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Five-Second 30 Favorite Progressive Metal Album

Just for my favorite

1. Dream Theater - Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory
2. Symphony X - The Divine Wings Of Tragedy
3. Pain Of Salvation - Remedy Lane
4. Queensrÿche - Operation: Mindcrime
5. Circus Maximus - The 1st Chapter

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Created by HowieWu on 16.09.2016

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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. Dream Theater - Train Of Thought
5. Redemption - Snowfall On Judgment Day

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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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Rock & Metal Ballads Collection

Compilation of many Hard Rock or Metal Ballads I've heard. Bands and Albums are ordered by name alphabetically.

1. Accept - Balls To The Wall
2. Accept - Blood Of The Nations
3. Accept - Eat The Heat
4. Adagio - Underworld
5. Aerosmith - Aerosmith

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Created by Alpha on 27.09.2013

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Epic Album Closers

Some albums are really good. Many of these are good all the way around. And, in many cases, there is a single song that stands out, sometimes it's the last song on the album. This is a list of those songs.

For a more in depth look at this, I've codified each into a given category:
Type 1 - 'The long song at the end.' Often the title track. These have a tendency to be most well written and dynamic pieces on the album.

1. !T.O.O.H.! - Order And Punishment (Řád A Trest)
2. Abigail Williams - Becoming
3. Agalloch - The Mantle
4. Amon Amarth - Versus The World
5. Anekdoten - Vemod

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Created by BigNaughtyV on 02.07.2013

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A List Of Great Debut Albums

A lot of bands have great debut albums. Obviously this list is just a fraction of all the great debut albums out there, but it's a start. I'll keep expanding this list continuously, so all suggestions are welcome (granted they are featured on MS). All the albums here are ranked according to genre and then alphabetically. If a certain album belongs to the (in your opinion) wrong genre, then definitely let me know.

1. [Avantgarde]
2. Aarni - Bathos
3. Arcturus - Aspera Hiems Symfonia
4. Diablo Swing Orchestra - The Butcher's Ballroom
5. Sadness - Ames De Marbre

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Created by Erik M. on 30.11.2012

Top Albums Of 2005

1. Nevermore - This Godless Endeavor
2. Opeth - Ghost Reveries
3. Green Carnation - The Quiet Offspring
4. Porcupine Tree - Deadwing
5. Riverside - Second Life Syndrome

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Created by embracing on 15.10.2012

My Top 20 Albums

These are my favorite 20 Progressive/Symphonic/Neo-Classical Power Metal albums

1. Symphony X - The Divine Wings Of Tragedy
2. Adagio - Underworld
3. Symphony X - The Odyssey
4. Symphony X - Paradise Lost
5. To-Mera - Delusions

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Created by Darkblazer on 30.09.2012

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Top Prog Rock/Metal Albums

The label metal includes heavy, power, black...

1. Dream Theater - Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory
2. Queensrÿche - Operation: Mindcrime
3. Rush - 2112
4. Symphony X - V: The New Mythology Suite
5. Opeth - Still Life

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Created by truenoacero on 27.04.2012

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*The List I'll Never Finish (Top 20 Albums)*

I just finished making this list and I hate it already. Trying to put your favorite albums in order is very hard. I went at thinking which 20 would I take with me to a deserted island so I went for some variety. However, I don't think I got it right so expect the list to change frequently but for now this is roughly accurate. **Last Update 09/03/11**

1. Septicflesh - Communion
2. Symphony X - V: The New Mythology Suite
3. Septicflesh - The Great Mass
4. Symphony X - The Divine Wings Of Tragedy
5. Ghost Brigade - Isolation Songs

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Created by Pyramid God on 23.07.2011

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Top 10 Progressive Metal Band / Album

1. Dream Theater - Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory
2. Opeth - Blackwater Park
3. Symphony X - V: The New Mythology Suite
4. Blotted Science - The Machinations Of Dementia
5. Ayreon - The Human Equation

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Created by MarioCalnSnchez on 10.06.2011

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Prog Favourites

A list of my favourite Progressive albums on Metal Storm, ranked roughly in order of preference.

1. Ayreon - The Human Equation
2. Dol Ammad - Ocean Dynamics
3. Riverside - Anno Domini High Definition
4. Porcupine Tree - Signify
5. Opeth - Still Life

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Created by R'Vannith on 13.12.2010

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Top 20 Albums Of 2005

1. Mors Principium Est - The Unborn
2. Masterplan - Aeronautics
3. Draconian - Arcane Rain Fell
4. Timeless Miracle - Into The Enchanted Chamber
5. Riverside - Second Life Syndrome

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Created by Starchild on 22.09.2010

Top 20 albums of 2005

A decent year. Some incredible releases but not too much to be a year I'll remember.

1. Draconian - Arcane Rain Fell
2. Equilibrium - Turis Fratyr
3. Shining - IV - The Eerie Cold
4. Dream Theater - Octavarium
5. Moonsorrow - Verisäkeet

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Created by Warman on 09.04.2010

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Top 20 Albums Of 2005

1. Hypocrisy - Virus
2. Kiuas - The Spirit Of Ukko
3. Old Man's Child - Vermin
4. Sentenced - The Funeral Album
5. Taake - Hordalands Doedskvad

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Created by Valaskjalf on 19.03.2010