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‘Suddenly, I realized Billy could kick ass’: Circa’s Tony Kaye on switch to guitar for Sherwood

‘Suddenly, I realized Billy could kick ass’: Circa’s Tony Kaye on switch to guitar for Sherwood

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hejPQXRYhc8&w=500&h=305] Having cemented a new line up in Brazil, Circa returned on a musical roll. Co-founding keyboardist Tony Kaye says fans can expect an new concert souvenir called Circa: Live from Here There and Everywhere soon.

Deep Purple moves on from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame snub, with album and major festival date on tap

Deep Purple moves on from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame snub, with album and major festival date on tap

Deep Purple, though in second place at one point in the fan voting, somehow failed to earn induction into the 2013 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Fans still have something to look forward to, however

Genesis co-founder Anthony Phillips – Private Parts and Pieces XI: City of Dreams (2012)

Genesis co-founder Anthony Phillips – Private Parts and Pieces XI: City of Dreams (2012)

Co-founding guitarist Anthony Phillips left Genesis more than four decades ago, and on the newly released Private Parts and Pieces XI: City of Dreams, he may have never sounded further away.

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.