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The Best Progressive Metal Albums of All Time

2.

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

3.

Baroness - Blue Record
October 13, 2009
Critic Score
87
7 reviews

4.

Opeth - Ghost Reveries
August 30, 2005
Critic Score
87
7 reviews

5.

Genghis Tron - Dream Weapon
March 26, 2021
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

6.

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

7.

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

8.

Devin Townsend - Empath
March 29, 2019
Critic Score
84
8 reviews

9.

The Ocean - Pelagial
April 30, 2013
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

10.

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

11.

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

12.

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

13.

Gojira - L'Enfant Sauvage
June 26, 2012
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

14.

Gojira - Magma
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
82
13 reviews

15.

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

16.

The Contortionist - Clairvoyant
September 15, 2017
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

17.

Scale The Summit - The Migration
June 11, 2013
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

18.

Mastodon - Crack The Skye
March 24, 2009
Critic Score
81
22 reviews

19.

Dream Theater - The Astonishing
January 29, 2016
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

20.

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

21.

Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep Of Reason
October 7, 2016
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

22.

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

23.

Toothgrinder - Nocturnal Masquerade
January 29, 2016
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

24.

Mastodon - The Hunter
September 27, 2011
Critic Score
79
25 reviews

25.

Baroness - Red Album
September 4, 2007
Critic Score
79
5 reviews
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