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Yes’ upcoming North American tour to include complete readings of three 1970s-era albums

Yes’ upcoming North American tour to include complete readings of three 1970s-era albums

Yes’ 2013 North American tour will feature a trio of 1970s-era albums, performed in their entirety — including The Yes Album from ’71, Close to the Edge from ’72 and Going for the One from ’77.

Emerson Lake and Palmer – Live in California (2012)

Emerson Lake and Palmer – Live in California (2012)

There’s a reason this April 6, 1974 concert, held during the sprawling California Jam at the Ontario Motor Speedway, has for so long been a favorite among bootleggers.

‘It’s a strange thing': Greg Lake is still not over Kanye West’s sample of ’21st Century Schizoid Man’

‘It’s a strange thing': Greg Lake is still not over Kanye West’s sample of ’21st Century Schizoid Man’

Greg Lake marvels at how current “21st Century Schizoid Man,” recorded during his co-founding stint with King Crimson in 1969, continues to sound some four decades later. So much so, in fact, that it was sampled by Kanye West.

‘It might take people to the wrong areas': Geoff Downes on what happens when you search for ‘Asia XXX’

‘It might take people to the wrong areas': Geoff Downes on what happens when you search for ‘Asia XXX’

Whether it was intended or not, Asia did much to thwart internet piracy by naming its new album XXX.

Something Else! Interview: Nektar frontman Roye Albrighton

Something Else! Interview: Nektar frontman Roye Albrighton

Roye Albrighton jump started Nektar in 2000, after recovering from a near fatal liver infection, but in some ways the band is just now coming into its own again.

Something Else! sneak peek: Spock’s Beard, Brief Nocturnes And Dreamless Sleep (2012)

Something Else! sneak peek: Spock’s Beard, Brief Nocturnes And Dreamless Sleep (2012)

Check out a seven-minute steam of song samples from Spock’s Beard’s new studio effort, Brief Nocturnes and Dreamless Sleep — their first with new vocalist Ted Leonard.

‘I’m bigger than that': King Crimson/ELP co-founder Greg Lake tries to shake off prog-rock label

‘I’m bigger than that': King Crimson/ELP co-founder Greg Lake tries to shake off prog-rock label

After associations both with King Crimson and Emerson Lake and Palmer, it’s unlikely that Greg Lake will ever be identified as anything other than a prog-rock icon. Still, he’s trying to push out at the edges of that stereotype.

‘People find out. It isn’t that easy': Original singer Jon Anderson on the difficulties of fronting Yes

‘People find out. It isn’t that easy': Original singer Jon Anderson on the difficulties of fronting Yes

Jon Anderson says he completely understands the difficulties that replacement vocalist Benoit David had in taking over. Yes’ founding frontman says he spent decades developing the needed stamina.

‘Why should your name come first?': Keith Emerson on the beginnings of Emerson Lake and Palmer

‘Why should your name come first?': Keith Emerson on the beginnings of Emerson Lake and Palmer

Keith Emerson, who has just released a stirring orchestral-rock album called Three Fates Project, returns to the earliest days of his star-making stint with Emerson Lake and Palmer in a new interview.

‘I look at it with humility': Ian Gillan still absorbing Deep Purple’s Hall of Fame nomination

‘I look at it with humility': Ian Gillan still absorbing Deep Purple’s Hall of Fame nomination

This fall’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nomination for Deep Purple, perhaps best known for its 1973 hit “Smoke on the Water, hasn’t quite sunk in for long-time frontman Ian Gillan.