3RDEGREE - Prog rock somewhere between Yes, Izz and Echolyn. http://www.myspace.com/3rdegreenj
3RD EAR EXPERIENCE - Space rock at its finest! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC82xGUTJIjD6zA5xasGr56w
3RD EAR EXPERIENCE WITH DR SPACE - Space rock band teams up with Dr Space (Øresund Space Collective’s Scott Heller) to produce an amazing album. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gm7HK4aYu94
41POINT9 - Like a cross between Marillion, Spock's Beard and Kansas. http://www.myspace.com/41point9
4FRONT - Instrumental prog/fusion/jazz rock. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiA3MN2W2AZieuz1NAbclUA
5UU'S - RIO led by Dave Kerman. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=108
7% SOLUTION - Hawkwind/Floyd style. Great!
...AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD - Most accomplished prog work to date by this prog punk band. http://www.myspace.com/trailofdead
A CHINESE FIREDRILL - Chroma Key and Porcupine Tree followers will enjoy this http://www.myspace.com/joeyvera
A PROGGY CHRISTMAS - With Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy, Steve Hackett, Steve Morse, Roine Stolt, Pete Trewavas, Randy George and more. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CM8UJo7NEwY
ABIGAIL'S GHOST - Much like Porcupine Tree. Very good! http://www.myspace.com/abigailsghost
ACUITY - Progressive rock with long tracks and guitars/synths at the forefront. Nice!
ADVENT - Gentle Giant inspired prog.
AETHELLIS - Progressive rock with a touch of pop. www.myspace.com/aethellis
AFTER ALL - Great organ-led prog/psych from 1969. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMaSYnMuheA
AFTER THE FALL - Symphonic prog with ELP leanings.
AGENT COOPER - Hard and heavy neo progressive.
AGGREGATION, THE - Psych from 1967 and one of the best from that era.
AHLEUCHATISTAS - Post-Beefhart avant garde, technical power trio. http://www.myspace.com/ahleuchatistas
AJALON - Christian prog rock. http://www.myspace.com/ajalonband
AKACIA - Neo progressive with long tracks.
ALABARRAN, JOE - 1994 and only album by Matter bassist, Chapman Stick and Mellotron player. Top-notch instrumental dreamy prog/ambient music with an abundance of Mellotron washes.
ALBATROSS - 1976 rarity of heavy on the keyboards symphonic prog. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaBZNBUOPdk
ALL OVER EVERYWHERE - Deluge Grander/Birds & Buildings-related dreamy symph/prog with female vocals and mellotron. http://www.myspace.com/allovereverywherecp
AMARAN'S PLIGHT - Prog rock with a heavy edge and made up of members of Spock's Beard, Royal Hunt, Under The Sun and Shadow Gallery.
AMBER ASYLUM - Dark, brooding chamber work full of chilling emotional beauty.
AMPLEDEED - Spin-off of The Source that is predominantly instrumental prog rock with a Canterbury edge. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS_g04eAmeVvw260jxYES5Q
ANABASIS, THE - Prog rock concept project by Barry Thompson and features the superlative efforts of Spock's Beard keyboardist Ryo Okumoto. http://www.myspace.com/theanabasisproject
ANCIENT VISION - Reminds me of Jethro Tull.
ANDEAVOR - Leger De Main offshoot. Heavy symphonic.
ANGEL - One of the best 70's cheesy AOR bands.
ANGELIC PROCESS, THE - Ambient drone metal. This album scares me! http://myspace.com/theangelicprocess
ANIMATED EGG, THE - Instrumental psych with some progressive moves. Pretty dang good for 1967!
ANTHEM - Obscure brass rock album from 1970.
ANTRILON - Electronic/ambient music at a super price!
AORTA - Prog/psych from 1968 & 1970. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV_Gn7MmYSOulVv1gqepCMQ & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAWXVh0X92Y
ARABESQUE - Previously uneleased ELP-ish and Gentle Giant-ish prog by a band that hailed from Pittsburgh, PA. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAkplhuzxsk
ARC ANGEL - 1983 AOR classic led by Jeff Cannata (Jasper Wrath/Zoldar & Clark). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7A-V6iDZF4
ARCANE ATLAS - Sounds like a melodic/spacey form of Rush. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cmu48WOyzxw
ARCHITECTURAL METAPHOR - Space rock band with some Ozric Tentacles leanings. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp-d9E9xxnJB8yMEmDcsjYQ
ARMAGEDDON - Psychedelic rock from 1969. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7K64kbSAAY
ARNOLD, HORACEE - 1974 fusion classic with Jan Hammer.
ARZ - First CD by Ex-Yes tribute band. Not far from Rush, Jethro Tull and ELP. http://www.myspace.com/arzmusic
ASTRA - Cosmic prog rock with heaps of Mellotron. Essential! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uYHgJgcNBg & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oU3Kgo-NWs
AT WAR WITH SELF - Instrumental prog/fusion/metal by Snelwar, Manring & Zonder. http://www.myspace.com/glennsnelwaratwarwithself
ATAVISM OF TWILIGHT - Excellent instrumental prog rock with 4 long tracks accented by flute. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUbOEazo8Xg
ATLANTIS - Symphonic rock that sounds like a cross between ELP & UK.
ATLANTIS PHILHARMONIC - Keyboard-dominated symphonic prog album from 1974 when they were a duo and a previously unreleased album from 1975 where they turned into a trio adding a guitarist. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scQUjrVE6LE
ATLEE - Hard rock from 1971.
ATTENTION DEFICIT - Improvisational rock on Magna Carta.
AUDIOCRACY - Concept prog work with Yes, Gentle Giant, ELP and Kansas influences. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtvCcomkgj8V7AzYuTdn-0A
AUDIOSYNCHROCY - Great progressive/fusion with Gentle Giant and Zappa influences.
AURAL HALLUCINATIONS - Electronic/experimental band related to Øresund Space Collective. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKlIG2g7brt54_G8Y3ycWDA
AURORA - Instrumental fusion/jazz rock/prog close to Mahavishna Orchestra. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJYZQ2wSh_w&t=2781s
AZIGZA - Great mix of prog/eastern/ethnic/jazz etc...
AZURETH - Symph/prog with great guitars and Marillion-style keys.
B. F. TRIKE - Heavy psych rock from 1971. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-Extxxtg6A
BABY GRAND - Art rock in Toto, Steely Dan style from 1977 & 1978.
BABYLON - 70's Genesis-like masterpiece. http://www.myspace.com/babylon23
BAD DOG U - Wonderful instrumental progressive fusion.
BAGSBY, DAVID - Predominantly instrumental prog/fusion rock. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVE6_3EgUhA
BALLOON ASTRONOMY - San Diego prog band that has a lot of Genesis & Spock's Beard influences. Guests include Max Werner from Kayak and Nick D'Virgilio of Spock's Beard. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOZCZLHYqlgAxwPS9mt_sbw
BANCHEE - Psychedelic guitar rock from 1969 and 1971. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daYE0BxoZOg
BARTEL - Hammond keyboard led mix of jazz, rock, blues and prog from 1970.
BEAR MOUNTAIN BAND - Heavy psych, rock, blues from 1971. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPHchuy-LE4
BEAT CIRCUS - Nine piece ensemble that play an interesting mix of new and old-time jazz. http://www.myspace.com/beatcircus
BEAVER & KRAUSE - Late 60s and early 70s pioneering electronic music/experimental/prog duo who were actually sales reps for Bob Moog's Moog synthesizer. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCupmi2YXMYfHcE4mtM4opBA
BECK, JOE - Blend of rock, jazz, blues and psych from 1968.
BEDEMON - Black Widow label release of Pre-Pentagram doom rock recordings.
BENT KNEE - Amazing progressive band led by the sultry vocals of Courtney Swain. Has to be heard! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRd-aSYP_8IROepkG2xhrDg
BELLER, BRYAN - Wonderful fusion by Mike Keneally's bassist with guest appearances by Mike and also Nick D'Virgilio. http://www.myspace.com/bryanbeller
BERGAMINI, JOE - Instrumental fusion/jazz rock/prog by 4Front and Happy The Man drummer. https://www.youtube.com/user/joebergaminidotcom
BERRY, ROBERT - With Steve Howe, Simon Phillips and Jordan Rudess
BEYOND-O-MATIC - Dreamy space rock that will take you on a cosmic ride through the galaxy. http://www.myspace.com/beyondomatic
BEYOND INFINITY - Post-Infinity in same Yes, Gentle Giant style and made up of 4 lengthy tracks. Excellent!
BIG PICTURE - Neo progressive.
BIGELF - Deep Purple-ish prog with heavy organ. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC56t8iyusuuOpX_IEWU6Bhg
BIRDS AND BUILDINGS - Excellent Deluge Grander progressive offshoot with keys, guitars, drums, flute, clarinet and sax. Reminds me a bit of VDGG. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC47kuzKIFkoSKnCB-4SsHUg
BIRDSONGS OF THE MESOZOIC - Jazz/Avant Garde ensemble. http://www.myspace.com/birdsongsofthemesozoic
BIRTH - Post-Astra retro prog with a load of Mellotron. Amazing! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXypdcYILUUbTQMzRzU7etw
BLACKFOOT - 1st album from 1975 by these hard rockers
BLACK LADDER - Instrumental prog (with touches of fusion) trio. These guys rip! https://blackladder.bandcamp.com/
BLACK SEPTEMBER - Keyboard prog in ELP direction featuring Michael West.
BLACK SHEEP - 1975 Pre-Foreigner hard rock. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qD6gcselIRE
BLISS - Heavy psych/rock power trio from 1969.
BLITZ - 1978 and only release by hard rock/psych band from Cleveland. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TiryErJlmg
BLUE SHIFT - Very much like mid-seventies style Yes.
BOLT - Instrumental heavy guitar rock/prog.
BONDAR & WISE - Monster 70's keyboard/drums duo with a full band sound. If you like ELP, Sixty Nine & Hansson & Karlsson then this is a must! http://www.myspace.com/bondarandwise
BONE - Instrumental fusion rock with Hugh Hopper.
BOOM - Fusion rock.
BOUNTY - 1981 privately released instrumental prog/jazz rock/fusion. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyZNtS_pfIs
BOX OF SHAMANS - L.A. prog band related to Heliopolis and sounds a bit like Yes. Great debut! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGTN6oGge0w
BOZZIO, TERRY - With Trent & Wayne Gardner, Tony Levin, Billy Sheehan, Jordan Rudess, John Petrucci and James LaBrie.
BOZZIO LEVIN STEVENS - 3 piece powerhouse of fusion.
BOZZIO, TERRY & BILLY SHEEHAN - Fusion rock
BREW, THE - Heavy psych from 1969.
BRILL, DANNY - Keyboard heavy prog rock by keyboard maestro Danny Brill featuring Tony Levin on bass. http://www.myspace.com/dannybrillmusic
BRISLIN, TOM - Beautiful symph/prog album with pop tendencies by Renaissance, Yes & Camel keyboardist/vocalist. https://soundcloud.com/tom-brislin
BROWN, CHARLES - Instrumemtal prog by this fine guitarist. http://www.myspace.com/charlesbrownmystics
BUCCANEER - 1980 heavy prog concept album about swashbuckling pirates. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7KhJh6dRJA
BULL ANGUS - Heavy rock from 1971 & 1972. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=5944
BUBBLEMATH - Great prog band that's similar to Echolyn. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTeau1fyKxWRftENf_Fqt-w
BULBOUS CREATION - Kansas City, MO psych album that was recorded in 1969 & 1970 but not released until 1994. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKgknJlSsqQ
BURNT NOODLE - The Field offshoot of excellent progressive psychedelic space rock.
BYRD, JOE AND THE FIELD HIPPIES - Trippy psych/prog/experimental classic from 1969. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzfQrB9d59w
CALIBAN - Celtic and folk approach from this Tempest offshoot.
CALIFORNIA GUITAR TRIO - http://www.myspace.com/californiaguitartrio
CALLIOPE - 1969 rocker with covers mixed in with some originals
CANNATA - http://www.myspace.com/cannatamusic
CANVAS - Excellent symph/prog that reminds me a lot of Camel.
CARNEGIE - Another long lost prog classical symphonic gem with three keyboard players.
CARPE NOTA - Killer instrumental progressive heavy fusion led by the masterful keyboards of Dan Pluta. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvRUIZeRaAyAaWfilqmT3gQ
CASEY, RICH - Predominantly instrumental prog rock by multi-instrumentalist Casey. From pastoral to heavy these are very good!
CASTLE CANYON - Keyboard, bass & drums instrumental prog trio from 1973 with a heavy ELP, Quill sound. Hammond, mellotron, Clavinet, ARP & Oberheim. A real smoker! https://myspace.com/castlecanyon/music/songs
CATHEDRAL - 1978 prog masterpiece featuring Mellotron and Rickenbacker bass and sounds Like a cross between King Crimson and Yes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m81I0bk1P8o&t=1419s
CELESTIAL O'EUVRE - Blend of symph/prog and AOR. You'll hear hints of Yes, Genesis and ELP. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6I4PAujooM
CENTRIC JONES - Post-Fonya that mixes symphonic prog with space rock.
CERAMIC - Pre-Lands End pop/progressive. Way out of print!
CEREBUS EFFECT - Predominantly instrumental blend of blistering fusion and symphonic prog. Recommended!
CEYLEIB PEOPLE, THE - Wonderful prog/psych from 1967 with woodwinds, Mellotron, sitar and an Indian vibe throughout. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNSp5dYhEn94lXhKDLi1sXQ
CHAKRA - 1979 symphonic prog rarity similar to Yes and Starcastle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zb9tTYW2Mm0
CHAMELEON - Previously unreleased 70s progressive rock from Texas. Nice to see it see the light of day! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23nqvo9uNv4
CHANGO - 1976 and second album by early Santana-inspired band. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYTVBozNPO0
CHAOS CODE - Great symphonic prog. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCR9aVZNyhQS447GzJ3hE7Hg
CHEER-ACCIDENT - Intense, complicated prog. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wn3o3upZfF4
CHILD'S PLAY - 1979 and only album by this jazz rock/fusion band from Richmond, Virgina. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmQdG2Y1svI
CHROMA KEY - Melancholy soundtrack from Kevin Moore (Dream Theater, OSI).
CIRRUS BAY - Very melodic symphonic rock with alternate male/female vocals. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaXnhhBqMpHH09rF4CBFhug
CITRON, NEIL - Heavy guitar rock by Lana Lane guitarist.
CLAUDIA QUINTET, THE - Jazz rock ensemble. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA0iW99teg0i9vihdFcxBIA
CLIVEDEN SET, THE - Instrumental symphonic prog that brings to mind Happy The Man. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN9mSs2hvLfHWCWLoYpcKZw
COLONEL BAGSHOT - Lone album from 1971 that blends soft prog with rock. Kind of a like a blend of The Beatles with The Moody Blues & The Strawbs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s17_XQsi_Xc
CONCRETE RUBBER BAND - Religiuos psych/prog/folk mega rarity from 1974. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XXcoVl8ppc&list=PLr8mf0wNU_VQcqrCpooqfv7dcQ8W88nC4
CONDELLO - Psych rock from 1968. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=US893UPp9dU&list=PL1AzbT-GjjCetd9j1tb_cNpCOhYh780ve
CONTRARIAN - If you're into Kansas then this is a must. www.myspace.com/contrariantheband
CONTROLLING HAND - Two wonderful live albums by prog band from Claremont, CA that lived a short life and was related to Djam Karet and Atavism Of Twilight.
COPERNICUS - Poetic prog like nothing you've ever heard before. https://myspace.com/copernicusonline/music/songs
CORPORATION, THE - Surprisingly good psych/proto-prog from the late 60s with flute and loads of organ. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or4xLWoPvhM&list=PLbqlYXEyLVwZbXvHBHUdTXtTnzSC94vrN
CORYELL & THE BRUBECK BROTHERS, LARRY - Classic fusion album.
COSMIC CASSIOPEIA - Space rock/electronic album by members of Øresund Space Collective. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiYb5twf6cKC_MXY4OFs1Ew
COSMIC SINGULARITY - First album of keyboard symphonic prog by this Azureth offshoot. http://www.myspace.com/mycosmicsingularity
COSTELLANO, TONY - Fun blend of prog/fusion/rock/jazz.
COVENANT - Killer intense keyboard driven progressive.
CPR - Dave Bainbridge, Orphan Project, Simon Apple, Neal Morse, David Wallimann, Soulful Terrain, Glass Hammer, Young Earth, Eric Parker, Scott Rice, Revelation Project, Bill Hubauer. http://www.cprogrock.com/cprvolume2.html
CPR - Unitopia, Ted Leonard, Phil Keaggy, Mike Florio, Apple Pie, Greg Wollan, Mike Lockett, Pursuit, Ad Astra, Time Horizon, Everlasting Arms. http://www.cprogrock.com/cprvolume3.html
CPR - Visual Cliff, Eric Parker, Gene Crout, Iona, Farpoint, Pursuit, Kinetic Element, KDB3, Supernal Endgame, Syzygy. http://www.cprogrock.com/cprvolume4.html
CRABBY APPLETON - Power pop/psych/prog album from 1970. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzCZ_YmS7g98gWTD6LeENgg
CRUCIBLE - Gone is the Genesis influence and into a new direction on this one.
CRYPTIC VISION - Blend of Yes, Rush and Kansas. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRtfmGOtbeCFusy5EXqdY4g
CURIOUS WORKS - Long out of print short length CD (about 30 minutes) of fine neo prog led by the powerful vocals of Marissa Von Bargen.
D.R. HOOKER - Classic U.S. psych from 1972. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClnbn_3TTBuN4WQmzckLw6A
D'ARCANA - Very good progressive band with a sound all their own but do borrow from time to time from bands such as VDGG, King Crimson and Yes.
DARK AETHER PROJECT - Space/prog.
DARLING - Intense complex progressive fusion of rock, jazz and classical elements.
DAVEY, ALAN - Spacey prog on Black Widow label.
DAYS BETWEEN STATIONS - Melancholy prog with slight Pink Floyd & Porcupine Tree influences yet a sound quite their own. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-Hpc3W4ik2vPuAHoN39P3Q
DEADWOOD FOREST - Wonderful debut of Mellotron-laden prog with an early English slant.
DELUGE GRANDER - One of the best modern-day American symphonic prog bands with lots of Mellotron as well as long tracks. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX8LFXZKDbhZvuR2Cx1chfA
DEMIAN - Obscure progressive concept album from 1974 by this other Demian band from Texas. Lots of great keyboards and the singer sounds like an Arthur Brown clone. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOafsZQKvF4
DETROIT - Heavy rock from 1971 with Mitch Ryder.
DEVIL’S STAIRCASE, THE - Wonderful cosmopolitan instrumental prog rock by Mattias Olsson (Änglagård), Luis Nasser & Tim McCaskey (Sonus Umbra), Aaron Geller (Might Could) and Ramsés Luna (Luz De Riada). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXR_paJuyT0
DIN WITHIN - Reminds me a lot of Spock's Beard. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_TkitAq6253I8AviKWGpdg
DISCIPLINE - Great prog in Van Der Graaf Generator style. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKvEWPlMEIQMZKpp-GenJCw
DISSONATI - Post-Harlequin Mass prog with a bit of Porcupine Tree influence but overall quite unique. http://soundcloud.com/arsdivina/dissonati-reductio-ad-absurdum
DISTINGUISHED PANEL OF EXPERTS - Instrumental fusion/RIO with Guy LeBlanc (Camel, Nathan Mahl), Shawn Persinger (Boud Deun) and Mike Sary (French TV).
DISTRICT 97 - Nice rock/prog with female vocalist and cellist. https://www.youtube.com/@D97Music
DISTRICT 97 WITH JOHN WETTON - Recorded live in Chicago, District 97 teams up John Wetton to perform King Crimson songs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqptoWIcVL0
DJAM KARET - One of USA’s best prog/fusion/space rock instrumental groups. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtNgp8PwNRgGM2BbDO9YofQ
DONCOURT, TOM - Unique (and good) album by ex-Cathedral keyboardist that's stuffed with Mellotron and features ex-Änglagård Mattias Olsson on drums. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPcMqmXSuYo
DONCOURT, TOM AND MATTIAS OLSSON'S CATHEDRAL - Ex-Cathedral keyboradist teams up with ex-Änglagård drummer/percussionist to create a symphonic album and as you would guess, is heavy on the Mellotron. https://roth-handle.bandcamp.com/album/tom-doncourt-mattias-olssons-cathedral
DOSE - Fusion band performing renditions of Kenso, Satriani, Isildur's Bane, Steve Vai and Eric Johnson
DR SPACE - Electronic/experimental/abstract albums by one of the founders of Øresund Space Collective. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9GI6b19zSQfOoLc_PtTYtQ
DR SPACE'S ALIEN PLANET TRIP - Electronic/ambient/experimental album by one of the founders of Øresund Space Collective. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9GI6b19zSQfOoLc_PtTYtQ
DRAGONFLY - Obscure guitar rock record from 1970. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2_KE13Z3Xg&list=PLdktF-lL0yEYcdIBGF8nQzgUFAoNinef-
DRAMA - Instrumental progressive fusion.
DREADNAUGHT - Predominantly instrumental 3 piece band with quite a unique sound. Maybe Zappa meets Crimson meets Phish? https://myspace.com/dreadnaughtrock/music/songs
DREAM THE ELECTRIC SLEEP - Great band in Pink Floyd, Porcupine Tree and Oceansize style. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDO1mZBSvJdsLuJMpS27qRA
DREAMSHIP - Beautiful concept symphonic album created entirely via the internet.
DRNWYN - Folk rock obscurity from 1978.
DYONISOS - Similar to mid-period Pink Floyd.
E MOTIVE - Like ELP. Great!
E.A.S. - Symphonic rock from Texas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bY1UI21raFw
EARNST, CHARLIE - Xian folk rock from 1974. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDkLfON7YJ0
EARTHRISE - 1978 and one of my personal favorite USA symphonic prog albums. Day 2 is a nice comeback album. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJswVPXbKjQ
EASTER ISLAND - Nice 1999 comeback album. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6uhd5ij39M
ECCENTRIC ORBIT - Post-Pye Fyte symphonic prog with super keyboards. Kind of like a mix of ELP and Gentle Giant. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxnebJc1_e4akyon5pPnQUA/videos
ECHO US - Electronic music that ranges from dreamy to upbeat. Memoriae is a massive symphonic work that will appeal to Mike Oldfield fans. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9F9SVcwuQQw
ECHOES OF GIANTS - Melodic progressive band from Missouri with some excellent song writing capabilities. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJe6i2R9QsWDixIeDfUFJMg
ECHOLYN - One of USA’s best prog groups. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC226SQVcBAk5iWN8Gf1W9Wg
EDEN'S CHILDREN - Late 60's power psych trio. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxxOM7mKBXxtDRHZ_KkceLg
EDENSONG - Fantastic prog with the flute, violin, cello, tablas and African percussion. http://www.myspace.com/edensong
ELDERS, THE - 1973 heavy psych with some real good organ riffs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBnkOJWkGIE
ELECTRUM - Instrumental symphonic rock trio with a fusion twist.
ELEPHANTS OF SCOTLAND - Concept debut by this New England prog rock band. I hear influences that range from ELP & Yes to Kansas and Rush. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYCJQgRFFwOHV5A3CYvpxNQ
ELF PROJECT - Blend of prog, psych and intelligent pop. http://www.myspace.com/elfproject1
ENCHANT - Neo prog. http://www.myspace.com/enchantband
ENGLISH, AARON - Nice prog by this keyboard player/singer. Kind of Tony Banks style but with a Timothy Pure like sound. http://www.myspace.com/theaaronenglishband
EPHEMERAL SUN - Great dark symphonic with angelic female vocals. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF0MM_CtsZHeMCcFH3feBTw
ESPERS - One of the best modern day acid folk-psych bands. http://www.myspace.com/espers
ESTRUM - Blend of progressive and progressive metal with passionate female voice. http://www.myspace.com/estrum
ETHERFYSH - Very good electronic in Tangerine Dream style.
ETHOS - Classic dual keyboard symphonic prog from 1976 & 1977. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVCI3s6U3GI & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44VRRTsv0Ow
EUCLID - Heavy rock from 1970.
EUPHORIA - Heavy psych from 1969.
EVERSHIP - Talented prog band from from Nashville. Yes and the more progressive facets of Kansas, Queen and Styx seem to be their main influences. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCekzGV7LlVF6uML4HTnT3cQ
EVERY WAKING HOUR - Solid neo prog led by guitarist Tim Kestle and keyboardist Paul McLean. http://www.myspace.com/everywakinghourband
EVOLVE IV - Post-Mach One melodic prog/rock. http://www.musicevolve.com/music.htm
EXPLORERS CLUB - All-star lineup of powerful prog on Magna Carta.
EYE - 3rd studio album by this excellent space arock band from Ohio. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wO0DYXqgbYU&t=2s
EYESTRINGS - Related to Discipline and quite similar.
FANG, FORREST - Mix of atmospheric eastern music and electronics.
FANTASY - Surprisingly good 1970 prog rock with some jazz and psych moves as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvLiAsXgRfw
FAR CORNER - Excellent chamber rock. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOc5KbrYI5uD0BCn6IvPDPg" target="_blank">https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOc5KbrYI5uD0BCn6IvPDPg
FARPOINT - Nice symphonic prog. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT_Wj0EOxy7N4Qvx9QaUxiQ
FAT - Heavy psych/rock from 1970 & 1976. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdtMwXgqXXc & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJq6aXHnIzY
FEAR OF FLYING - After a 20 year hiatus the band is back with a fine new release with Camel, Rush and Yes influences. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVlookNL964&list=OLAK5uy_keEyf8ko5Btmnx3mo20wk44hT4f-5jfLI
FENNER, LELAND & O'BRIEN - Late sixties delicate singer/songwriter folk.
FERN KNIGHT - Beautiful Celtic folk music close to Mellow Candle and more great recordings by the ever prolific Greg Weeks. http://www.myspace.com/fernknight
FERNWOOD - Beautiful acoustic dual-guitar music by Gayle Ellett (Djam Karet) and Todd Montgomery with Greek & Irish Bouzouki, sitar, harmonium, ruan and mandolin. http://www.myspace.com/montgomerytsingh
FERRIS MUDD - Very much like the melodic side of Porcupine Tree https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGKVi8NyQZjHqDk7xR096_w
FEVER DOG - Great space rock/stoner rock band from California. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpZgdby8mZx_qqwGRdKugIw
FEVER DOG & 3RD EAR EXPERIENCE - Split and collaboration release by two of the best Southern California space rock bands. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2KZY4OKPGp3H7TU9i-EseA
FIBONACCI SEQUENCE - Instrumental prog with a heavy fusion slant. Excellent! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh-o4KhTciXQcf_lby52weA
FEVER DOG & 3RD EAR EXPERIENCE - Split and collaboration release by two of the best Southern California space rock bands. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2KZY4OKPGp3H7TU9i-EseA
FIELD, THE - Raw progressive with mellotron.
FIFTY FOOT HOSE - Quite amazing experimental psych album from 1967. Imagine Jefferson Airplane floating in space and you get the idea. http://www.myspace.com/50fthose
FINNEUS GAUGE - Echolyn-related band performing great complex fusion. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClnjcc6JQiUsjlwMxbDPfdw
FIOCCHI, JOHN - One of the finer acoustic guitarists I have heard.
FIRE MERCHANTS - Hard instrumental fusion featuring John Goodsall, Doug Lunn and Chester Thompson/Toss Panos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDu5dbzS3y4 & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4yef7auCng
FIREBALLET - Classic US prog /symph from 1975 & 1976. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwI0R4uYo1n-H4rs--O-NzQ
FIRMAMENT - Ohio-based prog/prog metal band. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1zQmoeoctE&list=OLAK5uy_lrnma5b2kzcUyh1NEXM3K4XnevlgOsMXQ
FLAKYOTOMY - Insane rock opera full of Zappa-like silliness. https://paullambmusic.bandcamp.com/album/in-serious-need
FLAUD LOGIC - Brooklyn-based prog band created by Michael Kaplan that is close to Spock's Beard and features Happy The Man members Frank Wyatt & Joe Bergamini. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJUxNjTbyw0ySfUkdDNAZ7w
FLOCK, THE - 60s/70s Chicago-based rock/jazz rock band. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUKcHTdgmYKMrV2qxWOcUNQ
FLORIO, MIKE - Fine debut by this keyboard player accompanied by other musicians. ELP and Kansas are the first things to come to mind. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0W2o2vHowCbkZKFLKur13A
FLUTTR EFFECT - Blend of progressive, classical and pop with female vocals, electric cello, midi marimba and occasional heavy guitars.
FLYING COLORS - Prog super project with Neal Morse, Steve Morse and Mike Portnoy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-_kP7ajHRo
FLYING ISLAND - Instrumental symphonic prog & fusion.
FONYA - Spacey prog by one-man band.
FORD THEATRE - Prog/psych from 1968 & 1969. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgsVBKzkeuQ & http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRjCtPfGe5s
FOREVER EINSTEIN - Complex instrumental fusion rock.
FOREVER TWELVE - Symph/prog with female vocals. http://www.myspace.com/forevertwelve3
FOSTER III, JACK - Prog rock, classical and jazz concept album with Robert Berry & Trent Gardner. www.myspace.com/jackfosteriii
FRACTURED DIMENSION, THE - Top-notch instrumental progressive fusion. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU1zp4BOuRfNnA6b1peXCAQ
FRAMESHIFT - Nice prog with James LaBrie of Dream Theater.
FREEHAND - Nice blend of prog and fusion rock. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkd7CfVibxt5jXND769CVUg
FRENCH TV - Great stuff by Mike Sary & friends that mixes Canterbury prog with avant-rock and fusion. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwnAntsJ08p7HF0YMve_Jhg
FRIGHT PIG - Exciting new prog band with a stunner of a debut. Kind of like a mix of Yes & ELP but with a harder edge sometimes. https://myspace.com/frightpig/music/songs
FROGG CAFÉ - Great mix of prog and fusion. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOZGeFzWZxo8XDmzh7IHPcA
FULTON, DAVE/GILES REAVES - Stunning electronic music straight out of the 70's Berlin school. Recommended!
FUSE - Pre-Cheap Trick rock/prog recorded in 1969 and released in 1970. Filled with great organ and Mellotron! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XyHjedKdcY
GABRIEL BONDAGE - Prog rock classics from 1975 & 1977. Like a blend of Moody Blues, Strawbs & Jade Warrior. Filled with great organ and Mellotron! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfBE_KOFnkY
GALGANO, JOHN - First solo album by IZZ front man and features IZZ members. IZZ fans will love this just the same. http://soundcloud.com/izzmusic
GARRISON, MICHAEL - First and 3rd albums by one of USA's best electronic musicians with a style all his own. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMhPj9ApMII & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhnrG8hkh3Q
GASOLINE BAND, THE - Sole album from 1972 by this 10 piece brass prog/jazz band stationed in Germany. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdbZ-qk6o3g
GEKKO PROJEKT - Great symph/prog with a touch of fusion. http://www.myspace.com/gekkoprojekt
GENESIS - Rock from 1968.
GEYSIR - 1974 prog/folk/psych gem by this American group stationed in Iceland.
GHOST CIRCUS - Nice blend of prog and AOR. http://www.myspace.com/ghostcircus
GIANNOTTI - Fantastic symphonic prog by ex-Zoldar & Clark and Jasper Wrath guitarist/multi-instrumentalist. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUSFgC-PAwU&list=OLAK5uy_lETWcjnBdUUYcJOyXZgHS_KzLRPph7xtU
GIANT CRAB - 1968 & 1969 (and only) albums by psychedelic rock band from Santa Barbara. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdMqaoZsWoephnO8e6K9ubw
GILBERT, KEVIN - Previously unreleased 80s recordings.
GILL, MICHAEL - Blend of prog, fusion, jazz and one bluesy track.
GLASS - 70s keyboard-fronted prog trio that have reunited and released some wonderful albums since. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcKD3vJZtXbeBo4TqfHw_pw
GLASS HAMMER - One of the top USA symphonic prog bands. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-DcLoCh9rlz6GtzmzvYiAg
GLASS HARP - Ohian psych/prog from 1970 & 1971 that features Phil Keaggy on guitar. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UBrqQJ8iFY & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNgXTazpM9w
GNOMONAUT - Instrumental blend of space rock, fusion & electronic. Excellent! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC71v7a7p1BVvHFrPS77ZUgA
GODZ, THE - Heavy rock from 1978 & 1979.
GOOD GOD - Mainly instrumental progressive fusion album from 1972. Contains a super Zappa cover of King Kong. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHUfAQIVUS4
GRANICUS - Great hard rock from 1973. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFopsJBIukc
GRATTO - Side project of Leger De Main with the solid guitar work from Chris Rodler.
GREEN, JEFF (PROJECT) - American born guitarist now living in Ireland. Recommended to fans of Magenta, IQ, Rick Wakeman and the likes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qovTIReJ0DI & http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roWTkBOZbsU
GREYFEATHER - Prog debut by members of IZZ, Farpoint, Little Atlas, Iluvatar and Cobweb Strange. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSKxgM2AGVLcH4ik5bIKo5Q
GREYHAVEN - Very nice heavy neo symphonic that will appeal to both prog and prog metal fans
GROVES, CARL - Salem Hill leader solo work
GRYDER, DAVE - Smokin’ instrumental progressive fusion by Covenant drummer/keyboardist. A must hear! https://davegryder.hearnow.com/
GUERIN, SHAUN - Sympphonic prog by the late Guerin who was in various progressive tribute bands.
GUTBUCKET - Jazz, avant garde, fusion, prog and just pure zaniness. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_ZyoJ7sJdpnNjngKRyCXaw
GWYDION - Acid folk from 1975 & 1981. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i21CyB9GRVc
HALEY, DENNIS - Tangerine Dream-like electronic music.
HAMMOND, JACK - Instrumental prog/jazz rock/fusion album originally released in 1980. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vpatw68x5VY&list=PLNlUBFy4hNZitnrdsu7vRROpI9poYbvne
HAMSTER THEATRE - Blend of avant garde, folk and world music. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp_Xer1kC7ItY32Aa0x8VDQ
HANDS - Prog rock à la Gentle Giant and Happy The Man. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BT3BeJ067k
HAPPY THE MAN - Brilliant 70s prog chock-full of originality. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDj9UOuy_gvuMuB_TfUCHgA
HARLEQUIN MASS - Renaissance/Genesis flavored symphonic rock originally released in 1978. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKLPpMqOfXY
HAYSTACKS BALBOA - Heavy organ progressive from 1970. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCchLQ3d252gqzmkwjOfwycQ
HEADSHEAR - Instrumental progressive with King Crimson and Djam Karet similarities. Fine stuff! http://www.myspace.com/headshear
HEALING FORCE - Tribute to the great jazz musician with Henry Kaiser and Mike Keneally.
HEAVY CRUISER - Hard rock from 1972 featuring Neil Merryweather.
HELIOPOLIS - Debut album featuring members of Mars Hollow & Gabble Ratchet. Sounds like a blend of Yes, Genesis & King Crimson. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-0FyEGVOnI
HENDERSON/OKEN - Fantastic instrumental progressive/ambient/electronic album by the Djam Karet fellas. http://www.djamkaret.com/firepoolrecords/hendersonoken/
HELMET OF GNATS - Fantastic instrumental top-notch fusion! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-M2loniziro&t=2s & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgQSSJnioWQ
HENDERSON, MIKE - Excellent solo album by Djam Karet guitarist.
HELP - Top-notch psychedelic rock.
HERD OF INSTINCT - Predominantly instrumental prog with King?Crimson and Djam Karet influences. Really good stuff! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIQCqgcYNJnyf_sSWIXXfiw
HERMETIC SCIENCE - Mix of classical, jazz, new age and ELPish prog. http://www.myspace.com/hermeticscience
HERU AVENGER - For fans of space and krautrock.
HEYOKA - Previously unreleased recordings this prog/rock band from San Antonio that should have hit the big-time! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEkrp3Ky_rlkdWjiri96C9A
HIGHER CIRCLES - Reminds me a lot of Rush with a melodic approach
HILLMEN - Djam Karet offshoot of 70s-style instrumental jazz fusion with some stunning organ and guitar. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Twk3_we0SUc
HOBSON'S CHOICE - Excellent keyboard-led symphonic prog. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNviloBuZ5Q
HOLDING PATTERN - Brilliant mellotron-laden instrumental prog/symph https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCL0_Y92ufSSsgZjybDrHavw
HOOK, THE - California psych/power trio that released these 2 albums in 1968. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsfwkT6KrSA
HOPE - 1972 melodic progressive/psych with two keyboard players. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRpQye43Lss&list=PLr8mf0wNU_VQaSBxcxu66D8N8S3Yep3R3
HOT TUNA - Post-Jefferson Airplane 70s blues rock. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwDVcl-fUA2cQv7jdDnBQoQ
HOUR OF THE SHIPWRECK - Stunning melodic progressive full of passion, darkness and beauty. Recommended! http://www.myspace.com/houroftheshipwreck
HOUSTON FEARLESS - Organ/fuzz guitar psych from 1969. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQw4zrDwvdE
HOWEVER - Classic Canterbury prog band similar to Happy The Man, Muffins, Gentle Giant, National Health and Henry Cow. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqUbjqUKTgB5va34tFTG2Bg
I AND THOU - Melodic symphonic prog led by keyboardist Jason Hart (Renaissance) with help by Steve Hogarth and Izz members. Nice! http://i-and-thou.com/
ILLINOIS SPEED PRESS, THE - Chicago rocker from 1969. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJYyjOX0YpcnJXYLrMK8uKg
ILLUSION, THE - Psychedelic rock from 1969.
ILUVATAR - One of the best USA neo prog bands. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL9pPoKDJa8&list=PLoRNXsrOuZ-UixjjQI5Speb8wRZfgj65B
IN CONTINUUM - Prog/symph super group led by Dave Kerzner and features guests Steve Hackett, Steve Rothery, Marco Minnemann, Nick D’Virgilion, Jon Anderson, Leticia Wolf, Jon Davison, Simon Collins, Fernando Perdomo, Michael Sadler, and Randy McStine. Sounds like a blend of Sound Of Contact and Kerzner’s New World. Great! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC8fovHJ4M2GFDblnPQkpEA
INFINITY - Great previously unreleased prog from late 70's like Gentle Giant & Starcastle.
INNER EAR BRIGADE - Great prog/jazz band with female vocals, vintage keys (Hammond, Mellotron, Moog etc..) and lots of time signature changes. http://www.myspace.com/innerearbrigade
INTRA - Another modern-day discovery of a 70s American prog band that recorded this album in 1976 but was never released at the time. Kind of like Yes and maybe even Gnidrolog. Great! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkmDkMy-5VE
INVISIGOTH - Blend of goth, prog and metal. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2EXzUxp8xUXfHzCgQGZ1mw
IRON KIM STYLE - Instrumental jazz rock with trumpet. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2WgemaHgnthaAyxdl2vviQ
ISOBAR – Outstanding instrumental symphonic prog related to Metaphor and Mattias Olsson (Änglagård) guests on drums. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXfADQfDyLqZJ3ZiDOt1D-g
IT - Great instrumental abilities and complex melodies make this stand out.
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY - San Francisco progressive folk from 1969 & 1970. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJqs5bcjpwUmAf1NzatpKxw
IZZ - Band from New York that sounds like a blend of Spock’s Beard, Genesis and Renaissance. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXFhP-vPgBXMXS1fxbOuJfg
JASPER WRATH - Pre-Zoldar & Clark prog/psych classic from 1971. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLu0yTW4vKM
JAUGERNAUT - New album by this 80s prog/AOR band. http://www.myspace.com/jaugernautad
JELLY JAM - Morgenstein, Tabor, Myung project mix of rock, fusion & metal.
JEREMY & PROGRESSOR - Instrumental symphonic space rock as Jeremy teams up with X Religion guitarist Progressor.
JET JAGUAR - Space rock in Hawkwind style with an excellent version of Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun. http://www.myspace.com/jetjaguarrocksinspace
JOHNSON, RICHARD LEO & GREGG BENDIAN - Interesting mix of acoustic guitar and percussion of all sorts. Amazing stuff! http://www.richardleojohnson.com/guitar/music.html
JOLLY - Aggressive, spacey & melancholy prog displaying elements of Riverside, Porcupine Tree and Oceansize. https://www.youtube.com/user/TheIncredibleJOLLY
JUGHEAD - Power pop with Ty Tabor & Derek Sherinian.
K2 - Great mellotron laden symph/prog with Allan Holdsworth, Ryo Okumoto, Shaun Guerin and Ken Jaquess. http://www.myspace.com/k2ken
KALABAN - The best (and only) prog band to emerge out of the great state of Utah! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnX8eMxcr4BOkO8rw9Wu-ig
KAMPMAN, ERIC - Symphonic keyboard work by Ex-Now keyboardist.
KAPLAN BROTHERS, THE - Melancholy prog from 1978 with loads of mellotron. Nothing like it!
KERZNER, DAVE - Super concept album by Giraffe & Sound Of Contact keyboardist and includes contributions from Steve Hackett, Keith Emerson, Nick D'Virgilio, Francis Dunnery, Heather Findlay, Simon Phillips and Billy Sherwood. Sounds like a cross between Sound Of Contact and Pink Floyd. Excellent! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbhfKufjDPI
KINETIC ELEMENT - Symphonic prog led by some excellent keyboard work. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNlZoloJ1FOCarzJ2w4IktA
KINGDOM - 1970 hard rocker. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=696322F5-qI
KOEPPER, JEFFREY - Along with 70's Tangerine Dream and Steve Roach and entirely made by analog synths, this is some of the best electronic music you will ever hear. http://www.myspace.com/jeffreykoepper
KOPECKY - Mix of progressive & fusion rock. http://www.myspace.com/kopeckymusic
KRAKATOA - Excellent symphonic rock with violin. Recommended!
KRISTYL - Excellent Christian guitar prog/psych from 1975
KULJU, DAVE - Instrumental progressive fusion led by Electrum guitarist. This is some hot stuff and highly recommended! http://www.myspace.com/davekulju
KULL, BRETT - Solo from Echolyn guitarist. Singer-songwriter style. http://www.myspace.com/brettkull
KURGAN'S BANE - If you like Rush and Saga then grab this.
LABRIE, JAMES - Dream Theater vocalist.
LAND OF CHOCOLATE - Similar to Echolyn with a taste of fusion.
LANDS END - Lush symph prog.
LANE, LANA - Heavy neo rock/prog.
LARUE, LISA PROJEKT 2K9 - Keyboard-laden prog/symph. http://www.myspace.com/lisalaruekeyboards
LARVAL - Cuneiform release that brings to mind King Crimson but with an avant garde edge.
LEGER DE MAIN - Very good aggressive prog.
LEONARD, KEVIN - Solo work by North Star Keyboard wizard.
LEONARDO - Based on the reknowned painter the cast includes members of Magellan.
LEVIATHAN - 1974 and only album by this prog band from Memphis, TN that is one of the most Mellotron-drenched albums you'll ever hear! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFCY5RybvvM
LEVIN, BEN - 7th release by Bent Knee guitarist, multi-instrumentalist that musically ranges from prog & experimental to hip hop & rap. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxssPR8TZso8_4EjAF_KBUg
LEVIN GROUP, BEN - Solo album by Bent Knee guitarist and features Bent Knee members Courtney Swain (vocals) & Chris Baum (violin). If you like Bent Knee (how could you not?) then you will enjoy this as well. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS4iSkde2e2WGIEumx0gOkA
LEVIN, TONY - With Terry Bozzio, Trent & Wayne Gardner, Mike Portnoy, Jordan Rudess, John Petrucci and Steve Stevens.
LEVIN MINNEMANN RUDESS - Instrumental progressive super group that is not all show like one would think but actually has some wonderfully composed tracks. Recommended! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I38N8XHJg8U
LEVIATHAN - 1974 heavy prog with loads of mellotron. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFCY5RybvvM
LIFT - Bombastic keyboard-led prog from 1977 and one of the best to come out of the USA in the 70s. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJDs4eMwgxw
LIGHT YEAR - Previously unreleased 70s San Franciscan progressive/fusion with female vocals & vibraphone. Excellent! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4R6ANMEJN8
LIGHTS OUT: SAN FRANCISCO - Rock, soul, blues and jazz.
LINCOLN STREET EXIT - Hard-hitting rock from 1969. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxOe2FHIftj7dvSoMeUIVFg
LINDENMUTH GROUP, SCOTT - Fusion.
LINN COUNTY - Heavy organ prog/psych from 1968 & 1969. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeLSZcpyg5Nqv_WAaaZpm2A
LIQUID SMOKE - Hard progressive blues rock from 1970. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsd3xkqILOsvnP_3r8Qkjcw
LISTENING - Originally released in 1968 on the Vanguard label, this is considered to be one of the best U.S. psych albums. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiAvWJDQpDw
LITTLE ATLAS - Sounds a bit like Kansas & Spock's Beard. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrcFepCrOuT11DPyOBCID0A
LITTLE KING - Mix of prog and AOR.
LO-FI RESISTANCE - Prog/melodic rock with Nick D'Virgilio and Dave Meros from Spock's Beard lending a helping hand. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6ewzYt11j0hU9s62vDo0uw
LOBATE SCARP - Prog band from Los Angeles that's heavily influence by Spock's Beard. https://www.youtube.com/c/lobatescarp
LOGIC GATE - Excellent 70s Berlin-school of electronic music. https://logicgate.bandcamp.com/
LOLLIPOP SHOPPE, THE - 1968 garage psych rock. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcYadIGcYWs
LUNAR CHATEAU - Prog rock trio with some pop tendencies. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNwof_v2e2cFoaM9hbTkqaQ
MACARTHUR - Mega-rare 1st album from 1979 and obscure 2nd album from 1982 by this band that sounds like a blend of FM and Rush with a heavy dose of synths. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gv0-4hxiYBM
MADDEN, MIKE - Drummer from Matter that utilizes plenty of percussion as well as Theramin & Mellotron.
MADRIGAL - Sophisticated prog like a cross between Echolyn, Kansas & Happy The Man. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=220
MADURA - Post Bangor Flying Circus rock/jazz/prog from 1971. Has some solid organ riffs throughout.
MAELSTROM - Super-rare prog from 1973 that was originally released on CD back in 1997. Like all the 70's US greats like Cathedral, Yezda Urfa, Ethos etc... (Preview)
MAESTRO, LOUIE - Multi-instrumentalist with great use of keyboards.
MAGELLAN - Hard neo prog.
MAGIC ELF, THE - Instrumental fusion.
MAGUS (THE WINTER TREE) - Saga meets Pink Floyd. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=225
MAHAVISHNU PROJECT, THE
MAJESTIC - Ex-Osmium multi-instrumentalist creating a very fine prog/majestic/atmospheric works. www.myspace.com/majesticsongs
MALACHI - Trippy meditative acid psych with Middle Eastern vibe. Pretty amazing for 1966.
MALONE, SEAN - Pre-Gordian Knot progressive/fusion/classical/metal
MAMA LION - Suprisingly good 1972 & 1973 progressive blues rock led by Janis Joplin sound-alike Lynn Carey and featuring Neil Merryweather on bass and James Newton Howard on keys. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YfG2RT6DGA & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vaE2212aKI
MAN ON FIRE - Similar to Rush. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdW6-r53Pjlq_t7e2AeI1kA
MARBIN - Former Israeli and now Chicago-based band displaying some amazing instrumental jazz/fusion. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyhhqUoSgL_a5R2IVJOiAJg
MARS HOLLOW - Great prog band situated somewhere in between the 70s and modern times with definite Yes and ELP influences. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC93FBi73VOf5cLewsI-RtIg
MARPROG THE FESTIVAL - Advent, Holding Pattern, Edensong, 3RDegree, Toy Masheen, The Frank Varela Band.
MARTZ, JASUN - Two and half hours of music including the classic mellotron-led classical/ambient/prog The Pillory.
MARTZ, JASUN & THE NEOTERIC ORCHESTRA - Original recording of this classic mellotron-led symphonic work. www.myspace.com/jasunmartz
MASKE, DAN - Primarily instrumental lush keyboard symphonic with 22 minute track. http://www.danmaske.com or http://www.myspace.com/danmaske
MASTERMIND - ELP on midi guitar.
MATHEMATICIANS - High caliber instrumental fusion.
MATTER - Great instrumental prog with Crimson and Heldon influences.
MAWWAL - Post-Paranoise prog/fusion/world music with lots of ethnic percussion. Features Percy Jones (Brand X) on bass. http://www.myspace.com/mawwal
MAXWELL'S DEMON - Instrumental prog rock in the Anglagard realm. http://www.myspace.com/therealmaxwellsdemon
MCCRITE, MARK - Rocket Scientist guitarist.
MCGILL, SCOTT - Finneus Gauge guitarist performing prog fusion.
MCGILL, SCOTT/MICHAEL MANRING/VIC STEVENS - Fusion/prog rock/metal.
MCKENDREE SPRING - Early 70's folk rock/prog. http://www.myspace.com/mckendreespring
MCLUHAN - Very unique brass prog rock concept album from 1970. Really great and nothing like it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuSKn1F82xM
MEADE, LAURA - Nice pop by Izz vocalist.
MELTING EUPHORIA - Re-named reissue of their first album Through The Strands Of Time from 1994. One of the very best US space rock bands. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-r4Z2RNN7Wg
MERRYWEATHER (NEIL) - Self-titled and Vacuum Cleaner are from 1969 & 1971 and are more rock based. Kryptonite & Space Rangers are heavy mid-seventies guitar space rock.
METAPHOR - Nice symphonic rock in Camel style.
METAPHYSICAL ANIMATION - One of the best and rarest US 70s prog releases that was released as a double LP in a limited private run of an estimated 50 copies back in 1973. Amazing that this band didn’t get signed back then as they are that good! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU2fFRo-1P_FTVbmF4MNm7g
METCALF, BYRON - Berlin school of electronic music with some great drumming by Byron Metcalf. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STTzjEtMPmw
MIDNIGHT MASSES - Prog mixed with psychedelic rock. Pink Floyd and Alan Parsons are valid reference points. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKNIH6lnsSY
MIGHT COULD - 3 guitarists playing in similar style to California Guitar Trio.
MILLARD AND DYCE - 1973 obscure folk rock and a touch of blues with three guitarists and a bass player.
MINASIAN, DAVID - Wonderful prog/symph works with some assistance from Andy Latimer, Annie Haslam, Steve Hackett, Justin Hayward and Billy Sherwood. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyi4k7AQQv8k0wqDkN-pCIA
MIND FURNITURE - Progressive rock made with hints of Kansas and Jethro Tull. Very good! http://www.mindfurniture.com/media.html
MIND SKY - Excellent prog/symph that seems influenced by Genesis and The Flower Kings.
MINDLESS OTHER GODS - Rush style prog.
MINGO (LEWIS) - Great instrumental prog fusion by Ex-Santana percussionist with lots of keys and African percussion. From 1976.
MINSTREL'S GHOST, THE - Prog project by multi-instrumentaist Blake Carpenter. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPRSVvkisz0h8Z7YSrOQn-w
MIRTHKON - Progressive/RIO/avant garde with a heavy Zappa, Miriodor and Picchio Dal Pozzo feel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKhRw0bhUKDtK6Va8ZKiNZg
MIRTHRANDIR - Genesis, Gentle Giant-like 1976 prog masterpiece. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULo9jctwYvs
MOETAR - Really great quirky prog with female vocals. You can hear elements of Echolyn, Yezda Urfa and Zappa. http://www.myspace.com/moetarmusic
MOHODISCO - A must for Ozric Tentaclites.
MOLOCH - Heavy rock and blues from 1972. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6Ep2PtiWQU
MOM'S APPLE PIE - Brass rock/jazz/prog from 1972. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8kxHDk8lzI
MONOLITH - Three piece symphonic rock group that reminds me of ELP.
MOON LETTERS - Symphonic prog band from Seattle that has a bit of a retro sound not far from mid-70s Genesis and more modern bands like Moth Vellum and Perfect Beings. Recommended! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgICwa1vvkd8eoDtyOOZPhg
MORAINE - Instrumental avant garde, classical, jazz, progressive quintet made up of violin, cello, drums, bass and guitar. http://www.myspace.com/moraineseattle
MORMOS - Folk rock from 1972. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=2816
MORSE, ALAN - Great fusion by Spock's Beard guitarist. Fellow members of Spock's participate as well as ex-Beardian and brother Neal.
MORSE, NEAL - Former leader of Spock's Beard. http://www.myspace.com/nealmorse (PROGRESSIVE ROCK RELEASES):
MORSE PORTNOY GEORGE - As the title states, these are all covers.
MORSE, STEVE - Of Dixie Dregs fame.
MORSE, TIM - Keyboard progressive trio with heavy hints of ELP, Genesis and Kansas. http://www.myspace.com/timmorsemyspace
MORTICIA - Doomy prog mixed with David Bowie-like vocals. Although new it certainly sounds out of the 80's. On Black Widow Records.
MOTHER MALLARD'S PORTABLE MASTERPIECE CO. - 1973 & 1976 electronic/ambient albums. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGFTHl96P6M&t=226s
MOUNTAIN - Classic rock. The first disc is comprised of studio tracks and the second of live tracks. http://www.mountaintheband.com/
MUFFINS, THE - Blend of avant garde & progressive. https://www.youtube.com/user/rockgodoftheuniverse/videos
MULLMUZZLER - Song based prog rock.
MUTZIE - Heavy raw acid psych blues from 1970.
MYRIAD - Band from New York that sounds quite a bit like Rush. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCovxa0KpMnGfQvOlGqmAycQ
MYTHOLOGIE - Leger De Main side project. Energetic prog with female vocals. Solid!
NATIONAL STEAM - Great space.
NAVIGATOR - One of thes best US neo symphonic prog albums I've heard. If you like IQ then this is essential! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RppN7TPeMkY
NDV - Spock's Beard drummer. Mix of progressive & pop.
NELSON, PAUL - 22 minutes of hot instrumental guitar led fusion.
NERVE INSTITUTE, THE - Project by Mike Judge which displays an astonishing mix of beauty (mellotron) and complexity. A must hear! http://www.myspace.com/thenerveinstitute
NETHERWORLD - Legendary prog rock from 1981.
NEVER WASN'T - Yes influenced prog with a dose of AOR. http://www.myspace.com/neverwasnt
NEW BLIZZARD SYMPHONY - A prog Christmas album performing original tunes.
NEW EDEN ORCHESTRA - Nice symphonic works. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=2150
NEW ST. GEORGE, THE - Folk rock with female vocals.
NEW SUN - Symphonic rock with excellent axe work.
NIACIN - Magna Carta releases of funky prog with ELP leanings.
NO NATION - Fine rock opera with guests Mike Pinder and Jon Anderson http://www.myspace.com/nonationmusic
NO REASON GIVEN (N.R.G.)
NON CREDO - Curious blend of opera and R.I.O. with female vocals, clarinet, percussion, glockenspiel and other strange sounds. Unique! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IztRS13uRNw
NORLANDER, ERIK - Lana Lane & Rocket Scientists main composer and influenced by Rick Wakeman and Keith Emerson. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrdVDZF46YLcwi0EvPM4vkg
NORTH STAR - Keyboard-dominated prog. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMXJjwYnvzAM9nVeC5kDFiA
NORTHWIND - Fantastic previously unreleased symphonic prog from 1977. This was their 3rd and best effort. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTEZAnIdGRU
NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED - Neo progressive with some excellent keyboards and occasional aggressive guitar. http://www.myspace.com/nos_band
NOW - Great harmonic prog with nice melodies.
NUGENT, TED & THE AMBOY DUKES - Great sound quality by these heavy rockers.
OBLIVION SUN - Happy The Man offshoot and quite similar. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp3Fe2fovfcYXgbU3rhrjWw
OCTOBER - 1979 and mega-rare second album by this symphonic prog band. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoRxa8O9P7M
OCTOBER PROJECT - Latest release by this well-known Celtic band.
OCTOBER TREE - Light symphonic rock by this Canvas offshoot and close to the post-Renaissance band Illusion. http://www.myspace.com/octobertreechronicles
ODA - San Franciscan heavy rock from 1973. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGNPGikTwMY
OHO - 1974 acid rock/hard rock/prog. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJ-ptpKDUlE&list=PLG-InimcgCwPjRM2l-dvfuSNXGz-VKOl1
ORPHAN PROJECT - Art rock band in the style of Kansas, Styx & Yes. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVOyKsmocvWFhwRJ4SNFmOA
OSI (OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INFLUENCE) - Band that features Mike Portnoy, Steve Wilson & Sean Malone. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3qtU6WmMaG6CSAjSJX4bNQ
OSMOSIS - From 1970 comes one of the very first US prog albums ever made. Really fantastic musical journey led by the flute and sax of Charlie Mariano. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3X3cX_RR7ko
OTHER SIDE - Solid first effort by a band that has a slight Kate Bush approach.
OTHER SIDE, THE - Instrumental heavy-on-the-keyboards prog rock with a tad bit of fusion thrown in (Kenso meets Happy The Man). Recommended! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfs47-z4WrJIN9ZAuncrJfA
OVERWORLD DREAMS - Symphonic prog works by band from New Jersey. Good stuff! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwBKh8ySmvDC7_HHO0Yno6w
OVRFWRD - The best US instrumental prog band around today! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh_ng3p6WuqvNwNdoOugPow
OZ KNOZZ - 1975 prog/hard rock from Texas. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8WNdb_ER3k7pk-kzYls5oQ
OZONE QUARTET - Great fusion rock.
PALERMO BIG BAND, ED - Big band versions of Zappa classics
PANGAEA - Very refined slick neo prog rock. http://www.myspace.com/pangaearock
PARMENTER, MATTHEW - Solo albums by Discipline keyboardist/vocalist. If you like Discipline then you will these. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ2RfI2yj8JpH3jgnWR2qTw
PARMENTER, RYAN - Creative progressive pop by the front man of Eyestrings
PARALLEL MIND - Instrumental keyboard filled symph/prog trio with William Kopecky. Great!
PARANOISE - Great progressive world rock with a heavy edge.
PARMENTER, MATTHEW - Solo album by Discipline leader. If you like Discipline then you will this.
PATTERN-SEEKING ANIMALS - California-based prog band that’s related to Spock’s Beard (Dave Meros & Jimmy Keegan) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRxMXhPa5fw2InwHD4m49Ow
PAULY, HENNING - Frameshift and Chain solo album in more of rock setting with some prog moves here and there.
PAVLOV'S DOG - Two classic prog albums from 1975 & 1976 with the unique voice of David Surkamp. http://www.myspace.com/therealpd
PEACE & QUIET - Classic rock from 1971.
PENTAGRAM - Kings of doom rock. Black Widow releases
PENTWATER - One of the best prog bands to emerge from Chicago in the 70s. Out Of The Abyss is the one to start with. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5d7STBRQSP5DwA3LwXWpWg
PERAINO'S KINGDOM COME, VICTOR - 1975 mega-rare mellotron spaced-out prog gem by ex-Arthur Brown's Kingdom Come keyboardist. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdDJUr4EudQ
PERDOMO, FERNANDO - Wonderful instrumental prog/symph solo album by Dave Kerzner band guitarist and multi-instrumentalist. Some compositions are a tribute to prog heavyweights Focus, Curved Air, King Crimson, Nektar and Peter Banks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elRVmFst7RM
PERFECT_BEINGS - Post-Moth Vellum progressive close to Moth Vellum and Yes. https://www.youtube.com/c/PerfectBeings
PERHACS, LINDA - Stunning delicate folk by this mystical singer/songwriter. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXBd-SjQxpQ
PERSEPHONE'S DREAM - Nice progressive with female vocals and spacey atmospheres. http://www.myspace.com/persephonedream
PHASE - Instrumental fusion obscurity from 1979. Has a Return To Forever feel mixed in with wild ELPish keyboards.
PHIDEAUX - One of the best US prog musicians around today. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3C1YNNG6PgewaCxELFBGqg
PIG IRON - Acid bluesy rock from 1970. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Llu_CpFppMU
PINNELLA, MICHAEL - Symphony X keyboardist. Great symphonic prog keyboard-dominated workout.
P J SHADOWHAWK - Post-Quasar concept symphonic prog. http://www.myspace.com/pjshadowhawk and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkkIVUsKlSs
PLANET P PROJECT - First of a progressive rock trilogy by renowned artist Tony Carey with a definite Pink Floyd feel.
PLANTS - Psych/folk with tremendous 19 minute krautrock-like track.
PLATYPUS - Blend of prog, fusion & rock.
PLUM NELLY - Heavy psych/prog from 1971. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4ulcGwPJgM
POCKET ORCHESTRA - Instrumental avant garde/prog/jazz band. This package includes KnëbnagAuje and a live CD from 1980-84.
POHL, BILL - Excellent fusion by The Underground Railroad guitarist. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mF5mfphC8fw
POLESTAR 1 - Great cosmic semi-hard prog from 1980. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmKtdDzJIdY
POLYPHONY - Progressive rock masterpiece from 1972 and in ELP direction.
POWELL, ROGER - Electronic and progressive music by Ex-Todd Rundrgren's Utopia keyboardist. Blue Note Ridge is solo piano. https://myspace.com/rogerpowell/music/songs
POWER OF ZEUS - Late 60's psychedelic rock.
PRAVDA - Melodramatic prog rock. http://www.myspace.com/pravdatruth/music/songs
PRESTO BALLET - Reminds me a lot of Kansas. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcjyVhoBTppPPfzR1EErYrw
PRIMITIVE OVERFLOW - Neo prog mixed with rock, metal and pop. http://www.myspace.com/officialprimitiveoverflow
PRISM - Pre-Hands prog. Original compositions except for a Gentle Giant and a King Crimson cover. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ao76dup1oD8
PRODUCT - Porcupine Tree meets Marillion.
PROGDAY - Strawbs, Djam Karet, Nathan Mahl, Trettioariga Kriget, Wobbler, Sonus Umbra, Gert Emmens, The Muffins, Guy Manning. Lots of previously unreleased tracks! 100% goes to Progday. Support Progday and buy this CD!
PROJECT LO - With Bon Lozaga and Percy Jones.
PROPORTIONS - Internet-based cosmopolitan instrumental prog/fusion group of musicians from the USA, Canada and Sweden who have been involved in various prog projects in the past including some Gentle Giant tribute releases. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChDoOyWhNQV5lZcJtkvo7qQ
PROUD PEASANT - Debut album made up of 3 lengthy tracks of symph/prog with a cinematic feel close to Rainbow Theatre & Mike Oldfield. Good stuff! http://proudpeasant.bandcamp.com/album/flight
PROVIDENCE - Fantastic folk/prog from 1972 with violin, glockenspiel, viola, organ, cello etc... http://www.myspace.com/providencepdxfolk
PROXIMAL DISTANCE - Majestic & Slychosis side project that sounds very much like a blend of the two. http://www.myspace.com/majesticsongs
PSYCHEDELIC ENSEMBLE, THE - Prog rock hugely influenced by Pink Floyd & Yes. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtruMC4fnXlKMjaYhhK0YfQ
PSYCHIC FOR RADIO - Neo prog project headed by Shawn Gordon with Martin Orford, Randy George, Bill Berends, Henning Pauly and many others. http://www.myspace.com/psychicforradioband ASTANDING WAVE $14
PUDDLE JUMPERS, THE - Folk rock.
PULSE - British-sounding rock from 1969.
PUPPET SHOW - Seventies prog musical influences led by an aggressive vocalist.
PURPOSEFUL PORPOISE - Prog/symph by a prog supergroup formed by members and ex-members of Dream Theater, Frank Zappa, Chick Corea etc... This one actually lives up to the hype. Great! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4iCi7GJwSM
PUZZLE - 1969 blend of hard rock, blues and psych. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOFcTz129qc
PYE FYTE - Crazy new symph group that reminds me of Supersister & Airlord.
PSYCHEDELIC ENSEMBLE, THE - Prog rock hugely influenced by Pink Floyd & Yes. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtruMC4fnXlKMjaYhhK0YfQ
QUARKSPACE - Space rockers.
QUATRO, MICHAEL - Keyboardist Quatro's best album from 1975 featuring the 20 minute title track. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQji6g6xPy4
QUICK, BILL - Folk rock monster rarity originally released in Spain in 1973.
QUIET CELEBRATION - Mystical music with an Eastern vibe. Reminds me of Jade Warrior.
QUILL - 1977 symphonic rock with a wall of keyboards and 2 side-long tracks. One of the top 10 USA 70s prog albums! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_w_yX72fUok
RADIO PIECE III - Canterbury-ish prog. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPhOaYtzvkjqe2Cco1ymiWw
RAIN - 1972 melodic prog rarity with soft organ and well-crafted songs
RAIN OF THOUGHT - Wonderful prog by Ex-New Cross members
RASCAL REPORTERS - Like the Muffins of Henry Cow. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXYeyVYrKJuViUoNYqzyxlA
RAZOR WIRE SHRINE - Instrumental heavy aggressive progressive fusion.
REALM -Time Tales is a wild keyboard workout prog album while The Path is a lot like Yes.
RECEIVER, THE - Dreamy, melancholic prog band from Ohio. This is their third release and best to date https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aroPNZjE_-Q
RED MASQUE, THE - Really great dark progressive with Anglagard and Magma influences. http://www.myspace.com/myredmasque
REFLECTIONS: AN ACT OF GLASS - Symph/prog work with the help of Nick D'Virgilio, Phil Keaggy, Dave Meros, Ted Leonard, Adrian Belew, Bryan Beller, Ryo Okumoto and Mike Keneally. Genesis, Rush & Spock's Beard influences abound. http://www.myspace.com/actofglass
REID, CURTIS - Excellent instrumental guitar-filled fusion
RELAYER - Neo prog. http://www.myspace.com/relayermusic
RESISTOR - Steve Unruh prog side project. https://www.youtube.com/@resistor4578
RETURN TO FOREVER IV
RH FACTOR - Leger De Main offshoot but this time in a Dream Theater style of metal prog.
RICH, LINDA - Delicate Xian folk from 1969 & 1970. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=De7utzlvHwI
RILEY, TERRY - 1967 & 1968 albums by this pioneer of electronic, minimalism and experimental music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRaa34E8tXQ & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hy3W-3HPMWg
RING OF MYTH - Very good prog like Yes. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=2026
RISHLOO - Seattle-based band with influences ranging from Pink Floyd to Echolyn to Mars Volta. http://www.myspace.com/rishloo
ROACH, STEVE - Electronic music guru.
ROACH, STEVE • BYRON METCALF - Ambient/tribal music by electronic keyboardist Roach and percussionist Metcalf.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxC93HGUSaI
ROACH, STEVE / ERIK WOLLO - Berlin-school electronics by these two noted electronic musicians. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWF_OTKlX-k
ROACH, STEVE - JORGE REYES - Recently unearthed tapes from a previously unreleased studio album from 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XaJ2ZGdVm58
ROCKET SCIENTISTS - Heavy symph/prog led by keyboardist Erik Norlander. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLdONrECAkPz03eFVYOGJAA
ROCKETS, THE - Pop psych from 1968.
RONGEY, KURT - Nice symph/prog that reminds me a bit of Camel.
ROOLAART, ANTON - Symph/prog that lies somewhere between Pink Floyd and Yes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UV-rDcqhg20
ROOS, RANDY - Ex-Orchestra Luna energetic jazz fusion from 1978. Will appeal to fans of Jeff Beck, Return To Forever and Weather Report.
ROOTS OF CONSCIOUSNESS - Really great energetic prog with Jethro Tull, Gentle Giant and Pink Floyd influences but at the same time quite unique.
ROSWELL SIX - Heavy neo concept super project with Erik Norlander, James LaBrie, Michael Sadler, Lana Lane & John Payne. http://www.myspace.com/roswellsix
RUDESS, JORDAN - Dream Theater wonder keyboardist.
SALEM HILL - Good prog. http://www.myspace.com/salemhill & http://www.myspace.com/swerveintheredpool
SANCIOUS, DAVID (& TONE) - Highly underated outstanding symphonic fusion. nbsp;https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzjHiXnU096ANj0hJMPL66Q
SANDSTONE - Legendary folk from 1971 with male/female vocals and in Trees, Pentagle and Mellow Candle style. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbKNBszXKzA
SATCHITANANDA - Relatively unknown prog/jazz rock/fusion from 1978 that's one of USA's best in the genre. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRQvBgYHVGU
SCAPELAND WISH - Echolyn & Spock's Beard fans will love these
SCIENCENV - From prog & symphonic to jazz & fusion & electronic this band seems to run the gamut. http://www.myspace.com/sciencenv & https://soundcloud.com/search?q=sciencenv
SECRET SAUCER - Fantastic instrumental space rock with Ozric Tentacles feel. Recommended! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaoKExm8BGKPZB4LffJEEWQ
SECRET SOCIETY OF STARFISH - Neo prog on the heavy end of the spectrum. Tool meets Porcupine tree. http://www.myspace.com/secretsocietyofstarfish
SECONDS BEFORE LANDING - Excellent cosmic prog album with a Pink Floyd & Porcupine Tree feel. Features Trey Gunn on guitar and Tom Bogert on bass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffCCduBC2F4
SCARLET HOLLOW - Heavy neo prog with some metal outbreaks. Nice female vocals and keyboards. http://www.myspace.com/scarlethollow
SHADOW CIRCUS - Unique art rock with catchy melodies. http://www.myspace.com/shadowcircus
SHADOW GALLERY - Power prog band. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCThuY9SnFVRxPw-LoYFVBhA
SHADOWFAX - Original 1976 recording and 1985 re-recording of this great prog/jazz rock/fusion album from 1976 as well as some rare live and studio recordings releases. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDTEl1kxbGIvgl53t9BPLgg
SHANTI - 1971 prog/rock blended with Indian music. Very good! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muTapwgtinI
SHAOLIN DEATH SQUAD - Amazing band in the style of Zappa, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum and Devil Doll. http://www.myspace.com/shaolindeathsquad
SHATNER, WILLIAM - Star Trek now gone prog. Concept album written and narrated by Shatner and features an all-star lineup featuring Rick Wakeman, Billy Sherwood, Edgar Froese, Nik Turner, Steve Vai, George Duke, Al Di Meola, Simon House, Joel Vandroogenbroeck and Edgar Winter. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSGwTpQtyq4
SHERINIAN, DEREK - Former Dream Theater keyboardist. Mix of metal and fusion. http://www.myspace.com/dereksherinian2008
SHIP, THE - Folk concept project from 1972. http://www.myspace.com/shipsareloud/music/albums/the-ship-a-contemporary-folk-music-journey-10400941
SIMEON SOUL CHARGER - Mix of prog and classic rock somewhere in between Jethro Tull and Queen. https://myspace.com/simeonsoulcharger/music/songs
SIMMONS, JEFF - Bluesy pysch from 1969 by ex-Zappa bassist.
SIMON APPLE - Terrific progressive pop very reminiscent of Kevin Gilbert.
SINGULARITY - Like Porcupine Tree. Excellent! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdOHY7TQB5OS1q-f2Ra504w
SIPPLE, BARBARA - Delicate Christian folk from 1973.
SIR LORD BALTIMORE - 1970 & 1971 albums as well as an album of re-recorded songs of lost tapes by this hard rock trio from Brooklyn. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb-IttEuYEqiuH2rn0k8Tbw
SIRIUS - Post Demian & Bubble Puppy rock from 1979.
SKY CRIES MARY - Gorgeous dreamy prog/ambient/psychedelia backed by mystical, floating female vocals close to Pink Floyd or Steve Hillage's more spacier moments. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvStN_P_5WufdTLQL8vq4tw
SLEEPYTIME GORILLA MUSEUM - Absolutely wild mix avant/prog/opera/metal/classical.
SLYCHOSIS - Prog band from Mississippi with influences from Marillion, ELP and Yes to Alan Parsons Project, Rush and Hawkwind. http://www.myspace.com/slychosisprog & www.myspace.com/slychosis
SMITH, MALCOLM (METAPHOR) - First solo album by Metaphor guitarist/composer and an excellent one it is. Think Happy The Man/Gentle Giant mixed in with Genesis and Metaphor. Recommended! https://soundcloud.com/malcolmcs/short-excerpts-from-upcoming-cd-we-were-here-by-malcolm-smith
SMOKE RISE - 1971 rock opera. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_40KVoqGMo
SMOKIN' GRANNY - Fine prog fusion
SNARLING ADJECTIVE CONVENTION - Dark & menacing instrumental blend of avant garde, progressive and experimental. http://www.myspace.com/snarlingadjectiveconvention or http://joekopecky.com/sac/
SNOPEK, SIGMUND - One of USA's most prolific prog artists. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=5372
SONIC ABANDON - Instrumental spacy fusion duo led by Bon Lozaga & recorded live.
SONIC MUSIC - Keyboard filled symph/prog resembling Genesis and ELP.
SONTAAG - Stunning space rock, sci-fi concept album by American Richard Sontaag and Englishman Ian Fortnam. https://soundcloud.com/sontaag
SORCERY - Hard rock with prog elements.
SOURCE, THE - New young prog band with certain elements of Yes, Beatles and even Moon Safari. http://www.myspace.com/thesourceband
SPADA, TONY - Prog/fusion by Holding Pattern guitarist. Both are excellent! http://www.myspace.com/wwwmyspacecomholdingpattern
SPIRALING - Pop-porgressive fronted by Tom Brislin (Camel). www.myspace.com/spiraling
SPIRITS BURNING - Mix of electronics/ethnic sounds by Daevid Allen, Steve Wilson & friends. http://www.myspace.com/spiritsburning
SPOCK'S BEARD - Top USA progsters. http://www.myspace.com/spocksbeard & http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rcnpG6Yx1E
SPOKE OF SHADOWS - Herd Of Instinct related instrumental project not far from King Crimson (Red period) with lots of mellotron. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wte2RNEXHqg
ST 37 - Space psych on the Black Widow label.
ST. ELMO'S FIRE - 70's prog.
STARCASTLE - The American answer to Yes. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLXaZj6_XVaAzhHoDgu1ZJw>
STARDRIVE - Wild keyboard prog from 1973 & 1974.
STEEL BLUE - Heavy fusion rock.
STEELE, JIM - Excellent instrumental keyboard progressive trio with some fusion, jazz and space thrown in as well.
STEEPLECHASE - Hard rocker from 1970. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbBdamBld90
STOKES, LYNN & SOL SURFERS - Concept progressive album heavily influenced by Pink Floyd. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcd3DpvPKdG-SgvJ_0GUrDg
STORM AT SUNRISE - Heavy prog with Hammond organ and a Deep Purple-like sound. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scSHYV-tm-M
STRATTMAN - Solo album by Little Atlas guitarist Roy Strattman and features Nick D'Virgilio on drums and has a Riverside, Pink Floyd, Porcupine Tree and Spock's Beard appeal. https://www.youtube.com/@tptb
STRAY DOG - 1973 & 1974 hard rock/blues/prog. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiWvVWVdv4xZn7cCadxIUrA
STUERMER, DARYL - Guitar fusion by the Genesis guitarist
SUN DOMINGO - Neo prog with a dose of pop. Features performances by Steve Hogarth (Marillion), Adrian Belew (King Crimson) and John Wesley (Porcupine Tree). https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNg2BJANiPYlwsZo6TxbV3Q
SUNDAY FUNNIES - Sole release from 1971 by this proto-prog band from Detroit that is close to Procol Harum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uc5wmVrYI9o&list=PL4JR7Ym73YeuL72fV9ozCUMbhmFztETwh
SUPERNAL ENDGAME - Symph/prog with a Christian vibe. Featured guests include Roine Stolt from The Flower Kings and Randy George from the Neal Morse band. http://www.myspace.com/supernalendgame
SURPRIZE - 1972 rock/prog/blues that contains some great organ. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmSxvd3KVo4
SWEATHOG - Driving rock from 1971 & 1972.
SYNDICATE, THE - Post-The Zawinul Syndicate project with the purpose of keeping Joe Zawinul's (Weather Report) music alive. Great jazz rock! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcMPdC3Ty0c
SYNERGY - Electronic keyboard wizardry by Larry Fast.
SYSTEMS THEORY - Great electronic space rock with lots of mellotron.
SYZYGY - Intense prog rock from the new Wits End. http://www.myspace.com/syzygymusicenterprises
TALAMASCA - Post Harlequin symphonic rock with lead and backing female vocals.
TARANTULA HAWK - Instrumental grungy space rock.
TCP - Excellent prog/symph heavily influenced by Peter Gabriel-era Genesis. http://www.myspace.com/blaketobias
TEA CLUB, THE - Melodic, emotional and yet sometimes powerful prog band. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrWX5SW3olcHro8D4q_wMxQ
TEMPEST - 10TH ANNIVERSARY Contemporary Celtic prog.
TEN JINN - Neo prog with x-Happy The Man guitarist Stan Whitaker.
TEN POINT TEN - Progressive Christmas album. One of the best I've heard.
TESSERACT - New symphonic rock with violin.
THEO - Project led by master keyboardist Jim Alfredson who uses an arsenal of keyboards (mostly analog) to create wonderful prog albums that has ELP influences as well as newer bands such as Sound Of Contact. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_6OXW_cDO0
THINKING PLAGUE - Avant garde/R.I.O. masters. http://www.myspace.com/thinkingplaguemusic
THIRD ESTATE, THE - Classic fuzz guitar with folk influences at times from 1976.
THIRTEEN OF EVERYTHING - For fans of Izz, Spock’s Beard and Echolyn. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFhB0CAZl2u9hVgIwlnRvEQ
THISONENESS - 70s jazz rock/fusion/prog band. This includes the original Surpize album (remixed & remastered) and 16 previously unreleased tracks that were recorded back in 1975 & 1976. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3IxJA0rygJ7qnIfKk_1gDw
THTX - Space rock that is smack-dab in the middle of Ozric Tentacles and Kingston Wall. http://www.myspace.com/thtx
THUNDERDUK - Guitar rocker from 1974. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWkJnPbMZ28
TIME OF ORCHIDS - Fantastic avant/rock/prog. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo0vrcOY9dj53Iu8tk25zvg
TIME ZERO - Instrumental prog/prog metal/fusion lying somewhere between Liquid Tension Experiment and Attention Deficit. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyOdFc4_bhY
TITAN - Brilliant space rock in Ozric, Ash Ra Tempel, Schulze style. A must! http://www.myspace.com/titanaut
TOUCH - Proto-prog classic from 1969. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcBB3IMSFtg
TRAINER, PHIL - Great folk rock recorded in 1972 in the UK with help from members of the Trees.
TRANSATLANTIC - Prog super group. http://www.myspace.com/transatlanticprog
TRANSIENCE - Lands End hiding under a different name.
TRAP - Crimson meets French TV.
TREE PEOPLE, THE - Wonderful Oregon folk/psych. http://www.myspace.com/musicofthetreepeople
TRIBE OF NAMES - Neo prog band formerly known as Valdez. https://www.youtube.com/@tribeofnames6189
TRIP LAVA - Instrumental experimental space rock offered at a super price. https://myspace.com/triplava/music/songs
TRIPOD - Quite crazy high energy progressive mixed with jazz rock.
TRISTAN PARK - Neo prog/pop.
TROIS EXPATRIATES - Instrumental music that switches from jazz and prog to avant rock and classical. Quite a musical trip! http://www.myspace.com/nxumusic
TRUTH & JANEY - Hard rock classic from 1976. http://www.myspace.com/truthandjaney76
U I BLUE - Nice symphonic with female vocals and help from Glass Hammer-ers and Will appeal to Iona/Mostly Autumn/Clannad fans.
U TOTEM - Avant garde/RIO.
UKAB MAERD - 4 long tracks of electronic space music by Djam Karet (Chuck Oken Jr. & Gayle Ellet) and Heldon (Richard Pinhas) members. http://www.myspace.com/ukabmaerd
UMPHREY'S MCGEE - Wonderful progressive jam band. http://www.myspace.com/umphreysmcgee
UNDER THE SUN - Neo prog heavily influenced by Kansas and Styx.
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, THE - Symph/prog led by Bill Pohl and Kurt Rongey. Somewhat like Camel and Happy The Man.
UNIVERSE - Prog rocker from 1977 with plenty of spacey keys.
UNOBSTUCTED UNIVERSE - Progressive jazz rock from 1976 including 2 side-long tracks.
UPSILON ACRUX - Magma-like instrumental bliss. http://www.myspace.com/upsilonacrux
UT GRET - Interesting band that blends prog with RIO, experimental and jazz. http://www.myspace.com/utgret
UNWRITTEN PAGES - Massive conceptual symphonic work with Damian Wilson & Karl Groom. http://www.myspace.com/unwrittenpages
VAIL (REALM) - Keyboard deluxe symphonic prog.
VALDEZ - Pre-Evolver neo prog with Simon Godfrey. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBJC5EA6ngQ
VALERIE PROJECT, THE - Espers offshoot and not too dissimilar (acid folk-psych) but a bit darker. Great stuff! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIk9_d4DFZ6Tb7qMXdZFSzw
VALHALLA - Hard psych/proto-prog from 1969. Contains some nice organ but the guitar is top dog here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3w8MeMXEe8&list=PLntyMXQgCher4xjq6Pm-iE0pvhM9xAJyl
VERTICAL ALIGNMENT - Excellent symph/prog with special guests Fred Schendel & Steve Babb (Glass Hammer) and Carl Groves (Salem Hill)/
VISAGGIO, MIKE - Keyboard prog A la ELP by Kinetic Element keyboardist. https://soundcloud.com/search?q=mike%20visaggio
VISUAL CLIFF - Instrumental prog/rock/fusion. On Freedom Within and Into The After they have added a vocalist. http://www.myspace.com/visualcliffmusic
VOGT, ROY - Instrumental fusion by this monster bass player. Stan Lassiter guests on guitar and Chester Thompson on drums. Great!
VOLARE - Great Canterbury style prog.
VONASSI - Melodic alternative rock/prog. http://www.myspace.com/vonassi
WALKER, CARLTON - Nice symphonic rock opera. http://www.carltonwalker.com/music.html
WALSH, STEVE - Kansas vocalist.
WATKINS, KIT - Happy The Man keyboardist.
WATSON, KEN - Blend of rock, jazz, electronics, classical.
WAYBRIGHT, LEAH - Instrumental soft progressive featuring 3 Happy The Man members and comes in a lavish package.
WEATHER REPORT - Top American jazz rock band.
WEEKS, GREG - Surrealistic dreamy work by this gifted singer-songwriter.
WEST, ANDY (WITH RAMA) - Heavy eclectic progressive by Dregs' bassist.
WEST, MICHEAL - Fantastic keyboard works a la Rick Wakeman.
WESTON, RAY - New project by Echolyn lead vocalist.
WHITE WING - Pre-Asia (USA band) of mellotron laden mix of heavy and light prog.
WILD BUTTER - 1970 psych rock with some prog moves. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8ZFD4UQ1mk
WINDFLOWER - Delicate Alaskan acid folk rock from 1975. Male/female vocals, violin, flute, mellotron. Nice!
WINTERHAWK - Hard rock & progressive in Budgie/Triumph and Rush vein.
WINTER TREE, THE - Magus now going under a new name. If you like Magus you will love these! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClvoFUowPpdnSl5rIr1MR8w
WITSEND - Pre-Syzygy heavy symphonic.
WIZARDS FROM KANSAS, THE - Legendary hippie rock from 1970.
WOLLAN, GREG - Melodic progressive with a Genesis, Camel and Yes edge to it.
WOODENHEAD - Jazz fusion mixed with symphonic rock and R 'n B.
WORLD TRADE - Magna Carta release and similar to the other groups on the label.
WOVEN HAND - Great band that brings in dark medieval European folklore into their music as well as North American Indian tribal rhythms. www.myspace.com/wovenhand
WYATT-WHITAKER - Side project by Happy The Man members. Does not stray far from the Happy The Man sound. Very good!
WYATT & FRIENDS, FRANK - Project by founding member of Happy The Man that includes just about everyone that ever played with the band including Kit Watkins, Stan Whitaker, Rick Kennell, Mike Beck and Ron Riddle. A must-own for Happy The Man fans! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7PrDfG5LSnNmap2qg94O3Q
WYZARDS - Like a mixture of Threshold, ELP & Rush.
XNA - Great debut formed by Gabble Ratchet (Genesis cover band) vocalist David Hussey and featuring Billy Sherwood on bass & guitar. Has a strong Yes and Genesis feel to it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CY_KTfJrVOk&list=PLbHHE6cZMWer_roFefHIt4d5Ryb_7iVwN
YAMADA, TAIHO - Spacious synthesizer based soundtrack.
YAWNING MAN - Mostly instrumental three piece prog/space rock/stoner rock band from Palm Desert. No yawning here ‘cause this is great! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSrY5NtF0Dk
YELLOW MATTER CUSTARD - Tribute to the Beatles performed by Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy, Paul Gilbert and Matt Bissonette. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlwMmFZV1XE
YETI - If you like the dark side of Magma then this for you.
YETI RAIN - Dark ethereal ambient project with Bill Kopecky (bass, percussion) and Roger Ebner (wind synthesizer, percussion). Quite haunting! http://yetirain.com/ or www.myspace.com/yetirain
YEZDA URFA - 1975 & 1976 masterpieces of prog. Imagine Jon Anderson hooking up with Gentle Giant. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX7f3UPqdtQhf1wkCJNESBA
YOKE SHIRE - Roots are firmly in classic and Celtic rock with Kansas, Rush and Tull influences as well. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZH6E3Enq_79_M0A5GOqRxQ
ZAZU - 1975 prog/rock with some excellent keyboard breaks. A bit like Kansas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5djt-eI96J0
ZAZEN - Progressive new age.
ZEBRA - AOR/rock band's first album from 1983 that contains the MTV hit Who's Behind The Door. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ofz0iJQd-xU
ZEN CARNIVAL - Fine progressive band with the first album in the Camel/Genesis direction and Bardo more Porcupine Treeish.
ZEN ROCK & ROLL - Fine prog rock with 3 long mellotron filled tracks and a definite Genesis influence. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=880 or http://www.myspace.com/zenrockandroll/music
ZERFAS - 1973 heavy psych with some progressive moves.
ZOLDAR & CLARK - Post-Jasper Wrath symph/prog with lots of mellotron, synths, flute and was originally released as a self-titled album in 1977. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCMgh6PfSj8
ZOMBI - Instrumental progressive/space rock band not far from Goblin. Amazing stuff! https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=ZOMBI+mission+creep