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.

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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

26
Jon Anderson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Skiffle, New Age, New Age music

27
Mike Oldfield is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Synthpop, Rock music, World music

28
Kasabian is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Neo-progressive rock, Space rock, Rock music

29
Chris Squire is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Pop rock, Progressive rock

30
Allan Holdsworth is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Instrumental rock, Jazz fusion, Jazz

31
Cozy Powell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Rock music, Instrumental rock

32
Foals is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Dance-punk, New Prog, Alternative dance

33
Hawkwind is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Space rock, Protopunk

34
The Future Sound of London is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Acid techno, Acid house, Trip hop

35
The Pretty Things is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
British Invasion, Rock music, Garage rock

36
David Byron is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Heavy metal, Pop rock

37
Rick Wakeman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

38
Justin Hayward is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Progressive rock

39
Soft Machine is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Jazz fusion, Progressive rock

40
Andy Summers is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

41
Roxy Music is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
New Wave, Rock music, Protopunk

42
Van der Graaf Generator is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Progressive rock

43
Talk Talk is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

44
Adrian Smith is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Heavy metal, Progressive rock, Hard rock

45
Manfred Mann's Earth Band is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Rock music, Progressive rock

46
Dead or Alive is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music

47
Camel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Space rock, Progressive rock, Canterbury scene

48
Porcupine Tree is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Progressive metal, Space rock, Britpop

49
Peter Hammill is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Rock music, Progressive rock, Art rock

50
Andrew Latimer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list English Progressive Rock Bands List
Progressive rock, Canterbury scene, Symphonic rock