1. William Shatner Gathers Stellar Line-up for Prog-Rock Set 'Ponder the Mystery'

    October 03, 2013 2:09 AM EDT William Shatner, 82, who startled Star Trek fans by recording tunes like "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" on his 1968 debut "The Transformed Man," will release a new album -- his fifth -- on Oct. 8. “Ponder the Mystery,” a prog- ...

  2. Yes Putting New Singer to Work on 21st Studio Album

    January 02, 2013 12:20 PM EST 0 0 0 "He's definitely a creative spirit," Chris Squire says of Jon Davison; But first a tour where the band will play three classic albums As it prepares to dig deep into its past for its upcoming North American tour -- which will feature ...

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  4. 10 Cool Things on Spotify's 'History of Music' Timeline

    March 30, 2012 5:30 PM EDT Spotify launched its new Facebook Timeline today, with the added wrinkle being that they have compiled a "History of Music," transporting users from the present all the way back to 1000 A.D. and the beginning of "popular music." ...

  5. Yes Bassist Chris Squire Preps Collaboration with Genesis' Hackett

    January 12, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Though Yes will be busy with a spate of touring in support of 2011's "Fly From Here" and the new concert album "In The Present: Live From Lyon," bassist Chris Squire is also preparing to roll out his long-gestating collabora ...

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

    July 11, 2011 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 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,&q ...

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

    June 23, 2011 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 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' ...

  8. Slash, AC/DC, Rolling Stones Win At Classic Rock Awards

    November 11, 2010 11:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Classic Rock magazine held its annual awards ceremony at London's Roundhouse, with the big winners including AC/DC , the Rolling Stones , Cheap Trick and Led Zeppelin . The Nov. 10 Marshall Classic Rock Roll of Honour event kicked off with a pe ...

  9. Billboard Bits: Daft Punk, Faith No More, Smashing Pumpkins and More

    March 10, 2010 6:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. New Daft Punk music has surfaced, courtesy of the latest trailer for the forthcoming "Tron Legacy" film. According to Spinner , Daft Punk are al ...

  10. Yes Plots Winter U.S. Tour

    December 08, 2009 4:49 PM EST 0 0 0 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 bas ...

  11. May 18, 2009

    May 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Andy Capps of Built to Spill dies at his home in Boise, Idaho, at the age of 37. 2004 – Jazz drummer Elvin Jones of the John Coltrane Quartet dies of heart failure in Englewood, N.J., at the age of 76. 1999 – The Backstreet Boys release their ...

  12. Steve Howe Doing Double-Duty With Yes, Asia

    May 05, 2009 12:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Steve Howe expects to be making some new music with both Yes and Asia after the two bands complete a joint U.S. tour this summer. Though the guitarist insists specific plans are "hypothetical" at the moment, he tells Billboard.com that Asi ...

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

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ail ...

  14. Yes Turns 40 With Summer Tour, Live Disc

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 celeb ...

  15. Howe Touring Solo While Yes Sleeps

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 mu ...

  16. Electronic Music Pioneer Moog Dies At 71

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Moog, inventor of his namesake range of synthesizers and one of the most significant figures in the evolution of electronic music, died yesterday (Aug. 21) at his home in Asheville, N.C. Bob Moog, inventor of his namesake range of synthesizers a ...

  17. Yes, Allman Bros. Plan Live Releases

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer release, although of vastly different scope. Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer ...

  18. Elvis, Chemical Bros. Top U.K. Charts

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Elvis Presley resumed his rule over the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Jan. 30) when RCA's latest reissue of his original British chart-toppers, "It's Now or Never," debuted at No. 1. Elvis Presley resumed his rule over the U.K. s ...

  19. The Secondman's Middle Stand

    September 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ex-Minutemen bassist Mike Watt's third solo set (his first in seven years, delayed by his commitments with the re-formed Stooges) ranges into new and oft-unusual territory. Ex-Minutemen bassist Mike Watt's third solo set (his first in seve ...

  20. Bootsy, Tortoise Get Their 'Moog' On

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bootsy Collins and Bernie Worrell, Tortoise, Stereolab, Luke Vibert and Money Mark are among the artists contributing new songs to the "Moog" soundtrack, due Sept. 14 from Hollywood Records. Bootsy Collins and Bernie Worrell, Tortoise, Ste ...

  21. Yes Sets 35th Anniversary Tour

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Yes will begin a North American arena tour April 15 in Seattle, featuring the lineup of Rick Wakeman, Steve Howe, Jon Anderson, Alan White and Chris Squire, and a specially designed set by artist Roge Yes will begin a North American arena tour Apr ...

  22. 'Yesspeak' Documentary Due On DVD

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Yesspeak," a documentary on pioneering progressive rock act Yes, will be released Jan. 27 on DVD via Classic Pictures. The three-hour exploration of the group, narrated by Who singer Roger Daltrey an "Yesspeak," a documentary on ...

  23. Yes Returns To North America

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran progressive rock outfit Yes will kick off a brief second North American touring leg Oct. 24 in Clearwater, Fla. The 11-date trek is concentrated on the eastern half of the country, wrapping wi Veteran progressive rock outfit Yes will kick of ...

  24. Yes: Wakeman In The Fold For Summer Tour

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although he has said many times that it was "unlikely," keyboardist Rick Wakeman has once again rejoined classic progressive rock act Yes, and will be with the band on its summer North American tour. Although he has said many times that it ...