1. Quorum (Russia, Moscow) — Progressive rock band formed in 2003. The band is influenced by XIX century music and ‘70s rock. Some listeners point out some influences of Genesis, Rush, Autograf, Camel, etc. The band was existing for surprisingly long time before its first release. Bassist/keyboardist Dmitry Shtatnov and guitarist Pavel Barabanov met each other driven by similar goals in summer 2002. Pavel played guitar in Nova Art at that moment. But the duet turned into a true band in spring 2003 when it was joined by drummer Sergey Niconorov.