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Genesis Turned Down In The Air Tonight

PHIL COLLINS' GENESIS bandmates turned down the chance to record his solo smash hit IN THE AIR TONIGHT as a group effort.The rocker has revealed he offered the song to Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks...

Ellis 'Bored' By Genesis

Famed writer BRET EASTON ELLIS has a deep dislike of prog-rockers GENESIS - he was bored rigid by their music when researching his iconic novel AMERICAN PSYCHO.Ellis' notorious 1991 book tells the story of crazed...

Gabriel Fights To Save Solsbury Hill

Former GENESIS star PETER GABRIEL has joined the fight to halt developments at the picturesque English valley which inspired his song SOLSBURY HILL.The rocker wrote the 1977 track after a "spiritual experience" at the beauty...

Phil Collins' Nerve Agony

Phil Collins has to tape his drumsticks to his hands.The former Genesis star has suffered severe nerve damage to his hands and admits he now finds it incredibly difficult to play his instrument.He explained: "The...

Abba Inducted Into Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame

The Stooges, Genesis, ABBA, The Hollies and Jimmy Cliff were inducted into the Rock 'N' Roll hall of fame last night (15.03.10).The legendary performers were all honoured with a dinner in New York, and representatives...

Class Of 2010 Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

British rockers GENESIS, THE STOOGES and ABBA have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as the class of 2010.The ceremony at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel on Monday night (15Mar10) opened...

Rutherford Glad He Kept Genesis Gear

GENESIS founder MIKE RUTHERFORD is glad he insisted on keeping the band's former stage outfits, instruments and equipment stored in a barn near his studio - because it gave Rock & Roll Hall of Fame...

Gabriel Will Not Be Part Of Hall Of Fame Celebrations

PETER GABRIEL will not be part of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York next month (Mar10) when his former band GENESIS become members of the music museum.The Sledgehammer singer...

Gabriel Won't Reteam With Genesis For Hall Of Fame Night

PETER GABRIEL has stunned the music world by announcing he won't be joining his former GENESIS bandmates onstage for the group's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction in March (10).In fact, the Sledgehammer hitmaker...

Abba's Hall Of Fame Nod

Benny Andersson never expected ABBA to make it to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The four piece Swedish band - who are set to join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next...

Abba & Genesis Lead Hall Of Fame's Class Of 2010

Swedish pop icons ABBA and rockers GENESIS and THE STOOGES will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2010.The stars, along with Jamaican reggae artist Jimmy...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Hall Of Famers

Red Hot Chili Peppers have been nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on their first year of eligibility.Artists can be inducted 25 years after their debut release and both the 'Californication' hitmakers...

Muse's Modern Symphony

Muse's symphony sounds like a "very contemporary film soundtrack".The trio end their new album 'The Resistance' with a three-part classical overture entitled 'Exogenesis' and say they felt confident about the unusual piece because of their...

Nick Cannon Bible Bashes Eminem

Mariah Carey's husband says Eminem will be punished by God for insulting his wife.Nick Cannon is furious with the rapper for recording the track 'The Warning', in which he crudely talks about his brief relationship...

Muse's Uncool Instrumentation

Muse's new album features slap bass.The trio decided to use the "uncool" bass guitar playing style - mostly featured on 80s funk records - on the track 'Unnatural Selection', which features on forthcoming LP 'The...

Gabriel Lands Polar Prize

Former GENESIS singer PETER GABRIEL has been awarded Sweden's prestigious Polar Music Prize. The star shares the honour, which is handed out by the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, with Venezuelan composer Jose Antonio Abreu. The...

Peter Gabriel Pulls Out Of Oscars Over Song Cut

Peter Gabriel has withdrawn from performing at this year's Academy awards after learning his song would be restricted to only 65 seconds.The former Genesis singer is co-nominated for the best song prize for Down to...

By on 13 February 2009

Collins Pays Tribute To Martyn

Former GENESIS star PHIL COLLINS has paid tribute to singer-songwriter JOHN MARTYN, who died on Thursday (29Jan09). Martyn, who released 20 studio albums during his 40-year music career, passed away in an Irish hospital at the...

Eastwood Makes Gran Return

In a finish that surprised for the length of its lead, Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino took the checkered flag in the race for the top spot at the weekend box office, earning an estimated $29...

Gabriel Unites Super-statesmen For Charity Drive

Former GENESIS rocker PETER GABRIEL has teamed some of the world's most inspiring and influential individuals in a bid to help the globe's most needy people. Two years after Gabriel and Virgin tycoon Sir Richard...

Gabriel: 'Full Genesis Reunion Is Still Possible'

PETER GABRIEL has fuelled reports of a full GENESIS reunion after telling a British music magazine he has "no real objection" to touring with his former bandmates. Gabriel insists other commitments forced him to step...

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

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

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

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