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Read Peter Gabriel’s WIRED Op-Ed On How Technology Can Make Video A Cornerstone Of The Justice System

In response to the Eric Garner verdict, Peter Gabriel penned an op-ed for Wired advocating for the criminal justice system to use technology in order to verify and legitimize video evidence, stating that he believes that the legal system should depend more heavily on impartial video evidence than they do on biased verbal accounts. “The… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / December 30, 2014 - 6:08 pm

Peter Gabriel – “Why Don’t You Show Yourself”

A new Peter Gabriel song appears in Words With Gods, an anthology film with nine different directors that explores “the relationship between different cultures and religion,” and was screened for the first time at the Venice International Film Festival earlier this year. The song is called “Why Don’t You Show Yourself” and, while Gabriel ha… More »

By: James Rettig / December 5, 2014 - 7:24 pm

Watch Peter Gabriel Debut New Song “What Lies Ahead” In Italy

Recent Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Peter Gabriel debuted a new song at a show in Torino, Italy on Thursday night. It’s apparently called “What Lies Ahead” and it opened the acoustic portion of his Back To Front tour. This is the third new original song he’s played in concert since the Oscar-nominated… More »

By: James Rettig / November 22, 2014 - 1:47 pm

Genesis Albums From Worst To Best

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 »

By: Ryan Reed / November 13, 2014 - 9:58 am

Watch Arcade Fire’s Horror Film Festi, Feat. James Murphy, The National, Peter Gabriel, Fleet Foxes

Back in 2011 Arcade Fire and a bunch of their friends made a 21-minute horror movie called Festi. Today they’ve posted that movie, which involves murder and intrigue backstage at the band’s 2011 festival tour. Guests include James Murphy, the National, Peter Gabriel, Fleet Foxes, Slash, and Andrew Garfield (apparently “We Exist” wasn’t his first… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 31, 2014 - 3:11 pm

Watch BBC Kate Bush Documentary Running Up That Hill Feat. St. Vincent, Big Boi, Bat For Lashes

Next week, Kate Bush will perform her first concert in 35 years at London’s Hammersmith Apollo. She last toured in 1979, following the release of Lionheart. BBC 4 has released an hour-long documentary called Running Up That Hill that reflects on Bush’s long and enigmatic career. It features appearances from Peter Gabriel, Elton John, Pink… More »

By: James Rettig / August 23, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Genesis Will Have Exciting News Tomorrow

UPDATE: And the “exciting news” is … a compilation of previously released material. More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 21, 2014 - 2:06 pm

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 last year Phil Collins allegedly said something about “maybe [playing] some shows again, even with Genesis” in a German newspaper, then Peter Gabriel responded to that in Rolling Stone by… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 16, 2014 - 11:24 am

Peter Gabriel Asks Air France To Stop Shipping Monkeys

Peter Gabriel famously jammed with bonobos in 2001, and his affection for his fellow primates runs deep — so deep, in fact, that he penned a letter on behalf of PETA UK to Air France (the airline, not the defunct Swedish Balearic pop project) asking them to stop shipping monkeys to be used for laboratory… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 21, 2014 - 2:53 pm

Watch Chris Martin & Peter Gabriel Perform “Washing Of The Water” At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

An early highlight of last night’s Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction was Chris Martin’s words about Peter Gabriel, and the pair’s performance of Gabriel’s “Washing Of The Water.” Martin’s speech quoted from “the book of Genesis”… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 11, 2014 - 10:31 am

Watch Nirvana Play With Lorde, St. Vincent, Kim Gordon, & Joan Jett At Their Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

So the 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony happened at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, and this year, it’s relevant to your interests! As you might have heard, Nirvana were inducted by R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe (“They were singular and loud and melodic and deeply original,” he said of the band), and after much consternationMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 11, 2014 - 12:03 am

The Best Soundtrack Moments Of March 2014: Game Of Thrones, Archer, The Americans, & More

This column has started to take me to unforeseen territory: like a luxury theater in Naples, FL, the odd-man out amongst elderly retirees and pre-teen spring breakers killing a rainy afternoon at a showing of Divergent. The reason I wound up at Divergent is that it’s yet another YA franchise that has gone about curating… More »

By: Ryan Leas / March 31, 2014 - 12:13 pm

Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame’s 2014 Inductees

Rolling Stone has revealed next year’s inductees into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, Cat Stevens, and Linda Ronstadt. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 16, 2013 - 11:54 pm

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 Genesis reunion. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Gabriel said that he’s not against the idea of doing a reunion. When pressed about Phil Collins’ recent statement to German newspaper BildMore »

By: Miles Bowe / December 10, 2013 - 3:27 pm

Peter Gabriel – “Courage”

Last year Peter Gabriel released a box set reissue of his 1986 classic So. Among the extras was an unfinished track called “Courage” that, upon revisiting, Gabriel and his team decided was worthy of resuscitation. They were right: The new mix of “Courage,” released today as a single with mixing by Tchad Blake and new… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 5, 2013 - 1:25 pm

Nirvana, Replacements Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame has announced 16 acts eligible for induction in 2014: Nirvana, Kiss, the Replacements, Hall And Oates, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic, Deep Purple, Peter Gabriel, LL Cool J, N.W.A., Link Wray, the Meters, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens, Yes, and the Zombies. In order to be eligible, it… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / October 15, 2013 - 11:23 pm

Feist – “Don’t Give Up” (Feat. Timber Timbre) (Peter Gabriel Cover)

Earlier today, we heard Arcade Fire’s rendition of “Games Without Frontiers” by Peter Gabriel, from a forthcoming tribute album, And I’ll Scratch Yours. Feist has also recorded a cover for the compilation. Below, stream her take on “Don’t Give Up” featuring Timber Timbre. Feist actually joined Peter Gabriel on stage for a performance of the… More »

By: Liz Pelly / September 22, 2013 - 4:38 pm

Arcade Fire – “Games Without Frontiers” (Peter Gabriel Cover)

Back in July, we heard a preview of Arcade Fire’s cover of Peter Gabriel’s “Games Without Frontiers,” recorded for the forthcoming tribute album And I’ll Scratch Yours. Now you can stream the entire track below. (You’ll remember Gabriel covered “My Body Is A Cage” for the companion LP Scratch My Back in 2010.) Check it… More »

By: Liz Pelly / September 22, 2013 - 3:04 pm

Preview Feist, Brian Eno, Regina Spektor, Randy Newman Covering Peter Gabriel From And I’ll Scratch Yours

A while after we’d given up any hope of hearing it, Peter Gabriel is getting ready to release And I’ll Scratch Yours, the album of artists like Arcade Fire and Bon Iver covering his songs. (It follows Scratch My Back, the 2010 album on which Gabriel covered many of those very same artists’ songs.) We’ve… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 9, 2013 - 10:38 am

Preview Arcade Fire’s Cover Of Peter Gabriel’s “Games Without Frontiers”

Earlier today, we learned that the long-planned, long-forgotten Peter Gabriel tribute album And I’ll Scratch Yours is actually happening and that Arcade Fire have actually recorded their long-denied cover of “Games Without Frontiers,” a really great song from Gabriel’s self-titled 1980 album. And now the band have posted a 40-second clip of the song, and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 25, 2013 - 2:32 pm
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