It all goes back to Genesis. You can actually feel the heavy influence.
Marillion and Pendragon are great examples.
YES! NEO-PROG IS MORE COOL.
NEO-PROG 'S ORIGIN IS AOR, SO... VERY, VERY FANTASTIC MUSIC! I LOVE BOTH!
No, because Neo-Prog sounds more cool.
Muse should be tagged instead as "New Prog" if you must use this tag...
Most of these are still ongoing, which is cool I guess.