the mars volta

Top 5: Best The Mars Volta Albums

American progressive rock band The Mars Volta may have disbanded years ago, but their unique sound has influenced numerous contemporary bands today. Headed by Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, this partnership has played music together for decades, and has even recently reunited with one of their first projects At The Drive-In. Ranging from progressive rock, to Latin jazz, jazz fusion…

opeth 2016

Top 5: Best Opeth Albums

Swedish band Opeth are never afraid to push the boundaries of progressive metal. Fronted by singer/guitarist Mikael Akerfeldt, Opeth has released eleven albums over its twenty year history. Evolving from death metal to pure progressive rock, and incorporating influences of folk, blues, jazz and classical music, it is debatable which album is considered their best among Opeth fans. Of…

king crimson

Top 5: King Crimson Albums

English progressive rock band King Crimson have played music over six decades. With only one longstanding member in guitarist Robert Fripp over its multiple lineup changes, King Crimson has evolved sonically over its decorated career. Ranging from progressive rock, to psychedelic rock, to jazz fusion and new wave, their 13 albums have a little something for everyone. But which album…

the moody blues

Top 5: Best The Moody Blues Albums

English progressive/symphonic rock band The Moody Blues were considered one of the first inspirations for the progressive rock movement. With core members Graeme Edge, Justin Hayward, and John Lodge, The Moody Blues have released sixteen albums over the span of fifty years, their most recent being “December” in 2003. With their trademark sound of numerous vocalists and symphonic…