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Dark Side Of The Moon Voted 'Most Life-changing Song'

PINK FLOYD's DARK SIDE OF THE MOON has been voted the Most Life-Changing Song by BBC Radio 2 listeners in Britain. Radio host JEREMY VINE invited listeners to choose the song with the most power...

Mason Hopes Pink Floyd Will Reform

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON insists the legendary band will only reform when they are truly at peace with each other, and no amount of money can push them into it. Frontman DAVE GILMOUR and...

John And Gilmour Triumph At Mojo Awards

SIR ELTON JOHN and DAVID GILMOUR were the big name winners at the Mojo Music Awards held in London last night (05JUN06). The ROCKET MAN was inducted into the British rock 'n' roll magazine's Hall...

Gilmour Earns Too Much

PINK FLOYD legend DAVE GILMOUR is disgusted by the financial gulf between celebrities and key workers including nurses and teachers, and insists he earns too much. The WISH YOU WERE HERE star, 60, feels awkward...

Floyd's Dark Side Marks 1,500 Weeks On Us Chart

PINK FLOYD's landmark DARK SIDE OF THE MOON album scored another major record in America last week (ends05MAY06) by becoming the first recording to spend 1,500 weeks on the Billboard charts. The 1973 album was...

Will Young Wins Best Artist

British singer WILL YOUNG has beaten SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, PINK FLOYD and COLDPLAY to be crowned the UK's favourite artist in the annual Music Week May Day Poll. The singer, who shot to fame when...

Clapton Headlines Pro-hunt Concert

PUBLISHED IN 2006 ERIC CLAPTON has agreed to headline a controversial seven-hour concert supporting the Countryside Alliance in its fight to lift the ban on fox hunting in the UK. The TEARS IN HEAVEN hitmaker,...

Pink Floyd Star Requests New Israeli Venue

LATEST: PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS has requested that his upcoming Tel Aviv, Israel, gig be moved to a joint Jewish-Arab community after pressure from Palestinian political activists. The COMFORTABLY NUMB hitmaker will now stage...

Ne-yo And Prince Top European Charts

R+B star NE-YO has held onto the European singles chart number one spot for a second week with his smash hit SO SICK, holding off competition from KELLY CLARKSON. Clarkson's BECAUSE OF YOU is a...

Martin Set For Hall Of Fame Honour

THE BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN will be inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame at a London ceremony later this year (06). Martin, who will be presented with the Honorary Member award for...

British Rockers Call For Extension To Copyright

A host of veteran British rockers and jazz performers are campaigning to extend the royalty protection of sound recordings from the 50 years currently in place to 95 years. The American recording industry extended copyright...

Madonna Still Euro Number One

Pop veteran MADONNA continues to sit atop the European singles chart with SORRY, holding off competition from THE BLACK EYED PEAS and EROS RAMAZZOTTI/ANASTACIA. The Black Eyed Peas are at number two with PUMP IT,...

Jennings Pays Tribute To His Dad

Rocker SHOOTER JENNINGS is revisiting experimental tracks he recorded with his late father WAYLON JENNINGS a decade ago (96), in a bid to pay tribute to the country legend. The Jennings boys teamed up in...

Opera Stars Make UK Chart History

Tenors ANDREA BOCELLI, VITTORIO GRIGOLO and RUSSELL WATSON have made UK chart history by each having an opera album in the top ten. Watson's ULTIMATE COLLECTION enters at number two, Bocelli's AMORE slips to five,...

Gilmour Quashed Floyd Biography

PINK FLOYD frontman DAVID GILMOUR was so annoyed when bandmate NICK MASON wrote the group's biography without telling him, he had initial copies of the work destroyed. The 60-year-old singer and guitarist was furious that...

Gilmour's Bladder Cuts Set Short

Former PINK FLOYD guitarist DAVID GILMOUR found himself caught short while playing a London gig earlier this month (MAR06), and had to excuse himself to visit the toilet. Gilmour was performing at the British capital's...

Juvenile Tops The Chart

Rapper JUVENILE has taken over the top of the US album charts after his latest album, REALITY CHECK, debuted with 174,000 first-week sales. The album was completed just before Hurricane Katrina devastated the rapper's native...

Gilmour Refused To Play Wall At Live 8

Former PINK FLOYD guitarist DAVID GILMOUR refused to play the supergroup's biggest hit ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL at Live 8 last summer (02JUL05), because he thought the song's anti-education theme was inappropriate. Gilmour, NICK...

Waters Prompted To Boycott Israel

Former PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS is under pressure from Palestinian political activists to cancel an upcoming concert in Tel Aviv, Israel. The bassist - who received a letter supported by the Palestinian Campaign For...

Waters Returns To The Dark Side For London Megagig

ROGER WATERS is to recreate PINK FLOYD's landmark DARK SIDE OF THE MOON album in its entirety as part of a massive weekend of British rock at London's Hyde Park. The former Pink Floyd leader...

Gilmour Plans To Visit Barrett

Former PINK FLOYD frontman DAVID GILMOUR is keen to visit estranged band member SYD BARRETT for the first time in 30 years. Barrett was fired from the band in 1968 after his struggle with drug...

Gilmour: 'I Could Have Toured Without Waters'

LATEST: PINK FLOYD legend DAVID GILMOUR was offered a fortune to tour after the band's feted Live 8 appearance - with or without bandmate ROGER WATERS. The pair have had an acrimonious relationship since...

Gilmour: 'I'm Too Old To Tour'

PINK FLOYD legend DAVID GILMOUR has vowed never to tour again, because he is too old. The 59-year-old guitarist is adamant nothing can make him take to the road, not even his legions of...

Gilmour Trades On Pink Floyd

Guitarist DAVID GILMOUR has hit back at claims he is exploiting former band PINK FLOYD, by using their rock legacy to promote new projects. THE WALL hitmaker claims he spent so long performing in...

Bono Blames Geldof For Lack Of Black Live 8 Artists

Campaigning rockers BONO and SIR BOB GELDOF clashed over the lack of African artists performing at July's (05) Live 8 extravaganza. The U2 frontman aired his concern over the predominantly white line up, including...

Waters To Perform Dark Side Of The Moon Solo

PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS will perform the band's legendary DARK SIDE OF MOON album live at a Danish summer (05) festival - as a solo artist. The bassist, 62, rediscovered his love with...

Arcade Fire And Dylan Named, Doherty Shamed In Poll

ARCADE FIRE, PETE DOHERTY and BOB DYLAN shared the spoils in the Mojo magazine 2005 Readers Poll, picking up two awards apiece. Acclaimed Canadians Arcade Fire beat THE MAGIC NUMBERS and ARCTIC MONKEYS to...

Pink Floyd Land Playboy Honour

Rock legends PINK FLOYD have been inducted into Playboy magazine's Hall of Fame for their "unprecedented combined commercial and musical gravitas". The British supergroup lead the way in the newly-announced 2005 Music Awards, listed...

Gilmour: 'I Will Never Play With Pink Floyd Again'

Veteran guitarist DAVID GILMOUR has again rubbished reports PINK FLOYD will reunite for a world tour, by declaring the legendary band to be "over". Gilmour insists he will never perform with the Wish You...

Mason Thanks Cream For Career Direction

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON would have become an architect if it wasn't for rock supergroup CREAM. Mason and founder members ROGER WATERS, RICK WRIGHT and SYD BARRETT were students when they saw ERIC...

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