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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 | 1052 ratings
QWR = 4.3279
Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
2
4.51 | 282 ratings
QWR = 4.3049
Blackstar
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2016
Shop
3
4.36 | 742 ratings
QWR = 4.2778
Queen II
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
4
4.30 | 887 ratings
QWR = 4.2348
Paranoid
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
5
4.28 | 865 ratings
QWR = 4.2138
A Night At The Opera
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
6
4.22 | 801 ratings
QWR = 4.1530
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
7
4.23 | 616 ratings
QWR = 4.1436
Argus
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
8
4.21 | 729 ratings
QWR = 4.1431
Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
9
4.22 | 602 ratings
QWR = 4.1324
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
10
4.19 | 466 ratings
QWR = 4.0848
Rising
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
11
4.13 | 688 ratings
QWR = 4.0595
Powerslave
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
12
4.16 | 447 ratings
QWR = 4.0588
Hunky Dory
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
13
4.10 | 697 ratings
QWR = 4.0376
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
14
4.10 | 678 ratings
QWR = 4.0353
Master Of Puppets
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
15
4.08 | 691 ratings
QWR = 4.0132
Master Of Reality
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
16
4.15 | 305 ratings
QWR = 4.0080
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
17
4.06 | 792 ratings
QWR = 4.0021
Physical Graffiti
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
18
4.07 | 556 ratings
QWR = 3.9911
Ride The Lightning
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
19
4.17 | 228 ratings
QWR = 3.9833
Secret Treaties
Blue Öyster Cult
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
20
4.02 | 864 ratings
QWR = 3.9768
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
21
4.06 | 366 ratings
QWR = 3.9526
Low
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
22
4.17 | 183 ratings
QWR = 3.9524
Never Turn Your Back On A Friend
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
23
4.16 | 195 ratings
QWR = 3.9505
Remain In Light
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
24
4.02 | 525 ratings
QWR = 3.9482
Heaven And Hell
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
25
4.03 | 345 ratings
QWR = 3.9199
Heroes
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
26
3.99 | 549 ratings
QWR = 3.9184
Sheer Heart Attack
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
27
3.99 | 526 ratings
QWR = 3.9161
Sabotage
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
28
3.96 | 821 ratings
QWR = 3.9104
Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
29
3.96 | 585 ratings
QWR = 3.8980
Somewhere In Time
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1986
Shop
30
3.97 | 520 ratings
QWR = 3.8978
Brave New World
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2000
Shop
31
4.07 | 203 ratings
QWR = 3.8875
Blade Runner (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
32
4.00 | 334 ratings
QWR = 3.8866
The Man Who Sold The World
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
33
3.92 | 797 ratings
QWR = 3.8711
Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
34
4.01 | 233 ratings
QWR = 3.8581
Équinoxe
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
35
3.92 | 564 ratings
QWR = 3.8578
...And Justice For All
Metallica
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
36
4.11 | 138 ratings
QWR = 3.8531
Black Noise
FM
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
37
3.98 | 284 ratings
QWR = 3.8529
Station to Station
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
38
3.90 | 762 ratings
QWR = 3.8494
Houses Of The Holy
Led Zeppelin
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
39
3.94 | 372 ratings
QWR = 3.8468
Olias Of Sunhillow
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
40
3.91 | 411 ratings
QWR = 3.8318
Absolution
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2003
Shop
41
3.92 | 370 ratings
QWR = 3.8300
Origin Of Symmetry
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2001
Shop
42
3.87 | 485 ratings
QWR = 3.8009
Innuendo
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
43
3.90 | 313 ratings
QWR = 3.7993
Oxygène
Jean-Michel Jarre
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
44
3.85 | 559 ratings
QWR = 3.7942
Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
45
4.02 | 138 ratings
QWR = 3.7930
Frizzle Fry
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
46
4.02 | 136 ratings
QWR = 3.7851
Hope
Klaatu
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
47
3.83 | 588 ratings
QWR = 3.7779
Volume Four
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 1972
Shop
48
3.82 | 637 ratings
QWR = 3.7708
The Number Of The Beast
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1982
Shop
49
4.07 | 99 ratings
QWR = 3.7670
Gretchen Goes To Nebraska
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
50
4.29 | 58 ratings
QWR = 3.7636
Bicicleta
Seru Giran
Prog Related
Studio, 1980
Shop
51
4.31 | 55 ratings
QWR = 3.7619
A Rainbow In Curved Air
Terry Riley
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
52
3.90 | 209 ratings
QWR = 3.7594
The Book Of Souls
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2015
Shop
53
3.85 | 324 ratings
QWR = 3.7569
Aladdin Sane
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
54
3.94 | 163 ratings
QWR = 3.7535
Sailing the Seas of Cheese
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
55
4.07 | 94 ratings
QWR = 3.7527
Change We Must
Jon Anderson
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
56
4.13 | 77 ratings
QWR = 3.7494
Faith Hope Love
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1990
Shop
57
4.04 | 100 ratings
QWR = 3.7470
Spiderland
Slint
Prog Related
Studio, 1991
Shop
58
3.90 | 178 ratings
QWR = 3.7369
The Next Day
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
59
3.95 | 138 ratings
QWR = 3.7363
1492 - Conquest Of Paradise (OST)
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1992
Shop
60
3.89 | 180 ratings
QWR = 3.7326
There's The Rub
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
61
4.08 | 82 ratings
QWR = 3.7312
Junta
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1989
Shop
62
4.01 | 100 ratings
QWR = 3.7298
Rising Force
Yngwie Malmsteen
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
63
4.17 | 61 ratings
QWR = 3.7137
The Story Of Light
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2012
Shop
64
3.78 | 385 ratings
QWR = 3.7128
Blackfield
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2004
Shop
65
3.82 | 239 ratings
QWR = 3.7081
Wishbone Ash
Wishbone Ash
Prog Related
Studio, 1970
Shop
66
3.75 | 550 ratings
QWR = 3.7041
Piece Of Mind
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 1983
Shop
67
3.83 | 203 ratings
QWR = 3.7010
Heaven And Hell
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
68
4.29 | 46 ratings
QWR = 3.7009
Church of Anthrax (with Terry Riley)
John Cale
Prog Related
Studio, 1971
Shop
69
4.12 | 63 ratings
QWR = 3.6958
Diamond Head
Phil Manzanera
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
70
3.87 | 152 ratings
QWR = 3.6916
Second Nature
Flying Colors
Prog Related
Studio, 2014
Shop
71
4.05 | 73 ratings
QWR = 3.6914
Out Of The Silent Planet
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1988
Shop
72
3.75 | 488 ratings
QWR = 3.6912
A Day At The Races
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
73
4.57 | 28 ratings
QWR = 3.6690
Creuza de mä
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1984
Shop
74
3.93 | 95 ratings
QWR = 3.6649
Moontan
Golden Earring
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
75
4.14 | 53 ratings
QWR = 3.6641
Electronic Realizations For Rock Orchestra
Synergy
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
76
3.87 | 121 ratings
QWR = 3.6614
Ambrosia
Ambrosia
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
77
4.01 | 66 ratings
QWR = 3.6452
Dogman
King's X
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
78
4.05 | 58 ratings
QWR = 3.6418
La Grasa de las Capitales
Seru Giran
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
79
3.70 | 368 ratings
QWR = 3.6380
Blackfield II
Blackfield
Prog Related
Studio, 2007
Shop
80
3.72 | 279 ratings
QWR = 3.6376
13
Black Sabbath
Prog Related
Studio, 2013
Shop
81
3.88 | 93 ratings
QWR = 3.6331
Fire Garden
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 1996
Shop
82
3.86 | 102 ratings
QWR = 3.6323
Embrace The Storm
Stream Of Passion
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
83
4.03 | 57 ratings
QWR = 3.6283
Rift
Phish
Prog Related
Studio, 1993
Shop
84
3.90 | 84 ratings
QWR = 3.6279
Sarabande
Jon Lord
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop
85
3.77 | 161 ratings
QWR = 3.6278
Heathen
David Bowie
Prog Related
Studio, 2002
Shop
86
3.96 | 66 ratings
QWR = 3.6168
No Quarter
Page and Plant
Prog Related
Studio, 1994
Shop
87
3.84 | 99 ratings
QWR = 3.6148
Tales From the Punchbowl
Primus
Prog Related
Studio, 1995
Shop
88
3.70 | 261 ratings
QWR = 3.6144
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
Rainbow
Prog Related
Studio, 1975
Shop
89
3.70 | 255 ratings
QWR = 3.6102
The Grand Illusion
Styx
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
90
3.78 | 126 ratings
QWR = 3.6044
China
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1979
Shop
91
3.81 | 103 ratings
QWR = 3.6013
More Songs About Buildings And Food
Talking Heads
Prog Related
Studio, 1978
Shop
92
3.87 | 80 ratings
QWR = 3.5993
Real Illusions: Reflections
Steve Vai
Prog Related
Studio, 2005
Shop
93
4.34 | 29 ratings
QWR = 3.5989
Tutti morimmo a stento
Fabrizio De André
Prog Related
Studio, 1968
Shop
94
3.64 | 476 ratings
QWR = 3.5964
Queen
Queen
Prog Related
Studio, 1973
Shop
95
3.65 | 390 ratings
QWR = 3.5952
Black Holes And Revelations
Muse
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
96
3.73 | 148 ratings
QWR = 3.5882
Spiral
Vangelis
Prog Related
Studio, 1977
Shop
97
3.64 | 410 ratings
QWR = 3.5881
A Matter Of Life And Death
Iron Maiden
Prog Related
Studio, 2006
Shop
98
3.74 | 126 ratings
QWR = 3.5795
In For The Kill !
Budgie
Prog Related
Studio, 1974
Shop
99
3.76 | 113 ratings
QWR = 3.5773
Liege & Lief
Fairport Convention
Prog Related
Studio, 1969
Shop
100
4.10 | 39 ratings
QWR = 3.5759
Dinner At The Ritz
City Boy
Prog Related
Studio, 1976
Shop

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