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Prog-Rock Icon Peter Gabriel "Horrified" By George Floyd's Murder

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Musician and activist Peter Gabriel, the original lead vocalist for prog-rock band Genesis, condemns the death of George Floyd in a Twitter statement Monday, June 1.READ MORE

Scratch My Back

"Genesis" frontman Peter Gabriel Releases Rare Concert Films to Help in Coronavirus Efforts

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British singer-songwriter Peter Gabriel revived vintage concert films and uploaded them online to raise funds for Italy's fight against the coronavirus pandemic.READ MORE

Sting

Sting to Perform at 2016 NBA All-Star Game & Tour With Peter Gabriel in May; Tickets Rising

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2016 is already slated to be a huge year for Sting, as the NBA recently announced the former Police frontman will headline the 65th NBA All-Star Game halftime show on Sunday, February 14 in Toronto. The 64-year-old will also join forces with Peter Gabriel this summer for a co-headlining run called the Rock Paper Scissors Tour, which will hit 19 dates in North America. Sting is a 16-time Grammy Award-winning musician, playing countless sold-out tours and shows as both a member of The Police and as a solo artist. Tickets to see Sting at both the NBA All-Star Game, as well as on the Rock Paper Scissors Tour have hit the secondary market, and are rising in price quickly.READ MORE

Sting performs onstage at The 2013 MusiCares Person Of The Year Gala

Sting, Peter Gabriel Announce Joint Headline Rock Paper Scissors Tour for Summer 2016

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Sting and Peter Gabriel have been friends for three decades, and now the rock icons are bringing that friendship to the road once again. On Tuesday (Jan. 19), the duo announced a joint headlining North American tour for this summer, dubbed the Rock Paper Scissors Tour.READ MORE

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Is Peter Gabriel Going to Teach Monkeys How to Use Skype?

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Peter Gabriel, who has previously worked with monkeys, may have just revealed that he is cooking up a plan to teach monkeys how to use the online chat interface, Skype.READ MORE

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Phil Collins Musical Comeback: Yay or Nay? Which Petition Will You Sign?

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Shortly after undergoing major back surgery, Phil Collins announced his certain return to the music world, with most fans rejoicing. However, now a petition has been launched against his musical comeback, demanding “Phil Collins must be stopped.” In response, you can also sign a newly-launched petition in support of the singer/songwriter's return.READ MORE

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Bracket Challenge Round 2: Vote Who Moves On...Nine Inch Nails, Green Day, N.W.A. and More

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Heavy hitters such as Nine Inch Nails, Green Day and N.W.A. have all moved on to the second round of Music Times' annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tournament. By combining the obsessive bracketology of March Madness with the annual naming of nominees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, we allow you, the fans, to vote for nominees competitively, and therefore choose just one winner. Last year's champ was Peter Gabriel, who overtook KISS in the championship. Vote below and check back next week for the Final Four. Let's see who's left after the first round this year.READ MORE

Rush Limbaugh

5 Bands Pulling Music from Rush Limbaugh's Radio Program: Peter Gabriel, Rush and...Rage Against The Machine(?!?)

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Rush Limbaugh is at it again this week, stirring up the pot by suggesting that if Kanye West had sung the racist song featured in the Oklahoma University SAE fraternity's notorious video, it would have been a hit. Many a performer—from Peter Gabriel to the band Rush—have requested Limbaugh remove their music from his radio program.READ MORE

Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr, Green Day, Lou Reed to Join Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2015 includes a bluesman, a Beatle and a chick who loves rock 'n' roll. Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Double Trouble, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts and Bill Withers and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band will be inducted in April. Ringo Starr will receive the special honor of the Award for Musical Excellence as well, "Rolling Stone" reports. The ceremony will be held April 18 in Cleveland, and HBO will air the festivities some time in May. Tickets will be available to the general public Thursday, Dec. 18.READ MORE

Lauryn Hill

8 Artists Who Are Taking Too Long To Release New Albums: Dr. Dre, Lauryn Hill And More

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This has been a pretty exciting couple of days for fans of both Modest Mouse and D'Angelo, with both artists announcing their first new albums in quite some time (Modest Mouse's last album came out in 2007, while D'Angelo's was 2000). Now that these two artists have finally decided to release some new music, here are eight more artists that have been taking far too long to put out new albums.READ MORE

Genesis - 'The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway' (1974)

5 Best Songs from Genesis's 'The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway'

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Today, Nov. 18, marks the 40th anniversary of Genesis's landmark concept album "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway," which was their last with original lead vocalist Peter Gabriel. Across 23 tracks over 94 minutes, the album tells the bizarre story of a Puerto Rican teenager named Rael who goes on a surreal journey through New York City to rescue his brother John. To celebrate this masterwork of progressive rock, here are the album's five best songs.READ MORE

Peter Gabriel performing in Berlin

Peter Gabriel Sings David Bowie's 'Heroes' in Germany to Mark the 25th Anniversary of the Collapse of the Berlin Wall [WATCH]

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Peter Gabriel gave an impassioned performance yesterday (Nov. 9) in Germany, performing David Bowie's "Heroes" to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall coming down. The "In Your Eyes" singer went with an arrangement for the song similar to the one he used on 2010's Scratch My Back.READ MORE

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8 Classic Artists Whose Debut Albums Were False Starts: Bob Dylan, Neil Young, And More

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There are some legendary artists, such as Led Zeppelin, R.E.M., or Pink Floyd, who burst into the mainstream with fully formed, excellent debut albums. Other legendary artists, however, stumbled a bit on their full-length debuts, and didn't truly find their voices until their sophomore releases. Here are eight classic artists whose debut albums were false starts.READ MORE

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Peter Gabriel, Serj Tankian Contribute Songs to Gaza Benefit Album '2 Unite All'

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Legendary singer-songwriter Peter Gabriel and System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian have never shied away from political statements in their music, so it should come as no surprise that both artists have contributed songes to a new benefit compilation album titled "2 Unite All," which goes toward funding humanitarian aid to Palestinians in Gaza. According to radio.com, the album was produced by Project Peace on Earth and is currently available for purchase. "Helping to rebuild the lives of Palestinians in Gaza is a necessary and noble worldwide humanitarian prerogative that we must not shy away from," Tankian says about the album in a statement. "It's the least we can do for a people that have suffered under an occupation, embargo, and invasion." For the album, Tankian contributed a song titled "Spinning Mysteries at the Sacred Groove," which features Police drummer Stewart Copeland.READ MORE

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9 Bands Whose Drummers Sing Lead: The Band, The Eagles and More

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When the lead singer of a band also plays an instrument, it is nearly always guitar or piano, and often bass guitar as well, but rarely do you see a lead singer playing drums. These nine bands, however, broke this trend by having their drummers sing lead on most of their songs, including The Band, The Eagles and more.READ MORE

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