Top Progressive Rock Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
21
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon Art Rock 1973
2
154
King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King Art Rock 1969
3
166
Pink Floyd The Wall Art Rock, Rock Opera 1979
4
212
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here Art Rock 1975
5
254
Robert Wyatt Rock Bottom Canterbury Scene Art Rock 1974
6
261
Can Tago Mago Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1971
7
328
Kraftwerk Autobahn Krautrock Progressive Electronic 1974
8
397
Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells Symphonic Prog 1973
9
484
Jethro Tull Aqualung 1971
10
522
Genesis The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway Rock Opera 1974
11
583
Yes Close to the Edge Symphonic Prog 1972
12
586
Neu! Neu! Krautrock 1972
13
644
Can Ege Bamyasi Krautrock 1972
14
672
Traffic John Barleycorn Must Die 1970
15
681
King Crimson Red Art Rock 1974
16
740
Rush Moving Pictures Hard Rock 1981
17
782
Can Future Days Krautrock 1973
18
874
Genesis Selling England by the Pound 1973
19
928
The Moody Blues Days of Future Passed Symphonic Prog Art Rock, Baroque Pop 1967
20
934
Yes Fragile 1971
21
1023
The Soft Machine Third Canterbury Scene Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Rock 1970
22
1053
Rush 2112 Hard Rock 1976
23
1150
The Soft Machine The Soft Machine Canterbury Scene Psychedelic Rock 1968
24
1234
Neu! Neu! 75 Krautrock 1975
25
1263
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium 2003
26
1296
Genesis Foxtrot 1972
27
1320
Supertramp Crime of the Century Art Rock 1974
28
1351
Pink Floyd Meddle 1971
29
1363
Frank Zappa Uncle Meat Avant-Prog 1969
30
1404
Yes The Yes Album 1971
31
1421
Can Monster Movie Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1969
32
1448
Tool Lateralus Alternative Metal 2001
33
1461
King Crimson Discipline Art Rock 1981
34
1493
Faust So Far Krautrock 1972
35
1583
Jethro Tull Thick As a Brick 1972
36
1591
Van der Graaf Generator Pawn Hearts 1971
37
1659
Pink Floyd Animals Art Rock 1977
38
1760
Caravan In the Land of Grey and Pink Canterbury Scene 1971
39
1767
Amon Düül II Phallus Dei Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1969
40
1775
Procol Harum A Salty Dog 1969
41
1794
Faust The Faust Tapes Krautrock 1973
42
1830
Family Music in a Doll's House Psychedelic Rock 1968
43
1871
Robert Wyatt Comicopera Canterbury Scene Singer/Songwriter 2007
44
1903
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Brain Salad Surgery 1973
45
1922
Faust Faust Krautrock 1971
46
1974
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Tarkus Symphonic Prog 1971
47
2041
Wishbone Ash Argus Hard Rock 1972
48
2060
PFM Storia di un Minuto Symphonic Prog 1972
49
2161
Traffic The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys 1971
50
2229
King Crimson Larks' Tongues in Aspic 1973
51
2249
Faust IV Krautrock 1973
52
2281
Magma Mëkanïk Dëstruktï? Kömmandöh Zeuhl 1973
53
2367
The Soft Machine Volume Two Canterbury Scene Experimental Rock, Jazz-Rock, Psychedelic Rock 1969
54
2428
Can Soon Over Babaluma Krautrock 1974
55
2429
Genesis A Trick of the Tail 1976
56
2436
Marillion Misplaced Childhood Neo-Prog 1985
57
2441
Popol Vuh In den Gärten Pharaos Krautrock Ambient 1971
58
2447
Robert Wyatt Shleep Canterbury Scene Singer/Songwriter 1997
59
2471
Yes Tales from Topographic Oceans Symphonic Prog 1973
60
2568
Jethro Tull Stand Up Blues Rock 1969
61
2642
Pink Floyd Atom Heart Mother Psychedelic Rock 1970
62
2645
Pink Floyd Ummagumma Experimental, Psychedelic Rock 1969
63
2647
Electric Light Orchestra Eldorado Symphonic Prog Art Rock 1974
64
2654
Cluster Zuckerzeit Krautrock Electronic 1974
65
2683
Kevin Ayers Joy of a Toy Canterbury Scene Psychedelic Rock 1969
66
2734
Veneno Veneno Andalusian Rock Flamenco Nuevo 1977
67
2762
Amon Düül II Yeti Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1970
68
2773
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Pictures at an Exhibition Symphonic Prog 1971
69
2803
Ash Ra Tempel Schwingungen Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1972
70
2836
Rush Permanent Waves Hard Rock 1980
71
2860
Matching Mole Matching Mole Canterbury Scene 1972
72
2866
Gong Radio Gnome Invisible Part I: Flying Teapot Canterbury Scene Space Rock 1973
73
2948
The Mars Volta Frances the Mute Art Rock, Experimental Rock 2005
74
2955
Neu! Neu! 2 Krautrock 1973

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Emerson, Lake & Palmer 1970
Van der Graaf Generator H to He: Who Am the Only One 1970
Kevin Ayers Whatevershebringswesing Canterbury Scene Art Rock 1972
Procol Harum Shine On Brightly Art Rock 1968
Robert Wyatt Cuckooland Avant-Prog, Canterbury Scene 2003
Henry Cow Unrest Rock in Opposition 1974
Tom T. Hall In Search of a Song Country 1971
Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity Streetnoise Jazz-Rock 1969
Aphrodite's Child 666 Psychedelic Rock 1972
The Move Shazam Psychedelic Pop, Psychedelic Rock 1970
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Trilogy Symphonic Prog 1972
Area Arbeit macht frei Avant-Prog 1973
King Crimson Islands 1971
The Alan Parsons Project I, Robot Art Rock 1977
Van der Graaf Generator Godbluff 1975
Jack Bruce Songs for a Tailor Blues Rock 1969
Henry Cow In Praise of Learning Rock in Opposition 1975
High Tide High Tide Psychedelic Rock 1970
Holger Czukay Movies Krautrock Art Rock 1979
Triana El Patio Andalusian Rock 1975
Marillion Script for a Jester's Tear Neo-Prog 1983
Supertramp Even in the Quietest Moments... Pop Rock, Progressive Pop 1977
Rick Wakeman The Six Wives of Henry VIII Symphonic Prog 1973
Hugh Hopper 1984 Canterbury Scene Avant-Garde Jazz 1973
Robert Wyatt Nothing Can Stop Us Canterbury Scene 1982
The Moody Blues In Search of the Lost Chord Progressive Pop, Psychedelic Pop 1968
Opeth In Cauda Venenum 2019
Manfred Mann's Earth Band Manfred Mann's Earth Band 1972
The Moody Blues On the Threshold of a Dream Progressive Pop 1969
Rush Exit...Stage Left Hard Rock 1981
King Crimson Starless and Bible Black 1974
Amon Düül II Tanz der Lemminge Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1971
Focus Focus II/Moving Waves Symphonic Prog 1971
Gong Angel's Egg (Radio Gnome Invisible Part II) Canterbury Scene Space Rock 1973
Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention One Size Fits All Jazz-Rock 1975
Steven Wilson Hand. Cannot. Erase. Art Rock 2015
Mike Oldfield Ommadawn New Age 1975
King Crimson In the Wake of Poseidon Art Rock 1970
Ash Ra Tempel Ash Ra Tempel Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1971
High Tide Sea Shanties Heavy Psych 1969
The Mothers of Invention Burnt Weeny Sandwich Avant-Prog Jazz-Rock 1970
Genesis Nursery Cryme 1971
Jethro Tull Songs from the Wood Folk Rock 1977
The Mothers of Invention Weasels Ripped My Flesh Avant-Prog 1970
Roy Harper HQ/When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease Progressive Folk 1975
Tool 10,000 Days Alternative Metal 2006
Colosseum Valentyne Suite 1969
Steven Wilson The Raven That Refused to Sing (and Other Stories) 2013
Camel The Snow Goose Symphonic Prog 1975
Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet 2007
Oren Ambarchi Hubris Krautrock 2016
Fujiya & Miyagi Transparent Things Krautrock Indietronica 2006
Opeth Pale Communion 2014
Rush Clockwork Angels 2012
Opeth Heritage 2011
The Mars Volta The Bedlam in Goliath Experimental Rock 2008
Amplifier The Octopus Alternative Rock 2011