Progressive Rock English Progressive Rock Bands List

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List of English Progressive rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as Progressive rock solo artists from England are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great English 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 England. If you think the best English 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.

Use every item on this list for yours, from David Bowie to Pink Floyd.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular Progressive rock bands from England?" and "Which Progressive rock bands started in England?" then this list will answer your questions.
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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music
2
Pink Floyd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Space rock, Experimental rock
3
The Who is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Popular music, Pop music, Rock music
4
Queen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Heavy metal
5
Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly
6
Rod Stewart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
New Wave, Rock music, Rhythm and blues
7
Phil Collins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music
8
David Gilmour is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock
9
Deep Purple is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Classic rock, Heavy metal
10
Genesis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Pop rock, Soft rock
11
Kate Bush is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Synthpop, Pop rock, Alternative rock
12
Yes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Experimental rock, Pop rock
13
Dire Straits is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Celtic rock, Blues-rock, Rock music
14
Jethro Tull is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Rock music, Electronic music
15
Asia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Arena rock, Pop rock
16
Emerson, Lake & Palmer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Progressive rock, Art rock
17
Electric Light Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music
18
King Crimson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
New Wave, Rock music, Experimental rock
19
Traffic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Folk rock, Jazz fusion
20
The Moody Blues is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Synthpop, Rock music, Acoustic music
21
Supertramp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music
22
Uriah Heep is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Heavy metal, Pop rock, Progressive rock
23
Marillion is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Neo-progressive rock, Acoustic music, Pop rock
24
Blind Faith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Rock music, British blues
25
Procol Harum is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Raga rock, Progressive rock