Top Ten Most Underrated Progressive Rock Bands

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1The Moody BluesThe Moody Blues are an English rock band. They first came to prominence playing rhythm and blues music, but their second album, Days of Future Passed, which was released in 1967, was a fusion of rock with classical music and established them as pioneers in the development of art rock and progressive ...read more.

I don't know if they are under-rated, but they are the best prog-rockers ever, and essentially invented the category. the fact that they are not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a travesty of the first degree.

I love these guys. One of the best ever.

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2Van der Graaf Generator

Should be in the top ten of all prog lists :-)

3Mike Oldfield

He's a very talented guy. Check him out if you haven't.

4Jade Warrior
5Coheed and CambriaCoheed and Cambria is an American progressive rock band from Nyack, New York, formed in 1995. The band consists of Claudio Sanchez, Travis Stever, Josh Eppard, and Zach Cooper.

Best band of the genre. As of today.

6Caravan
7Tangerine Dream

Hey! I'm not the only one who puts these guys on lists! - Pony

8RiversideRiverside is a progressive rock/metal band from Warsaw, Poland. It was founded in 2001 by friends Mariusz Duda, Piotr GrudziƄski, Piotr Kozieradzki and Jacek Melnicki, who shared a love for progressive rock and heavy metal.
9Can
10Supertramp

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11Camel
12Emerson, Lake & PalmerEmerson, Lake & Palmer were an English progressive rock supergroup formed in London in 1970. The band consisted of keyboardist Keith Emerson, singer, bassist, and producer Greg Lake, and drummer and percussionist Carl Palmer.
13Procol HarumProcol Harum are an English rock band formed in 1967. They contributed to the development of progressive rock, and by extension, symphonic rock.
14YesYes are an English rock band formed in 1968 by bassist Chris Squire and singer Jon Anderson. They first achieved success in the 1970s with a progressive, art and symphonic style of rock music.
15KansasKansas is an American rock band that became popular in the 1970s initially on album-oriented rock charts and later with hit singles such as "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Dust in the Wind".

Very underrated prog rock band. Their albums "Leftoverture" and "Point of know return" are pure masterpieces.

16Strawbs
17Popol Vuh
18Porcupine 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.
19Karnivool
20Uriah HeepUriah Heep are an English rock band formed in London in 1969 that was one of the top rock bands in the early 1970s. Twelve of the band's albums have made it to the UK Albums Chart (Return to Fantasy reached No. 7 in 1975). Uriah Heep's distinctive features include a massive keyboard sound, strong vocal ...read more.

Even if most people think of them as a Hardrock-band, they had many progressive song like "Salisbury", "July morning" and "The magican's birthday"

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