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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 | 1030 ratings
QWR = 4.3206
Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
2
4.52 | 268 ratings
QWR = 4.3004
Blackstar
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2016
Shop
3
4.36 | 729 ratings
QWR = 4.2805
Queen II
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
4
4.29 | 865 ratings
QWR = 4.2302
Paranoid
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
5
4.28 | 851 ratings
QWR = 4.2147
A Night At The Opera
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
6
4.23 | 782 ratings
QWR = 4.1658
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
7
4.21 | 718 ratings
QWR = 4.1440
Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
8
4.22 | 602 ratings
QWR = 4.1396
Argus
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
9
4.21 | 582 ratings
QWR = 4.1260
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
10
4.18 | 452 ratings
QWR = 4.0806
Rising
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
11
4.13 | 674 ratings
QWR = 4.0646
Powerslave
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
12
4.16 | 431 ratings
QWR = 4.0540
Hunky Dory
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
13
4.11 | 664 ratings
QWR = 4.0469
Master Of Puppets
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
14
4.10 | 681 ratings
QWR = 4.0341
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
15
4.10 | 542 ratings
QWR = 4.0171
Ride The Lightning
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
16
4.07 | 673 ratings
QWR = 4.0098
Master Of Reality
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
17
4.15 | 291 ratings
QWR = 4.0028
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
18
4.06 | 777 ratings
QWR = 4.0012
Physical Graffiti
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
19
4.03 | 846 ratings
QWR = 3.9810
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
20
4.17 | 219 ratings
QWR = 3.9808
Secret Treaties
Blue Öyster Cult
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
21
4.17 | 179 ratings
QWR = 3.9445
Never Turn Your Back On A Friend
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
22
4.06 | 351 ratings
QWR = 3.9427
Low
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
23
4.16 | 186 ratings
QWR = 3.9422
Remain In Light
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
24
4.02 | 514 ratings
QWR = 3.9415
Heaven And Hell
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
25
3.99 | 539 ratings
QWR = 3.9156
Sheer Heart Attack
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
26
4.02 | 328 ratings
QWR = 3.9077
Heroes
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
27
3.98 | 514 ratings
QWR = 3.9073
Sabotage
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
28
3.95 | 805 ratings
QWR = 3.9064
Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
29
3.96 | 577 ratings
QWR = 3.8994
Somewhere In Time
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
30
3.97 | 512 ratings
QWR = 3.8966
Brave New World
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2000
Shop
31
4.00 | 322 ratings
QWR = 3.8887
The Man Who Sold The World
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
32
4.07 | 197 ratings
QWR = 3.8823
Blade Runner (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
33
3.94 | 554 ratings
QWR = 3.8748
...And Justice For All
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
34
3.91 | 781 ratings
QWR = 3.8671
Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
35
3.89 | 750 ratings
QWR = 3.8475
Houses Of The Holy
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
36
4.00 | 223 ratings
QWR = 3.8449
Équinoxe
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
37
3.94 | 368 ratings
QWR = 3.8443
Olias of Sunhillow
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
38
4.11 | 131 ratings
QWR = 3.8443
Black Noise
FM
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
39
3.97 | 274 ratings
QWR = 3.8421
Station to Station
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
40
3.91 | 406 ratings
QWR = 3.8297
Absolution
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2003
Shop
41
3.92 | 364 ratings
QWR = 3.8270
Origin Of Symmetry
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2001
Shop
42
4.06 | 125 ratings
QWR = 3.8036
Frizzle Fry
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
43
3.86 | 472 ratings
QWR = 3.7962
Innuendo
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
44
3.90 | 301 ratings
QWR = 3.7910
Oxygène
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
45
3.85 | 550 ratings
QWR = 3.7910
Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
46
4.01 | 133 ratings
QWR = 3.7794
Hope
Klaatu
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
47
4.10 | 95 ratings
QWR = 3.7770
Spiderland
Slint
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
48
3.82 | 626 ratings
QWR = 3.7745
The Number Of The Beast
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1982
Shop
49
3.82 | 574 ratings
QWR = 3.7691
Volume Four
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
50
3.97 | 149 ratings
QWR = 3.7644
Sailing the Seas of Cheese
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
51
3.86 | 313 ratings
QWR = 3.7630
Aladdin Sane
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
52
3.91 | 202 ratings
QWR = 3.7594
The Book Of Souls
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2015
Shop
53
4.08 | 91 ratings
QWR = 3.7518
Gretchen Goes To Nebraska
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
54
4.30 | 54 ratings
QWR = 3.7515
Bicicleta
Seru Giran
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
55
4.31 | 52 ratings
QWR = 3.7449
A Rainbow In Curved Air
Terry Riley
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
56
4.07 | 90 ratings
QWR = 3.7438
Change We Must
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
57
4.13 | 71 ratings
QWR = 3.7290
Faith Hope Love
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
58
3.89 | 175 ratings
QWR = 3.7277
There's The Rub
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
59
3.80 | 374 ratings
QWR = 3.7273
Blackfield
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2004
Shop
60
4.08 | 80 ratings
QWR = 3.7273
Junta
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
61
3.89 | 170 ratings
QWR = 3.7240
The Next Day
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
62
3.94 | 133 ratings
QWR = 3.7235
1492 - Conquest Of Paradise (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1992
Shop
63
4.19 | 58 ratings
QWR = 3.7107
The Story Of Light
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2012
Shop
64
4.00 | 95 ratings
QWR = 3.7098
Rising Force
Yngwie Malmsteen
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
65
3.76 | 539 ratings
QWR = 3.7072
Piece Of Mind
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1983
Shop
66
3.82 | 232 ratings
QWR = 3.7015
Wishbone Ash
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
67
3.83 | 196 ratings
QWR = 3.6926
Heaven And Hell
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
68
4.30 | 43 ratings
QWR = 3.6878
Church of Anthrax (with Terry Riley)
John Cale
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
69
3.86 | 149 ratings
QWR = 3.6868
Second Nature
Flying Colors
Prog Related
Studio, 2014
Shop
70
3.74 | 479 ratings
QWR = 3.6861
A Day At The Races
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
71
4.13 | 59 ratings
QWR = 3.6836
Diamond Head
Phil Manzanera
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
72
4.05 | 68 ratings
QWR = 3.6726
Out Of The Silent Planet
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
73
3.89 | 114 ratings
QWR = 3.6671
Ambrosia
Ambrosia
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
74
4.60 | 27 ratings
QWR = 3.6650
Creuza de mä
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
75
3.93 | 93 ratings
QWR = 3.6597
Moontan
Golden Earring
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
76
4.14 | 52 ratings
QWR = 3.6581
Electronic Realizations For Rock Orchestra
Synergy
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
77
4.07 | 55 ratings
QWR = 3.6369
La Grasa de las Capitales
Seru Giran
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
78
3.70 | 361 ratings
QWR = 3.6353
Blackfield II
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2007
Shop
79
4.04 | 56 ratings
QWR = 3.6261
Rift
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1993
Shop
80
3.86 | 99 ratings
QWR = 3.6238
Embrace The Storm
Stream Of Passion
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
81
3.88 | 89 ratings
QWR = 3.6232
Fire Garden
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 1996
Shop
82
4.00 | 61 ratings
QWR = 3.6224
Dogman
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
83
3.90 | 81 ratings
QWR = 3.6192
Sarabande
Jon Lord
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
84
3.70 | 270 ratings
QWR = 3.6174
13
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
85
3.76 | 153 ratings
QWR = 3.6161
Heathen
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2002
Shop
86
3.69 | 251 ratings
QWR = 3.6050
The Grand Illusion
Styx
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
87
3.69 | 250 ratings
QWR = 3.6038
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
88
3.96 | 61 ratings
QWR = 3.5988
No Quarter
Page and Plant
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
89
3.77 | 123 ratings
QWR = 3.5949
China
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
90
3.87 | 77 ratings
QWR = 3.5936
Real Illusions: Reflections
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
91
4.39 | 27 ratings
QWR = 3.5929
Tutti morimmo a stento
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1968
Shop
92
3.81 | 96 ratings
QWR = 3.5914
More Songs About Building And Food
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
93
3.65 | 384 ratings
QWR = 3.5906
Black Holes And Revelations
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
94
3.64 | 464 ratings
QWR = 3.5900
Queen
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
95
3.83 | 87 ratings
QWR = 3.5897
Tales From the Punchbowl
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1995
Shop
96
3.64 | 406 ratings
QWR = 3.5866
A Matter Of Life And Death
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
97
3.72 | 142 ratings
QWR = 3.5741
Spiral
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
98
3.76 | 110 ratings
QWR = 3.5711
Liege & Lief
Fairport Convention
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
99
3.61 | 496 ratings
QWR = 3.5699
Killers
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1981
Shop
100
3.62 | 385 ratings
QWR = 3.5691
The Final Frontier
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2010
Shop

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