No Pop Punk as every good list should be.....
This list is a non-votable list and the content of the list reflects the opinion of its author.
The Top Ten
1RushRush is a Canadian progressive rock band that was formed in 1968. Even though the only founding member still in the band's final lineup is Alex Lifeson (Guitar), the band is most well-known for their other members of that lineup: Neil Peart (Drums) and Geddy Lee (Bass, Vocals). ...read more.
Top 6 Albums 10. Power Windows 9. Signals 8. Grace Under Pressure 7. Counterparts 6. Permanent Waves 5. A Farewell to Kings 4. 2112 3. Moving Pictures 2. Hemispheres 1. Clockwork Angels
Prog Rock at it’s... NO music at it’s best. Top 6 album 6. Lizard 5. In the Wake of Poseidon 4. Starless and Bible Black 3. Larks‘ Tongues in Aspic 2. Red 1. In The Court of The Crimson King
Mostly The Peter Gabriel years. There’s not enough time in my life to explain the absolute greatness of this band. So I’ll just let the music do the talking. Top 6 albums 6. A Trick of The Tail 5. Trespass 4. Nursery Cryme 3. Foxtrot 2. The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway 1. Selling England By the Pound
4Frank ZappaFrank Vincent Zappa was an American musician, songwriter, composer, record producer, actor and filmmaker.
The Mothers and Solo. Top Ten Albums 10. Burnt weenie sandwich 9. Bongo Fury 8. Waka Jawaka 7. Roxy & Elsewhere 6. The Grand Wazoo 5. (‘) 4. Over-Nite Sensation 3. One size fits All 2. Joe’s garage 1. Hot Rats
5Porcupine 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.
Top 10 Albums 10. On the Sunday of Life... 9. Stupid Dream 8. The Incident 7. Up the Downstair 6. Signify 5. Lightbulb Sun 4. The Sky Moves Sideways 3. In Absentia 2. Deadwing 1. Fear of a Blank Planet
He closest thing to angels making music.
Top 6 albums 6. Going for the One 5. Tales from Topographic Oceans 4. Relayer 3. The Yes Album 2. Fragile 1. Close to the Edge
7Gentle GiantGentle Giant were a British progressive rock band active between 1970 and 1980. The band was known for the complexity and sophistication of its music and for the varied musical skills of its members.
8Van Der Graaf Generator
The most musicaly ambitious band i’ve ever heard. Peter Hammills out of this world vocals mixed with the bands proficiency makes in my opinion the coolest group in the world.
Top 6 albums 6. World Record 5. The Least We Can Do Is Wave to Each Other 4. Still Life 3. H to He, Who Am the Only One 2. Pawn Hearts 1.God Bluff
Camel is the most underrated band In the world to have such beautiful and complex albums right from the beginning takes my breath away. They truly cared about the music. Top 6 albums 6. Nude 5. Camel 4. Rain Dances 3. Mirage 2. Moonmaddness 1. The Snow Goose
What is there to say that hasn’t been said. Top 6 albums 6. Adam Heart Mother 5. Meddle 4. Animals 3. The Wall 2. The Dark Side of the Moon 1. Wish You Were Here -
A very important band for a lot of people Including me. Top 6 albums 6. Rubber Soul 5. Revolver 4. Magical Mystery Tour 3. The White Album 2. Sgt. Pepper 1. Abbey Road
13OpethOpeth is a Swedish progressive death metal band from Stockholm, formed in 1990 by David Isberg, who invited Mikael Akerfeldt into the band as a bassist. Isberg ended up leaving the band, which lead to Mikael becoming the band's vocalist, guitarist, principal songwriter, and driving force. Along with ...read more.
14Jethro TullJethro Tull were a British rock group, formed in Luton, Bedfordshire, in December 1967. Initially playing blues rock, the band soon developed its sound to incorporate elements of British folk music and hard rock to forge a progressive rock signature.
This band makes music that sounds familiar yet at the same time different. Very impressive. Top Ten 6 albums 6. Too old To Rock ‘N’ Roll too young to Die 5. Heavy Horses 4. Minstrel in the Gallery 3. Songs from the Woods 2. Thick as a brick 1. Aqualung
15Emerson, 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.
16The WhoThe Who is an English rock band formed in London, England in 1964. The most recognizable lineup was Roger Daltrey (lead vocals), Pete Townshend (guitar), John Entwistle (bass guitar), and Keith Moon (drums). They are best known for their live performances and hit songs Baba O'Riley, My Generation, and ...read more.
17David BowieDavid Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer born in London on January 8, 1947, and was the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He died in New York on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69, a hero to millions. ...read more.
18Black SabbathBlack Sabbath were a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, Singer Ozzy Osbourne, Bassist and Main Lyricist Geezer Butler and Drummer Bill Ward. The band got into mainstream after improving after their debut album got negative feedback. In 1978, ...read more.
My guilty pleasure band.
20Electric Light Orchestra
22The Mars Volta
23Dream TheaterDream Theater is an American progressive metal band from Boston, Massachusetts. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", only to change its name to Dream Theater later. ...read more.
24Iron MaidenIron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian ...read more.
25Moody 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.