Friday, August 27, 2021

STEVE HACKETT LEGENDARY GUITARIST WITH GENESIS RELEASES NEW SOLO ALBUM 'SURRENDER OF SILENCE' -EXCLUSIVE ZOOM TV INTERVIEW WITH RAY SHASHO

 

S T E V E 

H A C K E T T 

LEGENDARY GENESIS GUITARIST

RELEASES  NEW SOLO ALBUM

'SURRENDER OF SILENCE'

and

 'GENESIS REVISITED' CONCERT DATES

EXCLUSIVE ZOOM TV INTERVIEW


Steve Hackett joined Genesis at the beginning of 1971 and gained an international reputation as the guitarist in the band’s classic line-up alongside Peter Gabriel, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford and Phil Collins. Hackett’s intricate guitar work was a key element of Genesis’ albums from Nursery Cryme (1971) to Wind And Wuthering (1977) including the classic Selling England By The Pound. 

After leaving Genesis at the end of 1977, Hackett’s solo career, which now spans more than 30 albums, has demonstrated his extraordinary versatility with both electric and acoustic guitar. Hackett is renowned as both an immensely talented and innovative rock musician and a virtuoso classical guitarist and composer and this was recognized in 2010 when he was inducted into the Rock Hall Of Fame. He has also worked alongside Steve Howe of YES in the supergroup GTR.

Hackett’s compositions take influences from many genres, including jazz, classical and blues. For his later studio works The Night Siren (2017) and At The Edge Of Light (2019) Hackett has explored the influences of world music. Recent tours have seen Hackett celebrate his time with Genesis including a spectacular 2018 tour in which he realized a long-held ambition to perform the works of Genesis live with his band and an orchestra. The lockdown enforced by the 2020 global pandemic has proven to be a particularly creative period for Hackett. He began by releasing Selling England by the Pound & Spectral Mornings: Live at Hammersmith, a live recording of 2019’s hugely successful tour celebrating that Genesis classic together with the 40th anniversary of one of his most-loved solo albums. Lockdown also gave Hackett the opportunity to write and record two new studio albums, the UK Classical Chart hit Under A Mediterranean Sky and the forthcoming Surrender of Silence.

PURCHASE

Steve Hackett

“Surrender of Silence”

at amazon.com

Legendary guitarist Steve Hackett releases his new studio rock album Surrender of Silence on September 10th, 2021, via Inside Out Music. The album features 11 new songs as Steve has been working hard through Lockdown and, for the first time, has completed two studio albums for release within the same year!

  

For more information

 about

STEVE HACKETT

visit

www.hackettsongs.com

official website
www.facebook.com/pages/Steve-Hackett/123101228589

facebook
www.twitter.com/HackettOfficial

twitter
www.hackettsongs.com/tour.html

tours


Steve Hackett

Discography

Studio albums

Voyage of the Acolyte (1975)

Please Don't Touch! (1978)

Spectral Mornings (1979)

Defector (1980)

Cured (1981)

Highly Strung (1983)

Bay of Kings (1983)

Till We Have Faces (1984)

Momentum (1988)

Guitar Noir (1993)

Blues with a Feeling (1994)

Genesis Revisited (1996)

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1997)

Darktown (1999)

Feedback 86 (2000)

To Watch the Storms (2003)

Metamorpheus (2005)

Wild Orchids (2006)

Tribute (2008)

Out of the Tunnel's Mouth (2009)

Beyond the Shrouded Horizon (2011)

Genesis Revisited II (2012)[60]

Wolflight (2015)

The Night Siren (2017)

At the Edge of Light (2019)

Under a Mediterranean Sky (2021)

Surrender of Silence (2021)


STEVE HACKETT

 GENESIS REVISITED 2021 TOUR

SECONDS OUT plus MORE

These are rescheduled shows. Tickets remain valid.

10 September 2021 - De Montfort Hall, Leicester, UK -

11 September 2021 - Philharmonic, Liverpool, UK -

12 September 2021 - Victoria Hall, Stoke, UK -

14 September 2021 - Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK -

15 September 2021 - Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK -

17 September 2021 - St David's Hall, Cardiff, UK -

18 September 2021 - The Anvil, Basingstoke, UK -

20 September 2021 - Palladium, London, UK -

21 September 2021 - Palladium, London, UK -

22 September 2021 - Palladium, London, UK -

24 September 2021 - O2 Apollo, Manchester, UK -

25 September 2021 - Playhouse, Edinburgh, UK -

27 September 2021 - Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, UK -

30 September 2021 - The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe, UK -

01 October 2021 - St George's Hall, Bradford, UK -

02 October 2021 - Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK -

04 October 2021 - Fairfield Halls, Croydon, UK -

05 October 2021 - G Live, Guildford, UK -

07 October 2021 - Dome, Brighton, UK -

08 October 2021 - Lighthouse, Poole, UK -

09 October 2021 - De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, UK -

11 October 2021 - Mayflower, Southampton, UK -

12 October 2021 - Pavilions, Plymouth, UK -

14 October 2021 - The Sands Centre, Carlisle, UK -

15 October 2021 - Stockton Globe, Stockton, UK -

16 October 2021 - O2 City Hall, Newcastle, UK -

18 October 2021 - Waterside, Aylesbury, UK -

19 October 2021 - New Theatre, Oxford, UK -

21 October 2021 - Cresset, Peterborough, UK -

22 October 2021 - Royal Hall, Harrogate, UK -

23 October 2021 - Caird Hall, Dundee, UK -

 

Fri, Apr 22 2022 at 7:30 PM

Clearwater, Florida

For the first time ever, Steve will perform 

Selling England By The Pound and Seconds Out.








STEVE HACKETT

APPEARS WEEK OF

OCTOBER 12th 2021

RESCHEDULING

on INTERVIEWING THE LEGENDS

with RAY SHASHO

STREAMING at  

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