Top Ten Greatest Modern Progressive Rock and Metal Albums


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21 Sound Awake - Karnivool
22 Still Life - Opeth

This is my favourite album by the band. - IronSabbathPriest

23 Alive Again: The Breathing Shadow Part IV - Nightingale

Another hidden gem in the vast world of progressive music, "Eternal" is a stand-out epic masterpiece on the album, but many other great songs on it too. Dan Swano is a musical genius! - petrucci75hammet

24 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

25 Anno Domini High Definition - Riverside
26 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

27 Office of Strategic Influence - Osi

Mike portnoy fused drums.. good album

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28 Ocean Machine: Biomech - Devin Townsend

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

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29 Portal of I - Ne Obliviscaris
30 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

31 Hand. Cannot. Erase. - Steven Wilson

Album of decade

32 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

33 Into the Electric Castle - Ayreon
34 Walking On a Flashlight Beam - Lunatic Soul
35 Periphery II - Periphery

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

36 The Sound of Perseverance - Death
37 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.

38 Witherscape - Witherscape
39 Core - Persefone
40 The First Chapter - Circus Maximus
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