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...


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...


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 Talks Rock Hall Induction

December 16, 2013

Peter Gabriel was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Genesis in 2010, but the ceremony fell during the middle of his tour rehearsals with a large orchestra in England and he didn't have time to take a trip across the Atlantic....


Peter Gabriel Readying 20 New Songs

December 9, 2013

About four years ago, Peter Gabriel came up with the rather bold plan of recording twelve tracks by some of the biggest names in music and asking them to return the favor by covering his songs. It was originally planned as a double album containing both...


Vote for the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

October 16, 2013

The nominees for the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are in, and for the second consecutive year, the public gets to vote alongside the artists, historians and music industry insiders of the Rock Hall voting body. From now until December 10th, fans can...


Hear the Peter Gabriel Rarity 'Courage'

November 5, 2013

For Peter Gabriel, it was worth it to revisit his 1986 album So last year. While he was combing through his archives, he rediscovered the previously unheard tracks "Sagrada" and "Courage." The latter was a frenetic-sounding song from that era that was...


U2's Lost 1986 Bar Jam

October 29, 2013

The 1986 Amnesty International Conspiracy of Hope Tour brought U2, the Police, Peter Gabriel, Lou Reed and Bryan Adams to enormous basketball arenas and football stadiums all over America, but the most unique jam took place during an off day at a tiny...