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: Meshuggah

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The Paramount Theater
Huntington, New York, United States
40.869684 -73.426032

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Starland Ballroom
Sayreville, New Jersey, New York, United States
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Sherman Theater
Stroudsburg, United States
40.986226 -75.191139

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Rams Head Live!
Baltimore MD, United States
39.289144 -76.607122

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The International
Knoxville, United States
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The International
Knoxville, TN, United States

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  • Sanity_Theorist

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

    Wednesday afternoon
  • 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! http://pilljaw.bandcamp.com/album/misanthropic-behaviours

    last week
  • longpoke

    omg helloween is the proggest band ever made

    last week
  • 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.

    11 days ago
  • 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.

    last month
  • Wunster

    cringecore

    August 2014
  • 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.

    August 2014
  • 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
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