The upshot of ‘4 ½’ is that Steven Wilson’s chaff still beats most of contemporaries’ wheat because his creative zeal doesn’t ever seem to take days off, even for songs he sets aside.
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Clocking in just over a minute and a half, Yes’ “We Have Heaven’ is essentially a Jon Anderson chant revolving around two themes.
Joni Mitchell, Yes, Mr. Mister, Kevin Gilbert and David Baerwald find a home on Preston Frazier’s Best of 2015 list for reissues and box sets.
Yes’ “Perpetual Change” is a wonder of polyrhythms, poetic lyrics, tight harmonies, elegant keys and sometimes melodic, always innovative guitar.
The perfect pairing of Eraldo Bernocchi with Colin Edwin makes ‘Doctoring The Dead’ well worth this second helping of Metallic Taste of Blood.
Inspired by a Dec. 4, 1971 blaze at Montreux, “Smoke on the Water” nearly missed being included on Deep Purple’s ‘Machine Head.’ Roger Glover explains.
Billy Sherwood goes in depth with Douglas Harr on his new solo project ‘Citizen,’ and discusses Yes’ surprise setlist addition during Cruise to the Edge.
When Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ arrived on Nov. 30, 1979, it included a deep cut that perfectly summed up the theme. Too bad he kept going.
Eddie Van Halen must have been paying close attention to Steve Hackett’s unique approach to the song, released in November 1971 on Genesis’ ‘Nursery Cryme.’
Carl Palmer had serious doubts about Emerson Lake and Palmer, before their debut album arrived on Nov. 20, 1970.