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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...

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...

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