Rolling Stone's 50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's 50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time

Original Source →

43.

Electric Light Orchestra - Eldorado
October 1, 1974
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

41.

Amon Düül II - Yeti
January 1, 1970
Critic Score
90
1 review

40.

Soft Machine - Third
June 6, 1970
Critic Score
100
1 review

38.

Gong - You
October 1, 1974
Critic Score
90
1 review

37.

Marillion - Clutching at Straws
June 12, 1987
Critic Score
90
1 review

33.

Tool - Lateralus
May 15, 2001
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

You need time to deal with Lateralus — a lot more than the seventy-seven minutes it takes just to play the whole disc. And for much of that time, you will wonder: What the fuck is going on here? Drums, bass and guitars move in jarring cycles of hyperhowl and near-silent death march.

32.

Kansas - Leftoverture
November 1, 1976
Critic Score
55
2 reviews

30.

U.K. - U.K.
March 0, 1978
Critic Score
80
1 review

28.

Opeth - Blackwater Park
March 13, 2001
Critic Score
83
3 reviews

27.

Supertramp - Crime of the Century
September 1, 1974
Critic Score
73
3 reviews

25.

The Mars Volta - De-Loused in the Comatorium
June 24, 2003
Critic Score
71
12 reviews

24.

Magma - Mëkanïk Dëstruktïẁ Kömmandöh
December 1, 1973
Critic Score
90
1 review

23.

Tangerine Dream - Phaedra
January 20, 1974
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

22.

Rush - 2112
April 1, 1976
Critic Score
90
1 review

21.

Camel - Mirage
March 1, 1974
Critic Score
60
1 review

20.

King Crimson - Larks' Tongues in Aspic
March 23, 1973
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

16.

Gentle Giant - Octopus
November 16, 1972
Critic Score
90
1 review

15.

King Crimson - Red
October 6, 1974
Critic Score
95
4 reviews

14.

Genesis - Foxtrot
October 6, 1972
Critic Score
80
2 reviews

13.

Pink Floyd - Animals
January 23, 1977
Critic Score
73
6 reviews

11.

Rush - Hemispheres
October 29, 1978
Critic Score
80
1 review

10.

Yes - Fragile
November 26, 1971
Critic Score
94
2 reviews

9.

Genesis - The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
November 18, 1974
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

8.

Can - Future Days
August 1, 1973
Critic Score
89
3 reviews

5.

Yes - Close to the Edge
September 13, 1972
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

4.

Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
September 12, 1975
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

3.

Rush - Moving Pictures
February 12, 1981
Critic Score
100
1 review

1.

Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon
March 1, 1973
Critic Score
100
6 reviews

The Dark Side of the Moon is a fine album with a textural and conceptual richness that not only invites, but demands involvement.

Original Source: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/50-greatest-prog-rock-albums-of-all-time-78793/happy-the-man-happy-the-man-1977-41843/
Comments
Sign in to comment
No one has said anything yet.
Connect with AOTY
Like Us
Follow Us

October Playlist
Forums