Home

Prog Rock

Hackett, Steve

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

Hackett left Genesis two years after recording his debut solo album, for a relatively successful solo career.

Founded: 1950

Location: London, England

Website: HackettSongs - Steve Hackett Official Website

Hansson, Bo

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

Known for his musical interpretations of classic fiction works, Bo Hansson was an early virtuoso on the Hammond organ.

Founded: 1943

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Website: B O H A N S S O N

Happy The Man

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

America's premiere progressive band was nearly Peter Gabriel's backing band!

Founded: 1973

Location: Harrisonburg, Virginia

Website: Happy The Man

Haslam, Annie

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

The voice of Renaissance. Annie's lone solo album was recorded with her then-husband, Roy Wood.

Founded: 1947

Location: Bolton, Lancashire, England

Website: Welcome to Annie Haslam.com

Heldon

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

Premiere french underground band, founded by Richard Pinhas

Founded: 1973

Location: Paris, France

Hillage, Steve

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

A mainstay in the progressive scene, Steve Hillage's earliest work goes back to the Middle Earth club in the late 60s with Arzachel, playing alongside bands like Pink Floyd and Tomorrow. After a break to attend University, Hillage returned to music, first returning (ever so briefly) with Dave Stewart for the eponymous Kahn album before joining Kevin Ayers' Decadence. From there, he would spend the next three years in the classic Gong trilogy line-up where he would meet future partner Miquette Giraudy.

Founded: 1951

Location: London, England

Website: System 7 website

Hoelderlin

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

One of the most under-rated groups of the progressive era, Hoelderlin's albums rival the best from the United Kingdom. The core of Hoelderlin's albums were released on CD by EMI in 2007.

Founded: 1970

Location: Wuppertal, Germany

Website: HOELDERLIN

Howe, Steve

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

Steve Howe, guitarist for Tomorrow, Bodast, Yes, Asia and GTR. Guitar Player magazine vote him "Best Guitarist" for five years in a row in the late 70s.

Founded: 1947

Location: Holloway, North London, England

Website: Steve Howe - Guitar Rondo

Illusion

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

Mark I Renaissance reformed in the mid-70s for a couple of albums.

Founded: 1976

Location: England

Invisible Opera Company Of Tibet (Tropical Version Brazil)

Brazilian version, led by guitarist Fabio Golfetti, with Renato Mello on keyboards and Claudio Souza on drums. See Violeta De Outno

Founded: 1993

Location: São Paulo, Brasil

Website: Violeta de Outono & Invisible Opera Company of Brazil