Best Progressive Metal Songs of All Time


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81 Mr. Gutmann - Pervy Perkin
82 The Glass Prison - Dream Theater
83 Oblivion - Mastodon
84 Rosetta Stoned - Tool Rosetta Stoned - Tool
85 Sun of Nihility - Job for a Cowboy
86 Sunrise In Eden - Edenbridge
87 Cheating the Polygraph - Porcupine Tree

An awesome, heavy, and long song that doesn't feel as long as the time suggests. Just an incredible mixture of different time signatures, guitar solos, effects, melodies, lyrics and of course the drums... Oh those drums!

88 The Magic of the Wizards Dream - Rhapsody
89 A Rite of Passage - Dream Theater

I really love this riff, its in my top 10 of favorites, and the solo just takes you into another dimension. The chorus is super catchy and its just a great song overall

90 To Bid You Farewell - Opeth
91 Candlelight Fantasia - Symphony X
92 Stones of October's Sobbing - Maudlin of the Well
93 La Villa Strangiato - Rush V 1 Comment
94 A Nightmare to Remember - Dream Theater

This should at least be in the top 10! Amazing blend of progressive and heavy riffs.

All those time signatures! It doesn't get any more proggy! My favorite part:

Hopelessly drifting,
Bathing in beautiful agony!

95 Glory of the Empire - Circus Maximus
96 Genesis - Dominici V 1 Comment
97 Hybrid Earth - Erra
98 Eve of Seduction - Symphony X
99 Welcome to Entropia - Pain of Salvation
100 King of Loss - Pain of Salvation

An excellent tune shifting between chill and driving sections, the melodies in this song in particular are great. Same goes for Gildenlöw as always.

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