John Wetton, the prog-rock stalwart who's served as singer, songwriter and bassist for a lengthy list of acts that includes Asia, King Crimson and UK, recently underwent major surgery to remove a cancerous growth.
Asia has begun its newest post-Steve Howe era with a song that focuses more on the evolving songwriting partnership of John Wetton and Geoff Downes than on the presence of their new 20-something guitarist.
Purple Pyramid's ongoing series of tribute records has offered new re-recordings of hits by a growing list of artists that includes Genesis and Yes. The latest offering pays tribute to the Steve Miller Band.
A retrospective look at Andy Warhols' artwork will tour five Asian cities over the next three years. The exhibit will be the pop art icon's largest ever in Asia. It will include over 300 paintings, photographs, screen prints, drawings and sculptures.