Bands/Musicians German Progressive Metal Bands List

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List of German Progressive metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as Progressive metal solo artists from Germany are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great German music that you've never heard before. The Progressive metal bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Germany. If you think the best German Progressive metal band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

List bands include Helloween, Blind Guardian and many additional bands as well.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular Progressive metal bands from Germany?" and "Which Progressive metal bands started in Germany?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Helloween is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Melodic music, Power metal

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Blind Guardian is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Power metal

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Avantasia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Hansi Kürsch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Marcus Siepen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Seventh Avenue is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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The Ocean is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Post-metal, Progressive metal

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Rage is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Power metal

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Necrophagist is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Technical death metal, Heavy metal

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Dark Suns is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Progressive metal, Black metal

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Oliver Palotai is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Jazz

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Vanden Plas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Progressive rock

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Obscura is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Melodic death metal, Technical death metal

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Sieges Even is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Progressive rock

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Dreamscape is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal

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Mind Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Heavy metal

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Jörg Michael is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Angel Dust is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Power metal

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Disillusion is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Industrial metal, Melodic death metal

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7for4 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Fusion, Instrumental rock

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Symphorce is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Poverty's No Crime is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal

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Beautiful Sin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Tomorrow's Eve is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal

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Châlice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Châlice

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Superior is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Hardcore punk

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Selaiah is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List

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Life Artist is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list German Progressive Metal Bands List
Marco Witte added Life Artist