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Steven Wilson – The Raven That Refused to Sing [And Other Stories] (2013)

Steven Wilson – The Raven That Refused to Sing [And Other Stories] (2013)

Ambitious, connective and simply unforgettable, The Raven is not just Steven Wilson’s best solo album to date, it rivals his career-making work on Porcupine Tree’s 2002 triumph In Absentia

‘You get an instant feeling to sing’: Jon Anderson talks about his remarkable post-Yes resurgence

‘You get an instant feeling to sing’: Jon Anderson talks about his remarkable post-Yes resurgence

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8nyL5ksJqs&w=500&h=305] Four years ago, Jon Anderson was in the midst of a series of medical crises. You’d never know it these days, as the ex-Yes vocalist has emerged on a creative jag unseen across his legendary career.

‘This album stretches out in some new areas’: Steve Morse previews the new Deep Purple studio project

‘This album stretches out in some new areas’: Steve Morse previews the new Deep Purple studio project

Deep Purple’s first new studio project since 2005’s Rapture of the Deep remains untitled, something underscored by a new album teaser — which boasts only a question mark for an image.

‘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.

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

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5j4C01dKbk&w=500&h=305] 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.”

‘Like a rhythmic party’: For Jordan Rudess, new drummer is most exciting development with Dream Theater

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28MmnThlYOo&w=500&h=305] Since Dream Theater released 2011’s celebrated A Dramatic Turn of Events, the group has earned its first Grammy nod — for the song “On the Backs of Angels.” But that’s not what excites Jordan Rudess the most.

‘Something wonderful will take place’: David Coverdale says Jon Lord’s passing could spark Deep Purple reunion

‘Something wonderful will take place’: David Coverdale says Jon Lord’s passing could spark Deep Purple reunion

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ak12PBrTuw&w=500&h=305] In a moving farewell to his former bandmate in Deep Purple, David Coverdale says the terrible loss of founding keyboardist Jon Lord just might serve as the spark the band needs to get back together.

Guitarist Steve Howe quits Asia; see a video of his replacement Sam Coulson

Guitarist Steve Howe quits Asia; see a video of his replacement Sam Coulson

The convoluted history of Asia continues with the second departure of Steve Howe. He will remain guitarist in Yes, with whom he has been performing in tandem since 2006.

‘Ideas, emotions, energy and honesty’: Steve Hackett explores the strengths of early Genesis

‘Ideas, emotions, energy and honesty’: Steve Hackett explores the strengths of early Genesis

Steve Hackett, who played guitar for Genesis over the bulk of the 1970s, makes no bones about it: He prefers the band’s early era. That’s been made clear over a pair of Revisited projects. He’s also planning a tour focused on that time.

‘Well, how hard could it be?’: Greg Lake on his switch to bass for the first King Crimson project

‘Well, how hard could it be?’: Greg Lake on his switch to bass for the first King Crimson project

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfFBT_dUasg&w=500&h=305] Blame a meddling music label for Greg Lake’s fortuitous switch to the bass. He says childhood friend Robert Fripp needed a frontman for King Crimson — but Fripp, of course, already played guitar.