How many would you accept? How many band members add up to a legitimate band? These days a band that consists of all it’s original members, like U2, is an extremely rare thing. Bands like Kansas, Foreigner, Styx and Journey are the norm. Their rosters mix and match founding members, long standing members with new … Continue reading Genesis – And Then There Were???
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
Here it is Spring of 2017 and the afterglow of the great band Genesis remains. The band recorded their last album in 1997 and they completed their last tour in 2007. Over the last several years, apart from public appearances for awards ceremonies or the filming of a documentary, the members of Genesis have been … Continue reading The Afterglow Of Genesis
In The Rapids is a Genesis song that really does not get much attention. It is the penultimate song from the band's superb concept album The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (1974). At two minutes and twenty two seconds the track is short, but it sure is not sweet. The band packs an incredible amount … Continue reading In The Rapids, An Overlooked Gem By Genesis
The Genesis Show are a New Jersey based Genesis tribute band. I just had the great pleasure of seeing the band live at The Newton Theatre, in Newton New Jersey. Their show is billed as The Wind And Wuthering Tour Live. After seeing the show all I can say is WOW!!! What an experience, this … Continue reading The Genesis Show: A Tribute Band With Their Own Special Way
If you are a fan of the solo careers of the various members of Genesis than 2016 has been a very good year. Steve Hackett recently finished his highly successful Acolyte to Wolflight/Genesis Revisited tour. He is currently recording his next album and next year he will hit the road to support it. Part of … Continue reading Genesis 2016: The Outline Still Remains
I was recently listening to some music from an obscure progressive band from the 1990s. During one of the instrumental breaks there was a flute solo, which is not uncommon in the context of progressive rock music. It got me to thinking of the great flute players in progressive rock. Of course the first two … Continue reading Steve Hackett’s Secret Weapon