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Phil Collins To Return To The Stage For U.s. Open Performance

The former Genesis star, who last year (15) announced the end of his retirement, has been booked to perform on 29 August (16). According to reports, Collins will sing just one song,...

Phil Collins To Get Candid And Honest In New Autobiography

The former child star and Genesis frontman, who is preparing for his first live shows in six years, will publish his autobiography in October (16). Poking fun at the many death hoaxes...

Phil Collins' Ex-wife Battles Second Husband Over House Sale

Orianne Cevey, who recently reconciled with Phil, 65, has accused investment banker Charles Fouad Mejjati of fraud. It is alleged the money man coerced her to sign a marital settlement that gave...

Phil Collins Announces First Official Gig In Six Years

He'll perform "unplugged" at the Jackie Gleason Theater on 11 March (16), according to multiple reports. The gig is a benefit for the Little Dreams Foundation, which the former Genesis frontman founded...

Phil Collins: 'I Was Annoying - I Know!'

The British performer is an accomplished singer and drummer, boasting a successful solo career as well as fronting band Genesis. During a chat with Entertainment Weekly, Phil was reminded of his constant presence throughout the...

Phil Collins To Remarry Third Ex-wife 'One Day'

Earlier this month (Feb16), the former Genesis star revealed he had reconciled with Orianne, the mother of his two sons, who he divorced in 2008. "I'm actually back with my third wife,"...

Phil Collins' Ex-wife Begins Divorce Proceedings

The former Genesis star recently revealed he had reconciled with his third wife Orianne Cevey, the mother of his two sons, who he divorced in 2008, telling Billboard.com, "I'm actually back with my...

Phil Collins Grateful Adele Didn't Slay Him In The Press

The former Genesis star was one of the people the Hello singer turned to when she was making a start on the album that would become 25, but after sending him some music to work...

Phil Collins Fractured Foot In Post-surgery Fall

The former Genesis star cancelled a number of engagements in October (15) after he was admitted to hospital for surgery, and he has now revealed the operation was to treat trapped nerves which...

Sting And Peter Gabriel To Embark On Joint Tour

The Police frontman embarked on a joint world tour with Paul Simon between February, 2014 and April, 2015, and he has now organised a similar trek of North America with former Genesis star...

Phil Collins Brands Jim Carrey Arrogant And Annoying

The former Genesis star admits he is irrationally irritated by the Dumb and Dumber actor and can not bear to watch him onscreen because Jim's full-on personality infuriates him. Phil told British...

Jason Bonham Honoured To Be Part Of Phil Collins' Comeback

Health issues have prompted the Against All Odds singer to step away from the drumkit and he has drafted in rocker Jason to take his place. "We got together for three weeks...

Phil Collins Petition Scrapped

The drive to prevent the former Genesis star from making a return to music after an absence of four years was launched last week (ends08Nov15), with organisers urging music lovers to add their...

Petition Aims To Stop Phil Collins' Comeback

The former Genesis star stepped away from the spotlight in 2011, insisting he was giving up his career to spend more time with his family. Phil's retirement did not last long as...

There's Actually A Petition To Stop Phil Collins From Coming Out Of Retirement

Poor Phil Collins. The former Genesis frontman hasn't made any new music since 2002 and has just recovered from major back surgery, so when he announced he was coming out of retirement last week he...

Phil Collins Planning To Give Up Retirement For New Tour

The former Genesis frontman tells Rolling Stone magazine he's been away from the spotlight for too long, while battling hearing and back issues, and now he's "raring to go" again. The 64...

Back Surgery Prompts Phil Collins To Postpone Release Of Remastered Albums

The former Genesis star pulled out of an appearance at a charity dinner in New York City on 6 October (15) after alerting fans at the event to his operation days before....

Phil Collins Writing First Memoir

The In The Air Tonight singer announced the new project with publishers at Penguin Random House on Monday (12Oct15), revealing he has been approached to write a book several times, but the timing...

Tony Banks & Roy Wood Win Top Prizes At London's Progressive Music Awards

Banks was honoured with the Prog God Award, while Wizard frontman Wood picked up the Outer Limits Award at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Meanwhile, Steven Wilson's Hand. Cannot. Erase was named Album of...

Public Service Broadcasting Honoured At Prog Awards

Public Service Broadcasting, Genesis' Tony Banks and Roy Wood were among the winners at the Progressive Music Awards tonight (03.09.15).The annual ceremony - which was hosted by broadcaster Matthew Wright - saw PSB pick up...

Muse Named Biggest Selling Progressive Act

Muse have been named the biggest selling progressive act of the millennium so far. The band beat Pink Floyd to the top spot in a list compiled by the Official Charts Company and Prog Magazine...

Phil Collins Buys J.lo's Old House For $33m

Phil Collins has bought Jennifer Lopez's old beach mansion in Miami for $33 million. The former Genesis singer grabbed the opportunity to buy the mansion on 5800 North Bay Road - looking out over the...

Stereophonics Announce New Album

Stereophonics are releasing a new album.The band have announced that their ninth LP 'Keep The Village Alive' will come out on September 11, 2015, through their own Stylus Records label through Ignition Records.Frontman Kelly Jones...

Mike Rutherford: Genesis Wouldn't Reform For Glastonbury

Mike Rutherford says a headline slot at Glastonbury wouldn't be enough to tempt Genesis to reform.The 64-year-old musician insists he and the other members of the band - Phil Collins, Tony Banks and original singer...

Peter Gabriel Backs Mental Health Campaign

The former Genesis frontman has joined the Time to Mind drive, launched by Britain's The Times newspaper, because he is convinced mental health problems will have a massive impact on a child's future...

Phil Collins Named Honorary Texan

The former Genesis drummer spent years collecting memorabilia from the 1836 Texas Revolutionary Battle and he donated his artefacts to curators of a new museum at the historic site in San Antonio, Texas...

Phil Collins: 'Genesis Reunion Will Never Happen'

Phil Collins has ruled out a reunion of the classic Genesis line-up because he can never play the drums again.The Against All Odds hitmaker has hung up his cymbals for good because nerve damage in...

Steve Hackett Slams Genesis Documentary

Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett has slammed a new documentary about the band, accusing producers of giving a "biased account" of the group's history.Earlier this year (14), the original members of the British rock group reunited...

Genesis Won't Reunite

Phil Collins insists a Genesis reunion is ''never'' going to happen.The 63-year-old rocker - who was the group's drummer until he took over as singer when Peter Gabriel left in 1974 - thinks it would...

Jonathan King To Star In Bbc Documentary

Disgraced music mogul Jonathan King is to appear in a Bbc documentary about rock legends Genesis.King was jailed for seven years in 2001 for molesting five boys aged between 13 and 15, and his former...

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