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Benoit David says he was informed of his ouster from Yes through news reports

At first, Benoit David says he was simply taking some time off from Yes’ ongoing tour to recover from throat problems. Then, David found out — just like we all did — that he had been let go, after reading a news report.

Steely Dan Sunday, "Here At The Western World" (1976)

Steely Dan Sunday, "Here At The Western World" (1976)

< >> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** You know the story: a band goes in the studio to lay down tracks for an album and finds they recorded more than what they needed for that record, so they leave one or two tracks off of it.

Posted master list for new Van Halen reunion tour includes some tasty deep cuts

A series of David Lee Roth-sung Van Halen songs has appeared at the Roth Army Forum, purportedly to be used as a master set list for the new comeback tour. There are some interesting surprises in store for fans of early Van Halen,

Tom Scholz wants to fit in some new Boston concert dates before the end of the world

Tom Scholz will rush Boston out on the road before the long-predicted apocalypse of 2012: “Just 10 months till the end … at least, till the end of the Mayan calendar, anyway,” he said in announcing a series of summer dates on Boston’s Web site.

Yes alum Trevor Rabin to issue new instrumental project Jacadranda in May

Former Yes guitarist Trevor Rabin has completed a new instrumental solo effort called Jacaranda, with a release date set for May 8 via Varese Sarabande Records. There are also plans for new album with fellow Yes alums Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman.

Santana – Greatest Hits: Live at Montreux DVD/Blu-ray (2012)

His sound is so crystalline, so special, that Carlos Santana remains recognizable with or without pictures.

Queen set to appear at Brit Awards, even as Adam Lambert jump starts rumors of new collaboration

Here’s what we know about Queen at this hour … Brian May and Roger Taylor will appear at next week’s Brit Awards, scheduled for Tuesday, February 21. As for their on-again/off-again collaboration with American Idol finalist Adam Lambert? Not so much.

Now that Glass Hammer’s Jon Davison has taken over as lead singer with Yes, will he stay?

Though at first it appeared Jon Davison would only be a stop-gap replacement as Yes’ frontman, it’s since become clear that Benoit David is gone for good. The question then becomes: Does Davison continue as lead singer past this ongoing tour?

Peter Frampton to perform with Frampton Comes Alive guitar for first time in three decades

Peter Frampton will come alive with a favorite old guitar this Saturday — more than 30 years after it was believed to have been lost in a plane crash.

E Street Band’s Steven Van Zandt talks about ‘impossible’ decision to replace Clarence Clemons

The Grammy show-opening performance from Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band illustrated how the group intends to move forward without the late saxophonist Clarence Clemons.