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Prog Sphere Hall of Fame: Semi-Finals

The results of the quarter-finals of the Prog Sphere Hall of Fame have come a bit surprising for many, with Neal Morse beating Rush and Haken upsetting the prog veterans Dream Theater. The other two matches: Derek Sherinian vs. Virgil Donati and Porcupine Tree vs. Opeth met the expectations, as Sherinian and Porcupine Tree made it through.

So, as it was stated in the PSHOF’s rules, the winner of…

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Top 20 DREAM THEATER Songs by Prog Sphere

Dream Theater are by many considered as a band that forged the term progressive metal along with Fates Warning and traced the way for hundreds of bands. Ask 10 bands on today’s progressive metal scene about the acts that influenced them and in 99% you will get Dream Theater as one of the acts.

Prog Sphere revisited the band’s discography and we chose twenty songs that we consider the best what…

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Prog Sphere Hall of Fame: Round of 8

It’s all down to the four pairs in the Prog Sphere Hall of Fame. After an interesting round of 16, which was full of unexpected turnabouts, it is time to host the round of 8. That means that this round will give us the winners of the four divisions: classic, crossover, tech and fusion division.

You can cast your votes in this round for the next ten days, meaning that the poll will be closed on…

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Prog Sphere Hall of Fame: Round of 16

The second round of the Prog Sphere Hall of Fame ended and there are some pretty interesting results, which you can check here. It’s time for the Round of 16, in which you will choose eight artists to qualify for the quarter-finals. The Round of 16 has few very interesting matches, so loose no time – vote for your favorites.

Classic Division

Neal Morse vs. Spock’s Beard

Neal Morse vs. Spock’s…

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Prog Sphere Hall of Fame - Round 2

The first round of the Prog Sphere Hall of Fame ended yesterday and there were some expected results and some surprising results. To see the voting results check the post here.

The second round is front of us and there are some very exciting duels in every of the divisions. You can cast your votes until June 3rd, 12PM (CET). Just to remind you, you can vote once per hour.

Classic Division

Steven…

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Top 20 Songwriters in Progressive Metal by Prog Sphere

We have previously written about top 20 singers, guitarists, bass players and keyboard players in progressive metal and its related subgenres, but with this post we want to highlight some of the greatest songwriters in the genre. It has to be underlined that most of these names wouldn’t be there if it wasn’t for their bandmates and/or musicians they collaborated with.

Feel free to leave the…

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Week 22: 7 Bands to Get You Through This Week

This week starts with Tuesday. It’s not that we, at Prog Sphere, are lazy, but due to the fact that yesterday we kicked off the first round of the Prog Sphere Hall of Fame. But we didn’t forget your dose of 7 bands to get you through this week.

Check out the following bands.

Psycrence – A Frail Deception

Psycrence is a melodic heavy metal band based in Athens, Greece. Through their music Psycren…

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Prog Sphere Hall of Fame - Round 1

The time has come for the “battles.” 64 artists divided in four divisions battling in the Round 1 in the Prog Sphere Hall of Fame. There are some quite interesting “duels.” Transatlantic vs. Glass Hammer? Pain of Salvation vs. Leprous? Opeth vs. Andromeda? Meshuggah vs. Haken?

Cast your votes below for your favorites. You can vote once per hour for your favorite bands.

Classic Division

Steven…

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Welcome to Prog Sphere Hall of Fame

There is always a lot of going on here at the Prog Sphere headquarters. We tend to bring you many interesting and great features, thus we thought that forming our own Hall of Fame is exactly that. So, how Prog Sphere Hall of Fame works?

The whole concept is based on a friendly competition between the chosen bands (or call them nominees) that are battling for the title. The bands are divided in…

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Top 20 Keyboard Players in Progressive Metal & Around

The time has come to go down for top 20 keyboard players in progressive metal and its related subgenres. A keyboardist in a progressive metal band does make difference by adding depth to the overall sound, but also serves as an antithesis to a guitarist.

Jordan Rudess (solo, Dream Theater, Liquid Tension Experiment,…)

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