The Best Progressive Metal Albums of All Time

1. Sigh - Heir To Despair

Sigh - Heir To Despair
November 16, 2018
Critic Score
88
5 reviews

2. Opeth - Ghost Reveries

Opeth - Ghost Reveries
August 30, 2005
Critic Score
88
6 reviews

3. Devin Townsend - Empath

Devin Townsend - Empath
March 29, 2019
Critic Score
86
7 reviews

4. Between the Buried and Me - Automata II

Between the Buried and Me - Automata II
July 13, 2018
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

5. Voivod - The Wake

Voivod - The Wake
September 21, 2018
Critic Score
84
8 reviews

6. Gojira - Magma

Gojira - Magma
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
83
12 reviews

7. Meshuggah - obZen

Meshuggah - obZen
March 7, 2008
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

8. Vektor - Terminal Redux

Vektor - Terminal Redux
May 6, 2016
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

9. Voivod - Target Earth

Voivod - Target Earth
January 22, 2013
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

10. Protest The Hero - Fortress

Protest The Hero - Fortress
January 29, 2008
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

11. Ex Eye - Ex Eye

Ex Eye - Ex Eye
June 23, 2017
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

12. Mastodon - Crack The Skye

Mastodon - Crack The Skye
March 24, 2009
Critic Score
80
21 reviews

13. Shining - Blackjazz

Shining - Blackjazz
January 18, 2010
Critic Score
80
10 reviews

14. Mastodon - The Hunter

Mastodon - The Hunter
September 27, 2011
Critic Score
80
22 reviews

15. Dream Theater - Distance Over Time

Dream Theater - Distance Over Time
February 22, 2019
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

16. Dir En Grey - Dum Spiro Spero

Dir En Grey - Dum Spiro Spero
August 1, 2011
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

17. Mastodon - Blood Mountain

Mastodon - Blood Mountain
September 12, 2006
Critic Score
78
15 reviews

18. Devin Townsend Project - Z²

Devin Townsend Project - Z²
October 27, 2014
Critic Score
78
6 reviews

19. Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep Of Reason

Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep Of Reason
October 7, 2016
Critic Score
78
6 reviews

20. Opeth - Watershed

Opeth - Watershed
June 3, 2008
Critic Score
78
6 reviews

21. Meshuggah - Koloss

Meshuggah - Koloss
March 23, 2012
Critic Score
78
9 reviews

22. Between the Buried and Me - Automata I

Between the Buried and Me - Automata I
March 9, 2018
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

23. Tool - Ænima

Tool - Ænima
September 17, 1996
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

24. Between the Buried and Me - Coma Ecliptic

Between the Buried and Me - Coma Ecliptic
July 10, 2015
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

25. Animals As Leaders - The Madness of Many

Animals As Leaders - The Madness of Many
November 11, 2016
Critic Score
76
5 reviews
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