GENESIS are to play in Scotland as they reunite for a series of UK stadium shows in November and December.

The Last Domino? Tour 2020 starts in Dublin on November 16 and finishes at the Glasgow SSE Hydro on December 11.

“There’s a Genesis sound which is still there,” said guitarist Mike Rutherford. “I missed it, it’s nice to play it again.

The reunion will see Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford tour for the first time in 13 years.

Their last live out was the globe-trotting, sell-out Turn It On Again: The Tour in 2007.

Rutherford said after the reunion announcement: “It feels great, it feels the right time, we’re looking forward to doing it. A lot of our contemporaries have been playing a lot – we’ve done two shows in the UK in the last 28 years.”

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They will be joined on stage by Phil Collins' 18-year-old son Nic on drums, and the band's long time guitar and bass player Daryl Stuermer.

“He [Nic] plays like me and he kind of has the same attitude as me,” said Collins. “So that was a good starter.”

Asked about the songs that the could play, Collins said: “There are songs you feel you have to play because the audience would feel cheated if you didn’t, then it’s a question of putting the rest of the stuff together from songs we haven’t played for a long time.”

Genesis are one of the world’s biggest selling and most successful bands of all time. They have sold an estimated 100 million albums and have played to sold-out stadiums and arenas all over the world for decades.

The evolution of Genesis is unique, their sound developed and progressed throughout their career and with multiple line-up alterations in the early years, the classic line-up of Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford took shape in 1976.

And Then There Were Three (1978) was the first album the band released as a three-piece and spawned the single Follow You Follow Me which was their first UK top ten and US top 30 single and proved to be the start of huge commercial global success.

The albums Duke (1980), Abacab (1981), Genesis (1983), Invisible Touch (1986) and We Can’t Dance’(1991) followed for the trio, alongside almost constant global stadium tours cementing the band as one of the most successful of all time.

It is estimated that Genesis have sold between 100 and 150m albums worldwide. In 2010, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Their last album was Calling All Stations, released in 1997.

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