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Pink Floyd's Graphic Artist Storm Thorgerson Dies

The British graphic artist who created the iconic cover of Pink Floyd's The Dark Side Of The Moon album has lost his battle with cancer.Storm Thorgerson passed away on Thursday (18Apr13) at the age of...

Roger Waters Reconsidering Anti-israel Stance

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters is reconsidering his controversial stance against Israel two weeks after a planned public interview at a New York Jewish cultural centre was scrapped.Last month (Mar13), the rocker called for musicians...

Meat Loaf: Adele Needs To Relax

Adele needs to ''take it easy'' and start looking after her precious voice, says Meat Loaf.'Bat out of Hell' star Meat is on his farewell tour after battling ill health, including a knee replacement, concussions...

Coldplay Top Bbc2 Listeners Poll

Coldplay's 'A Rush of Blood to the Head' has been voted BBC Radio 2 listeners' favourite album of all time. 'The Scientist' band's 2002 record beat The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and U2 to claim...

Roger Waters Visits Father's War Grave

Pink Floyd star Roger Waters has completed an emotional journey to visit the grave of his father, who was killed in Italy during World War Ii.The rocker was raised by his mother after his dad,...

Tom Stoppard Pens Radio Play To Commemorate Pink Floyd’S Dark Side Of The Moon

The playwright Tom Stoppard was first asked to concoct a play based on Pink Floyd’s hit album Dark Side of the Moon but the 75 year-old claims he had no idea how to approach it,...

Pink Floyd Added To Us National Recording Registry

Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon' and the 'Saturday Night Fever' soundtrack have been preserved by the US Library of Congress.The iconic albums are among this year's selection of audio recordings to be enshrined...

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...

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 -...

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...

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...

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