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Poll Question: In what decade did you first get into prog?
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    Posted: February 09 2013 at 00:48
I'll be 43 in two months so for me it's the 1980's. Yes I do feel old but when I go to prog festivals most of the fans are either around my age or older so it's not that bad. 

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I was 11 when the year 2000 hit. I got into Prog or at least Prog Related music  in 2004 Smile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote darkshade Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 09 2013 at 01:03
I was 12 when the year 2000 hit. I got into Prog or at least Prog Related music in 2003/2004.
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Originally posted by darkshade darkshade wrote:

I was 12 when the year 2000 hit. I got into Prog or at least Prog Related music in 2003/2004.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote darkshade Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 09 2013 at 01:10
Originally posted by ProgMetaller2112 ProgMetaller2112 wrote:

Originally posted by darkshade darkshade wrote:

I was 12 when the year 2000 hit. I got into Prog or at least Prog Related music in 2003/2004.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ProgMetaller2112 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 09 2013 at 01:11
Originally posted by darkshade darkshade wrote:

Originally posted by ProgMetaller2112 ProgMetaller2112 wrote:

Originally posted by darkshade darkshade wrote:

I was 12 when the year 2000 hit. I got into Prog or at least Prog Related music in 2003/2004.


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My first Prog Exposure happened at the end of the 80s (Yes, Pink Floyd, Dream Theater), although I only really started seriously getting into Prog in 2000. This had to do with growing up in Namibia and South Africa where one is not really exposed too much to prog. End of 1999 I moved to Germany and started blowing my meager salary on tons of CDs. Had to do a lot of catching up.
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Bunch of young whipper snappers. Tongue
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Originally posted by Prog_Traveller Prog_Traveller wrote:

Bunch of young whipper snappers. Tongue


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The 90's, but without knowing it's a real genre.
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Originally posted by sagichim sagichim wrote:

The 90's, but without knowing it's a real genre.



So you thought it was a fake genre? LOL

Kind of reminds me of something that happened about 12 years ago. I was showing my cousin a list of prog albums. Her then boyfriend(now husband)saw it and said "progressive rock?" "Is there such a thing?" My cousin said to him in response "I think so." Uh, no of course not. Progressive rock is just something I made up. I hired 170 people to make up names of albums by bands that don't really exist just so I could mess with you guys. LMAO!!! Big smileClapTongue
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boy this poll sure makes me feel like a child :P
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In late 2000's. When I started to listen to Queen, I've noticed that I enjoy more of their complex songs such as 'Innuendo' or 'Liar'. Then  I started to listen to other prog & art rock artists, such as Uriah Heep, Rainbow, then Bowie and finally I came to King Crimson. So finally I'm a proghead Smile
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Originally posted by ole-the-first ole-the-first wrote:

In late 2000's. When I started to listen to Queen, I've noticed that I enjoy more of their complex songs such as 'Innuendo' or 'Liar'. Then  I started to listen to other prog & art rock artists, such as Uriah Heep, Rainbow, then Bowie and finally I came to King Crimson. So finally I'm a proghead Smile


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Edited by ProgMetaller2112 - February 09 2013 at 02:40
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I've been listening to prog bands sense birth (1999), but i really got into it, and music in general, some time around 2008
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I turned 6 just before 2000 hit. I listened to some prog bands around 2004/ 2005, but I didn't really get into prog specifically until 2009.
And then 66 years before 2000, there were three cousins, seen in my avatar, but as the story goes they all died before prog rock was a thing.


Edited by N-sz - February 09 2013 at 02:54
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Seventy-nine years ago there were three cousins whose names were Rose Marymarsh, Mary Rosemarsh, and Marsh Maryrose.
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I'll be 41 this year - 1986 was the year of discovering Pink Floyd, Yes, Genesis, King Crimson, Atomic Rooster etc. I'm loving lots of modern Prog nowadays, the bands of recent times are doing an admirable job for sure.
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