are an English progressive rock tribute band
. ReGenesis perform mostly material from Genesis' Peter Gabriel
era. Formed in 1994, the band have been through several lineup changes, and the last gigging incarnation comprised Andy Hyam (bass
), Tony Patterson (vocals, flute
), Nigel Appleton (drums), Piers de Lavison (keyboards) and Andy Gray (lead guitar
In 2001 at the G2 convention ReGenesis performed, for the first time in the UK in 25 years, the entire The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
album. Tours have generally centred around those albums released when Peter Gabriel
was in the band, including, in 2003, the whole of Selling England by the Pound
. In 2005, on their last major tour, the band recreated the classic Phil Collins
era live album Seconds Out
, providing an opportunity for former member Jamie Fisher to rejoin as second drummer.
Members of ReGenesis have forged links with Steve Hackett
and his brother John Hackett
. Both have attended various shows, and Tony Patterson appears on John's 2005 album "Checking Out Of London". Tony, Andy Hyam and Andy Gray all joined John on stage for his set at the 2006 Genesis Convention along with brother Steve.
For their encore at the convention ReGenesis were joined by John Mayhew
for a rendition of The Knife
from the 1970 album Trespass
he played on. This turned out to be his last appearance playing on stage - two years later he died.
Following the Convention Andy Hyam and Tony Patterson left the band. After a... Read More