Pink Floyd Win Prog Rock Award


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Prog Rock supergroup Pink Floyd has won a new award at the frst Progressive Music Awards 2012. The event, created by Prog Rock Magazine, bestowed the award of “Grand Design” on Pink Floyd for their Immersion re-issues.

Other awards included in the Lifetime Achievement award which went to Genesis and was picked up by Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks.

Keyboard legend Rick Wakeman from Yes was given the Prog God Award.

Progresive Music Awards 2012 Winners

New Blood: TesseracT
Live Event: Anathema
Grand Design: Pink Floyd’s Immersion Reissues
Anthem: Squackett’s A Life Within A Day
Album Of The Year: Rush’s Clockwork Angels
Visionary: Peter Hammill
Lifetime Achievement: Genesis
Virtuoso: Carl Palmer
Guiding Light: Steven Wilson
Prog God: Rick Wakeman

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