Artists from across the prog world came together last night for the Progressive Music Awards in association with Orange Amplification.
The sixth annual event celebrated the past year in progressive music and was hosted once again by Matthew Wright, with dozens of artists taking their seats at the event at London’s Underglobe.
Palmer was crowned Prog God on the evening and he was joined by a range of artists to receive one of the prestigious awards. Orange Ambassadors Mastodon, Sólstafir and Rush were all nominated for awards and long standing ambassador John Miles received the prestigious award for Outstanding Musical Achievement.
Full list of 2017 Progressive Music Award winners
Limelight – Beatrix Players
Video Of The Year – King Crimson – Heroes
Event Of The Year – Be Prog! My Friend
Reissue Of The Year – Steve Hillage – Searching For The Spark
Album Cover Of The Year – Tim Bowness – Lost In The Ghost Light
Album Of The Year – Anathema – The Optimist
International Band Of The Year – Opeth
UK Band Of The Year – Marillion
Outer Limits – Mark King
Outstanding Musical Achievement – John Miles
Chris Squire Virtuoso – Steve Hackett
Visionary – Voivod
Industry VIP – Max Hole
Lifetime Achievement – Eddie Jobson
Prog God – Carl Palmer