Progressive Rock The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands  

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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
Marillion Neo-progressive rock, Acoustic music, Pop rock

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130 43
IQ is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
IQ Neo-progressive rock, Progressive metal, Progressive rock

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Porcupine Tree is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Porcupine Tree Progressive metal, Space rock, Britpop

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Steven Wilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Steven Wilson Krautrock, Industrial rock, Electronic music

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Pendragon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Pendragon Neo-progressive rock, Progressive rock

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Arena is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Arena Neo-progressive rock

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Spock's Beard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Spock's Beard Neo-progressive rock, Progressive metal, Rock music

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Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Lauren Veronese added Apocalypse Rock music, Progressive rock - Symphonic Rock 

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Dream Theater is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Dream Theater Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Transatlantic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Transatlantic Progressive metal, Progressive rock, Symphonic rock

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Big Big Train is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Big Big Train New Prog, Progressive rock, Post-rock

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Starcastle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Starcastle Progressive rock

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The Flower Kings is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added The Flower Kings Progressive rock

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England is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added England

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The Enid is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added The Enid Rock music, Progressive rock, Symphonic rock

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Comedy Of Errors is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
René Näpflin added Comedy of Errors Progressive rock - Neo Prog

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Magic Pie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
René Näpflin added Magic Pie Progressive Rock - Progressive Rock

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Saga is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Saga Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Rock music

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Pallas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Pallas Neo-progressive rock, Progressive rock

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The Pineapple Thief is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Joshua Kes added The Pineapple Thief New Prog, Alternative rock, Progressive rock

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Anathema is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Joshua Kes added Anathema Doom metal, Death-doom, New Prog

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Frost is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Frost Neo-progressive rock, Progressive rock

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Unitopia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Joshua Kes added Unitopia Progressive rock

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Änglagård is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Änglagård Progressive rock

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Sylvan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Sylvan Pop rock, Progressive rock, Symphonic rock

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Muse is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Muse Space rock, Rock music, Electronic music

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Echolyn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Echolyn Progressive rock

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Satellite is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands

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Twelfth Night is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Twelfth Night Neo-progressive rock, Progressive rock

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Knight Area is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Knight Area Neo-progressive rock

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Enchant is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Enchant Neo-progressive rock, Progressive metal, Progressive rock

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Kino is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Kino Neo-progressive rock, Pop rock, Progressive rock

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Toto is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Toto Melodic Rock, Neo-progressive rock, Pop music

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Jadis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Jadis Progressive rock

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Pure Reason Revolution is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Pure Reason Revolution Electronic music, New Prog, Alternative rock

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Gazpacho is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Gazpacho New Wave, New Prog, Soft rock

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Black Mountain is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Black Mountain Neo-progressive rock, Space rock, Heavy metal

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Quidam is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Quidam Progressive rock

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11 21
It Bites is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added It Bites Pop rock, Progressive rock, Art rock

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Galahad is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Galahad Progressive rock

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Anyone's Daughter is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Anyone's Daughter Rock music, Progressive rock

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After Crying is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added After Crying

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Coheed and Cambria is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Coheed and Cambria Pop punk, Progressive metal, Rock music

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Phase is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
InsightOut added Phase Alternative rock, Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock

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Circa Survive is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Circa Survive Neo-progressive rock, Rock music, Emo

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Edison's Children is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Edison's Children Neo-progressive rock, Acoustic music, Alternative rock

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L'Arc-en-Ciel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
L'Arc-en-Ciel Neo-progressive rock, Rock music, New Prog

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Mansun is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Mansun Neo-progressive rock, New Prog, Britpop

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The Tangent is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added The Tangent Progressive rock

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Violent Silence is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
schlurp added Violent Silence Thrash metal, Progressive rock, Art rock