This is my favorite video of all time. The Contortionist are a fantastic band to just zone into. Here's their first ever Music video. Very trippy. The Contortionist, 'Causality' Exclusive Official Music Video Premiere - YouTube
They are some of the coolest dudes you will ever meet if you get a chance. Last time they were in boise, right before the release of intrinsic. Me and a friend hot boxed their van with them and talked about everything from lucid dreams to neat music. Some of the chillest dudes to smoke with for sure.
Gotta love some Periphery!
Periphery - Racecar - YouTube
Another smoke story, but i make sure to smokeout hatt halpern everytime they are here. Showed me some new periphery prepro that didnt make it to the release of periphery 2, and new veil of maya before eclipse was released.
Now for epic prog in the vein of AAL, The contortionist, ect
good friends and the "sister band" of the contortionist
LAST CHANCE TO REASON!!! There tron-esque (lyrically) concept album Level 2. They are in the studio right now working on level 3.
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfYqnVvaXVg]Last Chance To Reason - "Upload Complete" (official music video) - YouTube[/ame]
If you are already Not listening to Prog metal elites Between the buried and me. There is something wrong with you. They just release last week there GREATEST album to date The parallax 2 :future sequence. Over an hour the the finishs the greatest prog metal concept album in history.
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rOyxZoeNks&feature=related]Between the Buried and Me "The Parallax II: Future Sequence" album samples - YouTube[/ame]
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkIRg8rNGUQ]Between The Buried And Me - The Parallax II: Future Sequence (FULL ALBUM) - YouTube[/ame]
The uk's saftey fire has been tearing it up for over a year and lots of sick tours and the neat release. The vocals take getting used to. but i personally love them now.
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROR4KWUA9rg]THE SAFETY FIRE - Huge Hammers (OFFICIAL VIDEO) - YouTube[/ame]
Possibly the greatest singer in super progs PROTEST THE HERO dizzing riffage mixed with super vocal melodys.
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKZ-eKBJ9dw&feature=relmfu]Protest The Hero - C'est La Vie (Official Video) - YouTube[/ame]
Devin townsend is possibly one of the greatest musicians i have ever come across. Each release is a whole different genre. Dont let his silly songs names and stuff put you off. It was the dumb reason i never got into him before. But i promise he is a must for your ears.
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eDngElZBxQ]Devin Townsend Project - The Mighty Masturbator (By A Thread - Live In London 2011) - YouTube[/ame]
If you have never heard cynic......... Easily the contortionists biggest influence on the new CD (from my perspective)
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gw-6IIBXNSQ]Cynic - The Space For This - YouTube[/ame]
Also periphery 2 IS SUPER PROGGY goodness makes the first cd sound like garbage
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfeUJ6lxb88]Periphery - Periphery II Full Album Stream (IN STORES NOW) - YouTube[/ame]