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Arena

With nearly as much lineup changes as you of their influences, Yes, Arena was among the dominant neo-prog sets of the 1990s. A supergroup of kinds, World has featured previous associates of Marillion, Pendragon, IQ, and Shadowland. World was produced in 1994 by Mick Pointer, the previous drummer of Marillion, …

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Spock’s Beard

Spock’s Beard began in 1992 when brothers Neal (business lead vocals) and Al Morse (electric guitar) teamed up with drummer Nick D’Virgilio. After self-financing their initial record, bassist Dave Meros became a member of, as well as the Light was documented in 1994. Comprising four lengthy music, this debut record …

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Anneke van Giersbergen

Given birth to in 1973 within the southern Netherlands city of Sint-Michielsgestel, Dutch vocalist/musician Anneke vehicle Giersbergen is most beneficial referred to as the business lead vocalist for influential progressive metallic clothing the Gathering, with whom she recorded six studio room albums. After departing the group in 2007 she created …

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Arjen Anthony Lucassen

Dutch multi-instrumentalist Arjen Anthony Lucassen continues to be involved in a variety of tasks in his two-decade-plus profession. Perhaps most obviously among these was rock band Vengeance within the 1980s, and in the ’90s, the steadily experimental Ayreon, whose every record featured visitor vocalists like Kingdom Come’s Lenny Wolfe, Marillion’s …

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Circle II Circle

Vocalist Zachary Stevens spent a lot of the 1990’s singing for Floridian rock organization Savatage before quitting midway through the entire year 2000 to wait to some family members business. His personal problems resolved a yr later, Stevens started collaborating along with his previous Savatage cohorts Jon Oliva and Chris …

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Ayreon

Progressive metallic outfit Ayreon is actually only Dutch multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Arjen Anthony Lucassen (formerly from the even more mainstream metallic band Vengeance), and also a revolving-door cast of collaborators and guest musicians that changes from task to task. Ayreon albums are often large-scale idea epics and occasionally rock operas, …

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Avantasia

Tobias Sammet, lead singer of German power metallic music group Edguy, conceived Avantasia like a massive-scale rock opera featuring the cream of the energy metal picture. He spent annually composing the materials and recruited numerous vocalists to inform his tale, including Gamma Ray’s Kai Hansen, Stratovarius’ Timo Tolkki, and Within …

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