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Stewart Copeland

Stewart Copeland of The Police and India’s Ricky Kej Create ‘Divine Tides’

by Paul Cashmere

Cultures have collided with The Police’s Stewart Copeland teaming up with India’s Ricky Kej to create a soundscape album ‘Divine Tides’.

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BTS Map of the Soul

K-Pop boyband BTS to take a break


K-pop supergroup BTS have announced plans to take a long break after spending six years conquering charts and concert stages around the world.

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Asia's John Wetton, music news,

Tributes For John Wetton

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

There have been an outpouring of tributes to John Wetton, the singer and bassist for such bands as King Crimson, U.K. and Asia who died earlier today at the age of 67.

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Asia's John Wetton, music news,

R.I.P. John Wetton of Asia 1949-2017

by Paul Cashmere

UK rock legend John Wetton, lead singer of Asia and member of Roxy Music, Uriah Heep, King Crimson and Wishbone Ash, has died of cancer at age 67.

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Asia's John Wetton, music news,

John Wetton Drops Out Of Asia As His Cancer Battle Continues

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

In May, Asia vocalist and bass player John Wetton underwent surgery to remove a 2.2 pound cancerous growth.

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Neal Schon, Journey, Noise11, photo

Journey and Asia To Tour USA Together In 2017

by Paul Cashmere

December seems to be the month of tour announcements and the latest comes from the combo of Journey and Asia.

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Asia's John Wetton, music news,

Asia’s John Wetton Undergoes Major Surgery For Cancer

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Asia vocalist and bass player John Wetton has undergone major cancer surgery.

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John Payne of Asia, music news

Asia Singer Sues Vegas Show

by Paul Cashmere

Former Asia singer John Payne is suing Rock Vault Tours, the Las Vegas Hotel and Westgate Resorts over his firing from the show Raiding the Rock Vault.

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Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

Aerosmith Cancel Indonesian Show

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Aerosmith will no longer perform in Indonesia, following their Australian tour.

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Steve Howe - Photo By Tim Cashmere

Steve Howe Quits Asia

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Steve Howe has announced that he has left the group Asia.

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Asia XXX

Asia Return With XXX

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Geoff Downes, Steve Howe, Carl Palmer and John Wetton are back together as Asia.

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Chris Squire of Yes. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

REVIEW: Yes, Melbourne, April 11, 2012

by Paul Cashmere

I must admit I had reservations about going to see Yes without Jon Anderson on vocals but that was quickly set aside as soon as they started.

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