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Korea's Hyundai To Pitch New Car At Super Bowl

Although none of the Big Three automakers has bought any commercials for the February 1 Super Bowl, Hyundai said Monday that it plans to air two commercials for its new 2010 Genesis Coupe. The commercials...

Genesis Lyrics Inspired By Posh School

Rock legends GENESIS developed their fantasy lyrical style because their posh school upbringing left them with no idea of love. Guitarist Mike Rutherford admits life in exclusive British boys' school Charterhouse in Surrey, south England,...

Gabriel To Work With Hot Chip?

HOT CHIP have revealed they have asked PETER GABRIEL to collaborate with them on their next album.The London band and former GENESIS singer recently recorded a cover of VAMPIRE WEEKEND'S Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa.Speaking to...

By on 26 September 2008

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"My dad played Vancouver on my 13th birthday, and I was scheduled to play the drums on EASY LOVER, but I broke my arm breakdancing... But I went up there and played anyway - with...

Gabriel + Wife Welcome Tot

Former GENESIS frontman Peter Gabriel has become a father for the fourth time. The 58-year-old's wife Meabh Flynn, 37, gave birth to Luc on 5 July (08). The couple already has a son, Isaac, now...

Duffy Claims Song Of The Year Prize At Mojo Awards

Duffy's smash hit Mercy has been named song of the year in the Mojo Honours List 2008.The Welsh singer's number one single was called a "timeless song" by the magazine's editor-in-chief Phil Alexander at last...

By on 17 June 2008

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"It might happen... He's a very busy man these days. He was one of Time's (magazine) 100 Men of the Year. He's got plenty of other things on his plate at the moment. Going out...

Gabriel Provides Cheap Music For Fans

Former GENESIS rocker PETER GABRIEL is set to launch a new internet venture that will provide cheaper downloads for music fans. The singer - who founded music download website We7 - will team up with...

Hyundai: Super Bowl Was Worth It

Hyundai, which had said in January that it was considering yanking its two ads from the Super Bowl telecast because of the declining economy and the spots' $5.4-million total cost, now says it has no...

Hyundai To Remain As Super Bowl Sponsor

After reportedly planning to withdraw its two Super Bowl spots, purchased at a price of nearly $3 million each, Hyundai has apparently had a change of heart. A spokesperson for the Korean auto company told...

Police Score Top-grossing Tour

Reformed rockers The Police have been named as the most successful touring band of 2007, with over $212 million (105 million) grossed.According to Billboard Boxscore, the reunited band sold over 1.8 million tickets for their...

By on 17 December 2007

Led Zep Set For Glorious Return

All-conquering rock'n'roll stars Led Zeppelin are set to play together for the first time since 1988 as their reunion concert approaches.The aged rockers are due to kick off their two-hour set at 21:00 GMT at...

By on 10 December 2007

Collins Slams Mccartney

Former GENESIS drummer PHIL COLLINS has slammed SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY - insisting he would never work with the star again. The star has collaborated with the former Beatle in the past, but is adamant MCCartney's...

Gabriel 'Too Busy' For Genesis Tour

Singer PETER GABRIEL refused to join his former band GENESIS on their 2007 reunion tour because he was "too busy". The 57-year-old shot to fame with the group in the 1970s but walked out in...

Police Shelve Two Gigs

Reformed 1980s legends The Police have cancelled two gigs in Manchester due to illness.A statement on the band's website said lead singer Sting is suffering from a throat infection.The gigs at the MEN arena tonight...

By on 15 October 2007

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"There's a very vocal element that wants to hear the PETER (GABRIEL)-era stuff, before we apparently 'sold out'." PHIL COLLINS admits GENESIS fans want more from the group's reunion tour....

Led Zep Confirm Reunion Gig

Legendary rockers Led Zeppelin have confirmed that they will be reforming for a one-off show.The band convened a press conference to announce plans to get back together for a gig at London's O2 Arena.Singer Robert...

By on 12 September 2007

Richards' Ashes Snorting Antics Earns Him Odd Awards Nomination

KEITH RICHARDS' ashes-snorting confession has won the wrinkly rocker the chance to compete with the reunions of THE POLICE and GENESIS as the Event Of The Year at the upcoming Classic Rock Awards in London....

Hayes Rocks Soggy Womad

Isaac Hayes wowed the crowd at this year's rain-blighted Womad festival in Wiltshire last night.The singer performed Soul Man and the theme from Shaft in his set to make festival-goers forget the torrential downpours and...

By on 30 July 2007

Weather Warning From Womad Organisers

The organisers of this weekend's Womad music festival have warned people attending to make sure they are prepared for the adverse weather.The three-day world music event, which began today, is being held at Wiltshire's Charlton...

By on 27 July 2007

Genesis Stars Past + Present Authorise New History Book

Reunited rockers GENESIS are set to have the last word about their incredible history in a definitive band autobiography. Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks and former bandmates Peter Gabriel and Steve Hackett all agreed...

Rutherford Takes Up Polo

GENESIS bassist MIKE RUTHERFORD took up polo during the band's eight year break - and is still paying the price recovering from a string of injuries. The guitarist starting playing the equestrian sport when the...

Collins Regrets Comeback

Rocker PHIL COLLINS regrets agreeing to reunite with GENESIS, because the comeback tour has kept him away from his two young sons. The singer has split with his third wife Orianne Cevey since agreeing to...

Diana Concert Ratings Beat Live Earth

Live Earth drew a smaller TV audience than the Concert for Diana on Saturday, according to figures released today.The Al Gore-headed Live Earth series achieved viewer stats of less than a third of the total...

By on 09 July 2007

Rio's Live Earth Back On

Rio de Janeiro's Live Earth concert is now back on after security concerns raised by local authorities have been eased by the concert organisers.Earlier this week the gig was cancelled after local police wanted to...

By on 06 July 2007

Timberlake Set For Live Earth

Justin Timberlake will make a surprise appearance at London's Live Earth concert at Wembley Stadium this Saturday.Reports in the Sun newspaper this morning suggested the popstar would perform and this has since been apparently confirmed...

By on 05 July 2007

Movie Reviews: Evan Almighty

Critics by and large have concluded that Evan Almighty is no The Ten Commandments, that Steve Carell is no Charlton Heston, and that director Tom Shadyac is no Cecil B. DeMille. "Here's the funniest thing:...

Metallica And Kasabian Added To London Live Earth

Metallica, Kasabian and Pussycat Dolls have been added to the line-up for London's Live Earth concert.They will be joined by Terra Naomi, completing the final roster of acts performing at Wembley Stadium on July 7th.The...

By on 20 June 2007

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METALLICA have been added to the packed bill at London's Live Earth global-warming awareness concert on 7 July (07). The star studded concert - one of many to be staged around the world on the...

Oldies Invade Album Chart

While the youngsters are concentrating on next weekend's Glastonbury festival, ageing rockers have launched a backhand coup on the album chart top ten.Supergroup The Traveling Wilburys are straight in at number one this week.The band,...

By on 18 June 2007

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