Does progressive rock have boundaries?I have pondered the question, 'What is Progressive Rock?' for many years now. And I've concluded that there are two answers to this question. On the one hand, we…Continue
"At what point does a metal band start trying to hone in on prog genres as well as their own?
on reverbnation, there is no distinction in genre's...we get lumped in with metal bands with bad hair and a million tattoos...
you ask about the state…"
w up on all of the traditional sounding "prog"... Yes, ELP, Genesis, Tull, Rush, etc... funny thing is, I was also influenced by folk music, big band, heavy metal, and pure pop... with the advent of guitarists like Yngwie,…"
"I'm not saying that there's anything actually "wrong" with what Kansas did or the music they played, just that to me it's a fairly obvious precursor of the more mainstream-infused styles of prog we started seeing more of in…"
"Interesting discussion but had it not been for Kansas and their mainstream element, I would have never discovered prog
Prog has been an exploration of many bands over many years for me and withouttheinfluence of why Kansas sounded different from…"
"Progressive Rock is a genre. It does not really have to be lower-p progressive in the sense of having to continuously moving forward and adding new elements, just like New Wave doesn't have to be new.
So, in a sense, the…"
"To my mind prog does have a boundary, (perhaps a defining element would be a better way of putting it), and it is that it should defy boundaries and rules. To be progressive music should positively try to break moulds, it should be looking to be…"
Does progressive rock have boundaries?I have pondered the question, 'What is Progressive Rock?' for many years now. And I've concluded that there are two answers to this question. On the one hand, we have Progressive Rock - the genre. Borne from late 60s Psychedelia and emerging through a mixture of late era Beatles, early Floyd, various concept albums (The Moody Blues' 'Days of Future Passed', Pretty Things' 'P.F.Sorrow and The Who's 'Tommy' as well as Zappa's 'Freak Out) alongside more…See More
Art Rock, Avant-Prog, Neo-Prog, Progressive Folk, Psychedelic Rock, Symphonic Rock, Canterbury Prog, Italian Prog Rock, Math Rock, New Prog, Progressive Christian, Progressive Metal, Progressive Death Metal, Crossover Prog, Also a fan of other genres of music
I am a huge fan of various types of music, but prog is my favourite by far. I also enjoy most sports, fresh air, green fields, the beach and my garden provides an escape. I have a long commute each day - 4 hours total - and that whay iPods and prog were invented. I have 2 beautiful daughters who are my life.
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Hello Martin Welcome to power of prog. Make yourself at home, and feel free to browse the site as there is much to do, see and listen to here and many new friends and fans to make. Now that's what we call prog!