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December 23, 2009
Steve Hackett Reveals His Intention To Appear At Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

In a recent e-mail blast from Steve Hackett to subscribers of his new official website, Steve reveals that he intends to be present at the 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in New York in March. Hopefully, more details about which other members of the band plan to attend will be known in early 2010.


December 15, 2009

Genesis to be Inducted Into The Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame have formally announced their 2010 list of inductees. This year's class includes Genesis, Abba, The Stooges, The Hollies, and Jimmy Cliff. Also being inducted this year as individual recipients of the Ahmet Ertegun Award will be David Geffen and songwriters Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Elle Greenwich, Jeff Barry, Jesse Stone, Mort Shuman and Otis Blackwell. The ceremony will take place on March 15, 2010 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City and will air live on Fuse, Madison Square Gardenís national music television network. Congratulations to Genesis and the other 2010 inductees!

December 15, 2009
Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks Talk About Hall of Fame Nomination and New Mike & The Mechanics Album

Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford just completed a quick question and answer session with Rolling Stone Magazine about Genesis' announced induction into the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame. In addition to speculation about the possibility of a Genesis live performance at the ceremony (with or without Peter Gabriel), Mike also talks about his new Mike and the Mechanics project (sans Paul Carrack) with new singer Andrew Roachford, "an R&B style singer." Rutherford says that he is also collaborating with new songwriters on the project as well. Be sure to check it out! Also, for Tony Banks and Chester Thompson's additional thoughts on the Hall of Fame nomination, be sure to check out the new interviews with them here on World of Genesis.com!

December 10, 2009
New Chester Thompson Interview Posted!

Click here to read the new exclusive interview with Chester Thompson. Chester shares insight into the Genesis Live 1973-2007 Box Set, the new remixed and remastered reissue of Tony Banks' A Curious Feeling, his forthcoming solo project, Genesis' Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame nomination, and much more!

December 10, 2009

Nick Davis Given Grammy Nomination For Work On Genesis Box Set

Long time Genesis Producer and Engineer Nick Davis has been honored with a Grammy Award Nomination for "Best Surround Album" for his work on the Genesis 1970-1975 Box Set! The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards will air on television on Sunday, January 31, 2010 on CBS (in North America) at 8 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Central (check your local listing for details). Congratulations, Nick!

December 10, 2009
Peter Gabriel's Scratch My Back Delayed; European Tour Dates for 2010 Announced!
 
The official Peter Gabriel site has confirmed Peter Gabriel's new album, Scratch My Back, has been delayed in Europe until February 15th (No U.S. date has been announced yet).

The good news is that Peter has announced "The New Blood Tour," which features Peter Gabriel with an orchestra (no guitar and no drums). Details about the select announced tour dates in England, Germany and France can be found on the official Peter Gabriel website. No further dates have been announced at this time. Details about the Scratch My Back album can be found in the November 2009 News Section.

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