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Yes are one of the flagship acts of progressive rock. They’re also one of rock’s weirdest bands. Their best music is intense and aggressive, incorporating influences from jazz, folk, and country, but blending them with wild synthesizer explorations, crazed art-boogie guitar shredding, bass louder than most metal bands’, crushingly complex drumming, and Jon Anderson’s unique,… More »

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Rock Hall 2016 Nominees Include The Smiths, NIN, N.W.A, Janet Jackson

Someone is getting in this year. The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame have announced the nominations for next year's inductions, and the list has…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2015 - 9:07 am

Watch Foo Fighters Cover Rush With Jon Davison Because Yes Was Too Difficult To Learn

Singer Jon Davison joined prog-rock titans Yes in 2012, but he's young enough that he wasn't born when the band formed. Davidson grew up in…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2015 - 8:38 am

R.I.P. Chris Squire

Chris Squire, the bassist, backing vocalist, and co-founder of English prog-rock legends Yes, died this afternoon while receiving treatment for acute erythroid leukemia in his…
Peter Helman | June 28, 2015 - 12:29 pm

Electric Würms – “Heart Of The Sunrise” (Yes Cover)

Electric Würms is the side-project duo of longtime Flaming Lips partners Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd, and they've just announced the impending release of their…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2014 - 9:59 am

Nirvana, Replacements Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame has announced 16 acts eligible for induction in 2014: Nirvana, Kiss, the Replacements, Hall And Oates, the Paul…
Scott Lapatine | October 15, 2013 - 11:23 pm

Mark Kozelek – “Onward” (Yes Cover) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Mark Kozelek's new collection, Like Rats, finds the Sun Kil Moon frontman reimagining songs by a host of artists whom he's never before covered --…
Michael Nelson | March 25, 2013 - 11:30 am

Baroness’s John Baizley On Six Influential Album Covers

John Dyer Baizley is probably best known as the frontman of Savannah, GA's Baroness, but his visual artwork is arguably even more famous than his…
Michael Nelson | June 27, 2012 - 1:38 pm

Grizzly Bear & Doveman Strip Down Eighties Hits

Two of our favorite ’05 discoveries tide over fans with under-the-radar releases, both of which include interesting takes on synth-heavy ’80s megahits. First up: Grizzly
Scott Lapatine | March 23, 2006 - 11:45 am