Top 10 Greatest Progressive Rock Albums

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101 Ommadawn - Mike Oldfield

I've listened to thousands of rock and jazz albums since I was 11 and this is by far the best and still listen to it after 40 years. The amazing thing is that I never got tired of it and even enjoy every listen still. This is such a emotionally moving album.

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102 Tales of Mystery and Imagination - The Alan Parsons Project

The ultimate in literary concept albums.

103 Tubular Bells III - Mike Oldfield

Underrated because of the shadow cast by the first one.

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104 Leviathan - Mastodon
105 Apostrophe - Frank Zappa V 1 Comment
106 666 - Aphrodite's Child
107 There, There - Radiohead
108 Everyone Is Everybody Else - Barclay James Harvest

Although their earlier album, "Gone to Earth", wears the laurels as the third most popular album of all time in Europe's biggest music market (Germany), this album probably marks the high water mark of this excellent band's studio album output.

109 Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence - Dream Theater
110 Undertow - Tool
111 A Saucerful of Secrets - Pink Floyd

The second best Floyd record. Piper is the first

112 Styx - Styx

It's really difficult between this one and King Crimson's debut, so I'll vote back and forth between the two until I make a solid decision. - MarianasPilots

113 Flex-Able - Steve Vai
114 Sex & Religion - Steve Vai

This album is NOT prog. While his first 2 were, this one was just heavy metal. Don't take my word for it, check it out on Wikipedia.

115 I Robot - Alan Parsons Project
116 Tall Ships - It Bites

It bites came back in 2008 with John Mitchell taking over from Francis Dunnery. And what an album. Modern prog rock, one great melody/arrangement after the other. Check it put.

117 Horizons - Anubis Gate
118 The Raven That Refused to Sing - Steven Wilson

Best progressive rock album of the 2000s (21st century). Not EXTREMELY good, but deserves being at top 20, because it brought back progressive rock, not like Dream Theater, things like that are Prog Metal (also Tool and stuff). Very good album, never get tired. 7.5/10 - patrickfloyd

A masterpiece that will make you want more!

119 The Divine Wings of Tragedy - Symphony X

This is the culmination of what "prog" and "rock" really mean. Symphony X brings mastery of every instrument and mastery of complex compositions to the table.

120 The Odyssey - Symphony X

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

Wow, outside of top 100, really? It's one album I keep coming back after many years of listening

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