Steve took a brave decision at this point, leaving Genesis to go his own way. It was a path many members of successful bands had trodden previous and which few have managed successfully, but Steve has.
With Genesis Revisited II launching straight into the charts immediately on release, Steve Hackett took his title literally when he revistited us at the Guitar Interactive studio recently to discuss the new album with Michael Casswell and perform another exclusive solo piece for GI readers. Levi Clay provides the background to one of the world's most significant Prog Rock guitarists.
With the release and immediate chart success of Genesis Revisited II, never has there been a more pertinent time to look into the guitar style of the great Steve Hackett, and to ask the question, Just why would anyone want to revisit Genesis?