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
139
King Crimson The Court of the Crimson King Art Rock 1969
3
152
Pink Floyd The Wall Art Rock, Rock Opera 1979
4
189
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here Art Rock 1975
5
243
Can Tago Mago Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1971
6
247
Robert Wyatt Rock Bottom Canterbury Scene Art Rock 1974
7
306
Kraftwerk Autobahn Krautrock Progressive Electronic 1974
8
358
Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells Symphonic Prog 1973
9
448
Jethro Tull Aqualung 1971
10
486
Genesis The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway Rock Opera 1974
11
557
Yes Close to the Edge Symphonic Prog 1972
12
585
Neu! Neu! Krautrock 1972
13
612
King Crimson Red Art Rock 1974
14
629
Can Ege Bamyasi Krautrock 1972
15
632
Traffic John Barleycorn Must Die 1970
16
697
Can Future Days Krautrock 1973
17
808
Rush Moving Pictures Hard Rock 1981
18
835
Genesis Selling England by the Pound 1973
19
881
Yes Fragile 1971
20
914
The Moody Blues Days of Future Passed Symphonic Prog Art Rock, Baroque Pop 1967
21
953
The Soft Machine Third Canterbury Scene Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Rock 1970
22
1066
The Soft Machine The Soft Machine Canterbury Scene Psychedelic Rock 1968
23
1103
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium 2003
24
1132
Genesis Foxtrot 1972
25
1140
Rush 2112 Hard Rock 1976
26
1145
Neu! Neu! 75 Krautrock 1975
27
1227
Tool Lateralus Alternative Metal 2001
28
1245
Pink Floyd Meddle 1971
29
1248
Frank Zappa Uncle Meat Avant-Prog 1969
30
1308
Yes The Yes Album 1971
31
1316
Supertramp Crime of the Century Art Rock 1974
32
1391
Can Monster Movie Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1969
33
1470
Faust So Far Krautrock 1972
34
1492
Jethro Tull Thick As a Brick 1972
35
1519
Van der Graaf Generator Pawn Hearts 1971
36
1538
King Crimson Discipline Art Rock 1981
37
1585
Procol Harum A Salty Dog 1969
38
1595
Caravan In the Land of Grey and Pink Canterbury Scene 1971
39
1632
Pink Floyd Animals Art Rock 1977
40
1726
Robert Wyatt Comicopera Canterbury Scene Singer/Songwriter 2007
41
1735
Amon Düül II Phallus Dei Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1969
42
1785
Faust The Faust Tapes Krautrock 1973
43
1791
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Brain Salad Surgery 1973
44
1794
Faust Faust Krautrock 1971
45
1817
Family Music in a Doll's House Psychedelic Rock 1968
46
1977
Magma Mekanik Destruktiw Kommandöh Zeuhl 1973
47
2001
Wishbone Ash Argus Hard Rock 1972
48
2023
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Tarkus Symphonic Prog 1971
49
2051
Popol Vuh In den Gärten Pharaos Krautrock Ambient 1971
50
2062
King Crimson Larks' Tongues in Aspic 1973
51
2104
The Soft Machine Volume Two Canterbury Scene Experimental Rock, Jazz-Rock, Psychedelic Rock 1969
52
2136
Traffic The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys 1971
53
2157
Faust IV Krautrock 1973
54
2201
Can Soon Over Babaluma Krautrock 1974
55
2242
Amon Düül II Yeti Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1970
56
2248
Robert Wyatt Shleep Canterbury Scene Singer/Songwriter 1997
57
2307
Genesis A Trick of the Tail 1976
58
2309
Kevin Ayers Joy of a Toy Canterbury Scene Psychedelic Rock 1969
59
2331
Cluster Zuckerzeit Krautrock Electronic 1974
60
2356
Pink Floyd Ummagumma Experimental, Psychedelic Rock 1969
61
2371
Jethro Tull Stand Up Blues Rock 1969
62
2375
Marillion Misplaced Childhood Neo-Prog 1985
63
2379
Yes Tales from Topographic Oceans Symphonic Prog 1973
64
2382
Pink Floyd Atom Heart Mother Psychedelic Rock 1970
65
2492
Veneno Veneno Andalusian Rock Flamenco Nuevo 1977
66
2554
Rush Permanent Waves Hard Rock 1980
67
2593
Ash Ra Tempel Schwingungen Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1972
68
2618
Electric Light Orchestra Eldorado Symphonic Prog Art Rock 1974
69
2621
Gong Radio Gnome Invisible Part I: Flying Teapot Canterbury Scene Space Rock 1973
70
2750
Neu! Neu! 2 Krautrock 1973
71
2768
PFM Storia di un Minuto Symphonic Prog 1972
72
2781
Matching Mole Matching Mole Canterbury Scene 1972
73
2799
Van der Graaf Generator H to He: Who Am the Only One 1970
74
2863
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Pictures at an Exhibition Symphonic Prog 1971
75
2872
Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity Streetnoise Jazz-Rock 1969
76
2920
The Mars Volta Frances the Mute Art Rock, Experimental Rock 2005
77
2943
Procol Harum Shine On Brightly Art Rock 1968
78
2966
Henry Cow Unrest Rock in Opposition 1974

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Emerson, Lake & Palmer 1970
Kevin Ayers Whatevershebringswesing Canterbury Scene Art Rock 1972
Robert Wyatt Cuckooland Avant-Prog, Canterbury Scene 2003
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
Henry Cow In Praise of Learning Rock in Opposition 1975
Holger Czukay Movies Krautrock Art Rock 1979
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
Rick Wakeman The Six Wives of Henry VIII Symphonic Prog 1973
The Moody Blues In Search of the Lost Chord Progressive Pop, Psychedelic Pop 1968
The Moody Blues On the Threshold of a Dream Progressive Pop 1969
Amon Düül II Tanz der Lemminge Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1971
Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention One Size Fits All Jazz-Rock 1975
Manfred Mann's Earth Band Manfred Mann's Earth Band 1972
The Mothers of Invention Burnt Weeny Sandwich Avant-Prog Jazz-Rock 1970
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
Rush Exit...Stage Left Hard Rock 1981
Roy Harper HQ/When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease Progressive Folk 1975
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
Ash Ra Tempel Ash Ra Tempel Krautrock Psychedelic Rock 1971
Genesis Nursery Cryme 1971
Tool 10,000 Days Alternative Metal 2006
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