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Coldplay, Pink Floyd And Kylie Minogue To Be Dropped

24th September 2012

Coldplay, Pink Floyd and Kylie Minogue are to be dropped by their label.Troubled British record company EMI is undergoing a £1.2  billion takeover by Universal Music Group, and the European Commission ruled today (24.09.12) it can...

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Genesis Honoured With A Lifetime Achievement Award

6th September 2012

British rock group Genesis were honoured with a Lifetime Achievement prize at the inaugural Progressive Music Awards in London on Wednesday night.Guitarist Mike Rutherford and keyboardist Tony Banks picked up the trophy during the ceremony...

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Roger Waters & Peter Gabriel Add Their Names To Amnesty International Protest

30th August 2012

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters, Peter Gabriel and Hole's Patty Schemel have added their voices to the chorus of support for the jailed members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot.Feminist rockers Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina,...

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Brad Pitt To Serve Own Wine At Wedding

28th August 2012

Brad Pitt will serve wine from his own estate at his upcoming wedding.The actor and fiancee Angelina Jolie are set to tie the knot at their Miraval estate in France and Brad chose the wine...

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Ed Sheeran Fans Clash With Pink Floyd's Over Olympics Cover

16th August 2012

Fans of British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran have angered Pink Floyd's loyal devotees after failing to realise his performance of the rockers' classic tune Wish You Were Here at the London Olympics Closing Ceremony was a...

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Ed Sheeran: Debut Album Like A Demo

13th August 2012

Ed Sheeran's debut album is ''pretty much a demo.'''The A Team' singer - who performed at the closing ceremony of the Olympic games in London last night (12.08.12), singing Pink Floyd's 'Wish You Were Here'...

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Pink Floyd Deny Plans To Perform At Olympics Closing Ceremony

2nd August 2012

A spokesperson for Pink Floyd has shut down reports suggesting the members of the rock supergroup are set to reunite for a collaboration with singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran at the closing ceremony of the London 2012...

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Pink Floyd Will Not Be Playing At Olympic Closing Ceremony

2nd August 2012

Rock group Pink Floyd has come forth to dismiss claims that the band will be playing at the Olympics Closing Ceremony, issuing an official statement that says the band will not be performing at the...

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Pink Floyd To Perform With Ed Sheeran At Olympics

2nd August 2012

Pink Floyd will perform with Ed Sheeran at the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games. 'The A Team' hitmaker will take to the stage with the psychedelic legends to perform their track 'Wish You Were...

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Roger Waters Disillusioned With Autograph Industry

23rd July 2012

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters no longer gives out his autograph as he hates seeing his signature up for sale on the Internet.The bassist is refusing to put pen to a host of expensive items...

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Roger Waters Leads 2012 Concert Ticket Sales List

13th July 2012

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters has beaten Bruce Springsteen to the top of the concert ticket sales list so far this year (12).The rocker's The Wall Live show has grossed almost $160 million (£100 million)...

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Pink Floyd, Radiohead Express Anger Over Potential New Royalties Law

12th July 2012

The members of rock bands Pink Floyd and Radiohead are among the musicians joining forces to speak out about the drafting of a new European law, which would give collection agencies a grace-period to distribute...

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Pink Floyd 'Wish You Were Here Documentary' Maintains Strong Syd Barrett Presence

7th July 2012

He may have been long gone form the group's set up, but according to a new documentary Syd Barrett still had an enormous influence over Pink Floyd 's sound well into the seventies and beyond....

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Roger Waters' Regrets Over Pink Floyd's Cigar Song

2nd July 2012

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters is still bitter he wasn't asked to sing the band's Wish You Were Here album fan favourite Have A Cigar - because he believes he would have done a better...

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Nick Mason Recalls Wish You Were Here Studio Tensions

2nd July 2012

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has shed light on the beginning of the end of the group, opening up about the tensions in the studio as the band recorded 1975 album Wish You Were Here.In...

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Natalie Duncan Inspired By Aretha And Radiohead

8th June 2012

Natalie Duncan's debut album was inspired by a mix of Aretha Franklin Pink Floyd and Radiohead. The 23-year-old Nottingham native says 'Devil In Me' is ''inconsistent'' with its soul, classical and jazz infused compositions but...

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Iron Maiden Top Greatest Albums List

28th May 2012

Iron Maiden's 'The Number of the Beast' has been named the best British album of the past 60 years.The heavy metal group were ''astonished'' to have placed so highly in the poll with their 1982...

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David Gilmour In Bomb Scare

25th May 2012

Pink Floyd star David Gilmour fled his holiday home with his family after discovering a World War II bomb buried underneath the site.The music legend is currently renovating his $4.8 million (£3 million) seaside mansion...

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Roger Waters Launches Pink Floyd Radio Channel

18th May 2012

As Queen have Brian May to, err, spread their legacy to the fans, so Pink Floyd have Roger Waters, a man who never misses a chance to promote his legendary band, with companies happy to...

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Alabama Shakes Want To Sing Like Pink Floyd

13th May 2012

Alabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard based her singing on Pink Floyd. The 'Hold On' band's singer discovered the British psychedelic rockers when she was a teenager, and decided she wanted to sing like the band's...

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Adele's '21' Outsells Michael Jackson's Thriller

3rd May 2012

Adele 's sophomore record '21' has become the UK's fifth biggest selling album of all time, replacing Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' in the heavyweight list. The 23-year-old's second offering has now sold 4,274,300 copies, 500 more...

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David Gilmour Serenades Wife At Birthday Party

29th April 2012

Pink Floyd star David Gilmour marked his wife's 50th birthday by serenading her with a love song at a party with family and friends.The romantic rocker marked author Polly Samson's big day by throwing the...

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Adele Overtakes Pink Floyd On U.k.'S All-time Album Sales List

19th March 2012

Adele's 2012 just keeps getting better - the singer has overtaken rock legends Pink Floyd on the U.K.'s all-time album sales list.Just weeks after her 21 album beat out Michael Jackson's Bad for eighth place...

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Taylor Momsen Inspired By Nirvana

19th March 2012

Taylor Momsen became a rock musician after growing up listening to AC/DC and Nirvana. The Pretty Reckless frontwoman - currently working on a follow-up to the group's 2010 debut 'Light Me Up' - was inspired...

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David Gilmour, Fry & Jones Remember Adams At Concert Benefit

13th March 2012

Pink Floyd star David Gilmour and British actors Stephen Fry and Terry Jones teamed up to pay tribute to late author Douglas Adams at a special benefit show on Sunday (11Mar12).The renowned sci-fi writer was...

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Roger Waters Clarifies Falkland Islands Comments

7th March 2012

Pink Floyd rocker Roger Waters has distanced himself from controversial remarks about the Falklands Islands, insisting he was misquoted when asked about the political debate.Arguments over the British-held islands have been re-ignited ahead of the...

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R.i.p Davy Jones: Five Tracks He And The Monkees Left Behind

29th February 2012

Davy Jones, the only British member of the manufactured pop group The Monkees, has sadly died today aged 65. The Manchester-born man starred alongside Mickey Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork as the group became...

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Roger Waters Backs Penn In Falkland Islands Debate

29th February 2012

Pink Floyd rocker Roger Waters has followed Sean Penn's lead by wading into the Falklands Islands debate, insisting the Atlantic Ocean archipelago should belong to Argentina.Political arguments over the British-held islands have been re-ignited ahead...

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Coldplay's Brit Award Pyrotechnics Worry Organisers

20th February 2012

Coldplay have emerged as unlikely troublemakers ahead of the Brit Awards tomorrow (February 21, 2012), a group who in the past have come across as about as edgy as a water melon apparently causing organisers...

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