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Roger Waters Tackles Modern Politics On New Album

Roger Waters says his new album is a commentary on the current political climate in the world.The former Pink Floyd musician took the opportunity at the launch of the upcoming 'Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal...

Roger Waters Wants To Headline Glastonbury Without Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd legends Roger Waters and Nick Mason are both up for headlining Glastonbury - but not together.The two musicians reunited on Thursday (16.02.17) in London to launch the upcoming 'Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal...

Roger Waters And Nick Mason Reunite To Launch The Pink Floyd Exhibition

Roger Waters and Nick Mason reunited in London on Thursday (16.02.17) to launch 'The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains' - which they needed to do now as they ''might not be around much longer''.The...

Pink Floyd Needed Conflict

Nick Mason thinks Pink Floyd wouldn't have done ''good work'' without their ''conflicts''. The 'Comfortably Numb' hitmaker doesn't feel that the band's ex-bass player and founder Roger Waters' ego was to blame for their...

Nick Mason's Singing Career 'Nipped In The Bud By Jealous Band Mates'

Nick Mason has blamed his singing career not taking off on his ''jealous band mates''.The Pink Floyd drummer only recorded vocals on three tracks - 'Vegetable Man', 'Scream Thy Last Scream' and 'One Of These...

Benedict Cumberbatch Faced His Fears For David Gilmour Performance

The Sherlock star surprised the audience at the Pink Floyd singer's Royal Albert Hall concert in September (16) when he joined the musician for an encore performance of the band's iconic 1979 hit...

Pink Floyd 'Reunite' To Support Women Of The Gaza Freedom Flotilla

Roger Waters last teamed up with David Gilmour and Nick Mason for a one-off performance at the Live 8 charity bash in 2005, but on Thursday (06Oct16), the singer surprised fans by joining...

Benedict Cumberbatch Joins David Gilmour Onstage For 'Comfortably Numb'

Benedict Cumberbatch made a surprise career reinvention as a rock star this week, joining David Gilmour on stage in London to help sing a classic by Gilmour’s old band Pink Floyd, ‘Comfortably Numb’.Guitarist Gilmour was...

Benedict Cumberbatch Stuns Fans As He Sings Pink Floyd Classic With David Gilmour

The Sherlock actor, 40, joined the veteran rocker at the Royal Albert Hall to sing the band's iconic 1979 hit Comfortably Numb during an encore. Benedict and Gilmour were introduced by mutual friends...

David Gilmour's Son Gets Naked For Nuptials

The 26-year-old journalist, who the Pink Floyd guitarist adopted after marrying his novelist mother Polly Samson, married Janina Pedan in a ceremony in West Sussex, England. And after Charlie and Janina said...

Pink Floyd To Release Deluxe Box Set Featuring 20 Unreleased Songs

The Early Years 1965-1972 sees the creators of the Dark Side of the Moon return to the start of their career, to produce a musical archive of 130 tracks which contains 20 unreleased songs including...

David Gilmour Makes History In Pompeii

The ancient venue, which lies in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, was built in 90 BC and entombed in ash when the volcano erupted in AD 79. The amphitheatre was uncovered in the...

David Gilmour Honoured In Pompeii

The guitarist performed the first of two concerts at the ancient city's Amphitheatre Of Pompeii on Thursday night (07Jul16), and local Mayor Ferdinando Uliano marked the occasion by bestowing citizenship on the rock...

Pink Floyd Honoured On Special British Stamps

The commemorative stamps, issued by Britain's postal service Royal Mail to mark the 50th anniversary of the band's first professional gig, will be available at U.K. post offices from 7 July (16). They...

David Gilmour Honours Prince In London

The guitar great cleverly linked his Floyd track Comfortably Numb with Prince's signature tune during his sold out show at the Royal Albert Hall as the stage lights flashed purple. His tribute...

David Gilmour Returning To Pompeii For Ancient Amphitheatre Shows

The gig was announced in grand fashion by Italy's culture minister Dario Franceschini on Wednesday (16Mar16). Gilmour will perform at a Roman amphitheatre near the site of his former group's Live at...

David Gilmour And New Order To Perform In Charity Concert Series

The Who frontman, patron of the Teenage Cancer Trust, has recruited the bands for a week of fundraising gigs at London's Royal Albert Hall. Other performers include Simply Red, The Vaccines,...

David Gilmour's Son Spotted At London's Refugee Protests

The son of the Pink Floyd guitarist was handed a 16-month prison sentence after he was pictured swinging from a war memorial in central London during a violent 2010 protest against increased university...

David Gilmour Hits Out At U.k. Government Over Protests

In 2010, the Comfortably Numb hitmaker's adopted son Charlie Gilmour was jailed for 16 months for swinging on the Cenotaph war memorial in London and jumping onto a car carrying royal protection officers...

Lana Del Rey's 'Honeymoon' Beaten By Dave Gilmour In Chart Battle

Dave Gilmour has topped this week’s UK album chart, beating Lana Del Rey to the number one spot. Gilmour previously landed at number one just 10 months ago with band Pink Floyd’s latest release The...

David Gilmour Tops U.k. Albums Chart

The singer/guitarist has scored his first solo number one in nine years with Rattle That Lock. Gilmour also hit the top of the Official Album Chart last year (14) with Pink Floyd's...

Roger Waters Is No Fan Of Last Pink Floyd Lp

Roger Waters doesn't like Pink Floyd's last album 'The Endless River'.The band's ex-bass player and founder has listened to his former group's 2014 LP but he didn't enjoy the music David Gilmour and Nick Mason...

David Gilmour Dedicates Song To Late Rick Wright

David Gilmour has dedicated a song to late Pink Floyd keyboard player Rick Wright on his new solo album.The 69-year-old guitarist - who has just released 'Rattle That Lock', his first individual release since 2006...

David Gilmour Son's Imprisonment Was Hard To Take

David Gilmour's son's incarceration was ''deeply depressing''.The Pink Floyd legend - who has eight children from two marriages - watched his second-born son Charlie Gilmour sentenced 16 months in prison after he was pictured swinging...

David Gilmour 'Done' With Pink Floyd

David Gilmour is ''done'' with Pink Floyd.The 69-year-old guitarist has vowed never to reform with his two surviving bandmates Roger Waters and Nick Mason, saying it would be ''fakery'' for the rockers to reform because...

David Gilmour Rules Out Pink Floyd Reunion

The members of the band - Gilmour, Roger Waters, Rick Wright and Nick Mason - got back together for the historic Live 8 concerts in 2005 and the group also put out an...

David Gilmour Recruits Former Prison Inmates For Song

The rocker was joined by thirty members of The Liberty Choir on the single, and seven of them once served time in Wandsworth Prison in London, where Gilmour's adopted son Charlie spent four...

David Gilmour Announces Tour

David Gilmour is set to tour for the first time in nine years.The iconic Pink Floyd singer and guitarist will tour the UK and Europe in September to celebrate his as-yet untitled fourth studio album,...

David Gilmour Downplayed Wife's Pink Floyd Contributions Over Yoko Ono Fears

David Gilmour downplayed his wife's contributions to Pink Floyd over fears she would be compared to Yoko Ono.Gilmour's partner, Polly Sampson, has writing credits on seven of the band's songs from 1994 album The Division...

Nick Mason Hints At More Pink Floyd Releases

Nick Mason has hinted there could be more Pink Floyd releases in the future.The band have just released their first album of new songs for 20 years, 'The Endless River', and although the drummer is...

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