Genesis confirm live return

Band line-up European tour for 2007

Genesis are to tour for the first time in 15 years.

The band – which features Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford, but not original singer Peter Gabriel or guitarist Steve Hackett – revealed the news at a press conference in London today (November 7). The European dates will be in support in support of a series of album-reissues.

The ‘Turn It On Again’ tour will kick off on June 11 in Helsinki, and includes two British dates, on July 7 and 8 in London and Manchester respectively.


The dates are:

Helsinki Olympic Stadium (June 11)

Herning Messecenter (14)

Hamburg AOL Arena (15)

Berne Stade de Suisse (17)

Linz Gugglestadium (18)


Budapest Puskas Ferenc Stadium (20)

Katowice Slaski Stadium (21)

Hannover AWD Arena (23)

Dusseldorf LTU Arena (26)

Stuttgart Gottlieb-Daimler Stadium (29)

Paris Parc Des Princes (30)

Amsterdam Arena (August 1)

Berlin Olympiastadion (3)

Leipzig Zentralstadion (4)

Frankfurt Commerzbankarena (5)

London Twickenham Stadium (7)

Manchester Old Trafford (8)

Munich Olympiastadion (10)

Monaco Louis II Stadium (12)

Rome Telecomcerto at Colosseo (14)

Tickets will be on sale for UK dates on 24 November. To check availability after then, go to NME.COM/Gigs.

EMI are to reissue all 14 Genesis studio albums in three stages during 2007, starting with ‘A Trick Of The Tail’ (1976), ‘Wind & Wuthering’ (1977), ’ …And Then There Were Three…’ (1978), ‘Duke’ (1980) and ‘Abacab’ (1981) in March.