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Best Progressive Rock Bands/Artists

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Progressive rock artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good progressive rock bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top progressive rock bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Progressive rock groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all progressive rock bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest progressive rock bands of all time, since the most famous progressive rock artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best progressive rock music.

You can click on the progressive rock band names to see more information about that particular notable progressive rock group. If they're near the top of the best progressive rock artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top progressive rock bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the progressive rock band names themselves.

List items include Jimi Hendrix, The Who and many additional items as well. Decide whicih ones are the top items by voting for your favorites. The fun part of voting on multiple items is making the hard choices, like what's better Queen or Pink Floyd?

All important, significant and iconic names in progressive rock music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new progressive rock bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of progressive rock, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into progressive rock music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good progressive rock bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent progressive rock bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best progressive rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest progressive rock musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular progressive rock bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Rock music, Space rock, Experimental rock

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    Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Rock music, Experimental rock, Pop rock

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    Rock music, Pop rock, Soft rock

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    New Wave, Rock music, Experimental rock

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    Rock music, Progressive rock, Art rock

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    New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock

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    Heartland rock, Rock music, Progressive rock

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    Blues-rock, Raga rock, Progressive rock

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    Pop rock, Soft rock, Progressive rock

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    Folk rock, Progressive rock, Art rock

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    added by Honda Synthpop, Rock music, Acoustic music

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    added by PaulWojciechowski Experimental rock, Folk rock, Jazz fusion

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    Space rock, Rock music, Electronic music

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    Neo-progressive rock, Acoustic music, Pop rock

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    Rock music, Arena rock, Pop rock

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    Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Synthpop, Rock music, World music

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    added by killershadow Space rock, Progressive rock, Canterbury scene

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    added by jerrysrobins Traditional music, Folk music, Folk rock

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    Progressive metal, Space rock, Britpop

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    added by RobinGallego Rock music, Jazz fusion, Pop rock

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    added by endique79 New Wave, Psychedelic pop, Progressive rock

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    added by RobinGallego Pop music, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    added by RobinGallego Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    added by RobinGallego Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Progressive rock

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    added by RobinGallego Blues-rock, Progressive rock, Funk

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    new! & added by RobinGallego Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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    added by RobinGallego Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Power metal

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    added by RobinGallego Heavy metal, Jazz fusion, Progressive rock

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    added by RobinGallego Jazz fusion, Progressive rock

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    added by RobinGallego Holocaust Progressive metal, Heavy metal

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    added by endique79 Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Technical death metal

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    added by RobinGallego Blues-rock, Heavy metal, Progressive rock

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    added by endique79 Mats/Morgan Band Fusion, Electronic music

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    added by RobinGallego Progressive rock

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    added by RobinGallego Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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    added by RobinGallego Rock music, Space rock, Protopunk

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    added by RobinGallego Rock music, Arena rock, Pop rock

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    added by RobinGallego Blues-rock, Pop music, Nederpop

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