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Barrett's Love Poem To Be Auctioned

A love poem written by late PINK FLOYD rocker SYD BARRETT will be auctioned in his home town of Cambridge, England next week. The star, who died last year (06) after health complications arising from...

Mccartney Makes Triumphant Live Return

Paul McCartney made a triumphant live return last night with an intimate gig at the Camden Electric Ballroom in London.The former Beatle's last show was Live 8, so a small Camden club in front of...

By on 08 June 2007

Prince 'To Play La Residency'

Pop superstar Prince is set to play a seven-week residency at the Los Angeles Roosevelt Hotel.According to the Los Angeles Times, pending contract negotiations, the Purple Rain singer will play seven Friday-night performances as part...

By on 23 May 2007

Barret Leaves $3.3 Million Will

Late PINK FLOYD rocker SYD BARRETT has left almost $3.3 million (GBP1.75 million) to his family in his will. The star, who died last year (06) after health complications arising from diabetes, has split the...

London Goes Crazy For Prince

London really has gone crazy for Prince as demand for the pop superstar's 21 dates in the capital has set new records.Tickets to the first seven Prince shows at the O2 Arena sold out in...

By on 16 May 2007

Pink Floyd's Fractured Tribute To Syd Barrett

Feuding former PINK FLOYD bandmates ROGER WATERS and DAVID GILMOUR failed to reunite for a tribute to the late SYD BARRETT in London last night (10May07). The pair - whose famous rift caused the band...

Rare Barrett Pink Floyd Footage To Be Broadcast

The last video of the late SYD BARRETT made with PINK FLOYD is to be screened on television for the first time as part of an upcoming BBC documentary series The Seven Ages Of Rock....

Lloyd Webber Overtakes Mccartney In Music Rich List

Andrew Lloyd Webber has overtaken Paul McCartney in the list of Britain's richest music industry figures.The Sunday Times rich list ranks the composer as second overall in the list with a fortune of 750 million,...

By on 27 April 2007

No Pink Floyd Reunion At Live Earth

Former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has dismissed speculation the rock supergroup will reform for former US Vice President AL GORE's upcoming Live Earth concert, insisting his ex-bandmates aren't interested. The group thrilled their legions...

Waters Still Bitter About Gilmour Rift

Former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS is still fuming about comments ex-band mate DAVE GILMOUR made after their one-off reunion at the Live8 concert in 2005. The pair put aside their long term feud for...

Sgt Pepper's Named Definitive Album Of All Time

THE BEATLES classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has been branded the definitive album of all time. The iconic 1967 long-player topped the Definitive 200 chart of albums and soundtracks, compiled by the US...

Jones And Furtado The Queens Of Europe

Singer NORAH JONES' new album NOT TOO LATE has held on to its spot at the top of the European Album chart. The jazz star's LP held off a challenge from MADONNA's THE CONFESSIONS TOUR,...

Van Morrison To Be Honoured For His Film Work

Reclusive Irish music star VAN MORRISON is to be honoured in Los Angeles - for his film work. The GLORIA singer will receive a lifetime achievement prize from AL PACINO at the upcoming US-Ireland Alliance's...

Waters Mellows With Age

PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS is tired of behaving like a "snotty kid" and trying to look on the bright side of life. The 63-year-old concedes getting older has helped change his negative take on...

Rocker Question Mark's House Burns Down

Veteran rocker QUESTION MARK is devastated after his Michigan home of nearly 40 years was burned to the ground last week (ends12JAN07), killing five of his pets. The singer, who was born RUDY MARTINEZ before...

Rockers Paint For Charity

PAUL WELLER, BRIAN MAY and PINK FLOYD's NICK MASON are among the rockers showing off their painting prowess for charity. The trio are among 30 stars who have signed up for the Gibson Guitar Town...

Sgt Pepper's Voted Best Album Sleeve

THE BEATLES classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has the best album sleeve of all time, according to a new poll. The Fab Four's 1967 album cover beat out competition from the artwork of...

Waters Records Film Tune With Oscar-winning Composer Shore

PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS has recorded his second movie tune with acclaimed film composer HOWARD SHORE. The odd couple collaborated on HELLO (I LOVE YOU) for upcoming sci-fi film THE LAST MIMZY. Waters says,...

Hollywood Auction 'Unveils Top Secrets'

Some of Hollywood's biggest secrets are set to be revealed next year, as a treasure trove of documents belonging to 20th Century Fox are put up for auction.One major attraction for bidders will be the...

By on 21 December 2006

Pink Floyd Eyeballs Raise Money For Homeless

LATEST: Two huge eyeballs signed by members of PINK FLOYD have raised GBP16,500 ($8,460) for a homeless charity at auction. The six feet (1.8 metre) tall props from the band's PULSE DVD sold after spending...

Pink Floyd Eyes To Go On Ebay

Two massive eyeballs signed by the members of PINK FLOYD are to be auctioned for a homeless charity. The 6 feet (1.8 metres) tall props from the band's PULSE DVD will appear on auction site...

Lupe Eyes Pink Floyd Duet

Hip-hop star LUPE FIASCO wants to team up with PINK FLOYD on his next album - if he can convince the warring group to reunite. The Chicago, Illinois rapper, real name WASALU MUHAMMAD JACO, is...

Barrett Auction Raises Over Gbp119,000 For Artists

An auction of late PINK FLOYD founder SYD BARRETT's belongings has raised over GBP119,000 ($232,000) to fund up-and-coming artists. The reclusive musician, who died in July (06), spent most of his latter years perfecting his...

Waters To Reap Millions From Property Sales

PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS is set to make a fortune from selling properties he bought in New York two years ago. The 63-year-old, who last played onstage with Pink Floyd at the London leg...

Pink Floyd Give Sample Permission For First Time

Veteran rockers PINK FLOYD have given permission for the first time to allow another artist to use a sample from one of their songs. Swedish DJ and producer ERIC PRYDZ, best known for his 2004...

Waters Sells Up In Nyc

PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has sold four properties in the same New York City apartment block for a staggering $14.5 million (GBP8 million). The rocker snapped up three apartments on the 49th floor of...

Gilmour To Release Barrett Tribute

PINK FLOYD rocker DAVID GILMOUR is to release a reworking of the group's first ever single ARNOLD LAYNE in memory of former band member SYD BARRETT. Barrett, who left the band in March 1968, died...

Sober Townshend Not Impressed By Barrett

PETE TOWNSHEND insists late PINK FLOYD frontman SYD BARRETT "wasn't very good" when heard without the influence of hallucinogenics. Barrett was the driving force behind Pink Floyd's debut 1967 album THE PIPER AT THE GATES...

Black: 'High Concept Tour Is Costing Us Money'

JACK BLACK insists he is losing money on his TENACIOUS D tour because ticket prices fail to cover the costs of the amazing stage show he puts on with bandmate KYLE GASS. The actor/rocker wanted...

Queen Top All Time UK Album Chart

QUEEN'S Greatest Hits LP has been named the UK's best selling album of all time. The disc has sold a staggering 5,407,587 copies since its release in 1981. In second place is THE BEATLES' SGT...

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