Sam is a wonderful player, world-renowned amongst guitar virtuosos.Additionally, a new studio album, to be entitled ‘Valkyrie’, will be recorded for Frontiers Records during 2013 continuing the band’s relationship with the label.Additionally, watch this space for details of special VIP packages for sound check meet and greets on the night.John was saddened to hear of the recent passing of Peter Banks (July 15, 1947 – March 7, 2013). 14 ASIA SHOW FROM 2012 TO BE FEATURED ON PBS TV’S AFFILIATE WHYY “ON CANVAS” SHOW, THURS, FEB 14TH This exciting ASIA concert is among the final shows performed by the original line-up of the band.Geoff Downes said, “We look forward to writing another chapter in Asia's history”.
We cannot wait to perform again for the fans and also to unveil some of the new material, of which we are very proud”.I will preface this whole essay by stating that I don't write with a view to being criticized. I just let the pen flow (figuratively, because I write on the computer), but in other words, as soon as I have my title, direction,---when I know roughly what point I'm going to make, I just let the Muse do it for me.People may say that it sounds like I'm not in control, and maybe I'm not, but this works for me.15/5-Bergkeller Reichenbach 16/5-Spirit of 66, Veviers, Belgium 17/5- Das Rind: Ressuesheim 18/5-Cultuurpodium Boerderij PRESS RELEASE ASIA New Guitarist, Sweden Rock, New Album If 2012 was a year to remember for ASIA, with the release of the acclaimed studio album ‘XXX’ marking the band’s thirtieth anniversary, then 2013 is set to be another.John Wetton, Geoff Downes and Carl Palmer are delighted to announce that not only do they have an incredible talent in place to step into Steve Howe’s shoes, but also that their first international show with newcomer Sam Coulson will be a high profile performance at Sweden Rock 2013.
See also hurricane Sandy proceeds up the east coast of the US and several areas are placed under warning status, ASIA recommends that fans check with promoters regarding venues within the hurricane area.