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Sting, Crow And Gabriel Using Music To Get Yoga Into Schools

16th July 2010

STING, SHERYL CROW and PETER GABRIEL have contributed to a new CD aimed at raising funds for providing yoga programmes for schoolkids.Yoga Revolution also features yoga fans Sarah MCLachlan, Ziggy Marley and Seal and the...

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Gabriel Covers Waits For African Refugees

22nd June 2010

PETER GABRIEL has covered TOM WAITS' IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD to raise awareness for refugees caught up in war zones like Uganda and the Congo.The Voice Project is an extension of Gabriel's recent Scratch My Back...

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Gabriel Fights To Save Solsbury Hill

15th May 2010

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...

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Gabriel Equipment Caught Up In Customs Mess

3rd May 2010

Rocker PETER GABRIEL has used his monthly website video message to urge fans in U.S. customs to help him get equipment fast-tracked through the system for upcoming shows.The Sledgehammer singer kicked off the North American...

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Phil Collins' Nerve Agony

26th March 2010

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...

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Abba Inducted Into Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame

16th March 2010

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...

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Bowie Says No To Gabriel Covers Project

4th March 2010

PETER GABRIEL's ambitious plans to have the artists he covers on his new orchestral album SCRATCH MY BACK record renditions of his songs have hit a snag - DAVID BOWIE doesn't want to join the...

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The Things They Say 15596

3rd March 2010

"Like quite a few performers, I'm quite a shy, socially inept person." Rocker PETER GABRIEL.

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Gabriel Will Not Be Part Of Hall Of Fame Celebrations

15th February 2010

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...

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Fascinating Fact 8803

6th February 2010

Rocker PETER GABRIEL will perform at Los Angeles' fabled Hollywood Bowl with a 54-piece orchestra on 7 May (10).

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

22nd January 2010

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...

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Linkin Park Releasing Songs To Benefit Haiti

20th January 2010

Rockers LINKIN PARK have teamed up with stars including PETER GABRIEL, ALANIS MORISSETTE and ENRIQUE IGLESIAS to release a digital charity album to benefit the Haiti relief effort.Frontman Mike Shinoda created the project, titled Download...

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Gabriel Plans Orchestral Concerts To Promote Covers Album

4th January 2010

PETER GABRIEL will perform selections from his upcoming covers album SCRATCH MY BACK with a full orchestra in Berlin, London and Paris in March (10).The rocker's first new album in eight years will be released...

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Gabriel Returns To Studio

28th October 2009

Singer PETER GABRIEL is eyeing a return to the spotlight - he's set to release his first album for seven years in 2010.The former Genesis frontman has teamed up with a number of artists to...

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Gabriel & Abreu Make Plans At The Polar Music Prize Ceremony

1st September 2009

PETER GABRIEL and South American composer JOSE ANTONIO ABREU were honoured with the 2009 Polar Music Prize in Sweden on Monday (31Aug09).The odd couple shared the award, which is handed out to a pop star...

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Gabriel Pays Tribute To Murdered Activist

27th July 2009

British singer PETER GABRIEL has paid tribute to murdered Chechen human rights activist NATALIA ESTEMIROVA at a gig in Wiltshire, England on Saturday night (25Jul09).Estemirova, a prominent campaigner in Chechnya, was abducted and murdered in...

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Panic At The Disco's Musical Differences

15th July 2009

Ryan Ross left Panic At The Disco because singer Brendon Urie is a Peter Gabriel fan.The guitarist-and-songwriter and bassist Jon Walker announced they were leaving the group last week and the musician says the main...

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Gabriel To Auction Off Biko Lyric Sheet For Gay Rights Charity

8th July 2009

PETER GABRIEL has donated a handwritten sheet of lyrics from his 1980 anthem BIKO to CYNDI LAUPER's gay rights charity.The item will go under the hammer at the True Colors Fund Summer Online auction later...

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Gabriel Takes Elders To The Atlas Mountains

4th July 2009

Music mogul RICHARD BRANSON has opened up his hotel in the Atlas Mountains for top secret world leaders group The Elders - and group member PETER GABRIEL insists the cool air helped him and other...

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Gabriel Joined Celebrity Hunger Strikers

29th May 2009

Rocker PETER GABRIEL was among the stars who gave up food as a protest about the treatment of Darfur refugees in the Sudan during May (09).According to a post on his website, the Sledgehammer singer...

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Gabriel Lands Polar Prize

12th May 2009

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...

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Gabriel Urges Mexican Leader To Stop 'Feminicide'

30th March 2009

Rocker PETER GABRIEL urged Mexican leader FELIPE CALDERON to step up efforts to end violence against women in his country during a weekend meeting with the President. Gabriel, who is in Mexico as part of a...

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The Things They Say 11604

13th March 2009

"He said the first 10 minutes after the Oscar loss is the most painful and then it slowly dulls, particularly as the alcohol increases. This we found to be true." PETER GABRIEL on the advice...

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Fascinating Fact 6993

12th March 2009

PETER GABRIEL is rehearsing for upcoming dates in South America in a hangar on a Ghurka base in Wiltshire, England....

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The Things They Say 11382

23rd February 2009

"This time I've enjoyed the half-term break with my son and we have a baby as well, and I can come here, relax and enjoy it instead of being extremely nervous backstage." PETER GABRIEL was...

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The Things They Say 11369

23rd February 2009

"This time I've enjoyed the half-term break with my son and we have a baby as well, and I can come here, relax and enjoy it instead of being extremely nervous backstage." PETER GABRIEL was...

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No Hard Feelings As Gabriel Pulls Out Of Oscars Performance

16th February 2009

Oscars boss LAURENCE MARK has brushed off PETER GABRIEL's decision not to perform at the Academy Awards, insisting it's just "a difference of opinion". The British rocker was billed to perform Oscar-nominated song Down To Earth...

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Peter Gabriel Pulls Out Of Oscars Over Song Cut

13th February 2009

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...

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Gabriel Withdraws From Performing At The Oscars

13th February 2009

Rocker PETER GABRIEL has pulled out of performing at the Oscars - because awards show bosses wouldn't let him perform the complete version of his nominated song from the WALL-E soundtrack. Gabriel thought he'd get the...

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Robert Plant Leads British Charge At 2009 Grammys

9th February 2009

Former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant led a field of British winners at the Grammys on Sunday, with five awards in all.Plant and Alison Krauss took the coveted record of the year prize for Please...

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