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Gilmour: 'I Could Have Toured Without Waters'

24th February 2006

LATEST: PINK FLOYD legend DAVID GILMOUR was offered a fortune to tour after the band's feted Live 8 appearance - with or without bandmate ROGER WATERS. The pair have had an acrimonious relationship since...

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Gilmour: 'I'm Too Old To Tour'

21st February 2006

PINK FLOYD legend DAVID GILMOUR has vowed never to tour again, because he is too old. The 59-year-old guitarist is adamant nothing can make him take to the road, not even his legions of...

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Gilmour Trades On Pink Floyd

21st February 2006

Guitarist DAVID GILMOUR has hit back at claims he is exploiting former band PINK FLOYD, by using their rock legacy to promote new projects. THE WALL hitmaker claims he spent so long performing in...

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Bono Blames Geldof For Lack Of Black Live 8 Artists

21st February 2006

Campaigning rockers BONO and SIR BOB GELDOF clashed over the lack of African artists performing at July's (05) Live 8 extravaganza. The U2 frontman aired his concern over the predominantly white line up, including...

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Waters To Perform Dark Side Of The Moon Solo

20th February 2006

PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS will perform the band's legendary DARK SIDE OF MOON album live at a Danish summer (05) festival - as a solo artist. The bassist, 62, rediscovered his love with...

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Arcade Fire And Dylan Named, Doherty Shamed In Poll

20th February 2006

ARCADE FIRE, PETE DOHERTY and BOB DYLAN shared the spoils in the Mojo magazine 2005 Readers Poll, picking up two awards apiece. Acclaimed Canadians Arcade Fire beat THE MAGIC NUMBERS and ARCTIC MONKEYS to...

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Pink Floyd Land Playboy Honour

13th February 2006

Rock legends PINK FLOYD have been inducted into Playboy magazine's Hall of Fame for their "unprecedented combined commercial and musical gravitas". The British supergroup lead the way in the newly-announced 2005 Music Awards, listed...

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Gilmour: 'I Will Never Play With Pink Floyd Again'

8th February 2006

Veteran guitarist DAVID GILMOUR has again rubbished reports PINK FLOYD will reunite for a world tour, by declaring the legendary band to be "over". Gilmour insists he will never perform with the Wish You...

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The Things They Say 1174

1st February 2006

"I'm a big admirer of PETE TOWNSHEND. In fact it was one of those rare times when the whole of Floyd agreed on something when we all said we wanted Pete to induct us into...

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Mason Thanks Cream For Career Direction

1st February 2006

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON would have become an architect if it wasn't for rock supergroup CREAM. Mason and founder members ROGER WATERS, RICK WRIGHT and SYD BARRETT were students when they saw ERIC...

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Fascinating Fact 923

1st February 2006

PINK FLOYD guitarist DAVID GILMOUR will play a one-off gig at a London venue in the first week his solo album ON AN ISLAND is released. The album, his first in 22 years, is out...

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Grohl Excited By Unusual Grammy Category

31st January 2006

FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL is more excited about competing in the unusual Grammy category of Best Surround-Sound Album next month (FEB06) than being nominated for Best Rock Album and Best Rock Song. The...

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Pink Floyd Will Not Reform

31st January 2006

Exasperated rockers PINK FLOYD have slammed new reports of a reunion. The DANGER GAMES hitmakers have been flooded by rumours they are set to reform, ever since they played together at the London leg...

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Waters Blames Poor Material On Mccartney

24th January 2006

PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS uses an imaginary SIR PAUL McCARTNEY to diffuse tension when he is working in the studio. The COMFORTABLY NUMB hitmaker, who has just premiered his opera CA IRA (THERE...

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Page's Stairway Tops Guitar Solo Survey

17th January 2006

Rocker JIMMY PAGE's guitar solo in LED ZEPPELIN classic STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN has been voted the greatest of all time in a new online poll. Page's playing on the 1971 track topped the survey...

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Gilmour Honours Barrett

7th January 2006

PINK FLOYD legend DAVE GILMOUR has paid tribute to former bandmate SYD BARRETT's innovative songwriting on the troubled star's 60th birthday (07JAN06). Barrett has lived as a virtual recluse after leaving the group in...

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Summer Of Love Still Number One

3rd January 2006

The Summer Of Love has been voted the greatest year in pop music's history, with BBC Radio 2 listeners deciding 1967 still reigns supreme. 1967 was the year THE BEATLES set new standards with...

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Pink Floyd Top Greatest Rock Act Poll

27th December 2005

PINK FLOYD have beaten out competition from LED ZEPPELIN and THE ROLLING STONES to be named the world's greatest rock act of all time. The WISH YOU WERE HERE band were one of four...

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Osbourne Slams Hall Of Fame Stars

6th December 2005

OZZY OSBOURNE has hit out at the other music greats inducted into Britain's Rock 'n' Roll Hall Of Fame last month (NOV05) - for turning the event into an ego-fest. Osbourne's BLACK SABBATH joined...

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Gilmour Slammed For 'Tough Love'

29th November 2005

Charitable PINK FLOYD guitarist DAVID GILMOUR has been blasted by his ex-wife for refusing to give his children financial help. The father-of-four is famed for his philanthropy, donating $6.3 million (GBP3.5 million) to homeless...

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Hollywood Sign For Sale

27th November 2005

The original 1923 Hollywood sign is up for sale on internet auction site eBay after languishing in storage since 1978. Bidders lusting after the iconic symbol will need at least $300,000 (GBP174,000) to meet...

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Wizzard Kids Eligible For Christmas Cash

18th November 2005

A royalties agent is hunting down the children featured on WIZZARD's 1973 Christmas anthem I WISH IT COULD BE CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY - as they are entitled to a long overdue payout. PETER ROWAN...

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Dylan Snubs UK Music Hall Of Fame

18th November 2005

Rock legend BOB DYLAN infuriated organisers of Wednesday's (16NOV05) UK Music Hall Of Fame by snubbing the prestigious honour by refusing to turn up or make a video acceptance speech. The LIKE A ROLLING...

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Eurythmics Hailed By Blair

17th November 2005

British prime minister TONY BLAIR hailed pop legends EURYTHMICS at the second annual UK Music Hall Of Fame ceremony in London last night (16NOV05). Blair recorded a video message honouring duo ANNIE LENNOX and...

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Gilmour And Waters Simmer At Awards Show

17th November 2005

Warring PINK FLOYD rockers ROGER WATERS and DAVE GILMOUR dismissed reunion suggestions at last night's (17NOV05) UK Music Hall Of Fame event - barely managing to conceal the tensions which tore the band apart....

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The Things They Say 567

8th November 2005

"I might be prepared to make a record, but there's no f**king way I'm going to argue with him about how to make it." Rocker ROGER WATERS gives PINK FLOYD fans reasons to hope for...

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Green Day Top Radio Music Awards Nominations

7th November 2005

GREEN DAY's amazing year continues - the rock trio has picked up eight Radio Music Award nominations. The Grammy Award-winning group lead the way for the Las Vegas, Nevada prizegiving next month (19DEC05)....

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Rock Legends Enter UK Hall Of Fame

3rd November 2005

Rock legends JMI HENDRIX, BOB DYLAN, BLACK SABBATH and PINK FLOYD are among musicians who will enter the UK Music Hall of Fame next month (DEC05). The star-studded ceremony will take place at London's...

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Martin Rues Live 8 Performance With Ashcroft

11th October 2005

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN gets embarrassed when he thinks about his band's duet with RICHARD ASHCROFT at the London leg of Live 8, because they played like "c**p". Coldplay teamed up with Ashcroft at...

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Waters Thanks Live 8 For End To Pink Floyd Animosity

4th October 2005

PINK FLOYD bassist ROGER WATERS will be forever grateful to SIR BOB GELDOF for persuading the warring rockers to reunite for the London leg of Live 8 in July (05) - because it felt like...

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