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Skepticism - 53% match to Colosseum

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Atomic Rooster - 35% match to Colosseum

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1969 at the height of the UK progressive rock boom, the original Atomic Rooster line-up comprised Vincent Crane (21 May 1943, Reading, Berkshire, England, d. 14 February 1989; organ), Nick Graham (bass) and Carl Palmer (b. Carl Frederick Kendall Palmer, 20 March 1950, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, England; drums). Crane and Palmer had just departed from th Read more

Beggars Opera - 32% match to Colosseum

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Glasgow, Scotland, progressive rock band Beggars Opera was formed in the late 60s by Marshall Erskine (bass/flute), Ricky Gardener (guitar/vocals), Martin Griffiths (vocals/percussion), Alan Park (keyboards) and Raymond Wilson (drums). The group’s grandiose ambition was to fuse classical and progressive rock elements, an accommodation they achieved but only to moderate cri Read more

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Caravan - 32% match to Colosseum

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Canterbury, England, in 1968, Caravan evolved from the Wilde Flowers, a seminal local attraction that had included Robert Wyatt, Kevin Ayers and Hugh Hopper, all later of the Soft Machine. Pye Hastings (21 January 1947, Tomnavoulin, Bamffshire, Scotland; guitar, vocals), Jimmy Hastings (flute), David Sinclair (b. 24 November 1947, Herne Bay, Kent, England; keyboard Read more

Curved Air - 32% match to Colosseum

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally emerging from the classically influenced progressive band Sisyphus, Curved Air formed in 1969 with a line-up comprising Sonja Kristina (14 April 1949, Brentwood, Essex, England; vocals), Darryl Way (b. 17 December 1948, Taunton, Somerset, England; violin), Florian Pilkington-Miksa (b. 3 June 1950, Roehampton, London, England), Francis Monkman (b. 9 June 1949, Hamp Read more

Jack Bruce - 32% match to Colosseum

Genres: Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Symon Asher, 14 May 1943, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Bruce has utilized his brilliant bass playing to bridge free jazz and heavy rock during spells with countless musical conglomerations. As a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist he also has a great fondness for the piano, cello and acoustic bass, and is highly accomplished on all these instruments.

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The Nice - 32% match to Colosseum

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Originally the back-up band to soul singer P.P. Arnold, the Nice became one of the true originators of what has variously been described as pomp-rock, art-rock and classical rock. The band was formed by Keith Emerson (2 November 1944, Todmorden, Lancashire, England; keyboards), Brian ‘Blinky’ Davison (b. 25 May 1942, Leicester, England, d. 15 April 2008, Horns Cros Read more

Birth Control - 26% match to Colosseum

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Greenslade - 26% match to Colosseum

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1972 by ex-Colosseum members Dave Greenslade (18 January 1943, Woking, Surrey, England; keyboards) and Tony Reeves (b. 18 April 1943, London, England). The line-up was completed by ex-Episode Six and Alan Bown Set member Dave Lawson (keyboards/vocals) and Andrew McCulloch (drums). Their four well-received albums all proved to be moderately successful - the strong Read more

Nektar - 26% match to Colosseum

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Van Der Graaf Generator - 26% match to Colosseum

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This UK rock band’s name was suggested by its first drummer Christopher John Judge Smith who, with keyboard player Nick Pearne (sometimes credited as Peame) and songwriter Peter Hammill (5 November 1948, Ealing, London, England; vocals/guitar), formed the band at Manchester University, England, in 1967. The name was intended as a tribute to the late American physicist R Read more

Nucleus - 25% match to Colosseum

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Blodwyn Pig - 24% match to Colosseum

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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During its short life, Blodwyn Pig made a valuable contribution to the British blues boom in the late 60s. The band was formed when Mick Abrahams (7 April 1943, Luton, Bedfordshire, England; guitar) left the fast-rising Jethro Tull in 1969. His energetic and fluid playing blended well with the rest of the band, Jack Lancaster (saxophone), Andy Pyle (bass) and Ron Berg (drum Read more

Egg - 24% match to Colosseum

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Egg was formed in July 1968 by Dave Stewart (30 December 1950, Waterloo, London, England; keyboards), Hugh Montgomery ‘Mont’ Campbell (bass/vocals) and Clive Brooks (drums). The three musicians were all previous members of Uriel, a flower-power-influenced group that had featured guitarist Steve Hillage. Egg recorded two albums, Egg and The Polite Force, between 197 Read more

If - 23% match to Colosseum

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This ambitious, multi-instrumentalist jazz rock ensemble made its recording debut in 1970. Leader Dick Morrissey (9 May 1940, Horley, Surrey, England, d. 8 November 2000, England; saxophones, flute) was already a well-established figure in UK jazz circles, having led a quartet that included Phil Seamen and Harry South. Having flirted with pop and rock through an association Read more


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