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Axis Point 1978 Charlie Whitney's post-Streetwalkers group, with Eddie Hardin and Charlie McCraken. United Kingdom
Sky 1978 British-Australian supergroup featured the talents of Francis Monkman, Tristian Fry, Kevin Peek, Herbie Flowers, and classical guitarist John Williams. United Kingdom
Jon & Vangelis 1979 Along with a US Top 50, the single "I Hear You Now" rose to the UK Top 10, propelling Jon & Vangelis' first album to a UK No 4. The duo - balancing successful solo careers simultaneously - would continue their... United Kingdom
Arthur Brown Arthur & Vincent Crane 1979 Believe it or not, but Klaus Schulze is responsible for this! United Kingdom
New York Gong 1979 Daevid Allen split from partner Gilli Smyth in the late 70s, eventually moving to New York via Giorgio Gomelsky's Zu festival. He teamed up with Bill Laswell and what would later become Material. United States
Marillion (Fish era) 1979 Marillion are the best known and most commercially successful of the "neo-progressive" bands from the 1980s. Singer Fish fronted the band through their first four studio albums, although each member became well-known as... United Kingdom
Inner City Unit 1979 "Punkadelic acid rockers"? Musically defying all description, Inner City Unit remains one of the most unique offshots to the Hawkwind family tree. Founded by Hawkwind's Nik Turner, ICU combined the talents of Dead Fred... United Kingdom
PM 1980 Carl Palmer's post-ELP group released one eponymous album to little acclaim. United Kingdom
Asia 1980 Asia marked a new dawn in the era of progressive music. United Kingdom
Amon Düül (UK) 1981 Led by John Weinzerl and Dave Anderson, the band's name was of some dubious origin. United Kingdom
von Zamla 1981 Yet another morph of Samla Mammas Manna, this one led by Lars Hollmer and guitarist Eino Haapala. Sweden
Summers, Andy & Robert Fripp 1981 Bournemouth natives Andy Summers of the Police and Robert Fripp of King Crimson collaborated on a pair of albums for A&M Records in the early 80s. United Kingdom
Moraz Bruford 1983 Collaboration between two one-time Yes members. United Kingdom
Explorers, The 1984 Ex-Roxy Music Andy Mackay and Phil Manzanera teamed up with vocalist James Wraith for some typical mid-80s music, ever so slightly in the "New Romatic" order. Latter albums were released under the "Manzanera-Mackay"... United Kingdom
Violeta De Outono 1984 Brazil's Psychedelic sons Brasil
Emerson, Lake & Powell 1985 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... United Kingdom
3 1987 Ketih Emerson and Carl Palmer teamed up with Robert Berry and released one album as 3. United Kingdom
Marillion (Hogarth era) 1989 After the departure of lead singer Fish, the band regrouped around new vocalist Steve Hogarth in 1989. After an album or two however, there's been no looking back: the band has gone on to create music far more original... United Kingdom
Opeth 1990 From heavy metal prodigies to prog rockers, Opeth are peerless among current rock bands. Sweden
Änglagård 1991 Almost single-handedly, Anglagard reinvigorated the prog rock genre with their 1992 debut Hybris. Sweden
Invisible Opera Company Of Tibet (Tropical Version Brazil) 1993 Brazilian version, led by guitarist Fabio Golfetti, with Renato Mello on keyboards and Claudio Souza on drums. See Violeta De Outno Brasil
Riverside 2001 From Poland, Riverside has made an international name for themselves with their progressive music. Poland
Transatlantic 2001 The Prog supergroup of the modern era, combining the talents of Mike Portnoy (Dream Theatre), Roine Stolt (Flower Kings), Neil Morse (Spock's Beard) and Pete Trewavas (Marillion). United States
Maschera Di Cera, La 2002 Led by Fabio Zuffanti, La Maschera di Cera lead the new wave of Italian progressives. Italy
Space Ritual 2002 Nik Turner-led band that includes Terry Ollis, Mick Slattery, Dave Anderson, Thomas Crimble and other Hawkwind stalwarts and all. United Kingdom
Tangent, The 2003 Formed by ex-Parallel or 90 Degrees men Andy Tillison and Guy Manning, The Tangent has featured many lineups, mostly with members of the Swedish bands Flower Kings and Beardfish. United Kingdom
Unifaun 2003 Named after the portmanteau in Genesis' "Dancing in the Moonlight Knight, Unifaun began as "musical time travelling" between multi-instrumentalist Nad Sylvan and keyboardist Bonamici (Christian Thordin) to "write the... Sweden
District 97 2007 Okay, I'm biased, but please do check them out. United States
Agents of Mercy 2009 Led by Roine Stolt and Nad Sylvan, Agents of Mercy music also feature Jonas Reingold and Lalle Larsson from Karmakanic. Sweden
Sound Of Contact 2012 Reprising his father's roles with Genesis, Sound Of Contact is Simon Collins' new project with Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom and Matt Dorsey. After a cancelled US tour, their future seems tenuous at best. United States