Progressive Rock

Mars Volta Biography

Posted by on April 10, 2008 at 12:00 am
Mars volta band

Band InformationMusic Style: Progressive Rock, Experimental RockCountry: United StatesYear: 2001- PresentWebsite: www.themarsvolta.comLine-upCURRENTOmar Rodriguez-Lopez – guitar, production (2001-present)Cedric Bixler-Zavala – lyrics, vocals (2001-present)Isaiah Ikey Owens – keyboards (2001-present)Juan Alderete – electric bass (2003-present)Thomas Pridgen – drums (2007-present)Marcel Rodriguez-Lopez – percussion, synthesizers (2003-present)Paul Hinojos – guitar, sound manipulation (2005-present…

Coheed and Cambria Biography

Posted by on April 3, 2008 at 12:00 am
coheed and cambria

Band Information Music Style: Progressive RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1995- PresentWebsite: Line-upCURRENTClaudio Sanchez – lead vocals, guitars, keyboards, synth (1995 – present)Travis Stever – guitars, lap steel, vocals (1995, 1999 – present)Michael Todd – bass, vocals (1996 – 2006, 2007 – present)Chris Pennie – drums, percussion (2007 – present) FORMERJosh Eppard – drums, percussion, vocals, keyboards (2001 – 2006)Nate Kelley – drums, percussion (1995 – 20…

30 Seconds to Mars Biography

Posted by on February 7, 2008 at 12:00 am

Band Information Music Style:  Alternative Rock, Post Grunge, Progressive RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1998- PresentWebsite: www.30secondstomars.comLine-upCURRENTJared Leto – vocals, rhythm guitar (1998-present)Tomo Milicevic – lead guitar (2003-present)Shannon Leto – drums (1998-present)FORMERMatt Wachter – bass, keyboard (2001-2007)Solon Bixler – guitar (2001-2003)Kevin Drake – guitar (2001-2002)Biography30 Seconds to Mars is an American alternative rock band hailing from Los Angeles, Calif…

Dream Theater Biography

Posted by on October 4, 2007 at 12:00 am
Dream Theater

Dream Theater is an American progressive rock band that was formed in September of 1985 in New York City. It all started when guitarist John Petrucci and bassist John Myung decided to put up a band while studying at the Berklee College of Music along with Mike Portnoy. They started out with the name Majesty for their band. The trio then started out filling up the remaining vacant positions in their band. Kevin Moore went on to become their first keyboardist with Chris Collins taking on the vocal…

Electric Light Orchestra Biography

Posted by on September 14, 2007 at 12:00 am
Electric Light Orchestra

Electric Light Orchestra, also popularly known as ELO is a progressive rock band that originated from Birmingham, England in 1970. The band was formed on October of 1970 composed of Roy Wood, Jeff Lynne and Bev Bevan. Wood wanted to form a band that made use of instruments such as violins, cellos and horns to give their music some classical music touch. They proceeded to create a self-titled album employing this fairly unique musical style sometime between 1970 and 1971. The album went on to pro…

Styx Biography

Posted by on September 6, 2007 at 12:00 am

Styx is a popular American rock band that rose to fame in the 70’s and the 80’s. The group was originally formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1961. They were known then as the Tradewinds. The line-up was composed of Brothers Chuck and John on guitar and drums, respectively and vocalist and keyboardist Dennis De Young. They started playing in local bars while attending Chicago State University. They briefly changed their name to TW4 and then added guitarists and back-up vocalists James Young and John …

Pink Floyd Biography

Posted by on August 9, 2007 at 12:00 am
Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd is an English rock band from the 1960’s that was known for their evolving style of rock music that have influenced a number of rock artists and help bring about quite a number of innovations not only through their music but also through their art. Pink Floyd was also known as one of the most successful and influential acts ever to grace the world of rock music. During the course of their rock career, they were able to sell over 250 million albums worldwide aside from an incredible num…