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Any prog/prog metal fans out there

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CrimsonSunrise Tue 04-Aug-15 18:53:48

Im looking for some new music and would gladly appreciate some suggestions to add to my music collection!

LiviaDrusillaAugusta Tue 04-Aug-15 19:05:10

Hello! <waves>

I love a band called Ark - they are from the West Mids and used to play the local area in the 80s. Slightly reminiscent of Marillion (in fact the lead singer painted his face like Fish) - a lot of their live stuff is on YouTube here

CrimsonSunrise Wed 05-Aug-15 08:15:17

Thanks will give them a look smile

thefutureofpolitics Thu 26-Nov-15 05:44:18

I know I am late to this post but I was looking for good music posts (must have more, please!) and just saw it. It is nice to see Marillion mentioned on here smile I definitely recommend Van Der Graaf Generator's 'Pawn Hearts' album

thefutureofpolitics Thu 26-Nov-15 06:17:03

Also, if you have never seen this documentary, it is so worth watching ...

Additionally, I totally recommend Emerson, Lake and Palmer 'Brain Salad Surgery' (1973). My Mum and Dad saw ELP live many times and had this album on vinyl. Everything about it, the music and the artwork intrigued me so much whist I was growing up, love it!

I really hope this was the sort of stuff you were looking for and there is plenty more where this came from! smile

beguilingeyes Fri 22-Jan-16 15:26:17

I love IQ deeply (their bass player was John Jowitt from Ark for years). Prog Metal-wise I love Threshold.

Old school prog, Floyd and Yes

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