All Rock Operas Albums
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All Rock Operas

Complete rock operas list - every rock opera concept album is listed here, with cover artwork. This rock opera list is alphabetical by album title, but can be sorted by any column. There are well over 100 rock operas released across all genres including hard rock, metal, southern rock, alternative rock, and even punk (thank you Green Day). And of course progressive rock - prog rock operas are a staple of the genre. This list includes concept albums that may not have been specifically portrayed as "Rock Operas" by the bands or artists, such as Rush's 2112, but fit the Rock Opera format as a narrative piece with characters.

What examples of rock operas? Well, there's the original and perhaps the most famous one: The Who's iconic ode to the healing power of music in Tommy. This deaf, dumb and blind kid who witnessed murder as a youth was rescued by the music and the pinball wizard became a legend. This is just one of the many examples of amazing rock operas that have existed since the 1960s at the advent of the mainstream rock movement. 
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  1. 26
    Trans-Siberian Orchestra More
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    Junior M.A.F.I.A. More
  3. 28
    Mike Watt More
  4. 29
    Mastodon More
  5. 30
    The Decemberists More
  6. 31
    W.A.S.P. More
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    Dance of the Vampires

  8. 33

    Days of Rising Doom

    Aina More
  9. 34

    Dead Winter Dead

    Savatage More
  10. 35

    The Earth Sings Mi Fa Mi

    The Receiving End of Sirens More
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    Elodia

    Lacrimosa More
  12. 37

    Elven Manuscript

  13. 38
    Kamelot More
  14. 39
    Andrew Lloyd Webber, Madonna More
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    Grave Digger More
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    The Eye

    Queen More
  17. 42
    Pink Floyd More
  18. 43
    The Mars Volta More
  19. 44
    Alice Cooper More
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    Get 'Em Out by Friday

  21. 46
    King Diamond More
  22. 47

    God in Three Persons

    The Residents More
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    Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness

  24. 49
    King Diamond More
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    Crazy Horse, Neil Young More

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