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Not Fade Away: Genesis Prog-Rock Masterpiece ‘Selling England By The Pound’ Turns 40

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.

10/11/2013

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Cruise To The Edge, The ‘Ultimate Prog Cruise’, Features Yes, Queensryche, UK, The Strawbs, And More

Move over S.S. Coachella. Step aside Weezer Cruise. There’s a new ship in town, and this ship’s in all kinds of weird time signatures. Cruise To The Edge is the second annual “Ultimate Prog Rock Cruise” headed […]

08/19/2013

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Ringo Starr, Phil Collins Top World’s Richest Drummers List

To quote the legendary James Brown, “give the drummer some!” Or in the case of this list ranking the richest beat-keepers in the world, give the drummers a whole lot, as in a fortune.

09/04/2012

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Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason Thanks Ed Sheeran For Olympics Performance

In an email to Ed Sheeran, Nick Mason wrote: “Hi Ed, Really great experience, many thanks for a great performance. And a great day out!”

08/23/2012

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Best Sellers From The ’80s: Genesis’ “Invisible Touch”

Despite their busy solo schedules, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Genesis[/lastfm] members Banks, Rutherford and Collins found time to record and release Invisible Touch in 1986. It spawned five Top 5 singles, the first band to do so, and sold […]

12/01/2011

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20 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Peter Gabriel

Peter Gabriel At United CenterThe progressive-rock pioneer decided to add a special twist to his latest project, New Blood, an album of orchestral reinventions. Banning drums and guitar from his studio, [lastfm]Peter Gabriel[/lastfm] set about recording […]

11/04/2011

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“New Blood – Live in London” Is Peter Gabriel’s Orchestral Masterpiece

Last year [lastfm]Peter Gabriel[/lastfm] decided to add a special twist to his next project. Banning drums and guitar from his studio, Gabriel set about recording his New Blood album with a 46-piece orchestra, a move […]

10/24/2011

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Throwback Summer: The #1 Song From 25 Years Ago

Genesisview gallery 25 years ago this week, it was an interesting competition for the coveted #1 spot at the top of the charts. The band that had the #1 single beat out a solo artist…who […]

07/19/2011

Five Things About…The Summer Of ’86

Before it happened, nobody would have predicted that the signature sounds of the summer of 1986 would belong to the then-current edition of a fabled British prog rock band and one of its founding members […]

07/19/2011

Music Videos To Celebrate Earth Day

For over 40 years on April 22, Earth Day has inspired individuals and organizations across the globe to demonstrate their commitment to the protection and sustainment of our environment. We have picked the top music […]

04/22/2011

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