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Back on the road for Mike

All they needed was a miracle: the 10 million selling Mike and the Mechanics perform at the Villa Marina on July 16. We talk to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Mike Rutherford – founding member of Genesis – who formed the Mechanics back in 1984.

Interview: Guitarist Steve Hackett, formerly of Genesis

Steve Hackett, who still nurtures a lasting affinity for classical music, has leapt headlong back into prog rock – putting the finishing touches on a collaboration with Yes co-founder Chris Squire, even as he begins work on an album that will reexamine his celebrated tenure as guitarist with Genesis.

Mike, Andrew, The Mechanics and a new album

Formed by guitarist Mike Rutherford during a break from his multi-million selling band, Genesis, Mike & The Mechanics became widely known for their hit singles "Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)", "All I Need Is a Miracle", "Word of Mouth", "Over My Shoulder", and "The Living Years".


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