Top Ten Greatest Modern Progressive Rock and Metal Albums


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21 Lunatic Soul - Lunatic Soul

A side project of musical genius Mariusz Duda, also mastermind of Riverside, Lunatic Soul certainly stands out as an progressive musical entity in its own right. - petrucci75hammet

22 Judgement - Anathema

Anathema bring a unique depressive aspect to progressive rock music, resulting in "Deep", "Anyone, Anywhere" and many other beautiful compositions - petrucci75hammet

The contemporary equivalents of Pink Floyd. Judgement, A natural Disaster, Alternative 4 and We're Here Because We're here are mastepieces - RalphSaad

23 Anno Domini High Definition - Riverside
24 Portal of I - Ne Obliviscaris
25 Fear of a Blank Planet - Porcupine Tree

What? Why is this brilliant album down this far? A fantastic album, buy it people

Blows my mind

26 Hand. Cannot. Erase. - Steven Wilson

Album of decade

27 Spiritual Migration - Persefone

A unique landmark in the progressive death metal genre, this contrasts beautiful instrumentals with heavy songs driven by death vocals and extremely technical guitar riffs and soloing - petrucci75hammet

28 Ocean Machine: Biomech - Devin Townsend

Another genius songwriter and guitar player, everything devin has done is brilliant

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29 Into the Electric Castle - Ayreon
30 Walking On a Flashlight Beam - Lunatic Soul
31 Sound Awake - Karnivool
32 Back to the Times of Splendor - Disillusion
33 Periphery II - Periphery

How is this not here? Scarlet? Facepalm Mute? Do you guys have no taste in progressive metal? - Lem

34 Life and Death - The Dear Hunter

Act III of an all encompassing story, Life and Death continues the story of The Dear Hunter during his early adulthood. He joins the army and fights in battles. During this time he meets his long lost brother and father, and even a new lover until things take a turn.

35 Witherscape - Witherscape
36 Core - Persefone
37 The First Chapter - Circus Maximus
38 Aquarius - Haken

Amazing mix of feelings, When I listen to it I can clearly imagine an epic journey in my mind with highs and lows, 10/10 album

39 Octavarium - Dream Theater

One of the greatest. Deserves top 5.

40 Second Nature - Flying Colors
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