Let's face it. Nobody can play guitar like Steve Howe of Yes. However (no pun intended), Ultimate Classic Rock is teaming up with Lagunitas Brewing Company to give away a chance to take a master class with the legend at his Cross Styles Music Retreat this summer!
By 1981, two of the most successful and influential British rock groups of the '70s -- Led Zeppelin and Yes -- had come to an end, and the members of each band were all looking for new opportunities. In April 1981, former Yes drummer Alan White and bassist Chris Squire got together with Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page for a proposed supergroup called XYZ -- which could have also included Robert Plant, but never quite got off the ground.
Following a bizarre turn of events that threatened to force the auction of Peter Banks' personal belongings in order to fund his funeral, the founding Yes guitarist's body is expected to be released this week.
Pioneering British guitarist Peter Banks has died. Best known for his work as the original guitarist in the seminal progressive rock band Yes, the musician was a trailblazer in the progressive rock movement of the '70s that also spawned Genesis, Pink Floyd, ELP and Jethro Tull. He passed away last Friday (March 8) at his home in London at the age of 65.
The 1970s were a particularly creative period for Yes, a time that found them working without boundaries or time restrictions. We came up with a list of our favorites from the era and spoke with founding member and bassist Chris Squire (as he was preparing to hit the road f
Why: The British progressive rock stalwarts have been on the road a lot in the past few years since ditching founding member and singer Jon Anderson, first with a singer named Benoit David, and more recently with a new singer
As Yes enters their 45th year together as a performing unit, they’re taking an extended look at a cross-section of their work over the years, with tour dates which will feature the group performing three of their classic albums -- ‘The Yes Album,’ ‘Close To The Edge’ and ‘Going For The One’ in full.
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