|3RDEGREE - Prog rock somewhere between Yes, Izz and Echolyn. http://www.myspace.com/3rdegreenj |
41POINT9 - Like a cross between Marillion, Spockís Beard and Kansas. http://www.myspace.com/41point9
5UUíS - RIO led by Dave Kerman. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=108
7% SOLUTION - Hawkwind/Floyd style. Great!
...AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD - Most accomplished prog work to date by this prog punk band. http://www.myspace.com/trailofdead
A CHINESE FIREDRILL - Chroma Key and Porcupine Tree followers will enjoy this http://www.myspace.com/joeyvera
A PROGGY CHRISTMAS - With Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy, Steve Hackett, Steve Morse, Roine Stolt, Pete Trewavas, Randy George and more. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CM8UJo7NEwY
ABIGAILíS GHOST - Much like Porcupine Tree. Very good! http://www.myspace.com/abigailsghost
ACUITY - Progressive rock with long tracks and guitars/synths at the forefront. Nice!
ADVENT - Gentle Giant inspired prog.
AETHELLIS - Progressive rock with a touch of pop. www.myspace.com/aethellis
AFTER ALL - Great organ-led prog/psych from 1969. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMaSYnMuheA
AFTER THE FALL - Symphonic prog with ELP leanings.
AGENT COOPER - Hard and heavy neo progressive.
AGGREGATION, THE - Psych from 1967 and one of the best from that era.
AHLEUCHATISTAS - Post-Beefhart avant garde, technical power trio. http://www.myspace.com/ahleuchatistas
AJALON - Christian prog rock. http://www.myspace.com/ajalonband
AKACIA - Neo progressive with long tracks.
ALASKA - This is very much like Yes.
ALBATROSS - 1976 mega-rarity of heavy keyboard symph/prog.
ALL OVER EVERYWHERE - Deluge Grander/Birds & Buildings-related dreamy symph/prog with female vocals and mellotron. http://www.myspace.com/allovereverywherecp
AMARANíS PLIGHT - Prog rock with a heavy edge and made up of members of Spockís Beard, Royal Hunt, Under The Sun and Shadow Gallery.
AMBER ASYLUM - Dark, brooding chamber work full of chilling emotional beauty.
AMBER ROUTE - Floating electronic symphonic music.
AMPLEDEED - Spin-off of The Source that is predominantly instrumental prog rock with a Canterbury edge. Highly recommended! https://soundcloud.com/waxyd1/from-within-a-tetrapathic
ANABASIS, THE - Prog rock concept project by Barry Thompson and features the superlative efforts of Spockís Beard keyboardist Ryo Okumoto. http://www.myspace.com/theanabasisproject
ANCIENT VISION - Reminds me of Jethro Tull.
ANDEAVOR - Leger De Main offshoot. Heavy symphonic.
ANGEL - One of the best 70ís cheesy AOR bands.
ANGELIC PROCESS, THE - Ambient drone metal. This album scares me! http://myspace.com/theangelicprocess
ANIMATED EGG, THE - Instrumental psych with some progressive moves. Pretty dang good for 1967!
ANTHEM - Obscure brass rock album from 1970.
ANTRILON - Electronic/ambient music at a super price!
AORTA - Prog/psych from 1968 & 1970
ARC ANGEL - 1983 AOR classic led by Jeff Cannata (Jasper Wrath/Zoldar & Clark). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7A-V6iDZF4
ARCHITECTURAL METAPHOR - Ozric style spaceyness. https://myspace.com/architecturalmetaphor/music/songs
ARMAGEDDON Ė Heavy psych from 1969.
ARNOLD, HORACEE - 1974 fusion classic with Jan Hammer.
ARZ - First CD by Ex-Yes tribute band. Not far from Rush, Jethro Tull and ELP. http://www.myspace.com/arzmusic
ASTRA - Cosmic prog rock with heaps of mellotron. Essential! http://www.myspace.com/astrasound
AT WAR WITH SELF - Instrumental prog/fusion/metal by Snelwar, Manring & Zonder. http://www.myspace.com/glennsnelwaratwarwithself
ATAVISM OF TWILIGHT - Excellent instrumental prog rock. 4 long tracks. Recommended!
ATLANTIS - Symphonic rock that sounds like a cross between ELP & UK.
ATLANTIS PHILHARMONIC - Classic keyboard progressive from 1974.
ATLEE - Hard rock from 1971.
ATTENTION DEFICIT - Improvisational rock on Magna Carta.
AUDIOCRACY - Concept prog work with Yes, Gentle Giant, ELP and Kansas influences. Great! www.myspace.com/audiocracy
AUDIOSYNCHROCY - Great progressive/fusion with Gentle Giant and Zappa influences.
AZIGZA - Great mix of prog/eastern/ethnic/jazz etc...
AZURETH - Symph/prog with great guitars and Marillion-style keys.
BABY GRAND - Art rock in Toto, Steely Dan style from 1977 & 1978.
BABYLON - 70ís Genesis-like masterpiece. http://www.myspace.com/babylon23
BAD DOG U - Wonderful instrumental progressive fusion. Recommended!
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BALLOON ASTRONOMY - San Diego prog band that has a lot of Genesis & Spockís Beard influences. Guests include Max Werner from Kayak and Nick DíVirgilio of Spockís Beard. http://www.myspace.com/balloonastronomy/music
BANCHEE - Psychedelic guitar rock from 1969 and 1971.
BARTEL - Hammond keyboard led mix of jazz, rock, blues and prog from 1970.
BEAT CIRCUS - Nine piece ensemble that play an interesting mix of new and old-time jazz. http://www.myspace.com/beatcircus
BECK, JOE - Blend of rock, jazz, blues and psych from 1968.
BEDEMON - Black Widow label release of Pre-Pentagram doom rock recordings.
BELLER, BRYAN - Wonderful fusion by Mike Keneallyís bassist with guest appearances by Mike and also Nick DíVirgilio. http://www.myspace.com/bryanbeller
BERRY, ROBERT - With Steve Howe, Simon Phillips and Jordan Rudess
BEYOND-O-MATIC - Dreamy space rock that will take you on a cosmic ride through the galaxy. http://www.myspace.com/beyondomatic
BEYOND INFINITY - Post-Infinity in same Yes, Gentle Giant style and made up of 4 lengthy tracks. Excellent!
BIGELF - Deep Purple-ish prog with heavy organ. http://www.myspace.com/bigelf
BIG PICTURE - Neo progressive.
BIRDS AND BUILDINGS - Excellent Deluge Grander progressive offshoot with keys, guitars, drums, flute clarinet and sax. Reminds me a bit of VDGG https://myspace.com/birdsandbuildings/music/songs
BIRDSONGS OF THE MESOZOIC - Jazz/Avant Garde ensemble. http://www.myspace.com/birdsongsofthemesozoic
BLACKFOOT - 1st album from 1975 by these hard rockers
BLACK SEPTEMBER - Keyboard prog in ELP direction featuring Michael West.
BLACK SHEEP - 1975 Pre-Foreigner rock like Spooky Tooth & Free.
BLISS - Heavy psych/rock power trio from 1969.
BLUE SHIFT - Very much like mid-seventies style Yes.
BOLT - Instrumental heavy guitar rock/prog.
BONDAR & WISE - Monster 70ís keyboard/drums duo with a full band sound. If you like ELP, Sixty Nine & Hansson & Karlsson then this is a must! http://www.myspace.com/bondarandwise
BONE - Instrumental fusion rock with Hugh Hopper.
BOOM - Fusion rock.
BOOMERANG - Rock and roll from 1971.
BOZZIO, TERRY - With Trent & Wayne Gardner, Tony Levin, Billy Sheehan, Jordan Rudess, John Petrucci and James LaBrie.
BOZZIO LEVIN STEVENS - 3 piece powerhouse of fusion.
BOZZIO, TERRY & BILLY SHEEHAN - Fusion rock
BULL ANGUS - Heavy rock from 1971 & 1972. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=5944
BUBBLEMATH - Very similar to Echolyn. Great debut!
BURNT NOODLE - The Field offshoot of excellent progressive psychedelic space rock.
BREMNER, PAUL - Izz guitarist.
BREW, THE - Heavy psych from 1969.
BRILL, DANNY - Keyboard heavy prog rock by keyboard maestro Danny Brill featuring Tony Levin on bass. http://www.myspace.com/dannybrillmusic
BRISLIN, TOM - Beautiful symph/prog album with pop tendencies by Renaissance, Yes & Camel keyboardist/vocalist. https://soundcloud.com/tom-brislin
BROWN, CHARLES - Instrumemtal prog by this fine guitarist. http://www.myspace.com/charlesbrownmystics
CAIRO - ELP influenced progsters.
CALIBAN - Celtic and folk approach from this Tempest offshoot.
CALIFORNIA GUITAR TRIO - http://www.myspace.com/californiaguitartrio
CALLIOPE - 1969 rocker with covers mixed in with some originals
CANNATA - http://www.myspace.com/cannatamusic
CANVAS - Excellent symph/prog that reminds me a lot of Camel.
CARNEGIE - Another long lost prog classical symphonic gem with three keyboard players.
CARPE NOTA - Killer instrumental progressive heavy fusion led by the masterful keyboards of Dan Pluta. http://www.carpenota.com/index.html
CASEY, RICH - Predominantly instrumental prog rock by multi-instrumentalist Casey. From pastoral to heavy these are very good!
CASTLE CANYON - Keyboard, bass & drums instrumental prog trio from 1973 with a heavy ELP, Quill sound. Hammond, mellotron, Clavinet, ARP & Oberheim. A real smoker! http://www.myspace.com/castlecanyon
CATHEDRAL - Legendary US prog like a cross between Crimson and Yes. http://www.myspace.com/cathedralprogrock
CELESTIAL OíEUVRE - Blend or symph/prog and AOR. Youíll hear hints of Yes, Genesis and ELP. http://www.myspace.com/httpwwwmyspacecomcelestialoeuvre
CENTRIC JONES - Post-Fonya that mixes symphonic prog with space rock.
CERAMIC - Pre-Lands End pop/progressive. Way out of print!
CEREBUS EFFECT - Predominantly instrumental blend of blistering fusion and symph/prog. Recommended!
CEYLEIB PEOPLE, THE - Wonderful prog/psych from 1967 with woodwinds, mellotron, sitar and Indian vibe throughout.
CHAKRA - Mega-rare late seventies prog similar to Yes.
CHANGO - Early Santana-like shredder from 1975 with some amazing percussion, guitar and organ. Honey Is Sweeter Than Blood is the follow-up album from 1976. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jFuN-FgYfc
CHAOS CODE - Great symph/prog.
CHEER-ACCIDENT - Intense, complicated progressive from 1988. http://www.myspace.com/cheeraccident
CHROMA KEY - Melancholy soundtrack from Kevin Moore (Dream Theater, OSI).
CIRRUS BAY - Very melodic symphonic rock with alternate male/female vocals. www.myspace.com/cirrusbay
CITRON, NEIL - Heavy guitar rock by Lana Lane guitarist.
CLAUDIA QUINTET, THE - Jazz rock ensemble. https://myspace.com/theclaudiaquintet/music/songs
CONCRETE RUBBER BAND - Religiuos psych/prog/folk mega rarity from 1974.
CONDELLO - Psych rock from 1968.
CONTRARIAN - If youíre into Kansas then this is a must. www.myspace.com/contrariantheband
COPERNICUS - Poetic prog like nothing youíve ever heard before. https://myspace.com/copernicusonline/music/songs
CORIMA - If youíre a Magma fan then this is essential. http://www.myspace.com/corima
CORPORATION, THE - Surprisingly good progressive from the late 60ís with flute, loads of organ.
CORYELL & THE BRUBECK BROTHERS, LARRY - Classic fusion album.
COSMIC SINGULARITY - First album of keyboard symph/prog and an Azureth offshoot. http://www.myspace.com/mycosmicsingularity
COSTELLANO, TONY - Fun blend of prog/fusion/rock/jazz.
COVENANT - Killer intense keyboard driven progressive. Fantastic!
CPR - Dave Bainbridge, Orphan Project, Simon Apple, Neal Morse, David Wallimann, Soulful Terrain, Glass Hammer, Young Earth, Eric Parker, Scott Rice, Revelation Project, Bill Hubauer. http://www.cprogrock.com/cprvolume2.html
CPR - Unitopia, Ted Leonard, Phil Keaggy, Mike Florio, Apple Pie, Greg Wollan, Mike Lockett, Pursuit, Ad Astra, Time Horizon, Everlasting Arms. http://www.cprogrock.com/cprvolume3.html
CPR - Visual Cliff, Eric Parker, Gene Crout, Iona, Farpoint, Pursuit, Kinetic Element, KDB3, Supernal Endgame, Syzygy. http://www.cprogrock.com/cprvolume4.html
CRUCIBLE - Gone is the Genesis influence and into a new direction on this one.
CURIOUS WORKS - Long out of print short length CD (about 30 minutes) of fine neo prog led by the powerful vocals of Marissa Von Bargen.
CRYPTIC VISION - Blend of Yes, Rush and Kansas. http://www.myspace.com/crypticvision
DíARCANA - Very good progressive band with a sound all their own but do borrow from time to time from bands such as VDGG, King Crimson and Yes.
DARK AETHER PROJECT - Space/prog.
DARLING - Intense complex progressive fusion of rock, jazz and classical elements.
DAVEY, ALAN - Spacey prog on Black Widow label.
DAYS BETWEEN STATIONS - Spacey melancholy prog with slight Pink Floyd & Porcupine Tree influences yet a sound quite their own. Great stuff! http://www.myspace.com/daysbetweenstationsband
DEADWOOD FOREST - Wonderful debut of mellotron laden prog with an early English slant.
DELUGE GRANDER - One of the best American albums ever! Banco meets Anglagard meets Crimson with lots of tron and long tracks. http://www.myspace.com/delugegrander
DETROIT - Heavy rock from 1971 with Mitch Ryder.
DIN WITHIN - Reminds me a lot of Spockís Beard. http://www.myspace.com/dinwithin
DISCIPLINE - https://myspace.com/discipline/music/songs
DISSONATI - Post-Harlequin Mass prog with a bit of Porcupine Tree influence but overall quite unique. http://soundcloud.com/arsdivina/dissonati-reductio-ad-absurdum
DISTINGUISHED PANEL OF EXPERTS - Instrumental fusion/RIO with Guy LeBlanc (Camel, Nathan Mahl), Shawn Persinger (Boud Deun) and Mike Sary (French TV).
DISTRICT 97 - Nice rock/prog with female vocalist and cellist. http://www.myspace.com/district97
DJAM KARET - Prog/fusion/r.i.o. instrumental group. http://www.myspace.com/djamkaret
DOSE - Fusion band performing renditions of Kenso, Satriani, Isildurís Bane, Steve Vai and Eric Johnson
DRAGONFLY - Obscure guitar rock record from 1970.
DRAMA - Instrumental progressive fusion.
DREADNAUGHT - Predominantly instrumental 3 piece band with quite a unique sound. Maybe Zappa meets Crimson meets Phish? www.myspace.com/dreadnaughtrock
DREAM THE ELECTRIC SHEEP - Debut effort in Pink Floyd, Porcupine Tree and Oceansize style. http://www.myspace.com/dreamtheelectricsleep
DREAMSHIP - Beautiful concept symphonic album created entirely via the internet.
DRNWYN - Folk rock obscurity from 1978.
DYONISOS - Similar to mid-period Pink Floyd.
E MOTIVE - Like ELP. Great!
E.A.S. - Texas symphonic rock on Mellow.
EARNST, CHARLIE - Xian folk rock from 1974. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDkLfON7YJ0
EASTER ISLAND - Comeback release after over 20 years of absence!!!
ECHO US - Electronic music that ranges from dreamy to upbeat. http://www.myspace.com/echous
ECHOLYN - One of USAís best prog groups. http://www.myspace.com/echolyn
EDENíS CHILDREN - Late 60ís power psych trio.
EDENSONG - Fantastic prog with the flute, violin, cello, tablas and African percussion. http://www.myspace.com/edensong
ELDERS, THE - 1973 heavy psych with some real good organ riffs.
ELECTRUM - Instrumental symphonic rock trio with a fusion twist.
ELEPHANTS OF SCOTLAND - Concept debut by this New England prog rock band. I hear influences that range from ELP & Yes to Kansas and Rush. http://elephantsofscotland.bandcamp.com/
ELF PROJECT - Blend of prog, psych and intelligent pop. http://www.myspace.com/elfproject1
ENCHANT - Neo prog. http://www.myspace.com/enchantband
ENGLISH, AARON - Nice prog by this keyboard player/singer. Kind of Tony Banks style but with a Timothy Pure like sound. http://www.myspace.com/theaaronenglishband
EPHEMERAL SUN - Great dark symphonic with angelic female vocals. http://www.myspace.com/ephemeralsun
ESPERS - One of the best modern day acid folk-psych bands. http://www.myspace.com/espers
ESTRUM - Blend of progressive and progressive metal with passionate female voice. http://www.myspace.com/estrum
ETHERFYSH - Very good electronic in Tangerine Dream style.
ETHOS - Classic 70ís dual keyboard prog rock. http://www.myspace.com/ethosprog
EUCLID - Heavy rock from 1970.
EUPHORIA - Heavy psych from 1969.
EVERY WAKING HOUR - Solid neo prog led by guitarist Tim Kestle and keyboardist Paul McLean. http://www.myspace.com/everywakinghourband
EVOLVE IV - Post-Mach One melodic prog/rock. http://www.musicevolve.com/music.htm
EXPLORERS CLUB - All-star lineup of powerful prog on Magna Carta.
EYESTRINGS - Related to Discipline and quite similar.
FALSE PROPHET - Lost 70ís gem heavily influenced by Rush.
FANG, FORREST - Mix of atmospheric eastern music and electronics.
FANTASY - Surprisingly good 1969 prog rock with some jazz and psych moves as well. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=4315
FAR CORNER - Excellent chamber rock. http://far-corner.com or http://www.myspace.com/farcornerband
FARPOINT - Nice symph/prog. http://www.myspace.com/farpointmusic
FAT - Heavy psych rock from 1970 & 1976.
FEAR OF FLYING - After a 20 year hiatus the band is back with a fine new release with Camel, Rush and Yes influences. http://www.myspace.com/fearofflyingtheband
FENNER, LELAND & OíBRIEN - Late sixties delicate singer/songwriter folk.
FERN KNIGHT - Beautiful Celtic folk music close to Mellow Candle and more great recordings by the ever prolific Greg Weeks. http://www.myspace.com/fernknight
FERNWOOD - Beautiful acoustic dual-guitar music by Gayle Ellett (Djam Karet) and Todd Montgomery with Greek & Irish Bouzouki, sitar, harmonium, ruan and mandolin. http://www.myspace.com/montgomerytsingh
FERRIS MUDD - Very much like the melodic side of Porcupine Tree http://www.myspace.com/ferrismudd
FIBONACCI SEQUENCE - Instrumental prog with a heavy fusion slant. Excellent! http://www.myspace.com/fibonaccisequenceband
FIELD, THE - Raw progressive with mellotron.
FIFTY FOOT HOSE - Quite amazing experimental psych album from 1967. Imagine Jefferson Airplane floating in space and you get the idea. http://www.myspace.com/50fthose
FINNEUS GAUGE - Echolyn related performing great complex fusion.
FIOCCHI, JOHN - One of the finer acoustic guitarists I have heard.
FIREBALLET - Great prog albums from 1975 & 1976. http://www.myspace.com/fireballet7576
FLORIO, MIKE - Fine debut by this keyboard player accompanied by other musicians. ELP and Kansas are the first things to come to mind.
FLUTTR EFFECT - Blend of progressive, classical and pop with female vocals, electric cello, midi marimba and occasional heavy guitars.
FLYING COLORS - Prog super project with Neal Morse, Steve Morse and Mike Portnoy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-_kP7ajHRo
FLYING ISLAND Ė Instrumental symphonic prog & fusion.
FONYA - Spacey prog by one-man band.
FORD THEATRE - Prog/psych from 1968.
FOREVER EINSTEIN - Complex instrumental fusion rock.
FOREVER TWELVE - Symph/prog with female vocals. http://www.myspace.com/forevertwelve3
FOSTER III, JACK - Prog rock, classical and jazz concept album with Robert Berry & Trent Gardner. www.myspace.com/jackfosteriii
FRACTURED DIMENSION, THE - Top-notch instrumental progressive fusion. http://www.myspace.com/thefractureddimension
FRAMESHIFT - Nice prog with James LaBrie of Dream Theater.
FREEHAND - Nice blend of prog and fusion rock.
FRENCH TV - Mixes Canterbury prog with avant-rock and fusion. Great! http://www.myspace.com/frenchtv
FRIGHT PIG - Exciting new prog band with a stunner of a debut. Kind of like a mix of Yes & ELP but with a harder edge sometimes. https://myspace.com/frightpig/music/songs
FROGG CAF… - Great mix of prog and fusion with lengthy tracks. http://www.myspace.com/thefroggcafe
FULTON, DAVE/GILES REAVES - Stunning electronic music straight out of the 70ís Berlin school. Recommended!
GABRIEL BONDAGE - Prog rock classics from 1975 & 1977. Like a blend of Moody Blues, Strawbs & Jade Warrior.
GALGANO, JOHN - First solo album by IZZ front man and features IZZ members. IZZ fans will love this just the same. http://soundcloud.com/izzmusic
GARRISON, MICHAEL - First album by one of USAís best electronic musicians with a style all his own. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTKjdwmPKvI
GEKKO PROJEKT - Great symph/prog with a touch of fusion. http://www.myspace.com/gekkoprojekt
GENESIS - Rock from 1968.
GEYSIR - 1974 prog/folk/psych gem by this American group stationed in Iceland.
GHOST CIRCUS - Nice blend of prog and AOR. http://www.myspace.com/ghostcircus
GILBERT, KEVIN - Previously unreleased 80ís recordings.
GILL, MICHAEL - Blend of prog, fusion, jazz and one bluesy track.
GLASS - 70ís keyboard fronted prog trio. http://www.myspace.com/glassbros
GLASS HAMMER - One of the top USA Symph prog bands. http://www.myspace.com/glasshammer11
GNOMONAUT - Instrumental blend of space rock, fusion & electronic. Excellent! http://www.myspace.com/gnomonaut
GOOD GOD - Mainly instrumental progressive fusion album from 1972. Contains a super Zappa cover of King Kong. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHUfAQIVUS4
GODZ, THE - Heavy rock from 1978 & 1979.
GOLIATH - Hard progressive from 1972.
GRANICUS - Great hard rock from 1973.
GRATTO - Side project of Leger De Main with the solid guitar work from Chris Rodler
GREYHAVEN - Very nice heavy neo symphonic that will appeal to both prog and prog metal fans
GROVES, CARL - Salem Hill leader solo work
GUERIN, SHAUN - Symph/prog by the late Guerin who was in various progressive tribute bands.
GUTBUCKET - Jazz, avant garde, fusion, prog and just pure zaniness. http://www.myspace.com/gutbucket
HALEY, DENNIS - Tangerine Dream-like electronic music.
HAMSTER THEATRE - Blend of avant garde, folk and world music.
HANDS - Prog rock a la Gentle Giant. http://www.myspace.com/handsband
HAPPY THE MAN - Brilliant 70ís prog full of originality. http://www.myspace.com/happythemanmyspace
HARLEQUIN MASS - Renaissance/Genesis flavored symphonic rock.
HAYSTACKS BALBOA - Heavy organ progressive from 1970.
HEADSHEAR - Instrumental progressive with King Crimson and Djam Karet similarities. Fine stuff! http://www.myspace.com/headshear
HEALING FORCE - Tribute to the great jazz musician with Henry Kaiser and Mike Keneally.
HEAVEN & EARTH - 1973 folk/prog//psych jewel with dual female vocals and similar to Mellow Candle. Fantastic! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isyYxHjRm7w
HENDERSON/OKEN - Fantastic instrumental progressive/ambient/electronic album by the Djam Karet fellas. http://www.djamkaret.com/firepoolrecords/hendersonoken/
HERD OF INSTINCT - Predominantly instrumental prog with King Crimson and Djam Karet influences. Guests include Gayle Ellet (Djam Karet), Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree) and Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson). Really good stuff! http://www.myspace.com/herdofinstinctband
HEAVY CRUISER - Hard rock from 1972 featuring Neil Merryweather.
HELMET OF GNATS - Fantastic instrumental top-notch fusion. Recommended! http://www.myspace.com/helmetofgnats
HENDERSON, MIKE - Excellent solo album by Djam Karet guitarist.
HELP - Top-notch psychedelic rock.
HERMETIC SCIENCE - Mix of classical, jazz, new age and ELPish prog. http://www.myspace.com/hermeticscience
HERU AVENGER - For fans of space and krautrock.
HIGHER CIRCLES - Reminds me a lot of Rush with a melodic approach
HILLMEN - Djam Karet offshoot of 70ís-style instrumental jazz fusion with some stunning organ and guitar. http://www.djamkaret.com/firepoolrecords/hillmen/
HOBSONíS CHOICE - Excellent keyboard symphonic/progressive
HOLDING PATTERN - Brilliant mellotron-laden instrumental prog/symph
HOOK, THE - California power trio that released these 2 albums in 1968 & 1970
HOT TUNA - Post-Jefferson Airplane 70ís blues rock. http://hottuna.com/
HOUR OF THE SHIPWRECK - Stunning melodic progressive full of passion, darkness and beauty. Recommended! http://www.myspace.com/houroftheshipwreck
HOUSTON FEARLESS - Organ/fuzz guitar psych from 1969.
HOWEVER - Classic Canterbury prog band similar to Happy The Man, Muffins, Gentle Giant, National Health and Henry Cow. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=153
I AND THOU - Melodic symphonic prog led by keyboardist Jason Hart (Renaissance) with help by Steve Hogarth and Izz members. Nice! http://i-and-thou.com/
ILUVATAR - Great neo prog.
INFINITY - Great previously unreleased prog from late 70ís like Gentle Giant & Starcastle.
ILLUSION, THE - Psychedelic rock from 1969.
INNER EAR BRIGADE - Great prog/jazz band with female vocals, vintage keys (Hammond, Mellotron, Moog etc..) and lots of time signature changes. http://www.myspace.com/innerearbrigade
INTRA - Another newly discovered long-lost 70ís American prog group recorded in 1976. Like Yes, Gnidrolog. Great!
INVISIGOTH - Blend of goth, prog and metal. http://www.myspace.com/invisigothmusic
IRON KIM STYLE - Instrumental jazz rock with trumpet. http://www.myspace.com/ironkimstyle
IT - Great instrumental abilities and complex melodies make this stand out
ITíS A BEAUTIFUL DAY - San Francisco progressive folk from 1969 & 1970.
IZZ - Mix of Spockís Beard, Crimson, ELP & Genesis. http://www.myspace.com/izzmusic
JASPER WRATH - Pre-Zoldar & Clark prog/psych classic from 1971. http://www.myspace.com/jasperwrath
JAUGERNAUT - New album by this 80ís prog/AOR band. http://www.myspace.com/jaugernautad
JELLY JAM - Morgenstein, Tabor, Myung project mix of rock, fusion & metal.
JEREMY & PROGRESSOR - Instrumental symphonic space rock as Jeremy teams up with X Religion guitarist Progressor.
JET JAGUAR - Space rock in Hawkwind style with an excellent version of Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun. http://www.myspace.com/jetjaguarrocksinspace
JOHNSON, RICHARD LEO & GREGG BENDIAN - Interesting mix of acoustic guitar and percussion of all sorts. Amazing stuff! http://www.richardleojohnson.com/guitar/music.html
JOLLY - Aggressive, spacey & melancholy prog showing elements of Riverside, Porcupine Tree and Oceansize. http://www.myspace.com/jollyband
JUGHEAD - Power pop with Ty Tabor & Derek Sherinian.
K2 - Great mellotron laden symph/prog with Allan Holdsworth, Ryo Okumoto, Shaun Guerin and Ken Jaquess. http://www.myspace.com/k2ken
KALABAN - Great prog rock!
KAMPMAN, ERIC - Symphonic keyboard work by Ex-Now keyboardist.
KAPLAN BROTHERS, THE - Melancholy prog from 1978 with loads of mellotron. Nothing like it and an absolute essential!
KINETIC ELEMENT - Prog/symph led by some excellent keyboard work (organ in particular). Excellent! http://www.myspace.com/kineticelement
KOEPPER, JEFFREY - Along with 70ís Tangerine Dream and Steve Roach and entirely made by analog synths, this is some of the best electronic music you will ever hear. http://www.myspace.com/jeffreykoepper
KOPECKY - Mix of progressive & fusion rock. http://kopecky.8m.com/ and http://www.myspace.com/kopeckymusic
KRAKATOA - Excellent symphonic rock with violin. Recommended!
KRISTYL - Excellent Christian guitar prog/psych from 1975
KULJU, DAVE - Instrumental progressive fusion led by Electrum guitarist. This is some hot stuff and highly recommended! http://www.myspace.com/davekulju
KULL, BRETT - Solo from Echolyn guitarist. Singer-songwriter style. http://www.myspace.com/brettkull
KURGANíS BANE - If you like Rush and Saga then grab this.
LABRIE, JAMES - Dream Theater vocalist.
LAND OF CHOCOLATE - Similar to Echolyn with a taste of fusion.
LANDS END - Lush symph prog.
LANE, LANA - Heavy neo rock/prog.
LARUE, LISA PROJEKT 2K9 - Keyboard-laden prog/symph. http://www.myspace.com/lisalaruekeyboards
LARVAL - Cuneiform release that brings to mind King Crimson but with an avant garde edge.
LEGER DE MAIN - Very good aggressive prog
LEONARD, KEVIN - Solo work by North Star Keyboard wizard.
LEONARDO - Based on the reknowned painter the cast includes members of Magellan.
LEVIN, TONY - With Terry Bozzio, Trent & Wayne Gardner, Mike Portnoy, Jordan Rudess, John Petrucci and Steve Stevens.
LEVIN MINNEMANN RUDESS - Instrumental progressive super group that is not all show like one would think but actually has some wonderfully composed tracks. Recommended! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I38N8XHJg8U
LEVIATHAN - 1974 heavy prog with loads of mellotron. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eAGqmikH1E
LIGHTHOUSE - Classic rock with horns from 1972 & 1973.
LIGHTS OUT: SAN FRANCISCO - Rock, soul, blues and jazz.
LINCOLN STREET EXIT - Hard-hitting rock from 1969.
LINDENMUTH GROUP, SCOTT - Fusion.
LINN COUNTY - Heavy organ prog/psych from 1968.
LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT - With Tony Levin, John Petrucci, Mike Portnoy & Jordan Rudess.
LIQUID TRIO EXPERIMENT - Fusion, prog, experimental project by Tony Levin, Mike Portnoy and Jordan Rudess. http://www.myspace.com/liquidtrioexperiment
LITTLE ATLAS - Sounds a bit like Kansas & Spockís Beard. http://www.myspace.com/littleatlasband
LITTLE KING - Mix of prog and AOR.
LO-FI RESISTANCE - Prog/melodic rock with Nick DíVirgilio and Dave Meros from Spockís Beard lending a helping hand. http://www.myspace.com/lofiresistance
LOGIC GATE - Killer 70ís Berlin-style electronic music. http://logicgate.bandcamp.com/album/from-the-silence & http://logicgate.bandcamp.com/album/voyages
LOLLIPOP SHOPPE, THE - Garage psych rock from 1968.
LUNAR CHATEAU - Prog rock trio with pop elements.
MADDEN, MIKE - Drummer from Matter. Utilizes plenty of percussion as well as Theramin & Mellotron.
MADRIGAL - Sophisticated prog like a cross between Echolyn, Kansas & Happy The Man. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=220
MADURA - Post Bangor Flying Circus rock/jazz/prog from 1971. Has some solid organ riffs throughout.
MņELSTROM - Super-rare prog from 1973 that was originally released on CD back in 1997. Like all the 70ís US greats like Cathedral, Yezda Urfa, Ethos etc... (Preview)
MAESTRO, LOUIE - Multi-instrumentalist with great use of keyboards.
MAGELLAN - Hard neo prog.
MAGIC ELF, THE - Instrumental fusion.
MAGUS (THE WINTER TREE) - Saga meets Pink Floyd. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=225
MAHAVISHNU PROJECT, THE
MAJESTIC - Ex-Osmium multi-instrumentalist creating a very fine prog/majestic/atmospheric works. www.myspace.com/majesticsongs
MALACHI - Trippy meditative acid psych with Middle Eastern vibe. Pretty amazing for 1966.
MALONE, SEAN - Pre-Gordian Knot progressive/fusion/classical/metal
MAMA LION - Suprisingly good progressive blues rock led by Janis Joplin sound-alike Lynn Carey and featuring Neil Merryweather on bass and James Newton Howard on keys. From 1972 & 1973
MAN ON FIRE - Similar to Rush. http://www.myspace.com/manonfireband
MARBIN - Former Israeli and now Chicago-based band displaying some amazing instrumental jazz/fusion. https://myspace.com/marbin6/music/songs
MARKS AND LEBZELTER - May be the craziest record I have ever heard.
MARS HOLLOW - Great new prog band situated somewhere in between 70ís and modern times with definite Yes and ELP influences. http://www.myspace.com/marshollow or http://www.myspace.com/nextprogband
MARPROG THE FESTIVAL - Advent, Holding Pattern, Edensong, 3RDegree, Toy Masheen, The Frank Varela Band.
MARTZ, JASUN - Two and half hours of music including the classic mellotron-led classical/ambient/prog The Pillory.
MARTZ, JASUN & THE NEOTERIC ORCHESTRA - Original recording of this classic mellotron-led symphonic work. www.myspace.com/jasunmartz
MASKE, DAN - Primarily instrumental lush keyboard symphonic with 22 minute track. http://www.danmaske.com or http://www.myspace.com/danmaske
MASTERMIND - ELP on midi guitar.
MATHEMATICIANS - High caliber instrumental fusion.
MATTER - Great instrumental rock with Crimson and Heldon influences.
MAWWAL - Post-Paranoise prog/fusion/world music with lots of ethnic percussion. Features Percy Jones (Brand X) on bass. http://www.myspace.com/mawwal
MAXWELLíS DEMON - Instrumental prog rock in the Anglagard realm. http://www.myspace.com/therealmaxwellsdemon
MCCRITE, MARK - Rocket Scientist guitarist.
MCGILL, SCOTT - Finneus Gauge guitarist performing prog fusion.
MCGILL, SCOTT/MICHAEL MANRING/VIC STEVENS - Fusion/prog rock/metal.
MCKENDREE SPRING - Early 70ís folk rock/prog. http://www.myspace.com/mckendreespring
MCLUHAN - Very unique brass prog rock concept album from 1970. Really great and nothing like it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuSKn1F82xM
MEADE, LAURA - Nice pop by Izz vocalist.
MERRYWEATHER (NEIL) - Self-titled and Vacuum Cleaner are from 1969 & 1971 and are more rock based. Kryptonite & Space Rangers are heavy mid-seventies guitar space rock.
METAPHOR - Nice symphonic rock in Camel style.
MIGHT COULD - 3 guitarists playing in similar style to California Guitar Trio.
MILLARD AND DYCE - 1973 obscure folk rock and a touch of blues with three guitarists and a bass player.
MINASIAN, DAVID - Symph/prog project with guest appearance by Andy Latimer. http://www.myspace.com/davidminasianmusic
MIND FURNITURE - Progressive rock made with hints of Kansas and Jethro Tull. Very good! http://www.mindfurniture.com/media.html
MIND SKY - Excellent prog/symph that seems influenced by Genesis and The Flower Kings.
MINDLESS OTHER GODS - Rush style prog.
MINGO (LEWIS) - Great instrumental prog fusion by Ex-Santana percussionist with lots of keys and African percussion. From 1976.
MINSTRELíS GHOST, THE - Concept prog album featuring members of The Flower Kings and Bunchakeze. http://www.myspace.com/theminstrelsghostaz
MISTRAL - Official release of classic prog from 1982 in Jethro Tull style.
MIRTHKON - Progressive/RIO, Avant Gardeness with a heavy Zappa, Miriodor and Picchio Dal Pozzo feel. https://myspace.com/mirthkon/music/songs
MIRTHRANDIR - Genesis, Gentle Giant-like 70ís prog classic. Highly recommended!
MOETAR - Really great quirky prog with female vocals. You can hear elements of Echolyn, Yezda Urfa and Zappa. http://www.myspace.com/moetarmusic
MOHODISCO - A must for Ozric Tentaclites.
MOLOCH - Heavy rock and blues from 1972.
MONOLITH - Three piece symphonic rock group that reminds me of ELP.
MORAINE - Instrumental avant garde, classical, jazz, progressive quintet made up of violin, cello, drums, bass and guitar. http://www.myspace.com/moraineseattle
MORMOS - Folk rock from 1972. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=2816
MORSE, ALAN - Great fusion by Spockís Beard guitarist. Fellow members of Spockís participate as well as ex-Beardian and brother Neal.
MORSE, NEAL - Former leader of Spockís Beard. http://www.myspace.com/nealmorse(PROGRESSIVE ROCK RELEASES):
MORSE PORTNOY GEORGE - As the title states, these are all covers.
MORSE, STEVE - Of Dixie Dregs fame.
MORSE, TIM - Keyboard progressive trio with heavy hints of ELP, Genesis and Kansas. http://www.myspace.com/timmorsemyspace
MORTICIA - Doomy prog mixed with David Bowie-like vocals. Although new it certainly sounds out of the 80ís. On Black Widow Records.
MOTH VELLUM - Excellent debut of symph/prog that reminds me of Yes and Camel. www.myspace.com/mothvellum
MOTHER MALLARDíS PORTABLE... - Synthesizer ensemble.
MOUNTAIN - Classic rock. The first disc is comprised of studio tracks and the second live tracks. http://www.mountaintheband.com/
MUFFINS, THE - Avant garde & progressive. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=853
MULLMUZZLER - Song based prog rock.
MUTZIE - Heavy raw acid psych blues from 1970.
MYRIAD - Reminds me of Rush.
MYTHOLOGIE - Leger De Main side project. Energetic prog with female vocals. Solid!
NATIONAL STEAM - Great space.
NDV - Spockís Beard drummer. Mix of progressive & pop.
NELSON, PAUL - 22 minutes of hot instrumental guitar led fusion.
NERVE INSTITUTE, THE - Project by Mike Judge which displays an astonishing mix of beauty (mellotron) and complexity. A must hear! http://www.myspace.com/thenerveinstitute
NETHERWORLD - Legendary prog rock from 1981.
NEVER WASNíT - Yes influenced prog with a dose of AOR. http://www.myspace.com/neverwasnt
NEW AGE - Very rare keyboard prog heavily influenced by Keith Emerson & ELP.
NEW BLIZZARD SYMPHONY - A prog Christmas album performing original tunes.
NEW EDEN ORCHESTRA - Nice symphonic works. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=2150
NEW ST. GEORGE, THE - Folk rock with female vocals.
NEW SUN - Symphonic rock with excellent axe work.
NIACIN - Magna Carta releases of funky prog with ELP leanings.
NO NATION - Fine rock opera with guests Mike Pinder and Jon Anderson http://www.myspace.com/nonationmusic
NO REASON GIVEN (N.R.G.)
NON CREDO - Curious blend of opera and R.I.O. with female vocals, clarinet, percussion, glockenspiel and other strange sounds. Unique!
NORLANDER, ERIK - Lana Lane composer. Comparable to Emerson and Wakeman. http://www.myspace.com/eriknorlanderandlanalane
NORTH STAR - Keyboard dominated progressive.
NORTHWIND - Fantastic previously unreleased prog/symph from 1977. This was their 3rd and best effort.
NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED - Neo progressive with some excellent keyboards and occasional aggressive guitar. http://www.myspace.com/nos_band
NOW - Great harmonic prog with nice melodies.
NUGENT, TED & THE AMBOY DUKES - Great sound quality by these heavy rockers.
OBLIVION SUN - Happy The Man offshoot and not too dissimilar. www.myspace.com/oblivionsun
OCTOBER - Classic 70ís dual keyboard and violin symphonic rock.
OCTOBER PROJECT - Latest release by this well-known celtic band.
OCTOBER TREE - Light symphonic rock by this Canvas offshoot and close to the post-Renaissance band Illusion. http://www.myspace.com/octobertreechronicles
OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INFLUENCE (OSI) - Features Mike Portnoy, Steve Wilson & Sean Malone. http://www.myspace.com/OfficeOfStrategicInfluence
OHO - Crazy prog/psych from 1974. http://ohomusic.com/ohovault/okinawa_index.html
ORPHAN PROJECT - Art rock band in the style of Kansas, Styx & Yes. http://www.myspace.com/orphanproject
OTHER SIDE - Slight Kate Bush approach. Solid first effort.
OTHER SIDE, THE - Instrumental keyboard-heavy prog rock with a tad bit of fusion thrown in. Kenso meets Happy The Man. Recommended! http://www.myspace.com/theothersideprog
OZ KNOZZ - Blend of progressive, rock and jazz.
OZONE QUARTET - Great fusion rock.
PALERMO BIG BAND, ED - Big band versions of Zappa classics
PANGAEA - Very refined slick neo prog rock. http://www.myspace.com/pangaearock
PARMENTER, MATTHEW - 2nd album full of angst with lots of piano and mellotron. Much like Peter Hammill/VDGG
PARMENTER, RYAN - Creative progressive pop by the front man of Eyestrings
PARALLEL MIND - Instrumental keyboard filled symph/prog trio with William Kopecky. Great!
PARANOISE - Great progressive world rock with a heavy edge.
PARMENTER, MATTHEW - Solo album by Discipline leader. If you like Discipline then you will this.
PAULY, HENNING - Frameshift and Chain solo album in more of rock setting with some prog moves here and there.
PAVLOVíS DOG - Two classic prog albums from 1975 & 1976 with the unique voice of David Surkamp. http://www.myspace.com/therealpd
PEACE & QUIET - Classic rock from 1971.
PENTAGRAM - Kings of doom rock. Black Widow releases
PENTWATER - Blend of prog and rock.
PERAINOíS KINGDOM COME, VICTOR - 1975 mega-rare mellotron progressive gem. http://www.myspace.com/victorperainokingdomcome
PERHACS, LINDA - Stunning delicate folk by this mystical singer/songwriter. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXBd-SjQxpQ
PERSEPHONEíS DREAM - Nice progressive with female vocals and spacey atmospheres. http://www.myspace.com/persephonedream
PHIDEAUX - One of the best prog musicians around today. http://www.myspace.com/phideaux
PIG IRON - Acid bluesy rock from 1970.
PINNELLA, MICHAEL - Symphony X keyboardist. Great symph/prog keyboard workout.
P J SHADOWHAWK - Post-Quasar concept symph/prog album. Great debut! http://www.myspace.com/pjshadowhawk
PLANET P PROJECT - First of a progressive rock trilogy by renowned artist Tony Carey. Definite Pink Floyd feel here.
PLANTS - Psych/folk with tremendous 19 minute krautrock-like track.
PLATYPUS - Blend of prog, fusion & rock.
PLUM NELLY Ė Heavy psych/prog from 1971. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4ulcGwPJgM
POCKET ORCHESTRA - Instrumental avant garde/prog/jazz band. This package includes KnŽbnagšuje and a live CD from 1980-84.
POHL, BILL - Excellent fusion.
POLESTAR 1 - Great cosmic semi-hard progressive from 1980.
POLYPHONY - Progressive rock masterpiece from 1972 and in ELP direction. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=4465
POWELL, ROGER - Electronic and progressive music from 1973 & 1980 by Ex-Todd Rundrgrenís Utopia keyboardist. Blue Note Ridge is solo piano. http://www.myspace.com/fossilpoets
POWER OF ZEUS - Late 60ís psychedelic rock.
PRAVDA - Melodramatic prog rock. http://www.myspace.com/pravdatruth
PRESTO BALLET - Very good debut album that harkens back to early Kansas. www.myspace.com/prestoballet
PRIMITIVE OVERFLOW - Neo prog mixed with rock, metal and pop. http://www.myspace.com/officialprimitiveoverflow
PRISM - Pre-Hands prog rock.
PRODUCT - Porcupine Tree meets Marillion. http://www.flickertista.com/product_samples.html and http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=1383
PROGDAY - Strawbs, Djam Karet, Nathan Mahl, Trettioariga Kriget, Wobbler, Sonus Umbra, Gert Emmens, The Muffins, Guy Manning. Lots of previously unreleased tracks! 100% goes to Progday. Support Progday and buy this CD!
PROGFEST Ď97 - Arena, Bigelf, The Flower Kings, Le Orme, Sinkadus, Spockís Beard, John Wetton.
PROJECT LO - With Bon Lozaga and Percy Jones.
PROTO-KAW - Pre-Kansas along with some comeback albums. http://www.myspace.com/protokaw
PROVIDENCE - Fantastic folk/prog from 1972 with violin, glockenspiel, viola, organ, cello etc... http://www.myspace.com/providencepdxfolk
PROXIMAL DISTANCE - Majestic & Slychosis side project that sounds very much like a blend of the two. http://www.myspace.com/majesticsongs
PSYCHEDELIC ENSEMBLE, THE - Prog rock hugely influenced by Pink Floyd & Yes. https://myspace.com/thepsychedelicensemble/music/songs
PSYCHIC FOR RADIO - Neo prog project headed by Shawn Gordon with Martin Orford, Randy George, Bill Berends, Henning Pauly and many others. http://www.myspace.com/psychicforradiobandASTANDING WAVE $14
PUDDLE JUMPERS, THE - Folk rock.
PULSE - British-sounding rock from 1969.
PUPPET SHOW - Seventies prog musical influences led by an aggressive vocalist.
PUZZLE - 1969 blend of hard rock, blues and psych. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOFcTz129qc
PYE FYTE - Crazy new symph group that reminds me of Supersister & Airlord.
PSYCHEDELIC ENSEMBLE, THE - Prog rock hugely influenced by Pink Floyd. http://www.myspace.com/thepsychedelicensemble
QUARKSPACE - Space rockers.
QUICK, BILL - Folk rock monster rarity originally released in Spain in 1973.
QUIET CELEBRATION - Mystical music with an Eastern vibe. Reminds me of Jade Warrior.
QUILL - One of the top 5 USA 70ís prog records. Heavy hammond symphonic with 2 side-long tracks. Essential!!!
RADIO PIECE III - Canterburyish.
RAIN - 1972 melodic prog rarity with soft organ and well-crafted songs
RAIN OF THOUGHT - Wonderful prog by Ex-New Cross members
RAM - Excellent heavy prog from 1972.
RASCAL REPORTERS - Like the Muffins of Henry Cow.
RAZOR WIRE SHRINE - Instrumental heavy aggressive progressive fusion.
REALM -Time Tales is a wild keyboard workout prog album while The Path is a lot like Yes.
RED MASQUE, THE - Really great dark progressive with Anglagard and Magma influences. http://www.myspace.com/myredmasque
REFLECTIONS: AN ACT OF GLASS - Symph/prog work with the help of Nick DíVirgilio, Phil Keaggy, Dave Meros, Ted Leonard, Adrian Belew, Bryan Beller, Ryo Okumoto and Mike Keneally. Genesis, Rush & Spockís Beard influences abound. http://www.myspace.com/actofglass
REID, CURTIS - Excellent instrumental guitar-filled fusion
RESISTOR - Steve Unruh side project with a crossing of prog rock with that of a jam band. http://www.myspace.com/resistorband
RELAYER - Neo prog. http://www.myspace.com/relayermusic
RETURN TO FOREVER IV
REWIRING GENESIS - Project by Nick DíVirgilio (Spockís Beard) & friends.
RH FACTOR - Leger De Main offshoot but this time in a Dream Theater style of metal prog.
RICH, LINDA - Delicate Xian folk from 1969 & 1970.
RILEY, TERRY - 1967 & 1968 albums by this pioneer of electronic, minimalism and experimental music. http://www.myspace.com/terryriley1935
RING OF MYTH - Very good prog like Yes. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=2026
RISHLOO - Seattle-based band with influences ranging from Pink Floyd to Echolyn to Mars Volta. http://www.myspace.com/rishloo
ROACH, STEVE - Electronic music guru.
ROACH, STEVE / ERIK WOLLO - Berlin-school electronics by these two noted electronic musicians. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWF_OTKlX-k
ROCKET SCIENTISTS - Heavy symph/prog led by keyboardist Erik Norlander. http://www.myspace.com/rocketscientistsband
ROCKETS, THE - Pop psych from 1968.
RONGEY, KURT - Nice symph/prog that reminds me a bit of Camel.
ROOLAART, ANTON - Symph/prog that lies somewhere between Pink Floyd and Yes. Nice debut!
ROOS, RANDY - Ex-Orchestra Luna energetic jazz fusion from 1978. Will appeal to fans of Jeff Beck, Return To Forever and Weather Report.
ROOTS OF CONSCIOUSNESS - Really great energetic prog with Jethro Tull, Gentle Giant and Pink Floyd influences but at the same time quite unique.
ROSWELL SIX - Heavy neo concept super project with Erik Norlander, James LaBrie, Michael Sadler, Lana Lane & John Payne. http://www.myspace.com/roswellsix
RUDESS, JORDAN - Dream Theater wonder keyboardist.
SALEM HILL - Good prog. & http://www.myspace.com/swerveintheredpool
SANCIOUS, DAVID (& TONE) - Highly underated outstanding symphonic fusion.
SANCTUARY - 70ís rocker with side long track and make good use of flute & mellotron.
SANDSTONE - Legendary folk from 1971 with male/female vocals and in Trees, Pentagle and Mellow Candle style. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbKNBszXKzA
SCAPELAND WISH Ė Echolyn & Spockís Beard fans will love these
SCIENCENV - From prog & symphonic to jazz & fusion & electronic this band seems to run the gamut. http://www.myspace.com/sciencenv & https://soundcloud.com/search?q=sciencenv
SECRET SAUCER - Fantastic instrumental space rock with Ozric Tentacles feel. Recommended! http://www.myspace.com/secretsaucer
SECRET SOCIETY OF STARFISH - Neo prog on the heavy end of the spectrum. Tool meets Porcupine tree. http://www.myspace.com/secretsocietyofstarfish
SCARLET HOLLOW - Heavy neo prog with some metal outbreaks. Nice female vocals and keyboards. http://www.myspace.com/scarlethollow
SHADOW CIRCUS - Unique art rock with catchy melodies. http://www.myspace.com/shadowcircus
SHADOW GALLERY - Power prog. http://www.myspace.com/officialshadowgallery
SHANTI - Prog/rock blended with Indian music from 1971. Very good!
SHAOLIN DEATH SQUAD - Amazing band in the style of Zappa, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum and Devil Doll. http://www.myspace.com/shaolindeathsquad
SHERINIAN, DEREK - Former Dream Theater keyboardist. Mix of metal and fusion. http://www.myspace.com/dereksherinian2008
SHIP, THE - Folk concept project from 1972. http://www.myspace.com/shipsareloud/music/albums/the-ship-a-contemporary-folk-music-journey-10400941
SIMMONS, JEFF - Bluesy pysch from 1969 by ex-Zappa bassist.
SIMON APPLE - Terrific progressive pop very reminiscent of Kevin Gilbert.
SINGULARITY - Like Porcupine Tree. Excellent! http://www.myspace.com/singularityprogrock
SIPPLE, BARBARA - Delicate Christian folk from 1973.
SIRIUS - Post Demian & Bubble Puppy rock from 1979.
SKY CRIES MARY - Gorgeous dreamy prog/ambient/psychedelia backed by mystical, floating female vocals close to Pink Floyd or Steve Hillageís more spacier moments. http://www.myspace.com/skycriesmary
SLICK, GRACE - Her most symphonic effort led by the powerful voice of Grace.
SLEEPYTIME GORILLA MUSEUM - Absolutely wild mix avant/prog/opera/metal/classical.
SLYCHOSIS - Prog band from Mississippi with influences from Marillion, ELP and Yes to Alan Parsons Project, Rush and Hawkwind. http://www.myspace.com/slychosisprog & www.myspace.com/slychosis
SMITH, BOB Ė Heavy psych from 1969.
SMOKINí GRANNY - Fine prog fusion
SNARLING ADJECTIVE CONVENTION - Dark & menacing instrumental blend of avant garde, progressive and experimental. http://www.myspace.com/snarlingadjectiveconvention or http://snarlingadjectiveconvention.com
SNOPEK, SIGMUND - One of USAís most prolific prog artists. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=5372
SOMNAMBULIST - Heavy prog with mellotron & Crimson/Metallica influences.
SONIC ABANDON - Instrumental spacy fusion duo led by Bon Lozaga & recorded live.
SONIC MUSIC - Keyboard filled symph/prog resembling Genesis and ELP.
SORCERY - Hard rock with prog elements.
SOUND OF CONTACT - Concept prog rock album (with some pop overtones) led by Simon Collins (son of Phil) and Dave Kerzner (Giraff/Kevin Gilbert). Nice debut! http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=8138
SOURCE, THE - New young prog band with certain elements of Yes, Beatles and even Moon Safari. http://www.myspace.com/thesourceband
SPADA, TONY - Prog/fusion by Holding Pattern guitarist. Both are excellent! http://www.myspace.com/wwwmyspacecomholdingpattern
SPIRALING - Pop-porgressive fronted by Tom Brislin (Camel). www.myspace.com/spiraling
SPIRITS BURNING - Mix of electronics/ethnic sounds by Daevid Allen, Steve Wilson & friends. http://www.myspace.com/spiritsburning
SPOCKíS BEARD - Top USA progsters. http://www.myspace.com/spocksbeard & http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rcnpG6Yx1E
ST 37 - Space psych on the Black Widow label.
ST. ELMOíS FIRE - 70ís prog.
STARCASTLE - The American answer to Yes. http://www.myspace.com/starcastlerocks & http://www.myspace.com/starcastle7677
STARDRIVE - Wild keyboard prog from 1973 & 1974.
STEEL BLUE - Heavy fusion rock.
STEELE, JIM - Excellent instrumental keyboard progressive trio with some fusion, jazz and space thrown in as well.
STEEPLECHASE - Hard rocker from 1970.
STOKES, LYNN & SOL SURFERS - Concept progressive album heavily influenced by Pink Floyd. http://www.myspace.com/solsurfers
STORM AT SUNRISE - Excellent heavy prog with hammond organ and Deep Purple sound.
STRATER, GARY - Electronic ambient music from former Starcastle bass player.
STRAY DOG - 70ís hard progressive.
STUERMER, DARYL Ė Guitar fusion by the Genesis guitarist
SUBARACHNOID SPACE - Instrumental space rock. Fantastic stuff! http://www.myspace.com/subarachnoidspace
SUN DOMINGO - Neo prog with a dose of pop. Features performances by Steve Hogarth (Marillion), Adrian Belew (King Crimson) and John Wesley (Porcupine Tree). http://www.myspace.com/sundomingo
SUPERNAL ENDGAME - Symph/prog with a Christian vibe. Featured guests include Roine Stolt from The Flower Kings and Randy George from the Neal Morse band. http://www.myspace.com/supernalendgame
SWEATHOG - Driving rock from 1971 & 1972.
SYNDICATE, THE - Post-The Zawinul Syndicate project with the purpose of keeping Joe Zawinulís (Weather Report) music alive. Great jazz rock! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcMPdC3Ty0c
SYNERGY - Electronic keyboard wizardry by Larry Fast.
SYSTEMS THEORY - Great electronic space rock with lots of mellotron.
SYZYGY - Intense prog rock from the new Wits End. http://www.myspace.com/syzygymusicenterprises
TALAMASCA - Post Harlequin symphonic rock with lead and backing female vocals.
TARANTULA HAWK - Instrumental grungy space rock.
TASSLER, STEVE - Solid solo effort by Starcastle keyboardist.
TCP - Excellent prog/symph heavily influenced by Peter Gabriel-era Genesis. http://www.myspace.com/blaketobias
TEA CLUB, THE - Great new band on the prog scene that is producing some melodic, emotional and powerful stuff. http://www.myspace.com/theteaclub
TEMPEST - 10TH ANNIVERSARY Contemporary Celtic prog.
TEN JINN - Neo prog with x-Happy The Man guitarist Stan Whitaker.
TEN POINT TEN - Progressive Christmas album. One of the best Iíve heard.
TESSERACT - New symphonic rock with violin.
THINKING PLAGUE - Avant garde/R.I.O. masters. http://www.myspace.com/thinkingplaguemusic
THIRD ESTATE, THE - Classic fuzz guitar with folk influences at times from 1976.
THIRTEEN OF EVERYTHING - For fans of Izz, Spockís Beard and Echolyn. Solid debut!
THTX - Space rock that is smack-dab in the middle of Ozric Tentacles and Kingston Wall. http://www.myspace.com/thtx
THUNDERDUK - Guitar rocker from 1974.
TIME OF ORCHIDS - Fantastic avant/rock/prog. Recommended! http://www.myspace.com/timeoforchids
TIME ZERO - Instrumental prog/prog metal/fusion lying somewhere between Liquid Tension Experiment and Attention Deficit. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyOdFc4_bhY
TITAN - Brilliant space rock in Ozric, Ash Ra Tempel, Schulze style. A must! http://www.myspace.com/titanaut
TOBRUK - Fuzzed-out organ psychedelic rarity from 1972 by some Americans living in Brazil at the time.
TOMBSTONE VALENTINE - One of the top American space rock bands.
TOPPER - Private keyboard prog from 1977.
TOUCH - Proto-prog classic from 1969. http://www.myspace.com/seventyfivemusicSAME (REMASTERED + 5 BONUS TRACKS) (ESOTERIC) $18
TRAINER, PHIL - Great folk rock recorded in 1972 in the U.K. with help from members of Trees.
TRANSATLANTIC - Prog super group. http://www.myspace.com/transatlanticprog
TRANSIENCE - Lands End hiding under a different name.
TRAP - Crimson meets French TV.
TREE PEOPLE, THE - Wonderful Oregon folk/psych. http://www.myspace.com/musicofthetreepeople
TRIGGERING MYTH, A - Excellent prog.
TRIP LAVA - Instrumental experimental space rock offered at a super price. https://myspace.com/triplava/music/songs
TRIPOD - Quite crazy high energy progressive mixed with jazz rock.
TRISTAN PARK - Neo prog/pop.
TROIS EXPATRIATES - Instrumental music that switches from jazz and prog to avant rock and classical. Quite a musical trip! http://www.myspace.com/nxumusic
TRUTH & JANEY - Hard rock classic from 1976. http://www.myspace.com/truthandjaney76
U I BLUE - Nice symphonic with female vocals and help from Glass Hammeríers. Will appeal to Iona/Mostly Autumn/Clannad fans.
U TOTEM - Avant garde/RIO.
UKAB MAERD - 4 long tracks of electronic space music by Djam Karet (Chuck Oken Jr. & Gayle Ellet) and Heldon (Richard Pinhas) members. http://www.myspace.com/ukabmaerd
UMPHREYíS MCGEE - Wonderful progressive jam band. http://www.myspace.com/umphreysmcgee
UNDER THE SUN - Neo prog heavily influenced by Kansas and Styx.
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, THE - Symph/prog led by Bill Pohl and Kurt Rongey. Somewhat like Camel and Happy The Man.
UNIVERSE - Prog rocker from 1977 with plenty of spacey keys.
UNOBSTUCTED UNIVERSE - Progressive jazz rock from 1976 including 2 side-long tracks.
UPSILON ACRUX - Magma-like instrumental bliss. http://www.myspace.com/upsilonacrux
UT GRET - Interesting band that blends prog with RIO, experimental and jazz. http://www.myspace.com/utgret
UNWRITTEN PAGES - Massive conceptual symphonic work with Damian Wilson & Karl Groom. http://www.myspace.com/unwrittenpages
VAIL (REALM) - Keyboard deluxe prog/symph.
VALERIE PROJECT, THE - Espers offshoot and not too dissimilar (acid folk-psych) but a bit darker. Great stuff! http://www.myspace.com/thevalerieproject
VERTICAL ALIGNMENT - Excellent symph/prog with special guests Fred Schendel & Steve Babb (Glass Hammer) and Carl Groves (Salem Hill)/
VISAGGIO, MIKE - Keyboard prog ŗ la ELP by Kinetic Element keyboardist. https://soundcloud.com/search?q=mike%20visaggio
VISUAL CLIFF - Instrumental prog/rock/fusion. On Freedom Within and Into The After they have added a vocalist. http://www.myspace.com/visualcliffmusic
VOGT, ROY - Instrumental fusion by this monster bass player. Stan Lassiter guests on guitar and Chester Thompson on drums. Great!
VOLARE - Great Canterbury style prog.
VONASSI - Melodic alternative rock/prog. http://www.myspace.com/vonassi
WALKER, CARLTON - Nice symphonic rock opera. http://www.carltonwalker.com/music.html
WALSH, STEVE - Kansas vocalist.
WATKINS, KIT - Happy The Man keyboardist.
WATSON, KEN - Blend of rock, jazz, electronics, classical.
WAYBRIGHT, LEAH - Instrumental soft progressive featuring 3 Happy The Man members and comes in a lavish package.
WEEKS, GREG - Surrealistic dreamy work by this gifted singer-songwriter.
WEST, ANDY (WITH RAMA) - Heavy eclectic progressive by Dregsí bassist.
WEST, MICHEAL - Fantastic keyboard works a la Rick Wakeman.
WESTON, RAY - New project by Echolyn lead vocalist.
WHITE, LENNY - Wonderful prog/fusion concept album by this legendary drummer.
WHITE WING - Pre-Asia (USA band) of mellotron laden mix of heavy and light prog.
WINDFLOWER - Delicate Alaskan acid folk rock from 1975. Male/female vocals, violin, flute, mellotron. Nice!
WINTERHAWK - Hard rock & progressive in Budgie/Triumph and Rush vein.
WINTER TREE, THE - Magus now going under a new name. If you like Magus you will love this! http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=225
WITSEND - Pre-Syzygy heavy symphonic.
WIZARDS FROM KANSAS, THE - Legendary hippie rock from 1970.
WOLLAN, GREG - Melodic progressive with a Genesis, Camel and Yes edge to it.
WOODENHEAD - Jazz fusion mixed with symphonic rock and R Ďn B.
WORLD TRADE - Magna Carta release and similar to the other groups on the label.
WOVEN HAND - Great band that brings in dark medieval European folklore into their music as well as North American Indian tribal rhythms. www.myspace.com/wovenhand
WYATT-WHITAKER - Side project by Happy The Man members. Does not stray far from the Happy The Man sound. Very good!
WYZARDS - Like a mixture of Threshold, ELP & Rush.
YAMADA, TAIHO - Spacious synthesizer based soundtrack.
YETI - If you like the dark side of Magma then this for you.
YETI RAIN - Dark ethereal ambient project with Bill Kopecky (bass, percussion) and Roger Ebner (wind synthesizer, percussion). Quite haunting! http://yetirain.com/ or www.myspace.com/yetirain
YEZDA URFA - 1975 & 1976 masterpieces of prog. Imagine Jon Anderson hooking up with Gentle Giant. http://www.myspace.com/yezdausprog
YOKE SHIRE - Roots are firmly in classic rock with Kansas, Rush and Tull influences as well.
ZAZU - 1975 prog/rock with some excellent keyboard breaks. A bit like Kansas. http://www.myspace.com/195452910
ZAZEN - Progressive new age.
ZEN CARNIVAL - Fine progressive band with the first album in the Camel/Genesis direction and Bardo more Porcupine Treeish.
ZEN ROCK & ROLL - Fine prog rock with 3 long mellotron filled tracks and a definite Genesis influence. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=880 or http://www.myspace.com/zenrockandroll/music
ZERFAS - 1973 heavy psych with some progressive moves.
ZOLDAR & CLARK - Post Jasper Wrath and one of the best 70ís USA symph/prog albums with lots of mellotron, synths, flute etc... http://www.myspace.com/zoldarandclark