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John Wetton’s complex relationship with a signature Asia tune: ‘American guys went: Yes!’

John Wetton’s complex relationship with a signature Asia tune: ‘American guys went: Yes!’

John Wetton admits that ‘Alpha,’ released on July 26, 1983, contained “one of the most identifiable Asia songs.” But he struggles with its message today.

Luckless UK issued the wildly underrated Danger Money just as prog fell apart

Luckless UK issued the wildly underrated Danger Money just as prog fell apart

UK’s trio-led sophomore effort ‘Danger Money,’ released this month in 1979 during a time of transition in music , is past due for a reevaluation.

John Wetton, Geoff Downes say success nearly killed Asia: ‘The pressure got to some of us’

John Wetton, Geoff Downes say success nearly killed Asia: ‘The pressure got to some of us’

Released this week in 1982, ‘Asia’ heralded a sure-fire supergroup. By 1983, they’d split. John Wetton and Geoff Downes tell us what went wrong.

John Wetton + Robert Fripp, “Raised in Captivity” from Studio Recordings Anthology (2015)

John Wetton + Robert Fripp, “Raised in Captivity” from Studio Recordings Anthology (2015)

John Wetton’s reunion with former King Crimson bandmate Robert Fripp was bound to stand out on a new ‘Studio Recordings Anthology.’

Billy Sherwood’s new all-star tribute to the Beatles: Something Else! sneak peek

Billy Sherwood’s new all-star tribute to the Beatles: Something Else! sneak peek

Listen in as Ann Wilson of Heart takes on “Across the Universe” from ‘Let It Be.’

‘I don’t regret what happened’: On one of King Crimson’s most misunderstood albums

‘I don’t regret what happened’: On one of King Crimson’s most misunderstood albums

John Wetton remains a proselytizer for this decades-old studio effort, charts be damned.

John Wetton and Richard Palmer-James – Jack-Knife/Monkey Business (2014)

Remastered King Crimson-era demos find John Wetton working with Bill Bruford again.

‘It will take some doing for me to better that’: John Wetton remembers Battle Lines

Originally issued 20 years ago, this album found John Wetton beginning anew as a solo artist.

‘Really magical, very powerful’: King Crimson to release Starless: Live In Europe

‘Really magical, very powerful’: King Crimson to release Starless: Live In Europe

As a multi-disc October set of live recordings from the early 1970s is announced, John Wetton remembers those heady times with King Crimson.

Asia’s John Wetton turned to Toto guitarist when Steve Howe left: ‘My first choice was Steve Lukather’

John Wetton says Asia approached a familiar name when Steve Howe left to focus on Yes last year: Steve Lukather, who had previously worked with Wetton and Asia in the early 1990s.

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