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Tuesday, December 4 2012

The Best Progressive Rock (and Metal) of 2012

The albums you see below are a testament to the chameleonic nature of prog: Coldplay-esque stadium ballads, sludge metal, sample-heavy concept records, and classic-style prog all stand side by side.


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Wednesday, June 20 2012

Ancestors: In Dreams and Time

Three albums in and Ancestors have produced a tour de force bursting with vitality and songwriting genius. If that all sounds like hyperbole, so be it -- albums of such extraordinary scope demand rhapsodic adoration.


Thursday, August 4 2011

Ancestors: Invisible White

There is a big difference between quiet ambience and repetitive boredom in progressive metal. Ancestors needs to learn what that difference is.


Tuesday, February 16 2010

Ancestors: Of Sound Mind

This LA-based five-piece shows off its record collections while proving why you should pay attention to its brand of epic, psychedelic sludge rock.


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