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Like It Is - At The Mesa Arts Center

English progressive rock band Yes were formed in 1968 by singer Jon Anderson and bassist Chris Squire – who sadly passed away on 27 June this year from Acute erythroid leukemia, having only been diagnosed in May. 649 more words

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Throwback Thursday Track: 'Video Killed The Radio Star' by Buggles

In this day in age, video certainly did kill the radio star.  Okay, kind of…  This week’s Throwback Thursday Track is (if you haven’t guessed it already)  112 more words

Right In The Feels

The Daily Cut: Asia "Heat of the Moment"

Asia: “Heat of the Moment”

ALBUM:  Asia

YEAR: 1982 

WRITERS:  John Wetton and Geoff Downes

Peaked at number-four on Billboard‘s Hot 100 and topped their Mainstream Rock Tracks chart for six weeks. 134 more words

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New release - Yes:Like It Is: Yes at the Bristol Hippodrome

“Like It Is: Yes at the Bristol Hippodrome” is recording of Yes show on 11 May 2014 at the ”Bristol Hippodrome” as a part of their 2013 / 14 “Three Album Tour”. 58 more words

Yes

Yes it’s yes. This is one of the coolest progressive rock bands I’ve ever listened to. Favorite albums are Fragile and Close to the Edge. This song is just really cool but check out their albums and Chris Squire’s basssss lines. 7 more words

Rock

The Latest Chapter for ASIA, the band

In 1981 the British progressive rock supergroup ASIA was born.  Featuring one of the best voices in rock music of any kind, John Wetton (King Crimson, Uriah Heep, UK & others ) along with Steve Howe and Geoff Downes (Yes), and Carl Palmer (Emerson Lake & Palmer).   425 more words

Progressive Rock Music

"Gravitas": A mediocre Asia album, but a decent John Wetton solo album

As an Asia album: 6/10
As a John Wetton album: 8/10

Earlier this year I posted about the (then) upcoming, new Asia album, “Gravitas,” and wrote the following about the first single, “Valkyrie”: 716 more words

Progressive Rock Music