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Steve Hackett

Stephen Richard "Steve" Hackett (born 12 February 1950) is an English musician, songwriter, singer and producer who gained prominence as the guitarist of the English progressive rock band Genesis from 1971 to 1977. Hackett contributed to six Genesis studio albums, three live albums and seven singles before leaving to pursue a solo career. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Genesis in 2010. Hackett released his first solo album, Voyage of the Acolyte, while still a member of Genesis in 1975. After a series of further solo albums beginning in 1978, Hackett co-founded the supergroup GTR with another progressive guitarist, Steve Howe of Yes and Asia, in 1986. The group released the self-titled album GTR, which peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard 200 in the United States and spawned the Top 20 single "When the Heart Rules the Mind". When Hackett left GTR in 1987, the group disbanded. Hackett then resumed his solo career. He has released albums and toured worldwide on a regular basis since.

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Feb 12, 1950 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Genesis - The Gabriel Years
Latest Project:
Movie Play It Loud: The Story of Marshall 2014-11-28
Known For
Movie Genesis - The Gabriel Years 2020
Movie Play It Loud: The Story of Marshall Himself 2014-11-28
Movie Genesis: Behind the Music and in Their Own Words 2012-03-19
Movie Genesis: Up Close and Personnal 2007-06-12
Movie Genesis - Turning It On Again 2007-05-15
Movie Genesis - The Video Show Himself 2005-06-17
Movie Guitar Wars Guitar 2004-04-14
Movie Genesis: Inside Genesis 1975-1980 2004-01-01
Movie Genesis - The Genesis Songbook Himself 2001-09-25
Movie Behind the music : Genesis 1999-12-12
Movie Genesis - Seconds Out Himself 1977-03-19
Movie Genesis - In Concert Himself - Guitars 1977-01-31
Movie Genesis: Live at Shepperton Himself - Guitars 1973-10-31
Movie Genesis - Live at Bataclan Himself - Guitars 1973-01-10
Movie Genesis: Live At Belgium TV Studio - PopShop'72 Himself 1972-03-01