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The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands 

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Updated June 14, 2019 5.3k votes 694 voters 30.1k views 88 items

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.

All important, significant and iconic names in neo-progressive rock music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

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?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular neo-progressive rock bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Marillion is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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IQ is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Porcupine Tree is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Pendragon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Arena is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Steven Wilson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Twelfth Night is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Spock's Beard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Dream Theater is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Phase is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Big Big Train is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Pallas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Transatlantic is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Saga is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Starcastle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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The Flower Kings is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Jadis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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The Pineapple Thief is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Sylvan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Symphonic Rock 

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Magic Pie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Progressive Rock

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England is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Anathema is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Comedy Of Errors is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
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Neo Prog

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