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    Top 100 Progressive metal albums

    1. Opeth Blackwater Park (2001) 9.17 | 2355
    2. Subterranean Masquerade Suspended Animation Dreams (2005) 9.11 | 36
    3. Opeth Still Life (1999) 9.09 | 1531
    4. Dream Theater Images And Words (1992) 9.08 | 1420
    5. Polkadot Cadaver Purgatory Dance Party (2007) 9.08 | 26
    6. John Petrucci Suspended Animation (2005) 9.05 | 77
    7. Jason Becker Perspective (1996) 9.04 | 27
    8. Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory (1999) 9.03 | 1271
    9. Jason Becker Perpetual Burn (1988) 9.02 | 52
    10. Blindead Affliction XXIX II MXMVI (2010) 8.99 | 71
    11. Nevermore Dead Heart, In A Dead World (2000) 8.98 | 767
    12. Tool Lateralus (2001) 8.98 | 940
    13. Opeth Ghost Reveries (2005) 8.97 | 1671
    14. Nevermore This Godless Endeavor (2005) 8.96 | 904
    15. Ayreon The Human Equation (2004) 8.95 | 783
    16. Green Carnation Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness (2001) 8.93 | 396
    17. Porcupine Tree Fear Of A Blank Planet (2007) 8.92 | 609
    18. Shaolin Death Squad Intelligent Design (2006) 8.91 | 22
    19. Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe (2010) 8.91 | 22
    20. Eumeria Rebel Mind (2011) 8.90 | 31
    21. Hammers Of Misfortune The Locust Years (2006) 8.90 | 29
    22. Pain Of Salvation The Perfect Element, Part I (2000) 8.90 | 382
    23. Tool Ænima (1996) 8.89 | 770
    24. Pain Of Salvation Remedy Lane (2002) 8.88 | 424
    25. Neal Morse ? (2005) 8.88 | 32
    26. Sieges Even The Art Of Navigating By The Stars (2005) 8.86 | 96
    27. Opeth Morningrise (1996) 8.86 | 1170
    28. Prototype Continuum (2006) 8.86 | 21
    29. Riverside Second Life Syndrome (2005) 8.83 | 412
    30. Porcupine Tree Deadwing (2005) 8.83 | 554
    31. Exivious Exivious (2009) 8.83 | 52
    32. Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse (1998) 8.82 | 1116
    33. Persefone Core (2006) 8.82 | 142
    34. Disillusion Back To Times Of Splendor (2004) 8.82 | 207
    35. Seventh Wonder Mercy Falls (2008) 8.82 | 151
    36. Neal Morse Sola Scriptura (2007) 8.81 | 32
    37. Shadow Gallery Tyranny (1998) 8.80 | 132
    38. Riverside Out Of Myself (2003) 8.79 | 336
    39. Voivod Nothingface (1989) 8.77 | 136
    40. In The Woods... Omnio (1997) 8.77 | 128
    41. Psychotic Waltz Bleeding (1996) 8.76 | 63
    42. Amorphis Tales From The Thousand Lakes (1994) 8.76 | 675
    43. Opeth Deliverance (2002) 8.75 | 1398
    44. Moonlyght Progressive Darkness (2002) 8.74 | 23
    45. Symphony X The Divine Wings Of Tragedy (1997) 8.74 | 617
    46. Hammers Of Misfortune The August Engine (2003) 8.74 | 27
    47. Opeth Damnation (2003) 8.74 | 1503
    48. Psychotic Waltz A Social Grace (1990) 8.74 | 74
    49. Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech (1997) 8.73 | 285
    50. Symphony X Paradise Lost (2007) 8.73 | 873
    51. Pin-Up Went Down 2 Unlimited (2008) 8.73 | 26
    52. Leprous Tall Poppy Syndrome (2009) 8.72 | 184
    53. Blotted Science The Machinations Of Dementia (2007) 8.72 | 130
    54. Control Denied The Fragile Art Of Existence (1999) 8.71 | 314
    55. Spastic Ink Ink Compatible (2004) 8.71 | 28
    56. Symphony X The Odyssey (2002) 8.70 | 691
    57. Pagan's Mind Enigmatic : Calling (2005) 8.70 | 158
    58. Zero Hour Metamorphosis (2003) 8.70 | 23
    59. Voivod Dimension Hatröss (1988) 8.70 | 120
    60. Ark Burn The Sun (2001) 8.70 | 132
    61. Dream Theater Awake (1994) 8.68 | 1024
    62. In Mourning Shrouded Divine (2008) 8.68 | 361
    63. The Black Mages The Black Mages (2003) 8.67 | 33
    64. OSI Office Of Strategic Influence (2003) 8.67 | 66
    65. Conception In Your Multitude (1995) 8.67 | 66
    66. Devin Townsend Ziltoid The Omniscient (2007) 8.66 | 397
    67. Omb SwineSong (2013) 8.65 | 34
    68. DGM Different Shapes (2007) 8.65 | 52
    69. Opeth Watershed (2008) 8.65 | 1638
    70. Marty Friedman Dragon's Kiss (1988) 8.65 | 49
    71. Symphony X V: The New Mythology Suite (2000) 8.65 | 558
    72. Ayreon 01011001 (2008) 8.65 | 678
    73. Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects Sol Niger Within (1997) 8.64 | 39
    74. Devin Townsend Terria (2001) 8.64 | 302
    75. Ayreon Into The Electric Castle (1998) 8.64 | 411
    76. Leprous Bilateral (2011) 8.64 | 264
    77. Wolverine Still (2006) 8.63 | 38
    78. Redemption Snowfall On Judgment Day (2009) 8.62 | 169
    79. Threshold Hypothetical (2001) 8.62 | 78
    80. Anthriel The Pathway (2010) 8.62 | 24
    81. Liquid Tension Experiment Liquid Tension Experiment (1998) 8.62 | 149
    82. Nightingale I (2000) 8.61 | 44
    83. Seventh Wonder Waiting In The Wings (2006) 8.61 | 62
    84. Cormorant Metazoa (2009) 8.61 | 59
    85. Spastic Ink Ink Complete (1997) 8.61 | 28
    86. Nevermore Dreaming Neon Black (1999) 8.61 | 451
    87. Dan Swanö Moontower (1999) 8.61 | 127
    88. Vulture Industries The Dystopia Journals (2007) 8.61 | 59
    89. Ghost Brigade Isolation Songs (2009) 8.61 | 288
    90. Jeff Loomis Zero Order Phase (2008) 8.60 | 221
    91. King's X Gretchen Goes To Nebraska (1989) 8.60 | 30
    92. Threshold Subsurface (2004) 8.60 | 105
    93. Animals As Leaders Animals As Leaders (2009) 8.60 | 267
    94. Oceans Of Sadness Mirror Palace (2007) 8.60 | 30
    95. Zero Hour The Towers Of Avarice (2001) 8.59 | 37
    96. Pain Of Salvation "BE" (2004) 8.59 | 285
    97. Circus Maximus The 1st Chapter (2005) 8.59 | 197
    98. Ne Obliviscaris Portal Of I (2012) 8.59 | 588
    99. Epysode Fantasmagoria (2013) 8.59 | 27
    100. Scale The Summit Carving Desert Canyons (2009) 8.58 | 38