Category Archives: YES

Various Artists ~ A Life In YES: A Tribute To Chris Squire

  How can you say anything negative about YES? You can’t. ‘Nuff said. Now, let’s get on with this review. 12 songs are on this tribute to one of the great bass players of all time…Chris Squire. The first song … Continue reading

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The Sea Within

  This band, which does not wish to be called a super group, has made a fantastic album. Why doesn’t the band want to be called a super group? With Roine Stolt, Jonas Reingold, Tom Brislin, Marco Minnemann & Daniel … Continue reading

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Peter Banks ~ The Self Contained Trilogy

  A new (in 1993) compilation from Peter Banks, former member of YES, using just an Ibanez electric guitar. This has bits of Prog Rock, a bit of jazz, & even new-age. Peter deliberately did not write any vocals for … Continue reading

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Various Artists ~ Pure Fire – A Tribute To Kiss

  If I haven’t told you before, I’ll tell you now, I’m NOT a KISS fan. However, this album DOES have some very good moments. One of those is the song “Love Gun” done by TOMMY SHAW (Styx), Steve Lukather … Continue reading

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Light Freedom Revival ~ Truthonomy

  I have mixed emotions about this album. I am a big progressive rock fan & I have always liked the work of both Billy Sherwood & Oliver Wakeman, but, I’m not sure that this album flows for me. The … Continue reading

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Peter Banks ~ Be Well, Be Safe, Be Lucky… The Anthology

  You may know Peter Banks as the original guitarist for YES, or THE SYN, EMPIRE or even FLASH. This compilation of the late guitarist consists of 2 discs, incorporating the best of Peter Banks as well as other goodies … Continue reading

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Spock’s Beard ~ Noise Floor

  Another great example of why this band is so awesome. The first time I listened to this band, it brought me to a time when I first REALLY LISTENED to YES. This album, much in the same way that … Continue reading

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