On tour and ready to release a new album, the current Yes lineup consists of three recognizable names and a few new ones: vocalist Benoit David and keyboardist Oliver Wakeman.
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YES will begin a mini-tour of “special intimate performances” that will kick-off in early March for a select number of shows, including the House of Blues.
After a decade of fits and starts, Italy’s Frontiers Records — a company that has long defined itself by giving such former major-label bands as Journey, Toto, Winger, Whitesnake and Asia new life — might (finally) have an anchored presence in North America.
Keyboardist/producer Erik Norlander, perhaps best known for his band (Rocket Scientists) and his wife (vocalist Lana Lane), reveals his favorite albums
There’s no doubt that the Kansas guitarist influenced a generation of up-and-coming guitar players. So, which albums changed Rich Williams’ life?
Milwaukee’s Summerfest — billed as “the world’s largest music festival” — begins this week, and I must say I’m excited. Plenty of progressive bands — or at least bands with progressive tendencies — can be found on the Summerfest bill this year. (OK, less than a couple dozen in a field of 800 is not “plenty,” but it’s still more than I recall in past years.)
David Letterman announced that he is starting a record label. The late-night talk-show host’s company, Worldwide Pants, has formed Clear Entertainment/C.E. Music
Switzerland’s Patrick Moraz has spent more than 40 years making magic on keyboard instruments, whether on grand piano, Moog synthesizer, or Hammond organ, the classically trained Moraz is adept at comping jazz chords or blasting thunderous rock riffs.
In case you were wondering, here’s what Goldmine writer Martin Popoff and his voting army came up with as the greatest non-metal guitar solos of all time (Can you guess which two Martin snuck in there? Here’s a clue: ZZ T_p and F_ank Za_pa).