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RockBoar.com Picture     Progressive rock (also referred to as prog rock or prog) is a subgenre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s as part of a "mostly British attempt to elevate rock music to new levels of artistic credibility."

     Progressive rock was largely a European movement, and drew most of its influences from classical music and jazz fusion, in contrast to American rock, which was influenced by rhythm & blues and country, although there are notable exceptions in the New World such as Kansas and Rush — considered by many to be the finest examples of the form.

     Progressive rock developed from late 1960s psychedelic rock, as part of a wide-ranging tendency in rock music of this era to draw inspiration from ever more diverse influences. The term was initially applied to the music of bands such as King Crimson, Yes, Genesis, Jethro Tull, Pink Floyd, Soft Machine, and Emerson, Lake & Palmer, reaching its peak of popularity in the mid 1970s.


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Progressive_Rock

 

Progressive Rock bands starting with 'A': 46 bands in database

Aardvark (United Kingdom)Abacus (Germany)
Abraxis (Belgium)Abstract Truth (South Africa (RSA))
Accidental Band (United Kingdom)Ace (Netrherlands)
Ache (Denmark)Achtzehn Karat Gold (Germany)
Adam's Recital (Belgium)Affinity (United Kingdom)
After Tea (Netrherlands)Agape (Canada)
Aggregation (United States)Agitation Free (Germany)
Ainigma (Germany)Alco (United Kingdom)
Alexis Korner & Peter Thorup with Snape (United Kingdom)Alexis Korner & Snape (United Kingdom)
All Saved Freak Band (United States)Alrune Rod (Denmark)
Alto (Germany)Amon Düül (Germany)
Amon Düül II (Germany)Analogy (Germany)
Andromeda (United Kingdom)Andromeda (Germany)
Andwella (United Kingdom)Andwella's Dream (United Kingdom)
Animals (United Kingdom)Aorta (United States)
Aphrodite's Child (Greece)Arcadium (United Kingdom)
Argent (United Kingdom)Ariel (Australia)
Armageddon (United Kingdom)Armageddon (United States)
Armaggedon (Germany)Ashton, Gardner & Dyke (United Kingdom)
Asterix (Germany)Atlantis (Germany)
Audience (United Kingdom)Aunt Mary (Norwey)
Aviary (United States)Eric Burdon and the Animals (United Kingdom)
Exception (United States)Tony Ashton & Jon Lord (United Kingdom)
 

Progressive Rock artists starting with 'A': 89 artists in database

Al AtkinsAlex Machin
Andy AbbottAndy Anderson
Andy PyleAngela Allen
Athanasios AlatasBernhard Arndt
Bo Thrige AndersenBrian Alderson
Bryan AppleyardCarmine Appice
Chris AylmerColin Allen
Daevid AllenDaniel Alluno
Dave AmbroseDave Amis
Dave AndersonDave Arbus
David AllenDerek Austin
Dieter AlslebenDino Angelini
Don AireyEdu Araujo
Eef AlbersEnrico Adambrosi
Gavin AllardyceHerbie Armstrong
Ian AndersonJan Akkerman
Jeff AllenJeff Artabasy
Jimmy AndersonJoey Albrecht
Johnny AlmondJorge Amiden
Josep M. AbellaJosh Ace
Keith AireyKevin Ayers
Lamidi AyankunleLaurie Allan
Lena AnderssonLily Alegría
Luigi ArchettiMaartin Allcock
Marco AndersonMaria Archer
Mark AnthonyMark Ashton
Martin AceMick Abrahams
Mick AveryMike D'Abo
Miller AndersonNeemoi "Speedy" Acquaye
Nina AnderssonNorbert Aufmhof
Orlando AllenPaul Arnold
Paul AtkinsonPete Allen
Pete ArnesenPeter Arnesen
Phillipe AllaertRabiu Ayandokun
Ray ArnottRemi Aso
Ricardo AebiRick Adams
Roberto AmaralRocco Abate
Rod ArgentRuss Alder
Santiago AmeijendaSimon Ainley
Stan AldousSteen Toft Andersen
Steve AlexanderThomas Arnesen
Thor AndreassenTom Ashurst
Tony AshtonTony Dart
Torben AndersenWalter Albrigtsen
Walti Anselmo

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