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Poll Question: Which do you prefer? The Mars Volta or Porcupine Tree?
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6 [16.67%]
1 [2.78%]
3 [8.33%]
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    Posted: March 20 2018 at 14:49
Since both bands are no longer around(although it took PT a lot longer to make an official announcement)I thought I would do a poll with both of them. I was going to add Muse but I think since they are still around it wouldn't be fair. Please vote for the band you like more. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 20 2018 at 15:10
Definitley PT. Even with The Incident they have a great string of records vs two or three for TMV. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 20 2018 at 15:36
Porcupine Tree


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 20 2018 at 16:06
PT.  Muse are still around...and have a new release eminent.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 20 2018 at 16:23
Originally posted by rushfan4 rushfan4 wrote:

PT.  Muse are still around...and have a new release eminent.

I know which is why I didn't list them. 

However, I just saw online earlier that TMV do plan on reuniting at some point possibly later in the year. That will probably happen after a break from ATDI. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 20 2018 at 18:14
Porcpine.  Tried hard to get into Deloused after all the great reviews here, but it never clicked...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 20 2018 at 19:29
I can only enjoy TMV in small doses.  Still a great band, however.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 20 2018 at 19:33
Originally posted by The.Crimson.King The.Crimson.King wrote:

Porcpine.  Tried hard to get into Deloused after all the great reviews here, but it never clicked...


ditto. My wife loves the group.. and through repeated listens.. I've tried.. I mean I should enjoy it.. it is more up my stylistic alley that SWilson was... but like you.. it never clicked.  At there is at least one SWilson..err..PT album I really really do enjoy.. so an easy vote.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 20 2018 at 21:46
^ And which PT album is it that you do enjoy?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 20 2018 at 21:59
Porcupine Tree for sure. Never been a fan of The Mars Volta, but PT is one of my favorite modern day prog bands.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 21 2018 at 04:59
Definitely P-Tree but I do like Volta
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 23 2018 at 10:23
Even though I started the poll I won't vote. I know most of PT's material but very little TMV. Still, I think I prefer PT by a pretty wide margin.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 24 2018 at 08:40
Thinking out loud here and gratuitously reminiscing.

I'm not a fan of either, but I have heard music by both that I appreciate (I have bought albums by both in my early trying to modernize my tastes phase not that long before joining this site, and neither did I like but later on I found some music that I do quite enjoy). It was discovering Miriodor that initially changed my mind that "modern" Prog can be as good as classic era music, then U Totem....

I started with In Absentia by Porcupine Tree and I disliked it. I started with De-Loused In The Comatorium by The Mars Volta and disliked it. In both cases I preferred the subsequent album, which was in each case the next album I heard.   I think I'd choose Frances The Mute over Deadwing. I prefer earlier PT material (early to mid 90s) to later stuff. No vote, though, as neither did I become big on and I feel like I haven't heard enough of either's discography or heard it recently enough to vote fairly.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 24 2018 at 12:16
TMV for De-loused and Frances. (After that, I jump off.)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 24 2018 at 12:42
Porcupine Tree
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 24 2018 at 14:38
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 25 2018 at 14:58
PT by a mile or two
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 25 2018 at 15:08
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 25 2018 at 15:11
Originally posted by Dellinger Dellinger wrote:

^ And which PT album is it that you do enjoy?

Yes...I'd like to know which one also...
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