John Wetton, the prog-rock stalwart who's served as singer, songwriter and bassist for a lengthy list of acts that includes Asia, King Crimson and UK, recently underwent major surgery to remove a cancerous growth.
Purple Pyramid's ongoing series of tribute records has offered new re-recordings of hits by a growing list of artists that includes Genesis and Yes. The latest offering pays tribute to the Steve Miller Band.
The classic rock supergroup Asia won't be celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of their debut album quite like they planned with their fans in the UK. The band have abruptly cancelled all of their upcoming overseas dates due to drummer Carl Palmer's bout with E. coli.
It's back to MTV's formative years on the Vault today with Asia, an act owing much to the video channel for their success. They even sang about VJ's as opposed to DJ's. We called it modern art rock, with "old", even then, art rockers forming a new an…