What will it take for fans to fully support the solo output of Genesis keyboardist Tony Banks? The lack of substantial support for any of his solo projects is baffling. His band mates, (Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett) have all found varying degrees of commercial success outside of Genesis. Somehow that … Continue reading Tony Banks, What Will It Take?
As a long time fan of Steve Hackett I am quite happy for his current success. His recent Genesis Revisited tours have proven to be quite popular. He recently announced another Genesis Revisited tour for 2018. It would seem that he is pleased to be playing in front of larger audiences. Hearing his brilliant touring band play … Continue reading My Fantasy Steve Hackett Setlist
Calling All Stations (1997) was the last studio album released by Genesis. It is the only Genesis album to feature the ill-fated Ray Wilson on lead vocals. One might say that Wilson was in a lose-lose situation. He was brought in to fill the shoes of the multifaceted and ever popular Phil Collins. Fair or … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Uncertain Weather By Genesis
I will be the first to admit that it is difficult to watch your heroes grow old. As a fan you want to see your favorite actor, singer, guitarist, etc. stay young forever. We know that this is impossible, yet we are often times shocked when our heroes get old. Phil Collins is one of … Continue reading Phil Collins’ True Legacy
The Watch is a progressive rock band that is familiar to some Genesis fans. I must be honest, I am surprised that more Genesis fans have not embraced The Watch. Perhaps it is just an issue of exposure. Hopefully that will change because The Watch is an excellent band. The Watch is an Italian Genesis … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter W – The Watch
The Underground Railroad is a band that has been highly influenced by the music of 1970's progressive rock. Accessible vocal passages are mixed with long instrumental sections to make up the band's music. To date this American progressive rock band has released two albums, Through And Through (2000) and The Origin Of Consciousness (2005). Both … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter U – The Underground Railroad
Red Sand are a fairly new progressive rock band out of Canada. They are led by Simon Caron, the band's founder and guitarist. Caron is the songwriter for Red Sand and he is not shy about his influences. It is immediately clear from the first few notes of the band's first album that early Marillion … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter R – Red Sand