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Queensryche's Operation Mindcrime really opened the doors for metal bands to be taken seriously and not just a bunch of noise. Not to mention it's a great storyline and very well produced. Bands such as Tool, Opeth and Porcupine Tree owe a debt of gratitude to Queensryche.
No they don't.

That record is beyond overrated.
post #62 of 63

This thread is old but there are some good discussions to read on it.

 

my top list:

 

 

Pain of Salvation -  BE

Dream Theater - Scenes of a Memory
The Who - Quadrophenia
J. Tull - TaaB
Genesis - Selling England by the Pound (is this concept?)
Marillion - Marbles
The Flower Kings - Paradox Hotel
Yes - Tales From Topographic Oceans
Pink Floyd - Animals
Transatlantic -  The Whirldwind
 
maybe:
Neal Morse - Sola Scriptura
Genesis - The lamb lies down...
 
and Im sure forgeting a lot more at the moment.
post #63 of 63

Surprized these aren't here...

 

Bathory - Blood on Ice & Hammerheart

Skálmöld - Baldur & Börn loka

Coheed and cambria - All of them especially IV.

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