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Peter Gabriel Tempted By Baldness Cure

Veteran musician Peter Gabriel is considering undergoing a radical medical procedure to cure his baldness.The former Genesis frontman has been gradually losing his hair over the past 10 years and he's recently discovered a doctor...

Peter Gabriel To Give His Hits A Classical Makeover For Next Album

Rocker Peter Gabriel has returned to the studio to rework his classic songs with an orchestra for the follow-up to his acclaimed 2010 symphonic covers album Scratch My Back.The former Genesis star gave songs by...

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

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...

Gabriel Covers Waits For African Refugees

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...

Gabriel Fights To Save Solsbury Hill

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...

Gabriel Equipment Caught Up In Customs Mess

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...

Phil Collins' Nerve Agony

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...

Abba Inducted Into Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame

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...

Bowie Says No To Gabriel Covers Project

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...

Gabriel Will Not Be Part Of Hall Of Fame Celebrations

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...

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

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...

Linkin Park Releasing Songs To Benefit Haiti

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...

Gabriel Plans Orchestral Concerts To Promote Covers Album

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...

Gabriel Returns To Studio

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...

Gabriel & Abreu Make Plans At The Polar Music Prize Ceremony

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...

Gabriel Pays Tribute To Murdered Activist

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...

Panic At The Disco's Musical Differences

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...

Gabriel To Auction Off Biko Lyric Sheet For Gay Rights Charity

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...

Gabriel Takes Elders To The Atlas Mountains

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...

Gabriel Joined Celebrity Hunger Strikers

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...

Gabriel Lands Polar Prize

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...

Gabriel Urges Mexican Leader To Stop 'Feminicide'

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...

No Hard Feelings As Gabriel Pulls Out Of Oscars Performance

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...

Peter Gabriel Pulls Out Of Oscars Over Song Cut

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...

By on 13 February 2009

Gabriel Withdraws From Performing At The Oscars

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...

Robert Plant Leads British Charge At 2009 Grammys

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...

By on 09 February 2009

Gabriel Unites Super-statesmen For Charity Drive

Former GENESIS rocker PETER GABRIEL has teamed some of the world's most inspiring and influential individuals in a bid to help the globe's most needy people. Two years after Gabriel and Virgin tycoon Sir Richard...

Gabriel: 'Full Genesis Reunion Is Still Possible'

PETER GABRIEL has fuelled reports of a full GENESIS reunion after telling a British music magazine he has "no real objection" to touring with his former bandmates. Gabriel insists other commitments forced him to step...

Pop And Rock Stars Have Grammy Hopes

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, MILEY CYRUS and PETER GABRIEL are among the music artists up for Golden Globe Awards in January (09). Springsteen was nominated in the Best Original Song category for The Wrestler from the film...

Gabriel To Work With Hot Chip?

HOT CHIP have revealed they have asked PETER GABRIEL to collaborate with them on their next album.The London band and former GENESIS singer recently recorded a cover of VAMPIRE WEEKEND'S Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa.Speaking to...

By on 26 September 2008

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