The Space Shuttle Atlantis blasted off today in the final mission of NASA's shuttle program. The mission: run supplies to the International Space Station, and bring home as much trash as can fit in the shuttle. Exciting stuff.
To lively up this otherwise dull swan song, here are five tracks t ... More >>
Robert KnightDon't call it a comeback; Yes have been touring for
to be exact), albeit with a rotating cast of personnel. The seminal '70s
band has seen legitimate resurgences in each decade, and still puts in
serious roadwork well into their fourth. Music blogs
don't give a ... More >>
British prog-rock icons Yes have had to cancel their upcoming 26-city tour commemorating 40 years of incredibly long, complicated rockin'—including dates at Honda Center (Aug. 20) and Gibson Amphitheatre (Aug. 22)—due to singer Jon Anderson's health problems.
“In the wake of my recent respir ... More >>
Set aside your negative bias toward Yes—and while you're at it, lose your knee-jerk hatred of prog rock. Yes fuckin' rock—albeit in a long-winded, redonkulously complex manner. And Chris Squire's bass playing? Completely slaughters Les Claypool's. Ask Squarepusher. He'll vouch for me.
As thos ... More >>