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October 31, 2009
Steve Hackett's Out of The Tunnel's Mouth Finally Gets Released

Steve Hackett's new studio album, Out of the Tunnel's Mouth, was delayed due to legal reasons as part of the spit with his former manager. Thankfully, the issues holding up the release of Steve's new album have been resolved and the album was officially released yesterday. The CD is available exclusively through the new official Steve Hackett website. If you have not already done so, you can read Steve's thoughts about the new album and tour here.

October 31, 2009
Steve Hackett Featured On New Algebra Album

Dusk, the Italian Genesis fan site, reports that Steve Hackett appears on the new Algebra album, JL. JL is a concept album
based upon the book Jonathan Livingston Seagull. Steve plays guitar on "Il Molo Deserto" and his brother John plays flute on three tracks. Progressive rock fans should note that the project also includes Aldo Tagliapietra (of the popular prog rock band Le Orme) and Lino Vairetti (of the band Osanna). The album is available here from an Italian seller (there is presently no North American release planned). Though this link, you can also purchase the Dusk Day DVD, which features live performances from Steve and John Hackett among others.

October 31, 2009
Paul Carrack and Others Provide Autographs For Charity Auction

StarCards will auction a collection of signed Great Ormond Street Hospital playing cards by legendary and renowned guitar players, including: Paul Carrack, Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton, Gary Moore, Steve Vai, Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt, Phil Hilborne, Neil Murray, Joe Brown, Scott Mckeon, and Ramon Diaz. The auction starts at www.starcards.org from 8pm (UK time) on November 5th and finishes 10 days later on Sunday, November 15th, at 8pm.

October 31, 2009
Genesis, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel and Mike & The Mechanics Among Those Featured On Incredible New Box Set!

As previously reported here, Atlantic Records, who celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2008, will be releasing a lavish new limited edition box set called The Time Capsule. The 9-CD set (168 tracks) which will be released on November 17th in North America, spans the catalog of this impressive roster of artists over the full 60 years of the label, a 7 inch 45 rpm record of Atlantic Records first major hit, The PBS Documentary The House That Ahmet Built (DVD run-time: 115 minutes), and a full color 140 page book filled with unseen 'from the inside' images as well as a collection of reproduced memorabilia including: a backstage pass, handbills, posters, ticket stubs and other vintage swag. Each set is completed by an individually numbered certificate of authenticity.

The box set includes massive hits (original recordings) by Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Booker T. and the MGs, ABBA, The Rolling Stones,
Genesis, Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Mike & The Mechanics, Albert King, Paramore, Kid Rock, John Coltrane, Lil' Kim, The Drifters, Stone Temple Pilots, Cream, The Coasters, ELP, Charles Mingus, Bobby Darin, James Blunt, Uncle Cracker, Ben E. King, Simple Plan, Hootie and the Blowfish, Jewel, Ratt, Matchbox 20, Sean Paul, The Velvet Underground, The Allman Brothers Band, Wilson Pickett, Staind, Shinedown, Led Zeppelin, Dr. John, Yes, Big Joe Turner, Bette Midler, the Blues Brothers, J. Geils Band, Foreigner, The Trammps, The Bee Gees, Stevie Nicks, Roberta Flack, Dusty Springfield, Roxy Music, Otis Redding, The Rascals, T.I., Hall and Oates, Debbie Gibson, The Average White Band, Jason Mraz, Robert Plant, Peter Tosh, Laura Brannigan, Pete Townshend, Rush, INXS, Collective Soul, Tori Amos, En Vogue, Skid Row, Panic! at the Disco, Sugar Ray, Gnarls Barkley, Rob Thomas, Death Cab for Cutie, Twisted Sister, Manhattan Transfer, Ornette Coleman, Bad Company, Chic, Derek & The Dominos, Blind Faith, Crosby Stills and Nash, Sam and Dave, Thunderclap Newman, Sonny and Cher, Percy Sledge, Vanilla Fudge, P.O.D., Iron Butterfly, and much, more more! An amazing holiday gift idea for the music fan who already has all of the new Genesis box sets!

October 25, 2009
Phil Collins Talks About Forthcoming Solo Album

Yahoo! News reports that Phil Collins
was quoted by Hamburger Abendblatt, a German newspaper, as saying that he is planning to release a solo album of Motown cover tunes. Collins says the project, which will be released in 2010, will have 30-tracks. Collins added, "I want the songs to sound exactly like the originals." 

October 25, 2009

Genesis and Members Sign New Publishing Deal

According to the official Genesis site, Imagem Music Group have entered into a long-term, exclusive administration agreement with the members of Genesis, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford and Phil Collins as of July 1, 2009. This lucrative agreement means that Imagem Music will represent the catalogs of Genesis, Banks, Rutherford (including Mike & The Mechanics) and Collins. In addition, in a separate deal, Imagem Music purchased a 50% share of the Phil Collins catalog from Phillip Collins Limited. Collectively, Phil Collins as a solo artist and Genesis have sold in excess of a quarter billion albums.


October 25, 2009

Anthony Phillips' Forthcoming Album Available For Pre-Order Now!
 
Click here to pre-order Anthony Phillips' forthcoming album, Missing Links IV: Pathways and Promenades, his fourth compilation of his commissioned music for films and television (also known as Library Music projects) due for release on November 2, 2009 in Europe on Voiceprint Records. Complementing the tracks are some choice tracks from Ant's extensive Library Music output which receive their first commercial release here alongside the previously unreleased track "Haylcon Days."

The Full Track Listing:
1. The Golden Road to Samarkand
2.
Promenade
3.
Sceptured Isle
4.
Danza Cuccaracha
5.
Fallen Idol
6.
Cascades
7.
Sky Dawn
8.
Misty Mountains
9.
It's All Greek To Me
10.
Haven From The Sea
11.
Heavenly Gene
12.
Ironclad
13.
Water Gardens
14.
Night Train
15.
Sleeping Giant
16.
Sombrero
17.
Irish Lament
18.
Aurora
19.
Without You
20.
Sad Exodus
21.
Summer of Love
22.
Light Rain
23.
Halycon Days


October 11, 2009

Exclusive Tony Banks Interview Now On-Line Here On World of Genesis.com!

You can now read the new, exclusive 2009 interview with Tony Banks right here at World of Genesis.com!
Tony talks about his 2009 remaster for A Curious Feeling, the new Genesis Live 1973-2007 box set, the forthcoming Genesis Movie box set and much more!

October 10, 2009
New Exclusive Tony Banks Interview On-Line - Get Early Access Using Twitter!

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October 10, 2009
Wolfgang's Vault Offers Classic Genesis Performance

If you go to Wolfgang's Vault, for a limited time, you can now listen to streaming audio of Genesis live at the Philadelphia Spectrum on the Mama Tour!

October 10, 2009
Release Date of Peter Gabriel's Forthcoming Album Announced in Japan

Peter Gabriel's forthcoming album, Scratch My Back (see last month's news for details), has been announced for release in Japan according to Toshiba/EMI. The album, which is now set for Japanese release on January 27, 2010 (catalog number: TOCP-66925), features Gabriel performing other musician's songs and those musician's performing his songs. A complete track listing should be available in the coming month.

October 10, 2009
From Genesis To Revelation To Be Reissued on LP in North America

Varese Sarabande will reissue a new audiophile 180 gram stereo LP pressing of From Genesis to Revelation, Genesis' first album. This album was the only studio album from the "Peter Gabriel era" of Genesis not to be included in the Rhino Records Genesis 1970-1975 limited edition 180 gram LP boxed set. The release of From Genesis to Revelation on LP is expected next sales quarter.
 

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