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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.39 | 1076 ratings
QWR = 4.3335
Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
2
4.51 | 300 ratings
QWR = 4.3109
Blackstar
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2016
Shop
3
4.35 | 760 ratings
QWR = 4.2699
Queen II
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
4
4.29 | 911 ratings
QWR = 4.2262
Paranoid
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
5
4.28 | 886 ratings
QWR = 4.2156
A Night At The Opera
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
6
4.22 | 821 ratings
QWR = 4.1562
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
7
4.23 | 630 ratings
QWR = 4.1472
Argus
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.22 | 622 ratings
QWR = 4.1358
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
9
4.19 | 746 ratings
QWR = 4.1270
Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
10
4.18 | 480 ratings
QWR = 4.0850
Rising
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
11
4.13 | 703 ratings
QWR = 4.0612
Powerslave
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
12
4.16 | 464 ratings
QWR = 4.0608
Hunky Dory
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
13
4.12 | 693 ratings
QWR = 4.0557
Master Of Puppets
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
14
4.09 | 714 ratings
QWR = 4.0281
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
15
4.15 | 320 ratings
QWR = 4.0175
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
16
4.09 | 570 ratings
QWR = 4.0105
Ride The Lightning
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
17
4.06 | 813 ratings
QWR = 4.0081
Physical Graffiti
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
18
4.04 | 887 ratings
QWR = 3.9916
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
19
4.05 | 712 ratings
QWR = 3.9893
Master Of Reality
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
20
4.17 | 239 ratings
QWR = 3.9886
Secret Treaties
Blue Öyster Cult
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
21
4.16 | 201 ratings
QWR = 3.9596
Remain In Light
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
22
4.06 | 379 ratings
QWR = 3.9546
Low
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
23
4.03 | 534 ratings
QWR = 3.9508
Heaven And Hell
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
24
4.16 | 189 ratings
QWR = 3.9495
Never Turn Your Back On A Friend
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
25
4.11 | 213 ratings
QWR = 3.9276
Blade Runner (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
26
4.03 | 359 ratings
QWR = 3.9254
Heroes
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
27
3.96 | 843 ratings
QWR = 3.9184
Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
28
3.97 | 536 ratings
QWR = 3.9021
Sabotage
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
29
3.96 | 598 ratings
QWR = 3.8990
Somewhere In Time
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
30
3.97 | 529 ratings
QWR = 3.8973
Brave New World
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2000
Shop
31
3.96 | 565 ratings
QWR = 3.8968
Sheer Heart Attack
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
32
3.99 | 344 ratings
QWR = 3.8851
The Man Who Sold The World
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
33
3.94 | 576 ratings
QWR = 3.8794
... And Justice For All
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
34
3.92 | 814 ratings
QWR = 3.8789
Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
35
4.01 | 242 ratings
QWR = 3.8653
Équinoxe
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
36
3.90 | 780 ratings
QWR = 3.8554
Houses Of The Holy
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
37
4.11 | 139 ratings
QWR = 3.8541
Black Noise
FM
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
38
3.97 | 293 ratings
QWR = 3.8518
Station to Station
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
39
3.94 | 384 ratings
QWR = 3.8481
Olias Of Sunhillow
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
40
3.94 | 381 ratings
QWR = 3.8465
Origin Of Symmetry
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2001
Shop
41
3.87 | 497 ratings
QWR = 3.8060
Innuendo
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
42
3.90 | 320 ratings
QWR = 3.8018
Oxygène
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
43
4.02 | 143 ratings
QWR = 3.7941
Frizzle Fry
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
44
3.85 | 571 ratings
QWR = 3.7938
Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
45
3.86 | 422 ratings
QWR = 3.7861
Absolution
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2003
Shop
46
4.33 | 57 ratings
QWR = 3.7838
A Rainbow In Curved Air
Terry Riley
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
47
3.83 | 599 ratings
QWR = 3.7819
Volume Four
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
48
4.00 | 141 ratings
QWR = 3.7811
Hope
Klaatu
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
49
3.82 | 649 ratings
QWR = 3.7711
The Number Of The Beast
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1982
Shop
50
4.07 | 103 ratings
QWR = 3.7695
Gretchen Goes To Nebraska
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
51
4.27 | 60 ratings
QWR = 3.7671
Bicicleta
Serú Girán
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
52
3.85 | 331 ratings
QWR = 3.7617
Aladdin Sane
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
53
3.94 | 169 ratings
QWR = 3.7607
Sailing The Seas Of Cheese
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
54
4.04 | 103 ratings
QWR = 3.7532
Spiderland
Slint
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
55
4.05 | 99 ratings
QWR = 3.7505
Change We Must
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
56
4.12 | 80 ratings
QWR = 3.7486
Faith Hope Love
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
57
3.90 | 185 ratings
QWR = 3.7458
The Next Day
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
58
3.95 | 140 ratings
QWR = 3.7390
1492 - Conquest Of Paradise (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1992
Shop
59
4.08 | 85 ratings
QWR = 3.7369
Junta
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
60
3.86 | 219 ratings
QWR = 3.7341
The Book Of Souls
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2015
Shop
61
3.89 | 186 ratings
QWR = 3.7331
There's The Rub
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
62
4.15 | 66 ratings
QWR = 3.7214
The Story Of Light
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2012
Shop
63
3.79 | 393 ratings
QWR = 3.7176
Blackfield
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2004
Shop
64
3.83 | 245 ratings
QWR = 3.7137
Wishbone Ash
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
65
4.12 | 68 ratings
QWR = 3.7122
Diamond Head
Phil Manzanera
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
66
3.76 | 503 ratings
QWR = 3.7089
A Day At The Races
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
67
3.76 | 560 ratings
QWR = 3.7079
Piece Of Mind
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1983
Shop
68
4.28 | 47 ratings
QWR = 3.7067
John Cale & Terry Riley : Church Of Anthrax
John Cale
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
69
3.83 | 209 ratings
QWR = 3.7045
Heaven And Hell
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
70
4.05 | 75 ratings
QWR = 3.6976
Out Of The Silent Planet
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
71
4.58 | 29 ratings
QWR = 3.6842
Creuza De Mä
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
72
3.85 | 157 ratings
QWR = 3.6817
Second Nature
Flying Colors
Prog Related
Studio, 2014
Shop
73
3.94 | 99 ratings
QWR = 3.6773
Moontan
Golden Earring
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
74
4.13 | 56 ratings
QWR = 3.6744
Electronic Realizations For Rock Orchestra
Synergy
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
75
3.92 | 104 ratings
QWR = 3.6728
Rising Force
Yngwie Malmsteen
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
76
3.88 | 124 ratings
QWR = 3.6717
Ambrosia
Ambrosia
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
77
4.06 | 59 ratings
QWR = 3.6506
Grasa De Las Capitales
Serú Girán
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
78
4.00 | 68 ratings
QWR = 3.6475
Dogman
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
79
3.73 | 284 ratings
QWR = 3.6450
13
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
80
3.70 | 375 ratings
QWR = 3.6414
Blackfield II
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2007
Shop
81
4.03 | 60 ratings
QWR = 3.6402
Rift
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1993
Shop
82
3.88 | 94 ratings
QWR = 3.6363
Fire Garden
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 1996
Shop
83
3.72 | 263 ratings
QWR = 3.6329
The Grand Illusion
Styx
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
84
3.77 | 165 ratings
QWR = 3.6310
Heathen
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2002
Shop
85
3.85 | 105 ratings
QWR = 3.6298
Embrace The Storm
Stream Of Passion
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
86
3.90 | 85 ratings
QWR = 3.6287
Sarabande
Jon Lord
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
87
3.71 | 269 ratings
QWR = 3.6275
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
88
3.84 | 103 ratings
QWR = 3.6208
Tales From The Punchbowl
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1995
Shop
89
3.95 | 68 ratings
QWR = 3.6204
No Quarter
Jimmy Page - Robert Plant
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
90
3.67 | 399 ratings
QWR = 3.6177
Black Holes And Revelations
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
91
3.78 | 129 ratings
QWR = 3.6115
China
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
92
4.33 | 30 ratings
QWR = 3.6071
Tutti Morimmo A Stento
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1968
Shop
93
3.65 | 492 ratings
QWR = 3.6049
Queen
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
94
3.81 | 105 ratings
QWR = 3.6037
More Songs About Buildings And Food
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
95
3.86 | 82 ratings
QWR = 3.5977
Real Illusions: Reflections
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
96
3.73 | 153 ratings
QWR = 3.5915
Spiral
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
97
4.32 | 28 ratings
QWR = 3.5864
L'Angelo Rinchiuso
Aldo Tagliapietra
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
98
3.76 | 117 ratings
QWR = 3.5829
Liege & Lief
Fairport Convention
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
99
3.75 | 121 ratings
QWR = 3.5821
Budgie
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
100
3.74 | 130 ratings
QWR = 3.5813
In For The Kill !
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop

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