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Progressive Music (Metal, rock and other).

Discussion in 'Music genres, Bands and Artists' started by Djentlebudd, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. Hey everyone. This is my first post. I realised through time i spend alot of my time listening to music and attend concerts and shows. I mean lets get serious here. It's always a great time to attend a music festival with some delicious bud rolled. I personnally enjoy listening to progressive metal. I mean to the average stoner rocker people would mention Pink Floyd. Witch is also prog rock. If anyone that would know awesome bands to share with us in the prog section of music then let them on here.

    Check out this band : Animals as Leaders

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmfzWpp0hMc]Animals As Leaders - "CAFO" Prosthetic Records - YouTube[/ame]

    Tosin Abasi is the lead guitarist (8 strings) next to Javier Reyes (8 strings). He's amazing. And this video is actually quite enjoyable to watch. Very Technical Instrumental prog metal. no vocals.
  2. 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. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUY04BFJ_3g]The Contortionist, 'Causality' Exclusive Official Music Video Premiere - YouTube[/ame]
  3. Gotta love some Periphery!

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZwCQrxceaI]Periphery - Racecar - YouTube[/ame]

  4. 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.

    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]
  5. Damn the poster above me beat me to BtBAMs new album...all I have to say is masterpiece.

  6. I have been giving it full listens with diffrent strains of Bud, with a fews bong rips thoughout each time. I always find something new and intriguing in every listen.
  7. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mO9IPeudhsw]Veil Of Maya "Unbreakable" (Official Music Video) - YouTube[/ame]
  8. This is my new favorite thread.
  9. Javier reyes of animals as leaders side project has signed to sumerian and his album is coming out soon.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLRVDScCnp0]Mestis - Basal Ganglia 11/27/12 - YouTube[/ame]
  10. Prog Metal is such a amazing necessity. And the music videos are such a treat. I've witness ed alot of amazing prog bands this year. I've seen Meshuggah, The Contortionist, Between the Buried and me, Periphery, Veil of Maya. The Contortionist are such a phenomenal band to just listen to live. such Gracefull music.

    Y'all Must know me some TOOL RIGHT? [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhjG47gtMCo]Tool - Schism - YouTube[/ame]

  11. Thanks alot for sharing! Big fan of their work.
  12. #13 Iceni Toker, Oct 16, 2012
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 16, 2012
    Orphaned Land are basically a Israeli Opeth, with eastern folk influences.

    Metulz starts around 1:30 but I think the intro is beautiful.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BGagAPEODw]Orphaned land-The Path Part I-treading through darkness - YouTube[/ame]
  13. lol all metal so far..
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4K_PHn21dc]The Mars Volta - Viscera Eyes - YouTube[/ame]

    omar rodriguez lopez is like a modern day robert fripp on speed
  14. How can you go wrong with Rush? I mean cmon, one of the greatest Prog bands of all time right here. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwXjnVICb3I]Rush - limelight - YouTube[/ame]
  15. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKnnlJ86P78]The HAARP Machine | Pleiadian Keys - YouTube[/ame]

    sumerian's new band similar to veil of maya but with an middle eastern twist.
  16. i hyped the new Btbam cd up wayyyy to much and it didnt live up to my expectations.

    Dont get me wrong its still amazing - but some of the songs just dont flow. it made me realize the only reason I listen to btbam is for dan briggs's amazing bass lines.

    Bloom is my personal favorite from the album.
  17. ive not heard it yet, but dan briggs is tight at bass. imo i prefer his stuff with the band orbs (plays guitar instead of bass tho), its alot more pop-py, not really metal but more post hardcore, got some guy from fear before on vocals, evryone check them out if you like progressive shit.
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTXY_NjLPhU]Orbs - A Man Of Science (album version) - YouTube[/ame]
  18. Really enjoy orbs, amazing live!!!

    also check out dan briggs heavy jazz trio

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wL2Y4tPpTQ]Trioscapes - Celestial Terrestrial Commuters (2012) - YouTube[/ame]
  19. ^dope.
    not really my kind of jazz but still pretty imperssive

    gonna drop some noise rock, the whole album rapes
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUstAWRvO30]Laddio Bolocko Goat Lips - YouTube[/ame]

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