Phil Collins

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9/22/21-Phil Collins final tour

Source: Phil Collins has announced his new tour with his band, Genesis, will be his last. Collins, who began touring this week with Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford, was asked by Mojo about tour dates for 2022, and he responded, "This English and American tour, that will be enough for me." Banks clarified the statement, saying, "I think it depends a little bit how it goes. How Phil stands […]

todaySeptember 22, 2021


3/4/2020-Genesis reunion (Phil's son)

Genesis have confirmed Phil Collins' son Nick will be drumming for them on their reunion tour - but his dad will "do his best" to "play some bits". The 'In Too Deep' hitmakers - Phil, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford - announced on 'The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show' on BBC Radio 2 on Wednesday morning that they are getting the band back together for the first time in 13 years […]

todayMarch 4, 2020


7/2/17-Phil Collins Un-retirement

Phil Collins returned to performing live as he missed his fans too much. The English musician performed an energetic headline set at the annual Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park in London on Friday night (30Jun17), singing hits like In the Air Tonight, Easy Lover and Another Day in Paradise. Talking to the audience at the start of the gig, Phil explained why he was back on stage after […]

todayJuly 2, 2017


6/8/17-Phil Collins injured

Phil Collins has been rushed to hospital after falling over and banging his head on Wednesday. The singer slipped over in his London hotel room when he woke up to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night and hit his head on a chair and he was subsequently rushed to hospital, where he was given stitches. "Phil suffers from 'drop foot' as a result of a back […]

todayJune 8, 2017


11/10/16-Phil Collins & Genesis?

Veteran rocker Phil Collins is open to reuniting with his former Genesis band mates after reliving the band's success in his new autobiography. The star joined Genesis in 1970 and became their front man and drummer after the 1975 departure of singer Peter Gabriel. The group went on to achieve huge success worldwide before Collins quit in 1996 to focus on a solo career. He reunited with guitarist Mike Rutherford […]

todayNovember 10, 2016


10/29/15-Phil Collins Coming Out!

Of retirement that is! Phil Collins wants you to take a look at him now. He's back from retirement. "The horse is out of the stable and I'm raring to go," Collins told Rolling Stone. The magazine says the singer of "Against All Odds" and "You Can't Hurry Love" is ramping up for a new solo album and a comeback tour. The 64-year-old pop star is recovering from major back […]

todayOctober 29, 2015


10/13/15-Phill Collins Bio

Phil Collins will publish what he calls his “warts and all” memoir in 2016 through Penguin Random House. Collins has had one of the most successful career in rock history, both as a member of Genesis and as a solo artist. He first played drums with Genesis on their third album, Nursery Cryme (1971) and took over lead vocal duties on 1976’s A Trick of the Tail after Peter Gabriel […]

todayOctober 13, 2015


3/14/15-Phil Collins: Texan?!

Phil Collins has been made an honorary Texan by the state's legislature. The honor was bestowed on Wednesday in a ceremony at the state capitol building in Austin in response to Collins' donation of hundreds of pieces of historical artifacts from the Alamo that he had collected over the years. The collection was considered the largest in the world and is documented in Collins' 2012 book The Alamo and Beyond: […]

todayMarch 14, 2015


11/11/14-Phil Collins: No Retirement

Phil Collins thinks it's nearly impossible to retire when your songs are still played on the radio. The British rocker enjoyed solo success and also musical acclaim with his band Genesis, who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010. Phil has declared that he has retired on numerous occasions, however he often finds himself performing again. "I did the First Final Farewell tour and said […]

todayNovember 11, 2014