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The Contenders: Page 5
This band deserves more points than any band here.
Totally original and excellent musiciansV 2 Comments
Why is this found only in the seven page? This band made such masterpieces such as "July Morning" and "The Magician's Birthday," that they deserve a spot in page 4 at least.
Mainly rock but lots of excellent Prog songs make Uriah Heep a band that needs to be much further up this list.
July morning is a progressive rock classicV 1 Comment
Great but unfortunately shortlived band, in my opinion their far best record is IF 4.V 1 Comment
The best compilation band of uniquely talented members. They completed their first album in 5 days... enough said.
Basicly Dream Theater with another name (portnoy, petrucci and rudess are in this band). They don't deserve a place in the top 10, but they're pretty cool. However, DT has way better albums than this guys.V 1 Comment
If their lyrics were in English, Fragil could be considered in the top 30V 1 Comment
The fac that this band is currently only 91 this a crime, one of the most forward thinking prog rock bands of the decade that is sadly no more.
Can't believe nobody put Pain of salvation on this list... they're like, amazing!
There is no earthly way they can't be in this list but the fact they come from Italy...V 1 Comment
From what I've seen when out and about on the web Caravan and Camel share a similar level of popularity within the genre. Little did I know I'd come on here and see 60 odd spaces between them!
In the Land Of Grey And Pink is in my opinion the beat Prog lp ever, and the band are still going strong
Early 70's Canterbury sound (along with Hatfield & the North and, of course, the mighty Soft Machine, who deserve a top-ten place as well. ) Highly influential. "If I could do it all over again... "V 1 Comment
The only Polish rock band to have successfully broken the restraints of the iron curtain, SBB - an abbreviation for either Silesian Blues Band or Search Break-up Build has been mesmerising their fans with long spacious melodies created by Jozef Skrzek, a true master of Hammond organs, that can easily break into fast galloping songs and poetic lyrics. Musicians of the Mahavishnu Orchestra once called SBB the most influential band they had ever met. Truly a must for any prog rock fan!
Probably, Pink Floyd is most known and most influential progressive rock band, period. But they are already on the first place - and this is why I decided to vote for SBB (shortcut for Silesian Blues Band).
It's not very popular group, especially because they were formed in Poland, when this country was behind the iron courtain.
If you don't know them, I highly recommend you to give them a chance. You won't regret.
It's a real deal - ambicious and full of emotions. Personally, I listen to them along with King Crimson or Pink Floyd.
The contemporary master of prog the man who has combined musicianship with sumptuous melody and heart felt anthems that make me glad to be alive againV 1 Comment
Their Sandinista and London Calling is a great progressive punk albumV 4 Comments
Smile was kinda progressive in my opinion - RecklessGreed
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