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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 »

Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with “You Are A Tourist,” the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes And Keys. A sunny addition to our spring playlist, it recalls brighter moments of mid-period Cure when it’s not channeling “Float On.” That’s fitting given how Ben Gibbard’s got five… More »

Once upon a time that thing that’s pictured up there happened. It was not really one of the The Worst Super Bowl Halftime Performances. But it does mark a turning point after which Super Bowl Performances would be scrubbed within an inch of their life of anything resembling hormonal charge. (Unless we’re talking about Prince’sMore »

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Phil Collins Recreates His Iconic Album Covers For First-Ever Deluxe Reissues

The world is ready for the critical reappraisal of solo Phil Collins. I'm not saying we need to assign canonical worth to the Tarzan, soundtrack…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 9:30 am

Phil Collins Unable To Perform At First Concert In 4 Years

Phil Collins was scheduled to perform a few songs semi-acoustically last night at a fundraiser for his Little Dreams Foundation, but he ended up not…
James Rettig | December 7, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Watch Umphrey’s McGee’s Straight-Faced Mash Up Of Radiohead, Beck, & Phil Collins

The terrifyingly popular Indiana jam-band Umphrey's McGee play an annual mash-up show every year on Halloween, combining covers live and wearing mash-up costumes. (This year,…
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2014 - 11:47 am

Phil Collins Won’t Be On Adele’s New Album As She’s A “Slippery Little Fish”

Back in January, Phil Collins said that he had been asked to work with Adele on her upcoming third full-length. The singer is expected to…
James Rettig | October 30, 2014 - 7:44 pm

San Antonio Plans $100M Museum Named After Phil Collins

This year Phil Collins announced his first concert since 2010, sang "In The Air Tonight" for the first time since 2005, reunited with Genesis' classic…
Chris DeVille | October 28, 2014 - 5:47 pm

Watch The Trailer For 808, Drum Machine Doc Feat. Afrika Bambaataa, Damon Albarn, Questlove, Phil Collins, New Order, Rick Rubin, & More

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…
Maggie Stamets | October 15, 2014 - 5:39 pm

Watch Members Of Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Bon Iver Cover Phil Collins At Pop Vs. Jock

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…
Chris DeVille | September 20, 2014 - 6:38 pm

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

Phil Collins Announces First Concert In 4 Years

UPDATE: Collins has released this statement to temper expectations for his live return:…
Chris DeVille | August 19, 2014 - 5:54 pm

Phil Collins Donates His Alamo Collection, Sets Rehearsals For Possible Live Comeback

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 reunio…
James Rettig | June 29, 2014 - 1:40 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…
Scott Lapatine | June 16, 2014 - 11:24 am

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

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

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

Kanye Plays Atlantic City, Readies Solo LP?

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…
Corban Goble | July 9, 2012 - 9:10 am

Action Bronson – “Contemporary Man”

Stereogum40 alum Action Bronson kicks off his 2012 with "Contemporary Man," which samples a few '80s radio hits that you just might know. Spoiler alert:…
Corban Goble | January 5, 2012 - 12:57 pm

Phil Collins: “I Am Not A Tormented Weirdo”

Phil Collins definitely remembers the Alamo (he collects Alamo memorabilia, is authoring a historical book on it), but it doesn't seem like folks remember that…
brandon | March 7, 2011 - 1:20 pm