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Steve Hackett

Stephen Richard Hackett (born 12 February 1950) is a British singer-songwriter and guitarist. He gained prominence as a member of the British progressive rock group Genesis, which he joined in 1970 and left in 1977 to pursue a solo career.

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Steve Hackett a night of Genesis music.
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I can dig, I'm really into Steve Hackett atm! Solo stuff is rather excellent!
Genesis fans: the new Steve Hackett 2-CD/DVD, "Genesis Revisited at Royal Albert Hall," is superb. Great band & singers!
lost 5-2 at in the Steve Hackett Memorial Shield. Never mind, over 300 quid raised for the British Heart Foundation.
More cool sounds from the legendary Steve Hackett. Perfect week-end sounds lol :0))
Steve Hackett in Verona Today We will be there Sandra Hotel Minerva Pordenone Italia
Heavens I can see Steve Howe or Steve Hackett wield that axe.
The Blues travel to tomorrow to defend the Steve Hackett Memorial Shield. K/O 3pm. Support the British Heart Foundation.
I haven't read the Henry Miller book, but there is a Steve Hackett tune
We are prepping for the legendary Steve Hackett Genesis Extended November 19. Tix on sale
(Music recomendation for today, Steve Hackett "Star of Sirius" ) (70´s Progressive Symphonic Rock)
I'm trying to remember who was on that team. Jeff Miller, Steve Carlson, maybe Nick or Doug Hackett?
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Steve Ouding is the head coach, he has been K-Christian head coach the last 7 seasons. Hackett coach John Blankenship will be o-coordintor.
Wait, wasn't on RAW and the world didn't end? Who knew?
Steve Hackett- Spectral Mornings. Pretty good album from Steve. I still like voyage of the acolyte better though.
Buy "Stories of Genesis" (volumes 1 and 2) by Chris James. Steve Hackett likes them!:
Steve Hackett: Acceptance speech for Best Live Event in Prog Magazine Awards 2013 posted…
Music video for Clocks by Steve Hackett from 1979. VERY cool.
'It was absolutely deafening!: The time Steve Hackett blew away the Yardbirds' Jim McCarty
Limited Edition of 500 w/ Autograph of Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett.
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Here's the second of our interviews with John Acock, Steve Hackett's producer. Very revealing it is too…...
Watch Steve Hackett win the Live Event at last year's Prog Awards and check out all this years Live Event nominees ..
Reviewing Steve Hackett's Genesis Revisited: Live at the Royal Albert Hall, today for
Enjoying coffee with the amazing Steve Hackett - a great guitarist who makes time for dopey fans :) http:…
Steve Hackett doing what he does best. Good music.
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Man, this is such a great album! Steve Hackett: Voyage of the Acolyte
Steve Hackett to appear on new CDs by and . Both come out this fall.
We recently caught up with John Acock, Steve Hackett's producer and we have a podcast of our interview here.
My Open Mic feature isn't working... Keeps crashing. I believe it was Steve Hackett, no?
Come All Ye to next month! As well as Fairport Convention, there's Marillion, Steve Hackett & Australian …
Hear guitarist Steve Hackett with Genesis and with the supergroup GTR in this playlist.
Music for Saturday: Steve Hackett, "Blood on the Rooftops," from "Genesis Revisited" via Eclecticity
Firth of Fifth - Steve Hackett Live at Hammersmith 2013 video
Another question I have on my mind: What do you think about Daryl Stuermer? I've read many compliments about him but also many complaints, the latter especially on how he played the guitar solo on the "Firth of Fifth/I Know What I like"-Medley. (But for some reason, I haven't read any complaints on the fact that Steve Hackett played the guitar solo on "The Knife" differently than Ant Phillips)
Check out this interview with Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame Member Steve Hackett!
Today's Magic Bus, 12-2pm, is a prerecorded show as we're off to another open day at University of East Anglia. Two down (Royal Holloway was Wed and Exeter yesterday) with Oxford on 4th July and Durham on the 5th. Tune in to hear a repeat of Kiki Dee's Musical Milestones, tracks from my album of the week 'CiRCA by The Mojo Fins, the Studio Rio remix of Bill Withers 'Lovely Day' and a track from the new Steve Hackett Live at The Albert Hall album due out on 30th June amongst many other fine songs.
Genesis BBC doc reunites Pete Gabriel and Steve Hackett with Banks/Collins/Rutherford. Yay!
It's still Friday :) Lucy ask your hubby Ian does he know why his old mate Steve Hackett used to always sit down to play in his early Genesis concerts. Thanks
Tix for ex-guitarist show are on sale. I interviewed him long ago
~Who Could Ask For More~...BBC MUSIC LAUNCH SYNOPSIS GENESIS: TOGETHER AND APART Feature length documentary on one of the most successful bands in rock history. From its first beginnings as a band of songwriters in the late 1960s to its final incarnation as a rock giant in the 1990s – via full-blown theatrical progressive rock in the mid-1970s and the subtler jazzy pop of the early 1980s – Genesis could perplex and enrage the die-hards, whilst exciting and exhilarating the newer disciples. Made with the full co-operation of Genesis, the film reunites all original members of the band together – Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Mike Rutherford – for the first time since 1975. The film recounts an extraordinary musical story, exploring the band’s songwriting as well as emotional highs and lows, alongside previously unseen archive material and rare performance footage across their entire career.
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Lots of good shows in the CLE in the coming months! Matthew Sweet Steve Hackett Eric Johnson etc.
I love Steve Hackett, but Anthony Phillips gave Trespass and Nursery Cryme their sound, and those two albums are mostly the reason i got into Genesis in the first place, so there (Yes Phillips wrote alot of material on Nursery Cryme)
Steve Hackett on Radio at 2.10pm today listen live
Steve Hackett will perform with Todmobile jan.2015.Todmobile live with Jon Anderson 2013
Genesis fans you can hear my interview with the genius that is Mr Steve Hackett today between 1 and 3 on Phoenix 98 FM and on line
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I had a telephone conversation with Steve Hackett on the times with Genesis, what Revisited means for him and a new album coming in 2015...
Steve Hackett and his Awesome band performing the Genesis Revisted 2 Tour .Steve showing off his world Class Guitar Skills to over 2000 Lucky Cruise to the E...
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For my Steve Hackett fan friends, taken in 1983 in Liverpool
'I like the worlds of ideas on it': Steve Hackett selects his all-time favorite Genesis album
After listening to Ep 62 of I'm pretty sure has a man crush on Rusev
no Rutherford, hackett, gabriel, steve, mike, peter, tony, but one 1x banks (of Nile)
JUST ANNOUNCED: former guitarist plays the Dec. 11. Tix on sale Fri.
(BBC) will reunite all members of Genesis:Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett and Mike Rutherford
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Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Tony Banks, Steve Hackett & Mike Rutherford have joined forces for a new BBC doc 'Genesis: Together and Apart'
Report & photographs by : Franci Sopotnik Location: Teatro Comunale Giuseppe Verdi, Pordenone, Italy Date: May 24, 2014 Steve Hackett is quite a presence here on our site, but not by chance. His...
Just picked up my emails - made me smile - 2 from Chris Squire, one from Steve Hackett and one from Andy Bell - have a great weekend all.
This inspired the fantastic 1940 Hitchcock film, and Steve Hackett track :P very excited to read this!! "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again... I came upon it suddenly; the approach masked by the unnatural growth of a vast shrub that spread in all directions... There was Manderley, our Manderley, secretive and silent as it had always been, the gray stone shining in the moonlight of my dream, the mullioned windows reflecting the green lawns and terrace. Time could not wreck the perfect symmetry of those walls, nor the site itself, a jewel in the hollow of a hand."
Dave Kerzner is a producer/songwriter and keyboardist who has worked with a variety of artists ranging from Kevin Gilbert to Steve Hackett, Steven Wilson, Francis Dunnery and many more. He is best kno
Great to see new members keep the torch for Steve Hackett burning people
Check the quote from THE Steve Hackett on Stories of Genesis, an amazing read by Chris James
Can’t get the 80s song “When the Heart Rules the Mind” by GTR digitally. GTR was a band with Steve Hackett and Steve Howe, if memory serves.
An afternoon of reviewing for The Progmeister. First up will be the ew Steve Hackett DVD. bring it on!
Err. .Make that TWO pieces by Rick Wakeman and one by Steve Hackett. YAY
no.16 for 'The Eternal Now' theme. This is of Guitarist Steve Hackett
Steve Hackett - Guitar legend with the 1970's progressive rock band Genesis brings new life to the some old songs during his fabulous Genesis Extended world tour.…
Pre-Genesis Steve Hackett... You can definitely tell its him on guitar. He had already started to establish his st…
The cover of Stories of Vol. 1 - looking cool with a quote from the awesome Steve Hackett!
Steve Hackett: Talks about recording a new album and Genesis in new video interview.: Steve…
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Steve Hackett's Genesis Extended tour will be here November 19th! Tickets are on sale now at
Hackett aims to surprise himself: Steve Hackett is refusing to rush work on his next solo album – and he's wai...
Steve Hackett aiming to surprise himself with forthcoming new solo album...
Variation on a Theme by Chopin by STEVE HACKETT... at - Turn On. Tune In. Wig Out.
Cool. I never really explored that, but I love Segovia, Steve Hackett's classical stuff, Steve Howe, etc.
Who says prog is all technique at the expense of emotion... Steve Hackett's guitar solo on "Firth of Fifth" is one…
great music mate, love the Different Strings/Solsbury Hill Covers too! The Titanic one reminds me of Steve Hackett.
Peter Gabriel/Steve Hackett era Genesis really is superb.
another famous person. Steve Hackett of ex Genesis fame. He kindly emailed me a picture which I am really looking forward to!!
From the album Darktown, the genius of Steve Hackett. Twice Around The Sun.
Steve Hackett and I tracking on the same album on the same day.. woah..
Starting out this morning with some Steve Hackett - Please don't Touch
New concert review of Steve Hackett live in the Netherlands!
Steve Hackett live in Pisa playing on acoustic guitar a medley of great Genesis songs.
Steve Hackett, Genesis 1970-1977, Top 25 guitar heroes in the world. Legend
For a classical guitarist, Steve Hackett is a bloody good rock guitarist. Or is it the other way around?
Steve Hackett's guitar solo on Dancing with The Moonlit Knight. Listen and learn Edward Van Halen. Oh wait, he did.
Hard to beat Steve Hackett as a 'complete' guitarist. Maybe Eric Johnson is a decent contender.
I believe Steve Hackett is an ET, he still looks young and his guitar playing is out of this world.
Great concert by Steve Hackett last night. Never thought I´d hear Supper´s Ready played live again.
I liked a video Interview with Steve Hackett: Milan, May 26 2014
Steve Hackett and his band, along with John Wetton and Chris Squire, play the classic Hendrix version of "All Along the Watchtower" on Cruise to the Edge 2014
The VHS release that coincided with the release of Steve Hackett's 'The Tokyo Tapes' CD. Live footage of said album. There is this quote from somewhere in th...
Steve Hackett GENESIS Watcher of the skies Milano 26-5-2014
Very good rendition of Genesis classic! Ray Wilson on vocals. . STEVE HACKETT - Carpet Crawlers (OFFICIAL VIDEO) -
What a drag. It’s only June and the SF Steve Hackett gig in December is already Sold Out. Great for him bad for me.
does Steve Hackett never age or what? He looks exactly the same as he did last time I saw him live, which was...not recently.
Just pre-ordered the Steve Hackett Deluxe edition Live at RAH. Couldn't resist! I was there and it was such a great show
Monday at 10.20 we chat to the legend that is Nik Kershaw about a forthcoming show at Pontadawe plus coming soon Steve Hackett
Steve Hackett's The Journey from his first solo acoustic album Bay of Kings.
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Steve Hackett has launched a clip from his upcoming live DVD in which he performs Genesis classic Carpet Crawlers with Ray Wilson.
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Love a bit of Steve Hackett to chillax and unwind!
Steve Hackett playing 'Every Day' live at Bilston on 25th February 2012
Every once in a while, we like to check the statistics on how many people have been listening to the episodes and where they're from in the world. We used to only list the top 10 most-listened-to shows, but now with over 50 episodes, maybe the top 20 would be better. Here they are: 20. Soul Secret (006) 19. Edison's Children (second appearance) (045) 18. Beyond the Bridge (014) 17. Larry Fast/Synergy (003) 16. Anubis Gate (001) 15. Edison's Children (first appearance) (017) 14. Sound of Contact (033) 13. Geoff Tate (032) 12. Marcus Jidell (036) 11. Spock's Beard (026) 10. Markus Reuter (018) 9. Steve Hackett (Backstage Pass 8. Steve Hackett (020) 7. Circus Maximus (012) 6. Haken (038) 5. Anubis Gate (Progtopia Planetary Premiere 17 March 2014) 4. Wishbone Ash (049) 3. Jerome Froese (041) 2. Eric Woolfson (027) 1. Pat Mastelotto (031) Don't see your favorite on there, or want to see your favorite go higher? Go to the Progtopia website and click the tabs at the top to find all past shows, then share the lin ...
NICK MAGNUS is a very competent and underrated artist. He's the man behind the Keys in Steve Hackett's most...
Cropredy ticket bought.. not sure which evening I'm looking forward to more. Steve Hackett on Thursday, Aussie Floyd on Friday (not forgetting chas n dave too!!), or marillion on Saturday!
Making my plans for Steve Hackett's guest guitar spot on my album, a session that's going on this coming month! Just got an email from another musician from a well known band that has been around the world touring so many times and recorded so many albums. To hear him praising me and my work was deep and empowering. One shouldn't need outside validation but that doesn't mean it isn't moving when you hear it, especially from another artist that you admire. Pumped! Let's do this!
***MARILLION MAN ANNOUNCES SOLO TOUR*** Steve Rothery says he’s looking forward to the year ahead after issuing the complete list of his solo tour dates and putting his live album on general sale. He’s also preparing to start work with his Marillion bandmates on what will be their 18th studio album. They’ll begin recording next week. Rothery says: “I’ve finalised the dates to promote The Ghosts Of Pripyat, and Italian band Ranestrane will support at most of the shows in October and November. “After a lot of demand I’ve made the Plovdic concert that started the whole project available on a combined CD/DVD.” He says of progress on his crowd funded solo project: “I’ll be doing guitar overdubs in my free time, and I’m in Real World Studios for a couple of days in June to shoot the live DVD for the bonus disc. Steve Hackett is going to be recording his contribution to a couple of tracks at his studio in June.” Marillion confirmed the launch of live pack A Sunday Night Above The Rain, wh ...
Listening to Steve Hackett's Cell 151. Highly Strung is a wonderful album.
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Bon dia! Good morning! Thank you so much Mister Master Steve Hackett.
Steve Hackett performing "The Lamia" at the Scottish Rite Auditorium in Collingswood, NJ on March 27th, 2014. The first minute is a little shaky but it gets ...
TPA News: Clip from new Steve Hackett DVD now available -
Mr. Hackett looks like Steve from Blue's Clues today😂
Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe keys man Julian Colbeck joins me to discuss his career, and Steve Hackett 9a/3p/9p ET
Exclusive video of Steve Hackett performing Carpet Crawlers with Ray Wilson at the Royal Albert Hall...
A project of Mark Trueack. ✒ Special Guests: Jon Anderson (ex Yes), Steve Hackett, Guillermo Cides, Steve Unruh, Laurie Larson, Claire Vezina, Brittany and Holly Trueack.✒ ❋❋ Dreams can become true some day. ❋❋ by Guillermo Cides When I was a young player I used to dream to play with all of those great guys that my mono-radio showed me everyday. However some years after, the real music life proved that it rarely happens and you have to focus in your own music instead, and this is what I did. The radio play this days other faces, other names. And unexpectedly, my own music bring me to those guys of that time. Although I'm not dreaming to play with them anymore - I'm now a grown man who doesn't believe in fanaticism but believe in real life things - I can recognize a kind of "old pride" for to be involved in this projects with big names, but more specially because UPF Project have a direct relation with peace, water in poor countries and to work for a better world. Created and directed by Mark T ...
Listening to Steve Hackett "Voyage of the Acolyte" - the Moog synthesizer in all its splendour. And I'm not even stoned
I liked a video from Steve Hackett with John Wetton - Firth of Fifth - April 10,2014 on
"Horizons" was the first Steve Hackett's piece for classical guitar, released in 1972 in Genesis' "Foxtrot". Even so, it's very, very difficult. Forty years ...
I'm listening to Ace Of Wands by Steve Hackett on Last.fm's Scrobbler for iOS.
Nick Magnus - N'monix 2014 UK- Progressive Rock "The 2014 studio album by NICK MAGNUS. Keyboard player in STEVE HACKETT's band for five years, Nick was also a member of THE ENID and his skill as an arranger and writer graced legendary Hackett albums such as 'Spectral Mornings' and 'Defector'. With his new album 'N'monix', Nick Magnus has been joined in the studio by STEVE HACKETT and vocalists PETE HICKS, TIM BOWNESS, KATE FABER, TONY PATTERSON and JAMES REEVES and lyricist *** FOSTER to produce a collection of songs and music in the finest tradition of his past work with Steve Hackett. 'N'monix' is one of the outstanding progressive rock releases of 2014."
Steve Hackett - Nomads Out Of The Tunnel's Mouth (2009) The way this song evolves. I think it's brilliant. From a very go...
I know many people out there love the band Genesis and the arguments are endless as to whether Gabriel or Collins era is better (don't even start on Steve Hackett). But most if you probably do not know that in the 60s there was an American band named Genesis that actually delayed the better known band from being introduced in the US briefly. They had one very good album called appropriately In The Beginning. Yes, I had this album as a kid, though I must admit when I bought it I thought it was the other band. It turned out to be a gem if you like stuff like Jefferson Airplane or even the Mama's and the Papa's. Very Psychadelic with some pop sensibility. If you want a great lost album go to Amazon MP3 . It is available for download load as of last September. Very cool for all of us wanna be hippies.
Really looking forward to the weekend. Off to Copenhagen to see Steve Hackett on his wonderful Genesis Revisited Tour.
Next Monday, head over to Zabrze for a concert by former Genesis member Steve Hackett.
A past member of Genesis, guitarist and singer-songwriter Steve Hackett has been pursuing a successful solo career since 1977, churning out over twenty studio albums in that time.
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past this around and lets make sure Steve Hackett has another sold out show. and keep prog alive in Montreal.
Spring Blooms in Rome! Our favorite Events in the month of May MUSIC May 1 – The month always starts with the San Giovanni free concert attended by huge crowds and starring Italian musicians mostly but also some International icons. It takes place in the central Piazza San Giovanni from around 3pm and it is sponsored by Italy’s major Trade Unions to celebrate International Workers’ Day. This year’s stars are: Piero Pelù, the Tiromancino band and the Modena City Ramblers. May 7 – The Brazilian artist Caetano Veloso is back in town after four years for his Abracaco Tour 2014 and will play in the Conciliazione Auditorium. May 10 – Top American jazz piano player Chick Corea will delight the crowds in Rome’s Auditorium. May 11 – Ben Harper will perform in Rome for his acoustic Tour that started last November in California. Rome’s Auditorium. May 22 Steve Hackett in the Eternal City with his Genesis’ Extended World Tour 2014. Conciliazione Auditorium. Sold out! ARTS & EXHIBITIONS May 1 – ...
Happiness is having your album in Steve Hackett 's hands!
Steve Hackett (formerly of Genesis, and a prolific solo artist) performs the Genesis classic Supper's Ready during the first of his two theater shows on the ...
My son Matthew took this one with Steve Hackett (Story Teller segment) on the Cruise to the Edge !! Good work, Matt !!
myRockworld concert tipp: Steve Hackett - Genesis Extended Tour 2014 11.5.2013 – Cirkus Krone– München - 20:00 Uhr myRockworld will join and give you all the pics and a review of the concert watch the news on myRockworld
Steve Hackett performed songs from 'Genesis Revisited II' on the Cruise to the Edge !!
Mr Steve Hackett, one of the greatest guitar players of all times, gave a superb concert in Tallinn. Good old Genesis stuff, excellent backing band, Nokia Concert Hall fully packed, people standing up and applauding for ages. We had a unique opportunity to meet Steve in backstage. Rein gave him a li…
Steve Hackett Firth guitar solo at RAH: via Click of a Mouse can change our World - Do something
The Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited World Tour continues in 2014 and is now called Genesis Extended! All tourdates at www.hackettsongs.com/tour.html
A nest of tiny scorpions are breeding in my cranium. ♫ The Devil Is An Englishman – Steve Hackett
Coldplay on Jules Holland - what a load of boring crap ! Why don't they get Steve Hackett with the brilliant Rob & his euro-friend Nad ?
The May 2014 edition of the 'What' on' guide is available. Highlights in May include the Endurance European Grand Prix Aquabike Portugal event in Praia da Rocha on the 10th and 11th May, the Portugal Wines Showcase in Albufeira 17th-19th May, the Atlantic Sounds Festival in Ferragudo 22nd-24th May and guitarist Steve Hackett at Centro de Congressos do Arade in Lagoa on 30th May.
Steve Hackett playing the Genesis classic 'Fly On A Windshield' leading into 'Sleepers' live at Bilston 25th February 2012
Stream Every Day by Steve Hackett on Spectral Mornings for free on Grooveshark.
If you are a Genesis fan and intend going along to one of guitarist Steve Hackett's gigs in the coming months, be...
Steve Hackett, Genesis guitarist got yesterday the new-gen overdrive for guitars from The same piece on display
The opening segment of raw made me care again.
Whether you like masked Kane or you don't, we can all agree that we're thankful he is no longer wrestling shirtless in…
Steve Hackett is awesome! One of the great innovators of guitar playing & style.
Ex-Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett performed in Tallinn tonight. Here he talks about his long relationship w. Estonia
Steve Hackett was yesterday in Helsinki and I wasn't T_T
Steve Hackett - Supper's Ready - April 7, 2014 on the Cruise to the Edge: via
Oldies, like, as old as me, show up on this episode; Patti Smith, Steve Hackett, and genius polymath Frank Zappa. A…
Steve Hackett ❤ "In Memoriam": via Song of the day after Blues 47th season ends without a Cup. :(
JUST ANNOUNCED! Steve Hackett Genesis Extended World Tour 11/15! Tickets on sale this Friday at Noon!
Listening to Foxtrot by Genesis Hackett, at is acoustic best
Thorpe, Hackett, Huegill & WHO else?? It seems that underneath the clean cut image of swimming Australia is hiding an empty soul of despair?
I was so fortunate to meet Richie Heavens at a free concert Clearwater Florida we talked about Steve Hackett and Randy Crawford
Great NY gig from the marvelous Steve Hackett: .
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Our Photo Editor Geoffrey Tischman saw Steve Hackett the other night on his Genesis Revisited tour--have a look:...
Cassmark Cassifieds & Sarcasties (1 of 4) Barefoot Jimtessa: Remember everyone, six drops make a dash. Here, try my homemade lemon sorbet. Do you dig? Great, now try this fig. From Jefferson Airplane to Jefferson Starship makes it seem a legitimate reality for a Jefferson Teleporter to happen. Cassmark's Random Album Shoutout of the Week: Steve Hackett - "Voyage of the Acolyte" Paraffin, Claritin, regimen, Sheraton, keratin, librarian, adrenaline, barbarian, gelatin, skeleton, terrapin, specimen. 'Did you know?': That Angela Lansbury was named by rearranging the phrase SUN AGE YARN BALL? After Justin Timberlake released The 20/20 Experience with his high-tech glasses, he realized that he wasn't bringing sexy back. No, I did not misspeaky. The moon looks like a waning croissant. I mentor it. Anyways, it's a waxing crescent if ya wanna get all Propel. I wear a men's size 13 in several shoe brands, size 12 in a few brands, and size 11.5 in a specific brand. Can't we all just get along? Happy 311 Day everyone ...
Life is good. I have a band together with Roine Stolt called Agents Of Mercy. A couple of days ago Roine and his other band Transatlantic played a live set on a cruise with Jon Anderson of Yes. They did "The Revelaing Science Of God", "Long Distance Runaround", "Starship Trooper" and "And You and I". In a month from now I leave for the US (a third time in a year) with Steve Hackett to continue where we left off in Cambridge last year playing classic Genesis songs. We have a long tour ahead of us. Think about it; two guys from Sweden playing/singing with two of our life time heroes. How big are the odds would you say? Are we very lucky, or was it meant to be? :) I hope the latter. X Nad. Tour schedule for 2014:
Genesis are a British rock band that formed in 1967. The band consist of their three longest-tenured members: founding members Tony Banks (keyboards) and Mike Rutherford (bass, guitar); and Phil Collins (vocals, drums), who joined in 1970. Former members Peter Gabriel (vocals, flute), Steve Hackett (guitar) and Anthony Phillips (guitar) also played major roles in the band in its early years. Genesis are among the highest-selling recording artists of all time, with approximately 150 million albums sold worldwide.[1][2] In the late 1960s, with the release of their first album, Genesis's music was initially regarded by the band and the fans as a pop experiment, referring to then-popular melodic pop.[3] Then, over the course of a year, (beginning with their second album in mid-1970) they quickly evolved into a progressive rock band with the incorporation of complex song structures and elaborate instrumentation. Their concerts became theatrical experiences with innovative stage design, pyrotechnics, extravagan ...
.One day, Dave Gilmour, Steve Hackett and Dr Brian May will take stage together, and my brain will explode.
QUIZ QUESTIONS as follows 1) What is Lemmy's birth sign? 2) Which string brand does Jack Bruce play & endorse? 3) What is Geddy Lee's real name? 4) Rotosound developed the worlds first roundwound bass string in conjunction with which famous bass player? 5) Name the band formed by Chris Squire & Steve Hackett. They released one album a couple of years ago 6) Which bass players book is entitled 'My Bass & other animals' Entries by end of Feb please by email tp drewwill receive a Mono comfort strap, set of strings (4 or 5) and an MBL T-shirt. Good luck p.s If you'd like the newsletter sending by email just let us have your email address and we'll whizz it to you
Al Stewart, Dave Mason, Steve Hackett, Don McLean. *** . so many good shows coming up in the next 6 weeks, so little money!
ere is my Sean O'Bryan Smith Album List: I am going to list albums that are not the BIG ones from the Beatles or Zepplin ect, but are still some of the best. . Steve Thorne .. Crimes and Reasons, . David Sylvian .. Secrets of the Beehive, . Gentle Giant .. The Power and the Glory, . Emerson Lake and Palmer .. Trilogy, . Steve Hackett .. Out of the Tunnels Mouth, . Supergrass .. Life on Other Planets, . Bill Nelson .. Map of Dreams, . Supertramp .. Crime of the Century, . Genesis .. The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway, . Yes .. Close to the Edge, . Alan Parsons Project .. I Robot, . Crowded House .. Woodface .. and not real well know but the excellent . Chocolate Genius .. Black Music. That is an awesome disc by Marc Anthony Thompson with Marc Ribot, Abe Leborielle Jr, John Medeski and Chris Wood for his band , recorded at my old studio TMF in NYC. All of these are sonic masterpieces!! RULES: in your status update, list 12 albums that have stayed with you over the years in some way. Don't take too long ...
For the eve of St Valentines Day, I've not gone out of my way to be obviously romantic - and if it happens it is more luck than otherwise. Got the new Lucas/Hammill album at last - after the critics and the record company writing that this album is different for both artists, I have beg to differ. This is what I expected from the musicians wrt their separate inputs, but there is a distinct synergism when the two are playing together, thus making this a superior piece of music for 2014. Dipping further in Brad Mehldau/Mark Guiliano's and GoGo Penguin's recent offerings, plus the new Metheny. Maynard James Keenan comes up twice with Tool side projects. Something from Steve Hackett's treble set (but could have fitted onto a double) 'Live at Hammersmith' - how much more can be teased out under the title 'Genesis Revisited'? And least we forget The Mars Volta - have they really been around for a decade? In passing, tonight the two new Hellberg albums were waiting for me in today's post. Trio-played, 'Jazz Raj ...
Today in History -- Wednesday, Feb. 12 (Bill Russell, Steve Hackett, Christina Ricci) The Associated Press Today is Wednesday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2014. There are 322 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was born in present-day Larue County, Ky. On this date: In 1554, Lady Jane Grey, who'd claimed the throne of England for nine days, and her husband, Guildford Dudley, were beheaded after being condemned for high treason. In 1818, Chile officially proclaimed its independence, more than seven years after initially renouncing Spanish rule. In 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded. In 1912, Pu Yi (poo yee), the last emperor of China, abdicated, marking the end of the Qing Dynasty. In 1914, groundbreaking took place for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. (A year later on this date, the Memorial's cornerstone was laid.) In 1924, George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" pr ...
Today in Rock February Twelfth Featured Artist The Doors The Doors The Doors’ keyboardist, Raymond (Ray) Daniel Manzarek, (top left) is born in Chicago. 1939 1950's Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett is born. 1950 Michael McDonald is born in St. Louis. Though McDonald was in Steely Dan, he’s best known as the frontman for the Doobie Brothers (during their most commercially successful period). 1952 Screamin’ Jay Hawkins records his one and only classic “I Put A Spell On You” in NY. 1956 1960's John Lennon John Lennon A New York Times review claims the frenzied audience at NY’s Carnegie Hall put on the show and that The Beatles merely accompanied them. 1964 The Who’s “My Generation” anchors the spot on the U.S. pop charts. Of course, the song becomes an anthem. 1966 The law raids Rolling Stone Keith Richards’ house where they find “various substances of suspicious nature.” Richards’ legal troubles along with the drug related arrests of *** Jagger and Brian Jones nearly halts the Sto . ...
I've just murdered Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Steve Hackett & Anthony Phillips. It was an act of Genesicide.
What Bands did Rush open you to New Music? They were like a spring board for me. and I had 2 brothers that exposed me to new stuff..Feel Blessed by that. Rush has always been the bed rock..but through them I found..Max Webster, Genesis (what you would classify as old stuff..with Steve Hackett mostly), Yes, King Chrisom, a host of guitar players..Thank you Alex Lifeson.. your style made me want more. Allan Holdsworth, Frank Gamble, Steve Morse, Frank Zappa, Steve Vai...all from the bed rock:)
Steve Hackett: ‘Genesis Revisited III? Never Say Never’ Comments 0 Martin Kielty at 10:33am January 3 2014 Steve Hackett Steve Hackett won’t rule out a follow-up to his acclaimed Genesis Revisited II release. But he believes it’s time to concentrate on making his own new music – and he’s not certain how much more of his former band’s material can be reworked to his satisfaction. Genesis Revisited II and its 1996 predecessor saw him rebuilding some of the his earliest material, and he admits it’s generated a lot of attention for him. Hackett tells Something Else: “Is there a third? I say, ‘Never say never.’ But I’m involved in doing another album of my own, rather than immediately going back to Genesis material. “There are some lovely songs which deserve to be given the widescreen treatment – but it gets tougher because the songs I was really drawn to are already covered.” He describes the Revisited process as “restoration,” explaining: “It’s taking songs that were som ...
Bob Campbell you'll enjoy this ...So I visited London Drugs and they had a "Listen before you buy stand with 10 or so music CD's on it with a set of headphones to preview the albums...how retro! But it was when I checked out the discs that I thought I'd stepped into the Way back machine with Sherman and Mr Peabody! There were new albums from Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues, Saga, yup Saga, pride of Oakville Ont, The Fixx, and not one but TWO albums from Steve Hackett. One of them with Yes's bassist Chris Squires and the other a remixing of a ton (two Cds) of old Genisis music (circa Peter Gabriel). What a treat,so hats off to London Drugs for their choices and promotion. It was great to have that old record store thrill of seeing and hearing favourite music. Nowadays without our local record store, we just aren't aware of new stuff coming out from our favourites from Way back.and I really miss that. Oh, I did grab up the Steve Hackett Genesis double album and a new group (to me) that was also on that r ...
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Nice review from James Turner...thanks James (thanks Vicky) :-) Lifesigns by Lifesigns Keyboard player John Young, bassist Nick Beggs and Martin ‘Frosty’ Beedle have combined their not inconsiderable talents, and present 5 amazing tracks as the Lifesigns project. With guests of the calibre of Steve Hackett, Thijs Van Leer, Robin Boult and Jakko Jakszyk Lifesigns fits nicely in the English progressive tradition, with inventive performances, quality musicianship, (the interplay between Beggs fluid bass playing and Youngs superb keyboard playing is a particular delight, while Beedle builds on and adds to a tradition of inventive percussion started by Bill Bruford and others) and instead of imitating or following a pre-ordained idea of what progressive rock should be, this is showing what it is. Intelligent mature well crafted songs, atmospheric and ambient soundscapes created by the band, where Youngs emotive vocals weave over, and the beauty of the album from the superb Lighthouse to the closing 11 minu ...
Carl Palmer cancelled in March...at least Steve Hackett is still on.
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Some Half Past Four brings the first hour of SymfoZone to a close. In the next hour, it's "Going Solo" for Steve Walsh, David Gilmour, Steve Hackett, Geddy Lee, Steve Howe. www.symfozone.com
OK hippies! October next year, the saintly Steve Hackett is bringing his Genesis Revisited tour to the Brighton Centre. I had the good fortune to see this tour in May at the Hammersmith Apollo (Hello Lesley!)and, if you like the early genesis, this gig is as good as it gets! Tickets are now on sale, less than £35. I'm going, anybody else?
Steve Hackett: Nick Beggs to return to band for Genesis Revisited shows.: Nick Beggs will return to Steve Hack...
Now playing: Steve Hackett - "Firth of Fifth" ... from Genesis Revisited: Live at Hammersmith
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You should check out Steve Hackett's excellent Genesis Revisited I and II.
Off to steel city tonight with Gordy and Deano to see the legend Steve Hackett
Fair Play Steve Hackett was Fecking Awesome last night. Did about 2 and a half hours. Classic Genesis at its best. My dad loved it. The best Fathers day Present Ever.
Last call for my spare Steve Hackett ticket before I try Twickets. Manchester on Saturday, row A of stalls!
Steve Hackett - Genesis Revisited II .Best see what all the fuss is about :)
Can't sleep - just went to Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited gig - amazing! There on Sat and Sun for then
Polifonia ROCK...only the best Progressive Rock...The band Nektar formed in Hamburg, Germany in 1969, members included Englishmen Roye Albrighton on guitars and vocals, Allan "Taff" Freeman on keyboards, Derek "Mo" Moore on bass, Ron Howden on drums, and *** Brockett on lights, special effects and other miscellanea. Songwriting was always considered a group effort. The band's early albums such as Journey to the Centre of the Eye, ...Sounds Like This and A Tab in the Ocean were obscure psychedelic rock albums that won the band a small but growing cult following, based largely on word of mouth. The last of those albums was the first Nektar album to be released in the U.S., on the small Passport Records label. Success[edit] It was Nektar's second U.S. release, Remember the Future (1973), that propelled the band briefly into mass popularity. A concept album about a blind boy who communicates with an extraterrestrial being, the music was a big leap forward for the band with a much more melodic sound than on p ...
Just got back from a brilliant Steve Hackett gig at Colston Hall in Bristol - fab evening
Genesis Revisited Tour - marvellous to hear the classic 70's Genesis tracks with that Steve Hackett guitar tone. Many thanks to Robin Harrison for joining me.
Just been to see Steve Hackett of Genesis, in Colston Halll in Bristol-- absolutely fantastic !!!
same here now too after a good summer Peter Gabriel on Friday night gig. Steve Hackett. R genesis. Next week. Too
Steve Hackett true legend! Tonight I found my inner rock goddess! Cried when they played Carpet Crawlers my all time favorite Genesis track - just took me back to Sunday lunch time whilst a student cooking with my roomie Ali just amazing. Steve Hackett played Agnostic Guitar (as he called it) at one point just sent the audience into overdrive. Played Lamb Lies Down at full volume all the way home! Brilliant night!
Steve Hackett. What a great gig tonight in Bristol. Thank you
I liked a video Steve Hackett playing "Dancing With The Moonlit Knight" live at Birmingham on 22
You want prog? Gabriel at The Hydro, or Steve Hackett in Newcastle, supported by ace Scottish strummer Alan Reed
Is going to watch Steve Hackett at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic on Tuesday.
Went and saw Steve Hackett tonight. He was very good, and got to say, Alan Reed was absolutely amazing, a real star brilliant, and a lovely guy
OMG just seen Steve Hackett at Colston Hall buzz off x factor bring back real music. Respect
Excited: going to see Steve Hackett ReVisited II UK Tour on Thur 'Turn it o-o-on, turn it on, turn it on again...'
Looking forward to seeing Steve Hackett at the Royal Albert Hall tomorrow with Paul Price
If you told 18-yr old me he’d be seeing Andy Latimer and Steve Hackett in the same week he’d cream himself. Who am I kidding? Got a tissue?
Steve Hackett - Slogans and Jacuzzi live twofer. Nnnng. Don’t say I never give you anything.
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Saw Steve Hackett last night in Birmingham, absolutely awesome. Lot of old Genesis classics, some I've not heard in 33years and some I never thought I would hear! Very very talented musos, especially the drummer who did a great job doing what Thompson and Collins did between them. Fab! Sorry I missed Keith though...
If a man were to venture down a path to discover Steve Hackett stuff, where would he start?
I'm in the 70's :-) Steve Hackett was excellent. One of the best experiences of my life EVER!! ♥Genesis♥
I've got a ticket for my friend for Friday. All set to photograph Steve Hackett's Royal Albert Hall gig tomorrow. :-) Woo-Hoo! X
Off to Royal Albert Hall tomo night.going to see steve hackett. Who once played with genesis. Excellant guitartist check out spectual mornings on you tube.
Win tickets for Steve Hackett Newcastle 27th Oct & DVD box set out today at PROG mag
Weird I got an email confirming the Steve Hackett at the Hammy O (Yes I know it's called something else but to paraphrase Billy Joel "It's still Hammy O to me") was dispatched at 1.20 this afternoon but one copy has been delivered this morning! Still waiting for the second copy for Hugh Edmondes Preedy
A few more pics from Steve Hackett last night.especially for Andy Collis in Oz!
Seeing Steve Hackett (guitarist from Genesis) this eve. Very long queue for gents on account of A) high percentage of men here, B) high percentage of said men with prostate problems, and C) high percentage of men having trouble untucking their denim shirts from their jeans...
Steve Hackett about to start at Colston Hall.
Waiting for Steve Hackett to come on at Colston Hall. Full house and I couldn't give a spare ticket away.
rammed. Thought had bigger following than I thought till I realised Steve Hackett/Genesis II also on tonight hehe
Steve Hackett played at the Symphony Hall last night and was just amazing. Right from the initial hogweed, moonlit knight, fountains of salmacis, having supper's ready and to los endos the entire b...
Spent the whole day being really derpy. Blaming Steve Hackett.
Waiting for Steve Hackett gig to start. Had to queue for gents. Must be all the middle aged proggers.
En route to see Steve Hackett at the Colston Hall
what are the stage times for Steve Hackett tonight?
One spare ticket for Steve Hackett at Bristol Colston Hall. Am at the Hatchet
Heard someone say this in the studio today, "Have you heard the new Steve Hackett album of Genesis songs?... It's brilliant."
Steve Hackett tickets? We've got two spare. Come and find us in the Cafe at Colston Hall
We're at Colston Hall to see Steve Hackett. We've two spare tickets going for face value. £27.50 each
In Cosmos, Clifton, Bristol then going on to see Steve Hackett at Colston's Hall. Thanks to Elaine Palmer.
Off to relive a night from my youth tonight: going to see/listen to Steve Hackett, lead guitarist of Genesis, at Colston Hall, Bristol.
Just arriving in Bristol, with Eliza Boat, for a Steve Hackett concert - Genesis Revisited. Oh wow!
Off to see Steve Hackett at the Colston Hall he's playing early genesis a lovely chilled out evening listening to beautiful music happy days x
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Once again, waiting for the lady Melody and then it's off to the Coleslaw for the third time in ten days for Steve Hackett. :) My ears, my ears - like, my ears!
Right o, off to see Steve Hackett in concert tonight:
of to see steve Hackett play live at colstonhall Bristol cant wait
Steve Hackett appears on 'BBC Breakfast' BBC 1 to promote 'Genesis Revisited II' and talks to Bill Turnbull and Susanna Reid. Genesis...
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Desperately waiting for tomorrow going to London seeing Steve Hackett at The Royal Albert Hall with Vip tickets and staying in the Athenium Hotel in Mayfair a lovely place, then seeing the new show The Commitments at the theatre on Saturday much fun in between too. Thanks for everything Vivien. And its not my birthday or Christmas yet. So lovely to be in love even after 23 years. X to all.
Sarah excited about seeing Jake Bugg tonight at Brixton Academy; I'm excited about Steve Hackett Genesis at RAH tomorrow. Mmmy GGGeneration
Went to the Symphony Hall in Birmingham last night to see Steve Hackett and his band doing a Genesis Revival. It was amazing!
For over 2 hours last night at the Steve Hackett gig, my silver-grey whiskers went back to their roots, all 70s dark brown designer stubble.
Steve Hackett's Genesis Revisited gig in Brum last night was just brill! Musical yesteryears all rolled-up into a tasty, comforting wrap.
Here we go, here we go...back on the road with Steven Wilson. 23 October 2013 So we are now back on the tour bus for another stint of touring to promote 'the Raven that refused to sing' album and the new EP/ single 'Drive Home'. In September we went to Australia for 3 gigs. 3 cities, 6 days there, 7 flights and large doses of jetlag. It felt all a bit surreal and if we hadn't stopped by the Sydney Opera House I am not sure it would have felt like we were actually in Australia at all. Hotel, dinner, backstage, gig, bus, airport. It is like travelling in a bubble. But the gigs were good, and there were some very appreciative fans. Good to see Daevid Allen and Orlando from Gong in Brisbane too (even if Daevid did tell Steven all the things he thought were wrong with the gig!) Then we had the UK dates. I always enjoy touring in the UK. In my jazz life I have played hundreds of gigs around Britain, from jazz clubs to Arts Centres to halls and rooms above pubs; a brewery visitor centre in St Austell, Cornwall t ...
Im Londres - Brittanica - posh area. Yesterday; interviews -plus Peter Gabriel @ O2 Arena - Tomorrow Steve Hackett @ Royal Albert Hall (Genesis Revisited ). in between (today) senseless shopping & sushi. No - seriously it's crazy - the sheer daily commerce going on here - all the tourists - ".it's all about money"- Where's Love & Peace? Weather .well, what can you expect from London ? - but right now - partly blue sky. So off we go - hunting for RAW fish and strange clothes & footware.
Steve Hackett playing "Los Endos" live at Birmingham on 22 October 2013
Steve Hackett playing "Supper's Ready" live at Birmingham on 22 October 2013
Steve Hackett playing "Fountain Of Salmacis" live at Birmingham on 22 October 2013
going to see Steve Hackett tonight, I imagine there will be lots of middle aged bald men there reliving their youth.
Steve Hackett - Genesis Revisited: Hammersmith, 10th May, 2013. My autographed copy of 3CD and 2DVD set arrived today - am pleased - I was there and screamed my head off .. :-)
He really is. Now looking forward to Steve Hackett at the Albert Hall on Thursday evening - bit of an exciting week!
Following the huge success of Genesis Revisited II, legendary guitarist Steve Hackett performs tracks from the band's golden era in his biggest production of recent years. Hackett promises
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Steve Hackett - Vampire With a Healthy Appetite As New Orleans slips far away When the gas lights dim and the street cars fade When the beast within takes on...
it's out around Easter time I think. There are some good live vids of pretty good quality on YouTube. Steve Hackett on Saturday.
Steve Hackett gig last night - stupendous. Sod it. Am going again next week in Cambridge.
Off to see Steve Hackett (Genesis for the uninitiated of you) tonight in Brizzle hope he gets the rock feet stomping!
Well it's the morning after .and I'm still on a high after seeing Steve Hackett perform Genesis Revisited at Birmingham Symphony Hall . the nearest thing to a high without using drugs :) And for those going next week ...you will thoroughly enjoy it. I Know What I Like and Suppers Ready included :)
Steve Hackett is one of the great British guitarists and whilst he only spent an eight year period in progressive rock behemoths Genesis his unique stamp was left on everything the band released be...
Prog Rock cruise - 7-12 Aprilie 2014! Yes, Marillion, Steve Hackett, Tangerine Dream, some of the Gentle Giant guys, Tony Levin, Patrick Moraz... sounds too good, but it's true.
A brilliant evening listening to Steve Hackett and his band .
Just checked into my hotel in Chicago ... ends up being the same one I stayed on the summer 2010 Renaissance/Steve Hackett tour. This was the hotel where the truck broke down and we nearly missed the show. Good times, eh Krista, Reed and Benedict? I'm drinking tonite!
Mr Peter Gabriel... fabulous show tonight at the O2. He's voice has barely changed since the early days when Genesis were good. Top man. Looking forward to Steve Hackett on Thursday...brilliant gig week!!
I know that I am going to be in a lot of pain for the next few days but I think it was worth it. It took me back to 1978 when I saw Genesis, with Steve Hackett still with the band, at Earls Court. If only I was 18 again.
I have a great night at the Birmingham Symphony Hall watching Steve Hackett playing 100% Genesis music. My two sons, Matthew & Alex were with me and they certainly enjoyed the music and the show.
Just seen Steve Hackett at he Birmingham Symphony Hall with Holly Tutt. He was brilliant, lots a memories and one or two tears !
I think tonights Steve Hackett concert is probably the best live gig i have ever seen. The man is pure genius and his band are musicians of top quality.and the music will never ever be beaten
Off to see Mr Steve Hackett at Colston Hall in Bristol tomorrow night. BRING IT ON :-)
Going to Steve Hackett at the Albert Hall on Thurs 24th, may have spare ticket, for Genesis Revisited 2 tour gig, anyone interested? £40...
For those of you going to see Steve Hackett, here is his admirable support Alan Reed with one fantastic song.
Out to see Steve Hackett on his Genesis Revisited II album tour. Nice way to spend a Tue eve.
A little bit of Prog Rock with Steve Hackett ;) - old rockers! with Simon Whyte Andy Evans
Almost time to go photograph Steve Hackett at the Symphony Hall in Birmingham.
Right then, off to see Steve Hackett :)
Alan Reed is out on tour as a special guest of Steve Hackett. I've seen both of these chaps live within the last year and I couldn't think of a better pair of musicians to share a stage. Pressing the envy button with wild abandon for everyone who will witness it.
Off to see Steve Hackett tonight at Symphony Hall...the best guitarist god put on this earth.and he is playing all the Genesis music that I love so much...it just doesnt get any better
Legendary guitarist, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and former Genesis band member, Steve Hackett returns for second date
And now: The Adventures of Jordan Brown, vol XII: A couple days ago I went to the Royal Albert Hall to see Steven Wilson live. I went there early because I was helping good 'ol Matt Stevens flogging some flyers for the new (I dunno why it's not tagging it) The Fierce And The Dead album. By the way you should check them out, it's great stuff! Royal Albert Hall I was saying. So I was giving flyers away when I find myself face to face with Steve Hackett. Yep. That Steve Hackett. My brain which is an old pentium model, did not react smoothly and all it happened was me saying "sir, it's a great honour meeting you". Then I stood there looking like a just fished trout. After a couple awkward seconds he gracefully said "well, enjoy then" and moved on. So. Yeah. Technically I met Steve Hackett.
So, it didn't start too well with Norwich being outclassed by Arsenal, then Sean Lock was disappointing, bit safe, not as sharp and edgy that I had expected. So enter Steve Wilson, magnificent again. The Royal Albert Hall is a wonderful venue and we had Robert Fripp, Toyah and Tony Levin sitting behind us having just passed Steve Hackett in the corridor, hard to tell if Robert Fripp enjoyed it he doesn't seem to go in for a great deal of smiling. The gig was perfection, they played a new track called 'Wreckage', which was progtabulous. So we went for the final leg at the O2 to see Peter Gabriel, and again I'm afraid that I was disappointed, think it was the venue mostly. Far too big, too much going on and they kept the house lights on too much, so very distracting. It all seemed a bit tired and flat, his voice was wonderful, but I think the sight of thousands of people dancing and having a great time was such a contrast to the previous night when sat in the dark and listened to songs about Trains, chicks ...
Just about to head up to Birmingham to see Steve Hackett in concert - can't wait!
Wow, Birmingham bound later on for Steve Hackett. Overnight bag to pack. Checklist. jim jams, phone charger, hair gel, razor, toothbrush, toothpaste, slippers, smoking jacket, Old Spice aftershave, clothes and oh yes, tickets! It will be nice in the posh hotel and hope the missus doesn't throw the tele out the window like last time! See you all later to the ones who are going, and thanks to Vicky for the 50th birthday treat!
My Planet Rocks is next. Kip Winger is da man! And he digs the Furberger! I loves him! Talk to ya for OMAHP with Steve Hackett
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Mind blown tonight by Steve Hackett playing Genesis classics live. would approve
All I can say is that former Genesis guitar player Steve Hackett and his Genesis Revisited tour stop at the Keswick Theatre tonight was one of the best concerts I have ever been at.and I have seen a lot of concerts in the last 40 years !!
Quarkie saw Steve Hackett's Genesis Revisited tour tonight. If you loved old Genesis, ya just can't miss this show. Hackett is one of the truly great guitarists of our time, and the music was sublime! Los Endos, baby!
Just saw Steve Hackett at the Keswick best show ever! He played all the best Genesis music including Los Endos!!! If you're a fan go tomorrow in Glenside or Sunday in NJ you won't regret it!
I liked a video Steve Hackett: The lamia live in Copenhagen 2013
I liked a video Steve Hackett playing "In That Quiet Earth" & "Afterglow" live at Birmingham on 16
True to form for Prog Rock shows, the Steve Hackett/faux Genesis concert is such a sausage party I feel like I'm at an Oktoberfest event.
Steve Hackett's Genesis Revisited Show is almost sold out for the 10/13 N.J show.It will blow you away! via
Seeing Steve Hackett in the Albert Hall in a couple of weeks. Bloody marvellous. Total hero of mine.
Steve Hackett, Dancing with the Moonlit Knight, live in Vicar Street 18/5/2013 on the Genesis Revisited Tour.
Some photo's of Genesis Revisited World Tour 2013 Linda with Steve Hackett Linda and me with our good friend Nad Sylvan backstage after show Nad is such a great guy and great singer too, and it was really nice to meet Steve Hackett..cool guy such a Gent !
In Philly, getting ready for the Steve Hackett show. In traffic, 4 2 hours.
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