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    Posted: August 26 2010 at 14:18
Following feedback from our members and from the prog genre teams, we (the Admin team) have updated the definition of the category "Prog related". The revised definition can be found here: http://www.progarchives.com/subgenre.asp?style=38
 
We do not envisage any major change as a result of this, the objective was simply to make the definition clearer and to ensure it reflected the way bands are assessed for this wide ranging genre.
 
Our thanks go to John (Easy money) who led the project.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote thellama73 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 26 2010 at 14:22
Clap Sounds good to me. (Still don't see why some bands are in there but, as I'm sure you know, I am a good forum member who never complains. About anything.)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rivertree Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 26 2010 at 14:56
Originally posted by thellama73 thellama73 wrote:

Clap Sounds good to me. (Still don't see why some bands are in there but, as I'm sure you know, I am a good forum member who never complains. About anything.)


Cool ... but that's not what we intend finally ... we welcome constructive criticism too Smile

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Epignosis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 26 2010 at 15:00
Pretty good definition.  Could've used a werewolf though.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Marty McFly Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 26 2010 at 16:14
Originally posted by Rivertree Rivertree wrote:

Originally posted by thellama73 thellama73 wrote:

Clap Sounds good to me. (Still don't see why some bands are in there but, as I'm sure you know, I am a good forum member who never complains. About anything.)


Cool ... but that's not what we intend finally ... we welcome constructive criticism too Smile

Yeah, we welcome it with knives, swords, spears and such Wink

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Originally posted by Marty McFly Marty McFly wrote:

Originally posted by Rivertree Rivertree wrote:

Originally posted by thellama73 thellama73 wrote:

Clap Sounds good to me. (Still don't see why some bands are in there but, as I'm sure you know, I am a good forum member who never complains. About anything.)


Cool ... but that's not what we intend finally ... we welcome constructive criticism too Smile

Yeah, we welcome it with knives, swords, spears and such Wink




delinquent please choose ...

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rivertree Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 26 2010 at 16:28
back to the topic .. the criteria list seems to be well thought out, thanks John Smile

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I like it Thumbs Up

So, can we add Megadeth now? Wink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Henry Plainview Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 26 2010 at 23:18
That's a much better definition, but the rhetorical question at the end is missing the question mark! UNACCEPTABLE!

Now can you guys please remove the text ad for vividseats.com at the top of the prog metal definition? I don't know how it got there but it's embarrassing. And EL, your review of Zeppelin IV from 2006 is still italicizing every other review after yours!


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Easy Livin Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 27 2010 at 02:52
Originally posted by Henry Plainview Henry Plainview wrote:

And EL, your review of Zeppelin IV from 2006 is still italicizing every other review after yours!
 
Wow, nearly 4 years on and someone read it!EmbarrassedLOL
 
Cheers HP, fixed.
 
PS - Should a rhetorical question have a question mark. Or not?


Edited by Easy Livin - August 27 2010 at 02:53
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yes IMO a question mark is called for at the end, and should probably read:   A very good way to describe prog-related would be to imagine an exhaustive book that covered the history of progressive rock. Would such a book include references to Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Heaven', David Bowie's 'The Man Who Sold the World' or Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody'?  Probably so.

also Led Zeppelin reads 'led Zepplin', which I assume was a typo (or the English pronunciation Tongue )

an excellent def and a huge improvement--  kudos to all involved


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OK, back on topic. It indeed is well said definition and I personally think that it's better than some Prog definitions :-D It's new, it's updated, it's carefully debated topic (so it's bulletproof, kind of).

What are practical outcomes of this update ? How will this help to new Prog-related additions ?

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good work Admins!!!
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Originally posted by Atavachron Atavachron wrote:

yes IMO a question mark is called for at the end, and should probably read:   A very good way to describe prog-related would be to imagine an
exhaustive book that covered the history of progressive rock. Would
such a book include references to Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Heaven',
David Bowie's 'The Man Who Sold the World' or Queen's 'Bohemian
Rhapsody'?  Probably so.
also Led Zeppelin reads 'led Zepplin', which I assume was a typo (or the English pronunciation Tongue )an excellent def and a huge improvement--  kudos to all involved

fixed ..anything else?    ... (your asking me?)

Edited by Easy Money - August 27 2010 at 21:57
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Originally posted by Easy Livin Easy Livin wrote:

 
PS - Should a rhetorical question have a question mark. Or not?
Of course.  You should add a rhetorical question mark. Wink
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Frankly, most of the definitions on this site read like they were written in a different language, then poorly translated.The new "Prog-related" one, on the other hand, is clear, well-written and interesting; good work.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rune2000 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 05 2010 at 04:26
Great definition that creates many new posibilities!
The only thing that I reacted to was that Progarchives wasn't written with a capital letter.
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It would seem to me that, based on criteria 2, 4, 6 and 7, we should finally admit Boston.



Edited by ghost_of_morphy - June 24 2011 at 11:35
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