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YMMV: Porcupine Tree
  • Acceptable Targets: Technology, organized religion and the music industry.
  • Creator Worship: Many people think that Steven Wilson is a musical god. It probably helps that he is a pretty nice guy
  • Crowning Moment of Funny: "Linton Samuel Dawson".
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: Quite a few examples, but the 14-minute version of "Even Less" stands out.
  • Epic Riff: Several, especially "Occam's Razor".
    • The main riff in "Blackest Eyes" has become one of progressive metal's signature riffs.
  • Face of the Band: Steven Wilson is Porcupine Tree. On earlier PT records, he actually was, as he was doing every part himself.
    • He's also a regular in several other bands like Blackfield and No-Man, has performed on albums by Dream Theater, Opeth and Pendulum, just to name a few. Productive guy.
    • This is not even getting into his solo side projects, which aside from the obvious self-titled stuff includes Bass Communion (ambient drone music) and the Incredible Expanding Mindfuck (experimental rock). Productive doesn't even begin to cover it.
  • Fan Dumb: A portion of the Porcupine Tree fanbase has exhibited behaviors of this since the band went on hiatus and Steven Wilson began to focus more on his solo career. The more Wilson put time and effort into that form of output, the more those fans became convinced that the band would be splitting up for good.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Have their own page.
  • Tear Jerker: Have their own page.
  • What Do You Mean, It Wasn't Made on Drugs?: The lyrics of Nine Cats. Full stop.
    • As seen below under Word Salad Lyrics, many of the lyrics prior to The Sky Moves Sideways or arguably Signify could fall under this. Nine Cats seems almost sensible compared to The Joke's On You.

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