Phil Collins reveals he will never drum again due to spine injury..

Posted: April 07, 2011 05:41 PM


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whats everyones thoughts on this?

Posted: April 16, 2011 10:46 AM

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Very sad. I’ll never forget seeing Phil play with Genesis in countless small clubs when I was a kid growing up in London. I had a ringside seat to watch Genesis slowly grow from a local band to an international sensation.


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Posted: April 16, 2011 04:40 PM


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“I’ll never forget seeing Phil play with Genesis in countless small clubs when I was a kid growing up in London.”

Can’t top that but I feel fortunate to have seen the ‘Lamb Lies Down On Broadway’ show in Detroit in 1974.  Phil Collins still sounded fantastic the last time I saw Genesis a couple of years ago.

Posted: August 19, 2011 09:24 PM


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Phil once said, “I’m a pretty good singer, & I’m not a bad songwriter. But you know, drumming’s the best thing I do. Sometimes I forget that.”
I’ve actually met non-drummer Phil fans that didn’t even KNOW that he’s a legend in drumming!

My personal fave : ‘Dance On A Volcano’ from ‘76’s “A Trick Of The Tail”! This was the 1st record w/ Phil as the frontman, as well. The spacious tom fills in the intro & the frantic groove for the verses make it my perfect example of Phil’s drumming & the fact that he can make a song groove w/out using a single cymbal (or hi hat) in “I Don’t Care Anymore” is priceless!

It is a real shame & loss to the drumming community, as well as the music industry as a whole that he cannot play the drums anymore. I was quite saddend to read this in “DRUM!”
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Posted: August 19, 2011 09:39 PM

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Phil Collins is reason enough that we should be funneling every dollar in the Federal coffers to step cell research. For more proof of Phil Collins Awesomeness I present to you his participation in helping a broken heart hear… via NPR Podcast

Posted: January 09, 2012 01:45 PM

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For anyone who is skeptical or wants to be more blown away by Phil Collins, please Find and listen to as much Brand X as you can. To dig even further, find MARSCAPE by Jack Lancaster and Robin Lumley from 1976!! It’s Brand X before Brand X was Brand X! I have the original vinyl, have seen cassettes but have never seen it on CD. It also has the great gone Morris Pert.