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Genesis' First Tour in 14 Years Will Look Quite Different
Phil Collins Can
No Longer Drum

Phil Collins Can No Longer Drum

Dealing with health issues, he'll sing sitting down during Genesis' upcoming reunion tour

(Newser) - Phil Collins is considered one of the greatest drummers of all time —but you won't find him with a stick in his hand during Genesis' fall reunion tour, the 54-year-old band's first tour in 14 years. "I can barely hold a stick with this hand,"...

Genesis Reschedules Tour for Fall
Genesis Reschedules
Tour for Fall

Genesis Reschedules Tour for Fall

Pandemic had blocked concert plans for last year

(Newser) - Genesis hasn't done anything as an entity since 2007, when its reunion tour ended. That break will end this fall, Rolling Stone reports. The "Last Domino?" tour launches in North America on Nov. 15 in Chicago, after being delayed a year by the pandemic. The band has used...

Genesis Reuniting for First Time in 13 Years
Genesis Has Big News for Fans

Genesis Has Big News for Fans

The band, minus Peter Gabriel, will tour the UK this year

(Newser) - The classic Genesis line-up—Phil Collins, Tony Banks, and Mike Rutherford—is reuniting for the first time in 13 years, the iconic British band announced Wednesday. They plan to perform a series of shows across the UK this year, CNN reports. Collins' son Nicholas, 18, will join the band to...

Phil Collins Is Coming Out of Retirement

He left the music industry to raise his kids in 2011

(Newser) - Can you feel it coming in the air tonight, oh Lord? Phil Collins is back. After announcing his retirement in 2011, Collins is jumping back into the music business. The British singer and drummer tells Rolling Stone that he's "no longer officially retired...the horse is out of...

7 Musicians Who Quit Their Bands

One Direction fans are far from the first to mourn

(Newser) - With tween girls all aflutter at the news that Zayn Malik has left One Direction , ETOnline has put together a slideshow of a dozen other popular bands that have also lost original members:
  • Backstreet Boys: Kevin Richardson exited the boy band in 2006, and the other four Boys released two

Creationist: $10K to Anyone Who Can Disprove Genesis
Creationist: $10K to Anyone Who Can Disprove Genesis
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Creationist: $10K to Anyone Who Can Disprove Genesis

Dr. Joseph Mastropaolo launches creationism challenge

(Newser) - A California creationist believes the Biblical book of Genesis is a literal account of the universe's origins—and he's putting his money where his mouth is. Dr. Joseph Mastropaolo is offering $10,000 to anyone who can successfully disprove a literal interpretation, using science, in front of a...

Relax, God Vowed Not to Destroy Earth: Would-Be Energy Chair

In climate change debate, Shimkus points to God's promise to Noah

(Newser) - A leading contender to chair the House Energy Committee has plucked his position on climate change straight from the pages of Genesis. People shouldn't worry about the planet being destroyed, Rep. John Shimkus testified last year, because God promised Noah after the flood that he wouldn't destroy the planet again....

ABBA, Stooges, Genesis Enter Rock Hall of Fame

Star-studded NYC bash also honors Jimmy Cliff, Stooges

(Newser) - ABBA, the Stooges, the Hollies, Genesis, and Jimmy Cliff made their way into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night. "I'm very angry that Madonna got in before us," joked ABBA’s Anni-Frid Lyngstad; she and ex-husband Benny Andersson attended the New York ceremony while their...

40 Most Glaring Rock Hall of Fame Omissions

 40 Most 
 Rock Hall 
 of Fame 
Abba's in, why not alice cooper?

40 Most Glaring Rock Hall of Fame Omissions

But the Beastie Boys should get in soon; Alice Cooper not so much

(Newser) - Five artists enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight—the Hollies, the Stooges, Jimmy Cliff, Genesis, and, no kidding, ABBA—but as always "it seems like whoever gets anointed, or shunned, generates more controversy than the abortion debate and the death penalty combined," writes Jim Farber...

Rock Hall to Induct Stooges, ABBA

Genesis, Hollies, Jimmy Cliff also gets the call

(Newser) - The Stooges, Genesis, and ABBA will head next year’s class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, along with the Hollies and Jimmy Cliff. The ceremony will be March 15, with all the inductees invited to perform, though some, particularly ABBA, may be tough to bring together, notes...

Rock Legends Party Like It's 1979 (With a 2007 Approach)

Rock has become a 'legitimate trade'

(Newser) - The Police. Genesis. Led Zeppelin. Rock legends are squeezing back into their familiar duds to electrify audiences decades after their heydays. The comebacks aren’t all about cash, the Economist proposes. Many of the greying rockers are in no need of funds "if they fancy a new castle or...

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