Leaping out of the traps as if the band are rushing from confinement with joyful abandon, Never Again combines energy, power and a memorable melody with sharp lyrical content in a way that could have Heat Of The Moment going through a mid-life crisis and questioning its life choices... Asia are a band with whom..
ASIA - the multi-platinum selling rock band who formed in 1981 and celebrated their 40th Anniversary in 2021 - announce the release of Phoenix for the first time as a 2 vinyl LP set on 26th May. Phoenix was originally released in 2008 and was their first studio album with the original line-up in a..
Whatever else might be happening in the world at present, now is currently a good time if you’re a fan of Asia, because following on from last autumn’s 5-CD boxset of Asia gigs from 1982-2008 comes a sumptuously packaged boxset release of the band's 6 December 1983 gig at the Budokan, comprising 2 CDs, featuring..
Looking for something different, as the times were most definitely a-changing in 1981, four stellar talents - Geoffrey Downes (keys), Steve Howe (gtr), Carl Palmer (drums) and John Wetton (bass & vocals) - formed what was then described as a ‘supergroup’ and, in 1982, they hit the ground running with their eponymously titled debut album,..
Delicate, quirky, melodic, dreamy, sentimental... and timeless. There's a warm comfort to delving into an entry in Steve Howe's now quarter century-running Homebrew series; a kind of low-key, casual examination of his personal tape archives and home recordings that acts as a companion to the more polished studio albums of his catalogue. Homebrew tracks don't..
Still caught up in the clutches of a global pandemic preventing touring, Steve Howe has once again fallen back on his inner resources and come up with another solo album, his 22nd, following on from 2020’s Love Is. In July 2020 he stated, 'In terms of writing and recording work, it (the lockdown) was a..
Downes Braide Association (DBA) have announced the release of Live In England a 2CD/DVD Box set on 29th November 2019 via Cherry Red Records. A double-vinyl edition will be released on 14th February. The album features stunning artwork by the legendary Roger Dean. Live In England, the fourth album release by the duo Geoff Downes..