Beginner's Guide To Building A Prog Collection (Standards, And A Few Unorthodox Choices)


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Limited to only those albums featured on Metal Storm.

[In suggested order of immersion and exposure]

Created by: Introspekrieg | 03.03.2010



1. Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick
1972 [Progressive Rock]
2. King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King
1969 [Progressive Rock]
3. King Crimson - Red
1974 [Progressive Rock]
4. Rush - Moving Pictures
1981 [Progressive Rock]
5. Opeth - Still Life
1999 [Extreme Progressive metal]
6. Opeth - Blackwater Park
2001 [Extreme Progressive metal]
7. Dream Theater - Images And Words
1992 [Progressive metal]
8. Dream Theater - Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory
1999 [Progressive metal]
9. Rush - Hemispheres
1978 [Progressive Rock]
10. Death - Symbolic
1995 [Progressive Death metal, Progressive Thrash metal]
11. Queensrÿche - Operation: Mindcrime
1988 [Progressive Heavy metal]
12. Edge Of Sanity - Crimson
1996 [Progressive Death metal]
13. Opeth - Ghost Reveries
2005 [Progressive metal]
14. Jethro Tull - Aqualung
1971 [Progressive Rock]
15. Tool - Lateralus
2001 [Progressive metal, Alternative metal]
16. Porcupine Tree - In Absentia
2002 [Progressive rock]
17. Rush - A Farewell To Kings
1977 [Progressive Rock]
18. Porcupine Tree - Fear Of A Blank Planet
2007 [Progressive rock, Progressive metal]
19. Ayreon - The Human Equation
2004 [Progressive metal]
20. Pain Of Salvation - Remedy Lane
2002 [Progressive metal]
21. Death - The Sound of Perseverance
1998 [Progressive Thrash metal]
22. Riverside - Second Life Syndrome
2005 [Progressive metal]
23. Secret Chiefs 3 - Book M
2001 [Avantgarde metal]
24. Rush - Permanent Waves
1980 [Progressive Rock]
25. Riverside - Out Of Myself
2003 [Progressive metal]
26. Agalloch - The Mantle
2002 [Atmospheric Black metal, Neofolk]
27. Beardfish - Sleeping In Traffic: Part Two
2008 [Progressive Rock]
28. Pain Of Salvation - The Perfect Element, Part I
2001 [Progressive metal]
29. King Crimson - Larks' Tongues In Aspic
1973 [Progressive Rock]
30. The Mars Volta - De-loused In The Comatorium
2003 [Progressive Rock, Progressive metal, Fusion]
31. Rush - 2112
1976 [Progressive Rock]
32. Anathema - Judgement
1999 [Doom metal, Atmospheric Rock]
33. Transatlantic - Bridge Across Forever
2001 [Progressive Rock]
34. Marillion - Misplaced Childhood
1985 [Progressive Rock]
35. Karmakanic - Who's The Boss In The Factory
2008 [Symphonic rock]
36. Spock's Beard - V
2000 [Progressive Rock]
37. Atheist - Unquestionable Presence
1991 [Technical Death metal]
38. Death - Human
1991 [Progressive Death metal]
39. Neal Morse - ?
2005 [Progressive rock, Progressive metal]
40. Voivod - Nothingface
1989 [Progressive metal]
41. Green Carnation - Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness
2001 [Progressive metal]
42. Steven Wilson - The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories)
2013 [Progressive Rock]
43. Neal Morse - Sola Scriptura
2007 [Progressive rock, Progressive metal]
44. Gazpacho - Night
2007 [Atmospheric rock, Progressive rock]
45. Devin Townsend - Terria
2001 [Industrial Progressive metal]
46. Sieges Even - The Art Of Navigating By The Stars
2005 [Progressive metal]
47. Steven Wilson - Hand. Cannot. Erase.
2015 [Progressive Rock]
48. Seventh Wonder - Mercy Falls
2008 [Progressive metal]
49. Tool - Ænima
1996 [Progressive metal, Alternative metal]
50. Kamelot - The Black Halo
2005 [Symphonic Power metal]
51. Anathema - Alternative 4
1998 [Doom metal, Atmospheric Rock]
52. Marillion - Script For A Jester's Tear
1983 [Progressive Rock]
53. John Zorn - Naked City
1989 [Avant-garde, grindcore, experimental rock, free jazz]
54. Shadow Gallery - Tyranny
1998 [Progressive metal]
55. Phideaux - Doomsday Afternoon
2007 [Progressive Rock]
56. Orphaned Land - Mabool
2004 [Progressive Folk metal]
57. Cynic - Focus
1994 [Progressive Death metal]
58. Devin Townsend - Ziltoid The Omniscient
2007 [Industrial Progressive metal]
59. Negură Bunget - Om
2006 [Folk Black metal]
60. Ephemeral Sun - Harvest Aorta
2010 [Progressive Metal]
61. Gazpacho - Tick Tock
2009 [Atmospheric rock, Progressive rock]
62. Mr. Bungle - California
1999 [Avantgarde metal]
63. Porcupine Tree - Deadwing
2005 [Progressive rock, Progressive metal]
64. Disillusion - Back To Times Of Splendor
2004 [Progressive metal]
65. Riverside - Anno Domini High Definition
2009 [Progressive metal]
66. Death - Individual Thought Patterns
1993 [Progressive Death metal, Progressive Thrash metal]
67. Symphony X - V: The New Mythology Suite
2000 [Progressive metal, Symphonic Power metal]
68. Isis - Panopticon
2004 [Post-Metal]
69. Lykathé - Elvenefris
2000 [Progressive Death metal]
70. Leprous - Tall Poppy Syndrome
2009 [Progressive metal]
71. Subterranean Masquerade - Suspended Animation Dreams
2005 [Progressive Psychedelic Metal]
72. Symphony X - The Divine Wings Of Tragedy
1997 [Progressive metal, Symphonic Power metal]
73. Dream Theater - Awake
1994 [Progressive metal]
74. Arcturus - The Sham Mirrors
2002 [Avantgarde metal]
75. Panzerballett - Starke Stücke
2008 [Progressive metal, Jazz metal]
76. Sigh - Imaginary Sonicscape
2001 [Avantgarde Black metal]
77. Ayreon - Into The Electric Castle
1998 [Progressive metal]
78. Pendragon - The Masquerade Overture
1996 [Progressive Rock]
79. Moonsorrow - Kivenkantaja
2003 [Viking Folk metal]
80. Voivod - Dimension Hatröss
1988 [Progressive metal]
81. Gorguts - Obscura
1998 [Technical Death metal, Avantgarde metal]
82. Psychotic Waltz - A Social Grace
1990 [Progressive metal]
83. Therion - Theli
1996 [Symphonic metal]
84. Angra - Temple Of Shadows
2004 [Progressive Power metal]
85. Marillion - Clutching At Straws
1987 [Progressive Rock]
86. Redemption - The Fullness Of Time
2005 [Progressive metal]
87. Isis - Oceanic
2002 [Post-Metal]
88. Crimson Glory - Transcendence
1988 [Progressive Heavy metal]
89. GRU - Cosmogenesis
2010 [Progressive metal]
90. Pain Of Salvation - "BE"
2004 [Progressive metal]
91. Mastodon - Crack The Skye
2009 [Progressive Stoner metal]
92. Neurosis - Through Silver In Blood
1996 [Atmospheric sludge metal, Post-hardcore]
93. maudlin of the Well - Part The Second
2009 [Avantgarde metal]
94. Therion - Vovin
1998 [Symphonic metal]
95. Haken - The Mountain
2013 [Progressive metal]
96. Panzerballett - Hart Genossen Von Abba Bis Zappa
2009 [Progressive metal, Jazz metal]
97. IQ - Frequency
2009 [Progressive Rock]
98. Estradasphere - Palace Of Mirrors
2006 [Fusion Avantgarde metal]
99. Estradasphere - Buck Fever
2001 [Fusion Avantgarde metal]
100. Lunatic Soul - Lunatic Soul
2008 [Atmospheric Rock]
101. Sleepytime Gorilla Museum - Of Natural History
2004 [Avantgarde metal, Avantgarde rock]
102. Enslaved - Axioma Ethica Odini
2010 [Progressive Black metal]
103. IQ - Dark Matter
2004 [Progressive Rock]
104. Pan.thy.monium - Khaooohs And Kon-Fus-Ion
1996 [Avantgarde metal, Progressive death metal]
105. David Maxim Micic - Bilo 3​.​0
2013 [Progressive rock, Progressive metal]
106. Uriah Heep - Demons and Wizards
1972 [Hard-rock]
107. Between The Buried And Me - Colors
2007 [Progressive Metalcore]
108. Unexpect - In A Flesh Aquarium
2006 [Extreme Avantgarde metal]
109. Enslaved - Isa
2004 [Progressive Black metal]
110. Blind Guardian - Nightfall In Middle-Earth
1998 [Power metal]
111. Shadow Gallery - Room V
2005 [Progressive metal]
112. Magic Pie - The Suffering Joy
2011 [Progressive metal]
113. Uriah Heep - Look At Yourself
1971 [Hard-rock]
114. Transatlantic - SMPTe
2000 [Progressive Rock]
115. Fates Warning - A Pleasant Shade Of Gray
1997 [Progressive metal]
116. Mono - You Are There
2006 [Post-Rock]
117. Savatage - Gutter Ballet
1989 [Progressive Heavy metal]
118. Devin Townsend - Ocean Machine: Biomech
1997 [Industrial Progressive metal]
119. Cult Of Luna - Somewhere Along The Highway
2006 [Atmospheric Sludge metal, Post-Metal]
120. Tony MacAlpine - Edge Of Insanity
1986 [Jazz, Fusion, Progressive metal, Rock, Neoclassical heavy metal, Hard rock, Instrumental]
121. Control Denied - The Fragile Art Of Existence
1999 [Progressive metal]
122. Arena - The Visitor
1998 [Progressive metal]
123. Soulfractured - The Great Divide
1999 [Progressive metal] (Ice Age)
124. Savatage - Streets: A Rock Opera
1991 [Progressive Heavy metal]
125. Marillion - Marbles
2004 [Progressive Rock]
126. Umphrey's McGee - Anchor Drops
2004 [Rock]
127. Liquid Tension Experiment - Liquid Tension Experiment 2
1999 [Instrumental Progressive metal]
128. Fates Warning - Parallels
1991 [Progressive metal]
129. Agalloch - Ashes Against The Grain
2006 [Atmospheric Black metal, Neofolk]
130. Neglected Fields - Mephisto Lettonica
2000 [Technical death metal]
131. Zero Hour - The Towers Of Avarice
2001 [Progressive metal]
132. Blotted Science - The Machinations Of Dementia
2007 [Instrumental Progressive metal]
133. Gojira - The Way Of All Flesh
2008 [Progressive Death metal]
134. Cynic - Traced In Air
2008 [Progressive metal]
135. Profusion - RewoTower
2012 [Progressive metal, Fusion]
136. Planet X - Quantum
2007 [Progressive metal, Fusion]
137. Mindflow - Just The Two Of Us... Me And Them
2004 [Progressive metal]
138. The Flower Kings - Unfold The Future
2002 [Progressive Rock]
139. Dredg - El Cielo
2002 [Alternative metal, Progressive Rock]
140. Arena - Contagion
2002 [Progressive metal]
141. Tony MacAlpine - Maximum Security
1987 [Jazz, Fusion, Progressive metal, Rock, Neoclassical heavy metal, Hard rock, Instrumental]
142. Beardfish - The Sane Day
2006 [Progressive Rock]
143. Phideaux - Number Seven
2009 [Progressive Rock]
144. Phideaux - Snowtorch
2011 [Progressive Rock]
145. God Is An Astronaut - All Is Violent, All Is Bright
2005 [Post Rock]
146. Steven Wilson - Grace For Drowning
2011 [Progressive Rock]
147. IQ - The Road Of Bones
2014 [Progressive Rock]
148. Uriah Heep - Salisbury
1971 [Hard-rock]
149. Spock's Beard - Brief Nocturnes And Dreamless Sleep
2013 [Progressive Rock]
150. Extrovert - Разбудив Океан / Making The Ocean Awake
2005 [Progressive heavy metal]
151. In The Woods... - Omnio
1997 [Avantgarde metal, Progressive Metal]
152. Neal Morse - Testimony 2
2011 [Progressive rock, Progressive metal]
153. Diabolical Masquerade - Death's Design
2001 [Avantgarde Black metal]
154. Neal Morse - One
2004 [Progressive rock, Progressive metal]
155. Superior - Ultima Ratio
2002 [Progressive metal]
156. Threshold - Critical Mass
2002 [Progressive metal]
157. Saga - Generation 13
1995 [Progressive rock]
158. Royal Hunt - Paradox
1997 [Symphonic power metal]
159. Blind Guardian - Imaginations From The Other Side
1995 [Power metal]
160. Voivod - The Outer Limits
1993 [Progressive metal]
161. Ark - Burn The Sun
2001 [Heavy Progressive metal]
162. Opeth - My Arms, Your Hearse
1998 [Extreme Progressive metal]
163. Indukti - S.U.S.A.R.
2005 [Progressive metal, Progressive rock]
164. Adramelch - Broken History
2005 [Progressive metal]
165. Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects - Sol Niger Within
1996 [Math metal, Progressive metal]
166. Octopus - Bonsaï
2006 [Progressive metal, Instrumental]
167. Threshold - Hypothetical
2001 [Progressive metal]
168. Russian Circles - Enter
2006 [Post-metal]
169. Ulver - Bergtatt - Et Eeventyr I 5 Capitler
1995 [Black metal]
170. Vektor - Black Future
2009 [Technical Thrash metal, Progressive Thrash metal]
171. Deathspell Omega - Fas - Ite, Maledicti, In Ignem Aeternum
2007 [Black metal]
172. Animals As Leaders - Animals As Leaders
2009 [Progressive metal, Instrumental, Djent]
173. Gojira - From Mars To Sirius
2005 [Progressive Death metal]
174. Seventh Wonder - The Great Escape
2010 [Progressive metal]
175. Fragile Vastness - A Tribute To Life
2005 [Progressive metal, Progressive rock]
176. Lunatic Soul - Walking On A Flashlight Beam
2014 [Atmospheric Rock]
177. Beardfish - Destined Solitaire
2009 [Progressive Rock]
178. My Dying Bride - Songs Of Darkness, Words Of Light
2004 [Gothic doom metal, Death doom metal]
179. Pantommind - Lunasense
2009 [Progressive metal]
180. Moonsorrow - V: Hävitetty
2007 [Viking Folk metal]
181. Opeth - Damnation
2003 [Progressive rock]
182. Blindead - Affliction XXIX II MXMVI
2010 [Post-metal, Progressive metal]
183. Ayreon - The Theory Of Everything
2013 [Progressive metal]
184. Opeth - Watershed
2008 [Progressive metal]
185. Conception - In Your Multitude
1995 [Progressive metal, Power metal]
186. Psychotic Waltz - Into The Everflow
1992 [Progressive metal]
187. Savatage - Edge Of Thorns
1993 [Progressive Heavy metal]
188. Derek Sherinian - Blood Of The Snake
2006 [Progressive metal, Progressive rock]
189. Redemption - The Origins Of Ruin
2007 [Progressive metal]
190. Leprous - Bilateral
2011 [Progressive metal]
191. maudlin of the Well - Bath
2001 [Avantgarde metal]
192. The Gathering - Mandylion
1995 [Atmospheric gothic metal]
193. Angra - Holy Land
1996 [Progressive Power metal]
194. Planet X - MoonBabies
2002 [Progressive metal, Fusion]
195. Shaman - Ritual
2002 [Progressive Power metal]
196. Leprous - The Congregation
2015 [Progressive metal]
197. Dream Theater - Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence
2002 [Progressive metal]
198. Symphony X - The Odyssey
2002 [Progressive metal, Symphonic Power metal]
199. Antimatter - Leaving Eden
2007 [Atmospheric Rock]
200. Evergrey - In Search Of Truth
2001 [Progressive metal, Power metal]
201. Mind's Eye - A Gentleman's Hurricane
2007 [Progressive metal]
202. Arch/Matheos - Sympathetic Resonance
2011 [Progressive metal]
203. maudlin of the Well - Leaving Your Body Map
2001 [Avantgarde metal]
204. Polkadot Cadaver - Purgatory Dance Party
2007 [Alternative metal, Avantgarde metal, Progressive metal]
205. Psychotic Waltz - Bleeding
1996 [Progressive metal]
206. It Bites - The Tall Ships
2008 [Progressive rock, Pop fusion]
207. White Walls - Escape Artist
2013 [Progressive metal]
208. Canvas Solaris - Cortical Tectonics
2007 [Progressive metal]
209. OSI - Office Of Strategic Influence
2003 [Progressive metal]
210. Pain Of Salvation - Entropia
1997 [Progressive metal]
211. Alcest - Écailles De Lune
2010 [Black metal, Shoegaze]
212. Eumeria - Rebel Mind
2011 [Progressive metal]
213. Pendragon - Pure
2008 [Progressive rock]
214. Marillion - Fugazi
1984 [Progressive Rock]
215. Kamelot - Epica
2003 [Symphonic Power metal]
216. Hammers Of Misfortune - The Locust Years
2006 [Progressive metal]
217. Mr. Bungle - Mr. Bungle
1991 [Avantgarde metal]
218. Darkwater - Calling The Earth To Witness
2007 [Melodic Progressive metal]
219. Porcupine Tree - Lightbulb Sun
2000 [Progressive rock, Progressive metal]
220. Ne Obliviscaris - Portal Of I
2012 [Extreme Progressive metal]
221. IQ - Ever
1993 [Progressive Rock]
222. The Gathering - Nighttime Birds
1997 [Experimental Rock]
223. Ulver - Shadows Of The Sun
2007 [Electronic Avantgarde]
224. Thy Catafalque - Tűnő Idő Tárlat
2004 [Avantgarde Black metal]
225. Devin Townsend - Synchestra
2006 [Industrial Progressive metal]
226. Atheist - Elements
1993 [Technical Death metal]
227. Sikth - Death Of A Dead Day
2006 [Math metal, Progressive metalcore]
228. Threshold - Subsurface
2004 [Progressive metal]
229. Neal Morse - Momentum
2012 [Progressive rock, Progressive metal]
230. Enslaved - Below The Lights
2003 [Progressive Black metal]
231. Pagan's Mind - Celestial Entrance
2002 [Progressive metal, Power metal]
232. Between The Buried And Me - The Parallax II: Future Sequence
2012 [Progressive Metalcore]
233. Ved Buens Ende - Written In Waters
1995 [Avantgarde metal]
234. Secret Chiefs 3 - Xaphan: Book Of Angels Volume 9
2008 [Avantgarde metal]
235. Estradasphere - It's Understood
2000 [Fusion Avantgarde metal]
236. Fates Warning - Perfect Symmetry
1989 [Progressive metal]
237. Rosetta - The Galilean Satellites
2005 [Sludge metal, Post-Rock]
238. Karnivool - Sound Awake
2009 [Alternative metal]
239. Moonsorrow - Verisäkeet
2005 [Viking Folk metal]
240. Vanden Plas - Christ.0
2006 [Power Progressive metal]
241. My Dying Bride - Turn Loose The Swans
2004 [Death Doom metal]
242. Riverside - Shrine of New Generation Slaves
2013 [Progressive metal]
243. My Dying Bride - The Angel And The Dark River
1995 [Death Doom metal]
244. Between The Buried And Me - The Great Misdirect
2009 [Progressive Metalcore]
245. Threshold - March Of Progress
2012 [Progressive metal]
246. Spheric Universe Experience - Mental Torments
2005 [Progressive metal]
247. Sky Architect - Excavations Of The Mind
2010 [Progressive Rock, Symphonic Rock, Progressive metal]
248. Kalisia - Cybion
2009 [Progressive Death metal]
249. King Crimson - Discipline
1981 [Progressive Rock]
250. The Mars Volta - Frances The Mute
2005 [Progressive Rock, Progressive metal, Fusion]
251. Exivious - Exivious
2009 [Progressive metal, Fusion]
252. Toundra - II
2010 [Instrumental post-metal]
253. Diablo Swing Orchestra - The Butcher's Ballroom
2006 [Symphonic Avantgarde metal]
254. Vangough - Between The Madness
2013 [Progressive metal]
255. Myrath - Tales Of The Sands
2011 [Progressive metal, Oriental folk metal]
256. Devin Townsend - Accelerated Evolution
2003 [Industrial Progressive metal]
257. Subsignal - Beautiful & Monstrous
2009 [Progressive metal]
258. Anekdoten - From Within
1999 [Psychedelic Progressive Rock]
259. Fates Warning - Disconnected
2000 [Progressive metal]
260. Isis - Wavering Radiant
2009 [Post-Metal]
261. Porcupine Tree - Stupid Dream
1999 [Progressive rock]
262. Jethro Tull - Heavy Horses
1978 [Progressive Rock]
263. Nightwish - Oceanborn
1998 [Symphonic Power metal]
264. Persefone - Core
2006 [Melodic death metal, Progressive metal]
265. Ayreon - 01011001
2008 [Progressive metal]
266. Haken - Visions
2011 [Progressive metal]
267. Dreamscape - 5th Season
2007 [Progressive metal]
268. Marillion - Brave
1994 [Progressive Rock]
269. Therion - Secret Of The Runes
2001 [Symphonic metal]
270. Twisted Into Form - Then Comes Affliction To Awaken The Dreamer
2006 [Technical Progressive metal]
271. Lye By Mistake - Fea Jur
2009 [Progressive metal]
272. Kayo Dot - Choirs Of The Eye
2003 [Progressive/Avant-garde Metal]
273. Ulver - Perdition City
2000 [Electronic Avantgarde]
274. The Flower Kings - Flower Power
1999 [Progressive Rock]
275. Riverside - Love, Fear And The Time Machine
2015 [Progressive metal]
276. Votum - Time Must Have A Stop
2008 [Progressive metal]
277. Shaolin Death Squad - Intelligent Design
2006 [Progressive metal]
278. Jethro Tull - Songs From The Wood
1977 [Progressive Rock]
279. Porcupine Tree - The Sky Moves Sideways
1995 [Progressive rock]
280. Canvas Solaris - Penumbra Diffuse
2006 [Progressive metal]
281. Neurosis - Souls At Zero
1992 [Atmospheric sludge metal, Post-hardcore]
282. Pantommind - Shade Of Fate
2005 [Progressive metal]
283. Savatage - Hall Of The Mountain King
1987 [Progressive Heavy metal]
284. Beyond Twilight - Section X
2005 [Progressive metal]
285. Sky Architect - A Billion Years Of Solitude
2013 [Progressive Rock, Symphonic Rock, Progressive metal]
286. Sieges Even - A Sense Of Change
1991 [Progressive metal]
287. Voivod - Killing Technology
1987 [Progressive metal]
288. Sieges Even - Paramount
2007 [Progressive metal]
289. Leprous - Coal
2013 [Progressive metal]
290. Demilich - Nespithe
1993 [Progressive death metal]
291. Ephel Duath - The Painter's Palette
2003 [Avantgarde metal]
292. Haken - Aquarius
2010 [Progressive metal]
293. Myrath - Hope
2007 [Progressive metal, Oriental folk metal]
294. Spastic Ink - Ink Complete
1997 [Progressive metal, Instrumental]
295. The Human Abstract - Digital Veil
2011 [Progressive metalcore]
296. Queensrÿche - Rage For Order
1986 [Progressive Heavy metal]
297. Therion - Lemuria
2004 [Symphonic metal]
298. Spastic Ink - Ink Compatible
2004 [Progressive metal, Instrumental]
299. Pendragon - Not Of This World
2001 [Progressive Rock]
300. Beyond Creation - The Aura
2001 [Technical death metal, Progressive death metal]
301. Thought Industry - Songs For Insects
1992 [Progressive metal]
302. Effloresce - Coma Ghosts
2012 [Progressive metal]
303. Native Construct - Quiet World
2015 [Progressive metal]
304. Shining - V - Halmstad
2007 [Depressive black metal]
305. The Ocean - Precambrian
2007 [Hardcore, Symphonic Sludge metal]
306. Pelican - The Fire In Our Throats Will Beckon The Thaw
2005 [Instrumental Avantgarde metal]
307. Poverty's No Crime - The Chemical Chaos
2003 [Progressive metal]
308. Mekong Delta - Visions Fugitives
1994 [Progressive Thrash metal]
309. Thy Catafalque - Róka Hasa Rádió
2009 [Avantgarde Black metal]
310. Astra (USA) - The Weirding
2012 [Progressive Rock, Psychedelic Rock]
311. Ihsahn - After
2010 [Extreme Progressive metal]
312. Enslaved - Ruun
2003 [Progressive Black metal]
313. Epica - The Divine Conspiracy
2007 [Symphonic metal]
314. Kamelot - Karma
2001 [Symphonic Power metal]
315. Redemption - Snowfall On Judgment Day
2009 [Progressive metal]
316. Enslaved - Vertebrae
2008 [Progressive Black metal]
317. Unexpect - Fables Of The Sleepless Empire
2011 [Extreme Avantgarde metal]
318. The Flower Kings - Desolation Rose
2013 [Progressive Rock]
319. Drudkh - Autumn Aurora
2004 [Atmospheric black metal, Pagan black metal]
320. The Gathering - How To Measure A Planet?
1998 [Experimental Rock]
321. Anathema - Weather Systems
2012 [Atmospheric rock]
322. Gordian Knot - Gordian Knot
1999 [Progressive Rock]
323. Meshuggah - Chaosphere
1998 [Technical thrash metal, Math metal, Progressive metal]
324. Angra - When Angels Cry
1993 [Progressive Power metal]
325. Symphony X - Paradise Lost
2007 [Progressive metal, Symphonic Power metal]
326. Into Eternity - Buried In Oblivion
2004 [Melodic Death metal, Progressive metal]
327. Fair To Midland - Fables From A Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times Is True
2007 [Progressive metal, Alternative metal]
328. Pain Of Salvation - One Hour By The Concrete Lake
1998 [Progressive metal]
329. Gazpacho - March Of Ghosts
2012 [Atmospheric rock, Progressive rock]
330. Seventh Wonder - Waiting In The Wings
2006 [Progressive metal]
331. Spock's Beard - Snow
2002 [Progressive Rock]
332. The Gathering - If_Then_Else
2000 [Experimental Rock]
333. Fen - The Malediction Fields
2009 [Atmospheric Black metal, Post Rock]
334. Liquid Tension Experiment - Liquid Tension Experiment
1998 [Instrumental Progressive metal]
335. Mastodon - Leviathan
2004 [Progressive sludge metal]
336. Arcane - Known​/​Learned
2015 [Progressive metal]
337. Caligula's Horse - The Tide, The Thief & River's End
2013 [Alternative metal, Progressive metal]
338. Vanden Plas - Beyond Daylight
2002 [Power Progressive metal]
339. Tool - 10,000 Days
2006 [Progressive metal, Alternative metal]
340. Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral
1994 [Industrial rock, Industrial metal]
341. Arcane - Chronicles Of The Waking Dream
2009 [Progressive metal]
342. Persefone - Shin-Ken
2009 [Melodic death metal, Progressive metal]
343. Anathema - We're Here Because We're Here
2010 [Atmospheric rock]
344. Pagan's Mind - Enigmatic : Calling
2005 [Progressive metal, Power metal]
345. Beardfish - Mammoth
2011 [Progressive Rock]
346. Wolves In The Throne Room - Two Hunters
2007 [Atmospheric Black metal]
347. Zero Hour - Dark Deceiver
2008 [Progressive metal]
348. Mindflow - Mind Over Body
2006 [Progressive metal]
349. Virus - Carheart
2003 [Avantgarde metal]
350. Steven Wilson - Insurgentes
2008 [Progressive Rock]
351. Adagio - Underworld
2003 [Progressive metal, Symphonic Power metal]
352. Rishloo - Feathergun
2009 [Alternative metal, Progressive metal]
353. Caligula's Horse - Bloom
2015 [Alternative metal, Progressive metal]
354. Pendragon - The Window Of Life
1993 [Progressive Rock]
355. Neurosis - A Sun That Never Sets
2001 [Atmospheric sludge metal, Post-hardcore]
356. Gorguts - Colored Sands
2013 [Technical Death metal, Avantgarde metal]
357. Blind Guardian - A Night At The Opera
2002 [Power metal]
358. For All We Know - For All We Know
2011 [Progressive metal]
359. Martyr - Feeding The Abscess
2006 [Technical death metal]
360. Arena - Immortal?
2000 [Progressive metal]
361. Anekdoten - Vemod
1993 [Psychedelic Progressive Rock]
362. Opeth - Deliverance
2002 [Extreme progressive metal]
363. Lunatic Soul - Lunatic Soul II
2010 [Atmospheric Rock]
364. IQ - The Seventh House
2000 [Progressive Rock]
365. Chimp Spanner - At The Dream's Edge
2009 [Progressive metal, Ambient, Instrumental]
366. Abydos - The Little Boy's Heavy Mental Shadow Opera About The Inhabitants Of His Diary
2004 [Progressive metal]
367. Royal Hunt - Paradox
1997 [Symphonic power metal]
368. The Ocean - Pelagial
2013 [Hardcore, Symphonic Sludge metal]
369. Burst - Lazarus Bird
2008 [Progressive Metalcore]
370. Anekdoten - Nucleus
1995 [Psychedelic Progressive Rock]
371. Watchtower - Control And Resistance
1989 [Technical Thrash metal]
372. Alcest - Souvenirs D'un Autre Monde
2007 [Black metal, Shoegaze]
373. Alchemist - Spiritech
1997 [Progressive metal]
374. Agalloch - Marrow Of The Spirit
2010 [Atmospheric Black metal, Neofolk]
375. Devin Townsend - Addicted
2009 [Progressive metal]
376. Martyr - Warp Zone
2000 [Technical death metal]
377. Sleepytime Gorilla Museum - In Glorious Times
2007 [Avantgarde metal, Avantgarde rock]
378. John Zorn - Grand Guignol
1992 [Avant-garde, grindcore, experimental rock, free jazz]
379. Savatage - Dead Winter Dead
1995 [Progressive Heavy metal]
380. Sólstafir - Köld
2009 [Atmospheric black metal]
381. Enslaved - RIITIIR
2012 [Progressive Black metal]
382. Therion - Sirius B
2004 [Symphonic metal]
383. David Maxim Micic - Bilo 2​.​0
2012 [Progressive rock, Progressive metal]
384. Diablo Swing Orchestra - Sing-Along Songs For The Damned & Delirious
2009 [Symphonic Avantgarde metal]
385. Jethro Tull - Stand Up
1969 [Progressive rock, Jazz]
386. Russian Circles - Station
2008 [Post-metal]
387. Star One - Space Metal
2002 [Progressive metal]
388. IQ - Subterranea
1997 [Progressive Rock]
389. Moonspell - Under Satanæ
2007 [Gothic metal, Symphonic black metal]
390. To-Mera - Delusions
2008 [Symphonic Progressive metal]
391. Between The Buried And Me - Coma Ecliptic
2015 [Progressive Metalcore]
392. Thy Catafalque - Rengeteg
2011 [Avantgarde Black metal]
393. Rush - Clockwork Angels
2012 [Progressive Rock]
394. Arcturus - La Masquerade Infernale
1997 [Avantgarde metal]
395. Evergrey - The Inner Circle
2004 [Progressive metal, Power metal]
396. Green Carnation - The Acoustic Verses
2006 [Progressive metal]
397. Anubis Gate - Andromeda Unchained
2007 [Progressive metal, Power metal]
398. Winds - The Imaginary Direction Of Time
2004 [Symphonic avantgarde metal, Progressive metal]
399. ColdWorld - Melancholie²
2008 [Ambient black metal]
400. The Flower Kings - Stardust We Are
1997 [Progressive Rock]
401. Shadow Gallery - Digital Ghosts
2009 [Progressive metal]
402. Voyager - I Am The ReVolution
2009 [Symphonic progressive metal]
403. Devin Townsend - Deconstruction
2011 [Progressive metal]
404. In Vain - The Latter Rain
2007 [Progressive death metal]
405. Sculptured - Embodiment
2008 [Melodic death metal, Progressive death metal]
406. Circus Maximus - The 1st Chapter
2005 [Progressive metal]
407. Arena - Songs From The Lion's Cage
1995 [Progressive metal]
408. Fates Warning - Awaken The Guardian
1986 [Progressive metal]
409. Dødheimsgard - 666 International
1999 [Black metal, Avantgarde black metal, Industrial black metal]
410. Three - The End Is Begun
2007 [Progressive Rock]
411. Epica - Design Your Universe
2009 [Symphonic metal]
412. Outworld - Outworld
2006 [Progressive power metal]
413. Mono - Hymn To The Immortal Wind
2009 [Post-Rock]
414. Neal Morse - Testimony
2003 [Progressive rock, Progressive metal]
415. Beyond Twilight - For The Love Of Art And The Making
2006 [Progressive metal]
416. Guilt Machine - On This Perfect Day
2009 [Progressive metal]
417. Orphaned Land - The Never Ending Way Of ORwarriOR
2010 [Progressive Folk metal]
418. Fright Pig - Out Of The Barnyard
2013 [Progressive rock]
419. Minsk - The Ritual Fires Of Abandonment
2007 [Post-metal]
420. Augury - Concealed
2004 [Technical death metal]
421. Sikth - The Trees Are Dead And Dried Out, Wait For Something Wild
2003 [Math metal, Progressive metalcore]
422. Shining (NOR) - Grindstone
2007 [Experimental Jazz, Avantgarde metal]
423. King Crimson - Lizard
1970 [Progressive Rock]
424. Special Providence - Soul Alert
2012 [Progressive rock]
425. Secret Chiefs 3 - Book Of Horizons
2004 [Avantgarde metal]
426. Isis - In The Absence Of Truth
2006 [Post-Metal]
427. Jethro Tull - Minstrel In The Gallery
1975 [Progressive Rock] (Ian Anderson)
428. Joseph Magazine - Night Of The Red Sky
2011 [Progressive Metal]
429. Suspyre - A Great Divide
2007 [Progressive Metal]
430. Adagio - Sanctus Ignis
2001 [Progressive metal, Symphonic Power metal]
431. Shadow Gallery - Carved In Stone
1995 [Progressive metal]
432. Votum - Harvest Moon
2013 [Progressive metal]
433. Devin Townsend - Epicloud
2012 [Progressive metal]
434. Vektor - Outer Isolation
2011 [Technical Thrash metal, Progressive Thrash metal]
435. Toundra - III
2012 [Instrumental post-metal]
436. Epysode - Fantasmagoria
2013 [Melodic progressive metal]
437. Astra (USA) - The Black Chord
2012 [Progressive Rock, Psychedelic Rock]
438. Ihsahn - The Adversary
2006 [Extreme Progressive metal]
439. Rush - Signals
1982 [Progressive Rock]
440. Beyond Twilight - The Devil's Hall Of Fame
2002 [Progressive metal]
441. Symphony X - Iconoclast
2011 [Progressive metal, Symphonic Power metal]
442. In The Woods... - Heart Of Ages
1995 [Avantgarde metal, Progressive Metal]
443. Neurosis - The Eye Of Every Storm
2004 [Atmospheric sludge metal, Post-hardcore]
444. Symphony X - Underworld
2015 [Progressive metal, Symphonic Power metal]
445. James Murphy - Feeding The Machine
1999 [Progressive metal}
446. Tesseract - One
2011 [Progressive metal, Math metal]
447. Callisto - Noir
2006 [Post-metal]
448. Riverside - Rapid Eye Movement
2007 [Progressive metal]
449. Epica - The Phantom Agony
2003 [Symphonic metal]
450. Kingcrow - Eidos
2015 [Progressive metal]
451. Canvas Solaris - Irradiance
2006 [Progressive metal]
452. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV
1971 [Progressive Hard-rock, Heavy metal]
453. Black Sabbath - Paranoid
1970 [Heavy metal, Hard-rock, Doom metal]
454. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
1970 [Heavy metal, Hard-rock, Doom metal]
455. Rainbow - Rising
1976 [Hard rock, Heavy metal]
456. Iron Maiden - Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
1988 [New Wave Of British Heavy metal]
457. Iron Maiden - Powerslave
1984 [New Wave Of British Heavy metal]
458. Metallica - Master Of Puppets
1986 [Bay Area Thrash metal]
459. Metallica - Ride The Lightning
1984 [Bay Area Thrash metal]
460. Budgie - Never Turn Your Back On A Friend
1973 [Hard rock, Heavy metal, Progressive rock]
461. Black Sabbath - Heaven And Hell
1980 [Heavy metal, Hard-rock]
462. Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
1973 [Heavy metal, Hard-rock]
463. Blue Öyster Cult - Secret Treaties
1974 [Hard-rock]
464. Black Sabbath - Master Of Reality
1971 [Heavy metal, Hard-rock, Doom metal]
465. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
1969 [Progressive hard rock, Heavy metal, Blues rock]
466. Primus - Frizzle Fry
1990 [Alternative metal, Experimental Rock]
467. Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti
1975 [Progressive Hard-rock, Heavy metal]
468. King's X - Gretchen Goes To Nebraska
1989 [Progressive Rock, Progressive metal]
469. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II
1969 [Progressive hard rock, Heavy metal, Blues rock]
470. Iron Maiden - Brave New World
2000 [Heavy metal]
471. Yngwie Malmsteen - Rising Force
1984 [Neoclassical Power metal]
472. Iron Maiden - The Number Of The Beast
1982 [New Wave Of British Heavy metal]
473. Iron Maiden - Somewhere In Time
1986 [New Wave Of British Heavy metal]
474. Metallica - ...And Justice For All
1988 [Bay Area Thrash metal]
475. Primus - Sailing The Seas Of Cheese
1991 [Alternative metal, Experimental Rock]
476. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III
1970 [Progressive hard rock, Heavy metal, Blues rock]
477. Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
1980 [New Wave Of British Heavy metal]
478. King's X - Dogman
1994 [Progressive Rock, Progressive metal]
479. King's X - Out Of The Silent Planet
1988 [Progressive Rock, Progressive metal]
480. Steve Vai - Real Illusions: Reflections
2005 [Progressive rock]
481. King's X - Faith Hope Love
1990 [Progressive Rock, Progressive metal]
482. Led Zeppelin - Houses Of The Holy
1973 [Progressive Hard-rock, Heavy metal]
483. Black Sabbath - Sabotage
1975 [Heavy metal, Hard-rock]
484. Iron Maiden - The Book Of Souls
2015 [Heavy metal]
485. Steve Vai - The Story Of Light
2012 [Progressive rock]
486. Stream Of Passion - Embrace The Storm
2005 [Symphonic Progressive metal]
487. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath Vol. 4
1972 [Heavy metal, Hard-rock, Doom metal]
488. Steve Vai - Fire Garden
1996 [Progressive rock]
489. Blackfield - Blackfield
2004 [Progressive rock, Avantgarde rock]
490. Primus - Tales From The Punchbowl
1995 [Alternative metal, Experimental Rock]
491. The Who - Who's Next
1971 [Rock, Power pop, Hard-rock]
492. The Doors - The Doors
1967 [Psychedelic Rock, Hard rock]
493. Deep Purple - Machine Head
1972 [Heavy metal, Hard-rock]
494. Deep Purple - In Rock
1970 [Heavy metal, Hard-rock]
495. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced
1967 [Psychedelic rock, Blues rock, Hard rock]
496. The Who - Quadrophenia
1973 [Rock, Power pop, Hard-rock]
497. The Doors - Strange Days
1967 [Psychedelic Rock, Hard rock]
498. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Axis: Bold As Love
1967 [Psychedelic rock, Blues rock, Hard rock]
499. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland
1968 [Psychedelic rock, Blues rock, Hard rock]
500. The Doors - L.A. Woman
1961 [Psychedelic Rock, Hard rock]



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12.02.2017 - 14:03
LeKiwi
High Fist Prog
Estradasphere is here, but not Quadropus? Wut?
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13.02.2017 - 01:27
Introspekrieg
Totemic Lust
Written by LeKiwi on 12.02.2017 at 14:03

Estradasphere is here, but not Quadropus? Wut?


Update incoming, also expect some 6:33. Let me know if you have any other suggestions, I'll add them to the spreadsheet.
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13.02.2017 - 11:25
LeKiwi
High Fist Prog
Written by Introspekrieg on 13.02.2017 at 01:27

Update incoming, also expect some 6:33. Let me know if you have any other suggestions, I'll add them to the spreadsheet.

Awesome Here are a few suggestions (just based on my most listened prog albums/bands):
- Byzantine - To Release Is To Resolve
- Cattle Decapitation (either one of the last two albums - under unorthodox choices)
- Dan Swanö's - Moontower
- Dissona - either their debut or their latest
- Exsickator - Beyond This World (brilliant album, but has gotten virtually no exposure which is a great shame)
- Feared - Furor Incarnatus
- Freak Kitchen - Land Of The Freaks or Organic
- Hypno5e - Acid Mist Tomorrow
- In Mourning - any release except for their latest
- Loch Vostok - V: The Doctrine Decoded
- Madder Mortem - Eight Ways
- Major Parkinson - Twilight Cinema
- MaYaN - Quarterpast
- Merrow - Awaken The Stone King
- Nevermore - This Godless Endeavor or Dead Heart In A Dead World
- Periphery - Periphery II: This Time It's Personal
- Scar Symmetry - Holographic Universe or Pitch Black Progress
- Textures - Silhouettes or Drawing Circles
- The Faceless - Autotheism
- Torrential Downpour - Truth Knowledge Vision
- Troldhaugen - Obzkure Anekdotez For Maniakal Massez
- Uneven Structure - Februus
- Vola - Inmazes
- Vulture Industries - The Tower
- We All Die (Laughing) - Thoughtscanning
- Wilderun - Sleep At The Edge Of The Earth
- Wintersun - Wintersun (prog without a doubt imo, but many will disagree)
- Witherscape - either album
- Wolverine - Communication Lost
- Xanthochroid - Blessed He With Boils
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