Originally Posted by MPF
All the bands you mentioned and more. Besides Metallica getting me into Metal, Dream Theater and Opeth got me into everything else I listen to.
Metallica got me into metal too
Love Opeth just as much as Theater but don't regard Opeth as progressive metal.
7/4 Modest Mouse, Echo & the Bunnymen
8/11 Protest the Hero
8/27 Metallica, Mastodon