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Choir Conductor Alldis Dies

An English choir director who worked with rockers PINK FLOYD and jazz icon DUKE ELLINGTON has died at the age of 81.John Alldis passed away on Monday (20Dec10) after a battle with pneumonia. The star...

Pink Floyd Win Battle With Emi

Rockers PINK FLOYD have triumphed over record bosses at EMI after they admitted breaching an agreement with the band to only sell their music as full albums.Label executives had a deal in place with the...

Pink Floyd Win Ruling Against Emi

Pink Floyd have won a court battle stopping their tracks being sold individually online.The psychedelic band had argued a clause in their record contract should prevent their record company, EMI, from selling songs separately from...

Gilmour's Son Free On Bail

The son of PINK FLOYD guitarist DAVID GILMOUR has been released on bail following his arrest on suspicion of violent disorder and attempted criminal damage.Charlie Gilmour hit the headlines after he was caught on camera...

Gilmour's Son Arrested For War Memorial Stunt

PINK FLOYD guitarist DAVID GILMOUR's son has reportedly been arrested after he was caught on camera climbing one of the U.K.'s most important war memorials during a violent student protest in London last week (ends10Dec10).Charlie...

Gilmours Are 'Deeply Ashamed' Of Charlie

PINK FLOYD rocker DAVID GILMOUR and his wife are "deeply ashamed" of their son after he provoked fury by climbing the U.K.'s most important war memorial during a violent student protest in London.The rocker's adopted...

Gilmour's Son Apologises For War Memorial Stunt During London Protests

The son of PINK FLOYD rocker DAVID GILMOUR has issued a public apology and spoken of his "shame" after he was caught on video climbing atop one of the U.K.'s most important war memorials during...

Pink Floyd Scrap Secret Charity Reunion Show

A rare PINK FLOYD reunion show has been scrapped after the bandmates learned British socialite JEMIMA KHAN was hosting the gig.Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason were all set to come together for the...

Metallica To Start Writing New Album

Metallica are planning to start writing a new album in 2011. The 'Enter Sandman' group are presently finishing touring their ninth record, 'Death Magnetic', and drummer Lars Ulrich said he's looking forward to getting back...

Gilmour's Modern Music Rant

PINK FLOYD legend DAVID GILMOUR is unimpressed with the state of the music industry, insisting modern singers fail to measure up to his icons NEIL YOUNG and LEONARD COHEN.Guitarist Gilmour hates hearing the current crop...

Pink Floyd For Charity Reformation?

Pink Floyd could reunite for charity. The legendary 'Wish You Were Here' rockers last performed as a group at the Live 8 concert in London in 2005 and drummer Nick Mason is keen to do...

Mason Backs Waters' Charity Pink Floyd Gigs

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON is keen to take up ROGER WATERS' offer to reunite the band for a one-off concert - but only in the name of charity.The legendary rockers last performed together at...

Iconic Music Venue Destroyed By Fire

An iconic English pier that once hosted concerts by the ROLLING STONES, THE WHO, JIMI HENDRIX and PINK FLOYD has been destroyed in a suspected arson attack.Firefighters were called to Hastings Pier in East Sussex...

Waters' Fiancee Defends His 'Anti-war' Show

ROGER WATERS' fiancee has come to the rocker's defence after the PINK FLOYD legend's The Wall Live tour came under fire from an American campaign group.The head of the Anti-Defamation League has criticised the veteran...

Waters Considering One Big Final Pink Floyd Hurrah

PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has revealed the supergroup are edging closer to another one-off reunion for a major charity show, but there will never be a full tour.The rocker recently teamed up with ex-bandmate...

Mason Keen For Pink Floyd Reunion

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON is pushing for the band to reunite - even though they're not "really ready".The group reformed for a brief comeback at 2005's Live 8 charity concert in London and have...

Watts Emotional Over Pink Floyd Meetings

Actress NAOMI WATTS has mixed feelings when she meets up with her rock godfathers PINK FLOYD - because the bandmates remind her of the father she lost when she was seven.Her dad Peter was the...

Gilmour To Guest On New Orb Album

British electronica supergroup THE ORB have recruited reclusive former PINK FLOYD star DAVID GILMOUR to guest on their upcoming 10th album, METALLIC SPHERE.The album, which is set for release in October (10), has been partly...

Pink Floyd Albums Taken Offline

Some of PINK FLOYD's most famous albums have disappeared from the internet after a distribution deal with their record label ran out.The band's works, including The Wall, Animals, Wish You Were Here and The Final...

Waters Approves Reworked Pink Floyd 'Anthem'

ROGER WATERS has applauded a Canadian band for reworking the PINK FLOYD classic ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL to use as a political anthem for Iranian youth.Rockers Blurred Vision, founded by two exiled Iranian brothers,...

Beatles Piano Goes On Sale

A piano used on a string of BEATLES hits and on PINK FLOYD's classic album THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON is set to sell for more than $225,000 (£150,000) at auction.The instrument, played on...

Gilmour And Waters To Team Up Again

PINK FLOYD stars DAVID GILMOUR and ROGER WATERS are set for another onstage reunion after striking a secret deal before their performance at a charity show last weekend (10-11Jul10).The rockers stunned onlookers at the Hoping...

Busson Bid $50,000 To Keep Pink Floyd Reunion Going

Financier ARPAD BUSSON helped extend DAVID GILMOUR and ROGER WATERS' brief PINK FLOYD reunion at the weekend (10Jul10) by offering to donate $50,000 (£33,300) if the former bandmates played his favourite song.The once feuding stars...

Floyd Stars Gilmour & Waters Team Up For Charity Show

Feuding PINK FLOYD stars DAVID GILMOUR and ROGER WATERS put their differences aside on Saturday (10Jul10) to perform together at a Hoping Foundation awareness benefit in England.The two rockers hit the stage at Kiddington Hall...

Roger Waters Will Build The Wall Alone

Roger Waters says no other members of Pink Floyd will be joining him when performs 'The Wall'.The former bassist of the psychedelic rock band is bringing the epic live show - in which the concept...

Floyd Plan Dark Side Merchandising Team-up With Flaming Lips

PINK FLOYD's merchandising team want to cash in on the FLAMING LIPS' revamp of classic album DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - by coming up with a new limited edition T-shirt.Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne...

Waters Sorry For Covering Smith 'Memorial'

Former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has apologised after accidentally covering an ELLIOTT SMITH tribute wall with a promotional ad for his new tour.The bassist commissioned graffiti artists to plaster wheat paste posters in various...

Gilmour Blocked Pink Floyd Reunion

DAVID GILMOUR wrecked plans for a PINK FLOYD reunion by refusing to take part, according to his former bandmate ROGER WATERS.Waters left the band in 1985 after the deterioration of his relationship with Gilmour, who...

Billy Elliott Creator To Tackle Pink Floyd Musical

Plans for a stage adaptation of PINK FLOYD rock opera THE WALL are picking up pace - former frontman ROGER WATERS has hired BILLY ELLIOT creator LEE HALL to help him write it.Originally a concept...

Russell Brand Wants Addicted Pop Stars

Russell Brand thinks heroin would save the music industry.The British comedy actor claims heavy drug use could help the world avoid the "awful music" teen stars such as Justin Bieber are releasing. Russell - who...

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