Timeline of progressive rock (2000–09)

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This is a timeline of artists, albums, and events in progressive rock and its subgenres. This article contains the timeline for the period 2000 - 2009.

Contents[edit]

2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009


2000[edit]

Newly formed bands[edit]

Albums[edit]

Release Date Artist Album Country
6 March 2000 Ian Anderson The Secret Language of Birds England
21 March 2000 Transatlantic SMPTe Various
23 March 2000 Pink Floyd Is There Anybody Out There? The Wall Live 1980-81 England
8 May 2000 Iona Open Sky England
22 May 2000 Porcupine Tree Lightbulb Sun England
23 May 2000 King Crimson the construKction of light England
2000 May Spock's Beard V US
6 June 2000 Planet X Universe US
20 June 2000 Ayreon Universal Migrator Part 1: The Dream Sequencer Netherlands
20 June 2000 Ayreon Universal Migrator Part 2: Flight of the Migrator Netherlands
2000 Jun IQ The Seventh House England
4 July 2000 The Flower Kings Space Revolver Sweden
11 July 2000 Kansas Somewhere to Elsewhere US
20 September 2000 Dir en grey MACABRE Japan
10 October 2000 Symphony X V-The New Mythology Suite US
14 November 2000 Geddy Lee My Favourite Headache Canada
3 October 2000 Enchant Juggling 9 Or Dropping 10 US
12 December 2000 Tool Salival US
2000 Arena Immortal? England
2000 Azigza Azigza US
2000 Echolyn Cowboy Poems Free US
2000 Everon Fantasma Germany
2000 Glass Hammer Chronometree US
2000 Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven Canada
2000 Roger Hodgson Open the Door France
2000 Steve Howe Homebrew 2 England
2000 Trans-Siberian Orchestra Beethoven's Last Night US
2000 IQ Subterannea: The Concert England
2000 KBB Lost and Found Japan
2000 Little Tragedies The Sun of Spirit Russia
2000 Little Tragedies (rock group) Porcelain Pavilion Russia
2000 Little Tragedies (rock group) Passions for Titanic Russia
2000 Mastermind Angels of the Apocalypse US
2000 Pain of Salvation The Perfect Element Sweden
2000 Species Being Orgone Therapy US
2000 Témpano Childhood's end Venezuela
2000 Volapük Polyglöt France
2000 White Willow Sacrament Norway

Disbandments[edit]

Events[edit]

2001[edit]

Newly formed bands[edit]

Albums[edit]

Release Date Artist Album Country
27 February 2001 Opeth Blackwater Park Sweden
27 March 2001 No-Man Returning Jesus England
3 April 2001 Amorphis Am Universum Finland
15 May 2001 Shadow Gallery Legacy US
15 May 2001 Marillion Anoraknophobia England
15 May 2001 Tool Lateralus US
30 May 2001 Dredg Leitmotif US
5 June 2001 Asia Aura England
12 June 2001 Electric Light Orchestra Zoom England
12 June 2001 Pendragon Not of This World England
17 June 2001 Muse Origin of Symmetry England
10 July 2001 Pallas The Cross and the Crucible Scotland
21 August 2001 Mastodon Lifesblood US
10 September 2001 Yes Magnification England
18 September 2001 The Flower Kings The Rainmaker Sweden
9 October 2001 Transatlantic Bridge Across Forever Various
30 October 2001 Sleepytime Gorilla Museum Grand Opening and Closing US
17 December 2001 Mostly Autumn Music Inspired by The Lord of the Rings England
2001 Ark Burn the Sun Norway
2001 Apocalypse Apocalypse Live in USA Brazil
2001 Divinity Destroyed Nocturnal Dawn US
2001 Djam Karet New Dark Age US
2001 Glass No Stranger to the Skies US
2001 Steve Howe Guitar Player England
2001 Steve Howe Guitar Plus England
2001 Steve Howe Natural Timbre England
2001 Koenji Hyakkei Nivraym Japan
2001 Halloween Le Festin France
2001 Isildurs Bane Mind Volume 2 Sweden
2001 La Torre dell'Alchimista La torre dell'alchimista Italy
2001 Le Orme Elementi Italy
2001 Little Tragedies Return Russia
2001 Los Jaivas Arrebol Chile
2001 Magma Trilogie Theusz Hamtaahk France
2001 maudlin of the Well Bath US
2001 maudlin of the Well Leaving Your Body Map US
2001 Miriodor Mekano Canada
2001 Mostly Autumn The Last Bright Light England
2001 Mastermind Prog, Fusion, Metal, Leather & Sweat US
2001 Olive Mess Live Without Audience Latvia
2001 One Shot Vendredi 13 France
2001 Present High Infidelity Belgium
2001 The Orchestra No Rewind England
2001 Spaced Out Eponymus II Canada
2001 Thieves' Kitchen Argot England
2001 Von Hertzen Brothers Experience Finland

Disbandments[edit]

Events[edit]

  • Dream Theater released Live Scenes from New York on September 11, 2001 which made headlines because the album's artwork had an image of the New York City skyline in flames, including a depiction of the World Trade Center. The terrorist attack on the World Trade Center occurred the same day. The album was recalled and a new version was released. The original artwork is now a rare collectible. [2]
  • Russian Prog Rock festival InProg took place for the first time.
  • Chuck Schuldiner, the frontman of Death, died from brain cancer.[3]

2002[edit]

Newly formed bands[edit]

Albums[edit]

Release Date Artist Album Country
29 January 2002 Dream Theater Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence US
30 January 2002 Dir en grey Kisou Japan
5 February 2002 Coheed & Cambria The Second Stage Turbine Blade US
February 2002 Pain of Salvation Remedy Lane Sweden
5 March 2002 IZZ I Move US
2 April 2002 The Mars Volta Tremulant US
April 2002 Kaipa Notes from the Past Sweden
14 May 2002 Rush Vapor Trails Canada
28 May 2002 Mastodon Remission US
June 2002 Echolyn Mei US
19 July 2002 Camel A Nod and a Wink England
23 July 2002 Enchant Blink of an Eye US
31 July 2002 Dir en grey six Ugly Japan
13 August 2002 Thirty Seconds to Mars 30 Seconds to Mars US
16 August 2002 Frank Zappa FZ:OZ US
August 2002 Spock's Beard Snow USA
10 September 2002 Magellan Hundred Year Flood US
24 September 2002 Porcupine Tree In Absentia England
7 October 2002 Karmakanic Entering The Spectra Sweden
8 October 2002 Dredg El Cielo US
28 October 2002 Sigur Rós ( ) Iceland
5 November 2002 The Flower Kings Unfold the Future Sweden
2002 Dave Kerman/5uu's Abandonship US
2002 Bubblemath Such Fine Particles of the Universe US
2002 Big Big Train Bard England
2002 Deus Ex Machina Cinque Italy
2002 Everon Bridge Germany
2002 Everon Flesh Germany
2002 EXIT project Live Electricity Russia
2002 Farpoint First Light US
2002 Glass Hammer Lex Rex US
2002 Hidria Spacefolk Symbiosis Finland
2002 Höstsonaten Springsong Italy
2002 Steve Howe Skyline England
2002 Inviolet Row Consolation Prizes US
2002 Kenso Fabulis Mirabilibus De Bombycosi Scriptis Japan
2002 Tony Levin Pieces of the Sun US
2002 Mats / Morgan On Air With Guests Sweden
2002 NeBeLNeST Nova Express France
2002 Olive Mess Gramercy Latvia
2002 Le Orme L'infinito Italy
2002 Paatos Timeloss Sweden
2002 Planet X MoonBabies US
2002 Pig Farm On The Moon Orbital Venezuela
2002 Quidam The Time Beneath The Sky Poland
2002 Sotos Platypus France
2002 Sphere3 Comeuppance UK
2002 Témpano The Agony and the Ecstasy Venezuela
2002 Uzva Niittoaika Finland
c.2002 Citizen Cain Playing Dead UK

Disbandments[edit]

  • Transatlantic - Neal Morse announced his departure from "mainstream music". Transatlantic would reform with the same line-up in 2009. [4]

Events[edit]

2003[edit]

Newly formed bands[edit]

Albums[edit]

Release Date Artist Album Country
17 February 2003 OSI Office of Strategic Influence US
4 February 2003 Frank Zappa Halloween US
4 March 2003 King Crimson The Power to Believe England
14 April 2003 Opeth Damnation Sweden
26 May 2003 Amorphis Far from the Sun Finland
24 June 2003 The Mars Volta De-Loused In The Comatorium US
2003 Jun Anekdoten Gravity Sweden
5 August 2003 Enchant Tug of War US
19 August 2003 Ian Anderson Rupi's Dance England
2 September 2003 Kaipa Keyholder Sweden
2 September 2003 No-Man Together We're Stranger England
8 September 2003 Iron Maiden Dance of Death England
10 September 2003 Dir en grey Vulgar Japan
21 September 2003 Muse Absolution England
21 September 2003 Riverside Out of Myself Poland
23 September 2003 Neal Morse Testimony US
29 September 2003 Oceansize Effloresce England
30 September 2003 Jethro Tull The Jethro Tull Christmas Album England
7 October 2003 The Tangent The Music That Died Alone Various
8 October 2003 Coheed & Cambria In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 US
11 November 2003 Dream Theater Train Of Thought US
2003 Oct Daedalus Leading Far From a Mistake Italy
2003 Apocalypse Refúgio Brazil
2003 Arena Contagion England
2003 Azigza Kriya US
2003 Beardfish Från en plats du ej kan se... Sweden
2003 Cast Al-Bandaluz Mexico
2003 Divinity Destroyed Divinity Destroyed
2003 Divinity Destroyed Eden in Ashes US
2003 Djam Karet A Night For Baku US
2003 Farpoint Grace US
2003 Frogg Café Creatures US
2003 KBB Four Corner's Sky Japan
2003 Kostarev Group Live@InProg 2003 Russia
2003 Knight Area The Sun Also Rises Netherlands
2003 Krakatoa We Are the Rowboats US
2003 Little Tragedies New Faust Russia
2003 Magellan Impossible Figures US
2003 Mechanical Poet Handmade Essence Russia
2003 Mostly Autumn Passengers England
2003 Pineapple Thief Variations on a Dream England
2003 Satellite A Street Between Sunrise And Sunset Poland
2003 Steve Howe Masterpiece Guitars England
2003 Steve Howe Elements England
2003 Steve Howe Light Walls England
2003 Steve Howe Guitar World England
2003 Taal Skymind France
2003 The Science Group Spoors Various
2003 Thinking Plague A History of Madness US
2003 Ten Jinn Alone US

Disbandments[edit]

Events[edit]

  • InProg takes place for the second time.
  • The Mars Volta forms out of the punk group At the Drive-In and releases their first full studio album De-Loused in the Comatorium. The album mixes elements of prog, post-rock, punk, Latin, and jazz. The release is very successful and becomes an example of progressive rock success in the mainstream. [1] [2]
  • Second Progman Cometh Music Festival in Seattle
  • Robert Fripp and King Crimson release The Power to Believe, their first studio album since 2000. [3]
  • The Tangent is formed and releases their first album The Music That Died Alone. The initial lineup of this "supergroup" consisted of Andy Tillison & Sam Baine (Parallel Or 90 Degrees), Roine Stolt, Jonas Reingold, & Zoltan Czsorz (The Flower Kings), David Jackson (Van der Graaf Generator), and Guy Manning (Manning). It featured the epic track The Canterbury Sequence, which was an homage to the Canterbury scene of the 1970s. [4]
  • Los Jaivas Frontman/Guitarist/Vocalist Eduardo "Gato" Alquinta, Died of a Heart Attack.

2004[edit]

Newly formed bands[edit]

Albums[edit]

Release Date Artist Album Country
2004 Feb Blackfield Blackfield Various
2004 Feb Porcupine Tree Warszawa England
5 April 2004 Proto-Kaw Before Became After US
27 April 2004 Eric Burdon My Secret Life England
27 April 2004 Marillion Marbles England
25 May 2004 Ayreon The Human Equation Netherlands
30 May 2004 Frank Zappa Joe's Corsage US
24 June 2004 IQ Dark Matter England
26 July 2004 Dave Bainbridge Veil of Gossamer England
3 August 2004 The Flower Kings Adam & Eve Sweden
30 August 2004 Asia Silent Nation England
31 August 2004 Mastodon Leviathan US
2004 Sep Pain of Salvation Be Sweden
14 September 2004 Frank Zappa QuAUDIOPHILIAc US
1 October 2004 Frank Zappa Joe's Domage US
12 October 2004 The Tangent The World That We Drive Through Various
25 October 2004 Sleepytime Gorilla Museum Of Natural History US
26 October 2004 3 Wake Pig US
2 November 2004 Neal Morse One US
15 November 2004 Eyefear 9 Elements of Inner Vision Australia
2004 Ahvak Ahvak Israel
2004 Amarok Quentadharkën Spain
2004 Apocalypse Magic-Radio Edits Brazil
2004 Big Big Train Gathering Speed England
2004 Black Bonzo Lady of the Light Sweden
2004 Disen Gage The Screw-Loose Entertainment Russia
2004 EXIT project Quintet
2004 Farpoint From Dreaming to Dreaming US
2004 Finisterre Le Meccanica Naturale Italy
2004 Glass No Stranger to the Skies France
2004 Glass Hammer Shadowlands US
2004 Guapo Five Suns England
2004 Happy the Man The Muse Awakens US
2004 Karmakanic Wheel of Life Sweden
2004 Le Orme L'Infinito Italy
2004 Magenta Seven England
2004 Magma K.A. (Kohntarkosz Anteria) France
2004 Mechanical Poet Woodland Prattlers Russia
2004 Metamorfosi Paradiso Italy
2004 Mizraab Mazi Haal Mustaqbil Pakistan
2004 Myriad Natural Elements US
2004 Ozric Tentacles Spirals in Hyperspace England
2004 Panzerpappa Farlig Vandring Norway
2004 RPWL World Through My Eyes Germany
2004 The Watch Vacuum Italy
2004 White Willow Storm Season Norway

Disbandments[edit]

Events[edit]

  • Anton Kochurkin and Michail "Kotovsky" Finagin leave EXIT Project.
  • InProg 2004.
  • Mel Pritchard, original drummer with Barclay James Harvest, dies of a heart attack.
  • French 70s Zeuhl pioneers Magma release K.A (Köhntarkösz Anteria), a long anticipated follow-up album containing material written in the 1970s. [5]
  • Happy the Man, a popular 70s American group who had reunited a few years earlier, release their first recorded studio album in 25 years titled The Muse Awakens. [6]
  • Rush celebrated their 30th anniversary, along with releasing an 8-track cover EP titled Feedback.
  • Yuri Alaverdyan, the guitarist of Disen Gage, leaves the band and is replaced by Sergey Bagin.
  • Former members Derek Sherinian and Charlie Dominici join Dream Theater on stage to commemorate the 15th anniversary of "When Dream and Day Unite"

2005[edit]

Newly formed bands[edit]

Albums[edit]

Release Date Artist Album Country
17 January 2005 Arena Pepper's Ghost England
7 February 2005 Karnivool Themata Australia
15 February 2005 The Sound of Animals Fighting Tiger and the Duke US
22 February 2005 Kino Picture England
1 March 2005 The Mars Volta Frances The Mute US
9 March 2005 Dir en grey Withering to death. Japan
28 March 2005 Porcupine Tree Deadwing England
12 April 2005 Cog The New Normal Australia
18 April 2005 Magellan Symphony for a Misanthrope US
19 April 2005 Circa Survive Juturna US
25 April 2005 Van der Graaf Generator Present England
7 June 2005 Dream Theater Octavarium US
5 July 2005 Dominici O3: A Trilogy, Part One US
16 August 2005 Thirty Seconds to Mars A Beautiful Lie US
16 August 2005 The Fall of Troy Doppelganger US
August 2005 Echolyn The End Is Beautiful US
29 August 2005 Opeth Ghost Reveries Sweden
30 August 2005 Protest The Hero Kezia Canada
6 September 2005 Between The Buried And Me Alaska US
12 September 2005 Sigur Rós Takk... Iceland
19 September 2005 Oceansize Everyone Into Position England
20 September 2005 Coheed & Cambria Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness US
20 September 2005 Indukti S.U.S.A.R. Poland
27 September 2005 KTU 8 Armed Monkey Various
1 October 2005 Moon Safari A Doorway to Summer Sweden
1 November 2005 Neal Morse ? US
8 November 2005 The Mars Volta Scabdates US
8 November 2005 Riverside Second Life Syndrome Poland
11 November 2005 Roine Stolt Wallstreet Voodoo Sweden
21 December 2005 Frank Zappa Joe's Xmasage US
2005 Cerebus Effect Acts of Deception US
2005 Divinity Destroyed Eden in Ashes US
2005 Divinity Destroyed The Plague US
2005 Djam Karet Recollection Harvest US
2005 EXIT project Hack The World Russia
2005 Frogg Café Fortunate Observer of Time US
2005 The Future Kings of England The Future Kings of England UK
2005 Glass Illuminations US
2005 Glass Hammer The Inconsolable Secret US
2005 Guapo Black Oni England
2005 John Hackett Checking Out Of London England
2005 IZZ My River Flows US
2005 K2 Book of the Dead England
2005 Koenji Hyakkei Angherr Shisspa Japan
2005 Machine and the Synergetic Nuts Leap Second Neutral Japan
2005 Miasma & The Carousel of Headless Horses Perils England
2005 Miriodor Parade + Live at NEARfest 2002 Canada
2005 Mostly Autumn Storms Over Still Water England
2005 Nil Nil Novo Sub Sole France
2005 Nurkostam XIII Finland
2005 Mastermind Broken US
2005 Pallas The Dreams Of Men Scotland
2005 Pendragon Believe England
2005 Quidam surREvival Poland
2005 Robert Beriau Falling Back To Where I Began Canada
2005 Sanctuary Rig Sail On England
2005 Satellite Evening Games Poland
2005 Underground Railroad The Origin of Consciousnes US
2005 Wobbler Hinterland Norway

Events[edit]

  • 1970s progressive rock legends Van der Graaf Generator reunite and release a double CD titled Present which contained strong lyrical content and an entire disc of improvisations. [7]
  • InProg turned into a two-day international festival.
  • Kino, a new progressive rock supergroup consisting of members from Porcupine Tree, Arena, Marillion, and It Bites is formed. They release their first album, Picture in 2005. [8]
  • Pink Floyd members David Gilmour, Nick Mason, and Richard Wright reunite with Roger Waters, the leading creative force of the band during its 1970s heyday, at Live 8 on July 2 in Hyde Park, England. Waters had acrimoniously left the band in 1985, and the quartet had last played together during a performance of The Wall in 1981.
  • Former Gong drummer Pierre Moerlen died.

2006[edit]

Newly formed bands[edit]

Albums[edit]

Release Date Artist Album Country
13 January 2006 Frank Zappa Imaginary Diseases US
31 January 2006 Proto-Kaw The Wait of Glory US
31 January 2006 The Tangent A Place in the Queue Various
15 February 2006 Amorphis Eclipse Finland
6 March 2006 David Gilmour On An Island England
2006 Mar Queensrÿche Operation: Mindcrime II US
4 April 2006 The Flower Kings Paradox Hotel Sweden
10 April 2006 Pure Reason Revolution The Dark Third England
21 April 2006 OSI Free US
28 April 2006 Tool 10,000 Days US
17 May 2006 Von Hertzen Brothers Approach Finland
13 June 2006 Between The Buried And Me The Anatomy Of US
11 July 2006 Muse Black Holes and Revelations England
Aug 2006 Iron Maiden A Matter of Life and Death United Kingdom
11 September 2006 Mastodon Blood Mountain US
12 September 2006 The Mars Volta Amputechture US
2 October 2006 Iona The Circling Hour England
3 October 2006 The Decemberists The Crane Wife US
24 October 2006 Frank Zappa Trance-Fusion US
21 November 2006 Spock's Beard Spock's Beard US
5 December 2006 Frank Zappa The MOFO Project/Object US
15 December 2006 Frank Zappa The Frank Zappa AAAFNRAA Birthday Bundle (2006) US
19 December 2006 Tinyfish Tinyfish Album England
2006 A Triggering Myth The Remedy of Abstraction US
2006 Kostarev Works 1978-2006 Russia
2006 Beardfish The Sane Day Sweden
2006 Deluge Grander August in the Urals US
2006 Disen Gage Libertage Russia
2006 Little Tragedies The Six Sense Russia
2006 Mostly Autumn Heart Full Of Sky England
2006 Pomme De Chien The Death Of Logan Canada
2006 Quidam ...bez półPRĄDU...halfPLUGGED... Poland
2006 Sympozion Kundabuffer Israel
2006 The Sound of Animals Fighting Lover, The Lord Has Left Us... US
2006 Univers Zero Live Belgium
2006 Unjust Glow US
2006 Zaar Zaar France
2006 AraPacis So Many Leapers Canada

Disbandments[edit]

Events[edit]

2007[edit]

Newly formed bands[edit]

Albums[edit]

Release Date Artist Album Country
23 January 2007 Damiera M(US)IC
7 February 2007 Dir en grey The Marrow of a Bone Japan
13 February 2007 Blackfield Blackfield II multi-international
20 February 2007 Psyopus Our Puzzling Encounters Considered US
26 February 2007 Dominici O3: A Trilogy, Part Two US
18 March 2007 Distant Lights Simulacrum US
1 April 2007 Frank Zappa Buffalo US
9 April 2007 Marillion Somewhere Else UK
16 April 2007 Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet UK
2007 Apr Anekdoten A Time Of Day Sweden
1 May 2007 Rush Snakes & Arrows Canada
1 May 2007 The Fall of Troy Manipulator US
18 May 2007 Planet X Quantum US
21 May 2007 Beardfish Sleeping in Traffic: Part One Sweden
25 May 2007 Sonata Arctica Unia Finland
29 May 2007 Circa Survive On Letting Go US
5 June 2007 Dream Theater Systematic Chaos US
24 July 2007 3 The End is Begun US
9 August 2007 Headspace I Am (EP) England
24 August 2007 Frank Zappa The Dub Room Special US
29 August 2007 Amorphis Silent Waters Finland
30 August 2007 Big Big Train The Difference Machine England
5 September 2007 CMX Talvikuningas Finland
18 September 2007 Between the Buried and Me Colors US
24 September 2007 Riverside Rapid Eye Movement Poland
25 September 2007 The Flower Kings The Sum of No Evil Sweden
1 October 2007 Oceansize Frames England
23 October 2007 Coheed & Cambria Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume Two: No World for Tomorrow US
30 October 2007 Frank Zappa Wazoo US
5 November 2007 Quidam Alone Together Poland
13 November 2007 Din Within Awaken the Man US
20 November 2007 Genesis Live Over Europe 2007 UK
2007 Abigail's Ghost Selling Insincerity US
2007 Apocalypse Apocalypse Live in Rio Brazil
2007 Black Bonzo Sound of the Apocalypse Sweden
2007 Little Tragedies Chinese Songs Russia
2007 Eyefear A World Full of Grey Australia
2007 EXIT Project Mystery Journey of Girl With Her Death Russia
2007 The Future Kings of England The Fate of Old Mother Orvis UK
2007 FromUz Audio Diplomacy Uzbekistan
2007 Glass Live at Progman Cometh US
2007 Magic Pie Circus of Life Norway
2007 Mechanical Poet Creepy Tales for Freaky Children Russia
2007 Mechanical Poet Who Did It To Michelle Waters? Russia
2007 Magellan Innocent God US
2007 Pentwater Ab-Dul US
2007 Pomme De Chien The Allegory of Benjamin Franklin Canada
2007 Pomme De Chien Pandamonium Canada
2007 Témpano Memoria selectiva - Selective memory Venezuela
2007 Thought Chamber Angular Perceptions US

Disbandments[edit]

Events[edit]

  • Canadian rock band Rush streamed their lead single "Far Cry" from their official website a day before releasing it to terrestrial radio stations.
  • UK Progressive Rock festival SummersEnd announces its second year after a successful first year at the Robin venue in Bilston, Wolverhampton, UK.
  • 1980s neo-progressive band Twelfth Night reunite for the first time since 1987 for sporadic live appearances.
  • Muse were the first band to sell out the newly rebuilt Wembley Stadium, performing two nights there and filming the shows for their H.A.A.R.P live album and DVD.

2008[edit]

Newly formed bands[edit]

  • Demians (France)
  • Traumatized (Korea Rep.)
  • Octillian (Canada)
  • Awake (Australia)
  • Timeless Infamy (US)
  • Ill Omen (Australia)
  • Oh, Lenore! (Canada)

Albums[edit]

Release Date Artist Album Country
3 January 2008 Moon Safari Blomljud Sweden
25 January 2008 Ayreon 01011001 Netherlands
26 January 2008 The Mars Volta The Bedlam in Goliath US
29 January 2008 Protest The Hero Fortress Canada
3 March 2008 The Tangent Not as Good as the Book England
7 March 2008 Meshuggah ObZen Sweden
11 April 2008 Asia Phoenix England
12 April 2008 Cog Sharing Space Australia
14 May 2008 Von Hertzen Brothers Love Remains the Same Finland
19 May 2008 Beardfish Sleeping in Traffic: Part Two Sweden
30 May 2008 Opeth Watershed Sweden
13 June 2008 Frank Zappa One Shot Deal US
9 September 2008 The Sound of Animals Fighting The Ocean and the Sun US
1 October 2008 Frank Zappa Joe's Menage US
1 October 2008 Pendragon Pure England
14 October 2008 Between The Buried And Me Colors Live US
20 October 2008 Marillion Happiness is the Road England
11 November 2008 Dir en grey Uroboros Japan
18 November 2008 Unitopia The Garden Australia
2008 a.P.A.t.T. Black & White Mass England
2008 7 Hz - Finland
2008 Robert Beriau Selfishness: Source Of War & Violence Canada
2008 Birds and Buildings Bantom to Behemoth US
2008 Demians Building an Empire France
2008 Everon North Germany
2008 Farpoint Cold Star Quiet Star US
2008 FromUz Overlook Uzbekistan
2008 Little Tragedies Cross Russia
2008 Little Tragedies (rock group) Paris Symphony Russia
2008 Mostly Autumn Glass Shadows England
2008 Pomme De Chien The Five Food Groups Canada
2008 Qelbanix Infinit Relativ Albania
2008 Pomme De Chien Untitled {Thoughts of You} Canada
2008 Sanctuary Rig Khnosti England
2008 Unjust Too Lose a Name US

Disbandments[edit]

Events[edit]

2009[edit]

Newly formed bands[edit]

  • Ashes Of Nothing (Slovenia)
  • Sincara (Norway)
  • Projected Twin (Australia)
  • The Hopeful Calling (Canada)
  • Intrepid (Canada)
  • The Pepper Machine (France)
  • The Muhittin Experience (Turkey)
  • Caterpillarmen (Iceland)
  • Astra (US)

Albums[edit]

Release Date Artist Album Country
23 Jan 2009 Frank Zappa Lumpy Money US
Jan 2009 Daedalus The Never Ending Illusion Italy
Jan 2009 Henry Cow The 40th Anniversary Henry Cow Box Set England
Feb 2009 Wobbler Afterglow Norway
15 Mar 2009 Gazpacho Tick Tock Norway
24 Mar 2009 The Decemberists The Hazards of Love US
24 Mar 2009 Mastodon Crack the Skye US
27 Apr 2009 OSI Blood US
4 May 2009 Tinyfish Curious Things England
11 May 2009 Anekdoten Chapters Sweden
14 May 2009 maudlin of the Well Part the Second US
25 May 2009 Astra The Weirding US
26 May 2009 IQ Frequency England
27 May 2009 Amorphis Skyforger Finland
29 May 2009 Phideaux Xavier Number Seven US
5 Jun 2009 Karnivool Sound Awake Australia
9 Jun 2009 Quidam The Fifth Season - Live In Concert Poland
19 Jun 2009 Riverside Anno Domini High Definition Poland
22 Jun 2009 Marillion Recital of the Script England
23 Jun 2009 Dream Theater Black Clouds & Silver Linings US
23 Jun 2009 The Mars Volta Octahedron US
Jun 2009 Peter Hammill Thin Air England
24 Jul 2009 Beardfish Destined Solitaire Sweden
11 Aug 2009 Tinyfish One Night on Fire England
14 Sep 2009 Muse The Resistance England
14 Sep 2009 Porcupine Tree The Incident England
16 Sep 2009 Sonata Arctica The Days of Grays Finland
20 Sep 2009 Caterpillarmen Adopt a Monkey Iceland
21 Sep 2009 Gong 2032 England
21 Sep 2009 Gong Gong Global Family - Live in Brazil 2007 England
23 Oct 2009 Transatlantic The Whirlwind Various
26 Oct 2009 Oceansize Home and Minor England
27 Oct 2009 Between the Buried and Me The Great Misdirect US
27 Oct 2009 3 Revisions US
30 Oct 2009 Steve Hackett Out of the Tunnel's Mouth England
16 Nov 2009 The Tangent Down and Out in Paris and London England
4 Dece 2009 Thirty Seconds to Mars This Is War US
15 Dec 2009 Big Big Train The Underfall Yard United Kingdom
21 Dec 2009 Frank Zappa Philly '76 US
2009 Abigail's Ghost D letion US
2009 Akenathon Peregrino Argentina
2009 Anthony Phillips Missing Links Volume IV: Pathways & Promenades England
2009 Barclay James Harvest Sea Of Tranquility ~ The Polydor Years • 1974-1997 England
2009 Deluge Grander The Form of the Good US
2009 Glass Hammer Three Cheers For The Broken Hearted US
2009 IZZ The Darkened Room US
2009 Manir Donaghue Reflections England
2009 Mostly Autumn Pass the Clock England
2009 Nurkostam III of Dreamers Finland
2009 The Future Kings of England The Viewing Point UK
2009 The Pineapple Thief 3000 Days England
2009 AraPacis Consequences of Dreams England

Disbandments[edit]

Events[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Lucky, Jerry. The Progressive Rock Files Burlington, Ontario: Collector's Guide Publishing, Inc (1998), 304 pages, ISBN 1-896522-10-6 (paperback). Gives an overview of progressive rock's history as well as histories of the major and underground bands in the genre.
  • Macan, Edward. Rocking the Classics: English Progressive Rock and the Counterculture. Oxford: Oxford University Press (1997), 290 pages, ISBN 0-19-509887-0 (hardcover), ISBN 0-19-509888-9 (paperback). Analyzes progressive rock using classical musicology and also sociology.

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