Every Yes show I see is different. And I’ve seen a lot of them. Eighteen, to be exact. And last night’s performance as part of The Royal Affair tour at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage was no different.
Join Jeffery X Martin and his guest, BBP founder and editor-in-chief, Andy Burns, as they geek out about instrumentals by Rush on ‘Songs in the Key of X.’
We live in a world where major retailers are either drastically reducing or completely phasing out their CD sections, a world where rock and roll has been completely devalued by rampant streaming and piracy.
Talking to Yes’ Billy Sherwood about the new live album, celebrating the music and memory of Squire, the 20th anniversary of ‘Open Your Eyes,’ his first album as a band member, and much more.
Thirty years into a band’s career is hardly the point where one would expect to find adventurous songwriting and career defining songs, however that is exactly what Marillion have done … Continue reading Spectacular Sounds: Darrin Cappe on Marillion’s Sounds That Can’t Be Made
Progressive rock giants Yes are currently touring across Canada with their 3 album tour, playing their classics Close To The Edge, Going For The One and The Yes Album (in … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop Exclusive: Geoff Downes on Asia’s Gravitas, Yes’ Heaven and Earth and more
Steampunk. I don’t think I’ve gotten a good handle on this particular pop-culture world or its increasing popularity over recent years. Still, I do love its visual aesthetic: Victorian era … Continue reading Rush To Grab Clockwork Angels #1 On The Wednesday Run–March 19, 2014
Regular readers of Biff Bam Pop will know that your Editor-In-Chief is a massive fan of progressive rock, with my all time fave prog band being Yes. This morning I … Continue reading Andy Burns Remembers Yes Guitarist Peter Banks
Roxy Music is one of the premminent art rock band of the 70’s, having introduced the world to legends Bryan Ferry and Brian Eno. The band’s back catalogue has been … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop Unboxes Roxy Music: The Complete Studio Recordings
One of Canada’s highly regarded progressive rock bands has always been Saga. Songs like Wind Him Up, The Flyer and On The Loose are ingrained in our rock and roll … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Saga’s Michael Sadler Talks 20/20, Returning To The Band, And More!
Edison’s Children is the culmination of efforts between Marillion/Transatalantic bassist Pete Trawavas and Eric Blackwood. Their first album In The Last Waking Moments…was released to critical acclaim in November 2011. The … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Pete Trewavas and Eric Blackwood of Edison’s Children
Can a band that’s been around more than 40 years really hit the heights of yesteryear? In the case of Yes, the answer is…well, you know. Last night in Rama, … Continue reading Review: Yes, Live At Casino Rama, July 10th, 2012