There are 4 bands with the name East of Eden: a British progressive rock band, a German rock band and a Christian progressive hardcore band from New Zealand.
* A British progressive rock band that formed in the late 1960s to the early 1970s, and who still release the occasional album. Began as a heavy psychedelic band with a strong eastern influence before exploring more jazz/rock territory, then settled into more a mainstream country rock mode. Violinist Dave Arbus played on The Who's song "Baba O'Riley". According to the Jig A Jig Songfacts, Jig A Jig was their only hit single in the UK.
* A Boston band East of Eden arose from the ashes of a very popular, early-80s Boston Band called Adventure Set. They were signed by Capitol Records on the basis of a demo tape. Their management was located in Ardmore, PA.
Cinde Lager - vocals & additional keyboards
Steve Monaban - bass
Forest Padgett - drums
Eric Schermerborn - guitars
J. McGill Winston - keyboards
Alan Whetton - Saxapone on Sapphire Skies
Forrest Padgett and Steve Monaghan are still working musicians in the Boston area. Forrest also teaches drums at a local music store in framingham.
* A rock band from Chemnitz, Germany.
* East of Eden are a Progressive Hardcore project inspired by bands such as Misery Signals, Burden of a Day and The Devil Wears Prada, formed in 2009. http://eastofedennz.bandcamp.com/
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