Genesis - Sondz


Genesis are an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, in 1967. The band's most commercially successful line-up consisted of keyboardist Tony Banks, bassist/guitarist Mike Rutherford and drummer/singer Phil Collins. The 1970s line-up featuring singer Peter Gabriel and guitarist Steve Hackett was among the pioneers of progressive rock.

The group were formed by five Charterhouse pupils, including Banks, Rutherford, Gabriel, and Anthony Phillips, and named by former Charterhouse pupil Jonathan King, who arranged for them to record several singles and their debut album From Genesis to Revelation in 1968. After splitting from King, the band began touring, signed with Charisma Records and became a progressive rock band on Trespass (1970). Following Phillips' departure, Genesis recruited Collins and Hackett and recorded Nursery Cryme (1971). Their live shows began to feature Gabriel's theatrica...


Disbanded26 Mar. 2022, in London
AreaUnited Kingdom
Years active55
Label(s)VirginCharismaAtlanticthemusic.comRhinoVertigoATCO RecordsDecca Records[no label]Live & Alive


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Nick Davis
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David Hentschel
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Geoff Callingham
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Hugh Padgham
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Chester Thompson
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