This prog-metal version of Rhapsody in Blue is quite something

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: