Umphrey's McGee is an American progressive rock band originally from South Bend, Indiana, whose music is often referred to as "progressive improvisation", or "improg". Although the band is part of the jam band scene, like Phish and the Grateful Dead (with ever-changing setlists, improvisation, two sets per night, open taping policy, etc.), they are much more influenced musically by progressive rock artists such as King Crimson, Yes, Pink Floyd, Frank Zappa, The Mahavishnu Orchestra, and early Genesis, as well as heavy metal bands such as Iron Maiden and Guns N' Roses. The band also identifies The Police, The Beatles, and Led Zeppelin as primary influences. UM experiments with many genres including rock, metal, funk, jazz, blues, electronic, bluegrass, and folk.

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Year Title Rating Releases
1998 Greatest Hits, Volume III 1
2002 Local Band Does O.K. 1
2004 Anchor Drops 2
2006 Safety in Numbers 2
2006 Summer Sampler 2006 1
2007 The Bottom Half 2
2009 Mantis 1
2011 Death by Stereo 1
2014 Similar Skin 2

Album + Live

Year Title Rating Releases
1999 Songs for Older Women Live 1
2000 One Fat Sucka Live 1
2003 Live at Fox Theatre (03/29/2003) Live 1
2007 Live at the Murat Live 1
2011 2011-07-01: Simon Estes Amphitheater, Des Moines, IA, USA Live 1
2014 2014-04-12: UM Covers It // Live From Wanee: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, FL, USA Live 1
Local Band Does OKlahoma Live 1


Year Title Rating Releases
2012 Death by Remix 1

Other + Live

Year Title Rating Releases
2013 Hall of Fame: Class of 2012 Live 1


Year Title Rating Releases
2008 2008-04-13: Toad's Place, New Haven, CT, USA Live 1
2008 2008-11-13: Canopy Club, Urbana, IL, USA Live 1

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