Steve Hackett details 19 date 2015 UK tour

Steve Hackett Head Shot

Steve Hackett has confirmed a 19 date tour of the UK for October 2015.

The shows will follow the release of the guitarists new solo LP Wolflight, scheduled for release in the Spring.

Says Hackett via his website: “I’m hugely excited about the new album and incorporating it into next year’s tour, which will involve both classic and contemporary, with several surprises.”

The shows are set to feature material from the entirety of Hackett’s 40 year career, all the way from his first solo album, up to and including Wolflight. The musician has also confirmed that the tour will feature “a sprinkling of Genesis.”

The Acolyte To Wolflight UK Tour will take in the following confirmed dates:

Oct 06th: Guildford GLive
Oct 07th: London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
Oct 09th: Northampton Derngate
Oct 10th: Cardiff St Davids Hall
Oct 11th: Southampton O2 Guildhall
Oct 13th: Basingstoke Anvil
Oct 14th: York Barbican
Oct 16th: Aberdeen Music Hall
Oct 17th: Gateshead Sage
Oct 18th: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Oct 20th: Leeds Town Hall
Oct 21st: Llandudno Venue Cymru
Oct 23rd: Liverpool Philharmonic
Oct 24th: Leicester De Montford Hall
Oct 25th: Salford Lowry
Oct 27th: Ipswich Regent Theatre
Oct 28th: Bristol Colston Hall
Oct 30th: Birmingham Symphony Hall
Oct 31st: Southen Cliffs Pavilion

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Watch! Genesis release clip from “Three Sides Live” DVD set

Genesis Misunderstanding Three Sides Live Crop

Genesis have released a clip of the track “Misunderstanding” from their new Three Sides Live DVD and BluRay.

The 1981 concert was filmed during the band’s Abacab tour in North America, and has only been available before as part of a larger box set. Both DVD and Blu-Ray versions of the film are available now as standalone items through Eagle Rock Entertainment.

Said Eagle Rock of the release: “As always with Genesis, the show is visually stunning and it captures the band in their transition from their progressive days in the seventies through to the hugely successful pop/rock act they became from the mid-eighties onwards.”

The full tracklist for Three Sides Live is:

Genesis Three Sides Live BluRay01. “Behind The Lines”
02. “Duchess”
03. “Misunderstanding”
04. “Dodo / Lurker”
05. “Abacab”
06. “No Reply At All”
07. “Who Dunnit?”
08. “Medley: In The Cage / The Cinema Show / The Colony Of Slippermen”
09. “Afterglow”
10. “Me & Sarah Jane”
11. “Man On The Corner”
12. “Turn It On Again”

You can watch the clip of “Misunderstanding” below:

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New music releases, 29th September 2014

Here are the new and notable music releases for this week, 29th September 2014:

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The Weird and Wonderful Marmozets, Marmozets

Hesitant Alien, Gerard Way
Art Official Age, Prince
Plectrumelectrum, Prince and 3rdeyegirl
Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone, Lucinda Williams
R-Kive (Box set), Genesis
Greatest Hits, Levellers
Give My Love To London, Marianne Faithfull
Time To Die, Electric Wizard
Blood Mantra, Decapitated
The Stories We Could Tell, Mr.Big
Back To Oblivion, Finch
Bringing Back The Sunshine, Black Shelton
Soundtracks (Box Set), Ry Cooder
Last Act Of Defiance, Sick Of It All
Pure Heavy, Audrey Horne
Hymns For The Broken, Evergrey
The Ophidian Trek, Meshuggah
Live At The Forum, The Boxer Rebellion
Thrill Of Night, Grand Design
The Great Divide, Enchant
V For Vaselines, The Vaselines
Redemption, Saracen
The Dwarves Invented Rock N Roll, The Dwarves
Everybody Knows We Got Nowhere (Remastered), Heads
The Return, Nonpoint
Roads To The North, Panopticon
Sonic Child, Zodiac
Rise Of The Empress, White Empress
Til Endes, Khold

You can buy all of the above – and many more! – at the Skin Back Alley Music Store, powered by Amazon.

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Genesis reunite! (For BBC2 film…)

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It’s official! The members of Peter Gabriel era Genesis are to reunite!

Unfortunately for those hoping for an all conquering world tour, the ex-bandmates are only getting together to record a documentary feature for BBC2.

Being made under the working title of Genesis: Together and Apart, the BBC claims that it is the first time that this era of Genesis have been back together since 1975.

The film has been commissioned as part of a new strand of music programming across the BBC, timed to coincide with the inaugural BBC Music Awards, the first ceremony of which will take place in December.

Director General of the BBC, Tony Hall said: “Today’s the start of something very special for everyone who loves music. BBC Music is a celebration of the brilliant music talent across our country. We’ll be joining up music on television, radio, iPlayer and online like never before. there’ll be new shows; new partnerships; and whole new ways to support music on the BBC.”

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