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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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    Tool
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  2. 5
    Opeth
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    Primus
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  4. 8
    Emperor
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    Meshuggah
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    Mastodon
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    Amorphis
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  8. 20
    Týr
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  9. 22
    Gojira
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  10. 24
    Savatage
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  11. 25
    The Rev
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  12. 28
    Nevermore
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  13. 29
    Isis
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  14. 31
    Mudvayne
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  15. 32
    Cynic
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  16. 34
    Evergrey
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  17. 37
    Arcturus
    346
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  18. 38
    King's X
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  19. 39
    Atheist
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  20. 40
    Waltari
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  21. 43
    Triumph
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    Periphery
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  23. 49
    Riverside
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    Karnivool
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