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"G" Bands

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Gabriel, Peter 1950 Founding member of Genesis, Peter Gabriel left after their epic Lamb Lies Down On Broadway album for a solo career. After being dropped by Atco, Mercury Records released his ground-breaking third album in 1980, and... United Kingdom
Genesis 1967 United Kingdom
Genrich, Ax 1945 Monster guitarist for Guru Guru. Also was founding member of Agitation Free. Germany
Gentle Giant 1970 One of prog rock's greatest bands, Gentle Giant combined the talents of the brothers Shulman and Kerry Minnear and Gary Green. Their work during the 70s is as exemplary as any of the era. United Kingdom
Giles, Giles & Fripp 1967 The precedent of King Crimson. United Kingdom
Gilgamesh 1973 United Kingdom
Gilmour, David 1946 "The Guitar and Voice of Pink Floyd", it's not surprising that Gilmour's solo career started with a whimper. United Kingdom
Gnidrolog 1969 Goldring brothers, Stewart and Colin, made the switch from acoustic folk to prog rock, recording two albums for RCA in the early 70s. Colin Goldring is best known for playing recorder on the song "Your Move" from the... United Kingdom
Goblin 1975 Quartet from Rome, Goblin are best known for their soundtracks to Dario Argento's horror classics. Italy
Godfrey, Robert John 1947 The leader of The Enid released one album for Charisma Records in 1974. United Kingdom
Gods, The 1965 Formed by Ken Hensley of Uriah Heep, Brian and John Glascock (latter would join Jethro Tull) and Joe Konas, The Gods were the successors of The Rolling Stones at the Marquee Club in London in 1965. The band released two... United Kingdom
Gong 1969 Refused entry to the UK, former Soft Machiner Daevid Allen remained in France and started Gong. Their earliest recordings take a cue from Barrett-era Floyd, but the hypnotic Continental Circus is underrated. Always... France
Gotic 1975 Exemplary album of progressive rock from Spain. Spain
Göttsching, Manuel 1952 One of the true pioneers of what would eventually be called techno, house, electronic etc. His work as a solo artist represents some of the most seminal works from the progressive era. Germany
Gracious 1968 United Kingdom
Greenslade 1972 United Kingdom
Greenslade, Dave 1943 Son of arranger Arthur Greenslade, Dave first cut his teeth with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and Chris Farlowe's Thunderbirds. United Kingdom
Greenwood, Nicholas Bassist Nicholas Greenwood previously played in the Crazzy World of Arthur Brown in the late 60s, and later hooked up with Khan with Steve Hillage and Dave Stewart. He cut one solo LP for the Kingdom label in 1973, with... United Kingdom
Grobschnitt 1970 Germany
Großkopf, Harald 1949 Best known for his metronomic drumming with Klaus Schulze, Wallenstein, and Ashra, Harald Großkopf is also an accomplished synthesist and world musician. Germany
Gryphon 1971 United Kingdom
Guru Guru 1968 If Cream or Jimi Hendrix invented the "power trio", Germany's Guru Guru defined it on acid, offering the purest psychedlic freakouts on their early albums. Later albums, ever under the direction of Mani Neumeier,... Germany