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Hippie Wannabe Beth Ditto

25th January 2010

Beth Ditto always wanted to be a "hippie".The Gossip singer was so moved by Ozzy Osbourne's album 'Crazy Train' in the 1980, she wanted to join the Peace Corps and live a simple life helping...

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Rockers Unite To Help Sudan

9th January 2010

Rockers from bands including PINK FLOYD, RADIOHEAD and SNOW PATROL have teamed up to help prevent any more bloodshed in Sudan.Drummers from the groups are taking part in the Beat for Peace campaign, a film...

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Kasabian Go Grunge

21st December 2009

Kasabian's new album sounds like "old school grunge".The 'Fire' hitmakers are currently writing their follow-up LP to 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum' and have promised fans something radically different to their previous three records.Singer Tom...

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Rollins & Peaches Go To The Dark Side Of The Moon With The Flaming Lips

21st December 2009

Punk icon HENRY ROLLINS and PEACHES have joined THE FLAMING LIPS to revamp PINK FLOYD's classic album DARK SIDE OF THE MOON.The Oklahoma band will release their version of the album digitally next week (22Dec09)...

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Kasabian's 'Beautiful' Album

11th December 2009

Kasabian have written most of their next album.The group - who released last LP 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum' earlier this year - have been working hard on "beautiful" new tracks but fans won't get...

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Flaming Lips To Go To The Dark Side Of The Moon On New Year's Eve

2nd December 2009

Rockers the FLAMING LIPS will ring in 2010 by performing PINK FLOYD's classic rock album DARK SIDE OF THE MOON in their native Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.The band, led by Wayne Coyne, hopes to make the...

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Syd Barrett Photos To Go Under The Hammer

5th November 2009

Snapshots of late PINK FLOYD rocker SYD BARRETT are to be sold at auction to raise money for charity.Mick Rock captured the singer/songwriter at his London home in the 1970s, supposedly at the height of...

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Illegal Supporter Shakira

22nd October 2009

Shakira "feels closer" to fans to download her music illegally.The 'Hips Don't Lie' singer has spoken out about the British Government's plans to crack down on file-sharing and claims she supports those who access her...

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Fascinating Fact 8159

15th October 2009

PINK FLOYD legend DAVE GILMOUR will be handed a honorary doctorate from his hometown's Anglia Ruskin University. The guitarist will be made a Doctor of Arts at the ceremony, which will take place in Cambridge,...

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Wright Leaves Fortune To Three Children

30th September 2009

Late PINK FLOYD star RICK WRIGHT left the majority of his estate to his three children - but failed to mention his three former wives in his will.The keyboardist made a $26 million (£24 million)...

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Stars Hit Back In Downloads Row

21st September 2009

Rock stars including ROBBIE WILLIAMS, ANNIE LENNOX, and PINK FLOYD's NICK MASON have hit back at allegations they condone the illegal downloading of music.British singer Lily Allen sparked a furious debate in the U.K. over...

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Lily Allen's Download Blast

16th September 2009

Lily Allen has blasted Radiohead for their attitude to illegal downloading.The 'Smile' singer attacked the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) - whose members include the group's guitarist Ed O'Brien - for not considering new artists when...

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Jolie & Pitt's Rock 'N' Roll Castle

25th August 2009

ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT are living in the middle of rock 'n' roll history - music legends including PINK FLOYD, AC DC, THE CURE, STING and CHRIS REA have all recorded albums at the...

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Waters Narrates Controversial Short Film

24th August 2009

Former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has narrated a new short film on the plight of Palestinians living in the shadow of Israel's controversial separation barrier.The film, Walled Horizons, debuted at a United Nations function...

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Basement Jaxx's Bathtime Record

14th July 2009

Basement Jaxx have recorded an album of "bath-time music".The dance duo say that as well as working on long-awaited new LP 'Scars', they have also recorded a second set of material which is radically different.Felix...

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Fascinating Fact 7632

5th July 2009

Former child star COREY FELDMAN's PINK FLOYD-inspired band Truth Movement features the rock supergroup's one-time saxophonist Scott Page, and their Technology Analogy album featured artwork created by Dark Side of the Moon artist Storm Thorgerson.

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Moss Duets With Gilmour At Charity Bash

19th June 2009

Supermodel KATE MOSS strutted her stuff for charity on Thursday night (18Jun09) by jumping onstage with PINK FLOYD legend DAVE GILMOUR for a rendition of hit track SUMMERTIME.The catwalk queen was roped into judging a...

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Rowntree And Mason Battle Bnp Over Cd Sales

4th June 2009

PINK FLOYD's NICK MASON and BLUR star DAVE ROWNTREE have joined calls to ban the British National Party (BNP) from selling their music without consent.The controversial right-wing British political group has been selling compilation CDs...

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Jay-z Is Sinatra

21st May 2009

Jay-Z is like Frank Sinatra, says Kanye West.The 'Love Lockdown' star insists many of today's pop stars are "the champions" and show similar characteristic to classic musical icons such as Jimi Hendrix, Michael Jackson and...

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Gilmour To Sing For London's Homeless

8th May 2009

PINK FLOYD guitar legend DAVID GILMOUR is headlining a secret gig to raise money for London's homeless. The star will take to the stage at a mystery venue on 24 May (09) alongside Afro-blues act Amadou...

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Pink Floyd Sue Record Label

20th April 2009

Rockers PINK FLOYD are suing their record company over royalty payments. The Another Brick in the Wall hitmakers have filed a lawsuit against EMI, claiming bosses have miscalculated royalties owed to them from their back catalogue....

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Anne Hathaway To Get Happy In Judy Garland Biopic

24th March 2009

Oscar nominee Anne Hathaway is to play Judy Garland in a forthcoming biopic, it has been announced.The Weinstein Company (TWC) recently purchased the rights to stage and screen adaptations of Gerald Clarke's Garland biography Get...

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Radiohead And Robbie Calling For Musicians' Rights

11th March 2009

Robbie Williams and members of Radiohead, Blur and Pink Floyd are meeting to launch a group aiming to secure better rights for musicians.The Featured Artists' Coalition (FAC) is calling for greater transparency in recording contracts,...

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Ac/dc, Floyd & Metallica Land Footwear Honours

25th February 2009

Bosses at footwear firm Converse are planning a new line of sneakers honouring legendary bands AC DC, PINK FLOYD and METALLICA. The Metallica and AC DC shoes will feature artwork connected to the rock acts and...

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Screen Actors Guild Fascinating Fact:

26th January 2009

EVAN RACHEL WOOD has PINK FLOYD song title SHINE ON (YOU CRAZY DIAMOND) tattooed on her ankle....

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Pink Floyd Ex-manager's Death Ruled An Accident

10th January 2009

The death of PINK FLOYD's former manager BRYAN MORRISON has been ruled an accident. The 66 year old - who made his name in music management and publishing for bands including the Bee Gees, Wham!...

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Live Earth Concert In Mumbai Cancelled After Attacks

30th November 2008

The Live Earth India concert due to feature BON JOVI, PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS and BLACK EYED PEAS rapper will.i.am has been cancelled in the wake of the recent terror attacks in Mumbai. The...

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Fascinating Fact 6416

21st November 2008

BON JOVI will top the bill at a one-off Live Earth concert taking place in India next month (Dec08). The rockers will be joined by will.i.am of the BLACK EYED PEAS and PINK FLOYD's ROGER...

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Mason And Slash Teaching School Of Rock

6th November 2008

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON and former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH are headed to band camp - to give advice and guidance to budding rock stars. The rockers are taking part in the second...

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Gilmour Pays Tribute To Wright With Glastonbury Jibe

7th October 2008

PINK FLOYD guitarist DAVID GILMOUR is furious the rockers did not play at legendary U.K. music festival Glastonbury - because it denied his late bandmate RICK WRIGHT's wish to perform at a major outside event....

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