The honor is so richly deserved that it’s probably churlish to ask precisely which incarnation of Genesis it was that brought them into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame.
David Letterman announced that he is starting a record label. The late-night talk-show host’s company, Worldwide Pants, has formed Clear Entertainment/C.E. Music
In 2007, Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford reunited for their first tour in more than a decade, and sold-out concerts greeted the British band whose roots ran deep in the progressive rock scene.
The nominations for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum for 2010 were announced today. The 12 nominees are: ABBA, Darlene Love, Donna Summer, Genesis, Jimmy Cliff, KISS, Laura Nyro, LL Cool J, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Chantels, The Hollies, and The Stooges. Ballots will be sent to more than 500 voters, who will select five of the 12 nominees to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the 25th Annual Induction Ceremony March 15, 2010, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
by Michael Popke — If you frequent online progressive-rock communities, you’ve no doubt seen the question “What is prog?” posted countless times. …
Is the recent flurry of Genesis bootlegs selling one of England’s greatest prog bands by the pound or driving the last spike into the heart of the black market?
The first half of the 1970s was the golden age of the bootleg, just as it was the golden age of rock ’n’ roll.