Porcupine Tree

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Tags: progressive rock progressive metal psychedelic progressive rock seen live Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 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, when he formed the art rock project No-Man with Tim Bowness (vocals). At the same time, however, he began recording music for an imaginary band called Porcupine Tree. This music was eventually collected on the cassette-only releases Tarquin’s Seaweed Farm (1989), The Love, Death & Mussolini E.P. (1990) and The Nostalgia Factory (1990) (later compiled by Delerium Records as On The Sunday Of Life... and Yellow Hedgerow Dreamscape). The epic Voyage 34 EP, comprising one 30-minute track split into two phases, followed in 1992, before Wilson recruited Colin Edwin (b. 2 July 1970, Melbourne,...

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