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Genesis’ loyal fans and outspoken critics love and hate the band for the exact same reasons. During their prime-era prog-rock run in the early ’70s, with Peter Gabriel as frontman, Genesis either represented the genre at its peak of bloat or expressiveness; during the ’80s, with Phil Collins on vocals, they were selling out stadium… More »

The world has come a long way since the Who released Tommy in 1969. Tomorrow night, a stage adaptation of the Flaming Lips’ seminal 2002 rock opera Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots will premiere at San Diego’s La Jolla Playhouse. It’s not Broadway, but it is an indicator that the era of the rock opera… More »

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Genesis Will Have Exciting News Tomorrow

UPDATE: And the "exciting news" is ... a compilation of previously released material.
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2014 - 2:06 pm
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Classic-Era Genesis Lineup Reunites For Documentary

Last time we checked in on Genesis, both its prog- and pop-era frontmen did not rule out a reunion of its classic lineup. Specifically, late…
Scott Lapatine | June 16, 2014 - 11:24 am
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Watch Phil Collins Perform With Miami Schoolkids, Sing “In The Air Tonight” For The First Time In 9 Years

I am a big fan of Phil Collins — check the avatar — but I rarely get to write about him. The former Genesis frontma…
Scott Lapatine | May 23, 2014 - 5:03 pm
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Peter Gabriel And Phil Collins Are Both Open To A Genesis Reunion

While the official response is still a firm "I don't know," Peter Gabriel has opened up a little more to the idea of a Genesi…
Miles Bowe | December 10, 2013 - 3:27 pm
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Brooklyn Indie Rockers <3 Phil Collins

Norwegian TV show Lydverket did an interview with Phil Collins, prefaced by interview clips with Neon Indian's Alan Palomo, Sleigh Bells' Derek Miller, and Yeasayer'…
jessica | September 24, 2010 - 5:31 pm
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Phil Collins Plays 60’s Motown & Soul @ Roseland, NYC 6/23/10

This being an indie rock/Kanye/black metal blog, there hasn't been much to report about Phil Collins in the eight years since his last studio album…
Scott Lapatine | June 24, 2010 - 4:29 pm
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Exposure: Peter Gabriel/Neon Indian

The video you’re about to watch is a career highlight for me. I became a Peter Gabriel fan(atic) after seeing…
Scott Lapatine | May 3, 2010 - 4:56 pm
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Rock Hall Class Of 2010: Stooges, Genesis, ABBA

Inductees at next year’s industry back pat (3/5 in NYC) include Stooges, Genesis, ABBA, Hollies, and Jimmy Cliff. Better luck never, KISS. Kidding aside, “Lam…
Scott Lapatine | December 15, 2009 - 9:37 am
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Ryan Adams Art Opening/Auction @ Morrison Hotel Gallery, NYC 9/23/09

Prolific Renaissance Dude D. R. Adams gives away so much of his hobby art (Werewolph jams, Gorf lessons) for free, I was surprised to see…
Scott Lapatine | September 24, 2009 - 4:50 pm
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KISS, RHCP, Genesis, LL Cool J Among First Time Rock Hall Nominees

The 2010 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame nominees are here and progressive rock has finally been shown some respect via a nod to Genesis.
brandon | September 23, 2009 - 10:17 am
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Genesis Kick Off The Reunion In Helsinki

You can always count on us for a good old fashioned Genesis geek out, so pardon our excitement over this essentially perfect Genesis setlist, from…
Stereogum | June 13, 2007 - 11:36 am
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Keane Butcher Genesis

Covering "That's All" is a tall order. Not to get all Patrick Bateman, but we do consider it a perfect pop song. That said, you…
Stereogum | May 24, 2007 - 4:43 pm
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Genesis Get Honored, Perform First Show In 15 Years

Saturday night in Vegas, the VH1 Rock Honors paid tribute to Ozzy Osbourne, Heart, ZZ Top, and of course our beloved Genesis. The night wa…
Stereogum | May 14, 2007 - 1:01 pm
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Nickelback Cover Genesis

… just kidding. Probably. Genesis, ZZ Top, Heart, and Ozzy Osbourne are the artists that will be celebrated at this year’s VH1 Rock Honors, to…
Stereogum | April 5, 2007 - 12:28 pm
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Genesis: 1976 – 1982

We’re gonna go ahead and follow-up our disproportionate excitement about Phil, Mike, and Tony’s reGenesis with some news about a slew of re-releases and a…
Stereogum | March 27, 2007 - 11:39 am
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2007 Reunions: Should They Record?

2007 is shaping up to be the year of the one-off reunion. The Police. Genesis. Van Halen (for a glorious 18 minutes). Rage Against the…
Stereogum | March 14, 2007 - 9:54 am
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Genesis With Gabriel Reunion? Definitely Maybe.

So happy there are some Steve Hackett fans reading this site! Or, at least people who know who Steve Hackett is. Rock Daily transcribed the…
Stereogum | March 8, 2007 - 4:02 pm
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The Regenesis Of Genesis

In just ten minutes, Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford will announce their first North American tour in 15 years the only way reunited…
Stereogum | March 7, 2007 - 10:50 am
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