2023 Prog List

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this is a list of prog rock albums from 2023 categorised based on how much i enjoyed them. if you want to know what the categories mean you can look it up here.

links usually go to official bandcamp pages if one is available, otherwise it will most likely link to an official youtube playlist. if you want to actually support the artists, please buy the music directly from them instead of just streaming their songs.

huge thanks to r/progmetal and the NewProgReleases blog for listing all these albums. you can track my progress here.

albums marked with an asterisk have have something written about them on the notes page.

last updated 27 january, 2024: added Mirror to the Sky.

albums are ranked alphabetically for each category/tier.

Category/Tier 2023 Prog List
Album Name Artist/Band Name Length Country


Chirale La Stazione Delle Frequenze 30:21 Italy
Clandestiny Kitchen Sink 1:00:57 United States
Delusion Enoch Root 55:51 United States
Dominion Zopp 41:58 United Kingdom
Exotic Creatures and a Stolen Dream* Sunchild 45:11 Ukraine
Growing Fear Barricades at Night 41:49 United States
ID.Entity Riverside 1:11:41 Poland
One Man's Grief Deposed King 55:49 Hungary
Rayless Cos Sylvan 17:20 Canada
The Age of Misinformation The Aaron Clift Experiment 46:41 United States
The Great Cerulean Sleep Alkamaton 39:18 Finland


Alluvium Initial Mass 59:57 United States
cause & consequences anasazi 1:02:57 France
Cheshire Ghosts Pete Rand 44:40 United Kingdom
Chrysalis POLYMOON 44:38 Finland
Fire It Up One Time Weekend 1:06:48 United States
Future of the Sea PLANK 35:35 United Kingdom
Futures Past Molten Gold 42:56 Norway
Grand Ultimate MEGA 17:38 United States
Hymns for Hungry Spirits, Vol. II Great Wide Nothing 41:41 United States
Impermanence Dominic Sanderson 47:41 United Kingdom
Mirror to the Sky Yes 1:03:35 United Kingdom
Miss Mellow Miss Mellow 47:32 Germany
Overlords We Came From Space 58:56 United States
Radio Silence* RAIN 49:45 United Kingdom
Trench of Loneliness Iterum Nata 37:25 Finland
Vostraŭ skarhaŭ Syndrom Samazvanca 53:25 Belarus
Water, It Feels Like It's Growing Atsuko Chiba 36:01 Canada
Ways of Avicenna Pelegrin 35:13 France


11 Lazuli 54:48 France
After the Magic Parannoul 59:01 South Korea
Altered States Rick Miller 51:37 Canada
Baiagoan ṘO 1:02:50 Spain
Canvas Three Inner Prospekt 1:02:46 Italy
Conduit Black Stone Brewers 26:24 Australia
Enlightening Nights, Darkening Days Davide Ronfetto 53:12 Italy
False Readings Mark Murdock 47:17 Japan
III Caravela Escarlate 46:12 Brazil
Last Light* Steve Terry Project 39:54 United States
Light Up Solstice 44:09 United Kingdom
Making Shore Damanek 1:12:04 Multinternational
Mobile Government Sitcom The Goat Wizard 37:23 United States
Now and Then Part II: Stories and Dreams Days Before Tomorrow 34:04 United States
Pilgrim Peter Gee 1:08:53 United Kingdom
Rise of Kassandra Tritop 47:43 Italy
Robotron Soniq Theater 41:28 Germany
South of the Bridge Numidia 36:41 Australia
Starlight's Castaways What Strange Beasts 1:20:21 United States
Sunrise The One 40:47 Netherlands
The Architect eMolecule 1:09:57 Multinternational
This Too Shall Pass* Grandma's Ashes 46:01 France
The Path Light 1:17:32 France

Not My

Citrus Moon Citrus Moon 39:19 United States
Dear Ghost EP Lost Minnow 17:03 Spain
Nothing Less The Gangly Youth 25:10 United States
Safer in Chains* Imaginary Kings 54:53 Multinternational
Waiting for the Tide Zebedy 47:09 United Kingdom
Wakeup Call Feedback 14:31 United States


Dive Lorenzo Ceci 16:38 Italy
MEGAMAX* TOG 39:41 Norway
Murmurations Eyeless Owl 43:15 United States
OisoL​ü​n Oiapok 38:36 France
PoiL Ueda PoiL & Junko Ueda 31:15 Multinternational


A Gallery Of The Imagination Rick Wakeman 53:49 United Kingdom
Creatures Khan 41:06 Australia
Father Light Stoned Jesus 42:58 Ukraine
Grounded To The Sky Giant Sleep 59:56 Germany
Isobar III Isobar 57:46 United States
Meanwhile Klone 53:17 France
Vai/Gash Steve Vai 29:28 United States


Kosmonautik Pilgrimage Anchor and Burden 1:04:20 Germany
MEME/music Unquiet Music Ltd 1:14:15 France


After Death Seventh Legend 1:01:39 United States
Empty Airports Aiming for Enrike 1:15:08 Norway
From Above Ghostlight 1:13:55 Poland
Seremonia Varjo-Orkesteri 56:41 Finland

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