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This band's first singer was the second member (on an album) to leave. Their second drummer (on an album) was also their second lead singer.
After Peter Gabriel's departure, an exhaustive search for a new singer made the band realize that Phil Collins was truly the best option after all.
As evidenced by their first big single, the lyrics of this popular progressive metal band often deal with drug-related themes.
Singer Maynard James Keenan's side projects have also ventured into progressive territory.
This 'easygoing' band was founded by three brothers and 'three friends'.
Their work was marked by dozens of diverse instruments and intricate arrangements.
Almost all of the lyrics from this band's albums have been in a fake language called 'Kobaian'. No, it's not Sigur Ros.
The Kobaian term 'Zeuhl' has come to refer to a sub-genre of progressive rock.
Originally fronted by a singer from Zanzibar, this quartet remains one of the best-selling bands of all time.
Even George Michael and Paul Rodgers haven't done justice to Freddie Mercury's singular voice.
This female-fronted prog rock band derived its name from a Terry Riley minimalist composition.
Singer Sonja Kristina became one of the first sex symbols of progressive rock, appearing half-naked on the sleeve of the band's debut record, Airconditioning.
This female singer-songwriter was discovered at the age of 16 by Pink Floyd's David Gilmour.
Despite being signed to EMI at 16, the label didn't push her, allowing her to finish her schooling before recording her debut album.
This band is named after a 17th Century agriculturist, and not a band member.
With over 60 million album sales to their name, Jethro Tull is one of the best selling prog rock bands.
Their first drummer was John Rutsey. Their second has become a rock legend.
Neil Peart is considered by many to be one of the greatest rock drummers ever.
This trio was prog's first 'supergroup', featuring members from The Nice, Atomic Rooster and King Crimson.
And each of them wound up having his own semi to take he and his gear from gig to gig!
This quintet's first lineup in 1969 was completely different from their 'classic' lineup in 1971. No wonder their name is a synonym of 'rebirth'...
Several of their songs included interludes of Rachmaninoff and Debussy among others.
This band has gone through several complete lineup changes with the only constant being guitarist Robert Fripp.
In its 40+ year history, the band has had nineteen 'official' members.
Their one big hit included no lyrics but a whole lot of yodelling.
'Hocus Pocus' had a recent resurgence when a cover version was used for a 2010 World Cup commercial.
Popular in their own right, members of this band went on to join King Crimson, Asia, the Moody Blues and the Buggles among others.
Continual lineup changes didn't stop Yes from having several hits across the 70's and 80's.
Their first singer went insane after their first album, but that didn't stop the band from becoming one of the most distinctive and influential.
Syd Barrett's insanity is often attributed to his addiction to LSD.
His debut album was the first ever record to be released on the Virgin Records label.
'Tubular Bells' turned Richard Branson from a modestly successful mail order record store owner into a record label magnate.
One of the most popular current progressive rock bands, their recent albums have included guest spots by Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew and Alex Lifeson.
Though frontman Steven Wilson has often expressed disdain for the term 'progressive rock', it's hard to deny that they fit firmly into the genre.
Formed by three Berklee graduates, this band is often considered the pioneer of progressive metal.
Drummer Mike Portnoy and Guitarist John Petrucci are both considered among the best on their respective instruments.
Getting their name from a Tolkien novel, this group was among the very first 'neo-prog' bands.
Both the band and their original lead singer, Fish, have carried on to have modest success to this very day.
This band's 'classic' lineup featured a saxophonist but no bassist. No static, either.
Lead singer Peter Hammill has gone on to have a fairly successful solo career.
This band's second album, released in 1967, was recorded with the London Festival Orchestra.
The popularity of 'Nights in White Satin' is often attributed to a Seattle DJ playing the longest song he saw on the playlist so that he could go outside and smoke his bong!
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