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Progressive rock/metal!

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5/22/2014 10:04:21 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
Of all the musical genres on earth, progressive rock and progressive metal are my favorites. As such, here are my top 10 progressive bands:

1. Rush
2. Opeth
3. Animals As Leaders
4. Scale The Summit
5. 35007
6. Renaissance
7. Ozric Tentacles
8. Yes
9. Pink Floyd

And last, but certainly not least, Amplifier, who may very well be the most underrated and overlooked band today. I just can't get enough of them sometimes.

I know I'm to get heat over this, but James LaBrie's voice is like a dentist's drill on a chalk board to me, otherwise Dream Theater would be on this list.

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5/23/2014 9:38:12 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
I haven't delved into progressive metal too much, but I am pretty obsessed about prog rock. Obviously I'm more into the classic prog bands, but I've been exploring neo-prog allot recently.

1. King Crimson
2. Pink Floyd (Though they're only partially prog)
3. Yes
4. Steven Wilson/Porcupine Tree
5. Van der Graaf Generator
6. Camel
7. Renaissance
8. Gentle Giant
9. Agalloch (See, I do have one prog metal band here)
10. Caravan
"Music is a zen-like ecstatic state where you become the new man of the future, the Nietzschean merger of Apollo and Dionysus." Ray Manzarek (The Doors)
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5/27/2014 10:40:02 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
1. Yes

2. Rush

3. Pink Floyd

4. Stomu Yamashta (sort of a jazz fusion artist)

5. Jethro Tull (sometimes thought of as a progressive rock band)

6. The Moody Blues

7. The Beatles (influential to progressive rock)

8. Max Webster (good buddies with Rush)

9. Frank Zappa

10. Genesis

11. Asia

12. Can

13. Caravan

14. King Crimson

15. Van der Graaf Generator

16. Triumverat

17. Renaissance

18. Alan Parson

19. Fairport Convention

20. TransAtlantic