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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 | 1037 ratings
QWR = 4.3223
Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
2
4.52 | 274 ratings
QWR = 4.3051
Blackstar
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2016
Shop
3
4.36 | 731 ratings
QWR = 4.2802
Queen II
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
4
4.29 | 869 ratings
QWR = 4.2323
Paranoid
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
5
4.28 | 854 ratings
QWR = 4.2158
A Night At The Opera
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
6
4.22 | 787 ratings
QWR = 4.1539
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
7
4.21 | 719 ratings
QWR = 4.1431
Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
8
4.22 | 605 ratings
QWR = 4.1406
Argus
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
9
4.21 | 590 ratings
QWR = 4.1295
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
10
4.19 | 458 ratings
QWR = 4.0845
Rising
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
11
4.13 | 679 ratings
QWR = 4.0628
Powerslave
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
12
4.16 | 438 ratings
QWR = 4.0585
Hunky Dory
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
13
4.11 | 670 ratings
QWR = 4.0480
Master Of Puppets
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
14
4.10 | 685 ratings
QWR = 4.0359
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
15
4.10 | 549 ratings
QWR = 4.0180
Ride The Lightning
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
16
4.08 | 676 ratings
QWR = 4.0118
Master Of Reality
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
17
4.15 | 297 ratings
QWR = 4.0080
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
18
4.06 | 781 ratings
QWR = 4.0016
Physical Graffiti
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
19
4.17 | 221 ratings
QWR = 3.9816
Secret Treaties
Blue Öyster Cult
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
20
4.03 | 851 ratings
QWR = 3.9810
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
21
4.06 | 359 ratings
QWR = 3.9498
Low
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
22
4.17 | 180 ratings
QWR = 3.9483
Never Turn Your Back On A Friend
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
23
4.16 | 187 ratings
QWR = 3.9456
Remain In Light
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
24
4.02 | 517 ratings
QWR = 3.9433
Heaven And Hell
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
25
3.99 | 541 ratings
QWR = 3.9172
Sheer Heart Attack
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
26
4.03 | 335 ratings
QWR = 3.9156
Heroes
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
27
3.98 | 516 ratings
QWR = 3.9081
Sabotage
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
28
3.95 | 810 ratings
QWR = 3.9077
Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
29
3.96 | 578 ratings
QWR = 3.8976
Somewhere In Time
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
30
3.97 | 514 ratings
QWR = 3.8958
Brave New World
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2000
Shop
31
4.00 | 328 ratings
QWR = 3.8885
The Man Who Sold The World
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
32
3.95 | 558 ratings
QWR = 3.8850
...And Justice For All
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
33
4.06 | 198 ratings
QWR = 3.8808
Blade Runner (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
34
3.91 | 786 ratings
QWR = 3.8686
Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
35
3.97 | 279 ratings
QWR = 3.8498
Station to Station
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
36
3.89 | 754 ratings
QWR = 3.8477
Houses Of The Holy
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
37
3.94 | 369 ratings
QWR = 3.8467
Olias Of Sunhillow
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
38
4.00 | 226 ratings
QWR = 3.8460
Équinoxe
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
39
4.11 | 131 ratings
QWR = 3.8459
Black Noise
FM
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
40
3.91 | 409 ratings
QWR = 3.8319
Absolution
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2003
Shop
41
3.92 | 367 ratings
QWR = 3.8308
Origin Of Symmetry
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2001
Shop
42
3.87 | 475 ratings
QWR = 3.7986
Innuendo
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
43
3.90 | 305 ratings
QWR = 3.7916
Oxygène
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
44
3.85 | 554 ratings
QWR = 3.7908
Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
45
4.02 | 131 ratings
QWR = 3.7825
Frizzle Fry
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
46
4.01 | 133 ratings
QWR = 3.7809
Hope
Klaatu
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
47
3.82 | 578 ratings
QWR = 3.7704
Volume Four
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
48
3.82 | 630 ratings
QWR = 3.7698
The Number Of The Beast
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1982
Shop
49
3.87 | 319 ratings
QWR = 3.7697
Aladdin Sane
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
50
4.08 | 95 ratings
QWR = 3.7607
Gretchen Goes To Nebraska
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
51
3.90 | 204 ratings
QWR = 3.7583
The Book Of Souls
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2015
Shop
52
4.30 | 55 ratings
QWR = 3.7581
Bicicleta
Seru Giran
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
53
4.30 | 53 ratings
QWR = 3.7493
A Rainbow In Curved Air
Terry Riley
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
54
4.07 | 91 ratings
QWR = 3.7479
Change We Must
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
55
4.04 | 97 ratings
QWR = 3.7445
Spiderland
Slint
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
56
3.93 | 156 ratings
QWR = 3.7430
Sailing the Seas of Cheese
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
57
4.14 | 72 ratings
QWR = 3.7382
Faith Hope Love
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
58
3.81 | 379 ratings
QWR = 3.7315
Blackfield
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2004
Shop
59
3.89 | 176 ratings
QWR = 3.7314
There's The Rub
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
60
4.08 | 80 ratings
QWR = 3.7294
Junta
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
61
3.89 | 173 ratings
QWR = 3.7283
The Next Day
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
62
3.94 | 133 ratings
QWR = 3.7250
1492 - Conquest Of Paradise (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1992
Shop
63
4.01 | 96 ratings
QWR = 3.7201
Rising Force
Yngwie Malmsteen
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
64
4.19 | 58 ratings
QWR = 3.7133
The Story Of Light
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2012
Shop
65
3.82 | 233 ratings
QWR = 3.7032
Wishbone Ash
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
66
3.75 | 544 ratings
QWR = 3.7009
Piece Of Mind
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1983
Shop
67
3.83 | 198 ratings
QWR = 3.6978
Heaven And Hell
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
68
4.30 | 43 ratings
QWR = 3.6908
Church of Anthrax (with Terry Riley)
John Cale
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
69
3.74 | 481 ratings
QWR = 3.6891
A Day At The Races
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
70
3.86 | 149 ratings
QWR = 3.6882
Second Nature
Flying Colors
Prog Related
Studio, 2014
Shop
71
4.12 | 60 ratings
QWR = 3.6866
Diamond Head
Phil Manzanera
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
72
4.05 | 69 ratings
QWR = 3.6811
Out Of The Silent Planet
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
73
3.89 | 115 ratings
QWR = 3.6690
Ambrosia
Ambrosia
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
74
4.60 | 27 ratings
QWR = 3.6686
Creuza de mä
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
75
3.93 | 93 ratings
QWR = 3.6616
Moontan
Golden Earring
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
76
4.14 | 52 ratings
QWR = 3.6608
Electronic Realizations For Rock Orchestra
Synergy
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
77
4.07 | 56 ratings
QWR = 3.6432
La Grasa de las Capitales
Seru Giran
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
78
3.70 | 365 ratings
QWR = 3.6388
Blackfield II
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2007
Shop
79
4.01 | 62 ratings
QWR = 3.6332
Dogman
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
80
4.04 | 56 ratings
QWR = 3.6288
Rift
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1993
Shop
81
3.88 | 90 ratings
QWR = 3.6273
Fire Garden
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 1996
Shop
82
3.86 | 99 ratings
QWR = 3.6257
Embrace The Storm
Stream Of Passion
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
83
3.77 | 156 ratings
QWR = 3.6242
Heathen
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2002
Shop
84
3.90 | 82 ratings
QWR = 3.6237
Sarabande
Jon Lord
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
85
3.70 | 270 ratings
QWR = 3.6182
13
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
86
3.85 | 93 ratings
QWR = 3.6086
Tales From the Punchbowl
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1995
Shop
87
3.70 | 253 ratings
QWR = 3.6081
The Grand Illusion
Styx
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
88
3.96 | 63 ratings
QWR = 3.6078
No Quarter
Page and Plant
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
89
3.69 | 254 ratings
QWR = 3.6075
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
90
3.87 | 78 ratings
QWR = 3.5985
Real Illusions: Reflections
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
91
3.77 | 123 ratings
QWR = 3.5965
China
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
92
4.39 | 27 ratings
QWR = 3.5965
Tutti morimmo a stento
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1968
Shop
93
3.65 | 387 ratings
QWR = 3.5941
Black Holes And Revelations
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
94
3.81 | 96 ratings
QWR = 3.5933
More Songs About Buildings And Food
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
95
3.64 | 467 ratings
QWR = 3.5918
Queen
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
96
3.64 | 406 ratings
QWR = 3.5872
A Matter Of Life And Death
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
97
3.72 | 145 ratings
QWR = 3.5810
Spiral
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
98
3.76 | 110 ratings
QWR = 3.5729
Liege & Lief
Fairport Convention
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
99
3.73 | 123 ratings
QWR = 3.5712
In For The Kill !
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
100
3.62 | 386 ratings
QWR = 3.5703
The Final Frontier
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2010
Shop

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