Tag Archives: Yes

Geoff Downes & Chris Braide

Skyscraper Souls… Geoff Downes & Chris Braide

The Downes Braide Association (DBA) release new album Skyscraper Souls on 17th November through their own label X2X Records distributed through Cherry Red. This is the third collaboration from keyboard player Geoff Downes and singer, songwriter and producer Chris Braide, and follows their previous critically-acclaimed releases Pictures of You (2012) and Suburban Ghosts (2015). Now based in LA, Braide has written ...

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Mable Greers Toyshop

Posthumous Album Appearance by Yes Guitarist Peter Banks

Legendary London psychedelic/proto-progressive band Mable Greer’s Toyshop whose members later morphed into prog superstars Yes reformed to release their first ever album in 2015 and now follow it with their second album, The Secret, to be released on 15th December. Moreover, the record will feature the work of original Yes guitarist Peter Banks, even though he passed away in 2013. Mabel Greer’s ...

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Topographic Drama – New Live Yes Release

During the summer of 2016, legendary progressive rock band Yes embarked upon an ambitious tour that took them through to this year. At each show, the band performed its 1980 album Drama in its entirety – for the first time ever – plus sides one and four from the 1973 double-album Tales From Topographic Oceans (their first number one album), ...

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Yes – 50th Anniversary UK Tour Celebrations

2018 marks half a century since the formation of legendary progressive rock group Yes and to celebrate this then band will embark on a 10 date UK tour. This lengthy milestone has seen the band become one of the most successful and enduring of their kind, if not any musical genre, with a series of a participants playing an important role over ...

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All 2017 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductees announced

It was only a few days ago that we announced prog rock legends Yes are to be inducted in to the world-famous Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. Now a video has been released confirming all of the 2017 inductees. Check out the video below: This year’s inductees are: American folk singer Joan Baez, prog supergroup Yes, inventive electronic pop legends ELO, AOR ...

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Yes to be inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Legendary progressive rock band Yes are to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the Class of 2017. This follows two previous nominations so many would declare the award overdue, however it should also be noted it falls 12 months before the band’s 50th anniversary. Founded in 1968 by bass player Chris Squire, vocalist Jon Anderson, guitarist ...

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Trevor Horn to re-join Yes live

Producer Trevor Horn has confirmed that he will be making a rare guest appearance with Yes for their London show at the Royal Albert Hall on 10th May. Trevor will also join Yes on stage in Oxford on the 9th; this will be the first opportunity to see Yes live with Horn since the original Drama tour 36 years ago. ...

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Rick Wakeman, Solihull Arts Complex, Thursday 11th February 2016

“Am I looking through rose-tinted glasses, or are we the youngest people here?” whispered my better half looking out among the greying flock being herded to their seats. Not quite, thought I when young singer/songwriter Prash Gor bounced on stage with his battered acoustic guitar. The Leicester lad then proceeds to sing around half a dozen songs, a number about ...

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Yes Tour UK and Europe in April!

Yes have announced an extensive UK and European tour that begins in Glasgow this April. The band will be performing 1971’s Fragile and 1980’s Drama in their entirety, the latter for the very first time, plus other seminal classics including ‘Owner of a Lonely Heart’ and ‘Starship Trooper’.   “Most of the songs haven’t been performed in some 30 years,” ...

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Review: Anderson Ponty Band – Better Late Than Never

For most fans Jon Anderson will always be the voice of Yes, no matter how many years have now passed since he sung with them. News that wounds had been mended between his fellow co-founder and foil Chris Squire, before the bass player’s unfortunate death due to cancer, perhaps gives them some solace. For those fearing Anderson’s own health ailments ...

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