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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Friday 12 September 2014
Monuments
Villains, Polyphia, Lionfight, InventureConcert
Championship Bar & Grill
Trenton, NJ, United States
40.211555 -74.739166
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ProgPower USA XV
Stratovarius, Pain of Salvation, Overkill, Masterplan, Seventh Wonder, Leprous, Jon Oliva's Pain, Orden OganFestival
Center Stage
Atlanta GA, United States
33.792172 -84.387912

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Saturday 13 September 2014
The Contortionist
IntervalsConcert
Amsterdam Bar and Hall
Saint Paul, MN, Minneapolis, United States
44.94638 -93.095375

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Monday 15 September 2014
The Contortionist
Intervals, Existem, David Hasselhoff on Acid, White ShoresConcert
Aftershock
Merriam KS, United States
38.921508 -94.553131

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MastodonConcert Jimmy Kimmel Live Outdoor Stage
Los Angeles, United States
34.100357 -118.339938

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Wednesday 17 September 2014
Leprous
Dissona, Without Waves, PolyptychConcert
Reggie's Rock Club
Chicago, United States
41.853848 -87.626788

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  • Wunster

    cringecore

    Saturday morning
  • 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
  • Oates_Moustache

    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".

    March 2014
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