Asia

Asia Begins New Era With Epic ‘Valkyrie’
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube 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. ‘Valkyrie,’ the lead single from Asiaa&#x…
Asia Announce New Album
Asia will release their first album without founding guitarist Steve Howe next month. ‘Gravitas,’ which features new guitarist Sam Coulson, will be released on March 25 on Frontiers Records. “With the addition of Sam, it allowed us to take the band in a slightly differ…
Steve Howe Quits Asia
Legendary guitarist Steve Howe has quit the classic rock supergroup Asia, the band have confirmed. The group teamed the Yes guitarist with his former bandmate Geoff Downes, ELP drummer Carl Palmer and former King Crimson and U.K. front man John Wetton for a multi-platinum debut album in 1982 that wa…
Jumping Asian Carp Make Fishing Way Easier [VIDEO]
Who needs those boring fishing trips where you spend all day waiting for a bite in the blistering heat? In this creek, Asian carp are so densely populated that they literally jump right out of the water and into this family’s boat. It’s sorta terrifying but it definitely takes the hard…