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Genesis UK comeback gigs sell out
(l-r) Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford
The rock band have reunited for the first time in 15 years
The Genesis UK comeback gigs have sold out in just 90 minutes.

All 100,000 tickets for concerts at Old Trafford in Manchester and Twickenham Stadium in London were snapped up by fans eager to see the rockers again.

Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks are reforming for the Turn It On Again reunion tour, 15 years after they last performed together.

They play the two UK dates on 7 and 8 July respectively - but minus other founding member Peter Gabriel.

Fans in Germany and the Netherlands were even more keen to see the rock legends, with almost 400,000 tickets sold there in just 40 minutes.

The 20-date European tour kicks off in Finland on 11 June and ends with a free gig in front of the Colosseum in Rome on 14 July, before the band head to the States.


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