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‘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.

Paul D’Adamo – Tell Me Something (2013)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gOfjHGUW_M&w=500&h=305] For fans of the retired Phil Collins, Paul D’Adamo’s Tell Me Something might be the closest you’ll get to new music. Most of his former solo band is reassembled, and six of the album’s 10 songs were recorded by Collins and Genesis between 1976-85.

‘It’s still over’: Roger Waters answers emphatically when asked about possible Pink Floyd reunion

‘It’s still over’: Roger Waters answers emphatically when asked about possible Pink Floyd reunion

The phenomenal success of Roger Waters’ tours featuring The Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall, not to mention recent guest appearances by former bandmates Nick Mason and David Gilmour, beg the question: What about reuniting Pink Floyd?

Steve Hackett to appear with fellow Genesis alum Ray Wilson on select European dates

Steve Hackett confirmed in an online Q&A this week that fellow Genesis alum Ray Wilson will join him on select European dates as the guitarist tours behind his new release Genesis Revisited II.

Huw Lloyd-Langton – Space Rock Invasion: Live from the Key Club (2012)

Huw Lloyd-Langton – Space Rock Invasion: Live from the Key Club (2012)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwrvqh0z5-Q&w=500&h=305] Hawkwind guitarist Huw Lloyd-Langton, after his death at just 61 in December 2012, becomes a central focus of this multi-artist two-DVD release from Cleopatra Records.

Ian Gillan on Deep Purple’s emotional tribute to Jon Lord: ‘His spirit is very much in the record’

Ian Gillan on Deep Purple’s emotional tribute to Jon Lord: ‘His spirit is very much in the record’

Deep Purple’s new album will be both a departure and an opportunity to pay tribute to fallen co-founder Jon Lord, frontman Ian Gillan says.

‘I wouldn’t jump the gun’: Alan White says new Yes album likely isn’t happening any time soon

‘I wouldn’t jump the gun’: Alan White says new Yes album likely isn’t happening any time soon

Last July, stalwart Yes man Chris Squire told us “the next thing” the band will do is record a new album. Not so fast, counters long-time drummer Alan White.