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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 | 1008 ratings
QWR = 4.3178
Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
2
4.36 | 714 ratings
QWR = 4.2816
Queen II
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
3
4.51 | 248 ratings
QWR = 4.2786
Blackstar
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2016
Shop
4
4.29 | 844 ratings
QWR = 4.2261
Paranoid
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
5
4.27 | 830 ratings
QWR = 4.2092
A Night At The Opera
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
6
4.23 | 766 ratings
QWR = 4.1613
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
7
4.21 | 707 ratings
QWR = 4.1413
Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
8
4.22 | 590 ratings
QWR = 4.1346
Argus
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
9
4.21 | 565 ratings
QWR = 4.1217
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
10
4.18 | 446 ratings
QWR = 4.0767
Rising
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
11
4.13 | 663 ratings
QWR = 4.0611
Powerslave
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
12
4.15 | 421 ratings
QWR = 4.0407
Hunky Dory
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
13
4.11 | 645 ratings
QWR = 4.0400
Master Of Puppets
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
14
4.10 | 667 ratings
QWR = 4.0295
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
15
4.16 | 281 ratings
QWR = 4.0031
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
16
4.08 | 524 ratings
QWR = 3.9970
Ride The Lightning
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
17
4.05 | 759 ratings
QWR = 3.9968
Physical Graffiti
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
18
4.05 | 654 ratings
QWR = 3.9864
Master Of Reality
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
19
4.17 | 216 ratings
QWR = 3.9757
Secret Treaties
Blue Öyster Cult
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
20
4.03 | 827 ratings
QWR = 3.9744
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
21
4.02 | 502 ratings
QWR = 3.9367
Heaven And Hell
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
22
4.05 | 339 ratings
QWR = 3.9358
Low
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
23
4.15 | 181 ratings
QWR = 3.9331
Remain In Light
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
24
4.16 | 174 ratings
QWR = 3.9290
Never Turn Your Back On A Friend
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
25
4.00 | 526 ratings
QWR = 3.9253
Sheer Heart Attack
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
26
4.03 | 317 ratings
QWR = 3.9078
Heroes
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
27
3.98 | 503 ratings
QWR = 3.9057
Sabotage
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
28
3.95 | 790 ratings
QWR = 3.9029
Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
29
3.97 | 507 ratings
QWR = 3.8992
Brave New World
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2000
Shop
30
3.96 | 569 ratings
QWR = 3.8894
Somewhere In Time
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
31
4.01 | 316 ratings
QWR = 3.8885
The Man Who Sold The World
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
32
3.94 | 540 ratings
QWR = 3.8691
...And Justice For All
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
33
4.06 | 189 ratings
QWR = 3.8664
Blade Runner (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
34
3.91 | 766 ratings
QWR = 3.8625
Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
35
3.89 | 736 ratings
QWR = 3.8463
Houses Of The Holy
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
36
4.12 | 127 ratings
QWR = 3.8436
Black Noise
FM
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
37
3.94 | 363 ratings
QWR = 3.8427
Olias of Sunhillow
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
38
4.00 | 218 ratings
QWR = 3.8352
Équinoxe
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
39
3.92 | 361 ratings
QWR = 3.8248
Origin Of Symmetry
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2001
Shop
40
3.91 | 402 ratings
QWR = 3.8247
Absolution
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2003
Shop
41
3.95 | 265 ratings
QWR = 3.8237
Station to Station
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
42
3.86 | 467 ratings
QWR = 3.7940
Innuendo
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
43
3.85 | 541 ratings
QWR = 3.7935
Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
44
4.06 | 125 ratings
QWR = 3.7933
Frizzle Fry
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
45
3.90 | 294 ratings
QWR = 3.7854
Oxygène
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
46
3.94 | 193 ratings
QWR = 3.7710
The Book Of Souls
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2015
Shop
47
3.82 | 618 ratings
QWR = 3.7703
The Number Of The Beast
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1982
Shop
48
4.01 | 129 ratings
QWR = 3.7672
Hope
Klaatu
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
49
4.10 | 93 ratings
QWR = 3.7661
Spiderland
Slint
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
50
3.87 | 303 ratings
QWR = 3.7647
Aladdin Sane
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
51
3.82 | 562 ratings
QWR = 3.7644
Volume Four
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
52
3.97 | 148 ratings
QWR = 3.7585
Sailing the Seas of Cheese
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
53
4.08 | 90 ratings
QWR = 3.7428
Gretchen Goes to Nebraska
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
54
4.07 | 89 ratings
QWR = 3.7347
Change We Must
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
55
4.31 | 52 ratings
QWR = 3.7339
Bicicleta
Seru Giran
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
56
4.31 | 51 ratings
QWR = 3.7308
A Rainbow In Curved Air
Terry Riley
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
57
3.89 | 172 ratings
QWR = 3.7238
There's The Rub
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
58
3.80 | 369 ratings
QWR = 3.7232
Blackfield
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2004
Shop
59
4.08 | 80 ratings
QWR = 3.7199
Junta
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
60
4.13 | 70 ratings
QWR = 3.7182
Faith Hope Love
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
61
3.89 | 163 ratings
QWR = 3.7146
The Next Day
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
62
3.76 | 534 ratings
QWR = 3.7032
Piece Of Mind
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1983
Shop
63
4.01 | 91 ratings
QWR = 3.7013
Rising Force
Yngwie Malmsteen
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
64
3.92 | 126 ratings
QWR = 3.7007
1492 - Conquest Of Paradise (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1992
Shop
65
3.81 | 228 ratings
QWR = 3.6924
Wishbone Ash
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
66
4.18 | 55 ratings
QWR = 3.6863
The Story Of Light
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2012
Shop
67
3.99 | 90 ratings
QWR = 3.6841
Moontan
Golden Earring
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
68
3.87 | 146 ratings
QWR = 3.6813
Second Nature
Flying Colors
Prog Related
Studio, 2014
Shop
69
3.82 | 191 ratings
QWR = 3.6809
Heaven And Hell
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
70
3.74 | 472 ratings
QWR = 3.6799
A Day At The Races
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
71
4.13 | 59 ratings
QWR = 3.6748
Diamond Head
Phil Manzanera
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
72
4.29 | 41 ratings
QWR = 3.6588
Church of Anthrax (with Terry Riley)
John Cale
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
73
4.60 | 27 ratings
QWR = 3.6526
Creuza de mä
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
74
3.89 | 109 ratings
QWR = 3.6521
Ambrosia
Ambrosia
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
75
4.05 | 64 ratings
QWR = 3.6517
Out of the Silent Planet
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
76
4.14 | 51 ratings
QWR = 3.6443
Electronic Realizations For Rock Orchestra
Synergy
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
77
3.70 | 356 ratings
QWR = 3.6326
Blackfield II
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2007
Shop
78
4.07 | 54 ratings
QWR = 3.6238
La Grasa de las Capitales
Seru Giran
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
79
4.05 | 56 ratings
QWR = 3.6206
Rift
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1993
Shop
80
3.71 | 262 ratings
QWR = 3.6167
13
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
81
3.86 | 97 ratings
QWR = 3.6136
Embrace The Storm
Stream Of Passion
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
82
3.88 | 88 ratings
QWR = 3.6113
Fire Garden
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 1996
Shop
83
4.00 | 60 ratings
QWR = 3.6103
Dogman
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
84
3.76 | 148 ratings
QWR = 3.6043
Heathen
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2002
Shop
85
3.89 | 79 ratings
QWR = 3.6011
Sarabande
Jon Lord
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
86
3.69 | 249 ratings
QWR = 3.5974
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
87
3.69 | 242 ratings
QWR = 3.5972
The Grand Illusion
Styx
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
88
3.64 | 454 ratings
QWR = 3.5884
Queen
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
89
3.64 | 402 ratings
QWR = 3.5876
A Matter Of Life And Death
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
90
3.88 | 76 ratings
QWR = 3.5874
Real Illusions: Reflections
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
91
3.64 | 380 ratings
QWR = 3.5842
Black Holes And Revelations
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
92
3.77 | 119 ratings
QWR = 3.5814
China
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
93
3.81 | 94 ratings
QWR = 3.5807
More Songs About Building And Food
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
94
4.39 | 27 ratings
QWR = 3.5804
Tutti morimmo a stento
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1968
Shop
95
3.83 | 85 ratings
QWR = 3.5780
Tales From the Punchbowl
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1995
Shop
96
3.63 | 380 ratings
QWR = 3.5715
The Final Frontier
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2010
Shop
97
3.61 | 492 ratings
QWR = 3.5691
Killers
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1981
Shop
98
3.76 | 108 ratings
QWR = 3.5650
Liege & Lief
Fairport Convention
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
99
3.71 | 139 ratings
QWR = 3.5597
Spiral
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
100
3.95 | 53 ratings
QWR = 3.5583
Lawn Boy
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop

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