Top 10 Greatest Progressive Rock Albums

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121 Alturas de Machu Picchu - Los Jaivas
122 Antichrist Superstar - Marilyn Manson

What the crap this isn't prog. This is well... literally crap!

123 Train of Thought - Dream Theater
124 Masque - Kansas

This album is all great, but it contains "Icarus: Borne on Wings of Steel." The song is based on the legendary flight of Icarus in Greek mythology but its in the first person and its application today is amazing.

125 U.K. - U.K.

I rate this, and their other studio album "Danger Money", very highly. For those of you who don't know them, U.K. sound like a cross between King Crimson, ELP and Yes, with some influences of Gong, Soft Machine and Mahavishnu Orchestra.

The debut album of this supergroup is powerful! Allan Holdsworth (from Soft Machine & Gong) plays lead guitar, John Wetton (from King Crimson & Uriah Heep) sings and plays bass, Eddie Jobson (from Curved Air & Frank Zappa & the Mothers) plays violin and keyboards, Bill Bruford (from Yes & King Crimson) is the drummer.

If you like Prog Rock DON'T MISS THIS ALBUM! For me is THE BEST EVER MADE! Listen to the powerful voice of John Wetton, his sharp and firm Bass, the excellent Drums by Bill Bruford, but expecially the exquisite Guitar of Allan Holdsworth and the wonderful keyboards and the "Magic" Electric Violin of Eddie Jobson...WONDERFUL!

126 Fly to the Rainbow - Scorpions

A mixture of psychedelic-, progressive-, and hardrock. They were all great musicans exspecially Klaus Meine on vocals and Uli Roth on lead guitar. The title track is a 10-minutes long masterpiece.

The first TRULY GREAT Scorpions LP. Some of you may say Lonesome Crow is and that's fine but this is where the ball really gets rolling with Uli Jon Roth on board and led to a succession of great LP's that after hr left,slowly started to deplete.The crowning of greatness in the scorpions cannon starts here

127 Death Walks Behind You - Atomic Rooster

Awesome record.They never did anything as good as this again and later releases same them leaning more towards R and B and not doing a good job of it. Guitarist John Du Cann and Drummer Paul Hammond went on to form Hard Stuff and put out one sonic debut LP "Bulletproof'(1972) and an OK second LP "Bolex Dementai"(1973)

128 More - Pink Floyd
129 Fireball - Deep Purple

I know, Deep Purple are no Prog rock band, but this album is prog. Just listen to Fools and The Mule. Pure progressive rock - DarkSideOfDragons

130 Face the Music - Electric Light Orchestra
131 The Division Bell - Pink Floyd
132 Ocean - Eloy
133 Vrooom Vrooom - King Crimson
134 30 Seconds to Mars - Thirty Seconds to Mars
135 Damnation - Opeth

A very beautiful and melancholy album! - Spineapple

136 Black Holes and Revelations - Muse

Not the best of muse albums but come on this is muse they are amazing absolution and origin of symmetry should at least be in the top 20 it is really hard to get far here from epic bands like Pink Floyd and rush

I love muse but never thought of them as Prog, I guess some songs are - DeadAsian

Not my favorite album, but it has Starlight, Take a Bow, Knights of Cydonia... amazing album.

Top 20s for sure.

137 Queen II - Queen

Queen's only Progressive Rock album and their best Album. Amazing making it 1974 an outstanding year for Prog Rock.

Not their only progressive, and one of the best albums in rock music!

This is a classic and rare style of album from queen, prog rock on. - allqueen

Queen is King!

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138 Going for the One - Yes

It has the masterpiece Awaken.

139 Humanoid - Tokio Hotel

Come on guys, it's not a dark side of the moon, but at all is a good album, it deserves to be on the top 50

Tokio hotel Humanoid top 10!

Tokio Hotel Humanoid top 1, sorry not sorry.

140 Pyromania - Def Leppard

How is this prog?

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