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Peter Gabriel takes "So" on 25th anniversary run

British rocker Peter Gabriel will celebrate the 25th anniversary of his multi-platinum album "So" with a fall swing through North America. // Tour dates at SoundSpike British rocker Peter Gabriel will celebrate the 25th anniversary of his multi-platinum album "So" with a fall swing through North America.

Rush the band, Rage Against the Machine lash out at Rush Limbaugh

Prog-rockers Rush and thrash-rappers Rage Against the Machine have joined ranks with Peter Gabriel and The Fabulous Thunderbirds in demanding that radio host Rush Limbaugh stop playing their music during his program. Prog-rockers Rush and thrash-rappers Rage Against the Machine have joined ranks with Peter Gabriel and The Fabulous Thunderbirds in demanding that radio host Rush Limbaugh stop playing their music during his program.

Peter Gabriel brings "New Blood" back to North America

Peter Gabriel, who played Los Angeles and New York last year with his New Blood Orchestra, plans to bring his show to a dozen North American cities this summer. // Tour dates at SoundSpike Peter Gabriel, who played Los Angeles and New York last year with his New Blood Orchestra, plans to bring his show to a dozen North American cities this summer.

Peter Gabriel carves 'Scratch' dates

Peter Gabriel will offer North American fans a glimpse of his new orchestral-only covers album, "Scratch My Back," in select cities this spring.

'Slumdog Millionaire,' 'Wall-E' top musical Oscar nominee list

Two songs from "Slumdog Millionaire" and one from "Wall-E" received Academy Award nominations yesterday (1/21) in the Best Song From a Film category. Some media observers were surprised when the Academy nominated only three songs, leaving out Bruce Springsteen, who recently received a Golden Globe award for his title song from "The Wrestler."

Genesis to reveal 2007 plans in November

Though the BBC reported last week that popular prog-rockers Genesis will reunite next year, fans will need to wait a couple more weeks for the band to unveil its specific plans.

AIDS benefit concert to feature Bono, Beyonce, Peter Gabriel, more

Bono of U2, Peter Gabriel, Beyonce, Eurythmics and the surviving members of Queen are among the acts who are slated to appear at a Nelson Mandela-backed AIDS awareness benefit concert dubbed "46664," which takes place in South Africa on Nov. 29.

Briefly: Bruce Springsteen, OutKast, CMA Awards, Peter Gabriel, Rush

Bruce Springsteen's New York Police Department escort reportedly was pulled last week after he performed the song "American Skin (41 Shots)," which is about the 1999 NYPD shooting of unarmed African immigrant Amadou Diallo.