Details are few at this time but it has been announced that two classic rock icons, Chris Squire and Steve Hackett are joining forces in a new band called Squackett.
The pair have signed with Esoteric Records which is part of Cherry Red Records. Their first album will be released on May 8; however, further details won’t be released until sometime in January.
Chris Squire has been part of Yes from the very beginning and is now the only member who has appeared on every one of the group’s albums. He has also released two solo albums, Fish Out of Water (1975) and Chris Squire’s Swiss Choir (2007).
Steve Hackett was a member of Genesis from their album Nursery Crime (1971) through Wind and Wuthering (1976). Since then, he has had a successful solo career along with being part of the group GTR with Steve Howe.
Chris will be in Australia with Yes presented by Noise11.com.
April 11, Melbourne, Palais Theatre
April 13, Sydney, The State Theatre
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