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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...

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...

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....

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...

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,...

Sadness As Peter Banks Dies - Yes Vocalist John Anderson Leads The Tributes

The music world is mourning today as Yes guitarist Peter Banks dies, at the age of 65. The original guitarist for the influential prog rock band Yes, Banks had died of heart failure and was...

Founding Member Of Yes, Peter Banks Dies Aged 65

The rock world is saddened today at the new of Peter Bank’s death, aged 65. He died at his home in London, according to multiple sources. He was known as one of the key pioneers...

Jimmy Page Hopes For Xyz Supergroup Release

Rocker Jimmy Page is hoping his 30-year-old collaboration with Yes stars Chris Squire and Alan White is released one day - because he's convinced the trio has a hit on its hands.The Led Zeppelin star...

Motley Crue Bassist Nikki Sixx Engaged

Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx is engaged after proposing to his model girlfriend Courtney Bingham.The rocker popped the question while the couple was holidaying on Caribbean island St. Bart's. The bassist and radio Dj...

Genesis Honoured With A Lifetime Achievement Award

British rock group Genesis were honoured with a Lifetime Achievement prize at the inaugural Progressive Music Awards in London on Wednesday night.Guitarist Mike Rutherford and keyboardist Tony Banks picked up the trophy during the ceremony...

Former Yes Stars Up For Prog God Award

Veteran musician Rick Wakeman is to go head-to-head with his former Yes bandmate Jon Anderson for a leading honour at the inaugural Orange Progressive Music Awards.The keyboard player has been named on a shortlist in...

Ewan Mcgregor Pays Tribute To Deep Purple Star Jon Lord

Jon Lord, organ player for one of the most influential groups of all time in Deep Purple, has sadly passed away aged 71, and unsurprisingly the tributes have come flooding for a man who played...

Paris Hilton Wins $30,000 On Vegas Birthday Trip

Paris Hilton had extra reason to celebrate during her birthday trip to Las Vegas on Friday (17Feb12) after winning $30,000 (£18,750) on a game of blackjack.The socialite jetted off to Sin City with her family...

Singer Fiona Apple Set For Chart Return

Singer Fiona Apple is gearing up for a chart return with her first album in seven years.The Criminal star has been working on the follow up to 2005's critically-acclaimed Extraordinary MAChine for some time and...

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