|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||progressive rock drum and bass neurofunk rock punk grindcore|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
Formed in 1974 by Todd Rundgren (22 June 1948, Upper Darby, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; guitar/vocals), this progressive rock band was initially known as Todd Rundgrens Utopia and comprised Mark Moogy Klingman (b. 7 September 1950, New York City, New York, USA; keyboards), M. Frog Labat (b. Jean-Yves Labat, France; synthesiser), John Siegler (b. 3 April 1951, New York City, New York, USA; bass/cello), Kevin Ellman (b. 18 May 1952, New York City, New York, USA; percussion), and Ralph Schuckett (b. 2 March 1948, Los Angeles, California, USA; keyboards, ex-Clear Light). Their alluring debut Todd Rundgrens Utopia mainly comprised lengthy and complex pieces that had been heavily influenced by the output of Yes. By the release of the somewhat grandiose Another Live, Labat and Ellman had been replaced by Roger Powell (b. 14 March 1949, Front Royal, Virginia, USA) and John Willie Wilcox (b. 21 September 1951, Trenton, New Jersey,...