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Obscure/Lesser Known Classic/Prog Rock Album recs (that don't suck)

Discussion in 'Non-Metal' started by Matt, Jan 14, 2008.

  1. Matt

    Matt Active Member

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    Listening to Areknames! Pretty damn good.
     
  2. Vex Loser

    Vex Loser Negative Vibe Merchant

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    I apologize if these have already been mentioned, but I would contribute the following:

    Egg - The Polite Force
    Ambrosia - s/t
    PFM - Photos of Ghosts
    Gentle Giant - In a Glass House
     
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    Great band! PFM! I have that one, and The Island album. As for Gentle Giant, the only album I don't have ironically, no joke, is The Missing Piece
     
  4. DarkBliss

    DarkBliss ...And okra for all

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    I really need to get some PFM.
    I only own Octopus from Gentle Giant and it's pretty nice off- the wall prog rock, though their overall sound is a bit too clinical for me. I'll have to look into their other albums.
     
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    Clinical and lacking in real emotion to me.
     
  6. Matt

    Matt Active Member

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    My favorite GG album is Acquiring the Taste. Wreck is an awesome song
     
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    SouthernTrendkill Super Normie

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    I highly reccomend Captain Beyond (their first album is amazing), Steamhammer is also quite great, and of course Armaggeddon, Keith Relf's hard rock prog band. They kick ass.
     
  8. TylerTheNuke

    TylerTheNuke I have eaten you

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    This is great!

    To it, I add a more accessible intro album:

    Eskaton: 4 visions
     
  9. ramses

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    The Moon Is Down.....
     
  10. DarkBliss

    DarkBliss ...And okra for all

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    Yea, I've been meaning to check it out for a while now. Zeuhl ftw.
     
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    DarkBliss ...And okra for all

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    Shub-Niggurath's Les Morts Vont Vinte is an impressive zeuhl album. I don't find SN as engaging as Magma, but they're more complex and definitely interesting.
     
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    Belligerent Greekus Urungus

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    Al Di Meola. Try him out Mathias.
     
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    Will do.
     
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    DarkBliss ...And okra for all

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    I'm currently addicted to KoenjiHyakkei's Hundred Sights of Koenji. Very energetic, freaky and awesome stuff. A must for zeuhl enthusiasts.
     
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    been rocking out to "yeti" by amon duul II recently
     
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    If you like him, check out John McLaughlin.
     
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    Friday Night in San Fransico with Paco Delucia as well!
     
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    Anekdoten is fucking awesome. Reminds me of Gentle Giant
     
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    A band that sounded a lot like Gentle Giant, was the Band Echolyn.
     
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    Not really classic (late 80's, early 90's) and probably belongs in the fusion thread, but I just bought Gamalon - Aerial View, cheap off ebay and I'm just crazy about that band. They have the rock edge iced with fusion, some sweet mellow stuff too, but far from cliche.

    Incase anyones interested :rolleyes:
     

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