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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...

Kylie Minogue, Jason Derulo And Ed Sheeran Rock Australia's Logie Awards

Pop star Kylie Minogue, Jason Derulo and British singers Ed Sheeran and John Newman were among the performers at Australia's top Tv awards ceremony in Melbourne on Sunday night (27Apr14).The four stars all took to...

Yes' Chris Squire Unfazed By Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Snub

Yes bassist Chris Squire insists he won't ''lose any sleep'' over his band missing out on a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The 66-year-old musician, who is touring with a new line-up,...

Jon Anderson Forming New Band With Jean-luc Ponty

Former Yes frontman Jon Anderson has formed a new supergroup with violin virtuoso Jean-Luc Ponty.The Owner of a Lonely Heart singer announced the new band news during a recent solo show, revealing the odd couple...

Ashlee Simpson And Evan Ross Engaged

Pop star Ashlee Simpson is set to wed again after accepting a marriage proposal from Diana Ross' son.The 29-year-old singer and Evan Ross announced their engagement via Twitter.com on Monday (13Jan14). Actor Ross, 25,...

Rory Mcilroy Asks Tennis Ace Girlfriend To Marry Him On New Year's Eve

Top golfer Rory Mcilroy rang in the new year with a fiancee after proposing to his tennis star girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki.The couple took to its Twitter.com accounts on New Year's Eve (31Dec13) to announce the...

Nirvana, Kiss & Deep Purple Emerge As Early Favourites For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

The Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame will induct it's class of 2014 in April next year and earlier this week the nominees for the coveted place among rock's elite was announced to the public....

Nirvana Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2014

Nirvana lead the nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014. The 'Come As You Are' hitmakers are among several acts up for the honour and should the grunge group make the cut...

Alyson Hannigan Is A Blushing Bride Again As She Renews Vows In Hawaii

Actress Alyson Hannigan marked her 10th wedding anniversary to husband Alexis Denisof by exchanging vows for a second time last month (Sep13).The happy couple relived its 2003 wedding day by walking down the aisle again...

Yes & Marillion Team Up For Prog-rock Festival At Sea

Progressive rock bands Yes and Marillion have announced plans to set sail together for gigs at sea next spring (14).The British acts' Cruise to the Edge will depart from Miami, Florida for a five-day trip...

Alyson Hannigan To Renew Vows For 10th Wedding Anniversary

Actress Alyson Hannigan is set to walk down the aisle with her husband Alexis Denisof for a second time to celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary.The How I Met Your Mother star was stunned when her...

Bobbi Kristina Brown Is Engaged

Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown is engaged to marry her boyfriend Nick Gordon.The 20 year old grew close to Gordon, who was informally adopted by her mum when he was 12, after the death...

Amanda Palmer's Glastonbury Boob

Cult singer Amanda Palmer suffered a major wardrobe malfunction at Britain's Glastonbury festival by accidentally flashing a breast onstage.The former Dresden Dolls star was performing on the Other Stage with her band The Grand Theft...

Prog-rock Singer Gary Pickford-hopkins Loses Cancer Battle

Singer Gary Pickford-Hopkins, who appeared on former Yes star Rick Wakeman's groundbreaking 1970s concept albums, has lost his battle with cancer, aged 65.Pickford-Hopkins was a featured vocalist on Journey to the Center of the Earth,...

Yes To Launch Inaugural Festival In New Jersey

Rockers Yes are to host their own Yestival in New Jersey this summer (13).The group's inaugural event will take place at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden on 3 August (13). The band will...

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