Tag Archives: Yes

Rapper DMX recruits members of Deep Purple and Yes for new song “X Moves”

Posted by on April 9, 2021

  In what must be the weirdest and worst timing for a new music announcement, rapper DMX has released an innovative new track with some of rock and funk’s heaviest hitters.  “X Moves” finds DMX rapping over a heavy guitar riff from Yes / Asia guitarist Steve Howe and a deep, plodding beat from Deep […]

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Mayhem, Abbath, Yes, and My Chemical Romance cancel shows over coronavirus concerns

Posted by on March 12, 2020

  Last night (11th), President Donald Trump made a major announcement on placing a 30-day ban on travel from 26 European countries as an emergency effort to contain the spread of the virus. Unfortunately, this can mean many more cancellations as we’ve most recently heard about Machine Head and Russian Circles. While Livenation’s stock continues […]

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2018’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Chris Cornell, Type O Negative, GNR, Judas Priest, and more

Posted by on October 10, 2018

The extensive list of albums that are being exclusively released for this year’s annual Black Friday Record Store Day on November 23rd have been revealed. We looked over the entire catalog and made a few selections from metal, hard rock and other classic rock albums. Artists include A Perfect Circle, Type O Negative, Babymetal, Anthrax, […]

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Jane’s Addiction, Bad Brains, Pearl Jam, Yes among Rock Hall of Fame nominees

Posted by on October 18, 2016

Today, the increasingly irrelevant Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees for 2017 were announced, and there are a few surprises, but nothing that exciting. Jane’s Addiction, Pearl Jam, Yes and Bad Brains are among the more rock-leaning of this year’s nominees, who needed to have had their first single or album released in 1991 […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: metal bands influenced by Yes

Posted by on September 13, 2016

If you like progressive music, you may have an idea about a little British progressive rock band called Yes and the massive influence they had on most of your favorite prog bands. 44 years ago today, Yes released their fifth record Close To The Edge which is considered a staple in the genre and, naturally, that type […]

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Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin tour did pretty well

Posted by on December 3, 2015

The Shinedown and Breaking Benjamin co-headlining tour just wrapped up on November 24th, and by all accounts it was a success. Both bands were touring in support of their hot new albums; Breaking Benjamin’s Dark Before Dawn debuted at #1 in June, and Shinedown’s Threat to Survival came out in September and debuted at #5. So how’d the tour go? […]

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Deep Purple, Nine Inch Nails, Yes, Cheap Trick among 2016 Rock Hall of Fame nominees

Posted by on October 8, 2015

Let’s start out by stating the obvious: the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is pretty much a sham of an organization. Everyone knows this. Countless bands should be nominated, but aren’t. The nomination process is very much behind closed doors and arbitrary, everything culminates in an awards show that’s hit or miss, and the […]

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Bassist Chris Squire of Yes passes away

Posted by on June 29, 2015

After a short battle with Acute Erythroid Leukemia which was diagnosed in May, founding Yes bassist Chris Squire passed away this weekend at the age of 67. Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler called Squire, “one of the great bass players,” and guitarists Joe Satriani, Dave Mustaine, and Tom Morello both offered their condolences via Twitter. A statement on the official Yes […]

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Metallica to Rock in Rio in Las Vegas; Sepultura play Times Square

Posted by on September 29, 2014

Metallica will be making their seventh appearance at Rock in Rio, but this time it will be Las Vegas, NV. Coming to to the US for the first time since its inception in 1985, Rock in Rio USA is set to launch on May 8th and 9th, then May 15th and 16th at the MGM […]

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KISS, Nirvana among Rock Hall of Fame inductees

Posted by on December 17, 2013

Looks like the audience vote winner was a harbinger of things to come for KISS, as they’ve been named among the inductees of the 29th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The New York band will be inducted 15 years after they first became eligible, and will join Nirvana, Hall and Oates, Peter Gabriel, […]

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