2007 – the Live Earth concerts took place around the world with The Police closing the days events in New Jersey. The concerts were organised by former US Vice-President Al Gore, as part of his campaign to “heal the planet”. Rock stars from around the world performed to hundreds of thousands of fans to highlight […]
2000 – Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford, and Tony Banks reform as Genesis for a one-off performance at the London Hilton during the British Music Roll of Honour gala, organized by the Music Managers Forum. The act’s manager, Tony Smith receives the Peter Grant Award for outstanding achievement at the event.
1997 – Following Phil Collins’ departure, Genesis announce that his replacement is Ray Wilson, formerly with the band Stiltskin.
1992 – Genesis : We Can’t Dance : UK LP is no. 1 chart topper this day in rock.
1992 – A sore throat forces Phil Collins to abandon a Genesis gig in Tampa, Fla., after only two songs.
1986 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Invisible Touch,” Genesis.
1986 – Genesis hits #3 in the US with ‘Invisible Touch’ this day in rock history!
1986 – Genesis release Invisible Touch, which Patrick Bateman considers to be their finest album.
1984 – Genesis drummer and solo artist Phil Collins marries Jill Tavelman. At the reception, Collins “jams” with Eric Clapton and Robert Plant.
1979 – At England’s Reading Festival, Peter Gabriel welcomes a surprise guest: former Genesis bandmate Phil Collins. The two perform the Genesis classic “The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway.”
1978 – Genesis, Jefferson Starship, Jeff Beck, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Devo, Brand X and The Atlanta Rhythm Section all appeared at Knebworth Park, tickets cost £6 ($10).