Month: January 2016

Genesis – In the Cage / Slipperman / Afterglow

This is an awesome medley from Genesis’ 1980 tour. Amazing musicianship through the entire medley and Phil is at the top of his game. Band members : Phil Collins (Drums and Vocals), Mike Rutherford (Bass and Guitar) and Tony Banks (Keyboards), Chester Thompson (Drums) and Daryl Streumer (Bass and Guitar).  ...

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Brand X

Per the Wiki: Brand X started in 1975 as a “jam” band signed by Island Records’ Richard Williams.  The initial lineup consisted of John Goodsall, Percy Jones and Robin Lumley, along with guitarist Pete Bonas and drummer John Dylan and later  Phil Spinelli.  Genesis drummer Phil Collins replaced Spinelli and in early 1976 Unorthodox Behaviour was released to coincide with an extensive UK tour. Collins had previously taken over lead vocals from Peter Gabriel in Genesis starting with the 1976 album A Trick of the Tail. Due to Genesis schedules conflicting with those of Brand X, Collins would depart...

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Brand X – Malaga Virgen

Was just listening to this and how wailing this song is.  For those of you who do not know, Brand X was a great fusion band in the mid 70s with Phil Collins on drums.  What blows my mind is that Phil was also still in Genesis at the same time and toured with both bands.  This song was originally released on the album Morrocan Roll and Phil came up with that amazing drum beat.  On this particular track, Phil was on tour with Genesis and Kenwood Denard replaced him on drums. Check out more Brand X tunes here and listen...

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