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Neo-progressive rock artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good neo-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 neo-progressive rock bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Neo-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 neo-progressive rock bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest neo-progressive rock bands of all time, since the most famous neo-progressive rock artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best neo-progressive rock music.

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

List features AFI, Marillion and more artists. Downvote the worst ones and upvote the best ones to see only the greatest artists at the top of this list. The most fun part of this is deciding to vote on artists like Thomas DeLonge and David Kennedy.

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The list includes all new neo-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 neo-progressive rock, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into neo-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 neo-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 neo-progressive rock bands.

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

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Marillion is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Marillion Neo-progressive rock, Acoustic music, Pop rock

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IQ is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
IQ Neo-progressive rock, Progressive metal, Progressive rock

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Porcupine Tree is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Porcupine Tree Progressive metal, Space rock, Britpop

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Steven Wilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Steven Wilson Krautrock, Industrial rock, Electronic music

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Pendragon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Pendragon Neo-progressive rock, Progressive rock

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Arena is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Arena Neo-progressive rock

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Spock's Beard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Spock's Beard Neo-progressive rock, Progressive metal, Rock music

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Dream Theater is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Dream Theater Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Transatlantic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Transatlantic Progressive metal, Progressive rock, Symphonic rock

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Big Big Train is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Big Big Train New Prog, Progressive rock, Post-rock

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Saga is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Saga Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Rock music

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Frost is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Frost Neo-progressive rock, Progressive rock

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The Flower Kings is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
The Flower Kings Progressive rock

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Pallas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Pallas Neo-progressive rock, Progressive rock

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Sylvan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Sylvan Pop rock, Progressive rock, Symphonic rock

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Änglagård is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Änglagård Progressive rock

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Violent Silence is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Violent Silence Thrash metal, Progressive rock, Art rock

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Gazpacho is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Gazpacho New Wave, New Prog, Soft rock

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Satellite is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands

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Knight Area is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Knight Area Neo-progressive rock

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Coheed and Cambria is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Coheed and Cambria Pop punk, Progressive metal, Rock music

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The Enid is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
The Enid Rock music, Progressive rock, Symphonic rock

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It Bites is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
It Bites Pop rock, Progressive rock, Art rock

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Twelfth Night is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Twelfth Night Neo-progressive rock, Progressive rock

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Echolyn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Echolyn Progressive rock

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Pure Reason Revolution is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Pure Reason Revolution Electronic music, New Prog, Alternative rock

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Enchant is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Enchant Neo-progressive rock, Progressive metal, Progressive rock

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Ark is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Ark Progressive rock, Hard rock

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Edison's Children is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Edison's Children Neo-progressive rock, Acoustic music, Alternative rock

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Muse is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Muse Space rock, Rock music, Electronic music

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Jadis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Jadis Progressive rock

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Toto is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Toto Melodic Rock, Neo-progressive rock, Pop music

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Kino is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Kino Neo-progressive rock, Pop rock, Progressive rock

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Umphrey’s McGee is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Umphrey’s McGee Rock music, Jam band, Progressive rock

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Bozzio Levin Stevens is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Bozzio Levin Stevens Rock music, Progressive rock

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The Fierce and the Dead Progressive Rock, Post Rock, Instrumental Rock

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Haze is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Haze Progressive rock

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Craft is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands

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Deus Ex Machina is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Deus Ex Machina Progressive rock

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Il Castello di Atlante is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Il Castello di Atlante Progressive rock

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Djam Karet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Djam Karet Rock music, Progressive rock

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La Locanda delle Fate is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
La Locanda delle Fate Progressive rock

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After Crying is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands

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Black Mountain is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Black Mountain Neo-progressive rock, Space rock, Heavy metal

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Nathan Mahl is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Nathan Mahl Jazz fusion, Progressive rock

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Quidam is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Quidam Progressive rock

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Quasar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Quasar Neo-progressive rock, Progressive rock

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Solstice is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands

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Clive Nolan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Clive Nolan Progressive rock