Greatest Progressive Metal Bands


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161 While Heaven Wept

Hold on where is Whw? They should have been 1 st place followed by orphaned land and agalloch

162 A Perfect Circle

The lead singer and guitarist is the same as tool and I can't see why this is so low...very underrated

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163 Indukti

The best band ever.

164 Epica Epica Epica is a Dutch symphonic metal band, founded by guitarist and vocalist Mark Jansen after his departure from After Forever.

Should be way higher on this list. This band is the best symphonic, female fronted, progressive metal band in their genre out there. They have surpassed Nightwish, Tristania and After Forever as the benchmark this decade.

To me they are the best group born after 1990 in the progressive-power-symphonic metal world, an Do strongly belong to this list.
Just check out Design your Universe, it seems composed by Dream Theater with some thrash riffs.
Or the Quantum Enigma for a more immediate sound.

165 Pantommind
166 Agent Fresco

Check this guys, Iceland , this will stun you.

167 Suspyre

This band is rather underrated from what I can gather, but honestly I started listening to "When time fades..." and thought some of the songs were the most beautiful pieces of art I've heard in prog metal. They are kind of similar to symphony x in a way but this band is good.

168 Aquilus

Shame nobody put Horace's brilliance on here yet. Best Australian band.

169 Marilyn Manson

Are you kidding me? In which part this band been categorized as a prog metal? Ass hole!

170 Dreamtale
171 Age of Nemesis
172 Jonmantor

Jonmantor is a progressive tough band of Bangladesh.

They good for their thrasser, make smooth rhythm for listening.

Feel fast to play croudy.

Too blasting in RIFF...

Differently lyrics by the globalize world...
Vocal Shakil is different make r from different thinking...
So good in stage performance..

173 Eumeria

Although they were started at late 2011 with Rebel mind single who really influenced heavily by Dream Theater. But guitarist really done something over the top any great guitar in prog metal! Reece Fullwood is incredibly a talented guitar like Rusty Cooley and John Petrucci himself! Listen to track like Legion, Rebel Mind, Dreaming of death etc you will understand why they should be noticed as an important role in progressive world of metal!

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174 Ørkenkjøtt

Original Norwegian Metal with both smooth emotional cleans and brutal monster growls. Great sound produced by Ihsahn. They sing partly in norwegian.

175 Need

This band... This band... For those who would like to hear how PoS, Riverside and Pantera would sound like together...

I love that band! Their 3rd album "Orvam: a song for home" is an absolute masterpiece! If you like dreamtheater, tool etc CHECK THEM OUT!

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176 Gods of Eden

An immense start to what shall become soon become one of progressive metal's most talented and innovative bands.

177 Giant Squid
178 Drack Ness V 1 Comment
179 Deligma
180 The Watch The Watch
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