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Mo Foster Authors the History of British Rock Guitar

Tom Semioli | Posted 03.12.2014 | Books
Tom Semioli

From the Baby Boomers who experienced the British Invasion firsthand to the scores of alienated youth who found salvation in the sounds of Robert Smith's Fender Jazzmaster -- some of us owe our lives, for better or worse, to British rock guitar.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical: Bright on Broadway

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Woody Allen sat aisle right next to his wife Soon Yi opening night of the new musical Beautiful, about fellow Brooklynite Carole King. Well, everybody...

From The Hunger Games to Animal Collective, The Hurting and Beyond: Conversations With Tears For Fears' Roland Orzabal & Curt Smith

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.16.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I sort of buried the emotion of 'Mad World' under a whole heap of percussive synth, if you see what I'm saying. For me, it always worked as an up-tempo song. But the way that Michael Andrews and Gary Jules did that is just straight to the jugular, it's just amazing."

Phil Collins Is Getting Back In The Saddle

AP | LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ | Posted 12.04.2013 | Entertainment

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Phil Collins, whose earnest ballads made him a solo star in the 1980s, is penning songs again. Although he dreads the idea ...

Movie Review: Frozen

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Disney has had such a long winning streak with its animated comedies and musicals that it's almost possible to forgive the problems with Frozen, which opens in Los Angeles today and in wide release on Nov. 27.

Nine Rock Songs That Should Have Been Sung by Somebody Else

John K. Herr | Posted 10.11.2013 | Entertainment
John K. Herr

Who killed rock-n-roll? The question will keep forensic scientists busy until Axl Rose is cloned and does it right this time.

Making a Squackett: Conversations With Chris Squire & Steve Hackett, Plus Documentarian John Edginton on Wish You Were Here

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.29.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Phil Collins Remembers the Alamo in Beautiful New Book

Holly Cara Price | Posted 07.10.2012 | Books
Holly Cara Price

Odds are, the word that pops into your mind when I mention Phil Collins is probably something like "Sussudio." It's highly unlikely that the first word you'd think of would be "Alamo," but that's about to change.

Watch Wild Flag Put Their Friendship To The Test

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts

One of the best things about the Portland/DC-based band Wild Flag is their amazing interpersonal dynamic and chemistry. This is why HuffPost Arts deci...

How Lily Collins Feels When She Hears 'Sussudio'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 03.29.2012 | Entertainment

Lily Collins, who plays Snow White in the new adaptation of the classic tale, "Mirror Mirror," is the daughter of Phil Collins. That's not always ...

19 Celebrities Who Started As Extras

Mental Floss | Posted 04.09.2012 | Weird News

Although it isn't a written rule, an "extra" -- a background player in a movie or TV show -- usually has no spoken lines. If a line, or a few lines...

A Tribute to John Martyn

Joseph Vella | Posted 11.08.2011 | Arts
Joseph Vella

A great new double CD set has just been released celebrating the unsung musical genius of the late John Martyn called Johnny Boy Would Love This...A Tribute to John Martyn.

Retiring

AP | By CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON -- British singer and drummer Phil Collins has used his personal website to announce his retirement in a bid to clarify recent speculation over...

Phil Collins NOT Retiring

people.com | Joey Bartolomeo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

For the former Genesis frontman and drummer, there will be no exodus. Despite a recent interview with FHM in which music legend Phil Collins, 60, ...

Phil Collins Quits Music

people.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

His back hurts from a dislocated vertebra. He's lost some of his hearing. Nerve damage makes it hard for him to hold his drumsticks. ...

Live-blogging the 2011 Oscar telecast

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Read More: Kathryn Bigelow, Rick Baker, Prince, Eminem, Scarlett Johansson, Lord of the Rings, Country Strong, Hugh Jackman, Zachary Levi, Marilyn Monroe, Jeff Bridges, Cate Blanchett, Halle Berry, Steven Spielberg, Jake Gyllenhaal, Mandy Moore, David Fincher, Eli Wallach, Natalie Portman, Dustin Hoffman, Arthur, David Seidler, As Time Goes By, Florence and the Machine, Morgan Freeman, Bob Hope, Smile, In a Better World, Gwyneth Paltrow, Oscar, Black Swan, Tim Burton, Lena Horne, Tangled, Francis Ford Coppola, Banksy, Russell Brand, Clint Eastwood, Marshall Fine, Toy Story 3, Celine Dion, Robert Downey Jr., Warren Beatty, Marky Mark, Hilary Swank, Inside Job, Javier Bardem, Reese Witherspoon, Oprah, Auto-Tune, Cat Stevens, Amy Adams, Justin Timberlake, Colin Firth, Biutiful, James Franco, Jack Nicholson, Charlie Sheen, Billy Crystal, Josh Brolin, Australia, A.r. Rahman, Kirk Douglas, Susanne Bier, President Obama, Trent Reznor, Dicky Eklund, Citizen Kane, Alec Baldwin, Marisa Tomei, Helen Mirren, Mila Kunis, Jean-Luc Godard, Guthrie Theater, Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, Incendies, Christian Bale, Elton John, Phil Collins, Harry Potter, Marshall Fine Commentary, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Dancing With the Stars, Geoffrey Rush, 127 Hours, The Social Network, Charles Ferguson, Sandra Bullock, Twilight, Stella Artois, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hanks, Alice in Wonderland, Jude Law, Paddy Chayefsky, Inception, Meryl Streep, Annette Bening, Aaron Sorkin, Randy Newman, Melissa Leo, Grapes of Wrath, Adrien Brody, Tom Hooper, Raging Bull, Pixar, Kevin Brownlow, Bruce Springsteen, Entertainment News
Marshall Fine

8:39PM EST Off to a good start with the hosts, James Franco and Anne Hathaway, inserted into scenes from several of the Oscar nominees, on an Incept...

WATCH: At The 'Phil Collins Day' Parade

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Apparently, this actually happened. Tuesday was Phil Collins Day, didn't you know? Well 250 parade marchers in Greenpoint, Brooklyn sure took t...

Phil Collins: I Considered Suicide Following Divorce

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Phil Collins has admitted he considered suicide as his personal life and career fell apart. The 59-year-old rock star confessed he had thought abou...

Love Hurts: 10 Rock Star Divorces

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

The recent news of the demise of two long-time rock star marriages (John Mellencamp's and Sebastian Bach's) got us thinking about other musical splits...

Entering The Orchard with Ra Ra Riot

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

If you like Vampire Weekend, you'll love Ra Ra Riot. That's a tag line that's probably followed the latter indie rock band wherever they go, unrightfully so. I asked them about touring and the new record.

THE SKINNY: The Creative Time Summit 'Revolutions In Public Practice,' NYC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: The Creative Time Summit: Revolutions in Public Practice 2 WHO: Presenters include Danielle Abrams, Basekamp, Saskia Bos, The Bruce High Quali...

Going Back: A Conversation with Phil Collins

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Collins remembers, "When I was twelve or thirteen The Beatles' first album came out. They had some Motown and early soul record covers, like the Stones did. This is the music that I kind of lived my life to."

PLAY > SKIP: New Music for Sept. 28

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Maybe it's the changing of the seasons, but there's some serious nostalgia going on this week. A trio of aging rock dudes -- Eric Clapton, Daniel Lanois, and Phil Collins -- are getting reflective.

Getting to Algiers

Chris Guillebeau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Chris Guillebeau

Travel tip of the day: be sure to apply early if you need an Algerian visa, and be sure to bring plenty of acceptable dollars if you end up in Belarus.

Charity as a Drop in the Bucket: Day 4

Ken Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ken Wong

There's a statement you'll hear everyday in Malawi. "After all, this is Africa..." is said in response to anything that's slow, late, malfunctioning, isn't rational, isn't sensible, is puzzling, perplexing, or absurd.