The Best Modern Progressive Rock

A Listmania! list by Shane Wheeler (Kelowna, Canada)
 
Space Revolver
1.  Space Revolver by The Flower Kings
The list author says:
  "One of the most perfect albums of all time. Pure progressive rock - except, instead of being its genre, the term 'progressive' actually describes the music."
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Kindness of Strangers
2.  Kindness of Strangers by Spock's Beard
The list author says:
  "One of the top two progressive rock bands of the modern era, and their best album. Unfortunately, Neal Morse has since left, but they have a series of masterpieces we can enjoy."
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Bridge Across Forever
3.  Bridge Across Forever by Transatlantic
The list author says:
  "The result of combining the keys and vocals of Neal Morse, the drums of Mike Portnoy, the bass of Pete Twevaies (I butchered his name...) from Marillion, and the guitars and vocals of, Roine Stolt."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)

The World That We Drive Through
4.  The World That We Drive Through by The Tangent
The list author says:
  "Jazzy progressive rock, featuring - surprise, surprise - Roine Stolt. One of the most perfect progressive albums of all time."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

The Perfect Element Part 1
5.  The Perfect Element Part 1 by Pain Of Salvation
The list author says:
  "Pain of Salvation's dark progressive metal masterpiece. One of the greatest albums of all time. Emotion to an indescriptive degree."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Wall Street Voodoo
6.  Wall Street Voodoo by Roine Stolt
The list author says:
  "Roine Stolt's guitar rock album, like Petrucci's, except with vocals and emotion. Double album."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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Entering the Spectra
7.  Entering the Spectra by Karmakanic
The list author says:
  "A side project of King's Jonas Reingold and Roine Stolt, some of the best, most creative, progressive music in the past twenty years."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Metropolis Part 2: Scenes from a Memory
8.  Metropolis Part 2: Scenes from a Memory by Dream Theater
The list author says:
  "Dream Theater's epic. Released in 1999, and they've been on quite the downward spiral since then."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (711 customer reviews)

Testimony
9.  Testimony by Neal Morse
The list author says:
  "A double-disc of Christian progressive rock. Neal Morse's first album since leaving Spock's Beard."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

Mindrevolutions
10.  Mindrevolutions by Kaipa
The list author says:
  "Roine Stolt's 1970's band's newest release. Very good showing."
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Cowboy Poems Free
11.  Cowboy Poems Free by Echolyn
The list author says:
  "Echolyn's masterpiece, hook-laden progressive rock tracks."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Live Struggle for Life
12.  Live Struggle for Life by John Wetton
The list author says:
  "Almost ambient, symphonic progressive rock."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Sanctus Ignis
13.  Sanctus Ignis by Adagio
The list author says:
  "Similar to Symphony X, with more orchestra."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

V: The New Mythology Suite
14.  V: The New Mythology Suite by Symphony X
The list author says:
  "A great combination of orchestra and metal."
$13.12   Used & New from: $4.54
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (141 customer reviews)

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