Tag Archives: John Wetton

WETTON-DOWNES / ICON – Zero

April 28, 2018

Stallion 2001 / Epicon 2017 No rest for the wicked: power pop drivers recover the path to their backroads and untrodden tracks to reveal the tunes that never stopped flowing. ASIA may have run the band’s course by 1986, but … Continue reading

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WETTON-DOWNES / ICON – Urban Psalm – Live

April 10, 2018

Epicon 2017 Some enchanted evening in a church of orient majesty and rock abandon binding new angles to Anglo pop music. “It was much more a vehicle for songwriting, whereas ASIA is much more a band”: that’s how once described … Continue reading

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JOHN WETTON – Akustika / Akustika II

February 17, 2018

Blueprint 1996 / Primary Purpose 2017 Sanguine and intimate self-portrait of pilgrim trying to forsake pride for the sake of personal progress. Appearing quietly in the wake of the boisterous “Chasing The Dragon” – a document of ‘s first tour … Continue reading

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John Wetton And Geoff Downes: From Archival Tapes To A New Music

September 22, 2017

Since ‘s passing the creative future of ASIA may remain in limbo, although there’s a number of songs he and wrote in preparation for the band’s next record that can be finished to see the light of day, but their … Continue reading

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Wetton and Downes’ ICON Release A Live Album

April 22, 2017

It was ASIA in microcosm, named ICON – the group and started back in 2005 to test waters for their main ensemble’s official reunion. But even after that the duo carried on and issued, all in all, three albums, EP … Continue reading

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