Progressive Rock Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List

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List of Canadian Progressive rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as Progressive rock solo artists from Canada are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Canadian music that you've never heard before. The Progressive rock bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Canada. If you think the best Canadian Progressive rock band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

Examples include Rush and Alanis Morissette.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular Progressive rock bands from Canada?" and "Which Progressive rock bands started in Canada?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Rush is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Alanis Morissette is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

3
Geddy Lee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Heavy metal, Progressive rock, Hard rock

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Neil Peart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Progressive metal, Swing music, Heavy metal

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Triumph is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Progressive rock

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The Guess Who is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Classic rock, Pop music

7
Voivod is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Industrial metal

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Dark ambient, Space rock, Experimental rock

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Strapping Young Lad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Industrial metal

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Saga is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Rock music

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James LaBrie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Glam metal, Progressive metal, Rock opera

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Harmonium is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Folk rock, Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock

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Max Webster is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Progressive rock, Hard rock

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Klaatu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Space rock, Psychedelic pop, Power pop

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The Besnard Lakes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Shoegazing, New Prog, Progressive rock

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Chilliwack is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Pop rock, Progressive rock

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Edwin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Acoustic music

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Nash the Slash is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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I Mother Earth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Progressive rock

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The Tea Party is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Experimental rock, Industrial rock, World music

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Holy Fuck is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Electronic music, Experimental rock, Industrial rock

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FM is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Space rock, Progressive rock

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Lougarou is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
French rock, Traditional music, Rock music

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Daniel Adair is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Heavy metal, Jazz fusion

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The Box is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List
New Wave, Rock music, Progressive rock