Progressive metal

Progressive metal is a subgenre of heavy metal, which blends the powerful, guitar-driven sound of metal with the complex compositional structures, odd time signatures, and intricate instrumental playing of progressive rock. Progressive metal is guitar-driven and often features varying (and sometimes sudden) changes in time signatures. The genre is also known for lending itself to complex and extended guitar solos. Consequently, progressive metal songs can become relatively long. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Symphony X

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Sunday 8 February 2015
The Contortionist
Revocation, Fallujah, ToothgrinderConcert
Joliet IL, United States
41.52778 -88.083756
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Thursday 12 February 2015
John 5
John 5, With Our Arms to the SunConcert
The Coach House
San Juan Capistrano, Los Angeles CA, United States
33.482176 -117.671455
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Saturday 14 February 2015
The Contortionist
Revocation, Fallujah, ToothgrinderConcert
The Orpheum
Tampa FL, United States
27.961041 -82.444241

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Tuesday 17 February 2015
The Contortionist
Revocation, Fallujah, ToothgrinderConcert
Greene Street Club
Greensboro NC, United States
36.073973 -79.791076

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Thursday 19 February 2015
The Contortionist
Revocation, Fallujah, ToothgrinderConcert
Amityville, NY, New York, United States
40.708188 -73.369385

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Friday 20 February 2015
The Contortionist
Revocation, Fallujah, Toothgrinder, Hope Lies Within, AvolationConcert
Webster Theater
Hartford CT, United States
41.744114 -72.682899
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  • kivaz

    Brand new release from Argentinian progressive metal band The Evenfall The Waiting Room: Free limited download!

    18 days ago
  • mulyabz

    Meet with the new project EXULT (Russia-Ukraine) on Знакомьтесь с новым проектом EXULT (Россия-Украина) на

    November 2014
  • Sanity_Theorist

    Lately I've been wishing that this genre had the great production of much shredding, it really dilutes the talent of the performers.

    October 2014
  • Pilljawbob

    Hey brahs, I believe my band Pilljaw is right up your alley! Our first album is out now for free download on bandcamp. Please give it a listen!

    October 2014
  • longpoke

    omg helloween is the proggest band ever made

    October 2014
  • DarkMessengerVI

    v that's true, like "Volumes" nothing progressive about them haha.... but there are some really good ones. For example, I do respect bands like Tesseract & The Contortionist.

    October 2014
  • TheWatcho

    Funny to see some unoriginal, repetitive and shitty djent/metalcore bands ("oh polymetric riffing and drumming, SO PROG XDXD") get under the prog metal label.

    September 2014
  • Wunster


    August 2014
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