Genesis add SIX more dates to Last Domino Tour

6 March 2020, 11:45

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Genesis. Picture: Getty

By Tom Eames

The iconic rock trio are back for The Last Domino UK Tour, with full dates and tickets details now announced.

It’s been 13 years since Genesis last toured together, but they are finally back.

Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks have announced details of The Last Domino UK Tour, which will see them head out on a series of dates in November and December 2020.

The band have now announced six more dates to the tour due to high demand. See the full dates below.

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Tickets for the show will go on sale this Friday (March 6) at 9am from here.

However, the tour will not include appearances from former members Peter Gabriel or Steve Hackett. The trio will be joined by Collins' 18-year-old son Nicholas on drums and Daryl Stuermer on guitar and bass.

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Picture: Genesis

The dates are:

Monday 16th November: Dublin 3 Arena

Thursday 19th November: Belfast SSE Arena

Monday 23rd November: Liverpool M&S Bank Arena

Tuesday 24th November: Liverpool M&S Bank Arena - NEW DATE

Thursday 26th November: Newcastle Utilita Arena

Friday 27th November: Newcastle Utilita Arena - NEW DATE

Sunday 29th November: London The O2

Monday 30th November: London The O2

Wednesday 2nd December: Leeds First Direct Arena

Tuesday 3rd December: Leeds First Direct Arena - NEW DATE

Saturday 5th December: Birmingham Utilita Arena

Sunday 6th December: Birmingham Utilita Arena - NEW DATE

Tuesday 8th December: Manchester Arena

Wednesday 9th December: Manchester Arena - NEW DATE

Friday 11th December: Glasgow SSE Hydro

Saturday 12th December: Glasgow SSE Hydro - NEW DATE

“I think it’s a natural moment. Phil’s been out on tour for the last two-and-a-half years and his son Nick has been drumming, so it seemed like the natural moment to have a conversation about it. We’re all still good friends, we’re all above grass and here we are!,” said Rutherford.

Collins said: “For me, it was something that was working and it was a problem we had to overcome, although I’ll be doing my best to play some bits on the tour. I’ve been working out what songs to play, but Tony and Mike came to the shows at the Albert Hall and both were taken with the way he understood what was needed.

“He plays a bit like me when he wants to. I’m one of his many influences, being his dad. He plays like me and he kinda has the same attitude as me, so that was a good starter.”

Genesis are one of the most successful bands of all time, selling over 100 million records worldwide. They started off life as a progressive rock band fronted by Peter Gabriel, but eventually morphed into a stadium-filling pop-rock trio with drummer Phil Collins taking over as frontman.

They last reunited in 2007 for their sell-out Turn It On Again Tour. Rumours of a reunion emerged earlier this year, when Collins, Rutherford and Banks were spotted at a basketball game.