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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
4.39 | 1060 ratings
QWR = 4.3299
Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
2
4.52 | 292 ratings
QWR = 4.3166
Blackstar
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2016
Shop
3
4.36 | 752 ratings
QWR = 4.2817
Queen II
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
4
4.30 | 898 ratings
QWR = 4.2370
Paranoid
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
5
4.29 | 876 ratings
QWR = 4.2232
A Night At The Opera
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
6
4.22 | 813 ratings
QWR = 4.1565
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
7
4.23 | 623 ratings
QWR = 4.1506
Argus
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.21 | 737 ratings
QWR = 4.1416
Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
9
4.22 | 609 ratings
QWR = 4.1363
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
10
4.19 | 474 ratings
QWR = 4.0860
Rising
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
11
4.17 | 451 ratings
QWR = 4.0651
Hunky Dory
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.12 | 693 ratings
QWR = 4.0582
Powerslave
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
13
4.12 | 682 ratings
QWR = 4.0546
Master Of Puppets
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
14
4.10 | 707 ratings
QWR = 4.0405
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
15
4.16 | 310 ratings
QWR = 4.0153
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
16
4.09 | 558 ratings
QWR = 4.0085
Ride The Lightning
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
17
4.06 | 800 ratings
QWR = 4.0049
Physical Graffiti
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
18
4.06 | 703 ratings
QWR = 4.0024
Master Of Reality
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
19
4.17 | 234 ratings
QWR = 3.9885
Secret Treaties
Blue Öyster Cult
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
20
4.03 | 872 ratings
QWR = 3.9787
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
21
4.07 | 370 ratings
QWR = 3.9580
Low
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
22
4.16 | 197 ratings
QWR = 3.9565
Remain In Light
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
23
4.17 | 187 ratings
QWR = 3.9509
Never Turn Your Back On A Friend
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
24
4.03 | 530 ratings
QWR = 3.9507
Heaven And Hell
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
25
4.04 | 350 ratings
QWR = 3.9250
Heroes
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
26
3.99 | 530 ratings
QWR = 3.9176
Sabotage
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
27
3.96 | 829 ratings
QWR = 3.9138
Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
28
3.98 | 556 ratings
QWR = 3.9136
Sheer Heart Attack
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
29
3.96 | 587 ratings
QWR = 3.8975
Somewhere In Time
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
30
4.08 | 208 ratings
QWR = 3.8969
Blade Runner (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
31
3.97 | 522 ratings
QWR = 3.8965
Brave New World
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2000
Shop
32
4.00 | 338 ratings
QWR = 3.8906
The Man Who Sold The World
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
33
3.95 | 565 ratings
QWR = 3.8813
... And Justice For All
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
34
3.92 | 803 ratings
QWR = 3.8751
Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
35
4.01 | 238 ratings
QWR = 3.8621
Équinoxe
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
36
3.98 | 287 ratings
QWR = 3.8573
Station to Station
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
37
4.11 | 138 ratings
QWR = 3.8546
Black Noise
FM
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
38
3.90 | 769 ratings
QWR = 3.8520
Houses Of The Holy
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
39
3.94 | 377 ratings
QWR = 3.8489
Olias Of Sunhillow
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
40
3.92 | 372 ratings
QWR = 3.8295
Origin Of Symmetry
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2001
Shop
41
3.87 | 490 ratings
QWR = 3.8032
Innuendo
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
42
3.88 | 416 ratings
QWR = 3.8016
Absolution
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2003
Shop
43
3.90 | 317 ratings
QWR = 3.8008
Oxygène
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
44
4.02 | 139 ratings
QWR = 3.7942
Frizzle Fry
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
45
3.85 | 563 ratings
QWR = 3.7936
Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
46
4.01 | 137 ratings
QWR = 3.7847
Hope
Klaatu
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
47
3.83 | 592 ratings
QWR = 3.7796
Volume Four
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
48
3.82 | 640 ratings
QWR = 3.7701
The Number Of The Beast
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1982
Shop
49
4.07 | 100 ratings
QWR = 3.7665
Gretchen Goes To Nebraska
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
50
4.29 | 58 ratings
QWR = 3.7638
Bicicleta
Serú Girán
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
51
4.31 | 55 ratings
QWR = 3.7621
A Rainbow In Curved Air
Terry Riley
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
52
3.85 | 326 ratings
QWR = 3.7593
Aladdin Sane
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
53
3.90 | 212 ratings
QWR = 3.7580
The Book Of Souls
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2015
Shop
54
4.07 | 95 ratings
QWR = 3.7573
Change We Must
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
55
3.94 | 165 ratings
QWR = 3.7570
Sailing The Seas Of Cheese
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
56
4.13 | 78 ratings
QWR = 3.7478
Faith Hope Love
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
57
4.04 | 100 ratings
QWR = 3.7472
Spiderland
Slint
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
58
3.90 | 181 ratings
QWR = 3.7421
The Next Day
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
59
3.95 | 140 ratings
QWR = 3.7388
1492 - Conquest Of Paradise (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1992
Shop
60
3.89 | 184 ratings
QWR = 3.7360
There's The Rub
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
61
4.08 | 83 ratings
QWR = 3.7358
Junta
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
62
4.01 | 102 ratings
QWR = 3.7327
Rising Force
Yngwie Malmsteen
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
63
3.78 | 496 ratings
QWR = 3.7239
A Day At The Races
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
64
4.17 | 62 ratings
QWR = 3.7171
The Story Of Light
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2012
Shop
65
3.79 | 388 ratings
QWR = 3.7157
Blackfield
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2004
Shop
66
3.83 | 242 ratings
QWR = 3.7115
Wishbone Ash
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
67
4.12 | 65 ratings
QWR = 3.7055
Diamond Head
Phil Manzanera
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
68
3.75 | 553 ratings
QWR = 3.7050
Piece Of Mind
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1983
Shop
69
3.83 | 208 ratings
QWR = 3.7034
Heaven And Hell
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
70
4.29 | 46 ratings
QWR = 3.7011
John Cale & Terry Riley : Church Of Anthrax
John Cale
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
71
4.05 | 74 ratings
QWR = 3.6911
Out Of The Silent Planet
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
72
3.85 | 154 ratings
QWR = 3.6841
Second Nature
Flying Colors
Prog Related
Studio, 2014
Shop
73
3.94 | 98 ratings
QWR = 3.6767
Moontan
Golden Earring
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
74
4.57 | 28 ratings
QWR = 3.6693
Creuza De Mä
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
75
4.12 | 55 ratings
QWR = 3.6668
Electronic Realizations For Rock Orchestra
Synergy
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
76
3.87 | 121 ratings
QWR = 3.6641
Ambrosia
Ambrosia
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
77
4.00 | 67 ratings
QWR = 3.6434
Dogman
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
78
3.73 | 282 ratings
QWR = 3.6431
13
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
79
4.05 | 58 ratings
QWR = 3.6420
Grasa De Las Capitales
Serú Girán
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
80
3.70 | 371 ratings
QWR = 3.6394
Blackfield II
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2007
Shop
81
4.04 | 58 ratings
QWR = 3.6356
Rift
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1993
Shop
82
3.88 | 93 ratings
QWR = 3.6332
Fire Garden
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 1996
Shop
83
3.77 | 163 ratings
QWR = 3.6304
Heathen
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2002
Shop
84
3.85 | 104 ratings
QWR = 3.6289
Embrace The Storm
Stream Of Passion
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
85
3.90 | 84 ratings
QWR = 3.6281
Sarabande
Jon Lord
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
86
3.72 | 257 ratings
QWR = 3.6261
The Grand Illusion
Styx
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
87
3.71 | 266 ratings
QWR = 3.6227
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
88
3.84 | 101 ratings
QWR = 3.6187
Tales From The Punchbowl
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1995
Shop
89
3.96 | 66 ratings
QWR = 3.6170
No Quarter
Jimmy Page - Robert Plant
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
90
3.78 | 128 ratings
QWR = 3.6111
China
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
91
3.81 | 104 ratings
QWR = 3.6028
More Songs About Buildings And Food
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
92
3.65 | 484 ratings
QWR = 3.6005
Queen
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
93
3.87 | 80 ratings
QWR = 3.5995
Real Illusions: Reflections
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
94
4.34 | 29 ratings
QWR = 3.5992
Tutti Morimmo A Stento
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1968
Shop
95
3.65 | 392 ratings
QWR = 3.5961
Black Holes And Revelations
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
96
3.73 | 152 ratings
QWR = 3.5912
Spiral
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
97
3.64 | 412 ratings
QWR = 3.5861
A Matter Of Life And Death
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
98
4.32 | 28 ratings
QWR = 3.5839
L'Angelo Rinchiuso
Aldo Tagliapietra
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
99
3.74 | 128 ratings
QWR = 3.5799
In For The Kill !
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
100
4.18 | 34 ratings
QWR = 3.5787
Sta Bi Dao Da Si Na Mom Mjestu
Bijelo Dugme
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop

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