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25 August 2015, 11:54
Legendary prog band Liquid Tension Experiment’s rendition of the jazzy orchestra classic is currently making our day.
If you thought the world of prog rock was all about middle-aged beardy blokes playing stupidly long, classically-influenced pieces in ludicrously difficult time signatures, then… well, you were right, obviously.
During their reunion tour last year, prog-metal legends Liquid Tension Experiment (a band started by former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy) deployed this meaty version of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.
The results are quite astonishing: