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Singer-Guitarist Steve Hackett Defies the Odds and Gets Better with Age 

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click to enlarge Steve Hackett performing at Hard Rock Live last year. - SCOTT SANDBERG
  • Scott Sandberg
  • Steve Hackett performing at Hard Rock Live last year.
A year ago, former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett made his long awaited return to the Cleveland area for a show at the Hard Rock Live after a prolonged absence. At the time, he was already several years into touring behind Genesis Revisited II, an impressive effort that found Hackett putting an updated spin on more than two and a half hours of music from his former group. 

The touring production of Genesis Revisited was something that was similarly irresistible to promoters and when Hackett spoke with Scene last fall, he made it clear that the offers were continuing to flow in for more and more tour dates. But he had his sights firmly set on continuing his solo career and had a new album ready to go.

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