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Chris Squire, Yes Bassist, Passes Away at 67

Iconic bassist Chris Squire, who co-founded rock band Yes with former lead vocalist Jon Anderson in 1968, passed away over the weekend. He was 67. The band confirmed the news with a statement on their official Facebook page: “It’s with the heaviest of hearts and unbearable sadness that we must inform you of the passing of our dear friend and Yes co-founder, Chris Squire,” the statement read. “Chris peacefully passed […]


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Nirvana, Hall & Oates, KISS Among Rock Hall of Fame Nominees

Your vote counts—sort of

It’s that time again—time for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to start deciding on next year’s inductees. This week, the organization released its ballot of nominees, which includes KISS, Nirvana, Yes, Hall & Oates, LL Cool J, Linda Ronstadt, Deep Purple, Peter Gabriel and others. As was the case last year, fans will have a say in the voting process to select the 2014 Rock Hall of Fame […]


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Rock Rewind: Yes “Owner Of a Lonely Heart”

Progressive rock band Yes had achieved icon status in the rock world long before “Owner Of a Lonely Heart” came out in 1983. In fact, they had been there, done that, and called it a day as of two years prior. As it turned out, several of the original Yes members had found their way into another band called Cinema, and at the request of the record label executives, re-assumed […]


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Peter Banks, Original Guitarist for Yes, Found Dead

Guitarist Peter Banks, founding member and original guitarist for progressive rock band Yes, was found dead in his London home on March 7, according to reports. Banks was 65. An official statement released on Banks’s website states that he died of apparent heart failure, and was discovered in his home after failing to show for a recording session. Active as a guitarist throughout his life, Banks was part of the […]