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The Best Bands Like Pink Floyd

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Looking for more good bands like Pink Floyd? You've come to the right place. Thanks to classic albums like The Wall, the quartet of Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason, and Richard Wright are one of the best, most popular rock bands of all time.

King Crimson, The Doors, and Led Zeppelin are among the top bands most often considered to be Pink Floyd related artists, while great bands of later generations, like Radiohead, also sound like Pink Floyd in many ways thanks to experimental tendencies which were undoubtedly inspired by the pioneering British group.

Suffice to say, Pink Floyd has had a massive influence on the psychedelic and progressive rock genres, continuing new bands to this day. And, while there are a lot of awesome groups and artists that sound like the legends behind Dark Side of the Moon in their own ways, it's up to you to decide which are the best of the best. Vote up the bands you'd be most likely to recommend to people who are fans of Pink Floyd, and be sure to add any that you feel we might have missed.

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    King Crimson
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    Genesis
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    Led Zeppelin
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    Emerson, Lake & Palmer
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    Jethro Tull
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    The Alan Parsons Project
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    The Who
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    The Moody Blues
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    Queen
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    Dire Straits
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    The Beatles
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    Frank Zappa
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    Electric Light Orchestra
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    Radiohead
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    Vangelis
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    Camel
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    Spacemen 3
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    The Doors
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    Procol Harum
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    Kate Bush
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    Gentle Giant
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    Caravan
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    Supertramp
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    Cream
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