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Pink Floyd's Ex-manager Morrison Dies

28th September 2008

PINK FLOYD's former manager BRYAN MORRISON has died, two years after falling into a coma following a polo accident. The 65 year old - who made his name in music management and publishing for bands...

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David Gilmour Performs Tribute To Late Richard Wright

24th September 2008

Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour has performed an emotional tribute to the band's late keyboardist Richard Wright.Appearing on BBC2's Later… with Jools Holland, Gilmour sang the 1968 song Remember the Day, written by Wright, who...

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Gilmour Pays Musical Tribute To Wright

24th September 2008

DAVID GILMOUR has paid a musical tribute to his former PINK FLOYD bandmate RICHARD WRIGHT, who died after a short battle with cancer last week (15Sep08) at the age of 65. Gilmour performed a rendition...

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Pink Floyd Guitarist Pays Tribute To Founding Member

16th September 2008

Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour had paid tribute to founding band-mate Richard Wright who recently died of cancer.Describing the band's keyboard player, Gilmour called him "gentle, unassuming and private but his soulful voice and playing...

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Gilmour Pays Tribute To Wright

15th September 2008

DAVID GILMOUR has paid tribute to his late former PINK FLOYD bandmate RICHARD WRIGHT, who lost a short battle with cancer on Monday (15Sep08) at the age of 65. Pink Floyd split in 1995, but...

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Pink Floyd's Wright Dies

15th September 2008

PINK FLOYD rocker RICHARD WRIGHT has died at the age of 65, after a short battle with cancer. The keyboardist was a founder member of the hugely successful band, along with former school friends Roger...

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Pink Floyd's Wright Dies

15th September 2008

PINK FLOYD rocker RICHARD WRIGHT has died at the age of 65, after a short battle with cancer. The keyboardist was a founder member of the hugely successful band, along with former school friends Roger...

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Pink Floyd Founder Richard Wright Dies Of Cancer

15th September 2008

Richard Wright, a founding member of rock legends Pink Floyd, has died of cancer aged 65.Wright met fellow band members Roger Waters and Nick Mason at the Regent Street Polytechnic College of Architecture and was...

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Gilmour Roles Out Pink Floyd Reunion

15th September 2008

David Gilmour has said spoken out about a PINK FLOYD reunion, saying that it "categorically" won't happen.Fans of the band have long anticipated a return of the legendary prog-rockers and the band's recent one-off reunion...

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Gilmour Silences Pink Floyd Reunion Rumours

11th September 2008

PINK FLOYD rocker DAVID GILMOUR has silenced the latest round of reunion rumours - insisting he wouldn't enjoy performing with the band again. The Another Brick in the Wall band have been offered vast sums...

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Gilmour: 'Floyd Were Rubbish'

29th August 2008

PINK FLOYD legend DAVE GILMOUR insists the band developed their own unique style - because they were not talented enough to play the blues. The guitarist revealed the rockers only made "spacey, atmospheric" music in...

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Barrett Quit Music After Drugs "Explosion"

28th August 2008

The late PINK FLOYD star SYD BARRETT retired from the music scene after LSD caused an "explosion" in his head, according to his sister Rosemary. The singer left the band in 1968 and had a...

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Pink Floyd Honoured With Polar Prize

27th August 2008

Rockers PINK FLOYD have been presented with one of the most prestigious music prizes in Sweden by the country's King Carl XVI Gustaf. The band was honoured with the 2008 Polar Music Prize for their...

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Syd Barrett 'Never Wanted Fame'

27th August 2008

PINK FLOYD legend Syd Barrett "never wanted fame" and consciously withdrew from the music industry, according to his sister Rosemary.Barrett became a cult figure after leaving PINK FLOYD to live as a recluse in Cambridge,...

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High Seas Fun For Floyd Fans

6th August 2008

PINK FLOYD's WISH YOU WERE HERE anthem will take on a whole new meaning when fans of the rock supergroup sail off on a new themed cruise at the beginning of next summer (09). The...

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Fascinating Fact 5741

5th August 2008

JERRY CANTRELL and heavy rock couple SCOTT IAN and PEARL ADAY are to perform an acoustic version of PINK FLOYD's WISH YOU WERE HERE as part of a tribute to slain PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist 'DIMEBAG' DARRELL...

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Chris Cornell Talks Scream

30th July 2008

Chris Cornell has been talking about his forthcoming solo album SCREAM and how it differs from his previous work.Fans of the singer are used to his superlunged performances in bands such as SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE,...

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Gilmour Signature Strat Launched

28th July 2008

Fender is to launch a signature guitar based on PINK FLOYD legend David Gilmour's black Stratocaster.Released as the 'Black Strat', it will boast the same maple neck, shortened tremolo arm and custom electronics as the...

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Fascinating Fact 5688

28th July 2008

Legendary guitar manufacturers Fender are launching a replica of PINK FLOYD rocker DAVID GILMOUR's signature Stratocaster guitar. The instrument will be available from 22 September (08) to coincide with the release of the star's live...

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The Things They Say 8912

17th July 2008

"I'm doing that album just like PINK FLOYD's THE WALL - it's a movie more than an album... It's the best work I've ever done." Super producer TIMBALAND has high hopes for rocker CHRIS CORNELL's...

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Barrett Remember In Hometown

29th June 2008

The life of late PINK FLOYD star SYD BARRETT will be commemorated in his English hometown later this year (08). The guitarist will be honoured in a series of events in Cambridge, England including a...

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Waters + Smith Plan Duet With Sons

4th June 2008

PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS and punk pioneer PATTI SMITH are to perform with their sons for an upcoming charity concert. Waters is set to take to the stage with his 31-year-old son Harry on...

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U.k. Festival Organiser Denies Gilmour Snub

3rd June 2008

LATEST: A British festival organiser has refuted claims he turned down a performance from PINK FLOYD frontman DAVID GILMOUR because he's too old. Reports surfaced Monday (02Jun08) alleging Glastonbury Festival boss Michael Eavis had denied...

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Dave Gilmour To Perform With Floyd Tribute Band

2nd June 2008

Dave Gilmour is set to perform ATOM HEART MOTHER live this month - with a PINK FLOYD covers band.The instrumental piece from the legendary band's fifth album - and first UK Number One - is...

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Gilmour Snubbed Chance To Play U.k. Festival

2nd June 2008

PINK FLOYD frontman DAVID GILMOUR has been reportedly snubbed by the organisers of a U.K. festival - because he is too old. The rocker, 62, was desperate for a slot at this year's (08) Glastonbury...

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Gilmour Hints At More Pink Floyd Gigs

28th May 2008

PINK FLOYD star DAVID GILMOUR has hinted the legendary band could reform for more gigs - despite refuting reports of a full comeback last year (07). The English musician reunited Pink Floyd for a one-off...

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Pink Floyd Land Polar Prize

22nd May 2008

PINK FLOYD have been honoured in Sweden with the 2008 Polar Music Prize. The rockers and American opera star Renee Fleming were named the recipients of this year's (08) honour. Both the group and Fleming...

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Inflatable Pig Belonging To Roger Waters Found

30th April 2008

Former Pink Floyd member Roger Waters has been informed that the inflatable pig that floated away during his set at the Coachella music festival has been found.Organisers of the music festival had offered a $10,000...

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Waters' Missing Pig Sparks Search By Coachella Organisers

30th April 2008

The organisers of U.S. music festival Coachella have made an impassioned plea for the return of a giant inflatable pig belonging to ex-PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS. The two-story high blimp was moored at the...

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Child Star Violin Prodigy To Back Waters

25th April 2008

LILI HAYDN, the child actress who played comic RODNEY DANGERFIELD's daughter in comedy film EASY MONEY, will play the violin in former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS' band when he closes the Coachella Festival. Haydn,...

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