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Monday, December 24, 2012

Top 30 Prog Albums of 2012...Revamp

(Revamp Version) As we head into a new year in 2013 (no the world is not going to end this coming Friday), looking back this year, there have been some amazing prog albums coming out in 2012. Some old and some new in the community, here are the top 30 Progressive Rock and Metal albums of this year. And of course, criticism is welcomed.

1. Astra – The Black Chord [Rise Above]
2. Psycho Praxis – Echoes from the Deep [Black Widow]
3. Rush – Clockwork Angels [Roadrunner]
4. Diablo Swing Orchestra – Pandora’s Pinata [Sensory]
5. Electric Swan – Swirl in Gravity [Black Widow]
6. Cailyn – Four Pieces [Land of Oz]
7. Panic Room – Skin [Esoteric Antenna]
8. The Reasoning – Adventures in Neverland [Esoteric Antenna]
9. Muse – The 2nd Law [Helium/Warner Bros.]
10. Leibowitz – The Beginning of the Endless Search for Oblivion [STE]
11. Trocaria – The Dark Nears [Self-Released]
12. Diagonal – The Second Mechanism [Rise Above]
13. Squackett – A Life Within a Day [Esoteric Antenna]
14. Two Wings – Love’s Spring [Tin Angel Records]
15. Syd Arthur – On and On [Self-Released]
16. North Atlantic Oscillation – Fog Electric [KScope]
17. Katatonia – Dead End Kings [KScope]
18. Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody – Ascending to Infinity [Nuclear Blast]
19. Storm Corrosion – Storm Corrosion [Roadrunner Records]
20. Times Up – Snow Queen [Self-Released]
21. Flying Colors - Flying Colors [Mascot Records]
22. Heart of Cygnus - The Voyage of Jonas [Astral Knight]
23. The Flower Kings - Banks of Eden [Inside Out]
24. Anneke Van Giersbergen - Everything is Changing [PIAS]
25. Crowned in Earth - A Vortex of Earthly Chimes [Black Widow]
26. Corvus Stone - Corvus Stone [Melodic Revolution]
27. The Minstrel's Ghost - The Road to Avalon [Melodic Revolution]
28. Cross - Wake Up Call [Progress Records]
29. Beardfish - The Void [Inside Out]
30. il Ballo Delle Castagne - Surpassing All Other Kings [Black Widow]

3 comments:

Melanie S said...

Congrats to my friend Joshua Leibowitz!!!! :)

bunchakeze said...

Thank you Zach!!!

CBQ said...

What no Neal Morse??

Good list though - plenty for me to try and explore

Cheers