The first set of Steve Hackett’s April 28 performance on the “Seconds Out + More” tour in Cincinnati, Ohio, was breathtakingly short. Thirty-six minutes and twenty-one seconds, to be exact. (Just kidding, but really not that far off.) And the British prog-rock guitarist took a moment after the first song to “apologize” to the audience in advance.
Recently, an amusing social media thread relating to British guitarist Steve Hackett – renowned for his early 1970s work with prog-rock pioneers Genesis – popped up online. The banter centered around the vocal abilities of Swedish rock singer Nad Sylvan, who has been fronting Hackett’s popular solo project Genesis Revisited since 2013.
Progressive rock and guitar legend Steve Hackett will be revisiting his stellar work with Genesis when he launches the US/Canada leg of his Genesis Revisited: Seconds Out + More Tour next year (which is currently underway and playing to packed houses throughout Europe).
“I'm thrilled to bring ‘Seconds Out’ back to life, featuring Genesis material at its most exciting and virtuosic,” says Steve. “This time with all numbers played in full plus additional surprises!”
The difference between the songs we feel, as opposed to those we simply hear, is what lies in between. You can’t help but feel “Edge of Light,” a new studio album by former lead guitarist for Genesis, Steve Hackett. The album, to be released January 25, 2019, takes the listener on a musical journey with an eclectic assortment of instruments delivering powerful rock and orchestral arrangements. When the journey ends, you’ll want more. Fortunately, he’ll b
Following the tremendous success of 2017’s ‘The Night Siren’ (charted at #22 in Germany, #28 in the UK), legendary former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett announces the release of his new studio album ‘At The Edge Of Light’ on the 25th January 2019.
The album which features ten songs, sees Steve unite a vast amount of styles ranging from guitar driven rock to epic orchestration, from world music to the reflective and atmospheric all brought together in Steve Hackett’s unique style.
On Friday, January 26th, 2018, Inside Out Music release Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham, the new live release from guitar legend Steve Hackett.
Wuthering Nights was filmed at the Birmingham Symphony Hall during Hackett’s recent, critically-acclaimed Genesis Revisited & Classic Hackett tour.
Available as 2CD/BluRay Jewel Case and Digital Album, this is a must-have for any prog fan.
Guitar virtuoso and rock legend, Steve Hackett (formerly of Genesis), releases his latest album The Night Siren on Friday, March 24th 2017, through InsideOut Music (Sony). As implied in the title, The Night Siren is a wake-up call…the warning of a siren sounding in this era of strife and division.