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Top 100 Progressive metal albums


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    Top 100 Progressive metal albums

    1 Opeth
    9.18
    2915
    2 Gwynbleidd
    Nostalgia (2009)
    9.10
    31
    3 Opeth
    Still Life (1999)
    9.07
    1896
    4 Dream Theater
    9.06
    1757
    5 Paul Gilbert
    9.05
    21
    6 Dream Theater
    9.04
    1572
    7 Tool
    Lateralus (2001)
    9.00
    1229
    8 Nevermore
    8.97
    945
    9 Opeth
    8.97
    2048
    10 John Petrucci
    8.95
    88
    11 Tony MacAlpine
    8.93
    28
    12 Nevermore
    8.93
    1071
    13 Green Carnation
    8.91
    477
    14 Porcupine Tree
    8.90
    755
    15 Ayreon
    8.89
    924
    16 Lost In Thought
    Opus Arise (2011)
    8.87
    23
    17 Tool
    Ænima (1996)
    8.87
    1014
    18 Pain Of Salvation
    Remedy Lane (2002)
    8.84
    520
    19 Opeth
    Morningrise (1996)
    8.84
    1450
    20 Jason Becker
    8.81
    81
    21 Pain Of Salvation
    8.81
    454
    22 Opeth
    8.81
    1389
    23 Eumeria
    Rebel Mind (2011)
    8.80
    35
    24 Riverside
    Out Of Myself (2003)
    8.80
    439
    25 Symphony X
    8.80
    750
    26 Porcupine Tree
    Deadwing (2005)
    8.80
    667
    27 Control Denied
    8.79
    412
    28 Riverside
    8.78
    524
    29 Amorphis
    8.78
    828
    30 Pin-Up Went Down
    2 Unlimited (2008)
    8.78
    27
    31 Leprous
    8.77
    297
    32 Shadow Gallery
    Tyranny (1998)
    8.77
    151
    33 Amorphis
    8.77
    899
    34 Neal Morse
    8.77
    44
    35 Seventh Wonder
    Mercy Falls (2008)
    8.76
    238
    36 Ayreon
    8.75
    475
    37 Heir Apparent
    8.74
    31
    38 Symphony X
    The Odyssey (2002)
    8.74
    798
    39 Disillusion
    8.73
    266
    40 Opeth
    Deliverance (2002)
    8.73
    1693
    41 Tony MacAlpine
    8.73
    26
    42 Symphony X
    Paradise Lost (2007)
    8.72
    1010
    43 Fates Warning
    Parallels (1991)
    8.72
    215
    44 Devin Townsend
    8.72
    388
    45 Amorphis
    Queen Of Time (2018)
    8.72
    663
    46 Symphony X
    8.71
    657
    47 Paul Gilbert
    Fuzz Universe (2010)
    8.71
    31
    48 Persefone
    Core (2006)
    8.71
    191
    49 Hammers Of Misfortune
    8.71
    35
    50 David Maxim Micic
    8.71
    35
    51 Polkadot Cadaver
    8.71
    34
    52 Voivod
    8.70
    204
    53 Voivod
    Nothingface (1989)
    8.69
    206
    54 In The Woods...
    Omnio (1997)
    8.69
    165
    55 Nightingale
    8.69
    54
    56 Dream Theater
    Awake (1994)
    8.69
    1248
    57 Leprous
    Bilateral (2011)
    8.68
    398
    58 Polkadot Cadaver
    Sex Offender (2011)
    8.68
    22
    59 Devin Townsend
    8.68
    480
    60 Threshold
    Hypothetical (2001)
    8.67
    126
    61 Neal Morse
    ? (2005)
    8.67
    39
    62 Threshold
    Subsurface (2004)
    8.67
    148
    63 Ne Obliviscaris
    Portal Of I (2012)
    8.67
    751
    64 Liquid Tension Experiment
    8.66
    176
    65 Evergrey
    8.65
    329
    66 Ayreon
    01011001 (2008)
    8.65
    771
    67 Marty Friedman
    Dragon's Kiss (1988)
    8.65
    74
    68 Dan Swanö
    Moontower (1999)
    8.65
    176
    69 Redemption
    8.64
    200
    70 Opeth
    Watershed (2008)
    8.64
    1942
    71 Zero Hour
    8.64
    39
    72 Soen
    Lotus (2019)
    8.64
    207
    73 Seventh Wonder
    8.64
    165
    74 In Mourning
    8.64
    408
    75 Blotted Science
    8.64
    151
    76 Blindead
    8.63
    128
    77 Evergrey
    8.63
    352
    78 Devin Townsend
    Terria (2001)
    8.62
    368
    79 Indukti
    S.U.S.A.R. (2004)
    8.62
    53
    80 Circus Maximus
    Isolate (2007)
    8.61
    251
    81 Pagan's Mind
    8.61
    181
    82 Sieges Even
    8.61
    113
    83 Liquid Tension Experiment
    8.61
    150
    84 Ark
    Burn The Sun (2001)
    8.60
    145
    85 Riverside
    8.60
    470
    86 Nevermore
    8.60
    557
    87 Kingcrow
    Phlegethon (2010)
    8.59
    73
    88 Redemption
    8.59
    108
    89 Tool
    10,000 Days (2006)
    8.59
    900
    90 Rishloo
    Feathergun (2009)
    8.59
    37
    91 Conception
    8.59
    87
    92 Evergrey
    8.59
    347
    93 Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects
    8.58
    50
    94 Karnivool
    Sound Awake (2009)
    8.58
    118
    95 Devin Townsend
    8.58
    300
    96 Persefone
    8.58
    411
    97 Dream Theater
    8.58
    1175
    98 Animals As Leaders
    8.57
    319
    99 Redemption
    8.57
    104
    100 For All We Know
    8.57
    21