Not Fade Away looks at some of the greatest albums of the past few decades as they celebrate significant anniversaries. This week we focus on the 1973 Genesis release ‘Selling England By The Pound.’ Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett offers insight into what made the album so unique.
Beginning in 1986, the Human Rights Concerts toured the globe to raise funds and awareness of Amnesty International. Acts like Bruce Springsteen, Sting, U2, Peter Gabriel, Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant and Jimmy Page and more took the stage to perform for a cause.
After some delay, the companion to Peter Gabriel covering other people’s songs on ‘Scratch My Back’ sees the light of day, featuring Arcade Fire, Lou Reed, Randy Newman and more.
Today’s Birthdays Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante is 43. Dire Straits keyboardist Alan Clark is 61. Electric Avenue singer Eddy Grant is 65. Magician Penn Jillette is 58. He’s part of the […]
The TED Conference will be sharing some ideas worth spreading from a pair of rock’n’roll greats in 2013.
Peter Gabriel just announced, via his website, a new app that will allow fans to remix songs from his classic 1986 album, So. The “MusicTiles” app is due in the Apple App store on January […]
Need a last-minute gift for the rock fan in your life? Or do you just need to figure out what to spend that awesome gift card on? We’re here to help, with rundowns of this […]
Peter Gabriel’s “Sledgehammer” video has gone down in history as one of the most innovative music videos of all-time – and he wants you to recreate it.
In a moment that surprised and delighted Peter Gabriel’s fans, actor John Cusack waltzed onstage, old-school boom box in hand, at Gabriel’s show at The Hollywood Bowl in L.A. Saturday night, as Gabriel’s band began playing “In Your Eyes.”
If you are a fan of Peter Gabriel’s classic 1986 So, this is turning out to be a good (albeit expensive) year. First came word that he’s doing the entire album from start to finish on a brief North American tour, with many of the musicians who originally played on the album. Now comes news that Gabriel is releasing a very deluxe edition of the album to celebrate its 25th birthday.