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Neo progressive rock music on the radio

Neo progressive rock, also known as neo-prog or simply "the new wave of progressive rock," emerged in the early 1980s as a response to the decline of the original progressive rock movement. Neo-prog bands were heavily influenced by the classic progressive rock bands of the 1970s, such as Genesis, Yes, and King Crimson, but also incorporated elements of new wave, post-punk, and pop into their sound.

Some of the most popular neo-prog bands include Marillion, IQ, Pendragon, Arena, and Twelfth Night. Marillion, in particular, is often cited as one of the pioneers of the genre, with their early albums such as "Script for a Jester's Tear" and "Fugazi" being considered classics of the genre. Other notable bands include Porcupine Tree, Riverside, and Anathema, who have also incorporated elements of metal and alternative rock into their music.

There are a number of radio stations that focus on the neo-prog genre, including The Dividing Line, Prog Palace Radio, and Progstreaming. These stations play a mix of classic neo-prog tracks as well as newer releases from current bands in the genre. Additionally, there are a number of music festivals and events that cater to the neo-prog crowd, such as the annual Progressive Rock Festival in Loreley, Germany, and the Cruise to the Edge festival, which features many neo-prog acts.