Flashback: Peter Gabriel Reunites With Genesis in 1982

April 7, 2015

Reuniting with Genesis was just about the last thing on Peter Gabriel's mind in 1982. He'd been out of the band for seven years at that point and his solo career was finally beginning to take off. His single "Shock the Monkey" was his first Top 40 hit...


See Mike Rutherford's Career in 13 Videos

February 5, 2015

In late February, Mike and the Mechanics will kick off their first North American tour since 1989. The group has changed a lot since then and only guitarist Mike Rutherford remains. (He'll be joined by singers Tim Howard and Andrew Roachford, who are...



Peter Gabriel, Pussy Riot Show Support for Occupy Hong Kong

November 29, 2014

As the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong enter their third month, Peter Gabriel, Pussy Riot, Iron & Wine and more have hoisted umbrellas as part of a symbolic stand in unison with protestors. Stand By You 2.0 is a media art campaign that projects...


Peter Gabriel Reflects on 25 Years of Real World

October 17, 2014

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Real World Records, Peter Gabriel's pioneering world music label that connected American and British audiences to stunning voices from around the globe. The label helped introduce the alternative...


20 Insanely Great Genesis Songs Only Hardcore Fans Know

October 10, 2014

The question "Do you like Genesis?" brings an inevitable follow-up: "Which one?" The band's early work, recorded under the idiosyncratic Batwing of frontman Peter Gabriel, is the Holy Grail of progressive rock – exemplified by sprawling...


Peter Gabriel Revisits 'Mercy Street'

June 25, 2014

Peter Gabriel has spent the last two years resurrecting his landmark 1986 album So at venues all across Europe and North America, and this week he's releasing Back to Front - Live in London, a Blu-ray and DVD/CD that captures a gig at London's 02 Arena...


Genesis Reunite With Phil Collins in 2007

May 20, 2014

Ten years ago, the Peter Gabriel-led lineup of Genesis met in a Glasgow hotel room to discuss the idea of a reunion tour where they'd play their 1974 prog rock masterpiece The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway straight through. "It was very interesting to see...


Peter Gabriel Plays 'Red Rain' In London

April 23, 2014

Peter Gabriel has never been an artist that's spent much time looking backwards, but in 2012 he decided to hit the road and play his 1986 landmark album SO in its entirety, even reforming the original touring band from the era and recreating much of the...


Chuck D on Kiss: 'They Deserve to be Inducted' in Rock Hall

April 10, 2014

Public Enemy's Chuck D had high praise for Kiss ahead of their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, telling Billboard, "Personally, I always felt Kiss deserved to be inducted." While ostensibly just high praise from one of last year's inductees...


Rock Hall CEO Talks Fights and Kiss' Wrath

April 4, 2014

It's less than a week until the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's induction ceremony at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, and the organizations's President and CEO Joel Peresman is having trouble getting a good night's sleep. "Some nights I wake up at 4 a.m. and...


Peter Gabriel Debuts New Song 'What Lies Ahead' in Concert

November 23, 2014

It has been a dozen years since Peter Gabriel released Up, his last collection of original music. While the former Genesis frontman did record his covers album Scratch My Back in 2010, new music from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist has been...


Genesis Preview 'Sum of the Parts' Showtime Documentary

October 10, 2014

In 1975, prog-rock legends Genesis lost their dynamic, costume-wearing frontman, Peter Gabriel. And though they held auditions for a new vocalist, they ultimately realized the best replacement, Phil Collins, was sitting behind the drum kit all...


Peter Gabriel and Genesis Reunite for BBC Doc

June 16, 2014

It isn't quite the reunion Genesis fans have been pining for, but it's still a reason to celebrate: The beloved quintet lineup from the band's classic prog-rock era (Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Tony Banks, Steve Hackett and Mike Rutherford) has joined...


Peter Gabriel Cancels Ukraine Show Over Security Concerns

May 10, 2014

Peter Gabriel has canceled Saturday night's concert in Kiev over security concerns as political turmoil continues to rock Ukraine. "Due to the on-going unrest in Ukraine it has become clear that the security of the touring personnel and equipment cannot...


Peter Gabriel on Genesis Reunion: 'I Never Say Never'

April 14, 2014

"Hey, great job with Kiss up there man! " Peter Gabriel told Tom Morello backstage at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Thursday shortly after Gabriel was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Gabriel sat down for a quick five-minute interview...


Nirvana Reunite, Kiss Are Civil at Hall of Fame

April 11, 2014

It was exactly midnight when Joan Jett walked onstage with the surviving members of Nirvana and tore into the opening chords of "Smells Like Teen Spirit." By that point, the capacity crowd at Brooklyn's Barclays Center had witnessed a long evening full...


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio to Take Over SiriusXM's Classic Vinyl

April 10, 2014

SiriusXM's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio channel will move from its normal home on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App to the Classic Vinyl station, channel 26, starting Thursday April 10th at 5 p.m. ET, and running through Sunday, April 13th. During...


'The Americans' Recap: Road Trippin'

March 12, 2014

To the casual observer, Elizabeth Jennings is still a paragon of Directorate S: During this week's rather mundane mission, which was to steal propeller schematics from a factory mid-move (thank you, Brush-Pass Fred for the heads up), all she needed was...