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‘We have a new album coming out’: Yes’ Steve Howe brushes aside Jon Anderson reunion talk

‘We have a new album coming out’: Yes’ Steve Howe brushes aside Jon Anderson reunion talk

Steve Howe, some 10 years after Jon Anderson’s departure, is clearly getting a little peeved about having to talk about Yes’ departed co-founding frontman. Even more so when there is a new Yes album on the way.

Steve Howe – Homebrew 5 (2013)

Steve Howe – Homebrew 5 (2013)

Steve Howe has probably never got the credit he deserved for his role in fashioning the legends of both Yes and Asia. The Homebrew series, whether intended or not, has done much to underscore his privotal role

‘We never went glam, put make up on’: Steve Howe’s first impressions of Yes’ “Owner of a Lonely Heart”

‘We never went glam, put make up on’: Steve Howe’s first impressions of Yes’ “Owner of a Lonely Heart”

Steve Howe and Asia had already cracked the Top 5 with 1982′s “Heat of the Moment” when Yes — Howe’s former band — emerged with a new guitarist and the track “Owner of a Lonely Heart.”

Deep Cuts: John Wetton, Geoff Downes + John Payne on Asia’s ‘My Own Time,’ ‘I Know How You Feel,’ others

Deep Cuts: John Wetton, Geoff Downes + John Payne on Asia’s ‘My Own Time,’ ‘I Know How You Feel,’ others

Founded as one of the 1980s initial supergroups, Asia made a fast start with its four-times platinum 1982 debut album. There’s more to this group, however, than its initial Top 20 hits “Heat of the Moment” and “Only Time Will Tell.”

‘I perform and record these basic ideas myself’: Steve Howe to release home demos of Yes, Asia songs

‘I perform and record these basic ideas myself’: Steve Howe to release home demos of Yes, Asia songs

Steve Howe is releasing early demos of songs from both Yes’ Fly from Here and Asia’s XXX projects. Homebrew 5 continues a series of home recordings the guitarist began releasing in 1996.

Something Else! Interview: Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull

Something Else! Interview: Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull

Ian Anderson, even as a massive four-DVD set of live Jethro Tull performances is set to be released next week, continues a well-received solo tour, highlighted by a June 30 stop at London’s Royal Albert Hall and then a string of U.S. dates.

Something Else! Interview: Yes’ Steve Howe on Jon Davison, performing classic LPs, a renewed solo focus

Something Else! Interview: Yes’ Steve Howe on Jon Davison, performing classic LPs, a renewed solo focus

It seems quitting Asia, with whom Yes’ Steve Howe has recorded and performed in tandem since 2008, has only given the guitarist more to do.

‘It’s about the kind of work I do’: Yes/Asia guitarist Steve Howe previews his rangy new summer camp

‘It’s about the kind of work I do’: Yes/Asia guitarist Steve Howe previews his rangy new summer camp

After a busy summer of touring, both with Yes and with his solo group, Steve Howe plans to share some of what he’s learned in five decades of music making during his first-ever Cross Styles music camp, to be held in August.

‘Perhaps a heavier edge’: New Asia guitarist Sam Coulson says he’ll update Steve Howe sound

‘Perhaps a heavier edge’: New Asia guitarist Sam Coulson says he’ll update Steve Howe sound

In a just-posted web chat, newly installed Asia guitarist Sam Coulson talked about taking over for Steve Howe, and what it’s been like to join the band.

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.