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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.39 | 1087 ratings
QWR = 4.3348
Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
2
4.51 | 305 ratings
QWR = 4.3143
Blackstar
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2016
Shop
3
4.35 | 772 ratings
QWR = 4.2726
Queen II
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
4
4.29 | 917 ratings
QWR = 4.2278
Paranoid
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
5
4.28 | 896 ratings
QWR = 4.2184
A Night At The Opera
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
6
4.22 | 829 ratings
QWR = 4.1551
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
7
4.23 | 633 ratings
QWR = 4.1485
Argus
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.22 | 625 ratings
QWR = 4.1372
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
9
4.19 | 752 ratings
QWR = 4.1280
Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
10
4.18 | 482 ratings
QWR = 4.0868
Rising
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
11
4.13 | 706 ratings
QWR = 4.0639
Powerslave
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
12
4.12 | 700 ratings
QWR = 4.0586
Master Of Puppets
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
13
4.15 | 469 ratings
QWR = 4.0547
Hunky Dory
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.15 | 322 ratings
QWR = 4.0192
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
15
4.08 | 718 ratings
QWR = 4.0180
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
16
4.09 | 576 ratings
QWR = 4.0143
Ride The Lightning
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
17
4.06 | 822 ratings
QWR = 4.0070
Physical Graffiti
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
18
4.04 | 895 ratings
QWR = 3.9929
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
19
4.05 | 716 ratings
QWR = 3.9917
Master Of Reality
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
20
4.17 | 242 ratings
QWR = 3.9916
Secret Treaties
Blue Öyster Cult
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
21
4.17 | 203 ratings
QWR = 3.9659
Remain In Light
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
22
4.06 | 382 ratings
QWR = 3.9575
Low
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
23
4.03 | 538 ratings
QWR = 3.9512
Heaven And Hell
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
24
4.16 | 191 ratings
QWR = 3.9509
Never Turn Your Back On A Friend
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
25
4.11 | 214 ratings
QWR = 3.9316
Blade Runner (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
26
4.04 | 362 ratings
QWR = 3.9299
Heroes
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
27
3.97 | 850 ratings
QWR = 3.9211
Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
28
4.02 | 349 ratings
QWR = 3.9144
The Man Who Sold The World
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
29
3.97 | 542 ratings
QWR = 3.9056
Sabotage
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
30
3.96 | 602 ratings
QWR = 3.9026
Somewhere In Time
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
31
3.96 | 570 ratings
QWR = 3.8984
Sheer Heart Attack
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
32
3.97 | 532 ratings
QWR = 3.8962
Brave New World
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2000
Shop
33
3.94 | 582 ratings
QWR = 3.8828
... And Justice For All
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
34
3.93 | 821 ratings
QWR = 3.8819
Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
35
4.01 | 245 ratings
QWR = 3.8700
Équinoxe
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
36
3.95 | 387 ratings
QWR = 3.8632
Olias Of Sunhillow
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
37
3.90 | 789 ratings
QWR = 3.8592
Houses Of The Holy
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
38
4.11 | 139 ratings
QWR = 3.8568
Black Noise
FM
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
39
3.97 | 296 ratings
QWR = 3.8545
Station to Station
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
40
3.94 | 383 ratings
QWR = 3.8504
Origin Of Symmetry
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2001
Shop
41
3.87 | 505 ratings
QWR = 3.8089
Innuendo
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
42
3.91 | 324 ratings
QWR = 3.8064
Oxygène
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
43
4.02 | 145 ratings
QWR = 3.8020
Frizzle Fry
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
44
3.85 | 605 ratings
QWR = 3.8011
Volume Four
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
45
3.85 | 575 ratings
QWR = 3.7961
Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
46
4.33 | 57 ratings
QWR = 3.7886
A Rainbow In Curved Air
Terry Riley
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
47
3.86 | 425 ratings
QWR = 3.7880
Absolution
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2003
Shop
48
4.28 | 62 ratings
QWR = 3.7860
Bicicleta
Serú Girán
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
49
4.07 | 103 ratings
QWR = 3.7753
Gretchen Goes To Nebraska
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
50
3.82 | 653 ratings
QWR = 3.7744
The Number Of The Beast
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1982
Shop
51
3.94 | 171 ratings
QWR = 3.7679
Sailing The Seas Of Cheese
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
52
4.05 | 106 ratings
QWR = 3.7653
Spiderland
Slint
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
53
3.85 | 333 ratings
QWR = 3.7610
Aladdin Sane
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
54
4.05 | 99 ratings
QWR = 3.7539
Change We Must
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
55
4.12 | 80 ratings
QWR = 3.7526
Faith Hope Love
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
56
3.95 | 142 ratings
QWR = 3.7488
Hope
Klaatu
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
57
3.95 | 141 ratings
QWR = 3.7449
1492 - Conquest Of Paradise (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1992
Shop
58
3.90 | 186 ratings
QWR = 3.7444
The Next Day
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
59
4.08 | 85 ratings
QWR = 3.7408
Junta
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
60
3.87 | 221 ratings
QWR = 3.7375
The Book Of Souls
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2015
Shop
61
3.89 | 188 ratings
QWR = 3.7354
There's The Rub
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
62
4.15 | 67 ratings
QWR = 3.7329
The Story Of Light
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2012
Shop
63
3.79 | 397 ratings
QWR = 3.7201
Blackfield
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2004
Shop
64
4.12 | 69 ratings
QWR = 3.7194
Diamond Head
Phil Manzanera
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
65
3.83 | 247 ratings
QWR = 3.7167
Wishbone Ash
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
66
4.28 | 47 ratings
QWR = 3.7119
John Cale & Terry Riley : Church Of Anthrax
John Cale
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
67
3.76 | 509 ratings
QWR = 3.7108
A Day At The Races
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
68
3.76 | 563 ratings
QWR = 3.7105
Piece Of Mind
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1983
Shop
69
3.83 | 210 ratings
QWR = 3.7072
Heaven And Hell
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
70
4.06 | 75 ratings
QWR = 3.7048
Out Of The Silent Planet
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
71
4.59 | 30 ratings
QWR = 3.7038
Creuza De Mä
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
72
4.13 | 57 ratings
QWR = 3.6857
Electronic Realizations For Rock Orchestra
Synergy
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
73
3.85 | 157 ratings
QWR = 3.6842
Second Nature
Flying Colors
Prog Related
Studio, 2014
Shop
74
3.94 | 99 ratings
QWR = 3.6807
Moontan
Golden Earring
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
75
3.88 | 124 ratings
QWR = 3.6746
Ambrosia
Ambrosia
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
76
3.91 | 104 ratings
QWR = 3.6732
Rising Force
Yngwie Malmsteen
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
77
4.07 | 61 ratings
QWR = 3.6697
Grasa De Las Capitales
Serú Girán
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
78
4.00 | 68 ratings
QWR = 3.6519
Dogman
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
79
3.73 | 287 ratings
QWR = 3.6502
13
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
80
4.03 | 60 ratings
QWR = 3.6449
Rift
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1993
Shop
81
3.89 | 95 ratings
QWR = 3.6444
Fire Garden
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 1996
Shop
82
3.70 | 379 ratings
QWR = 3.6415
Blackfield II
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2007
Shop
83
3.72 | 266 ratings
QWR = 3.6342
The Grand Illusion
Styx
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
84
3.85 | 105 ratings
QWR = 3.6331
Embrace The Storm
Stream Of Passion
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
85
3.90 | 85 ratings
QWR = 3.6325
Sarabande
Jon Lord
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
86
3.77 | 166 ratings
QWR = 3.6320
Heathen
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2002
Shop
87
3.84 | 105 ratings
QWR = 3.6305
Tales From The Punchbowl
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1995
Shop
88
3.71 | 271 ratings
QWR = 3.6267
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
89
3.95 | 68 ratings
QWR = 3.6248
No Quarter
Jimmy Page - Robert Plant
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
90
3.67 | 403 ratings
QWR = 3.6165
Black Holes And Revelations
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
91
3.78 | 129 ratings
QWR = 3.6144
China
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
92
4.33 | 30 ratings
QWR = 3.6135
Tutti Morimmo A Stento
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1968
Shop
93
3.81 | 106 ratings
QWR = 3.6087
More Songs About Buildings And Food
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
94
3.86 | 83 ratings
QWR = 3.6081
Real Illusions: Reflections
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
95
3.65 | 497 ratings
QWR = 3.6052
Queen
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
96
3.73 | 154 ratings
QWR = 3.5952
Spiral
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
97
4.32 | 28 ratings
QWR = 3.5928
L'Angelo Rinchiuso
Aldo Tagliapietra
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
98
4.04 | 46 ratings
QWR = 3.5917
Pequeñas Anécdotas Sobre Las Instituciones
Sui Generis
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
99
4.18 | 34 ratings
QWR = 3.5871
Sta Bi Dao Da Si Na Mom Mjestu
Bijelo Dugme
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
100
3.95 | 55 ratings
QWR = 3.5863
Desert Places
Satin Whale
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop

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