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Fear of a Blank Planet

Porcupine Tree

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This album is just as good as Deadwing or In Absentia in my book. If you like either of these others, getting this album should be a no-brainer. My favorite tracks are 1,2 and 6.

Prog is not dead!

These guys are in the same league as Tool, Rush, Pink Floyd, Yes, ELP, etc. By the way, Alex Lifeson of Rush has a guitar solo in a song on this album. :)

While "Fear of a Black Planet" is not a full-fledged concept album, the songs all follow a common theme of overmedicated, isolated youth, and the songs flow nicely into one another. It has a very dark feel to it.

Great album, but...

...why was it taken down before? I dont know but it's back on and awesome!! Really like this album one of my very favorites.


Formed: 1987 in London, England

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Though he initially came to wider attention (at least in the U.K.) with No-Man, his long-running collaboration with Tim Bowness throughout the '90s, singer/guitarist Steven Wilson gained as much of a reputation for Porcupine Tree. Embracing and exploring prog rock inspirations while always keeping an ear out for newer musical connections, thus sidestepping the pointless revivalism of many of the band's...
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