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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...

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...

Barrett's Auction Profits Go To Artists

Contents from the late PINK FLOYD founder SYD BARRETT's house will be auctioned off, with the money raised going to up-and-coming artists. The reclusive musician, who died in July (06), spent most of his latter...

Barrett Leaves Family Gbp1.25 Million

Late PINK FLOYD star SYD BARRETT left his brother and two sisters a GBP1.25 million ($2.25 million) estate in his will. The former singer/songwriter died from cancer in July (06) at the age of 60....

Barrett Set For Hometown Honour

Late PINK FLOYD frontman SYD BARRETT will be honoured in his hometown of Cambridge, England, with a statue. The psychedelic rock legend died aged 60 in Cambridge in July (06) following complications relating to diabetes....

Lee's Prayers In The Princess Room Helped Sick Guitarist

EVANESCENCE star AMY LEE staged a late-night vigil in her pink "princess room" when guitarist TERRY BALSAMO suffered a stroke last year (05). Balsamo's condition was made terrible when it became clear that he had...

Barrett's Home A Hot Property

PINK FLOYD founder SYD BARRETT's former Cambridge, England, home has become a hot property since the musician's death in July (06) - but estate agents trying to sell the house fear the majority of prospective...

Gilmour's Daughter Signs Up For UK Soap

The daughter of PINK FLOYD frontman DAVID GILMOUR has signed up to appear in British TV soap opera CORONATION STREET. EMMA GILMOUR will play a beautiful blonde who causes an instant stir by sleeping with...

Scissor Sisters Star Slams Gilmour

SCISSOR SISTERS frontman JAKE SHEARS has launched a scathing attack on PINK FLOYD legend DAVID GILMOUR, branding him a "b**tard". Shears was ecstatic when his hero Gilmour invited the singer to appear onstage with him...

Barrett's Home For Sale

Late rocker SYD BARRETT's treasured home in Cambridge, England, is on the market for GBP300,000 ($570,000). The reclusive PINK FLOYD star, who died in July aged 60, lived in the property for 25 years. The...

The Beatles Beat Jackson To Top Another Albums Poll

THE BEATLES' classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has topped a poll to find the UK's favourite album. The 1967 disc beat out competition from MICHAEL JACKSON's 1982 effort THRILLER in the survey of...

Pink Floyd Numb Riff Tops Poll

PINK FLOYD track COMFORTABLY NUMB has topped a poll of the world's greatest guitar riffs. The song beat off competition from GUNS N' ROSES hit SWEET CHILD O' MINE and LYNYRD SKYNYRD's FREEBIRD, in second...

Barrett's Bicycle Auction

Two customised bicycles belonging to the late SYD BARRETT are to be auctioned off in Cambridge, England. Barrett, who founded legendary rockers PINK FLOYD in the 1960s, died last month (JUL06) at the age of...

Pop Mogul In Coma After Polo Fall

Former PINK FLOYD manager BRYAN MORRISON is in a coma after falling off his horse during a polo match. The 64-year-old pop mogul, who also put SIR ELTON JOHN on the road to fame, is...

Gilmour Concerts Cancelled Over Safety Fears

PINK FLOYD star DAVID GILMOUR has been forced to axe two concerts in Italy over fears the historic venue's stage would collapse. Gilmour was due to perform in Venice's St Mark's Square this weekend (04-05AUG06)...

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...

Rockers Pay Tribute To Barrett

LATEST: British rockers BOBBY GILLESPIE, PETE DOHERTY and CARL BARAT have joined in the tributes to former PINK FLOYD frontman SYD BARRETT, who died earlier this month (07JUL06). Barrett, who left the psychedelic band in...

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...

Former Managers Pay Tribute To Pink Floyd Genius

PINK FLOYD's former managers have paid tribute to late frontman SYD BARRETT, insisting the band would never have succeeded without him. PETER JENNER and ANDREW KING describe Barrett - who died on 7 July (06)...

Bowie Pays Tribute To Barrett

DAVID BOWIE has paid tribute to SYD BARRETT following his death on Friday (07JUL06), citing the former PINK FLOYD frontman as a "major inspiration" for his career. Barrett passed away following complications relating to diabetes...

Coxon Saddened By Barrett's Death

Former BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON is heart broken after hearing his idol SYD BARRETT died on Friday (07JUL06). The PARKLIFE hitmaker, who is now pursuing a solo career, was inspired to learn guitar by Barrett's...

Gilmour And Waters Pay Tribute To Barrett

DAVID GILMOUR and ROGER WATERS have paid tribute to their former PINK FLOYD bandmate SYD BARRETT, who died on Friday aged 60 (07JUL06). Gilmour, who joined the band in January 1968, eventually replacing Barrett as...

Syd Barrett Dies

Former PINK FLOYD frontman SYD BARRETT has died from complications relating to diabetes at the age of 60. The former singer had lived a reclusive life since suffering a LSD-induced breakdown at the height of...

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...

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 On 'George's' Graffiti

Former PINK FLOYD star DAVE GILMOUR is bemused by ex bandmate ROGER WATERS' graffiti on the West Bank barrier at Bethlehem - as he signed it 'RW', but his real name is GEORGE. Waters, 61,...

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