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: Textures

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Leprous
Dissona, Without Waves, PolyptychConcert
Reggie's Rock Club
Chicago, United States
41.853848 -87.626788

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Pain of Salvation
Pain of Salvation, Vangough, Protean CollectiveConcert
The Middle East Downstairs
Cambridge, Boston, United States
42.354574 -71.091318

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Pain of SalvationConcert Webster Hall
New York NY, United States
40.731689 -73.989293

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Monuments
Villains, Polyphia, LionfightConcert
Outland Ballroom
Springfield, MO, United States
37.207255 -93.292304

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Friday 19 September 2014
Periphery
The Contortionist, Intervals, ToothgrinderConcert
The Loft
Lansing, MI, United States
42.733207 -84.547434

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Saturday 20 September 2014
Periphery
The Contortionist, Intervals, ToothgrinderConcert
The Castle Theatre
Bloomington, Illinois, United States
40.479443 -88.992079

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  • 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.

    Friday morning
  • Wunster

    cringecore

    last month
  • Sanity_Theorist

    v Pure stereotype, though I do agree lately that the best elements of progressive metal are the non-metal parts. Metal producers are basically fucking deaf it seems.

    last month
  • benson_x

    prog metal fans tend to be incredibly snobbish, and this is no surprise. however, prog metal fans are actually about 10 times worse than your average common-or-garden snob, because the music they listen to is nowhere near good enough to justify their immense levels of snobbery. prog metal fans naturally feel insecure about this, and so make a habit of listening to 10 minutes of classic FM or half a miles davis album every few months just so that they can tell people that they're "also really into jazz and classical".

    July 2014
  • Sanity_Theorist

    Ironic last conversation considering the self promotion I'm about to do... https://www.tumblr.com/blog/progressivemusiccomedyclub Do you like progressive rock/metal and have a good sense of humor? I have you covered!

    May 2014
  • TheRuslu

    A new prog band from Estonia just released their new album: https://www.youtube.com/user/AbandonedElysium

    May 2014
  • Sanity_Theorist

    v All cultures are pretty bad, but I'd rather be around a proggy than a hip hop fan that likes Lil John. Personal preference.

    April 2014
  • Oates_Moustache

    and let's add "humourless" to that

    April 2014
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