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I saw these guys do an hour set at a local county fair :)lol:, anyways...). They were actually pretty awesome. Kind of like a Yes with some country influence, and heavier. Perhaps, like a country Dream Theater.

They played their three big hits, but even some of the other stuff they played was very progressive, and I heard a lot of Portnoy's style in the drumming.




Also, the guitarist's tone wasn't that great, but he was wearing an eye patch, so it was still awesome.
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I saw Kansas for the first time a few years ago. I went into it knowing only "Dust in the Wind" and "Carry On My Wayward Son."

My mind was blown.
 

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Kansas is a great band. I feel they don't get all the credit they deserve from prog fans. I saw them play with Dream Theater a couple times years ago. I think Kansas was opening for them for a few shows on the Images and Words tour.
 

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Kansas imho dont get enough attention - they are too proggy for the mainstream/classic-rock people - and a big part of the prog community seems to stamp them as cheesy and dont pay attention.

Imho they are great, and hate me for it - but Carry on... is one of my favourite songs.
 

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Kansas is a terrrrrrific band. :yesway:
I heard the main dude call into Sean Hannity's show, in which he said the whole band avidly listens to and enjoys both fox news and Hannity's radio show. I kinda dont like them as much anymore :lol:
 

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I heard the main dude call into Sean Hannity's show, in which he said the whole band avidly listens to and enjoys both fox news and Hannity's radio show. I kinda dont like them as much anymore :lol:
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Kansas is awesome and a huge influence on prog metal. I'm posting remotely or I would post a vid, but check out the song "Journey From Mariabronn" if you want to hear some proggy goodness. Their old '70s live album was recently reissued in an expanded format. Not a single studio "fix", and it is still almost note-perfect.
 
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