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Banks: 'We Mocked Phil Collins'

GENESIS keyboardist TONY BANKS used to tease bandmate PHIL COLLINS in a bid to bring the frontman down to earth. Banks admits he and fellow bandmembers, including guitarist MIKE RUTHERFORD, were often envious of Collins'...

The Braves' New World

The Atlanta Braves, the baseball team that is often credited with launching Turner Broadcasting, has been sold to John Malone's Liberty Media, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing two people familiar with the deal....

Genesis To Play Biggest Concert

Rock veterans GENESIS are preparing to take Italy by storm - they're playing their biggest gig ever in Rome this summer (07). The band, who reunited last year (06) for their first tour in 15...

Van Halen Join 'Bands Reunited'

DAVID LEE ROTH is getting back behind the microphone with legendary 80s rockers VAN HALEN, in the latest reunion tour to tempt fans to part with their cash once again.VAN HALEN join a growing list...

By on 29 January 2007

Gabriel's Political Website Urge

Rocker PETER GABRIEL has urged big businesses to embrace the latest technology to highlight human rights abuses around the world. The SLEDGEHAMMER star needs more cash to fund his venture Witness, which seeks to document...

Gabriel Calls On Venture Capitalists To Help Album Launch

Rocker PETER GABRIEL's new album will be launched in America thanks to a venture capital trust initiative. Bosses at London-based firm Ingenious have raised more than $4 million (GBP2 million) to help promote the former...

Genesis Gigs Sell Out In Ninety Minutes

Rock legends GENESIS sold out their British comeback concert tour in just 90 minutes on Friday (24NOV06). The band will perform gigs in London and Manchester, England as part of their 2007 Turn It On...

Gorbachev Undergoes Neck Operation

MIKHAIL GORBACHEV underwent an operation to repair an artery in his neck in Germany on Tuesday (21NOV06). The last leader of the Soviet Union was admitted to an exclusive clinic in Munich on Sunday (19NOV06)...

Gabriel Wins Man Of Peace Award

Former GENESIS rocker PETER GABRIEL received the annual Man of Peace award today (17NOV06) from a foundation headed by former Soviet leader MIKHAIL GORBACHEV. Gabriel won the award for his work promoting human rights and...

Hackett Blasts Peter Gabriel

Original GENESIS guitarist STEVE HACKETT blames PETER GABRIEL for being dropped from the band's reunion tour. PHIL COLLINS, MIKE RUTHERFORD and TONY BANKS confirmed this week (07NOV06) they are to reform as Genesis and will...

Genesis Deny 'Copycat' Reunion

Eighties rock giants GENESIS have denied "copying" other veteran bands by staging a comeback. PHIL COLLINS, MIKE RUTHERFORD and TONY BANKS officially confirmed yesterday (07NOV06) they will reunite next year (07) to embark on a...

Collins Turns Deaf Ear On Medical Advice

GENESIS frontman PHIL COLLINS is risking permanent deafness by reuniting the rock giants for a tour next year (07). Collins and bandmates MIKE RUTHERFORD and TONY BANKS officially confirmed the comeback yesterday (07NOV06), but the...

'Unfashionable' Collins Eyes Pharrell Williams Team-up

Veteran rocker PHIL COLLINS is surprised to be planning a future collaboration with hip-hop star PHARRELL WILLIAMS because he thinks of himself as "tremendously unfashionable". The GENESIS star, who features in the latest GRAND THEFT...

Moby's Heroes Rule

Dance star MOBY was terrified of meeting PETER GABRIEL at the Q Music Awards yesterday (30OCT06), in case the former GENESIS frontman failed to live up to his expectations. The PORCELAIN hitmaker presented Gabriel with...

Gabriel: 'Genesis Reunion Looks To Be Going Well'

PETER GABRIEL has reassured fans that reformed rockers GENESIS are getting along with each other, despite not taking part in the upcoming reunion himself. Gabriel, who was replaced as the British band's frontman by drummer...

Collins Amazed By His 1980s Self In Video Game

Veteran rocker PHIL COLLINS has praised the makers of an upcoming video game for accurately reconstructing his "embarrassing" look in the 1980s. The rocker, who recently reunited with his GENESIS bandmates, features as himself in...

Gabriel Turns Down Genesis Reunion

PETER GABRIEL will not be taking part in the upcoming GENESIS reunion, although he refuses to rule out reforming with his former bandmates sometime in the future. Gabriel, who replaced as the British band's frontman...

Genesis Reform

Eighties rock giants GENESIS are reforming a decade after lead singer PHIL COLLINS left the group to focus on a solo career. Collins, MIKE RUTHERFORD and TONY BANKS will reunite next year (07) to embark...

Sex Pistol Steve Robbed From Rod And Ronnie

Former SEX PISTOLS guitarist STEVE JONES equipped his first group with items he'd stolen from ROD STEWART and DAVID BOWIE, but regrets not thieving GENESIS' gear. The GOD SAVE THE QUEEN rocker former a group...

Spice Girls Called To Reunite

Defunct British girl band THE SPICE GIRLS have topped a poll as the group music fans most want to reform. The WANNABE stars beat legendary rockers LED ZEPPELIN into second place, while THE POLICE and...

Collins Lands Radio Slot

PHIL COLLINS can add DJ to his impressive resume after signing on to guest host satellite radio show the STARLIGHT CHANNEL's broadcast later today (08AUG06). The former GENESIS rocker will hit the airwaves on the...

Genesis Drummer Returns For Tribute Band Show

Original GENESIS drummer JOHN MAYHEW has reappeared from obscurity to sit in with one of the supergroup's tribute bands. Mayhew joined the classic rock group in the late 1960s just before founders TONY BANKS, PETER...

Collins: 'Genesis Got Better With Me'

PHIL COLLINS is annoyed by rock fans who feel he ruined GENESIS because the future supergroup was nothing but a small cult act when he replaced original frontman PETER GABRIEL. With Collins as singer, the...

Collins 'Desperate' For Tony

Rocker PHIL COLLINS is "desperate" to scoop a Tony Award for his score for new Disney musical TARZAN - to complete his impressive array of career trophies. The former GENESIS drummer has an Academy Award,...

Clapton Headlines Pro-hunt Concert

PUBLISHED IN 2006 ERIC CLAPTON has agreed to headline a controversial seven-hour concert supporting the Countryside Alliance in its fight to lift the ban on fox hunting in the UK. The TEARS IN HEAVEN hitmaker,...

Genesis To Reform?

Legendary rockers GENESIS are reforming to record a new album and tour, it will be announced next week (begs13MAR06). PHIL COLLINS and PETER GABRIEL will reportedly reveal their plans to regroup the LAND OF CONFUSION...

West: 'Monkeys Are Like Genesis'

Rap star KANYE WEST insists ARCTIC MONKEYS drummer MATT HELDERS is almost as good as his favourite sticksman - PHIL COLLINS. The hip-hop hitmaker's unlikely idol is still adored in the music industry, even though...

Gabriel Junior Knows What He Wants

Rocker PETER GABRIEL only sings songs his three-year-old son ISAAC likes - or the toddler complains. The former GENESIS frontman is convinced his son's musical taste is already finely developed, as he communicates his...

Collins Plans Hits Musical

British rocker PHIL COLLINS is following in the footsteps of ROD STEWART and using his chart hits to create a musical show. The former GENESIS frontman was inspired to write his stage extravaganza while...

Genesis Stars Team Up For Property Bid

GENESIS founders PHIL COLLINS, MIKE RUTHERFORD and TONY BANKS are planning to turn a piece of Britpop history into a new apartment block. The trio has reunited as part of a consortium plan to...

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