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Papa Wemba Dead After Stage Collapse

The 66-year-old Congolese star's death was confirmed on Sunday (24Apr16).Footage from what was his final concert has been posted online, and shows members of his band rushing to his side after he collapsed.He was taken...

Sting And Peter Gabriel To Embark On Joint Tour

The Police frontman embarked on a joint world tour with Paul Simon between February, 2014 and April, 2015, and he has now organised a similar trek of North America with former Genesis star...

Record Producer David Lord Dodges Jail Over Brothel

The 71-year-old composer and arranger, who has worked with stars including Kate Bush, Peter Gabriel and Tears for Fears, pleaded guilty to running the brothel in Bath, England for 20 months from January,...

Manufacturing Glitch Delays Peter Gabriel's Remastered Albums Release In America

Devotees in the U.S. who pre-ordered the albums from the Sledgehammer star's Real World Store online will receive them on Friday (16Oct15), along with fans in Europe, but others who hope to pick...

Chris Gouldman To Receive Icon Honours At Bmi London Awards

Graham Gouldman is up for the Icon Award at this year's BMI London Awards.The 10cc singer/songwriter will receive the gong at the annual ceremony held at London's Dorchester Hotel next month and is ''honoured'' to...

Record Producer David Lord Admits Running A Brothel

The 70-year-old composer and arranger, who has worked with stars including Peter Gabriel, Tears for Fears and The Pretenders, appeared at Bristol Crown Court in England accused of making at least $160,000 (£100,000)...

Peter Gabriel's Gensis Rows Over Std Outfit

Peter Gabriel used to argue with Tony Banks over dressing up like a ''sexually transmitted disease''. The original Genesis singer presented the Prog God award to his former bandmate at the 2015 Progressive Music Awards...

Tony Banks Wants A Genesis Reunion

Tony Banks would ''love'' a Genesis reunion.The keyboard player insists he will ''never say never'' to getting back together with his bandmates, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and potentially original singer Peter Gabriel, but the only...

Public Service Broadcasting Honoured At Prog Awards

Public Service Broadcasting, Genesis' Tony Banks and Roy Wood were among the winners at the Progressive Music Awards tonight (03.09.15).The annual ceremony - which was hosted by broadcaster Matthew Wright - saw PSB pick up...

Brian May And Peter Gabriel Support Asteroid Campaign

The rockers have become signatories of the 100X Asteroid Day Declaration alongside astronauts and scientists to raise awareness about the need to prevent asteroid collisions on Earth. An extract from the declaration...

Sting & Peter Gabriel Add Tracks To Dalai Lama Birthday Album

Kate Bush and Elbow will also feature on the Art of Peace Foundation's Songs for Tibet II, which will hit stores and the Internet on 6 July (15). The project's tracks will...

Mike Rutherford: Genesis Wouldn't Reform For Glastonbury

Mike Rutherford says a headline slot at Glastonbury wouldn't be enough to tempt Genesis to reform.The 64-year-old musician insists he and the other members of the band - Phil Collins, Tony Banks and original singer...

Peter Gabriel Backs Mental Health Campaign

The former Genesis frontman has joined the Time to Mind drive, launched by Britain's The Times newspaper, because he is convinced mental health problems will have a massive impact on a child's future...

Peter Gabriel Writes Police Brutality Article

Peter Gabriel has turned reporter by writing an article on the controversial issue of police brutality.The former Genesis star has written a piece for Wired.com pushing for video evidence to be more widely accepted as...

Peter Gabriel Performs At Berlin Wall Collapse Anniversary

Peter Gabriel performed David Bowie's Heroes in Germany on Sunday (09Nov14) to mark the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall.The former Genesis star was backed by a full orchestra during his appearance...

Peter Gabriel Teams Up With Copeland For Palestinian Aid Album

Peter Gabriel, former The Police star Stewart Copeland and Def Leppard's Rick Allen are among the stars who have contributed to a new album to benefit Palestinian charities.Gabriel and Copeland collaborated on Across The River...

Peter Gabriel Needed Government Help To Break Through Womad Festival Visa Issues

Rocker Peter Gabriel had to beg government ministers to help him book acts for this summer's (14) WOMAD Festival in England, because he couldn't obtain work visas for many of the world music stars he...

Genesis Won't Reunite

Phil Collins insists a Genesis reunion is ''never'' going to happen.The 63-year-old rocker - who was the group's drummer until he took over as singer when Peter Gabriel left in 1974 - thinks it would...

Gerard Way Beat Depression With Solo Album

Gerard Way's new solo album helped him overcome his battle with depression.The musician has revealed his morale was at an all time low after his former band released their hit LP 'The Black Parade' and...

The Results For The Third Progressive Music Awards Are In! And Peter Gabriel Has Been Named 'Prog God'!

English singer/songwriter, Peter Gabriel, has been honoured at the annual Progressive Music Awards, by being the award for 'Prog God', for his five decade long music career. The event was held at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre...

Peter Gabriel Honoured At Progessive Music Awards

Peter Gabriel was named Prog God at the Progressive Music Awards.The 'In Your Eyes' rocker - who was also named the evening's guest of honour - accepted the Prog God award, which celebrates musicians who...

Peter Gabriel Named Prog God At Rock Awards

Peter Gabriel was named a Prog God at the 2014 Progressive Music Awards in London on Thursday (11Sep14).The former Genesis star was honoured for his pioneering contribution to the world of prog rock. He...

Elton John Says Kate Bush Saved His Life

Sir Elton John says Kate Bush helped ''save'' his life.The 'Rocket Man' legend has credited 'Don't Give Up' - the singer's 1986 duet with Peter Gabriel - with being what he needed to ''get sober'',...

Guy Garvey Working On Solo Album

Guy Garvey is working on his debut solo album.The Elbow frontman will step away from the band to work on his own offering but warned that it could be a disaster.He told Gigwise: [It will]...

Beyoncé "Honoured & Humbled" By Hall Of Fame Exhibition

Beyoncé's fabulous collection of stage outfits in addition to some of her red carpet looks will be the focus of a new exhibition hosted at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum. Beyonce's 'Single...

Steve Hackett: Genesis Reunion Went Well

Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett insists he didn't ''b***ch'' about anyone when he was reunited with the band for a new BBC documentary.The progressive rock pioneer, who was a member of the group from 1971 to...

Peter Gabriel: 'We Were Proud To Have Booked Bobby Womack For Womad Festival'

Rocker Peter Gabriel has paid tribute to Bobby Womack following the soul legend's death on Friday (27Jun14).The Across 110th Street singer was billed to headline Gabriel's Womad festival in England at the end of the...

Genesis To Reunite For Tv Documentary

Genesis are reuniting for a new TV show. The progressive-rock band, made up of Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Tony Banks, Steve Hackett and Mike Rutherford, are joining forces once again for the BBC documentary, 'Genesis:...

Peter Gabriel Backs Peta's Air France Campaign

Rocker Peter Gabriel is urging bosses of one of the world's leading airlines to stop transporting monkeys for medical research.The former Genesis star was horrified by allegations made by members of People for the Ethical...

Peter Gabriel Cancels Kiev Show Amid UKraine Unrest

Rocker Peter Gabriel has cancelled his show in Ukraine on Saturday (10May14) due to ongoing civil unrest in the country.The Sledgehammer hitmaker was set to take his Back to Front tour to the capital, Kiev,...

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