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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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Roger Waters Weds In New York

19th January 2012

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters married his fiancee during an intimate ceremony in New York over the weekend (14-15Jan12).Initial reports on Thursday (19Jan12) suggested the British rocker was set to wed Laurie Durning this weekend...

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Roger Waters To Wed At The Weekend

19th January 2012

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters will marry his fiancee on Saturday (21Jan12) at an intimate ceremony in New York, according to a U.S. report.The British rocker has been engaged to his longtime partner Laurie Durning...

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Roger Waters Has Married

19th January 2012

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters has married again. The 68-year-old musician tied the knot with his longtime fiancee Laurie Durning in front of just six guests at their home in Southampton, New York last Saturday...

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David Gilmour Dismisses Pink Floyd Olympics Reunion Reports

4th January 2012

Rocker David Gilmour has squashed reports suggesting the living members of Pink Floyd will reunite for a London Olympics spectacular.The guitar great has been quick to respond to a London Evening Standard story, which linked...

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Pink Floyd To Reunite For London Olympics?

3rd January 2012

Pink Floyd are reportedly set to reunite and perform at the London Olympics. The surviving members from the definitive line-up of the psychedelic rockers last put their differences aside to play charity gig Live 8...

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U2 Named Highest Grossing Touring Act

22nd December 2011

U2 had the highest-earning tour of 2011. The 'Sweetest Thing' rockers grossed more than $293 million at 44 concerts, watched by almost three million people, as their record-breaking 360 Degree tour concluded with a string...

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Meryl Streep's Daughters Looking Just As Beautiful As Their Mum At London's 'Iron Lady' Premiere

16th December 2011

Meryl Streep was joined by her three daughters at the recent London premiere for her latest role in 'The Iron Lady,' and from the pictures it seems like they've all inherited their mother's good looks....

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Paul Mccartney Joined Onstage By Ronnie Wood

6th December 2011

Sir Paul McCartney was joined on stage by Ronnie Wood at his concert at The 02 in London last night (05.12.11).The Beatles legend told fans he "had a surprise" for them before introducing The Rolling...

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Roger Waters To Wed For Fourth Time In 2012

20th November 2011

Pink Floyd rocker Roger Waters is finally preparing to walk down the aisle with his fiancee Laurie Durning after a seven-year engagement.The musician and his longtime filmmaker partner will become husband and wife before Waters...

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Pink Floyd Release App

15th November 2011

Pink Floyd have released their first ever official Apple application.The legendary psychedelic rockers have released their This Day in Pink Floyd app, an almanac which gives the users information on the band's activities for every...

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The Things They Say 23235

24th October 2011

"I woke up one day and found him staring at a box of Corn Flakes the way I watch television. Just sitting there and laughing. He was a paranoid schizophrenic... The band thought it was...

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Nick Mason: 'Pink Floyd Will Never Record Again'

7th October 2011

Pink Floyd star Nick Mason is adamant the legendary band will never record again because there is no longer any money in making music.The rock trio has played together several times over the last few...

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Pink Floyd Will Never Record Again

6th October 2011

Pink Floyd will never go back into the studio because it would be a "waste of time".The 'Another Brick in the Wall' band have been officially defunct since 1996, although they have reformed for a...

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Gilmour's Son Files Appeal

6th October 2011

Pink Floyd rocker David Gilmour was in court in London on Wednesday (05Oct11) to watch as his son appealed against his "harsh" prison sentence for violent disorder during student protests last December (10).Charlie Gilmour is...

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The Things They Say 23048

6th October 2011

"We're getting away from that too-precious-for-our-own-good thing of never releasing anything considered as substandard. Everything there is going to be out in one way or another." Pink Floyd star David Gilmour on the band's deluxe-box-set...

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Fascinating Fact 12151

28th September 2011

Roger Waters performed Pink Floyd's In The Flesh with the Foo Fighters on TV in America on Tuesday (27Sep11) as part of late night chat show host Jimmy Fallon's week-long tribute to the classic rock...

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David Gilmour: 'Pink Floyd Reunion Is Just As Unlikely As Ever'

28th September 2011

A full-on Pink Floyd reunion between David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Roger Waters appears to have stalled because the band's leaders have failed to keep in touch following a trio of unexpected get togethers in...

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Shakira And Roger Waters Own Caribbean Island

28th September 2011

Shakira and Pink Floyd's Roger Waters have bought a Caribbean island together. The Colombian singer - who is currently dating Barcelona soccer star Gerard Pique - has joined forces with the musician to purchase the...

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Nick Mason Would Consider Pink Floyd Reunion For 'Major' Cause

27th September 2011

Rocker Nick Mason is wary of reuniting with his Pink Floyd bandmates, conceding they will only stage a comeback if they can be "a real force for change".Mason and David Gilmour joined Roger Waters on...

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