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Waters' Fiancee Defends His 'Anti-war' Show

30th September 2010

ROGER WATERS' fiancee has come to the rocker's defence after the PINK FLOYD legend's The Wall Live tour came under fire from an American campaign group.The head of the Anti-Defamation League has criticised the veteran...

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Waters Considering One Big Final Pink Floyd Hurrah

16th September 2010

PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has revealed the supergroup are edging closer to another one-off reunion for a major charity show, but there will never be a full tour.The rocker recently teamed up with ex-bandmate...

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Mason Keen For Pink Floyd Reunion

16th September 2010

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON is pushing for the band to reunite - even though they're not "really ready".The group reformed for a brief comeback at 2005's Live 8 charity concert in London and have...

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Watts Emotional Over Pink Floyd Meetings

6th September 2010

Actress NAOMI WATTS has mixed feelings when she meets up with her rock godfathers PINK FLOYD - because the bandmates remind her of the father she lost when she was seven.Her dad Peter was the...

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Gilmour To Guest On New Orb Album

19th August 2010

British electronica supergroup THE ORB have recruited reclusive former PINK FLOYD star DAVID GILMOUR to guest on their upcoming 10th album, METALLIC SPHERE.The album, which is set for release in October (10), has been partly...

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Pink Floyd Albums Taken Offline

17th August 2010

Some of PINK FLOYD's most famous albums have disappeared from the internet after a distribution deal with their record label ran out.The band's works, including The Wall, Animals, Wish You Were Here and The Final...

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Waters Approves Reworked Pink Floyd 'Anthem'

11th August 2010

ROGER WATERS has applauded a Canadian band for reworking the PINK FLOYD classic ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL to use as a political anthem for Iranian youth.Rockers Blurred Vision, founded by two exiled Iranian brothers,...

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Beatles Piano Goes On Sale

21st July 2010

A piano used on a string of BEATLES hits and on PINK FLOYD's classic album THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON is set to sell for more than $225,000 (£150,000) at auction.The instrument, played on...

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Gilmour And Waters To Team Up Again

15th July 2010

PINK FLOYD stars DAVID GILMOUR and ROGER WATERS are set for another onstage reunion after striking a secret deal before their performance at a charity show last weekend (10-11Jul10).The rockers stunned onlookers at the Hoping...

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Busson Bid $50,000 To Keep Pink Floyd Reunion Going

14th July 2010

Financier ARPAD BUSSON helped extend DAVID GILMOUR and ROGER WATERS' brief PINK FLOYD reunion at the weekend (10Jul10) by offering to donate $50,000 (£33,300) if the former bandmates played his favourite song.The once feuding stars...

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Floyd Stars Gilmour & Waters Team Up For Charity Show

12th July 2010

Feuding PINK FLOYD stars DAVID GILMOUR and ROGER WATERS put their differences aside on Saturday (10Jul10) to perform together at a Hoping Foundation awareness benefit in England.The two rockers hit the stage at Kiddington Hall...

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Roger Waters Will Build The Wall Alone

27th May 2010

Roger Waters says no other members of Pink Floyd will be joining him when performs 'The Wall'.The former bassist of the psychedelic rock band is bringing the epic live show - in which the concept...

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Floyd Plan Dark Side Merchandising Team-up With Flaming Lips

17th May 2010

PINK FLOYD's merchandising team want to cash in on the FLAMING LIPS' revamp of classic album DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - by coming up with a new limited edition T-shirt.Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne...

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Fascinating Fact 9266

10th May 2010

JAMIROQUAI frontman JAY KAY and PINK FLOYD star NICK MASON were celebrating this weekend (08-09May10) after completing the Mille Miglia 2010 race in Italy, which sees 375 classic cars clock up 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometres)...

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Waters Sorry For Covering Smith 'Memorial'

7th May 2010

Former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has apologised after accidentally covering an ELLIOTT SMITH tribute wall with a promotional ad for his new tour.The bassist commissioned graffiti artists to plaster wheat paste posters in various...

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Gilmour Blocked Pink Floyd Reunion

3rd May 2010

DAVID GILMOUR wrecked plans for a PINK FLOYD reunion by refusing to take part, according to his former bandmate ROGER WATERS.Waters left the band in 1985 after the deterioration of his relationship with Gilmour, who...

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Billy Elliott Creator To Tackle Pink Floyd Musical

3rd May 2010

Plans for a stage adaptation of PINK FLOYD rock opera THE WALL are picking up pace - former frontman ROGER WATERS has hired BILLY ELLIOT creator LEE HALL to help him write it.Originally a concept...

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Russell Brand Wants Addicted Pop Stars

15th April 2010

Russell Brand thinks heroin would save the music industry.The British comedy actor claims heavy drug use could help the world avoid the "awful music" teen stars such as Justin Bieber are releasing. Russell - who...

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Roger Waters Taking 'The Wall' On Tour

12th April 2010

Pink Floyd founding member Roger Waters is taking 'The Wall' back on tour. The former bassist in the psychedelic rock band has previously staged the band's show - in which the album 'The Wall' is...

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Flaming Lips Have No Problems With Pink Floyd Haters

12th April 2010

THE FLAMING LIPS welcome critics of their reworking of PINK FLOYD's DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - because the nasty blog attacks are winning them new fans.The band first tackled the classic album at the...

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Elbow Backs Pink Floyd Court Battle

18th March 2010

ELBOW frontman GUY GARVEY is delighted PINK FLOYD won a battle with music label bosses over online record sales - insisting the rockers were right to fight for the "integrity" of their albums.The Wall hitmakers...

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Metallica Plot Landmark Tour

18th March 2010

Metallica are plotting a new tour to rival Pink Floyd's 'The Wall'. The 'Enter Sandman' rockers are set to play 10 huge shows with a musical undertaking said to be huge enough to rival the...

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Bryan Ferry Knows How To Dance

18th March 2010

Bryan Ferry is embracing dance music on his next record. The former Roxy Music frontman has recently re-recorded his collaboration with Groove Armada - as well as working with other dance artists - and is...

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Pink Floyd Win Emi Battle

11th March 2010

Rockers PINK FLOYD have triumphed in their battle against EMI - record label bosses have been ordered to pay the group $60,000 (£40,000) as part of a dispute over online royalty payments.The Wall hitmakers took...

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Pink Floyd Battling Record Bosses Over Royalty Payments

9th March 2010

Rock icons PINK FLOYD have launched a legal battle against bosses at record label EMI, in a dispute over online royalty payments.The Wall hitmakers were represented by lawyer Robert Howe at London's High Court on...

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Pink Floyd Take Emi To Court

9th March 2010

Pink Floyd have started legal action against their record label, EMI. The legendary 'Wish You Were Here' rockers began proceedings over their entitlement to royalties from the record company, and how they are calculated today...

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Historic Abbey Road

24th February 2010

Abbey Road has been made a historical building.The iconic London studio - made famous by the Beatles, who recorded most of their songs there, named an album after it and posed on a pedestrian crossing...

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Lydon Turned Down Pink Floyd

19th February 2010

SEX PISTOLS star JOHN LYDON turned down an invitation to join music legends PINK FLOYD, because he feared he'd appear pretentious.Lydon insists he's a huge fan of the pop icons - despite a famous photograph...

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John Lydon's Pink Floyd Ambition

18th February 2010

John Lydon would like to record a version of Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon'.The former Sex Pistols singer - who famously wore a T-shirt emblazoned with 'I Hate Pink Floyd' in his 70s...

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Flaming Lips To Re-do Dark Side Of The Moon At Bonnaroo

3rd February 2010

The FLAMING LIPS will perform PINK FLOYD's DARK SIDE OF THE MOON album in its entirety at Tennessee's Bonnaroo festival in June (10).The group performed its version of the classic album at a New Year's...

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