Re: STEVE HOWE Quits ASIA ...again !
Posted by: nivjourney ()
Date: January 11, 2013 12:27AM

YAY!
Thank god for that. Boring, boring guitarist.
He's just about bearable in Yes, becaue they aren't purely a rock band, so his little quirks don't seem so bad.
But watching Asia on the reunion tour where 4 old men just stood there, and then the guitar solo was a skinny balding old school teacher-lookalike standing on one leg playing some 1930's ragtime number... well, it was mortifying.
They could continue with another guitarist, but I think they'd still be boring. John Wetton's voice is way past it's prime, Geoff's keyboards sound like something that should be played on the end of a pier while a magic act is performing to 20 people and Carl Palmer has been pretty ill of late.
Just let "Asia featuring John Payne" become "Asia", and let them carry on going forward. They have much more energy, and have a bigger back catalogue to draw from.
Sad thing is, if "Old Asia Pensioners" disband, Geoff will be full time in Yes :-( Oliver Wakeman deserves that job.
Niv

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STEVE HOWE Quits ASIA ...again ! 991 Shade 01/10/2013 09:09PM
Re: STEVE HOWE Quits ASIA ...again ! 578 Snake65 01/10/2013 09:30PM
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Re: STEVE HOWE Quits ASIA ...again ! 444 Darren In Florida 01/10/2013 10:15PM
Re: STEVE HOWE Quits ASIA ...again ! 442 Rux 01/10/2013 10:25PM
Re: STEVE HOWE Quits ASIA ...again ! 384 Stokieboy 01/10/2013 10:29PM
Re: STEVE HOWE Quits ASIA ...again ! 381 Dan 01/11/2013 12:10AM
They go on with a new guitar player!! 425 Rux 01/11/2013 02:18AM
Re: STEVE HOWE Quits ASIA ...again ! 328 Captain Can Man 01/11/2013 06:33AM
Re: STEVE HOWE Quits ASIA ...again !421 nivjourney 01/11/2013 12:27AM
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Re: speaking of Geoff Downes... 337 nivjourney 01/11/2013 02:10AM
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Re: speaking of Geoff Downes... 221 Dan 01/11/2013 07:02AM
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Re: speaking of Geoff Downes... 179 Dan 01/11/2013 11:31PM
Re: speaking of Geoff Downes... 203 Terry K. 01/11/2013 10:13AM
Re: speaking of Geoff Downes... 212 nivjourney 01/11/2013 11:16AM
Re: speaking of Geoff Downes... 253 Dan 01/11/2013 07:01AM
Re: speaking of Geoff Downes... 230 Terry K. 01/11/2013 10:15AM
Re: speaking of Geoff Downes... 209 nivjourney 01/11/2013 11:18AM
Re: speaking of Geoff Downes... 220 nivjourney 01/11/2013 11:14AM
Re: speaking of Geoff Downes... 203 kingnoony 01/11/2013 12:40PM
Re: speaking of Geoff Downes... 192 nivjourney 01/11/2013 10:18PM
Re: speaking of Geoff Downes... 188 kingnoony 01/11/2013 11:27PM
Re: STEVE HOWE Quits ASIA ...again ! 239 Ross S. 01/11/2013 11:56AM


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