Tag Archives: Peter Banks

EMPIRE – The Complete Recordings

February 15, 2018

Cherry Red 2017 Featuring Peter Banks and Sydney Foxx, the entire output – or, rather, input – of the most unfortunate, if enduring, offshoot of a prog institution. With none of their albums landing a proper release and having a … Continue reading

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PETER BANKS EMPIRE – The Mars Tapes

February 2, 2015

Gonzo 2013 Ex-YES guitarist’s last major group gear up for a record and round up the best of their oeuvre. It was 1979 when the latest – and the last – of Peter Banks’ collective endeavors entered the Mars Studios … Continue reading

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Peter Banks’ EMPIRE: the lost strike

November 20, 2014

It was in 1973, when Peter Banks parted ways with and the other lads in his other band, FLASH, that the former YES guitarist and singer Sidonie Jordan came up with EMPIRE, a new prog rock formation destined to deliver … Continue reading

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DAYS BETWEEN STATIONS – In Extremis

August 22, 2014

Days Between Stations 2013 A study on the fragility of man and a second glorious milestone from ever-transitional duo and their heavy guests. This American band’s self-titled caused a soft stir in prog circles with its alchemical melding of sophisticated … Continue reading

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FLASH in public: a concert conflict

October 20, 2013

This year, the fans of FLASH had a good and a bad news. The good was the band’s new album, , with the original  and singer picking up where they left off in the ’70s. The bad news was the death of the … Continue reading

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