Steve Hackett 'got spooked in the cemetery of Liverpool Cathedral'

Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett got lost in a cemetery at Liverpool Cathedral in what was like a "scene from 'Interview With The Vampire'."

The acclaimed musician was eager to take a closer look at the iconic cathedral the morning after playing a gig in the English city, but he endured a terrifying experience that reminded him of the 1994 horror movie which starred Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt.

A source told BANG Showbiz: "He knew he needed to get back quickly to the hotel as the band were leaving for the Stoke gig that night.

"The clouds descended as he approached the cathedral and he was lured inside, where he was swiftly given a hymn sheet and found himself surrounded by people keen for him not to leave.

"Finally, he made a break for it, took a turning down into the cemetery, which was lined with tombstones and walled up crypts ... he got lost in there for a while and felt like he being was sucked into a scene from 'Interview with a Vampire' - swallowed up. And sucked into a sarcophagus ... he only just about managed to get out on time to join the others on the bus – before they left!"

Steve - who left Genesis in 1977 - is currently the middle of his 31-date 'Seconds Out + More' UK tour.

The rock icon is set to play St David's Hall in Cardiff on tonight (17.09.21), and tickets for the upcoming gigs can be purchased via myticket.co.uk.

Seconds Out + More tour dates:

Cardiff, St David's Hall -

September 17

Basingstoke, The Anvil -

September 18

London, The Palladium -

September 20

London, The Palladium -

September 21

London, The Palladium -

September 22

Manchester, O2 Apollo -

September 24

Edinburgh, Playhouse -

September 25

Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall -

September 27

Scunthorpe, The Baths Hall -

September 30

Bradford, St George's Hall -

October 1

Nottingham, Royal Concert Hall -

October 2

Croydon, Fairfield Halls -

October 4

Guildford, G Live -

October 5

Brighton, Dome -

October 7

Poole, Lighthouse -

October 8

Bexhill-on-Sea, De La Warr Pavilion -

October 9

Southampton, Mayflower Theatre -

October 11

Plymouth, Pavilions -

October 12

Carlisle, The Sands Centre -

October 14

Stockton, Globe -

October 15

Newcastle, O2 City Hall -

October 16

Aylesbury, Waterside -

October 18

Oxford, New Theatre -

October 19

Peterborough, Cresset -

October 21

Harrogate, Royal Hall -

October 22

Dundee, Caird Hall -

October 23

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