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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 'R': 11 bands in database

Keith Relf (United Kingdom)Random Hold (United Kingdom)
Randy Pie (Germany)Rare Bird (United Kingdom)
Ray Owen's Moon (United Kingdom)Reflections (United Kingdom)
Renaissance (United Kingdom)Riff Raff (United Kingdom)
Ross (United Kingdom)Roxy Music (United Kingdom)
Rufus Zuphall (Germany)

Progressive Rock artists starting with 'R': 124 artists in database

Achim ReichelAl Read
Alan RossAlex Rodman
Andre ReynenAndy Rae
Andy RobertsAndy Roid
Arthur RammBernd Rösner
Bert RuiterBill Rieflin
Bill RylandBob Richards
Bruce RowlandBurghard Rausch
Captain RizzChris Rhedin
Christian ReinhardtCraig Ross
Dallas RoyalDaryl Runswick
Dave RimmerDave Rowberry
David RhodesDemis Roussos
Dick RemelinckEddie Rayner
Enrique ReyFalk Rogner
Flemming Giese RasmussenFrank Roberts
Frank RobsonFranz Reichenberger
Fritz RandowGeoffrey Richardson
Gus RoanHans Reffert
Hans-Joachim RoedeliusHansford Rowe
Harry RosenkindHely Rodrigues
Inga RumpfJames Rutledge
Jane RelfJean Rouselle
Jean RousselJerome Rimson
Jerry RichardsJess Roden
Jim RichardsonJim Roche
Joachim ReiserJoachim Rietenbach
Joachim RomeisJoe Read
John "Screamin JR " RichardsonJohn Redpath
John Rees-JonesJohn Van Rymenant
Juanjo RespuelaKeith Relf
Kenny RoweKirt Rust
Knut RösslerLarry Reinhardt
Leif RodenLucie Rejchrtova
Manfred RürupMarcelo Ringel
Mark RobsonMartin Roscoe
Marty RodriguezMauro Rattaggi
Max RobertMichael Rother
Michael RushtonMick Rodgers
Mick RogersMike Ratledge
Mike RoadMike Rutherford
Norm RogersNorm Roue
Paul ReynoldsPaul Rose
Paul RudolphPaul Rutherford
Peter RobertsPeter Robinson
Phil RyanRaimo Rautarinne
Raimund "Mikro" RillingRandy Reeder
Raphael RuddRazem Rübel
Rene RobrahnRick Rheinish
Rod RoachRolf Rettberg
Ronnie RobotRonnie Ross
Ross RecordRubén Rada
Ruben van RoonSixto Ruiz
Steve RadfordSteve Robinson
Steve RosenthalSteve Ross
Steve RowlandsonSteve Rye
Stewart RojoStuart Rossister
Susan RavenTerry Rowley
Tim RobinsonTommy Reilly
Tony ReevesTony Roberts
Trevor RabinWalfredo Reyes, Jr.
Wolfgang ReimerWolfgang Rieke
 

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