Top 10 Best Psychedelic Rock Artists


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21 The Flaming Lips The Flaming Lips

This artist is Neo Psychedelic not Psychedelic rock. There is a difference. Artists like The Moody Blues, Porcupine Tree, and Caravan are Progressive rock. Those artists should not be on the lists. - BlueFuse

22 The Yardbirds The Yardbirds The Yardbirds are an English rock band formed in London in 1963 that had a string of hits during the mid-1960s, including "For Your Love", "Heart Full of Soul" and "Over Under Sideways Down".

How is The Yardbirds Psychedelic rock! Their music is like The Who and The Kinks but does not as rock as much as The Who and is harder than The Kinks but not as heavy as the few harder songs of The Kinks. The Yardbirds is not part Psychedelic rock like The Gun is or The Stooges being Garage rock/Rock. The Yardbirds sounds nothing like Psychedelic rock and never will be. Saying The Yardbirds is Psychedelic rock is like just as bad as calling The Yardbirds Country or Folk. - BlueFuse

Jeff Beck's guitar intro to "Heart Full of Soul" in 1965 is arguably the very first time psychedelic music was heard by a general audience.
Its release predates everything else by at least a year or even two.

23 Caravan
24 Porcupine Tree Porcupine Tree Porcupine 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.
25 Sir Lord Baltimore Sir Lord Baltimore
26 Deep Purple Deep Purple Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years. Originally formed as a progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in 1970. Deep Purple, more.
27 Graveyard Graveyard
28 Pink Fairies
29 Syd Barrett Syd Barrett Roger Keith Barrett was an English musician, composer, singer, songwriter, and painter. Best known as a founder member of the band Pink Floyd, Barrett was the lead singer, guitarist and principal songwriter in its early years and is credited with naming the band.
30 Edgar Broughton Band Edgar Broughton Band
31 Alice Cooper Alice Cooper Alice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, musician and occasional actor whose career spans over five decades.
32 The Gun The Gun
33 May Blitz
34 Morgen
35 Crank
36 High Tide
37 Iron Claw
38 Attila (1969)
39 Stone Garden
40 Pulse
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