progressive rock

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Noun1.progressive rock - a style of rock music that emerged in the 1970sprogressive rock - a style of rock music that emerged in the 1970s; associated with attempts to combine rock with jazz and other forms; intended for listening and not dancing
rock and roll, rock music, rock 'n' roll, rock-and-roll, rock'n'roll, rock - a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western; "rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll."
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The Logical Song, Breakfast In America, Dreamer, Give A Little Bit and It's Raining Again all come into that category, but while they're all easy pop picks, it's to Hodgson's credit that he pays as much heed to the band's progrock side, airing bona fide classics in the form of A Soapbox Opera, Child Of Vision and Fool's Overture, the evening's undoubted highlight.
Maurits Cornells Escher (1898-1972), doyen of the student-bedroom wall and the progrock album cover: technical master and surrealist visionary, or Jack Vettriano for people who like crossword puzzles?
Although, having said that, each time someone mentioned The Putrid Throat, I couldn't help thinking I'd seen a progrock band with that name at Glastonbury.
NEXT year marks the 40th anniversary of Rick Wakeman's Journey To The Centre Of The Earth, the Yes man's take on the Jules Verne novel that, according to your point of view, represented an inspired crossover triumph or a high-water mark in progrock excess.
Seaside, OR, March 06, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Hailed as "Amazing music...5 out 5 stars" by Prog Rock Music Talk, neoteric rockers Flicker have been generating buzz among progressive rock fans through radio airplay on Aural Moon and Epic Prog, as well as an interview with ProgRock.com's Mark Monforti.
This is Muse at their best, progrock trickery driven by bonecrunching guitar riffs, backbonequivering bass and thundering drums.