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Waters' Missing Pig Sparks Search By Coachella Organisers

30th April 2008

The organisers of U.S. music festival Coachella have made an impassioned plea for the return of a giant inflatable pig belonging to ex-PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS. The two-story high blimp was moored at the...

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Child Star Violin Prodigy To Back Waters

25th April 2008

LILI HAYDN, the child actress who played comic RODNEY DANGERFIELD's daughter in comedy film EASY MONEY, will play the violin in former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS' band when he closes the Coachella Festival. Haydn,...

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The Things They Say 7992

16th April 2008

"We never speak to each other." PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS admits relations are still strained between him and former band member DAVE GILMOUR....

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British Waters Blasts Clinton, Backs Obama

12th April 2008

Former PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS is praying U.S. presidential hopeful HILLARY CLINTON doesn't get into The White House - because he's certain she'll start a war with Iran. The British bassist hopes Clinton's Democrat...

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Waters Loves His Status As A Heart-throb

11th April 2008

PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS is delighted he now attracts legions of young women at his live shows - because they're more likely to wave their knickers at him. The bassist, 64, admits his audiences...

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Mason: 'Pink Floyd Will Play Together Again'

4th April 2008

Rock veterans PINK FLOYD will reunite again - but only for charity, according to drummer NICK MASON. The British star claims the band, which regrouped for a one-off reunion for 2005's Live8 gig, is currently...

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Former Beatles Engineer Norman Smith Dies At 85

8th March 2008

The Beatles' former engineer, Norman Smith, has died at the age on 85.Smith worked on every studio recording the Beatles made between 1962 and 1965.In 1965 record label EMI promoted him from engineer to producer...

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Pink Floyd Producer Norman Smith Dies

6th March 2008

Legendary PINK FLOYD producer NORMAN SMITH has died. He was 85. Smith, who was also an engineer on every The Beatles recording session between 1962 and 1965, passed away on 3 March (08). He is...

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Fascinating Fact 4958

4th March 2008

The cast of AMY ADAMS' new film MRS. PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY recorded the film's soundtrack in Abbey Road's fabled Studio 2, where THE BEATLES and PINK FLOYD worked on some of their most...

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Pink Floyd Star's Homeless Charity Plans Foiled

3rd March 2008

PINK FLOYD guitarist DAVID GILMOUR has hit out at protesters campaigning against the launch of his homeless housing charity, blaming local residents for the project's failure. The 61-year-old had sold his west London home for...

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Pink Floyd Deny Pub Gig Rumours

22nd February 2008

PINK FLOYD rockers ROGER WATERS and NICK MASON have denied they are snubbing high profile concert arenas to play a reunion gig in a village pub. Drummer Mason, 64, and 63-year-old singer/bass player Waters were...

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Oasis' Definitely Maybe Tops Best British Album List

18th February 2008

Definitely Maybe, the debut album from Oasis, has been the voted the best British album of all time in a new poll.Some 11,000 people cast their ballots in the survey for Q magazine and HMV,...

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Waters Quit Lsd After Bad Trip

4th February 2008

PINK FLOYD guitarist ROGER WATERS has vowed never to use drugs again following a near-death experience while using acid. The rocker took the hallucinogenic LSD while staying at the Hotel Chelsea in New York and,...

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Fascinating Fact 4697

23rd January 2008

PINK FLOYD rocker NICK MASON is such a big motoring enthusiast, he's applying for the position of president of the Guild of Motoring Writers. The classic car fan will put his name forward for the...

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Emi Confirms Job Cuts

15th January 2008

Record label EMI has confirmed that as many as 2,000 jobs are set to go at the struggling company.The British-based music giant, which counts Kylie Minogue, Pink Floyd and the Rolling Stones among its artists,...

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Thriller + The Wall Enter Grammy Hall Of Fame

20th December 2007

MICHAEL JACKSON's THRILLER and PINK FLOYD's THE WALL are among the 70 recordings that have been added to the Grammy Hall Of Fame. Among the Recording Academy's other 2007 selections are Lynyrd Skynyrd's rock anthem...

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The Simpsons Recreate Album Cover In Promotional Stunt

19th December 2007

The creators of THE SIMPSONS MOVIE have recreated the cover of PINK FLOYD's 1977 album ANIMALS, as a promotional act for the film's DVD release today. A giant inflatable Spider Pig, HOMER SIMPSON's pet in...

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Manics Named Godlike Geniuses

18th December 2007

The Manic Street Preachers are to receive the Godlike Genius accolade at the 2008 Shockwave NME awards, it has been revealed.The Welsh three-piece will receive the honour in February for their outstanding contribution to music.After...

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Pink Floyd Refuse To Follow Led Zeppelin's Lead

14th December 2007

PINK FLOYD star DAVID GILMOUR has denied claims his band is set to reform - despite being inspired by LED ZEPPELIN'S triumphant comeback. The English musician reunited Pink Floyd for a one-off for Live8 in...

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Mason: 'Reality Show Makes Us Look Good'

23rd November 2007

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON is grateful for reality television shows - because it makes the rockers look hard-working. In an attack on British reality TV shows such as The X Factor and Strictly Come...

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Nick Mason Grateful Of Led Zeppelin Reunion

7th November 2007

British musician NICK MASON is delighted rockers LED ZEPPELIN are planning to reform - because it means PINK FLOYD won't have to. The Pink Floyd drummer claims the hype surrounding the Led Zeppelin reunion has...

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Pink Floyd Artist Thorgerson Turned Down By Dylan

23rd October 2007

BOB DYLAN has missed out on the chance of working with iconic PINK FLOYD photographer STORM THORGERSON after the singer/songwriter's manager dismissed the British cameraman's ideas for a new compilation. Thorgerson, who created the eye-catching...

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Pink Floyd Won't Reform, Says Gilmour

1st October 2007

Pink Floyd star David Gilmour has disappointed fans of the rock band by dismissing rumours of a reunion.After a well-received show at 2005's Live 8 concert - the first time founder member Roger Waters had...

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Gilmour Dismisses Pink Floyd Reunion

1st October 2007

DAVID GILMOUR has no plans to regroup with his PINK FLOYD bandmates again, despite getting fans' hopes up when the legendary rockers reunited for a one-off Live 8 performance in 2005. The guitarist's infamous rift...

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Fascinating Fact 4011

27th September 2007

PINK FLOYD are the band most people want to see reunited in a new poll....

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Gilmour Beamed Across The World

14th September 2007

PINK FLOYD legend DAVID GILMOUR will make history when he plays a London gig on Saturday (15Sep07) - he will appear live across the U.S. and Canada at the same time. The 61-year-old rocker's live...

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Mason Overwhelmed By Response To Barrett's Death

14th September 2007

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON was overwhelmed by the response to former bandmate SYD BARRETT's death last year (06) - he presumed the man he describes as the band's "inspiration" had been forgotten. Barrett died...

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The Beatles Taught Gilmour How To Rock

11th September 2007

PINK FLOYD legend DAVID GILMOUR learned how to rock by copying the BEATLES on a borrowed guitar. Despite carving a niche in prog rock, Gilmour idolised the Fab Four and learned all of their early...

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Gilmour: 'I Owe My Success To Elvis'

7th September 2007

PINK FLOYD star DAVID GILMOUR was inspired to become a guitarist after watching ELVIS PRESLEY's JAILHOUSE ROCK. Gilmour was just 11 when the rock classic was released, but it had a huge impact on him....

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Jovi Hosts Supergroup At Labor Day Party

3rd September 2007

Singer JON BON JOVI has formed a special supergroup to celebrate the Labor Day holiday, comprising BILLY JOEL on piano, JIMMY BUFFETT on guitar and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and PINK FLOYD's ROGER WATERS on vocals....

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