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Carl Palmer of Asia
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Carl Palmer Says Asia’s Future Is Still Undecided

John Wetton passed away in January after a cancer battle, weeks before Asia were set to tour the U.S. with Journey.

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Theo Wargo / Dave Kotinsky, Getty Images

Journey Dedicate ‘Lights’ to John Wetton During Second Night of Tour With Asia

Journey and Asia have started their joint tour, with both bands taking time to honor recently deceased Asia frontman John Wetton along the way.

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Dave Kotinsky / Ian Dickson, Getty Images

UPDATED: Steve Howe Will Return to Asia for John Wetton Tribute Shows

Asia have announced that their former guitarist, and current Yes member, Steve Howe will return to the band to take part in a series of tribute shows to late frontman John Wetton.

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Photo credit: Glenn Gottlieb
Photo credit: Glenn Gottlieb

Cruise to the Edge 2017: Yes Revamp ‘Drama,’ Honor John Wetton

The spirit of John Wetton hovered over this year's installment of Yes' Cruise to the Edge.

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Asia Dedicate Upcoming Live Album ‘Symfonia’ to John Wetton

Asia have announced that the release of a three-disc live set, recorded in 2013, will act as their memorial to late frontman John Wetton.

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Larry Busacca / Ben Pruchnie, Getty Images

Eric Clapton Releases Song for John Wetton

Eric Clapton recorded some music in memory of Asia and King Crimson bassist John Wetton.

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Ian Dickson, Getty Images

Top 10 John Wetton Songs

John Wetton's musical legacy extended far past his familiar work with Asia.

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Asia Co-Founder and King Crimson Vet John Wetton Dead at 67

John Wetton, the bassist and frontman for Asia as well as a former member of King Crimson, has died at the age of 67 after a battle with cancer.

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Asia’s John Wetton Pulls Out of Journey Tour Amid Cancer Battle

Asia's already-announced March and April dates include an appearance on Cruise to the Edge.

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Ben Pruchnie, Getty Images

Asia’s John Wetton Recovering From Major Surgery

John Wetton, the prog-rock stalwart who's served as singer, songwriter and bassist for a lengthy list of acts that includes Asia, King Crimson and UK, recently underwent major surgery to remove a cancerous growth.

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