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Gabriel Auctions Off Celebrity Keyboard

6th December 2006

PETER GABRIEL is selling off a vintage keyboard signed by over 40 top musicians on online auction site eBay to raise funds for his human rights charity. The SLEDGEHAMMER singer has recruited celebrity friends including...

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Gorbachev Undergoes Neck Operation

23rd November 2006

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)...

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Gabriel Wins Man Of Peace Award

17th November 2006

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...

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Hackett Blasts Peter Gabriel

9th November 2006

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...

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Mills Joke Stuns Stars At Q Awards

31st October 2006

British talk show host JONATHAN ROSS stunned the star-studded guests of the Q Music Awards in London yesterday (30OCT06), when he declared HEATHER MILLS was "a f**king liar". Awards host Ross attacked Mills - who...

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Moby's Heroes Rule

31st October 2006

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...

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Oasis, U2 And Arctic Monkeys Dominate Q Awards

30th October 2006

OASIS, U2 and ARCTIC MONKEYS all emerged triumphant at the 2006 Q Music Awards in London today (30OCT06), taking home two awards each. Oasis was named Best Act In The World Today while the band's...

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Gabriel: 'Genesis Reunion Looks To Be Going Well'

27th October 2006

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...

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Gabriel Turns Down Genesis Reunion

19th October 2006

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...

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Genesis Drummer Returns For Tribute Band Show

13th June 2006

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...

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Arquette Got Gabriel Song In Movie

9th June 2006

ROSANNA ARQUETTE loved the film SAY ANYTHING so much, she begged boyfriend PETER GABRIEL to put the song he wrote about her, IN YOUR EYES, in the movie. Gabriel had been approached by director CAMERON...

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Collins: 'Genesis Got Better With Me'

27th May 2006

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...

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Genesis Plan A 2008 Reunion

23rd May 2006

A GENESIS reunion is tentatively being planned for 2008, according to the group's longtime frontman PHIL COLLINS. Collins reveals the original quintet, including PETER GABRIEL and STEVE HACKETT, came together for reunion talks and an...

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Ex-lovers Gabriel + Arquette Meet Up For Rockumentary

16th March 2006

Former lovers PETER GABRIEL and ROSANNA ARQUETTE sat down for an awkward chat as the actress filmed her new documentary ALL WE ARE SAYING. Film-maker Arquette interviewed rock superstars like Gabriel, PATTI SMITH, STING and...

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Fascinating Fact 1224

14th March 2006

PETER GABRIEL and BRIAN ENO are forming a union, called The Magnificent Union of Digitally Downloading Artists, to help music artists benefit from downloading music.

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The Cars Join Genesis At The Reunion Ball

13th March 2006

US rockers THE CARS will end months of speculation by announcing plans to reform with TODD RUNDGREN as their frontman in Los Angeles tomorrow (14MAR06). The DRIVE hitmakers will stage a press conference at the...

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Genesis To Reform?

11th March 2006

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...

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Gabriel Junior Knows What He Wants

1st March 2006

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...

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Whitney Goes For Gold

13th February 2006

WHITNEY HOUSTON is set to make another live comeback at the Winter Olympics in Torino (Turin), Italy, when she performs at an upcoming medals ceremony. The I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU singer will join...

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Fascinating Fact 927

1st February 2006

PETER GABRIEL's 1980s hit BIG TIME has been adopted as the official World Wrestling Entertainment's (WWE) WRESTLE MANIA 22 show theme song....

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Douglas Happy To Be On Hiatus

31st January 2006

Actor MICHAEL DOUGLAS was happy to take a long break from acting, because is meant he could enjoy his young children with wife CATHERINE ZETA-JONES and focus on his humanitarian work. The veteran actor,...

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Gershwin Classic Tops Romance Poll

9th January 2006

GEORGE and IRA GERSHWIN's 1926 love anthem SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME has topped a new list of top romantic tunes. The early St Valentine's Day poll, created by US music historian SCOTT G...

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Swayze: 'I'm Experimenting With Rap'

23rd December 2005

Actor/singer PATRICK SWAYZE has his eyes set on rap in a bid to replicate the success of his DIRTY DANCING record nearly 20 years ago. SHE'S LIKE THE WIND was a massive hit for...

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Genesis Reunion Imminent?

23rd December 2005

LATEST: Rockers Genesis could be a step closer to reuniting after former guitarist STEVE HACKETT confirmed he'd received a call from the band's management. Hackett, who inspired talks of a comeback in a string...

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Thriller Wins Most Memorable Video Accolade

12th December 2005

MICHAEL JACKSON's THRILLER has been voted the most memorable music video ever by viewers of MTV show THE BOX. The promo beat out EMINEM's STAN and MADONNA's LIKE A PRAYER, which were second and...

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Jolie Sparks A Riot At Witness Gala

7th December 2005

ANGELINA JOLIE sparked a near riot at New York's The Supper Club on Monday night (05DEC05) when she arrived late for a benefit and refused to pose for pictures. Enraged paparazzi, who had spent...

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Gabriel To Direct World Cup Music

1st December 2005

British singer PETER GABRIEL has promised to "make some noise" after being named as musical director of next year's (06) soccer World Cup in Germany. The excited musician will oversee the tournament's Berlin opening...

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Bono And Keys Duet For Aids Children

1st December 2005

U2 frontman BONO has recorded a new charity song with R+B star ALICIA KEYS as part of his ongoing campaign to save lives in Africa. The pair have adapted PETER GABRIEL and KATE BUSH's...

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Collins Considers Genesis Reunion

7th November 2005

PHIL COLLINS is keen to reunite his former band GENESIS and he wants to return to the original line-up - which would see singer PETER GABRIEL fronting the group. The I CAN'T DANCE hitmakers...

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Gabriel Gets Soccer Job

26th October 2005

Rocker PETER GABRIEL has been handed one of the soccer world's top jobs - he'll be responsible for organising the opening ceremony for the World Cup finals in Germany in 2006. The former GENESIS...

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