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Roger Waters Steps Up Israel Row

21st August 2013

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters is embroiled in a bitter war-of-words with the Israeli government after he urged his fellow rock stars to boycott the country.The veteran rocker is encouraging other musicians to follow his...

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David Gilmour's Children Land Roles In Downton Abbey

7th August 2013

Pink Floyd star David Gilmour has been spending time on the set of Downton Abbey after his two children were cast in the hit Tv show.The guitarist's 16-year-old son, Gabriel, and 11-year-old daughter, Romany, have...

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Roger Waters Defends Decision To Beam Star Of David Onto Flying Pig

4th August 2013

Former Pink Floyd star Roger Waters has defended his decision to beam a Star of David symbol onto a flying inflatable pig at a recent concert, insisting there is no Anti-Semitic intent behind his art.The...

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Leaked Audio, Kanye West Rants About Taylor Swift In Ny Bistro

By Michael West | 19th July 2013

Remember Kanye West's famous rant at the 2009 Video Music Awards? Of course you do, he hopped up on-stage and told Taylor Swift she was rubbish and that Beyonce was really good. Of course you...

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How To Disappear Completely: Thom Yorke Yanks Songs From Spotify

By Michael West | 15th July 2013

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has pulled both his solo songs and those made with group Atoms For Peace from music streaming service Spotify over the company's current royalties model. Yorke and his long-time producer Nigel...

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Beloved Stage Designer For The Rolling Stones, Mark Fisher, Dies At 66

By Victoria Pavlova | 27th June 2013

Mark Fisher OBE – the talented stage designer for bands like The Rolling Stones, U2 and Pink Floyd, passed away yesterday (Wednesday, June 26). He was 66. Fisher, who also worked with celebrities like Robbie...

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Pandora Bosses Fire Back At Pink Floyd

27th June 2013

Bosses at music streaming service Pandora have fired back at accusations they are trying to cheat musicians out of cash after the members of Pink Floyd urged their peers to beware the online company's new...

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Pink Floyd Stars Take Aim At Pandora Bosses Over Royalties Overhaul

26th June 2013

Pink Floyd stars Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason have taken aim at bosses behind online radio service Pandora, accusing them of attempting to trick artists into supporting their call for reduced royalties.The ageing...

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Roger Waters To Quit Touring?

25th June 2013

Roger Waters may quit touring after his The Wall Live shows are finished. The former Pink Floyd bass player and songwriter has been touring the band's 1979 album across the world, but thinks time may...

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Pink Floyd Fans Unlock Band's Back Catalogue On Spotify

18th June 2013

Pink Floyd's back catalogue has been uploaded to Internet site Spotify after fans of the rock group hit the bandmates' one million streams target on Monday (17Jun13).The bandmates have held out against the popular streaming...

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Pink Floyd Considering Spotify Deal

15th June 2013

The existing members of Pink Floyd have agreed to post their back catalogue on popular streaming service Spotify when a million music fans have checked out their 1975 classic track Wish You Were Here on...

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Man Accused Of Impersonating David Gilmour Arrested

2nd May 2013

A man accused of impersonating Pink Floyd star David Gilmour has been arrested in Minnesota.Phillip Michael Schaeffer allegedly claimed to be the rocker when he checked into St. Cloud Hospital on 24 April (13) and...

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Pink Floyd Lead Tributes To Late Artist Storm Thorgerson

By Contributor | 19th April 2013

Legendary band Pink Floyd have been leading the tributes to the late Storm Thorgerson, who passed away yesterday (April 18, 2013,) aged 69.Thorgerson designed many of Pink Floyd’s iconic album covers, including – most famously...

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'Pink Floyd' Artist Storm Thorgerson Dies Aged 69: His Greatest Album Covers

By Michael West | 19th April 2013

Storm Thorgerson, the artist who famously designed the cover art for Pink Floyd's classic album 'The Dark Side of the Moon,' has died aged 69, the band's management confirmed to the BBC. A childhood friend...

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Pink Floyd's Graphic Artist Storm Thorgerson Dies

18th April 2013

The British graphic artist who created the iconic cover of Pink Floyd's The Dark Side Of The Moon album has lost his battle with cancer.Storm Thorgerson passed away on Thursday (18Apr13) at the age of...

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Roger Waters Reconsidering Anti-israel Stance

16th April 2013

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters is reconsidering his controversial stance against Israel two weeks after a planned public interview at a New York Jewish cultural centre was scrapped.Last month (Mar13), the rocker called for musicians...

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Meat Loaf: Adele Needs To Relax

10th April 2013

Adele needs to ''take it easy'' and start looking after her precious voice, says Meat Loaf.'Bat out of Hell' star Meat is on his farewell tour after battling ill health, including a knee replacement, concussions...

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Coldplay Top Bbc2 Listeners Poll

2nd April 2013

Coldplay's 'A Rush of Blood to the Head' has been voted BBC Radio 2 listeners' favourite album of all time. 'The Scientist' band's 2002 record beat The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and U2 to claim...

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Roger Waters Visits Father's War Grave

1st April 2013

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters has completed an emotional journey to visit the grave of his father, who was killed in Italy during World War Ii.The rocker was raised by his mother after his dad,...

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Tom Stoppard Pens Radio Play To Commemorate Pink Floyd’S Dark Side Of The Moon

By Hayley Avron | 28th March 2013

The playwright Tom Stoppard was first asked to concoct a play based on Pink Floyd’s hit album Dark Side of the Moon but the 75 year-old claims he had no idea how to approach it,...

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Fascinating Fact: 3570475

22nd March 2013

Pink Floyd fans have been invited to share their favourite memories, photos and anecdotes from listening to classic album The Dark Side Of The Moon on the band's website to mark its 40th anniversary this...

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Pink Floyd Added To Us National Recording Registry

21st March 2013

Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon' and the 'Saturday Night Fever' soundtrack have been preserved by the US Library of Congress.The iconic albums are among this year's selection of audio recordings to be enshrined...

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Roger Waters Urges Peers To Join Renewed Israel Boycott

20th March 2013

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters has urged his music peers to join a new campaign aimed at boycotting concerts in Israel.As Barack Obama makes his first visit to Israel as U.S. President, the rocker has...

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Bill Wyman Unveils New Art Exhibition In London

27th February 2013

Bill Wyman opened his new exhibition 'Bill Wyman: Reworked' in London on Tuesday evening (26.02.13).The former Rolling Stones bassist unveiled the re-imaginations of his photographs of the legendary band by various artists - including cartoonist...

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Justin Timberlake Inspired By Led Zeppelin

26th February 2013

Justin Timberlake was inspired by Led Zeppelin to write 10-minute tracks for his new album. The 32-year-old singer says the average length of songs on 'The 20/20 Experience' is seven to eight minutes, after he...

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Liam Gallagher Visits Planetarium

19th February 2013

Liam Gallagher took his band on a trip to a planetarium at the weekend. The 40-year-old singer and his Beady Eye bandmates all went to The Royal Observatory and planetarium - an interactive map of...

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Fascinating Fact: 3489436

8th February 2013

Universal Music has sold off its iconic Parlophone label, the home of legendary bands including Blur, Coldplay and Pink Floyd, to Warner Music Group in a $767 million (£487 million) deal. The agreement does not...

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David Bowie's Where Are We Now: Is The Old Master Bowing Out?

By Michael West | 8th January 2013

A Rare Shot Of David Bowie Wandering Alone In New YorkThat clattering sound you thought you heard this week? Yeah, that was a thousand music journalists collectively dropping their pens when David Bowie suddenly released...

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Liam Gallagher Plans Psychedelic Album

8th January 2013

Liam Gallagher is going to ''blow people's minds'' with his new record.The Beady Eye frontman will take fans on a ''psychedelic'' trip with his band's second offering and they have been recording with a full...

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Kurt Cobain Biopic Will 'Embody' The Late Musician

7th January 2013

Brett Morgan's film about Kurt Cobain will be an ''embodiment of his character''.The director has been making a feature based on the late Nirvana frontman's life with his widow, Courtney Love, for the past five...

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