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Old 09-12-2012, 09:13 AM  
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Rush VS. Pink Floyd Vs. Queensryche

Who ya got? Whos your "Go To" band when you need a Prog Rock fix?
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Old 09-12-2012, 09:50 AM   #31
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Pink Floyd, and it's not even close.

It still amazes me how Rush can have the fans they do. It's just awful awful prepubescent high school crap. Never understood that...
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Old 09-12-2012, 09:55 AM   #32
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I dont get it?
Well, they're not really "progressive". But that's not it...

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Hawkwind isn't prog?

They're more psychedelic stoner space metal.
Hawkwind was Lemmy's first band.
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Old 09-12-2012, 09:56 AM   #33
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Of those 3 my answer would be Pink Floyd...... but my choice would be Alan Parsons Project.
very nice on the APP. I have a cool APP hat from a concert from years ago. still wear it.
Floyd is by far the better of the three.

by the way...I saw Yes last year at starlight open for Styx. I was very excited to see them....then they sucked.....
just saying.....
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:04 AM   #34
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Well, they're not really "progressive". But that's not it...



Hawkwind was Lemmy's first band.
I remember that. But when did Lemmy or Motorhead enter this discussion?
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:06 AM   #35
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:08 AM   #36
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I think a lot of people forget that Pink Floyd was really 2 bands, 2 really different bands.

Their sound in the late 60's with Syd was very different from how they evolved with Waters in charge and Gilmour playing guitar.
Syd Barrett could have been the poster child for "a brain is a terrible thing to waste".
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:10 AM   #37
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I think a lot of people forget that Pink Floyd was really 2 bands, 2 really different bands.

Their sound in the late 60's with Syd was very different from how they evolved with Waters in charge and Gilmour playing guitar.
Ya, most folks have no idea what ummagumma is yet they call themselves PF fans.

Changing one member can make a huge difference.

Rush is another band that had two different sounds. The first album with "working man" is completely garage grunge from the day compared with 2112 et al because the drummer was replaced with Neal Peart.
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:12 AM   #38
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Queensryche? Very cheesy 80s band!

Pink Floyd? They are responsible for some of the most bland, uninteresting, boring music ever produced!

I am not really a Rush fan, but I can say I like them way more than the other two!


Honestly, none of these three are what I would consider 'progressive rock!'
Queensryche a cheesy 80s band? You are dumb.
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Did you see #26 by chance?

I'm still waiting to see if somebody "gets it".
I saw that you mentioned that one. I don't know who/what is Hawkwind.
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:13 AM   #40
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I remember that. But when did Lemmy or Motorhead enter this discussion?
I just think Lemmy might want to punch whoever made this list in the face. I can't imagine he likes being on a list with Yes.
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:14 AM   #41
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I like Alan Parsons Project. I need to hear more of their stuff. Any suggestions? I've only really heard their hits.

As far as the topic, Pink Floyd is #1 for me without hesitating. I think I like Queensryche more than Rush, but I like them both a lot. Queensryche is another band I need to look into more of their "deep cuts". I've heard most Rush albums all the way through. 2112 is a masterpiece.
The "Gaudi" album is my favorite. "Tales of Mystery & Imagination" (the works of Edgar Allen Poe) is awesome, "Ammonia Avenue," "Eye In The Sky," "The Turn Of A Friendly Card," and "Stereotomy" albums are my favorites pretty much in order. All the others are good too imo and worth listening to as well... depends on which style you like the most.

APP wasn't actually a touring band (much). They were/are just what the name says... Producer Alan Parsons' Project. He (Alan) did play a lot but almost never sings. There were guys who appeared on most albums and singer Eric Woolfson (amazingly smooth) was always along as kind of a partner and consistant sound, but a lot of other guest vocalists and musicians came and went.
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I just think Lemmy might want to punch whoever made this list in the face. I can't imagine he likes being on a list with Yes.
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Syd Barrett could have been the poster child for "a brain is a terrible thing to waste".
You should read the book "A Saucerful of Secrets". Syd tried to quit doing acid but the other band members suspect members of his entourage continued to dose him because they thought he needed it. He suffered from some kind of mental illness and it was horribly aggravated by LSD.

In fact, there's a story in there about how a bald fat man, kind of homeless-looking, sat in the studio for part of the recording of "Wish You Were Here" which was of course about Syd. The band didn't realize until after the man left that it actually WAS the once stereotypical "sexy frontman" Syd Barrett. He had declined that much in just about 6 years.
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I saw that you mentioned that one. I don't know who/what is Hawkwind.
The band Lemmy quit to form Motorhead.
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