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More than 30 years ago, Afrika Bambaataa's Arthur Baker-produced "Planet Rock" changed the music industry forever, thanks in part to its use of the revolutionary 808 drum machine. The 808 created a…   Read Story »
The annual Pop Vs. Jock celebrity basketball game went down today in Montreal as part of Pop Montreal festivities, and as promised, it featured some all-star halftime festivities involving covers of…   Read Story »
UPDATE: And the "exciting news" is ... a compilation of previously released material. Before the solo careers of Peter Gabriel and Phil Collins, and long before "I Can't Dance," Genesis were a…   Read Story »
UPDATE: Collins has released this statement to temper expectations for his live return: "I will be performing three or four songs semi-acoustically, and maybe one more with my 13 year old son…   Read Story »
Earlier this month, we learned that the guys from Genesis were getting back together for a BBC documentary. It fell short of last year's reunion speculation after Phil Collins said that he would…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
I am a big fan of Phil Collins — check the avatar — but I rarely get to write about him. The former Genesis frontman retreated from rock stardom years ago, in part because spinal surgery made it…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
Over the weekend, Kanye West played back-to-back solo gigs at Revel's 5500-seat Ovation Hall in Atlantic City, his first solo shows since 2011. The show -- which consisted of about 30 songs -- was…   Read Story »