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Stolen Syd Barrett Painting Returned To Gallery

A painting by late Pink Floyd star Syd Barrett has been returned to a gallery in London after a thief stole it from an exhibition.The canvas self-portrait, completed in the early 1960s before the rocker...

Syd Barrett Painting Stolen From Exhibition

A painting by late Pink Floyd legend Syd Barrett has been stolen from an exhibition in London.The self-portrait had never been seen in public before it went on display at the city's Idea Generation gallery...

Tinie Tempah To Receive Silver Clef Award

Tinie Tempah is to be honoured at the Silver Clef Awards 2011.The 'Wonderman' rapper will be presented with the Best Newcomer trophy at the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards Lunch, which annually rewards British...

Gilmour's Son Banned From Westminster Ahead Of Trial

The adopted son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour has been ordered to stand trial over his part in the London student riots and banned from entering the city borough of Westminster without permission.Charlie Gilmour...

Pink Floyd Drummer Hopes For Reunion

Pink Floyd's Nick Mason lives "in hope" of the band playing together again.The drummer said although it is "very unlikely" the psychedelic rockers will regroup for a tour, he is optimistic that one day they...

Roger Waters Calls For Musical Israel Boycott

Outspoken Pink Floyd star Roger Waters has called for musicians to boycott Israel while the nation operates on a "two-tiered racist system".The rocker is planning to place an opinion piece about the ongoing problems in...

Gilmour Paying For Mckinnon's Therapy

Former PINK FLOYD star DAVID GILMOUR is paying the psychiatry bills for Scottish computer hacker GARY MCKINNON, who is fighting extradition to the U.S.The rocker, who backs mental health campaigns, offered to send MCKinnon to...

Gilmour's Son Accused Of Attacking Prince Charles' Car

The adopted son of PINK FLOYD guitarist DAVID GILMOUR has been accused of attacking a car carrying British royal CHARLES, PRINCE OF WALES during London's student riots in December (10).Charlie Gilmour was charged with violent...

Gilmour's Son Charged Over Royal Car Attack

The son of PINK FLOYD legend DAVE GILMOUR has been charged in connection with an attack on a limousine carrying British royal CHARLES, PRINCE OF WALES during a protest in London.Last month (Jan11), Charlie Gilmour...

Nick Mason Talks About Future Of Emi

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has mourned the future of his band's record company, EMI. Ownership of the psychedelic band's record label passed to banking firm Citigroup on Tuesday (01.02.11), meaning the company that previously...

Gilmour's Son Charged Over War Memorial Stunt

The adopted son of PINK FLOYD guitarist DAVID GILMOUR has been charged with two offences after he was caught on camera clambering all over a war memorial during London's student riots in December (10).Police spotted...

David Gilmour's Son Charged With Violent Disorder

David Gilmour's son has been charged with violent disorder and theft.The Pink Floyd guitarist's 21-year-old son Charlie Gilmour was one of seven people charged by the Metropolitan Police following their involvement in the protests against...

Kasabian To Debut New Material

Kasabian are to debut new material on an "intimate" tour this spring. The 'Fire' rockers have been writing the follow up to their 2009 album 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum' since last year and promised...

Pink Floyd Re-sign With Emi

Pink Floyd have signed a new record deal with EMI. The English psychedelic rock group re-signed, despite recently settling a huge legal dispute with the label about how their music should be distributed, winning a...

Pink Floyd End Legal Tussle With Emi By Inking New Deal

PINK FLOYD have put their legal dispute with EMI bosses firmly behind them - they've signed a new contract with the label.The Comfortably Numb hitmakers have inked a five-year deal with executives at the firm,...

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...

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