Top 10 Greatest Progressive Rock Albums

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141 Out of Myself - Riverside Out of Myself - Riverside

Part 1 of a trilogy

142 Rapid Eye Movement - Riverside Rapid Eye Movement - Riverside
143 Second Life Syndrome - Riverside Second Life Syndrome - Riverside
144 The Odyssey - Symphony X The Odyssey - Symphony X

One of the best albums of all time. These guys are the Kansas of Progressive metal.

145 Alturas de Machu Picchu - Los Jaivas Alturas de Machu Picchu - Los Jaivas
146 Tales of Mystery and Imagination - The Alan Parsons Project Tales of Mystery and Imagination - The Alan Parsons Project

The ultimate in literary concept albums.

147 The Songs of Distant Earth - Mike Oldfield The Songs of Distant Earth - Mike Oldfield
148 Train of Thought - Dream Theater Train of Thought - Dream Theater
149 Still Life - Opeth Still Life - Opeth
150 Erotic Cakes - Guthrie Govan Erotic Cakes - Guthrie Govan

One of the most versatile instrumentalists out there today. Deserves some recognition on the list.

Lol guthrie govan is not prog rock

151 The Power and the Glory - Gentle Giant The Power and the Glory - Gentle Giant

This is the best album ever. With "So Sincere" and "Cogs in Cogs" on the same album, what can top it!

I agree with this review and In a Glass house is neck to neck with it

152 Remember the Future - Nektar Remember the Future - Nektar

Nektar's best album - not only for the music and musicianship, but they also had the best light shows of anyone!

153 Fillmore East, June 1971 - Frank Zappa and the Mothers Fillmore East, June 1971 - Frank Zappa and the Mothers

This live album was a concept album about gigs on road trips. Zappa at his best!

154 Monster Movie - Can Monster Movie - Can

One of the key protogynists in what became Krautrock and what a brilliant debut to start the ball rolling

155 Phantasmagoria - Curved Air Phantasmagoria - Curved Air

The song Marie Antoinette is a classic progressive rock song. The story is of the French Revolution, and their female vocalist is a rare treat in progressive.

Criminally underrated band and deserve the same accolades that are afforded tot the likes of yes,genesis and all the rest

156 Moving Waves - Focus Moving Waves - Focus

The song Hocus Pocus is probably the only progressive rock song in history that includes yodeling. It is a classic.

157 Magician's Birthday - Uriah Heep Magician's Birthday - Uriah Heep

Has many great songs - Sunrise, Spider Woman, Sweet Lorraine, and The Magician's Birthday.

158 Warrior on the Edge of Time - Hawkwind Warrior on the Edge of Time - Hawkwind

The low rating figures, since they aren't real popular and crossed the lines from space rock, but this album has "Assault and Battery", "Opa Loka", and "Kings of Speed". Their light shows are awesome, too! - roncohp

This is one of Hawkwind's best albums.

159 Birds of Fire - Mahavishnu Orchestra Birds of Fire - Mahavishnu Orchestra

A fabulous jazz fusion album that crossed the line into progressive rock (see genre on Wikipedia). John McLaughlin is a guitar virtuoso, and Billy Cobham cannot be beaten on drums. Besides bass and keyboards, they even have violin! - roncohp

I would rate this as Mahavishnu Orchestra's best album.

160 Romantic Warrior - Return to Forever Romantic Warrior - Return to Forever

Chick Corea's band was known for jazz fusion (progressive jazz), however at least this album crossed the boundary into progressive rock. See the genre for the album on Wikipedia if you don't believe me. - roncohp

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