Few genres are as technically advanced as progressive metal. But what progressive metal albums are the best in the genre?
Progressive metal takes the intellectual ambition of progressive rock and combines with with the weight of heavy metal. The result is a stunning sound which pushed boundaries that neither parent genre can touch.
This week's Wednesday Question is:
What are the best progressive metal albums ever?
There's so many great examples out there that we can't wait to see what you come up with. You might opt for the majesty of Tool, or the jazz-inspired licks of Ephel Duath. Perhaps you like the demented English rasps of Sikth, or the crushing guitar tones of Car Bomb.
Whatever you nominate, please post one per comment and up vote those you agree with. YouTube links are welcome!
We'll round up the most popular nomination in an awesome tip 10 playlist this Friday. Good luck!