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Gong - 48% match to Ozric Tentacles

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Although not officially applied to a group until 1971, the name Gong had already appeared on several projects undertaken by guitarist Daevid Allen (Christopher David Allen, 13 January 1938, Melbourne, Australia), a founder member of the Soft Machine. After relocating to Paris, Allen recorded two idiosyncratic albums before establishing this anarchic, experimental ensemble. G Read more

Eloy - 45% match to Ozric Tentacles

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This German progressive-space rock band is essentially a vehicle for the creative talents of lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter Frank Bornemann, with a somewhat unstable backing line-up. The band released their debut, Inside, in 1973, and achieved enormous success in Germany with a succession of albums in the vein of Pink Floyd and Yes but with a heavier, guitar-based appr Read more

Hawkwind - 45% match to Ozric Tentacles

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Befitting a band associated with community and benefit concerts, this UK outfit was founded in the hippie enclave centred on London’s Ladbroke Grove during the late 60s, and made their debut live appearance on 29 August 1969. Dave Brock (Isleworth, Middlesex, England; guitar/vocals), Nik Turner (b. Oxford, Oxfordshire, England; saxophone/vocals), Mick Slattery (guitar), Read more

Steve Hillage - 45% match to Ozric Tentacles

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Stephen Simpson Hillage, 2 August 1951, Walthamstow, London, England. Guitarist Hillage played with Uriel in December 1967 alongside Mont Campbell (bass), Clive Brooks (drums) and Dave Stewart (organ). This trio carried on as Egg when Hillage went to college. He returned to music in April 1971, forming Khan with Nick Greenwood (bass), Eric Peachey (drums) and Dick Henningh Read more

Nektar - 30% match to Ozric Tentacles

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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Porcupine Tree - 30% match to Ozric Tentacles

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This UK band was widely ascribed with bringing progressive rock back into vogue during the 90s. Steven Wilson (3 November 1967, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England; guitar/vocals) is the guiding light behind Porcupine Tree, which allows him to indulge his interests in ambient dance music and left-field, psychedelic rock. Wilson embarked on his musical career in 1987, whe Read more

Soft Machine - 26% match to Ozric Tentacles

Genres: Easy Listening Instrumental Jazz Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Founded in 1966, the original line-up was Robert Wyatt (Robert Wyatt-Ellidge, 28 January 1945, Bristol, England; drums/vocals), Kevin Ayers (b. 16 August 1944, Herne Bay, Kent, England; vocals), Daevid Allen (b. 13 January 1938, Melbourne, Australia), Mike Ratledge and, very briefly, guitarist Larry Nolan. By autumn 1967 the classic line-up of the Soft Machine’s art-r Read more

Van der Graaf Generator - 25% match to Ozric Tentacles

Genres: Pop / Rock 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

King Crimson - 24% match to Ozric Tentacles

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Arguably progressive rock’s definitive exponents, King Crimson was formed in January 1969 out of the ashes of the eccentric Giles, Giles And Fripp. Robert Fripp (16 May 1946, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England; guitar) and Mike Giles (b. 1 March 1942, Bournemouth, Dorset, England; drums) were joined by Ian McDonald (b. 25 June 1946, London, England; keyboards), before fo Read more

Amon Duul II - 22% match to Ozric Tentacles

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This inventive act evolved out of a commune based in Munich, Germany. The collective spilt into two factions in 1968 following an appearance at the Essen Song Days Festival where that supported the Mothers Of Invention and the Fugs. The political wing, known as Amon Düül, did record four albums, but Amon Düül II was recognized as the musical faction. Drawing Read more

Ash Ra Tempel - 22% match to Ozric Tentacles

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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One of a number of German experimental rock bands to emerge in the early 70s, the brief career of Ash Ra Tempel is widely considered as one of the definitive staging posts in the evolution of the Krautrock genre.Formed in 1970 by guitarist Manuel Göttsching (9 September 1952, West Germany), bass player Hartmut Enke, and former Tangerine Dream dru Read more

Camel - 22% match to Ozric Tentacles

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Camel was formed in late 1971 by three former members of Philip Goodhand-Tait’s backing band, Doug Ferguson (4 April 1947, Carlisle, Cumbria, England; bass), Andy Ward (b. 28 September 1952, Epsom, Surrey, England; drums) and Andy Latimer (b. 17 May 1947, Guildford, Surrey, England; guitar, flute, vocals), and Pete Bardens (b. Peter Bardens, 19 June 1945, Westminster, L Read more

Earthless - 22% match to Ozric Tentacles

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Aphrodite's Child - 21% match to Ozric Tentacles

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Greece during 1967, the Papathanassiou Set comprised Demis Roussos (Artemios Ventouris Roussos, 15 June 1946, Alexandria, Egypt; vocals), Vangelis Papathanassiou (b. Evanghelos Odyssey Papathanassiou, 29 March 1943, Volos, Greece; keyboards), Anargyros ‘Silver’ Koulouris (guitar) and Lucas Sideras (b. 5 December 1944, Athens, Greece; drums). After recordi Read more

Atomic Rooster - 21% match to Ozric Tentacles

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


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