Top Ten Most Underrated Progressive Rock/Metal Bands

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21 Deligma
22 Camel Camel

Camel deserves to be higher. They released such classics like Mirage and Moonmadness, 2 of the highest-rated progressive rock albums ever.

23 Pagan's Mind
24 Orphaned Land
25 Procol Harum Procol Harum Procol Harum are an English rock band formed in 1967. They contributed to the development of progressive rock, and by extension, symphonic rock.
26 Mastodon Mastodon Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in early 2000 and composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor.

Some amazing songs and albums. - IronSabbathPriest

Actually Mastodon are overrated.

27 Threshold
28 Obscura Obscura Obscura is a German technical death metal band from Landshut, Germany, founded in 2002. The band became prominent when members of Necrophagist and Pestilence joined Steffen Kummerer to release the critically acclaimed second full-length album, Cosmogenesis. The band was named after the Gorguts album ...read more.

Currently one of my most favorite metal bands. But they are much heavier than the ordinary prog metal. - Metal_Treasure

29 Genesis Genesis Genesis are an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967. The most commercially successful and long-lasting line-up includes keyboardist Tony Banks, bassist/guitarist Mike Rutherford and drummer/singer Phil Collins.

Sure, Genesis may not be very underrated in terms of progressive rock and its fans, but in general, not enough people know about this band. Even it's 80's music (which is FANTASTIC by the way, give it a chance even though it's not as long and complex as the 70's stuff) doesn't have enough followers, even though it may seem like it compared to the more progressive music of early Genesis. Fans of the 80's music should know more about the 70's music with Peter Gabriel and Steve Hackett, and ALL of Genesis's music should be more appreciated! Progressive rock fans may commonly mention Genesis, but for a band this good, not nearly enough people know about and listen to their music.

Genesis is hardly underrated, if at all.
That being said,The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway is definitely worth checking out if you haven't already.

30 Artcell Artcell Artcell is a Bangladeshi progressive metal band formed in October 1999. According to The Daily Star, a leading English national daily, Artcell is "one of the leading bands of the country".

Artcell isn't really underrated. They aren't famous because of the different region. - zxm

31 To-Mera
32 Haken
33 Devin Townsend Devin Townsend Devin Garret Townsend is a Canadian musician, songwriter and record producer. He was the founder, songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist in extreme metal band Strapping Young Lad from 1994 to 2007 and has an extensive career as a solo artist.
34 Tool Tool Tool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. ...read more.
35 OSI
36 Gojira Gojira Gojira is a progressive metal band from Bayonne, France. The band was known as Godzilla until 2001. Gojira is composed of Joe Duplantier on vocals and rhythm guitar, his brother Mario Duplantier on drums, Christian Andreu on lead guitar, and Jean-Michel Labadie on bass.

Not anymore, Magma doubled their recognition. - IronSabbathPriest

37 Vanden Plas
38 Seventh Wonder Seventh Wonder Seventh Wonder is a progressive metal band from Stockholm, Sweden formed in 2000. They are currently working on their 5th studio album, which is planned for a 2017 release.
39 Between the Buried and Me Between the Buried and Me Between the Buried and Me is an American progressive metal band from Raleigh, North Carolina. Formed in 2000, the band consists of Tommy Giles Rogers, Jr.
40 Rishloo
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