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Yes Announce Live Album And 50th Anniversary Tour

Yes have unveiled a new live album and tour to mark their 50th anniversary.The legendary progressive rock band - who were inducted into the Roll and Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year - are...

Yes Cancel Tour After Steve Howe's Son Dies

Yes have cancelled the rest of their 'Yestival Tour' following the sudden death of guitarist Steve Howe's son.The progressive rock group - comprised of Steve, Alan White, Geoff Downes, Jon Davison and Billy Sherwood -...

Steve Wilson's Chart Battle With Ed Sheeran

Steve Wilson has urged people to ''go easy'' downloading Ed Sheeran's album so his record will be number one.The 49-year-old rocker's latest album 'To The Bone' has been doing well in the midweeks, but he...

Jon Anderson To Front Yes Again At Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

Anderson, who left the group in 2008, will join current members Steve Howe and Alan White and fellow former Yes members Bill Bruford, Tony Kaye, Trevor Rabin, and Rick Wakeman for the ceremony,...

Rick Wakeman Changes His Mind About Hall Of Fame Induction

The keyboard player recently insisted he would not be at the April (16) bash in New York, stating he'd attend "under no circumstances", but it appears he has had a change of heart....

Rick Wakeman Won't Be Part Of Yes Hall Of Fame Induction

The prog-rock act will be among those inducted into the Hall of Fame in April (17), but the band's former keyboard player has no intention of being there. "I have no idea...

Rick Wakeman Threatens To Boycott Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Rick Wakeman is considering boycotting the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame if his group Yes are inducted.The 67-year-old rocker is ''disgusted'' with how the progressive rock band have been treated over the years, and...

Tupac Shakur Leads Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2017 Nominees

Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam and Janet Jackson are nominated for entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017.It is the first year the American hip-hop icon, who was killed in Las Vegas,...

Alan White Rejoins Yes On Tour Following Operation

The musician was forced to bow out of the English rock band's European tour earlier this year (16) after requiring urgent surgery on his back to treat a damaged disc. His recovery meant...

Jon Anderson Hoping For Yes Reunion At Hall Of Fame Induction

The prog rock supergroup has twice been on the ballot for the Hall of Fame, but Jon and company failed to win enough votes. Anderson was forced out of the band in...

Yes Drummer Pulls Out Of Tour Following Surgery

The musician first bowed out of the progressive rock band's European tour earlier this year (16) after undergoing back surgery, and although they are due to get back on the road for a...

Yes' Jon Anderson Named Prog God 2016

Yes' Jon Anderson is to be honoured with the Prog God Award at the 2016 Prog Rock Awards.The 71-year-old musician - who was the frontman of the iconic group on-and-off from 1968 to 2004 -...

Ex-yes Stars Form New Supergroup

The rock veterans have announced a 2016 North American tour, which will begin in Orlando, Florida in October (16). "To be able to sing and perform with Rick and Trevor at this...

Rick Wakeman Postpones Tour Dates Over Health Issues

The keyboardist was scheduled to hit the stage at the Wakemanfest in October (15) and in Scandinavia for 16 piano shows in November and December, but the 66 year old has decided to...

Mike Portnoy To Lead Chris Squire Tribute On Cruise

The Dream Theater drummer has been added to the line-up for what has been billed as the "ultimate prog rock cruise" and will serve as "music director" for an all-star tribute to Yes...

Yes Drummer Reveals He Was The Inspiration For Spinal Tap Scene

In the film, Harry Shearer's character finds himself stuck in a pod while the comedy rockers attempt to make a grand entrance on a futuristic stage set - and White insists he was...

Rick Wakeman To Score Hawk The Slayer Sequel

The original movie starred Lost actor John Terry as the titular adventurer, opposite Jack Palance as his evil brother Voltan, who battle it out for the power of a magic sword, and now...

Chris Squire's Widow Urges Fans To Remember Late Rocker As She Says Goodbye

The rocker lost his cancer battle in his adopted city on Saturday (27Jun15), and he'll be buried there on America's Independence Day (04Jul15). Confirming his funeral plans in a statement released to...

Ex-yes Star Jon Anderson: 'Chris Squire Was Christopher Robin To My Winnie The Pooh'

Anderson co-founded the progressive rock supergroup with Squire in 1968 and admits the bass player was "a very special part of my life". The singer says, "He was an amazingly unique bass...

Yes Bassist Chris Squire Dies At 67

Chris Squire, the bassist and one of the founding members of prog-rock favourites Yes, has died at the age of 67. The songwriter passed away on Saturday following a short battle with leukaemia, at his...

Rockers Pay Tribute To Late Yes Star Chris Squire

The progressive rock icon lost his battle with cancer on Saturday (27Jun15) in Phoenix, Arizona, a month after announcing he had been diagnosed with leukaemia and was stepping down from Yes' summer tour...

Yes Star Chris Squire Loses Cancer Battle

The progressive rock legend passed away in his adopted Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday (27Jun15), a month after revealing he was battling cancer. The bassist was the only Yes founder who featured in...

Yes Bassist Chris Squire Diagnosed With Leukaemia

The 68-year-old rocker is suffering from a form of the disease called acute erythroid leukaemia and is preparing to receive medical treatment at a facility in Phoenix, Arizona, where he lives....

Rick Wakeman To Front New Touring Life Documentary

The progressive rock veteran's Tales From the Tour Bus: Rock 'n' Roll on the Road takes a look at the glamorous side of touring and is scheduled to debut on 24 April (15)....

Toto & Yes Plan Joint Summer Tour

Toto guitarist Steve Lukather broke the news of the five-week co-headlining trek with progressive rock legends Yes on Monday (06Apr15), telling Billboard.com the dates will begin on 7 August (15) in Connecticut....

Jon Anderson To Undergo Surgery For Severe Sinus Problem

Former Yes star Jon Anderson has suffered another setback in his recovery from a respiratory illness that forced him out of the band - he now needs surgery to correct a severe sinus issue.In a...

Stars Voice Delight Over Scotland 'No' To U.k. Split

Stars including J.K. Rowling, Geri Halliwell, Laurence Fox, and Richard E. Grant are celebrating after Scotland voted to reject independence from the U.K.Scots went to the polls on Thursday (18Sep14) for a ballot on whether...

Catherine Tyldesley Engaged

Pregnant British actress Catherine Tyldesley is engaged.The Coronation Street star revealed last week (ends31Aug14) that she was expecting her first child and she has now followed up the news by announcing she is set to...

Jon Anderson Calls On Fans To Help Fund Ponty Project

Former Yes frontman Jon Anderson and pioneering jazz violinist Jean-Luc Ponty have called on fans to help them fund their new project online.The odd couple has been working on new music for the past few...

Jason Mraz To Tour New York's Five Boroughs

Singer Jason Mraz is aiming to follow in the footsteps of David Bowie and the Beastie Boys by becoming only the third musician to perform in each of New York's five boroughs on the same...

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