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Vanilla Fudge – Spirit of ’67 (2015)

Vanilla Fudge – Spirit of ’67 (2015)

Experimental rock at its finest and freakiest, ‘Spirit of ’67’ tells us Vanilla Fudge still has what it requires to stand apart in the crowd.

Prog Collective with Colin Moulding, John Wetton, Peter Banks, Billy Sherwood, others – Epilogue (2013)

The second Prog Collective project holds a series of intrigues for fans of Yes, as still more final recordings from the late Peter Banks surface. Another track features a partial reunion of the Relayer-era lineup

Quicksilver Messenger Service, with James Cotton – Live at the Old Mill Tavern (2013)

On the precipice of some very bad vibes — they were about to lose Nicky Hopkins then David Freiberg before going into a folk-rock abyss with Dino Valenti — Quicksilver Messenger Service put on one of its last truly great shows.

Exclusive stream: Tommy Bolin, “Spanish Lover [Instrumental]” from Whirlwind (2013)

Exclusive stream: Tommy Bolin, “Spanish Lover [Instrumental]” from Whirlwind (2013)

Tommy Bolin’s instrumental version of “Spanish Lover” is a highlight of the forthcoming Purple Pyramid release Whirlwind, which features rare and previously unreleased tracks

Exclusive stream: Billy Cobham, “Crosswinds/ Stratus” from Compass Point (2013)

This exclusive in-concert stream from Billy Cobham, one of jazz rock’s most powerful drummers but also one of its most rhythmically intriguing, combines key moments from two-early 1970s solo efforts.

Huw Lloyd-Langton – Rare and Unreleased Anthology (2013)

Huw Lloyd-Langton – Rare and Unreleased Anthology (2013)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GM78irSUutg&w=500&h=305] Plucking gems from 1971-2012 by late Hawkwind alum Huw Lloyd-Langton, this new two-disc release is highlighted by 11 early solo acoustic recordings, six new instrumental tracks, and a previously unreleased Hawkwind redo from 1999.

The Fusion Syndicate, with Billy Cobham, Larry Coryell, Billy Sherwood – The Fusion Syndicate (2012)

The Fusion Syndicate, with Billy Cobham, Larry Coryell, Billy Sherwood – The Fusion Syndicate (2012)

Amazon.com Widgets Billy Sherwood, both with Yes and on his recent helming of the Prog Collective, has already established himself as a staunch advocate for the 1970s’ signature rock style. So why shouldn’t he do the same with 1970s jazz?

‘Intense music being played by very cool people’: Billy Sherwood takes us inside The Fusion Syndicate

‘Intense music being played by very cool people’: Billy Sherwood takes us inside The Fusion Syndicate

The forthcoming Fusion Syndicate finds Yes alum Billy Sherwood exploring his lesser-known passion for free-form instrumental sounds associated with Weather Report, Mahavishnu Orchestra and Return to Forever.

Colin Moulding, Rick Wakeman and Billy Sherwood, "Check Point Karma" (2012)

For all of the intrigue surrounding Billy Sherwood’s recombining with members of Yes on a pair of new Cleopatra projects, his collaborations with XTC’s Colin Moulding have emerged as perhaps the most interesting moments.

Billy Sherwood, Chris Squire, John Wetton + others – Songs of the Century (2012)

You might be expecting this all-star Supertramp tribute to be a somewhat academic affair. Instead, these guys sound like they’re having a blast.

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