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Roger Waters Urges Peers To Join Renewed Israel Boycott

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters has urged his music peers to join a new campaign aimed at boycotting concerts in Israel.As Barack Obama makes his first visit to Israel as U.S. President, the rocker has...

Bill Wyman Unveils New Art Exhibition In London

Bill Wyman opened his new exhibition 'Bill Wyman: Reworked' in London on Tuesday evening (26.02.13).The former Rolling Stones bassist unveiled the re-imaginations of his photographs of the legendary band by various artists - including cartoonist...

Justin Timberlake Inspired By Led Zeppelin

Justin Timberlake was inspired by Led Zeppelin to write 10-minute tracks for his new album. The 32-year-old singer says the average length of songs on 'The 20/20 Experience' is seven to eight minutes, after he...

Liam Gallagher Visits Planetarium

Liam Gallagher took his band on a trip to a planetarium at the weekend. The 40-year-old singer and his Beady Eye bandmates all went to The Royal Observatory and planetarium - an interactive map of...

David Bowie's Where Are We Now: Is The Old Master Bowing Out?

A Rare Shot Of David Bowie Wandering Alone In New YorkThat clattering sound you thought you heard this week? Yeah, that was a thousand music journalists collectively dropping their pens when David Bowie suddenly released...

Liam Gallagher Plans Psychedelic Album

Liam Gallagher is going to ''blow people's minds'' with his new record.The Beady Eye frontman will take fans on a ''psychedelic'' trip with his band's second offering and they have been recording with a full...

Kurt Cobain Biopic Will 'Embody' The Late Musician

Brett Morgan's film about Kurt Cobain will be an ''embodiment of his character''.The director has been making a feature based on the late Nirvana frontman's life with his widow, Courtney Love, for the past five...

Roger Waters Rules Out Pink Floyd Reunion

Roger Waters can't see himself ever performing with Pink Floyd again.The group's founder left the band in 1985 and while he still plays songs from their catalogue on his solo tours, Roger won't ever get...

Nick Mason Saves Famed London Music Store From Closure

Pink Floyd star Nick Mason has invested in the London music shop where he bought his first drum kit to stop the owners going bust.The drummer was upset to learn Foote's store was under threat...

Madonna The Highest Grossing Touring Artist Of 2012

When it comes to the live tour, it’s the veteran artists of the music scene that are still leading the way on ticket sales. Billboard revealed the highest grossing tours of 2012 recently and it...

Madonna's Highest Grossing Tour

Madonna's MDNA Tour has been named the highest grossing of 2012. The 'Material Girl' singer's 72 shows in the year from November 9, 2011, to November 13 2012 were all sell outs, making $228,406,085...

10 Million Milestone For Adele's 21

Just in case you were in any doubt over just how successful, talented, adored and, indeed, rich Adele was, the news broke today that the British singer has now sold 10 million copies of her...

Nick Mason Gets University Honour 50 Years On

Pink Floyd star Nick Mason has been handed a doctorate from bosses at his former university 50 years after he dropped out to pursue fame with the band.The drummer enrolled on an architecture degree course...

David Gilmour Targeted By Campaigners Over House Renovations

Pink Floyd star David Gilmour has come under fire from campaigners over plans to move a Victorian monument as part of renovations to his seaside home.The rocker and his wife, Polly Sampson, are currently working...

Roger Waters To Take Pink Floyd's The Wall On Stadium Tour

Roger Waters has announced that he’ll be bringing a revised version of seminal Pink Floyd album The Wall to stadiums across Europe in the new year, admitting that his attitude towards playing such large venues...

Paul Mccartney Joins 12.12.12 Concert

Sir Paul McCartney will perform at a Hurricane Sandy benefit concert in New York next month.The Beatles musician will star in the 12.12.12 show, to be held at Madison Square Garden in the city, alongside...

Roger Waters Returns With The Wall

Pink Floyd's Roger Waters is bringing 'The Wall' back to Europe.The legendary rocker has announced the return of his historic musical production and has created a dramatic stadium event for summer 2013, promising a bigger...

Nick Mason's Classic Car Passion

Nick Mason meets up with Brian Johnson to talk about their classic car collections. The Pink Floyd drummer has a self-confessed ''disgusting'' indulgence in collecting motors and he likes to meet up with the AC/DC...

Manic Street Preachers To Release New Album In 2014

Manic Street Preachers are planning to release their 11th studio album in early 2014. James Dean Bradfield, the group's lead vocalist and guitarist, insists the 'Design For Life' hitmakers' next record is ''much better'' than...

Lynyrd Skynyrd Crown Classic Rock Roll Of Honour

Lynyrd Skynyrd brought the Classic Rock Roll of Honour to a close last night (13.11.12) with a scintillating set. The Southern US rockers - anchored by Johnny Van Zant, Gary Rossington and Rickey Medlocke -...

Roger Waters Performs Pink Floyd Classic With War Veterans

Roger Waters performed Pink Floyd classic Wish You Were Here with a group of war veterans as part of the star-studded Stand Up for Heroes benefit gig in New York on Thursday night (08Nov12).The rocker...

Roger Waters Forms Band With Military Veterans For Benefit Show

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters will take to the stage with a band made up of military veterans at the sixth annual Stand Up for Heroes benefit in New York next week (08Nov12).The rocker will...

Coldplay, Pink Floyd And Kylie Minogue To Be Dropped

Coldplay, Pink Floyd and Kylie Minogue are to be dropped by their label.Troubled British record company EMI is undergoing a £1.2  billion takeover by Universal Music Group, and the European Commission ruled today (24.09.12) it can...

Genesis Honoured With A Lifetime Achievement Award

British rock group Genesis were honoured with a Lifetime Achievement prize at the inaugural Progressive Music Awards in London on Wednesday night.Guitarist Mike Rutherford and keyboardist Tony Banks picked up the trophy during the ceremony...

Roger Waters & Peter Gabriel Add Their Names To Amnesty International Protest

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters, Peter Gabriel and Hole's Patty Schemel have added their voices to the chorus of support for the jailed members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot.Feminist rockers Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina,...

Brad Pitt To Serve Own Wine At Wedding

Brad Pitt will serve wine from his own estate at his upcoming wedding.The actor and fiancee Angelina Jolie are set to tie the knot at their Miraval estate in France and Brad chose the wine...

Ed Sheeran Fans Clash With Pink Floyd's Over Olympics Cover

Fans of British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran have angered Pink Floyd's loyal devotees after failing to realise his performance of the rockers' classic tune Wish You Were Here at the London Olympics Closing Ceremony was a...

Ed Sheeran: Debut Album Like A Demo

Ed Sheeran's debut album is ''pretty much a demo.'''The A Team' singer - who performed at the closing ceremony of the Olympic games in London last night (12.08.12), singing Pink Floyd's 'Wish You Were Here'...

Pink Floyd Deny Plans To Perform At Olympics Closing Ceremony

A spokesperson for Pink Floyd has shut down reports suggesting the members of the rock supergroup are set to reunite for a collaboration with singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran at the closing ceremony of the London 2012...

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