Top Ten Space Rock Bands

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1MuseMuse are an English alternative rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994. The members are Matt Bellamy (lead vocal, lead guitar, piano, keyboard), Dom Howard (drums, percussion) and Chris Wolstenholme (bass, backing vocals). They've won several awards including five MTV Awards, 8 NME Awards, ...read more.

What is wrong with this list? Muse? Radiohead? Great bands but not space rock! - SammySpore

Their not Space Rock?! Have you even listened to them before lol?!
Their debut album 'Showbiz' and their most recent album 'Drones' don't as much but everything in-between has been covered in space ifluenza..

2Pink FloydPink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitarist), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters (Vocals and Bass), and Richard ...read more.

I think it is messing stupid of keeping Pink Floyd on second. They started everything when these bands were not even pissing in their diapers. Pink Floyd needs to be on the top

They should be #1, as they helped in creating the genre of space rock itself.
Muse and Radiohead merely used space rock in some of their songs, while every Pink Floyd album has elements of the genre in almost every song. - Doom

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3Hawkwind

One of the only bands on this list that are truly space rock. - Brobusky

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4RadioheadRadiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar).

They are not space rock! Remove them from their list

5Angels and Airwaves

Not even a question! Not only best space rock band, but greatest band this earth has ever seen!

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6The Flaming Lips
7Porcupine TreePorcupine Tree were an English rock band formed by musician Steven Wilson in 1987. The band began essentially as a solo project for Wilson, who created all of the band's music.
8RushRush is a Canadian progressive rock band that was formed in 1968. Even though the only founding member still in the band is Alex Lifeson (Guitar), the band is most well-known for their current members Neil Peart (Drums) and Geddy Lee (Bass, Vocals). ...read more.

Many Rush songs and albums like 2112, Cygnus X-1 and Hemispheres are about space and sci-fi.
Rush is much more space rock than the bands at the top. - HaViking

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9The Mars Volta
10Hum

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11Ozric Tentacles
12Amplifier
13Failure

FANTASTIC PLANET hands down best space rock album

14Gong

One of the band mates recently died. - Pony

15Star One
16Eloy
17Nektar
18MGMTMGMT is an American rock band formed in 2002 by Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden. After the release of their first album, the members of their live band, Matthew Asti, James Richardson and Will Berman, joined the core band in the studio.
19Spiritualized
20Astra
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