27
3.98 | 519 ratings
QWR = 3.9101
Sabotage
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
28
3.96 | 816 ratings
QWR = 3.9097
Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
29
3.96 | 580 ratings
QWR = 3.8985
Somewhere In Time
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
30
3.97 | 516 ratings
QWR = 3.8959
Brave New World
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2000
Shop
31
4.00 | 332 ratings
QWR = 3.8839
The Man Who Sold The World
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
32
4.07 | 200 ratings
QWR = 3.8829
Blade Runner (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
33
3.92 | 792 ratings
QWR = 3.8697
Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
34
3.92 | 560 ratings
QWR = 3.8600
...And Justice For All
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
35
4.00 | 229 ratings
QWR = 3.8503
Équinoxe
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
36
4.11 | 134 ratings
QWR = 3.8492
Black Noise
FM
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
37
3.97 | 281 ratings
QWR = 3.8490
Station to Station
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
38
3.89 | 758 ratings
QWR = 3.8486
Houses Of The Holy
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
39
3.94 | 370 ratings
QWR = 3.8449
Olias Of Sunhillow
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
40
3.91 | 409 ratings
QWR = 3.8307
Absolution
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2003
Shop
41
3.92 | 367 ratings
QWR = 3.8295
Origin Of Symmetry
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2001
Shop
42
3.87 | 480 ratings
QWR = 3.8042
Innuendo
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
43
3.90 | 308 ratings
QWR = 3.7949
Oxygène
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
44
3.85 | 556 ratings
QWR = 3.7918
Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
45
4.02 | 135 ratings
QWR = 3.7879
Frizzle Fry
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
46
4.01 | 133 ratings
QWR = 3.7783
Hope
Klaatu
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
47
3.83 | 580 ratings
QWR = 3.7733
Volume Four
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
48
3.82 | 633 ratings
QWR = 3.7703
The Number Of The Beast
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1982
Shop
49
3.86 | 323 ratings
QWR = 3.7657
Aladdin Sane
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
50
4.30 | 57 ratings
QWR = 3.7614
Bicicleta
Seru Giran
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
51
4.08 | 96 ratings
QWR = 3.7595
Gretchen Goes To Nebraska
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
52
3.90 | 206 ratings
QWR = 3.7561
The Book Of Souls
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2015
Shop
53
4.07 | 92 ratings
QWR = 3.7492
Change We Must
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
54
3.93 | 159 ratings
QWR = 3.7469
Sailing the Seas of Cheese
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
55
4.04 | 99 ratings
QWR = 3.7453
Spiderland
Slint
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
56
4.30 | 53 ratings
QWR = 3.7450
A Rainbow In Curved Air
Terry Riley
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
57
4.14 | 74 ratings
QWR = 3.7398
Faith Hope Love
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
58
3.90 | 177 ratings
QWR = 3.7320
There's The Rub
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
59
3.89 | 174 ratings
QWR = 3.7273
The Next Day
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
60
4.08 | 80 ratings
QWR = 3.7262
Junta
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
61
3.94 | 135 ratings
QWR = 3.7252
1492 - Conquest Of Paradise (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1992
Shop
62
4.01 | 98 ratings
QWR = 3.7211
Rising Force
Yngwie Malmsteen
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
63
3.78 | 383 ratings
QWR = 3.7115
Blackfield
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2004
Shop
64
4.18 | 59 ratings
QWR = 3.7088
The Story Of Light
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2012
Shop
65
3.82 | 235 ratings
QWR = 3.7045
Wishbone Ash
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
66
3.75 | 546 ratings
QWR = 3.7017
Piece Of Mind
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1983
Shop
67
3.83 | 200 ratings
QWR = 3.6965
Heaven And Hell
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
68
3.75 | 484 ratings
QWR = 3.6931
A Day At The Races
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
69
3.87 | 150 ratings
QWR = 3.6911
Second Nature
Flying Colors
Prog Related
Studio, 2014
Shop
70
4.29 | 44 ratings
QWR = 3.6881
Church of Anthrax (with Terry Riley)
John Cale
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
71
4.12 | 60 ratings
QWR = 3.6832
Diamond Head
Phil Manzanera
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
72
4.05 | 70 ratings
QWR = 3.6808
Out Of The Silent Planet
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
73
3.89 | 117 ratings
QWR = 3.6709
Ambrosia
Ambrosia
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
74
4.60 | 27 ratings
QWR = 3.6639
Creuza de mä
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
75
3.93 | 93 ratings
QWR = 3.6591
Moontan
Golden Earring
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
76
4.14 | 52 ratings
QWR = 3.6573
Electronic Realizations For Rock Orchestra
Synergy
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
77
4.06 | 57 ratings
QWR = 3.6397
La Grasa de las Capitales
Seru Giran
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
78
3.70 | 367 ratings
QWR = 3.6379
Blackfield II
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2007
Shop
79
4.01 | 63 ratings
QWR = 3.6335
Dogman
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
80
3.71 | 274 ratings
QWR = 3.6281
13
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
81
4.04 | 56 ratings
QWR = 3.6257
Rift
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1993
Shop
82
3.88 | 90 ratings
QWR = 3.6250
Fire Garden
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 1996
Shop
83
3.77 | 157 ratings
QWR = 3.6239
Heathen
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2002
Shop
84
3.86 | 99 ratings
QWR = 3.6235
Embrace The Storm
Stream Of Passion
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
85
3.90 | 82 ratings
QWR = 3.6212
Sarabande
Jon Lord
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
86
3.85 | 96 ratings
QWR = 3.6125
Tales From the Punchbowl
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1995
Shop
87
3.96 | 64 ratings
QWR = 3.6122
No Quarter
Page and Plant
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
88
3.70 | 256 ratings
QWR = 3.6090
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
89
3.70 | 253 ratings
QWR = 3.6071
The Grand Illusion
Styx
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
90
3.77 | 124 ratings
QWR = 3.5962
China
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
91
3.87 | 78 ratings
QWR = 3.5961
Real Illusions: Reflections
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
92
3.65 | 387 ratings
QWR = 3.5934
Black Holes And Revelations
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
93
4.39 | 27 ratings
QWR = 3.5927
Tutti morimmo a stento
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1968
Shop
94
3.64 | 470 ratings
QWR = 3.5925
Queen
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
95
3.81 | 96 ratings
QWR = 3.5913
More Songs About Buildings And Food
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
96
3.64 | 407 ratings
QWR = 3.5881
A Matter Of Life And Death
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
97
3.72 | 146 ratings
QWR = 3.5808
Spiral
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
98
3.74 | 123 ratings
QWR = 3.5727
In For The Kill !
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
99
3.75 | 111 ratings
QWR = 3.5711
Liege & Lief
Fairport Convention
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
100
3.62 | 388 ratings
QWR = 3.5709
The Final Frontier
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2010
Shop

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