1. Jon Anderson Would Love to Be Involved in Potential Rock Hall Ceremony: 'I Never Felt That I've Left Yes'

    October 23, 2015 7:18 PM EDT Jon Anderson will be happy to serve if Yes is elected into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2016 -- even though the group booted him out 10 years ago when he couldn't tour for health reasons.  "That'd be cool," Anderson, who's about to start a tour with…

  2. Chris Squire, Yes Bassist and Co-Founder, Dies at 67

    June 28, 2015 12:41 PM EDT Chris Squire, the bassist and co-founder of the progressive rock band Yes who recently announced he had leukemia, has died, according to a statement from his band members on Sunday. He was 67. The band posted a statement on its Facebook page saying Squire "peacefully passed away…

  3. Jon Anderson on Being Booted From Yes: 'Anger Isn't There'

    July 11, 2011 5:00 PM EDT Jon Anderson may no longer be in Yes , but he's hardly wanting for creative endeavors. The vocalist, who was bumped out of the band in 2008 after health problems sidelined him from a tour, has just released "Survival & Other Stories," the first of three planned albums…

  4. Yes Bassist Talks 'Fulfilling Experience' of Recording 'Fly From Here'

    June 23, 2011 2:00 PM EDT A friendly get-together between old bandmates is what led to the return of former Buggles partners Trevor Horn and Geoff Downes to the Yes fold for the veteran prog rockers' new album, "Fly From Here." Bassist Chris Squire, Yes' lone constant member, tells Billboard.com…

  5. Sting, Robert Downey Jr. Team for 'Prayer Cycle 2' Benefit Album

    January 20, 2011 12:30 PM EST Sting , Korn 's Jonathan Davis, System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian, Angelique Kidjo, Yes ' Jon Anderson, actor Robert Downey, Jr., and the late Jim Morrison are all part of "Prayer Cycle 2: Path to Zero," a benefit for the anti-nuclear organization Global Zero. The…

  6. Yes Plots Winter U.S. Tour

    December 08, 2009 4:49 PM EST Prog rock veterans Yes return to the U.S. in February for an 18-date run of small venues that kicks off Feb. 2 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. and wraps 26 days later in Boca Raton, Fla. Tickets go on sale Dec. 11. The group's lineup remains founding bassist Chris Squire, longtime guitarist Steve…

  7. Meat Loaf, Ace Frehley To Lead Rock Fantasy Camp

    August 13, 2009 5:39 PM EDT Meat Loaf , Yes singer Jon Anderson and former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley will be the headline "counselors" at this year's Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp, which will take place Nov. 17-22 in Hollywood. A shorter and less expensive session will also be held Nov. 12-15. …

  8. Billboard Bits: Mariah, Ringtones, Deborah Anderson

    December 12, 2008 5:24 PM EST Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" (Legacy) is already the best-selling seasonal ringtone of all time, but it's adding to its total this holiday season. It's is the No. 2 ringtone in any genre this week, according to the Hot Ringmasters chart, with sales…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2006 - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2004 - For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder is named…

  10. Squire: Anderson 'Absolutely' Still Part Of Yes

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Although it's hitting the road this fall with a different lead singer, Yes hardly considers ailing frontman Jon Anderson to be out of the band. Although it's hitting the road this fall with a different lead singer, Yes hardly considers ailing frontman Jon Anderson to be out of the…

  11. Yes Touring With Singer Discovered On YouTube

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Yes, which was forced to cancel a 40th anniversary tour this year due to the illness of lead singer Jon Anderson, has decided to relaunch the tour with an "understudy" -- a Yes tribute band singer. Yes, which was forced to cancel a 40th anniversary tour this year due to the illness…

  12. With Anderson Ailing, Yes Cancels Summer Tour

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT English progressive rock act Yes has canceled its upcoming 26-city North American amphitheater and area tour, citing its founding vocalist Jon Anderson's recent health problems. English progressive rock act Yes has canceled its upcoming 26-city North American amphitheater and area tour,…

  13. Yes Reveals 'Very Different' New Material

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Even as it prepares for its 40th anniversary tour this summer, Yes is working on new material, frontman Jon Anderson has revealed to Billboard.com. Even as it prepares for its 40th anniversary tour this summer, Yes is working on new material, frontman Jon Anderson has revealed to Billboard…

  14. Yes Turns 40 With Summer Tour, Live Disc

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT English progressive rock act Yes will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a 26-date North American amphitheater and arena tour, beginning July 12 at Canada's Quebec City Festival, and wrapping Aug. 22 English progressive rock act Yes will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a 26-date…

  15. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2006 - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2004 - For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder is named…

  16. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Los Angeles sheriff's investigators search for Sandra Ann Rosas, the wife of Los Lobos singer-guitarist Cesar Rosas, after finding her van abandoned in La Puente, Calif., and arresting h 2004 - For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder…

  17. 35OnTV

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 28 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Harry Connick Jr "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s): Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Zero 7, Jose…

  18. Styx Teams With Youth Orchestra

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock act Styx will take the stage May 25 with Cleveland's Contemporary Youth Orchestra as part of the Rock the Orchestra series at the Blossom Music Center. Veteran rock act Styx will take the stage May 25 with Cleveland's Contemporary Youth Orchestra as part of the Rock the…

  19. 19OnTV

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 8 - 14, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 8 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Nick Lachey (also scheduled: Mary Cheney, Josh Lucas, Charles Gibson, Diane Sawyer). "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): A.F.I., Lindsay Lohan. "The Tonight Show…

  20. Howe Touring Solo While Yes Sleeps

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Howe says that after extensive touring in 2003-2004, Yes had agreed to take 2005 off but expected to be back to work this year. When considering his fans' wishes for his solo shows, guitarist Steve Howe notes, "I think they like the Yes music. There's no doubt about it."…

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