Tag Archives: Sydney Foxx

THE NEW EMPIRE Strike Forward

August 26, 2020

If there ever was an ensemble in need of closure, it’s EMPIRE. Formed in 1973 by Peter Banks, when the guitarist had left behind both YES and FLASH, and Sidonie Jordan, who performed under nom de guerre Sydney Foxx, this … Continue reading

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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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