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Historic Abbey Road

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...

Lydon Turned Down Pink Floyd

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...

John Lydon's Pink Floyd Ambition

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...

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

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...

Hippie Wannabe Beth Ditto

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...

Rockers Unite To Help Sudan

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...

Kasabian Go Grunge

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...

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

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)...

Kasabian's 'Beautiful' Album

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...

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

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...

Syd Barrett Photos To Go Under The Hammer

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...

Illegal Supporter Shakira

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...

Wright Leaves Fortune To Three Children

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)...

Stars Hit Back In Downloads Row

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...

Lily Allen's Download Blast

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...

Jolie & Pitt's Rock 'N' Roll Castle

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...

Waters Narrates Controversial Short Film

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...

Basement Jaxx's Bathtime Record

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...

Moss Duets With Gilmour At Charity Bash

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...

Rowntree And Mason Battle Bnp Over Cd Sales

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...

Jay-z Is Sinatra

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...

Gilmour To Sing For London's Homeless

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...

Pink Floyd Sue Record Label

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....

Anne Hathaway To Get Happy In Judy Garland Biopic

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...

By on 24 March 2009

Radiohead And Robbie Calling For Musicians' Rights

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,...

By on 11 March 2009

Ac/dc, Floyd & Metallica Land Footwear Honours

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...

Screen Actors Guild Fascinating Fact:

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

Pink Floyd Ex-manager's Death Ruled An Accident

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!...

Live Earth Concert In Mumbai Cancelled After Attacks

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...

Mason And Slash Teaching School Of Rock

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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