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Yes Announces European Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Yes Announces European Tour Dates

The prog-rock legends in Yes have announced a new European tour in support of their latest album, Fly From Here. Scheduled to start November 3rd in Lisbon, Portugal, the tour will make it’s way to the UK before visiting nearly every major European city and wrapping up on December 15th in Moscow. “We’re looking forward to performing new music live...

Yes Releases Fly From Here
New Albums

Yes Releases Fly From Here

Yes has released their first studio album in 10 years entitled Fly From Here, which is available now through download with physical copies coming July 12. The project started over a conversation between bassist Chris Squire and producer Trevor Horn about a song called “We Can Fly From Here” that the group worked on but didn’t make the cut for...

Yes Announces Rite Of Spring U.S. Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Yes Announces Rite Of Spring U.S. Tour Dates

Anchored by Chris Squire, the veteran prog-rockers in Yes will be hitting the U.S. with a new string of tour dates. The “Rite of Spring Tour” starts March 6, 2011 at the House of Blues in Houston, Texas and works its way around the East Coast and Midwest before ending in Washington, DC on April 4, focusing on clubs and...

Yes Signs New Record Deal, Album Due Next Year
News

Yes Signs New Record Deal, Album Due Next Year

Legendary prog-rock band Yes has signed to a new worldwide recording deal with Frontiers Records, based out of Italy. The group will be recording their first new studio album in nearly a decade, following 2001’s Magnification. According to the release, fans can expect a release date in 2011, sometime before summer. The current Yes band members include founding bassist Chris...

Chris Squire: “The Fish” Solo, 1991
Bass Videos

Chris Squire: “The Fish” Solo, 1991

Here is a cool, spacey, and dramatic solo from Yes’ Chris Squire, from their 1991 Union Tour. The tune is “The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus)”.

Bass Videos

Kraan & Helmut Hattler: Vollgas Ahoi (1977)

Here’s an unsung name of pick-playing bassist: Helmut Hattler. Founder of the German krautrock-turned-fusion band, Kraan, Hattler made a name for himself, in Germany especially, playing with a pick. When I think of pick-players, the first name that springs to mind is Chris Squire of the band Yes, the next name is Hattler. Here is Kraan’s tune Vollgas Ahoi (featuring...

Concerts & Tours

Yes announces U.S. tour

Legendary prog-rockers Yes have announced that they will be touring the U.S. east coast in February, 2010, starting in Concord, New Hampshire and ending up in Boca Raton, Florida. The band features original bassist and founder Chris Squire, and alongside him the current line-up includes Steve Howe, Alan White, Benoit David, and Oliver Wakeman. The dates for February, 2010 include:...

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Q&A with Chris Squire

Bassist Chris Squire from Yes, the successful prog-rock group from the 1970’s gone classic rock/jazz/pop, recently talked about the band’s journey in an interview with azcentral.com over their four-decade career. Squire has been with Yes the entire time, but still did other work including the solo album “Fish Out of Water” released in 1975. When asked about Yes’s 40 years...

Events

Musikfest announces Yes & Asia will perform

Bethlehem, PA’s annual Musikfest will host a couple of legendary bands – and bassists – this summer. Yes, featuring Chris Squire on bass, will perform with Steve Howe on guitar, Alan White on drums, Oliver Wakeman on keyboards and Benoit David on vocals. Howe will be pulling double duty on guitar, also performing with Asia at the festival, along with...

News

Basslines for October 10, 2008

Billboard.com interviewed Yes bassist Chris Squire on the band’s tour, including their decision to go ahead without frontman Jon Anderson. Oakland Park, Florida’s Oktoberfest was the first event to be held in the new Jaco Pastorius Park. An event for Emment Chapman’s Chapman Stick, popularized by Tony Levin and others, is taking place Oct 10 – 12 in Santa Cruz,...