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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 »

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 »

Peter Gabriel is a pop enigma. For a guy with so many ubiquitous hits, he’s never even pretended to play ball with radio. And his occasional brushes with the mainstream? Mostly accidental: “Sledgehammer,” the British singer-songwriter-producer’s global smash single, was an Otis Redding homage recorded as a post-session afterthought; that track’s iconic stop-motion music video… More »

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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…
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…
James Rettig | December 5, 2014 - 7:24 pm
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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…
James Rettig | November 22, 2014 - 1:47 pm
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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 involve…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2014 - 3:11 pm
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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…
James Rettig | August 23, 2014 - 2:46 pm
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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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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
Chris DeVille | May 21, 2014 - 2:53 pm
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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…
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! A…
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2014 - 12:03 am
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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…
Scott Lapatine | December 16, 2013 - 11:54 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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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, upo…
Chris DeVille | November 5, 2013 - 1:25 pm
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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…
Scott Lapatine | October 15, 2013 - 11:23 pm
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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 ha…
Liz Pelly | September 22, 2013 - 4:38 pm
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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
Liz Pelly | September 22, 2013 - 3:04 pm
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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…
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…
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2013 - 2:32 pm
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