Marillion are a British Rock group formed in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England in 1979, whose 13 studio album career is generally regarded as comprising of two distinct eras, delineated by the departure of original frontman Fish in late 1988 after their first 4 albums and the subsequent arrival of replacement Steve Hogarth ("H") in early 1989, with whom a subsequent 9 albums have been released to date.
The core lineup of Steve Rothery (the sole remaining original member), Pete Trewavas, Mark Kelly and Ian Mosley has been unchanged since 1984. The band has enjoyed critical and commercial success with a string of UK top 10 hits spanning their career and even an entry into the Guinness book of records.
The band's music has changed stylistically over their career. Their original sound (with Fish) on vocals is best described as progressive rock of a style similar to Genesis (prior to 1981), Pink Floyd, Van der Graaf Generator...
|music genre|| Progressive Rock |
|current members|| Steve Hogarth (aka "H") |