Billy has just begun a new project with Jonathan Elias, Jimi Haun, Michael Sherwood, Jay Schellan, and a host of other musicians. Tentatively called "The Unknown", the music will be "in the style of The Mahavishnu Orchestra meets Yes" to quote Billy. The project is just getting started, with all members contributing music. Billy reports that one tune has already been recorded. Stay tuned for more details as they become available.
Billy is also nearly complete with his second solo project, now titled Metaphor. He is has completed all but a few minutes of music and hopes to have it wrapped in the next couple of weeks. He describes the lyrical content as "very colorful" and "touching on everything from religion and politics to paleontology." Check back here soon for a preview of the lyrics.
Billy and Chris have also been in contact and are continuing to work out details for the second Conspiracy release, which currently has at least seven tracks, with more to be written.
Yes is on hiatus from touring until June, when they will once again be touring North Americathis time with Kansas.
Billy and Yes continue to wow fans across Europe - be sure to check out the YesNet reviews page for the most recent reviews.
Billy is on a break right now, getting ready for the upcoming tour of Europe, later this winter. For more information on the tour, go to the tour page at YesWorld.com. In the meantime, here are some pictures of Billy taken last fall in San Francisco.
Read what Billy has to say in recent interviews with Cherie Vergos and The Music Street Journal.
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