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David Gilmour's Son Gets Naked For Nuptials

The 26-year-old journalist, who the Pink Floyd guitarist adopted after marrying his novelist mother Polly Samson, married Janina Pedan in a ceremony in West Sussex, England. And after Charlie and Janina said...

Pink Floyd To Release Huge 27xcd Box Set 'The Early Years 1965-1972'

Pink Floyd have announced the release of a massive box set offering hardcore fans an in-depth retrospective of the band’s early career, a 27-disc set covering the years from their formation until 1972.Billed by the...

Pink Floyd To Release Unheard Material

A new Pink Floyd box set is to contain never-before released material.The legendary prog rock band are to release 'The Early Years 1965-1972', which is a collection they have compiled from scouring the archives.The rare...

Pink Floyd To Release Deluxe Box Set Featuring 20 Unreleased Songs

The Early Years 1965-1972 sees the creators of the Dark Side of the Moon return to the start of their career, to produce a musical archive of 130 tracks which contains 20 unreleased songs including...

David Gilmour Makes History In Pompeii

The ancient venue, which lies in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, was built in 90 BC and entombed in ash when the volcano erupted in AD 79. The amphitheatre was uncovered in the...

David Gilmour Honoured In Pompeii

The guitarist performed the first of two concerts at the ancient city's Amphitheatre Of Pompeii on Thursday night (07Jul16), and local Mayor Ferdinando Uliano marked the occasion by bestowing citizenship on the rock...

Queen's Greatest Hits Named Best-selling Album In UK

Queen's 1981 'Greatest Hits' is the best-selling album of all time in Britain.The Official Charts Company - responsible for compiling the UK Album Chart each week - has revealed the 60 highest-selling LPs to mark...

Pink Floyd Studio Space To Be Turned Into Apartments

The rock supergroup recorded the albums Animals and The Division Bell at their Britannia Row base in Islington, London, as well as parts of 1979's The Wall, after converting a Victorian warehouse and...

Royal Mail To Release Pink Floyd Commemorative Stamps

Royal Mail has announced a set of stamps commemorating the 50th anniversary of the formation of Pink Floyd, one of Britain’s biggest-selling rock bands ever.The limited run of ten stamps will be on pre-order sale...

Pink Floyd Honoured On Special British Stamps

The commemorative stamps, issued by Britain's postal service Royal Mail to mark the 50th anniversary of the band's first professional gig, will be available at U.K. post offices from 7 July (16). They...

Gene Simmons: 'I'm Not Patient Enough To Make Hits Anymore'

Despite being one of America's most popular live rock acts for four decades, KISS have not had a newly recorded track enter the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart since their single Rise To...

David Gilmour Honours Prince In London

The guitar great cleverly linked his Floyd track Comfortably Numb with Prince's signature tune during his sold out show at the Royal Albert Hall as the stage lights flashed purple. His tribute...

David Gilmour Returning To Pompeii For Ancient Amphitheatre Shows

The gig was announced in grand fashion by Italy's culture minister Dario Franceschini on Wednesday (16Mar16). Gilmour will perform at a Roman amphitheatre near the site of his former group's Live at...

Pink Floyd Opera To Premiere At Montreal's Birthday Bash

Opera de Montreal will stage the ambitious production of Another Brick In The Wall at the city's Place Des Arts. Roger Waters, the band's founder, will serve as the show's librettist....

David Gilmour And New Order To Perform In Charity Concert Series

The Who frontman, patron of the Teenage Cancer Trust, has recruited the bands for a week of fundraising gigs at London's Royal Albert Hall. Other performers include Simply Red, The Vaccines,...

Roger Waters Agrees Divorce Settlement

The rock veteran married Durning in New York City in 2012 after a decade together, but they split earlier this year (15) and Waters filed for divorce in October (15). Waters faced...

Roger Waters Would Rebuild The Wall Show In Israel If Policy Changes Were Made

Waters, who has been a longtime critic of Israeli policies in the ongoing war with Palestine, has started imploring acts scheduled to perform in the country to scrap the shows as a form...

Roger Waters Facing Gig Protest Over Anti-israel Stance

The veteran rocker is set to play a show at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, but members of a Jewish human rights group, the Simon Wiesenthal Center, are calling for...

David Gilmour's Son Spotted At London's Refugee Protests

The son of the Pink Floyd guitarist was handed a 16-month prison sentence after he was pictured swinging from a war memorial in central London during a violent 2010 protest against increased university...

Roger Waters Fires Off Angry Letter To Bon Jovi Over Israel Gig

The former Pink Floyd frontman often takes aim at artists prior to scheduled gigs in the Middle East and urges them to boycott the nation as part of an ongoing cultural protest against...

David Gilmour Hits Out At U.k. Government Over Protests

In 2010, the Comfortably Numb hitmaker's adopted son Charlie Gilmour was jailed for 16 months for swinging on the Cenotaph war memorial in London and jumping onto a car carrying royal protection officers...

Lana Del Rey's 'Honeymoon' Beaten By Dave Gilmour In Chart Battle

Dave Gilmour has topped this week’s UK album chart, beating Lana Del Rey to the number one spot. Gilmour previously landed at number one just 10 months ago with band Pink Floyd’s latest release The...

David Gilmour Tops U.k. Albums Chart

The singer/guitarist has scored his first solo number one in nine years with Rattle That Lock. Gilmour also hit the top of the Official Album Chart last year (14) with Pink Floyd's...

Muse Named Biggest Selling Progressive Act

Muse have been named the biggest selling progressive act of the millennium so far. The band beat Pink Floyd to the top spot in a list compiled by the Official Charts Company and Prog Magazine...

Pink Floyd's Inflatable Pig 'Algie' Withdrawn From Auction

Pink Floyd’s famous inflatable pig – known as ‘Algie’ – has been withdrawn from auction after being mistakenly placed on sale having spent decades gathering dust in storage. He has been offered back to the...

Pink Floyd Pig No Longer On The Auction Block

The owners of the blow-up creature, which featured on the cover of the rock band's 1977 album Animals, were planning to sell Algie as part of a massive clear-out of their U.K. warehouse,...

Pink Floyd's Flying Pig Set For Auction

Executives at Air Artists, the firm behind the floating porky, are selling off the blow-up pig as part of a rock memorabilia sale, which will also feature items created for the Rolling Stones,...

David Gilmour 'Done' With Pink Floyd

David Gilmour is ''done'' with Pink Floyd.The 69-year-old guitarist has vowed never to reform with his two surviving bandmates Roger Waters and Nick Mason, saying it would be ''fakery'' for the rockers to reform because...

David Gilmour Rules Out Pink Floyd Reunion

The members of the band - Gilmour, Roger Waters, Rick Wright and Nick Mason - got back together for the historic Live 8 concerts in 2005 and the group also put out an...

David Gilmour Recruits Former Prison Inmates For Song

The rocker was joined by thirty members of The Liberty Choir on the single, and seven of them once served time in Wandsworth Prison in London, where Gilmour's adopted son Charlie spent four...

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