The band's first album soared to US sales alone in excess of four million.
Genesis have become synonymous as the last word in epic, dramatic prog rock and, in latter days, as purveyors of some of the most memorable technical pop to be made in Britain.
Neil Peart, the drummer and lyricist of Rush, died on 7 January in Santa Monica, CA at the age of 67, following a years-long battle with brain cancer.
Next year's festival will take place at Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent, on 17, 18 and 19 July 2020.
Gong’s ‘Shamal’ was a transitional LP, bridging between the stewardships of visionary Australian Daevid Allen and the prodigiously talented Pierre Moerlen.
Hackett says: “I’m thrilled to bring 'Seconds Out' back to life, featuring Genesis material at its most exciting and virtuosic."
Lee has also written the foreword for 'The Flyer Vault: 150 Years of Toronto Concert History,' a new book by Daniel Tate and Rob Bowman.
From the dawn of rock to the present day, the best power trios have stretched sonic boundaries far beyond the limitations of just three instruments.
The September 2020 trek includes shows at Nottingham Arena and London's 02 Arena.
First released between 1974 and 1977, the titles are 'Mirage,' 'The Snow Goose,' 'Moonmadness' and 'Rain Dances.'
Originally released in France in October 1971, ‘Camembert Electrique’ redefined the parameters of rock music and remains one of Gong‘s most beloved works.
Tackling greed and corruption in authority, Gentle Giant’s ‘The Power And The Glory’ is a prog classic that continues to resonate.
The releases further acknowledge Caravan's importance in developing the progressive and experimental style that became known as the Canterbury Sound.
With many members of the original Gong line-up returning, their 2009 album, ‘2032’, presented a fresh take on the band’s much-loved Radio Gnome Trilogy.
First released in September 1974 on A&M Records, the album brokered the band’s commercial breakthrough in both the US and UK.
Big Big Train, Curved Air and Pure Reason Revolution have all been confirmed for next year's event.