Friday, August 22, 2008

Jeff Wagner Former 'Metal Maniacs' Editor Reveals His Top Ten Progressive Metal Allbums

Jeff Wagner author of the much anticipated book on the history of progressive metal (due in 2009) was interviewed recently by Noise Pollution

The interview is a great taster for the book; here he is revealing his top ten prog metal albums

"I’m going to compile my Top 25 recommended Prog-Metal albums for the book, but it’s not final yet. It won’t necessarily be personal favorites, and it’s not done yet, but I guess if someone wanted a quick lesson on great progressive metal, you couldn’t go wrong with these 10:"

1) Rush - Moving Pictures

2) Cynic – Focus

3) Dream Theater – Images and Words

4 ) Fates Warning – Awaken the Guardian

5) Queensryche – Rage for Order

6 ) Watchtower – Control and Resistance

7) Voivod – Nothingface

8) Psychotic Waltz – Into the Everflow

9) In The Woods – Omnio

10) Opeth - Watershed

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