Progressive rock, sometimes shortened to prog rock, is a form of rock music that evolved in the late 1960s and early 1970s, principally from psychedelic rock, and ultimately as a result of experimentation with electronic keyboard instruments, jazz-rock fusion, blues, alternative rock, and mainly classical music.
The main defining characteristics and tendencies are that the compositions are more elaborate than the standard rock or popular song structure of verse, chorus, etc., the arrangements incorporate stylisations based on classical, jazz, world or even avant-garde music, it may also include the elements (or sections) of hard rock and/or heavy metal, and the lyrics, where they ...
A mother's tale - "She pressed the bramble to her bosom quite close, so that it might be thawed. The thorns pierced her flesh, and great drops of blood flowed, but the bramble shot forth fresh green leaves, and they became flowers on the cold winter's night" - HC. Andersen, Instrumental, Rock Music, Progressive Rock
El Swordo is a garage style rock song featuring drums, bass, rhythm guitar, electric guitar and male vocals. This song has wild electric guitar solos using a wah-wah pedal. The theme of the song is; if you live by the sword you will die by the sword. Instrumental versions feature the Electric Lead. Male Vocals, Rock Music, 1960s Rock
A song about changes. People are changing all the time and sometimes they don't even notice. The song contains ballad parts and powerful instrumental parts with guitar and synthesizer sounds chasing and each other. Male Vocals, Rock Music, Progressive Rock
2nd part of the Rock Theatre of Mr. M. This Symphnonic-Rock part is the escape of Mr. M into a new world. He follows a voice across a river up to the top of a stairway tower ... Male Vocals, Rock Music, Progressive Rock
3rd part of the Rock theatre Mr.M.: He returns back into the real world and tells of the three men he met on his journey and of his inner fight he has to face. Male Vocals, Rock Music, Progressive Rock
A song about high expectations and great disappointments in my life. I wrote this song after a friend promised me a new life in another land and it didn't work out that way. The song start with piano only and it builds up to a very powerful final. Male Vocals, Rock Music, Progressive Rock
Powerful song about the land of your dreams. A song of hope and magic. A song of visions and expectations. The track starts with acoustic guitars and hand drums builds up to a very powerful band arrangement with different instruments and a solo duel of guitar and keyboards. Male Vocals, Rock Music, Progressive Rock
This Instrumental Progressive Rock piece opens with light percussions and soft sound collages. The main part focuses on wide keyboard improvisation before it opens into a world of open spaces and atmospheres. In the final part, the guitar joins in and brings it to a powerful final. Instrumental, Rock Music, Progressive Rock
Rock theatre piece with the theme of a priest's ritual. Solemn melody and elegant male vocals, featuring organ, bass and guitar. Beautiful sense of caring, reverence, ritual, and mystery. Uplifting and filled with hope for salvation and everlasting life. Male Vocals, Rock Music, Progressive Rock
Dark, heavy and mysterious. Lots of twists and turns in this instrumental ending with a very uplifting chorus, distorted lead guitar and synth orchestra. Lots of guitar and synthersizer effects. Delay, echo, distorted guitar and drums with lots of powerful rolls. Instrumental, Rock Music, Progressive Rock
A driving, rip roaring rocking yet dark and foreboding instrumental cue with modern synthetic instrumentation and over the top guitar work. Great for horror or Sci-Fi or Fantasy movies as well as suspenseful scenes. Also perfect for extreme sports footage. Instrumental, Rock Music, Progressive Rock
Kinda cool, crazy, guitar themed instrumental, a little Mahavishnu meets Jeff Beck meets Satriani. Cool time and tempo cheanges. Would work amazingly well in a futuristic Sci-Fi movie, or Fantasy film. Very dramatic piece. Instrumental, Rock Music, Progressive Rock
Dramatic slippery, swampy slow groove rock. Great for trailers, movie soundtracks, dvd's, multimedia, websites,home projects,festival use,extreme sports. CSI Las Vegas, CSI Miami, CSI New York. Dramatic Television Series. Instrumental, Rock Music, Progressive Rock
Fun but introspective mix of major and minor chord progressions, powered by clean, lush guitar layers and sweet, quick solos throughout ... with an inspiring, celebratory ending. Instrumental, Rock Music, Progressive Rock