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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,...

Peter Gabriel Hints At Genesis Reunion

Peter Gabriel has hinted at a possible Genesis reunion. The 64-year-old singer, who hasn't performed with the band since 1982, believes there's a ''small chance'' he could reform with the group as the frontman in...

Peter Gabriel: 'Progress Is Slow On Album Of New Material'

British rocker Peter Gabriel is struggling to focus on completing his first album of new material in 12 years because he keeps getting "distracted".The former Genesis star has not released any new solo songs since...

Chris Martin Was 'Very Much At Ease'

Chris Martin was ''very much at ease'' at his first public appearance since splitting from Gwyneth Paltrow.The Coldplay frontman, who announced he and the 'Iron Man 3' star were separating late last month after 10...

Nivana And Kiss Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Courtney Love hugged Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic as Nirvana were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night (10.04.14).The Hole singer put aside her differences with late husband Kurt Cobain's former...

'Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame' Tonight: Joan Jett To Step In For Kurt Cobain?

Today's the day! A new year's worth of rock royalty will tonight be ushered into the coveted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens, Linda Ronstadt,...

Sir Richard Branson Can't Wait For Lady Gaga's Space Outfit

Sir Richard Branson insists Lady Gaga will find a ''pretty good'' costume for her performance in space.The 63-year-old businessman admitted the 'Born This Way' hitmaker -who is set to sing outside of the Earth's atmosphere...

Peter Gabriel's Genesis Outfits Have Rotted Away

Rocker Peter Gabriel wants to give his iconic Genesis stage outfits to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame but most of them have rotted away.The Sledgehammer hitmaker was known for his outlandish and bizarre...

Mike Rutherford Didn't Want Solo Career

Mike Rutherford only set up Mike + The Mechanics because he didn't want to be a solo star.The musician, who is in rock band Genesis with Phil Collins and Tony Banks, decided never to make...

Peter Gabriel: 'I'll Attend Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Gala This Time'

Peter Gabriel has confirmed he'll attend the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony when he's honoured in April (14) after missing out on Genesis' celebration there in 2010.The Sledgehammer singer was forced to...

Kiss And Nirvana Among 2014'S Hall Of Fame Inductees

Kiss, Nirvana, Peter Gabriel and the Beatles' late manager Brian Epstein are among the nine honourees who will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year (14).In October (13), organisers announced...

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

KISS, Nirvana, Hall & Oates, Peter Gabriel, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens are to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The six acts were chosen by more than 700 voters - comprised...

Nirvana, Kiss And Peter Gabriel Among This Year's Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

The inductees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2014 have been chosen, with Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt all being honoured in the latest...

Peter Gabriel Considering Spotify Alternative

Rocker Peter Gabriel is part of a think tank of boffins developing an alternative to music-sharing website Spotify that will directly benefit the artists whose tracks appear online.The Sledgehammer hitmaker admits he has "a problem"...

Sting: 'Peter Gabriel & I Stole Springsteen's Clothes For Prank'

Sting has finally revealed how he managed to prank pal Bruce Springsteen on the last night of the Amnesty International Human Rights Now! Tour back in 1988 - when he and Peter Gabriel took the...

Lost Peter Gabriel Footage Of Amnesty Tour Found In A Barn

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...

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

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....

Nirvana And Linda Ronstadt Nominated For Hall Of Fame Honour

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...

Nirvana Finally Eligible For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Honour

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...

Peter Gabriel's Croatia Concert Cancelled

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...

Phish Want Peter Gabriel For Genesis Album Tribute Concert

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...

Peter Gabriel Fears Radiohead Hated His Cover Version

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...

Peter Gabriel Wrote Farewell Notes During Scary Flight

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...

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

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...

Peter Gabriel Cuts Short Hiatus For Film Score Project

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...

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

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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