Peter Banks dead at 65

2013-03-12 by Robert Davis CONTRIBUTOR | 39 Comments
Founding Yes guitarist Peter Banks died last Thursday as a result of heart failure in his London home. He was reportedly found dead after failing to show up for a recording session. No further details have been made available.

http://www.progrockmag.com/news/peter-banks-founding-yes-guitarist-dead-at-65/

Tagged: Yes

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KILL
March 12th 2013
79108 Comments


omg!

RivalSkoomaDealer
March 12th 2013
1595 Comments


They are playing near me next month. Was considering going.

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RivalSkoomaDealer
March 12th 2013
1595 Comments


R.I.P.

KILL
March 12th 2013
79108 Comments


dude he hasnt been in the band in like 40 years

MeatSalad
March 12th 2013
16602 Comments


lol

someguest
March 12th 2013
27899 Comments


peter credit unions met his demise when stakeholders turned into shareholders

the full story at 11

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KILL
March 12th 2013
79108 Comments


someguest tries to be funny

fails :D

bach
March 12th 2013
15293 Comments


well fuck

someguest
March 12th 2013
27899 Comments


the only Banks I care about is Uncle Phil

RivalSkoomaDealer
March 12th 2013
1595 Comments


Close to the Edge will always be one of the best albums ever conceived.

KILL
March 12th 2013
79108 Comments


lol this guy must be clownin yall

Eclecticist
March 12th 2013
3863 Comments


rip

RivalSkoomaDealer
March 12th 2013
1595 Comments


Nothing to clown about. Shit sucks.

someguest
March 12th 2013
27899 Comments


close to the edge is a good album but the keyboards are pretty simple

KILL
March 12th 2013
79108 Comments


XD

XD

oltnabrick
March 13th 2013
35835 Comments


RIP



Trist66
March 13th 2013
148 Comments


This guy didn't play on Close to the Edge. Or Fragile. Or really any of the good Yes albums.

RIP still I guess.

Chortles
March 13th 2013
19702 Comments


ye wakeman was a fart

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FearThyEvil
March 13th 2013
14989 Comments


r.i.p.

YetAnotherBrick
March 13th 2013
6657 Comments


damn, i guess some people only give sympathy if they get something back

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North0House2
March 13th 2013
5943 Comments


YOU CAN'T DIE IF YOU GOT SWAG

henryChinaski
March 13th 2013
3521 Comments


RIP

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ILikeMoosicBetrThanU
March 13th 2013
9 Comments


'Yes' isn't as good as the music I like.

NapalmCrusader
March 13th 2013
1738 Comments


RIP

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
March 13th 2013
26074 Comments


RIP

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Dolving999
March 13th 2013
1762 Comments


NO!

RIP

Azn.
March 13th 2013
5625 Comments


never really liked yes but I know they're classics
RIP, thanks for everything you contributed to music

manosg
Contributing Reviewer
March 13th 2013
9982 Comments


RIP

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TheNotrap
March 13th 2013
8505 Comments


RIP


ManintheBox
March 13th 2013
891 Comments


RIP man, Will be jammin Fragile in tribute.

KILL
March 13th 2013
79108 Comments


he wasnt on fragile you tard jam some s/t

Nagrarok
March 13th 2013
8533 Comments


Shame on most of you who don't even seem to realize Banks only played on Yes' first two albums. Admittedly the classic stuff came with his departure and Steve Howe's arrival, but that makes the man no less important in shaping the band's early sound. R.I.P.

edit: ah KILL beat me to it

Hawks
March 13th 2013
47069 Comments


This guy didn't play on Close to the Edge. Or Fragile. Or really any of the good Yes albums.

RIP still I guess.

I've never even listened to Yes, but what kind of shit is that? He didn't play on any of their "good" albums so fuck him. That's pretty fucked don't you think?

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someguest
March 13th 2013
27899 Comments


This guy didn't play on Close to the Edge. Or Fragile. Or really any of the good Yes albums.

RIP still I guess.


lmfao

TheCrocodile
March 13th 2013
2586 Comments


RIP.

Trist66
March 13th 2013
148 Comments


I've never even listened to Yes, but what kind of shit is that? He didn't play on any of their
"good" albums so fuck him. That's pretty fucked don't you think?


People die, it's part of life.

I'm not going to give every person who touched a guitar a fucking eulogy.





JosiahTheAxeman
March 13th 2013
25 Comments


RIP

immortalizepain
March 14th 2013
392 Comments


RIP

NightmareCinema16
July 28th 2013
2016 Comments


I MISSED THIS. RIP



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