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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 | 1043 ratings
QWR = 4.3279
Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
2
4.52 | 277 ratings
QWR = 4.3065
Blackstar
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2016
Shop
3
4.36 | 736 ratings
QWR = 4.2803
Queen II
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
4
4.30 | 872 ratings
QWR = 4.2337
Paranoid
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
5
4.28 | 858 ratings
QWR = 4.2161
A Night At The Opera
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
6
4.22 | 790 ratings
QWR = 4.1526
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
7
4.21 | 724 ratings
QWR = 4.1448
Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
8
4.22 | 610 ratings
QWR = 4.1412
Argus
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
9
4.22 | 595 ratings
QWR = 4.1337
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
10
4.19 | 462 ratings
QWR = 4.0857
Rising
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
11
4.13 | 682 ratings
QWR = 4.0650
Powerslave
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
12
4.16 | 442 ratings
QWR = 4.0587
Hunky Dory
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
13
4.11 | 672 ratings
QWR = 4.0474
Master Of Puppets
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
14
4.10 | 686 ratings
QWR = 4.0367
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
15
4.10 | 549 ratings
QWR = 4.0182
Ride The Lightning
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
16
4.07 | 678 ratings
QWR = 4.0112
Master Of Reality
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
17
4.15 | 299 ratings
QWR = 4.0085
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
18
4.06 | 785 ratings
QWR = 4.0025
Physical Graffiti
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
19
4.17 | 222 ratings
QWR = 3.9836
Secret Treaties
Blue Öyster Cult
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
20
4.03 | 858 ratings
QWR = 3.9818
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
21
4.06 | 362 ratings
QWR = 3.9517
Low
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
22
4.17 | 180 ratings
QWR = 3.9505
Never Turn Your Back On A Friend
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
23
4.16 | 189 ratings
QWR = 3.9472
Remain In Light
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
24
4.02 | 518 ratings
QWR = 3.9445
Heaven And Hell
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
25
3.99 | 544 ratings
QWR = 3.9185
Sheer Heart Attack
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
26
4.03 | 339 ratings
QWR = 3.9168
Heroes
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
27
3.96 | 816 ratings
QWR = 3.9099
Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
28
3.98 | 518 ratings
QWR = 3.9094
Sabotage
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
29
3.96 | 580 ratings
QWR = 3.8996
Somewhere In Time
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
30
3.97 | 516 ratings
QWR = 3.8971
Brave New World
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2000
Shop
31
3.95 | 559 ratings
QWR = 3.8861
...And Justice For All
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
32
4.00 | 332 ratings
QWR = 3.8857
The Man Who Sold The World
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
33
4.07 | 199 ratings
QWR = 3.8833
Blade Runner (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
34
3.91 | 792 ratings
QWR = 3.8699
Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
35
4.11 | 134 ratings
QWR = 3.8526
Black Noise
FM
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
36
3.97 | 281 ratings
QWR = 3.8509
Station to Station
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
37
4.00 | 228 ratings
QWR = 3.8505
Équinoxe
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
38
3.89 | 758 ratings
QWR = 3.8488
Houses Of The Holy
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
39
3.94 | 369 ratings
QWR = 3.8469
Olias Of Sunhillow
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
40
3.91 | 409 ratings
QWR = 3.8321
Absolution
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2003
Shop
41
3.92 | 367 ratings
QWR = 3.8310
Origin Of Symmetry
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2001
Shop
42
3.87 | 480 ratings
QWR = 3.8043
Innuendo
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
43
3.90 | 307 ratings
QWR = 3.7943
Oxygène
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
44
3.85 | 556 ratings
QWR = 3.7920
Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
45
4.02 | 135 ratings
QWR = 3.7910
Frizzle Fry
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
46
4.01 | 133 ratings
QWR = 3.7813
Hope
Klaatu
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
47
3.83 | 579 ratings
QWR = 3.7724
Volume Four
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
48
3.82 | 632 ratings
QWR = 3.7709
The Number Of The Beast
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1982
Shop
49
3.86 | 323 ratings
QWR = 3.7672
Aladdin Sane
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
50
4.30 | 57 ratings
QWR = 3.7664
Bicicleta
Seru Giran
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
51
4.08 | 96 ratings
QWR = 3.7631
Gretchen Goes To Nebraska
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
52
3.90 | 206 ratings
QWR = 3.7582
The Book Of Souls
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2015
Shop
53
4.07 | 92 ratings
QWR = 3.7529
Change We Must
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
54
4.30 | 53 ratings
QWR = 3.7500
A Rainbow In Curved Air
Terry Riley
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
55
3.93 | 159 ratings
QWR = 3.7494
Sailing the Seas of Cheese
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
56
4.04 | 99 ratings
QWR = 3.7488
Spiderland
Slint
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
57
4.14 | 74 ratings
QWR = 3.7439
Faith Hope Love
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
58
3.89 | 176 ratings
QWR = 3.7317
There's The Rub
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
59
4.08 | 80 ratings
QWR = 3.7300
Junta
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
60
3.89 | 174 ratings
QWR = 3.7296
The Next Day
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
61
3.93 | 134 ratings
QWR = 3.7247
1492 - Conquest Of Paradise (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1992
Shop
62
4.01 | 98 ratings
QWR = 3.7244
Rising Force
Yngwie Malmsteen
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
63
4.18 | 59 ratings
QWR = 3.7132
The Story Of Light
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2012
Shop
64
3.78 | 382 ratings
QWR = 3.7123
Blackfield
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2004
Shop
65
3.82 | 234 ratings
QWR = 3.7056
Wishbone Ash
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
66
3.75 | 546 ratings
QWR = 3.7025
Piece Of Mind
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1983
Shop
67
3.83 | 199 ratings
QWR = 3.6976
Heaven And Hell
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
68
3.87 | 150 ratings
QWR = 3.6934
Second Nature
Flying Colors
Prog Related
Studio, 2014
Shop
69
3.75 | 484 ratings
QWR = 3.6930
A Day At The Races
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
70
4.29 | 44 ratings
QWR = 3.6930
Church of Anthrax (with Terry Riley)
John Cale
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
71
4.12 | 60 ratings
QWR = 3.6873
Diamond Head
Phil Manzanera
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
72
4.05 | 70 ratings
QWR = 3.6846
Out Of The Silent Planet
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
73
3.89 | 117 ratings
QWR = 3.6736
Ambrosia
Ambrosia
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
74
4.60 | 27 ratings
QWR = 3.6696
Creuza de mä
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
75
3.93 | 93 ratings
QWR = 3.6621
Moontan
Golden Earring
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
76
4.14 | 52 ratings
QWR = 3.6615
Electronic Realizations For Rock Orchestra
Synergy
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
77
4.06 | 57 ratings
QWR = 3.6436
La Grasa de las Capitales
Seru Giran
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
78
3.70 | 367 ratings
QWR = 3.6389
Blackfield II
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2007
Shop
79
4.01 | 63 ratings
QWR = 3.6371
Dogman
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
80
4.04 | 56 ratings
QWR = 3.6294
Rift
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1993
Shop
81
3.71 | 272 ratings
QWR = 3.6279
13
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
82
3.88 | 90 ratings
QWR = 3.6278
Fire Garden
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 1996
Shop
83
3.86 | 99 ratings
QWR = 3.6262
Embrace The Storm
Stream Of Passion
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
84
3.77 | 157 ratings
QWR = 3.6259
Heathen
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2002
Shop
85
3.90 | 82 ratings
QWR = 3.6242
Sarabande
Jon Lord
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
86
3.96 | 64 ratings
QWR = 3.6156
No Quarter
Page and Plant
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
87
3.85 | 96 ratings
QWR = 3.6152
Tales From the Punchbowl
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1995
Shop
88
3.70 | 256 ratings
QWR = 3.6103
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
89
3.70 | 253 ratings
QWR = 3.6084
The Grand Illusion
Styx
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
90
3.87 | 78 ratings
QWR = 3.5990
Real Illusions: Reflections
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
91
4.39 | 27 ratings
QWR = 3.5974
Tutti morimmo a stento
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1968
Shop
92
3.77 | 123 ratings
QWR = 3.5969
China
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
93
3.65 | 387 ratings
QWR = 3.5942
Black Holes And Revelations
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
94
3.81 | 96 ratings
QWR = 3.5938
More Songs About Buildings And Food
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
95
3.64 | 470 ratings
QWR = 3.5932
Queen
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
96
3.64 | 407 ratings
QWR = 3.5889
A Matter Of Life And Death
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
97
3.72 | 145 ratings
QWR = 3.5814
Spiral
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
98
3.74 | 123 ratings
QWR = 3.5748
In For The Kill !
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
99
3.75 | 111 ratings
QWR = 3.5733
Liege & Lief
Fairport Convention
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
100
3.62 | 388 ratings
QWR = 3.5717
The Final Frontier
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2010
Shop

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