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progressive rock

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(Pop Music) a style of rock music originating in the 1970s and characterized by large-scale compositions, often on epic themes, in which musicians display instrumental virtuosity
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Hayokee blend electronica, medieval music, prog rock, dance, metal and classic rock in a live show that you need to see to believe.
With the internet, digital radio and the people at the Classic Rock Society in Rotherham (www.classicrocksociety.com) pushing prog rock, I can see it climbing back to the higher profile it enjoyed in the 70s.
? Frank Carducci Band Robin 2, Bilston Sunday, July 28, 7pm Tickets PS16.50 Fun-filled Dutch prog rock exponent.
Fans of Japanese anime and manga converge for Anime Midwest in Rosemont this weekend and prog rock legends Yes, Asia and John Lodge headline Aurora's RiverEdge Park Saturday for "The Royal Affair Tour." These are just two fun ideas for the weekend.
This is one for guitar fans as Joshua brings a flavour of Florida prog rock to north Wales on Wednesday July 19 as he plays the Bank of Conwy, a venue on Lancaster Square in the town, which has fast built a reputation for hosting twice-weekly quality music nights.
My dad is a huge fan of Rick Wakeman - in fact he always says that his dream dinner party guest would be the prog rock raconteur.
THE REST Loads of locals - with Portaferry's Ryan Mc Mullan (Ed Sheeran is a big fan), Atlantic Records signing Jealous of the Birds, the wonderful Kitt Phillipa and North Coast prog rock titans And So I Watch You From Afar amongst the most recognisable names.
The Prognosis are a five-piece progressive rock -- or prog rock --group who formed ten years ago out of a shared love for the genre originally made famous in the seventies by the likes of Pink Floyd, Genesis and Camel.
But while the ponytail is a little threadbare these days, it is Steve Howe who ensures these prog rock survivors still have the power to mesmerise.
PROG rock innovators YES are celebrating their 50th anniversary, coming just 12 months after the band was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.
But it was good to see Nigel Planer, who famously played hippy Neil in The Young Ones, playing 1970s' prog rock dinosaur Reg Reynolds.
In The Show That Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock, David Weigel, a Reason contributing editor and a political reporter for The Washington Post, surveys the history of "progressive rock," a genre not beholden to American blues but relying instead on warped call-backs to European folk and the futuristic sounds of moog synthesizers.