Progressive Rock

The current version of Yes: Steve Howe, Geoff Downes, Jon Davison, Alan White and Chris Squire (photo credit: Rob Shanahan)

Chris Squire of Yes Talks Rock Hall, Jon Anderson and Jimmy Page

“Yes is now in its 45th year, and we’ve obviously done a lot of work over that period of time. The albums are all like children really. I don’t really favor one over the other, they’ve all got little gems of musicality and lyrics, it’s hard to single out any particular one.” – Chris Squire discussing the new Yes box set

12/13/2013

(Courtesy of Rhino Records)

Yes To Release Massive Box Set On Christmas

The collection features the band’s first 12 albums over a course of 13 CDs, including The Yes Album, Fragile, Close to the Edge, Relayer, Going for the One and the double album Tales from Topographic Oceans, all of which were originally released through Atlantic Records.

11/06/2013

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“Meddle”: Proof of Pink Floyd’s Greatness Before ‘Dark Side’

Pink Floyd released their album “Meddle” this week in 1971. While something of a transitional album with David Gilmour in the post-Syd Barrett era, the band still managed to put out a great record, anchored by the 23-minute opus “Echoes”.

11/05/2013

Yes' 1969 debut LP, which featured Peter Banks on guitar

Founding Yes Guitarist Peter Banks, R.I.P.

Peter Banks, original guitarist and founding member of Yes, has passed away at the age of 65 from heart failure. A few hours ago, the progressive rock band announced the passing of Banks on their […]

03/12/2013

The current lineup of Asia (courtesy of the band): Sam Coulson, Geoff Downes, John Wetton and Carl Palmer

Steve Howe Retires From Asia (But Not Yes)

Guitar legend Steve Howe has been doing double duty in two bands – Yes and Asia – for years, ever since Asia reunited with the original lineup in 2006. But he’s decided to slow down […]

01/10/2013

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Video Highlights: Yes at the Bank of America Pavilion

Yes are back, and they brought their sizzling live show to Boston’s waterfront at the Bank of America Pavilion Saturday night. Check out video clips of “I’ve Seen All Good People,” “Roundabout,” and more from the prog-rock legends.

100.7 WZLX–07/23/2012

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Rate Rush’s New Album ‘Clockwork Angels’

Rush are enjoying their best week of record sales in over a decade on the Billboard charts with their new album Clockwork Angels. The album sold 103,000 copies last week, ranking it No.2 behind Usher on the Billboard albums chart, marking the second No.2 album of the band’s career.

100.7 WZLX–06/21/2012

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Preview “Pink Floyd: The Story of ‘Wish You Were Here'”

Eagle Rock Entertainment has released a 5-minute trailer to preview its new documentary Pink Floyd: The Story of Wish You Were Here, which comes out in two weeks. In the preview, surviving members Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason talk at length about the 1975 classic’s subject matter

100.7 WZLX–06/12/2012

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Title Track From New Rush Album “Clockwork Angels” Surfaces Online

Clockwork Angels, the new studio album from Rush, doesn’t officially hit stores until next Tuesday, June 12. But the title track from the prog legends’ 19th LP is now available to stream online.

100.7 WZLX–06/08/2012

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Concert Flashback: Rush Plays Boston Garden in 1981

In honor of Memorial Day weekend, ZLX looks back on Rush’s classic “Moving Pictures” tour, which included a show at the classic Boston Garden on this day in 1981.

100.7 WZLX–05/23/2012

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