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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...

The Results For The Third Progressive Music Awards Are In! And Peter Gabriel Has Been Named 'Prog God'!

English singer/songwriter, Peter Gabriel, has been honoured at the annual Progressive Music Awards, by being the award for 'Prog God', for his five decade long music career. The event was held at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre...

Peter Gabriel Honoured At Progessive Music Awards

Peter Gabriel was named Prog God at the Progressive Music Awards.The 'In Your Eyes' rocker - who was also named the evening's guest of honour - accepted the Prog God award, which celebrates musicians who...

Steve Hackett: Genesis Reunion Went Well

Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett insists he didn't ''b***ch'' about anyone when he was reunited with the band for a new BBC documentary.The progressive rock pioneer, who was a member of the group from 1971 to...

Genesis To Reunite For Tv Documentary

Genesis are reuniting for a new TV show. The progressive-rock band, made up of Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Tony Banks, Steve Hackett and Mike Rutherford, are joining forces once again for the BBC documentary, 'Genesis:...

Genesis Reunite For Documentary

The original stars of Genesis are set to reunite to film a new documentary.Peter Gabriel and Phil Collins will regroup with former members including Mike Rutherford, Steve Hackett and Tony Banks for a film titled...

Yes' Chris Squire Unfazed By Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Snub

Yes bassist Chris Squire insists he won't ''lose any sleep'' over his band missing out on a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The 66-year-old musician, who is touring with a new line-up,...

Peter Gabriel's Genesis Outfits Have Rotted Away

Rocker Peter Gabriel wants to give his iconic Genesis stage outfits to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame but most of them have rotted away.The Sledgehammer hitmaker was known for his outlandish and bizarre...

Mike Rutherford Relied On Wife's Memory For Book

Mike Rutherford had to rely on his wife to remember many key moments in his life when he was writing his book. The 63-year-old musician - who is a member of Genesis and Mike +...

Peter Gabriel: 'I'll Attend Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Gala This Time'

Peter Gabriel has confirmed he'll attend the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony when he's honoured in April (14) after missing out on Genesis' celebration there in 2010.The Sledgehammer singer was forced to...

Nirvana And Linda Ronstadt Nominated For Hall Of Fame Honour

Rock legends Nirvana, singer Linda Ronstadt, and former Genesis star Peter Gabriel are among the acts nominated for inclusion at next year's (14) Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.Organisers have named 16 stars shortlisted...

Genesis Offered Reunion Deals

The former stars of Genesis have been offered a number of big money deals to reform, according to guitarist Steve Hackett.Hackett insists he is in favour of bringing the band back together for a reunion...

Lily Collins Doesn't Want To Rely On Her Famous Dad Phil

Lily Collins wants to make it on the big screen without her famous father Phil Collins' help.The 24-year-old actress doesn't want to rely on her Genesis singer dad's contacts to forge her own career path,...

Phish Want Peter Gabriel For Genesis Album Tribute Concert

Rockers Phish have invited Peter Gabriel to join them onstage for their annual Halloween gig to perform classic Genesis album The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway in its entirety.Singer Trey Anastasio has confirmed reports he...

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