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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.39 | 1073 ratings
QWR = 4.3320
Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
2
4.51 | 297 ratings
QWR = 4.3122
Blackstar
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2016
Shop
3
4.36 | 757 ratings
QWR = 4.2788
Queen II
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
4
4.30 | 908 ratings
QWR = 4.2364
Paranoid
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
5
4.29 | 883 ratings
QWR = 4.2240
A Night At The Opera
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
6
4.22 | 819 ratings
QWR = 4.1560
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
7
4.23 | 627 ratings
QWR = 4.1498
Argus
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.21 | 746 ratings
QWR = 4.1388
Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
9
4.22 | 619 ratings
QWR = 4.1357
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
10
4.19 | 477 ratings
QWR = 4.0852
Rising
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
11
4.16 | 461 ratings
QWR = 4.0616
Hunky Dory
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.13 | 703 ratings
QWR = 4.0616
Powerslave
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
13
4.12 | 691 ratings
QWR = 4.0540
Master Of Puppets
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
14
4.10 | 713 ratings
QWR = 4.0407
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
15
4.15 | 317 ratings
QWR = 4.0150
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
16
4.09 | 567 ratings
QWR = 4.0091
Ride The Lightning
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
17
4.06 | 810 ratings
QWR = 4.0066
Physical Graffiti
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
18
4.06 | 710 ratings
QWR = 4.0032
Master Of Reality
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
19
4.04 | 884 ratings
QWR = 3.9903
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
20
4.16 | 237 ratings
QWR = 3.9846
Secret Treaties
Blue Öyster Cult
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
21
4.07 | 376 ratings
QWR = 3.9570
Low
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
22
4.16 | 199 ratings
QWR = 3.9561
Remain In Light
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
23
4.03 | 532 ratings
QWR = 3.9502
Heaven And Hell
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
24
4.16 | 189 ratings
QWR = 3.9486
Never Turn Your Back On A Friend
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
25
4.11 | 212 ratings
QWR = 3.9247
Blade Runner (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
26
4.03 | 357 ratings
QWR = 3.9244
Heroes
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
27
3.99 | 535 ratings
QWR = 3.9195
Sabotage
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
28
3.96 | 840 ratings
QWR = 3.9169
Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
29
3.98 | 561 ratings
QWR = 3.9112
Sheer Heart Attack
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
30
3.96 | 598 ratings
QWR = 3.8995
Somewhere In Time
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
31
3.97 | 529 ratings
QWR = 3.8970
Brave New World
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2000
Shop
32
4.00 | 343 ratings
QWR = 3.8871
The Man Who Sold The World
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
33
3.94 | 573 ratings
QWR = 3.8794
... And Justice For All
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
34
3.92 | 812 ratings
QWR = 3.8779
Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
35
4.01 | 242 ratings
QWR = 3.8646
Équinoxe
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
36
3.98 | 291 ratings
QWR = 3.8550
Station to Station
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
37
3.90 | 778 ratings
QWR = 3.8532
Houses Of The Holy
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
38
4.11 | 138 ratings
QWR = 3.8518
Black Noise
FM
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
39
3.94 | 380 ratings
QWR = 3.8462
Olias Of Sunhillow
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
40
3.94 | 380 ratings
QWR = 3.8458
Origin Of Symmetry
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2001
Shop
41
3.87 | 494 ratings
QWR = 3.8059
Innuendo
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
42
3.90 | 320 ratings
QWR = 3.8013
Oxygène
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
43
3.85 | 570 ratings
QWR = 3.7940
Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
44
4.02 | 143 ratings
QWR = 3.7930
Frizzle Fry
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
45
3.86 | 421 ratings
QWR = 3.7854
Absolution
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2003
Shop
46
4.01 | 139 ratings
QWR = 3.7843
Hope
Klaatu
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
47
4.33 | 57 ratings
QWR = 3.7819
A Rainbow In Curved Air
Terry Riley
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
48
3.83 | 597 ratings
QWR = 3.7796
Volume Four
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
49
3.82 | 648 ratings
QWR = 3.7707
The Number Of The Beast
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1982
Shop
50
4.07 | 102 ratings
QWR = 3.7664
Gretchen Goes To Nebraska
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
51
4.27 | 60 ratings
QWR = 3.7652
Bicicleta
Serú Girán
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
52
3.85 | 329 ratings
QWR = 3.7602
Aladdin Sane
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
53
3.94 | 169 ratings
QWR = 3.7598
Sailing The Seas Of Cheese
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
54
4.06 | 98 ratings
QWR = 3.7521
Change We Must
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
55
4.04 | 102 ratings
QWR = 3.7501
Spiderland
Slint
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
56
4.12 | 80 ratings
QWR = 3.7470
Faith Hope Love
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
57
3.90 | 183 ratings
QWR = 3.7409
The Next Day
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
58
3.95 | 140 ratings
QWR = 3.7379
1492 - Conquest Of Paradise (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1992
Shop
59
4.08 | 85 ratings
QWR = 3.7354
Junta
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
60
3.86 | 218 ratings
QWR = 3.7326
The Book Of Souls
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2015
Shop
61
3.89 | 186 ratings
QWR = 3.7322
There's The Rub
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
62
4.01 | 103 ratings
QWR = 3.7306
Rising Force
Yngwie Malmsteen
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
63
3.78 | 499 ratings
QWR = 3.7246
A Day At The Races
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
64
4.16 | 64 ratings
QWR = 3.7179
The Story Of Light
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2012
Shop
65
3.79 | 392 ratings
QWR = 3.7168
Blackfield
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2004
Shop
66
3.82 | 244 ratings
QWR = 3.7109
Wishbone Ash
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
67
4.12 | 68 ratings
QWR = 3.7105
Diamond Head
Phil Manzanera
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
68
3.76 | 560 ratings
QWR = 3.7076
Piece Of Mind
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1983
Shop
69
4.28 | 47 ratings
QWR = 3.7046
John Cale & Terry Riley : Church Of Anthrax
John Cale
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
70
3.83 | 209 ratings
QWR = 3.7037
Heaven And Hell
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
71
4.05 | 75 ratings
QWR = 3.6960
Out Of The Silent Planet
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
72
3.85 | 157 ratings
QWR = 3.6807
Second Nature
Flying Colors
Prog Related
Studio, 2014
Shop
73
3.94 | 99 ratings
QWR = 3.6759
Moontan
Golden Earring
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
74
4.13 | 56 ratings
QWR = 3.6725
Electronic Realizations For Rock Orchestra
Synergy
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
75
3.88 | 124 ratings
QWR = 3.6705
Ambrosia
Ambrosia
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
76
4.57 | 28 ratings
QWR = 3.6681
Creuza De Mä
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
77
4.06 | 59 ratings
QWR = 3.6488
Grasa De Las Capitales
Serú Girán
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
78
3.73 | 283 ratings
QWR = 3.6437
13
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
79
4.00 | 67 ratings
QWR = 3.6429
Dogman
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
80
3.70 | 374 ratings
QWR = 3.6405
Blackfield II
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2007
Shop
81
4.03 | 60 ratings
QWR = 3.6384
Rift
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1993
Shop
82
3.88 | 93 ratings
QWR = 3.6328
Fire Garden
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 1996
Shop
83
3.72 | 263 ratings
QWR = 3.6322
The Grand Illusion
Styx
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
84
3.77 | 164 ratings
QWR = 3.6314
Heathen
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2002
Shop
85
3.85 | 105 ratings
QWR = 3.6285
Embrace The Storm
Stream Of Passion
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
86
3.90 | 85 ratings
QWR = 3.6271
Sarabande
Jon Lord
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
87
3.71 | 268 ratings
QWR = 3.6250
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
88
3.84 | 103 ratings
QWR = 3.6195
Tales From The Punchbowl
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1995
Shop
89
3.95 | 68 ratings
QWR = 3.6187
No Quarter
Jimmy Page - Robert Plant
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
90
3.67 | 398 ratings
QWR = 3.6169
Black Holes And Revelations
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
91
3.78 | 129 ratings
QWR = 3.6104
China
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
92
3.65 | 488 ratings
QWR = 3.6021
Queen
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
93
4.34 | 29 ratings
QWR = 3.5989
Tutti Morimmo A Stento
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1968
Shop
94
3.80 | 104 ratings
QWR = 3.5979
More Songs About Buildings And Food
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
95
3.86 | 81 ratings
QWR = 3.5936
Real Illusions: Reflections
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
96
3.73 | 153 ratings
QWR = 3.5905
Spiral
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
97
4.32 | 28 ratings
QWR = 3.5838
L'Angelo Rinchiuso
Aldo Tagliapietra
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
98
3.75 | 121 ratings
QWR = 3.5809
Budgie
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
99
3.63 | 418 ratings
QWR = 3.5809
A Matter Of Life And Death
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
100
3.76 | 116 ratings
QWR = 3.5802
Liege & Lief
Fairport Convention
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop

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