Steve Howe Departs Asia


Steve Howe departs Asia.Guitarist Steve Howe has parted ways with Asia, choosing to focus on his work with Yes, his trio, and solo-guitar work. Howe founded the prog-rock band in the early 1980s with bassist John Wetton, drummer Carl Palmer, and keyboardist Geoff Downes. Its self-titled ’82 debut album produced two MTV-video-propelled megahits, “Heat of the Moment” and “Only Time Will Tell,” and is certified quadruple platinum in the U.S. Howe will be replaced by British-born guitarist Sam Coulson. Yes is slated to tour the U.S. beginning in March.

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  1. bwgreen
    Posted January 24, 2013 at 10:52 am | Permalink

    Well of course. “YES” is to begin they’re tour. Therefore, Mr. Howe’s presence is required right ? . . . . RIGHT ? . . . . Well okay then.

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