Top Progressive Rock Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
19
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon Art Rock 1973
2
143
King Crimson The Court of the Crimson King Art Rock 1969
3
154
Pink Floyd The Wall Art Rock, Rock Opera 1979
4
189
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here Art Rock 1975
5
240
Can Tago Mago Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1971
6
244
Robert Wyatt Rock Bottom Canterbury Scene Art Rock 1974
7
310
Kraftwerk Autobahn Krautrock Progressive Electronic 1974
8
364
Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells Symphonic Prog 1973
9
448
Jethro Tull Aqualung 1971
10
492
Genesis The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway Rock Opera 1974
11
556
Yes Close to the Edge Symphonic Prog 1972
12
587
Neu! Neu! Krautrock 1972
13
622
King Crimson Red Art Rock 1974
14
629
Traffic John Barleycorn Must Die 1970
15
637
Can Ege Bamyasi Krautrock 1972
16
710
Can Future Days Krautrock 1973
17
786
Rush Moving Pictures Hard Rock 1981
18
840
Genesis Selling England by the Pound 1973
19
882
Yes Fragile 1971
20
918
The Moody Blues Days of Future Passed Symphonic Prog Art Rock, Baroque Pop 1967
21
958
The Soft Machine Third Canterbury Scene Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Rock 1970
22
1063
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium 2003
23
1072
The Soft Machine The Soft Machine Canterbury Scene Psychedelic Rock 1968
24
1129
Genesis Foxtrot 1972
25
1137
Rush 2112 Hard Rock 1976
26
1168
Neu! Neu! 75 Krautrock 1975
27
1192
Tool Lateralus Alternative Metal 2001
28
1245
Frank Zappa Uncle Meat Avant-Prog 1969
29
1247
Pink Floyd Meddle 1971
30
1310
Yes The Yes Album 1971
31
1317
Supertramp Crime of the Century Art Rock 1974
32
1403
Can Monster Movie Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1969
33
1477
Faust So Far Krautrock 1972
34
1503
Jethro Tull Thick As a Brick 1972
35
1519
Van der Graaf Generator Pawn Hearts 1971
36
1544
King Crimson Discipline Art Rock 1981
37
1584
Procol Harum A Salty Dog 1969
38
1591
Caravan In the Land of Grey and Pink Canterbury Scene 1971
39
1612
Pink Floyd Animals Art Rock 1977
40
1652
Robert Wyatt Comicopera Canterbury Scene Singer/Songwriter 2007
41
1728
Amon Düül II Phallus Dei Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1969
42
1771
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Brain Salad Surgery 1973
43
1792
Faust Faust Krautrock 1971
44
1795
Faust The Faust Tapes Krautrock 1973
45
1835
Family Music in a Doll's House Psychedelic Rock 1968
46
1974
King Crimson Larks' Tongues in Aspic 1973
47
1984
Magma Mekanik Destruktiw Kommandöh Zeuhl 1973
48
2010
Wishbone Ash Argus Hard Rock 1972
49
2036
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Tarkus Symphonic Prog 1971
50
2067
Popol Vuh In den Gärten Pharaos Krautrock Ambient 1971
51
2128
The Soft Machine Volume Two Canterbury Scene Experimental Rock, Jazz-Rock, Psychedelic Rock 1969
52
2148
Traffic The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys 1971
53
2172
Faust IV Krautrock 1973
54
2219
Can Soon Over Babaluma Krautrock 1974
55
2245
Robert Wyatt Shleep Canterbury Scene Singer/Songwriter 1997
56
2258
Amon Düül II Yeti Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1970
57
2286
Genesis A Trick of the Tail 1976
58
2313
Kevin Ayers Joy of a Toy Canterbury Scene Psychedelic Rock 1969
59
2360
Cluster Zuckerzeit Krautrock Electronic 1974
60
2365
Pink Floyd Ummagumma Experimental, Psychedelic Rock 1969
61
2375
Marillion Misplaced Childhood Neo-Prog 1985
62
2378
Yes Tales from Topographic Oceans Symphonic Prog 1973
63
2407
Jethro Tull Stand Up Blues Rock 1969
64
2414
Pink Floyd Atom Heart Mother Psychedelic Rock 1970
65
2498
Veneno Veneno Andalusian Rock Flamenco Nuevo 1977
66
2533
Rush Permanent Waves Hard Rock 1980
67
2588
Ash Ra Tempel Schwingungen Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1972
68
2620
Gong Radio Gnome Invisible Part I: Flying Teapot Canterbury Scene Space Rock 1973
69
2627
Electric Light Orchestra Eldorado Symphonic Prog Art Rock 1974
70
2742
PFM Storia di un Minuto Symphonic Prog 1972
71
2771
Neu! Neu! 2 Krautrock 1973
72
2779
Matching Mole Matching Mole Canterbury Scene 1972
73
2799
Van der Graaf Generator H to He: Who Am the Only One 1970
74
2815
Procol Harum Shine On Brightly Art Rock 1968
75
2816
The Mars Volta Frances the Mute Art Rock, Experimental Rock 2005
76
2881
Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity Streetnoise Jazz-Rock 1969
77
2888
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Pictures at an Exhibition Symphonic Prog 1971
78
2987
Henry Cow Unrest Rock in Opposition 1974
79
2990
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Emerson, Lake & Palmer 1970

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