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Nick Mason Joins Jeremy Clarkson On Final Top Gear Lap

The drummer, a car enthusiast, joined Clarkson and racing driver Marino Franchitti for Clarkson's last ever drive around the Top Gear circuit to raise money for charity, more than three months after he...

Dionne Warwick Refused To Bow To Roger Waters' Pressure Over Tel Aviv Gig

Pink Floyd rocker Waters often takes aim at singers scheduled to perform in the country and urges them to boycott it as part of a cultural protest against the unrest between Israelis and...

Pink Floyd Lead Progressive Music Awards Nominations

The rock group's The Endless River album has put the bandmates in contention for the Grand Design, Best Album and Best Band/Artist of the Year prizes, while Kate Bush is up for two...

Pink Floyd Up For Three Progressive Music Awards

Pink Floyd have been nominated for three awards at the 2015 Progressive Music Awards. The legendary rock band's chart-topping 'The Endless River' LP sees them up for the Grand Design, Best Album and Best Band/Artist...

Pink Floyd Stars Unveil Plaque At Former College

The band formed after the musicians met as students at Regent Street Polytechnic in the 1960s, and they returned to their alma mater, which is now part of the University of Westminster, to...

Lemmy, Nick Mason & Hynde Pay Tribute To The Damned In New Documentary

Don't You Wish That We Were Dead also features Duff MCKagan, Mick Jones and The Offspring's Dexter Holland, alongside The Damned stars Dave Vanian, Rat Scabies, Captain Sensible and Brian James. The...

Kurt Cobain's Credit Card Up For Sale

Kurt Cobain's credit card is up for auction.The late Nirvana frontman's Visa card - which expired in 1995, less than a year after his suicide - from now-defunct Seattle bank Seafirst and leather 'King of...

Alan Parsons Takes Aim At Waters Over Israeli Gig Boycott Plea

Rocker Alan Parsons has attacked Pink Floyd star Roger Waters over his efforts to persuade his old studio engineer to scrap a recent show in Israel.Parsons, who engineered Pink Floyd's iconic album Dark Side of...

Alan Parsons Ignores Waters' Plea To Boycott Israel Gig

Alan Parsons, the rock boffin who engineered Pink Floyd's The Dark Side Of The Moon album, has ignored pleas from the band's Roger Waters to scrap a show in Israel.Waters, a longtime supporter of the...

Nick Mason Slams Spotify Payouts

Nick Mason has branded Spotify ''pathetic'' for artists.The Pink Floyd rocker is concerned about the rise in popularity of the streaming service because musicians receive such little revenue from the airplay they receive and thinks...

Noel Gallagher: Revolver Was Pivotal To The 90s

Noel Gallagher believes the 90s music scene would ''never have happened'' without The Beatles album 'Revolver'.The 'In The Heat Of The Moment' singer's former group Oasis became the biggest band in the world during the...

Session Drummer Steve Forman Wins Bid To Stay In U.k.

A top session musician who previously worked with David Bowie and Pink Floyd has been allowed to stay in Britain after a bid to deport him was rejected on Tuesday (13Jan15).Steve Forman, 68, faced being...

Stars Demand Release Of Guantanamo Bay Briton

Pink Floyd rocker Roger Waters, pop star Sophie Ellis-Bextor and actress Juliet Stevenson are among those who have signed an open letter calling for the release of a British man from the Guantanamo Bay detention...

U.s. Rocker Threatened With Deportation Can Stay For Xmas

A U.S. rocker who has worked with David Bowie, John Lennon and Pink Floyd is facing what could be his final Christmas in his adopted Britain after Home Office bosses agreed to stall his deportation...

Pink Floyd And David Bowie Help Boost UK Vinyl Sales Past The One Million Mark For The First Time In Nearly Two Decades

It seems that vinyl is once again back in fashion (thanks hipsters). This year, vinyl sales in the UK have passed the one million mark for the first time since 1996, according to the Official...

Pink Floyd Score First Number One Album On U.k. Music Charts In 19 Years

Pink Floyd have scored their first number one album on the U.K. music charts in 19 years.The Endless River, which features unreleased material from studio sessions for 1994’s The Division Bell, has beaten the Foo...

Good Way To Go - Pink Floyd's "Endless River" Tops UK Chart

And they’re back! By them, I obviously mean Pink Floyd and by back, I mean their new album , The Endless River, has topped the UK chart, making this the first Pink Floyd album in...

David Gilmour Downplayed Wife's Pink Floyd Contributions Over Yoko Ono Fears

David Gilmour downplayed his wife's contributions to Pink Floyd over fears she would be compared to Yoko Ono.Gilmour's partner, Polly Sampson, has writing credits on seven of the band's songs from 1994 album The Division...

Nick Mason Hints At More Pink Floyd Releases

Nick Mason has hinted there could be more Pink Floyd releases in the future.The band have just released their first album of new songs for 20 years, 'The Endless River', and although the drummer is...

Nick Mason: Waters Will Be 'Charmingly Disapproving' About Album

Nick Mason believes Roger Waters will be ''charmingly disapproving'' about the new Pink Floyd album.The 70-year-old drummer has reconvened with guitarist-and-singer David Gilmour to make group's first new LP for 20 years, 'The Endless River'.Mason...

Pink Floyd Break Album Pre-order Record

Veteran rockers Pink Floyd have seen off competition from boyband One Direction to score the most pre-ordered album of all time on Amazon.co.uk.The Endless River is the band's first new release since 1994's The Division...

Pink Floyd Have Most Pre-ordered Album Of All-time

Pink Floyd's new album is the most pre-ordered LP of all-time.Nick Mason and David Gilmour reunited this year to make 'The Endless River' - which features multiple parts recorded by late keyboard player Rick Wright...

Pink Floyd Album Is Not For Itunes Kids, Says David Gilmour

Pink Floyd star David Gilmour has warned the band's younger fans they might not enjoy the group's upcoming final album because it is unsuitable for online streaming.The legendary band is releasing its 15th and final...

Roger Waters Injured In Bathroom Fall

Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters is sporting a black eye and stitches after a nasty fall left him hospitalised.The veteran British rocker was admitted to the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia the early hours of last Thursday...

Nick Mason: 'Roger Waters' Departure Was Like Stalin's Death'

Pink Floyd star Nick Mason has compared Roger Waters' split from the band to the aftermath of Russian leader Joseph Stalin's death.Frontman and chief lyricist Waters left the rock group in 1984 and his bandmates...

David Gilmour Fighting To Save Musician Pal From Deportation

Pink Floyd rocker David Gilmour has thrown his support behind American musician Steve Forman as he fights deportation from the U.K.Forman, who has worked with artists including Pink Floyd, David Bowie, John Lennon and Fleetwood...

Nick Mason: Pink Floyd Won't Tour

Nick Mason says Pink Floyd will not play live again because David Gilmour doesn't want to hit the road. The two musicians reunited this year to make new album 'The Endless River', which features multiple...

There's Hope For Us Yet! Pink Floyd Likely To Beat One Direction

It's frustrating for any musical connoisseur that carefully manipulated pop reigns highest on most music charts, but it looks like psychedelic legends Pink Floyd could beat One Direction on Amazon's most pre-ordered albums list with...

Noel Gallagher Hates Album Title

Noel Gallagher wishes his new album had a different title.The 'Everybody's on the Run' singer has announced the release of 'Chasing Yesterday' in March 2015 and admits he struggled to come up with a name...

Pink Floyd Won't Make More Albums

Pink Floyd have confirmed 'The Endless River' will be their final album.The 'Wish You Were here' hitmakers' remaining members, Nick Mason and David Gilmour, admitted it is a ''shame'' their forthcoming record will be their...

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