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Top 100 Progressive metal albums


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    Top 100 Progressive metal albums

    1 Opeth
    9.17
    2838
    2 Gwynbleidd
    Nostalgia (2009)
    9.10
    30
    3 Tony MacAlpine
    9.08
    25
    4 Dream Theater
    9.07
    1704
    5 Opeth
    Still Life (1999)
    9.06
    1847
    6 Dream Theater
    9.05
    1519
    7 Tool
    Lateralus (2001)
    8.99
    1190
    8 John Petrucci
    8.98
    85
    9 Nevermore
    8.97
    918
    10 Opeth
    8.96
    1996
    11 Amorphis
    Queen Of Time (2018)
    8.95
    222
    12 Nevermore
    8.93
    1044
    13 Green Carnation
    8.92
    448
    14 Ayreon
    8.91
    905
    15 Porcupine Tree
    8.89
    741
    16 Tool
    Ænima (1996)
    8.89
    970
    17 Pain Of Salvation
    Remedy Lane (2002)
    8.85
    499
    18 Opeth
    Morningrise (1996)
    8.84
    1400
    19 Riverside
    Out Of Myself (2003)
    8.83
    418
    20 Kiko Loureiro
    Fullblast (2009)
    8.83
    24
    21 Tony MacAlpine
    8.83
    24
    22 Seventh Wonder
    Mercy Falls (2008)
    8.82
    222
    23 Opeth
    8.82
    1333
    24 Porcupine Tree
    Deadwing (2005)
    8.81
    652
    25 Pain Of Salvation
    8.80
    440
    26 Eumeria
    Rebel Mind (2011)
    8.80
    35
    27 Control Denied
    8.79
    400
    28 Symphony X
    8.79
    730
    29 Riverside
    8.79
    507
    30 Shadow Gallery
    Tyranny (1998)
    8.78
    148
    31 Jason Becker
    8.78
    77
    32 Pin-Up Went Down
    2 Unlimited (2008)
    8.78
    27
    33 Amorphis
    8.76
    856
    34 Amorphis
    8.76
    759
    35 Neal Morse
    8.75
    40
    36 Leprous
    8.75
    280
    37 Symphony X
    The Odyssey (2002)
    8.74
    782
    38 Opeth
    Deliverance (2002)
    8.73
    1642
    39 Devin Townsend Project
    8.73
    371
    40 Polkadot Cadaver
    8.73
    33
    41 Voivod
    Nothingface (1989)
    8.71
    188
    42 Fates Warning
    Parallels (1991)
    8.71
    201
    43 Polkadot Cadaver
    Sex Offender (2011)
    8.71
    21
    44 Symphony X
    Paradise Lost (2007)
    8.71
    994
    45 Persefone
    Core (2006)
    8.71
    177
    46 Ayreon
    8.71
    463
    47 Dream Theater
    Awake (1994)
    8.70
    1205
    48 Dan Swanö
    Moontower (1999)
    8.70
    169
    49 Symphony X
    8.70
    637
    50 Threshold
    Subsurface (2004)
    8.69
    143
    51 Hammers Of Misfortune
    8.69
    32
    52 Earthside
    8.69
    54
    53 Devin Townsend Project
    8.69
    463
    54 Disillusion
    8.68
    253
    55 Paul Gilbert
    Fuzz Universe (2010)
    8.68
    31
    56 In The Woods...
    Omnio (1997)
    8.68
    153
    57 Voivod
    8.68
    177
    58 Neal Morse
    ? (2005)
    8.68
    38
    59 Evergrey
    8.68
    314
    60 Heir Apparent
    8.67
    24
    61 Threshold
    Hypothetical (2001)
    8.67
    119
    62 Ayreon
    01011001 (2008)
    8.67
    751
    63 Blindead
    8.66
    119
    64 Pagan's Mind
    8.66
    175
    65 Ne Obliviscaris
    Portal Of I (2012)
    8.65
    726
    66 In Mourning
    8.65
    402
    67 Leprous
    Bilateral (2011)
    8.65
    369
    68 Blotted Science
    8.64
    148
    69 Liquid Tension Experiment
    8.64
    170
    70 Opeth
    Watershed (2008)
    8.64
    1896
    71 Evergrey
    8.64
    347
    72 Zero Hour
    8.64
    39
    73 Seventh Wonder
    8.64
    159
    74 Beyond The Bridge
    8.64
    66
    75 David Maxim Micic
    8.63
    30
    76 Sieges Even
    8.63
    112
    77 Devin Townsend Project
    Terria (2001)
    8.63
    356
    78 Alchemist
    Spiritech (1997)
    8.62
    52
    79 Nightingale
    8.62
    47
    80 Marty Friedman
    Dragon's Kiss (1988)
    8.62
    69
    81 Tool
    10,000 Days (2006)
    8.62
    863
    82 Kingcrow
    Phlegethon (2010)
    8.61
    69
    83 Redemption
    8.61
    192
    84 Ark
    Burn The Sun (2001)
    8.61
    143
    85 Riverside
    8.61
    456
    86 Circus Maximus
    Isolate (2007)
    8.60
    249
    87 Animals As Leaders
    8.60
    309
    88 Evergrey
    8.60
    339
    89 Liquid Tension Experiment
    8.60
    147
    90 Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects
    8.60
    48
    91 Devin Townsend Project
    8.59
    286
    92 Exivious
    Exivious (2009)
    8.59
    64
    93 Dream Theater
    8.59
    1138
    94 Nevermore
    8.59
    536
    95 Indukti
    S.U.S.A.R. (2004)
    8.59
    51
    96 Rishloo
    Feathergun (2009)
    8.58
    36
    97 Alkaloid
    8.58
    64
    98 Redemption
    8.57
    103
    99 Prototype
    Continuum (2006)
    8.57
    21
    100 For All We Know
    8.57
    21