Canada's finest sons. From their early days copping Led Zep riffs, through the kimono "prog" era, and onto mainstream acceptance and platinum success in the 80s, Rush has defied all odds, remaining true to their spirit, music and fans.
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Website: Rush | HOME
Rush releases its R40 Live concert set, November 20th. Here's a real gem:
After Brown left to form Kingdom Come, the rest of the Crazy World continued on as Rustic Hinge, before morphing into High Tide. Their lone recording was released some twenty years later.
Founding member of Genesis released two solo albums in the early 80s, before venturing off the progressive map with the hugely successful Mike + The Mechanics side project.
Location: Guildford, Surrey
Website: Mike and The Mechanics
Led by Dave Lawson, the reminants of Web were rechristened for one eponymous album, a classic of the era.
Led by Józef Skrzek, SBB were first known as Silesian Blues Band, and later as Szukaj, Burz, Buduj (Polish for "Search, Break up, Build"). SBB were Poland's progressive rock band.
Location: Siemianowice, Poland
Website: SBB Official Site Of Band
Location: Oldenburg, Germany
Website: Schicke Führs Fröhling (SFF) Homepage
Australian progressive rock band that had some international notoriety.
Location: Sydney, Australia
Website: Sebastian Hardie
Burnin Red Ivanhoe, led by Karsten Vogel, was one of Denmark's finest rock groups. Secret Oyster enlisted guitarist Klaus Bohling and took a jazz-fusion direction.
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Led by Franco Falsini, Sensations' Fix music had more in common with the krautrock of Germany than anything Italian!
Location: Florence, Italy