When Genesis’ frontman Peter Gabriel quit the British progressive rock group in 1975, the remaining members of the band received 400 applications to replace him. After giving tryouts to a number of them, they realized that they had the ideal replacement within the band, drummer Phil Collins.
Since the death of Jim Morrison in 1971, former Doors guitarist Robby Krieger has performed his band’s classic songs with, among others, The Cult’s Ian Astbury.
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