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‘We’ll see how this one goes’: Chris Squire says Yes could perform more complete albums

‘We’ll see how this one goes’: Chris Squire says Yes could perform more complete albums

Chris Squire confirms that Yes won’t be returning to the studio until at least 2014, and that a new tour won’t perhaps be the last to feature performances of complete albums from their legendary past.

One Track Mind: Johnny Marr, “Upstarts” from The Messenger (2013)

One Track Mind: Johnny Marr, “Upstarts” from The Messenger (2013)

Credentialed alterno-god Johnny Marr, who was cool when today’s hipsters weren’t even glimmers in their parents’ eyes, returns with a stark, riff-fueled message: “The underground is overground.”

‘I am really looking forward to it’: Steve Hackett prepares for gala Genesis Revisited II tour

Steve Hackett is following up his well-received Genesis Revisited II project with a tour focusing on his former band’s 1971-77 repertoire, including classics like “Supper’s Ready,” “The Musical Box” and “Firth of Fifth.”

‘My voice is coming along nicely’: The Eagles’ Timothy B. Schmit updates fans after cancer scare

‘My voice is coming along nicely’: The Eagles’ Timothy B. Schmit updates fans after cancer scare

Eagles singer/bassist Timothy B. Schmit has returned to the stage after a cancer scare, and is already back at work on a long-awaited solo project, according to a new post at his web site.

On Second Thought: Huey Lewis and the News – Time Flies: The Best (1996)

On Second Thought: Huey Lewis and the News – Time Flies: The Best (1996)

As proven by Huey Lewis and the News, there will always be an appetite for blue collar rock, no matter what the flavor of the month happens to be.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “All That Heaven Will Allow” (1987)

A guitar is lightly strummed, sticks are clicking (or maybe a weak rimshot…no matter, the repetition never ends), and some fluffy keyboards fill in the space.

‘They’ll hate me even more’: Eric Burdon on the bad blood behind ‘We Gotta Get Out of this Place’

‘They’ll hate me even more’: Eric Burdon on the bad blood behind ‘We Gotta Get Out of this Place’

Eric Burdon’s blistering take on “We Gotta Get Out of this Place,” a 1965 hit with the Animals, gained new life last year when Bruce Springsteen lauded it as part of his keynote speech at SXSW. Few know its complicated history, however.

‘I’ve got to do this one’: Steve Lukather took rare break from Toto to join the Beatles’ Ringo Starr

‘I’ve got to do this one’: Steve Lukather took rare break from Toto to join the Beatles’ Ringo Starr

For Steve Lukather, a confirmed Beatlemaniac, the invitation to join Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band was a no-brainer. But first, he had to break the news to everyone in Toto, the band he co-founded in the late 1970s.

Something Else! sneak peek: Soilwork, “Spectrum of Eternity” (2013)

I don’t always listen to Swedish melodic death metal, but when I do, I listen to Soilwork. And this is why.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Junkie Girl” (1994)

<<< BACKWARD (“Down In The Bottom”) ||| ONWARD (“Surf And/Or Die”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** The co-architect of Aja comes out with a song fit for Tonight’s The Night. Well, OK, so maybe Neil Young didn’t use a drum machine or production that shimmered quite so much, but there’s that same desolation