Users' questions

Are there any new prog rock bands?

Are there any new prog rock bands?

For starters, any list of new prog rock bands must include the names Porcupine Tree, The Mars Volta, Coheed and Cambria, and Muse. These bands take traditional prog rock, like the theatricality of the live show, and put their own twist on them.

Which would be considered a progressive rock band?

Almost all of the genre’s major bands, including Jethro Tull, King Crimson, Yes, Genesis, Van der Graaf Generator, ELP, Gentle Giant and Renaissance, released their debut albums during the years 1968–1970.

Why is prog rock hated?

Prog rock is a bit more challenging because it tends to be more complex than most pop and rock; kind of like Classical music and Jazz. You need to be a really good musician to play prog and if you listen to prog rock you will be listening to the best musicians in the world.

What is prog rock music?

Progressive rock, or prog rock, is a subgenre of rock music that emphasizes ambitious compositions, experimentation, concept-driven lyrics, and musical virtuosity. The first progressive rock bands formed in the late 1960s, and the prog rock tradition continues to this day.

Is Radiohead progressive rock?

They themselves have inspired a generation of music composers and have in short changed the idea of how rock music is created. So, yes they are a progressive rock band.

Why do people think prog rock is pretentious?

Some people like to pretend the music they love is the best. Some prog rock fans tend to believe they like it because it’s serious, intellectual, it may make them appear pretentious, even arrogant. I tend to believe there are good numbers and albums in every genre.

Who invented prog?

King Crimson had the first prog rock album. Prog rock also didn’t become a cultural thing like psych rock. In the ’70s punk rock became a cultural movement. While prog rock remained as a music genre only.