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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.39 | 1067 ratings
QWR = 4.3308
Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
2
4.52 | 296 ratings
QWR = 4.3134
Blackstar
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2016
Shop
3
4.36 | 753 ratings
QWR = 4.2800
Queen II
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
4
4.30 | 903 ratings
QWR = 4.2362
Paranoid
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
5
4.29 | 878 ratings
QWR = 4.2227
A Night At The Opera
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
6
4.22 | 817 ratings
QWR = 4.1560
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
7
4.23 | 625 ratings
QWR = 4.1490
Argus
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.21 | 741 ratings
QWR = 4.1382
Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
9
4.22 | 613 ratings
QWR = 4.1358
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
10
4.19 | 476 ratings
QWR = 4.0848
Rising
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
11
4.17 | 456 ratings
QWR = 4.0663
Hunky Dory
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.13 | 699 ratings
QWR = 4.0587
Powerslave
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
13
4.12 | 687 ratings
QWR = 4.0524
Master Of Puppets
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
14
4.11 | 712 ratings
QWR = 4.0412
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
15
4.15 | 314 ratings
QWR = 4.0126
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
16
4.08 | 563 ratings
QWR = 4.0068
Ride The Lightning
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
17
4.06 | 807 ratings
QWR = 4.0050
Physical Graffiti
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
18
4.06 | 708 ratings
QWR = 4.0029
Master Of Reality
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
19
4.16 | 237 ratings
QWR = 3.9841
Secret Treaties
Blue Öyster Cult
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
20
4.03 | 880 ratings
QWR = 3.9804
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
21
4.07 | 373 ratings
QWR = 3.9561
Low
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
22
4.16 | 199 ratings
QWR = 3.9555
Remain In Light
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
23
4.03 | 532 ratings
QWR = 3.9500
Heaven And Hell
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
24
4.16 | 189 ratings
QWR = 3.9480
Never Turn Your Back On A Friend
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
25
4.11 | 212 ratings
QWR = 3.9242
Blade Runner (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
26
4.03 | 354 ratings
QWR = 3.9221
Heroes
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
27
3.99 | 534 ratings
QWR = 3.9191
Sabotage
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
28
3.96 | 837 ratings
QWR = 3.9171
Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
29
3.98 | 557 ratings
QWR = 3.9121
Sheer Heart Attack
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
30
3.96 | 593 ratings
QWR = 3.8976
Somewhere In Time
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
31
3.97 | 527 ratings
QWR = 3.8964
Brave New World
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2000
Shop
32
4.00 | 342 ratings
QWR = 3.8878
The Man Who Sold The World
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
33
3.94 | 570 ratings
QWR = 3.8796
... And Justice For All
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
34
3.92 | 809 ratings
QWR = 3.8763
Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
35
4.01 | 241 ratings
QWR = 3.8621
Équinoxe
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
36
3.98 | 290 ratings
QWR = 3.8541
Station to Station
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
37
3.90 | 776 ratings
QWR = 3.8517
Houses Of The Holy
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
38
4.11 | 138 ratings
QWR = 3.8510
Black Noise
FM
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
39
3.94 | 378 ratings
QWR = 3.8470
Origin Of Symmetry
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2001
Shop
40
3.94 | 379 ratings
QWR = 3.8463
Olias Of Sunhillow
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
41
3.87 | 492 ratings
QWR = 3.8030
Innuendo
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
42
3.90 | 319 ratings
QWR = 3.7996
Oxygène
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
43
4.02 | 142 ratings
QWR = 3.7958
Frizzle Fry
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
44
3.85 | 567 ratings
QWR = 3.7931
Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
45
3.86 | 420 ratings
QWR = 3.7864
Absolution
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2003
Shop
46
4.01 | 138 ratings
QWR = 3.7824
Hope
Klaatu
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
47
3.83 | 596 ratings
QWR = 3.7792
Volume Four
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
48
3.82 | 645 ratings
QWR = 3.7693
The Number Of The Beast
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1982
Shop
49
4.07 | 102 ratings
QWR = 3.7655
Gretchen Goes To Nebraska
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
50
4.27 | 60 ratings
QWR = 3.7639
Bicicleta
Serú Girán
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
51
4.30 | 56 ratings
QWR = 3.7602
A Rainbow In Curved Air
Terry Riley
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
52
3.85 | 328 ratings
QWR = 3.7594
Aladdin Sane
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
53
3.94 | 169 ratings
QWR = 3.7591
Sailing The Seas Of Cheese
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
54
4.06 | 97 ratings
QWR = 3.7516
Change We Must
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
55
3.89 | 216 ratings
QWR = 3.7487
The Book Of Souls
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2015
Shop
56
4.12 | 80 ratings
QWR = 3.7459
Faith Hope Love
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
57
4.04 | 100 ratings
QWR = 3.7451
Spiderland
Slint
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
58
3.90 | 182 ratings
QWR = 3.7416
The Next Day
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
59
3.95 | 140 ratings
QWR = 3.7372
1492 - Conquest Of Paradise (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1992
Shop
60
4.08 | 84 ratings
QWR = 3.7339
Junta
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
61
3.89 | 185 ratings
QWR = 3.7308
There's The Rub
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
62
4.01 | 103 ratings
QWR = 3.7296
Rising Force
Yngwie Malmsteen
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
63
3.78 | 497 ratings
QWR = 3.7228
A Day At The Races
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
64
4.16 | 64 ratings
QWR = 3.7166
The Story Of Light
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2012
Shop
65
3.79 | 391 ratings
QWR = 3.7152
Blackfield
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2004
Shop
66
3.82 | 243 ratings
QWR = 3.7098
Wishbone Ash
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
67
4.12 | 67 ratings
QWR = 3.7062
Diamond Head
Phil Manzanera
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
68
3.75 | 557 ratings
QWR = 3.7048
Piece Of Mind
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1983
Shop
69
3.83 | 209 ratings
QWR = 3.7031
Heaven And Hell
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
70
4.29 | 46 ratings
QWR = 3.6983
John Cale & Terry Riley : Church Of Anthrax
John Cale
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
71
4.05 | 75 ratings
QWR = 3.6948
Out Of The Silent Planet
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
72
3.84 | 155 ratings
QWR = 3.6774
Second Nature
Flying Colors
Prog Related
Studio, 2014
Shop
73
3.94 | 99 ratings
QWR = 3.6749
Moontan
Golden Earring
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
74
4.13 | 56 ratings
QWR = 3.6711
Electronic Realizations For Rock Orchestra
Synergy
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
75
4.57 | 28 ratings
QWR = 3.6663
Creuza De Mä
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
76
3.87 | 122 ratings
QWR = 3.6641
Ambrosia
Ambrosia
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
77
4.06 | 59 ratings
QWR = 3.6474
Grasa De Las Capitales
Serú Girán
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
78
3.73 | 283 ratings
QWR = 3.6432
13
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
79
4.00 | 67 ratings
QWR = 3.6416
Dogman
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
80
3.70 | 374 ratings
QWR = 3.6383
Blackfield II
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2007
Shop
81
4.04 | 59 ratings
QWR = 3.6371
Rift
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1993
Shop
82
3.88 | 93 ratings
QWR = 3.6318
Fire Garden
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 1996
Shop
83
3.72 | 262 ratings
QWR = 3.6312
The Grand Illusion
Styx
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
84
3.77 | 164 ratings
QWR = 3.6307
Heathen
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2002
Shop
85
3.85 | 105 ratings
QWR = 3.6275
Embrace The Storm
Stream Of Passion
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
86
3.90 | 85 ratings
QWR = 3.6260
Sarabande
Jon Lord
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
87
3.71 | 267 ratings
QWR = 3.6239
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
88
3.84 | 103 ratings
QWR = 3.6185
Tales From The Punchbowl
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1995
Shop
89
3.95 | 68 ratings
QWR = 3.6175
No Quarter
Jimmy Page - Robert Plant
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
90
3.67 | 397 ratings
QWR = 3.6162
Black Holes And Revelations
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
91
3.78 | 129 ratings
QWR = 3.6096
China
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
92
3.64 | 485 ratings
QWR = 3.5997
Queen
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
93
4.34 | 29 ratings
QWR = 3.5971
Tutti Morimmo A Stento
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1968
Shop
94
3.80 | 104 ratings
QWR = 3.5944
More Songs About Buildings And Food
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
95
3.86 | 81 ratings
QWR = 3.5925
Real Illusions: Reflections
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
96
3.73 | 153 ratings
QWR = 3.5897
Spiral
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
97
4.32 | 28 ratings
QWR = 3.5819
L'Angelo Rinchiuso
Aldo Tagliapietra
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
98
3.63 | 416 ratings
QWR = 3.5816
A Matter Of Life And Death
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
99
3.75 | 121 ratings
QWR = 3.5800
Budgie
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
100
3.74 | 130 ratings
QWR = 3.5794
In For The Kill !
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop

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