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List of Progressive Metal Bands and Artists : Vote for your favorites.

List of Progressive Metal Bands and Artists   : Vote for your favorites.

Progressive metal (sometimes known as prog metal or technical metal) is a fusion genre melding heavy metal and progressive rock which combines the loud "aggression" and amplified guitar-driven sound of the former with the more experimental, cerebral or "pseudo-classical" compositions of the latter.

Whilst the genre emerged towards the late-1980s, it was not until the 1990s that progressive metal achieved commercial success. Dream Theater, Symphony X, Shadow Gallery, Angra, Enchant, Queensrÿche and Fates Warning are a few examples of progressive metal bands who achieved commercial success; additionally, many other thrash and death metal bands started to incorporate elements of progressive music in their work.

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    Sikth
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    Quidam
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    Ambeon
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    Sethian
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    Elitist
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    Winds
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    Orbs
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    Scariot
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    Engine
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    Xerath
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    Ansur
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    Angband
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