Queen are a British rock band formed in London in 1970, originally consisting of Freddie Mercury (lead vocals, piano), Brian May (guitar, vocals), John Deacon (bass guitar), and Roger Taylor (drums, vocals). Queen's earliest works were influenced by progressive rock, hard rock and heavy metal, but the band gradually ventured into more conventional and radio-friendly works, incorporating further diverse styles into their music.
Gentle Giant were a British progressive rock band active between 1970 and 1980. The band was known for the complexity and sophistication of its music and for the varied musical skills of its members. All of the band members, except the first two drummers, were multi-instrumentalists. Although not commercially successful, they did achieve a large cult following.
'Curved Air' are a pioneering British progressive rock group formed in 1970 by musicians from mixed artistic backgrounds, including classical, folk, and electronic sound. The resulting sound of the band was a mixture of progressive rock, folk rock, and fusion with classical elements. Curved Air were one of the first rock bands to feature a violin. Curved Air released eight studio albums and had a hit single with "Back Street Luv" (1971) which reached number 4 in the UK Singles Chart.
Buffalo ’66, 1998 comedy-drama film, writer-director Vincent Gallo's full-length motion picture debut. Gallo & Christina Ricci star in lead roles. Gallo also composed and performed much of the music for the film. Empire listed it as the 36th-greatest independent film ever made. It was filmed in and around Gallo's native Buffalo, New York. The film makes extensive use of British progressive rock music in its soundtrack, notably King Crimson and Yes.