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My Favorite Progressive Metal Albums

My favorite progressive metal albums (derived/mixed genres included). Lot of stuff still missing here since I have a terrible memory I think everything here is at least 8,5/10.

Please, feel free to drop suggestions. I'd love to make it more or less complete one day.

I will eventually rate these albums too...

1. Dream Theater - Awake
2. Dream Theater - Images And Words
3. Dream Theater - Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory
4. Redemption - Snowfall On Judgment Day
5. Sieges Even - The Art Of Navigating By The Stars

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Created by robpal on 23.03.2014



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Prog Amazing Favourites

Without following any specific order. Some albums are more power/symphonic/thrash than prog but for some reasons i thought they deserved a place in this list.

1. Pain Of Salvation - Remedy Lane
2. Guilt Machine - On This Perfect Day
3. Circus Maximus - The 1st Chapter
4. Opeth - Blackwater Park
5. Sun Caged - The Lotus Effect

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Created by Donnie Darko on 07.12.2013



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The Five Points of the Pentagram, Point 5: Heavy/Power Metal

Last Updated: August 26 2014

A collection of my favorite NWOBHM, Prog/Avant-Garde, Power and good ol' traditional heavy metal. As a result, this list has a wide variety of sounds but hey, pentagrams only have 5 points so whatevs. One album per band and in no particular order other than alphabetical. List will be updated semi-regularly with new shit so remember to stop by every so often!

1. Accept - Restless And Wild
2. Aleph - Seven Steps Of Stone
3. Alkemyst - Through Painful Lanes
4. Almah - Fragile Equality
5. Anciients - Heart Of Oak

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Created by Fearmeister on 24.08.2013



Music That Should Be Filmed

It's obvious. Saw a similar list on the web, so I decided to make my own, plain out of metal stuff.
Not only concept albums; I let my imagination go sometimes...

1. Queensrÿche - Operation: Mindcrime
2. W.A.S.P. - The Crimson Idol
3. Sikth - Death Of A Dead Day
4. Opeth - Blackwater Park
5. Disillusion - Back To Times Of Splendor

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Created by qlacs on 01.06.2013



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Top Prog-Metal Albums

This is a small list (that will grow over time) presenting all the top albums I have heard surrounding the prog-metal scene. I will try to add some lesser known bands that are incredibly good... Alphabetical order

1. Abydos - The Little Boy's Heavy Mental Shadow Opera About The Inhabitants Of His Diary
2. Age Of Silence - Acceleration
3. Akashic - A Brand New Day
4. Amaseffer - Exodus - Slaves for Life
5. Andromeda - II = I

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Created by vstrato666 on 30.07.2012



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Not In The Top 200? ...

Some are no brainer top albums, some are personal favorites.

1. Metallica - Kill 'Em All
2. Metal Church - Metal Church
3. Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
4. Iron Maiden - Killers
5. Witchery - Restless & Dead

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Created by ZeroTheHero on 29.01.2012



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Progressive Albums To Be My Bed... In The Grave!

Progressive (and anything progressed) albums I'd like to take with me to the underground. I'm 25 years old and 8 "metal years old" when this list is created.
In not any particular order, and to be continued : ))

1st time edited (06Nov2013): adding more, including kinds of Symphony X 2007, Persefone 2013, Haken 2013...

1. Dream Theater - Images And Words
2. Adagio - Underworld
3. Opeth - My Arms, Your Hearse
4. Symphony X - The Odyssey
5. Adagio - Sanctus Ignis

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Created by Metal Arsenal on 27.07.2011



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Stuff That Makes You Fly To Another World! (almost like drugs)

Sometimes when I listen to some deeply creative music, some of them makes me wonder about different worlds, universes or stories. This list is just a little extract of all the wondrous creations that I know.

1. Disillusion - Back To Times Of Splendor
2. Persefone - Core
3. Fairyland - Score To A New Beginning
4. Blind Guardian - Nightfall In Middle-Earth
5. Ensiferum - Iron

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Created by qlacs on 20.07.2011



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Top 20 Albums Of 2005

1. Epiclore - Into Demise And Victory
2. Opeth - Ghost Reveries
3. Dream Theater - Octavarium
4. Beyond Twilight - Section X
5. Porcupine Tree - Deadwing

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Created by andreosokin on 26.02.2011



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The best albums of 2005

1. Nevermore - This Godless Endeavor
2. Kamelot - The Black Halo
3. Biomechanical - The Empires Of The Worlds
4. Beyond Twilight - Section X
5. Gojira - From Mars To Sirius

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Created by Kamil on 31.01.2011



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My Favourite Progressive Metal Albums

1. Outworld - Outworld
2. Symphony X - Iconoclast
3. Beyond Twilight - Section X
4. Adagio - Archangels In Black
5. Adagio - Sanctus Ignis

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Created by Kamil on 25.12.2010