Prog Rock


Originally a vehicle for Miller brothers Phil and Steve, the band became the backing group for blues singer Carol Grimes. Pip Pyle was also an original member.

Founded: 1966

Location: Barnet, Hertfordshire

Website: philmillerincahoots.com

District 97

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Okay, I'm biased, but please do check them out.

Founded: 2007

Location: Oak Park, Illinois

Website: District 97

District 97 launches Kickstarter Campaign

District 97 Kickstarter Launch Shows at the Double Door in Chicago on 8/28, and Q-Bar in Darien, IL on 9/5!



Musically similar to Yes, the band included Cedric Sharpley who would later work with Gary Numan. Keyboardist Andrew McCrorie-Shand would later pen the Teletubbies theme.

Founded: 1974

Location: England

Earth and Fire

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Dutch group featuring the vocals of Jerney Kaagman.

Founded: 1968

Location: The Hague, Netherlands

Website: Earthandfire.nl - De Nederlandse Earth and Fire website


Founded: 1969

Location: London, England

Website: Egg Archive


Founded: 1969

Location: Hanover, Germany

Website: Eloy Legacy

Emerson, Keith

Undoubtedly the premier "prog rock" musician, Emerson's keyboard-playing set the mark for everyone to follow. His first band The Nice were one of the first prog bands.

Founded: 1944

Location: England

Website: Official Keith Emerson Website

Emerson, Lake & Palmer

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Not a law firm, but Prog's first supergroup.

Founded: 1970

Location: London, England

Website: Emerson, Lake and Palmer

Emerson, Lake & Powell

In 1985, Emerson & Lake teamed up for an ELP reunion. Palmer was unavailable due to commitments to Asia, so they searched for any available drummer whose last name began with the letter "p". Short-listed was former Jeff Beck & Rainbow drummer Cozy Powell.

Founded: 1985

Location: London, England