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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178 59
Marillion is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock, Acoustic music, Pop rock

2
135 44
IQ is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock, Progressive metal, Progressive rock

3
121 52
Porcupine Tree is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Progressive metal, Space rock, Britpop

4
97 47
Steven Wilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Krautrock, Industrial rock, Electronic music

5
88 53
Pendragon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock, Progressive rock

6
70 41
Arena is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock

7
68 46
Spock's Beard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock, Progressive metal, Rock music

8
20 8
Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Lauren Veronese added Rock music, Progressive rock -

Symphonic Rock 

9
52 47
Dream Theater is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

10
34 33
Transatlantic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Progressive metal, Progressive rock, Symphonic rock

11
20 16
Starcastle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Progressive rock

12
30 29
Big Big Train is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added New Prog, Progressive rock, Post-rock

13
24 27
The Flower Kings is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Progressive rock

14
17 18
England is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added

15
16 19
The Enid is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Rock music, Progressive rock, Symphonic rock

16
22 28
Saga is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Rock music

17
3 2
Comedy Of Errors is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
René Näpflin added Progressive rock -

Neo Prog

18
3 2
Magic Pie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
René Näpflin added Progressive Rock -

Progressive Rock

19
3 2
The Pineapple Thief is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Joshua Kes added New Prog, Alternative rock, Progressive rock

20
28 37
Pallas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock, Progressive rock

21
2 1
Anathema is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Joshua Kes added Doom metal, Death-doom, New Prog

22
2 2
Unitopia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Joshua Kes added Progressive rock

23
27 38
Frost is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock, Progressive rock

24
23 34
Satellite is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands

25
27 40
Muse is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Space rock, Rock music, Electronic music

26
16 24
Änglagård is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Progressive rock

27
20 30
Sylvan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Pop rock, Progressive rock, Symphonic rock

28
18 28
Enchant is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock, Progressive metal, Progressive rock

29
20 31
Twelfth Night is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock, Progressive rock

30
21 34
Knight Area is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock

31
15 25
Coheed and Cambria is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Pop punk, Progressive metal, Rock music

32
11 19
Echolyn is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Progressive rock

33
31 51
Toto is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Melodic Rock, Neo-progressive rock, Pop music

34
12 22
Kino is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock, Pop rock, Progressive rock

35
12 22
Jadis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Progressive rock

36
8 16
Galahad is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Progressive rock

37
9 18
Pure Reason Revolution is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Electronic music, New Prog, Alternative rock

38
16 29
Gazpacho is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added New Wave, New Prog, Soft rock

39
12 23
Black Mountain is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock, Space rock, Heavy metal

40
8 17
Quidam is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Progressive rock

41
11 22
It Bites is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Pop rock, Progressive rock, Art rock

42
7 16
L'Arc-en-Ciel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock, Rock music, New Prog

43
5 13
Mansun is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock, New Prog, Britpop

44
3 10
The Tangent is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Progressive rock

45
6 15
Anyone's Daughter is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added Rock music, Progressive rock

46
11 23
Circa Survive is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock, Rock music, Emo

47
4 12
After Crying is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
passionsears added

48
9 20
Violent Silence is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
schlurp added Thrash metal, Progressive rock, Art rock

49
9 20
Edison's Children is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
Neo-progressive rock, Acoustic music, Alternative rock

50
2 9
Phase is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Neo-progressive Rock Bands
InsightOut added Alternative rock, Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock