Top 10 Ballads by Progressive Metal BandsMetal_Treasure Progressive Metal Bands are bands that have played some of these metal subgenres:
Progressive Metal, Progressive Death Metal, Progressive Power Metal, Progressive Thrash Metal, Extreme Progressive Metal, or any other progressive version of a metal subgenre.
Ballads don't need to be progressive metal - only the band that plays them has to be progressive (at least one of the band's subgenres). In fact, the ballads by progressive metal bands are often prog rock or rock (because ballads can't be very heavy).
The Top Ten
Genre of the band - Heavy/Power/Progressive Metal
A song from their debut album "The Warning". Incredible vocals, as always (Geoff Tate). - Metal_Treasure
Genre of the band - Progressive Metal, Progressive Power Metal.
This song is pretty heavy at times and I like it. Amazing vocals, one of the best sustains in metal is in this song. Great job Zak Stevens.
There's Official Video Clip to this song and you can do yourself a favor by checking it out. You won't be sorry. - Metal_Treasure
Genre of the band - Progressive Death Metal.
Mikael Åkerfeldt never cease to amaze me. - Metal_Treasure
Genre of the band - Progressive Metal
Threshold are a British progressive metal band. This ballad is from their 2002 album Critical Mass. - Metal_Treasure
Genre of the band - Progressive Power Metal.
Sinner is a ballad that goes a bit thrashy in the end. Love it. A very beautiful song (they also used string instruments) - Metal_Treasure
All I can say is, check it out if you don't know it. So good. - Metal_Treasure
Genre of the band - Progressive Metal - Metal_Treasure
Jon Oliva's emotional and gritty vocals sound great. - Metal_Treasure
Genre of the band - Progressive Metal.
This song is ballad-esque (perhaps not a typical ballad) and I hesitated whether to include it but yeah, I did. - Metal_Treasure
Genre of the band - Progressive/Melodic Power Metal.
The song's featuring Charlotte Wessels (Delain) & Troy Donockley (Nightwish) - Metal_Treasure
Genre of the band - Progressive Heavy/Power Metal - Metal_Treasure
A very beautiful duet of Jonas Renkse and Anneke van Giersbergen - Metal_Treasure
Vocalists in order of appearance:
Daniel Gildenlöw, Bob Catley, Anneke van Giersbergen, Floor Jansen, Steve Lee, Jorn Lande, Hansi Kürsch, Tom Englund - Metal_Treasure
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