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Barrett Tribute Gig

Rock legends PINK FLOYD are planning to reform for a memorial gig in honour of late former frontman SYD BARRETT, who died earlier this month (JUL06). The group, ROGER WATERS, DAVID GILMOUR, RICK WRIGHT and...

Lost Floyd Film With Barrett Surfaces

Previously unseen footage of the late SYD BARRETT in his PINK FLOYD days has surfaced, just one week after he died from complications relating to diabetes. The 1967 film is soundtracked by the Pink Floyd...

Mason Proud To Be An Influence

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON is flattered the band have left such a lasting legacy on music and inspired other acts to follow in their experimental footsteps. The rockers are credited with influencing bands like...

Gilmour Holding Back Pink Floyd Reunion

DAVID GILMOUR is preventing rock legends PINK FLOYD from reforming, because the other band members want to hit the road again. Drummer NICK MASON claims he, keyboard player RICK WRIGHT and founder member ROGER WATERS...

Wright Predicts Pink Floyd Live 8 Return

PINK FLOYD keyboardist RICK WRIGHT is convinced the band will come together again in a bid to tackle poverty, because their Live 8 performance failed to change the world. When THE DARK SIDE OF THE...

Pink Floyd Trio Hint At Reunion

DAVE GILMOUR, RICK WRIGHT and NICK MASON are considering reuniting PINK FLOYD, with or without estranged bandmate ROGER WATERS. When the four re-teamed for Live 8 last summer they insisted it was a one-off and...

Mason Hopes Pink Floyd Will Reform

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON insists the legendary band will only reform when they are truly at peace with each other, and no amount of money can push them into it. Frontman DAVE GILMOUR and...

Clapton Headlines Pro-hunt Concert

PUBLISHED IN 2006 ERIC CLAPTON has agreed to headline a controversial seven-hour concert supporting the Countryside Alliance in its fight to lift the ban on fox hunting in the UK. The TEARS IN HEAVEN hitmaker,...

Gilmour Quashed Floyd Biography

PINK FLOYD frontman DAVID GILMOUR was so annoyed when bandmate NICK MASON wrote the group's biography without telling him, he had initial copies of the work destroyed. The 60-year-old singer and guitarist was furious that...

Gilmour Refused To Play Wall At Live 8

Former PINK FLOYD guitarist DAVID GILMOUR refused to play the supergroup's biggest hit ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL at Live 8 last summer (02JUL05), because he thought the song's anti-education theme was inappropriate. Gilmour, NICK...

Mason Thanks Cream For Career Direction

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON would have become an architect if it wasn't for rock supergroup CREAM. Mason and founder members ROGER WATERS, RICK WRIGHT and SYD BARRETT were students when they saw ERIC...

Pink Floyd Will Not Reform

Exasperated rockers PINK FLOYD have slammed new reports of a reunion. The DANGER GAMES hitmakers have been flooded by rumours they are set to reform, ever since they played together at the London leg...

Gilmour And Waters Simmer At Awards Show

Warring PINK FLOYD rockers ROGER WATERS and DAVE GILMOUR dismissed reunion suggestions at last night's (17NOV05) UK Music Hall Of Fame event - barely managing to conceal the tensions which tore the band apart....

Waters Thanks Live 8 For End To Pink Floyd Animosity

PINK FLOYD bassist ROGER WATERS will be forever grateful to SIR BOB GELDOF for persuading the warring rockers to reunite for the London leg of Live 8 in July (05) - because it felt like...

Waters Slams Gilmour And Wright

PINK FLOYD bassist ROGER WATERS has hit out at the tours former bandmates DAVE GILMOUR and RICK WRIGHT went on after he left the band, calling them "muck". Guitarist Gilmour and keyboard player Wright...

Waters: 'Differences Will Prevent Pink Floyd Reunion'

ROGER WATERS would never consider a PINK FLOYD reunion tour - because his long term rift with guitarist DAVE GILMOUR runs too deep. The pair put their past behind them to unite on stage...

Gilmour In New Royalty Wrangle

DAVE GILMOUR has reportedly entered into a new rift with his PINK FLOYD bandmates - this time over album royalties. Sales of the veteran rocker's compilation album ECHOES: THE BEST OF rose 1,400 per...

Pink Floyd Refuse To Make Comeback

Rock legends PINK FLOYD have refused to make a comeback - despite the success of their one-off reunion for Saturday's (02JUL05) star-studded London Live 8 concert. The band - ROGER WATERS, DAVE GILMOUR, NICK...

Pink Floyd Leave Rehearsals To The Last Minute

Seventies rockers PINK FLOYD are reuniting on Saturday (25JUN05) for their first performance in 24 years at the London leg of the Live 8 charity event - but have yet to rehearse. The band...

Pink Floyd Confirm Classic Line-up Is Back

Legendary rockers PINK FLOYD have confirmed their classic line-up will reunite for a performance at the London leg of charity event LIVE 8 next month (JUL05). ROGER WATERS, DAVE GILMOUR, RICK WRIGHT and NICK...

Pink Floyd Plan To Reunite

Legendary rockers PINK FLOYD are to reunite for a performance at charity concert LIVE 8 in London this summer (05). The band's classic line-up of ROGER WATERS, DAVE GILMOUR, RICK WRIGHT and NICK MASON,...

Mason To Expose Shocking Pink Floyd Secrets

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON plans to pen a sensational novel exposing the sordid scandals of his rock 'n' roll life - because they were too outrageous to be included in his memoirs. The...

Mason: 'Pink Floyd Could Triumphantly Reform'

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON wants to reform the legendary band and head out on a world tour. The WISH YOU WERE HERE star thinks a regrouped Pink Floyd could play a spectacular show...

Pink Floyd Close To Giving Up

Legendary rock group PINK FLOYD's NICK MASON is amazed they continued to make music after suffering damning criticism from Scottish audiences. THE WALL drummer sunk to an all-time low whilst performing with the seminal...

Mason Reveals The Truth About Floyd Innovation

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON has revealed the legendary band accidentally discovered a lot of innovative sound techniques they were given credit for. The DARK SIDE OF THE MOON rocker does take credit for...

Geldof The Reluctant Star Of Pink Floyd Movie

SIR BOB GELDOF wanted to turn down the lead role in PINK FLOYD movie THE WALL, because he "f**king hates Pink Floyd". The former BOOMTOWN RAT went on to play PINK in the 1982...

Jamiroquai's Race Club With Floyd Drummer

JAMIROQUAI star JAY KAY has struck up a friendship with PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON after discovering their joint obsession with racing cars. The VIRTUAL INSANITY singer has frequently been in trouble with British...

Floyd Star Pens History Book

PINK FLOYD star NICK MASON is promising to explode many of the myths about the supergroup in a new book. Mason has written his own history of the band and plans to release it...

Pink Floyd Reform In Honour Of Late Manager

Rock legends PINK FLOYD reformed for a one-off performance at the funeral of late manager STEVE O'ROURKE. Bandmates ROGER WATERS, DAVE GILMOUR, NICK MASON and RICHARD WRIGHT took to the stage for the first...

Floyd Manager Dies

Legendary PINK FLOYD manager STEVE O'ROURKE has died of a stroke in England. He was 63. O'Rourke, who has managed the group since 1968, has overseen the group's financial matters since their last...

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