Top 100 Progressive metal albums


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    Top 100 Progressive metal albums

    1 Opeth
    9.16
    2893
    2 Gwynbleidd
    Nostalgia (2009)
    9.10
    31
    3 Opeth
    Still Life (1999)
    9.07
    1882
    4 Dream Theater
    9.06
    1741
    5 Dream Theater
    9.04
    1551
    6 Tony MacAlpine
    9.00
    27
    7 Tool
    Lateralus (2001)
    8.99
    1217
    8 Nevermore
    8.97
    936
    9 Opeth
    8.97
    2034
    10 John Petrucci
    8.95
    88
    11 Nevermore
    8.93
    1062
    12 Green Carnation
    8.92
    467
    13 Porcupine Tree
    8.89
    750
    14 Ayreon
    8.89
    919
    15 Tool
    Ænima (1996)
    8.87
    1002
    16 Opeth
    Morningrise (1996)
    8.84
    1436
    17 Pain Of Salvation
    Remedy Lane (2002)
    8.84
    511
    18 Lost In Thought
    Opus Arise (2011)
    8.82
    22
    19 Porcupine Tree
    Deadwing (2005)
    8.81
    661
    20 Jason Becker
    8.81
    81
    21 Opeth
    8.81
    1369
    22 Eumeria
    Rebel Mind (2011)
    8.80
    35
    23 Riverside
    Out Of Myself (2003)
    8.80
    432
    24 Symphony X
    8.80
    747
    25 Pain Of Salvation
    8.79
    447
    26 Control Denied
    8.79
    412
    27 Riverside
    8.78
    522
    28 Seventh Wonder
    Mercy Falls (2008)
    8.78
    236
    29 Pin-Up Went Down
    2 Unlimited (2008)
    8.78
    27
    30 Amorphis
    8.77
    810
    31 Amorphis
    8.77
    888
    32 Shadow Gallery
    Tyranny (1998)
    8.76
    150
    33 Leprous
    8.75
    294
    34 Amorphis
    Queen Of Time (2018)
    8.75
    617
    35 Symphony X
    The Odyssey (2002)
    8.74
    796
    36 Heir Apparent
    8.74
    31
    37 Ayreon
    8.74
    472
    38 Neal Morse
    8.74
    43
    39 Tony MacAlpine
    8.73
    26
    40 Opeth
    Deliverance (2002)
    8.73
    1678
    41 Devin Townsend
    8.72
    383
    42 Persefone
    Core (2006)
    8.72
    188
    43 Disillusion
    8.72
    262
    44 Polkadot Cadaver
    8.71
    34
    45 Hammers Of Misfortune
    8.71
    34
    46 David Maxim Micic
    8.71
    35
    47 Symphony X
    8.71
    652
    48 Fates Warning
    Parallels (1991)
    8.71
    212
    49 Paul Gilbert
    Fuzz Universe (2010)
    8.71
    31
    50 Symphony X
    Paradise Lost (2007)
    8.71
    1007
    51 Blindead
    8.70
    125
    52 Dream Theater
    Awake (1994)
    8.69
    1235
    53 Voivod
    8.68
    199
    54 Devin Townsend
    8.68
    474
    55 Polkadot Cadaver
    Sex Offender (2011)
    8.68
    22
    56 Alchemist
    Spiritech (1997)
    8.68
    57
    57 Nightingale
    8.68
    53
    58 In The Woods...
    Omnio (1997)
    8.68
    164
    59 Threshold
    Subsurface (2004)
    8.67
    146
    60 Neal Morse
    ? (2005)
    8.67
    39
    61 Leprous
    Bilateral (2011)
    8.67
    388
    62 Voivod
    Nothingface (1989)
    8.67
    202
    63 Ne Obliviscaris
    Portal Of I (2012)
    8.67
    746
    64 Ayreon
    01011001 (2008)
    8.67
    766
    65 Dan Swanö
    Moontower (1999)
    8.66
    177
    66 Seventh Wonder
    8.66
    163
    67 Evergrey
    8.66
    324
    68 Threshold
    Hypothetical (2001)
    8.66
    122
    69 In Mourning
    8.65
    406
    70 Liquid Tension Experiment
    8.65
    173
    71 Opeth
    Watershed (2008)
    8.64
    1928
    72 Evergrey
    8.64
    348
    73 Zero Hour
    8.64
    39
    74 Redemption
    8.64
    199
    75 Earthside
    8.63
    59
    76 Kiko Loureiro
    Fullblast (2009)
    8.63
    27
    77 Sieges Even
    8.62
    112
    78 Devin Townsend
    Terria (2001)
    8.62
    364
    79 Pagan's Mind
    8.62
    180
    80 Indukti
    S.U.S.A.R. (2004)
    8.62
    53
    81 Blotted Science
    8.62
    149
    82 Marty Friedman
    Dragon's Kiss (1988)
    8.62
    72
    83 Liquid Tension Experiment
    8.61
    150
    84 Ark
    Burn The Sun (2001)
    8.61
    144
    85 Circus Maximus
    Isolate (2007)
    8.61
    251
    86 Evergrey
    8.60
    340
    87 Riverside
    8.60
    468
    88 Nevermore
    8.60
    550
    89 Tool
    10,000 Days (2006)
    8.59
    890
    90 Rishloo
    Feathergun (2009)
    8.59
    37
    91 Conception
    8.58
    86
    92 Dream Theater
    8.58
    1166
    93 Kingcrow
    Phlegethon (2010)
    8.58
    72
    94 Redemption
    8.58
    106
    95 Devin Townsend
    8.58
    294
    96 Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects
    8.58
    50
    97 Animals As Leaders
    8.58
    314
    98 Mechanical Poet
    8.57
    37
    99 Persefone
    8.57
    405
    100 For All We Know
    8.57
    21