Prog Rock

Atomic Rooster live

Vocalist Pete French and guitarist Steve Bolton have revived Atomic Rooster. Here's a clip of them performing recently, let's hope the festival circuit picks up on them.


Founded: 1976

Location: Florida


Ex Yes members featured in the first incarnation of the band. Their debut album, recorded live while supporting Yes, has a slight christian slant to the lyrics. Second album saw the arrival of Jackie Lomax. Recorded in New Orleans with Allen Toussaint the album has ditched the progressive for a very soulful approach.

Founded: 1971

Location: London, England

Banks, Peter

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Original guitarist for Yes

Founded: 1947

Location: Barnet, North London, England

Website: Peter Banks - Guitarist

Banks, Tony

Genesis keyboardist and composer

Founded: 1950

Location: East Hoathly, East Sussex, England

Beggars Opera

Founded: 1969

Location: Glasgow, Scotland

Website: Beggars Opera

Blue Effect, The

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Whether called The Blue Effect, M. Efekt or Modrý efekt, guitarist Radim Hladík was the driving force of this Czech progressive rock band.

Founded: 1968

Location: Prague

Bocquet, Roland

Keyboard player from Catharsis did soundtrack work in the 80s and beyond

Brian Davison's Every Which Way

Ex-Nice, Pre-Refugee Brian Davison's band with singer Graham Bell.

Founded: 1970

Location: London, England