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Lost Peter Gabriel Footage Of Amnesty Tour Found In A Barn

22nd October 2013

Peter Gabriel's lost home video footage from the 1986 Amnesty International A Conspiracy Of Hope U.S. tour has been unearthed and restored for an upcoming Dvd.The rocker kept his video camera running on plane and...

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Nirvana, Kiss & Deep Purple Emerge As Early Favourites For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

By Joe Wilde | 17th October 2013

The Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame will induct it's class of 2014 in April next year and earlier this week the nominees for the coveted place among rock's elite was announced to the public....

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Nirvana And Linda Ronstadt Nominated For Hall Of Fame Honour

16th October 2013

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...

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Nirvana Finally Eligible For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Honour

By Lauren James | 16th October 2013

90s rock band Nirvana are one of 16 acts nominated for entry into the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Owing to the rule that only acts who released their debut album of single...

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Peter Gabriel's Croatia Concert Cancelled

6th September 2013

Peter Gabriel's upcoming concert in Zagreb, Croatia has been cancelled after the promoters went bust.The former Genesis star was due to perform in the city on 5 October (13), but the gig has now been...

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Phish Want Peter Gabriel For Genesis Album Tribute Concert

22nd August 2013

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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Peter Gabriel Fears Radiohead Hated His Cover Version

1st August 2013

Veteran rocker Peter Gabriel fears he will never get to work with Radiohead as frontman Thom Yorke was insulted by his version of their hit track Street Spirit (Fade Out).The former Genesis star recorded orchestral...

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Peter Gabriel Wrote Farewell Notes During Scary Flight

31st July 2013

Peter Gabriel developed a crippling fear of flying after he was involved in a series of terrifying mid-air incidents.The former Genesis star admits he has been through "periods" of being scared to board jets after...

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Peter Gabriel Readies Long-awaited Scratch My Back Follow-up

25th July 2013

Feist and Joseph Arthur have completed the line-up for Peter Gabriel's long-awaited Scratch My Back follow-up after Radiohead and David Bowie backed out of the project.The And I'll Scratch Yours album was to feature covers...

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Peter Gabriel Cuts Short Hiatus For Film Score Project

4th July 2013

Peter Gabriel has halted his year-long hiatus to record the original score for a new short film collection.The Sledgehammer rocker announced he'd be taking 2013 off to travel the world with his family, but it...

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'Pink Floyd' Artist Storm Thorgerson Dies Aged 69: His Greatest Album Covers

By Michael West | 19th April 2013

Storm Thorgerson, the artist who famously designed the cover art for Pink Floyd's classic album 'The Dark Side of the Moon,' has died aged 69, the band's management confirmed to the BBC. A childhood friend...

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Vampire Weekend's Road Trip Inspiration

19th April 2013

Vampire Weekend took a road trip for their new album.The indie band packed up their gear and travelled to Martha's Vineyard, an island South of Cape Cod in Massachusetts, to pen new tracks for their...

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Peter Gabriel Plants The Seed For Interspecies Internet Project

27th March 2013

Rocker Peter Gabriel is spearheading a new campaign for an interspecies Internet that will allow humans and animals to communicate.The Shock the Monkey singer teamed up with world wide web pioneer Vint Cerf to launch...

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Suede, Peter Gabriel And Primal Scream Owed Money From U.k. Festival

6th March 2013

Suede, Peter Gabriel and Primal Scream are among the acts who were left out of pocket following the collapse of a U.K. rock festival company last year (12).Music Festivals plc, the company behind events such...

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Peter Gabriel Ends Monthly Updates Before Year-long Sabbatical

19th November 2012

Rocker Peter Gabriel has made good on his promise to take a year off - and has put a hold on his monthly online broadcasts to fans.The Sledgehammer hitmaker announced plans to travel the world...

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Sledgehammer Was A Last-minute Addition To Peter Gabriel's So Album

26th October 2012

Peter Gabriel's smash-hit Sledgehammer single almost didn't make it on his groundbreaking 1986 album So - because the singer/songwriter didn't bring his new music project to the studio until his band and session musicians were...

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Peter Gabriel Uses High Speed Train Travel To Combat Writer's Block

23rd October 2012

Rocker Peter Gabriel takes train rides whenever he's struggling with lyrics - because he believes the "peripheral visual stimulation" of a fast-moving vehicle helps open his mind.The Sledgehammer singer reveals he has passed on his...

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The Things They Say: 3340352

23rd October 2012

"I'd actually thought of Dolly Parton and she wasn't interested." Rocker Peter Gabriel confirms the musical myth he originally considered the country star as his duet partner on hit ballad Don't Give Up. He eventually...

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Peter Gabriel Launches Sledgehammer Video Contest

22nd October 2012

Rocker Peter Gabriel is urging fans to recreate sections of his iconic Sledgehammer video as part of a new competition.The former Genesis star has set up an interactive section on his Facebook.com page where budding...

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Fascinating Fact: 3319162

10th October 2012

Actor John Cusack joined Peter Gabriel onstage for a second time in a week by appearing at the rocker's show in Santa Barbara, California on Tuesday night (09Oct12). Cusack's Say Anything... director Cameron Crowe also...

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Flashback To The '80s At The Hollywood Bowl For John Cusack And Peter Gabriel

By Michael West | 8th October 2012

One of the most iconic scenes from teenage rom-coms of the '80s, and the only one to have nothing to do with John Hughes, is from 'Say Anything' John Cusack's character Lloyd Dobler,...

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John Cusack Brings Boombox Onstage At Peter Gabriel Gig

8th October 2012

Actor John Cusack thrilled fans at Peter Gabriel's concert in Los Angeles on Saturday (06Oct12) by walking onstage with a boombox - just like his character in classic 1980s movie Say Anything...The Brit was performing...

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Peter Gabriel Planning World Tour Sabbatical

16th September 2012

Rocker Peter Gabriel is planning a hiatus when his upcoming Back to Front tour ends so he can travel the world with his family.The Sledgehammer singer's latest trek begins in Canada on Sunday (16Sep12), and...

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Roger Waters & Peter Gabriel Add Their Names To Amnesty International Protest

30th August 2012

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters, Peter Gabriel and Hole's Patty Schemel have added their voices to the chorus of support for the jailed members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot.Feminist rockers Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina,...

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Peter Gabriel Backs Jailed Russian Punk Stars

17th August 2012

Rocker Peter Gabriel has joined Sir Paul Mccartney, Madonna and Bjork in voicing his support for jailed Russian rockers Pussy Riot.The three female stars of the band will be sentenced on Friday (17Aug12) on charges...

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Suede Play New Songs At Hop Farm

2nd July 2012

Suede debuted new material as they closed Hop Farm Festival last night (01.07.12).The 'Trash' hitmakers - who reformed in 2010 after a seven-year hiatus - interspersed a greatest hits set with two new songs, 'Sabotage',...

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Tori Amos Gives Her Hits An Orchestral Overhaul

12th June 2012

Tori Amos is following Peter Gabriel's example and giving her hits the orchestral treatment.The Cornflake Girl singer has reteamed with the Metropole Orchestra, who worked with Amos on last year's (11) Night Of Hunters classical...

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Athlete And Nitin Sawhney Added To Hop Farm Line Up

16th May 2012

Athlete and Nitin Sawhney have been added to the bill for the Hop Farm music festival.The artists have joined the line-up alongside headliners Bob Dylan, Suede and Peter Gabriel at the three day festival held...

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Hop Farm Festival Final Acts Include Legendary Bob Dylan

16th May 2012

After immense success last year which saw Prince's first UK festival appearance, Kent's Hop Farm Festival returns with more of the world's most talented artists. The final acts announced include UK festival exclusives; the legendary...

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Richard Ashcroft To Play Hop Farm Festival

17th April 2012

Richard Ashcroft will play his only UK show at Hop Farm Festival in Kent. The 'Break the Night with Colour' hitmaker - formerly lead singer of The Verve - is among a large number of...

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